Tag Archive: Budget


Nokia 3.1 Plus review: One of Cricket’s best budget phones for 2019

Nokia’s first big push in the U.S. is a smashing success (for the most part).

As more and more smartphones reach (or even cross) the $ 1000 threshold, it’s more important than ever that we have access to a good helping of quality budget handsets. The $ 300, $ 400, and $ 500 price ranges have more than enough variety to choose from, but what about devices that cost even less? What if you need a new  [Read More…]

On a budget? You can get a cheap Samsung phone for under $250

You don’t have to shell out $ 1,000 for a quality phone with all the features. Sometimes you only want the essentials, and sometimes you don’t have the budget to spend on a Samsung Galaxy S9, for example. There are plenty of phones by Samsung that cost under $ 250 and contain a lot of the features you’d get from more expensive phones like quad-core processors, front- and back-facing cameras, and more.

All that storage Samsung Galaxy J3

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Total financial control in 2019 starts with budget managing app Truebill

If you’ve resolved to tighten up your spending and get your finances under control in 2019, you’ll definitely want to check out Truebill. It’s a budget managing app and service that aims to bring you monetary peace of mind.

Whether you want to get out in front of bills, unsubscribe from random memberships and subscriptions, or have a better understanding of where your money goes, Truebill does it all.

There are many reasons to consider Truebill, including getting help with  [Read More…]

BlackBerry Key2 LE Review: The Budget Throwback We Could Have Skipped

BlackBerry has found new life over the last 2 years under the close partnership with hardware maker TCL. During that time, we’ve seen two fan-favorite devices that return BlackBerry smartphones to its roots with full QWERTY keyboards: The KeyOne and the latest Key2. While they’ve both been well received, they were not exactly budget-friendly, but BlackBerry and TCL have set out to fix this with the BlackBerry Key2 LE.

Unfortunately, they may have missed the mark with the LE model.  [Read More…]

The $169 unlocked Honor 7X smartphone is a favorite budget option

Inexpensive but fully loaded.

The Honor 7X unlocked smartphone is down to $ 169 via Amazon. This device has been around for more than six months selling for $ 200. Today’s drop is a match for the lowest we’ve ever seen, a price it has only hit twice before. You can also find a similar deal at B&H where you’ll be able to snag it tax-free if you live outside of NY or NJ.

At this price,  [Read More…]

The budget Alcatel 1X Evolve is coming to Metro by T-Mobile on Dec 10

Looking for a new smartphone this winter, but you’re on a tight budget? Well, then you might be interested to know that the new Alcatel 1X Evolve was just announced at Metro by T-Mobile.

The smartphone will go on sale on December 10, but pricing details will be made available later. Although, we can tell you it’s going to be wallet-friendly.

The new Alcatel 1X Evolve features a premium design with elegant soft suede fit and finish that feels quite  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6T vs. POCO F1: Which budget flagship should you buy?

OnePlus built its entire business on value. That strategy paid dividends for the brand over the years, but Xiaomi sub-brand POCO is now looking to use that same formula to steal market share in the affordable flagship segment.

POCO F1

Our pick

$ 329 at Flipkart

Pros Groundbreaking value Headphone jack Top-notch internals Two-day battery life Stereo speakers MicroSD slot Notification LED Cons Still on Oreo Large notch No NFC Doesn’t work well in the U.S.  [Read More…]

Alcatel 1X review, an Android Go phone on a budget that keeps you waiting

Android Go phones don’t get the attention that midrange and flagship phones do, but they serve a valuable purpose. Phones such as the Alcatel 1X provide a device with one of the most recent versions of Android at an affordable price. When I say affordable, I really mean it and Alcatel looks to give you as much as they can for a $ 100 phone.

Design and Build Quality

When it comes to a phone that can be picked up  [Read More…]

Grab a fancy new 4K TV or a budget option during Best Buy’s 2-Day Sale

Buy the TV that’s perfect for your situation.

Best Buy’s huge 2-day sale discounts tons of electronics today and tomorrow. You can check out the full sale for deals on Bluetooth speakers, headphones, and computer monitors. But we’re here to talk about TVs. Big screens, tiny screens, and everything in between.

For example, Best Buy is discounting up to $ 1,000 off the Samsung Q6 QLED series. Get the Samsung 65-inch Q6F 4K smart tv for $  [Read More…]

Honor 8X is a budget notchy smartphone coming to the US soon

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor just announced its latest budget smartphone, the Honor 8X is coming to the US. A successor of last year’s Honor 7X, the 8X looks and feels like a flagship, although its internal specs keep it firmly lodged into the mid-range category.

What does the Honor 8X bring to the table? Keep reading to find out.

The Honor 8X is a very good-looking smartphone which features a huge 6.5-inch display with a notch on top and 2,340 x  [Read More…]