Galaxy S8 home button fidgets to prevent screen burn-in
If you thought that screen burn-in is a thing of the past, Samsung may have just proven you wrong. Considered to be a long forgotten artifact of ancient CRT screens, screen burn-in might be coming back into fashion, especially with the Galaxy S8. Samsung Netherlands’ Twitter account has semi-officially confirmed that the smartphone is indeed susceptible to the phenomenon, which … Continue reading...
Certain Samsung Galaxy S8 users are facing wireless charging and Wi-Fi issues
It has just been a few days since the Galaxy S8 hit certain markets around globe and it is already facing issues. First it was the red tint issue on the display to which Samsung said it will roll out a software update to fix the issue. Now a new report says that some users are facing Wi-Fi and wireless charging issues which is a much serious problem. According to the Wall Street Journal, Samsung is aware about the Wi-Fi issue and will release a second software update to fix the issue. This updat...
Certain Samsung Galaxy S8 users are facing wireless charging and Wi-Fi issues
It has just been a few days since the Galaxy S8 hit certain markets around globe and it is already facing issues. First it was the red tint issue on the display to which Samsung said it will roll out a software update to fix the issue. Now a new report says that some users are facing Wi-Fi and wireless charging issues which is a much serious problem. According to the Wall Street Journal, Samsung is aware about the Wi-Fi issue and will release a second software update to fix the issue. This updat...
Galaxy S8 owners complain about wireless charging issues
No smartphone is going to be perfect. Even Apple’s iPhones have their fair share of complaints and imperfections. Given how high-profile the Galaxy S8 is, it’s really no surprise that there is a lot more noise being made about each and every potential defect or problem. Following complaints of red tinted screens, some Galaxy S8 owners are now finding themselves … Continue reading...
Galaxy S8 out-pre-sells its predecessor
If there was any worry that the issues surrounding the Galaxy Note 7 would hurt Galaxy S8 sales, it can probably be laid to rest. Samsung delivered an update on Galaxy S8 pre-order numbers today, and though we don’t get a specific number, we do get a general idea of how well Samsung’s latest flagship did before launching last week. … Continue reading...
Samsung says the Galaxy S8 easily outsold the S7
 The Galaxy S8 is experience is something of a mixed bag – but it’s certainly not a bomb. As ever, Samsung isn’t giving out exact numbers, but the company is happily reporting that the new flagship has seen a 30-percent increase in pre-orders over its predecessor, here in the States. The new sales figures technically account for two separate handsets – the S8 and S8+… Read More ...
Galaxy S8 Plus vs. Galaxy S7 Edge: Which Samsung smartphone has the edge?
If you've narrowed your next phone down to a curvy Samsung, but you can't decide which one, or you're not sure if you need to upgrade from the S7 Edge to the S8 Plus, this specs comparison will help you. The post Galaxy S8 Plus vs. Galaxy S7 Edge: Which Samsung smartphone has the edge? appeared first on Digital Trends.
You can somewhat reclaim the Bixby Button again
The greatest irony of the Galaxy S8 is that Samsung launched a crippled Bixby in the worst way possible. Whether you’re still waiting for promised features or have no care for Bixby at all, that means you’re left with a practically useless hardware button. Some have tried to give that button some other purpose in life, but Samsung quickly slammed … Continue reading...
Samsung insists Galaxy S8 red screen just needs a software fix
The Galaxy S8 is already receiving its fair share of criticisms not even a week into its launch. But aside from the crippled initial Bixby launch, the most glaring, almost literally, complain has been around some screens. Some users have reported have reported seeing a red tinge on their screens, at least more than normal and definitely more than what … Continue reading...
Galaxy S8 front camera hides an unused OIS mechanism
Just like any movie or TV show script, not everything planned gets into production and the final episode or film. Same is especially true with devices, with features that get left on the cutting board. Most of the time, however, those features vanish without a trace. To JerryRigEverything’s surprise, one such feature made it to the retail Galaxy S8. That … Continue reading...
