Announced few weeks ago at this year’s IFA in Berlin, the Sony Xperia XZ1 is finally available in the States. Being the very first smartphone to run Android Oreo out of box, the Xperia XZ1 comes with a package of great specs, with the biggest focus on photography but it come with a price.
Unlocked ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom with outstanding battery, camera and price is now ready to buy in the US
Introduced at CES 2017 in January ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom has just hit the market offering a hefty battery and awesome camera. No surprise here, as just like its predecessor, the handset focuses on photography enthusiasts. Equipped with an optical zoom the device targets all customers who want to immortalize all those precious moments spent with family and friends on their phone. As of today, the unlocked ZenFone 3 Zoom is available nationwide from major online retailers.
In 2016 Amazon launched its Prime Exclusive program within which customers can buy discounted smartphones that come with personalized offers and ads on their lock screen. Recently, the retailer has expanded the program portfolio by two more Android handsets. Both the Moto G5 Plus and Alcatel A30 are now within the reach of all members of the program at really eye-catching price tags.
BLU launches a SIM lock free smartphone with fingerprint scanner, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage priced under $200
This Thursday BLU expanded its affordable smartphone line by another device. Freshly announced the Life One X2 is an Android phone packing 4GB RAM, 64GB of built-in storage and a fingerprint scanner. Along with the really impressive specs, the handset comes with equally great price tag. Sold SIM-lock free the phone may be yours for just $200. Plus, if you purchase it quickly enough, BLU will grant you with an extra bonus discount.
Those who were nervously biting their nails waiting for the Moto Z line US premiere would surely be glad to know that the devices hit the US shore. The fervently awaited Moto Z and Moto Z Play are finally open for preorder. Distributed by Amazon and Best Buy, the phones are scheduled to start their journey to your hands no sooner than in October. Both models are available in Lunar Grey color option.
Verizon has just announced that is expanding its prepaid lineup by another affordable phone. Unveiled four months ago the Moto G4 Play isn’t definitely a new device, though it’s still worth your attention if you’re looking for a basic replace phone. Offering low-end specs the phone is now within your reach for $85 without contract, which is $65 cheaper than at Amazon.
Earlier today Amazon has shared the news that they’re going to add another device to its “Prime exclusive” smartphone lineup. The line consist of unlocked phones which undergo a significant discount due to the fact that they display ads of products and services offered by Amazon. The phone in question is the he 4th Generation of the Moto G Play, also known as the Moto G4 Play. Although the device is scheduled to hit the retailer in several days, pre-orders kicked off today.
Waterproof phones have been around forever, but for a long time this features was reserved only for rugged devices. The thing is, though, that not everyone is crazy about such phone since they tend to offer only basic functionality not to mention the fact that some can be downright ugly. Fortunately, a while ago manufacturers found a way to make smartphones waterproof and now almost every company has at least one such model in their portfolio. However, there’s one indisputable leader in this field. It’s the Japanese smartphone maker Kyocera which just launched another cheap waterproof phone for AT&T GoPhone prepaid service.
Samsung has just announced a news that will surely light up faces of more than just few smartphone fans. Starting today we will be able to buy the unlocked versions of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. Compatible with all major US carriers including CDMA’s Verizon and Sprint, the Samsung’s recent flagships are now distributed by the company’s own online store, Amazon, Best Buy an many more at pricing ranging from $669.99 to $769.99.
With carrier subsidies gone, users are left basically with two choices – installment plans or buying phones outright. The latter generally seems more appealing, since the former still ties you to the carrier for the duration of the plan. However, buying phones at full prices means paying lots of money upfront and in some cases even a mid-range offering might be too much for your budget to handle. Does it mean that you have to give up on the device you want? Of course not. That’s what deals are for and we have a new one for you today. Amazon now offers one more option to buy an unlocked smartphone even cheaper, if you don’t mind ads.
On the market for an affordable smartphone? If so, then Motorola may have something for you. Announced a month ago the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus are finally open for pre-order in the US. Sold unlocked both devices offer sharp photos, long-lasting battery and Android Marshmallow experience for a really competitive price tag. Starting today you can buy the phones via Motorola’s official online store.
