FlexPai introduces ‘world’s first’ foldable screen phone

It's been talked about for years, but now a California-based start claims to have beaten rival manufacturers to market by introducing 'Flexpai', the world’s first foldable smartphone. Currently only available in China, it offers a 7.8-inch display when unfolded. At full screen size, the screen resolution is 1920 x 1440pixels and the pixel density 308ppi. The…

Online sales via mobile devices slow as smartphone growth falters

Online retail sales increase of 12.8% year-on-year (YoY) in August Month-on-Month (MoM) decrease of 1.7% from July, notably lower than last year’s drop of 4.8% M-retail growth (mobile retail) was at an all-time low of just 10% YoY Online only retailers outperformed multichannel retailers (14.0% vs. 10.8% YoY) Overall market conversion rate is 4.7%, compared…

ASUS announces ZenFone5 available to pre-order for £349

ASUS has announced that its ZenFone 5 will be available to pre-order from today (June 26th, 2018) on the ASUS eShop. With a recommended price of £349.99, those pre-ordering from ASUS eStore will receive £50 off until the 8th July 2018 with stock shipping from 9th July. The ZenFone 5 is a 6.2-inch dual-camera smartphone and the…

Alcatel unveils £200 3V smartphone with 18:9 display

Looking for an affordable Android smartphone with a very wide display? Alcatel has just announced the launch of its new 3V smartphone costing just £200. Key feature is an 18:9 screen aspect ratio which results in a display that is a little bit wider than a typical 16:9 screen. In fact all Alcatel devices launched in…

Honor announces entry level 7X and View 10 AI smartphone

Huawei sub-brand Honor launched two new smartphones at an event hosted by the company's President George Zhao, and attended by Tech Digest, in the city of London today. The Honor 7X is an entry-level phone, available now for a price of €299 (£269) while the Honor View 10 is being billed as the first AI…

World’s smallest smartphone, Jelly, now on Amazon

Following an impressive crowdfunding campaign which raised $1.7 million on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, the world's smallest smartphone is now available on Amazon for just £99. Designed as an alternative to your usual phone which you can use while working out or maybe going out for the night, the Jelly measures just 92.3 x 43 x 13.3…

Kickstarter fundraiser for credit card sized Dubleup power bank

Is this the slimmest mobile phone power bank on the market? Certainly it's one of them. Manufactured by Australian company Dubleup it's designed to fit into your purse or wallet and isn't that much thicker than a credit card. Available in a choice of gold, silver and black, it comes with either a built in…

CES2017: ASUS claims new ZenFone 3 Zoom has world’s best smartphone camera

Does the ZenFone3 Zoom, above, feature the world's best smartphone camera? At CES2017 ASUS has introduced two new Android smartphones, a new augmented and virtual reality ready model and a handset which the company claims boasts the world's best smartphone camera. Designed for photography and extended use, the ZenFone 3 Zoom…