Tag Archive: Debuts


Coolpad debuts Legacy flagship phone for Metro

Coolpad on Monday announced its latest smartphone, the Legacy, is now available for purchase. The $ 130 handset is offered as a prepaid device through T-Mobile’s prepaid brand Metro.

Powered by Android 9 Pie, the Coolpad Legacy is the sort of device that caters to family users. While high-end, top-dollar phones are nice, it is not practical to outfit a family with a whole fleet of them.

Coolpad Legacy focuses on what matters to its intended demographic. In short,  [Read More…]

RCA debuts Q2 unlocked phone for GSM carriers

RCA, yes that brand, has begun selling a new unlocked smartphone which can be paired with AT&T, T-Mobile, and other GSM networks. The 4G Q2 arrives as the company celebrates its 100th anniversary.

Powered by the latest official version of Android, 9 Pie, the Q2 features a 5-inch display and an 8-megapixel rear camera. The phone, which is sold in black and white options, houses 16GB storage with a microSD expansion card slot for up to 32GB external media.

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Visible debuts ‘Swap’ program with free phone via trade-in

Visible, a digital service provider that leverages Verizon’s wireless network, today rolls out a new program for its customers. Called “Swap”, it gives subscribers a free smartphone for trading in an existing device and signing up for the first month of service.

The Visible R2 is a handset manufactured by ZTE which runs Android Oreo and features a 5.45-inch display. The device typically retails for $ 99 with a rate plan.

Other specifications in the Visible R2 by ZTE include  [Read More…]

Moto G7 debuts in India with underwhelming specs, inflated price tag

There’s no logical reason to buy a Moto G7 in India when there are much better phones available.

Motorola was once a shining beacon of light in a budget segment filled with sub-par devices. The Moto G series was often the benchmark for the budget segment, with Motorola striking an ideal balance between affordability and features. However, things took a turn for the worse over the last 18 months, with Motorola effectively ceding ground to Chinese players.

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Game On: Google Stadia debuts as cloud-based gaming service

Google today announced Stadia, its cloud-based service which lets people play high-quality games on any virtually any device.

As Google sees things, there are two major markets to tap into in the gaming space. There are those who love to play and there are those who love to watch others play. Stadia is designed with both types of people in mind.

First things first, Stadia is not a console. It’s a service, more or less, that lets people play on  [Read More…]

Samsung debuts Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Buds

Samsung on Wednesday announced a number of new phones as part of its annual spring Unpacked event around Mobile World Congress. Indeed, its Galaxy S10 line is official and coming to carriers around the globe in the coming weeks. Also among the new products are three new wearables.

The Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit, and Galaxy Buds are the perfect compliment to the flagship phone line but will work with any other smartphones, too. But, in order to get the best  [Read More…]

Honor View 20 debuts in India for $530, sets sights on OnePlus 6T

Honor View 20 costs the same as the OnePlus 6T in India while offering a better camera.

After its global debut last week, Honor has introduced the View 20 in the Indian market. Right from the onset, it’s clear that Honor is setting its sights on OnePlus, with the View 20 debuting at ₹37,999 ($ 530) — or the same price as the 6T in the country.

The View 20 has plenty to offer: it has a  [Read More…]

Samsung debuts Galaxy M series for India

Samsung on Monday introduced its new Galaxy M series of phones, giving the Indian market a pair of devices aimed at millennials. The Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 are highlighted by Samsung’s new “Infinity-V” teardrop display.

As successors to the Galaxy A line, the two handsets are low-cost phones with large displays and dual rear cameras. Both are offered in ocean blue and charcoal black and will be sold through Samsung’s website and Amazon.

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Philips debuts 4K Android TVs with Google Assistant with pricing as low as $350

Funai this week showed off the first Philips 4K UHD Android TV models with integrated Google Assistant for the US market. The two lines (5704 and 5904 series) are offered in five display sizes, ranging from 43-inches up to 75-inches.

The Philips 4K UHD Android TV models are powered Android 8.0 and provide easy access to streaming services and personalized recommendations from the likes of Netflix, Hulu, YouTube TV, and more. Additionally, the televisions include access to Google Play.

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NUU Mobile G4 debuts as budget-friendly flagship with Android 9

Buying a powerful flagship smartphone with the most recent version of Android is not always affordable. In fact, the last few years have seen the average price of tier-one hardware creep up to, and over, $ 1,000.

NUU Mobile, a brand who has offered unlocked smartphones for the last few years, is doing its level best to take price in the opposite other direction. The handset maker this week introduces its latest experience, the G4, at the annual CES trade  [Read More…]