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Moto G10 and G30 announced for Europe

Motorola on Tuesday announced a pair of new affordable smartphones with the introduction of its Moto G10 and Moto G30. Set to launch in Europe, the two are launching points for new models.Both phones come with 6.5-inch IPS LCD displays at a 720 x 1,600 pixel resolution. The Moto G30 has a 90Hz refresh rate and 13-megapixel cutout display notch; the Moto G10 has a 60Hz refresh and 8-megapixel selfie camera.The two phones are powered by Android 11 and house four cameras on the rear. Moreover, they’re both water repellent and have 3.5mm headphone jacks as well. Here’s a breakdown of the major specifications for the Motorola G10 and G30.Motorola G306.5-inch Display (90Hz) 1600×720 pixelsQualcomm Snapdragon 662 (2GHz) octa-core processor6GB RAM128GB internal storage w/ microSD (up to 512GB)5000mAh battery w/ 20W chargingRear Camera64MP sensor | 16MP output (f/1.7, 1.4um) Quad Pixel technology8MP (f/2.2, 1.12µm) | 118° ultra-wide angle2MP (f/2.4, 1.75µm) | Macro Vision camera2MP (f/2.4, 1.75µm) | depth sensorFront Camera13MP (f/2.2, 1.12um)Colors: Dark Pearl, Pastel SkyPrice: £159.99Motorola G106.5-inch Display 1600×720 pixelsQualcomm Snapdragon 460 (1.8GHz) octa-core processor4GB RAM64GB/128GB internal storage w/ microSD (up to 512GB)5000mAh battery w/ 10W chargingRear Camera48MP sensor | 12MP output (f/1.7, 1.6um) Quad Pixel technology8MP (f/2.2, 1.12um) | 118° ultra-wide angle2MP (f/2.4, 1.75um) | Macro Vision camera2MP (f/2.4, 1.75um) | depth sensorFront Camera8MP (f/2.2, 1.12um)Colors: Sakura Pearl, Aurora GreyPrice: £129.99The Moto G10 will go on sale for just £129.99 (~$180 USD) while the G30 will be as low as £159.99 (~$220 USD) in select European markets in the coming months.

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 available to pre-order

Samsung on Tuesday announced that its Galaxy Chromebook 2 is now available for pre-order. First introduced as part of the virtual version of CES 2021, the unit is offered in two colors: Fiesta Red and Mercury Gray.The pre-orders for the Galaxy Chromebook 2 run from February 16 until the end of the month (28th) through Samsung.com and Best Buy. Consumers who pre-order the new device can earn up to $50 which can be used towards select purchases at the place where the pre-order was made.The Galaxy Chromebook 2 will be available for general purchase starting March 1. Customers who buy the unit before March 14 will receive up to $30 off of their next purchase from either Samsung.com or Best Buy.We’re really interested in the Galaxy Chromebook 2; we named it one of the best devices from CES 2021. Not only does it keep the main hardware and capabilities in line with its predecessor, the price comes in at a fraction of the first generation. There’s a trade-off, of course, but it comes in the display resolution. Out is the 4K screen while in comes the QLED display, the first for a Chromebook.

