Tag: plus

Google+ to close

I will have to admit, dear reader, that I am not a massive user of Instabook or Facetube. However, my social network of choice is Google+ ………. or should I say ….was. Google have announced that it is shutting down the social network. This follows reports of a …

Nokia 7 Plus – Review

Introduction When Nokia reached out and offered me the chance to review their 7 Plus handset, I snapped up the chance. This was their first phone with the new larger aspect ratio display as well as being the only Nokia device taking part in the Android P Beta, …

Live from China – The Meizu 15 Unboxing

A hotel room? A review unit? Matteo Doni? Mix up those ingredients and there’s a tasty video in the making. The Meizu 15 launched just yesterday and we were on hand to give it the maximum amount of coverage direct from China. The Meizu 15 has a 5.46″ …

Nokia 7 plus. Don’t forget, it’s on the way!

So, Dan wrote about this just a short while ago but the PR people promised me a free biscuit if I mentioned it again. The Nokia 7 plus, a smartphone which promises a two day battery life, is coming to the UK. It’s £349.99 and will be available …

New Meizu 15 Plus images reveal a dual camera and ultra-slim bezels

We’ve got our hands on official images of Meizu’s long-rumoured upcoming flagship phone, the Meizu 15 Plus. We’re expecting this one to be released as part of the Meizu 15th anniversary celebrations, and it’s rumoured that the design was overseen directly by CEO Huang Zhang. Based on the …

Vodafone announce Huawei P20 and P20 Plus availability

With Vodafone? Wanna be with Vodafone? Wanna get the new P20 or P20 Pro? Listen up, my friend, listen up. Both the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro are now available to pre-order at Vodafone UK. You can grab the Huawei P20 with 16GB of data for the price …

Pre-owned iPhones! Much cheapness!

Hello my lovely people. Right, we’re all bargain hunters at heart, so if you’re looking for a pre-owned iPhone, listen up. You know the deal, there’s three types of condition on these. There’s … Good – Some minor wear and tear. Very good – You can at least …

Huawei P20 Spotted?

A few days ago we had some mysterious postcards sent to us from Huawei. There was a definite emphasis on camera tech and, although we’re not expecting the handset in question to be announced at Mobile World Congress. This, we think, is all about the upcoming Huawei P20. …

£9 every month for 4GB of data

If you want a big deal, get over to our friends at Total Phone Deals. They always have the latest offers, whether you’re looking for a contract deal or a SIM only one. Right now we’re looking at SIM only offerings, and for just £9 of your hard-earned …

VKWORLD T2 Plus brings back those flip phone memories

Even for the most ardent smartphone fan, the continual release of very similar-looking slabs can dent the enthusiasm somewhat. Back in the day, when this website was young and wearing nappies, we used to review phones of all shapes and sizes. Some had sliding keyboards, some were foldable …

Tesco launches Tesco Pay+

I’m getting in the habit of not carrying cash much now. There’s several benefits to this. For starters, everywhere I go there’s the “tap to pay” machines and I tend to use my phone. Also, there’s the added benefit of using the, “Oh lads, can you get the …

Sony at IFA 2017

This morning I just made it to the Sony Press Conference with Peter Holden of Talk Android. Another event, another incremental series of product launches, or was there more? Read on here on Coolsmartphone.com to find the answer to this existential question… We came in as a German …

Face Off – Samsung Galaxy S8+ and Huawei P10 Plus

The Huawei Press Team sadly ripped away the Huawei P10 that I’d got slightly attached to recently. I took a liking to it and really didn’t want to give it back. Having a good camera and having a good battery life go a long way with me. The …

Face off – Huawei P10 Plus and the P10

Yesterday we took a look at the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus and yes, those are the “hot” phones at the moment. You’ll no doubt see the S8 advertised no TV, on billboards and pretty much everywhere else. However, I have a certain love for the Huawei …

Face off – The Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8+

Hello people. I’ll let you into a secret and I’ll also get some admin out of the way. I’ve borrowed these two phones from the people at O2. Trouble is, I’ve had them for a bit longer than I originally intended, so I have to pimp O2 a …

Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus – Review

OK, first things you need to know. This, the Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus, is £189 on the Wileyfox website or (as I type) £164.99 on Amazon. SIM free in both places of course. It has a 5″ 1280×720 screen at 296 PPI with 2.5d Corning Gorilla Glass 3. …

New Chromebooks are close

We here at Coolsmartphone love Chromebooks. There’s at least 3 of us using them as our main devices, and there’s no risk of any ransomware popping up any time soon. They’re a great tool for browsing the web and for quickly producing content for this very site. Leigh, …