Here’s how Samsung’s new $330 Galaxy Watch compares to the Apple Watch

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Samsung’s latest competitor to the Apple Watch is here: the Galaxy Watch, a $ 330 fitness-focused smartwatch.  Samsung introduced the new smartwatch on stage at its Unpacked event last week. The Galaxy Watch isn’t Samsung’s first wearable, but it’s the first since 2013 with the Galaxy brand name — for the past few […]

Samsung’s new Odyssey+ headset could fix its muddled VR vision

OPINION: As one of the world’s most technologically innovative companies, Samsung should be leading the pack in VR — one of the decade’s top transformative technologies. Instead, it has largely let Microsoft and Facebook determine its role in the VR space, leading to its current situation as an also-ran. If I was betting on whethe…Read […]

Watch Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 event in 12 minutes

Samsung wasn’t holding back at its Unpacked event. The centerpiece was clearly the Galaxy Note 9, but it had a veritable onslaught of announcements beyond that. The Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Home smart speaker and a two-device wireless charger were on deck for hardware, while special deals involving Fortnite and Spotify also provided a good reason […]

Samsung’s profit growth slows in Q2 2018 despite stellar chip sales

(Reuters) — Samsung Electronics posted its slowest quarterly profit growth in more than a year on Tuesday as the sluggish global smartphone market weighed on earnings, although the chip business continued to perform well. Operating profit for the world’s biggest chipmaker and smartphone maker rose 5.7 percent to 14.9 trillion won ($ 13.3 billi…Read More

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 may include an in-display fingerprint reader

The Galaxy S9 may have been a modest evolution of its predecessor, but you might not get to level that accusation against the S10. Korean financial news outlet The Bell claims that the Galaxy S10 (codenamed “Beyond”) will include an in-display fingerprint reader similar to devices like the Oppo Find X or Vivo Nex. You […]

Samsung’s new camera sensor plays nice with phones besides the Galaxy S

Today, Samsung announced that the 16-megapixel ISCOCELL Slim 3P9 image sensor is now available. This image sensor is designed for cameras on mobile devices; because of its Tetracell technology, this 1.0μm sensor can work as a 2.0μm in front-facing cameras. It allows for better pictures in low-light environments. The 3P9 also delivers faster autofocusing with […]

Samsung’s latest microSD card is beefy enough for your dash cam

Most microSD cards are perfectly fine for your smartphone. Your dash cam or home security camera, however? That’s another story — that non-stop video recording can be brutal on cards that aren’t designed for continuous writing. Enter Samsung with its Pro Endurance card. The new microSD range reportedly endures about 25 times longer than other […]

Wirecutter’s best deals: Get Samsung’s Level On wireless headphones for $50

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read their continuously updated list of deals here. Samsung Level On Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones Street price: $ 110; Deal price: $ 50 At $ 50, this is the […]