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Samsung Expected to Provide Nearly 80% of OLED Displays for iPhone 12 Lineup [Updated]

Tuesday May 26, 2020 8:30 am PDT by
Despite Apple's focus on diversifying its suppliers for various components in its products, Samsung Display is expected to still provide nearly 80 percent of the OLED displays used in this year's "iPhone 12" lineup, according to a preview of a DigiTimes report that will be published in full tomorrow. Samsung Display has obtained nearly 80% of the overall panel orders for Apple's...

Samsung's New Outdoor 'Terrace' Smart TV Supports Apple TV App and AirPlay 2

Thursday May 21, 2020 11:51 am PDT by
Samsung today announced the launch of a new "Terrace" 4K TV, which is designed to be used outdoors. The Terrace features an IP55 water and dust resistance rating, so it's able to hold up to light water exposure. Like most newly released Samsung TVs, the Terrace TV includes support for the Apple TV app, which allows users to access ‌Apple TV‌ content like iTunes movies and TV shows, and ‌Apple...

Samsung's T7 Portable SSD Now Available for Purchase

Tuesday May 19, 2020 7:00 am PDT by
Samsung today announced that its new T7 Portable SSD is available for purchase, joining the T7 Touch in Samsung's 2020 portable SSD lineup. Samsung first announced the new T7 Portable SSD in January at CES, but focused on releasing the more expensive T7 Touch with fingerprint sensor first. The T7 Portable SSD is similar to the T7 Touch, measuring in at the size of a business card. The...

Samsung Announces 'Innovative' Debit Card Launching this Summer

Friday May 8, 2020 4:06 am PDT by
We're still waiting to hear news about Apple Card's performance relative to the major card issuers, but that hasn't stopped Samsung from announcing plans to launch an "innovative" debit card as part of a new mobile-first money management platform the company has been developing over the last year. Announced on Thursday in a blog post by Samsung Pay vice-president Sang Ahn, the forthcoming...

Demo: Using Apple Music on a Samsung TV

Thursday April 23, 2020 12:47 pm PDT by
Samsung and Apple have partnered to bring the Apple Music app to Samsung TVs, and as of today, the ‌Apple Music‌ service and dedicated app can be accessed on Samsung TV sets manufactured in 2018 and later. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. We have a Samsung TV so we thought we'd check out how ‌Apple Music‌ works, as this is the first time that Apple has brought the ‌A...

Apple Music Launches on 2018 and Later Samsung Smart TVs

Thursday April 23, 2020 7:12 am PDT by
Apple and Samsung have partnered to launch an Apple Music app for Samsung smart TVs, according to The Verge. The app, which is rolling out today, will be supported on 2018 and later TVs. This is the first time ‌Apple Music‌ has expanded directly to smart TVs, and the app looks similar to the Apple TV version of ‌Apple Music‌. Many of Samsung's recent smart TVs also support the ‌Apple TV‌...

Camera Comparison: iPhone 11 Pro Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Friday March 6, 2020 8:54 am PST by
Earlier this week we picked up a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and did a feature overview to see if it's worth $1,400, but we also thought we'd take a deeper look at Samsung's newest smartphone to see how the cameras measure up to the cameras in Apple's iPhone 11 Pro Max. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Hardware Details Samsung's Galaxy S20 Ultra, like the iPhone, has...

Hands-On With Samsung's New S20 Ultra: Is It Worth $1400?

Tuesday March 3, 2020 2:37 pm PST by
Samsung in February announced its most expensive non-foldable smartphone to date, the Galaxy S20 Ultra, which has a starting price of $1,400, which is $300 higher than the starting price of Apple's $1,099 iPhone 11 Pro Max. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Apple is often criticized for its high price points, but this year, Samsung went above and beyond matching...

Testing Samsung's New $1,380 Galaxy Z Flip Foldable Smartphone

Wednesday February 19, 2020 2:24 pm PST by
Samsung last week unveiled the Galaxy Z Flip, which began shipping out over the weekend. We managed to get our hands on one of the new foldable smartphones, and thought we'd check it out to see how it compares to the Galaxy Fold and how foldable smartphone technology is progressing. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The Galaxy Z Flip is the followup to Samsung's...

Latest Foldable Smartphones Experiencing Failures and Durability Issues

Tuesday February 18, 2020 11:47 am PST by
Foldable smartphones are the latest device trend, and companies that include Motorola and Samsung have released new foldable smartphones over the course of the last few weeks. The first foldable smartphone from Samsung, the Galaxy Fold, had major durability issues that caused its launch to be delayed. Samsung's newest foldable device, the Galaxy Z Flip, seems to be faring a bit better so far,...

