Picture from Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S7: what's new, anyway? Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S7: what's new, anyway?
The Samsung Galaxy S8 is better than the Galaxy S7, as anyone can guess, but how is it different, and what differences matter more than others? Let's explore...

Picture from 64GB is the new storage standard in 2017 (and Apple is behind the curve again) 64GB is the new storage standard in 2017 (and Apple is behind the curve again)
The number one complaint of my 16GB iPhone 6s toting friends is lack of storage. It's the one thing they admit was their biggest mistake when buying this phone...

Picture from Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7: best of the best Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7: best of the best
Did you know we have an extremely convenient Rivals tab within our specs pages? For example, if you check out the Galaxy S8 specs page, the second tab on the top is Rivals. This page ranks all the biggest Galaxy S8 rivals based on the number of times our readers have compared it with other models. Going into this comparison, I honestly expected the iPhone 7, Apple's current top mainstream phone, to be if not the first (biggest rival), then maybe the second one there...

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With so many different (yet similar) smartphones from so many brands from across the globe, one may feel lost. Which one is the best phone you can buy right now?…

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The Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ and the LG G6 are setting a new standard for display size on smartphones and Google is now urging developers to begin optimizing their apps for the new screen aspect ratios...

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The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are up for preorder today, and we wanted to ask you whether you intend to keep pumping the Buy button, or are still on the fence. After all, the phones tick all the boxes that a seasonal flagship could desire, and then some. They are the most compact for their screen sizes, and the fastest Android phones on the market...

Picture from Telegram scores end-to-end encrypted voice-calling, uses emoji for key verification Telegram scores end-to-end encrypted voice-calling, uses emoji for key verification
Popular messaging app Telegram, which is often lauded as one of the more secure messaging platforms out there, has just scored an oft-requested feature that will likely appeal to its numerous fans - voice calls. Well, at least in some parts of the world: the feature is currently out in Western Europe, but the rest of the world will be getting these very soon...

Picture from Beautiful Infinity Display wallpapers that are a perfect fit for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Beautiful Infinity Display wallpapers that are a perfect fit for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+
A day after Samsung made the bold new Galaxy S8 and S8+ official, we are here to bring you a collection of beautiful backgrounds that have been custom-tailored to perfectly fit the new Infinity Displays gracing the S8 and S8+...

Picture from Whew! Galaxy S8 lets you move the back key and adjust the home button feedback Whew! Galaxy S8 lets you move the back key and adjust the home button feedback
With the Galaxy S8 and S8+, Samsung finally ditched the retro physical home button, and got on with the times by introducing on-screen navigation like every self-respecting Android that wants to come with good screen-to-body ratio. Samsung, however, went a step further, and introduced a very intriguing hybrid home key that is still a virtual endeavor, yet has a pressure-sensitive layer and haptic feedback engine underneath it. This way, you can still feel as if you are pressing a physical button of sorts, and you can call the home key from any app by just hard-pressing the respective area at the bottom of the display...

Picture from Pirates of the Caribbean: Tides of War will ride the hype ship of the new movie's release Pirates of the Caribbean: Tides of War will ride the hype ship of the new movie's release
Originally just a ride in Disneyland, Pirates of the Caribbean later evolved into a multimedia franchise that's racking up millions of revenue every year. The newest addition to the main series of movies is hitting theaters on May 26, and there will be a mobile game to accompany it...

Picture from Starter pack: the best official Galaxy S8 cases, chargers and accessories to get Starter pack: the best official Galaxy S8 cases, chargers and accessories to get
Samsung unveiled a bunch of cases and intriguing accessories together with the newly-minted Galaxy S8 and S8+. Barring the 2Piece abomination that serves a mysterious purpose, some of those are pretty well thought-out, and, we all know how easy it is to add paraphernalia in the carrier store among the excitement of ordering a new phone, that's why we list a few of the official Galaxy S8 accessories that seem worth having together with your shiny new flagship...

Picture from Why does Samsung insist on making its emoji so awful? Why does Samsung insist on making its emoji so awful?
With the Galaxy S8's unveiling yesterday, we got to take a good look at Samsung's latest UI refresh. Even though most of what we've seen so far is pretty good-looking, one particular problem sticks out like a sore thumb – the emoji are still abhorrent...

