The Moto G4 is already a device that targets budget-conscious buyers as soon as it ships out of Lenovo’s production facilities. For buyers looking to squeeze even more of a deal out of their purchases, Motorola struck a deal with Amazon to make a variant available through the retailer at an even greater discount at the expense of buyers putting up with advertising and Amazon content and apps. To help ensure that relationship stays the same, it appears Motorola locked the bootloader. Read more
Starting today, you can pre-order the ZTE Axon 7 through a number of retailers. And the release date isn’t too far off.
Amazon’s Prime Day promotion may have finished, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t bargains to be had still. If you’re in the market for a new handset, you may want to take a look at the 5.5-inch Honor 5X (reviewed here) that is discounted from its normal price of £189 down to just £139 from Amazon. Read more
Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor, doesn’t stand still when it comes to launching new handsets. So far this year, we’ve seen the budget-minded handset maker launch the Honor 5X, 5C, 5A, the V8, and now the Honor 8 that boasts a dual-camera set-up similar to the one seen on the V8 and the Huawei P9. Join us after the break for the rest of the specifications. Read more
In recent weeks there’s been a few leaks about the upcoming Nexus handsets from HTC, Sailfish and Marlin, and I’m sure there will be a whole lot more before the devices are eventually announced. If you’re hankering for a Nexus phone and can’t wait for the new batch to launch, though, you can score last years Nexus 5X (reviewed here) for just £169 from Carphone Warehouse (CPW) in the UK. Join us after the break for more details. Read more
The Motorola Moto G4 is already designed to appeal to buyers who are willing to compromise a little bit on performance and features in order to save a few bucks. Best Buy is hoping to help those buyers even more with a special deal they are running that bundles a $50 Best Buy gift card with the purchase of a Motorola Moto G4. Read more
Next month, you’ll be able to buy Lenovo’s Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus in the United States. The mid-range phones will be available online and in stores in just two weeks.
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
Later this month, T-Mobile will gain two new devices from Samsung to put in its lineup. The carrier is going to begin selling the Galaxy Tab E and Galaxy On5 at low prices on near the of June.
Hit the break for details on both devices from Samsung.
The Honor 5X was an incredible deal when it launched, and it still offers a pretty compelling phone for just $199. One of the biggest problems it’s faced has been its lack of a physical presence in brick and mortar stores, so the only way someone could buy it was through online retailers.
For most phones, that’s not terrible, since it saves money on shipping and distribution. But for a phone that’s gotten as much traction as the 5X, it only makes sense to push into actual stores besides Amazon and Newegg, and that’s what Honor is doing thanks to a new partnership with Best Buy. Read more