Samsung’s flagship phones are top-notch in terms of features and quality, but very expensive to many shoppers. The new J-series phones target price-sensitive consumers. The additions to the J-series line-up consists of Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo, J6, and J4. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo, J6 & J4 Target Mid-range Market”
The latest flagship phone from Xiaomi bears a lot of resemblance with iPhone X, especially visually. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi 8 Resembles iPhone X”
Amazon strives to become the hub for communication and media consumption in homes. The virtual assistant Alexa now becomes even more powerful with the addition of Amazon Fire TV Cube. It promises to “do more with your TV” by leveraging voice commands. Continue reading “Amazon Fire TV Cube Brings Voice to Your TV”
Nokia keeps sticking to a tight release schedule. The Chinese owned Finnish firm will release upgraded models of Nokia 5, Nokia 2 and Nokia 3 with improved performance. The first of these phones to enter the NZ market will likely be Nokia 3.1. Continue reading “Nokia 3.1, 2.1 & 5.1 Launch”
Samsung’s next-generation Note phone will feature advanced artificial intelligence (AI) thanks to enhancements to its digital assistant Bixby. The coming Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will, therefore, be much more useful than existing Samsung phones according to the company’s research chief. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Powered By Bixby 2.0”
Samsung’s flagship S9 model currently costs about $1,045. This high price tag excludes a lot of potential customers. The company, therefore, launched the A8 phone in its Galaxy A-series in order to offer a slightly less expensive model. The problem is that it’s still a fairly expensive phone and priced similarly to S8. Samsung had to rethink the price point once again and finally decided to launch the 5.6-inch Samsung Galaxy A6 and the larger 6-inch A6 Plus. These two A6 phones are cheaper than Galaxy A8 and target price-sensitive consumers. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy A6 Targets Mid-Market”
Sony’s latest projector is ultraportable at 8 x 15 cm, lite and yet powerful. The new Sony MP-CD1 sports a maximum projection of 120 inches diagonally at a distance of 3.45 metres. Continue reading “Sony MP-CD1 Projects to 120 in”
GoPro has launched a new entry-level action camera. The new GoPro Hero lacks a version number and is very competitively priced at RRP $349.99. Continue reading “New GoPro Hero Costs Less Than NZ$350”
Most consumers that purchase a Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ phone need an accompanying plan from a telco. PriceMe Consumer has compared the plans from the three major telcos in New Zealand: Spark, Vodafone and 2 Degrees.
Fujifilm X-H1 is a new camera series and boasts 5-axis image stabilisation built into the camera house. It sports a sturdy and weatherproof case that comes in handy when recording movies in different outdoor settings. Continue reading “Fujifilm X-H1 Attracts Professional Photographers”
Google has released a preview version of Android P 9.0, which is the next OS to be released in August 2018.
The new flagship phone OnePlus 6 scores highly in Antutu benchmark tests that measures the performance of mobile devices.
Dyson Cyclone V10 is a new cordless vacuum cleaner. It utilises a powerful motor with a maximum rotational speed of 125,000 rpm to create jaw-dropping suction.
Sony Alpha fans rejoice. It’s possible to pre-order the new Sony Alpha A7 III for a delivery at the end of March. The camera features a newly developed sensor, a large-capacity battery, and faster photo shooting. Continue reading “Sony Alpha A7 III Upgraded for Aficionados”
The second generation Xperia XZ phones feature an improved camera, a better design, and personalized vibrations. The 5.7-inch Sony Xperia XZ2 and the smaller 5-inch XZ2 Compact both employ Snapdragon’s latest 845 processor. Continue reading “Sony Xperia XZ2 & XZ2 Compact Launched”
The latest top model from Samsung will launch on Sunday the 25th of February, which means Monday morning NZ time. Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus and S9 are one of the main product launches in 2018. There have been multiple leaks online including leaks from the well-known Roland Quandt, and we’ll summarise the most important ones in this post.
A leaked photo of an upgraded version of Xiaomi’s Mix 2 has been leaked on China’s leading microblogging site Weibo. The new Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S sports the latest Snapdragon 845 processor. This is the same processor that will power most new high-end phones this year except for Huawei and Samsung.
The chip maker expects that 18 phone makers will start using the company’s Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem next year according to a press release. For example, Sony, Nokia, HTC, and LG.
Huawei will increment the model number of its flagship phone by 10 instead of one. Hence, the new top-line series will be called Huawei P20 rather than P11. The main draw is a triple-rear camera. A release is likely after the Mobile World Congress.
Apple Homepod is an AI assistant and speaker set to compete with Google Home and Amazon’s Echo. Apple now accepts pre-orders for customers living in Australia, UK, and the USA. Unfortunately, New Zealand will receive it later. The Homepod goes on sale on February 9th.
The Shenzhen-based drone manufacturer DJI has released a new addition to its Mavic series. The new DJI Mavic Air is an affordable yet powerful drone that records in 4K format. Continue reading “DJI Mavic Air Sports 4K Video”
Lenovo owns the Motorola Moto brand and plans to further develop its Moto product line this year. The well-know leakster Evan Blass claims that recent leaks are trustworthy. This means that we can look forward to at least six new Moto phones in 2018 from the Moto G6, Z3, and X5 series.