HTC 10 is beating sales expectations

htc_10_glacial_silver_official_in_handWe finally have some news about HTC that’s not awful! It seems like it’s been years since anything has gone right for the company, but right now it looks like the HTC 10 is hitting its stride and is beating internal expectations, at least in Taiwan. All of this comes from Jack Tong, president of HTC in North Asia. Read more

Samsung’s Rio 2016 promo video ‘The Chant’ wants you to Do What You Can’t

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The 2016 edition of the Olympic Games being held in Rio, Brazil is fast approaching, with Samsung being one of the main sponsors. The South Korean electronics has a long-standing relationship with the Olympics in recent times, which has proven to be beneficial for the handset maker, as seen with the Galaxy S3 during London 2012. Samsung’s huge marketing machine is just beginning to warm up for Rio 2016, and one of its first promo videos is called “The Chant”, telling the story of South Sudanese 400m runner, Margret Rumat Rumat Hassan. We’ve embedded the video for you after the break.

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Honor 5C specifications

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Huawei’s subsidiary company, Honor, today announced its next smartphone, the Honor 5C. It’s available to purchase today, and priced at €199/£149, it’s a hard one to pass up. Don’t let the price fool you. With a 5.2-inch Full HD display and Kirin 650 octa-core processor, the Honor 5C runs and feels like a whole lot more than a budget phone. It goes without saying: the Honor 5C is a pretty stellar package for those on a budget.

Hit the break for the full spec sheet.

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The Honor 5C is official with 5.2-inch Full HD display, Kirin 650 processor and a €199/£149 price tag

Honor_5C-TA (27)Huawei’s budget brand, Honor, held a virtual launch for the Honor 5C via Facebook Live with a live Q&A session afterward, which was an interesting way of doing things. The Honor 5C is an impressive handset with a 5.2-inch Full HD display, Kirin 650 octa-core processor, aluminum frame, and a €199/£199 price tag. Join us after the break for the rundown. Read more

Sub $100 LG K3 has just arrived on Boost and Virgin Mobile

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For those of you who are currently on one of Sprint’s MVNOs, or possibly looking to switch to one of these two services, as of today you now have the option of purchasing a new device, the LG K3. This budget device isn’t going to knock anyone’s socks off, but for under $100 it is a pretty decent bang for your buck. Hit the break to see what this baby is packing.

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