Tag Archive: Value


Nokia 4.2 preview: Great value, provided you’re in the U.S.

The Nokia 4.2 has the potential to the best sub-$ 200 phone in the U.S.

Following its resurgence under HMD Global two years ago, Nokia has managed to carve out a niche for itself in the budget segment. While the brand launched a few flagships, it has primarily focused its attention on the budget segment in emerging markets like China and India. Nokia also introduced a few phones in the U.S. in the last two years to  [Read More…]

Xbox One S All-Digital vs. PlayStation 4: Which is a better value?

Windows Central is full of dedicated and experienced gamers that play on a variety of systems and devices. When we compare and contrast two consoles, you can rest assured knowing that we know what we’re talking about.

Cheaper and discless Xbox One S All-Digital Edition

$ 250 at Microsoft

Pros Xbox Game Pass available 4K video streaming and HDR games Backwards compatibility (digital) More storage Less expensive Cons No disc drive Fewer exclusive games Worse GPU [Read More…]

Don’t underestimate the value of buying last year’s smartphones

Just because it’s new doesn’t mean the old stuff is worthless.

There is a significant downside to the innovation we enjoy today: it’s just far too expensive. Samsung, Apple, Huawei, and more have been spending billions each year to figure out how to make the stuff we like work the way we like them to work. And we know that they’re doing a good job because they continue to make significant returns on those investments.

But those  [Read More…]

This United Airlines credit card bonus has a $1,000 value

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United’s MileagePlus loyalty program is one of the most lucrative airline mileage programs in the US. So when United announced that they were increasing their welcome bonus on their United℠ Explorer Business Card, we had to let you know. After spending $ 5,000 in the first three months,  [Read More…]

Nokia’s first phones for U.S. carriers are basic but offer great value

You can finally buy a Nokia phone through a carrier, although maybe not the ones you were hoping for.

Nokia is coming to the North American market, with three devices exclusive to three carriers launching in the coming months. Two of them, the Nokia 2V for Verizon and the Nokia 3.1 Plus for Cricket Wireless are now available, but don’t let the price fool you — there’s much more to these partnerships than just these budget entries.

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The Kingdom Hearts: All-in-One Package has the most value for fans

Best answer: For fans of the series or those looking to experience everything, the All-in-One Package is the way to go.

PlayStation: Kingdom Hearts: All-in-One Package ($ 100)

What are my options?

There are quite a few Kingdom Hearts bundles out on the market, but the ones most relevant are The Story So Far and the upcoming All-in-One Package. Though you do have the option to purchase a bundle of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5  [Read More…]

TicWatch-E Review: the best value in WearOS smartwatches

Let’s be honest, Android Wear wasn’t exactly lighting the world on fire. Like iPads in the tablet world, the Apple Watch rules the smartwatch world. But, with WearOS, Google is making a strong push to try to save the struggling brand.

Unfortunately, newer features and better performance requires better hardware, and many of the original Android Wear watches are being left behind – even the venerable Moto 360.

And replacing them is pricy! Most WearOS-compatible watches are $ 200 or  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6 review: The best value smartphone of 2018

OnePlus’ creed has always been to deliver smartphones packing the latest technology at an affordable price. When the OnePlus One came out in 2014, it quickly became a wild success.

It was a hard-edged phone with a backside covered in sandpaper. It offered high-end components and the freedom for nerds to tinker around with the phone’s software.

Four years later, the Chinese indie brand has unveiled the OnePlus 6, and it’s the company’s most mature phone to date. Yes, it  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia XZ2 review: Too much phone, too little value

A phone that’s more and less than the sum of its parts.

It started not with a whimper but a bang. My first Xperia XZ2 unit had issues. So did a second. They were pre-production models, as many review units were, but I held off reviewing the phone until I knew I was using the same hardware and software that would ship to consumers.

I may not insist on that same handicap for other models, but the  [Read More…]