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By Garg Ankit
Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition price leaked
by Garg Ankit
Image via WinFuture Samsung is all set to launch the upcoming Galaxy S20 Fan Edition smartphone during its event scheduled for September 23. However, information about the device has leaked numerous times already, revealing almost all the details about the handset. Now the European price of the Galaxy S20 FE is leaked, courtesy of WinFuture.
The device has been spotted on the brand's Bulgarian and Philippines website. It is common knowledge that the 4G variant will be powered by Exynos 990, while the 5G variant will use Snapdragon 865. In Europe, except Germany, the former will be priced at €699 ($830 approximately) and the latter a hundred euros more at €799 ($950 approximately). Owing to lower taxation rates, Germans are expected to pay €678 ($805 approximately) and €775 ($920 approximately) for the 4G and 5G models respectively. This goes against an earlier report which indicated a starting price of $750 for the smartphone.
The handset is expected to feature a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate, 2400x1080 pixels resolution, and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It's also said to feature an in-display fingerprint scanner. The Galaxy S20 Fan Edition will come with 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which should be expandable via microSD card.
The Galaxy S20 Fan Edition will feature a triple-camera system at the rear, which includes a primary 12MP f/1.8 lens with optical image stabilization. This is paired with a 12MP ultra-wide lens and an 8MP telephoto lens. The 32MP front camera will sit in a punch-hole in the top-center of the handset. It will be offered in six color variants, and come with a 4,500mAh battery.
By Abhay V
Samsung might expand Galaxy Tab S7's Second screen feature to more Windows PCs
by Abhay Venkatesh
Apple debuted a feature in macOS Catalina called Sidecar back in 2019 that let Mac users extend their computer displays to iPads and other touchscreens. This allowed for users to use the secondary touch and stylus enabled displays – like the iPad Pro – as an input device for the Mac, making it easy to run touch-supported apps on devices without support for such input devices.
Now, a new report suggests that Samsung is working to bring a similar feature to its flagship Galaxy Tab S7 tablets. The feature, internally codenamed ‘Sidekick’, aims to let users extend their Windows PC screens to the tablets and enable the S Pen to work as an active stylus for the devices. The feature is expected to also support different pressure levels from the S Pen.
Interestingly, the South Korean giant detailed this very feature – called Second Screen – during the launch of its Galaxy Tab S7 devices. However, at the time, the firm claimed that the feature would work with Samsung PCs and that it will be available later this year. It is not clear if project Sidekick refers to the same feature, or if it is part of an effort to bring support to all Windows PCs.
While the original announcement suggests that the tablets will connect wirelessly to Windows PCs, it is also not known if the capability will extend to support wired connections. This could greatly improve adoption owing to the addition of support for desktop PCs. Many Windows laptops already offer touchscreen and stylus support. Another advantage for PCs is that users can leverage the tablet’s hardware for input while running resource-heavy creative applications on the desktop.
Second screen will be enabled for the Galaxy Tab S7 and Galaxy Tab S7+ via a firmware update “later this year”. It will be interesting to see how the company pegs this offering, and if ‘Sidekick’ happens to be more than what the company has already revealed.
Source: Android Police
By Abhay V
The 512GB variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra is $400 off on Amazon
by Abhay Venkatesh
Samsung’s S Pen housing flagship, the Note20 Ultra was announced back in August at the company’s virtual Unpacked event. The device sports top-of-the-line specs and was launched for an asking price of $1,299, with the higher storage capacity variant costing a whopping $1,449, in the U.S. The Note20 series has seen healthy reception in the U.K. as the company announced that the devices hit a record number of pre-orders in that country.
If you held off on purchasing the device at those rates, you are in luck as it is currently being discounted on Amazon.com. The 512GB storage capacity variant of the phone is off by a massive $400, now costing $1,049. This makes the phone cheaper than the Galaxy S20 Ultra, whilst offering additional features such as the S Pen, a slightly beefier processor – the Snapdragon 865+, and a larger 6.9-inch screen. The display sports a 120Hz refresh rate and supports the updated S Pen with reduced latency.
What’s interesting is that if you opt for the lower-tier model with 128GB of RAM, that will set you back by $1,099, a $200 discount, which happens to be more expensive than the 512GB variant. It is not clear as to how long the deal will last, so interested buyers can head to Amazon here for the top-tier version of the Note20 Ultra for $1,049.
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By Abhay V
Your Phone's ability to run mobile apps on the PC rolling out to all supported phones
by Abhay Venkatesh
When Samsung took to the stage in August to announce a slew of devices, it also announced the expansion of its partnership with Microsoft. The renewed partnership also saw the firms debut a new Your Phone feature that lets users run Android apps from the phone and pin them to the taskbar directly on the PC. The feature builds on the ability to view a phone’s screen on a Windows 10 device via the app.
While the feature first debuted with the Note20 series, more devices were added to the list soon after. The wider rollout began last month in a staggered manner, and the Redmond firm has now announced that the feature is rolling out to all supported Samsung Galaxy devices. The company adds that it could take up to 48 hours for the change to propagate to all users.
The supported list of devices includes the likes of Galaxy flagships from 2018, such as the Galaxy S9 series all the way to the latest phones, the company’s foldable phones, and a host of A-series devices. You can head to the support page here to view the entire list of phones under the ‘What devices support Apps’ section. Interestingly, though the company doesn’t list the Surface Duo on that page, Microsoft’s dual-screened Android phone is also expected to support all Your Phone features, including Galaxy-specific capabilities like cross-device clipboard sync.
While the ability to run mobile apps on the PC is a nifty addition, the feature still limits the app from running one app at a time, something that is not the case with Samsung’s DeX – which can also be run on the PC with the DeX app. It will be interesting to see what other capabilities make it to Microsoft’s offering thanks to the partnership.
By Garg Ankit
Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition listed on Samsung Philippines website, now removed
by Garg Ankit
Image via Winfuture After Samsung's Bulgarian website confirmed the presence of two variants of the upcoming Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, the smartphone was spotted by tipster @evleaks on the Samsung Philippines website. The listing has since been removed, but not before it was cached by Google.
The listing mentions two colors in which the device will be available, at least in the Philippines, even though we are already aware of six color variants the device will come in. Instead of just calling them blue or lavender, the brand is using Cloud Navy and Cloud Lavender. As you might be aware, giving catchy names for device colors is not a new practice. The page also mentions that the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition will support dual SIM, and come with 128GB of internal storage, which should be the base variant with 6GB RAM.
Samsung will apparently be offering the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition in 4G and 5G variants. The 4G version will use Exynos 990, while the 5G variant will be powered by Snapdragon 865. The handset is expected to feature a 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The 32MP front camera will sit in a punch-hole in the center. It's also said to feature an in-display fingerprint scanner.
The Galaxy S20 Fan Edition will feature a triple-camera system at the rear, which includes a primary 12MP f/1.8 lens with optical image stabilization. This is paired with a 12MP ultra-wide lens and an 8MP telephoto camera lens. It will come with a 4,500mAh battery with fast charging support, and is expected to be priced around $750.