Etoren Blog — Samsung

First Hands-On On The Samsung Galaxy S9 Series

Samsung Galaxy S9 series has been unveiled. The new series offers nothing new in terms of looks. Notwithstanding that, the phones are pretty amazing – the hardware is commendable – with new blazing fast chipsets.

Some of the key features of the S9 is the Xperia-like super slow motion automatic video capturing at 960 fps, high quality stereo speakers - AKG by Harman speakers with Dolby Atmos support & Samsung's first camera with variable aperture.

Galaxy S9 sports the same futuristic design as S8. The only notable difference is...

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AnTuTu reveals performance of Snapdragon 845 variant of Galaxy S9+

It just merely days away from its official release, the number of news on leaks and rumors on S9+ are picking up. AnTuTu has jumped on the bandwagon. It just revealed just how powerful the Snapdragon 845 version of S9+ will be. The Snapdragon variant is said to come with 6GB of RAM unlike the Exynos 9810 one which is expected to get only 4GB of RAM.

Galaxy S9+ will have a 18.5:9 screen as per its S8 predecessors, with a default resolution of 1,080 x 2,220px (hardware will be QHD+) as well as a built-in storage of 64GB. Android 8.0 Oreo is the expected OS. 

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Galaxy S9 series launches officially on February 25

It has become official. Samsung has sent invitations to the media to attend the upcoming Samsung’s Press event in Barcelona where the announcement of its newest flagship: Samsung Galaxy S9 will be made.

The invitation itself shows a number 9 and the words: “The Camera. Reimagined”. With that we can expect a great improvement in Samsung’s camera.

The S9 series phones are expected to look similar to their S8 predecessors; 18:5:9 Infinity displays and even thinner bezels. The new design has the fingerprint scanner is located in the center of the back just below the camera sensors. What is known...

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Samsung's AI chips head to outstrip Huawei & Apple later in the year

Samsung is not letting itself get fallen behind in the latest trend of AI-focused chipsets in the mobile world and is working hard on a neutral processing unit (NPU) of its own. Apple and Huawei have already introduced us to their AI chipsets last year, namely the A11 Bionic & Kirin 970.

Even though the company only started developing its NPU in the later half of last year, some sources in Korea claim that Samsung has already that caught up with Apple and Huawei in technologies, and will produce chips superior to Apple’s and Huawei’s in the second half of this...

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CES 2018: Samsung Bixby Learns To Get Your Food's Calories

Samsung Bixby virtual assistant has a surprising new feature. It now has the ability to identify your food and give you a calorie count of it. While this feature is not polished enough for a public release, it could do a pretty decent job in telling food apart; not to the extent of identify everything on your dinner plate. You need to point the phone’s camera to each food item to obtain the corresponding calorie counts.

Samsung representatives say Bixby uses generic data for food items so the calorie counts are not accurate. Nevertheless, it beats loading up MyFitnessPal and...

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