Samsung Galaxy S6: Main Worry For Users

Go to any forum regarding the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the most common complaint becomes clear pretty quickly. It could be pointed out as the reason why users of last year’s flagship were so impatient to receive the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update as well. It’s because of Doze Mode, and because Android 5.1.1 Lollipop is Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6: Main Worry For Users[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Worst Of The Lot

On the whole, the Samsung Galaxy S7 far outmatched its predecessor in commercial success. Despite readjusting its sales projection for Q3 2016 downward by 10 to 20 percent, the flagship managed to be the fifth best-selling smartphone in the world for its first sales quarter. The Galaxy S6 was the tenth best-selling device in its Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Worst Of The Lot[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7: More Difficult Than Galaxy S6

Samsung flagship devices have never been known to be robust, though some of them may last well over many years like the Galaxy S3. Despite its water-resistant IP68-certified build, the same applies to the Galaxy S7/Edge. It is not any tougher than the Galaxy S6/Edge as dropping the device without any form of protection from Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7: More Difficult Than Galaxy S6[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Biggest Worry Resolved

The reason Samsung has excelled with the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge comes down to the OEM actually listening to complaints from its user base. While microSD support was an important factor, the biggest reason for frustration on the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is battery life. Based on data from a survey by research Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Biggest Worry Resolved[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Few Tweaks For $850?

Flagship smartphones nowadays are extremely capable, but they’re also much pricier than before. This is exemplified by the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, which costs $100 more than its standard model unlocked. The normal Galaxy S7 already costs about $650, similar to rivals such as the HTC 10 and LG G5, so asking for $750 is Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Few Tweaks For $850?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Doesn’t Really Need Nougat

It is understandable why Samsung Galaxy S6 users would need Android 6.0 Marshmallow when they were running on Lollipop. With a meager battery capacity and a power-hungry version of Android, the Doze Mode on Marshmallow seemed like an oasis in the desert. This predicament does not at all apply for the Galaxy S7. Not only Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Doesn’t Really Need Nougat[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Quality Gets Worse – From Galaxy S5, S6

Massive, improved sales may be on the side of the Samsung Galaxy S7, but quality isn’t. The quality that we’re referring has nothing to do with display, camera, or audio performance. It’s the build quality of the flagship – and yes, this applies to the Galaxy S7 Edge as well. By now Galaxy S7 users Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Quality Gets Worse – From Galaxy S5, S6[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7: Worst Off For Nougat Also?

In the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, Samsung has patched up some major weaknesses from the Galaxy S6, and that has made all the difference as evinced by their upswing in sales. Both devices simply needed to reintroduce microSD support and to have more battery capacity. But the one thing that remains a question mark Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7: Worst Off For Nougat Also?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+: Successor Set For Failure

It should be common knowledge by now that the 5.7-inch Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ has bombed with buyers. Along with the drawbacks of the Galaxy S6 Edge, which were mainly battery life and price, the added size was a bane to its uncomfortable design. That hasn’t stopped Samsung from offering an indirect successor to the Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+: Successor Set For Failure[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active: Unexpected Quality Failure

What makes the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active more attractive than the standard Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge is rugged build which could withstand the kind of abuse the standard models are not made for. Besides, the Galaxy S7/Edge has been found to be quite the fragile device, easily damaged by external impact very much like Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Active: Unexpected Quality Failure[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Still Weak Against iPhone 6s

While many thought it wouldn’t be possible, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have managed to commercially outperform its widely successful predecessors, save for the Galaxy S7/Edge. It’s the best Samsung has done in a long time. The great news is that Samsung has beaten the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in the US Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Still Weak Against iPhone 6s[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Mistake In The Making?

The most they would be is a little vexed by the petty and unnecessary name change for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 successor, but one move that would be unforgivable to plenty of Samsung fans is the absence of a non-Edge model for the Note 7. Set to be unveiled on August 2, folks are Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Mistake In The Making?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Braces For Sales Decrease

After a poor showing by the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in regard to sales last year, expectations had been lowered for the Galaxy S7 lineup. That wasn’t necessary, as the new flagships have blown away fans, critics, and skeptics alike. It achieved 10 million sales quicker than the most successful models before it, Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Braces For Sales Decrease[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Makes Amends For Late Android 6.0.1

Besides getting access to the latest features from Google, one of the reasons why Android users are so fussy about timeliness in software updates for their devices is getting up-to-date security against mounting virtual threats. Security patches aren’t exactly as glamorous as camera or UI updates, but is becoming a greater priority for many users. Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Makes Amends For Late Android 6.0.1[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Less Popular Than Nexus 6P – But Only In US

The following numbers are not conclusive, given that they are derived from data by a certain popular benchmark app alone. However, they do provide a rough snapshot about the state of the smartphone competitive landscape. AnTuTu Benchmark has just released its Top 10 Popular (Android) Smartphones lists for the worldwide and US markets, covering the Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Less Popular Than Nexus 6P – But Only In US[…]

What Samsung Galaxy S7, Note 5 Users Never Wanted

Tell this to the average Apple user, and it would not seem like big deal at all. But to the average Samsung user, it would actually come as a blessing for Samsung to get rid of its brand logo on the forehead of its devices. On a Reddit thread regarding the leaked renders of the Read more about What Samsung Galaxy S7, Note 5 Users Never Wanted[…]

HTC 10 Doing Worse Than HTC One M9 – Report Claims

When the HTC 10 was released and tested by reviewers, the verdict was more or less unanimous – HTC has finally reclaimed its mojo and its new flagship is going to lead the way to a revival for the company. That general sentiment is not echoed by a recent report by TrendForce, which claims that Read more about HTC 10 Doing Worse Than HTC One M9 – Report Claims[…]

Biggest Worry For Samsung Galaxy S6 Users

They’ve been out for about 14 months now, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. There have been countless reviews of both devices, so at this point what counts is how reliable they’ve been and the common issues users have faced over the past year or so. One of the most obvious issues has been Read more about Biggest Worry For Samsung Galaxy S6 Users[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6: Main Problem Was ‘Edge’

By the start of this year, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge had been in the market for about nine months. That’s enough time to gauge how well they’d been received among consumers, and at that point it looked so bleak for the S6 Edge in the US. One study showed that among all Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6: Main Problem Was ‘Edge’[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Screws Over Early Buyers

Among the most common complaints for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge from users is being shut out from unlocking the device’s bootloader. The second biggest complaint is also an unlock issue, but has to do with unlocking the device’s SIM instead. Those who didn’t waste any time throwing money at Samsung when its Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Screws Over Early Buyers[…]