Teracube 2e gains retail availability

The sustainable smartphone that is the Teracube is formally back with a successor today. Indeed, the Teracube 2e, which recently racked up more than $300,000 on Indiegogo, is available for retail purchase.The Teracube 2e is comprised of 25 percent recycled plastics and comes with a fully biodegradable protective case. Equipped with a 4,000mAh replaceable (yeah, you read that right) battery, users can easily swap it out and avoid leaving an otherwise functioning device behind.One of the key features of the Teracube is that it is DIY repairable, which means you can fix or replace some of the components yourself. For those who don’t feel like messing around or getting their hands dirty, the company backs it with an industry-leading Four-Year Premium Care Warranty with two-way free shipping and flat-fee ($59) accidental repairs.We were pretty impressed with the first generation of the Teracube phone and it was about $90 more expensive. We have to imagine that this version should be equally impressive.As far as specifications are concerned, the Teracube 2e is mostly in line with entry-level devices. It’s powered by Android 10 and features a 6.1-inch display at 720 x 1560 pixel resolution. The phone is promised to receive three years of Android and security updates.Teracube 2e FeaturesOperating System: Android 10.0 with Google Play StoreProcessor: MediaTek Helio A25 Octa-core processor 1.8GhzMemory: 4GB RAM with 64GB storageScreen: 6.1” HD+ IPS Display (720X1560)Rear Camera: 13+8MPFront Camera: 8MPBattery: 4000mAh replaceable lithium-ion polymer batteryConnectivity: WiFi A/B/G/N/AC, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC (Supports Google Pay)Ports: Headphone Jack, USB-C port, Dedicated Dual SIM with separate Micro SD slotWarranty: 4 Year Premium Care with Flat Fee RepairsUnder the hood we find a MediaTek Helio A25 Octa-core 1.8GHz processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. A microSD expansion card slot allows for (up to 128GB) external media should one need more space.Rounding things out, the Teracube 2e comes with a fingerprint reader, 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C charging port, and the aforementioned 4,000mAh battery. Depending on the type of person using it this could yield around two days of usage.The Teracube 2e is an unlocked phone that works with a variety of GSM carriers, including T-Mobile, AT&T, and their respective prepaid and MVNO brands. Worth pointing out, of course, is that this one doesn’t have support for any 5G networks.Learn more about the Teracube 2e, or purchase one for yourself at the company’s website for $199. Note this is only offered to consumers in the US and Canada.Where to buy an unlocked phoneAsk yourselves these questions before buying an unlocked phone

Mophie’s latest lets you triple up the wireless charging

Mophie this past week introduced a new member to its family of wireless charging stands. The latest lets users charge up to three devices at one time with two dedicated charging spots and a USB-A port. As more phones and devices pick up the ability to charge wirelessly, it makes sense to consider a platter or unit that supports multiple things at once. Unlike the past when we would fight over the charging cord for a phone, now we can place our handsets, wireless earbuds, and other things on the same surface. The new mophie wireless stand+ runs about $80 and features the brand’s signature dark fabric finish. As is the case with pretty much everything it offers, this one matches the décor of any environment.Mophie Wireless Charging Stand+ FeaturesThe wireless charging stand+ is compatible with Qi-enabled phonesEngineered to safely deliver up to 15W of power to the standCan charge your phone in portrait or landscape modeCharges through lightweight cases up to 3mm thickIncludes an Apple Watch adapter; all you need to charge your Apple Watch is the magnetic chargerThe dark fabric finish easily fits with any décorOne of our favorite brands in the charging space, mophie’s products are consistently built with quality and attention to detail. Moreover, they are backed by two-year warranties as well.The Mophie wireless charging stand+ comes with a flat surface for phones and/or earbuds and an upright dock-like stand which can hold your handset in portrait or landscape orientation. Learn more about the wireless charging stand+ or purchase one at mophie’s website.

Metro offering the Motorola One 5G Ace to switchers for just $20

T-Mobile on Friday announced its prepaid brand Metro has begun offering the new Motorola One 5G Ace smartphone. Indeed, the handset has a retail price of around $280 but customers who switch from another carrier can grab it for as low as $20.The Motorola One 5G Ace Metro’s first 5G handset from Motorola and features a 6.7-inch display, triple rear camera system, and a 5,000mAh battery. Powered by Android 10, the phone features hardware that dances in the middle of the pack of today’s devices.The big draw, however, is the 5G connectivity, which is built on the T-Mobile network. As the first generation of devices with 5G support were typically priced near $1,000, the $280 price tag is a breath of fresh air.To receive the Motorola One 5G Ace for $19.99, customers must switch to Metro and show an ID for verification. Existing Metro subscribers can pick up the phone for just $89.99 by adding a line of service. No port-in is required nor is ID verification.

