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  1. Samsung is looking to launch its next Galaxy S flagship smartphones earlier than its usual launch time. The Galaxy S series usually launches between February and March around the world. However, it seems like Samsung doesn’t need to wait any longer. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla The next Galaxy S21 launch is expected to take place in January 2021 according to website SamMobile. The website follows everything related to Samsung very closely and most of the times have revealed reliable information about Samsung launches in the past. The report claims that the smartphone may even be called the Galaxy S30 and kick off production sometime In December. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla Having said that, Samsung releasing its next flagship phone earlier than usual has a very good reason behind it. The report suggests Samsung is launching the smartphone earlier because of Huawei’s absence from the smartphone ecosystem around the world. Huawei usually launches new devices a month before Samsung and ever since the company has been banned from trading with the US companies, Samsung is looking to take advantage of Huawei’s disadvantage. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla The Galaxy S21 or S30’s design was leaked last week where it showed the press renders of the smartphone. It showed what the smartphone might look like and many Galaxy fans responded negatively. The render was spotted on Chinese certification website 3C and later posted by @OnLeaks on Twitter. The listing also detailed that the smartphone will come with 65W fast-charging capabilities; a 144Hz refresh display and a camera module that looks very awkward. The camera module has a wrap-around design with the body of the phone and a noticeable bump similar to the Galaxy S20 Ultra. Are you ready for another flagship smartphone by Samsung early next year? Samsung is expected to use the latest Exynos/Qualcomm chipset for the smartphone and bring improvements in the camera performance as well. We aren’t sure about the specifications yet. However, it seems like the new hardware will have noticeable gains in the overall performance. Source: SamMobile View the full article
  2. We got the unique opportunity of checking out Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 and even though the phone is officially out, we only got to check it out for a few days. The Z Fold 2 is Samsung’s second attempt at making a foldable phone and after using it for a few days, we can say they absolutely nailed it. It may just be our phone of the year simply because we’re bored with every other phone and only Samsung is doing something exciting by pushing the envelope. The first iteration wasn’t really a great attempt by Samsung, simply because it was a new technology that needed more time to iron out teething problems. But now that Samsung has fixed everything that was wrong with the first Galaxy Fold, this may just be the perfect Foldable phone made yet. Design and Display © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla When it comes to the design, Samsung has changed quite a bit, both on the outside and inside as well. For starters, the front display now covers the entire screen while the inside display has gotten rid of the camera system, giving more room for the display. Instead, Samsung has used a punch-hole camera on both displays i.e. inside and outside. The reason why Samsung is investing in the foldable display is because people want bigger screens and after using the Z Fold 2, I can say I like this form factor more than the new Razr. For starters, it looks like a Nokia communicator when folded and a Kindle Oasis once opened. Playing games, watching movies and reading articles is a pure delight on the larger display while responding to texts is intuitive with the full-body display at the front. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla There’s also a new sturdier hinge that was previously used on the Galaxy Z Flip. It has these little rubber brushes that expel debris which can harm the display. Samsung claims it is good for 2 lakh folds. But if you use it with more care, it can last even longer. We got to use the bronze variant, however you can get the phone in black and customise the hinge with blue, gold, red, or silver accents. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla One thing we didn’t really like was the big fat camera module at the back which offsets the phone when kept flat on the table. You can put a cover to even it out but it will add some extra weight to the already heavy phone. There is also a fingerprint reader on the lock screen button on the right side which works as fast as most fingerprint sensors. This sensor made it easier to unlock the phone each time simply because of the size of the phone and the fact that it’s conveniently located. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla The marquee features of the Z Fold 2 are its screens and this time around Samsung has got it right, The first Fold had a very small 4.6-inch display at the front which was just another glorified notification display. However, Samsung has now rectified that with a 6.2-inch screen at the front. It is still narrow and tall but at least now it can be used for typing messages and browsing the internet. The reason why the larger screen is better for users, is simply because you don’t have to open to the larger screen each time to carry out tasks. The bigger 7.6-inch internal display is the main attraction here and at first glance, you will notice it is gorgeous, bright and vivid. You can notice the slight crease in the middle from certain angles but it will not interfere with the overall experience. We would be lying if we said we didn’t open the screen every chance we got. I used it extensively for reading news on Flipboard, watching shows on Netflix and playing the recently launched Genshin Impact RPG. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla In almost every case, we enjoyed the experience to the fullest and never once felt that this was a gimmick in any way. I even used the phone in Flex Mode where it puts the main content on the top panel and other content on the bottom. In the case of YouTube, you will see the video on the top screen panel and the comments section on the bottom. You can even use two apps at the same time and put them in either half while you are multitasking. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla The sheer design of the phone also prompts users to say that the Z Fold 2 is also a perfect e-reader for books and comics. In fact, the screen-to-body ratio is perfect for reading Manga or reading an e-newspaper. The Z Fold 2 is the perfect size for almost everything that requires a large screen without having to invest in a tablet. PerformanceBeing a super-premium phone, the Z Fold 2 uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset instead of an Exynos chipset which is good news for everyone in regions other than the US. When it comes to the performance, the chipset has been paired with 12GB of RAM, making it the best smartphone for almost everything you do on a smartphone. It handles a graphic-intensive game like Genshin Impact flawlessly, does multitasking with breeze and even scores well in benchmarks. In our Geekbench 5 test, the Z Fold 2 scored 3,172 in the multi-core test that is amongst the highest amongst Android smartphones. It still doesn’t beat the iPhone’s A13 Bionic but the phone can do almost everything you need it too. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla The Galaxy Z Fold 2 also comes with improved battery capacity. Last year’s Fold came with 4,380mAh battery capacity which has now been upgraded to 4,500mAh. It’s an incremental upgrade but a phone with these many screens, we’ll take any extra battery. Having said that, if you use the larger display more often than the smaller display, the battery will drain a bit faster. However, since the display has an adaptive refresh rate of up to 120Hz, it helps in keeping the battery usage as low as possible. You can fast charge the phone by using the supplied 25W fast charger or by using any Power Delivery charger that supports PPS protocol. If you prefer to use a wireless charger, the phone supports up to 11W fast wireless charging. You can even use the reverse wireless charging feature to juice up accessories like the Galaxy Buds or Buds Live. The Final Verdict If you’re looking for a groundbreaking phone that truly sets you apart from the herd, the Z Fold 2 is that phone to get. With great performance, killer looks and a gorgeous display, the Z Fold 2 may just be our phone of the year. Not just for doing the right things, but also breaking boundaries that will make smartphones interesting again. View the full article