Picture from Galaxy S8 and S8+ occasionally remind you to clean the camera lens for clear shots Galaxy S8 and S8+ occasionally remind you to clean the camera lens for clear shots
Smudges on the camera lens are a common occurrence on smartphones. Apart from covering the lens in oleophobic coating, Samsung has decided to battle the persistent issue by also reminding users to wipe it occasionally...

Picture from Save up to $100 on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ by pre-ordering at Best Buy Save up to $100 on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ by pre-ordering at Best Buy
The new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ look absolutely fantastic, but the price tags that that they carry are bound to discourage some consumers...

Picture from Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus pre-orders are now live on Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus pre-orders are now live on Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint
The age of Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus leaks is finally over as Samsung put the kibosh to the rumor mill by officially unveiling its bezel-busting duo yesterday. At long last! You can check out all of our Galaxy S8 and S8+ coverage right here...

Picture from New version of Pixel Launcher brings back the Google search bar New version of Pixel Launcher brings back the Google search bar
When the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL launched last year, the Pixel launcher came with the pair of handsets. Instead of offering the usual Google search bar, a pill shaped Google widget was found on the left of the screen, with the temperature and date found on the right. On Wednesday, there was talk of a new version of the Pixel Launcher that was appearing on some Pixel models...

Picture from Android apps will outsell iOS apps this year Android apps will outsell iOS apps this year
App Annie is an analytical company that tracks various app platforms. For 2017, the analytical firm says that Android apps will out gross iOS apps for the first time ever. This includes revenue generated by third part Android app stores like the Amazon Appstore and Samsung Galaxy apps. Looking at the estimate, App Annie says that the Google Play Store will bring in $42 billion this year with third party Android stores...

Picture from Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders come with free Gear VR, big discounts on AKG headphones, 256GB microSD card Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders come with free Gear VR, big discounts on AKG headphones, 256GB microSD card
Starting March 30 and through April 20, customers who pre-order either of the two flagships will also receive a Gear VR headset with Controller for free, as well as some Oculus content as bonus...

Picture from Samsung explains “Infinity Display” on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ Samsung explains “Infinity Display” on the Galaxy S8 and S8+
Samsung managed to unify all buttons by integrating them into the display itself, which allows for seamless interactions. Although the home, recent and back key arrangement remains the same, the button can now be triggered by touching the display...

Picture from Samsung DeX Station turns the Galaxy S8 into a great productivity tool Samsung DeX Station turns the Galaxy S8 into a great productivity tool
Users will be able to access apps, edit documents, browse the web, watch videos, as well as reply messages, directly from the smartphone on a bigger screen, keyboard and mouse...

Picture from John Chen gets a vote of confidence from BlackBerry's largest stockholder John Chen gets a vote of confidence from BlackBerry's largest stockholder
Fairfax Financial is BlackBerry's largest stockholder which means that Fairfax Chairman and CEO Prem Watsa has a lot of input into what goes on with the Canadian smartphone manufacturer. In fact, Watsa had a lot to do with Chen getting the gig back in November 2013, replacing Thorsten Heins, In a 24-page letter to Fairfax Financial stockholders sent out earlier this month, Watsa wrote one paragraph about BlackBerry's turnaround. The company is approaching breakeven on a cash flow and earnings basis.

Picture from Google Keep gets new autocomplete powers for binge-watchers Google Keep gets new autocomplete powers for binge-watchers
There are plenty of high-profile apps at Google that we see come and go really quickly, but then there are some apps in the Google ecosystem that tend to fly under the radar, but always get love and attention from Google itself. Google Keep is one of the latter. We've mentioned a few times that Keep is a gem for both note-taking and reminders, and now it's gotten better for those who need a watch-later list...

Picture from Andy Rubin's Essential phone runs Android, according to Eric Schmidt Andy Rubin's Essential phone runs Android, according to Eric Schmidt
To be fair, we're not sure that anyone on Earth expected that the first smartphone from Andy Rubin's new venture would be anything but Android, but now we do have confirmation. Andy Rubin created the Android OS (not to mention the original Sidekick!) but eventually Rubin left Google because he wanted new adventures. After some time working on robots, Rubin's new project is a smartphone...

Picture from Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ coming to Target and Best Buy Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ coming to Target and Best Buy
This Sunday, you might want to consider reserving that Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8+ that you want, from Target. Sure, Target might not be the first place you'd think of when it comes time to pre-order a flagship phone. But it's not like you are going to be looked down at because you pre-ordered your handset from a discount retailer. First of all, since it isn't an obvious place to buy a high-end phone from...

