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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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