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Best Samsung phones 2018

Best Samsung phones 2018

posted: 25 May 2018, 07:10

The world's largest phone maker is at the market share top for a reason. Ever since the first Galaxy S, it has been relentlessly pursuing things like unique OLED display panels, or innovative camera tech like Dual Pixel focusing as a market differentiator, culminating...

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo

posted: 09 May 2018, 17:10

Aside from Samsung Experience 9.0 and Android Oreo goodies, if you own a Galaxy A5 (2017), you should also get the April security patch, although we don't rule out the possibility of getting the newer May security update...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Android 8.0 Oreo update pushed back to mid-May

Samsung Galaxy S7 Android 8.0 Oreo update pushed back to mid-May

posted: 23 Apr 2018, 03:23

The new scheduler published by Samsung Turkish claims the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge should receive Android 8.0 Oreo updates on May 18...

Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge, A5 2017, and Xcover 4 to get Android 8.0 Oreo soon

Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge, A5 2017, and Xcover 4 to get Android 8.0 Oreo soon

posted: 03 Apr 2018, 14:02

A handful of Samsung smartphones powered by Android 8.0 Oreo have been recently spotted at Wi-Fi Alliance, even though they have been originally released on the market with an older version of the OS on board...

Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 (2017) updated with selfie focus, other camera improvements

Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 (2017) updated with selfie focus, other camera improvements

posted: 02 Jan 2018, 20:38

The most important is called Selfie focus and it's a new mode for the front camera that when enabled allows users to take a picture without having to tap the screen to focus on a subject...

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) now available in the US

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) now available in the US

posted: 31 Aug 2017, 23:58

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is a pretty nice mid-range smartphone that's water-resistant and will likely be updated to Android 8 Oreo...

Samsung's Galaxy A5 (2017) is now getting Android 7.0 Nougat

Samsung's Galaxy A5 (2017) is now getting Android 7.0 Nougat

posted: 10 Aug 2017, 06:17

It looks like Samsung is slowly beginning to roll out Android Nougat to the 2017 version of its notable Galaxy A5 mid-ranger. The update is reportedly rolling out in Russia as we speak, but it's quite likely that rollout to...

The great Samsung 2017 mid-range series comparison: Galaxy A3, A5, A7 vs J3, J5, J7

The great Samsung 2017 mid-range series comparison: Galaxy A3, A5, A7 vs J3, J5, J7

posted: 14 Jul 2017, 12:51

When it comes to buying a smartphone, consumers around the world are spoiled for choice nowadays...

LG Q6+, Q6, Q6a vs Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 vs Nokia 6: specs comparison

LG Q6+, Q6, Q6a vs Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 vs Nokia 6: specs comparison

posted: 11 Jul 2017, 03:41

LG just announced the Q-lineup of devices, featuring the Q6, the Q6+, and the Q6a, which takes a few pages from the LG G6' book and borrows that FullVision 2:1 display that LG is quite proud of...

Samsung has quietly slashed prices on two of the best affordable phones around: the Galaxy A5 (2017) and A3 (2017)

Samsung has quietly slashed prices on two of the best affordable phones around: the Galaxy A5 (2017) and A3 (2017)

posted: 27 Mar 2017, 07:02

The new Samsung Galaxy A (2017) series are impressive: the phones feature a design that looks and feels almost exactly as fine as the glass and metal one on the...

Would you sacrifice Quad HD display resolution on flagships for better battery life?

Would you sacrifice Quad HD display resolution on flagships for better battery life?

posted: 17 Mar 2017, 07:31

It's a sad fact of life, but flagship phones have much worse battery endurance than their midrange counterparts with a similar battery size, and the bright Quad HD resolution displays they sport seem...

Best in class? Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) scores amazing on our battery life test

Best in class? Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) scores amazing on our battery life test

posted: 09 Mar 2017, 04:07

We don't know what Samsung is doing with the battery life in its midrange Galaxy A-series trio this year, but those things last. The Galaxy A5 (2017) scored 11 hours of screen-on time on our demanding battery...

Moto G5 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Nokia 6: specs comparison

Moto G5 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Nokia 6: specs comparison

posted: 28 Feb 2017, 10:42

The Moto G5 Plus, Samsung Galaxy A5 and Nokia 6 offer relatively similar specs, and yet they're very different devices...

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) fails at video stabilization

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) fails at video stabilization

posted: 15 Feb 2017, 09:22

The new Galaxy A series - the mid-range family of Samsung phones, sitting right between the expensive and flashy Galaxy S and Galaxy Note on one hand, and the super cheap Galaxy J series on the other - brings phones that have the style...

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) battery life test result shows this phone is a battery beast

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) battery life test result shows this phone is a battery beast

posted: 10 Feb 2017, 04:24

We ran our custom battery test to find out if the Galaxy A5 (2017) is indeed the battery beast that Samsung promises. It has the chops: a modern, 14nm Exynos system chip that delivers excellent...

Glass back does crack: best Galaxy A5 (2017) cases and covers

Glass back does crack: best Galaxy A5 (2017) cases and covers

posted: 09 Feb 2017, 08:31

Samsung lifted the veil of secrecy over the 2017 crop of its A-series phones a little before the CES show last month, or "fashionably early" as is its habit lately. The Galaxy A3, A5 and A7 (2017) are in for a pretty major...

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017): unboxing and first look

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017): unboxing and first look

posted: 09 Feb 2017, 07:23

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has just arrived in our office and it's time to unbox it and take a quick first look at this attractive combination of glass and metal, a phone more affordable than a flagship, but looking exactly like one...

Samsung Galaxy A series goes on sale ahead of schedule

Samsung Galaxy A series goes on sale ahead of schedule

posted: 12 Jan 2017, 18:04

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017), A5 (2017) and A7 (2017) have already gone on sale in...

Shipment goals for new Samsung Galaxy A and J series revealed

Shipment goals for new Samsung Galaxy A and J series revealed

posted: 09 Jan 2017, 09:40

Samsung's shipment goals for their upcoming mid-range and low-end smartphone series, the Galaxy A and Galaxy J, respectively, have been made public by a market insider...

Samsung Galaxy A3 & Galaxy A5 (2017) hands-on and up close from CES 2017

Samsung Galaxy A3 & Galaxy A5 (2017) hands-on and up close from CES 2017

posted: 06 Jan 2017, 16:11

Samsung's new mid-rangers just launched this week, and now we're going hands-on with the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 at CES 2017.

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