Where is the Alcatel Idol 4? BlackBerry might be to blame

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At the start of the year, Alcatel OneTouch strategically chose MWC 2016 as the time and place for a rebranding to happen as its next flagship would debut during the global conference. Its name was shortened to just Alcatel and the company’s logo received a fresh appearance. The turning point in February, however, wasn’t from a new name or logo. Everyone became excited for Alcatel when the Idol 4 and Idol 4S were announced. Between the stunning glass-meets-aluminum design and the high-end specifications, Alcatel was seemingly ready to get serious with the big players at the table.

Now it’s June and Alcatel’s flagship is still not on the market for anyone to buy. So we contacted Alcatel directly to find out where the Idol 4 and Idol 4S are at.

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LG announces four new LG X series smartphones

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LG released an announcement today indicating four new models will be joining the LG X series of smartphones later this month. Rather than targeting buyers along a spectrum based on budget, LG is customizing each of the four devices to meet specific needs of buyers. The new models will join the existing LG X cam and LG X screen models to expand the X series lineup of devices. Read more

OnePlus 3 specifications

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Now that the OnePlus 3 is real and open for buying, it’s time for you to consider it as your next phone. It’s an all-metal phone just like the HTC One (M8) with an aluminum unibody, so you can see the premium nature on the outside. When it comes to using the phone, you’ll be getting high-end specifications as OnePlus loaded the OnePlus 3 with things you’d expect from a $700 flagship; however, OnePlus is bringing it all to you for just $399.

Hit the break for the spec sheet.

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