The native calculator while on Scientific Calculator mode doesn't properly apply exponents to expressions containing negative numbers. -3^(2) should be -9 as opposed to (-3)^(2) which would be 9. Pop both of these expressions into a Google search bar to assure yourself that I am right and then test the Samsung Calculator and you will see that it is flawed.
I'm replying to my own post because the system applied a hard return at a confusing place on the original post.
Here is how it should have read:
Most calculators will show this (incorrect) interpretation of -3^2, including the fun one supplied with Windows (try it!)
For anyone else curious about this, here's an explanation:
So yeah, it's a bug, but I doubt this one would ever get fixed.