Apple could be releasing a folding iPhone this year, but Samsung has already beat them to the punch with their Galaxy Fold smartphone, which hits stores on April 26th, priced at $1,980. The one thing most users may worry about is just how durable the display is, and this newly released video aims to put those worries to ease. Simply put, they’ve created special stress test machines that subjected the devices to several rounds of reliability testing. Read more to see how it works.
Samsung’s T5 Portable 500GB SSD easily slides into your pocket, and it’s being offered for just $97.99 shipped, today only, originally $129.99. Boasting Samsung V-NAND flash memory and a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface, this tiny external SSD provides transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s, or up to 4.9x faster than external HDDs. Transfers and backups of large-sized data including 4K videos and high-resolution photos will be faster than ever before. Product page. Read more for another video review and additional information.
Set for launch on April 26 in the US, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold features two displays as you may already know; its front cover has a small, 4.6-inch display in the center designed for one-handed use, and when folded open, a 7.3-inch display is revealed. Samsung rated the fold mechanism as supporting up to 200,000 uses. The tablet display sports a large notch in the top-right corner, and is coated with a custom multi-layer laminate instead of glass. A new video has leaked from a manufacturing hub in Vietnam showing the handset running on the AT&T network a full month before its official release.Read more to see the visible seam and additional information.
Samsung’s 25GB EVO Select MicroSDXC with adapter is compatible with smartphones, tablets, computers, cameras, and even the Nintendo Switch, all for $39.99 shipped, today only, originally $54.99. Featuring super-fast read & write speeds of up to 100MB/s & 90MB/s respectively, this tiny card lets you transfer a 3GB video to your computer in a mere 38-seconds. Shoot high quality photos and videos, and share them all in a near instant. It can roughly store 12-hours of 4K UHD video, 33-hours of Full HD video, 55,200 photos, or 22,500 songs. Product page. Read more for an unboxing video (128GB model) and additional information.
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It’s only a matter of time before foldable smartphones and smartwatches merge into a single device, like this bendable Samsung Galaxy creation you see above by Lets Go Digital. Last year, Samsung Electronics filed a patent with the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) for a ‘Shape retaining structure of electronic device and electronic device including same,’ and it was just published on March 7, 2019. Simply put, it can bend in one direction and curls up so you’re able to wear it on your wrist. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Yes, soon there will be a large number of companies making cases for folding phones, starting with Spigen. Even before the Samsung Galaxy Fold was officially announced at the company’s Unpacked event last week, they created as many as 20 mock-ups, all of which have front covers that protect the top and bottom bezels of the 4.6-inch outside screens with cutouts for the rear triple-camera system. At launch, they’ll have Tough Armor, Ultra Hybrid, and Thin Fit (above) models available, priced at around $20. Read more for another video and additional information.
If you’re in the market for a new high-end smartphone and are on the fence about the new Samsung Galaxy Fold, this 4-minute demonstration should clear up some of your questions. You get to see it running a variety of apps, including Instagram, Google Maps, Netflix, and even mobile games. What really stands out is Samsung’s DeX software that enables the handset to connect to a display via USB-C and be used like a desktop computer of sorts. Ready to get your hands on the $1,980 handset? You’ll have to wait until April 26th. Read more for a comparison of the Huawei Mate X and Samsung Galaxy Fold.
Samsung revealed four new S10 models today: a budget-friendly S10E, the S10, S10 Plus, and a top-of-the-line Galaxy S10 5G (coming later this year), which is also the company’s first 5G smartphone. All models feature a near bezel-less Infinity-O display, Qualcomm’s in-screen Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner to read the 3D contours of your thumbprint, and a One UI user interface for easy navigation. Other features include: four rear cameras, 1TB of storage and Wireless PowerShare 8, enabling you to charge Qi-certified smartphone devices and compatible wearable tech. Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
It’s official, the Samsung Galaxy Fold has officially been unveiled at the company’s Unpacked press event. This foldable smartphone features the world’s first 7.3-inch Infinity Flex Display, which folds into a compact device with a cover display to offer a powerful new way to multitask, watch videos, play games, and more. At $1980, it features a 7.3” QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED (4.2:3) main display, 4.6 ” HD+ Super AMOLED (21:9) cover display, a rear triple camera setup, front dual cameras, a 10MP cover camera, a 7nm 64-bit Octa-core processor, 12GB of RAM, 512GB UFS 3.0 internal storage, and a 4,380mAh battery. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
Amazon’s Networking and Storage sale only lasts for one-day, and you can pick up things like Samsung’s 64GB MicroSD EVO card for just $9.99. This card offers ultra-fast read & write speeds of up to 100MB/s & 60MB/s, all backed by 4-proof protection, which keeps your data safe against water, extreme temperatures, as well as other harsh conditions. Whether it be 4K UHD videos (up to 3-hours), photos (14,000 images), music (5,500 songs) and other large files, you’ll be able to store them effortlessly without any issue. Check out all the deals here. Read more for three of the most popular items from the sale.