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Samsung’s rugged Galaxy XCover 6 Pro spotted on Google Play Console; design and key specs revealed

Samsung's XCover series is quite a departure from other Galaxy phones, offering a rugged build with MIL-STD-810 certification, IP68 rating, and, wait for it, a removable battery. It's been two years since Samsung released the Galaxy XCover Pro, and we're still waiting for a direct successor. But the long wait might end soon, as the...

Samsung shows what its 200MP camera sensor is capable of with massive photo print

It was towards the end of last year when we first caught a glimpse of Samsung's 200MP camera sensor. Since then, Samsung has taken things a step further, improving its previous 200MP sensor with a new model. Despite this technology not being found on any production device to date, the firm has continued to tout...

Android 12 and 12L Custom ROM List: Unofficially update your Android smartphone!

Ever since Google announced the arrival of Android 12's stable release and dropped the source code to AOSP, the tinkering party is underway here at XDA. But unless you own a current-generation Google Pixel device, there’s a very good chance that you will have to wait for a few months to have your OEM send...

[Update: Now open in the US] Samsung will soon let Galaxy Watch 4 owners test drive new software features

Samsung regularly runs One UI beta programs for Galaxy phones, allowing power users to try out the new software builds ahead of the public release. There hasn't been a similar program for the company's smartwatches so far. But that changes today as the company has just announced the One UI Watch Beta program for the...

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4: Everything we know so far about Samsung’s next clamshell foldable

For many, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 was the first foldable they could put their money on. In fact, XDA's Content Chief Nirave was so impressed with the Galaxy Z Flip 3 that he ended up buying two of them. It's the first foldable flagship that felt like it was made for the mainstream...

Samsung’s Expert RAW camera app now supports the Galaxy Z Fold 3

Samsung is extending its advanced camera app, Expert RAW, to the Galaxy Z Fold 3. Samsung told us back in February that the app would land on the foldable in April. However, it failed to meet the promised timeline. But at long last, the app is finally available for download for the Galaxy Z Fold...

Is the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G waterproof? Does it have an IP rating?

The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G is a great option to consider if you live in the US and you're looking to spend less than $500 on an Android phone. The Galaxy A53 represents Samsung's A-series at its very best in many ways. There's a lot to like about this particular phone and we think it'll...

HP Spectre x360 13.5 (2022) vs Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360: Which should you choose?

We're a few months into 2022 now, and companies have brought out some of the best laptops we've seen in a while. If you're looking to replace your current machine, there's no shortage of fantastic options right now, and it can be hard to choose one. We're here to help, though. If you want a...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4: Everything we know so far about Samsung’s next flagship foldable

Samsung was one of the first manufacturers to enter the foldable space in 2019 with the original Galaxy Fold. It wasn't the most flamboyant entry with plenty of catastrophic display failures, but it's safe to say that the Galaxy Fold lineup has progressed remarkably well. With hardly any competitors in sight and few flimsy foldable...

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs OnePlus 9: Which phone should you buy?

The Galaxy S21 FE continues Samsung's momentum in the budget flagship space with powerful internals and the latest Android version out of the box. It may not offer the best value right now, as we mentioned in our Galaxy S21 FE review, but that's expected to change soon. There's a lot to like about this...

Bye bye Bixby! The Galaxy Watch 4 finally gets Google Assistant

The Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic are two of the best Wear OS smartwatches out there. They also happen to be the only watches that run Wear OS 3 out of the box. However, despite running Wear OS, the Galaxy Watch 4 series has missed out on one of the best Wear...

Samsung gets June 2022 patches started early with the Galaxy Tab S7 series

As we draw closer to the end of another month, Samsung is once again seeding its next Android security patch just a little bit early. This time, the Korean OEM is kicking off the June 2022 patch distribution with the Galaxy Tab S7 series. According to a number of user reports, Samsung has started rolling out...