Galaxy Note 9 S Pen hits FCC with Bluetooth LE

July 4, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Samsung will announce this year’s Galaxy Note smartphone earlier than usual on August 9. The company made it official last week and gave us a brief teaser video containing only a new S Pen. The Galaxy Note series is known for having an S Pen, which gets better each and every year. This year’s Galaxy Note 9 flagship will be no exception.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

Samsung will reveal the Galaxy Note 9 on August 9

June 28, 2018 Doug Demagistris

August 9 was one of the dates floating around as possible for the Galaxy Note 9 launch event. Thanks to an invite from Samsung, we can now confirm this date as the unveiling of Samsung’s next iteration Galaxy Note. Let the countdown begin.

General News

Galaxy Note 9 touches down at the FCC

June 26, 2018 Doug Demagistris

We’re inching closer toward Samsung’s next flagship smartphone. Expected to be the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung could announce the smartphone earlier than usual in mid-August. We’ve seen a few leaks and heard a few rumors regarding features such as fast wireless charging, and now the device has hit the FCC.


Weekly Poll: How much will you spend on a foldable Galaxy X?

June 23, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Is it obvious or not that Samsung is having a hard time selling the Galaxy S9? You tell me. Since the global release of Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Samsung has come out with larger storage variants and a new color. Not only that, but we hear that the Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S10 announcements are moving up with a possible third flagship by the name Galaxy X coming in March. Samsung has a lot to think about.


Wireless Charging Stand for Galaxy Note 9 appears at the FCC

June 14, 2018 Doug Demagistris

This week, a wireless charging cradle made an appearance at the FCC for certification with Samsung written all over it. The upcoming charging stand with USB Type-C appears to be for the upcoming Galaxy Note 9, which could be announced earlier than expected as indicated by the fact the FCC is usually a final stop.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

Galaxy Note 9 renders show a familiar design

June 7, 2018 Doug Demagistris

We’re expecting Samsung to introduce its Galaxy Note 9 flagship for the second half of 2018 as soon as early August. Amid sluggish Galaxy S9 sales, the company needs to bounce back with something new, and it does not seem that Galaxy Note 9 will be the device to do that.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

The Galaxy Note 9 might embrace an in-display fingerprint scanner after all

March 23, 2018 Droid Turf

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 could be here in August, which would follow suite with the Galaxy S9 that launched earlier than usual this year. However, a new report out of Korea contradicts the “late August” launch, so things are still up in the air. Since we’re still a ways away, we can’t be too sure about anything, but we’ve received some positive word about the handset’s fingerprint reader.


[Weekly Poll] Biggest Deal Breaker: Notch, Missing Audio Jack, or Offset Fingerprint Scanner?

March 17, 2018 Doug Demagistris

When it comes to smartphones, there have been three trends (or soon to be trends). In 2017, Android manufacturers ditched the 3.5mm headphone jack. Today, very few flagship Android devices retain the audio jack, for reasons quite frankly we still don’t understand. In 2018, it seems that a display notch will be the trend among many Android devices, even some mid-rangers. And soon, offset and physical fingerprint sensors will become a thing of the past with Synaptics developing in-display technology [Read More]

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