  3. Over the last couple of days, every time we scrolled through social media there was only one highlight that caught our eye – our favourite singers talking the Galaxy F41. From Neha Kakkar to Divine, all our favourite celebrities were hitting the ‘gram to talk about the grand ‘Full On’ launch of the Galaxy F41 on 8th October. But what’s the ‘Full On’ factor? We decided to dig in and find out all about it. View this post on Instagram What’s up guys! @samsungindia sent me their brand new smartphone #GalaxyF41, and invited me to perform at the #FullOnFestival! Looking forward to perform for you guys and taking the new #GalaxyF41 for a spin! Get notified on @flipkart A post shared by DIVINE (@vivianakadivine) on Sep 29, 2020 at 10:28am PDT What’s ‘Full On’? It’s a state-of-mind – the Gen Z way of life. We either go full in, or not at all. It’s all about living the little moments and making the most of it, squeezing out every little flavour and joy of life. After all, we are a generation that can’t stay still. There’s no holding us back! With the grand launch of the Galaxy F41, Samsung is bringing this ‘Full On’ philosophy of the much-anticipated F Series to life in a never-before-seen avatar. In a first, the smartphone giant is rolling out a Full On Festival to mark the launch of their F series. On 5th October at 5.30 pm, this virtual festival will light up your digital screens with the brightest stars. Some of the celebrities headlining this grand event include Rahul Dua, Neeti Mohan, Neha Kakkar, and Divine. And make no mistake, they are just as excited as the fans to be a part of this virtual experience. View this post on Instagram Hi fam! @Samsungindia has sent me the #FullOn fab #GalaxyF41 and I have to say, this phone is worth the hype 😍 They’ve also asked me to perform at the #FullOnFestival. Super excited! 🥳 Wanna experience the new Galaxy F41? Get notified on @flipkart A post shared by Neha Kakkar (@nehakakkar) on Sep 28, 2020 at 10:49pm PDT The best part about Samsung’s 'Full On' Festival is that it is absolutely free of cost! All you need to do is head straight to the Samsung social handles to join in on the fun. You can also keep a tab on our social handles to attend the festival. Another thing that you need to add to your must-know list is the Full On features of the Galaxy F41. The Galaxy F41 boasts of a DSLR like 64MP Primary Camera. The #FullOn 64MP camera lets you capture the world around you and earn all the brownie points on social media! The F series also has the revolutionary Single Take feature that lets you capture the same moment in 10 different formats. With just one click you can get 7 different photos and 3 different videos. Another powerful feature is the 6000 mAh Battery that’ll let you stay connected to the digital world without running for a charger all day long. The long-lasting battery lets you live #FullOn. The phone also has a sAMOLED Infinity-U Display that’s best in class and lets you experience the most vivid colours and enjoy stress-free screen time while watching movies or gaming. We are #FullOn pumped about this grand unveiling. Watch out Samsung and Flipkart digital handles to know more and register for the Full On Festival. View the full article
  4. Samsung just wrapped up its 2020 launches with the release of the Note series as well as the new Galaxy Z Fold 2. We're still a few months away from the next big flagship from Samsung, but the rumour mill has already started churning out interesting pieces of info. According to a few reports on the internet, it looks like the Galaxy S21 Ultra will support S Pen inputs. That being said, it looks like the phone won't ship with an S Pen because the Galaxy Note 21 or whatever they decide to call it, will still be coming out. © YouTube/GadgetMatch The Galaxy Note 22 or the next Galaxy Note flagship may not see the light of day because Samsung will have merged the two series by then. So think of the Galaxy S21 Ultra as a testing ground for Samsung before the big move. This makes a lot of sense because currently there's not much of a difference between the Galaxy S20 Ultra and the Note 20 Ultra except the fact that it has S Pen support. Technically you could be either one of them and be absolutely happy with your purchase because they both are equally good, with or without the S Pen support. © Akshay Bhalla/MensXP Samsung will most likely push the power users towards its Fold line up, which may get the S Pen support down the line once the foldables are more prominent in the market. It'll be interesting to see how this all works out, so let's keep an eye on all the updates for now. Source: Notebookcheck View the full article
  5. Even though the Galaxy Z Fold 2 gets a respectable nod from critics for being one of the best foldable phones out there, there's just no denying that a lot of people have concerns with its durability. It's a foldable phone, after all. We can't expect it to be as durable as our normal smartphones. However, a durability test by YouTuber 'JerryRigEverything' suggests that the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is quite durable. He even claims that its hinge lives up to Samsung’s claim that it’s sturdier than the one on the original Galaxy Fold. Here, check out the video - As you can see, he started off with his normal scratch test on the device, following which he decided to give it a dust bath. Yes, he legit poured dust on the phone to see if it survives. You can see that the hinge seems to be working fine even after the bath and so does the fingerprint scanner. Obviously, none of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 users are going to have so much sand/dust on them or leave their device unattended like that. But it's an interesting test nonetheless and it shows that Samsung has truly improved the quality standards to make the phone more durable. View the full article
