Samsung Galaxy S7: Learned From Android 6.0.1 Mistake?

If there is one deterrent to people purchasing the Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, it’s Samsung’s reputation with timely software updates. In more specific terms, the distinct lack of timeliness in providing Android version updates has caused plenty of despair among users. But it seems lately that the world’s largest phone maker has been Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7: Learned From Android 6.0.1 Mistake?[…]

For 2016, Galaxy S6 Edge+ Could Get Second Chance

Are there many fans or users of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+? There doesn’t seem to be enough support for what was supposed to be Samsung’s focal point in its flagship lineup last year, which is quite unfortunate. Just try to take notice of how many people are complaining about the plus-size Galaxy flagship not Read more about For 2016, Galaxy S6 Edge+ Could Get Second Chance[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+: Would Android 6.0 Ever Arrive?

AT&T has just begun releasing Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, which is seen by many as the big four US carriers wrapping up the Marshmallow task for the brand. The fact that Google has released the first beta version of Android 7.0 N before the previous build makes it Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+: Would Android 6.0 Ever Arrive?[…]

Android 6.0.1 Makes Galaxy Note 4 Better Than Note 5

The great thing about the Samsung flagship smartphones getting Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is that improvements also arrive for their unique features. It has happened for the S6 Edge, and is going to happen for the Note 4 as well. Like the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, the Note 4 would be able let users jot down Read more about Android 6.0.1 Makes Galaxy Note 4 Better Than Note 5[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Could Return For 2016 – Though Not As S7 Edge+

In hindsight, the 5.7-inch Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ was not a good idea, although Samsung could be forgiven for believing it was when the phone was launched late last year. Instead of expanding on the strengths of the 5.1-inch S6 Edge, its most glaring faults were only magnified. Now that Samsung has shaved 0.2 inches Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Could Return For 2016 – Though Not As S7 Edge+[…]

Huawei Reportedly Ordering Galaxy S7 Edge Curved Screens

Apple may have pioneered the smartphone, but Samsung pioneered curved edge displays with the Galaxy S6 and S7. Although the stylus feature from the Galaxy Note series never really caught on, other OEMs have been adopting more curves for their handsets. The Xiaomi Mi 5 is a good example of how curved rear panels are Read more about Huawei Reportedly Ordering Galaxy S7 Edge Curved Screens[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6: Reason For Lengthy Marshmallow Delays

Whether one loves or hates the overall performance of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, it is hard to argue for Samsung’s Android software support in bringing updates. Sure, the Android Marshmallow delays were partly down to the carriers being really slow, but there’s no excuse when brands like HTC and LG which are Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6: Reason For Lengthy Marshmallow Delays[…]

Revived For 2016 – Potential Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Successor!

As an awkwardly sized Edge device, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ has found itself in no man’s land. The discomfort it causes to users due to its thin sides has only been exacerbated by its 5.7-inch build, making it unappealing to phone shoppers. Those who were interested in the dual edge display feature often saw Read more about Revived For 2016 – Potential Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Successor![…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, Note 5 Beaten By Galaxy S5 – According To Buyers

Reports have surfaced some weeks back about how the Samsung Galaxy S7 has quickly overshadowed the Galaxy S6 in terms of initial sales numbers. As a sign that matters are improving for Samsung’s mobile division, the S7 reached 10 million shipments as quickly as the S4 and S5. One of the explanations given for why Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, Note 5 Beaten By Galaxy S5 – According To Buyers[…]

Android 6.0.1 For Samsung Galaxy S6 – Same Time As Galaxy S5?

