Deal: Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra is $100 (25% off) cheaper on Amazon

The Xperia XA1 Ultra made its debut on the market back in May, but it reached US shores slightly later. It’s a high-end smartphone that’s likely to be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo next year, and one that we’ve already reviewed and found it good enough.

If you think Sony’s Xperia XA1 Ultra would be suitable as your primary smartphone, then you might want to take into consideration Amazon’s promotion.

For a limited time, the unlocked Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra 32GB is on sale at Amazon for just $300, exactly 25% cheaper than the MSRP. Basically, you can save $100 …


Analyst says that Apple will not use cheaper parts or reduce accuracy for TrueDepth Camera on 2018 models

The Apple iPhone X hasn’t even been launched yet, and already KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is writing to clients about the 2018 Apple iPhone line up. Earlier this month, Kuo told clients that all 2018 iPhone models will feature a TrueDepth Camera and Face ID. Previously, we heard that next year’s handsets will all feature an OLED panel. The goal for Apple next year is to bring some of the technology that was reserved for the iPhone X this year, into the less expensive models for next year. The analyst also sees Apple adding the TrueDepth Camera into the 2018 Apple iPad tablets.

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Sony Xperia XZ1 is already $50 cheaper in the US


It’s not often that a flagship smartphone gets a price cut
shortly after its official launch, and yet this is exactly what happened with
the Sony Xperia XZ1. Available in the US since a few weeks ago, the
Xperia XZ1 can now be bought starting at $649 – $50 off its $699 launch
price.  

 

This lower price makes the Sony Xperia XZ1 only $50 more
expensive than the smaller (but still powerful) Xperia XZ1 Compact, which was
released last week for $599.

 

At the moment, only the black and blue versions of the
Xperia XZ1 are offered for $649. If you want to get the handset …

This super cool leather Apple Watch band costs just $18, 8x cheaper than an Apple Leather band

The Apple Watch is clearly the most popular smartwatch out there, but when you start shopping for bands you will quickly realize that it’s also very expensive. An Apple-made leather band costs a whopping $150, be it the leather loop or the modern buckle variation.
But worry not: we have just stumbled upon a leather band of high quality, a vintage brown look and an even better price of just $18.
The Benuo leather band for the Apple Watch features a top grain leather surface, with soft microfiber lining and handmade …

Deal: Unlocked Google Pixel and Pixel XL are now cheaper than ever

Starting today, August 6, if you visit Google’s Store in the US, you can buy an unlocked Pixel smartphone for $125 off, or an unlocked Pixel XL for $200 off. These price cuts are available for both the 32 GB, and 128 GB versions of the two handsets.

Here are the new prices of Google’s phones by model:

Google Pixel 32 GB – $524 (instead of $649)Google Pixel 128 GB – $624 (instead of $749)Google Pixel XL 32 GB – $569 (instead of $769)Google Pixel XL 128 GB – $669 (instead of $869)What’s more, you’re also getting a free Daydream View VR headset (normally priced …

Unlocked Asus ZenFone AR is cheaper on Amazon than the Verizon-bound model

Asus ZenFone AR recently went on pre-order at Verizon, one of the few placed where Android fans can purchase the high-end smartphone. The good news is Amazon is selling the unlocked version of ZenFone AR as well, and it’s much cheaper than the Verizon model.

If you’ve already placed your pre-order with Verizon and purchased the Asus ZenFone AR for $649 outright, you probably made a mistake. Amazon now offers the unlocked version of the smartphone for just $599, but there’s a catch.

While Verizon sells the 6GB RAM/128GB version of Asus ZenFone AR, Amazon offers …

Deal: Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra is already $50 cheaper in the US

Officially available in the US since earlier this month, the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra is already cheaper than it was at launch. Initially sold for $399.99 unlocked, the smartphone now costs $50 less, being offered by Best Buy for $349.99.

With its 6-inch 1080p display, the Xperia XA1 Ultra is one of the largest Android Nougat smartphones out there, so it’s not for everyone. But if you do need a big handset like this, the XA1 Ultra has some nice features for its price range, including an octa-core MediaTek Helio P20 processor, 4 GB of RAM, a 23 MP rear camera, and …

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S8+ is now $60 cheaper

In addition to offering two Samsung Galaxy S8 phones for the price of one (in certain conditions), T-Mobile currently has another deal, specifically for customers who want to buy just one Galaxy S8+. More exactly, the magenta carrier is taking $60 off the price of the S8+, selling it for $790 instead of $850 – this way, the Galaxy S8+ is only $40 more expensive than the regular S8 (which costs $750).

You can choose to pay for T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S8+ outright, or monthly ($70 upfront, plus $30 per month for 24 months). The handset is available in three color …

With T-Mobile One Plus price hike, Verizon is the cheaper carrier for a family of 4 (UPDATE)

A post on reddit allegedly made by a T-Mobile retail employee reveals that the nation’s third largest carrier is ” about to raise its prices to ‘Verizon levels.'” T-Mobile will reportedly increase the cost of its T-Mobile One Plus from $5 a month to $10. With the Plus add on, T-Mobile customers receive certain features that are free with Verizon’s basic unlimited plan. For example, T-Mobile One Plus includes streaming video in HD resolution, 10GB of free hotspot data each month, free Wi-Fi on planes, and better rates for international roaming. But these are features that Big Red customers already …

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now at least $100 cheaper

Less than two weeks after releasing unlocked versions of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in the US, Samsung today expanded the handsets’ availability. Thus, in addition to being sold via Best Buy and through Samsung’s own website, the two unlocked phones can also be purchased via Amazon, Target, and eBay.

But the real good news is that both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are now $100 cheaper at Best Buy and on Samsung’s website. This means you can buy an unlocked S8 for $624.99 instead of $724.99, and an unlocked S8+ for $724.99 instead of $824.99. Even more, eBay seems to …