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How did OnePlus just beat Apple and Samsung?

How did OnePlus just beat Apple and Samsung?

A perfect storm of sales and big-name new phone releases made OnePlus win the quarter for premium device sales in India in Q2 2018. Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone X are not currently in vogue as we're a few months away from a new launch, and Galaxy Note 9 is coming at the start of August - so that leaves OnePlus 6 to clean up, really. OnePlus took advantage of the day with promotions that work particularly well in India, too: EMI and cashback offers.

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Keep your old phone and buy a new tablet

Keep your old phone and buy a new tablet

I need to get this message out to the world because it's apparent there's a bit of a break between sense and common sense going on right this minute. Over the past few weeks, I've witnessed a trend. People keep buying new smartphones when what they really want, what they don't realize they'd be better off with, is a brand new tablet - or even a used tablet, for crying out loud. Let's talk about why.

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The Note 9’s success may seal the Galaxy S Plus’ fate

The Note 9’s success may seal the Galaxy S Plus’ fate

Samsung may consolidate its Plus-sized Galaxy S flagship with its Note range, after several generations of increasing screen size - and struggling sales - have worn away the differentiation between the two. Currently Samsung offers the Galaxy S9+ with a 6.2-inch display, and is expected to launch the 6.38-inch Galaxy Note 9 in just a few weeks time.

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This Galaxy S9 update has likely Note 9 camera feature details

This Galaxy S9 update has likely Note 9 camera feature details

In an update to a select few Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphones showed what's likely a release day feature for the Galaxy Note 9. The version of the Galaxy S9 in question is the South Korean version - of course - and the feature upgrade is in the camera realm with super-duper slow-motion. This new mode offers up 480fps (frames per second) slow-motion capture at 0.4s - above and beyond anything we've seen here before.

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Samsung ad openly mocks iPhone X download speed

Samsung ad openly mocks iPhone X download speed

Ads that try to poke fun or even diss competitors often fall under one of two types: tastefully funny or outright mockery. Samsung’s anti-iPhone ads have fluctuated between those two, sometimes even falling somewhere in between. This newest video clip is somewhat of the latter, explicitly calling out the iPhone X and its “not as fast as the Galaxy S9” download speed. Whether the ad is actually entertaining or not, you decide.

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Sluggish Galaxy S9 sales reportedly a drag on Samsung’s Q2 2018

Sluggish Galaxy S9 sales reportedly a drag on Samsung’s Q2 2018

Samsung's Galaxy S9 may have polished off what remaining rough edges its predecessor had, but it hasn't been rewarded with anything more than dismal sales, it's claimed. The South Korean company released its latest earnings guidance this week, predicting Q2 2018 will see around $13.2 billion in operating profit.

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Apple’s best-selling phone isn’t iPhone X, Galaxy S9 fades

Apple’s best-selling phone isn’t iPhone X, Galaxy S9 fades

Apple might want to reconsider their next-phase set of iPhones if the rumors are true. Word was that Apple will be releasing three devices, all with iPhone X-like displays. In the weeks and months after the iPhone X was first released, that one phone dominated shipments around the world, according to Strategy Analytics back in Q1, 2018. Now it would appear that the tide has turned, somewhat - for sales, anyway.

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Unlocked US Galaxy S9, S9+ phones now support FM radio

Unlocked US Galaxy S9, S9+ phones now support FM radio

The unlocked version of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones sold in the United States now support FM radio. The newly accessible feature was made available via the latest software update, enabling anyone to plug in a pair of wired headphones and listen to their local terrestrial radio broadcasts. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ handsets sold through US carriers already support FM radio.

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Sunrise Gold Galaxy S9 and S9+ add fourth color for US

Sunrise Gold Galaxy S9 and S9+ add fourth color for US

Samsung may have the Note 9 on the horizon, but it's biding its time with a new color version of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ being announced today. Sunrise Gold will be headed to the US from June 24, adding a fourth color option to the existing line-up of Lilac Purple, Coral Blue, and Midnight Black.

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Galaxy S9 AR Emojis welcome two classic Disney characters

Galaxy S9 AR Emojis welcome two classic Disney characters

Given the box office success of the Incredibles 2, you’d think Samsung and new partner Disney would promote it to no end. You might, however, be a bit late to the news because that already happened late last month when The Incredibles, including the beloved Jack-Jack, were transported to Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones and transformed into AR Emojis. This time, Samsung and Disney are going old school and are adding classic characters instead.

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Father’s Day gifts 2018: 5 Dad-friendly smartphones

Father’s Day gifts 2018: 5 Dad-friendly smartphones

Supposing you've got a father and you're planning on celebrating said Dad with a smartphone gift this weekend, you'll want to have a peek below. Today we've got a gift guide for you which encircles 5 of the most excellent smartphones for fathers, comprised of smartphones on the market right this minute. These devices fit in a number of categories, and within them, you'll likely find a device that your father can use and be glad to make use of.

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Galaxy S10 leak details Samsung’s major event device

Galaxy S10 leak details Samsung’s major event device

This week a number of Samsung Galaxy S10 leaks and tips converged to create a fairly clear launch picture. Samsung's launched their "S" smartphone one day before Mobile World Congress for the past several years. Now they may have decided to give expectations a kick in the pants as they push release and launch up by a month - with new features, to boot!

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