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The Google Nexus 6 Has Been Announced
Saturday, October 18th, 2014
The Google Nexus 6 Has Been Announced

Looking very similar to the Moto X (2nd Gen), Google’s Nexus 6 phablet device built by Motorola has been announced.  With its curved back and aluminium trim, the Nexus 6 features a 5.9 inch quad HD display which has a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels giving a pixel density of 493 ppi.

Sizewise the Nexus 6 is the biggest Nexus phone so far. It is 6.27 inches tall, 3.27 inches wide and 0.4 inches thick.

The Nexus 6 has a 13 megapixel rear facing camera with a dual LED flash which encircles the camera lens, a 2 megapixel front facing camera together with dual front facing speakers.

Google’s Nexus 6 has a Snapdragon 805 quad core processor and Adreno 420 graphics and features Google’s latest OS, Android 5.0 Lollipop. With a 3220mAh battery the phone requires just 15 minutes of charging for up to 6 hours of usage.

The Nexus 6 is Available in Midnight Blue or Cloud White with 32GB of internal storage.

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You can register for updates on the Google Nexus 6 Sim Free online now.

The New Sony SmartWatches Now Available to Order
Saturday, October 11th, 2014
The New Sony SmartWatches Now Available to Order

The latest wearables from Sony have a modern look compared to the more traditional look of the Moto 360 and the Samsung Gear S.

The Sony Smartwatch 3 SWR50, together with the Sport model, has a rubber texture strap which extends around the edges of the display, similar in design to the Smartwatch 2. The SmartWatch part simply pops out of the band to enable you to change to a different Sony band. With a stylish clasp the back panel is made of stainless steel with a brushed finish.

Designed for a premium look, the device has a 1.6 inch 320 x 320 display and runs Google’s Android Wear platform, making it a big improvement on the Sony SmartWatch 2. With its Transflective LCD display, the device can clearly be viewed even in bright sunshine.

With 4GB of built in storage there is ample room for music to be listened to by pairing with Bluetooth headset or headphones. And with Lifelog you can track every move and communication made during the day without the need for your smartphone. The watch, which is IP68 certified dustproof and waterproof, has additional features such as Compass, Gyro, GPS and Accelerometer.

Talk to the watch and it will search and find the details you need and with this device you can be sure never to miss any notifications, special dates or meeting times. When messages or notifications come through on your phone they will register on your wrist, making this device the perfect accessory to your smartphone.

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You can Pre Order the Sony SmartWatch 3 SWR50 and the Sony SmartWatch 3 SWR50 Sport online now from Unlocked Mobiles.

LG G Watch R Pre Order will be available soon
Saturday, October 11th, 2014
LG G Watch R Pre Order will be available soon

LG has announced its first rounded SmartWatch, the G Watch R, with a 1.3 inch P-OLED display.  (plastic organic light-emitting diode).  Its predecessor, the LG G Watch has a 1.65 inch square screen. The round face on the G Watch R is easy to use by tapping or swiping and the display is vibrant and clear to view in bright sunlight. It has a 410mAh battery which should last up to 2 days normal usage, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset with 1.2GHz CPU and Bluetooth 4.0.

The G Watch R is a good looking SmartWatch and is very similar in design to a diving watch. It has a large numbered bezel with a winding button at the side which is in fact the power button. The watch comes with a calf leather strap which sits nicely on the wrist. The strap is interchangeable with any 22mm watch strap so the device can easily be personalised.

The watch has a really useful bonus in that it arrives with a heart monitor ideal for runners or when training and with the watch having IP67 certification means the device is water resistant and dustproof. Sadly the device does not have GPS due to the space and battery life needed.

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You can register your interest in the LG G Watch R and be the first to find out when pre orders go live.

BlackBerry Passport Accessories Now Available to Order
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
BlackBerry Passport Accessories Now Available to Order

All eyes have been on Blackberry this week, after the hugely successful launch of the Blackberry Passport.  Feedback has indicated that Blackberry have been succeeded in making mobile professionals more productive, whilst providing a sleek user friendly handset.

Even with a release date close in time to Apple’s iPhone 6, the Blackberry Passport has manage to stand out from the crowd, not only for its striking square design, but for the incredible features including a physical and touchscreen keyboard. So with many users opting for the Blackberry Passport, our attention turns to accessories.

