Tag Archive: Retail


Alleged Samsung Galaxy S9 retail box leaks

The latest leak about Samsung’s future flagship isn’t one about the device itself, but the box it will come in. The alleged retail box for the Samsung Galaxy S9 has leaked with a bunch of details about the upcoming device.

Samsung-Galaxy-S9-retail-box-leak

The feature list on the side of the box has some interesting specs. First off are the AKG-tuned stereo speakers, which would be awesome as too many phones skimp on the speakers.  [Read More…]

Google may set up retail stores in India to spur Pixel sales

Google could be interested in opening retail stores in India.

The first-gen Pixel flew under the radar in India thanks to an underwhelming marketing campaign by Google, and the company vowed to fix things with its successor. For the Pixel 2, Google started aggressively advertising the device — both via billboards and by launching pop-up stores in major cities across India. And it now looks like the search giant wants to take things to the next level in 2018.  [Read More…]

Phones certified by Google will now feature Play Protect branding on the retail box

Google is making it easier to find phones that are certified to run the Play Store.

Google has always had a certification process for manufacturers in order to bundle its services, collectively called Google Mobile Services — which include the Play Store, Chrome, Gmail, YouTube, Photos, Maps, and Drive. The company is now rolling out a new initiative called “certified Android devices,” which as the name suggests highlights all the manufacturers that are certified by Google to bundle apps  [Read More…]

Motorola is the latest company to set up retail stores in India

Motorola is targeting the offline sector with Moto Hubs.

India is Motorola’s largest global market, and the company is now looking to expand its presence in the country by setting up retail stores. The Moto Hubs will offer potential customers the ability to experience Motorola’s entire portfolio of devices in an environment that’s “open, fun and very uniquely Motorola.”

Motorola is kicking things off with six Moto Hubs located at Delhi-NCR and Mumbai:

Great India Place,  [Read More…]

Vote: OnePlus wants you to choose the design of the OnePlus 5’s retail box

In anticipation of the grand OnePlus 5 launch, the Chinese company is inviting fans to offer their opinion on how the flagship’s retail box should look like. OnePlus is conducting a poll which provides users with eight options to choose from. To take part in it, you need to log into Weibo and vote for […]

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…]

BlackBerry KEYone retail unboxing!

Today is the global launch day for the BlackBerry KEYone, as the phone makes its debut at London’s high-end Selfridges department store, more than a week ahead of the official UK launch date of May 5. It’s available for £499 unlocked, which gets you a well-built, metal-clad, rubber-backed handset powered by one of our most favorite efficient SoCs, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625. That’s backed up by 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage and BlackBerrys, software suite, based on Android 7.1.

  [Read More…]

Ubiquiti Networks expands retail availability of its AmpliFi HD Mesh Wi-Fi system

Ubiquiti Networks’ AmpliFi HD Mesh Wi-Fi system is an internet solution for a wholly modern day problem: spotty residential Wi-Fi coverage. You’ve probably heard the term “mesh networking” before, touted as the next-generation of wireless networks. But what does a mesh network do exactly? Basically, it uses multiple antennas to deliver a stronger, more consistent […]

Where to buy the Galaxy S8 in the U.S.: Pre-orders start March 30, retail release on April 21

Here’s how, when and where you’ll be able to buy Samsung’s latest phones.

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are going up for pre-order starting March 30, which precedes a full release on April 21 in stores and online. With the three week lag time that means you’ll have a little while to decide what size and color you want, but also lock in your order early so you can get it as soon as possible without hunting  [Read More…]

New Galaxy S8 leak reveals screen resolution as retail box breaks cover

The QHD+ panel on the Galaxy S8 has a resolution of 2960 x 1440.

The display scaling options we’ve seen on the Galaxy S7 with the Nougat update will be carried over to the Galaxy S8, albeit with a few changes to accommodate the tall display.

A new leaked image shows off the resolution settings for the Galaxy S8, which will also have three options: HD+ (1480×720), FHD+ (2220×1080), and QHD+ (2960×1440). The last option is  [Read More…]