Tag Archives: budget

Leaked Photo Of Acer Iconia B1 Budget Tablet Surfaces

Acer was expected to show off a new tablet at CES, but someone ruined that surprise. Today we have a leaked photo of the Acer Iconia B1, a budget-oriented tablet set to compete with the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire. With a dual core processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 512MB of RAM, 8GB of storage, and a 1024×600 display, it isn’t impressive in any regard, but it is… Read more

Amazon Allegedly Asks Foxconn To Manufacture New Phone

Amazon entering the smartphone market has been a popular topic ever since they first released their Android-powered Kindle Fire. There have been countless rumors, and this is no different. Taiwan Economic News claims that Amazon has asked Foxconn to build their phone and has already placed a five million unit order. They have also said that the phone… Read more

Low End Sony Xperia E Gets Pricing, Around What We Expected

A while ago, Sony announced the Xperia E, a very budget-oriented Android phone. With a 3.5″ display with HVGA resolution, a single core 1GHz processor, and Jelly Bean 4.1 on the single SIM version (dual SIM ships with Ice Cream Sandwich but will be updated), it does scream budget. But the price is fair, at €159 (about $206) for the single SIM model… Read more

Sony Xperia E Announced, We Wonder How Low The Price Is

Sony has been releasing a lot of low end phones to the market, ones that cost very little unlocked and work decently well for the price. This time, they’ve announced the Xperia E (and the Xperia E Dual, the dual SIM version) and it is just as low end as you can expect. With a 1GHz single core Spandragon S1 from the Nexus One days, we’re surprised it can… Read more

A Guide To Getting The Best Free-On-Contract Android Phone

There are many people out there who are on a budget and won’t pay big money for a high end phone. Yes, we urge them to. Right at the beginning of this article, I will state that there is little reason to buy a budget device. I would suggest always going high end. That $200 between a free phone and a high end phone will go a long way in helping your… Read more

HTC One C Hits Cricket, Brings Sense 4 In A Small Package

Samsung’s Galaxy Note II may be the device everyone is talking about, but that’s not stopping small prepaid carrier Cricket from launching an HTC handset. No, it’s not the One X or anything like that, but rather the compact Desire C. Featuring a 3.5-inch screen, 25GB of Dropbox storage, Beats Audio and Android 4.0 under Sense 4, this little handset… Read more

Pantech Flex For AT&T Coming Out 9/16 For $50

Remember that Pantech Magnus that we reported on earlier? Pantech’s first foray into the high end world? That wasn’t accurate, apparently. The Magnus, now revealed to be the Pantech Flex, is actually a budget phone that will only be $50 on contract with AT&T. The specs we reported on were not accurate, so here are the real ones: 4.3″ qHD Super… Read more

Virgin Mobile Begins Selling Kyocera Rise

Virgin Mobile is now selling the Kyocera Rise for $99.99, a fair price for such a carrier. The phone is nothing special, but it comes together in a fairly nice package. Here is a list of specs: Touch slider with QWERTY Keyboard 3.5” HVGA LCD touchscreen Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor 3.2MP Camera, LED… Read more

ZTE Concord For T-Mobile Released, $100 Off Contract

This little guy is coming to T-Mobile for a cheap cheap $100 off contract. That’s a pretty insane price, as most phones sell for $200 subsidized, $600 off contract. What do you get for that measly $100? Android 2.3, a 3.5″ display, and a 2 megapixel camera. As you can imagine, there isn’t too much that can be done to make it lower end. Hey, it has a… Read more