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Google’s Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are now official

New Nexus day has officially arrived, and in a first for Google, we’ve actually got two new Nexus phones being added to the family at once. First up is the LG Nexus 5X, the smaller of the two new handsets. The Nexus 5X has a 5.2-inch 1920×1080 display and 5-megapixel camera on its face, as well as a 12.3-megapixel shooter around back that also includes laser autofocus, 4K video capture, and 1.55μm pixels to capture … [read full article]

BlackBerry shares official images of the Android-powered Priv

Now that the BlackBerry Priv is officially official, BlackBerry is free to talk about and show off its upcoming slider, and today that’s exactly what it’s done. Some high-quality images of the BlackBerry Priv have been posted by BlackBerry. The first couple of shots show the Priv from the side, both with its slider closed and open, and then there’s an image of the … [read full article]

BlackBerry gives a first look at the Priv now that it’s official

So far, the rumor mill has been the one that’s provided us with peeks at the BlackBerry Priv. Now that the Android slider is officially official, though, BlackBerry itself is more than happy to show off its upcoming device. BlackBerry CEO John Chen took some time to show the BlackBerry Priv to BNN today, giving us our first official look at the device in action. Chen … [read full article]

BlackBerry confirms Priv is a ‘flagship Android slider’ launching later this year

It’s official: BlackBerry is joining the Android family. BlackBerry today confirmed that it’s working on a new Android-based smartphone called the BlackBerry Priv, a name that CEO John Chen says reflects “BlackBerry’s heritage and core mission of protecting our customers’ privacy.” BlackBerry didn’t say anything about the device’s specs, but it did describe the Priv as a “flagship slider device.” The Priv is slated to launch in late 2015. … [read full article]

T-Mo shares more details on $5 iPhone 6s trade-in promo, confirms Apple Watch launch and pricing

UPDATE: Still waiting to hear from T-Mobile on the official payments that you’ll make at the end of these 18-month JOD! agreements if you want to keep your phone, but here’s what my back of a napkin math estimates are: $164, $182, and $200 for the 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB iPhone 6s models, and $192, $210, and $228 for the 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB iPhone 6s Plus.   Following [read full article]

Coolpad Rogue launching September 30 with Android 5.1.1, $50 price tag

Coolpad isn’t a name that we hear a ton of in the US, but today the device maker announced a partnership with T-Mobile that’ll see Magenta launch a new Android-powered Coolpad phone. The Coolpad Rogue will launch online and in stores on September 20 at a price of $49.99. In exchange for your single Grant, you’ll get an Android 5.1 phone with a 4-inch 800×480 display, 1.1GHz dual-core processor … [read full article]