After months of impatient waiting, Samsung Galaxy S6 owners in the US can finally look forward to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and its slew of awesome features (e.g. Doze, Now On Tap, app permissions) especially if their devices are from Sprint and Verizon. For Sprint users, the whole lineup – and then some – is getting Read more about Android 6.0.1 For Samsung Galaxy S6 – Same Time As Galaxy S5?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Sales Crush Galaxy S6 – It’s All About Size, MicroSD Slot

Judging by Samsung’s ongoing strategy of consistently cutting prices for its mid-range devices, it looks as if the company is desperate to hold on to its status as the biggest smartphone seller in the world. That may have been true with the Samsung Galaxy S6 around, but Sammy doesn’t need to do that anymore with Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Sales Crush Galaxy S6 – It’s All About Size, MicroSD Slot[…]

Figures Show Samsung Galaxy S6 Failed – Most Users Switched To Galaxy S5

Partisan herd mentality of Samsung users when the topic of the iPhone pops up makes it difficult to determine which Samsung flagship phone in 2015 was responsible for the stark smartphone sales decline for the Korean brand last year. Hardcore Samsung fans can yell and scream whatever they want, but no vocal minority can conceal Read more about Figures Show Samsung Galaxy S6 Failed – Most Users Switched To Galaxy S5[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+: More Inches – But A Worse Let-Down

Some of the weaknesses on the 5.1-inch Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is amplified by its larger sibling, the 5.7-inch S6 Edge+ that in truth is a rather powerful device but never really improved on the S6 Edge in important aspects. Performance-wise it uses the same octa-core Exynos 7420 chipset as the smaller S6 Edge with Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+: More Inches – But A Worse Let-Down[…]

Verizon: Galaxy S6 Edge Get Marshmallow – Note 5 Left Out

Before this only Samsung users on Sprint had reason to rejoice as the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Note 5, and Note 4 were all in for the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update. The good news has spread to S6/Edge owners on Verizon. The two 5.1-inch flagships are going to enjoy features like Google’s Now On Tap Read more about Verizon: Galaxy S6 Edge Get Marshmallow – Note 5 Left Out[…]

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro: 5,000mAh Beast Skips US Market

Any mention of Galaxy A brings to mind an upper midrange device that has decent specs. That doesn’t really apply to the new Galaxy A9 which now comes with ‘Pro’ appended to its moniker. Being powered by a Snapdragon 652, this is surely a midrange phone, right? Well, it comes with flagship-worthy 4GB RAM and Read more about Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro: 5,000mAh Beast Skips US Market[…]

More Samsung Galaxy S5 Buyers Than S6 Edge, Note 5 In 2015

No matter how many phone Samsung ships around the world, it can never seem to topple its closest rival Apple in terms of profit-making. Apart from the fact that it sells way more midrange phones, there is another solid reason for this profit inferiority. According to Business Insider, while around 40 percent of iPhone users Read more about More Samsung Galaxy S5 Buyers Than S6 Edge, Note 5 In 2015[…]

Marshmallow Goes Global For Galaxy S5, Not So For Galaxy S6

Anyone who has been following the Android Marshmallow update progress for the Samsung Galaxy devices should know that in the US, only Sprint delivering the OTA update to the Galaxy S6/Edge/+ users as well as those on the Note 4 and Note 5. For those who own any device from the 2015 Samsung lineup in Read more about Marshmallow Goes Global For Galaxy S5, Not So For Galaxy S6[…]

Would Nexus 5X, 6P Be Threatened By Google Play Edition?

There wasn’t a lot of noise with the Google Play Edition program which met a quiet demise at the start of 2015. Some of the devices like the Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition (GPE) never saw the light of day, but the program left behind some great devices such as the GPE versions of Read more about Would Nexus 5X, 6P Be Threatened By Google Play Edition?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Slower Than Galaxy S5 To Marshmallow?

Users on Sprint would be the happiest of all Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge+ owners in the US right now. After rolling it out for the 5.1-inch standard and Edge models earlier, the plus-sized Edge version has finally joined in the update parade. The bright news also extends to users of the previous flagship, Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Slower Than Galaxy S5 To Marshmallow?[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5: For Marshmallow, Most Still Out Cold

In regard to the 2015 Samsung Galaxy flagship lineup and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, Sprint is doing what its name promises and delivering the update to the Galaxy S6/Edge/+ and Note 5. The carrier is doing so while the likes of Verizon and AT&T remain silent. T-Mobile on the other hand has confirmed it but is Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5: For Marshmallow, Most Still Out Cold[…]