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Unihertz Titan Slim smartphone with BlackBerry-style keyboard hits Kickstarter for $249 and up

The Unihertz Titan Slim is a modern smartphone with one significant retro feature: it has a physical keyboard that looks like something ripped off of a BlackBerry phone. Now available for pre-order through a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, the Titan Slim is the latest in a line of niche phones from Unihertz, a company that also […]

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Unihertz Titan Slim packs a QWERTY keyboard but comes up short

Unihertz has never been opposed to taking risks with smartphone designs and its upcoming Titan Slim is no exception. While the phone has yet to hit Kickstarter a few early reviews are in… and they’re not too flattering. The Titan Slim looks like a pretty standard QWERTY update. Its elongated body bolts a physical keyboard […]

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Lilbits: The latest Unihertz BlackBerry clone, why Pebble failed, and a dip in PC shipments

Unihertz plans to launch a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign soon for a modern phone with some retro-inspired features including a BlackBerry-style physical keyboard. The upcoming Unihertz Titan Slim will be the latest in a line of unusual phones from Unihertz, which has made a habit of releasing niche smartphones aimed at fans of old-school features like […]

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Lilbits: A smartphone with a smartwatch on the back, mini PCs, and Linux for phones, PCs, and servers

Over the past few years Unihertz has made a habit of zagging in the smartphone space when the rest of the world is zigging. Looking for a BlackBerry-style phone with a physical keyboard? There’s the Unihertz Titan. Want a small screen? Check out the Jelly, Atom, or Titan Pocket lines. But the upcoming Unihertz TickTock […]

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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 […]