Samsung: smartphones of 2021 will not support old wearable devices

If you are among users who still own and use a Samsung Gear smartwatch, you may have to think twice before purchasing a new smartphone from the Korean company in 2021. According to reports from the GalaxyClub newspaper, in fact, an app notification Members warned users that the old wearables of the house will no longer be compatible with smartphones of 2021.

Samsung: a notification informs that the new smartphones of 2021 will no longer support the old wearables of the house
Samsung: a notification informs that the new smartphones of 2021 will no longer support the old wearable of the house

The quality of the existing service on the old Samsung Gear wearable devices can not be guaranteed and assured only through app updates , reads the app notification. The old Gear wearable can therefore no longer be supported by the new smartphones of 2021 .

The notification specifically lists five wearable devices that will be affected in this regard, the main one being the 2013 Galaxy Gear . Also they included Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear S and Gear Fit. While other devices such as Galaxy Gear 3 Neo and Gear S2 remain supported .

However, if you own a Samsung smartphone manufactured from 2020 or earlier , the aforementioned wearable devices will continue to be supported by your device. The question concerns only those smartphones that will be marketed starting next year.

It is also interesting to note that the app notification does not suggest that the reason for the abandonment of support is related to Android 11 and its One UI 3.0 or hardware .

Samsung also notes that users who use the smartwatches mentioned here will be notified of this in the Galaxy Wearable app in the coming weeks , providing a short period of time to reconsider future purchases.

This is a move, which in our opinion appears to be purely commercial , since there is no real technical reason to end support for such devices, which are still valid today.

The next Samsung Galaxy M smartphone may have a 7000mAh battery

Samsung has unveiled several budget smartphones with large batteries in the last 12 months, coming to offer capacities up to 5,000 mAh or even 6,000 mAh, capacities that can easily guarantee a solid and generic autonomy of two days.

It seems that now Samsung is even upping the ante even more , as according to 91mobiles newspaper , the company is working on an affordable phone with a 7,000 mAh battery . The battery is also larger than some tablets produced by the house, such as Galaxy Tab Active 3 and Galaxy Tab A 8.4.

Samsung Galaxy M smartphone

This size of the battery translates into two or even three days of autonomy , thus allowing it to be independent for quite a while from a charger or any powerbank.

91mobiles also got some pictures, which we post below, showing what the device’s case is, revealing the model numbers SM-M127F / SM-F127G , along with what looks like a configuration with four rear cameras.

There is also the absence of space for a possible fingerprint reader on the back, which suggests that Samsung has most likely opted to place it on the side of the body or incorporate it into the power button .

The report suggests that the device is likely the upcoming Galaxy M12 or Galaxy F12 . To get an idea of ??the possible features, let’s remember the Galaxy M12, which was equipped with Snapdragon 450, triple rear camera (13mpx + 5mpx ultra-wide and 2 mpx for depth) and a 5,000 mAh battery with 15W charging support. . Considering the Snapdragon platform a bit dated it is hoped to see specifications more in line with current times, regarding the CPU.

All that remains is to wait for a complete picture of the specifications of the new Samsung smartphone.

Power and productivity meet in the new Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series

Samsung Electronics launches Galaxy Note20 series smartphones in Italy , the Note product range with greater power and productivity.
Smartphones are available in two versions: Galaxy Note 20 for those who want to maximize the time between work and gaming, and Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G, for fans of the Galaxy Note series who require high standards of power and productivity.

Officially presented globally on August 5, the Galaxy Note 20 series smartphones will be available for purchase in our country in two configurations . That is the Galaxy Note20 in the 4G version and in the 5G version and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G, available in the version with 256GB of internal memory.

Power and productivity meet in the new Galaxy Note20 series
The latter, exclusively on the online shop, is available in the version with 512GB of internal memory.

The Galaxy Note 20 series will be available in several exclusive colors: Mystic Green, Mystic Gray and Mystic Bronze for the Galaxy Note20. While the Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G will be in Mystic Black, Mystic Bronze.

With the new smartphones of the Galaxy Note20 series, Samsung allows users to spend more time on what matters most.

Whether used for business or entertainment, these powerful devices can seamlessly connect with the Galaxy ecosystem to ensure efficiency and freedom for users.
The multitasking potential, the synergies with Windows and the extremely high resolution of the camera are just some of the other features that make the Galaxy Note20 series devices a must-have for anyone who wants to live every moment to the fullest.

The new Galaxy Note20 series revolutionizes the way you work, allowing you to do more, anywhere, anytime. In addition, the ever closer collaboration with Microsoft allows the Galaxy Note20 series and Windows PCs to work together perfectly.

Advanced S Pen

Always popular with Note users and those who want to multitask, the improved S Pen of the Galaxy Note20 series offers a realistic writing experience, thanks to the reduced latency. The five new features of Air Actions simplify navigation without the need to touch the device. For example, you can go back to the home screen or take a screenshot with just a flick of the wrist .

