Motorola Moto E4 will cost just $49 at MetroPCS (or $0 if you switch)

Released last month as one of Motorola’s cheapest smartphones ever, the Moto E4 is currently sold for around $100 if you’re buying it unlocked, or just $69.99 if you want to get it from Verizon. Starting July 31, the handset will be available for even less thanks to MetroPCS (T-Mobile’s prepaid brand).

MetroPCS will sell the Moto E4 for only $49 (plus tax) after rebate, no contract required. Or, if you switch to MetroPCS with a qualifying number, you’ll be able to get the new phone for free (after instant rebate) plus tax.

The Moto E4 is definitely a product …


Deal: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ (US unlocked variants) now cost $575 and $675, respectively

Being Samsung’s newest top-of-the-line phones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are pretty expensive, so plenty of customers simply can’t afford them. But what if you could buy any of the two handsets for $150 off their regular prices? Well, for a limited time, you can.

Groupon is currently selling the unlocked Galaxy S8 for $574.99 (instead of $724.99), and the unlocked Galaxy S8+ for $674.99 (instead of $824.99). We’re talking about the US-specific S8 and S8+ models, which come with 1-year warranty from Samsung, and are compatible with pretty much all US carriers. …

High-end Nokia 8 allegedly coming soon, could cost less than $600

After launching the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6, HMD Global is now (seemingly) getting ready to introduce at least one higher-end Android smartphone. Recently, we heard that a Nokia 8 and a Nokia 9 might be around the corner, and now we’re learning that only one of these models may be released in the near future: the Nokia 8.

According to German website WinFuture (usually a reliable source), the Nokia 8 has the model number TA-1004. Not long ago, it’s been assumed that the TA-1004 would be launched as the Nokia 9, but WinFuture has it that the phone’s final name should be Nokia 8. …

Time running out for Apple to embed Touch ID on iPhone 8; premium model could cost $1,200 or more

According to a trio of analysts from KeyBanc Capital Markets named Andy Hargreaves, John Vinh and Josh Beck, time is running out on Apple if the company plans on embedding Touch ID under the screen of the Apple iPhone 8. A note issued by the three to KeyBanc clients indicates that Apple has until next month to get Touch ID to work under the screen with the same speed and accuracy that iPhone users expect from the feature.

The note was acquired by financial publication Barron’s and says that Apple continues to struggle producing a fingerprint sensor that works under the display. The company …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to be unveiled in September, might cost around $900

After the disappointment brought by the Galaxy Note 7, all eyes are now on Samsung to see how the company deals with its next generation Galaxy Note, aptly called Galaxy Note 8. 

According to Venture Beat, the Note 8 will be officially unveiled in the second half of September, and could become Samsung’s most expensive mass-produced smartphone. This contradicts a previous rumor, which had it that the Note 8 would be unveiled in August.

Reportedly, an unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will cost €999 in Europe. In the US, the new device will probably cost a bit less, …

LG V30 slated for August 31 announcement just before IFA 2017, to cost ~$700 in South Korea

A recent report from Korean media outlet ETNews claims that LG will unveil its next top-tier handset, the LG V30, at the upcoming IFA trade show which will take place in Berlin, Germany, from September 1 to September 6. Supposedly, the phone will become official on August 31, just a day before IFA kicks off, which is not unusual at all — such high-profile phone announcements usually happen just before a major expo kicks off so that they get as much media coverage as possible. 
If we judge by LG V20’s arrival last year, which also coincided …

Moto E4 Plus with 5000mAh battery to cost £159.95 ($206 USD) in the U.K.?

The Motorola Moto E4 Plus’ claim to fame is the 5000mAh battery that powers the phone. The cell will have to power a 5.5-inch display, with a 1080 x 1920 resolution screen. Driving the handset will be the MediaTek MT6737M chipset carrying a quad-core 1.3GHz CPU, and the Mali-T720 MP2 GPU. 3GB of RAM is believed to be inside along with 32GB of expandable storage. A 13MP camera adorns the back of the phone, while a 5MP front-facing selfie shooter is also included.

Motorola is expected to unveil the phone along with the Moto E4 on July 17th. Today, a source on Twitter posted that the unlocked …

Nokia 9 may cost $699 in the US, to be released at the end of Q3

Although three of HMD’s Nokia-branded smartphones are expected to make their global debut in the next couple of weeks, fans are more excited about those devices that haven’t been announced yet.

For the moment, the Finnish company is not present at the top tier, a move that many consider wise since major brands like LG, Samsung and HTC have already announced their flagships for the first half of the year.

However, HMD does plan to compete with the likes of Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6, and HTC U Ultra, just not right now. According to a new report, the Nokia 9 …

Today is your last chance to get unlimited streaming HD video from T-Mobile One for no extra cost

Back in February, Verizon announced its long awaited return to unlimited data. With unlimited video streaming at 720p (HD), Big Red had topped the 480p (DVD quality) resolution that T-Mobile One was streaming unlimited video at. In order to match Verizon, T-Mobile One was upgraded to include T-Mobile One Plus for free. That meant that video on T-Mobile One was now streaming unlimited at 720p (like Verizon), and users could have 10GB of 4G LTE hot spot connectivity.

But T-Mobile’s promotion is coming to an end at the close of business today. Starting April 7th (that’s tomorrow), if you want …

Another source suggests that the Galaxy S8 will cost an upwards of $840

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, chances are you’ve heard a thing or two about Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8. The phone has been leaked an absurd amount ever since speculation first began pretty much right after the release of the Galaxy S7, and Samsung’s latest flagship is shaping up to be a true behemoth if we’ve ever seen one. Between iris-scanning, a near bezel-less display, Snapdragon 835, and plenty more, there’s going to be a lot to love with the S8.

Earlier today, Ronald Quandt took to Twitter to share some new info on the upcoming smartphone. …