Items tagged with galaxy s22

Like cars and motorcycles, certain smartphone models tend to hold their value better than others, potentially getting you a bigger return if you flip it when upgrading to a newer handset. But is there truly a sizable difference between two of the biggest players, Apple and Samsung? There very well might be, according... Read more...
Alright, you've got your Sony Walkman, The Boss on cassette, and you're jamming out as you walk through a construction zone. Hearing the wonderful noises of power tools, jack-hammers, and none of your music. Or at least you would be if it was 1984, but today we have much better technology that drowns out external... Read more...
Today, Samsung held its 53rd Annual General Meeting with around 1,600 shareholders in attendance. One of the topics of the meeting was the recent controversy surrounding Samsung’s Game Optimizing Service (GOS), which is present on the company’s Galaxy line of devices. GOS throttles game performance, and allegations... Read more...
Samsung has been the subject of a number of disappointing news reports lately, between a security flaw affecting 100 million Galaxy devices, hacker group LAPSUS$ stealing Galaxy device source code, and Samsung’s Game Optimizing Service (GOS) throttling games, while leaving benchmarks free to run at full tilt. This... Read more...
A service found on some of Samsung's Galaxy smartphones might be holding back performance in games and other applications. It's called Game Optimizing Service (GOS) and it appears to be throttling Galaxy phones in more than 10,000 apps. Curiously, it seems to leave benchmarking applications like 3DMark alone. The... Read more...
No, you have not suddenly entered into a parallel universe despite what a recent teardown of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S22 Ultra might suggest. And what exactly does it suggest? Simply put, that Apple's own flagship smartphone, the iPhone 13 Pro, is less of a bear to repair. It's all relative, of course—it takes some... Read more...
Samsung's latest flagship phone and tablet, the Galaxy S22 series and Galaxy Tab S8 series, released to retail today after a successful round of preorders, which is putting it lightly. Success in this instance amounts to these new devices racking up more preorder sales within the first week than any previous Galaxy... Read more...
Another year, another triplet of Samsung Galaxy S flagships. Last week, Samsung launched the Galaxy S22 ($799), S22+ ($999), and S22 Ultra ($1,199), three premium phones with high-end specs that are targeted at dominating the Android landscape in the US, and battling the Android competition abroad. Needless to say... Read more...
Following up on our Galaxy S22 hands-on first look at Samsung's newest flagships, which the company unveiled during its Galaxy Unpacked event last week, we've been putting the two higher end SKUs through their paces. We'll have a full review with benchmarks and analysis later this week. In the meantime, we wanted to... Read more...
A few days after the last security update for the Google Pixel 3 ever, Samsung has announced that select Galaxy devices get four generations of updates. With pre-orders now available for the Galaxy S22 series in full swing, this announcement steps all over Google's policy of up to three years of OS updates for its... Read more...
During yesterday's Galaxy Unpacked event, Samsung unveiled a new generation of flagship Android phones, the Galaxy S22 series. The new phones carry the premium torch from the previous generation with some sweet upgrades, like a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC underneath the hood and some enticing camera improvements. We're... Read more...
Ahead of today's Galaxy Unpacked 2022 event, Samsung had teased the introduction of "the most noteworthy S series device we've ever created," and had even been accepting reservations, with a $50 credit serving as an incentive for doing so. Samsung was obviously referencing its Galaxy S22 series, and today's reveal... Read more...
There will be plenty of places to watch Samsung's next big Galaxy Unpacked event live as it unfolds, including several streaming locations across places like Facebook, TikTok, and YouTube (to name just a few of many). In addition, you can watch Samsung its next-generation flagship smartphone (presumably the Galaxy... Read more...
Samsung is on the cusp of launching a new range of flagship phones, the Galaxy S22 series, and the upcoming handsets will feature a unique twist—materials made discarded fishing nets that otherwise would clutter the ocean. The effort is an extension of Samsung's Galaxy for the Planet initiative aimed at reducing the... Read more...
Samsung is getting ready to host this year's Unpacked event, which the company has now confirmed will take place on February 9, 2022. The date is pretty much in line with previous rumors and speculation, though we know for sure. During the event, Samsung will undoubtedly unveil some new products, including a new... Read more...
Are you the kind of person who loves bleeding edge flagship smartphones? Samsung sure hopes so because they're already allowing reservations for pre-orders for their next Galaxy S phone, the Samsung Galaxy S22. If you do opt to pre-order you will get benefits such as a $50 Samsung store credit redeemable for other... Read more...
Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S22 launch is shaping up to be quite the reveal, and not just because a new flagship smartphone is on the horizon. Related to that, there's an interesting side story taking place—will or will not the Galaxy S22 come packing Samsung's own Exynos 2200 system-on-chip with an infusion of AMD's... Read more...
It wasn't even a full two weeks ago when Samsung declared on Twitter, "The gaming marketplace is about to get serious." The tweet was in reference to its upcoming reveal of its "next Exynos with the new GPU born from RDNA 2," and we were told to "Stay tuned" for a January 11 unveiling. Well, January has come and gone... Read more...
In case anyone had any doubt about what Samsung is planning to infuse in its next-generation Exynos system-on-chip (SoC), the company set the matter straight on Twitter. Partially, anyway—Samsung confirmed its next Exynos chip will feature a custom GPU "born from RDNA 2," which is AMD's latest-generation graphics... Read more...
Samsung is more than likely going to unveil its new Galaxy S22 smartphone lineup sometime in early February, 2022. Rumors and leaks are suggesting that the base and Plus models are not going to be seeing many changes to last year's S21 design. Leaks about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S22 smartphones have been... Read more...
Earlier this year, AMD confirmed that Samsung's next-generation Exynos mobile SoCs would incorporate its RDNA 2 graphics technology. At the time, AMD said that the RDNA 2 intellectual property leveraged by the new Exynos family would "[bring] ray tracing and variable rate shading capabilities to flagship mobile... Read more...
Over the weekend, new renders leaked of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S22 Ultra flagship smartphone. The renders gave us our first look at a dramatic departure from the Galaxy S family with respect to design and showcased a look more akin to the stalled Galaxy Note series. Now, upcoming third-party cases presented by... Read more...
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