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The Red iPhone and 2 other devices hit the UAE

With the first quarter of 2017 about to wrap up, here are 3 smartphones so far worth considering

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The Red Apple

Apple launched new devices last week. There’s a new iPad that comes with a ‘slightly better everything’ priced at Dh1,299 and two iPhones that’s…red.

The smartphones are the latest 7 and 7 Plus Special Editions in partnership with RED, an organisation that is dedicated to raise awareness and funds to help eliminate HIV/AIDS in Africa.

Red iPhone

The smartphones will start at Dh2,000 and will be available from and Apple Stores.

The Blue HTC

There’s a new kid on the block. HTC released its HTC U Play smartphone in the UAE last week. Priced at Dh1,799, the 5.2-inch device features a beautiful liquid surface design, 16MP rear and front-facing cameras and superior Hi-Res audio.

HTC U Play

It comes in black and white as well and ships with HTC’s famous Hi-Res Audio earphones included in the box.

The White Xperia

Sony launched the Xperia L1. Touted as a stylish smartphone, the L1 sports a 13MP camera and a 5.5-inch HD display housed in a curved and rounded frame.


The device is also features ‘Xperia Tips’ which is your personal assistant that is constantly learning and understanding, and suggests tips based on your smartphone usage. The Xperia L1 will be available in the region as early as next month. It will be available in black as well, with some lucky markets getting a Pink variant. Pricing TBA.