Google released Android 9.0 Pie in early August, with only Pixel and Pixel 2 phones being eligible for the upgrade. Various other smartphone makers offered Pie betas at the same time and some of them will make Android 9.0 available to their customers soon. Samsung? Not so much. But the Korean Android device maker is preparing to release its customary beta program for Google’s latest operating system and we have good news and bad news about it.
Samsung’s phones are a bit more expensive at every tier than competing devices, but it does offer competitive trade-in values for older phones. Today, those values are effectively doubled for most phones. You can shave up to $600 off the price of a new Samsung device if you trade in your old phone.
The new doubled trade-in values are a bit odd because Samsung decided they should all be nice, round numbers. Read More
To up the desirability factor of its cheaper phones, Samsung may be preparing to introduce wireless charging on its Galaxy A Series handsets, along with a reasonably priced wireless charging pad.
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The iPhone XS has been revealed, and it’s one of the best phones of the year. But even though it’s Apple’s latest and greatest, it’s up against a lot of competition. Is the iPhone XS better than the Samsung Galaxy S9?
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