Tag Archive: Phone


Best Android Phone Over $700 in 2018

When the price doesn’t matter, you get some great phones to choose from.

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Best overall Google Pixel 2 XL

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Google’s Pixel 2 XL gives you sleek and solid hardware, all of the requisite specs inside, and simple and intuitive software that runs at a breakneck pace. Once again it isn’t flashy, but it’s beautifully efficient — and IP67 water-resistant.

The software features and  [Read More…]

ZTE’s apparently making a phone with two notches because of course they are

Ladies and gents, meet the ZTE Iceberg.

The notch has been a controversial subject in the smartphone industry ever since the Essential Phone was announced almost a year ago, and the past few months have seen more and more OEMs adopt this design trend. WinFuture recently shared exclusive renders of a concept device ZTE’s working on, and it features not one, but two notches in its display.

The phone in question is currently referred to as the  [Read More…]

What Android phone should you buy in early 2018?

The AC community is here to help.

Buying a new smartphone is an exciting quest, but at the same time, can also be anxiety-inducing. A lot of truly excellent handsets have been released over the last few months, and all of this choice might make it difficult for you to narrow down the perfect phone for your needs.

One of our Android Central forum members reached out to the community for help in buying their next phone,  [Read More…]

Grab a four-pack of the Tile Mate key and phone finder for $40

25% smaller than previous generations.

The Tile Mate key and phone finder comes in a four pack for $ 39.99 on Amazon. After dropping from $ 70 to $ 50 way back in November, this 4-pack has sold steadily at that price ever since. This is the first time we’ve seen it drop as low as $ 40.

The Tile Mate is the best Bluetooth tracker around. Each one can be attached to keychains or anything you  [Read More…]

AT&T Prepaid starts sale for prepaid phone and BYOD plans

AT&T prepaid is offering a new $ 50 off one month of service for new BYOD customers alongside a $ 30 off all prepaid phones, until June 7th.

The post AT&T Prepaid starts sale for prepaid phone and BYOD plans appeared first on AndroidGuys.

How to stream IPL 2018 on your Android phone, TV, and in VR

IPL 2018 will be broadcast live on Hotstar, with commentary in six languages.

The 2018 instalment of the Indian Premier League cricket is set to kick off from April 7, and it’s hard to believe that we’re already in the eleventh season. The cricket tournament will be held over the course of the next seven weeks — culminating in the final on May 27 — with eight teams scheduled to take part.

The IPL is India’s largest  [Read More…]

Best Selfie Camera Phone in 2018

The front-facing camera is the window to your soul. Here’s the best one.

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Best overall Google Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL

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The Google Pixel 2 takes amazing selfies. Google’s 8MP front-facing camera may not have the autofocus of the Galaxy S9, but it doesn’t need it: it’s incredible at picking up the foreground subject (that’s  [Read More…]

What was your first Android phone?

We’ve come a long way.

Over the past couple weeks, we’ve seen Samsung – one of the world’s biggest smartphone brands – updating a lot of its hardware to Android 8.0 Oreo. Oreo is one of my favorite versions of the OS to-date, as it offers the best user experience ever found on Android, and it’s great that more people than ever are finally getting the chance to experience it.

It’s certainly exciting to look forward and  [Read More…]

Teaser shows off Xiaomi’s upcoming gaming-focused Black Shark phone

Xiaomi could be going after the Razer Phone with its upcoming Black Shark device.

Xiaomi is getting ready to launch a gaming-oriented phone, similar to what we’ve seen with the Razer Phone. The phone is slated for an official unveil next Friday, April 13, and a new teaser out of Weibo (via Gear) gives us a glimpse at the design language. There isn’t much to see, but at least we can look forward to a phone with rounded corners  [Read More…]

Best Android Phone for Gamers in 2018

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Best overall Samsung Galaxy S9

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When considering the best phone for gamers, it comes down to three considerations: performance, display, and battery life. The Galaxy S9 check all of those boxes as it soundly bumps its predecessor from the top spot on this list. Maintaining a nearly identical form factor from the Galaxy S8, it’s the subtle improvements to the display and performance that  [Read More…]