True bargain: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 for $180

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Samsung’s Note line is insanely feature-packed and has recently become incredibly expensive, too, with a starting price of $950. When we reviewed the Galaxy S9+ vs the Note 8, we noted (he-he) that you should only get the phablet if you care about the S Pen stylus, since the S9 has the newer hardware and lower price tag.
And, really, the stylus experience with Samsung’s S Pen is exceptional. Anyone …

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 …

Would the OnePlus 5T be a bargain if it hits the $550 mark?

OK, folks, so the OnePlus 5T is getting announced tomorrow, but thanks to a steady stream of leaks and even an unboxing video, which went live before it should’ve, we’ve got a hefty bit of the details out in the light. Nothing is sacred anymore.

Anyway, the hardware is not surprising — a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, 6 GB or 8 GB of RAM, 64 GB or 128 GB of storate, and a 3,300 mAh battery. What’s different? Well, there’s the 6-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, putting the OnePlus 5T in the same league as other heavy-hitting flagships that came out this year. And there’s also no longer …

Deal: Get the cloud-based Nextbit Robin at a bargain price on eBay, costs just $109.99

Nextbit Robin, one of the most underrated smartphones out there, is once again on sale on eBay. However, this time, the seller offers the cloud-oriented handset for the lower price ever. If you’ve been following our “deals” posts, you might remember the Nextbit Robin was available for purchase for as low as $136.99.

In the meantime, the price of the Nextbit Robin dropped to just $109.99. Although this isn’t a limited time offer, the deal will probably be valid until supplies last.

Considering the Nextbit Robin usually sells in the United States for $399, …

Oukitel announces the U16 Max: the ultimate bargain midrange phablet

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Oukitel has just announced a brand-new, bargain-priced midranger — the U16 Max. The phone will be up for pre-sale on AliExpress with the humble, promotional price-tag of $109.99 (full price said to be $148.64) and shipments will begin on the 28th of March. And while some corners had to be cut to achieve this level of affordability, the device definitely offers quite …