Tag Archive: midranger


LG’s next ‘premium’ mid-ranger will reportedly feature a rotating screen

It could be powered by a Snapdragon 765 chipset, just like the LG Velvet.

What you need to know LG is said to be working on a phone with a rotating screen. It is apparently codenamed “Wing” and is going to be powered by a Snapdragon 7 series chipset. The phone is expected to have a 6.8-inch main display and a secondary 4-inch screen with a 1:1 aspect ratio.

Earlier this month, LG introduced the Velvet, its  [Read More…]

Samsung’s excellent Galaxy A50 mid-ranger is coming to the U.S. for $350

The phone will be available for purchase on June 13.

What you need to know The Galaxy A50 is heading to Verizon on June 13 for $ 350. Samsung’s bringing the A20 and A10e to the U.S. “in the coming weeks.” Expect more A-series phones on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, and Xfinity Mobile.

The mid-range smartphone market in the U.S. is about to get a lot more interesting. Following standouts like the Nokia 7.1 and Pixel  [Read More…]

The Chromebook C423 is a new mid-ranger from Asus

There’s USB-C, a touchscreen display, and up to 10 hours of battery life.

Hot on the heels of HP’s new Chromebook x360 14, Asus is also unveiling a new Chromebook today in the form of the Asus Chromebook C423. The C423 arrived with no fanfare or proper announcement from Asus, but even so, it looks like it could be one of the better mid-range Chromebooks this holiday shopping season.

The C423 measures in at 16.1mm and weighs  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone 5 review: A mostly marvelous mid-ranger

After a couple of phones in 2017, ASUS is properly back in contention in the British market with the ZenFone 5.

ASUS has been making phones for many a year now, but in the case of the British market, after the first generation, things just, well, stopped. It restarted in 2017, but as we hit summertime in 2018, finally, ASUS has a phone that hits the right spot at the right price.

The ZenFone 5 is on  [Read More…]

Honor 5X versus OnePlus X: upstart mid-ranger head-to-head

Both Chinese companies offer great value, but also come up short in certain respects.

Honor finally has made its way to the U.S. with the recently announced (and available Jan. 31) Honor 5X, a solid $ 199 phone that shows us why people elsewhere around the world are excited by the devices sold under this Huawei sub-brand. But this inexpensive unlocked phone market is getting crowded, as evidenced by OnePlus getting into the game late last  [Read More…]

Sony unveils Xperia C5 Ultra and ‘super mid-ranger’ Xperia M5

Sony has announced the Xperia M5 and Xperia C5 Ultra. Both mid-range smartphones were previously teased in a recent leak, but are now officially coming soon. The former packs a sizeable punch in a waterproof design, while the C5 Ultra has two 13-MP cameras and a near borderless 6-inch HD display.

HTC’s Desire 620 is a European mid-ranger for 2015

The new HTC Desire 620 is coming in early 2015 and is poised to be a successor to the Desire 610. The phone’s meant to carry on with the 610’s mission by providing an “an affordable smartphone that balances quality performance with stunning design.”

HTC Desire 820 is first Snapdragon 615-powered mid-ranger

IFA 2014

Today at IFA 2014 in Berlin, HTC has announced the latest addition to its mid-range Desire family, the Desire 820. Following on from the Desire 816, launched earlier in the year, the 820 maintains the same 5.5-inch display size and 720p resolution, while cranking the processor up to a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 — an octa-core chip with cores at 1.5GHz and 1.0GHz. On top of that there’s 2GB of RAM  [Read More…]