Tag Archive: First


Motorola’s first phone with dual rear cameras is the Moto G5S Plus

Motorola is bringing dual rear cameras to the mid-range segment.

It looks like dual rear cameras will be the defining trend this year. We’ve already seen Xiaomi roll out the feature in the Mi 6, and OnePlus is rumored to offer a dual-camera setup in the OnePlus 5. Motorola is jumping on the bandwagon, with the Moto G5S Plus set to become the first phone from the manufacturer to sport two cameras at the back.

Leaked renders  [Read More…]

Here’s your first look at the Meizu M5c

Meizu’s M5c is all set to make its debut shortly.

Meizu’s upcoming phone in the budget segment will be the M5c. An anonymous source shared a screenshot of the device’s official listing on Meizu’s website with us. The non-final version of the listing doesn’t list the specs, but it does give us a look at the design of the phone as well as the color options — black, blue, red, pink, and gold.

In terms of  [Read More…]

Verizon will be the first U.S. carrier to sell a Tango phone

Verizon will sell the ASUS ZenFone AR later this summer, and that’s a great thing for AR.

Later this summer, Verizon will be the first U.S. carrier to sell a Tango-enabled device, which also happens to be the second ever phone to support Google’s nascent augmented reality platform.

During a VR keynote at Google I/O, Johnny Lee, program lead for Tango, confirmed that the ASUS ZenFone AR will be coming to Verizon later in the summer, and  [Read More…]

First beta release of Android O is available!

First beta release of Android O is available today!

It was only mentioned in passing during the Google I/O keynote, but the Android O beta is live!

You can sign up for the beta here, which will be available on the following devices:

Pixel C Pixel Pixel XL Nexus 5X Nexus 6P Nexus Player

We’ll have more details on Android O soon as we dive into the beta ourselves.

Click here to sign up for the Android  [Read More…]

HTC U11 is the first phone to come with a squeezable metal frame

After being in the rumor mill for quite some time, the HTC U11 flagship was finally revealed today during a conference in Twain. With this product, HTC finally brings out a flagship that can truly compete with the Samsung Galaxy S8. On top of boasting an appealing premium glass design and a powerful Snapdragon 835 […]

HTC U11 vs. LG G6 first comparison: Making up ground

It takes serious work to get back into the flagship game in a meaningful way.

HTC has even less of a foothold in the flagship space than LG does, and the launch of the U11 is hoping to help propel HTC in similar ways to what the G6 has done for LG — picking up sales and improving after a lackluster 2016. For both phones, the way to get back on track is through doing all of  [Read More…]

Xiaomi kicks off retail push in India with its first Mi Home store

You no longer need to wait for flash sales to buy Xiaomi phones.

After selling its phones online for three years, Xiaomi has set up its first Mi Home in India. With the brand gaining momentum in the country, launching an offline store gives it a new platform to sell its devices.

The manufacturer has ambitious plans for its retail push into the country. Over the next two years, Xiaomi intends to launch over 100 Mi  [Read More…]

Our first Galaxy S8 smashed after just five days: How to avoid the same fate

It’s pretty much the worst nightmare of any new phone owner. Just days after you’ve picked up your shiny new, expensive, state-of-the-art handset, it slides/slips/drops/pinwheels/fumbles its way out of your hands, out of your pocket, off some surface and onto the floor. You look on, dismayed, distraught, in disbelief — grief and terror gripping you as you see the telltale spider-leg pattern in the glass.

RIP in peace new phone.

That’s what happened to Windows Central contributor Matt Brown  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 Tips: First things to do with your new phone!

So you’ve just unboxed a brand new Galaxy S8, and you want to go exploring everything this phone has to offer. That’s great, and there’s certainly no shortage of features on this phone — both new additions and familiar stuff from previous Galaxies.

That’s why we’ve rounded up the first 5 things you need to do on your new Galaxy S8 — plus some bonus tips and tricks that’ll help you get up to speed. Check out our video  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s first Mi Home store is all set to launch in India

Xiaomi’s first Mi Home is coming to Bengaluru.

After offering its products online for the last three years, Xiaomi is gearing up for a major retail push. The Chinese manufacturer has sent out media invites for the launch of its first Mi Home store in Bengaluru. The company will use the retail space to highlight its phones, power banks, headphones, fitness bands, air purifiers, and more.

Xiaomi saw a huge boost from its Indian unit on  [Read More…]