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Five useful features that Samsung should adopt from Apple’s iPhone

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The smartphone market is currently divided into two parts, on one side, there is Apple’s iPhone, and on the other side, there are devices that use Google’s Android, which contains nearly all the remaining devices. As for Android devices, the most popular devices are Samsung’s, which have the ability to outstanding iPhone devices. Still, Galaxy devices lack some useful features, which iPhones have. So, let’s know them. 

Today, in this blog, we will show you 5 such features which iPhone devices have and that Samsung should also adopt for its Galaxy devices. The features are listed below. 

1. Ability to create your own background 

In iOS 16, Apple offers the ability to customize the lock screen. Users are able to create wallpapers of different complexity, density, and shapes with the help of various emoticons, background colors, and other styles. Samsung also has the ability to customize the lock screen but not to that larger extent. 

In iPhone devices, it also lets you save all the created wallpapers and lock screen layouts so that you can use them later also. Thankfully, we no longer need to wait for it as Android 14’s Developer Preview indicates that the upcoming version will bring the lock screen customizable abilities with it. 

2. Enhanced Privacy and Security measures

Compared to other smartphone devices, Apple provides improved Privacy and Security measure. The American multinational is concerned about their device and users’ privacy. Notably, iPhone devices have options such as emergency reset and lock modes. 

In the emergency reset, you can cancel the permissions granted to apps and people, and in the lock mode, incoming messages and connections from unknown people or devices can be blocked, no matter whether they be wired or wireless. 

Besides, in some latest iPhone devices, a very advantageous feature is available, which is nothing but Find My Device. With the help of this feature, you can track your lost iPhone device. In iPhone 14, you can track it while it is off, but iPhone 13 needs to be on.

3. More Sophisticated Password Manager

In the tech world, there are various Password Managers, but Apple has its own Password Manager for iPhone devices, which lets the user save usernames and passwords, and also generate two-factor authentication codes, and is also capable of taking notes. There is no need to worry, as this information will be end-to-end encrypted. 

However, Galaxy phones also have a Google-generated application for two-factor authentication, but it still lacks some advancements, such as you can not check the usernames, passwords, and two-factor authentication code in one place, and you even can’t take notes of their passwords as you can do in iPhones. 

It will be really beneficial and helpful if Google also emerges its built-in password manager and its Authenticator app together to simplify login place and save the time of checking all the relevant information in a single place. 

4. More reliable Software Support

In Galaxy devices, Samsung provides four years of major OS updates and five years of security patch updates which is the most reliable policy amongst Android devices. However, Apple has even stronger and more reliable Software Support. 

As per the XDA-Developer website, Apple offers 6 years of OS updates, which may be increased as well, and more than 6 years of security patch updates. It is, in all ways, better than Samsung as their updates last longer than Galaxy devices. 

Besides, with iOS 16.4, you will get Beta updates on your iPhone device with just a simple switch. Besides, Apple also provides updates regularly, but for other Android devices, sometimes the updates get delayed. It would be really helpful and beneficial if Samsung also adopt the Apple-like update policy and pace. 

5. Automatic cutting objects/Image Clipper function

The iPhone devices have a function that lets you cut out the objects from an image or a video. As for Samsung, the newly-arrived Galaxy S23 series also has a similar Image Clipper function in it, which specifically is a part of the One UI 5.1 update. 

Let us tell you, the Image Clipper function lets you cut out any object from any image and video, which you can save, paste, and share as a standalone app. To cut out the object, all you need to do is long press on the desired object. 

However, it sure is currently limited to the latest flagship only, but Samsung is now making it available to other Galaxy devices as well. As per the reports, the Galaxy S22 and S21 series will get this image clipper function in April. 


Aastha is a Author of Samlover.com. With a degree in Engineering with IT, Aastha is deeply immersed in the realm of technology. Specializing in Android and Hardware. She is Passionate about technology at the service of digital entertainment that can be used through any platform. Music, movies and video games have always taken up a good part of his free time, but he doesn't give up outdoor activities, from simple walks to cycling and skiing. He has been producing editorial content for SamLover since 2022 and has run a computer and telephony store for 3 decades.

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Samsung Galaxy A35 5G Is Available In The US at $399

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Samsung has already debuted the latest mid-range Galaxy A35 5G smartphone in several regions and has now made it available in the U.S. It features an immersive display, a high-end camera, and enhanced security. 

