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Android phone makers should be nervous about the $699 iPhone 11

Apple’s budget iPhone is better (and cheaper) than last year’s.

Apple regularly gets criticized for the high prices of its iPhones, but in 2018, the company shook up its formula of only offering high-cost flagships with the introduction of the $ 749 iPhone XR. The XR quickly became Apple’s most popular and best-selling iPhone, but when compared to the XS, things like the single rear camera, worse water resistance, and 720p HD LCD display made it look  [Read More…]

Google’s Pixelbook is powerful, gorgeous, and a steal for just $699

If you get a Chrome OS device this year, make sure it’s the Pixelbook.

At its fall hardware event back in October, Google announced a striking new Chrome OS tablet called the Pixel Slate. The Pixel Slate brings a lot of exciting things to the table and aims to be your go-to device for both tablet and laptop needs. It starts at $ 599, but if you want a model that’ll be powerful enough for moderate workloads  [Read More…]

Best Buy lists the Essential Phone for $699 and up

Introduced back in May, Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone has yet to become available. Luckily, it seems that it won’t be long now until Essential units start flying off retailer shelves. The Essential PH-1 showed up at Best Buy in listings for both unlocked and Sprint-bound models. Unfortunately, you can’t purchase the device just yet, as […]

Essential Phone is now official: edge-to-edge display, Snapdragon 835, and dual cameras for $699

The father of Android returns with a phone that looks stunning.

Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone is now official, offering top-of-the-line specs backed by a futuristic design. The highlight of the phone is a 5.7-inch QHD edge-to-edge display that takes up the entire front, wrapping itself around the front-facing camera. The Essential Phone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835, and offers 4GB of RAM along with 128GB storage.

The phone is crafted out of titanium and has  [Read More…]

U.S. unlocked Moto Z now up for pre-order for $699, shipping next week

You now have a choice beyond Verizon if you want the new Moto Z.

The Moto Z was announced to the world back in June. A little over a month later, it (and the Moto Z Force) hit Verizon. Two more months after that, we now have the U.S. unlocked version available for anyone to buy, regardless of their carrier affiliation. The price is $ 699, roughly equivalent to the price in the UK, which for those following along  [Read More…]

Sony’s new Xperia XZ hitting the U.S. for $699 on Oct 2

This is unfortunately the price you’re still expected to pay for a Sony phone.

Sony’s latest flagship, the Xperia XZ, has made its way out in some regions around the world and is now ready to hit the U.S. as well. Starting on October 2, you’ll be able to pick up an unlocked Xperia XZ for a hefty $ 699 from both Amazon and Best Buy, among other partnering retailers.

The Xperia XZ takes over  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy View coming to Canada through Bell on November 19 for $699

Samsung and Bell Canada have announced that the massive Samsung Galaxy View tablet will be coming to Canada exclusively through Bell. In Canada, the Galaxy View will come with Bell’s Fibe TV video straming app pre-installed, which offers video from over 300 channels, including both live and on-demand programming.

BlackBerry Priv pre-orders go live $699 in US and $899 in Canada

BlackBerry has officially opened pre-orders for the BlackBerry Priv, just as expected. The Priv is the company’s first Android-based smartphone that features slightly rounded edges on both sides of the display, and a slide out QWERTY keyboard.

$699 is all that separates you from an imported Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung’s metal-clad Galaxy Alpha may not have an official release date in the U.S., but popular device importer Expansys will be happy to sell you one for a cool $ 699. That price is quite high, but shouldn’t shock anyone who’s bought a brand new device from an importer before. The over $ 700 after shipping you’ll pay is getting you a global unlocked model with 32GB of storage, a nice metal frame and an octa-core  [Read More…]