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OnePlus 5 sales go live on the official site

Some of you got their OnePlus 5 early thanks to the special code shown during the event, others bought theirs in person, now the floodgates are open – everyone can grab one from OnePlus.net. You’ve seen our review and our thoughts, you’re voting at the polls. Below is a reminder of the prices. You should have all the info to ... Read More »

Vivo X9S & X9S Plus with dual front cameras spotted on promotional poster

We recently reported that Vivo may unveil a new smartphone on June 28. Notably, not just any device, it is tipped to be the world’s first smartphone with an on-screen fingerprint scanner. That’s something! Well, looks like Vivo has more in store for its fans as it plans to launch two more smartphones soon. Dubbed as the Vivo X9s and ... Read More »

Alleged Nubia Z17 Lite spotted on TENAA: Features a slightly smaller battery

Nubia launched its flagship device Nubia Z17 in the beginning of this month. It is undoubtedly one of the best smartphones of 2017 with sleek design and powerful specifications. Now, it looks like the company is working on the launch of the Lite version of the Z17 with watered-down specs. We say this as a Nubia handset bearing the model ... Read More »

InFocus Turbo 5 with 5000mAh battery to be launched in India on June 28

Last week, the smartphone maker InFocus sent out invites as they were planning to launch a new smartphone with a big battery on June 28 in India. Now, the online retailer Amazon India confirms that the device will be dubbed InFocus Turbo 5 and reveals its specs and design too. The placeholder on the Amazon India website shows that the ... Read More »

Major Canadian carriers start selling Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 is now available for purchase through carriers in Canada. Major players like Telus, Rogers, Videotron, and Freedom Mobile are selling the rugged device in the country. As for pricing, while Videotron is offering the handset for CAD300 ($225), Freedom Mobile is selling it for CAD320 ($240). Telus and Rogers variants, on the other hand, cost ... Read More »

LG X Power2 with 4,500mAh battery now available in Canada

The 4,500mAh battery totting LG X Power2 is now available for purchase in Canada. Most of the major carriers in the country are selling the device, including Fido, Bell, Bell MTS, Virgin Mobile, Videotron, and Freedom Mobile. Pricing depends on the carrier of your choice – the lowest tag is CAD 249.99 (around $190), which Bell, Bell MTS, and Virgin ... Read More »

Gionee A1 Virat Kohli Signature Edition launched, will be exclusive to Amazon

Gionee has announced a special Virat Kohli Signature Edition Gionee A1 in India. Gionee has announced a special Virat Kohli Signature Edition Gionee A1 in India. The limited edition Gionee A1 will feature Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s signature at the back. The device will be made exclusively on Amazon.in starting 12 PM on June 27 for Rs 19,999. The pre-booking ... Read More »

TCL, Vertu Partner to Manufacture 30,000 Luxury Mobile Phones

HIGHLIGHTS Vertu strikes a deal with TCL The deal is worth $40 million 30,000 Vertu phones to be made Luxury phone brand Vertu on Tuesday announced its agreement with TCL Communication which will let the former use the latter’s smartphone technology for its Vertu-branded phones. The partnership will enable Vertu and TCL to come up with a new line of ... Read More »

LG V20 again going for $399.99 in US

Last week, retailer B&H was offering the LG V20 for $399.99. In case you missed that deal for some reason, you’ll be glad to know that the device is again available for the same price. This time Daily Steals is offering the promo. It’s worth mentioning that the device is listed for $499.99, but you can bring this figure down ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 caught cheating on multi-core benchmarks

Here we go again… again. The OnePlus 5 was caught cheating on benchmarks in order to achieve its chart-topping performance. A detailed investigation by XDA-Developers discovered the mechanism of the cheat. Hit the source link for the full details, here’s the TL;DR version. When a benchmark is detected, the 5 locks the “little” cluster of its Snapdragon 835 chipset at ... Read More »