The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G gives us a glimpse of the future. It may not be a game-changing design like the iPhone XS or, indeed, Samsung’s own foldable phone, but what’s on the inside of the supersized S10 5G should have you excited.It’s not just about the connectivity though, as you’ll also find a huge display, big battery, plenty of storage and four rear cameras rounding out this behemoth of a mobile.While it was announced alongside the Galaxy S10, S10 Plus and S10e, the Galaxy S10 5G won’t be available in early March with its siblings; instead you’ll have to wait for mobile providers to put their 5G networks live in your region.It means you’re likely still months away from getting to try out the phone, but we’ve been fortunate enough to get hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G to bring you our initial thoughts.Samsung Galaxy S10 5G release date and priceThe Samsung Galaxy S10 5G release date is nothing more exact than the … [Read more...] about Hands on: Samsung Galaxy S10 5G review
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The Samsung Galaxy S10 launch event is today, February 20, but pretty much all of the information has leaked onto the internet, so we're pretty sure what we're going to see from the new flagship phone and its siblings.We're currently reporting live from Samsung's Unpacked event - so check out our Galaxy S10 launch live blog to stay up to speed with everything that's happening. We've got all the hot leaks on the phone below, but if you're in something of a rush, here's the main elements of today's launch that we expect, based on the multiple rumors that have leaked onto the internet.It looks almost certain that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will arrive alongside the Galaxy S10 Plus and more affordable Galaxy S10e, and rumors persist around a 5G-enabled Galaxy S10 X and foldable Galaxy X (although it sounds like this will be known as the Galaxy Fold).Multiple leaked pictures suggest a large, all-screen display with a punch-hole camera in the top right of the phone, giving a more immersive … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S10 release date, price, leaks and news
How do you fix that which is broken? Specifically, how do you access your smartphone—to wipe all of your important data off of it, presumably before shipping it off for repair—when you’ve destroyed the screen? I apologize for giving away the topic of this week’s Tech 911 column in advance. If you’re a new reader to this weekly tech advice column, welcome! Tradition dictates that I share the email I received from a Lifehacker reader struggling with a geeky dilemma, even though you probably know the story by now. Frank is in the spotlight this week: “I have my [Samsung] J7 Pro. How can I wipe or delete all the data on it? The screen and LCD are totally cracked, but it powers on and lights up.” Frank even sent us a photo: I’m not quite sure what your broken smartphone actually does, based on your phrasing. If it’s cracked, but it powers up and you can get a reasonable sense of what you’re tapping—if the device even … [Read more...] about How Do I Factory Reset an Android Phone with a Broken Screen?
In much the same way as they take centre stage in our living rooms, TVs remain the big draw at IFA in Berlin, Europe’s largest consumer tech show. Having burnt out his retinas casting judgment over the hundreds of goggle boxes unveiled at this year’s show, Kevin Lynch takes us through his pick of the new displays.Samsung 8K Q900R QLED In terms of TVs, the big talking point at IFA 2018 has very much been whether 8K is the format of the future or the present.Despite the glaring absence of native content in the format, or the fact that most folk are just coming to terms with adopting 4K into their homes, Samsung unequivocally came out all guns blazing for 7680×4320 resolution – four times that of UltraHD – with confirmation of an October release date for the 8K Q900R QLED TVs proving a standout announcement at this year’s show.Samsung’s argument is that as the demand from consumers for ever larger screens continues apace, 85-inches of 8K can … [Read more...] about The TVs of IFA 2018: The best screens unveiled by Samsung, LG, Philips and Toshiba
Update: All three Samsung Galaxy S10 models might have an in-screen fingerprint scanner according to the latest reports, but while the pricier models will apparently get an ultrasonic scanner, the basic one is said to have an optical scanner.The Samsung Galaxy S10 has the potential to be the most exciting phone of 2019, as after the incremental upgrade that was the Samsung Galaxy S9 the South Korean firm is poised for a major overhaul.The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus are strong, but not 5 stars strong, and we’re going to need to see some big changes for the brand to stay on top, especially in the face of fiercer competition from the likes of Apple and Huawei.We don’t know much about the Galaxy S10 yet, but we are starting to hear a number of rumors, all of which you’ll find below.And below that you’ll find a wish list of the main things we want - nay, need - from the phone, including an in-screen fingerprint scanner and a fresh design. The … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S10 release date, price, news and leaks