Unlocked Galaxy S8 and S8+ are available for pre-order in the US

B&H is now taking pre-orders for the unlocked versions of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. As you may know, the two flagships are officially hitting the shelves today in the US and many other countries, but only the carrier-locked variants are currently available for purchase in the States. 
The store has put a hefty price tag on the pair. The smaller 64 GB Galaxy S8 goes for $829.99, while the larger S8+ with the same amount of internal storage is at $929.99. Shipping is set to commence at the “beginning of May”, which is quite …


Samsung Malaysia is giving away a power bank and more with a Galaxy S8/S8+ pre-order

Those pre-ordering a Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8+ from Samsung Malaysia will be receiving some free items for their new handset. That’s because the Samsung unit is trying to entice consumers in the country into reserving one of the two new models. A useful 5100mAh power bank is one of the items. It’s the perfect accessory for power users or for those who plan on showing off their new phone to friends, family and strangers that they bump into.

Other items being given away by Samsung Malaysia to consumers pre-ordering the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ include a Limited Edition Starter …

BlackBerry KEYone arrives in Europe on May 5, pre-order one for £499

TCL, the Chinese company releasing BlackBerry-branded smartphones, has been delaying the KEYone since it was announced back in February. Although many assumed the QWERTY smartphone would go on sale in the weeks following its official reveal, BlackBerry recently hinted the KEYone wouldn’t hit the shelves until May or even later.

One thing we know for sure, though, as UK retailer Clove confirmed the first BlackBerry KEYone stock will soon be available for dispatch so that the phone will be available for purchase on May 5.

Customers can already pre-order the …

Sony Xperia XZs Dual up for pre-order in the US for $699, ships on April 5

It’s true that Sony’s latest high-end smartphone, the Xperia XZs comes with an older Snapdragon 820 chipset inside, but that doesn’t make the handset less appealing considering the rest of the specs.

Unveiled back in February at Mobile World Congress, the Xperia XZs is now up for pre-order in the United States. The smartphone is now available at Amazon for $699 and ships on April 5.

However, unlike Europeans who are getting a free Sony SRS-XB30 speaker when they pre-order the Xperia XZs, Americans won’t receive any bonuses. One other difference is the fact …

Moto G5 Plus, the best upcoming affordable phone you can buy, is up for pre-order on Amazon

The Moto G5 Plus is the dream affordable phone: it features a camera way above its class (it has the same super fast Dual Pixel auto-focus as the Galaxy S7), a solid build and very good battery life.
And it’s now up for pre-order as an Amazon Prime Exclusive (the release date is set for March 31st in the USA) for the super low starting full retail price of just $185. This is a $45 discount over the original $230 starting price and means that you will get lockscreen ads from Amazon in exchange for the price cut.
Here …

Leaked Target ad for April 2nd includes pre-order deals for the Samsung Galaxy S8

Target’s weekly circular newspaper ad for the period ranging from April 2nd to April 8th has leaked, and it shows that the discount retailer will be taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S8 during that period. It also shows an image of the Galaxy S8 with its luscious dual curved edge screen, thin top and bottom bezels, and the rear-facing fingerprint scanner. There is no pricing listed on the ad. We should get that information on March 29th when the both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are officially unveiled in the media center of the world, New York City.

Target says that if you pre-order …

Huawei P10 and P10 Plus flagships up for pre-order in the UK

Hear ye, here ye! Huawei’s 2017 flagships, the P10 and P10 Plus are now available for pre-order in some parts of Europe. If you haven’t been among the attendees at Huawei’s MWC press conference, who received P10 units for free, you can now pre-order the smartphone (as well as the P10 Plus model) in the UK for prices starting at £569.99.

UK-based retailer Carphone Warehouse has the Huawei P10 (4GB RAM and 64GB storage) up for pre-order for £569.99. Customers can pre-order the P10 in either black or gold colors, but the phone will ship by March 31.

For those …

Where to pre-order the LG G6 in the US – carrier prices and promotions compared

With the exception of T-Mobile, all the national US carriers have started pre-orders for the LG G6. On the side of retailers, only Best Buy has carrier versions of the smartphone up for pre-order (click here), but the LG G6 will be sold by LG, Amazon, and B&H as well. We’ll have to whip up a separate table with the retailer offers once they are revealed.
Carrier prices vary across the board, with Verizon and US Cellular seemingly presenting the most compelling offers. T-Mobile has set up a lean, no-frills offer devoid of promotions beyond the free …

Pre-order the Sony Xperia XZs and get a free Sony SRS-XB30 speaker

We learned last week that Sony’s flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ Premium won’t hit the shelves until early June. But that’s not the only appealing high-end device announced by Sony at MWC 2017.

The Xperia XZs has been a bit overshadowed by its bigger Xperia XZ Premium brother, one of the few smartphones that were confirmed to pack Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor inside.

Well, the situation must change since the Xperia XZs will make its debut on the market much earlier than the Xperia XZ Premium. The smartphone is already available for pre-order in …

Sony Xperia XZ Premium now up for pre-order in the UK, hits the shelves in early June

One of the most technologically advanced smartphones introduced last month at Mobile World Congress, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium will be making its debut on the market in early June.

Although Sony did not disclose any details about the smartphone’s availability, a couple of UK retailers are now taking pre-orders for the Xperia XZ Premium.

Unlocked-mobile has the best deal on the Xperia XZ Premium as customers can buy one for £640. The other two UK-based retailers, Amazon and Clove, are selling the flagship for £650.

However, Unlocked-mobiles offers …