Picture from Thanks to Samsung, Apple's Smart Battery Case is no longer the ugliest thing ever! Thanks to Samsung, Apple's Smart Battery Case is no longer the ugliest thing ever!
Samsung Official - "I have an idea. Let's make it ugly AND pointless!" Samsung Designer - "Say no more, fam."

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ were clearly the stars of today's Unpacked event, but the South Korean manufacturer also used the occasion to announce a bunch of interesting devices....

Picture from Google Calendar makes a debut on iPad: tablet format, goal setting and more Google Calendar makes a debut on iPad: tablet format, goal setting and more
Google Calendar has now arrived to the iPad. One of the most powerful productivity apps out there, Google Calendar's version for the iPad features a well-tailored interface with proper visualization for the larger screen format...

Picture from Galaxy S8 vs S7/S7 edge vs LG G6 vs iPhone 7: first camera samples Galaxy S8 vs S7/S7 edge vs LG G6 vs iPhone 7: first camera samples
During our relatively short time with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ we managed to snap some photos with Samsung's flashy new handsets. Check out how they compare to their predecessors, the iPhone 7, and the LG G6...

Picture from Galaxy S8 and S8+ specs review: to infinity and back Galaxy S8 and S8+ specs review: to infinity and back
All in all, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ tick all the "best" boxes that a seasonal flagship could desire. They are the most compact for their screen sizes, and the fastest Android phones on the market. With the move to USB-C and the up-and-coming Univisium display aspect ratio, Samsung has managed to futureproof its 2017 flagships, in addition to waterproofing them. With the addition of a high-res autofocus snapper for selfies, the only ho-hum aspect in terms of upgrades remains the main camera, which, however, didn't need much in the way of upgrading anyway...

Picture from T-Mobile says data speeds will double for some customers using the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ (VIDEO) T-Mobile says data speeds will double for some customers using the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ (VIDEO)
T-Mobile used today's unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ to announce that some subscribers upgrading to these new phones will be able to take advantage of LTE speeds on T-Mobile's network that are twice as fast as current speeds. How fast is this? A two-hour movie can be downloaded in just 15-seconds. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are the first handsets to take advantage of three technologies already built into the T-Mobile network...

Picture of Samsung Galaxy S8 Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung is expected to announce the Galaxy S8 on March 29, 2017. As the brand's new flagship, the smartphone will surely pack a variety of exciting features, including an iris scanner for user recognition, a smart AI assistant, and a flashy new design to top it all off. No less importantly, the upgraded hardware will make the device faster than its predecessor, with a fast and efficient Snapdragon 835 in charge. Numerous leaks suggest that the Galaxy S8 will stick to the metal-and-glass design principle of its predecessors, paired with IP-certified resistance against the elements.

Picture of Samsung Galaxy S8+ Samsung Galaxy S8+
Along with the Galaxy S8, Samsung is expected to announce the Galaxy S8+ at its Unpacked event scheduled for March 29. While these two high-end phones are likely to be very similar on a hardware level, the S8+ will certainly stand out with its larger curved display and bigger battery capacity. That aside, the S8+ is bound to pack a variety of exciting features, including an iris scanner for user recognition and a smart AI assistant. Also, chances are that the phone will stick to the metal-and-glass design principle of its predecessors, paired with IP-certified resistance against the elements.

Motorola Moto X (2017)
The Motorola Moto X (2017) is expected to be equipped with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal memory. More importantly, the phone will feature a dual-camera setup on the back side.

Picture of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The Samsung Galaxy Note note series is expected to live on, with an 8th generation of the premium device already in the making. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is projected to launch in the second half of 2017 - bigger, faster, with a bolder new design, and equipped with the finest S Pen to date. The phone is rumored to bring a screen over 6 inches in size and possibly of higher, 4K resolution. We're also hearing word of a possible dual camera setup making an appearance for the first time in a Galaxy smartphone. With the Galaxy Note 8 announcement still months away, specifics could change, so keep a close look at our news feed for the latest updates.

