You can pre-order Samsung's Gear Sport watch today, watch the official launch film here

The Gear Sport is Samsung’s newest smartwatch in the Gear series, tailor made for those who want a sports-oriented watch in a smaller (43mm) form factor than the Gear S3. And the company has just released the official Gear Sport launch film, showing the look and some of the functionalities of the Gear Sport.
While the Gear Sport lacks some functionalities of the Gear S3, it has a better water protection with 5ATM rating that makes it a great choice for swimmers. It also has Spotify Offline capabilities and a more affordable price that the …


The Vernee Mix 2 is an all-screen phone that you can pre-order for $169

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Bezel-less phones are all the rave this year and the new 18:9 ratio, as unorthodox as it is, is quickly gaining traction with popular top-tier phones pushing it into the mainstream. But what if you want to enjoy an “all-screen” phone without spending the top dollar? Well, you’ve got some choices and the Vernee Mix 2 is one of them.

The …

PSA: Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL come with a free Home Mini only if you pre-order by October 19


Google’s latest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL,
come with a pretty cool gift – a free Google Home Mini (the new, tiny smart
speaker announced yesterday, at the same time with the two phones).

 

But, if you intend to get any of the two new Pixels, you
shouldn’t wait too long before ordering one. That’s because the free Google
Home Mini is offered only to customers who place a pre-order until (and
including on) October 19 – the day when the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will
actually launch. There’s also the likelihood that the Pixel 2 XL will be hard
to find if you don’t hurry, but …

Verizon to launch the LG V30 on October 5th; no pre-order period coming

While the LG V30 has already been officially unveiled, eager phone buyers have been waiting to hear exactly when they can throw down their hard earned cash to purchase the third phone in the series. At least as far as Verizon subscribers are concerned, your waiting days are over. Big Red dropped us a note this afternoon to tell us that the LG V30 will be released by the nation’s largest carrier on October 5th. Pricing has not yet been announced.

The LG V30 is perfect for those who love using their smartphone to capture video and audio. The dual camera setup in back uses a glass lens which …

All-metal Motorola Moto G5S Plus now available to pre-order in the US, it's $50 off until September 28


Starting today, Motorola US
is accepting pre-orders for the Moto G5S Plus, a smartphone announced in early
August alongside the Moto G5S (which isn’t coming to the US, or at least
not for now).

 

The Moto G5S Plus will be released on September 29 for
$279.99 (model with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage space), or $349.99 (4 GB
RAM, 64 GB storage space). However, if you place your pre-order before September
28, you can get the smartphone for $50 off: $229.99 (32 GB) or $299.99 (64 GB). For more details on pre-orders, check out Motorola’s website at the source link below. 

 

As …

You can now pre-order iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and Apple Watch Series 3

Starting at 12:01am PT | 3:01am ET on September 15th, you can pre-order the brand new Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the Apple Watch Series 3.
Pre-orders open at all major U.S. carriers: AT&T, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and Sprint, as well as at Best Buy and Amazon.
The new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are available in a selection of three colors: silver, gold and space gray. They both come with more storage now as well: you have a 64GB base option and a 256GB model (as expected, neither supports microSD card …

The best deals on an iPhone 8/Plus pre-order at Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Best Buy and Target

Today is iPhone 8 preorder day, and those who pull the trigger now will be among the first to get their hands on Apple’s latest and greatest glass-y handsets with drastically faster chipsets and upgraded cameras, not to mention the wireless and wired charging speeds. T-Mobile started the promo season on iPhone upgrades with a press release yesterday, and the other carriers and retailers might be forced to respond, that is why we will be scouring the airwaves for deals on Apple’s newest iPhones to help you choose.
Verizon
Big Red is giving up …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sets a new pre-order record in South Korea and in the U.S.

Last year, when the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was unveiled, pre-orders for the device went through the roof. Had the phone not been recalled twice and subsequently taken off store shelves, it might have become one of the most popular handsets ever offered by Samsung. This year, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is smashing pre-order records set by previous Galaxy Note devices.

For example, after 24-hours in South Korea, 395,000 units of the Galaxy Note 8 were reserved. Last year, it took 13-days for the Galaxy Note 7 to hit the 380,000 mark for pre-orders. The record this year was achieved by the Galaxy …

Pre-order the Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro in the US and get the U Flex earphones for free

Introduced earlier this week, Samsung’s Gear Fit 2 Pro is already available for pre-order in the United States. As expected, customers can purchase the wearable device for just $199.99, which is expected to hit the shelves on September 15.

Everyone who pre-orders the Gear Fit 2 Pro will receive the Samsung U Flex wireless earphones worth $79.99 for free. Those who decide to take advantage of the offer will have to redeem the free Samsung U Flex earphones starting September 14 via a dedicated website.

It’s also worth pointing out that the products will be …

What's the best deal on a Note 8 preorder? Best Buy vs Sam's Club, Costco and Target

As you might have already sensed with your wallet, this year’s phones in the midtier to high-end segment are more expensive than their predecessors, on account of their design overhauls, as was already exemplified by the S8, G6, OnePlus 5, or with the rumored $1000 starting tag for the OLED iPhone 8. The latest comer to the flagship party, however, Galaxy Note 8, beats them all right now, as it is already at the starting price of nearly a grand, a Benjamin more than its unfortunate predecessor, the Note 7. Still, Samsung and the carriers, as well as the nationwide retailers, are …