ZTE's new Tempo X for Boost is the most affordable Nougat phone with removable battery

Following up on the affordable Tempo phone it released last year, the second largest non-contract smartphone supplier in the US – ZTE – is now launching the upgraded Tempo X. The screen has grown to 5 inches this time, from 4.5″ in the Tempo, but the X is still a very manageable compact handset.

“Everything you need at a price you can afford” is ZTE’s moto for the X, which made us look at the surprisingly low $79.99 price. Needless to say, you only get the basics at this tag – a quad-core chipset, 5 MP camera on the rear and 2 MP camera up front, a gig of RAM and 8 …


The UmiDigi S2 has an full-screen design and a massive 5,100 mAh battery to boot

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All-screen front designs are in this year. What seemed like a futuristic dream, only available in conceptual artworks a couple of years ago is finally becoming a reality — phones with bezels so slim that you almost feel like you are only holding a screen already exist out there — the Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8, LG V30, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 being the hot ones. Aside from the …

Apple Watch Series 3 requires an iPhone 6 or later for setup; battery gets 1 hour of talk time

Apple announced yesterday that unlike previous versions of the Apple Watch, the new Series 3 model does not need to be paired to a nearby iPhone for internet access, or to make/take phone calls. But it still requires an iPhone to configure the timepiece. And while the Series 1 Apple Watch can still use the Apple iPhone 5s and up to communicate with and to set up the device, the new Series 3 watch requires an Apple iPhone 6 or higher for the configuration and set up of the timepiece. The phone must have iOS 11, or higher, installed.

This means that if you are moving up from a Series 1 Apple …

Unannounced Nokia 2 to pack a large 4,000 mAh battery

After releasing the Nokia 8 flagship, HMD Global is now
getting ready to announce a significantly less pretentious smartphone. Apparently
called Nokia 2, the upcoming device was first seen last month in some photos
revealed by the FCC (the US Federal Communications Commission). Now, we can
share a new, and pretty important detail about the handset.

 

According to documents shared by the FCC, the Nokia 2
packs a 4,000 mAh battery – the largest we’ve seen inside a Nokia-branded
Android phone thus far. Such a generous battery might be able to last 2
days on a single charge, especially since …

Asus ZenFone 4 Max officially launches in US and Canada, large battery included


Asus just announced that one of its newest smartphones, the
ZenFone 4 Max, is now officially available to buy in the US and Canada. The handset is sold
unlocked (1-year North American warranty included), costing $199 in the US, and $299 CAD in Canada.

 

Far from being a high-end smartphone, the Asus ZenFone 4 Max
is made for customers in need of an affordable handset with long battery life.
The device packs a very generous 5,000 mAh battery – according to Asus, this
can provide up to 22 hours of video playback, or up to 26 hours of Wi-Fi web
browsing. With these figures in mind, we’re …

Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017) goes official with 8-inch display, 5,000 mAh battery


As expected, Samsung
quietly introduced its budget-friendly Galaxy Tab A (2017) tablet.
Despite rumors suggesting the slate will be launched on the market as
Samsung Galaxy Tab A2 S, the South Korean company chose another name,
at least in some regions.

Specs-wise, there are no
surprises if you’ve read out previous reports about the tablet. The
Galaxy Tab A (2017) is an entry-level slate that sports an 8-inch
display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution.

On the inside, the tablet
packs a 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, coupled
with 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable storage. …

Improve the battery life on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with these 17 tips and tricks

The Galaxy Note 8 is the hottest new Samsung super-phone in town. This handset is the latest representative of the company’s new design approach which emphasizes on keeping the displays big and bezels small. 
The results from this philosophy are quite impressive – the latest Note packs a massive 6.3-inch panel at the front which is easily one of the largest screens we’ve seen on a high-end smartphone to date. The majority of its specs and features are equally awe-inspiring: the powerful Snapdragon 835 chipset, …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 battery life: real-life impressions, test results and comparison vs iPhone 7

We’ve been using the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, the $950 Android super-phone, for about a week now and we have a lot to share, but one thing in particular deserves special attention: the Note 8 battery life.
After all, the Note 8 actually has a smaller battery than the nearly identical Galaxy S8+, so this might have some users worried. The Note 8 ships with a 3,300 mAh battery cell, while the Galaxy S8+ sports a 3,500 mAh battery.

So how does the Note 8 do in real life?

We have some good news: the phone easily …

Best battery cases for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

While the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ offer adequate battery life (particularly the S8+), there are times when you may need your phone to keep its lights on longer than it normally does. For those times, you might want to purchase a battery case – which, of course, will also keep your S8 or S8+ safe from drops, bumps, scratches, and other potential dangers.

If you do need a battery case for your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+, we think that the options presented below are among the best currently on the market. Obviously, the cases that you’ll discover here will …

Jabra's new Elite 25e neckbuds promise best-in-class battery at a fair price

Around-the-neck wireless earphones are quite popular nowadays. Although people wearing them might be labeled as fashion criminals by some, these gadgets do have certain advantages – they don’t tangle, and they generally offer more time between charges than truly wireless earphones.

 
Today, Jabra unveiled an intriguing pair of neckbuds at the IFA ShowStoppers press event in Berlin. They are called the Elite 25e, and Jabra is selling them for $79,99/€79,99.
What do you get for that price? First and foremost, a battery life of 18 hours. …