Mobile

Sony Xperia XZ Premium arrives in Canada on August 15, or in September

Sony will release the Xperia XZ Premium in Canada soon. The device is already on sale in the US, where it’s even received a $100 price cut recently. It will be out up north either on August 15, or in September. Two different reports came out on the matter today, and they don’t agree on much. What is clear is that Amazon will be offering ... Read More »

ZTE Z982 found on GFXBench: 6″ screen and 2160p video recording on a budget

Earlier this year, ZTE released the MAX XL, a 6” smartphone on a budget. That is more of a carrier phone, however, and its camera can’t shoot 2160p video. What if that could change? A ZTE Z982 appeared on GFXBench with a similar 6” 1080p screen and Android 7.1 Nougat. It seems to use the same Snapdragon 435 chipset as well ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 getting Android Nougat update now

Xiaomi has started pushing out a new update to its Redmi Note 4 smartphone. Weighing in at around 1.3GB and currently hitting units in Greece, the update brings along the much awaited Android Nougat (version 7.0). Arriving as MIUI version 8.5 (global), the update also includes Android security patches for the month of July. The device was launched earlier this year, and ... Read More »

LG Q6 launched in India

LG has officially launched the Q6 in India. The phone is being sold exclusively through Amazon India. The LG Q6 is modelled after LG’s current flagship smartphone, the G6. The Q6 looks nearly identical from the front, with a near edge to edge glass with curved corners. It even has an aluminum frame with increased impact protection. The main attraction here is the ... Read More »

Lenovo K8 Plus with octa-core CPU and 3GB RAM spotted on Geekbench

A new Lenovo device has been spotted in a benchmark listing. The device is dubbed K8 Plus, and has surfaced on Geekbench. The listing in question reveals some key specs, including Mediatek’s MT6757CD SoC (Helio P25), 3GB RAM, and Android 7.1.1 OS. Sadly, nothing else is currently known about the handset. However, given that it has started appearing in benchmark ... Read More »

Flipkart Sale Dates, Offers Announced: Deals and Discounts on Mobile Phones, TVs, and a Lot More

A few days after Amazon revealed the dates of its next sale, Flipkart too has announced it will host an Independence Day sale around the same time. Named The Big Freedom Sale, the Flipkart sale starts on August 9 and ends on August 11, and will see discounts on mobile phones, TVs, laptops, tablets, headphones, cameras, and accessories. Xiaomi fans can look forward to a ... Read More »

Now T-Mobile Alchemy leaks: dual-rear camera setup and stock Android

Looks like the REVVL T1 isn’t the only smartphone T-Mobile is currently working on. A new leak reveals the magenta carrier is also working on another phone, dubbed Alchemy. The leaked image for the device shows a textured back, dual rear-camera setup, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, as well as speaker and carrier logo towards the bottom on the back. Other known details for ... Read More »

New leak claims to show final design for Motorola Moto X4

It was @evleaks who first broke the news that the Moto X (2017) will carry the Moto X4moniker at launch. He then went on to share a press render for the device that clearly showed the device’s front as well as the back. This was followed by another render revealing various color options. However, the tipster has now revealed that the final Moto X4 design is different, ... Read More »

Best Camera Phone: Smartphones With Best Cameras at Every Budget

HIGHLIGHTS The Lenovo K6 Power is a great entry level option In the mid-range, the Honor 8 Pro is worth checking out The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are in our top picks Planning to buy a new phone? One thing that most people say they want in a mobile – smart or otherwise – is a great camera. The ... Read More »

ZTE’s $40 Maven 2 gets Android 7.1.1 before the Galaxy S8

ZTE’s Maven 2 might be a super-cheap, low-end phone, but it can now has something that even some flagships like Galaxy S8 don’t have: Android 7.1.1 OS. The device has started receiving an update that bumps the OS version from 6.0 Marshmallow to 7.1.1 Nougat. AT&T is pushing out the update to units on its network. Carrying a build number of Z831V1.0.0B29 ... Read More »