With foldable handsets being the talk of the town since impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Fold have hit the web, we at MobileSyrup are curious, are you happy with the way the Galaxy Fold folds? The Samsung Galaxy Fold folds inwards like a book, with the large tablet display on the inside. The Mate X folds like a book but with the display on the outside, so the tablet display ends up on both the front and back of the device. Patents regarding an upcoming Motorola device indicate that the company is working on a normal sized handset that folds in a clamshell similar to Razr flip phones of yesteryear. There’s also a possibility foldable phones could fold like a clamshell with the display on the outside. So not only do we want to know if you like how the Galaxy Fold folds, but we’re also curious, what do you think is the best way for a foldable smartphone to fold? Check out our poll below. Take Our Poll … [Read more...] about How would you like your foldable smartphone to fold?
Cutting items like a box-covering sleeve, a holder tray and a bottom box, Samsung made its Samsung Galaxy S10 packaging more eco-friendly, according to a news from the company. Also included in the redesign are paper ties instead of plastic versions, and matte plastic enclosures on bundled chargers to avoid needing plastic protective coverings. “From the Galaxy S10 line’s design stage, we were deeply committed to developing eco-friendly packaging materials,” said Ilseob Baek, vice president of reliability group, mobile communications at Samsung. “We will continue to support international efforts to make our planet more sustainable by utilizing eco-friendly materials in more products.” Source: Samsung … [Read more...] about Samsung bringing eco-friendly packaging to the Galaxy S10
It was bound to happen. Some early Galaxy Fold smartphones are experiencing issues, according to recent tweets from various technology journalists and YouTubers. While some of the problems, with The Verge’s Dieter Bohn (@backlon) being the most notable example, seem to stem from the Fold’s display just outright being faulty, others involve what looks like a screen protector being removed from the Fold’s inner 7.3-inch AMOLED polymer display. Bohn says there was a slight bulge in his review unit Fold’s display that eventually evolved into a full puncture through the screen. CNBC tech editor Steve Kovach (@stevekovach) also experienced similar problems with the Galaxy Fold’s display. Other issues seem to be the result of removing what at first looks like a screen protector attached to the screen. Bloomberg technology reporter Mark Gurman (@markgurman) and YouTuber Marques Brownlee (@MKBHD) both removed what they assumed was a screen protector from the … [Read more...] about Some early Galaxy Fold smartphones are suffering from display issues
The very expensive Samsung Galaxy Fold is just now rolling out to online review sites. According to a few reports, though, the device isn’t holding up very well to regular use. Over at The Verge, reviewer Dieter Bohn already has a broken interior display, which seems to have either been caused by a piece of debris or possibly a defect in the internal hinge mechanism. The display now has a white line running through it which certainly is a usability problem. Meanwhile, Steve Kovach from CNBC posted to Twitter some photos and a GIF of his Samsung Galaxy Fold in a completely unusable state after what he claims is just one day of use: After one day of use… pic.twitter.com/VjDlJI45C9 — Steve Kovach (@stevekovach) April 17, 2019 Editor's Pick Galaxy Fold wallpapers arrive in full resolution: Download ’em here (Update: More wallpapers) Update, April 1, 2019 (12:30pm ET): We're still weeks away from the Samsung Galaxy Fold's launch, but … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Fold display already breaking for reviewers
Samsung Samsung has launched the Galaxy A70 in India today. The new midrange phone joins other recently announced devices from the fifth generation of Samsung’s A-series — including the Galaxy A50, Galaxy A40, and Galaxy A30 — and it offers some standout features. Samsung has put a greater focus on its midrange output lately and it has high hopes for its latest Galaxy A generation (more on that at the bottom). The A70’s headline feature is its triple rear camera which sports a 32MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture, 8MP Ultra-Wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, and a 5MP depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture. It’s positioned to excel in low-light, portrait mode, and when shooting slo-mo video. Samsung The A70 also includes a 6.7-inch, 2400 x 1080 Super AMOLED display with waterdrop notch, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset, 6GB RAM, 128GB expandable storage, and a 4,500mAh battery with 25-watt fast charging. Yes, a 25-watt charger is included in … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy A70 hitting India for 28,990 rupees, here’s what it offers