Tag Archive: Smartphones

Realme 5 series smartphones with quad cameras will arrive on August 20

Both the Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro will feature a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor.

What you need to know The Realme 5 series will be launched in the Indian market on August 20. Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro will be the brand’s first smartphones to feature a quad-camera setup. Realme’s first 64MP quad-camera smartphone is expected to debut in India in October this year.

Realme had announced last week that it plans to launch  [Read More…]

T-Mobile offering free smartphones with new lines

Getting a phone on a discount is nice, but you know what’s even nicer? Free ones. Knowing this, T-Mobile is currently offering a number of devices for free to customers who sign up for its Magenta rate plan or higher.

SEE ALSO: Samsung refreshes Galaxy A series of phones for US

There are five models of smartphones on the list right now, each of which might be a good options for the back-to-school crowd. Four of them are already available  [Read More…]

Huawei says its homegrown Hongmeng OS is not designed for smartphones

Hongmeng was apparently not developed to replace Android.

What you need to know Huawei Senior Vice President Catherine Chen has said that the company’s homegrown Hongmeng OS is not designed for smartphones. The company will continue to use Google’s Android OS on its smartphones. Hongmeng OS is expected to debut with the company’s upcoming Smart TV.

Huawei had hinted earlier this year that it would switch to its own proprietary operating system in case it is not  [Read More…]

T-Mobile introduces two new REVVL smartphones for value-conscious customers

The two phones even include a Magenta power button.

What you need to know T-Mobile has added two new smartphones to its REVVL family: REVVLRY and REVVLRY+. You can grab the new REVVLRY for $ 0 down and 24 monthly payments of $ 8.34, while the REVVLRY+ costs $ 14 down and $ 14 every month for 24 months. Both new pocket-friendly smartphones will be hitting shelves on July 19.

T-Mobile has introduced two affordable new smartphones  [Read More…]

The new Anker PowerWave 10 pad wirelessly charges two smartphones at once

Charge everything!

We have seen plenty of single phone wireless chargers out there from the likes of Aukey and Samsung. We’ve also seen some wireless charging pads that let you do things like charge your smartphone and a smartwatch. Anker’s new PowerWave 10 takes wireless charging up a notch by letting you charge two separate smartphones at the same time. On top of that, it is universally compatible with Qi-certified devices, which means you can charge your Android phone  [Read More…]

LG’s new W series budget smartphones take the fight to Samsung and Xiaomi

LG W30 is the company’s most affordable triple camera smartphone yet.

What you need to know LG has launched three new smartphones under its new W series for the Indian market. The new W series frrom LG will take on Samsung’s Galaxy M series as well as rivals from Xiaomi’s Redmi sub-brand in the budget segment. While the W10 and W30 will go on sale starting next week, the W30 Pro will arrive at a later date.  [Read More…]

Bring some color into your life with HONOR’s new 3D-holographic smartphones

Black. White. Blue. Red. Odds are, the back of your smartphone is some monochromatic color you’d find in a beginner Crayola set. Most phone makers took far too long to realize that smartphone colors really matter to consumers, and only recently began wooing them with fancy-sounding hues like canary yellow or coral red.

Small wonder most people don’t mind obscuring their phones’ rear panels in opaque plastic; at least with cases, you can customize them to give your  [Read More…]

Huawei gets banned from using microSD cards in future smartphones

The company was also “temporarily restricted” from the Wi-Fi Alliance.

What you need to know Huawei has been banned from being a member of the SD Association. This means future Huawei phones likely won’t be able to use microSD cards. The Wi-Fi Alliance also “temporarily restricted” Huawei.

This past week’s been a tough one for Huawei. The Trump Administration banned the company from working with U.S. suppliers, meaning that Huawei’s relationship with Google will effectively end after  [Read More…]

LG to reportedly stop producing smartphones in home country of South Korea

Phone production will be moved to an existing plant in Vietnam.

Quarter after quarter, LG continually loses money on its smartphone division. The company’s tried to shake things up, such as moving away from being committed to releasing a new phone every year, but it looks like things still aren’t working.

According to a report from Reuters citing Yonhap News Agency, LG is planning on stopping production of smartphones at its manufacturing plant in South Korea and  [Read More…]

How I find the best smartphones for me (or anyone else buying one)

Get a smartphone that you’re almost guaranteed to love.

It’s spring! While we’re gearing up to enjoy the coming warmth, sunshine, and fresh flowers, many smartphone makers are preparing the new wonderful devices they want you to spend your money on.

I like to call it upgrade season. There are two of those, actually, with the other coming right around autumn when the inventory-clearing holiday sales urge more people to spend money.

It’s not enough to simply  [Read More…]