  6. Before we get started with the review, we do have to give our respect to Samsung for trying out a new design for a pair of TWS earphones. It may look like rajma (beans) and may even look awkward to use at first, but for some reason, it works and it works well. I’ve been using the Buds Live for almost a week to consume content on YouTube, listen to music on Spotify and of course to cancel out unwanted noise around me. While I would have loved to test the Buds Live in a long flight, unfortunately, that is not possible at the moment. The TWS bean-shaped earbuds have active noise cancellation, better battery life than the Galaxy Buds and intuitive touch controls that is perfect for every Android user out there. Here’s what I think about the Galaxy Buds Live and how it sounded during our review period: Design © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla Let’s just say the design of the Galaxy Buds Live is daring and the risk may even pay off for them, considering it doesn’t look like anything out there. Sure, it may look weird at first, but the design works in ways that you probably have not experienced before with regular TWS earbuds. The fact that it is not an AirPods Pro clone deserves a point in our book because we’re kind of tired seeing copied designs by Realme, Xiaomi and all the other brands that have flooded the market with half-baked earphones. Due to the space of the earbuds, it fits in your ears perfectly and does not fall off even if you aggressively shake your head around. It is a bit weird to place them in your ear canal at first, but you get the hang of it after a few tries. The Galaxy Buds Live really do blend in with your ears as there’s nothing really protruding from your ear. In fact, this design also works well if you like to watch content in bed and lay down sideways. Since the Buds live don’t protrude, it doesn’t hurt your ears when using them laying down sideways. That’s the only complaint we had with the Sony WF-1000XM4 and we definitely prefer this design over bulky earphones. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla Having said that, there is one disadvantage to this design, if you have small ears, this may be too big for your ears. You can still use them, but after a few hours, it can get a bit uncomfortable as mentioned by my partner. I have huge years so for me this design fits perfectly. However, if you have small ears, we recommend trying them first before purchasing. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla The charging case on the Buds Live is also quite comfortable to hold and can easily be pocketed. It is larger than the Buds Live but the square design works in its favour. The charging case adds up to 21 hours of battery life which is more than enough for a long flight to the other part of the world. The charging case also supports wireless charging which means you can use it with any Qi-wireless charger or use a Samsung Galaxy S20 or Note 20’s PowerShare feature. Sound Quality And ANC © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla The Buds Live aren’t exactly your typical ANC TWS earbud as they have an open-back which does result in some sound leakage. It also means that the ANC feature is not perfect. However, we were quite impressed that Samsung still managed to get that feature working on the Buds Live. The ANC feature does not work as well as the Sony WF-1000XM3, but it gets the job done. I tested the buds in two scenarios; one being around extremely loud dogs and the other trying to block out noise during a product briefing. During the product briefing session, I amped up the volume on my laptop to full and sat right next to it. I was able to block off the other person’s voice after turning on the ANC feature which was quite remarkable. However, my loud dogs got the better of the feature as the Buds Live could not block out my dogs’ barks entirely. To be honest, the Buds Live will work perfectly in flights to block off the engine sound and in public transportation. However, if you are on a busy street, you will end up hearing ambient noise. Having said that, the sound quality on the Galaxy Buds Live is exceptional across all genres of music. The low-frequencies are represented well while the mid and high frequencies have enough headroom for clear sound. If you like listening to Hip-Hop or electronic music; the Buds Live are ideal for you. For live music, we would suggest turning down the bass a bit as it can overpower other frequencies. You can do that by Buds Live app and switching the equaliser to ‘Soft’. You can also use the ‘Dynamic’ EQ setting which basically tunes the buds automatically according to the content. It automatically switches sound profiles when you are listening to a podcast, watching a video or when listening to music. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla The fact that you can adjust the equaliser right from the app also means that you can tune the Buds Live to your liking. You can even adjust certain actions on the touch controls. For example, you can touch and hold any of the earbuds to switch on or off active noise cancellation. You can assign to either both buds or just one, we assigned it to the left bud. Similarly, you can even access volume control by touching and holding provided you’ve assigned that action to an earbud. Other controls such as tapping the earbuds control music playback and skip tracks. You can even turn on an option that takes accidental touches into account. Other features such as reading notifications aloud also work as advertised. However, we do have one gripe with the earbuds. The music does not automatically pause when you take out the earbud. It does work at times but it isn’t as accurate as the Galaxy Buds. If you are into vlogging, then Samsung has also included an incredible feature for you. The microphones and the ANC feature is used in tandem with a Galaxy S20 or Note 20 device to record crystal clear audio recordings for your vlogs. So if you are a content creator, you can use the Buds Live as it removes most of the wind noise in the final recording and even traffic noises. We may just use these at events to cancel out unwanted noise in our recordings. The Final Say © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla For Rs 14,990, you don’t only get a quality ANC TWS earbud, you can potentially use it for making vlogs and become an influencer online very quickly. With great sound and a comfortable fit, the Galaxy Buds Live is the perfect accessory an Android user can buy today. If you are a Samsung user, whether a tablet or a phone, buying the Buds Live is a no-brainer. View the full article
  7. Samsung announced a cheaper alternative to the Galaxy S20 in the form of a ‘Fan Edition’ which is slightly toned down than its flagship siblings. The phone was the worst kept secret this smartphone season and we have all the features that one might want to know about the phone. The smartphone comes with a triple-camera setup at the rear and follows a similar design language as the Galaxy Note 20 series. It comes in six colours albeit with a less premium design than the Galaxy S20 series. © Samsung The display on the Galaxy S20 FE comes with a 120Hz refresh rate panel and works the same way it does on 2020 Samsung flagship phones. The phone is available in both 4G and 5G versions which are powered by different chipsets. The phone is priced at $6000, however Indian pricing for the device is still not available at the moment. The phone will come in different configurations i.e. 6GB RAM + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, and 8GB + 256GB. The six colours include Cloud Red, Cloud Orange, Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy and Cloud White. The phone is expected to go on sale on October 2 in select markets and the Indian launch date will be revealed soon. © Samsung The Galaxy S20 FE has a 6.5-inch fullHD+ (1,080x2,400 pixels) AMOLED display that also has a punch-hole camera. The display has a coating of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and 407ppi pixel density. Much like other Samsung flagship devices, the S20 FE also has an in-display fingerprint sensor that can be used for fingerprint biometric security. The 4G variant of the phone, the one that will likely sell in India is powered by the Exynos 990 chipset while the 5G variant is powered by Snapdragon 865 SoC. © Samsung The camera setup on the S20 FE is in line with other phones launched by the South Korean giant earlier this year. It has a 12MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 wide-angle lens and supports optical image stabilisation (OIS) and dual-phase detection autofocus. There is also a 12MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with a field of view of 123-degrees. There is also an 8MP telephone lens that has an aperture of f/2.0. For the front-facing camera, the S20 FE comes with a 32MP selfie camera sensor at the front and has support for autofocus. © Samsung The phone supports UBS-C PD and PPS fast-charging capabilities and has a 4,500mAh battery. The phone also supports Qi-wireless charging and can be used to charge other devices such as the Galaxy Buds via the PowerShare feature. And finally, the S20 FE has an IP68 rating which means the phone can withstand dust, dirt and sand, and is resistant to submersion up to a maximum depth of 1.5m underwater for up to thirty minutes. View the full article