More flexible Samsung Notes experience

Samsung Notes autosave and sync features allow you to capture, edit and share ideas on your smartphone, tablet or PC while avoiding data loss. Samsung Notes automatically converts cluttered handwriting into easily readable handwriting . Also provide feedback on the move become easier, now that you can edit, annotate and highlight PDF to Samsung Notes. You can also use the new option to record audio while taking notes. Thanks to a new, intuitive folder management that makes everything easier to find, it is also possible to keep notes always organized.

Windows Link allows the user to easily access apps directly from their Windows 10 PC, without interrupting their workflow.
You can also pin your favorite apps to the taskbar or Start menu, so you don’t have to search your smartphone for your social network apps or the Gallery.

Later in the year, users will have the ability to run more apps on their PC. Plus, all productivity ecosystems are aligned across all devices. In fact, Samsung Notes syncs with Microsoft OneNote and Outlook, and reminders sync with Microsoft Outlook, the To Do list and Teams. So you can have everything you need close at hand wherever you are.

Samsung is expanding its partnership with Microsoft to the world of entertainment, taking gaming to the next level on the Galaxy Note20 series. The user will be able to immerse themselves in the most powerful mobile gaming experience ever designed by Samsung for a smartphone.

In addition, the Galaxy Note 20 series offers superior performance for taking high-quality photos and shooting cinema-quality videos, as well as advanced multitasking experiences. With the aspect ratio of 21: 9 and recording at 24 fps, the 8K camera of the Galaxy Note20 series guarantees a high resolution and professional quality video experience.

Users will be able to take advantage of the powerful Video Pro mode: focus, audio, exposure, zoom tools and 120 fps shooting with FHD options.
You can also control the audio sources of the Galaxy Note20 series, adjusting the signal and choosing between microphones or external sources. In combination with Galaxy Buds Live, for example, crystal clear audio can be recorded while minimizing background noise.

In case you need a bigger screen, for the first time with Samsung DeX it is possible to wirelessly connect the Galaxy Note20 to a Smart TV.
Users will be able to manage two screens at the same time with Galaxy Note20 and one TV screen, so they can send messages to your friends during in-game or get real-time feedback while sharing your latest video.

The Galaxy Note terminal has cemented its status as an advanced performance smartphone and the Galaxy Note20 series continues this tradition, being the most powerful Note series ever made. It has the fastest processor of all Galaxy devices. It includes cutting-edge technologies and superior mobile experiences, without sacrificing iconic design.

Both Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G introduce a new Mystic coloring, a brand new satin effect and a texture that reduces fingerprint marks and blemishes .
For the first time in the series, Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G offers a vivid and bright Dynamic AMOLED 2X display and a 120Hz refresh rate that automatically adjusts based on the content being viewed.
In addition, it is equipped with a long-lasting intelligent battery and Ultra-Fast Charging, to get more than 50% charge in just 30 minutes.

Thanks to Samsung’s leadership in 5G, it is now possible to count on superior power. You can enjoy the benefits of the ultra-fast speeds and power of the Galaxy 5G on Sub-6 networks. Galaxy Note20 series devices also provide stable Wi-Fi 6 networks, with optimized latency for various streaming services .

With Samsung Knox, you can rest assured that the hardware and software of your Galaxy Note20 device are end-to-end protected.

Available for the first time on a Galaxy device with Ultra Wide Band technology, the Share Nearby feature will make sharing even faster on the Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G. Just point Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G at another UWB-enabled Galaxy device, and Sharing Nearby will automatically list the people in front of you at the top of the sharing panel.

Three new Galaxy Folds planned by Samsung

After the launch of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 recently, Samsung is already working on the next foldable smartphones. In theory on three devices:

Galaxy Z Fold 3
Galaxy Z Fold S
Galaxy Z Fold Lite

Three new Galaxy Folds planned by Samsung

Galaxy Z Fold 3 will be the flagship model, as well as the first Fold that could integrate the S Pen . The foldable screen will be protected by UTG glass, and since it should include the digitizer for pen handling, this will surely drive up the final price.

To have the lowest price will be the Galaxy Z Fold Lite , equipped with a panel in plastic materials (the same used in the Galaxy Fold 2019) that will take the place of the UTG glass. The details on the technical characteristics are very scarce, but it could be assumed that they will be decidedly revised downwards compared to those of the new Folds. Galaxy Z Fold Lite would therefore be an “entry level” in the folding sector, making them more affordable thanks to an assumed price of less than 1000 dollars.

If the Galaxy Z Fold 3 will focus on the S Pen and the Galaxy Z Fold Lite on the price, the Galaxy Z Fold S could be the one with a more marked innovation in terms of design: it would be the first Fold with a screen that can be folded both at the inside and outside.

As always, we just have to wait for new details!

Samsung will mount the Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) technology on the Galaxy A family

Samsung is considering the possibility of introducing the Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) technology on the Galaxy A line devices. According to a new indiscretion, Samsung seems willing to improve the hardware equipment of the Galaxy A family. The Korean giant could in fact insert new cameras equipped with an Optical Image Stabilizer .

