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The Essential Phone Drops $200 in Price, Now Costs $499

Essential, Andy Rubin's latest venture into hardware and phone manufacturing, has been recently subject to lots and lots of controversies and lawsuits. However, they're still pushing forward their own Essential phone, which -controversies aside - brings together a really solid device with outstanding build quality, flagship specifications, and a stock Android software experience. However, it...

Google Pixel XL costs $285.75 to Manufacture – in line with Rival Smartphones

When Google finally unveiled the Pixel and Pixel XL on October 4th, many people were put off by the price tag of the two phones. While Google is no stranger to sticking a premium price tag on their products, many users hoped that the two Pixel phones would continue bucking the trend of expensive off-contract...

OnePlus Warn About Price Increases, Says Brexit is to Blame

Taking to their forums earlier today, OnePlus has warned that due to the uncertain nature of the GBP that prices may be increased to ensure they maintain their margins. Recommending that people considering purchasing a device did so sooner rather than later as they will only be providing "several days" notice in the event that the...

How do YOU Define Smartphone Brackets (Mid-range, etc)? Price, or Specs?

The open nature of Android has led to many things. While the fragmentation experienced in the ecosystem can be frustrating due to slow updates, developers also have similar headaches to developing an Android app and having to work across different software versions and hardware configurations. The differentiation has also become notable due to thousands of manufacturers, as devices...

Honor 6+ UK Pricing and Availability

The Honor 6+ which was unveiled at MWC last month is coming to the UK on May 1st and will be available on contract exclusively through Three, although tariffs have yet to be confirmed. Otherwise if you would like this device your only alternate option at this time is to purchase through Amazon for £299.99...