They may be pretty different, but that's the point.
The mid-range often is the hardest aspect of the smartphone market to talk about. It's neither the filet nor the stew; it fits comfortably in the middle, attempting to convince its potential buyers that good enough is good enough.
Increasingly, though, the commodification of the components inside popular smartphones have enabled price drops...
B&H Photo is now accepting pre-orders for an LG G5 VR bundle that includes the phone, a 360 Cam and a VR headset. The bundle will be priced at $749, which is an instant savings of $300 for what is included. Both the Titan and Silver colors of the G5 will be offered in this bundle.
Canadian carriers are rolling out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+. Starting April 5, customers on Telus and Bell will begin receiving the 1.2GB update, while Rogers customers will have to wait until the end of the month.
Telus notes on its software update page that the Note 5 began receiving Marshmallow on April 4, while the S6 edge+ will get it April...
How many different Android phones do you think are out there? Chances are whatever you guessed is low. We're talking thousands of models from more manufacturers than we care to count. So we don't blame if you if you're new to the smartphone game and feel a little overwhelmed. It's a big, big Android world out there.
But we're going to make it a little easier on you. We've broken down the top...
It's super easy to set up, but making it work perfectly can take some time.
For the most part, setting up and using the fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy S7 is exactly as easy as it's supposed to be. You go through the 13-part process of recording your finger on the sensor, and in exchange you get the ability to unlock your phone quickly and use your fingerprint as your password wherever it is...
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 4 Apr 2016 6:21 am
OnePlus X has picked up a permanent price cut on Amazon India, with the phone now available for ₹14,999. The Chinese vendor got rid of the invites system earlier this year, which means that you can pick up the device without jumping through any additional hoops.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 4 Apr 2016 5:13 am
Indian import export website Zauba has listed a device with the Moto X3 moniker making its way to the country. The listing shows that eight units in total were imported into the country from the U.S., likely headed for software testing and validation at Motorola's R&D facility in India. There's no mention of specs, but the phone is listed with a 5-inch display and single-SIM connectivity.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 4 Apr 2016 12:27 am
ASUS is slated to unveil the ZenFone 3 and the ZenFone 3 Deluxe later this year at Computex, and thanks to product listings on design site Red Dot 21, we have an idea as to what the phones will look like. The listing showcases renders of the ZenFone 3, revealing 2.5D curved glass at the front and back, as well as USB Type-C connectivity, fingerprint sensor, front LED flash, and laser autofocus...
If you hate the default launcher on the G5 and for some reason don't want to download another from Google Play, LG has its own option available.
LG's default user interface on the G5 has been, to say the least, polarizing. Those who know a thing or two about launchers (we're a small but vocal minority, to be sure) haven't exactly greeted UX 5.0 — with its lack of a proper app drawer — kindly....
Phones get warmer when they do things, but do they get hot?
One of the many questions we see anytime there's a new phone out there, especially after all of the excitement last year with the Snapdragon 808 and 810 processors, is how a new phone handles heat. The Galaxy S7 is no different, and like all glass phones the first thing you'll notice about this phone is it gets a little warm during...
You let us know which features you want to see on the HTC 10.
The announcement of the HTC 10 is almost here, and on April 12th, we'll get to see HTC's newest device. As usual, folks are pouring over what has been released while talking regularly about what might be new, or changed. Phil asked what you want to see and you sure as sugar let us know.
We spent some time pouring over your comments...
There's no point in pretending to be surprised about this.
Here we go again. If you caught the saga of AT&T's Galaxy S7, you probably know what's coming. Fire up the operator's version of the LG G5 and marvel in the amount of bloatware packed into a single phone.
Let's take a look at what you'll find, out of the box:
AT&T is using its recent acquisition of DirecTV to offer customers a new deal for buying a Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. Starting April 1, those buyers can get a free Samsung 48-inch TV if they also buy a subscription to the DirecTV satellite television service.