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The first Wear OS smartwatch powered by a Snapdragon Wear 3100 goes on sale

The first smartwatch powered by the new Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor, which was unveiled last month, is now available for purchase. It’s called the Montblanc Summit 2 and it’s a premium intelligent timepiece with pricing kicking off at a hefty $ 995.

The Summit 2 arrives with a 42mm case and features a circular 1.2-inch AMOLED display with 327ppi. Montblanc offers up to 11 interchangeable straps to choose from including calfskin, rubber sport, nylon or Milanese steel. As for the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy A9 goes official with four rear cameras

The Galaxy A9 is the first phone in the world to feature four cameras at the back.

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A7 three weeks ago, with the phone becoming the first from the South Korean manufacturer to feature three cameras at the back.

The company is aiming to do one better with the Galaxy A9, the world’s first quad camera phone. There’s a primary 24MP f/1.7 module joined by an 8MP wide-angle sensor with a 120-degree field  [Read More…]

Alcatel 7 with 4,000 mAh battery goes on sale at MetroPCS for $180

Those looking for a mid-range or budget smartphone are in luck, as the Alcatel 7 just went on sale at MetroPCS for $ 179.99.

Alcatel says that with the new handset it has renewed its commitment to offering customers the best value smartphone without sacrificing key features.

The Alcatel 7 features a spacious 6-inch display with the modern 18:9  [Read More…]

Android 9 Pie becomes official and goes live for Pixels today

It looks like the rumors were off, and Google is releasing the latest version of the Android OS, Android 9 Pie, today. Amongst all the possible names we’ve heard it seems as though the company is merely going with Pie. Not the worst we’ve heard. After the past few months of betas, the official version is available today for many devices.

This official version of Pie comes just under two weeks from the last developer preview we received. Today’s date  [Read More…]

MrMobile goes hands-on with Motorola’s “5G” smartphone

Before yesterday, I did not care one lick about the coming 5G smartphone revolution. After all, 4G speeds were plenty for my needs – and more importantly, I’d been there for the early days of 4G. Not LTE, mind you, but Sprint-served WiMAX: the wireless world’s worst case of over-promising and under-delivering. The notion of going through that mess again seemed deeply unappealing.

That’s probably a big part of why Motorola flew a bunch of press out  [Read More…]

Google’s first Smart Display from Lenovo goes on sale July 27

Available at Amazon, Costco, Walmart, Best Buy, and Lenovo.

Back at CES 2018, we got our very first look at Google’s alternative to the Amazon Echo Show — Smart Displays. There are a number of these coming out from LG, JBL, and Sony, but the first to go on sale is from Lenovo and is launching in stores tomorrow, July 27.

There are two Lenovo Smart Displays to choose from, including an 8-inch and 10.1-inch model. Aside  [Read More…]

The first Chrome OS tablet goes on sale

Update: The industry’s first Chrome OS finally went on sale, months after being announced. Interested parties can grab it from Newegg in exchange for $ 329.99.

Or you can purchase it from Insight ($ 353.99), Connection ($ 337.48) and Amazon ($ 347.81).

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Tablets running Chrome OS have been rumored for years, and finally this week Google and its partner Acer announced the first Chrome OS tablet. It’s called the Acer Chromebook Tab 10, which is a bit confusing  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 goes live with 6.9-inch display and massive 5500mAh battery

The latest instalment in the Mi Max series picks up an 18:9 panel and dual rear cameras.

When Xiaomi launched the first Mi Max back in 2016, it was venturing into untested waters. With a screen size of 6.44 inches, the Mi Max became the manufacturer’s largest phone, and the 4850mAh battery meant it easily lasted two days on a full charge. The phone turned out to be a surprise hit in markets like India, where the  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium goes up for pre-order in the US

Update: Launched in April, the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium is finally available for pre-order in the US.

Interested parties can pick up the premium phone from Amazon for a whopping $ 999.99. There are two colors to choose from, Chrome Silver and Chrome Black.

The phone is sold unlocked and is compatible with GSM carriers such as AT&T, T-Mobile or Cricket Wireless.

We should also note that customers who place a pre-order for the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium now, will  [Read More…]

ASUS Zenfone Max (M1) with 4,000 mAh battery goes up for pre-sale in the US for $169

If you’re looking for a phone that won’t break the bank, consider ASUS’ new Zenfone Max (M1) offering. The phone just went on pre-sale in the US via B&H and is available unlocked for only $ 169.

Interested parties can get the phone in black, rose gold or red. The handset is compatible with only GSM/LTE carriers like T-Mobile and AT&T.

The new model shouldn’t be confused with its larger brother, the Zenfone Max Plus (M1) which also launched in  [Read More…]