We first saw Samsung’s new 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 and 6.2-inch Galaxy S8+ at its Unpacked event a few weeks ago. During the event, we saw demos of its new virtual assistant, Bixby, and its DeX docking station, which allows the Galaxy S8 to provide a desktop-like experience by connecting to an external monitor and peripherals, but we didn’t have much time with the phones to do much more than take some pictures and try a couple of the new features. After receiving a Galaxy S8 earlier this week, we wanted to give you some feedback about its design and biometric features, as well as, an initial performance and battery life assessment before we dive into our usual in-depth testing.
My biggest complaint about the design...
It’s only been a little over a year since we had a good look into ARM’s Cortex A72 presented at ARM’s TechDay event in London. Over the span of...
Andrei Frumusanu on 5/29/2016
Another hour, another Computex Press Event! Billy and I are here, and we're expecting a lot of new Zen devices.
Ian Cutress & Billy Tallis on 5/29/2016
Rejecting plastic in favor of more-expensive materials is the current trend among flagship phones, so it’s hardly surprising to see LG wrap the G5 in an aluminum shell. Gaining...
Matt Humrick on 5/26/2016
Arteris is a little mentioned company which we haven't had the opportunity to cover in the past, yet they provide IP for one of the most important parts of...
Andrei Frumusanu on 5/24/2016
Today in collaboration with TSMC, ARM's physical IP division is announcing the tapeout of a 10nm test chip demonstrating the company's readiness for the new manufacturing process. The new...
Andrei Frumusanu on 5/18/2016
Last month Apple announced a new iPad and a new iPhone. While the iPhone was new, it was also familiar in many ways because it was direct successor to...
Brandon Chester on 5/16/2016
Just recently, Intel announced a proposal for its part in the USB-C Digital Audio specification, which is expected to be finalized in the coming weeks. Judging by our email...
Anton Shilov on 5/11/2016
Roughly a year and a half ago, NVIDIA opened up a patent infringement case against Samsung and Qualcomm, claiming that the various GPUs used by the two firms violated...
Ryan Smith on 5/2/2016
USB Type-C has a number of chances to become the standard for data and charging connector for smartphones and tablets running either Android or Windows. However, in the long-term...
Anton Shilov on 4/26/2016
Today in Beijing we had the opportunity to attend LeEco's presentation event announcing their new flagship smartphone devices. LeEco has been a company we haven't had the chance to...
Andrei Frumusanu on 4/20/2016
While I’m still working on the full review for the HTC 10, there’s obviously a lot of questions flying around for at least a few of the claims that...
Joshua Ho on 4/14/2016
Today Meizu launches the new PRO 6. The company had launched the PRO 5 only last September so this is a significant change in the release-schedule of the PRO...
Andrei Frumusanu on 4/13/2016
At this point it’s probably not a secret that HTC has been struggling for the past few years. While the One M8 was a solid upgrade to the One...
Joshua Ho on 4/12/2016
With every year, we tend to see quite a few launches happen in the first two quarters as the cycles in supply chains align for mass production to start...
Matt Humrick on 4/8/2016
Today in London, Huawei has launched the latest devices in its P-series line. The P9 and P9 Plus take cues from the previous P8 but also some hardware moves...
Ian Cutress & Andrei Frumusanu on 4/6/2016
It’s been quite some time since I first started writing for AnandTech, and without question there’s been a lot of changes that have happened to our testing methodologies in...
Joshua Ho on 3/25/2016
It’s probably not a secret at this point that a number of people were disappointed when Apple seemed to move away from the 4” form factor with the iPhone...
Joshua Ho on 3/21/2016
Over the past few months I’ve been able to spend some quality time with the iPad Pro and I’ve found that while the iPad Pro isn’t quite a computer...
Joshua Ho on 3/21/2016
Today we're at Apple's 2016 "Let Us Loop You In" event, where we're expecting a stack of mobile-related announcements.
Joshua Ho & Brandon Chester on 3/21/2016