Available to purchase today is the Blackberry Passport Hard Shall, with precision engineered shell snaps on the rear that will keep your handset looking good, whilst providing the necessary protection. The usage of the Passport isn’t affected by this Official Blackberry Accessory, as the hard shell allows easy access to the keyboard, camera and port connectors.

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Also available for added protection is the official Blackberry Passport Screen Protector that keeps the Blackberry Passports 4.5” 1440×1440 LCD display looking good as new. You can also order the BlackBerry Passport Leather Flip Case online.

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Motorola Moto X 2nd Gen Now In Stock
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
Motorola Moto X 2nd Gen Now In Stock

The release of Motorola’s Moto x 2nd generation has now arrived. Motorola are promising big things with the Moto X 2nd Gen, with a pledge that the handset has been ‘redesigned from the ground up’ since the release of the Moto X in 2013.

The design on the new Moto X doesn’t deviate a lot from Motorola’s usual smartphone design, thanks to its curved back, rounded corners and embellishments. However, the new 2nd Gen Moto X does offer a slightly slimmer profile and a larger 5.2 inch hyper-colourful AMOLED display for a better viewing experience. The resolution has also been improved from 720p to 1080p.

A series of infrared sensors adorn the front of the handset, enabling a series of non-touch gestures. Users will be able to dismiss a call or snooze an alarm with a wave. Whilst this is an exciting addition to the Moto X series, it reminds us of the Samsung Motion Gesture technology available on the Samsung Galaxy S4.

Specs for the Moto X 2nd Gen include a 2.5 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, which is supported by 2GB of RAM. High definition movies stream beautifully thanks to the Adreno 330 graphics processor and we also found that games run seamlessly.

Motorola have included a 13 megapixel camera with dual LED flash and HDR mode. We were pleased to see that you can still use the Quick Capture gesture, which allows you to launch the camera app with a flick of the wrists. We also predict that Selfie addicts will love the Best Shot feature which analyses the photos you have taken to suggest which is a better image of yourself.

Like the original Moto X, the 2nd generation has plain Android, with the addition of some smart new features which justify the upgrade. The custom voice trigger of Moto Voice is integrated with What’sapp, YouTube, Facebook and a series of other apps allowing you to navigate your handset with voice commands alone.

A full day’s battery life is once again promised by Motorola, which is always impressive when paired with quad core processors, seamless multitasking facilities and high quality AMOLED displays.

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The Moto X (2nd Gen) is now available from us in two ‘flavours’; black resin and black leather finish.

BlackBerry Passport now available to order
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
BlackBerry Passport now available to order

Today BlackBerry announced the BlackBerry Passport, their latest devise which offers a very different smartphone experience to what is mainly on the market.  The BlackBerry Passport features a 4.5 inch square display and full QWERTY keyboard. The keyboard also features gesture control, so you can scroll through pages by simply gliding your finger over the keyboard in different directions.

There is a the new OS on the BlackBerry Passport, with version 10.3 featuring on the new device. This brings an improved interface and also some additional applications such as BlackBerry Assistant, which offers via command and control.

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You can order the BlackBerry Passport Sim Free online now from Unlocked Mobiles.

Pre Order the CAT S50 Smartphone
Saturday, September 20th, 2014
Pre Order the CAT S50 Smartphone

The CAT S50 smartphone is a rugged device designed for construction workers and the likes of extreme sports participants. The device arrives in a shock absorbent, chunky rubber case and will embrace an active outdoor lifestyle more so than, shall we say, the Apple iPhone 5S.

This latest devise from CAT, the S50, has a 4.7 inch Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen which is scratch-resistant, rustproof and waterproof and can be used even when your fingers are wet. The tough S50 is powered by a 1.2 GHz processor and runs the latest version of Android 4.4 (KitKat). It also has 4G connectivity  for faster downloads, together with 8GB of internal  which is expandable to 64GB  by means of the microSD card slot.

The CAT S50 features an 8 megapixel camera and a front facing camera for any extreme sports selfie shots you may need to take. And with a battery capacity of 2630mAh, you can be sure of a full days charge.

This tough CAT S50 is a practical and rugged phone whether you use it for business or pleasure or both. Combining functionality and practicality, the CAT S50 can be relied upon for performance and durability.

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You can pre order the CAT S50 Sim Free online now.

