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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


Samsung kills headphone jack in its new phone, a first for the company

Dec 12, 2018 - 2:06 PM

It's also the first Samsung phone to have the Infinity-O display

Photo from Samsung China


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review: Peak Infinity Display

Dec 04, 2018 - 11:55 AM

The Note 9 will likely be the last to sport this design before the S10 introduces a new form in early 2019

All photos by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Samsung's foldable phone to cost $1,770, slated for March 2019 – report

Nov 13, 2018 - 1:10 PM

The device will be called the Galaxy F, according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency

Samsung is making its own smart speaker, the Galaxy Home

Aug 11, 2018 - 8:45 AM

One hundred sixty Samsung Galaxy Home speakers powered the audio of the Samsung Unpacked presentation, the company says

HOME INVASION. Samsung wants to be a bigger part of the home as it forays into the smart speaker market. Photo from Samsung


First impressions: Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Aug 10, 2018 - 4:43 PM

The new Note tops out at a whopping P75,990 for the 512GB version

'Fortnite' beta now available on Samsung Galaxy S, Note phones

Aug 10, 2018 - 2:30 PM

The much-awaited battle royale title finally steps foot on Android

FORTNITE ANDROID. The hit battle royale game comes to Android. Screenshot from Epic Games


Duterte meets PDP-Laban, Samsung Note 9, sun-skimming spacecraft | Midday wRap

Aug 10, 2018 - 1:26 PM

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Samsung shows off the Galaxy Note 9

Aug 09, 2018 - 11:30 PM

Its S-Pen now has remote control functions

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 promotional video leaks ahead of launch

Aug 06, 2018 - 8:26 PM

Its storage will be expandable up to 1 terabyte, according to the video

NOTE 9. Days before the reveal, the new Samsung flagship leaks in what appears to be a promotional video. Screenshot from Ben Schoon/Twitter


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to be revealed August 9

Jun 28, 2018 - 10:02 AM

Samsung has announced the date for its next 'Unpacked' event

STYLUS. Samsung's S-Pen appears in a gold/yellow color in their teaser for the next Note phone. Screenshot from Samsung/Youtube


Midrange Samsung Galaxy A6 priced at P16,490

May 23, 2018 - 3:35 PM

The larger A6+ will retail for P22,990. Both models arrive in stores on June 18

A6. Samsung's "Infinity Display" comes to its cheaper phones with the release of the A6 and A6+. All photos from Samsung.


Samsung Galaxy S9 has faster download speeds than the iPhone X – report

May 16, 2018 - 2:02 PM

Samsung is now calling its current flagships the 'fastest phones ever'

SPEED TESTING. A Samsung Galaxy S9 performing an Ookla speed test. Image from Samsung.

What makes the Google Pixel 2 XL better than the Galaxy S9+

Apr 05, 2018 - 10:08 AM

Smarter software presents itself in every corner of the Pixel 2 experience, from its voice assistant to its camera to the way it identifies an incoming call from a number you’ve never seen before

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Mar 04, 2018 - 11:49 AM

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Feb 26, 2018 - 12:55 PM

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Specs, price: The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Feb 26, 2018 - 3:18 AM

Check here for a listing of the product specifications and features of Samsung's Galaxy S9

SAMSUNG GALAXY S9. Will you be grabbing one? Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Samsung unveils Galaxy S9, announces starting price of P45,990

Feb 26, 2018 - 1:02 AM

Samsung shows off the new Galaxy S9 in the Philippines alongside its global launch at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain

GALAXY S9. While physically identical to the S8, the S9 carries various improvements such as a variable aperture feature and 960 frames-per-second slow-mo video capture ability. Screenshot from Rappler video


LIVE: Galaxy S9 and S9+ unveiling at Samsung Unpacked

Feb 25, 2018 - 11:55 PM

Watch Samsung show the world its new flagship at 1 am, Monday, February 26, Manila time

UNPACKED. Screenshot from Samsung official website


Alleged official Galaxy S9 video accidentally leaks before reveal

Feb 25, 2018 - 9:10 PM

Android tech blog 9to5Google reports that Samsung accidentally uploaded the alleged launch video that touts its next flagship as 'the perfect phone for business'

S9 SILHOUETTE. An alleged official S9 video leaks a day before the official reveal. Screenshot from Slashleaks/YouTube


Samsung set to launch new flagship smartphones

Feb 21, 2018 - 7:45 PM

Samsung's launch is on Monday, February 26, PH time

Screenshot from Samsung/Twitter


The Samsung Galaxy S9: Expected specs and features

Feb 21, 2018 - 2:06 PM

Samsung’s latest flagship will reportedly have an F/1.5 camera, with the Plus version sporting dual rear cameras

GALAXY S9. Images of what is supposedly Samsung's newest flagship has been seen on prominent leaker Evan Blass' Twitter page. Photos from Evan Blass/@evleaks/Twitter


Samsung Galaxy S9's price to hover at £739, roughly P54,400 – report

Feb 19, 2018 - 4:26 PM

An online report points to a UK launch price that's £50 more expensive than the Galaxy S8's

Photo from Samsung/Twitter


More Galaxy S9 details surface as Redditor allegedly gets hands on a unit

Feb 18, 2018 - 2:19 PM

One anonymous Redditor has gotten some hands-on time with the Samsung Galaxy S9 and is spilling the beans

S8. A view of the Samsung Galaxy S8 at its Samsung launch event, March 29, 2017 in New York City. Photo by Drew Angerer/AFP


Leaked images of DeX Pad confirms headphone jack for S9

Feb 10, 2018 - 2:39 PM

Images of the dock accessory that turns the phone to a touchpad shows the Samsung’s soon-to-be released flagship retaining the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack

AUDIO JACK. Leaker Evan Blass' image shows the S9's audio jack. Screenshot from @evleaks/Twitter


Samsung Galaxy A8 impressions: For those who've always wanted the S8

Feb 03, 2018 - 6:14 PM

Solid, but theoretically, you could also just save up a little more for the S8

GALAXY A8. Samsung's new premium phone takes some of the S8's features and wraps them up in a slightly more affordable package. Photo by Nappy Manegdeg/Rappler


Samsung sets Galaxy S9 reveal for February 25

Jan 25, 2018 - 4:35 PM

How does Samsung plan to build on the Samsung Galaxy S8's success?

Screenshot from Samsung Twitter page


LOOK: The Samsung Galaxy S8 in burgundy red

Nov 29, 2017 - 6:24 PM

Check out the S8's new colorway

All photos from Samsung


Samsung to show off Galaxy S9, S9+ in January 2018 – report

Nov 23, 2017 - 5:29 PM

Codenamed Star 1 and Star 2, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ will reportedly have some upgraded specs and will still get the full March announcement treatment from Samsung

NEW GALAXIES. A Samsung logo is displayed in a mall beneath the company's headquarters in the Gangnam district of Seoul on October 12, 2016. File photo by Ed Jones/AFP

Remade Galaxy Note 7, the Note FE, now in PH for P32,990

Nov 09, 2017 - 7:23 PM

Samsung re-releases the Note 7 in the Philippines, utilizing Note 7 components and a smaller battery