Tag Archive: Plus


New Amazon Echo Plus has ZigBee smart home hub built in, priced at $150

You can easily connect over 100 smart home devices to Amazon’s newly announced Echo plus.

At a surprise press event on Wednesday Amazon unveiled the Echo Plus, the newest and most premium iteration of the company’s famed tabletop smart home device.

The Echo Plus looks a great deal like the original Echo — tall, slender, plastic shell — which is an interesting choice given that it just updated the Echo’s look with interchangeable covers to  [Read More…]

Moto G5S Plus available for pre-order, sales go official September 29th

The Moto G5S Plus was just unveiled last month, but pre-orders had yet to commence. That all changed yesterday, as Motorola announced pre-orders for the Moto G5S Plus. The device is a larger version of the Moto G5, but the sheer size of the Moto G5S Plus doesn’t do justice to the new features and […]

Moto G5S Plus coming to the U.S. Sept 29 for $230

The best of Motorola’s mid-range product line is coming to the U.S. at the end of September.

Back in August, Motorola quietly unveiled revamped “special edition” versions of its popular Moto G5 and G5 Plus smartphones, aptly titled Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus.

Today, the larger and more expensive of those two phones goes up for pre-order at a number of U.S. retailers prior to its release September 29.

Available in Lunar Gray or Blush Gold,  [Read More…]

Honor 6X vs. Moto G5 Plus: When things just come together

If you want to go barebones, there’s the Moto G5 Plus. But if you want real value, the Honor 6X is it.

Buying a budget smartphone may not seem as daunting a task as dropping a massive wad of cash for a pricey flagship, but shopping from the low-cost device market can be quite a doozy when you consider the breadth of offerings. There are some genuinely decent device deals out there.

Motorola and Honor are two  [Read More…]

Moto E4 vs. Moto E4 Plus: Battery. Savings.

We take a look at the Moto E4 versus the Moto E4 Plus.

It’s not every day that two phones are released from the same company with such compelling differences, but Motorola’s new Moto E4 line fits that description perfectly. Both announced on the same day, the Moto E4 came out first and managed to wow us with incredible performance and decent, accessible hardware and software for between $ 70 and $ 130, depending on the place of  [Read More…]

Lenovo K8 Plus with dual cameras and 4000mAh battery lands in India for ₹10,999

Lenovo is adding new models to the K8 series.

After launching the K8 Note last month, Lenovo is now adding more models to the lineup. The K8 Plus comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD display, MediaTek Helio P25 SoC, dual cameras at the back with a 13MP primary sensor joined by a secondary 5MP depth sensor.

There’s also an 8MP shooter up front with an 84-degree field of view, and the phone comes with 3GB of  [Read More…]

Moto X4 vs Moto G5 Plus (Smartphone Showdown)

At IFA 2017, Motorola unveiled the Moto X4 handset – the latest addition to its middle-range portfolio. Motorola already has a few mid-rangers on the market including the Moto G5, G5 Plus and G5S, G5S Plus models. In what follows we’ll compare the newly launched Moto X4 with the Moto G5 Plus, a product that […]

Nokia 6 vs. Moto G5 Plus: Back to the basics

HMD Global has a compelling phone in the Nokia 6, but Motorola has been doing this for a lot longer.

Ten years ago, Nokia was on a high — the N95 launched to critical acclaim, and the company could do no wrong. Nokia had a commanding lead in the mobile space with a market share of 40%, selling over 130 million phones in just the last quarter of 2007 alone.

The exact opposite scenario was playing out  [Read More…]

Huawei Nova 2 + Nova 2 Plus hands-on

You can’t buy it in Europe (yet), but Huawei’s mid-priced Nova 2 phones look better than ever.

A year on from the launch of the Huawei Nova series, the company has yet to announce any plans to bring the Nova 2 to Europe. Nevertheless, the phones were on display at its booth at IFA 2017 in Berlin, giving us our first look at the company’s mid-tier flagships for 2017.

Unlike last year’s Nova phones, which used  [Read More…]

Review: Griffin Survivor Glass tempered glass screen protector for the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

One of the best, and the most noticeable, features of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is the massive, 6.2-inch curved display. To my eyes, it’s the best display on the market and there’s no real competition for the crown. How Samsung managed to cram a screen that big into the phone is beyond amazing. But, […]