The Galaxy A35 features a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolution. It has high-end camera specs, such as Nightography, to deliver clear, vibrant, and ready-to-upload photos even in poor-light scenarios. The battery package includes 5,000 mAh with the support of Super Fast Charging. The brand has equipped it with IP67 water and dust protection. 

The Samsung Galaxy A35 5G is the first device to bring innovative security features from flagship Galaxy devices to Galaxy A series devices. Samsung Knox Vault is a hardware-based security feature that helps to protect sensitive data on Samsung Galaxy smartphones. The brand has been designed to safeguard crucial information and protect against vulnerabilities, along with end-to-end secure hardware, real-time threat detection, and collaborative protection. 

The Galaxy A35 5G adds an extra layer of security as it offers a Security and Privacy Dashboard to enhance users’ control over their data. This will also permit them to see what data is being accessed, cancel permissions for applications, and utilize private sharing. Private sharing allows for secure 

Private sharing permits secure sharing of susceptible files with several controls, for instance, access permissions, expiration dates, and restrictions on screenshots or downloads. Samsung has designed the Galaxy A35 5G model to be a durable and secure business phone, as it has Knox Vault, a strong body and scratch-resistance display, high-quality photos in both bright and low-light scenarios, and many more.

The Galaxy A35 5G smartphone is available in two color variants, Navy and Awesome Lilac, on Samsung.com for $399.99. The deal is not here yet, since for a limited time on Samsung.com, you can get 30% off Galaxy Buds FE, but only along with a purchase of the Galaxy A35 5G. Interested parties can trade in their current smartphone and grab the enhanced offer worth up to $150 for the Galaxy A35 5G on the brand’s official website.


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Attention Galaxy S21 Users! Green Line Display Issue Reported After Update

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Green is the new red alert for Galaxy smartphone users! Many Galaxy smartphone users started claiming display issues after installing a software update.

This issue is not the latest, as it has been present in Samsung phones for a couple of years, and unfortunately, the brand has not done anything dedicatedly to solve it. This issue usually occurs after installing new software updates. 

Now again, a couple of Galaxy users have started complaining of display-related issues on their smartphones with OLED screens. After installing the software update, for instance, in the present condition after installing One UI 6.0 or the April 2024 security patch, a green or pink line started occurring on the phone’s display, as users reported. 

However, at the time, this issue appeared on some particular models, which are the Galaxy A73, Galaxy M21, Galaxy M52 5G, Galaxy S21 series, Galaxy S21 FE, Galaxy S22 series, and Galaxy Z Flip 3. 

Galaxy smartphones are not the only ones, but also Motorola, OnePlus, Vivo, and Xiaomi seem to have the same issue, as a post on X is unveiling. This issue is quite horrible since users install new software updates to refine and upgrade their older devices, but at last, they get a green line issue. This has mortified the users so much that people have started recording videos while installing new updates on their devices, as a tipster @sondesix revealed on X. 

Noticeably, this is not a minor issue, as an OLED display panel is not cheap at all, even though sometimes the OLED panel costs almost half the phone’s original price. The Galaxy users who are facing this issue have registered complaints, but Samsung does not seem to have issued a wider circular to after-sales service centers to replace display panels on affected phones for free. 


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Samsung Galaxy S24 FE Display Size Leak: Bigger Than Expected?

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The Samsung Galaxy S24 FE is again in the reports regarding its bigger display as compared to its predecessor. 

Previous reports already cleared the existence of the next Fan Edition variant named Galaxy S24 FE and hinted that it might be launched at the Galaxy Unpacked event, along with the next-generation foldable Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Galaxy Z Flip 6 phones, which is supposed to be held in early July. 

Now that recent rumors are unveiling that the Samsung Galaxy S24 FE could feature a 6.7-inch display, which is a bit bigger than the previous fan edition models, let’s take a closer look at the display size of older Galaxy FE smartphones. 

  • Galaxy S23 FE, 6.4-inch 
  • Galaxy S21 FE, 6.4-inch 

Now, the Galaxy S24 FE is expected to have a 6.7-inch panel. Last time, the Korean giant offered this much bigger display to the Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Note 10 Lite back in 2020. If this report comes true, then the Galaxy S24 FE will feature a bigger display than the original base variant of the Galaxy S24 series. 

The official key specification of the phone has not been unveiled yet, but it is expected that the Galaxy S24 FE could be powered by the Exynos 2400 or the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. It could feature a 6.7-inch FDH+ AMOLED panel with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. A parallel increase in battery size will be necessary to power the larger screen. It would be interesting to see what new novelties the forthcoming Galaxy S24 FE will bring.


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