Samsung's New Galaxy Buds+ Compared to AirPods and AirPods Pro

Thursday February 13, 2020 1:40 pm PST by
Samsung at its Unpacked Event in San Francisco this week unveiled the new Galaxy Z Flip and the S20 smartphone lineup, and accompanying its new flagship devices, Samsung also launched its next-generation wire-free earbuds, the Galaxy Buds+. In our latest YouTube video, we took a look at the new Galaxy Buds+ to test them out, and we did a quick comparison with the AirPods and the AirPods Pro. ...

Samsung's Answer to AirDrop Finally Arrives With the Galaxy S20

Wednesday February 12, 2020 2:26 am PST by
Last month we reported that Samsung was working on its own AirDrop killer for Galaxy devices, called Quick Share. On Tuesday, the Korean company unveiled its new trio of Galaxy S20 phones, and we finally got a better idea of what the local file-sharing feature can do. On the face of it, Quick Share works just like Apple's AirDrop, in that if you're near another user with a supported device,...

Samsung Unveils Galaxy S20 Smartphones With 5G Connectivity, New Cameras, $1,000 to $1,400 Price Range and More

Tuesday February 11, 2020 10:41 am PST by
At its Unpacked event in San Francisco, Samsung today introduced its Galaxy S20 5G lineup, featuring the Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra smartphones with 5G connectivity, new camera technology, and more. The Galaxy S20 features a 6.2-inch AMOLED display, the Galaxy S20+ features a 6.7-inch AMOLED display, and the Galaxy S20 Ultra features a 6.9-inch AMOLED display. All three displays are full...

Samsung Debuts New 'Galaxy Z Flip' Foldable Smartphone, Priced at $1,380

Tuesday February 11, 2020 10:13 am PST by
Samsung today officially debuted the Galaxy Z Flip, its newest flagship foldable smartphone. Unlike Samsung's first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, the Z Flip is a smartphone-sized device that folds in half. Samsung called it a stylish smartphone designed for trendsetters and people who want to stand out. Samsung first unveiled the smartphone on Sunday with a commercial that was shown...

TV Ad Reveals Samsung's Unannounced 'Galaxy Z Flip' Phone

Monday February 10, 2020 2:17 am PST by
In an ad break during last night's Academy Awards, Samsung gave viewers an unexpected first look at its yet-to-be-announced Galaxy Z Flip foldable phone, which the company is supposed to officially unveil on Tuesday. _ The look of the phone in Samsung's commercial matches up with previous leaks, with the device being shown folded up, opened at various angles as well as opened completely flat. ...

Apple App Store Preview Confirms Existence of Samsung's Rumored Galaxy Buds+ With Official iPhone Support

Wednesday February 5, 2020 1:53 am PST by
Apple last night unwittingly confirmed the existence of Samsung's upcoming next-generation Galaxy Buds+, which are set to compete directly with Apple's own AirPods Pro wireless earphones. Confirmation came via an App Store preview of the wireless earphones' iOS app, first spotted by CNET, indicating that the Galaxy Buds+ will be officially compatible with iPhone 7 and newer devices running...

Alleged Leaked Video Shows Samsung 'Galaxy Z Flip' in Action

Monday February 3, 2020 1:01 am PST by
An allegedly leaked video showing Samsung's upcoming "Galaxy Z Flip" has been shared online, offering a hands-on preview of what the company's second attempt at a folding phone will look like. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip - First Hands On Video pic.twitter.com/4b8Uzt5kRB— Ben Geskin (@BenGeskin) February 2, 2020 Shared on Twitter by mobile leaker Ben Geskin, the short clip shows the clamshell-like...

Apple Matched or Surpassed Samsung for Smartphone Shipments in Q4 2019

Thursday January 30, 2020 2:27 am PST by
Apple matched or overtook Samsung to become the world's biggest smartphone maker in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to new data from market tracking firms. A new report by Strategy Analytics put Apple's iPhone shipments for the fourth quarter of last year at 70.7 million units, slightly ahead of Samsung's estimated 68.8 million. Apple grabbed first position with 19 percent global...

Samsung's Long-Awaited Answer to AirDrop Expected to Arrive Next Month

Friday January 24, 2020 1:29 am PST by
Samsung is said to be working on its own answer to AirDrop, Apple's ad-hoc service that lets users transfer files among Macs and iOS devices over Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. According to XDA Developers, "Quick Share" will work similarly to AirDrop, enabling files to be sent "instantly" between two Galaxy phones in close proximity, so long as both devices have the feature turned on. Like AirDrop, ...

CES 2020: Samsung Debuts New T7 Touch SSD With Fingerprint Sensor for Securing Files

Wednesday January 8, 2020 6:00 am PST by
Samsung today announced the launch of its new Portable SSD T7 Touch, an SSD with 500GB, 1TB, or 2TB of storage space. According to Samsung, the SSD T7 Touch combines a sleek and compact design with the fastest transfer speeds that are offered by the USB 3.2 Gen 2 standard. Users can expect to see read speeds up to 1,050MB/s and write speeds up to 1,000MB/s, with the SSD T7 Touch coming in ...