• Samsung Will Fix Galaxy S8's Red Display Problem

    1 month ago - By Tom's Guide

    After multiple users reported red-tinted screens on their Galaxy S8, Samsung has announced a software fix.
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  • Why I might trade my iPhone for a Galaxy S8 - CNET

    Why I might trade my iPhone for a Galaxy S8 - CNET

    1 month ago - By CNET

    Commentary: Every time a new Samsung Galaxy comes out, I think about making the switch - and this year it's more tempting than ever.
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  • Samsung will fix the Galaxy S8 red tint issue with a software update

    1 month ago - By AndroidPhoneFans

    Earlier this week, we reported on a display issue that was happening to some models of the Samsung Galaxy S8. After a year of hardware defects, Samsung can't afford another major problem like this.
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  • Fingerprint, face scan, or password: what's the best way to unlock your Galaxy S8?

    Fingerprint, face scan, or password: what's the best way to unlock your Galaxy S8?

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Samsung's new Galaxy S8 is hitting stores this week and it's bringing a lot features, design, and screen along with it. The S8 is one of the best phones ever made and the best phone you can buy right now. I suggest you read my full review for more info on them.
    But if you've already ordered or bought an S8, you might be wondering what the best way to unlock it is. Because unlike Samsung's prior phones, the S8 doesn't have a fingerprint scanner on the front. Instead, it's on the back of the phone, near the camera. This can present issues with comfort and practicality (you're very likely to...
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  • Google Photos Update Stabilizes Shaky Videos

    Google Photos Update Stabilizes Shaky Videos

    1 month ago - By Geek

    The latest version of Google Photos reportedly includes a video stabilization feature. Built-in optical image stabilization is becoming standard in most new smartphones, including the Samsung Galaxy S8, LG V20, and Apple [...]
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  • Samsung will roll out an update to fix Galaxy S8's red tint issue

    Samsung will roll out an update to fix Galaxy S8's red tint issue

    1 month ago - By Android Central

    Galaxy S8 and S8+ OTA update will bring better color optimization and increase the color range of the displays.
    Earlier this week, a few Galaxy S8 users noticed a red tint on their displays, to which Samsung responded by stating that the issue can be resolved by changing the color balance in the display settings. To further assuage customers, the South Korean manufacturer has mentioned that it will roll out a software update next week that will deliver increased color range and better optimization of colors to eliminate the red tint.
    In a statement to The Korea Herald , Samsung...
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  • 5 common Galaxy S8 problems - and how to quickly fix them

    5 common Galaxy S8 problems - and how to quickly fix them

    1 month ago - By TrustedReviews

    Seeing red?
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  • Samsung has a fix for the Galaxy S8's red display problem it said isn't a problem

    Samsung has a fix for the Galaxy S8's red display problem it said isn't a problem

    1 month ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    The Galaxy S8 is commercially available in four markets, which means hundreds of thousands of customers will receive their Galaxy S8 preorders on Friday, while others will be able to purchase the handsets from various shops. That also means that more people will unbox and start using the phone, and that's great news for anyone worried by the already reported red tint issue of that gorgeous Infinity display. You know, the problem that Samsung said wasn't a problem . With the phones in the handsets of more users, we'll be able to determine how widespread the problem is, or if it only affects...
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  • Samsung To Fix Galaxy S8's Reddish Screen With Update

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    Samsung Electronics promised to fix the reddish screen of the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus that some consumers have been complaining about earlier this week. While the South Korean consumer electronics manufacturer recently issued a statement on the matter and claimed that red-tinted screens aren't a defect , the company followed up on that notion by saying it will issue a software update that's supposed to eliminate the problem. In a statement given to The Investor, a company representative said that the update still doesn't have a firm release date attached to it, but noted that it...
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  • Samsung owns up to Galaxy S8 red screen issues and offers a fix

    Samsung owns up to Galaxy S8 red screen issues and offers a fix

    1 month ago - By TechRadar

    The Samsung Galaxy S8 has only just hit the market and already there have been complaints about it, with numerous users taking to forums to report a red tint to their screens. Fortunately, Samsung is already promising a fix, though doesn't seem to be admitting that there's actually any problem with the phones. Speaking to The Korea Herald , a Samsung spokesperson said: “Because there are some complaints about the red-tinted screens, we decided to upgrade the software next week for all Galaxy S8 clients,” and that an additional update to “make color revisions more minutely” will be rolled...
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  • The top Samsung Galaxy S8 cases