  8. Yes, Samsung has finally revealed how much its new bean-shaped earbuds will cost in India. In addition to that, Samsung has also announced the pricing and availability details of the Galaxy Watch 3. Here's everything that you need to know. Galaxy Watch 3 The Galaxy Watch 3 is a Tizen-based wearable that will now join the existing line-up of watches. It sports a 1.2-inch display circular Super AMOLED display on the front on the smaller 41mm variant and a 1.4-inch display on the 45mm variant. Both panels are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass DX. © YouTube/Engadget The Galaxy Watch 3 is powered by the dual-core Exynos 9110 CPU, Mali-T720 GPU and packs 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. The watch also comes with great fitness features that we can't wait to try out. Samsung says the battery life has also been extended by up to 2 days, so we can't wait to try all that out. Galaxy Buds Live As for the Galaxy Buds Live, these are the most unique-looking pair of earbuds we've seen to date. They're shaped like beans and Samsung even calls it 'beans' internally. In case you're interested, you can learn more about the Galaxy Buds Live here. © YouTube/TheVerge Pricing & Availability Samsung has launched the Galaxy Buds Live for Rs 14,900. That looks like a good price for a product that's packed with a ton of great features. It'll be available in Mystic Bronze and Mystic White colour variants. As for the Galaxy Watch 3, the 41mm Bluetooth variant will be available for Rs 29,990 whereas the 41mm Bluetooth and 4G variant is priced at Rs 34,490. The Galaxy Watch 3 45mm Bluetooth and 4G variants are priced at Rs 32,990 and Rs 38,990, respectively. The Galaxy Buds Live will go on sale starting August 25 and the Galaxy Watch 3 will go on sale starting August 27. If you're interested in buying them both, then you're in for a phenomenal deal because Samsung is offering Rs 10,000 on the Galaxy Buds Live for those consumers who pre-order the Galaxy Watch 3. View the full article
  9. Alongside the new Galaxy Note 20 and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, Samsung has also announced the new Galaxy Z Fold 2, the successor to the original Galaxy Fold. The new Galaxy Z Fold 2 looks like a really good upgrade, so let's check it out. This time around, Samsung has offered a bigger display upfront instead of the smaller one seen on the predecessor. It's a 6.2-inch display that looks super clean, making it look like a proper phone even when it's closed, allowing you to do more without unfolding the device. © Samsung But you might want to open up and check out the display inside because it's an impressive panel. We're looking at a 7.6-inch panel inside which supports up to 120Hz refresh rate. It also has a tiny punch-hole on the top instead of an ugly notch like the last phone. Internally, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is powered by a Snapdragon 865+ processor and comes with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. It packs a 4,500 mAh battery, but we'll have to see how long it'll last, given the fact that there are multiple displays to power. As for the optics, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 sports a triple-camera setup at the back which includes a 12MP sensor, a 64MP telephoto camera, and another 12MP ultra-wide-angle camera. On the front, that punch-hole includes a 10MP selfie camera and there's another 10MP selfie sensor on the cover display. © Samsung Pricing & AvailabilitySadly, Samsung didn't tell us how much it plans to charge for the Galaxy Z Folds 2 and when it'll be made available. So think of this just as an announcement. We expect Samsung to give us more details about the pricing and availability next month, which is also when we'll know if or when it'll come to the Indian market. View the full article
  10. It's that time of the year when we get a new Galaxy Note flagship from Samsung. This year, it's said to be the Samsung Galaxy Note 20, the successor to last year's Galaxy Note 10. Thanks to all the leaks and rumours, we have a pretty good idea of what to expect, and here's everything you need to know about the phone a week before its official announcement: Design & FeaturesThis year, it looks like we'll be getting two new devices - the Galaxy Note 20 and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. We're expecting to see a 6.42-inch display on the regular Note 20 whereas the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is expected to have a 6.87-inch panel. Both are expected to be AMOLED panels as always. The Galaxy Note 20 is expected to have a flat-screen whereas the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is expected to sport a curved display. Both phones are also said to come with Gorilla Glass 7 this year. As for the design itself, here's what the phone looks like in leaked renders - © Twitter Ishan Agarwal A Galaxy Note flagship is incomplete without an S Pen, so, obviously, the Note 20 will have the S Pen too. Sadly, there's not a lot we know about this year's S Pen, but we think Samsung will definitely bring some new software features to make it better than last year's S Pen. SpecificationAs for the specs, both the Galaxy Note 20 as well as the Galaxy Note 20 Plus are expected to come with Snapdragon 865 processor. It could also be the new Snapdragon 865+ processor, although we'll have to wait a bit more to know exactly which processor it has. While the Galaxy Note 20 is expected to have up to 8GB RAM, the Galaxy Note 20 Plus is expected to sport up to 12GB RAM. As for storage, you can expect to see up to 512GB. Note flagships always have good battery life and this year we're expecting to see a 4,300 mAh battery on the Galaxy Note 20 whereas the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is expected to have a 4,500 mAh battery. © Twitter Evan Blass CameraThe Galaxy Note 20 is expected to have a quad-camera setup at the back which includes a 12-megapixel main sensor, a 64-megapixel telephoto zoom lens, 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, and Time-of-Flight sensor on top. The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, however, is expected to have the same setup seen on the Galaxy S20 Ultra. If that's true, then we'll see a 108-megapixel main sensor, a 13-megapixel telephoto zoom lens, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle, and laser focus sensor. The Note 20 Ultra might not have the 100x Space Zoom feature though. We'll have to wait for confirmation. Pricing & AvailabilityExclusive for MSP: Here are the prices of upcoming Samsung Galaxy products in Europe. Note20 4G: €999 Note20 5G: €1,099 Note20 Ultra 5G starts at €1,349 256GB Base Storage. Buds Live: ~€189 Note: May differ a bit due to VAT Link for full info: https://t.co/ndWIMBVVU6 pic.twitter.com/MmDcGqshsK — Ishan Agarwal (@ishanagarwal24) July 27, 2020 We have to wait for an official confirmation from Samsung for the pricing and availability details but rumour has it that the Galaxy Note 20 will start at €999 and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will start at €1,349. View the full article
