Tag Archive: Ship


Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus could see January 2018 unveiling, display panels ship in November

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have had four good months of market celebration, but the Galaxy Note 8 brings Samsung’s dual camera setup that may have some Galaxy S8 owners envious of their Galaxy Note-toting buddies. According to a new report, Galaxy Note 8 owners may have only four months to rock their new […]

The Essential Phone will finally ship next week

After a long delay since the Essential Phone was originally announced, it seems that it will finally be ready to ship next week. Essential is now sending out emails to those who have registered interest in the device stating that their unit will ship in 7 days. Great news, your phone has been built! We […]

Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone is ready to ship in seven days

The Essential Phone is finally ready to go out to customers.

Andy Rubin’s smartphone startup Essential announced last week that it secured $ 300 million in funding from the likes of Amazon and Tencent Holdings. The company also said that it would reveal the release date for the device, and Essential is now sending out emails to customers that have registered interest in the device, stating that their unit will ship in seven days:

Great news,  [Read More…]

Lenovo’s future smartphones will ship with stock Android instead of Vibe Pure UI

Lenovo used to be one of those Android OEMs who shipped its smartphones with its own Android-based custom UI onboard. But according to recent information shared by Lenovo’s India head of marketing, Anuj Sharma, the company is looking to phase out its Vibe Pure UI in favor of near-stock Android. Lenovo has taken a hint […]

Lenovo ditches Vibe Pure UI, will ship stock Android on all future phones

Lenovo is sticking to stock Android, starting with the K8 Note.

Motorola’s focus on an uncluttered software experience allowed its phones to stand out, and its parent company Lenovo is following suit. The company has confirmed that it is abandoning its Vibe Pure UI skin in favor of stock Android, with the upcoming K8 Note the first phone to ship with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box.

According to Anuj Sharma, Lenovo India’s head of  [Read More…]

Essential plans to expand Phone sales to carriers soon, ship near-stock Android software

New details on the Essential Phone emerge — and they look positive.

Essential is getting a whole lot of attention after it finally announced the Essential Phone with its pretty excellent-looking hardware and unique features. The only issue for those excited about it is that it still isn’t actually for sale — there’s a “reserve” system in which you can drop the required $ 699 to get on the list for one when it ships, with no  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 pre-orders may ship as early as Apr 18

Expect a big pre-order push in Samsung’s home market.

As it looks to draw a line under last year’s Note 7 unpleasantness, Samsung is reportedly betting big on Galaxy S8 pre-orders. South Korean outlet The Investor reports that subsidized deals for the new flagship will be unveiled from April 7, with pre-orders shipping out to customers as soon as April 18. It’s worth noting that this likely refers to Korea, not necessarily other parts of the world,  [Read More…]

Why do new phones ship with older versions of Android?

New phones shipping with outdated versions of Android isn’t too surprising. The reasons? Release cycles, and Benjamin Franklin.

This summer, you’ll see phones sold — expensive phones — that have older versions of Android. Brand new phones that cost hundreds of dollars and are the best models available. They will be on shelves beside other brand new phones that have “old” software on them, too. And not just models that have been available for a while, but  [Read More…]

Sorry folks, Verizon 128GB Pixels XLs ordered in November will ship in March

Remember we told you the 128GB Pixel XL was in high demand at Verizon? The carrier started sales of the Pixel in October 2016, but those who ordered the beefier Pixel XL model were notified their phone might not arrive until early 2017. Well it appears Verizon is still having a hard time keeping up

HTC 10 pre-orders are now starting to ship from Verizon

The HTC 10 is now being shipped out by Verizon. Some of those who placed pre-orders for the latest flagship from the carrier have been alerted to their order being sent out by courier. Verizon previously stated that orders would hit consumers on May 5, so these reports slot in comfortably with company plans.

Has your order been shipped too? Let us know in the comments!

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