Picture of Samsung Galaxy J7 V Samsung Galaxy J7 V
The Samsung Galaxy J7 V is equipped with a 5.5-inch, 2.5D rounded glass display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 (HD). Powering the device is a Snapdragon 625 chipset with an octa-core 2.2GHz CPU and the Adreno 506 GPU. 2GB of RAM is inside, along with 16GB of native storage. A removable 3300mAh battery keeps the lights on, and Quick Charge 3.0 is included. The rear camera weighs in at 8MP, while a 5MP front-facing camera handles selfies and video chats.

Picture of LG K20 V LG K20 V
The LG K20 V comes with a 5.3-inch IPS screen, carrying a 720 x 1280 (HD) resolution. 16GB of internal storage is on board with 8.9GB available to the user. Those seeking additional storage can access the 2TB capacity microSD slot. On back is a 13MP rear-facing camera. A 5MP front-facing shooter handles selfies and video chats. Keeping the lights on is a 2800mAh battery, and a fingerprint scanner unlocks the phone and verifies identity.

Picture of OPPO F3 Plus OPPO F3 Plus
The main takeaway of the F3 Plus is the dual-front facing cameras setup, which consists of one 16MP sensor and one 8MP sensor. The front of the phone is also taken up by a 6-inch Corning Gorilla Glass 5 display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080. The Snapdragon 653 and 4GB of RAM are powering everything, and the 4,000 mAh battery should provide for some decent stamina. Along the back of the phone is a single 16MP camera.

Alcatel Idol 5S
The Alcatel Idol 5S will be equipped with an octa-core MediaTek Helio P20 processor, coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory. The phone will also sport a 5.2-inch display with full HD (1080p) resolution and that it will ship with Android 7.0 Nougat right out of the box. Moreover, the Idol 5S is listed with 12-megapixel rear-facing camera and 8-megapixel selfie shooter.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
The new Galaxy J5 is now running Android 7.0 Nougat, which is a more than welcomed improvement. At the heart of the Galaxy J5 (2017) sits the same chip that powers the Galaxy J7 Prime, the Exynos 7870. The octa-core processor is paired with 2GB RAM, but the amount of storage remains a mystery for now.

Picture of Apple iPad 9.7-inch Apple iPad 9.7-inch
The new iPad 9.7" is again very slim and light, but this time comes powered by Apple's A9 chipset, which is an upgrade in horse power and frugality, and at a much lower starting price than the $499 we had until now. The new iPad 9.7" (yep, that's how Apple refers to it) comes with a brighter 9.7-inch Retina Display of the same 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution as before.

Picture of Videocon Krypton 30 Videocon Krypton 30
The Videocon Krypton 30 is a lower mid-range device with Android 6.0. It features a 5" 480 x 854 px display, 1.0 GHz quad core CPU, 3 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM, microSD slot, 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front one for video calls. The device features dual SIM card support.

Picture of Videocon Ultra 30 Videocon Ultra 30
The Videocon Ultra 30 is a lower mid-range device with Android 6.0. It features a 5" 720p display, 1.3 GHz quad core CPU, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB ROM, microSD slot, 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front one for video calls. The device features dual SIM card support.

Picture of Videocon Krypton 3 Videocon Krypton 3
The Videocon Krypton 3 is a lower mid-range device with Android 6.0. It features a 5" 720p display, 1.3 GHz quad core CPU, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM, microSD slot, 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front one for video calls. The device features dual SIM card support.

Picture of Sony Xperia L1 Sony Xperia L1
The front of the Xperia L1 is occupied by a 5.5-inch 720p display and a 5MP selfie camera, while its back houses a 13MP primary camera with autofocus and an LED flash. Sony's new mid-range is powered by a MediaTek 64-bit quad-core CPU clocked at 1.5GHz that is backed by a 2620 mAh battery, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal storage. The latter is expandable to up to 256GB via the micro SD card slot. The Sony Xperia L1 runs a custom version of Android Nougat out of the box.

Picture of Karbonn Aura Note 4G Karbonn Aura Note 4G
The Karbonn Aura Note 4G is a low-end Android phone. It features a 5.5" 720p display, 1.25 GHz quad core CPU, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM, microSD slot, 5 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front one for video calls. The device features dual SIM card support.

Picture of Karbonn Aura Sleek 4G Karbonn Aura Sleek 4G
The Karbonn Aura Sleek 4G is a low-end device with Android 6.0. It features a 5" 720p display, 1.25 GHz quad core CPU, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB ROM, microSD slot, 5 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front one for video calls. The device features dual SIM card support.

