Category: Other smartphones

OnePlus rumoured to be producing a Windows Phone.

Chinese phone manufacturer OnePlus is believed to be releasing another device – possibly the OnePlus Two in early 2015. Following a recent meeting with Microsoft, it’s rumoured that they could be considering using the Windows Phone operating system. In a recent interview with India’s Economic Times they stated …

Oppo N3 to have the swivel camera like the N1

Phone manufacturer Oppo has released the above photo of their rumoured next device the Oppo N3, with what appears to be a rotating rear camera module at the top of the device, which we first saw the N1, enabling the high quality selfie, which seems to be the …

Note 4 clone revealed.

Can’t wait to get your hands on Samsung’s latest flagship device the Galaxy Note 4, at IFA in Berlin, in a couple of weeks. Well,if you don’t mind using a cheap knock-off of the phablet, Goophone has you covered.The company has already listed its Galaxy Note 4 clone …

Is this the thinnest smartphone ever ?

Remember the Gionee Elife S5.5? (Me neither!) Well that device was a ridiculously thin handset at just 5.5 mm thick. Now China has certified an upcoming Android handset from the same company, codenamed the GN9005,. It reportedly measures only 5mm (0.2in) thick; that’s half a millimetre less than …

Lumia 830 images leaked.

According to Chinese social network Web, these leaked images are of the New Nokia Lumia 830 Windows Phone. Design wise the device looks very much similar to the latest Lumia devices with capacitive hardware buttons in the bottom. Ith as a aluminum frame around it with polycarbonate in …

Top tips to help you afford the latest gadgets

Here at Coolsmartphone we’ve already had a look at the cheaper smartphones and we’re always quick to let you guys know if there’s a good deal online. However, let’s be honest, for the most part phones are an expensive habit. The old way of getting a handset used …

Moto E spotted before launch day.

Some very official looking shots Motorola’s new device the Moto E, have turned up online over the weekend ahead of it’s launch on Tuesday. The images show the new phone will look similar to the Moto G in design and be available in black and white, and renowned …

OnePlus One preorder with Mobile Fun

Yesterday the Chinese startup OnePlus launched their “Flagship killer“. Today we have an announcement that the phone is available for preorder from Mobilefun in both varieties. The prices are pretty steep at the moment but I’m sure they will be straightened out prior to the actual release. Currently …

Jolla Phone – Review

Using a #Jolla phone is like having one foot in the past, one in the future. A slightly strange stance but ultimately quite fun… I tweeted this recently in a moment of whimsy but thinking about it afterwards I realized it really is an accurate summation of my …

Lumia’s 930, 630/635 announced at MWC

Two weeks to go until Mobile World Congress and the rumour mill is turning at full swing, now we here at Coolsmartphone towers have heard of 3 new devices from Nokia, The first two being the Lumia 630/635 which have a slight bump in spec to the 620, …

Oppo Find 7 to launch on 19th March

Oppo, has today announced that it will be launching its Find 7 flagship smartphone on March 19 in Beijing. This is a little disappointing as it was originally rumoured that the device was going to be released during Mobile World Congress this month. The Find 7 follows in …

LG G Pro 2 to feature OIS and 4K video.

LG is to unveil it’s flagship device – the LG G Pro 2 – at Mobile World Congress. Details of the devices camera and video capabilities have been also revealed. On the photo front the camera will have OIS Plus, which is believed to create clearer shots and …

Tizen event on Feb 23rd

Right remember Samsung’s own operating system Tizen ? Well if you’re like me I thought that it was dead and buried, but apparently not. According to the Sammobile site, Samsung is still very much committed to showing off where it’s at with the development of Tizen and devices …

Cyanogen now available for existing Oppo N1

Those who purchased the Oppo N1 before the CyanogenMod news (we are talking about you here Ronnie ) will be excited to know that the official CyanogenMod ROM for the device is available to all users. As promised the official package is available for installation on any version of the Oppo …

Jolla phone – Initial Impressions

The Jolla phone is finally here! Despite an attempt to deliver to my home literally the day I moved out and missing me then being re-delivered to work when I had that day off I finally got hold of the new smartphone that the Finnish nation are tentatively …

Jolla phone launch date announced

Jolla, the Finish company formed from ex-Nokia employees, has announced the launch date for the first ever Sailfish phone. The launch will happen in Helsinki on the 27th November and they will have 450 devices ready to buy for those who pre-ordered. Marc Dillon, one of the founding …

Lenovo announce The Vibe Z with Snapdragon 800 and dual-SIM unveiled

Lenovo has announced a new smartphone the Vibe Z. It’s got a decent high end spec using the mighty Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, an Adreno 320 GPU, a 5.5 – inch 1080p display, a 13-megapixel f/1.8 dual-LED flash camera and a 5-megapixel front facing snapper. …

The Brick – Hands on

Remember when all mobile handsets were huge? Do you remember the big hairstyles from the 1980’s? Leggings? Yo-Yo’s? Wham? Aha? A short while ago we spotted this, which is suitably named “The Brick”. It’s designed to look like those early mobile handsets, but with a couple of key …

LG Fireweb announced to the (developing) world.

The LG Fireweb has been unveiled online but woahaaa, slow down there cowboy, because this isn’t an Android handset, it’s powered by Firefox OS 1.1. Mozilla have only just released the new version of their OS (which we saw in version 1.0 back in February) and, according to …