Tag Archive: Smartphone


This $39 30000mAh portable charger will keep your smartphone powered up for days

The Thrifter team has another deal — this time on a gigantic battery charger down to a great low price!

The Aukey USB-C 30000mAh portable charger is down to $ 38.99 with code AUPOWER8. This charger has predominantly sold for around $ 50 since its release earlier this year. Aukey releases a lot of coupon codes, which can be hard to track, but there have not been a lot of direct price drops on this charger ever before.

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Get a Blackview BV8000 Rugged Smartphone for only $230! (Promoted Deal)

Rugged smartphones aren’t all that common these days. Sure, there are phones with IP67 and 68 certifications, but by and large, most phones still require a bulky case to ensure that they’re protected from drops, spills and other nefarious, potentially phone-ending catastrophes. Blackview, however, has a phone that can withstand it all – the BV8000. […]

ZTE Blade Z MAX – a potential game-changer in the budget smartphone scene (Review)

As I touched on when I went hands on with Metro’s ZTE Blade Z Max a couple weeks back, this phone has a ton of potential to redefine the concept of a budget smartphone. Typically when we think of budget phones, we look to low-end phones from big-name manufacturers such as LG and Samsung; poor […]

LG V30 will offer audio features ‘unseen in a smartphone before’

The V30 will feature a 32-bit Quad DAC with digital filters and sound presets.

LG is continuing to serve up information regarding its upcoming flagship ahead of its release at IFA. The company is now talking up the audio prowess of the V30, saying that the phone will feature “next-generation audio functions unseen in a smartphone before.” LG rolled out a 32-bit Quad DAC in last year’s V20, and its successor will feature a “32-bit Advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC”  [Read More…]

iPhone not actually the most stolen smartphone in the UK

It appears that an Android manufacturer has had the misfortune of taking the top spot in a list of the most stolen smartphones. According to the most recent report, it was found that models from HTC were most likely to be stolen. And it doesn’t get any better for Android users either, as coming in […]

Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 (Smartphone Showdown)

After a long wait, a few days ago HMD finally unveiled the first true Android Nokia flagship – the Nokia 8. Now the obvious question to ask is how does Nokia’s new handset compare against one of the most popular Android premium phones of this year – the Samsung Galaxy S8? We highlight the main […]

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…]