Learn to draw comic book characters with this training bundle, just $20

Are you a scribbler or a sketcher? Do you find yourself drawing little figures on notepads while talking on the phone? Ever thought about taking things a step or two further?There plenty of classes available to help beginners become solid artists; Learn to Draw online training bundle is an excellent option that focuses primarily on illustrating comic books.You’ll start out with a course on human form drawing, then move on to a step-by-step guide to drawing superheroes and drawing both male and female heads in comic style. And that’s just the start of it; there are 181 lessons spanning some 33 hours.How to Improve Your Figure Drawing Step-by-Step: Learn How to Draw the Human Form Like a ProfessionalHow to Draw Dynamic Comic Book Superheroes from Start to Finish: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing SuperheroesHow to Draw Heads Step-by-Step From Any Angle: Draw Male & Female Comic Style Heads In a Variety of WaysDigital Painting Amazing Fantasy Art in Manga Studio 5: Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Illustrating Fantasy Art Elements & CharactersEach of the four courses is taught by Robert Marzullo, a comic book artist and illustrator whose work has published in comics. Moreover, he has worked in 3D animation, and owned and operated his own design firm for over 15 years.For a limited time, you can purchase the Learn to Draw Comic Book Characters Bundle and snag all four of these courses for just $19.99. Head to the AG Deals Store today and save!Best SellersEarn Credits!For every $25 you spend in the AG Deals Store you get $1 credit added to your account. And, if you refer the deal via social media or an email that results in a purchase, you’ll earn $10 credit in your account.First Time Buying?If this is your first time buying, you are also eligible for 10% discount! Just be sure to subscribe for email updates.Free StuffNot looking to spend any money today? No worries. You can still visit the AndroidGuys section for freebies and pick something anyhow.

Bullitt Group announces partnership to make rugged Motorola phones

Bullitt Group is the producer of rugged mobile phones, primarily as the mobile licensee of the Caterpillar (CAT/Cat Phones) brand. This includes phones such as the Cat S62 Pro, a phone that is drop-proof to 1.8m, dustproof, and resistant to vibration, sand, salt mist, and pressure.Now, Bullitt Group has announced a partnership with Motorola to produce a range of rugged devices bearing the Motorola brand. The goal with this is to give the phone company a presence in a market that is growing; that is, people who need their phone to be able to withstand their more adventurous lifestyle.More details on these phones will be announced later this quarter.

Visible shakes things up with six new features

Visible, the all-digital wireless carrier that’s backed by Verizon, on Tuesday announced a number of new features that its customers will certainly appreciate. Indeed, there are no less than six details to share as part of the changes.Some of the features are a little more obvious to some subscribers than others, but all of them are positive steps forward for the carrier.First up, Visible is now offering 5G coverage for it compatible devices, delivering speeds up to 200 Mbps. The faster network and access comes at no additional monthly cost.Next, Visible is bringing its unlimited data, messages, and minutes to more consumers in additional locations. This now includes calling to Canada, Mexico, US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.Visible is making it easier for subscribers to activate new devices by integration of eSIM technology. A number of today’s top phones allow for the virtual SIM card, but Visible is starting with recent iPhones first. Android handsets will be added in the near future.The Party Pay feature, which was previously capped at four people per Party, is now expanded to allow for an unlimited number of people. The feature lets people share a rate plan for as low $25 per line per month.2 people in a party = $35 / line per month3 people in a party = $30 / line per month4 (and now an unlimited number of people) in a party = $25 / line per month.Visible will now offer a referral credit for each new friend or family member who signs up for service. Each new line who signs up using your referral will brings your next month’s bill down to just $5. It doesn’t matter if they sign up for their own plan or join your Party Pay account.Last, but not least, Visible is introducing a new Community forum to let members connect with one another. Whether it’s to learn best practices and tips, meet others for a Party Pay plan, or something else, the forum is a central hub for communication and collaboration.

