Tag Archive: Smartphone

Kodak launches the Ektra – an Android smartphone with analog camera feel

Kodak, the company that became popular thanks to its line of Polaroid instant cameras, has been trying to enter the Android smartphone market, for a few years now. The photography equipment maker unveiled its first smartphone at CES 2015. The device, named IM5 bundled a pretty mediocre set of specs, so ended up mostly being

Best Android smartphone and smartwatch deals of the week

There are plenty of great smartphones these days, but we’re often asked to shell out $ 700 or more for top-end devices. If you’re looking to save a bit of cash, we’ve rounded up the latest smartphone deals of this past week. If you’re set with a smartphone, there are also a handful great deals this week smartwatches and smartphone related accessories.


Smartphones HTC 10 – $ 549.99 Nextbit Robin – $ 199.99 Motorola Moto Z Droid (2-year contract or  [Read More…]

Alleged Xiaomi flexible smartphone display smiles for the camera

The tech industry has been fantasizing about foldable displays for a really long time. LG’s G Flex and G Flex 2 came a step closer to fulfilling this craving, but these handsets are still far from offering true display flexibility. Lenovo also showcased a bendable design concept during IFA 2016 in Berlin and a few

Win a free unlocked Ulefone Tiger smartphone

In the market for a new unlocked smartphone? Of course you are! We’re always on the lookout for discounts and deals as it pertains to devices, gadgets, gizmos, and doodads. If you haven’t checked out our daily roundup of promotions, you are surely missing out on some kick-ass stuff. Today sees us learning of a

Pixelify your Android smartphone with the official wallpapers, Pixel icon pack and custom search bar

Are you as excited as we are about Google’s new Pixel smartphones? The reaction is mixed with some fans miffed at the high price of the newest Google devices, with others who simply can’t wait to get their hands on the latest and greatest. If you don’t want to drop $ 650 on the Pixel but want

Introducing the Android Central Smartphone Buyer’s Guide

Welcome to Android Central’s guide to helping you find the perfect phone — for you and the people in your life!

It’s increasingly likely that you’re reading this on your smartphone. In fact, it’s likely you’re doing more on your phone than ever before, which is why it’s so important to buy the right one — for you and the people in your life.

Here at Android Central, we don’t just play with phones —  [Read More…]

The Best Smartphone Camera, as judged by YOU!

So who makes the best smartphone camera? Here’s what you picked.

We showed you 16 sets of photos taken by four unspecified cameras, with all identifying data stripped away and presented in a randomized-on-load order for each block, all in an effort to ensure that you would be able to judge based on the quality of the photo and nothing more. And so, based on this wide range of photos, it’s time to see just who  [Read More…]

Google’s Pixel smartphone surfaces in leaked render, shows off new navigation buttons

Leaked render of the Pixel shows off new software tweaks.

We’re one week away from the launch of the Pixel and Pixel XL. The handsets have leaked in live photos last week, and this time around we’re being treated to an alleged press render of the Pixel. The leak comes from Evan Blass, and showcases the new home screen with the Pixel Launcher, circular icons, and redesigned navigation buttons. The phones will be built by HTC, but Google’s branding  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: How to launch a smartphone

It’s okay, and entirely expected, to be frustrated by cumbersome phone launches — but some perspective on what’s happening can be helpful.

Launching a smartphone is difficult. Even if you think you understand how difficult it is, it’s far more difficult still. When you’re a small company you have a certain set of problems, usually limited by money and scale of distribution; but if you’re big, you have an exponentially larger customer base to serve and  [Read More…]

Which smartphone camera do YOU think is the best?

We’re putting the latest and greatest smartphone cameras to the test — but this time, we want you to tell us which one you like best.

There are a lot of great smartphone cameras out there these days, no matter your preference of operating system. As is our custom, we’ve put together an extensive photo comparison of each of the major players, but we’re doing it a little differently this year.

Instead of us snapping photos, comparing  [Read More…]