• Samsung Galaxy S21 versus S21+ & S21 Ultra: which one should you buy?

    4 days ago - By Phandroid

    I think we can all admit that there's a lot to like about the new Galaxy S21 devices that Samsung unveiled today. The three new phones are a solid step forward in terms of performance, but Samsung has also put in a lot of work to ensure that its new devices also offer a better user experience by refining the software and delivering improved capabilities to its cameras. The question is: which Samsung Galaxy S21 should you buy? The easy answer is to figure out how much you want to spend on a smartphone and match that up to the $799, $999 and $1199 price points of the new Galaxy S21, S21+ and...
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  • The Galaxy S21 5G line doesn't ship with a charger or earphones; here's why

    The Galaxy S21 5G line doesn't ship with a charger or earphones; here's why

    4 days ago - By Phone Arena

    The doesn't ship with a power adapter or earbuds inside the box and now the South Korean brand has explained the reasons for this rather controversial decision.
    Most Samsung customers don't use the included accessories
    In a statement during the Unpacked event, Samsung claimed the following:
    We learned that more and more Galaxy users want to make a sustainable choice in their lives for a better future. For instance, many of our users prefer to reuse their current chargers and earphones, and to leave the new ones in the box unusued.
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  • Galaxy S21 Fingerprint Scanner Will Work With Most Screen Protectors

    Galaxy S21 Fingerprint Scanner Will Work With Most Screen Protectors

    4 days ago - By Android Headlines

    The Samsung Galaxy S21 series got announced today. Many of you are probably wondering whether its in-display fingerprint scanner will work with screen protectors? Well, the short answer is, yes... it will. There's a catch, though.
    First and foremost, do note that our Galaxy S21 and S21 Ultra units did not come with a screen protector pre-installed. We don't know if that's the way it is in most regions, but it's something worth noting.
    The Galaxy S21 series screens are well-protected, though, as their displays are protected by the Gorilla Glass Victus. That is the latest and most advanced...
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  • Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

    4 days ago - By Phone Arena

    The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is the headliner of the S21 series. It's the first S series phone to support Samsung's S Pen. Specifications are top-notch including Snapdragon 888 chipset, 5G capability, up to 16gigs of RAM, and 512GB of storage. A 5000mAh battery keeps the lights on for this powerhouse. In the camera department, a quad-camera setup is presented with two telephoto sensors. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra starting price is $1,200.
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  • Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra preview

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra preview

    4 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Hey there, the world's most specc'd-out camera phone,! When announced your predecessor with a 108MP camera sensor, 5x periscope zoom and 5000mAh battery, we thought this can't be beat!
    Fast forward less than a year, and the still carries the same humongous battery, but has done the near-impossible, taking the record-beating camera ...
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  • Samsung Plans To Bring The S Pen To More Galaxy Smartphones

    Samsung Plans To Bring The S Pen To More Galaxy Smartphones

    4 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Samsung is planning to bring its S Pen stylus to more Galaxy smartphones. The company announced this during the Galaxy S21 Unpacked press event, after confirming that the Galaxy S21 Ultra supports the S Pen.
    The Galaxy S21 Ultra became the very first Galaxy S-branded smartphone to do so. It's also the first non-Galaxy Note to have such support. It is worth noting that the S Pen does not ship with the device, though, and it doesn't exactly offer the same functionality as the latest Note devices.
    Samsung's S Pen is coming to more Galaxy smartphones
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  • Samsung Galaxy S21+

    Samsung Galaxy S21+

    4 days ago - By Phone Arena

    The Samsung Galaxy S21+ is the bigger sibling of the regular Galaxy S21. Specification wise the phone carries a Snapdragon 888 chipset, 5G capability, 128/256GB storage, and a 4800mAh battery. The 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED display features an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate. There is a triple-camera setup with a 12MP main sensor on the back. The Samsung Galaxy S21+ starting price is $999.
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  • Samsung Announces Galaxy SmartTags, Its Very Own Tracking Tags

