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Samsung Offers Rs. 8,000 Cashback on Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, Note 8, and More Smartphones

HIGHLIGHTS Customers can scan QR code at the store to avail cashback Cashback applicable for most current Galaxy smartphones Bajaj FinServ and Cashify offers also live for the Shopping Carnival Samsung India has partnered with Paytm Mall to offer cashback up to Rs. 8,000 on its range of Galaxysmartphones. This partnership is a part of Samsung Shop’s Christmas Carnival that will take ... Read More »

International Galaxy S8 and S8+ models are finally receiving the November security update

The internationally sold versions of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now finally in the process of receiving the November security update. As usual, this includes patches from Google, as well as Samsung-specific fixes. You get 61 general Android vulnerabilities fixed, alongside six exploits found only in Samsung’s software. Additionally, the widespread KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability is patched too. The Korean company also threw in ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Oreo beta test markets confirmed

Last week we heard a beta program for Android 8.0 on Samsung Galaxy S8 is about to start It should be available for starting tomorrow, and now we got intel on which countries will get early access to Oreo. The first wave includes South Korea, the United States, and the United Kingdom. There is also a second wave of markets which would ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 spotted running Android 8.0 Oreo

A week ago we overheard that Samsung is working on an Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and today the first solid evidence appeared – a Geekbench scorecard. The result shows an Exynos 8895-powered Galaxy S8 running the new major version of Android. The score is solid though not any faster than what the phone achieves on 7.0 Nougat. Samsung has not ... Read More »

ZTE’s $40 Maven 2 gets Android 7.1.1 before the Galaxy S8

ZTE’s Maven 2 might be a super-cheap, low-end phone, but it can now has something that even some flagships like Galaxy S8 don’t have: Android 7.1.1 OS. The device has started receiving an update that bumps the OS version from 6.0 Marshmallow to 7.1.1 Nougat. AT&T is pushing out the update to units on its network. Carrying a build number of Z831V1.0.0B29 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ get another discount

With flagship prices dropping, the Galaxy S8 duo was starting to feel a bit pricey. This isn’t much, but it’s something – if you go through eBay, you can save around $30. The Galaxy S8 is $550 on eBay and $575 on Samsung.com (not counting trade ins). The Galaxy S8+ is $640 on eBay, compared to $675 on the official site. Note that we’re talking about unlocked 64GB phones with warranty. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 will reportedly maintain the screen sizes of the S8

Info from “unnamed industry sources” claims that the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will use the same screen sizes as the S8 generation. Samsung Electronics has allegedly already given Samsung Display the specs – 5.77” for the S9, 6.22” for the S9+. That is not to say that the displays themselves will not be updated. If nothing else, Samsung is ... Read More »

Can Windows 10 mobile-powered Samsung S8 save the Windows phone?

 The lack of devices was not the biggest problem of Windows Phone of the ecosystem, although it surely was one major drawback. Photos showing a Galaxy S8 model allegedly running Windows 10 Mobile surfaced earlier today. While everyone knew that was a fake, hardcore Windows phone enthusiasts couldn’t help but imagine how their favourite mobile platform would be if ever ... Read More »

Can Windows 10 mobile-powered Samsung S8 save the Windows phone?

 The lack of devices was not the biggest problem of Windows Phone of the ecosystem, although it surely was one major drawback. Photos showing a Galaxy S8 model allegedly running Windows 10 Mobile surfaced earlier today. While everyone knew that was a fake, hardcore Windows phone enthusiasts couldn’t help but imagine how their favourite mobile platform would be if ever ... Read More »

Samsung official case model names for the Galaxy S8 phones revealed. New colors for the phones?

As usual, for the past couple of months, we’ve been hearing all sorts of rumors about the upcoming Galaxy S8, including that there would be three different variants — the “regular” Galaxy S8, a Galaxy S8 edge, and a brand-new condept — a Galaxy S8 Plus. The latter, reports said, would have a gigantic 6-inch display with minimal bezels around ... Read More »