BlackBerry Passport now in stock

SIM free BlackBerry passportAre you looking for a powerful smartphone that does not look like the rest?

Have you considered the BlackBerry Passport?

It has a rich feature set and a unique square design.

  • BlackBerry 10.3 OS
  • 2.2 GHz Quad-core processor
  • 4.5” extra wide LCD display
  • 3 row QWERTY keyboard
  • Use the keyboard as a touchpad
  • BlackBerry Assistant
  • 32GB internal storage
  • 4G LTE connectivity
  • 13MP camera with OIS

See it in action in the following video:

Interested?  It is yours for £485 including VAT and is in stock now as a SIM free unit at Clove. Just click here to order yours.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact – Now In Stock

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact*** UPDATE 29/09 ***

We are still in stock of all 3 colours of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact & both colours of the Xperia Z3.

It has been very busy since stock first arrived last week and all of us here at Clove would like to thank everyone who has placed an order so far.

We are pleased to say all cleared orders placed up until the end of the weekend, have now been processed and dispatched, along with many more placed today.

All orders for the Z3 have shipped with their free bundle of accessories. Some customers may not have the magnetic charging adaptor – this will follow shortly.

Due to the massive demand, not all orders for the Z3 Compact have shipped with their free accessories from the ‘stretch goal’. We have kept track of these and will likely ship them in about two weeks, when more stock of the cases arrives.

If you have an order with Clove, please check your emails thoroughly for a dispatch confirmation as this may well contain your tracking number. If it does not, please check your account on the Clove website and view the order. The tracking number may well be visible on the printable order form.

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We are pleased to confirm that the first stock of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has arrived.

If you have already placed an order, we have already begun shipping many orders with further orders due to be dispatched tomorrow.

If you have not yet placed an order, but have been holding out for stock to arrive then we can confirm that you can now order yours today as stock is here and ready for shipping.

As and when your order is dispatched you will receive a dispatch confirmation.

We are including FREE accessories with every Xperia Z3 Compact purchased.

Some customers will receive these accessories with the phone.  For those customers who do not receive the accessories; these will follow in a separate package, at no cost to you, in the next couple of weeks.

Naturally you are keen to get hands on with your phone as soon as possible.  Please rest assured that we are working as quickly as we can to dispatch all orders.

We ask kindly that you avoid contacting us for an update on your particular order, unless we contact you with specific queries. The more people we can dedicate to shipping phones the sooner you will receive it.

Thank you for your custom and we hope you enjoy using the Z3 Compact.

BlackBerry Passport Now Available for Order

BlackBerry PassportWe have all been waiting a long time for the BlackBerry Passport, as there has been a huge amount of tantalising information released over the last few months.  The good news is that you can now order this innovative BlackBerry product, with first stock being available from the 29th September.  BlackBerry has shown that they can again produce interesting products with the Passport including many new features we haven’t seen before.

There is the overall design which like the name indicates is about the size of a passport.  With this form factor, it has given BlackBerry the ability to include a 4.5″ display which unusually for a smart phones is square and has a corresponding 1440 x 1440 resolution.  This makes reading documents and browsing the Internet easier, as there is more room available making each line longer.

The display is not the only innovation as BlackBerry has made some changes to the keyboard with it now being a 3-row QWERTY layout.  This is more like a typical keyboard and BlackBerry has said with practice this will make user more efficient at writing emails and editing documents.  There is also the ability to use more features via a touch interface, so you can navigate around the Internet and interact with documents without taking your fingers away from the keyboard.

BlackBerry Passport_2BlackBerry Assistant provides users with the ability to interact with their Passport using their voice.  This makes it easy to use features like the calendar, phone and emails when you are in a rush.  It also adapts to your voice over time making it more reliable at understanding your commands.  If you thought that BlackBerry Assistant would have only a limited number of commands then you will enjoy the fact that you can use many of the features of the Passport with it.

This phone is also no slouch as BlackBerry has chosen to include a powerful 2.2GHz quad-core processor and a generous 3GB of RAM.  So your apps are as fast as possible and you can multi-task efficiently.  There is also 32 GB of internal storage and the ability to use up to 128GB microSD cards, giving you plenty of storage for all your apps, movies and photos.

To make sure you can use the Internet as fast as possible when you need to get information quickly BlackBerry has included 4G LTE connectivity.  So you will be able to browse the web and download apps faster that your would have thought possible.

