A look at the Vodafone Smart Platinum 7

Vodafone has a self-branded, cost conscious, high-end smartphone to offer. Here we take a look at the contents of the box and quick peek as the phone operation ahead of an upcoming review. Essentially, this is a rebadged Alcatel Idol 4S and that is no bad thing, Blackberry pimped it out for the more expensive Dtek60. Vodafone has merely added their own software suite to the phone and brands to the box and in the glass. Initial impressions are high as the device looks a feels very elegant, if a…

Motorola brings the Moto Z And Moto Z Force

Yesterday at the keynote address of Lenovo Tech World 2016 in San Francisco we saw the launch of the much-awaited Moto Z and Moto Z Force smartphones. Both devices are to launch globally from September, alongside with their Moto Mods add-ons. In the US, they will be renamed to the Moto Z Droid and the Moto Z Force Droid and are launching on Verizon Wireless. The company has not detailed prices of either smartphone yet. The Moto Z is said to be the thinnest premium smartphone in the world. Most interestingly both devices omit the 3.5mm headphone…

Samsung may launch two foldable displays in early 2017

We keep hearing rumblings from Samsung that a phone with a foldable display is on it’s way and now a new report from Bloomberg suggests the phone will be unveiled at next year’s Mobile World Congress. The South Korean manufacturer is said to be mulling two models with “bendable” displays. One phone with likely feature a 5-inch display that can be unfurled into a tablet-sized 8-inch screen. The phone will not be the first to feature a bendable AMOLED screen, as Samsung already uses the technology on its current edge devices and even dating…

ZTE announce a glorious Axon 7 with Daydream

Back in 2015, ZTE introduced the Axon brand the premium range in the ZTE catalogue. These nicely specced devices didn’t quite take the market by storm however they seem to have managed to hold enough interest for ZTE to keep it alive with a new model and a new flagship called the Axon 7. The Axon 7 is ZTE’s latest Android flagship, running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and features a 5.5-inch 2560×1440 AMOLED display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass 4. ZTE has focused heavily on the camera and as there is a 20MP, f/1.8 unit at the back that…