Google Fit adds heart rate and respiratory rate measuring

Google will soon add a pair of new health tracking tools to its Google Fit. The update, which is expected to arrive in March, will introduce heart rate and respiratory rate measurement.The first phones to see the additional features are in the Google Pixel family, however it’s not clear as to how far back Google plans to roll it out.Taking advantage of sensors built into the phone’s camera, Google can measure both heartrate and respiratory rate. To track your heartrate, it will ask users to place their finger over the camera where it will look for subtle changes in color. As for respiratory rate, it will employ the front-facing camera and analyze chest movements in breathing.While these measurements aren’t meant for medical diagnosis or to evaluate medical conditions, we hope they can be useful for people using the Google Fit app to track and improve day-to-day wellness.Google Fit users can opt to save the readings in the app to monitor trends over time.If you own a Google Pixel phone, keep your eyes peeled for the Google Fit update which will start in a few week’s time. Other Android-based devices are expected to see the update in the future.

Google improves performance of Meet and Zoom on Chromebooks

Google has a real winner for the year of the pandemic in Chromebooks. The devices are deployable and easily maintained for cloud-based remote work. This past year of 2020 has driven the largest growth the company has seen for Chrome OS devices.Mountain View has decided to invest more into this trend with on-going improvements to Meet and a new partnership with Zoom. Google sees these changes as a way to make sure education and remote workers have a more fluid experience with both its in-house Meet platform as well as the dominant player that Zoom has become.It’s all about the dynamicsThe main alteration Google has made is how Meet sessions are streamed. The company claims its optimized the backend processes on how Chrome OS handles the network and bandwidth. Meet now takes into account device, open streams, and even simultaneous chats taking place while on calls.Google hopes this leads to less dropped sessions by instead altering the resolution and screen frame rates to keep the stream going while other things are hitting the network. This is much the same way content streaming services like YouTube and Netflix handle network jams while playing a video. Using this same type of approach on live calls seems like a natural progression for Google Meet.Education specificsGoogle also notes that it added a few things to make the classroom setting a little easier. You can now raise your hand, use a virtual whiteboard, break out rooms, and polls inside the Meet interface. These additions are a great way to make sure teachers have features to utilize with the kids in their classrooms.Zoom gets some love tooGoogle recognizes that Meet doesn’t meet all the needs of every user. Engineers have been at work with the Zoom team to make sure some of these tweaks make it to that platform as well. The main of which is dynamic streaming. Zoom will now adapt to the network and system payload to lower or raise the stream quality as needed.Video calls have been crucial over this crazy last year and looks to continue in 2021. It’s nice to see Google continuing to invest in both Meet and Zoom for Chromebooks.

Entry-level Nokia 1.4 makes its global debut

HMD Global on Wednesday further expanded its smartphone portfolio with the introduction of its Android Go-powered Nokia 1.4. Available globally as an unlocked model, it’s priced as low as €99, or approximately $120 USD.The entry-level phone runs Android 10 Go Edition which is tailored for phones with minimal hardware. The Nokia 1.4 is just that with its Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 processor and up to 3GB RAM.Storage capacity varies depending on budget, but you’ll be looking at 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB options. A microSD expansion card slot allows for external storage as well.The Nokia 1.4 has a 6.51-inch HD+ display and packs a generous 4,000mAh battery. Between the lean operating system, efficient processor, and the target demographic this should give users two days of life without breaking a sweat.As for cameras, the phone houses an 8-megapixel and 2-megapixel macro on the back with a 5-megapixel unit around front. Other features in the phone include a rear fingerprint reader, 3.5mm headphone jack, and microUSB charging port.The Nokia 1.4 is immediately available and comes in Fjord, Charcoal and Dusk; memory and storage options are 1GB/16GB, 1GB/32GB and 3GB/64GB RAM/ROM and vary based on region.