Check out the other key features of the BlackBerry Passport

  • BlackBerry 10.3 OS
  • 2.2 GHz Quad-core processor
  • 4.5” extra wide LCD display
  • 3 row QWERTY keyboard
  • Use the keyboard as a touchpad
  • BlackBerry Assistant
  • 32GB internal storage
  • 4G LTE connectivity
  • 13MP camera with OIS

The BlackBerry Passport will be available for £485 including VAT.  Click here for further details and ordering.  

Doro PhoneEasy 632 now available

Doro have a new phone heading our way, the Doro PhoneEasy 632 and comes packed with all the great features you’d expect from Doro, plus a few extras.

Along with the ICE assistance button and the hearing aid compatibility, Doro have added a GPS and compass; great if you’ve headed out for a walk or want to find your way on holiday and the built-in weather updates will let you know what the day has in store for you.Doro-PhoneEasy-632-Pale-Rose

Email compatibility has also been added to the Doro PhoneEasy 632. You can send pictures from the 2 megapixel camera to friends and family via your email address, plus with extras such as FM Radio, calendar and more, the Doro PhoneEasy 632 not only keeps you informed, in contact with friends and family but also on the right path.

We’ve got it up for sale now at £109 and you can order it in Black, Pale Rose or Mocca Champagne over on our retail website. In the box comes a lanyard, a desktop charger and a comprehensive instruction guide.

If you have any questions please feel free to drop me a line below or give us a call on 44 (0)1202 552936, we’d be happy to to help.

Nokia Lumia 735 and 830 now available for pre-order

Nokia Lumia 830_6If you were thinking of purchasing either the Nokia Lumia 830 or the Nokia Lumia 735 you will be glad to hear that we now have pricing and availability of these products.  We are expecting first stock of both products for the 2nd October, so there is not long to wait now.  All colours will be available at launch giving you the choice of either smart phone in black, green or orange.  So you can choose the colour which best reflects your own personal style.

Both of these smart phones have Windows 8.1 offering you the latest benefits and features of this platform.

Just to remind you here are some of the highlight features.

Nokia Lumia 830

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • 5” TrueColour IPS Display
  • 10 MP Pureview Camera
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • Internal storage 16GB
  • Free Cloud Storage 15GB
  • Wireless Charging (Qi Standard)

Nokia Lumia 735

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • 4.7” HD display
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 6.7 MP rear camera with Zeiss optics
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • Internal storage 8GB
  • Free Cloud Storage 15GB
  • Wireless Charging (Qi Standard)

These smart phones will be available at the following prices.  Click on the links below to order, or read more information.

The Nokia Lumia 830 – £250 + VAT (£300 inc)

The Nokia Lumia 735 – £183.33 + VAT (£220 inc)

Cat B15Q Tough Smartphone – Battery Life

Cat B15Q dustWith many recent smart phones it is difficult to get a full days usage out of them.  The days when you could charge your phone once a week seem behind us, but the Cat B15Q Tough Smartphone has better battery life than most.

Cat has given the B15Q a large 2000 mAh battery which means you have talk time of up to 16 hours.  This means it should get you through an entire day of talking without any worry about running out of power and having your call cut off part way through.

You can also take advantage of the many features available with the Cat B15Q such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth without having to constantly keep turning them off to save power.  There by restricting your usage of the phone.  Making the smart phone better able to fulfil your requirements and giving you a better experience while using it.

Being able to keep talking for 16 hours is not something most of us will do within a typically day.  It does however give a good sign of the battery efficiency the Cat B15Q has.  Most of us however occasionally make phone call and do a bit of web browsing in a typical day.

The rest of the time the smart phone is in standby and it is good to know the Cat B15Q can stay in this mode for up to 21 days.   Keeping you away from your charger for longer and removing the constant need to charge the phone.

Check out the Cat B15Q Tough Smartphone.

Another Special Offer for the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Free accessory bundle now included

Update 19th September: We’ve now hit the target of 600 sales before launch so all orders will receive the accessory bundle. More info here

We’ve had a great response following the huge price drop on the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Thanks to those of you that have placed an order and shared this deal on social media!

We need you to help us a little more though…

If we can get to 600 orders for the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact (read our Z3 Compact review here!) before launch (due late September), we’ll be able to include a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Roxfit Case and a Sony car charger free with every order.

This means that for £290.83 (£349 inc. VAT) you’ll get the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact + Roxfit Case + Car Charger.

