Google to Raise Price of New Nexus 10 At Launch?

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A new leak suggests that Google’s new Nexus 10 that will be refreshed later this year may cost more than the Samsung-made tablet that it replaces. The Nexus 10 from Asus, which we’re dubbing the late-2013 edition, may follow the Nexus 7′s refresh this year by adding a small price premium according to a leaked […]

Mainstream 7-Inch Android Tablets to Hit Bargain Basement $99 Price This Year?

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While Google’s Asus-made Nexus 7 brought Android tablets mainstream with its $199 price tag and access to the Google Play ecosystem, a new report from DigiTimes says that tablet prices will further drop to half this cost. In the third quarter of this year, the publication predicts that mainstream 7-inch Android tablets will retail for $99. […]

BlackBerry Announces $250 Price for Q10 in U.S

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It looks like the beloved BlackBerry tactile experience will come at a premium, at least in the U.S. when it launches. BlackBerry has confirmed that the BlackBerry Q10, a smartphone with a portrait style QWERTY keyboard running on a new release of the BlackBerry 10 operating system called BlackBerry 10.1, will retail for $249.99 with […]

Apple’s iPad mini Pricing May Help Push Samsung’s Tablet Prices Up

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Rather than going with the 7-inch $200 price point that’s become the norm thanks to the popularity of the Google Nexus 7 and Amazon Kindle slates, Apple’s iPad mini may have the effect of pushing prices higher thanks to a slightly larger 7.9-inch display. One beneficiary to this higher price point may be Apple’s formidable […]

Pricing, Additional Specs Revealed for Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL

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After leaks earlier this week that detailed how Sony’s Xperia Z and Xperia ZL handsets would look like, we now know some additional information about the two handsets, including basic pricing information and some of the differences between the two similar phablet models. The Xperia Z and ZL were once known by their code names […]

Microsoft’s Surface Pro Tablet to Cost $870?

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Leaked pricing of Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet, which will run on Intel’s Core i5 processor alongside Windows 8 Professional, suggests that the tablet may land in the U.S. for the starting price of $870. In Germany, retailer Notebook.de is listing the 128 GB model for about $909 and the 64 GB model is priced at approximately […]

Nokia Lumia 920 to Retail for $150 With Wireless Charging Pad

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In advance of AT&T’s announcement of the carrier’s Windows Phone 8 phone pricing, it looks like Nokia has already confirmed what the contract pricing for its Lumia 920 smartphone will be. According to Nokia’s mobile site, an image of a Lumia 920 was shown with a Live Tile that shows the device will be priced […]

iPad mini to Bring Down Apple’s Profit Margins

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While customers may complain that Apple’s latest iPad entry, the less expensive entry level iPad mini, is still priced some $130 higher than 7-inch rivals from Google and Amazon, Apple has revealed that its profit margins on the iPad mini is significantly less than the company’s average. In its quarterly earnings call, according to The […]

Marketing VP Schiller Explains Apple Tax Behind iPad mini’s Price Tag

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When Apple had announced the iPad mini at a special media event in San Jose, California for the starting price of $329, a few onlookers were disappointed that Apple did not do more to meet Google’s and Amazon’s $200 starting price for those companies’ 7-inch tablets. According to Apple’s marketing head Phil Schiller, there is […]

Best Buy’s Self-Branded Android Tablet To Retail For Under $300

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In a report on Reuters, U.S. electronics big box retailer Best Buy may be looking at pricing its own self-branded Insignia Flex Android tablet between $239 and $259, placing it in the middle of $199 Google’s Nexus 7 and Apple’s iPad 2, which retails at $399. Best Buy’s Insignia Flex will debut in a time […]

Americans Paying More for 4G LTE Connectivity Than Europeans

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According to a report commissioned by the GSM Association (GSMA), the consortium of GSM carriers that’s also responsible for shows like Mobile World Congress, Americans are paying much more for 4G LTE service than Europeans do. Citing reasons as lack of competition and how service is packaged in the States as reasons, the GSMA finds […]

iPad Mini Price, Storage Options & 3G Models Leaked

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Wondering how much the iPad Mini will cost and if it will have built in mobile wireless broadband when the small slate launches? Ahead of Apple’s much anticipated and speculated announcement of the smaller-sized iPad, leaked prices for the slate have appeared on European consumer electronics retail giant Media Markt, which is a German electronics […]

Microsoft’s Windows RT Surface Tablet Speculated at $350 Pricing?

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It appears that Microsoft will be aggressively pricing its Surface tablets in order to gain market share in the competitive tablet space, which has been dominated by Apple’s iPad slate and is being crowded with a number of low-cost and feature-speced Android devices. The Microsoft hardware branded Surface tablets will be available in two models […]

iPhone Worth More to Consumers Than Android Smartphones

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In a recent survey conducted by investment company Piper Jaffray, users of the iPhone considered their devices to be worth $313 while Android smartphone owners valued their devices at $220, or approximately $100 less. The survey polled 400 consumers from major metropolitan areas in the U.S. and ASia. Interestingly, the $313 valuation that consumers attributed […]

Quad-Core Huawei MediaPad 10 to Retail Under $500

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It looks like Huawei’s quad-core 10-inch MediaPad with a full 1080p HD display will be priced at under $500 when it arrives in August. The slate was initially announced earlier this year alongside Huawei’s quad-core smartphone at the Mobile World Congress trade show. The MediaPad 10 will be an ambitious effort for Huawei, which had […]

Motorola Cuts Price on MOTOACTV Smart Sports Watch

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One of my personal favorite Android accessory, the MOTOACTV sports watch, which is a smart watch made by Motorola, has just received a $100 price cut making it even more affordable. With summer here, the MOTOACTV sports watch will help you track calories burned, steps taken, miles ran, or distance pedaled. The watch comes with […]