Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, the company’s flagship handsets for 2018, are now on sale all over the world. Compared to their predecessor, the Galaxy S9 has received some major internal upgrades. This includes the usuals like a faster chipset and better display but also faster connectivity.
With the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Samsung has given the camera on its flagship handsets a major upgrade. The dual aperture lens along with an improved camera lens and processing means that the Galaxy S9 is able to capture photos that are vastly superior to its predecessor and competes right there with the Pixel 2.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are now on sale in most parts of the world. The handsets might not seem like that big of an upgrade over the Galaxy S8, but the Samsung has made some meaningful refinements to the Galaxy S9 to improve its overall user experience. And if you have purchased a Galaxy S9 or its Plus sibling, you have made a wise decision. Now, chances are if you are coming from an iPhone, you are wondering how to move your important data like contacts, photos, messages etc to your new Galaxy.
Earlier today, Google released the first Developer Preview of Android P. Aimed mainly at developers, Google did release the factory and OTA images of the OS so that interested developers and users can manually install it on their compatible Pixel device.
The fingerprint scanner on the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro can be used for more than just unlocking the device. Like with almost every other Xiaomi device featuring a fingerprint scanner and running MIUI 9, one can use the fingerprint scanner on the Redmi Note 5/Pro to lock installed apps as well.
Like with other budget devices launched by Xiaomi, the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro also feature an IR blaster at the top. In fact, Xiaomi is now the only OEM in the budget space that continues to include an IR blaster on its devices. This is an interesting and commendable approach from Xiaomi because it manages to include an IR blaster even on its $100 device while on the other hand, OEMs like Samsung have removed the sensor even from their flagship handsets which carry a price tag of over $700.
The Redmi Note 5 Pro with its powerful Snapdragon 636 chip is a beast in every aspect. So, it is not surprising to see the Redmi Note 5 Pro sit right at the top of benchmark charts when compared to other similarly priced phones. Despite packing an impressive dual-camera setup and a powerful chipset though, the Redmi Note 5 Pro lacks the ability to record 4K videos.
Samsung is all set to unveil the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in Barcelona, Spain on February 25 — a day before MWC 2018 starts. The Korean company will be unveiling its flagship smartphone in Barcelona after a gap of one year. While the Galaxy S7 was unveiled at MWC 2016, Samsung did not unveil the Galaxy S8 at 2017’s MWC.
How to Add, Delete Home Screens, Widgets, Create Folders, & More on Redmi Note 5, Redmi 5A, Redmi Note 4, and MIUI 9
Xiaomi has been rolling out constant updates to MIUI, its own Android skin, with a major update every year. With MIUI 9, the company introduced a slew of optimizations for performance improvements. However, MIUI 9 failed to bring a radical redesign of the UI which means the stock launcher on MIUI looks and still behaves in the same way. This also means that the task of moving applications on the home screen, adding widgets, and more remain as complicated as before.