To get to this figure it would be great if you can tell friends and family, and share on social media. We know that everyone has been great at sharing the discounted price of the Z3 Compact already, but with an extra push hopefully we can get to the 600 mark.

We currently have 400 475 over 500 545 575 600  orders and we’ll update this post periodically as the figure rises. Any outstanding orders will be automatically upgraded to the free bundle once we hit 600 orders so all orders will now include the free bundle.

This is the link to our Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Product Page

Thanks to those that have already ordered – hopefully we can add even more value to this deal for you!

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Accessories now available

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Accessories

We’re seeing a great deal of excitement  in the new addition to the Samsung Galaxy Note range and we’re pleased to announce that we have a wide range of Galaxy Note 4 accessories for you to take a look at.

From a wide range of cases to a spare S-Pen and a very handy extra battery kit, there is something for everyone to keep their Samsung Galaxy  Note 4 protected, productive and looking good.

You’ll find a host of official Samsung cases as well as some carefully selected third-party accessories all competitively priced, with the back up of great customer service whether you’re local or on the other side of the world.

Take a look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 accessory page  or give us a call if you need any help on 44 (0)1202 552936.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Unboxing

Since the announcement from Sony at IFA  we’ve seen a great deal of interest in their products including the Xperia Z3 compact. As a follow up to the Xperia Z3 unboxing here’s a quick look at its little sibling, the Z3 Compact.Sony_Xperia_Z3_Compact_Black

We’ve been lucky enough to get one to have a look over and as with all of the Sony Xperia range you won’t be left disappointed if indeed this is to be your next phone.

Here’s what you’ll be looking at spec wise:

  • Android 4.4 operating system
  • 20.7 megapixel camera
  • 4K video recording
  • IP65/68 rating
  • Powerful 2.5GHz quad-core processor
  • 4.6″ HD display
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • MHL 3.0
  • Stereo speakers
  • PlayStation certified with remote gaming
  • 8.65mm

On paper I’m sure you’ll agree that it looks extremely impressive and you are getting a lot of phone for your money at £349 inc for those who are required to pay it.

To get yours head on over to our website here and if you have any questions, fire away, hopefully we’ll be able to answer most in the video below.

Cat B15Q Tough Smartphone – Android 4.4 KitKat

Cat B15Q rightTraditionally smartphones which have a rugged design use older versions of operating systems.  An older example of this was when you could buy a rugged phone with Windows 6.5 installed, long after it disappeared from general consumer phones.

This is due to companies often having update schedules, as well as using bespoke software which needs testing to make sure of compatibility with multiple systems. There are also costs implications with moving to a new OS which typical consumer devices do not have to worry about.

It is therefore refreshing that we have seen a different approach from Cat, in that they are offering the latest version of Android with the B15Q Tough Smartphone.

The first rugged phone with Android 4.4

4.4 KitKat provides many benefits and improvements over earlier versions of Android, making the Cat B15Q an interesting product for anyone looking for a modern, rugged smartphone.

So what are the improvements with Android 4.4 and how do they enhance the B15Q?

A feature you may have heard about is “OK Google”.  With it you can perform searches, send text messages, get directions and access many other abilities of your phone by simply using your voice.  This means that if your hands are dirty and you don’t want to touch the screen, you can still access many of its functions. All you have to do to activate this voice control is say “Ok Google”, just as the name implies.

There is also enhanced caller ID which retrieves information from local listings within Google Maps. This can be great for helping you know who those unrecognized numbers are, giving you the option to take the call, or ignore it as necessary.

All of your communication is now consolidated into one place, bringing together your SMS, MMS video calls and Google Hangouts chat messages. This means you no longer have to hunt around for messages you know you received, but can’t quite recall from which service. This makes it easier to follow all communications between friends, clients and yourself.  Also if you chat with certain people more often, your Cat B15Q will automatically sort your contacts and rank these based on popularity making them easier to find.

Cat B15Q dustIf you ever need to create documents quickly you will welcome the integration of QuickOffice. This is now pre-installed on the Cat B15Q and enables you to edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations, whether you have used Microsoft Office or Google Docs to create them.

These are just some of the features which show how having Android 4.4 KitKat improves the capabilities of the Cat B15Q Tough Smartphone, giving you the ability to do more, quickly and efficiently.

Check out the Cat B15Q Tough Smartphone, currently available from Clove for £234 (£195 ex-VAT), with FREE Cat Safety Glasses while stocks last.

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