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Unboxing: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

Feb 16, 2020 - 8:58 AM

The Z Flip looks and feels amazing

SAMSUNG Z FLIP. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

First impressions: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Feb 12, 2020 - 8:03 PM

We get a nice bump-up in specs, especially with the 100x zoom, but its 5G-readiness, even if it's disabled at launch, gives it some edge

S20 ULTRA. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Prices in the Philippines: Samsung S20, S20 Plus, S20 Ultra, Z Flip, Buds+

Feb 12, 2020 - 3:56 AM

Prices start at P49,990 for the S20 line

S20 PLUS. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Specs comparison: S20 vs. S20 Plus vs. S20 Ultra

Feb 12, 2020 - 3:00 AM

Check out how each S20 variant measures up with one another

S20. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Samsung launches its second foldable, the Galaxy Z Flip

Feb 12, 2020 - 3:00 AM

Samsung's second foldable boasts new bendable glass, moving away from the Fold's plastic screen

Z FLIP. Samsung showcases their new foldable at Samsung Unpacked 2020. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


IN PHOTOS: Samsung Galaxy S20

Feb 12, 2020 - 3:00 AM

The boxy, black camera housing looks to become the line's distinctive design feature

All photos by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


WATCH: Samsung launches all-new S20 phones

Feb 12, 2020 - 3:00 AM

Check out Samsung's new flagship here in this short video

S20 PLUS. The Plus version has a 6.7-inch screen and a time-of-flight camera for image depth, which isn't found in the base S20. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Samsung S20 name, appearance confirmed in product page leak

Feb 05, 2020 - 1:33 PM

Also leaked is an S20 case with LED lights that can display symbols and a countdown when taking photos

'S20 Ultra,' 'Z Flip': Expected specs, features for rumored, new Samsung flagships

Jan 30, 2020 - 4:46 PM

The S line will reportedly add an 'ultra' model while a new foldable will also be launching

NEW FLIP. Samsung's launching a new foldable called the Flip Z, according to rumor, with a new leak from Evan Blass showing the purported device. Photo from Evan Blass/Twitter


Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 slated for February 11

Jan 06, 2020 - 1:27 PM

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 will happen on February 11 in San Francisco at 11 am PST, with livestreaming available to the public

UNPACKED. Samsung will have a new event on February 11. Screenshot from Vimeo video.

Unboxing: Samsung Galaxy Fold

Dec 03, 2019 - 6:46 PM

Get a closer look at Samsung's most advanced mobile device yet


Smart offers Samsung Galaxy Fold in PH via limited pre-order until December 1

Nov 20, 2019 - 1:11 PM

The innovative smartphone is a breakthrough in mobile design

Impressions: Samsung Galaxy Fold

Nov 14, 2019 - 6:58 PM

Here are our thoughts on the soon-to-be-released foldable smartphone from Samsung

SAMSUNG GALAXY FOLD. All photos by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Samsung urges S10, Note10 users to reregister fingerprints amid security issue

Oct 23, 2019 - 9:12 PM

When certain silicone covers are used on the screen, the phone's in-display fingerprint reader may accept any fingerprint for access

IN-DISPLAY SCANNER. Photo by Kyle Chua/Rappler


Samsung confirms Galaxy Fold coming to the Philippines

Oct 22, 2019 - 3:42 PM

After a global delay, the novel foldable is coming to the Philippines 'soon,' the company says

GALAXY FOLD. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Unboxing: Samsung Galaxy A50s

Oct 16, 2019 - 5:41 PM

We unbox Samsung's refreshed A50 with an improved processor and main camera


Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review: Design, weight top list of improvements

Sep 26, 2019 - 1:14 PM

Other improvements such as the new camera, and enhanced video capabilities are useful but also feel fairly conservative

All photos by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Unboxing: Samsung Galaxy Note 10+

Sep 25, 2019 - 6:49 PM

Check out what you're getting with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+


