Three UK ends sales of 3G phones, still operates network

The HSPA network will be left up for devices that support it, but Three just won’t sell phones that don’t have LTE on them.

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This week, we’re talking about a new flagship phone from LG, Xiaomi’s bright future, and the uphill for Sprint and T-Mobile.

Xiaomi signs ‘global’ strategic partnership with CK Hutchison boosting its European presence

A wide range of “innovative connected” Xiaomi products, smartphones included, are coming to stores operated by CK Hutchison-owned Three carrier in the UK, Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy and Sweden.

Irish carrier outs Sony Xperia XZ2 early

In addition, another tech blog reached the South African division manager of Sony Mobile and included a quote about the successor to the Xperia XZ Premium.

Razer Phone sold out at Microsoft Store, may hit Asia-Pacific soon

The Microsoft Store is selling a gaming phone and people can’t get enough of it. Razer is also tapped to hit Singapore with an announcement.

Honor 9 Premium maxes out the memory specs in Europe

The standard Honor 9 was made widely available in Europe with 4GB of RAM, but more RAM is on this one and it’s in Italy and Switzerland.

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We talk with the man behind TechAltar, Marton Barcza, about the OnePlus 5 hype train that he feels should’ve been derailed a long time ago on our show!

Razer partners with Three HK, ready to roll Nextbit gaming ambitions

The gaming hardware manufacturer has partnered with the telco to open a new RazerStore and provide special mobile services for its fans.

Hong Kong gets Galaxy S8 with 4GB and 6GB of RAM at surprisingly reasonable price

That Galaxy S8+ with more RAM is now available for pre-order at Hong Kong carriers, but how much will people have to pay for the privilege of owning one?

Three UK hackers may have siphoned smartphones from upgraders

Three hackers are alleged to have entered into an internal system at Three UK to redirect “high-end smartphones” away from customers and to themselves.

International Project Fi speeds upped, Nexuses discounted

Project Fi has partnered with the Three network to get data speeds up in 12 more countries. To celebrate, the Nexus 5X and 6P are discounted.

O2 UK wants to sell shares to customers now to help pay off Telefonica debt

After a failed merger with rival carrier Three, O2 UK is reportedly exploring alternative ways of making money, including selling shares to customers.