Since many of us don’t want to bind ourselves with carrier’s contracts the full retail price is one of the most important factors we take into account while purchasing a phone. The rule here is simple, we want capable phones at really low prices. Conscious of the market requirements mobile manufacturers compete with each other to deliver the world the best affordable smartphone. Today we get another pretender to the title, the UMI Rome. Dressed in a slim body case the phone comes packed with great specs including an octa-core processor at just $114.
Looking for a capable contract-free smartphone that won’t cut you already hardly breathing after Christmas shopping frenzy budget to the bone? If so, then you may like to know that Leagoo, a brand that belongs to the Chinese OTEDA group, has just released a new mid-tier smartphone labeled with more than a budget-friendly price tag. Costing as little as $99.99 the SIM lock free Alfa 1 phone comes closed in an attractively looking slim metal body and Android 5.1 Lollipop out of box.
Known primarily as a PC software maker Microsoft doesn’t forget about its budget-conscious customers and releases a budget-friendly handset running Windows 10. Announced back in October the Lumia 550 finally hits the US market. Available without contract for as little as $139, the phone is a great alternative for all Windows enthusiasts on tight budget who want to benefit from the latest edition of mobile Windows platform.
Unlocked Lumia 950 XL is now on sale via Microsoft online store bundled with a free Display Dock valued at $99
There are plenty of Android phones on the market ranging from entry-level to premium devices. Windows Phones fans, however, don’t have that much choice, since the platform is limited pretty much to one brand – Microsoft Lumia. While there were a few lower-end and mid-range Lumias announced this year, the last truly high-end Lumia dates back to early 2014. It’s a long time in smartphone universe, but the wait is finally over and the unlocked Lumia 950 XL is now on sale via Microsoft online store bundled with a free Display Dock valued at $99.
When new smartphones were introduced to the market, they improved user experience in almost every aspect. “Almost” is a key word here. One area that suffered greatly was battery life. First time smartphone users may even feel very disappointed, since the amount of usage time you get on a single charge on a smartphone is way shorter than on a feature phone. Not on BLU’s latest phones, though. The Miami-based manufacturer just announced two new cheap smartphones with huge batteries.
A typical smartphone is not the most durable device in the world. It’s not a problem if the phone spends most of the time sitting on a desk. But what about folks who work in extreme conditions or simply prefer an active lifestyle? Does it mean that they can’t enjoy the benefits of smart technology? Of course not. With such users in mind, rugged phones were invented and one such device made its way to the stores today. Called Cat S40, the unlocked Android rugged phone for AT&T and T-Mobile is now on sale in the US.
Need to replace your smartphone and upgrade to something bigger without having to spend a fortune? Then the Doogee F5 sporting a full-HD display with liquid metal frame and a fingerprint scanner should definitely be on your radar. Breaking the rules saying that quality must come at high cost, the China-based company proves that great hardware doesn’t have to be out of bounds of budget-conscious customer. Distributed by Gearbest the well-equipped Doogee F5 full-HD phablet is sold today at an incredibly low price of $139.99 with no strings attached.
The fact that ZTE recently focused on its US-oriented high-end Axon line of smartphones doesn’t necessarily mean that the company forgot about their more budget-conscious customers. Just the opposite, in order to mark its position on the mid-tier market sector the China-based manufacturer has just released the phablet-like ZTE ZMAX 2 featuring 5.5-inch display and powered by Android Lollipop. Available as a GoPhone prepaid phone offer the handset is open for purchase via AT&T online store priced 149.99 without contract.
A few years back if you couldn’t afford to pay full retail price of a premium smartphone, you basically had only two choices – buy a cheap phone or get the phone you wanted at subsidized price from a carrier. The former was a bit risky, since buying a cheap phone was practically a guarantee of a huge disappointment. The second option wouldn’t have been that bad if it didn’t mean that you would have to stick with one carrier for the next two years. Neither is the case now. The era of two-year contracts is over and cheap phones become handsets you really want to buy.