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.
Announced last year in November the Huawei Mate 9 was originally planned to hit Asia, the Middle East and European markets with no word about the US. This week Huawei shared the news that the giant phone will soon port to the States distributed nationwide by majority of big retailers. As of yesterday, the phone is ready to buy through Amazon and Best Buy. The phone is ready to be used on AT&T and T-Mobile networks. Additionally, except for it’s beefy specs the Huawei’s latest flagship offers pre-installed access to Amazon’s Alexa.
This year we could witness premieres of many great affordable phones. The Lenovo’s Moto G4 Play is surely one of them. Being an extremely affordable offering, the handset provides solid specs at reasonable pricing. Released in September 2016 the Moto G4 Play has just received a significant discount. All those customers who buy the phone at B&H can benefit from a $50 rebate.
There comes a time when your baby boy or girl tosses his or her toys aside and demands access to adult stuff. You may still have a few years to think about what car you are going to buy them, but there are a number of devices even a very young child can use, for instance phones. However, if you want to avoid disappointment, tears, arguments or bigger trouble, there are a few things to consider before buying a first cell phone for your child.
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.
Amazon kicked off 48-hour Unlocked Event, focused on SIM-lock free Android phones with deep discounts
Apple is advertising its new iPhone left and right and carriers are offering deals to woo more customers, but even though some models of the phone sold out within hours of launch, it’s not going to change Android’s position as the most popular OS. That said, if you are in the market for a new Android phone and want to save some money in the process, head over to Amazon. The biggest online retailer just kicked off 48-hour Unlocked Event focused on Android phones with deep discounts.
Blu Vivo 5R is an aluminum smartphone with fingerprint scanner and Sony-class camera for less than $200
So far we all identified a metal body as one of the features defining flagship smartphones. However, US-located manufacturer BLU put all their efforts to change this state of things and released the BLU VIVO 5R. Priced for less than $200 the refresh of the VIVO 5 comes dressed in an aluminum shell – a design reserved for premium devices- and boasts a package of solid specs with the biggest focus on optics.
BLU may not be as popular as Samsung or Apple, but over the past few years the company managed to make a name for itself in the US especially among budget-conscious customers. Although the Miami-based smartphone maker is famous mostly for a lower-end and mid-range offerings, it also has a few pretty high-end devices in its portfolio, all of them quite affordable. A couple of weeks ago on its Facebook profile BLU revealed that a new member of the Pure lineup would go official soon and as expected, the SIM-lock free BLU Pure XR is now available to buy through online retailers priced at just $299.
Famous from delivering lower-cost alternatives to flagships from more noble brands, BLU surprises us one more time. This time the Miami-based manufacturer releases the BLU Studio Touch, an aluminum made smartphone offering a fingerprint sensor, 4G LTE and Android 6.0 Marshmallow experience. Selling the phone for less than $100, BLU proves that a capable and nicely looking phone doesn’t have to be expensive.
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.
There are plenty of affordable smartphones on the market but if you expect from your handset something more than just making calls, sending texts and updating Facebook, then you need a more advanced device. Such devices, however, are not cheap. In fact, if you want one of the most premium phones, then you should get ready to pay between $700 and $800, unless you find a good promotion. And we just came cross a couple of pretty sweet deals. The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Duos and Dual-SIM Galaxy S7 have just been spotted with the cheapest price tags ever.
Miami-based manufacturer of affordable Android-based smartphones – BLU – has just announced a new extremely budget-friendly handset joining their list of offerings. Called BLU Energy JR the phone delivers compact size factor and a battery promised to provide its potential users with 3 days of usage on a single charge. However, although the phone costs less than a prepaid mobile plan, it hides hardware parameters we didn’t even think to find in a phone launched in 2016, even a low-end one.
HTC 10 is now available for pre-order through Verizon, coming Unlocked next week, heading over to Sprint stores on May 13
Released two weeks ago the HTC 10 is now starting to launch around the globe reaching the States on May 5. Sprint and Verizon are the very first US carriers to add the HTC’s latest flagship to their lineup with the Big Red already putting the handset for pre-order. Both carriers will give you the choice of paying the phone off upright or sign up for an installment plan. What’s more, if you are a GSM network enthusiast, the HTC 10’s unlocked version is also expected to be within our reach next week.
Smartphones tend to be rather expensive devices, especially the ones with prestigious branding and equipped with premium hardware. However, luckily for users who can’t afford to pay an arm and a leg for a handset, there are manufacturers that are in the habit of launching very affordable phones. One of such manufacturers is a US-based company named BLU. And you know what? BLU just kicked off two Android Marshmallow unlocked smartphones priced below $100.
If you’ve been planning to buy the BlackBerry Priv, but you’ve been waiting for a special deal on it, you may finally got one. Right now you can grab the BlackBerry’s first Android-based phone significantly cheaper as Daily Steals slashed its price by 31 percent. If you want to take advantage of the promo, you need to act fast since the discount is a limited-time offer that lasts only for the next four days.
Water resistant phones are not invincible, learn what water resistance actually means for your cell phone
According to statistics, the vast majority of damaged phones have fallen victim to water ingression because like other devices packed to the fullest with electronic components, they are extremely sensitive to moisture. To make smartphones more durable, many manufacturers add at least some degree of water resistance. However, even water-resistant phones are not invincible. That’s why before you go for a swim with your handset in your pocket, you should learn what water resistance actually means for your cell phone.
Another budget- sector phone offering debuts on the US market. After a three-week pre-order period Lumia 650 has officially went on sale in the States. Released back in February the newest Microsoft’s mid-range offering is available for purchase via the Microsoft Store. Priced at $199 the phone delivers decent hardware and comes as a SIM-lock free device which translates to no carrier’s commitment.