The Nokia Lumia 830 Due In Soon
Saturday, September 20th, 2014
The Nokia Lumia 830 Due In Soon

Setting itself a challenge to Samsung and Apple, Nokia has announced the new Lumia 830. Very similar in design to the Lumia 930 with its aluminium surround and brightly coloured rear cover, the high quality polycarbonate cover has a matte finish and has a compact feel being only 8.5 mm thick. It is also a very lightweight device weighing just 150 grams. The device will be available in green, orange black or white.

Nokia’s “first affordable flagship” has a 5 inch 720p ClearBlack IPS-LCD display and is a slimmer version of the Lumia 930. Measuring 139 x 70 x 8.5 mm it weighs just 150 grams. Nokia has made the optical image stabilisation module slimmer but the device still boasts a 10 megapixel PureView camera with Carl Zeiss optics.

The Lumia 830 runs a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor,  with Microsoft Office, OneDrive and Cortana all built in.  It has 16GB of built in storage which is expandable via microSD. With a removable 2200mAh battery, the device includes support for wireless charging and NFC.

With new features on this Windows phone such as the Lumia Denim update, providing faster photography, the Lumia 830 offers a great performance at a great price.

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You can order the Nokia Lumia 830 Sim Free online now from Unlocked Mobiles.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review
Thursday, September 18th, 2014
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

Two weeks ago we were raving about the rumours circulating Samung’s Galaxy Note 4. Now, we’re pleased to announce that the handset is available and ready for purchase and from our hands-on experience it’s even better than expected!

One of the most impressive features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is its 2K display. Whilst the screen size itself has not changed from the Note 3’s 5.7 inches, the resolution is now a whopping 2560 x1440 and can rival the LG G3. The display is even more stunning thanks to the use of a Super AMOLED screen which offers breathtaking vibrant colours.

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When Samsung informed us that the Galaxy Note 4 offers a better battery life to the Note 3 we were slightly sceptical, especially as the handset is one of the most powerful smartphones ever, with a Snapdragon 805 processor and 3GB of RAM. However, after rigorous testing not only did we find the new chip extremely speedy, but the battery lived up to Samsung’s big claims.

An upgraded 16 MP camera with built-in optical image stabilisation is paired with a front-facing camera that offers a new wide-angle mode, perfect for capturing selfies of large groups in a panoramic style.

Fans of the S Pen will be pleased that the Note 4 offers an S Pen with twice the sensitivity, as well as some new fancy calligraphy and fountain pen options for added creativity. There is also a highlighting option and selection function similar to a PC mouse, which allows for more efficient use of the handset.

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As always with Samsung there is an impressive about of software extras, including Multi Window, voice recording app (which is impressive thanks to the Note 4’s three microphones) and Ultra Power Saving mode.

If you like the sound of this, but fancy trying out a curved-screen version, you’ll be pleased to hear we’ll soon have the innovative Note Edge in stock. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to be the first to hear our stock updates.

BlackBerry Passport Release Date
Monday, September 15th, 2014
BlackBerry Passport Release Date

We are expecting the BlackBerry Passport to be announced in a couple of weeks and we have told you about Blackberry’s revolutionary touch responsive keyboard here, explored the 4.5 inch unusually square display here, but what else does the Blackberry Passport have to offer? Blackberry are playing their cards very close to their chests and leaving us hanging on many aspects of the Blackberry Passport. What we do know at a glance is that the BlackBerry Passport has a quad-core processor, Adreno 330 GPU, 3GB of RAM and a 13Mp rear facing camera.

Avid conference callers will rejoice at BlackBerry Passport’s improved  BlackBerry Natural Sound technology,  previously only available on BBM Voice calls. Passport now allows the same effect on normal cellular voice calls, which combined with the four onboard microphones that adapt audio levels in realtime, make for a crisp clear experience.

Whilst these features, revolutionary keyboard sound exciting, we did have one concern when faced with the 4.5 inch screen; battery life. Surely a device with with a 4.5 inch square 1440×1440 LCD display would drain battery life like water in a desert. But Blackberry truly have thought of everything, packing in an impressive 3450 mAh battery allowing long life without scrimping on the interesting features such as BlackBerry Assistant, productivity apps like Docs To Go and social media. “No other smartphone or phablet on the market today has a battery that large.” – Blackberry.

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