Android TV update gives it a refreshed dashboard

Google is rolling out a new update for its Android TV platform which gives it a new design to the home screen or dashboard. The new look is nearly identical to the one found in the Google TV software experience for its new Chromecast.The updated interface refreshes the overall look of Android TV, bringing about scrolling carousels of featured content at the top of menus. Gone are the oversized icons from the left side in favor of a more minimal aesthetic with tabs.The refreshed menu features three main tabs: Home, for instant access to apps and channels; Apps, the dedicated spot to find your apps and games; and Discover , which provides personalized recommendations for TV shows and movies and trending content from Google.The updated Android TV UI begins rolling out today for Android TV devices in the US, Australia, Canada, Germany, and France. Additional countries are expected to see updates in the coming weeks.

Amazon Luna cloud gaming service comes to more Android devices

Amazon last week announced that its Luna cloud gaming service is now available for more Android devices.First announced in late September 2020, Luna is an answer, of sorts, to Google Stadia and NVIDIA’s GeForce Now.Amazon Luna is still in its early access period which means it’s only available to subscribers in the United States and who have devices running Android 9 or higher. Moreover, they’ll also need to use a Chrome browser with version 86 or higher.The Android devices joining the list of approved models include Pixel 3, 3XL, 3a, 3a XL; Samsung S9, S9+, Note 9.Amazon Luna is also supported on Pixel 4XL, 4a, 4a (5G), 5; Samsung S10, S10+, Note 10, Note 10+; Samsung S20 (5G), S20+ (5G), S20 Ultra (5G), Samsung Note 20; OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 7 Pro (5G), 8, 8 Pro, Nord; OnePlus 7T, 7T Pro, 7T Pro (5G).To see a full list of devices compatible with Luna, check out the “Getting Started” page.  to learn more Luna and and to request early access, visit amazon.com/luna.

HMD Global brings unlocked Nokia 5.4 to US

HMD Global on Monday announced that its Nokia 5.4 is now available for pre-order in the United States. The unlocked handset, priced $250, will launch on February 15.Powered by Android 10, the Nokia 5.4 is an affordable mid-range experience that’s offered in two sharp colors, Polar Night (blue) and Dusk (purple).The Nokia 5.4 has a 6.39-inch HD+ display and four rear cameras, including a 48-megapixel main shooter. The other three cameras are a 2-megapixel macro, 5-megapixel ultra-wide, and 2-megapixel depth sensor. Around front is a 16-megapixel camera.Under the hood are a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor with 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Should one need additional space, the microSD expansion card slot allows for up to 512GB worth of files.Other noteworthy features in the handset include a 4,000mAh battery, which Nokia says should get two days of usage, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB-C charging.As we typically see from Nokia phones, this one is expected to receive two years of major Android updates and three years of security updates.Learn more about the Nokia 5.4 at the official Nokia website, where you can also purchase one.

Verizon Prepaid now offering TCL 10 5G UW

Verizon Prepaid is now offering the TCL 10 5G UW as part of its smartphone portfolio. Priced $400, the handset supports Verizon’s nationwide and Ultra-Wide 5G networks.First launched with the tier-one service back in the fall, the TCL phone is a fairly robust experience for the money. It’s powered by Android 10 and features a 6.53-inch FHD+ display that delivers a highly-rated image.Internally, the TCL 10 5G UW packs 6GB RAM with 128GB storage, both of which nicely compliment the Snapdragon 765 5G processor.As far as cameras go, the phone can capture 4K videos and take high-resolution pics with its trio of AI-powered 48-megapixel camera, 8-megapixel super wide-angle camera, and 5-megapixel macro cameras.Sold in Diamond Gray, the TCL 10 5G UW is immediately available for $400 from Verizon Prepaid.

