Google Pixel 4a – £13.29 p/m

With a fairly chunky reduction in the price of the Google Pixel 4a, you can spread the cost over 24 months and make it perfectly pocketable. As it’s an interest free deal, this means, with a total cost of £319, that you’ll pay just £13.29 per month. Whack …

Fancy a massive £200 off the OnePlus 8 Pro?

I tell you what you need. You need more Black Friday deals. How’s about up to £200 off OnePlus 8T, 8 Pro, Nord, N10 and N100 ? That’s got to be worth a sniff hasn’t it? It’s all happening on OnePlus.com plus the official sales partners, including John …

OnePlus screen colour issues when browsing? Here’s the workaround

Over the weekend we received the 11.IN11BA update for the OnePlus 8 Pro but noticed something rather strange. On certain websites, as you scrolled down, the colour temperature noticeably changed. So, clean white shades suddenly became a yellowish tint. As an example, browsing to this CNN story resulted …

The Realme 7 5G arrives, plus loads of Black Friday deals

Our inbox is overflowing with Black Friday deals right now, and Realme have some offers they’d like to share. They run from tomorrow, November 20th, until November 30th. The Realme 7 5G, which launches in the UK today, is normally going to retail for £279, but as part …

Black Friday at giffgaff

OK, you know about Black Friday by now – it’s no longer just one day and seems to go on for quite some time. Over at the O2-owned giffgaff, their deals run from today, Thursday November 19th until Monday November 30th. Deals are available for members and non-members. …

Official – Honor is sold

An official statement has now popped up on the Huawei website following the reported sale of their successful sub-brand Honor. It comes as Huawei is getting added to “security risk lists” across the globe, with their phones and network kit shunned by various countries. The biggest problem came …

New extending screen shown off on the Oppo X 2021

A regular-looking slab is how we almost expect every single smartphone to look now, but Oppo are trying something altogether new. As part of the “Oppo Inno Day” they unveiled three concept products – the “Oppo AR Glass 2021”, the “Oppo CybeReal AR” and a rollable concept handset …

Virgin Media SIM-only deal. A massive 36GB monthly for just £13!

Morning all! Well, it’s Monday and yes, I’m actually still alive. We thought we’d covered all the Virgin Media deals in this early post but no, there’s more. Tucked away in the SIM-only deals are a couple of corkers. Now, I should point out that these are 4G-only …

DON’T TELL ANYONE but there is an easy way to rewind Mixcloud

Head to Mixcloud or download their app and you’ll find that there’s a (fairly) new blocker that stops you rewinding shows. As you’ll know, I’m a pretty big fan of Centreforce Radio and they upload all their shows and mixes onto Mixcloud after. It’s a great way to …

Mi Band 5 Fitness Tracker, now just £27.55

It’s that crazy time of year where we all try to come up with gift ideas which don’t break the bank. How’s about this? A fitness tracker which kinda says, “You’re getting a bit chunky” and “Happy Christmas” at the same time? 😁 Head to this Amazon link …

Gaming is now earning more revenue than music, video and film

It’s fair to say that 2020 didn’t exactly pan out the way we’d all hoped. However, although we’ve not physically attended any smartphone launches and we’ve all missed out on holidays and days out, the smartphone and smartphone app industry has seen a massive upsurge as we’ve all …

Oppo pre-Black Friday deals

With Black Friday actually a little way off, a lot of companies are contacting us about their early deals. Oppo are on that list and have discounts on a range of smartphones. First up, the Oppo A5 2020 is now down to just £104, which is down from …

Nokia 3.4 now available in the UK

For just £129, this is the Nokia 3.4. It’s got a 6.39″ HD+ 19.5:9 screen (720 x 1560 pixels, 269 ppi) and three rear cameras – a 13 megapixel, 5 megapixel and 2 megapixel. Up front is an 8 megapixel selfie lens. Running Android 10, this has a …

Secondhand phones: What you need to know

Secondhand phones refer to preowned phones that were resent back to the market for resale. Mostly, the phones are refurbished: the technician’s repairs to resell them at a lower price. However, not all refurbished phones were initially defective; some were returned when customers changed their minds about the …

OnePlus Nord – Now available from O2… too!

If you’re interested in the rather excellent OnePlus Nord, you’ll no doubt be pleased to hear that O2 have picked up the phone and are offering it on plans starting at £28.70 per month (5GB with £20 upfront on a 36 month deal). There’s other options too of …

A first look at the 70mai Saphir smartwatch

Packing a sapphire glass cover, a 1.78″ AMOLED screen (at 326ppi) and a 10 day battery life, this is the new Saphir smartwatch from 70mai. We’ve reviewed quite a bit of 70mai kit over the years here at Coolsmartphone, including their dashcams and portable charger / car jump-starter. …

Huawei ready to offload Honor to potentially dodge US restrictions.

With outgoing US President (and sore loser) Donald Trump causing Huawei and Honor big problems, there’s no guarantee that the new President will immediately overturn the blockers that have stopped handsets being sold with Google apps. Just to bring you up to speed, the crazy orange maniac added …

fonehouse kick off their “TGIBF” campaign

One lucky customer will get the chance to win a massive 20 years of free phone bills in the “Thank Goodness It’s Black Friday” competition. They’re got lots of deals already online and, until Monday November 30th, anyone buying a new handset contract will automatically be entered into …

Sky Mobile – 50% off 30GB plans for Black Friday

Head to Sky Mobile right now and you can bag yourself a half-price deal right now on their 30GB monthly plans. Going live from 8:30 today, there’s also 50% off select Sky TV Packages when you take Sky Signature(£25 a month) on an 18-month contract and they’ve also …