    Samsung Announces Galaxy SmartTags, Its Very Own Tracking Tags

    4 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Samsung announced its Galaxy S21 flagship smartphones today, and in addition to them, the Galaxy SmartTags as well. What are the Galaxy SmartTags? Well, those are Samsung's very own Bluetooth locators.
    If you've ever heard of the Tile trackers, or used any of them, you'll get the general idea. You can attach this tracking tag to some of your belongings, such as a key chain, so that you never lose your keys.
    Two different Galaxy SmartTags got announced by Samsung
    Now, the thing is, Samsung announced two different SmartTags. The cheaper model is called the ‘Galaxy SmartTag', and it utilizes...
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  • The Galaxy S21 Ultra Takes Noticeably Better Night Mode Shots

    The Galaxy S21 Ultra Takes Noticeably Better Night Mode Shots

    4 days ago - By Android Headlines

    One area where just about all smartphones could use improvement is with Night Mode, and Samsung says it has done just that with the Galaxy S21 Ultra.
    To improve the Night Mode on the Galaxy S21 Ultra, Samsung is using a brighter sensor within the camera system. Which results in clear photos when taken with this mode active.
    If you've never used the Night Mode on your smartphone, you might not be able to tell the difference in the changes from this year to last year. But it's definitely a mode worth checking out. Because it can drastically improve the clarity of photos in darker lit areas...
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  • Samsung Galaxy S21

    Samsung Galaxy S21

    4 days ago - By Phone Arena

    The Samsung Galaxy S21 specs are top-notch including a Snapdragon 888 chipset, 5G capability, 8GB RAM coupled with 128/256GB storage, and a 4000mAh battery. The phone sports a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED display with an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate. In the camera department, a triple-sensor setup is presented. The Samsung Galaxy S21 price starts at $800 for the base 128GB model.
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  • Samsung ditches microSD card support on all Galaxy S21 models

    Samsung ditches microSD card support on all Galaxy S21 models

    4 days ago - By 9to5Google

    The ability to expand storage on the fly using a microSD card is something that's been an advantage of Android devices for years, but it's something that's slowly been going away. After years of supporting the feature, Samsung is officially saying goodbye to the microSD card, stripping the feature from all three of its Galaxy S21 models.
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  • The Galaxy S21 Camera Shoots 8K Video & Turns It Into Photos

    The Galaxy S21 Camera Shoots 8K Video & Turns It Into Photos

    4 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Samsung's Galaxy S21 houses its most advanced smartphone camera ever, featuring the capability to shoot 8K videos and turn those videos into photos.
    This particular feature is what Samsung is calling 8K Video Snap. And as the name suggests, it lets you snap photos from recorded 8K video footage. Is this the best way to take pictures with the Galaxy S21? No. Probably not.
    Especially when you consider the improvements that Samsung made to the camera on its flagship phones this year. But being able to grab photos from 8K video on your Galaxy S21 does present a way to potentially grab shots...
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  • Here's Why Samsung Removed The Charger From The Galaxy S21 Box

    Here's Why Samsung Removed The Charger From The Galaxy S21 Box

    4 days ago - By Android Headlines

    As you most definitely already know, Samsung has decided to remove the charger from the box. Starting with the Galaxy S21 series. Following the lead of Apple, with the iPhone 12 series last year. Meaning that the only things that are included in the box are the phone, the USB-C to USB-C cable and the SIM ejector tool.
    But, why did Samsung make the decision to remove the wall charger from the Galaxy S21 box? Samsung's EVP and Head of Customer Experience, Patrick Chomet stated that "we discovered that more and more Galaxy users are reusing accessories they already have and making sustainable...
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  • Samsung Promises Studio Quality Portrait Photos On The Galaxy S21

    Samsung Promises Studio Quality Portrait Photos On The Galaxy S21

    4 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S21 today and among the many claims about its feature prowess, Samsung is promising that it will deliver "Studio Quality" portrait mode photos.
    Portrait mode was popularized by Apple on the iPhone a few generations ago. But Samsung and other manufacturers quickly picked up the feature. With the Galaxy S21 Samsung is improving the quality of portrait photos using the power of artificial intelligence.
    Like some of the phone's other camera features, AI plays a central role in the leaps forward here. If you're planning on buying a Galaxy S21 for the...
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