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Samsung’s ‘Buy and Try’ program extends its foldables’ return period to 100 days

Samsung is giving you the chance to figure out if its foldable phones are right for you by extending their return period to over three months. The tech giant has launched a “Buy and Try” program for the Galaxy Z Flip 5G and Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G, which gives you 100 days instead of …

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Samsung’s 2021 Frame TV lineup starts at $1,000

Samsung has shared pricing for its latest Frame TV models. The 43-inch version, which is the only one that can rotate between landscape and portrait orientations, will set you back $1,000. The Frame is also available in four other screen sizes between 50-inches and 75-inches, with the top-end model priced at $3,000. The 2021 lineup …

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Samsung’s future smartwatch is rumored to use Android, not Tizen

Samsung has been using its Tizen platform on smartwatches ever since 2014’s Gear 2 line, but it might go back to its Android ‘roots’ in the near future. Both SamMobile and well-known leaker Ice Universe claim Samsung is making a smartwatch using Android (possibly Wear OS) rather than its usual platform. It would be the …

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Samsung is bringing some of the Galaxy S21’s software features to older devices

When Samsung announced its new Galaxy S21 lineup in January, the company also detailed the latest version of its One UI Android skin. The update came with quite a few new features and now Samsung plans to bring some of those to its older devices, including the Galaxy S20 and Note 20 lineups, as well …

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Samsung cuts $250 off the price of the Galaxy Z Flip 5G 

Samsung Samsung has slashed the price of the Galaxy Z Flip 5G by $250. You can now buy the unlocked version of the foldable phone for $1,200 before trade-in incentives from Samsung’s website.    First announced in February 2020, Samsung updated the Galaxy Z Flip partway through the summer to make it 5G compatible. With today’s …

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Samsung Mobile’s head of camera R&D wants your phone to ‘personalize’ your photos

Samsung announced its first Galaxy S smartphone in the heady days of 2010, and at the time people were too jazzed by its 4-inch Super AMOLED screen and 1GHz processor to fret much about its cameras. The same could be said of Samsung itself — the company’s original US press release mentioned them a grand …

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Samsung says auto chip shortage could hit smartphones

Enlarge SOPA Images | Getty Images Samsung Electronics said a global semiconductor shortage that has hit global carmakers could also disrupt orders for the memory chips used in smartphones, as manufacturers rushed to respond to the crisis. The warning from the world’s biggest memory chipmaker comes as companies and governments grow concerned that constrained chip …

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ICYMI: We test out the latest Samsung Galaxy smartphones

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Podcast: Samsung Galaxy S21 and S21 Ultra review

We’re back in review mode this week! Cherlynn dishes her thoughts on the Samsung Galaxy S21 and S21 Ultra, and whether they’re worthy upgrades over last year’s phones. Do all those cameras make a difference? And is there a point to releasing a Galaxy Note this year? Also, Devindra discusses the virtual inauguration for Joe …

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Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee is going back to jail for bribery

Kim Hong-Ji / reuters Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee has been sentenced to two and a half years of prison over bribery charges, wrapping up a court battle that started four years ago, Bloomberg has reported. Lee was originally jailed for five years back in 2017, but walked free after just a year when his …

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