Week 47 was all about the Black Friday deals with retailers around the world running sales on just about every piece of hardware available. A notable exception was OnePlus that took a stance against that and said it’s offering its phones at sale prices all year round.
We also started seeing an increase in rumors and leaks about the early 2018 flagship devices, while the Nokia 8 got its Oreo update.
Some new hardware debuted too – a couple of Oppo mid-rangers and an affordable tablet by Motorola. We even got a new Windows Phone handset by Wileyfox, although that’s mostly meant for businesses to purchase and distribute to employees.
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We’ll keep updating this list with new deals as they come out.
The phone will have Snapdragon 625, 4000 mAh battery and 18:9 screen.
It also sports a single rear camera and a center-placed fingerprint scanner on the back.
Multiple Samsung representatives said the 2015 flagship is in line for the upgrade.
The display is of the trendy 18:9 ratio and has minimal bezels.
Users in various European countries started getting the new OS.
The device will become official in China on November 28, and it will be announced for international markets on December 5.
OnePlus has an interesting strategy with its T model. The companys Indian head confirms the OnePlus 5 will be discontinued.
Big screen, big battery, big speakers, big ambitions – HTC U11+ joins our review queue.
The Honor V10 is just 6 away from its unveiling.
They will be very similar in looks to their predecessors, but with some small tweaks.
You can still get the Dash Charge bundle at 50% off.
A simultaneous launch in North America, much of Europe and in India.
Project Treble is Googles effort to reduce fragmentation of software updates across OEMs.
Xiaomi has released a new variant of the Mi Note 3 with less RAM, and a cheaper price. What else is different?
North American stock has been depleted, new buyers will have to wait 8 days for their units to ship.
The report also says Xiaomi will eventually adopt the 3D face recognition technology, but the Mi 7 won’t have it on board.
The company will hand out 10,000 phones to those considering a switch.
Oppo A79 comes with a pair of 16MP cameras one at the front, the other on the back.
The update weighs in at around 465MB in most cases, although for some, size is over 1GB.
Smartphones, headphones and accessories with up to 50% off.
The device carries a $300 price tag, and is available for purchase from AT&T.
The new software has just started rolling out, and may reach the X Performance in the near future as well.
An unassuming phone that hopes long software support – until mid-2020 – will make up for unimpressive specs.
Best Buy is offering the deal on Sprint and Verizon variants if you opt for the monthly payment plans.
The phone spent about a month in pre-order and what a month it was.
The OS update brings plenty of new features and UI design changes.