  11. A new leak which shows off a new design of the Galaxy Buds that resembles an actual bean, is more bizarre than any truly wireless earphones weâve seen so far. The recently launched Galaxy Buds+ already comes with upgrades that improved upon the first iteration, however, this new design that has surfaced on the internet looks quite... abnormal. © winFuture Leaked renders of the new Galaxy Buds show a smaller and perhaps an improved design as the Galaxy Buds+ largely used the same design with incremental upgrades. The leak of the new Galaxy Buds come from WinFuture who have an incredible track record of Samsung leaks. It shows a compact design that will apparently have a better fit and will be easier to use. The new buds seem to be designed for people who have small ears and ear canals, however, we can only be sure once we use it for ourselves. The bean-shaped earbuds apparently go by the model number SM-R180 and will have two smaller speaker units each. The earbuds will also have numerous microphones for better call quality but there is no information as to whether it will have any noise cancellation features. © winFuture Other specifications are also not known i.e. the battery size and the shape of the charging case. We also donât know whether it will sweat/water-resistant. Having said that, rumours suggest the wireless earphones will be compatible with a preferred digital voice assistant. Since these Galaxy Buds are not official yet and are still in its early development stage, we recommend taking these rumours with a pinch of salt. Samsung could change the design by the time it officially launches or scrap this design entirely if it doesnât work as intended. It is quite encouraging to see Samsung experiment with the design of wireless earphones and if these earbuds turn into reality, it sure would be interesting to see how it works. Source: WinFuture View the full article
  12. Luxury phones aren't something we never heard of. Caviar has been making fancy iPhones for as long as we can remember and now other manufacturers have started following suit. A luxury gifting company called Goldgenie is now selling custom gold Galaxy S20 phones if you have the money for it. The company is customising the entire Galaxy S20 line up in 24K gold. Literally every part of the phone is covered in gold, so it'll definitely cost you a lot of money. © Goldgenie The LTE version of the Galaxy S20 starts at £3,397 which roughly translates to over Rs 3.30 Lakh. And for each higher specced model, you'll be shelling out an additional £200. The Galaxy S20 Plus starts at £3,597 which is roughly Rs 3.51 Lakh, whereas the Galaxy S20 Ultra starts at Rs. 3.71 Lakh. The 5G variants of these phones will obviously cost more, so make sure you have enough money before opting for the 5G variants. Goldgenie is now accepting pre-orders for these phones and the deliveries will start by the end of March. For the money that you're shelling out, the company will be shipping these phones in special packaging and a certificate of authenticity. © Goldgenie Obviously these custom gold Galaxy S20 phones are not for everyone, but they're definitely a great style statement piece. If Android phones are not your thing, then we suggest you check out the custom iPhones that we've covered in the past to see if you like them better. Source: Goldgenie View the full article
  13. The Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 Plus launched in India recently and weâve been using the smartphones for a while to determine some of its best features. We reviewed the Galaxy S20 last week, and this article is more of a follow-up feature detailing specific features we love on the smartphone. 1. The Cameras © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla Cameras are probably the most used feature on any smartphone and the Galaxy S20 excels in this department. It packs a 64-megapixel primary sensor, a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens, a 10MP selfie camera and a ToF (time of flight) sensor for better portrait imaging. The Samsung Galaxy S20 is also capable of 30x zoom that lets you get closer to your subject. You can even capture 8K video from the smartphone and derive high-resolution pictures from the video. Other neat software tricks include 'Single-Take' where the camera is able to use all of the sensors to capture moments that are too fast for you to realise when taking images. It uses the ultra-wide sensor, live focus, AI filter, video forward or reverse, fast forward, normal video and smart crop to deliver the best content from the camera. 2. The Best Display on a Smartphone Ever © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla The Galaxy S20 probably has the best display youâve ever seen on a smartphone. The S20 Plus has a 6.7-inch display while the Galaxy S20 has a 6.2-inch display. Both screens are AMOLED panels that deliver deep blacks and accurate colours. If you are also looking for a smooth experience, the Galaxy S20 has a refresh rate of 120Hz and the user interface on OneUI 2.0 has been fine-tuned to support this feature. The display has a resolution of 1440 x 3200 pixels and supports HDR content on platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime. The display is perfect for people who like to consume video content on-the-go. 3. Wireless And Reverse Wireless Charging © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla Not many smartphones offer wireless charging, but you can rest assured flagship Samsung smartphones have this feature by default. It supports 15W wireless charging and can also reverse charge your devices at 9W. You can use the reverse charge feature to charge accessories like the Galaxy Buds. 4. Great Battery Life The Galaxy S20 Plus has an incredible battery, considering this phone has a 120Hz refresh rate. Both the S20 and the S20 Plus have massive batteries and support 45W fast charging. The 45W fast charging means it takes less time to fully charge your phone. It was one of the most requested features for the Galaxy S series and Samsung finally offered buyers what theyâd asked for. 5. Quick Share © Samsung Samsung has finally introduced a feature that works like AirDrop on iPhones and lets users transfer files with other Galaxy phones easily. It uses Bluetooth to create a peer-to-peer Wi-Fi network between connected devices. It helps in transferring files faster and more effectively without compressing them. It is a great way to transfer large files, pictures and videos without losing the quality of the image/video. Quick Share allows you to temporarily upload files to Samsung Cloud. These files can be streamed to Samsung SmartThings devices and downloaded locally. View the full article
