The arrival of the Essential Phone, though delayed, is approaching fast. We don’t know when it’s happening but its latest appearance suggests that the release is imminent.
The device has popped up on Best Buy in both the black and white color. Even more interesting is that it shows up ... Read More »
Samsung is introducing two new budget devices for the US market. The Samsung Galaxy J3 and Galaxy J7 are two unlocked, lower-end devices launching with price tags of $149.99 and $219.99, respectively.
The Galaxy J3 features a 5-inch 720p TFT display, a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB of memory, a 5MP rear camera, ... Read More »
Sony’s presence in the US is quite small, and it’s not because the company can’t compete. Sony has stated that it has “defocused” on the US and other markets, meaning we get the shorter end of the stick.
Despite this, we’re still ... Read More »
Though many of the carrier models of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge have already received the Android 7.0 Nougat update, the unlocked models have yet to receive their updates in the US.
The unlocked S7 edge is finally getting the ... Read More »
The US isn’t lucky enough to get the beefy Samsung Galaxy S8+ with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, but some markets are. Unfortunately, the devices in those markets are carrier-locked and thus can’t be imported to the less lucky markets for use.
Today Samsung announced that Samsung Pay is coming ... Read More »
Samsung’s track record with monthly security updates has not been so great when it comes to unlocked models as of late. You’d think that unlocked models would have the best support, but that’s currently not the case.
Thankfully, that should now change. Samsung “have now resolved the challenges” that prevented monthly updates and will provide ... Read More »
The ZTE Blade V8 Pro was announced at CES 2017 as an unlocked mid-range device. It features a Snapdragon 625 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage with a microSD slot, a 5.5-inch full HD display, dual 13MP rear cameras with bokeh effect, a 3,140mAh battery, dual SIM slots, a fingerprint reader, ... Read More »
HTC has announced that the unlocked variant of the HTC 10 is now receiving the update to Android 7.0 Nougat in the US. You should now be seeing the update roll out, though like with all rollouts, it might take some time to get to you.
The ... Read More »
The BlackBerry Priv is definitely an interesting device, a mix of traditional BlackBerry (including that wonderful keyboard) and a modern Android smartphone. With a 5.4-inch Samsung edge display, 18MP camera, 32GB of memory, and a 3410 mAh battery, it’s pretty high end.
Unfortunately, ... Read More »
It’s bad enough that the newly-announced Moto Z has a period of exclusivity on Verizon. Now there’s more bad news to be had from the Chinese manufacturer. The unlocked model of the Moto Z, which should be coming this fall, will ... Read More »