Motorola sales will have you falling in love with a new phone

Motorola has a number of great offers going on right now which will help consumers save up to $200 on a new handset. Available immediately, and offered through a handful of outlets, the phone maker is discounting a number of its devices.There’s a little something for everyone in the limited-time savings for Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re looking for cutting-edge, entry-level, or something in between, we’d suggest checking out the sales.If you’re a Verizon subscriber looking for the Motorola Razr, the first-generation model is being discounted to the tune of $500 off right now.Motorola Valentine’s Day 2021 Sales$200 Off Motorola Edge $200 Off Motorola Razr (Gen 2)$500 Off Motorola Razr (Gen 1)$200 Off Motorola One Zoom$150 Off Motorola One Fusion+$130 Off Moto G7 Plus$70 Off Moto G7 Play$50 Off Moto G Fast$30 Off Moto E (2020)For even more deals check out motorola.com, bestbuy.com and amazon.com!

Open Box Deal: Save nearly 40% on Asus AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Router

Having a high-speed internet connection has often been seen as a luxury, but now that so many of are working from home, or being forced to work in new places, a quality connection is more a necessity.Have multiple people working or attending school remotely under the same roof? Surely you understand how much impact each user has on that Wi-Fi connection.It’s not as simple as paying for faster download, either. Indeed, you’re bottlenecked by the router in your home. And if you’re using the one that came from your internet provider, you’re not doing yourself any favors. You need a router that can support high-speed internet, and in a smart and intuitive way.The top-rated Asus AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Router is that unit, and it’s on sale right now for just $79.99. This router features dual-band connectivity supporting AC1900 speeds, which means it has a 5GHz band (1300Mbps) and a 2.4GHz band (600Mbps) , for a total of 1900Mbps of bandwidth that can be accessed at once.Dual-band functionality lets you designate devices to specific bands based on bandwidth consumption. Low-powered IoT devices like smart lights and speakers can operate on the 2.4GHz band, freeing the 5GHz band for more data-intensive workloads like online VR gaming.  The router also lets you switch your devices on the fly such as moving your laptop to the 2.4GHz connection for basic web browsing and emails.This Asus router delivers 3,000 square feet of Wi-Fi coverage, which is approximately twice that needed for most homes.Asus AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Router1GHZ Dual Core Processor. Enables smart multitaskingDual-Band Connectivity. For compatibility & performance3,000sqf Wi-Fi Coverage. Delivers exceptional WiFi coverage throughout your homeStable Wifi Performance. Can handle the demands of multiple devices running simultaneouslyAi Protection. Provides advanced parental controls by blocking malicious addresses & intrusions5 Gigabit Ethernet Ports. For fast, stable wired network connectionsUnlocked. Can be connected to any service providerDual-Band with 802.11ac 3×3 Technology. For combined speeds of up to 1900 MbpsIntuitive ASUS Router App. Control your network anywhere, all without needing to boot up a PCOrder Yours!Normally you’d have to spend about $130 for this router, and even then it’s worth it as it’s currently rated at 4.5 stars on Amazon. AndroidGuys readers can save big on one right now through an open-box offer which sees it going for just $79.99, or nearly 40% off.NOTE: This router is not compatible with Aimesh or Mesh WIFI SystemsNOTE: This is a NEW product but not in the original packaging. We are using a New White Box.Best SellersEarn Credits!For every $25 you spend in the AG Deals Store you get $1 credit added to your account. And, if you refer the deal via social media or an email that results in a purchase, you’ll earn $10 credit in your account.First Time Buying?If this is your first time buying, you are also eligible for 10% discount! Just be sure to subscribe for email updates.Free StuffNot looking to spend any money today? No worries. You can still visit the AndroidGuys section for freebies and pick something anyhow.

