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Samsung enters the gradient color game with Ice Blue Galaxy S9 for China

Smartphones are all the same; boring black slabs of glass, metal, and/or plastic, with no character, no soul. That's where we were at a couple of years ago, before Huawei and others decided to change things up and introduce bright colors and gradient designs. Now they're all at it, even OnePlus, and Samsung has decided to join the party with an Ice Blue option for the Galaxy S9.

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Get a dual-SIM Galaxy S9+ (SM-G965F/DS) for $600 on eBay

The Galaxy S10 is likely only a few months away, so we're starting to see even better deals on this year's model. Right now, you can get the dual-SIM variant of the Galaxy S9+ on eBay for just $599.99. That's roughly $120 less than the US unlocked model on Amazon.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and Note 9 on sale at Best Buy for up to $520 off

It's getting to be that time of year. No, not the holidays—that is coincidental. It's getting to be the time of year when major retailers start discounting the hell out of things to get you in the door. Case in point, Best Buy has Samsung's current-gen Galaxy phones on sale for $150-520 off. There are various catches, but that's a lot of potential savings.

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Android 9 Pie is coming to the Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note9 in January

Samsung's new One UI isn't just a development in the company's previous design aesthetic, it's also noteworthy for being the vehicle for the Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note9's update to Android 9 Pie. You see, we've seen the early tests for One UI before, we know it's based on Android Pie, and according to Samsung's Developer Conference keynote, One UI is expected to land next January. Ipso facto, those phones should be getting Pie then. 

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New leak shows more Samsung Experience 10/Android 9 Pie screens from Galaxy S9+ beta

It's a little behind some other OEMs, but Samsung's Android 9 Pie beta is coming and we've already had a glimpse of what it will look like. We've received new screens from an anonymous user who's been able to download the beta build (G965USQU3ZRJ7) on a Samsung Galaxy S9+ a little early, so we now have an even clearer picture of the upcoming Samsung Experience 10.

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Samsung is almost ready to launch its Android 9 Pie beta program

Getting updated to the latest version of Android as quickly as possible is something a lot of users care about, with good reason, but it tends to be a bit of a lottery depending on which device you own. Samsung is usually one of the better OEMs for updates, and it looks like its Android 9 Pie beta program is going to launch imminently.

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Samsung's double value trade-in program offers up to $600 when you buy a Galaxy S9, S9+, or Note 9

Samsung's phones are a bit more expensive at every tier than competing devices, but it does offer competitive trade-in values for older phones. Today, those values are effectively doubled for most phones. You can shave up to $600 off the price of a new Samsung device if you trade in your old phone.

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[Deal Alert] Unlocked US Galaxy S9 and S9+ $100 off pretty much everywhere

Samsung's Note9 may be the new hotness, but the S9 and S9+ are basically smaller versions of the same thing, and they're a lot cheaper than the $1,000 monolith. So if you had your eye on one, waiting for the price to fall in this post-Note9 world, the time is now. Galaxy S9 and S9+ prices were recently slashed by $100 pretty much everywhere. That means you can pick up a new, unlocked, US-warrantied Galaxy S9 for as low as $620. 

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[Update: Winner] Giveaway: Win a brand new AT&T Samsung Galaxy S9+ [US]

Thanks to our friends at AT&T, one of our readers is going to get a free Samsung Galaxy S9+.

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[Update: T-Mobile too] Verizon rolls out update to fix Galaxy S9 and S9+ video and phone call, iris scanner bugs

Verizon Wireless began rolling out a software update yesterday (August 10th) to fix what seems like a set of fairly uncommon bugs related to video calls, phone calls, and the iris scanner. The bug-fixing update also brings the July security patch.

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