  14. All the Samsung fanboys out there are probably waiting for the big announcement to see the next phone in the highly anticipated Galaxy S series. The company has been updating this line up for 10 years now, so let's just say it's something that we all are looking forward to. But it looks like Samsung has some different plans this year. The company appears to be re-branding the series and the new name is said to be Galaxy S20. The same has been confirmed through a series of leaked images showing the phone. The images were obtained by the folks over at XDA Developers. Here, take a look at it yourself - S20+ 5G looks absolutely insane pic.twitter.com/0vppZ65wys — Max Weinbach (@MaxWinebach) January 12, 2020 As you can see, the phone's startup screen confirms the name. Why did they change the name? Well, nobody knows that for now. Perhaps they are naming by year now? Anyway, we can also see a punch hole on the front for the selfie camera, which is similar to the Galaxy Note 10. The phone seen in the image is a Galaxy S20+ 5G, so it's the larger variant. If XDA's source is something to go by, then it looks like we'll be getting more than a few variants this year. Samsung Galaxy S20 Samsung Galaxy S20 5G Samsung Galaxy S20+ Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G — Max Weinbach (@MaxWinebach) January 12, 2020 On the back, we can see the large camera array that's rumored to include a regular wide angle lens, an ultra-wide angle lens, portrait, and even a macro lens. It's funny how the sticker at the back specifically says "Do Not Leak Info". For those of you who are interested, Samsung will be unveiling all the phone at its Unpacked event on February 11. We'll definitely be bringing you all the updates from the event, so stay tuned. Source: XDA Developers View the full article
  15. Samsung has already confirmed that the company will be hosting its “Unpacked” launch event on February 11, 2020. It is usually the time when Samsung announces new Galaxy S phones and this year the Galaxy S20 is expected to launch. A previous leak suggested that the Galaxy S11 will probably be called Galaxy S20 and we can expect three models this year from the South Korean giant. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla We kind of have an idea that the Galaxy S20 will feature some of the latest specifications thanks to a recent leak put together by Phone Arena which details every single piece of information about the three upcoming smartphones. In the below image, the three phones that will be launching are the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus and S20 Ultra. © Phone Arena The Galaxy S20 Ultra will be the first Samsung phone to sport a periscope zoom camera which will be an exclusive feature for the handset. The Galaxy S20 is also expected to launch on March 6, if this leak by Phone Arena is to be believed. At the moment, Phone Arena's information cannot be verified, which is why we advise you to take this leak with a pinch of salt. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla Pricing for the three smartphones also leaked, revealing a $799 price tag for the S20, $999 for S20+ and $1,099 for the S20 Ultra. The Indian prices for the smartphones are expected to be different as Samsung tends to price it a bit lower in India, thanks to the presence of their manufacturing units in the country. We will learn more about the three units closer to the reveal event where the prices and the launch date will be officially announced. Source: Phone Arena View the full article
  16. The Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus is coming soon in Pakistan. Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus expected retail price in Pakistan will be approximately Rs. 184,999. Below you will find the special features and specifications associated with the Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus. Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus FeaturesSamsung Galaxy S11 Plus SpecificationsOperating SystemAndroid v10 (Q)Display6.9 inches (17.53 cm) bezel-less display with punch-hole displayCorning Gorilla Glass ProtectionPerformanceSamsung Exynos 9 Octa 990 Octa core Processor8 GB RAM128 GB internal storage, Non-Expandable MemoryCamera108 + 13 + 8 + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras10 MP Front CameraBattery5000 mAh battery with Fast ChargingWireless ChargingConnectivityDual SIM: Nano + Nano (Hybrid) with VoLTE supportSIM1: Supports 4G, 3GSIM2: Supports 4G, 3GSpecial FeaturesOn-screen Fingerprint SensorFace Unlock3.5 mm headphone jack presentThe Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus price mentioned above may be different from actual rates in the market. Please visit your nearest mobile shops to verify the price of the Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus in Pakistan.
  17. It seems like the Galaxy Note 10 Lite launch is just around the corner and live images of the upcoming smartphone were leaked online yesterday. So far, we've only had unofficial information about the smartphone but that's changed with these live images leaked by SlashGear. © Slashgear While the live photos of the Galaxy Note 10 Lite look very similar to previous leaks, it will be the affordable version of the popular series, fans have been asking for. The pricing of the phone is not known yet and it all depends on how Samsung wants to position the Galaxy Note 10 Lite. It would be prudent to say that Samsung might position the Galaxy Note 10 Lite as an affordable flagship similar to the OnePlus smartphones. From the leaked images, we can see that the device is indeed called the “Galaxy Note 10 Lite” as mentioned in the 'About Device' section. The display also has a punch-hole camera, similar to the Galaxy Note 10. However, the design aspect of the smartphone is different at the rear. The camera module has a square bump in the top-left corner and looks similar to the Pixel 4. In terms of specifications, the Galaxy Note 10 Lite is powered by the company's proprietary Exynos 9810 processor which is coupled with 6GB of RAM. Details about the different camera sensors are not known yet, however previous leaks have suggested that the Galaxy Note 10 Lite will have a triple camera setup with wide-angle, wide and telephoto lenses. Samsung plans to launch to new smartphones i.e. Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Note 10 Lite at CES this week. Reports have suggested that both smartphones will first launch in India and subsequently in other regions. Would you buy a more affordable Galaxy Note smartphone? Let us know in the comments what you think about “Lite” versions of the S10 and Note 10. View the full article
  18. Samsung has been making innovative smartphones and if the leaks are to be believed, the tech giant is going to launch a new foldable smartphone in February 2020. However, a new leak shows off two smartphones by the South Korean company that have been requested by fans for years. When the Galaxy S10 launched, Samsung launched a cheaper Galaxy S10e variant for customers who did not want all the bells and whistles. And now, a new leak from The Korea Herald suggests that Samsung will be launching two smartphones with “Lite” branding. © MensXP_Akshhay Bhalla The two smartphones in question are the Galaxy Note 10 Lite and S10 Lite that have leaked in the past a few times already. The Galaxy S10 Lite will be an upgrade from the Galaxy S10e as it will come with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 chipset. Other specifications include 8GB RAM, 128GB internal storage, a 6.7-inch OLED display and a triple-camera setup at the back. The primary sensor is rumoured to be a 48-megapixel shooter coupled with other sensors. © Twitter_Slashgear The Note 10 Lite is expected to also have similar specifications with a lower price tag and will compete with the iPhone 11/iPhone XR. Both handsets are expected to launch in India by January 2020 and will be unveiled at CES 2020. It would be interesting to see how these smartphones would perform and how Samsung manages to make these smartphones more affordable. For now, we can only speculate that both smartphones will come with a less high-end OLED panel and a less-premium build compared to the 2019 Galaxy smartphones. We can only know for sure once Samsung launches the two smartphones officially, therefore until then we suggest you take these rumours with a grain of salt. Source: The Korea Herald View the full article
