OnePlus CEO says the company is looking to talk to U.S. carriers; next model to be released Q2 2018

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau said today that the next new OnePlus handset, possibly named the OnePlus 6, will be released late in the second quarter of this year and will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 chipset. OnePlus set sales records late last year with the launch of the OnePlus 5T, which is now the company’s fastest and best-selling phone. Those records previously belonged to the OnePlus 5, which was launched late last June.

In addition, Lau said that OnePlus would start talking with U.S. carriers this year about selling its devices through one or more stateside wireless operators. The company …


Alcatel 3c leaked out in press renders ahead of MWC 2018 unveiling

TCL announced its 2018 smartphone lineup a few days ago at CES (Consumer Electronics Show), but it didn’t give any details on the devices. However, we do know at least three phones will be introduced next month at MWC (Mobile World Congress) trade fair: Alcatel 5, Alcatel 3v and Alcatel 1x.

One other smartphone that wasn’t mentioned by Alcatel, the 3c leaked out last month as one of the cheapest phones with an 18:9 display. Apparently, the Alcatel 3c will be available in Europe for just €120 outright, a decent price for what the phone has to offer.

Today, a couple …

Maze celebrates 2018 with price drops: the Maze Alpha X is an even better bargain now

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Maze is still a fairly young brand in the smartphone world, but the manufacturer came out swinging. Its first entry was the Alpha — a bezel-less phone (with a chin), which came out just as the new trend was picking up, and before most manufacturers caught up. Five months later, the company refined the design by upgrading it with the new 1:2 display aspect ratio …

BlackBerry KEYone Bronze Edition unveiled, two new BlackBerry phones coming in 2018

TCL, the company that owns the BlackBerry smartphone brand, has just announced it will expand its portfolio with two new BlackBerry phones, which will land later this year. Depending on how well they will be received, additional smartphones may be introduced by the end of 2018.

With new BlackBerry smartphones from TCL Communication now available in over 50 countries around the world, we have a solid foundation to continue building upon our portfolio in the new year. This means customers can expect to see at least two new BlackBerry smartphones from us later this year.