Competition is fierce in Canada! Déjà vu: “In response to Fido offering double minutes and data, Koodo is launching double minutes and data on Canada-wide plans. This is available with new activation and upgrades. But hurry, this offer won’t last!” Full plan details on the above chart — as expected, your the minutes and data
Apart from the Nexus 5 from Google Play, the Moto G is one of the most affordable Android smartphones to ever hit the market. The Moto G is Motorola’s newest smartphone and a sister phone to the flagship Moto X. As expected, TELUS and Koodo Mobile have exclusively made the Moto G available today —
Motorola’s discounted answer to the Moto X, the mid-range and incredibly affordable Moto G, was unveiled last week. Both TELUS and Koodo Mobile will be bringing this to their customers and promised we’d see it launch sometime “this month.” According to an internal doc we received, the official release date will Friday, November 22nd. As for
Motorola debuted a $400 phone for $200 this week, shortly after Google debuted a $550 phone for $350. If you think this is coincidental, or is the last time you’ll see the companies undercut their competitors, you’ve got another thing coming.
Adding to the plethora of plans is a “limited time offer” from Rogers specifically that includes a bit of data, minutes and unlimited messaging. This plan is apparently ‘will not appear in any mass advertising’ and usually costs $70/month, but will now see a discount of $10/month. $60/month 150 Canada-wide minutes and unlimited evening and
Motorola took the wraps off their new Android device today — the Moto G. This is an mid-range device that comes packed with some respectable specs, but at an affordable price. We’ve received an email that states both TELUS and Koodo Mobile will be releasing the Moto G “this month” for $200 outright. The Moto
The HTC Desire, not the one from a couple years ago, but the Desire ’601′ is now available at Koodo Mobile. This entry-level Android also launched at several other Canadian carriers, namely Rogers, Fido, Bell and will soon be available at SaskTel. The specs of the Desire is good for the price — $300 outright
The Nexus 5 was officially announced today and quickly sold out. The 16GB version is $349 (CDN) and the 32GB version is $399 (CDN). While we’re still waiting on the complete carrier list, we can confirm that TELUS, Videotron, Fido, Rogers, Virgin, WIND, Koodo, Virgin and Bell will be making the 16GB Nexus 5 available
Though we’re still getting over the excitement of the announcement — go buy one and return here, quickly! — but the Nexus 5 is here and we’ve had a brief chance to play with it. The TL;DR version is that this is a very nice phone, and is a bargain at $399 CDN for the 32GB LTE version.
Though it wasn’t specifically mentioned during the keynote, Apple has updated its iPhones and iPads to iOS 7.0.3. One of the major improvements is the ability to turn off those garish and too-long transition animations when opening and closing an app. Though they are still on by default, you can head to Settings/General/Accessibility/Reduce Motion to