Expansys is offering a fantastic deal on factory-refurbished models of Google’s second-generation smartphone, the Nexus 4. That’s the very same smartphone that took the Android user base by storm with its minimalistic “Vanilla” approach to the open-source operating system.
The device comes in both 8GB and 16GB sizes. The smaller storage model is being offered by the retailer for $149.99 and the larger for $169.99. Both variants come with a complimentary bumper case available in either black or white depending on the color of the phone you choose to order.
Since Sony announced the Xperia Z3 Compact, a smaller but equally powerful companion to their current flagship (the Xperia Z3), consumers have been patiently waiting for the device to become available in the US. Finally, the Z3 Compact is available to order from Sony’s website, though it is currently backordered. Though its no surprise that it finally made its way to the US, what is surprising is customers with a working .edu email address will recieve a substantial discount on the devices full price of $529, instead paying only $477.
Although Pantech is not a major player in many markets around the globe, they have been producing some nice Android-based hardware and in doing that, they managed to remain the number three manufacturer in their home country of Korea. Unfortunately for Pantech, the number one and number two companies in Korea are Samsung and LG, which does not leave a lot of market for the third place company to lay claim to. Despite premium devices, like the Pantech Vega Iron 2 and a possible stylus-equipped device, Pantech has now experienced six consecutive quarters of losses. New reports indicate Pantech is now seeking a buyer to come in and scoop up the company.
Were you interested in getting a Samsung Galaxy S5 at launch but were deterred by its pricetag?
Well now might be a good time to pounce.
The Samsung flagship is currently on sale for only $79.99 (with a new two-year contract) at Radio Shack.
If you need a refresher on what the device has to offer, check out our review here.
Source: Radio Shack
Looking for some great applications and games to keep you busy during the summer? Then head over to the Play Store because Google is hosting a summer sale full of goodies. While the majority of the items are now free, others have been discounted. And some of the discounts reach 85% off of the regular price. If you see an app that is normally free, its in-app purchases have been discounted instead. There are 50 apps and games to choose from, so there should be something for anyone.
Source: Google Play
Holy flash sale, Batman! Amazon is having a one-day only sale on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch tablet. For $299 you get the 32GB Wi-Fi version of Amazon’s popular tablet with special offers (lockscreen advertisements). That’s a savings of $130 on a pretty solid tablet and because its the only Kindle on sale today, it actually ends up being $20 cheaper than the 16GB model.
If you’ve got the Amazon Appstore loaded up on your device, you’ll find that Amazon is offering 30 paid apps for free through the store. The deal ends after tomorrow, and the 30 free apps normally would represent over a $100 value.
Hit the break for a full list of the apps.
If the weather apps that were recently reviewed by TalkAndroid did not strike the right chord with you, a new version of GO Weather may be just what you are looking for. The makers of the popular GO Launcher have released an updated version of their standalone weather app, GO Weather, taking it up to version 5.0. The new version comes with a redesigned user interface to improve the user experience.
If you are a fan of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sega has a special going on right now that you might be interested in. Several Sonic titles are on sale for only 99 cents. The titles are normally $2.99 each except for Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing which is still listed at $3.99. Hit the break for the full list and download links.
Cricket Wireless, AT&T’s subsidiary for prepaid mobile services, will be offering the mid-range LG L70 for $49.99 with a $50 mail-in rebate this Friday. The rebate will be in the form of a Cricket Visa Promotion Card.
Hit the break for specs on the device.