Tag Archive: Smartphone


Strategy Analytics: Samsung Galaxy S8 becomes best-selling Android smartphone in Q2 2017

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were unveiled with typical fanfare when they were announced earlier this year, and, while receiving cheerful reviews from reviewers, have been accused of smaller sales numbers than last year’s Galaxy S7 series. Samsung responded to the claims with a statement that Galaxy S8 sales were 15% greater than Galaxy […]

T-Mobile’s REVVL vs Moto E4 (Budget Smartphone Showdown)

On the market for a super affordable handset? Maybe you’re looking to buy your first smartphone or maybe you want one for your child or parent. The good news is that the market is abundant with low-end offerings that offer the basic functionalities. T-Mobile’s recently unveiled REVVL is an apt example of such a device […]

T-Mobile’s affordable REVVL smartphone costs only $125

We previously heard rumors that T-Mobile was gearing up to introduce a its own affordable smartphone with decent specs. Well, the carrier recently announced the phone – baptized REVVL – which is now available for purchase at participating stores and online. The device arrives with a 5.5-inch HD display (so just 1280 x 720 resolution) […]

ZTE Blade Z Max hands-on: A giant smartphone for any budget

The Blade Z Max is a big phone with a 4,080mAh battery that doesn’t cost all that much.

Don’t turn your nose up at a budget device. For many smartphones users, that’s often the only kind they can afford, and they shouldn’t have to settle.

The ZTE Blade Z Max is one of those devices that may seem like it skimps on features because of its comparatively meager price tag, but it’s a nice little big smartphone  [Read More…]

LG V30 shaping up to have the best camera on a smartphone so far?

Bigger isn’t always better when it comes to what makes a good camera. A lot more factors come into play but it seems that the LG V30 could nail one of the most important. LG tonight teased the V30 saying that it will have “the world’s largest aperture and clearest lens ever to be featured in […]

T-Mobile reveals Smartpick plans and its own smartphone

T-Mobile has introduced a new program to help buyers find high-quality, low-cost devices.

Much as I love to talk about how awesome the latest high-end phones are, it’s becoming more and more clear that most people don’t push their phones hard enough to justify that extra power and extra cost. Folks just want something they can use to make calls, send messages, browse Facebook, and take photos. While the latest flagship will do all those, a lot of mid-range  [Read More…]

Check out Geekbuying’s Summer Smartphone Clearance (Promoted Deals)

Smartphones are getting more expensive every year so when we run across deals, we like to pass them along. Right now, Geekbuying is having a massive clearance on phones with up to 70% in savings on some of the best phones out there. Even better is the fact that these are cheaper phones anyway so […]

Snag a wireless charging pad for your smartphone for only $11.99 (Deal of the Day)

Have you recently found yourself the proud owner of a new Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus? Congratulations, we think you’ll love the phone! Did you know that it’s capable of wireless charging? Indeed, it is; many of the last few generations of Samsung devices are capable of being charged without a cord. It’s not just […]

Xiaomi edges out Vivo to become the fifth-largest smartphone brand in the world

Xiaomi and OPPO see sizeable gains in Q2 2017 as Samsung and Apple occupy the top two spots.

Xiaomi is having a remarkable year, and the latest numbers from Strategy Analytics reflect that. The company has surged past Vivo to become the fifth-largest smartphone brand in the world in Q2 2017, recording shipments of 23.2 million phones. That’s a YoY increase of 58%, with Xiaomi now occupying a global market share of 6.4%.

After a tumultuous  [Read More…]

Moto Z2 Force vs OnePlus 5 (Smartphone Showdown)

This week Lenovo and Motorola unveiled the Moto Z2 Force – their latest flagship effort. In what follows we’re going to take a look at the key specification and highlights of the new Moto and compare it to another contender to the throne of smartphones, the OnePlus 5. Design Like the OnePlus 5, the Moto […]