PCR’s guide to the latest smartphones and accessories

We take a look a some of the latest smartphones for retailers to stock and the handy accessories to go with them.

Samsung Galaxy Buds

Specs: Bluetooth v5.0, up to 6 hours typical usage time, up to 20 hours standby time, earbud weight just 6g, compatible with Android 5.0 and up, accelerometer, hall sensor, proximity sensor, available in white, black and yellow.

“With quick pairing out of the box, just pop open and pair. Galaxy Buds work right out of the box, connecting with your Galaxy devices in an instant via Bluetooth to get you up to the beat and well on your way.”

Contact: Exertis

DOOGEE N20 Dual SIM Smartphone

Specs: 16MP front cam, 6.3 inch display, built in optical image stabilizer, Android 9.0 Pie, triple rear cam, 4350mAh battery, MTK Helio P23 processor, 4GB-64GB mid-end configuration.

“The Android 4G smartphone has a triple camera functioning at 16MP, 8MP and 8MP quality respectively with an AI portrait super depth 130° wide angle to capture the full picture. The 16MP AI FaceShaping technology allows users to capture the perfect selfie by subtly enhancing facial features to create beautiful and clear selfies whilst retaining a natural look. The N20 has Octa-core 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM whilst supporting a large 128GB SD extension so plenty of memory and storage space for users. Also featuring a Media Tek Helio P23 Processor, the phone delivers a high-efficiency performance.”

Contact: Doogee

Evo Labs QI Wireless Charging Stand

Specs: Compatible with most cases, 1.4x faster charging than standard wireless QI chargers.

“Super efficient and time saving, the Evo Labs Dual Coil Fast Charging QI Wireless Stand is compatible with most cases, including rubberised, hybrid and plastic cases. With dual-coil wireless charging, it automatically detects when a compatible device is placed on it.”

Happy Plugs Air 1 True Wireless

Specs: Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, dual microphones, interchangeable silicone earbuds, sweat resistant, up to 14 hours battery (90 hours standby), 14 touch commands, ultra lightweight charging and storage case, 12mm driver, frequency: 20-20,000kHz, Sensitivity: 95dB ± 3dB, impedance: 16Ω.

“The fresh, lightweight design of Happy Plugs Air 1 True Wireless makes them a fashion accessory as much as a piece of tech. With four standard and four limited edition colours to choose from, each magnetically contained within their own matching compact storage and charging case, Air 1 is the ideal pocket-sized audio style companion. True wireless Bluetooth 5.0 makes pairing a breeze, whilst interchangeable silicone earbuds and sweat and moisture resistance keep them reliably in place come rain or shine, work or play. At home, on the road or at the gym, Air 1 promises up to 14 hours of continuous music playback or calls regardless of daily routine, enduring the toughest workouts to deliver uninterrupted quality sound, no wires attached.”

Contact: Hama UK

Sony Xperia 10 Smartphone

Specs: 3GB RAM, 64GB eMMC internal memory, microSDXC support (up to 512GB), Android 9 Pie, Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, 6” Full HD+ screen, dual camera 13MP + 5MP.

“Introducing the 21:9 experience with the Xperia 10’s 21:9 wide display. Multi-task with ease and watch films in the aspect ratio of the cinema. Capture, record and watch back videos and images in 21:9 in a design that’s made to fit your hand.”

Contact: Exertis

Lume Cube Smartphone Lighting Kit

Specs: Waterproof to 100 feet, Bluetooth connected with iPhone/Android app, 1,500 daylight balanced lumen LED, 60o Beam Angle, 1/4” 20 mount for tripods, rechargeable via Micro USB.

“The Smartphone Lighting Kit is the perfect accessory to improve your smartphone photo and video. Whether using an iPhone or Android, this clip offers spring loaded adjustability to fit anything from the smallest to largest phones on the market. Whether filmmaking with your iPhone, FaceTiming with family, live broadcasting to your social media following or just capturing creative photo or video, Lighting opens up new opportunities to capture premium content.”

Contact: CMS Distribution

Samsung S10 Smartphone

Specs: 6.1-inch AMOLED panel, 3,040 x 1,440 resolution, 8GB RAM, 128/512GB storage, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0.

