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Lilbits: An ePaper dev board, a small(er) BlackBerry clone, and Amazon’s continued crackdown on pay-to-play reviews

Another day, another set of products disappeared from the Amazon website as the company continues to take actions against sellers that pay for positive user reviews. This time it looks like TaoTronics and Vava devices have been removed… which is unsurprising since they share the same parent company as RAVPower, whose products were also removed […]

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Unihertz Titan Pocket is a unicorn: Smartphone with a small screen and physical keyboard (crowdfunding)

The Unihertz Titan Pocket is a rugged smartphone with a 3.1 inch square display positioned above a QWERTY keyboard. It’s available for pre-order for about $221 and up through a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, and the phone should begin shipping to backers in September, 2021. 

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Unihertz Titan Pocket is a smartphone for fans of keyboards and small phones (crowdfunding)

There haven’t been many smartphones with physical keyboards since BlackBerry exited the mobile phone business. But a few years ago Unihertz launched an Android-powered BlackBerry clone called the Unihertz Titan. Now the company is getting ready to launch a newer, smaller model called the Unihertz Titan Pocket. Like the original Titan, the new Titan Pocket […]

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Unihertz Jelly 2 smartphone with a 3 inch screen coming soon for $129 and up (Kickstarter)

Unihertz is getting ready to launch yet another smartphone with a tiny screen. The new Unihertz Jelly 2 features the same MediaTek Helio P60 processor, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage as the Unihertz Atom XL 4 that hit Kickstarter earlier this year. But it packs them into a more compact body. While the Atom […]

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Unihertz Atom XL 4 inch rugged smartphone hits Kickstarter

As promised, the latest small-screen smartphones from Unihertz is up for pre-order through a Kickstarter campaign starting today. The Unihertz Atom L and Unihertz Atom XL sports a 4 inch, 1136 x 640 pixel display, a MediaTek Helio P60 processor, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage, and a 48MP camera. It’s not the phone […]

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Unihertz Atom XL rugged 4 inch smartphone will cost $280 and up (or $169 and up during crowdfunding)

Smartphone screen sizes have crept ever-upward in recent years, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that the upcoming Unihertz Atom XL has a much larger screen than the original Atom. But it’s still pretty tiny by modern smartphone standards. The Unihertz Atom launched in 2018 with a 2.45 inch smartphone. The Atom XL has a […]

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Unihertz AtomXL 4 inch smartphone with a 48MP camera hits Kickstarter Feb 25th

The company that brought us the 2.45 inch Jelly smartphone in 2017 and the similarly-sized Atom a year later took a weird detour last year, by launching a BlackBerry clone called the Titan. Now Unihertz is returning to the small-screen smartphone space with a new model that’s larger… but still not very big. The upcoming Unihertz AtomXL will […]

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Unihertz Titan smartphone hits Kickstarter (budget BlackBerry clone)

As promised, the folks at Unihertz have launched a crowdfunding campaign for their upcoming BlackBerry clone. The Unihertz Titan features a big battery, 6GB of RAM, and Android 9.0 software. But the key thing that makes this phone stand out is the keyboard — it has a BlackBerry-style physical keyboard beneath a square display. Unihertz […]

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Unihertz Titan will be a crowdfunded BlackBerry clone (for $199 and up)

Smartphones with physical keyboards may be an endangered species, but you can still pick up a BlackBerry-branded phone if you really want one. Soon there may be another option. Unihertz plans to launch a crowfunding phone for a BlackBerry clone called the Unihertz Titan. There’s no word on the release date or retail price, but […]

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Unihertz Atom is a tiny, rugged 4G smartphone with a 2.45 inch display (crowdfunding)

Smartphone screens seem to be getting bigger every year… but Chinese company Unihertz seems to be moving in the other direction. Last year the company launched a crowdfunding campaign for Jelly, an Android phone with a 2.45 inch display and 4G support. Now the company has introduced a new model called Atom, which has a […]

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Jelly is a cheap 4G smartphone with a 2.5 inch display, Android 7.0 (crowdfunding)

Ever since Apple launched the first iPhone with a 3.5 inch display, smartphone screen sizes have been getting bigger and bigger. But Uniherz figures there’s a market for a small-screen smartphone. The company has unveiled Jelly, a phone with a 2.45 inch display, Android 7.0 software, and a list price of $109 and up. But […]