It may come as a surprise, but Samsung’s latest and greatest smartphones aren’t selling like hotcakes in Japan, despite removing its branding from the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge handsets in an attempt to ward off any ill-feeling towards the Korean company. To give an example of how poor sales have been, the S6 edge managed a respectable 10th place in its first week of sales before slipping down to 26th spot in its second week (April 27 – May 3). This is according to BCN‘s weekly survey of smartphone sales.
AT&T is preparing to launch its own tablet, the Trek HD, on May 12. It’s the companies first self-branded tablet, running Android 5.0 Lollipop.
A lot of us are familiar with spending $300 or more on a big ticket item, and later feeling like it was a waste of time and money. At $399/£319, this feeling rings true for most who picked up HTC’s sub-par Nexus 9. However, would it be a waste of money to you if it were £199/$300?
That’s how much you can pick up the tablet for at UK-based retailers John Lewis and PC World. This is the biggest price drop we’ve seen since the tablet released, if not the only price drop. Even with the price drop, there’s still something you have to decide.
While many of us are waiting to see what Samsung will bring to the table with its upcoming Galaxy Tab S2 range, the British mobile network provider, Vodafone, has unveiled the Tab prime 6 that boasts a 9.6-inch display and 4G connectivity.
One thing you can always count on with T-Mobile and it’s abrasive CEO, John Legere, is that a marketing campaign will have oodles of zing and lots of finger-pointing. Nowhere is it more evident than the latest offer that gives current Verizon customers the chance to try out T-Mobile’s network for up to 14 days without any charges. The offer is called Never Settle Trial and if customers like what they have tried out, T-Mobile will cover Verizon’s ETF (Early-Termination-Fees). Read more
With all the flagship smartphones being released recently, it’s easy to forget that not everyone is in the market for such high-end devices. With that in mind, U.S. Cellular are offering its prepaid customers the wallet-friendly LG Logos handset for $99.
Now through May 16, Best Buy will be running a promotion to lower the price of the new Samsung Galaxy Tab A. Simply trade in any working tablet and the electronics retailer will hand over a $50 coupon for the device and a $50 gift card.
This deal means that you can purchase the Galaxy Tab A for $100 less than normal. Pricing without any discount starts at $229 for the 8-inch model and reaches $299 for the 9.7-inch model.
[Samsung Galaxy Tab A – Best Buy]
Today, the price of the Nexus Player on Amazon’s site has fluctuated between $69 and $75. The constant, though, is the inclusion of a $20 Google Play credit. So the online retailer has discounted the Android TV device while also including a digital credit, meaning that you are sort of paying only $55 or so for the Nexus Player.
Has this deal caused you to take a look at the Nexus Player? Or is the Razer Forge TV or NVIDIA SHIELD TV more appealing? Let us know in the comments.
[Nexus Player – Amazon]
In recent weeks, we’ve seen confirmations of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab A becoming available soon in both Europe and the US, and now the S Pen equipped version of the 9.7-inch tablet has gone on sale in Korea. We have the pricing and specifications after the break.
LG may be about to officially unveil its latest flagship, the G4, in just a couple of hours time, but that doesn’t mean that the leaks have stopped. In this latest leak to hit the net, we can see the retail packaging of the LG G4.