The Galaxy S7 is still quite handsome... for a $140 phoneHow would you like to get a Samsung flagship in exchange for as little as $99.99, no trade-in required and absolutely no strings attached? If that sounds way too good to be true, perhaps we should clarify your 100 bucks will buy you a refurbished ultra-high-end Android smartphone... from 2015. Meanwhile, a "scratch & dent" flagship released in early 2016 can be yours at $139.99 in a flat-screened version or $179.99 with a dual-curved Super AMOLED display.Obviously, the Galaxy S6, S7, and S7 Edge are not up to today's high-end standards in terms of designs, hardware specifications, or software, but at those crazy low prices, they can still get the job done rather impressively for folks that don't consider themselves power users.The Galaxy S7 Edge, for instance, sports a beautiful 5.5-inch screen with a breathtaking resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's higher than many new phones priced around and even beyond the $400 mark. … [Read more...] about These Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, and Galaxy S6 deals are a bargain hunter’s wet dream
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in Ocean BlueWith the recent unveiling of the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung moved towards offering a wider variety of colors in the hope of boosting both sales and interest in the smartphone. And with next year’s Galaxy S10 series shaping up to be the brand’s biggest launch in recent history, tipster Ice Universe now claims that Samsung is keen to replicate this strategy.While the South Korean brand has announced a total of four Galaxy Note 9 variants so far, the company seemingly has five color candidates for the Galaxy S10 series. Surprisingly, though, only the black color is shared with the Galaxy Note 9. This means that the blue, copper and purple options don’t appear to be under consideration at this time. Instead, Samsung is said to be looking at reintroducing some old fan favorites that were seen on previous-generation models. These are said to be silver and pink, which were both last seen on the Galaxy S8 lineup, white, which was last available … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S10 may arrive in five colors; fan favorites could return
Samsung's last year Gear 360 camera is on sale on Amazon for exactly 60% off, allowing customers to buy one for just $92. If you're in need of a 4K VR camera, Amazon's deal is hard to beat at the moment, so you might not find a similar for a long time.On the other hand, this isn't the new Samsung Gear 360 camera that the South Korean company launched earlier this year, though there aren't too many differences between the two models.It's worth noting that Amazon is selling the US version with warranty, so you won't have to worry about software and hardware support (hopefully). Also, if you prefer to buy the camera along with a 128GB memory card, you can choose the special bundle up for grabs on Amazon for just $132.So, the deal that puts the Samsung Gear 360 (2017) camera to just $92 upfront includes just that, the camera. Keep in mind that it will work with Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, S7, S7 edge, Note 5, S6 edge+, S6, S6 edge, A5/A7(2017) running Android 5.0 or later.If you're an iOS … [Read more...] about Samsung Gear 360 (2017) on sale for 60% off on Amazon
The Galaxy S7 Oreo update has been taking its sweet time to make its way to Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge owners, who have been getting more and more impatient as the months have gone by. Samsung released the Oreo update for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge a month ago in the UK, halted its rollout to fix a serious issue, then resumed soon after, but the company has been quite slow at expanding availability of the update to other regions. For those in Sweden and other Nordic countries, though, the wait is now coming to an end, a week after Samsung released Oreo for the Galaxy S7 in its home country.Galaxy S7 Oreo update rolling out in Nordic countriesWe have received tips from a couple of users who say the update is available in Sweden. Samsung usually releases major updates to countries in the Nordic region around the same time, and there’s no reason that won’t be the case this time around as well. Only the Galaxy S7 seems to be getting the update right now, but the Galaxy S7 edge … [Read more...] about [Update: Galaxy S7 edge, too] Galaxy S7 Oreo update rolling out in Nordic countries
At this point, Samsung has rolled out the Galaxy S7 Oreo update in most countries around the world. The company put Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge owners through a rather excruciating wait for what is supposed to be its last major upgrade. Perhaps that’s the reason Samsung took its time, wanting to make sure it doesn’t leave S7 and S7 edge users with a sour taste by letting problems slip through on the newer software. In any case, the delay has disappointed many, especially since Samsung didn’t take so long to release the last major update for the Galaxy S6.How’s the Galaxy S7 Oreo update working for you?But the Galaxy S7 Oreo update is now available for many, so here’s what we wanted to know: How are you liking Oreo on your Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge? Has the wait been worth it, or does the update not offer nearly as much as the time the company took to make it official? Are there bugs or issues you’ve faced, perhaps with performance or battery life, … [Read more...] about [Poll] How are you liking Oreo on your Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge?