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Samsung Galaxy Fold 2, 5G Galaxy Z Flip will launch in August 2020

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Samsung is expected to launch two new foldable smartphones in the second half of the year. An affordable foldable handset model is expected to hit the market next year, industry insiders said on Sunday. Samsung is expected to present the Galaxy Fold 2 and the 5G variant of the Galaxy Z Flip together with its flagship phablet Galaxy Note 20 at an event in August, the news agency Yonhap reported, citing the industry sources. But his affordable foldable smartphone, probably called the Galaxy Fold Lite, is unlikely to make its debut at the event, they said.
The South Korean technology giant was said to have released a version of its foldable smartphone that costs almost half the price of a normal Galaxy Fold. Technical experts have predicted that the Galaxy Fold 2 will have a 7.7-inch screen and a 6.23-inch cover display when unfolded, both of which are larger than the 7.3-inch or 4.6-inch displays of the predecessor. Samsung is expected to use ultra-thin glass (UTG) for the Galaxy Fold 2,…

Samsung U.S. will repair frontline and healthcare workers' phones for free

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The offer is valid through June 30 and covers a single repair.What you need to knowIn a show of solidarity with first responders and healthcare workers, Samsung is offering them one free phone repair.The program is called Free Repairs for the Frontline and offers services such as screen repairs and battery replacements.It's being implemented in partnership with uBreakiFix.Samsung is launching a new initiative aimed at supporting the first responders and healthcare workers fighting the current pandemic in the frontlines. Called Free Repairs for the Frontline, the program offers one free smartphone repair to doctors, nurses, hospital workers, EMTs, police officers, and firefighters.The offer is valid through June 30, and the phone itself will be serviced by uBreakiFix. You can either go to the chain store locations for an in-person repair or call 1-800-SAMSUNG to set up a mail-in repair; Samsung will generously also cover the shipping fees alongside the cost of the repair. You can f…

From the Editor's Desk: The S20 Ultra's 100X zoom severely under-delivered

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That number looks great in marketing materials, but ultimately 100X photos are terrible. Samsung made huge strides in camera quality with the Galaxy S20 series, to the point where in many situations the S20 Ultra is taking photos directly comparable to the Pixel 4 XL. Putting aside little quibbles around the details of how the photos look, I'm really loving what this camera is capable of, and I don't feel like I'm using an inferior camera like I did with the S10+.
I think the Galaxy S20 Ultra's camera is great, and its zoom capabilities are a big part of that. And it's not just about the 108MP main camera; a big part of my enjoyment is the quality of zoom shots. I've had my Galaxy S20 Ultra for a couple of weeks now, and I really enjoy incorporating zoom shots into my regular use of the camera. But something I figured out very quickly is how little I want to use the super-long zoom options. After my testing period, where I specifically found situations to comp…

How to use Wireless PowerShare on the Galaxy S20

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Wireless PowerShare is a pretty nifty feature that lets the Galaxy S20 charge other devices wirelessly. While you can technically charge other phones, the feature is designed to be used with Galaxy Buds and the Galaxy Watch Active 2. Here's what you need to know about the feature, and how to get started.
Products used in this guideTurbocharged: Samsung Galaxy S20 ($1,000 at Amazon)Power up your music: Samsung Galaxy Buds+ ($149 at Amazon)How to use Wireless PowerShare to wirelessly charge devices with the Galaxy S20Pull down the notification panel by swiping down from the top of the screen.Swipe down once more to reveal all the quick toggles.Select Wireless PowerShare. Put another device on the back of your S20 to charge it wirelessly with Wireless PowerShareIdeally, you'll need to put the device you want to charge at the center of the back of the Galaxy S20 because this is where the wireless charging coil is located. For accessories like the Galaxy Buds+, all you need to do i…