Samsung to launch foldable smartphone after major delay

Sep 05, 2019 - 3:23 PM

After months of 'refining' the Galaxy Fold, Samsung says it will release the smartphone in South Korea on September 6, followed by select countries like the US and France

GALAXY FOLD. Samsung senior vice president of product marketing Justin Denison speaks on stage about the new foldable phone during the Samsung Unpacked product launch event in San Francisco, California on February 20, 2019. File photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

512GB Note 10+ pre-orders come with Samsung UHD Smart TV

Aug 09, 2019 - 9:03 AM

Pre-orders begin Friday, August 9

NOTE 10. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Galaxy Note 10 price starts at P53,990

Aug 09, 2019 - 9:00 AM

It’s P2,000 cheaper than last year’s base Note 9 variant

NOTE 10. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


IN PHOTOS: Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+

Aug 08, 2019 - 4:05 AM

It's the first Note to have a plus variant

NOTE 10. The new Note 10, pictured here, has a 6.3-inch screen while its Plus version will have a bigger 6.8-inch screen. All photos by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Samsung reveals Galaxy Note 10, Note 10 Plus

Aug 08, 2019 - 4:01 AM

Samsung comes out swinging with two Galaxy Note devices this year: the Galaxy Note 10 and the Galaxy Note 10 Plus. Check out the specifications here!

SAMSUNG'S NEW NOTES. The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. Photo by Angelo Gonzales

LIVE UPDATES: Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2019

Aug 07, 2019 - 8:18 PM

Tune in on Wednesday, August 7 at 4 pm Eastern time (August 8, 4 am Manila time) as Samsung shows off the latest in its Galaxy Note line

The Samsung Galaxy Note series' innovations through the years

Aug 07, 2019 - 5:47 PM

We're taking a look back at what Samsung's series of 'phablets' brought to the table just in time for the Note 10's impending reveal

4 Samsung Galaxy Note 10 alternatives for savvy phone fans

Aug 05, 2019 - 3:51 PM

Don't feel like breaking the bank for the new Galaxy Note 10? Here are some alternatives.

How the Galaxy Note 10 is shaping up compared to the S10 and Note 9

Aug 04, 2019 - 9:32 AM

Check out how the Note 10's expected specs compare against other recent Samsung flagships

Image by Nappy Manegdeg/Rappler


Samsung Galaxy Note 10: Expected specs, features, price

Aug 02, 2019 - 2:41 PM

One week to go before Samsung showcases its new plus-sized flagship

NOTE 9. The Note 9 has a stylus whose clicker allowed you to take a photo. How will the Note 10's stylus evolve? Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Samsung to launch foldable smartphone in September

Jul 25, 2019 - 1:28 PM

Samsung says it has 'made improvements' to the Galaxy Fold

GALAXY FOLD. Samsung senior vice president of product marketing Justin Denison speaks on stage about the new foldable phone during the Samsung Unpacked event in San Francisco, California on February 20, 2019. File photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Samsung to unveil Galaxy Note 10 on August 7 – report

Jun 19, 2019 - 1:27 PM

The Galaxy Note 10 is expected to come in two display sizes: 6.28-inches and 6.75-inches.

NOTE 9. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Samsung Galaxy A70: Price, specs, features in the Philippines

May 16, 2019 - 4:58 PM

It competes with the Xiaomi Mi 9 and the Vivo V15 Pro

Samsung's cheapest A-series phone priced at P6,990

May 08, 2019 - 6:20 PM

The Galaxy A10 is set to compete with the equally priced Realme 3, the OPPO A5s, and the P7,990 Xiaomi Redmi Note 7

GALAXY A10. Photo from Samsung


Samsung delays launch of folding Galaxy smartphone

Apr 23, 2019 - 10:21 AM

Samsung says it decided to put off this week's planned release of the Fold after some reviews 'showed us how the device needs further improvements'

GALAXY FOLD DELAYS. Samsung senior vice president of product marketing Justin Denison speaks on stage about the new foldable phone during the Samsung Unpacked product launch event in San Francisco, California on February 20, 2019. File photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Samsung to inspect Galaxy Fold phones after reviewer complaints

Apr 18, 2019 - 2:49 PM

Is Samsung facing another huge hardware issue?

