Category Archives: Android 7.1

MWC 2017: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 hands-on

Just as expected, the Samsung Galaxy S8 pair did not make their debut at MWC 2017. The Korean giant has a more lavish introduction planned soon. But, even while holding out on us, Samsung still brought quite a few goodies to introduce at the Barcelona venue. The Galaxy Tab S3 is definitely among the most exciting, as it has the potential to breathe new life into the company’s stagnant tablet business.

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is a new powerhouse tablet, with a finger on productivity

Samsung used this year’s MWC venue to throw a curve ball in the somewhat docile waters of the tablet market. The Galaxy Tab S3 is sure to stir up some commotion, as it is a true powerhouse offer, tricked-out by the Korean giant with all the bells and whistles, including its coveted S Pen tech and a convenient keyboard attachment.

The 9.7-inch tablet definitely takes after its Tab S2 predecessor, yet clearly pushes further into high-end productivity territory. It appears Samsung has decided to put forth its best foot forward at making an Android 2-in-1 to take on laptop-like…

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Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6 and Galaxy Book 12 hands-on

Samsung might have skipped on smartphone announcements at this year’s MWC, but that doesn’t mean the Korean giant didn’t take the event seriously. On the contrary, the Barcelona venue saw a total of three tablet announcements, all clearly geared towards a more serious, productivity-oriented crowd.

Sure, you could argue that the 10-bit HDR panel and 4-speaker AKG setup on the Tab S3 shout multimedia loud and clear. However, beyond that, Samsung’s new lineup is all business, especially its two new Windows-based 2-in-1 offers.

The Galaxy Book 10.6 and Galaxy Book 12 both run Windows 10…

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Samsung event at MWC is live on YouTube

Samsung decided to postpone their Galaxy S8 unveiling for March 29 but what is an MWC in Barcelona without the participation of the Korean company. We will see a Galaxy Tab S3 tablet that was leaked little by little in the last several days. There is also a VR set with a remote control to be launched at the event.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will have a 9.7″ display with 2,048×1,536 resolution and be powered by Snapdragon 820. It will come with an S Pen, have pogo pins for attaching to a keyboard and will cost around $750 when launched on April 7 in Europe.

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Moto G5 and G5 Plus get a metal build, Snapdragons 430&625 inside

Lenovo/Motorola has announced yet another generation of the hugely successful Moto G – we are now at 5 – and that means the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus are official. Sharing an overall similar design and metal build, the two smartphones are meant to bring a touch of premium to a model range governed by budget considerations.

Motorola Moto G5

The plain Moto G5 is built around a 5-inch FullHD IPS display, covered with Gorilla Glass 3. At the helm is the Snapdragon 430 chipset with a 1.4GHz octa-core processor doing the number crunching. There are 2GB of RAM on board and storage is either…

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