This system called OIS that allows to improve the general qualitative yield of the photos thanks to the stabilization of the optics. In fact, the system compensates for the involuntary shaking of the hand during the shooting or shooting phase.

Optical Image Stabilization

Usually, OIS systems are present on high-end smartphones that can boast advanced photographic sectors. Samsung instead intends to start a small revolution by introducing this technology even in a segment of cheaper devices.

Galaxy A smartphones with stabilized lenses are expected to debut in the second half of the year . Obviously both hardware and software changes will be implemented. The result will certainly offer better photos than the previous generation.

In fact, the OIS system proves particularly useful on modern smartphones. The size of the sensors is always smaller to favor lightness but this is counterproductive for the quality of the photos.

A smaller sensor captures less light and consequently needs a longer exposure time in order not to get a dark photo. Increasing the exposure time also increases the time needed to take the photo and therefore the possibility that an involuntary movement of the hand may ruin the photo.

Samsung did not introduce this feature before probably due to the cost of OIS technology. This is an expensive component that would alter the competitive price of the Galaxy A family. For this reason, the possibility that the manufacturer presents a camera-phone in this range by focusing entirely on photographic qualities cannot be excluded .

Galaxy Fold Lite 4G: a less expensive folding smartphone from Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Fold Lite 4G could be one of the first folding smartphones to glimpse a trend of decreasing price at the time of launch. According to rumors, it could cost $ 1099.

As technology enthusiasts know, folding smartphones are still decidedly expensive: some examples are Galaxy Fold (2050 euros), Galaxy Z Flip (1520 euros) or Motorola RAZR (1599 euros). For this reason Samsung could introduce the new Galaxy Fold Lite 4G which would join Galaxy Fold 2.

Samsung could adopt a series of components for Galaxy Fold Lite 4G produced between 2018 and 2020

The new Galaxy Fold Lite 4G should have as its code name Win2 or Winner2 while the most expensive version and with high-end technology will be Galaxy Fold 2 (codenamed Winner2 5G). Even if it is currently only rumors , the chances that the South Korean producer can adopt such a strategy are still good.

The launch price of this “cheap” model could be $ 1099 (in the US) while the current Galaxy Fold was launched for $ 1980. Galaxy Fold Lite 4G will therefore not be a cheap smartphone, but you could start to see a trend in decreasing prices for this kind of products.

So how would a reduction in the selling price be achieved?

Samsung could adopt a series of components for Galaxy Fold Lite 4G produced between 2018 and 2020. An example would be the lack of display protection with UTG (Ultra Thin Glass). Furthermore, in the external area the “service” display could be of a smaller size.

The storage space would then be “limited” to 256 GB while it is not clear what the SoC will be used (it could be a Snapdragon 865, but to contain the costs it could instead focus on Snapdragon 855).

As can be guessed from the name, there will also be 5G connectivity that will be the prerogative of the most advanced version. This less expensive model will instead stop at 4G LTE connectivity. Then there will be two finishes available Mirror Black and Mirror Purple.

Samsung Galaxy A41, here are the specifications confirmed by the FCC certification

The identikit of Samsung Galaxy A41 begins to get sharper. FCC certification in the United States has also arrived today , which has revealed some features of the device, and which is the sign of an imminent launch .

We already know that A41 should be positioned in the lower area of the Korean company’s mid-range proposal . Through the certification we learn that the smartphone will measure 149.8×69.8 mm , and 159.5 mm diagonally. The display will instead be 151.5 mm, which means it will probably mount a 6-inch screen .

It will be a dual-SIM device with 4G connectivity and with support for fast charging up to 15 W , and will be equipped with Samsung’s One UI 2.0 based on Android 10.

Samsung Galaxy A41 is an upcoming phone

Therefore, the information that emerged together with the first renderings, which indicated a MediaTek Helio P65 1.70 GHz processor , a drop notch for the front camera and a rear photographic module very similar to that seen in all recent devices , are confirmed Samsung, including the new S20 series , with three cameras arranged vertically (the main sensor will apparently be 48 MP ) and an LED flash on the right.

In recent days Samsung Galaxy A41 had also received the Wi-Fi (802.11 a / b / g / n / ac) and Bluetooth 5.0 certifications , and as regards the battery, an image emerged at the end of January that would attest to its capacity at 3,500 mAh . Still no confirmation on the position of the sensor for the recognition of the fingerprints, which could also be under the display.

Samsung Galaxy A41 smartphone runs on Android v10 (Q) operating system


4GB of RAM
64/128 of storage memory
6-inch display
SoC MediaTek Helio P65 1.70 GHz
Triple rear camera with 48MP main sensor and 2MP macro
Front camera inserted into a 25MP drip notch
3,500 mAh battery with 15W fast charge
Android 10 operating system with Samsung One UI 2.0
Dual-SIM, 4G
Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, Bluetooth 5.0

In short, putting together all the information leaked in recent months on the Samsung Galaxy A41, a rather complete picture emerges of what the device will be. At this point it remains to be discovered when it will be officially announced .