  19. It hasn't been that long since Samsung launched its first folding phone, the Galaxy Fold. It was plagued with a lot of issues at first, but Samsung did the right thing by delaying the launch to fix them. While the original Galaxy Fold was received well in the market after getting fixed, it looks like Samsung has decided to switch things up a bit. The company appears to have cooked a new design, and it looks similar to the classic RAZR phone. Here, take a look - In Chinese social media, Samsung's next-generation Galaxy Fold phone was leaked. Source: @ ç å¥ å® pic.twitter.com/f69FAbYGxX — Ice universe (@UniverseIce) December 19, 2019 The images of the new foldable phone that you see above, were spotted on Chinese social media. There's no confirmation whether these are Samsung phones, but the UI quite evidently says that it's a Samsung-made phone indeed. Even then, we don't know if these phones will actually make it to the market as the Samsung Galaxy Fold 2, if at all they ever release. For all we know, it could just a prototype device or even worse, a fake unit. Anyway, these are the images we have, for now, so we can't really tell for sure. © Twitter/ @UniverseIce As you can see, the phone in the pictures only has two primary cameras. That's less than what we've been seeing on the flagship phones these days. We even have phones with five cameras, so that's something to make a note of. But it's possible that one of them could be a 108MP sensor, although there's no way to confirm that either. If the reports are something to go by, then the next Galaxy Fold phone will be much more affordable than the one they launched earlier this year. We're looking at prices that are less than half of what the original Galaxy Fold launched at, so it's could be a really good phone. © Reuters It'll be an interesting year for Samsung as the company has a lot planned for 2020. They'll kickstart things with the Galaxy S11 at the beginning of the year, and we'll see what else they have in store for us. View the full article
  20. We already know a lot about Samsung's upcoming flagship phones in the Galaxy S series. If the leaks and rumours are to be believed, then we'll be getting five different variants of Galaxy S11 this year with different screen sizes and features. Looks like, each of those will also have a 108MP camera with 8K video recording capability. Now, there's a new leaked video that shows us what the new Galaxy S11e would look like. This CAD render is coming from a reliable source, so we think this is what the phone would look like. Here, check out the video showing the render - Just like last year, the Galaxy S11e appears to be targeted towards people who like using a phone with a small form factor. The phone is said to have a 6.2 or a 6.3-inch display on the front. Yes, it sounds like a lot but we expect the overall form factor to be small due to the high screen to body ratio. The Galaxy S10e was the best compact phone when we tested, so we're expecting something similar, if not better. The phone is also said to be very slim, coming in at 7.9mm thickness. On the front, as you can see, the Galaxy S11e sports a near bezel-less design. The front of the phone is mostly covered by the display with just a punch-hole at the center for the front-facing camera. We don't know the exact numbers yet, but it appears as though Samsung has further chopped down the bezels. And now, your very first look at the #Samsung #GalaxyS11e! 360° video + gorgeous 5K renders + dimensions, on behalf of my Friends over at @Pricebaba -> https://t.co/fJBKzepf2b pic.twitter.com/OBOXJt3qZq — Steve H.McFly (@OnLeaks) November 23, 2019 All the hardware buttons are on the right side of the phone and it looks like, it'll have an in-display fingerprint scanner this time instead of the side-mounted scanner. As for the optics, we're looking at a triple camera setup with mostly a 108MP sensor. The renders didn't come with information about the specs, so we'll save the speculation for now. The Galaxy S11e renders, by the way, show a phone that looks very similar to the regular Galaxy S11 variant. They'll have curved screen this time, so you'd probably hate them if you prefer a flat display. Guess who is bringing you the very first and early look at the #Samsung #GalaxyS11...ð As usual, 360° video + gorgeous 5K renders + dimensions, on behalf of my Friends over at @91mobiles -> https://t.co/ejj58wPNSH pic.twitter.com/QNS2dsyLp7 — Steve H.McFly (@OnLeaks) November 22, 2019 Looking at the renders, it looks like Samsung is still continuing to push the boundaries when it comes to bezels. Samsung makes some of the most beautiful phones in the market right now, and we hope to see something similar next year as well. View the full article
  21. Samsung's next flagship phone, the Galaxy S11, is shaping up to be a really promising device. All the leaks and rumours suggest that Samsung is looking to kill the competition by fitting the phone with the best hardware like a powerful processor, a 108MP camera with 8K video recording capability, and more. And if the new leak is something to go by, then it looks like, the Galaxy S11 series phones will also be equipped with a 120Hz panel. Yes, a high refresh rate supported panel on the next Galaxy flagship phones. Someone found 120Hz in Note9's One UI 2 Beta! (hidden settings) pic.twitter.com/ii1fNic1YE — Ice universe (@UniverseIce) November 20, 2019 This new leak is coming from a reliable source in the industry, and it says that the One UI 2 Beta software, that's currently running on the Galaxy Note 9, has hidden settings to enable a 120Hz refresh rate. Of course, it's not going to enable anything on Note 9, but the fact that the option is baked into the software and kept hidden says a lot. The source also revealed that the One UI 2 beta version offers three different options for the display refresh rate. You can either choose to keep the display on 60Hz or 120Hz, which is pretty basic. The third option, however, will let you set a mode that will make the phone automatically switch between 60Hz and 120Hz based on the usage. It offers three options: 1. Turn off the high refresh rate mode and keep 60Hz 2. Turn on the high refresh rate mode and keep 120Hz 3. Turn on the high refresh rate mode and switch automatically between 60Hz and 120Hz. — Ice universe (@UniverseIce) November 20, 2019 The dynamic refresh rate will kick in only when it's needed. So if you're, say, playing a game or watching a high refresh rate video, the display will bump up to 120Hz and go back to 60Hz when you're using it for basic day-to-day stuff. This will help you save a lot of battery while giving the best experience when needed. In addition to that, it's worth pointing out that the Galaxy S11 won't be the first phone to have a 120Hz refresh rate display, if it indeed comes with one. ASUS' ROG Phone 2 already sports a 120Hz display and the upcoming OnePlus 8 Pro is also expected to have a high refresh rate panel. View the full article