Worried about breaking your Galaxy S8? Samsung says ‘Dont drop it’
Samsung launched its highly anticipated flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8 as well as the larger S8+ in India last week. I had a chance to use the devices for sometime and I was quite impressed. You got to give it to Samsung for how it has managed to evolve its curved-edge design over the past two years. The new infinity display looks gorgeous. The super slim bezel on the top and bottom allowed Samsung to use a 5.8-inch display and a 6.2-inch display efficiently, without having to compromise on ...
Worried about breaking your Galaxy S8, Samsung says ‘Dont drop it’
Samsung launched its highly anticipated flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8 as well as the larger S8+ in India last week. I had a chance to use the devices for sometime and I was quite impressed. You got to give it to Samsung for how it has managed to evolve its curved-edge design over the past two years. The new infinity display looks gorgeous. The super slim bezel on the top and bottom allowed Samsung to use a 5.8-inch display and a 6.2-inch display efficiently, without having to compromise on ...
It’s Samsung Galaxy S8 day: Here’s why you should buy
They’re here: the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are officially available, and while preorders have been arriving over this past week, now you can walk into a store and pick up the new flagship straight away. Unarguably some of the most eagerly-anticipated phones of 2017, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ take Samsung’s familiar design language and evolve it into … Continue reading...
Galaxy S8 update will hopefully fix red tinted displays
The Galaxy S8 goes into wide release around the world today, and while many reviews have been very positive, there’s still at least one early issue to look out for. Korea has had the phone since the beginning of the week, and some consumers in that region are reporting a reddish tint to their phone’s display. At first, Samsung tried … Continue reading...
Galaxy S8 and S8+ start rolling out to the rest or the world
Korea and the US have had their head start. Now it’s time for the rest of the world to get their hands, not to mention fingerprint smudges, on Samsung’s newest darlings. The global availability of the Galaxy S8 and the slightly larger Galaxy S8+ has, unsurprisingly, started with the US, Canada, Korea, and, actually surprising, Puerto Rico. In the coming … Continue reading...
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is now on sale in the U.S., Canada and Korea with more launches to come
 If you’ve been holding out patiently for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung’s newest flagship devices, then your wait may soon be over after the phones went on sale in an initial four markets. Samsung is starting sales in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and Korea today (Friday), with expansions to other countries coming “in the weeks ahead,” it said. In case you missed… Read More ...
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is now on sale in the U.S., Canada and Korea with more launches to come
 If you’ve been holding out patiently for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung’s newest flagship devices, then your wait may soon be over after the phones went on sale in an initial four markets. Samsung is starting sales in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and Korea today (Friday), with expansions to other countries coming “in the weeks ahead,” it said. In case you missed… Read More ...
Samsung DeX first impressions: Impressive and impractical
Along with the grand launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ yesterday, we also saw the announcements for new accessories like the new Gear VR, the new Gear 360 and the all-new DeX cradle. The DeX cradle comes with 2 USB ports, 1 USB Type C port, Ethernet port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and an HDMI port. Clearly this was DeX’s first shot in the spotlight and instead of heading to the Gear VR and Gear 360 booths in the demo area I was more than eager to try out Samsung’s DeX, a cradle that bas...
Early Samsung Galaxy S8 customers complain of red-tinted displays
Some Samsung Galaxy S8 owners in Korea who have received their devices early are reporting improperly calibrated, red-tinted displays out of the box, according to an article from The Korea Herald. The post Early Samsung Galaxy S8 customers complain of red-tinted displays appeared first on Digital Trends.
Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Xiaomi Mi 6 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs OnePlus 3T: Here is how they compare
Samsung announced the much anticipated India launch of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ earlier today. Simultaneous to the Samsung India launch event, Xiaomi announced the launch of the equally anticipated Xiaomi Mi 6 at a launch event in China. Now that two of the most awaited smartphones have launched, we thought that it was time to compare the new arrivals to the existing flagship smartphones in the market. One thing to note here is that this comparison focuses on the specs of the smartp...