Tag Archive: affordable


Affordable notchy phones battle it out: Nokia 7.1 vs Motorola One

When the notch first appeared on phones last year, it was an exclusive component of premium flagship-level smartphones.

But as months went by and more and more Android OEMs jumped on board of the design trend, the notch started making it to middle-range models too.

Today, fans of the notch don’t have to pay premium to get a phone with a notchy display. Case in point in the US, customers have the option of picking up models like the Nokia  [Read More…]

Gear Up: Blitzwolf offers up affordable chargers, cables, and more

Whether you cycle through flagship phones every 6-12 months or hold onto your device for a few years, you’re going to need some accessories. A protective case, a portable power bank, some extra cables… There are plenty of things we buy to complement our mobile experience.

The problem we often face with accessorizing is that it can get pretty expensive. It’s not unheard of to spend more on your extras than on the phone itself. One company, Blitzwolf, recognizes this,  [Read More…]

Affordable notchy phones battle it out: Nokia 7.1 Plus vs Motorola One

When the notch first appeared on phones last year, it was an exclusive component of premium flagship-level smartphones.

But as months went by and more and more Android OEMs jumped on board of the design trend, the notch started making it to middle-range models too.

Today, fans of the notch don’t have to pay premium to get a phone with a notchy display. Case in point in the US, customers have the option of picking up models like the Nokia  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6T vs Honor View10: Which affordable flagship wins?

If you’re on the market for a premium phone, there are multiple options available on the market right now and you don’t even have to spend all your savings.

Instead of buying a Samsung Galaxy S9 or Pixel 3, consider maybe getting an affordable flagship. You’ll still get your top-notch specs and premium design, but the price in this case is much more wallet-friendly.

Perhaps the most notable player in this niche is OnePlus. The company recently released a new  [Read More…]

MrMobile’s Nokia 7.1 hands-on: An affordable eyeful for the US midrange

If you live anywhere but the United States, the Nokia 7.1 isn’t likely to turn your head – we’ve seen the broad strokes of this design before in the Europe and India markets. But for American phone buyers, who probably haven’t even thought of the name “Nokia” in years, the 7.1 might raise a few eyebrows. For $ 349, you get a stunning glass-on-aluminum build; Zeiss optics in the “Bothie”-capable camera; and the pure freshness of Android  [Read More…]

Winc is the new, affordable way to discover new wines

Even though most people love wine, few people know how to select wines based off their actual taste preferences — which is where Winc comes in to help. This wine delivery service not only eliminates the need to go to the grocery or liquor store for your bottle, they also handle all the work and research of picking the perfect bottle for you.

Here’s how it works: once you sign up, Winc asks you a few questions to build your  [Read More…]

Honor 10 review: a compelling option in the affordable flagship niche

Putting the words “affordable” and “flagship” used to feel like an oxymoron in the recent past. But not anymore, as more and more manufacturers have reached a point where they have achieved a great balance between specs and price.

OnePlus has been spearheading these efforts with its line of premium, yet still affordable products that have, over the years, become an icon of budget excellence. And other Android manufacturers have been quick to jump on board the trend and offer  [Read More…]

Soul Electronics’ new Emotion wireless earphones are sleek and affordable

Your favorite tracks are waiting.

Just yesterday, Soul Electronics took the chance to show off its brand new Emotion wireless headphones for the first time ever. Releasing right on time for the new school year, these earphones are so affordably priced that even casual listeners might want to grab a pair.

Designed as a more cost-effective alternative to Apple’s AirPods, the Emotion headphones are truly wireless and include a built-in microphone and an answer button for hands-free  [Read More…]

The KEY 2 LE is the new more affordable phone from BlackBerry

Calling all fans of BlackBerry and their hardware keyboard who would like to save some money. Today TCL and BlackBerry announced the new more affordable midrange KEY 2 LE at IFA 2018. The new KEY 2 LE includes all the modern style of the recent KEY 2 including the hardware keyboard except for a few caveats.

For starters, the KEY 2 LE is made out of a cheaper polycarbonate body and the keyboard lacks touch gestures. The good news is  [Read More…]

T-Mobile Essentials is yet another take on affordable unlimited plans

$ 60/month gives you unlimited talk, text, data, 3G hotspot use, and more.

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen Verizon and Sprint introduce new “unlimited” plans that are cheaper and come with a bevy of restrictions compared to their more expensive counterparts. Not wanting to be left out, T-Mobile is now following suit with its new T-Mobile Essentials plan.

For $ 30/month for a family of 4 on Autopay, T-Mobile Essentials includes unlimited talk, text, and  [Read More…]