Galaxy S7 vulnerable to Meltdown exploit, millions of other phones suspected too

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Approximately halfway through the 30-second ad, Samsung touts the Galaxy Note 9 as being "1TB Ready with expandable memory" and then shows a 512GB microSD card going into the smartphone, the Forbes reported on Sunday. The price of the tablet has been set as Rs 29,990.

Galaxy Note 9 will come in four colour variants - Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Lilac Purple, and Metallic Copper. The device will go on sale on August 24, and pre-orders will depend upon the regions. Samsung also stated that the new tablet would be available for purchase through Samsung Shop Online and retail stores.

Samsung said it created a patch to protect Galaxy S7 handsets against Meltdown that it began pushing out to affected users last month.

"Galaxy Tab A 10.5" customers on Jio 4G, the world's largest mobile data network, would be entitled to get instant cashback of INR 2,750 on recharging with INR 198 or INR 299 plan. The tablet with a 10.5-inch display was first unveiled by Samsung in the United States earlier this month, and now it has made its way to India. The Galaxy Tab A 10.5 has a 10.5-inch display on the front with a 16:10 aspect ratio and 76.3% screen-to-body ratio. The display panel is a TFT LCD one that comes in WUXGA (1920x1200 pixels) resolution.

However, the aforementioned researchers have found a fresh Meltdown exploit in the older chipsets, which they claim could mean the Meltdown flaw can affect a heck of a lot more phones than originally thought.

While the Tab S4 sports a 13MP rear camera and a front-facing 8MP snapper, the Tab A gets by with a 8MP (rear) and 5MP (front) camera system.

A Samsung spokeswoman declined to say how many Galaxy S7s were vulnerable to Meltdown attacks.

As mentioned, Samsung's new tablet is aimed at heavy multimedia users because it has a 7300mAh battery and quad-speaker setup with Dolby Atmos. "Featuring a refreshed design, larger display, thinner bezels, quad speakers with Dolby Atmos and enhanced 7300mAh battery, Galaxy Tab A 10.5 makes it a complete family entertainment device", said, Aditya Babbar, General Manager, Samsung India.