Phones have been fairly boring for a very long time. Don’t get us unsuitable—telephones are nonetheless superb little units! It simply looks like we haven’t seen any really revolutionary cellphone designs or new standout options in an extended whereas. This yr’s cellphone seems to be and works lots like final yr’s cellphone. Your cellphone seems to be and works lots like my cellphone. Have telephones truly plateaued, leveled off, or chilled out? Is their transition from fetish object to commodity full?
The completely fantastic boringness of telephones will get thrown into focus each time a brand new handset is launched into the world. This week, we noticed the debut of the latest Samsung Galaxy units. WIRED workers author (and our podcast’s producer) Boone Ashworth joins us to speak about these new telephones, and telephones basically, and the way breathtaking and bland all of them are, .
Read our roundup of everything Samsung announced at Galaxy Unpacked 2023, together with three new Galaxy telephones and 5 new laptops. If you need to preorder a Galaxy device, now we have some shopping for recommendation for you. Last year’s model can be simply nice. Read Lauren’s story about safely buying a used phone.
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