Amazon Prime version of Moto G4 comes with locked bootloader

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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

The Honor 8 launches in China with dual-camera setup, Kirin 950 processor and up to 4GB of RAM

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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

[Deal] Grab the Nexus 5X from Carphone Warehouse for just £169

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

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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