Hey Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition owners, how bowled over would you be if your phone was updated to Android 9 Pie? Well, it could happen. According to SamMobile, seven Galaxy handsets have recently received new Wi-Fi certifications from the U.S. based Wi-Fi Alliance. The certifications were new, dated November 12, 2018, and showed all seven phones running on Android 9.0.The seven models listed by the Wi-Fi Alliance included these handsets:The Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition (FE) was born out of the two recalls that took the Galaxy Note 7 off the market in 2016 following several explosions. The phone, made up of unused and recycled Galaxy Note 7 parts, featured mostly the same specs used on the Galaxy Note 7, albeit with the Snapdragon 821 replacing the Snapdragon 820 chipset. A 3200mAh battery replaced the defective 3500mAh batteries used on the recalled units, and the Fan Edition model of the Galaxy Note 7 is equipped with the Galaxy S8 UI, giving it access to Bixby.The Galaxy Note 7 … [Read more...] about Wi-Fi certification shows that Samsung might update Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition to Android 9 Pie
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With the introduction of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, we now have a clear idea of what the best fall Android smartphones look like. While the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Pixel Based on the table below, which device do you think will suit you best? Huawei Mate 20 Pro Google Pixel 3 XL LG V40 ThinQ Samsung Galaxy Note9 Screen size 6.39 inches 6.3 inches 6.4 inches 6.4 inches Resolution 1440 x 3120 1440 x 2960 1440 x 3120 1,440 x 2,960 Density 538ppi 491ppi 503ppi 516ppi Processor Kirin 980 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 RAM 6GB 4GB 6GB 6 / 8GB Storage 128GB 64 / 128GB 64GB 128 / 512GB Battery 4,200mAh 3,450 mAh 3,300mAh 4,000mAh OS Android 9.0 Android 9.0 Android 8.1 Andorid 8.1 Rear camera Triple cameras: Standard 40MP, f/1.8, 27mm, Wide-angle 20MP, f/2.2, 16mm, Telephoto (3x) 8MP, f/2.4, 80mm 12.2 MP, f/1.8, 27mm, 1.4µm pixel size, OIS, laser autofocus Tripple cameras: Standard 12MP, f/1.5, Wide-angle 16MP, f/1.9, Telephoto … [Read more...] about Huawei Mate 20 Pro versus Pixel 3 XL, LG V40, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 spec comparison
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is the latest Huawei phablet, and as a big-screen Android flagship its main competition arguably comes from the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.Both phones are new, big, powerful, jam-packed full of features and have some other major similarities, such as curved screens. But they also have lots of differences, including their chipsets and cameras.So to help you get to grips with the similarities and differences between these two handsets we’ve compared them across a range of key areas.Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 designThe Huawei Mate 20 Pro has a curved screen with a notch cut out at the top and a slim bezel below. The thin frame of this phone is metal, while the back is all glass.The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 also has a curved screen, a metal frame and a glass back, but it doesn’t have a notch, instead relying on thin bezels both above and below its screen. The corners are also slightly less curved on the Galaxy Note 9, giving it a more rectangular … [Read more...] about Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Our pick The biggest iPhone Right now, the Galaxy Note 9 is probably the best Android phone in the world. It's got everything you need to get work done, play games for hours, and do a bit of creative writing or drawing with the S Pen. The camera is awesome, battery life is insanely good, and there's a headphone jack. $980 at Amazon Pros Big, beautiful screen. Samsung's software is nicely optimized for both two- and one-handed use. Great dual camera. Awesome battery life. S Pen improvements are meaningful and practical. Headphone jack and other useful amenities. Cons Expensive. Bixby and its button are industrial bloatware. Camera struggles in low light. The iPhone XS Max has the biggest screen on an iPhone yet, and while that may please people looking for a big iPhone, iOS 12 doesn't take advantage of that extra real estate. $1,099 at Apple Pros Huge, awesome OLED display. Face ID is fantastic and secure. iOS is just plain fast. App quality still better on iPhones. … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs. iPhone XS Max: Which should you buy?
LG has taken the wraps off the LG V40 ThinQ, revealing a huge phone with a gorgeous 6.4-inch display, all the power you could want, and five camera lenses. But is it worth spending your money on, or should you invest in another top-level flagship instead? The Galaxy Note 9 is one of the best phones on the market right now, and also comes with a huge 6.4-inch screen, incredible power, and an amazing camera. Which one should you buy? We compared the two to find out. Specs LG V40 ThinQ Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Size 158.7 x 75.7 x 7.7mm (6.25 x 2.98 x 0.30 inches) 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm (6.37 x 3 x 0.34 inches Weight 169 grams (5.96 ounces) 201 grams (7.09 ounces) Screen size 6.4-inch P-OLED display 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display Screen resolution 3,120 x 1,440 pixels (537 pixels per inch) 2,960 x 1,440 pixels (516 pixels-per-inch) Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo Android 8.1 Oreo Storage space 64GB 128GB, 512GB MicroSD card slot Yes Yes Tap-to-pay services Google Pay … [Read more...] about LG V40 ThinQ vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Can the V40 unseat the king?