Huawei already invited us to a March 27th event, where it is expected to unveil its next flagship – the P20 – and its P20 Pro and P20 Lite sidekicks, as has become its habit in the last few years. What piqued our interest in the first leaked renders and images of the devices, is that one of them, dubbed to be a prototype, showed a very iPhone X-esque cutout at the top bezel, and a vertical dual camera set on the back, again resembling Apple’s finest handset so far.
There’s something truly fascinating about the shady realm of smartphone clone manufacturing. Whether it’s the sheer volume and diversity (there are actual tiers of quality and faithfulness in copying), the speed at which clones of popular flagships are released (sometimes before the original thing!), or just the way these are priced, there’s always something to ogle at, wondering whether you should press the “Buy it now” button.
Of course, when we say fascinating, we don’t necessarily mean you should ditch Samsung or Apple and go for No. 1 or GooPhone. The question is, when you factor in …
Sprint today announced a brand new smartphone made by LG –
the LG Tribute Dynasty. As expected, the LG Tribute Dynasty is – just like its
predecessor – a low-end device that’s made for users who don’t want to spend more
than $100 on a new phone.
Sporting a 5-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixels, the LG
Tribute Dynasty is powered by an octa-core MediaTek processor, coming with 2 GB
of RAM and 16 GB of expandable storage space. The handset further features 4G
LTE connectivity, a 5MP front-facing camera, an 8 MP rear camera, and a 2,500 mAh
removable battery. Unfortunately, the Tribute Dynasty …
Samsung is no longer launching as many smartphone models
yearly as it did some time ago, but the company is still offering handsets for
all budgets. And we don’t think this will change anytime soon.
While working on high-end phones like the Galaxy S9, or on
mid-range models like the Galaxy A (2018) series, Samsung is also getting ready
to release new low-end handsets. One of the company’s upcoming low-end phones should
be the Galaxy J2 Pro (2018).
Thanks to a set of leaked renders, we can already take a
look at the design of the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018). According to …
This year, the Amazon Prime program stirred a bit of controversy as it slowly gained popularity and came to the public eye. Basically, it goes like this — you can get a brand-new smartphone for a pretty good discount, but the device’s lock screen will feed you Amazon Prime ads every time you light it up. A lot of people despised the idea of “selling out” their lockscreen for a discount, but plenty enjoy the opportunity. And, to clear things up, you can pay an extra $50 down the line and have the ads removed from your phone.
Thus far, the Prime program only had midrangers …
Miami-based Blu is known for selling decent smartphones at
affordable prices, and perhaps also for its not-too-original designs. The
company’s newest handset, the Blu S1, is definitely an example of unoriginality,
as it looks way too much like a OnePlus 5. Of course, the OnePlus 5 itself
borrowed design elements (including rear antenna lines) from Apple’s iPhone 7, so
we could say that the Blu S1 is copying a phone that copied another phone. Oh
There is one thing that’s certainly designed differently on the Blu S1
– the rear camera. Unlike on the OnePlus 5, the main …
There are many rumors running around regarding HMD’s plans for the remaining of the year. Many expect the Finnish company to announce at least one more Android smartphone, probably the Nokia 2.
The budget-friendly smartphone is said to go official alongside one more Nokia-branded device, which we thought it would be the Nokia 7 or Nokia 9. However, Finnish media claims HMD will introduce a mere wireless speaker together with the Nokia 2.
The unannounced Nokia MD-22 wireless speaker is said to cost €30-€40 and should be available for purchase by the end of …
While Apple’s new iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X have fast charging circuitry built in, they ship with regular chargers that take more than two hours to top up an iPhone 8, for example. Apple does offer a fast 29W USB-C Power Adapter that will load your iPhone 50% in 30 minutes flat, but that one will cost you $49 extra.
HMD Global may not want to confirm the existence of
the Nokia 2 yet, but the handset has already been approved by the FCC, which even
shared some rather dull photos of it. Today, thanks to Evan Blass (aka
@evleaks), we can take a look at what appear to be official Nokia 2 renders.
The upcoming handset is presented in two color variants –
black and white/silver. It has a pretty generic design, with one notable change
(when compared to the other Nokia smartphones introduced this year): there are
no capacitive buttons on the Nokia 2, which means we’re getting virtual
navigation keys. …
AT&T recently started selling the LG K20, a new smartphone that offers decent features without costing more than $120. Customers can buy the handset for $119.99 outright, or $4.00 per month with a 30-month installment agreement.
Resembling the LG K20 Plus (available on T-Mobile and MetroPCS) and the K20 V (sold by Verizon), AT&T’s LG K20 sports a 5.3-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixels, and is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor. The smartphone further offers a fingerprint scanner, 16 GB of internal memory, microSD card support, 8 MP …