Tag Archive: Smartphone


One of the best smartphone values gets better with this Nokia 7.1 discount

Here’s your chance to save on one of Nokia’s best offerings as of late.

Late last year, Android Central dubbed the Nokia 7.1 “one of the best smartphone values available in the U.S.”, and today the value gets even harder to resist. For a limited time, B&H has the unlocked device on sale in Blue for just $ 299.99, saving you $ 50 off its regular cost. You’ll receive a free Avoda tempered glass screen protector with  [Read More…]

Answer this call to save 50% on a new LG G7 or V40 ThinQ smartphone

Add a new line with the Monthly Device Payments option to score this deal.

Verizon has a stellar deal on LG’s G7 and V40 ThinQ smartphones, offering 50% off their regular purchase price for a limited time! There are some important stipulations you’ll want to be aware of though, so don’t skip the information below.

Just this week, Thrifter shared a deal promoting the unlocked LG G7 ThinQ at $ 430. While that’s a pretty great price  [Read More…]

Trade in that old smartphone for cash and earn an extra $20 at Gazelle

Got your eye on a shiny new device? Here’s how to save on its purchase.

With the Samsung Galaxy S10 just a few weeks away from its release, you may already be wondering the best way to upgrade to the newest device. Gazelle makes it more affordable to switch phones by giving you cash in return for the device you’ll no longer be using, and right now the site is offering an extra $ 20 on all  [Read More…]

OnePlus ranked as a top 5 high-end U.S. smartphone brand in Q4 2018

Looks like that T-Mobile partnership went pretty well.

The high-end U.S. smartphone market is incredibly tough to break into, but OnePlus apparently managed to do just that last year. According to a report from research analyst IDC, OnePlus was one of the top five high-end smartphone brands in the United States during Q4 2018.

That “high-end” distinction is for brands with phones that sell for $ 500 or more, and while that’s a big win for OnePlus,  [Read More…]

The BlackBerry KEY2 smartphone is more than $70 off right now

Let’s get physical?

The black BlackBerry KEY2 unlocked 64GB Android smartphone is down to $ 546.15 on Amazon. The silver version is $ 579.99 on Amazon and Best Buy. Both are great deals since the BlackBerry KEY2 normally sells for around $ 620 and it has never dropped this low before.

Take a look at CrackBerry’s review of the KEY2. The phone has The Best badge, and they said “the KEY2 improves upon the KEYone base with  [Read More…]

Power your smartphone with $9 off Anker’s 10W wireless charging pad

Works with any Qi-enabled smartphone.

The Anker PowerWave 10W Wireless Charger is down to just $ 12.99 at Amazon. That’s $ 9 off its usual price and a match for the all-time low sale price it fell to over the holiday shopping period.

The well-reviewed Qi-certified charging pad can power up any Qi-enabled smartphone including the newest Samsung Galaxy series, the latest iPhone models, Google Pixel 3, and many more. If you want an easy way to  [Read More…]

Save $50 on the slate BlackBerry KEY2 LE smartphone

Return to the physical keyboard.

The BlackBerry KEY2 LE 64GB unlocked Android smartphone has dropped to $ 399.99. The only other time the KEY2 LE was last year in mid-December. Slate is the only color available at this price as the others are still $ 450, which also matches what other retailers like Best Buy are selling this phone for.

It features a 4.5-inch display, 13MP camera on the back, runs Android 8.1 and boasts an insane  [Read More…]

What ever happened to the $200 smartphone? (Podcast)

Remember when pretty much every smartphone on the planet was priced $ 200 with a plan? Those were the good ol’ days, right? What happened? Why are phones now routinely approaching $ 800-$ 1,000 for a name brand flagship?

Is next-generation technology like AI, 5G, foldable displays, or desktop mode software worth the extra money to you? Phone makers sure hope so; they’re not going to slow down on innovation.

As we’ve seen in a number of reports, consumers are  [Read More…]

Smartphone shipments suffer fifth consecutive quarter of decline

Don’t look now but smartphones sales are in a tumble. Okay, you can look, but it’s not really all that pretty. The latest numbers out of research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) indicate that 375.4 million devices shipped to customers during Q4 2018, representing a decline of 4.9 percent when compared to the year before.

With overall shipments hitting 1.4 billion units in 2018, that sounds like an incredibly high number. It is, to be sure, but it is down some  [Read More…]

Get your hands on a refurbished Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone from $280

One of the most accessible ways to get these phones that still pack plenty of power.

Woot has a number of refurbished Samsung smartphones on sale for today only. The promotion includes 2017’s Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ models with prices starting at $ 279.99. All of the phones in the sale are unlocked and come with a 90-day Woot warranty.

Both of the S8 devices feature a 12 MP rear camera and 8 MP front camera  [Read More…]