ZTE announce the Nubia Z17 mini in China

ZTE sub-brand Nubia announced on Thursday the latest Z series smartphone, the Nubia Z17 mini, at an event in China. The smartphone will have two variants, a 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM option. The handset will be available in a variety of colours including Elegant Black, Black with Gold, Champagne Gold and Red and will go on sale from April 13. There’s no word yet as to when the smartphone will make it to the European or UK markets. The Nubia Z17 mini sports a metal unibody design with extremely thin…

A Nokia 3310 comeback?

How times have changed. Nokia sold its entire mobile division to Microsoft in 2014 and now, much like BlackBerry, no longer manufactures its own devices. Today, Nokia is partnered with HMD Global, the Finnish manufacturer with the exclusive rights to use the Nokia brand for phones, and together may be launching some new Nokia devices at Mobile World Congress. HMD’s first Android-powered Nokia phone, the Nokia 6, is already available in China. VentureBeat recently reported that two more Android-powered phones would be revealed at MWC. These would likely be the Nokia 5…

Nokia 6 will be available in early 2017

HMD Global have announced today that the Nokia 6 will debut exclusively through JD.com in early 2017 in China. The Nokia 6 isn’t going to be a high-end, flagship contender, instead, we will see a competitively priced mid-range device designed for “the aspirational smartphone user.” The Nokia 6 is 1699 CNY at JD.com, this works out at £200. 5.5” screen with full HD resolution with 2.5D Gorilla Glass. Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 430 processor 4GB RAM and 64GB storage Android 7.0 Nougat Dolby Atmos with dual amplifiers 6MP phase detection auto focus rear…

The Honor Magic leaked – A pimped Honor 8?

Honor yesterday announced that it will introduce Magic, its first concept smartphone on December 16th. A new image has appeared online of the rumoured Honor Magic and shows off the front display of the device as someone is setting up the fingerprint scanner on the device. It’s not much but the promotional material for the Honor event has some interesting imagery.  The company did not reveal any details about the upcoming smartphone. Honor CEO George Zhao on said “In addition to enhancing the quality and specifications, we need even more Honor from the heart”.…

Honor 8 selling well

Recently at a press event, Huawei disclosed that the latest Honor flagship smartphone had already managed to sell 1.5 million units worldwide since it went on sale on July 19. Huawei’s Honor sub-brand seems to be performing can giving customers what they are looking for. Honor has sold over 100 million Honor smartphones were sold since the sub-brand’s was established. Since its release in China back in July, the Honor 8 is only expected to continue rising as the Honor 8 expands its presence into Europe and North America. The Honor 8…

Samsung Galaxy X to feature a foldable 4K display

We have heard rumours over the last few years that claim Samsung have been working on a foldable phone. We have seen images of flexible screens is all shapes and sizes. However it sounds like Samsung might be bringing this angle to the market in 2017.  The latest rumour comes from the site Weibo in China. According to the sources, Samsung will release five flagships in 2017. Four of them are the standard launches: Galaxy S8, S8 Edge, Galaxy Note 7, and Note 7 Edge. A fifth device is being called “Galaxy X,” and it…

Acer Aspire S 13 in 1 minute

Acer has recently announced their latest addition to its ultra-slim S series notebooks, the Aspire S 13. This Ultrabook style device is a high end yet still respectively priced notebook with a premium finish, sleek chassis with  a promise to be able to handle the demands of  work and play. “Demonstrating the equilibrium between form and function, the Aspire S 13’s powerful components come together to strike a perfect balance in size, weight and performance,” said James Lin, general manager, Consumer Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “Currently there is no…