Tag Archive: Early


ZTE aims to have a 5G smartphone on the US market by early 2019

Even if ZTE didn’t have much to show at CES 2018, the company still has big plans for the US market. In a recent Bloomberg interview, ZTE’s chief executive officer, Lixin Cheng revealed plans for a 5G-capable smartphone which should make it on the US market by the end of 2018 or early 2019. Obviously, […]

Here’s your early look at the Nokia 6 (2018)

Updates in all the right places.

The Nokia 6 was one of the many Nokia phones released in 2017, and although it wasn’t the best budget phone we saw throughout the year, it still put up a solid fight and offered a tremendous amount of value thanks to steep discounts offered by Amazon’s Prime Exclusive system. We’re expecting a refresh at some point this year, and thanks to a Chinese retailer, we now have a clear look at the  [Read More…]

Deal: Early Pixelbook owners can get a $100 credit from certain retailers

If you were one of the first customers to buy a Google Pixelbook, you can get $ 100 back and a free Google Home.

The suggested retail price for Google’s base model Pixelbook is $ 999, but after a little more than a month on the shelves the convertible saw a holiday discount to $ 899 and a free Google Home from certain retailers. Early adopters who bought the device in the first few weeks may be in luck,  [Read More…]

Oreo for the OnePlus 5T coming as early as this week

The wait will soon be over.

The OnePlus 5T is one heck of a phone, and while there’s not much to complain about, one slight annoyance is with the fact that it shipped with (and is still running) Android Nougat. OnePlus has already updated the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 to 8.0 Oreo, and it looks like the 5T will soon get its own taste of Android’s latest.

OnePlus’s Germany Twitter account sent out a Tweet on  [Read More…]

OnePlus rumored to arrive as early as March 2018 with in-display fingerprint sensor

Well, well, well the OnePlus 5T has barely been around for 2 months and we’re already seeing the first OnePlus 6 rumors appear. A new report coming from GizmoChina claims the OnePlus 6 might come earlier next year. Traditionally, OnePlus unveils a new flagship in summer, but if the sources speaking to the publication are […]

Rumor: Sony finally moving on from OmniBalance to bezel-less in early 2018

While manufacturers like Samsung, LG or Xiaomi are racing to release the most appealing bezel-less smartphone out there, other Android OEMs like Sony or Nokia seem to prefer the classical approach. Case in point, Sony at IFA 2017 unveiled its latest Xperia XZ1 flagship, which despite bringing some impressive features to the table, comes with […]

TCL all set to revive Palm, expect new devices in early 2018

Remember Palm, maker of the iconic Pre smartphone? Well after being on hiatus for the past half-decade, Palm is reportedly going to be making a comeback next year. Well according to the folks at Android Planet who talked to TCL’s Marketing Manager Stefan Streit, new Palm devices (he did not mention smartphones specifically) are in […]

Galaxy Note 8 to launch next month, perhaps as early as August 23

We could be just over a month away from the Note 8.

Samsung’s new top-end stylus-wielding smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8, could launch as early as August 23. While the specific date is still more speculation at this point, The Investor out of South Korea has confirmation from a Samsung executive that a launch by the end of August is absolutely the plan.

The late-August launch would line up well with the last two Note launches, though  [Read More…]

Nokia 6 hitting the U.S. in early July for $229 on Amazon

The global rebirth of the Nokia name continues.

The new Nokia 6, which we first saw back at MWC in Barcelona, is making its way to the U.S. in “early July” with an expectedly low price of $ 229. It comes stateside roughly six months after a launch in China and a bit more than a month after a launch elsewhere in the world.

Though the Nokia 6 is the top-end model the company offers — sitting  [Read More…]

Bixby Voice for Samsung Galaxy S8 now available to members of the Early Access Program

Earlier this week Samsung announced the Bixby Early Access Program in the US and now it’s rolling out Bixby Voice to Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ users who have signed up for the program. By the way, Samsung is no longer accepting submissions, so you haven’t subscribed yet you are out of luck. Now if […]