    The top Samsung Galaxy S8 cases

    1 month ago - By TechRadar

    As we suggested in our Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus reviews, your shiny new smartphone deserves a protective case - it's slightly bigger than all of your past phones and its grippable bezel has been replaced by delicate screen. The good news for you is that there are already a lot of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus cases out there - for protection and for style - on Amazon and a few other retailers. Top case brands were ready with their Galaxy S8 cases on day one, including Incipio, Otterbox, Speck and a handful of official Samsung cases, covers and wallet folios, too. More are on the...
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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 red tint fix to arrive next week

    Samsung Galaxy S8 red tint fix to arrive next week

    1 month ago - By GSMArena

    Just days after it came to light that some Korean Galaxy S8 units are having a reddish tint on their display, Samsung acknowledged the issue. The tech giant said that it'll push out an update next week that will fix the issue.
    "Because there are some complaints about the red-tinted screens, we decided to upgrade the software next week for all Galaxy S8 clients," a Samsung spokesperson said.
    In fact, the firm has already informed its service centers in the country about this. "There will be an additional update to make color revisions more minutely at the end of April," Samsung...
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  • Are bezel-less displays on smartphones the future? LG and Samsung lead the pack

    1 month ago - By The Mobile Indian

    Samsung Galaxy S8 has surely put up a trend which will surely go a long way in the smartphone industry.
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  • Samsung to roll out software update to fix Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ reddish display panel issue

    1 month ago - By The Mobile Indian

    The company says that the reddish display panel issue is not at hardware end, but rather a software issue, which would be soon fixed.
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  • This is why your Galaxy S8 display may be tinting red, software update to the rescue

    This is why your Galaxy S8 display may be tinting red, software update to the rescue

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    Some of the units in the first batch of Galaxy S8 phones shipped over at the home turf in Korea, have shown red tint on their display. It's pretty unusual for AMOLED screens, which are with cold and saturated colors by default, and turn blueish at the slightest tilt of the phone even in the Basic display mode that closely follows the standard sRGB color gamut, so users have noticed the discrepancy immediately.
    Granted, all screens differ slightly from factory to factory, and batch to batch, especially OLED displays, where laying millions of light-emitting dots ...
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  • Check out these new Galaxy S8 promo videos: whales, spacewalk and candle light

    Check out these new Galaxy S8 promo videos: whales, spacewalk and candle light

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    The tall and narrow chassis, the curved display, the unorthodox placement of the finger scanner, the added Bixby button, the amazing screen-to-body ratio - it's all here now, as today is the day when the Galaxy S8 and S8+ officially launch in the US. As if to celebrate the occasion, Samsung has prepped three brand new promo videos, which will probably be hitting the airwaves for weeks, so be one of the first to check them out above, and tells us what you think. Needless to say, they are all part of the "Unbox your phone" campaign that strives to emphasizes the big beautiful ...
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  • Galaxy S8+ April security update released in Europe, facial recognition feature gets an upgrade

    Galaxy S8+ April security update released in Europe, facial recognition feature gets an upgrade

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    Samsung is in the process of rolling out its first Galaxy S8+ update in Europe. The new OTA includes Google's April monthly security update, which consists of fixes for 49 CVEs found on Android and a patch for 16 issues which are specific to Samsung's Galaxy devices.
    SamMobile obtained the entire changelog in Dutch, and the translated information suggests that the new update also brings improvements to the algorithms of the facial recognition feature on the S8+.
    As ...
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  • Unlocked Galaxy S8 and S8+ are available for pre-order in the US

    Unlocked Galaxy S8 and S8+ are available for pre-order in the US

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    B&H is now taking pre-orders for the unlocked versions of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. As you may know, the two flagships are officially hitting the shelves today in the US and many other countries, but only the carrier-locked variants are currently available for purchase in the States.
    The store has put a hefty price tag on the pair. The smaller 64 GB Galaxy S8 goes for $829.99, while the larger S8+ with the same amount of internal storage is at $929.99. Shipping is set to commence at the "beginning of May", which is quite ...
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  • Samsung to patch Galaxy S8's red display issue, report says - CNET

    1 month ago - By CNET

    Days after reports came out of South Korea showing S8 phones with red-tinted screens, Samsung said it'll be releasing a software update to fix the issue.
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