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Samsung Has Achieved Something Special With The Galaxy Z Fold 2

If you strip away the technological achievements of Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2, it is a largely ungainly and cumbersome phone. The foldable handset is big, heavy and flies in the face of modern smartphone design principles. 

There is every reason why a device that’s too large as a standard smartphone, without offering the full tablet experience either, should fail. But that doesn’t tally with the jaw-dropping reaction of total and complete amazement I’ve seen from people who have fumbled my review unit. 

Friends and strangers who don’t follow day-to-day tech trends, who get their tech news from Instagram adverts, are genuinely blown away when they use my Fold. Like a child seeing the detachable thumb party-trick for the first time, they can’t quite comprehend what’s happening. The source of the amazement is obviously the 7.6-inch foldable main display, which is impressive. Yes,

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Here’s everything new in Samsung One UI 3.0

Samsung One UI 3.0 will almost certainly be available on the Note 20 series.

Samsung announced a One UI 3.0 developer beta based on Android 11 last month, available on the Galaxy S20 series. We didn’t hear about any particular features or changelog at the time, but we’ve finally got a comprehensive list of additions and tweaks.

Twitter user Samsung Rydah (h/t: XDA-Developers) posted a One UI 3.0 changelog earlier today, and it’s an extremely comprehensive list. Check out the list below.

Home screen

  • Touch and hold and app to add an associated widget.
  • Turn the screen off by double-tapping on an empty area of the home screen (settings advanced features motions and gestures)


  • Dynamic lockscreen now has more categories, and you can select more than one.
  • Lockscreen widgets are improved.

Quick Panel

  • See your conversations and media more conveniently in their own sections when you swipe down from the top of the screen.


  • Always On Display widgets are
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Another 2020 Samsung Galaxy Unpacked confirmed

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  • Samsung just confirmed the latest Samsung Galaxy Unpacked virtual event.
  • The event will happen at 10:00 AM ET on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.
  • It seems likely the company will launch the Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition during the event.

Samsung is going to hold yet another virtual press event very soon, just a few weeks after it held one to reveal the Galaxy Z Fold 2. Today, it announced that the latest Samsung Galaxy Unpacked press event will happen on Wednesday, September 23. It will begin at 10:00 AM ET.

Read more: Galaxy S20 Fan Edition – Everything we know

While the company didn’t confirm what it plans to reveal, one big hint might be in the event’s full title: Unpacked for Every Fan. That would seem to indicate that it will officially announce the much-rumored and leaked Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition.

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Samsung announces Unpacked for Every Fan virtual event

Samsung Unpacked for Every Fan

Samsung Unpacked for Every Fan will happen Sept. 23.


Samsung has announced it’s holding yet another virtual event in 2020, with Samsung Unpacked for Every Fan happening later this month. It comes as the tech giant has been forced to unveil and launch its new phones, tablets and other devices in live streams online instead of at physical events due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The next event was announced Sunday, and while Samsung didn’t say what it would be revealing this time, you can watch the Unpacked event live on Samsung’s website on Sept. 23 at 7 a.m. PT/10 a.m. ET.

It follows the Samsung Unpacked event in August where the tech giant launched the  Galaxy Note 20, Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Tab S7

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South Korea government, Samsung team up after Japan’s export curbs on chip material

A South Korean flag, left, and Samsung Electronics flag fly outside the company’s headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, on July 5, 2019.

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When the South Korea government unveiled an expanded semiconductor material testing facility last month, the centerpiece was a towering white machine given by Samsung Electronics at a fraction of its market price.

The facility, aimed at motivating local suppliers to make and test sophisticated chipmaking materials like photoresist, comes as South Korea pushes for self-sufficiency after Japan last year imposed export curbs on high-tech chip materials.

While industry sources warn Korea has a long way to go to achieve this, the need for self-reliance in chip technology has become more critical with the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and U.S.-China tensions threatening to accelerate supply chain shifts.

Large chip-making companies like Samsung would previously source the best components at the cheapest

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BTS Promotes Xbox Game Pass And The New Samsung Phone In South Korean Ad

Xbox Game Pass is a critical component of Microsoft’s next-generation strategy around the world, and this includes South Korea where Samsung has released a new advertisement for the service featuring the world’s most popular boy band, BTS.

Analyst Daniel Ahmad posted an ad that is currently airing in South Korea. The spot is meant to promote Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 20 phone, and it also features members of BTS using Xbox Game Pass on the phone.

In August, Microsoft announced a sweeping partnership with Samsung to promote Xbox Game Pass. Those who pre-ordered the Galaxy Note 20 could choose the Gaming Bundle that comes with three months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and a Power A controller.

It is a very big week for Xbox Game Pass and the streaming service xCloud. After months of testing, Microsoft will launch xCloud in 22 markets around the world on September 15.


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Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition Spotted in Verizon Website

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition is reportedly coming to the United States, as videos of the rumored smartphone were spotted on Verizon’s website.

The specifications and renders of the device were leaked in August by Pricebaba and reliable tipster OnLeaks, but it was unclear if U.S. customers will be able to buy the cheaper version of the Galaxy S20. WinFuture’s Roland Quandt, however, found videos hosted on Verizon’s website that apparently confirm it.

Verizon is apparently preparing to offer the Galaxy S20 FE in four colors, namely navy, mint, lavender, and red. The videos do not reveal when the smartphone will launch in the U.S., but their presence on the carrier’ website suggests

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Samsung touts ‘best salesman’ Lee’s role in $6.6 billion Verizon deal as trial looms

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SEOUL (Reuters) – As Samsung Electronics’ <005930.KS> leader Jay Y. Lee readies for a new trial next month, the tech giant has quietly ramped up a public relations campaign touting Lee’s deal-making expertise including in winning a $6.6 billion contract from Verizon .

Lauding the Samsung heir as ‘the best salesman’, the firm has over the past year released a flurry of statements and photos of his visits to its many business sites, showcasing a side of the normally-reserved Lee whose public image has taken a battering over a lengthy bribery scandal.

The mounting legal travails for Lee, which have cast a cloud over the leadership of one of the world’s biggest tech companies, coincide with the reformist drive of President Moon Jae-in, elected three years ago after the impeachment and jailing of

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Samsung shares could rally over 40% on smartphones, chips: Analyst

Smartphones for sale at one of the Samsung retail stores in Russia.

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GUANGZHOU, China — Samsung shares could rally over 40% in the next year, according to one analyst who sees TV and smartphone sales rebounding sharply in the near-term and a boost in the chip division.

SK Kim, analyst at Daiwa Capital Markets, raised his 12-month price target on the stock to 85,000 Korean won ($71.52) from 82,000 Korean won. That represents upside of around 45% from Wednesday’s close, when Kim issued his target price revision. 

“We expect strong earnings upside to Samsung Electronics’ (SEC) earnings in 3Q20, led by the set device (mobile and TV) division,” Kim said in a note. “In addition, we see multiple catalysts for SEC in 2021 on opportunities from 5G, memory and foundry, which should drive a rebound in its share price, in our view.”


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