Picture of BLU Life One X2 Mini BLU Life One X2 Mini
The BLU Life One X2 Mini sports a 5-inch 1080p screen, 1.4 GHz octa-core processor, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage, 13-megapixel main camera and an 8-megapixel selfie unit.

Picture of Huawei P10 Lite Huawei P10 Lite
The P10 Lite is a compact device that comes with Android 7.0 Nougat and EMUI 5.1 on board. It looks slightly different than the P10 and P10 Plus, as the phone lack a Home button and the fingerprint sensor is positioned on the back side. Hardware-wise, the phone is powered by a Kirin 658 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM and 32GB of expandable storage.

Picture of Alcatel GO FLIP Alcatel GO FLIP
The Alcatel GO FLIP is a clamshell feature phone, that supports LTE and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 SOC. The phone has a 2-megapixels camera, 4 GB of storage and a microSD card slot.

Picture of LG Fortune LG Fortune
You don't need to have a fortune to buy the LG Fortune, an entry-level handset available right now from Cricket. The pre-paid carrier is offering the phone for just $89.99 with the activation of a smartphone plan. The LG Fortune features a 5-inch display carrying a 480 x 854 FWVGA resolution. A quad-core CPU is under the hood, running at a clock speed of 1.1GHz. 16GB of internal storage is included, along with a microSD slot with a 32GB capacity. Both the back and front-facing cameras weigh in at 5MP, and a 2500mAh battery is in charge (no pun intended) of keeping the device powered up. Android 6.0 is pre-installed.

Picture of LG Stylo 3 LG Stylo 3
The LG Stylo 3 offers more bang for the buck than most smartphones in the same price range. First off, the handset runs Android 7.0 Nougat right out of the box. Also, it comes equipped with a 1.4GHz octa-core processor, coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB of expandable memory. Moreover, LG Stylo 3 boasts a large 5.7-inch display with HD (720p) resolution, but also a stylus. On the back side, there's a 13-megapixel camera with LED flash, as well as a fingerprint sensor. A secondary 5-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls is featured on the front side.

Picture of LG Phoenix 3 LG Phoenix 3
Unfortunately the LG Phoenix 3 comes with few changes over the previous model, and they're not on the positive side. For example, the smartphone sports a 5-inch display, just like the Phoenix 2, but it only supports FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels) resolution, whereas the predecessor comes with an HD (720) screen. The LG Phoenix 3 is powered by a 2,500 mAh battery and the chip inside is a quad-core Snapdragon 210 with16GB of internal memory.

Picture of Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4
The Xcover 4 is designed with durability in mind. The phone is IP68 certified, meaning it can withstand prolonged immersion in water at depths of up to 1.5 m, and is fully resistant to dust. Further, the Xcover 4 can sustain quite the beating and work in extreme temperatures, both low and high, as guaranteed by its US military rating (standard MIL-STD 810G). The Xcover 4 is equipped with a 5-inch 720p TFT display, backed by a 1.4 GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM, and 16GB of internal storage, which is expandable via SD cards of up to 256GB. The phone is powered by a 2,800 mAh battery and features a 13MP primary camera coupled with a 5MP selfie shooter. The Xcover 4 runs Android 7.0 and is fully usable with gloves.

Picture of Xiaomi Mi 5c Xiaomi Mi 5c
The Xiaomi Mi 5c sports a 5.15-inch display with a 1080 x 1920 resolution and the Surge S1 chipset under the hood - Xiaomi's first own chipset. The Surge S1 is made up of four 2.2GHz Cortex-A53 cores to handle tough tasks. Four 1.4GHz Cortex-A53 cores work on the light housekeeping. The result is an octa-core CPU and the Mali T-860 MP4 GPU. There is a 12MP rear-facing camera, and the phone supports 9V2A fast charging.

Picture of nubia N1 Lite nubia N1 Lite
The nubia N1 Lite features a 5.5-inch 720p display, quad-core processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage (expandable via microSD card). There is an 8-megapixels camera on the back and a 5-megapixels shooter at the front. Both cameras are accompanied with LED flash. The phone is powered by 3000mAh battery and sadly comes with Android Marsmallow.

