Opinion: Samsung need to start using the Snapdragon processor worldwide in their flagship phones

Samsung have always used two different chips for its phones: The latest Qualcomm Snapdragom, some parts of Asia such as China and Hong Kong, as well as Latin America, and the USA, as well as their own Exynos processor used in Europe, most of Asia, Africa, and other places.

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How much longer will the Galaxy Note8 have left in terms of monthly updates?

Recently, I wrote about the Galaxy S8 and S8+ being moved to Samsung’s quarterly schedule. This is the second time Samsung have done this, with them doing it last year with the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge for the first time. However, 2017’s Galaxy Note flagship remains on the list for monthly updates. So whenContinue reading “How much longer will the Galaxy Note8 have left in terms of monthly updates?”

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Galaxy S8 and S8+ moved to a quarterly update schedule

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been moved to a quarterly security update schedule after three years receiving monthly security updates. These phones have now reached their third birthday and it was expected for them to move to a quarterly schedule.

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Why Samsung should support their devices for longer

Samsung have always updated their flagships with two major OS upgrades as well as three years of monthly security updates. Last year, Samsung added an extra year of quarterly updates for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, and are likely to do the same with the S8 soon. However, if Samsung can do this, theyContinue reading “Why Samsung should support their devices for longer”

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RIP Galaxy S7 – software support is now over

As of today the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge have been removed from Samsung’s update schedule and will no longer receive security updates. What does this mean for you?

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The next Galaxy Note is unlikely to be called the Note11 but rather the Note20 instead

Up until early this year we expected the S20 series to be called the S11 series, but early this year leaks began to surface claiming the then-upcoming phone would be called the S20 instead. And then at Unpacked, the S20 was launched. This change was kinda expected by some, considering the Galaxy A series adaptedContinue reading “The next Galaxy Note is unlikely to be called the Note11 but rather the Note20 instead”

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Older Samsung phones will receive the OneUI 2.1 update

In late 2018, Samsung released OneUI 1.0 based on Android 9 Pie. First to receive the update was the S9 duo and the Note9, the latest flagships of the time. Next up was the S8 duo and the Note8. Then followed several Galaxy A phones, a couple of Galaxy J phones, and later on theContinue reading “Older Samsung phones will receive the OneUI 2.1 update”

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Galaxy A31 expected very soon

Last year, the Galaxy A series phones were a massive success. The Galaxy A10 was the best selling Android phone in 2019, proving how successful the then-new phone series was. The Galaxy A51 launched a couple of months back was 2020’s successor to the Galaxy A50, and now Galaxy A fans are waiting for more.

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At £1300, the Galaxy Z Flip deserves more than two major OS upgrades

Ever since the original Galaxy S’s release in 2010, Samsung have been providing two major OS upgrades for their flagships. Back then, this was amazing support for Android devices as many manufacturers didn’t even release one major OS upgrade. But in 2020, two major OS upgrades is minimal even for Android devices.

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Samsung could already be testing Android 11 for the Galaxy S10+

A recent test on Geekbench of a Galaxy S10+ has been done. This could just be any user seeing how exactly their phone scores, but no. What makes this Geekbench test stand out against all the other tests is that this phone is running ‘Android R’

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