Pocketnow Daily: Samsung’s Next Foldable Might Be AFFORDABLE (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the chances of getting a new affordable foldable smartphone from Samsung, Apple Watch upgrades and more

More than 100 million people in the US are Amazon Prime members

Prime membership is still on the up and up after all these years and Amazon is able to extract more money with the rise in monthly subscriptions.

Sprint Unlimited Premium is $90 a month with Amazon Prime, Hulu, Tidal, big hotspot

Sprint had already offered these tie-ins with auxiliary services in one way or another, but not at this discounted price and with big data bonuses.

Amazon Prime Day 2018 starts July 16, but you can already get a discounted Echo Show

The fourth annual edition of the Amazon Prime Day festival of deals will run for a record 36 hours, including more than a million global discounts.

Amazon Prime Exclusive Moto G6 goes on sale for $235

Available from Motorola at $250, and Verizon in exchange for $240, the 5.7-inch Moto G6 can now also be purchased by Amazon Prime members at $234.99.

LG K30 costs just $140 unlocked as a new Amazon Prime Exclusive phone

Amazon Prime members can get the mid-range LG K30 smartphone, previously released on T-Mobile at $225, in exchange for a measly $140 with no ads or other strings attached.

Yet another Moto G5 Plus deal brings 4GB RAM version down to $210 for Prime members only

It’s no longer the cream of the (mid-range) crop, and it doesn’t run Android Oreo yet, but the Moto G5 Plus is still a must-buy at $210 with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage and no ads.

Amazon’s top deal of the day is a $250 Moto X4 Prime Exclusive version

Only Amazon Prime members can get a 32GB Moto X4 at $250 instead of $350 or $400 for the next few hours only, with full compatibility for AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint.

Software update for Amazon Prime Exclusive phones to remove ads

Amazon says that it wants customers to be able to use facial and iris scanning features, which the lock screen ads get in the way of.

Monthly Amazon Prime fee jumps to $12.99, annual subscription stays at $99

Amazon really wants more Prime members to sign up for annual subscriptions, jacking up already high monthly prices for both standard users and student accounts.

Get early Black Friday discounts on LG Q6, G6+ and Moto E4 Plus with Amazon Prime

Black Friday comes early this year for Amazon Prime subscribers, as ad-supported LG Q6, G6+ and Moto E4 Plus variants are already heavily discounted.

T-Mobile has BOGO deals on iPhone 8 and high-end Androids, MetroPCS offers free Amazon Prime

Starting tomorrow, you’ll be able to buy an iPhone 8 or one of many flagship Androids from T-Mobile, and receive a second unit free of charge.

LG G6, G6+, Q6 and X charge join Amazon Prime Exclusive Phones program

No less than four LG smartphones are sold with lockscreen offers and ads for Amazon Prime members starting today, including the G6 and G6+.

‘Regular’ Moto X4 US shipments will start next week, $150 Alexa Moto Mod launching in November

Priced at $400 unlocked, and $330 in an Amazon Prime Exclusive version, the Moto X4 is spreading across the US. A costly Alexa Moto Mod is also near.

Amazon Prime Student goes monthly for $5.49

Instead of paying $49 upfront, students can go monthly at the rate of $5.49 or about $66 per year. It’s more expensive, but definitely more manageable.

Already affordable Amazon Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets get crazy cheap this week for Prime members

The entry-level Amazon Fire 7 slate, normally available for $50, costs Prime subscribers just $35 this week, while the Fire HD 8 drops from $80 to $55.

Moto E4 Plus starts at just $140 in Amazon Prime Exclusive version with 5,000 mAh battery

With 16GB internal storage space, Android 7.1 software, a gigantic battery, as well as Amazon “offers and ads”, the Moto E4 Plus is wildly affordable.

Amazon sells Moto G4 Prime Exclusive edition for lowest prices yet: $120 with 16GB storage, $130 in 32 gig version

Old but not obsolete, the still-respectable Moto G4 starts at $120 on Amazon, with just $10 more scoring you 32GB internal storage space.

Save big on special Galaxy S8 bundles, Huawei gadgets and the Moto G5 Plus this Amazon Prime Day

Today’s Amazon Prime Day, ladies and gents, and the first batch of spotlight deals is here, including hefty Galaxy S8 and Huawei Watch 2 savings.

Pint-sized Amazon Echo Dot plunges to its lowest price ever in anticipation of Prime Day

As irresistible as a $30 refurbished Amazon Echo Dot might look, don’t spend all your money before checking out all of next week’s Prime Day deals.

Ultra-low-cost Moto E4 starts shipping from Amazon, Republic Wireless, Ting and Motorola

Previously available only on Verizon prepaid and up for pre-orders elsewhere, the Moto E4 has expanded to several other US carriers and retailers.

Hundreds of thousands of Amazon Prime Day deals are coming on July 11, some are already live

The third annual Amazon Prime Day event promises to eclipse its predecessors, expanding to 13 countries, lasting 30 hours and saving you tons of money.

Nokia 6 and Alcatel Idol 5S lead new pack of low-cost Amazon Prime Exclusive phones

Amazon’s popular Prime Exclusive family of affordable smartphones welcomes five new members today, including the Nokia 6 and Alcatel Idol 5S.

Alcatel A30 and Moto G5 Plus join Amazon’s Prime Exclusive program starting at $60 and $185

Thanks to Amazon, Prime subscriptions and “lockscreen offers”, the respectable Moto G5 Plus and Alcatel A30 can be yours for ultra-low prices.

Amazon Prime members get Family Vault unlimited photo storage sharing with up to five people

Each Amazon Prime subscriber can now invite up to five friends or relatives to unlimited cloud photo storage with Family Vault.