Picture of ZTE Blade V8 Lite ZTE Blade V8 Lite
The ZTE Blade V8 comes with a 5-inch 1080p display, 1.5 GHz MediaTek octa-core processor, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of storage, an 8-megapixel autofocus main camera, a 5-megapixel selfie unit and a fingerprint sensor.

Picture of ZTE Blade V8 Mini ZTE Blade V8 Mini
The ZTE Blade V8 Mini is a 5-inch Android smartphone powered by Snapdragon 430 SOC and 2GB of RAM. 16GB internal memory and microSD slot are available for storage. There is a 13-megapixels dual-camera on the back, as well as a 5-megapixels front shooter with flash. The phone runs Android 7.0 Nougat.

Picture of Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra
The Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra sports a 6-inch 1080p display, MediaTek helio P20 octa-core processor (4x2.3 GHz + 4x1.6 GHz), 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage (expandable via a microSD card, 23-megapixel Exmor RS camera and an additional 16-megapixel selfie unit with OIS on the front.

Picture of Sony Xperia XA1 Sony Xperia XA1
The Sony Xperia XA1 sports a 5-inch 720p display, MediaTek helio P20 octa-core processor (4x2.3 GHz + 4x1.6 GHz), 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of storage (expandable via a microSD card, 23-megapixel Exmor RS camera and an additional 8-megapixel selfie unit on the front.

Picture of Sony Xperia XZ Premium Sony Xperia XZ Premium
The solid and shiny Xperia XZ Premium will wow you with its looks and feel, but its the technical advancements that ultimately place this smartphone in the top tier. We're talking about an amazing 4K-resolution display with HDR video support, a next-generation camera that takes a photo before you even press the shutter, and a Snapdragon 835 system chip with greater energy efficiency and processing power. Two stereo front-firing speakers are there to complement the viewing experience, and the IP 68 rating indicates that the phone is protected from unfortunate spill accidents.

Picture from LG G6 vs LG G5 LG G6 vs LG G5
The new and much-refined LG G6 skips on modules entirely, instead focusing on bringing practical improvements, so we pit it against its predecessor - the G5.

Picture from Lenovo P2 Review Lenovo P2 Review
If you are in store for a big phone with a great battery life and a very affordable price, the Lenovo P2 will inevitably show up as an option…

Picture from HTC U Ultra Review HTC U Ultra Review
With high-end specs, a big 5.7-inch screen, and a seriously flagship-level price tag, is the U Ultra a fitting replacement for the HTC 10, or will HTC fans want to keep waiting for a possibly more petite handset?

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The funky sunglasses with a built-in camera and direct connection to Snapchat have gained a surprising amount of attention since their announcement last September. Here are our thoughts after rocking Snap Inc.’s first piece of hardware for a little over a week.

Picture from LG G6 vs LG V20 LG G6 vs LG V20
That’s a tough question for us to answer, even though we’ve had plenty of hands-on time with both devices...

Picture from Huawei P10 Review Huawei P10 Review
At first sight, the P10 is a meaningful albeit not drastic evolution of the P9 – it retains the overall design with just a couple of minor but important changes, has beefed up specs and improved camera. Sounds like quite the winning list of enhancements on paper, but let's not put the cart ahead of the horse and explore Huawei's new flagship up close and personal...

Picture from Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Review Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Review
The new A3 (2017) is a 4.7-inch phone with a Super AMOLED display and a look nearly identical to that of the Galaxy S7 with the same stylish glass and metal construction…

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Smartphones are changing. With the LG G6, the manufacturer invites us into the new world of the 9:18 screen. Add to that things like a no-compromise, full-resolution wide-angle camera, and Google's latest software and services, and we've got what looks (on paper, at least) like one of the most compelling new smartphones to land so far this year. Does the LG G6 deliver on all of its potential?

Picture from Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Review Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Review
We take the largest of the 2017 A-series – the 5.7” Galaxy A7 – for a spin, to review what a tall glass body, 14nm Exynos chip, and 16 MP cameras both front and back are capable of.

Picture from Lenovo K6 and K6 Note Review Lenovo K6 and K6 Note Review
The Lenovo K6 and K6 Note are among the most affordable Android phones out there, but are the compromises they make too much?…

Picture from Huawei Watch 2 Review Huawei Watch 2 Review
With smartwatches not growing as fast as many companies expected, manufacturers are racing to make that elusive device that will shape the market the same way the iPhone shaped the handset one. Is the Huawei Watch 2 that device? Definitely not, but it's still a smartwatch worth taking a look at.

