Many of us, tech buffs, cannot imagine life without smartphones. We consider them portable entertainment centers, work companions and communication tools. However, no matter how popular smartphones are these days, there are still folks out there who value simplicity over fancy design and advanced technology. For instance, AT&T launched today a wallet-friendly Cingular Flip 2 basic phone featuring clamshell form factor.
LG new rugged Android smartphone features armor-like body shell and will be sold at AT&T priced only $11 per month
Looking for a reliable smartphone for your adventurous summer holiday? If so, then the LG X venture may be something that may perfectly meet your needs. Released today in partnership with AT&T, the LG phone offers an armor-like body shell, package of quite decent specs and the Android Nougat experience for just $11 per month if you don’t have nothing against installment plans.
Although Samsung isn’t spending much time and money on promoting its budget sector phones, it doesn’t mean that the South-Korean mobile giant forgets about its more budget conscious customers. Just the opposite, this week AT&T started offering the newest gen of the Galaxy J3. Debuting without much fanfare the handset is now within your reach at an affordable price tag.
LG G6 arrives to US carriers as soon as tomorrow, compare which service provider offers the best deal
Announced a few weeks ago at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the LG G6 finally hits the US market. On March 30 the phone will become available nationwide through US biggest carriers. Verizon, Sprint and AT&T announced they will open pre-orders for the LG’s recent flagship as soon as tomorrow. Wondering which one to port to? Here’s a brief presentation of the hottest deals on the LG G6.
Patience of those waiting for the LG V20’s US market debut has finally been rewarded, as the phone has just started to make its way to the US customers. The LG V20 is now available nationwide through carriers like AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint and US Cellular and other big electronics retailers, giving its potential buyers a wide range of purchase options. See which carrier offers best price on the new LG’s phablet.
Just two weeks ago Kyocera announced that the new DuraForce Pro will hit the US market this fall, which will be probably the cheapest smartphone offering a wide-angle action camera. At the time of the announcement the phone’s carrier availability was still a mystery and subject to many speculations. Luckily, we didn’t have to wait that long to find out which of the US carriers will be distributing the new phone as today AT&T has officially revealed to add the new Kyocera DuraForce Pro to their lineup.
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.
Remember when some time ago we reported on the ultra-ruggedized model of the Samsung’s recent flagship? The Galaxy S7 Active has finally materialized announced by AT&T. Except for a tank-like body case, the new phone offers a package of top-notch specs, which altogether make the device a perfect option for those who fell in love in the Galaxy S7 line but discourage by its fragile construction decided to put off its purchase.
Some of you may have woken up today thinking that it’s going to be a bad day. After all, it’s Friday 13th. Don’t fear the date, though. In fact, if you are in the market for a new budget-friendly smartphone, it might be your lucky day. AT&T just expanded its GoPhone lineup with a new cheap smartphone. The device is called LG Phoenix 2 and starting today it’s available for purchase for $99 without contract.
Kyocera intros waterproof Hydro View and DuraForce XD smartphones and ultra-rugged DuraXE flip cell phone
According to statistics, the most common damage to a smartphone is a broken screen closely followed by liquid ingression. Even though the data includes only smartphones, non-smartphones are equally prone to the same type of injuries. Luckily for users who fail at being gentle with their phones, there are manufacturers which specialize in more durable devices, for example Kyocera. The Japanese company just introduced a trio of new models including waterproof Hydro View and DuraForce XD smartphones and ultra-rugged DuraXE flip cell phone.
Probably no Microsoft fan will disagree that a new flagship phone was long overdue. Finally, in early October the manufacturer announced the high-end Lumia 950 Windows Phone 10 smartphone. Immediately after it happened, AT&T confirmed that it would carry the phone but didn’t say when. A month and a half later that day has arrive and now AT&T is selling the Lumia 950 online priced at $149.99 on contract.
Long gone are the times when there were just a few models of smartphones in stores all offering comparable features. Today phones come in all shapes and sizes and with all imaginable hardware configurations ranging from basic to top of the line. If you are in the market for a device with unconventional solutions, LG’s new offering called V10 might the one you are looking for. The phone was officially introduced earlier this month and is now available for purchase in the US – starting today, AT&T and T-Mobile are selling the new LG V10.
For the past couple of years, popularity of large smartphones known as phablets has been steadily increasing and manufacturers do their beset to cater to users’ needs by releasing new models. The selection of phones with big screens is already pretty impressive, with devices ranging from entry-level to very premium. If you are in the market for a new phablet, your choice is about to get a little bit harder, as rugged Kyocera DuraForce XD and LG G Vista 2 with stylus are coming to AT&T soon.
Kyocera Hydro Air waterproof Android phone gets official for AT&T GoPhone prepaid service priced $99
Kyocera is a company that specializes in making Android devices that can withstand more hardships than an average smartphone. In the US the manufacturer offers mid-range handsets that combine durability with decent specs and pretty attractive design. Kyocera’s latest offering called Hydro Air just went official for AT&T GoPhone prepaid service.
It’s been a while since a flagship Lumia handset was launched. The last premium member of the series was the Lumia 930 which went official exactly one year, six months and four days ago. It’s a bit of a surprise, especially since most manufacturers release new models at least once a year. Skipping a generation is also uncommon and that’s what Microsoft did with the new Lumia. Instead of launching a Lumia 940, the company went straight to the Lumia 950 and 950XL, both of which we got to meet earlier today at an event in New York City.
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.
Last month AT&T started to sell the Microsoft’s Lumia 640 XL, today the carrier’s line-up gained another offering, the Lumia 640. Being a smaller brother of the 5.7-inch phablet, the more compact Lumia 640 comes with LTE connectivity, Cortana and Windows Phone 8.1 out of box. The phone is already available via AT&T GoPhone prepaid service labeled with a price tag of $79.99. After Metro PCS and T-Mobile, AT&T is third US carrier that added the Lumia 640 to its offer.
Four new HTC Desire phones bound for US carriers – Desire 626, Desire 626s, Desire 520 and Desire 526
For the last three years HTC has been focused mostly on the premium One series, somewhat neglecting more budget-conscious customers. The company launched a few mid-range phones; however, its contribution to the mid tier has been rather modest recently, at least compared to the most prolific manufacturers. It’s time for a change, though. HTC has just announced four new Desire phones bound for US carriers – the Desire 520, Desire 526, Desire 626 and Desire 626s.
Keeping their promise AT&T has just added the Lumia 640 XL to its list of offerings. The Windows phone-phablet has been available both online and in the carrier’s stores since yesterday priced at $0.99 on contract or $249.99 without long term commitment. Additionally, for those folks who don’t want to pay the Lumia 640 XL’s full retail price, the wireless carrier prepared a special installment plan offer starting as low as $8.34 monthly.