Amazon Echo Show 10 pre-orders go live for February 25 arrival

Amazon’s new motorized Echo Show 10, first announced back in the fall, officially has a launch date. Indeed, the smart display with a motorized base, will arrive on February 25. Pre-orders are available immediately with pricing set at $250.Whereas most smart displays simply sit still, the new Echo Show 10 has a base that lets the 10.1-inch screen rotate to face users. Coupled with digital zooming and panning, it helps ensure that the person using it stays front and center for video calls or moving about.Similarly, the Echo Show 10 can rotate around the base to keep the display where you can see it. Think of watching videos like Netflix or Amazon Prime Video, or interacting with Alexa while working on dinner and you’ll understand how cool it is to have one in the center island of the kitchen.All New Look and Feel: Echo Show 10 has a 10.1-inch HD display with adaptive brightness and color, and is designed to move with you.Improved Audio: Built-in dual, front-firing tweeters for crisp, clear vocals, coupled with a powerful woofer that provides premium, directional sound that automatically adapts to your space.Stay Entertained and Connected: Echo Show 10 moves with you as you watch your favorite shows on Prime Video or Netflix, or cook along with Food Network Kitchen. In addition, the 13MP camera has a 110° field-of-view which pans, zooms, and auto-frames to keep you centered during video calls, or while taking photos.Smarter and Secure Home: Securely access, and remotely move, Echo Show 10’s built-in camera to monitor your home anytime with the Alexa app or other Echo Show devices. In addition, with its built-in Zigbee hub, Echo Show 10 lets you set up compatible devices or smart products without the need for additional hubs.The third generation Amazon Echo Show 10 is available in Charcoal and Glacier White color options for $250. A limited time promotion sees customers saving $100 on a purchase of two.

Visible adds ZTE Blade X1 5G to lineup

ZTE and Visible on Tuesday announced that the ZTE Blade X1 5G, is available for purchase from the carrier for $384. As the first ZTE phone to offer 5G in the US, it’s an mid-range handset that’s priced a little closer to the entry level.Powered by Android 10, the ZTE Blade X1 5G provides users with a 6.5-inch FHD+ (2,340 x 1,080 pixels), with a quad-camera setup. Details there include 48-megapixel, 8-megapixel (wide angle), 2-megapixel, and 2-megapixel cameras. Around front is a 16-megapixel shooter.Internally, the ZTE Blade X1 5G houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. A microSD expansion card slot allows for up to 2TB external media.Rounding out the details are a 4,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0, NFC, fingerprint reader, and 3.5mm headphone jack.Starting January 28 Visible will offer the ZTE Blade X1 5G for $384, or as low as $16 per month for 24 months. The device will also be sold through Yahoo Mobile. Both carriers operate using Verizon’s network for coverage.New subscribers who port their phone number over from an eligible carrier and activate on Visible can earn a $150 Prepaid Mastercard Virtual Account and an Amazon Fire TV Stick for a limited time.

Inspired by The Queen’s Gambit? Check out these chess training courses

Have you checked out the hot trending Netflix miniseries “The Queen’s Gambit” yet? If the first part of 2020 was all about Tiger King, the end of the year was all about the drama based on the 1983 novel.If you found yourself having been inspired or interested in chess, but don’t know anything about the classic game, you’re in luck. The AG Deals Store has a number of online training courses designed to help you get a better understanding of the game.Whether you’re brand new to the game or if you’re looking to take your skills from good to great, we’ve got you covered. Behold, a roundup of four training courses for players of all skill levels.The Complete Chess Bundle for Beginners to Advanced Players – $99.99Basic Chess Theory to Advanced Defenses! International & Grandmasters Provide You with 121+ Hours of Content to Help You Go from 0 Elo to a Competitive Club Player14 Courses262 Lessons120+ HoursMastering Chess for Advanced Players Course Bundle – $49.99International & Grand Chess Masters Provide You with 44 Hours of Content on Advanced Endgames, Schematic Thinking, and Crystal Clear Positional Vision4 Courses91 Lessons44+ HoursHow to Play Chess for Beginners Course Bundle – $49.99Enter the World of Chess & Learn from 32 Hours of Content from International Chess Masters — Master the Board, Pieces, Rules, Basic Tactics, and More6 Courses84 Lessons32+ HoursAdvanced Chess Strategies & Tactics for Intermediate Players Course Bundle – $49.99Get 37 Hours of Content on Decision Making, Pawn Structures & More Straight From Chess Masters Davorin Kuljasevic, Solano Cuya and Yuriy Krykun4 Courses70 Lessons37+ Hours

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