Picture from Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy S7
The Galaxy A5 (2017) is Samsung’s new mid-ranger. From afar, it looks exactly like the Galaxy S7. But do they also perform the same?…

Picture from Jabra Elite Sport Review Jabra Elite Sport Review
Jabra is the latest company to take a stab at this market with the Elite Sport - a pair of wireless earphones that have been designed to be the ultimate workout tool. Completely wireless earbuds may still be in their infancy, but compared to other options that have already been released, do the Elite Sport have what it takes to stand up to the rest of the crowd?

Picture from Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is the phone that will be the right fit for most people: it is not too cheap, nor too expensive; its 5.2-inch screen is neither too big, nor too small; it’s the golden mean…

Picture from Chromecast Ultra Review Chromecast Ultra Review
In the years since, we've seen Google update its hardware with new electronics and a more installation-friendly form factor, as well as introducing a special music-only Chromecast for audiophiles. But maybe the biggest upgrade landed last fall, as Google prepared its streaming solution for the next generation of hi-res screens with the launch of the Chromecast Ultra.

Picture from Motorola Moto M Review Motorola Moto M Review
The Moto M is positioned somewhere between these two tiers. As an Android mid-range model, it checks all the right boxes – it has good specs, great design, and an affordable price. On paper, this sounds like а winning combination, but in real life, is the Moto M worth considering at all?

Picture from Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe Review Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe Review
The ZenFone 3 Deluxe is currently the highest-end smartphone that Asus is selling, resulting in it being the company’s flagship. The ZenFone 3 Deluxe has a lot to offer at a cost that’s very competitive when compared to similarly-speced devices, but does it bring enough to the table, or does it fall flat?

Picture from ZTE Blade V8 Pro Review ZTE Blade V8 Pro Review
ZTE has an affordable new option that packs a fancy dual-rear-camera system, just like some much more expensive phones. Let's take a look at the ZTE Blade V8 Pro, and see if this really could be one of the new year's best value

Picture from HTC Desire 650 Review HTC Desire 650 Review
We put the entry level looker Desire 650 with its 5” HD display, Snapdragon 400 chipset, and 13 MP camera, through its review paces.

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Is Google Home more than just an Android smartphone hooked up to a speaker? Can its capabilities really bring something new and worthwhile to your home? Let's a take a look at just what this smart speaker can do.

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The ZenFone 3 Laser is a smartphone that Asus is selling for under $200, putting it in direct competition with the likes of the Moto G4. Is Asus’s option worth considering over Motorola’s?

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The Meizu Pro 6 Plus is a high-end Android model that’s going to cost 499 euros (about $530) when it is released in France and Italy. In exchange you get a device with design and specs that place it in the premium tier. But is the Meizu Pro 6 Plus a good buy? I used it for several weeks to find out!

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Have smartwatches reached an impasse? We've seen what the technology can do, and watched plenty of big-name mobile manufacturers release wearables, but lately it's felt like the time of the big smartwatch experiment has come and gone. Is it still possible for a smartwatch to generate consumer excitement?

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Google stirred things up in the cozy Android high-end phone market with its Pixel lineup of phones…

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With its $250 price tag, and with features like dual main cameras and promises of battery life stretching past two days, Honor's really aiming to make a point about how very, very far your smartphone-buying dollar can go. Meet the Honor 6X.

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We have the Meizu M5 Note with us today, the company's latest 5.5-incher that pairs a not too shabby specs sheet with a rather aggressive pricing and seems like a great deal on paper. But how great of a device is it?

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With 5.5” Quad HD AMOLED displays, 12 MP cameras, 4 GB RAM and Android 7.0 Nougat, the Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge and Google Pixel XL appear equals, but the devil is in the details.

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It’s hard to say what was the most important event of the year 2016 in smartphones, but Google’s direct entry in the phone market with its Pixel lineup of phones…

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Named after the lovely Hagen line of watches, the $200 Hagen Connected blends traditional Scandinavian watch design with a number of smart features to give its owner a taste of modern, connected technology. Shall we take a closer look at this baby?

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Meizu, a growing Chinese phone maker, has released its most affordable phone: the Meizu M5 and we have it up for review. Is it worth importing to get better value for your money?…