HTC's upcoming Ocean Harmony phablet gets its required CCC certification in China

The China Compulsory Certification (also known as 3C) must be awarded to every product imported, manufactured, sold or used in China. That includes smartphones. Recently, HTC filed with the CCC for its upcoming mid-range phablet with the code name HTC Ocean Harmony. The certification was awarded on December 4th. The CCC logo in China means that a device has been tested, and meets certain standards for safety in the country. It is similar to the UL Underwriters Laboratories safety tests conducted in the states.

The HTC Ocean Harmony is expected to carry a 5.99-inch ‘bezel-less’ display, with …


Deal: Need a great affordable phablet? LG V20, brand new and unlocked, is on sale for $270!

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Looking for a great phablet on a budget? If that’s the case, you’re in luck, as the price of the LG V20 just hit a new low on eBay. You can currently buy the device in Titan Gray for $269.99 on the e-commerce site. The cheapest Amazon listing we were able to locate quotes $319.99 for the popular 2016 phablet, so you’ll be saving $50 with this deal. 

The units sold by the eBay reseller are new and unlocked. They are compatible with GSM carriers like T-Mobile and AT&T, but won’t have LTE if you choose to get a SIM card from CDMA carriers …

T-Mobile Revvl Plus to launch on November 17th; 6-inch phablet offers dual camera setup for $200

Back in August, T-Mobile introduced the Revvl, a budget priced phone for T-Mobile customers who “want a boatload of features without spending a boatload.” The phone carries a 5.5-inch HD screen (720 x 1280 resolution), 2GB of RAM and 32GB of native storage, all powered by a 3000mAh battery. Priced at $150, the Revvl is a capable handset giving bargain hunters a lot of bang for their buck.

When the Revvl was unveiled, T-Mobile hinted that it planned on extending the line. That started today with the unveiling of the T-Mobile Revvl Plus. This time, the nation’s third largest carrier …

Unannounced Sony H4233 phablet surfaces with 6-inch FHD display, Android 8.0 Oreo

Sony has already launched its new Xperia XZ1 flagship smartphone for the remainder of the year, along with a compact version of it, but the Japanese smartphone maker have one more surprise for its fans in 2017.

An unknown Sony H4233 smartphone has been recently spotted at GFXBench, a benchmark that stores new, unannounced devices in its database, and judging by its specs this isn’t a top-of-the-line phone.

Sony H4233 will be a large handset thanks to its 6-inch display with full HD (1080p) resolution. Even though it’s not a flagship, the smartphone is supposed to be equipped with a …

LG V30 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 8: first-look ultra-widescreen phablet comparison

Earlier this year, Samsung and LG helped usher in a new era for smartphone design, ditching the old 16:9 widescreen displays you’d find on the vast majority of smartphones out there and bringing us flagships with some of the widest (or tallest, considering how you’re most likely holding them) screens to date: the LG G6 with its 18:9 panel, and the Galaxy S8 (and S8+) with envelope-pushing 18.5:9 screens.

Fast-forward several months later, and both these manufacturers are pushing their super-widescreen phones to new heights, as each dials up the size for their late summer flagships. …

Deal: Need a great affordable phablet? Unlocked LG V20 (refurbished) is on sale for $279!

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LG V20 Verizon Unlocked,
64GB, Titan Gray

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Looking for a great phablet on a budget? If that’s the case, you’re in luck, as LG’s V20 model is now on sale at Daily Steals. You can currently buy the device in Titan Gray for less than $300 on the e-commerce site. 
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Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 8 images reportedly show off the front of the phablet


We have seen various leaks showing both the back and the front of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Today, a tech tipster has posted on his Twitter page images that allegedly show the front of the eagerly anticipated phablet. Unlike most of the previous leaks, these images don’t have a case getting in the way. We could see the Galaxy Note 8 unveiled next month, on August 23rd. That is a little earlier than expected as Galaxy S8 sales are beginning to run out of steam, and anticipation is building to a fever pitch for the Galaxy Note 8.

Previous images showing the rear of the Galaxy Note 8 included …

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7's launch is just around the corner, as the phablet gains FCC's approval

Samsung is not going to drop the Galaxy Note 7 so easily, even though the phablet has been recalled twice before production and sales stopped completely last year. A refurbished version of Samsung’s flagship will be launched in select markets in the next couple of weeks, the South Korean company confirmed.

The first country to get the refurbished Galaxy Note 7, also known as Samsung Galaxy Note 7R, is South Korea. Strong evidence that Samsung is gearing up for the launch of the high-end phablet on his own turf is the listing of the refurbished device at FCC (Federal …

Oukitel announces the U16 Max: the ultimate bargain midrange phablet

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Oukitel has just announced a brand-new, bargain-priced midranger — the U16 Max. The phone will be up for pre-sale on AliExpress with the humble, promotional price-tag of $109.99 (full price said to be $148.64) and shipments will begin on the 28th of March. And while some corners had to be cut to achieve this level of affordability, the device definitely offers quite …

Samsung Galaxy Note deals O2-Another reason to purchase this phablet

Samsung Galaxy Note is one of newest and riskiest experiment from the South Korean mobile phone maker which aspires to combine the powers of smartphones and tablet pc in one gadget. Since its release in the mobile phone market almost a year back, its appeal has broadened to include many tech lovers all over the world. But, how this device achieved so much success?

The first reason is that there aren’t much opposition for the Note, as there is no other widget with a size more than a typical smartphone and less than a standard tablet PC. The Asian giant asserts that this widget is born from amalgamating all features of smartphones and tablet pc. In addition, users have included the S Pen. With this stylus, users can conveniently mark their photographs or documents.

The S pen can also be used to create a signature, which can be conveniently placed in any document. This attribute certainly will fetch much difference to enterprise buyers who have to take signature in much paperwork. With this trait, there is no more scanning of the document prior to being sent to different clients as there has to be a sign on it.

This Samsung galaxy note is already available with several prominent service providers in the UK mobile phone market, such as Vodafone, Three, T-mobile, Orange, o2, etc. Galaxy Note deals O2 are offered in three major formats, namely contracts, pay as you go and SIM-free deals.

We would advice out users to research the deals first in offline store and then on online comparison sites. And then resolute to purchase from the place that offer much affordable price. In this manner, users will get the best value for your hard-earned cash.

If you are a technology lover and always wish to keep two different devices like a smartphone and a tablet computer, it seems that you can now work with only one. Thanks to the Samsung Galaxy Note, users do not have to take two gadgets anymore. Isn’t it great!

Over all this thingy has achieved this much success with the bold attitude of the South Korean mobile phone maker to make a new form of widget which could break the usual norms and set the boundaries high for smartphone buyers. As a matter of fact, no other electronic company except Dell has ever launched similar product. Dell tried to attract users, but failed miserably. Only Samsung hit the bull’s eye with Samsung Galaxy Note deals O2. The reason could be Samsung’s acceptance in the mobile phone market as a leader.

In the upcoming future, many other companies are also coming up with their own phablets. In the end, the winner will be the one who has the more creative idea. Apple has barely touched the 4-inch mark, and will take a lot of time reaching the 5-incher mark. So, Samsung’s position is fairly safe. It’s not that we are taking competitors lightly, but the position of Samsung is too difficult to challenge.

Galaxy Note deals o2 and Galaxy Note 10.1 contract deals are selling like hot cakes in the market.

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