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Nokia 2.2 now available for $139 (Android One, Face unlock, removable battery)

After making a debut in Europe and India last month, the Nokia 2.2 budget smartphone is now available the United States. Priced at $139, this phone clearly isn’t a flagship device. But it does have some attractive specs including 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, Android One software, and a 3,000 mAh battery — which […]

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Purism’s upcoming Librem 5 Linux phone inches closer to being able to do what phones do

The upcoming Librem 5 smartphone doesn’t have the fastest processor, the most RAM, the highest-res display, the most cameras, or any of the other superlatives that phone makers are using to one-up each other these days. But what it does have going for it is an emphasis on privacy, security, and open source software. Purism […]

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This could be the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (and 10+)

Samsung’s next-gen Galaxy Note smartphones will feature nearly bezel-free designs, ultra-slim bezels, and… a hole in the screen to make room for the front-facing camera. That’s according to a set of images of the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ from Ishan Agarwal. While Samsung hasn’t officially announced the new phones yet, the photos […]

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Unreleased Nokia smartphone prototypes show up on eBay

Nokia phones have been making a comeback in recent years… but the new Nokia is quite literally a different company, with Nokia-branded devices coming from a new-ish company called HMD Global that bought back the rights to the name from Microsoft a few years ago. But things could have happened differently. Before Microsoft acquired Nokia’s […]

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Samsung Galaxy A80 with rotating cameras now available (in some markets)

The Samsung Galaxy A80 smartphone features three cameras on the back… but they can also flip around to face the front of the phone, allowing you to use the same three-camera system to snap selfies or live stream video. First unveiled in April, the Samsung Galaxy A80 is now available for purchase in some regions […]

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Huawei Mate X foldable phone set to launch in September (maybe)

Chinese electronics company Huawei unveiled its first smartphone with a flexible OLED display in February, and the company had planned to release the Huawei Mate X in June. But now CNBC reports that the launch date has been pushed back to September. Is this because of the company’s widely-reported difficulties in face of a US […]

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Google confirms the Pixel 4 has a new design (and dual cameras)

A few ago Pricebaba and @OnLeaks posted a set of pictures allegedly showing the design for Google’s next flagship phone. Now, in a rather unusual move, Google seems to have confirmed the leak. The company tweeted a picture showing the back of the upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone, complete with a square camera section featuring what […]

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Smartphones with cameras hidden in the display could be coming soon

Smartphone bezels have gotten slimmer in recent years as device makers move closer to offering a phone with nothing but a display on the front. But where do you put the front-facing camera on an all-screen smartphone? Over the past few years we’ve seen solutions ranging from notches and holes in the display to pop-up […]

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Kingrow K1 E Ink smartphone hits Indiegogo for $299 and up

The Kingrow K1 probably isn’t the best smartphone for mobile gaming, watching videos, or framing the perfect photo… because you’d probably want a color display for any of those things, and the Kingrow K1 doesn’t have one. What it does have is an E Ink display that’s easy to see in direct sunlight and which doesn’t […]

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Moto Z4 smartphone hits Amazon, ships to customers, hasn’t actually been announced yet (Updated)

Pictures of the Moto Z4 smartphone have been leaking for a few months, but Motorola hasn’t actually gotten around to officially announcing the phone yet. Apparently Amazon didn’t the message, because the online retailer is already selling the Moto Z4 for $500 and throwing in a free Moto 360 camera mod to boot. Not sure […]

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Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone now available for $479 (90Hz display, 5,000 mAh battery, active cooling)

As promised, the Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone is available for purchase globally from redmagic.gg starting today. It’s reasonably affordable for a high-performance smartphone, with a starting price of $479 (or €479 or £419, depending on where you live). But it’s also a stand-out device in a few other ways: it has some of the […]

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Huawei launches Honor 20 days after US trade ban puts company’s future in question

This week Google, Qualcomm, Intel, and other key technology companies announced that they’d suspend their relationships with Chinese electronics and telecommunications company Huawei in response to new US trade restrictions. The US Commerce Department has eased those restrictions for three months, which means that existing Huawei smartphones will be able to continue receiving software updates […]

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Asus Zenfone 6 is a flagship with a camera that flips over for selfies

At first glance, the Asus Zenfone 6 looks like any other modern Android flagship phone. It has a big screen, slim bezels, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor. But there are three things that make the Zenfone 6 unusual. First, with a starting price of €499 (about $560), it’s cheaper than most similarly-specced phones. Second, […]