Galaxy S21: What did Samsung change since last year? Not a whole lot

Samsung’s new lineup (from left): the $800 Galaxy S21, $1,000 Galaxy S21 Plus and $1,200 Galaxy S21 Ultra. 

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Samsung took to its virtual Unpacked stage in January to take the wraps off its next-gen Galaxy S21 lineup, consisting of the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus and Galaxy S21 Ultra. All three are available to purchase now. So it’s a good time to revisit the company’s now last-gen flagship phones, the Galaxy S20 family, to examine what the South Korean phone-maker has changed, especially in light of its lackluster sales performance. The short answer? Not

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Jio vs Airtel vs Vi: Best Prepaid Packs Under Rs. 200

Jio, Airtel, and Vodafone Idea (Vi) are the three largest telecom providers in India, taking up about 90 percent of the total market share when it comes to wireless subscribers, as per data from Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). All three operators offer a host of prepaid and postpaid plans that come in all price points, depending on the services you require. If you are looking for a prepaid plan from Jio, Airtel, or Vi, under Rs. 200, we have put together a list that will make it easier for you to decide which plan to go for.


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AirPods Pro vs. Galaxy Buds Pro: Here’s what I think after two weeks of testing

Apple’s $249 AirPods Pro are among the best wireless earbuds you can buy, but Samsung is taking on the standard-bearer with its $200 Galaxy Buds Pro. The Buds Pro have almost the same feature set as the AirPods Pro, with active noise canceling and spatial audio support. I’ve spent two weeks testing both these pairs of earbuds to weigh the pros and cons of each.

The AirPods Pro are an excellent pair of wireless earbuds with ANC that work seamlessly with iOS and Apple devices. They support spatial audio (aka virtual surround sound) and have a longer-lasting battery with

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