If you are following the mobile market for a while you’ve surely noticed tendency to rise prices in flagships smartphones. The top notch smartphones are getting better, faster and ynfirmore expensive each year. Released last year the Galaxy S7 debuted priced at $650, while the newest Galaxy S8 costs $750. Furthermore, if to believe the latest rumors the iPhone 8 might hit the market labeled with a MacBook-like pricing. Therefore, many of us prefer to buy a used phone than to ruin the budget with paying premium prices for new models.
Ting is not a typical service provider. It was the very first one carrier to offer the pay-for-what-you-use pricing policy. In addition to convenient payment structure, Ting surprisingly provides customers with decent selection of high-end smartphones and financing options that are missing in typical prepaid operators’ offer. So, if low monthly bill is your priority and have a cool phone, be sure that Ting will help you achieve your goal.
Apple iPhones and Samsung Galaxy handsets are undoubtedly some of the most popular smartphones on the market. However, except for an eye-catching design and high-end specs, they also feature a whooping price tag. This makes them out of reach of many of customers. The thing is that you don’t need to spend over $600 to enjoy premium smartphone experience. Wondering how? Here’s a short guide on how to find best cheap smartphone for you.
We all want to make our monthly bills lower. That’s a common thing for all of us addicted to phone calls. Conscious of that service providers are trying to cut down the price of their services using various technologies. One of such solutions is Wi-Fi calling service delivered by Google’s Project Fi. However, Google isn’t the first to offer such services. Republic Wireless had have offered Wi-Fi calling long before Google came up with that idea, from 1999 to be exact. But does Republic Wireless keep the given word? Here’s everything you may want to know about this low-cost carrier’s plans and most importantly if is worth it.
In May, just after the Galaxy S8 line hit the sales, T-Mobile kicked off with a BOGO promotion allowing its customers to buy two new Galaxy devices at the price of one. If you missed that limited time promo, don’t worry the carrier has just announced another edition of the deal. Starting today you can buy two Galaxy S8 and get one for free.
The first photos of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 Active give us a hint so as to how the phone may look like. Above that, another portion of news unveils potentially true key specs of this highly anticipated handset. If to believe the rumors, the ruggedized edition of the device will come with a beefier battery and strengthened body shell.
With Samsung sending invitations to the new Unpacked event we all impatiently await to see the successor to the Galaxy Note 7. To make the whole awaiting a bit more pleasant the South Korean tech giant releases two new smartphones. Being a considerably more affordable devices than the upcoming Galaxy Note 8, the unlocked Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3 are scheduled to hit the US market tomorrow.
Scheduled to officially debut on August 23rd, the Galaxy Note 8 is one of the most frequently rumored devices in recent weeks. According to most recent leaks, Samsung is going to launch a special edition of the upcoming phablet flagship. Called the Emperor Edition, the device will come with 8GB RAM and 256GB of built-in storage and we cross our fingers that won’t explode due to so much power under the hood.
Introduced last year, the Moto Z line has just gained a new member. What makes the Z series stand out of crowd is the modular design compatible with cool MotoMods. Although Lenovo wasn’t the first to release a phone with modular functionality, unlike the LG which returned to more traditional design after LG G5 misfire, the company stayed loyal to the concept. Above that, Moto Z2 Force comes with a thinner body shell, shatterproof display and the Snapdragon 835 chip. Let’s take a closer look at this beast.
LG has just shared the news that they’re going to release a new member to the Q line. The LG Q8 is expected to debut at the end of this month. Despite the fact that the phone is a rebranded alternative to the last year’s V20 rather than a flagship model, it offers fairly solid specs.
Those looking for a real bargain on the new iPhone may want to turn their attention to T-Mobile. Earlier this week the Magenta carrier kicked out a promo including the Apple’s current flagship. You can either grab the iPhone SE completely for, or trade in your old iPhone 6 to get a $300 credit toward the new iPhone 7.
Earlier this week, Samsung started to send out invitations to its next Unpacked event held like always in New York City. This time conference is scheduled to August 23rd. The news keeps in line with the South Korean tech giant’s announcement issued last week, in which the company revealed that they soon plan to took the wraps off of its newest phablet flagship.
Nokia may try to conquer the world of smartphones, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that the company forgot its roots. Today it released two new extremely affordable handsets. Manufactured by HMD Global, the company which owns right to the Nokia brand for phones and tablets, the new phones are said to be the Nokia cheapest offerings currently available in the market. Both the Nokia 105 and Nokia 130 are simple feature phones targeting at those who feel nostalgic about the traditional bar design and do not need Android operating system.
On the market for a capable though cheap smartphone? If so, then AT&T Prepaid may have something for you. Earlier today the carrier expanded its affordable lineup by the ZTE Blade Spark. Being a product targeting at extremely budget-conscious users, the phone offers a massive screen panel, decent optics represented by a 13MP camera and Android Nougat experience.
Although the BlackBerry KEYone is already available on the US market, you can buy only the unlocked version of the handset. For some of us it’s a bit irritating, since the SIM-lock-free device is compatible only with GSM carriers. In other words it doesn’t work with CDMA networks. Aware of the problem Sprint decided to move the things around. Today, the carrier added the BlackBerry KEYone to its lineup.
After years of its presence in the mobile market, the GoPhone name is going away. In the latest announcement AT&T has shared that it’s rebranding its pre-paid subsidiary service provider. The new brand debuts at the market under the name of AT&T Prepaid. Perhaps the name isn’t the most flashy, but we customers are interested more in the quality of services and pricing than in the catchy slogans, right?
LG announced a new series of smartphones whose biggest selling point is feature called „FullVision” display. The new line at the moment consists of three models including the Q6, Q6 Plus, and Q6α. All three devices are mid-range handsets with affordable pricing combining essential specs of the LG premium phones.
RED isn’t surely a company that pops into your mind when thinking about mobile industry. In fact considered a leading camera maker the company is identified with film industry, where it is very popular. However, this state of things may change soon, as the company has recently shared a news that they plan to release the very first smartphone offering holographic display. Except for innovative technology, the phone will also shock with extremely high pricing.
Budget-conscious customers just got another affordable offering whose purchase may be worth considering. This week Samsung took the wraps off of the Galaxy J5 Pro. The new handset is an update to the released earlier this year Galaxy J5. The 5.2-incher features is powered by an octa-core processor and comes with Android Nougat on the board.
Remember the Galaxy Note 7? If you’re a big fan of this ill-fated phablet, you will be surely glad to hear that the device has just got a second chance. Recently, Samsung has shared a news that it will start to sell refurbished models. Dubbed Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition the handset is scheduled to return to its home market of South Korea on July 7th. This happens after the last year’s worldwide affair including explosive units that leaded to withdrawal from the global market.