Tag Archive: Smartphone


Samsung shows off its foldable smartphone with Infinity Flex Display

Samsung has been working on its foldable smartphone for years now, and today the tech giant finally showed off the fruits of its labor for the whole world to see.

The company’s senior vice president of mobile marketing, Justin Denison presented a prototype of the phone during a keynote at the Samsung Developer Conference.

Samsung ushers in a new era for mobile devices

The device is a 7.3-inch tablet when fully opened which becomes a phone when it’s closed. It  [Read More…]

World’s first foldable smartphone just launched, but it’s not made by Samsung or Huawei

While we’re still waiting for Samsung or Huawei to launch a foldable smartphone, it seems an obscure company has managed to beat the two iconic brands to the punch.

The Royole Corporation, a start-up based in California has announced the first commercially available foldable smartphone, the Royole FlexPai.

Royole officially launched the device in Beijing late last month, in an attempt to disrupt consumers’ traditional concept of a smartphone. The product is marketed as being a hybrid between a mobile  [Read More…]

LG might announce a foldable smartphone at CES 2019

This won’t be LG’s first foray into foldable phones.

Even though we’re just about to start November, CES 2019 will be here before you know it. That means a ton of announcements for new phones, smart home gadgets, and plenty more. Among all of the big reveals, it’s now reported that LG will use the show to unveil its latest foldable smartphone.

Reliable tipster Evan Blass recently shared the following on Twitter:

I can’t speak  [Read More…]

Save 59% on this smartphone gimbal and up your video game

It wasn’t that long ago when people were impressed by the ability to record video on a phone. It was only a few years back when we were cool with non-HD video. Now it’s 720p, 1080p, and 4K stuff.

It’s not enough to simply capture video. No, today we want optical stabilization and better overall quality. One such way to get a killer shot is to use a gimbal. A tool such as this could be the difference between a  [Read More…]

Samsung teases its foldable smartphone, bad news for Mate 20 fans, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Monday, October 22nd, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, eBay wants to pay you for your smartphone, Digital Wellbeing comes to  [Read More…]

Is the Galaxy Note 9 a future-proof smartphone?

In some ways, yes. In others, no.

If you’re looking to buy a new Android phone right now, the Galaxy Note 9 is one of your best bets. It’s got a large, beautiful display, insanely fast internals, a powerful camera package, and so much more.

Samsung packed just about everything they could into the Note 9, and with all of those specs and such a large price tag, we’ve noticed that a lot of our forum members  [Read More…]

Honor 8X is a budget notchy smartphone coming to the US soon

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor just announced its latest budget smartphone, the Honor 8X is coming to the US. A successor of last year’s Honor 7X, the 8X looks and feels like a flagship, although its internal specs keep it firmly lodged into the mid-range category.

What does the Honor 8X bring to the table? Keep reading to find out.

The Honor 8X is a very good-looking smartphone which features a huge 6.5-inch display with a notch on top and 2,340 x  [Read More…]

Fix your smartphone all on your own with the $8 AmazonBasics Repair Kit

Pair this with a detailed YouTube video and you’ll be good to go.

Finding the opportunity to get your smartphone repaired can be a huge drain on your free time. Instead of waiting around, the AmazonBasics Smartphone Repair Kit is on sale today at Amazon for just $ 7.96. That marks its lowest price ever and saves you $ 3 off its average price.

This handy repair kit is suitable to help with your smartphones, game consoles,  [Read More…]

Sub-$500 smartphone showdown: Pocophone F1 vs ASUS Zenfone 5Z

Companies like Xiaomi and OnePlus started a new movement a few years back. As they begun releasing products packing high-end features and much cheaper price tags than the competition’s, a new product category was born: the affordable flagship.

And over the years more and more Android phone makers have joined in the efforts to offer well-specced, but still wallet-friendly handsets for customers who don’t want to spend $ 800+ on a phone.

Well among the most recent entries into this  [Read More…]

Amazon doesn’t own the smartphone, but Alexa is everywhere that matters

No matter who built the phone in your pocket, Amazon has something that works for you — and it’s something you’ll want.

Amazon is changing the way we look at tech companies. That’s a bold statement when you consider how broad the term “tech company” can be, but it’s true. Amazon has become just as vital and innovative as Apple, Google, or Microsoft, and it did it without selling you a phone or computer.

I know I’m  [Read More…]