The LG G4 has one of the best cameras on an Android phone. Make your photos even better by following a few basic steps.
The LG G4 is one of the best Android phones available right now, and the camera experience is a big part of that. LG's latest flagship includes a 16-megapixel sensor with 3-axis OIS (optical image stabilization), a color spectrum sensor and LG's trademark laser-assisted autofocus. And on the software side, the G4 is one of the first mainstream phones to offer RAW photo capabilities out of the box.
That's a great deal of camera technology inside a seriously impressive phone, but what's more important is how you'll use it. Head past the break for a few simple tips to get the most out of the LG G4's main camera.
The Alcatel Idol 3 will be available for consumers to purchase in the US beginning May 21, and pre-orders will also begin shipping at the same time.
Pre-orders of the budget friendly Alcatel Idol 3 are set to begin shipping on May 21, the same day that the company will officially begin selling the device in the US. Featuring a 5.5-inch 1080p display, 16GB of internal storage, 2GB of RAM along with a 1.7GHz processor, the Idol 3 will run Android 5.0.2 out of the box.
But that's really just the start of the story for ASUS, which is teaming up with Intel for this new Atom-based phone. There are a lot of firsts here for both companies. And to get the full scoop we (along with our pals at Tom's Guide) sat down with ASUS chairman Jonney Shih and Intel Corporate VP Aicha Evans at the ZenFone 2 launch event in New York City.
The manufacturer you may have rarely heard of is making some great devices.
Xiaomi is a smartphone manufacturer that is growing in stature day-by-day, despite having virtually no physical presence outside of Asia. Sales of its phones in territories including its native China and India have propelled the relatively young OEM into the top 5 smartphone manufacturers in the world. Impressive, certainly, and sees Xiaomi going toe-to-toe with the likes of Apple and Samsung at the higher reaches of the league table.
And yet while so many have heard the name, the phones are still relatively alien to many in the west. Xiaomi has a reputation for building devices that are extremely good value for money without cutting corners on the specs. If you're interested in picking up a Xiaomi phone or just interested in the brand, these are the phones you'll need to know about.
Half a year on, Samsung's most recent Note still ranks among the best Android phones of the moment.
Five months into 2015, and halfway through its shelf life, it's time to take a look back on Samsung's best phone of 2014. The Galaxy Note 4 arrived at a pivotal time for the Korean giant. Along with the Galaxy Alpha, it signaled the beginning of the end for the plasticky, blooping and whistling Samsung phones we'd come to know and eventually tolerate.
It's sometimes said among fans of the series that the only thing that can replace a Note is another Note. And having used the Galaxy Note 4 extensively since its launch, I'm beginning to see why.
For a very limited time Motorola will be offering a savings of $129 when combining the purchase of a Moto G and Moto 360.
Motorola is hosting a four-hour sale today on the Moto G and Moto 360, that reduces the total price by $129 down to only $299 for both. The sale runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT, so you will want to act quick.
Verizon will begin offering a Grey Ballistic Nylon Droid Turbo on May 28, with your choice of three new limited edition metallic accent colors.
Beginning on May 28, Verizon will offer customers the Motorola Droid Turbo in a Grey Ballistic Nylon color along with their choice of three metallic accent colors. Customers will be able to pick from metallic blue, metallic orange, or metallic violet accents at no additional cost.
The new ASUS ZenFone 2 goes on sale today in North America. And it's a bit of a monumental phone not just for ASUS — which for the first time is making a major marketing push in this part of the world, but for partner Intel as well. The Z3580 Atom processor in the ZF2 is the first to to use a CPU and modem from Intel. Combine that with up to 4GB of RAM, a good camera, decent design — and above all an affordable off-contract price, and the Zenfone 2 is very much in the conversation when it comes to an alternative to the big-named (and higher-priced) phones.
You'll have a choice to make. But for our money we'd go for the ZE551ML version — that's the $299 model with the full complement of RAM and 64GB of on-board storage. In Canada, the phone costs slightly more, coming in at $379. If you'd rather go for the model with 16GB storage and 2GB RAM, it'll set you back $199 in the U.S. and $249 in Canada.
And finally: Where to buy the ZenFone 2. These are your official options.
You can now buy the dual-screen YotaPhone 2 smartphone in the US, thanks to the Indiegogo website.
As promised a few days ago, Yota Devices has started selling the dual-screen YotaPhone 2 in the US, via the Indiegogo crowdfunding website. The first 100 people who buy the phone can get it for just $500.
ZTE has launched the Nubia Z9 mini in India, marking the debut of the Chinese manufacturer's Nubia brand in the country.
The Nubia Z9 mini was announced along with the Nubia Z9 Max in the month of March, which were joined by the bezel-less flagship Nubia Z9 earlier this month. In India, the Z9 mini is sold exclusively via Amazon, with the device available for ₹16,999 ($267).
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