FOLD. Samsung Senior Vice President of Product Marketing, Justin Denison, speaks during the Samsung Unpacked product launch event in San Francisco, California on February 20, 2019. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP


Early reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Fold trickle in

Apr 16, 2019 - 12:23 PM

The phone debuts in the US on April 26

FOLD. Seeking to rev up demand in the slumping smartphone market, Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a folding handset, becoming the first major manufacturer to offer the feature. Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP


World's first 5G phone released in South Korea

Apr 05, 2019 - 4:19 PM

South Korea's 3 mobile carriers – SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus – hold launch events across Seoul for the Galaxy S10 5G, whose base version costs 1.39 million won, or $1,200

SAMSUNG'S 5G PHONE. The day's first Korea Telecom 5G customers receive a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G phone at a KT launch event in Seoul on April 5, 2019. Photo by Ed Jones/AFP

World’s first 5G phone to launch April 5 in South Korea – reports

Mar 22, 2019 - 9:18 AM

South Korea may be the first to have a commercially available 5G phone, just days apart from US Verizon's April 11 launch for its Motorola Z3 with 5G attachment

GALAXY S10 5G. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


WATCH: Is this the first user-made Samsung Galaxy Fold hands-on video?

Mar 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The video shows a slight crease running in the middle

Screenshot from YouTube/phoneoftime


Samsung holding another ‘Galaxy’ event on April 10

Mar 19, 2019 - 2:12 PM

It may be an event for a new midrange phone or their foldable Galaxy Fold

GALAXY. Samsung tweeted their next big event scheduled for April 10


Samsung A30 priced at P13,990, arrives March 30

Mar 14, 2019 - 3:54 PM

The slightly pricier A50 variant comes in at P17,990

GALAXY A30. Photo from Samsung


Samsung Galaxy M20 budget phone lands in Philippines for P10,990

Mar 06, 2019 - 1:30 PM

Samsung is gearing up against the budget phones from China

M20. Photo from Samsung

First impressions: Samsung Galaxy S10

Feb 21, 2019 - 10:35 PM

There’s definitely plenty to 'unpack' from Samsung’s 10th S-line flagship

Samsung Galaxy S10: Key specs, new features

Feb 21, 2019 - 9:53 AM

Here are the new features that last year's S9 didn't have

S10. Photo by Kyle Chua/Rappler


Samsung Galaxy S10: Price, availability details

Feb 21, 2019 - 7:24 AM

The entry-level variant S10e is priced at P39,990 while a 1TB version of the S10+ propels the series' pricing to a new high

IN-DISPLAY SCANNER. Photo by Kyle Chua/Rappler

Samsung launches the Galaxy Fold and its first 5G handset

Feb 21, 2019 - 6:18 AM

Samsung's foldable and a 5G S10 are now official

FOLD. Seeking to rev up demand in the slumping smartphone market, Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a folding handset, becoming the first major manufacturer to offer the feature. Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP


WATCH: Official S10+, Galaxy Buds commercial leaks

Feb 20, 2019 - 2:55 PM

It confirms the key rumored features of the new flagship

Screenshot from YouTube

Samsung Galaxy S10: Expected price, specs

Feb 20, 2019 - 11:29 AM

A 'budget' version is being added to the mix

Leaked: Alleged images of Samsung Galaxy S10 variants

Jan 21, 2019 - 12:01 PM

The S10E, S10, and S10+ are expected to be officially unveiled next month

Screenshot from Evan Blass/Twitter


Next Samsung flagship to be unveiled February 20

Jan 14, 2019 - 1:26 PM

Three variants of the S10 are expected and possibly, Samsung's foldable Galaxy X phone

Screenshot from Samsung


Rumor mill: A 1TB Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus may be coming

Dec 14, 2018 - 3:22 PM

It will reportedly be priced at around $1,760

SAMSUNG. Photo by Nappy Manegdeg/Rappler