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Sony Xperia XZ1 arrives in the US

Sony Xperia XZ1 debuted at IFA 2017 in the last days of August. Several weeks later the phone is already available for purchase in the US via Amazon. Тhe Xperia XZ1 is the first device with Android Oreo out of the box. It comes with a 5.2” LCD screen of Full HD resolution and Snapdragon 835 chipset. The Motion Eye camera has the same ... Read More »

Sprint offers iPhone 8 for $0 a month with a trade-in

Sprint is offering a 64GB iPhone 8 for $0 a month if you trade in an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus or one of Samsung’s 2017 flagships – Galaxy S8, S8+ or Note8. Those… are not cheap devices to trade in. And to be clear the “$0 a month” is after you get $29.17 in credit for the 18 monthly payments for ... Read More »

Asus Zenfone V is official: 5.2″ FullHD display, 23MP camera, Snapdragon 820

Asus has launched the Zenfone V in the US, and that might be the Zenfone 5 in Apple-speak, but here it’s [vee] for Verizon. The carrier-exclusive smartphone isn’t a rebadged version of an existing one, but rather a new device with a model name V520KL. The Zenfone V is built around a 5.2-inch FullHD AMOLED display – Asus doesn’t make ... Read More »

As more people pre-order, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus shipping estimates lengthen

Apple kicked off the first wave of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus pre-orders today and the initial stock is already beginning to dwindle. At the beginning of the day buyers from most of the 29 countries that made the first wave of sales were seeing shipping times between 22 and 25 September but now shipping estimates are falling back to between 1 and 2 weeks. It ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Nexus Devices Start Receiving September Android Security Patch via OTA: Report

While Google normally follows a pattern when it comes to its security patches rollout, this time around there was a lot of confusion with the September update. Google claimed that many compatible devices already received the September security patch with the Android 8.0 Oreo update in late August, but many users reported that they were still stuck on August 5th security update ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Gets Over Half a Million Registrations in a Day, Ahead of Friday Flash Sale

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 has clocked over 600,000 registrations just a day after it was launched with much fanfare at Xiaomi’s event held in Beijing, where it also took time to introduce Mi Note 3 and Mi Notebook Pro laptop. While this is good news for Xiaomi, it should be kept in mind that these are just registration numbers and not pre-bookings. The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 ... Read More »

Oppo A71 With Android 7.1 Nougat Launched in India: Price, Specifications

After making a silent launch last week in two countries, Oppo A71 has now been launched in India. The Oppo A71 is priced at Rs. 12,990 and will be available to purchase via Amazon India, Flipkart, Paytm, and other offline stores across the country starting Tuesday, September 12, in Gold and Black colour variants. The Oppo A71 is a dual SIM (Nano+Nano) smartphone that ... Read More »

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have smaller batteries than last year’s iPhones

  When Apple announces a phone, it talks more user experience and less numbers. That doesn’t work for TENAA, however, the wireless authority that certifies gadgets for use in China. So, here are the battery capacities of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The milliamp hour numbers have gone down 8% for both sizes of iPhone. And the phones themselves have not ... Read More »

US wireless carriers dial back discounts on new iPhones

Getty Images The new iPhone 8, iPhone X and iPhone 8S are displayed during an Apple special event at the Steve Jobs Theatre on the Apple Park campus on September 12, 2017 in Cupertino, California. U.S. consumers who want Apple’s newest iPhones, including its most expensive model yet, the iPhone X, may find fewer deals as wireless carriers are less willing ... Read More »

Meizu M6 spotted in the wild: specs fail to impress

The Meizu M6 Note was unveiled in late August, now a smaller version has been spotted. The Meizu M6 has a 5.2” screen with 720p screen, according to a photo showing the device running CPU-Z. The resolution downgrade is disappointing, the chipset doesn’t improve things. The well-rounded Snapdragon 625 has been swapped for a MediaTek MT6750 – an old 28nm part ... Read More »