“Completely redesigned to remove interruptions from your view. No notch, no distractions. Precise laser cutting, on-screen security, and a Dynamic AMOLED that’s easy on the eyes make the Infinity-O Display the most innovative Galaxy screen yet. Simply touch the glass to unlock. We’ve moved security from the back of the phone to the front, fusing the Ultrasonic Fingerprint directly into the screen. A full kit of lenses built right in. The multi-camera puts pro-grade cameras in your pocket to make your photos, selfies, and videos effortlessly epic and instantly shareable. Continuously working to keep you one step ahead. Intelligence and advanced hardware learn how you use your phone, adapting to last longer and run more efficiently, giving you peak performance throughout your day.”

Contact: Exertis

Asus ROG Centra Gaming In-Ear Earset

Specs: USB Type-C connector, 1.25 metre cable, Active Noise Cancellation, 26g in weight, carry case, cord clip, ear fins in 3 varying sizes, silicon tips in 3 varying sizes, foam tips (one pair), quick start guide.

“ROG Cetra are USB-C gaming earbuds that support multiple platforms, including mobile phones, PC, Mac and Nintendo Switch. Featuring Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) technology and the innovative Ambient mode, ROG Cetra lets you fully immerse yourself in your games, music and other media without distraction with the ability to let the sounds of the outside world in instantly when needed. Exclusive 10mm ASUS Essence drivers deliver optimised gaming audio and strong bass, and a choice of three sizes of silicone tips and ear fins, plus a pair of foam ear tips let you achieve a perfect fit that’s comfortable and secure.”

Contact: Spire Technology

Target Universal Wireless QI Mouse Pad

Specs: Touch and charge, in the box: 10W wireless charger, micro-USB cable and user guide.

“This Qi Wireless Charging Mouse Pad combines the convenience of Qi wireless charging right on your desk with a performance micro-textured mouse pad surface that’s optimised for gaming-grade optical and laser mice. The fast wireless charging mouse pad has two modes for all Qi-enabled devices. Fast charge modes are only available for Fast Charge supported devices, charging other Qi enabled devices at a standard speed. Some devices require the additional QI charging receiver.”

Contact: Target Components

Hama Protector Cover for Apple iPhone 11

Specs: Anti-shock guard technology, compatible with wireless charging, water repellent, iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max sizes also available.

“Hama Protector Covers will safeguard an iPhone where other cases and covers fail, with ultra-tough shock-absorbing outer frames that prevent unexpected damage to otherwise exposed and vulnerable edges. When a smartphone is dropped, the point of impact and therefore the greatest force is often dealt at one of its edges, causing most cracks and damage to originate there. Hama Protector Covers not only provide extensive rear protection, via a water-repellant transparent exterior, but also feature a raised, textured TPU frame for easy-grip shielding against unforeseen jolts and drops.”

Contact: Hama UK

Samsung Portable SSD T5

Specs: The T5 comes in four distinct aluminium finishes – an alluring blue 500GB model, a deep black for 1TB and 2TB models, and refined rose gold and a metallic red for 500GB and 1TB models.

“The Samsung Portable SSD T5 elevates data transfer speeds to the next level and unleashes a new experience in external storage. With a compact and durable design and password protection, the T5 is truly easy to carry and stores data securely.”

Contact: CMS Distribution

Kokoon Sleep Aiding Headphones

Specs: Bluetooth 4.0 headphones, 350g/12.03oz weight, Flexmould Comfort patented design moulds to the shape of the user’s head, EEG sensors, 500mAh battery, 32 ohms drivers, 40 mm sound driver.

“The Kokoon ANC headphones use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, or CBT techniques to help users sleep or relax by delivering a customised content experience developed for the individual using the sensor data gathered from their body and environment. For example, as a wearer falls asleep in a headphone, audio changes in response, fading out the content and introducing white noise to mask out disturbances. The system also tracks what’s working for a user then personalising content for greater effect.”

Contact: Noima

Nokia 4.2 Smartphone

Specs: Android 9 Pie, Qualcomm Snapdragon 439, 5.71” HD+ screen, 16/32 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot supports up to 400 GB.

“Nokia 4.2 delivers a pure Android experience with Android One, running on Android 9 Pie. No clutter, no third-party software, and free monthly security updates that – amazingly – don’t slow down your phone. Add that to an AI that learns how you use the phone, plus predictive shortcutting for apps and wellbeing tools, and you’ve got an Android experience that’s hard to put down.”

Contact: Exertis

Target Replacement iPhone, iPad and Samsung Screens

“Target’s all-new range of replacement screens for iPhone 10 to iPhone 5, Samsung S9 to S7 and the last three generations of iPad are sourced direct from the factories and come with a 1-year warranty with UK returns (to Target themselves), next-day delivery and no minimum order, allowing repairers fast turnarounds.”

Contact: Target Components

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