Motorola launches Moto Folio, the cheapest Moto Mod to date (compatible with all Moto Z phones)

Motorola this week started selling a brand new Moto Mod for
its Moto Z series of smartphones. Called Moto Folio, the new accessory is currently
priced at just $11.24, thus being the cheapest Moto Mod to date.  

 

Basically, the Moto Folio is nothing more than a protective
case with an inner pocket for a card (or your ID). However, this is part of the
Moto Mod family because it attaches to your Moto Z via the phone’s rear magnetic
connectors – just like any other Moto Mod.

 

When the Moto Folio is on, your Moto Z will gain 55 grams in
weight and 3.5 mm in thickness. The case …


Galaxy S9 and S9+ launch date, according to rumor

As we all know, the Samsung Galaxy S9 duo is nearing announcement — even Samsung’s own president of mobile, DJ Koh, confirmed that the new phones will be unveiled at MWC 2018, which starts on the 26th of February. But history has shown us that announcements and actual product launches are two different things. So, how long will it take for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ to land on store shelves?

Prolific leakster Evan Blass might have the answer. He has tweeted a bit of information, which has allegedly been leaked by a C-Suite executive. Here goes:

According to a C-level executive …

LG G7 release date set for mid-March, OLED display and 6GB RAM in tow

While we were musing yesterday whether the upcoming LG G7 will sport a Snapdragon 835 or 845 chipset, based on its official listing on LG’s UK website under the Quick Charge 4.0 category, a Korean publication is spilling the beans on its specs and even release date. 

It turns out that the G7 may ship with Snapdragon 845, after all, which would be a huge jump from the 821 in the G6, but there are plenty of other novelties to look forward to. The sources claim that, in addition, G7 will sport 6GB RAM, shooting it directly into the flagship ranks where it belongs. Another nice …

Nokia 6 (2018) could break cover sooner than expected, January 5th date tipped by big Chinese retailer

The 2018 edition of the Nokia 6 could get unveiled sooner than expected. The mid-range phone, which recently passed certification with Chinese regulatory agency TENAA, might go official on January 5th. The latest information comes from Suning, one of the largest retailers in China. 
Today, the official Weibo account of Suning shared the following poster. It basically counts down the days left until the announcement of the Nokia 6. Earlier expectations were that the unveiling will happen in the second half of January, so the latest developments …

Deal: Samsung Gear VR (2017) headset and controller are down to $54, the lowest price to date!

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If you’re an owner of a Samsung phone who wants to enter the trendy VR niche, you might want to check out Daily Steals’ latest offer for the 2017 Samsung Gear VR and controller combo.

The e-commerce site has the bundle on sale for just $54.99. Amazon has also discounted the set, but prices for …

Galaxy S9 and S9+ release date set for 'early March,' stacked motherboards in tow

Just as rumored, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ would be hitting the conveyor bells as soon as next week, quite a bit earlier than their predecessors the S8 and S8+ did, as Samsung’s 2018 flagships are expected to be released in early March to eager fans, after a likely February 25th announcement. This report comes from Korean media, and sounds like a laundry list of who is who in Samsung’s supply chain, detailing the new features that will land with the S9 and S9+.
First off, the speculation that the new top-end Galaxies will sport a stacked system board that saves on interior …

Deal: Unlocked 32GB Moto Z Play on sale at B&H for just $250, the lowest price to date

The Moto Z Play is a decent mid-range smartphone built by Motorola. Launched on the market last year in September, it one of Motorola handsets that will eventually be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo.

The unlocked 32GB version of the Moto Z Play sold in the US for as high as $450, but these days you could get one for $350 or even less. However, for a limited time, the Moto Z Play is on sale at B&H for the lowest price we’ve seen to date: $249.99.

Taking advantage of this deal will save you at least $100, even though B&H claims the Moto Z Play’s full retail …

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ announcement date allegedly revealed in new report

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will break cover before the end of February, according to a new report. This information comes from sources of Korean outlet The Bell which also disclosed an exact date for the announcement. 
The event will supposedly be held on February 27th at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. However, the media is talking about the local time in South Korea, meaning that this should translate to February 26th in Europe and North America due to the time difference. In case you’re wondering, MWC will officially …

Deal: Sony Xperia XA Ultra price drops down to $180, the lowest price to date

Despite the fact that it was launched more than a year ago, the Xperia XA Ultra’s price hasn’t dropped that much. In fact, the mid-range device barely dropped to $200 back in July, but only briefly.

Today, Amazon and B&H have decided to make the Xperia XA Ultra more affordable than ever. Those looking to buy a decent Sony smartphone that doesn’t cost a fortune can now get the Xperia XA Ultra for just $180, which will save them $70 from the MSRP.

There’s a catch though, as both retailers only offer the Graphite Black model at such a low price. The other …

Deal: Unlocked Honor 6X drops to $150 on Amazon and Best Buy, the lowest price to date

Huawei promised to release an Android 8.0 Oreo update for Honor 6X, but we’re still not sure if that will happen by the end of the year. Well, if you own the smartphone, you can be sure that you’ll be able to upgrade its software at some point in the coming months.

But if you don’t have the Honor 6X and want one, now would be a good time to buy it since Amazon has a very good offer on the mid-range smartphone.

Currently, Honor 6X sells in the United States for around $200 outright, but Amazon has it on sale for just $150, so customers will benefit from a …