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Galaxy Note 9 in-display fingerprint reader could shake up 2018 security

Galaxy Note 9 in-display fingerprint reader could shake up 2018 security

Samsung has, by all accounts, been hard at work developing a smartphone that features an in-display fingerprint reader. That phone won't be the Galaxy S9 handsets, based on what we've seen, but it may be the next model in Samsung's Note lineup. According to newly surfaced documentation, Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 smartphone will have a fingerprint reader in the display near the bottom of the phone.

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Bixby Vision real-time text translation tipped with Google Translate

Bixby Vision real-time text translation tipped with Google Translate

Samsung's Bixby AI will be getting some new capabilities in the future, and rumor has it that real-time translates are among them. The assistant already offers translations of written text via Bixby Vision, but Samsung is gearing up to add real-time translation, sources claim. The AI may soon also be equipped with better recognition of landmarks and other notable destinations.

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The Galaxy S9’s most important accessory just leaked

The Galaxy S9’s most important accessory just leaked

Samsung's new Galaxy S9 wireless charger has leaked ahead of the accessory's official unveil alongside the new flagship Android phone later this month. However, those hoping for a big improvement in wireless charging performance may be disappointed.

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Galaxy S9 dock leak is double the good news

Galaxy S9 dock leak is double the good news

We're just a few weeks out from the reveal of Galaxy S9, and when Samsung finally unveils the device, it might have a new accessory coming along with it. Rumor has it that Samsung is planning to redesign its DeX station for the Galaxy S9. Those of you who already own a DeX dock for one of your Samsung devices is well acquainted with the purpose of the accessory, as it allows you to essentially put Android in a desktop environment.

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Galaxy S9 super slow-mo details hint at a sophisticated feature

Galaxy S9 super slow-mo details hint at a sophisticated feature

There isn't much that is expected to change in the Galaxy S9 and S9+. So instead of focusing on what's new (or not) across the board, it seems that Samsung is homing in on how its early 2018 flagships will reimagine mobile photography. One part of the reimagination is expected to be its super slow-mo feature and a recent leak describes how this feature will try to be the next big thing in mobile photography.

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Galaxy S9 vs iPhone X: Why you see no choice in 2018

Galaxy S9 vs iPhone X: Why you see no choice in 2018

In the year 2018, most Americans only consider one of two smartphones to purchase as their next mobile device. One is the iPhone, the one and only choice for many users who've only ever owned an iPhone and don't plan on switching any time soon. The other is the Galaxy S9, part of the Galaxy S line that's held the "wow" factor in many other American minds over the past half-decade. But why is that?

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Samsung ISOCELL Dual brings bokeh to mid-range, budget phones

Samsung ISOCELL Dual brings bokeh to mid-range, budget phones

Dual cameras, mostly on the back and sometimes even on the front, are all the rage these days. Almost anyone and everyone, including makers of mid-range to entry-level phones have them. But adding those features isn’t as straightforward nor as cost-efficient, especially for smaller companies. To help these companies, and corner the dual camera sensor market in the process, Samsung is offering what it bills as the industry’s first total dual camera solution. Which is just marketing speak for bundling its ISOCELL Dual image sensors with the software necessary to pull off features like bokeh and low-light photography.

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Galaxy S9 and S9+ leak in a brand new color

Galaxy S9 and S9+ leak in a brand new color

Late last week, a video was published showing off official Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ cases from Samsung. The cases were about what we expected, but one oddity was tossed into the mix: a new color. The case has a strong purple shade just a bit lighter than eggplant, seemingly revealing that Samsung will introduce a new color option in its upcoming flagship model.

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Galaxy S9 price leak is bad news for bargain hunters

Galaxy S9 price leak is bad news for bargain hunters

The Samsung Galaxy S9 will carry an unwelcome price premium over its predecessor, new rumors suggest, as the Android flagship apes the success of the iPhone X. Samsung is expected to take the wraps off the Galaxy S9 - and its larger sibling, the Galaxy S9+ - in just a few weeks time, bringing the smartphones to its latest "Unpacked" event at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona.

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Tablets are struggling, and only 2 strategies are working

Tablets are struggling, and only 2 strategies are working

Aggressive pricing pushed Amazon's tablets ahead of Samsung last quarter, but even with Apple's iPad holding strong in pole position it may take a form-factor change to keep the segment moving. Sales of tablets slowed dramatically in 2017, according to the new Q4 2017 numbers from IDC, though some subcategories managed a little growth. Still, there are clear signs that consumers aren't going to settle for just a big display in order to open their wallet.

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Galaxy S9 and S9+ official cases hint at new purple phone color

Galaxy S9 and S9+ official cases hint at new purple phone color

Official Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 cases from Samsung have appeared in an online and video, and they hint at things we may see in the handsets themselves. The video shows the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus Clear View Standing Cover and S View cover; they include the S9 and S9+ names specifically, and they hint at the existence of a new purple color.

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Samsung Experience 9.0 detailed: Dual Messenger, Color Lens, better search and more

Samsung Experience 9.0 detailed: Dual Messenger, Color Lens, better search and more

The Galaxy S8 Android Oreo beta program wrapped up last month, and now we're getting a look at some of the features arriving in Samsung Experience 9.0. Per infographics from Samsung, Galaxy owners can expect a customizable keyboard toolbar, high-contrast keyboard options and other new accessibility-based features, better search results, Dual Messenger, and more.

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