The Samsung Galaxy S10 is already making headlines and it hasn’t even been released yet! The excitement generated by the impending release of this new smartphone is reflected in an avalanche of rumours, leaks and speculation. So much in fact, that we can already get a pretty good idea of what to expect from the all new S10.Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S10 Sports 3 Models”
A foldable phone? Why not! In this day and age of bold, headline-making features, a foldable phone seems a logical step for manufacturers to take as they seek some marketing spotlight. Samsung is one of the first on board the foldable phone boat, with the proposed Galaxy F offering the promise of being able to fold down from tablet size to smartphone size. Of course, a tablet-sized display will require more battery capacity than your average smartphone. Hence, it’s suggested that the Galaxy F will contain two 3,100 mAh cell batteries.Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy F Foldable Phone”
Rumours abound as we await the release of the Huawei P30 Pro. With the P20 Pro making such a splash, how can the P30 push the envelope even further? How about four cameras on the back, all vertically arranged with a 10x optical zoom as part of the arrangement? That would certainly be a talking point, as would Sony’s 38-megapixel IMX607 1/1.8in sensor with quad-pixel phase detection autofocus, another rumoured feature.Continue reading “Huawei P30 Pro With 4 Cameras”
The Huawei Nova 4 is a phone that is generating much discussion, and most of that chat has to do with the distinctive “hole punch” cut-out on the front to house the 25 MP selfie camera. By dropping the traditional notch, Huawei has produced a mobile with an awesome edge-to-edge effect on its display. This is part of the new wave of “hole punch” phones, with many other big manufacturers planning to join the trend. Watch this space!Continue reading “Huawei Nova 4 Features 48 MP Triple Rear Camera”
The midrange phones now being released by Samsung are creating a buzz to rival the company’s more expensive models. The Samsung Galaxy A8S is proof that you don’t have to be super-premium to generate super hype!Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy A8S Sports Punch Hole”
The Samsung Galaxy S10 is months from release, but already there is lots of talk about what it will feature, and how much more advanced it will be than the ground-breaking S9. If it does make significant advances on the S9, then the S10 will be worth all the talk! Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S10 News”
If you think you can’t afford a premium iPhone, think again! The XR is Apple’s affordable version of the flagship XS and XS Max, sharing many of the same features but not the same price tag. The iPhone XR is a budget-friendly phone, costing less but bringing you so much performance and very impressive features. Continue reading “iPhone XR is budget friendly”
Many consumers eagerly wait for this year’s new iPhone models. The normally trustworthy site 9to5Mac has published photos of two new iPhones that according to the site are authentic. The two models will likely be called iPhone XS and sport OLED-screens. Continue reading “iPhone XS Comes With Gold Finish”
The budget version of Mate 20 offers a large screen, high-resolution cameras and speed at a reasonable price. The often accurate analyst Evan Blast has published photos of Huawei Mate 20 Lite. These photos show that there are no surprise features on the outside of the phone except for the notch at the top. Continue reading “Huawei Mate 20 Lite Offers Great Value”
A Dutch news site has published images of the upcoming Fitbit Charge 3. Fitbit will present the new activity tracker at the IFA-fair at the beginning of September. Continue reading “Fitbit Charge 3 Leaked”
It can be useful poking around in code for mobile apps. The site 9to5Google has done exactly this and found references to Pixel Stand, which is thought to be the wireless charger that complements Google Pixel 3. Continue reading “Google Pixel 3 Likely Features Wireless Charging”
The new Samsung Galaxy Watch was long rumoured to use Google’s Android like Wear OS. However, Samsung has decided to keep the in-house Tizen OS. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Watch Keeps Tizen OS”
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”
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”
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.
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.
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.