Tag Archive: Budget


IFROGZ’s new Impulse Duo & InTone Wireless Earbuds offer quality audio on a budget

Audio specialist IFROGZ is expanding its earbuds portfolio with the addition of the new Impulse Duo and InTone wireless models. Both models are competitively prices, in a bid to bring quality wireless audio to the masses. For $ 49.99 customers can get the Impulse Duo wireless bundle which feature dual, dynamic 6mm neodymium drivers in each […]

Moto C Plus vs Nokia 3 (Ultra Budget Smartphone Showdown)

We’d all like a Samsung Galaxy S8 or LG G6, but for some of us spending $ 600+ on a smartphone just isn’t an option. The good news is that today the smartphone market has something to offer for every customer, even on low budgets. The recently unveiled Moto C Plus and Nokia 3 are two […]

Moto G5 Plus vs. Honor 6X: The ultimate budget battle

Just because the big-name phones get all the attention, that shouldn’t preclude excellent devices like the Moto G5 Plus and Honor 6X from getting their fair shake. At under $ 300 each, both phones certainly have trade-offs compared to their more expensive counterparts, but each manages to bring a certain something, from fantastic performance and software to superb battery life and great camera optics, to make them worth your time.

At least that’s what Jacklyn says in her latest  [Read More…]

Blu R1 Plus review: A refreshed approach to the budget handset

After having launched its “$ 50 phone”, the R1 HD last summer, Blu is back with a new take on its entry-level handset experience. Remember the unlocked one that was sold to Amazon Prime customers for the price of a decent steak dinner? Indeed, the R1 Plus is a slightly refreshed version of the device but […]

Moto G5 Plus review: The new standard for budget phones

The quick take

The Moto G5 Plus is an awesome little phone, and that it’s available for just over $ 200 is one of its greatest assets. Things could have gone either way for the Motorola brand under Lenovo, but it seems that the Moto G line has maintained what made it great in the first place: excellent hardware coupled with simple, unencumbered software, and a price tag that screams value.

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Sorry folks, no budget Pixel 2 is coming this year

In January the first information related to the upcoming Pixel 2 surfaced online. We were told the successor of Google’s 2016 flagship phone will probably be waterproof and might come in a more affordable variant as well – something which probably got Nexus nostalgics quite excited. While this information apparently came from a “reliable source”, […]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 vs. Honor 6X: The battle for budget supremacy starts here

Two of the best budget phones in India go head-to-head.

Xiaomi has started off the year strong with the Redmi Note 4, offering a feature-rich phone for ₹12,999. Although Huawei’s sub-brand Honor doesn’t have the same brand recognition as Xiaomi in India, the manufacturer’s latest budget handset, the Honor 6X, stands out in several areas.

In fact, the Honor 6X is the only phone that is close to the Redmi Note 4 when it comes to the  [Read More…]

Monster on a budget! Limited time promo drops UMi Plus E to only $230

Given just how powerful the new UMi Plus E is, it’s darn near impossible to not consider it as an unlocked phone worth owning. Looking at the specs, it’s strong enough to contend with many of the devices on the market, but at a fraction of the cost. Sure, some of us are going to […]

Lenovo Yoga A12 tablet offers the unique Halo keyboard on a budget

Remember the inventive Lenovo Yoga Book which was released last year? The hybrid device arrived with an innovating touch-sensitive surface instead of a physical keyboard that doubled as a digital sketchpad. Well this week Lenovo has announced a more affordable variant with a slightly larger display called the Yoga A12. The Yoga Book took advantage […]

Google could bring its budget Android One phones to the U.S. later this year

Low-cost phones with software updates directly from Google.

Google launched the Android One platform in India in 2014, tying up with third-party vendors to offer $ 100 phones with clean Android and the promise of quick updates. According to The Information, Google is looking to bring Android One phones to the U.S. “before the middle of the year.” The phones will be priced between $ 200 to $ 300, and will receive software updates and security patches  [Read More…]