Samsung’s flagship phones are recording higher global sales

Market research shows that Samsung’s phone sales in 2024 have declined month-on-month and year-on-year, but despite this loss, the company’s flagship phones are doing better and showing signs of rebounding. According to new data from Hana Securities (via @Tech_Reve), Samsung sold 1% fewer phones in January 2024 compared to January 2023 and 11% fewer phones […]

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Samsung wins 75 iF Design Awards for its products

Samsung has announced it received 75 design awards at the iF Design Award 2024 design competition in Germany. These awards also include two Gold Awards at the prestigious event. The German International Forum, which started awarding good designs in 1953, has a total of nine product categories for awards: Architecture, Communication, Concept, Interior, Package, Product, […]

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Honor to release its first Galaxy Z Flip competitor this year

This year, Honor appears to really want to compete with Samsung on multiple fronts, including foldable phones and wearables. The Chinese OEM confirmed at MWC that it is developing its first Flip-style foldable phone. So far, Honor has released only Fold-style foldable devices but has yet to explore the more compact Flip-style form factor. However, […]

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Samsung makes upgrading to Galaxy Z Flip 5 easy with savings of up to $600

Samsung foldable phone customers often enjoy special treatment, and for example, Flip phone users wanting to upgrade to the latest Galaxy Z Flip 5 can benefit from attractive discounts. The enhanced trade-in deals for Flip users are some of the best you can find on Samsung’s online shop for any Galaxy phone. And trading the […]

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Huawei’s got Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 users burning with jealousy

It’s been more than a year since Huawei came out with a clamshell foldable smartphone to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip offerings. Huawei had made a decent first attempt but it fell short of overshadowing Samsung’s flip phone. The company has taken its time to prepare the next iteration in its Pocket lineup of clamshell […]

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Global foldable phone market slows down due to durability fears and high costs

The foldable phone market was dominated by Samsung in 2023, and market watchers expect a similar outcome in 2024. According to research firm TrendForce, global shipments of foldable phones topped 15.9 million units in 2023. This means foldable phones accounted for roughly 1.4% of the smartphone market last year. It also means that global shipments […]

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Galaxy Z Flip 6’s camera setup may be outdated on day one

Huawei unveiled its latest clamshell foldable smartphone, the Pocket 2, this week, bringing more competition to Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip lineup, at least in the Chinese market. As expected, some of the specs on Huawei’s new phone put what Samsung is offering on last year’s Galaxy Z Flip 5 to shame. The battery capacity is […]

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One UI 6.1 and Galaxy S24 AI features coming to Galaxy S23, Fold 5 and more in March

The Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24 Ultra were the first Samsung devices to run One UI 6.1, featuring several new AI features and additional tweaks. Samsung announced last month that it will release the One UI 6.1 update to older devices before the end of the first half of this year. The company […]

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Reminder: Samsung’s 2023 flagships will get the Galaxy S24’s AI features

Upgrading to a new flagship phone every year has never made financial sense, and it’s especially true right now given how flagship phones no longer bring a lot of major hardware upgrades. Smartphone manufacturers are putting more of a focus on the software experience, and for the Galaxy S24 series, Samsung’s entire marketing campaign is […]

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Reminder: Samsung’s 2023 flagships will get the Galaxy S24’s AI features

Upgrading to a new flagship phone every year has never made financial sense, and it’s especially true right now given how flagship phones no longer bring a lot of major hardware upgrades. Smartphone manufacturers are putting more of a focus on the software experience, and for the Galaxy S24 series, Samsung’s entire marketing campaign is […]

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Samsung brings Bluetooth Auracast to Galaxy phones and 360 Audio to its TVs

Earlier this year, Samsung introduced the Galaxy S24 series with several new features. Some of those features are now coming to more phones and even other device categories. Enhanced Bluetooth Auracast compatibility debuted with the Galaxy S24, and that feature is coming to older phones soon. Samsung is also bringing 360 Audio to its high-end […]

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Galaxy Z Flip 5 buyer’s guide for iPhone users

According to a recent rumor, Apple is far from releasing a foldable phone. While the Galaxy Z Flip and Z Fold lineups seem to be doing fine, Apple is reportedly concerned about the durability of Samsung Display’s foldable panels. Because of this, Apple may have decided against developing a foldable iPhone. Whether or not those […]

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Huawei’s new Galaxy Z Flip 5 challenger is coming this week

Huawei’s been making foldable phones for a few years now. It has made devices in both the book-style and clamshell form factors, emulating what Samsung has achieved with its Galaxy Z Fold and Galaxy Z Flip lineups. There were rumors over the past few months that the company might be launching a new clamshell foldable […]

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Google releases Android 15 preview, here’s what’s new

While Samsung fans look forward to the One UI 6.1 update, Google has made Android 15 official by releasing the first test build for developers so they can get an early start in building their apps for the next version of the operating system. Android 15 brings improvements to privacy, security, and performance, along with […]

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Galaxy S24 AI features could be coming to older devices soon

Of all the Galaxy smartphones eligible for the One UI 6.1 update, only flagship devices launched in 2023 will get the Galaxy AI experience found on the Galaxy S24 lineup. Samsung has said that the Galaxy S23 series (including the S23 FE), Z Fold 5, Z Flip 5, and Galaxy Tab S9 will get the […]

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Galaxy S24’s Instant Slow-Mo feature is coming to these older phones!

One of the many new neat features of the Galaxy S24 series includes Instant Slow-Mo for videos. It can turn almost any regular video into a slow-motion video using AI-powered frame generation. It wasn’t clear if that feature would come to older Galaxy phones, but Samsung has now confirmed that it will come to existing […]

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Galaxy Z Flip 5, Z Fold 5 get February 2024 security update more widely

Last week, the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and the Galaxy Z Fold 5 started getting the latest security update from Samsung. However, it was limited to the carrier-locked models of foldable phones in the US. The February 2024 security update is now rolling out more widely to the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and the Galaxy […]

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Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 get February 2024 security update

Samsung has started rolling out the February 2024 security update to the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and the Galaxy Z Fold 5. This new update is rolling out to the carrier-locked and factory-unlocked units in the US. The company has already released the new security update to the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and the Galaxy […]

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Bixby is alive and well, gets new UI design after Galaxy S24 launch

Samsung introduced Galaxy AI with the Galaxy S24 series. It is a suite of AI-powered features integrated into things that users use daily. With the introduction of Galaxy AI, some expected Samsung to retire Bixby or give it a new name. However, no such thing happened, and Bixby is alive and well. In fact, it […]

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Your Galaxy S24 can now stream games at 1440p 120fps via GeForce Now

Samsung’s newest phones are gaming beats, as showcased in these in-depth tests. The Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24 Ultra can play even the most graphics-intensive games like Genshin Impact at a smooth 60fps. But what if you want to play PC games on your smartphone? For that, Nvidia GeForce now has you covered […]

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