6.2-inch 2018 LG Q8 has a stylus, high-performance camera, and premium sound

The 2018 LG Q8 is official. It’s basically a mid-range version of the LG V35, and brings a stylus, performance camera, and premium sound.

OPPO’s Realme 1 specs leaked days before launch

An almost-complete spec sheet has been leaked out and the sourcing of this has probably not been a pretty process with pretty consequences.

Motorola looking for 30 million Moto G6 sales (give or take) this year

Over the past five years, Motorola has sold more than 70 million ‘G’ phones. Now, it wants to close the gap and get into nine digits. It’s looking for some big help from the G6 series.

BLU Vivo X brings back idea of mid-range flagship

It’s a very competitive $300 phone, just based off of the specifications themselves and especially with the number of cameras it has.

ZTE mid-ranger Blade V9 hits FCC, could hit MWC 2018

The mid-ranger was leaked before the new year in webpages and an interview with a division executive and now comes the paperwork.

Honor V9 Play set to freshen up China September 6

It’s a lighter version of the Honor V9, a respectable device in its own right that costed a bit much for what consumers this remix is targeting.

Moto E4 can be free on Sprint if you get a second phone

The mid-range is also on Sprint’s prepaid operation, Boost Mobile, for a one-time payment of $79.99 — an introductory discount of $20.

Moto X (2017) leak adds in a 4GB RAM variant

This year’s Moto X will supposedly take two forms and may come in others as well. Maybe it will come in one. It just depends on what specs we get.

Honor 6C comes to Germany as a more budget-ey Honor 6X

Does it make sense to pay €10 less to get a budget version of a mid-range phone? Honor has its logic somewhere in Germany…

BlackBerry Aurora launches in Indonesia as a more conventional smartphone

Another manufacturer partner has carried out a mid-ranger device for a market that apparently has an oddly soft spot for the BlackBerry brand.

The Galaxy C5 Pro slides into China for $362

It was a quiet launch for a quiet phone to begin with. But this late bloomer in the Galaxy C-series for 2017 is finally out in China.

Pixel 2B may still exist, but not as a Pixel phone

The so-called “budget Pixel” that could be released this fall may not be a Pixel phone at all. In fact, it may not leave the prototype stage.

Nokia 6 hands-on at MWC, featuring Nokia 3 and Nokia 5

HMD Global, licensee of the Nokia brand for phones, announced more than just a new 3310 at MWC 2017. Check out the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6!

Moto G5 Plus hands-on: metal, mature, mid-ranger (Video)

It’s still considered a mid-ranger, but is Lenovo trying too hard in improving the Moto G-series? We have our hands on the Moto G5 Plus.

ZTE Blade V8 Mini and Lite are, amazingly, two different phones

The Blade V8 Lite is as diet as you can get for a whole-device experience in 2017 while the Blade V8 Mini has its camera for graces.

Sony’s alphabet starts with Xperia XA1 Ultra and XA1 at MWC 2017

Last year’s Xperia XA was tailored as an entry-level gateway for Sony’s Android experience. Year 2 of the “X” experiment and the gateway’s blown wide open.

User Agent Profiles of two new Sony phones list MediaTek P20

Both phones have some important codenames to turn the page on 2016 while MediaTek gets a new chipset going in the market for 2017.

Nokia 6 hits China as HMD Global’s first Android entry

The brand licensee wants to make it clear that this phone is its first phone and it looks to impress with the build quality.

LG U+ gets a finely crafted mid-ranger called the LG U

Tech circles have called this a rechristened Nexus 5X, just because the specs seem to similar, but hey, it could be a completely different looker.

MediaTek makes minor tweaks with Helio P15

MediaTek has a boatload of new silicon out, including three new Helio P-series chipsets. The P15 is the latest and slightest improvement on the P10.

Neffos X1 and X1 Max help TP-Link break the ice at IFA 2016

Will we hear of TP-Link’s further ventures into the smartphone space? We’ll have to see if the Neffos X1 and X1 Max make a name for themselves first.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime gets Vietnam launch

Vietnam is getting some attention from Samsung during the IFA-fest with a Galaxy J7 Prime. There’s a fingerprint sensor and not much more.

Honor 8 pre-orders in the US begin August 17 with a free $50 gift card

Huawei’s younger brand is out and ready to bite in the mid-range sector with a dual-camera smartphone with mean, lean specs.

Redmi Pro Mini said to trade Helio X20 for Snapdragon 652, price stays same

Compared to the original, the Mini’s screen will drop 0.3 inches, there will be one less camera on the back and it will cost just the same.

Moto G4 goes unlocked in US with Moto G4 Plus on July 12

The Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus will be compatible with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular and Verizon when it begins sales July 12.