  22. We already know quite a bit about Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S11 smartphone, or at least know what to expect from the phone, thanks to all the leaks and rumours. But in addition to the information that we had reported last time, we now have some more info about the Galaxy S11 variants slated to arrive this year. According to the information obtained by the popular tipster Evan Blass, it looks like, Samsung is planning to launch as many as five variants of the phone this year. Yes, you read that right. Samsung is said to launch five different variants of the phone. © YouTube Just like last year, it looks like we'll get a standard variant of the Galaxy S11 with a 6.7-inch display, a slightly bigger Galaxy S11 Plus with a 6.7-inch display and a smaller Galaxy S11e variant with a 6.2-inch or 6.4-inch display. Even the smaller S11e variant is said to have a curved display this time, so no more flat display panels. In addition to these three variants, both the Galaxy S11e and the regular Galaxy S11 will also be offered in 5G variants, making up for a total of 5 variants. The Galaxy S11 Plus, mind you, will only be offered in the 5G variant. © YouTube/ Marques Brownlee Anyway, all five variants of the phone are said to have the company's 108MP ISOCELL sensor. Yeah, so this time you can expect all the Galaxy S11 variants to have significantly more powerful cameras. Sadly, we don't know anything else about the phone apart from this. However, we also know that Samsung is planning to launch the new Galaxy S11 series in February. Source: Evan Blass View the full article
  23. The Galaxy Fold is a reality and we got to test out the smartphone for a few days to get to know what makes it tick. We had talked about rumours and leaks for years before a folding smartphone officially became a reality earlier this year. We tested the “improved” version of the smartphone that fixed all of the issues it had during the first iteration. We opened and closed it for days at times without any reason and still couldn't get enough of the Galaxy Fold. We took it out in the streets, used it for watching movies and play some games, yet didn't get bored with the phone. Sure, it may seem like a very expensive smartphone that comes with some gimmicks, a lot of innovation and a new way to use a smartphone, it was still a head-turner in many ways. The Galaxy Fold is no ordinary smartphone. It is for the affluent and for the tech enthusiast who wants the latest innovation in his/her hand. It's not your ideal smartphone that plays it safe with specifications, design and pricing; it's a smartphone that gives you a glimpse into what the future may look like. Here's our review of the Galaxy Fold and how our experience was using a foldable smartphone Design and Display © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla You have probably seen enough pictures of the Galaxy Fold online to draw your own conclusions. It has a classic clamshell design and resembles the Nokia Communicator when unfolded. However, instead of revealing a keyboard and timing screen when unfolded, it reveals a 7.3-inch OLED display. Samsung knows that you cannot use the smartphone in the unfolded state all the time which is why there is a second 4.6-inch screen at the front for carrying out basic tasks such as reading texts or answering calls. While this display can be used for watching videos; the real experience lies in the bigger screen. Using the bigger screen is also ideal for typing out messages as the smaller screen at the front is too tight to use. It feels more comfortable to use the primary display as most keyboards like the Samsung Keyboard, Gboard and Swiftkey adapt according to the screen. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla At the back, there is a triple camera setup that looks similar to what you may have seen on previous Samsung smartphones. The front and back of the smartphone is supported by a hinge that also doubles up as a stem when unfolded. During the course of our review, the hinge felt really sturdy even though multiple people opened and closed it like maniacs. Having said that, the Galaxy Fold does have a noticeable gap between the two screens when unfolded. The gap is big enough for debris, lint and other small particles to get through. Due to this very reason, Samsung has reinforced the hinge with rubber caps to block debris' entry. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla The other thing that may interest you is that the fingerprint sensor is placed at the side of the phone. The Galaxy Fold does not come with an in-display fingerprint scanner and instead uses a small, side-mounted fingerprint scanner. It can be a task to use this scanner due to its size, however it comes very handy in the dark. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla When it comes to the display quality of the primary screen, we can say with confidence that it's by far the most beautiful display we've seen. Even though it has an aspect ratio of 1:1, we still enjoyed watching content on streaming services. There is a slight issue with the overall experience as there is a large notch on the upper right corner of the display. It houses a few cameras and due to this notch, some of your content may suffer the letterboxing effect. Certain applications and games tend to cut off that part of the content and not many applications have been optimised for this aspect ratio. Apart from these issues, the display is excellent for typing, reading ebooks and digital comics even though it takes a bit of time to adjust. Performance and Cameras On the hardware front, you will find specifications that are very much similar to the Galaxy S10 or the Note 10. It is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 chipset, has 8GB of RAM, a massive battery and a triple-lens main camera system. For selfies, the Fold has three selfie cameras: a 10-megapixel lens (when folded), another 10-megapixel lens and a wide-angle shooter that sits in the top-right corner notch. The camera performance of the smartphone is very much similar to the Note 10, so expect good images from both the primary and selfie cameras. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla When it comes to the overall experience of the phone, it works almost identically to the previous flagship smartphone in terms of the software. It is clean, reliable and stable to use, however it is not the fastest Android smartphone you will use. The images taken are often over-processed or over-exposed. The camera performance is probably not the best you will experience but it is good enough for now. We have to mention though that using the camera is a very odd experience as the viewfinder on the small screen is not reliable enough for taking pictures. However, when taking images in the unfolded state, the camera experience is very much similar to taking pictures on a tablet. The Galaxy Fold comes with a 4,380 mAh battery which may not seem big enough for a phone with two screens, but the smartphone easily survives a full working day on a single charge. It kind of depends on what you are doing, to be honest. If you use it to watch a lot of videos and movies, you can expect the battery backup to drop down a bit. Regardless, we still got a screen on time of five hours on a single charge, which is quite a feat on its own. The Galaxy Fold can also be fast-charged like Note 10 and also supports wireless charging. Is It Worth It? © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla We've already tried to answer this question at the beginning of the review. The Galaxy Fold costs Rs 1.65 lakh which puts it in the luxury smartphone category. It is for the affluent or the tech enthusiast who has the means to afford this smartphone. Sure, it may not seem worthy to a lot of people, simply because of its price tag but then again, which luxury product isn't? We live in a world where people are willing to pay lakhs of rupees for designer handbags, wallets, and even sneakers, however there is never a backlash for these products being overpriced. Similar to such luxury products, even the Galaxy Fold is made in limited quality and is not available everywhere. However, it is packed with innovation that comes at a cost but makes it one of a kind. We can guarantee with full confidence that the Galaxy Fold will turn more heads than a super expensive luxury handbag or shoes. View the full article
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