Tag: uk

Xiaomi complaints result in Advertising Standards response

We were down in London last month for the UK Xiaomi launch. Their kit is absolutely top notch and they’re causing waves by creating flagship phones without the insane price-tag. At the launch, which we covered here, there was a lot of promotional activity going on. The launch …

EE first in the world to range a 5G OnePlus phone

Read our EE 5G news recently? Well, it’s certainly coming thick and fast, with EE whacking up 9 sites already and a big push to cover all the busy areas with the new technology. In addition, 5G will enable mobile networks to compete with fixed line broadband providers. …

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 6GB/64GB – Now £241

Head over to eglobal central today and you’ll find that the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 is already pretty cheap at just £249.99. However, this phone becomes even cheaper today if you put the Jbuy599 coupon code into the checkout. The Pocophone F1 has a 6.18″ 1080×2246 screen at 403ppi. …

Black Friday – Three ups the £20 SIM-only bar!

Was it just yesterday that Virgin Mobile offered 200GB for £20? Well today Three have beaten that. They’ve got an offer on, which ends on December 3rd, giving you a massive All You Can Eat SIM only deal exactly the same amount. So, the question is, do you …

Home broadband speeds predicted to double thanks to 5G

Research firm Ovum has today revealed that 5G has the potential to bridge the gaps left by more traditional fixed-line broadband across the UK. Currently, although those in cities and built-up areas are blessed with quick internet connections, those in more remote areas can struggle unless they pay …

Arrival – Live Xiaomi launch stream. Watch here.

Good afternoon everyone. We’re back in London today, bringing you everything you need to know about this relatively unknown brand. I say unknown because they are just that, at least right now, at least here in the UK. However, the same story could be told about HTC, about …

OPPO to launch the R17 Pro in Europe

Following on from their debut in France with the Find X, OPPO have today announced that their R series flagship product, the R17 Pro (also called RX17 Pro), will be arriving in European markets on November 16th. Pricing is €599, which is around £523, but expect to see …

Three sink over £2bn into 5G

UK network Three, who are already well-known for pushing their data network, have today announced they are investing over £2bn into 5G technology. With all the networks full steam ahead in their 5G plans, Three have a great opportunity to stand out thanks to their large spectrum holding …

Three UK confirm their new aggregated 4G, delivering 4G+

Well, we hate to say it, but if you’re following us on Twitter and you read our earlier story, you’ll already know all this. We covered in detail some two weeks ago and right now we’re all basically doing this in the Coolsmartphone office. Today Three have confirmed …

Live from the OnePlus UK launch

New York? No. We’re in London. It’s almost the same. In just a few minutes we’ll get our hands on the new OnePlus 6T as it receives the official launch treatment. You can watch the live video at the bottom of this page or, just for the kicks, …

Xiaomi coming to Three UK on 9th November

It felt like a while ago we heard the news of Xiaomi teaming up with Hutchison Whampoa group, who are the company behind Three UK. Xiaomi are a massive smartphone manufacturer in China, with many of their high-end devices getting imported via various online retailers. They’re about to …

Three UK quickly rolling out 4G+

If you are a customer on Three here in the UK, you may have recently spotted a new signal logo in your status bar showing 4G+ Many people have tweeted the network asking what this means, and it’s good news. Anybody else getting @ThreeUK #4G+ ?? My speed …

Razer Phone 2 launched. Coming to Three UK soon!

Gaming company Razer have today announced their new handset to the world. You can get more info about it on their product page here and you can buy the thing direct from November 7th for £779.99. However, Three have added a page where you can register your interest …

Three UK – Bye bye tethering caps

No real fanfare here, but it looks like our friends at Three have removed the usage caps on tethering. From now, the “Personal Hotspot” usage limits on 4G mobile plans will be ditched, so no need to worry about hooking your laptop onto your phone in future. The …

Samsung unveil the Galaxy A7

Whilst the Note9 and Galaxy S9 continues to take the limelight, the Galaxy A-range offers a cheaper alternative. The company have just announced their latest wallet-friendly model – the Samsung Galaxy A7. It comes with a 6″ Full HD (1080×2220) Super AMOLED screen and a triple camera arrangement …

The quest for a new phone. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 anyone?

Remember back in February when we were running around the halls of Mobile World Congress? Remember us filming the Mi Mix 2? Well, it did look rather nice indeed. It was nearly £335 at the time though… Now, just a few months down the line, you can pick …