Got only $100 for a smartphone? ZTE introduces the Blade Spark, the budget-friendly midranger

ZTE is no stranger to the budget-oriented market as it often sets an aggressive pricing on their phones, putting it well inside the bargain range. Today, the company has announced its newest lower-tier phone — an AT&T exclusive, which will set you back only $100. Is it worth it?

The handset in question is a part of the Blade family and is called ZTE Blade Spark. With its rather light price-tag, its specs are justifiably low-tier — a quad-core, 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC, 2 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of storage (7 GB available to user) expandable via microSD. The display is rather …


Budget-friendly Moto C and Moto C Plus officially introduced, prices start at €89

Motorola has just taken the wraps off their new entry-level Android smartphones, the Moto C and Moto C Plus. Both devices were rumored for a couple of weeks now, so if you’ve been following our reports than you already know quite a bit about them.

Still, since they have just been made official, let’s take a look at what’s under their hood. First off, both smartphones ship with Android 7.0 Nougat on board.

The Moto C packs a 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737M processor, whereas the Moto C Plus has a slightly more powerful 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 CPU …

Budget-friendly Alcatel A30 tablet headed to T-Mobile next month

A few weeks ago, we got to learn about Alcatel’s latest attempt at proving cheap doesn’t equal “compromised.” This is the $99 A30 phone, running Android Nougat on a modest spec sheet that covers all the essentials of use. While everyone else seems to have forgotten Android tablets, Alcatel has found enough reasoning to develop a new one – and unlike some of its past attempts, the A30 tablet probably won’t be half-bad.

Looking like a Jumbo-sized version of the A30 phone, the tab runs Android Nougat on an 8-inch display of 800 x 1200 resolution. It features the exact …