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Samsung is a technology conglomerate based out of South Korea that makes some of the world’s most popular smartphones such as the Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra, and Note 10.

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Samsung is the larger smartphone manufacturer in the world and, in turn, the biggest Android OEM. The company’s Android flagships are highly regarded as some of the best options for most customers. It’s Galaxy S20 series, for example, offers the latest Snapdragon 865 processor, 5G connectivity, three cameras, and huge AMOLED displays.

Samsung also produces other consumer products such as smartwatches, tablets, and home appliances. Some of its companies produce components for other products too. Exynos chipsets are often used in Samsung’s own smartphones, but the company’s AMOLED displays are used by many other OEMs including Google and Apple.

You can read more about Galaxy smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches in our cover below. We also publish reviews of most mainstream smartphones and other consumer products.

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[Update: Available today] Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite has an S Pen, Android 10 for $349

There have been rumors for several weeks now that Samsung has been preparing to introduce a new Android tablet with a lower cost of entry than its flagship Galaxy Tab S6. Today, those rumors have been made official as Samsung quietly posted the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite on its store in Indonesia.

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[Update: S8/S8+] Samsung Galaxy S10 series now receiving the May 2020 security patch

In keeping with their recent update promptness, Samsung is now pushing the May 2020 security patch for 2019’s flagship Galaxy S10 series.

Samsung Stories May 27

‘Samsung Money’ adds a physical debit card to Pay w/ account, more [Updated]

Samsung Pay is pretty sweet. Using a combination of NFC and MST you can pay with your phone at just about every store and, in turn, leave your wallet behind. Now, though, Samsung has announced that it’s adding a physical debit card to Samsung Pay in the form of “Samsung Money by SoFi.”

Samsung Stories May 26

Security is an important part of our smartphones since they carry so much personal information, and as things advance, they’re only going to be carrying more. Today, Samsung is announcing a new “Secure Element” chip that’s a turnkey solution for securely storing this data, and it’s already being used on the Galaxy S20.

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Samsung Stories May 25

Samsung Galaxy S7 gets one last update to fix recently-discovered security issue

Four years after its debut, Samsung’s Galaxy S7 was officially dropped from software support last month. Now, though, Samsung is giving the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge a final update to fix a critical security issue that popped up recently.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 gets ECG approval at long last, but only in Korea

After what feels like ages since its announcement in 2019, Samsung is finally delivering on one of the biggest features for its Galaxy Watch Active 2 — support for ECG (electrocardiogram). However, it’s only approved in a single country.

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