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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 expected to be announced 23rd Aug

Samsung has set up an Unpacked event on 23rd August in New York City. We can expect that Samsung will be announcing the Galaxy Note 8. Invitations has already been sent to the press and it teases with a shape of two slim top and bottom bezels of the Note 8 with no edges. This indicates the design will be the same 2:1 Infinity Display as the one on the Galaxy S8.

Note 8

Samsung looks to have recovered well from the Note 7 failure and we believe there wll not be much shadow of the incident in Note...

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SM-G9298 or W2018 flip phone surfaced in Samsung site

Samsung has been almost the only fan of the clamshell phones. They have a continuing line Galaxy folder, W series. Recently, there have been more news of sucessor to the G9098 and G9198, logically named the G9298 and rumoured to be W2018.(successor to W2017)


The model has showed up on TENAA, as well as >the FCC and the Wi-Fi Alliance and now even the Official user manual is also now up on Samsung's Chinese website.

The series has climbed up spec tables since starting from Folder, now quite safely positioned as a mid to mid high phone....

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Galaxy Note 7 relaunched as Galaxy Note Fan Edition in Korea

Samsung has relaunched the Note 7 in Korea under the name Galaxy Note Fan Edition. The Fan editionl is made from parts of the original Note 7 which suffered from battery problems.

Note 7 fan edition

It is essentially the same device with a smaller 3200mAh battery to solve the battery explosion problem in Note7 (3500mAh). This time, Samsung have applied the 8-point battery safety test started with the Galaxy S8 to ensure no future incidents happening. In addtion, the Fan Edition also comes with the same new software loaded on S8 and S8+, including with Bixby. Other than...

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Samsung just announced the Rose Pink Galaxy S8+ for Taiwan to launch in July

Samsung just announced a Rose Pink Galaxy S8+ but it will only be available in Taiwan (for now).. Except for its colour, the Rose Pink is identical specs to the other colours. (4GB RAM in Taiwan). At the same time, they have renamed the current colours -Coral Blue has become Ice Lake Blue, Orchid Grey is now Smoked Purple Grey, and Maple Gold is Quicksand Gold. 

Rose pink galaxy S8

It's unknown at this time if Samsung plans to release the Rose Pink color in other regions but typically they do get launched in due time. We also expect...

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Expect the Asus Zenfone 4 series launch in July

In January Asus was planning to launch its new Zenfone 4 series in May. However, the Taiwanese company is now pushing back the dates to the end of July because of “design overhaul and efficiency upgrades”.

This information has been confirmed by Asustek CEO, Jerry Shen, Asus CEO. He said the Zenfone 4 smartphones would arrive in Q3 2017 with competitive prices, aiming to turn around the money-losing phone business of the company. Preliminary financial results show Asus is struggling with operating loss but he also added that the company should make a profit before the end of the year.


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