Tag Archive: Brand


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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Google no longer dev-centric, has become a consumer hardware and mobile brand

Over the last few years we have seen Google transition away from developer-centric devices and experiences into a company that loves general consumers. Much like we’ve seen in the iteration of Android and Chrome, today’s Google has evolved into a polished and refined endeavor.

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Win a brand new Samsung Galaxy S9+ (Giveaway)

We’ve partnered with our friends at Stack Commerce to help give away one of this year’s best smartphones. Click here to learn how to enter the Samsung Galaxy S9+ giveaway!

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TCL is reviving the Palm brand with an Android phone that’s launching on Verizon

Get ready for a Palm-branded device running Android.

Back in 2015, Chinese manufacturer TCL acquired the rights to Palm from HP, vowing the revive the brand with a slate of new phones. Late last year, a TCL executive revealed to a Dutch publication that Palm devices manufacturered by the Chinese company will be making their debut in 2018.

According to a new report from Android Police, the first such Palm-branded device will be released in the latter  [Read More…]