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

The $199 Honor 5X will soon be available in 590 Best Buy stores

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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

[Deal] Nextbit Robin is back down to $299 on Amazon

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The Nextbit Robin was recently on sale at Amazon for a special $299 price. Regularly, the phone costs $399; however, Nextbit was able to leverage Amazon’s prominence with free two-day shipping and create buzz around that sale. We haven’t heard much from Nextbit about the Robin or anything else since then, but now the company is back with another sale on Amazon.

Amazon is once again selling the Robin for $299.

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