Tag Archive: Brand


HMD needs to make a good phone in 2019 for the Nokia brand to succeed

No, the Nokia 9 PureView doesn’t count.

HMD Global has been making Android phones under the Nokia brand for over two and a half years now, and in that time it has established itself as a favorite among those seeking a clean Android experience. HMD teamed up with Google early on, committing to Android One on all its phones. Doing so allowed Nokia to get up and running without investing too much time and resources into making  [Read More…]

Blu debuts new premium Bold brand of phones with 6.4-inch N1

Blu Products on Monday introduced not just a new phone, but an entirely new brand. Called Bold, it’s a “premium” line of devices which are expected to launch around 1-2 phones per year.

The Bold brand is different from the standard Blu line and promises a “guaranteed Android upgrade” and two years of security maintenance. Moreover, it figure to offer phones made with a higher grade of materials — at least that’s what its first model, the N1, uses in  [Read More…]

Win a brand new Samsung Galaxy S10 (Giveaway)

Samsung’s latest smartphone, the Galaxy S10, and its counterparts, the Galaxy S10+ and S10e are finally out. We’re sure you’ve run into someone who couldn’t wait to show it off and brag about it. And why not? It’s a killer device and will undoubtedly be a best-seller this year.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is a big, beautiful phone that’s garnering plenty of praise. What with its 6.1-inch display, 128GB storage capacity, and incredible camera experience, it’s the talk of the  [Read More…]

OnePlus ranked as a top 5 high-end U.S. smartphone brand in Q4 2018

Looks like that T-Mobile partnership went pretty well.

The high-end U.S. smartphone market is incredibly tough to break into, but OnePlus apparently managed to do just that last year. According to a report from research analyst IDC, OnePlus was one of the top five high-end smartphone brands in the United States during Q4 2018.

That “high-end” distinction is for brands with phones that sell for $ 500 or more, and while that’s a big win for OnePlus,  [Read More…]

Xiaomi is finally on course to becoming a lifestyle brand

Xiaomi isn’t interested in just being a phone manufacturer. It wants to be the brand that sells everything.

Xiaomi is known around the world primarily for its phones, but the brand has plenty more to offer. For several years now, Xiaomi has teamed up or invested in Chinese startups to launch products like robot vacuums, mechanical keyboards, smart shoes, fitness trackers, and an entire ecosystem of smart home products, including a 360-degree security camera.

The unifying theme  [Read More…]

Brand Profile and Interview: House of Marley

Smartphone accessories are a dime a dozen these days. You can’t pull up Amazon or walk into a carrier store without seeing them. However, we rarely see a company entering that market with an original angle. House of Marley looks to change that with a model built and fueled by sustainable materials. I set down with a few representatives of the company this month and I’d like to share the House of Marley story.

Origin Story

The company was announced January  [Read More…]

Metro by T-Mobile to be the first prepaid brand to offer 5G service in 2019

Recently, T-Mobile announced it was rebranding its prepaid brand MetroPCS to Metro by T-Mobile and also introduced new plans. The Magenta carrier touted the change as a way to eliminate the distinction between prepaid and postpaid service.

Well, this week, these plans have gone live, so interested parties can start signing up for them. On top of that, T-Mobile also revealed that the new Metro is going to be the first prepaid carrier to offer 5G network access, as well  [Read More…]

What is OPPO’s budget brand ‘Realme’ all about?

Despite their meteoric rise in the smartphone industry, not a lot of people have heard about OPPO and their mobile devices. Especially in the Western world.

Yet the company has been selling phones since 2011 and has largely done so in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa. But in 2018 OPPO has big plans for expansion, which might even include North America.

Nevertheless for the time being, the company has chosen to focus on the ever-expanding Indian market.

According  [Read More…]

What is OPPO’s budget brand, Realme all about?

Despite their meteoric rise in the smartphone industry, not a lot of people have heard about OPPO and their mobile devices. Especially in the Western world.

Yet the company has been selling phones since 2011 and has largely done so in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa. But in 2018 OPPO has big plans for expansion, which might even include North America.

Nevertheless for the time being, the company has chosen to focus on the ever-expanding Indian market.

According  [Read More…]

OUKITEL holds a brand sale as a thank you to its customers (Promoted)

OUKITEL released the WP5000 this week, and by all accounts out of the China-based OEM, it’s selling well. As a thank you to its supporters, OUKITEL is holding a Brand Sale at AliExpress. The sale spans 12 different smartphones from $ 69.74-$ 280, entry-levels to flagships. Hit the jump to read more.

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