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Sony Xperia XZ3 review

Sony fans will be excited about the adoption of OLED in its latest flagship phone, which also offer incremental improvements over its predecessor, but should anyone else be? We put it through its paces in our Sony Xperia XZ3 review to find out exactly how it measures up.
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Honor 8X hands-on review

The Honor 8X doesn’t break the mold for Honor, and continues to let the company build attractive, solid, high performance smartphones that don’t cost as much as you first expect. We’ve been using it to see if it’s better than the rest.
OnePlus 6T review

OnePlus 6T review

The biannual OnePlus launch has become so regular that we almost take it for granted, but does that mean we should be less excited about it than before? No. The OnePlus 6T is here, and although it shares many features with the OnePlus 6, there are some awesome upgrades to tempt you into buying one.

LG V35 ThinQ review

Sure it looks a lot like last year's LG V30, but looks can be deceiving. The LG V35 ThinQ packs in all new hardware and a few new software features that makes it a full-fledged flagship for 2018. In our LG V35 ThinQ review, we check out these new upgrades and see how it compares to other 2018 flagships.
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Red Magic Phone review

We review the Red Magic Phone, the mid-range gaming phone you never knew you wanted. With a unique design, super-smooth performance, and some fantastic speakers, the Red Magic Phone is the gaming phone that's not just for gamers, but for anyone who wants a good mid-range phone with a unique flair.
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ZTE Axon 9 Pro hands-on review

The ZTE Axon 9 Pro made its debut at IFA in Berlin today. The new flagship smartphone is the first from beleaguered manufacturer ZTE since the Axon 7. Dip into our ZTE Axon 9 Pro hands-on review to learn all about what it offers. It won’t be coming to the U.S. but you’ll be able to buy one in Europe very soon.
Huawei Mate 20 Lite review

Huawei Mate 20 Lite hands-on review

The Mate 20 Lite is supposed to be a teaser ahead of the Mate 20 Pro release in the near future, giving us an indication of how much work will go into making the Pro model a winner. This leaves the Mate 20 Lite as an in-between device, with some strong features; but a definite similarity to other phones we’ve seen recently. Here’s what it’s like.
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‘Star Wars: Jedi Challenges’ review

Disney has partnered up with Lenovo for the Mirage Augmented Reality headset, which lets you play a new game called ‘Star Wars: Jedi Challenges.’ The Dark Side Expansion pack lets you become Kylo Ren and fight characters like Yoda and Rey, and there's a new lightsaber you can nab as well.
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Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi review

Pocophone? Who? It’s fine that you don’t know the name, but we’re here to tell you it’s worth changing that, as the Pocophone F1 — its first phone — is very exciting, as it takes the OnePlus model of creating high performance, great looking phones for a reasonable price, then refines the formula more. The result is an even cheaper phone, but still with ultra-desirable specs. Here’s what it’s like.
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Asus Zenfone 5Z review

While the Asus Zenfone 5Z may be lacking in originality, there’s no scrimping on features or hardware. This is an impressive Android smartphone at a very tempting price. Find out how good the camera is, how well it performs, and exactly where the compromises lie in our Asus Zenfone 5Z review.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review

The Galaxy Note 9 is here, and it’s jaw-dropping how much tech Samsung has fit inside this phone. It’s one of Samsung’s largest phones ever thanks to its 6.4-inch screen. There’s a water-cooling system to cool the internals, beta access to Fortnite, A.I. in the camera, and lots more.
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Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium review

Sony’s third flagship phone of 2018 is its first to ever feature a dual-camera lens. The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium can capture ultra-low-light video far better than phones like the iPhone X or Galaxy Note 9, but is it worth the high cost? We look at how the overall package holds up against the spotlight video features.
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Oppo Find X review

Is the Oppo Find X the most beautiful smartphone we’ve ever seen? We think it’s right up there, but because it’s an import-only phone, you’ll have to put in some effort to get one. Is it worth going the extra mile? We’ve been using this design powerhouse to find out if it’s one you should buy.
Nokia 3.1 review

Nokia 3.1 review

2018 has been a busy year for HMD. At Mobile World Congress, the company launched not one, but six new Nokia smartphones, and some of them have slowly been making their way over to the U.S. We try out one of its latest budget offerings, the Nokia 3.1, to see how it compares to the competition.
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Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact review

Want a small smartphone? There aren’t a lot of options out there these days. Well you should consider Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Compact. It may not look like the snazziest smartphone, but it’s small, packs powerful performance, and has a more than capable camera. Here’s our XZ2 Compact review.
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Vivo Nex S review

The Vivo Nex S astonishes with its cutting edge technology, futuristic design, and eye-catching camera. There’s an in-display fingerprint sensor paired with a pop-out camera, which enables a beautiful bezel-less display. You’ll have to work to buy one, as it’s an import only, but if you’re tempted, what’s it like to live with?
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Moto E5 Play review

The Moto E5 Play has a compact design, day-long battery life, and solid performance all for a little over $100 (or less, depending on the carrier it’s sold from). While there are some compromises, this may just be the best smartphone you can buy for this price bracket. We dive deeper in our Moto E5 Play review.
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Alcatel 1X review

Need a cheap phone that doesn't cost an arm and a leg? Alcatel is offering the Android Go-equipped Alcatel 1X for a paltry $100. But with that sort of bargain price, you’re bound to run into issues. We spent a week with the Alcatel 1X to find out if it's worthy of becoming your next phone.
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Xiaomi Mi A2 hands-on review

Xiaomi has announced its second smartphone with Android One installed, the Mi A2, and we’ve had the chance to try it out. Can a phone that costs a third of the Google Pixel 2 really offer a similar software experience, and match it with a great camera and design? Amazingly, in our short time with the phone, this seems to accurately describe the Mi A2. Here’s what it’s like.
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LG Fortune 2 review

The LG Fortune 2 is a smartphone only available on Cricket Wireless in the U.S. What’s so special about it? It costs $100. But a low price tag doesn’t mean it should be an instant buy. There are a lot of compromises, and we take a closer look in our review.
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Cat S61 review

How many handy functions can you pack into a rugged Android smartphone? Find out in our Cat S61 review as we take the latest release from the Bullitt Group for a test drive and see how it measures up as a digital toolbox and as a phone. There’s thermal imaging, laser measurement, air quality sensing, and more.
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Moto E5 Plus review

The Moto E5 Plus features a refined design, larger display, updated processor, and the same absolutely enormous 5,000mAh battery. Are the new features to justify it nearly $300 price tag on Sprint? The Moto E5 Supra -- the same phone -- costs $180 on Cricket Wireless. Here’s our Moto E5 Plus review.
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BlackBerry Key2 review

The KeyOne, which launched last year, rode a wave of nostalgia, but it’s back to business for BlackBerry. Its latest phone is the BlackBerry Key2, which succeeds its predecessor in every way -- especially with the keyboard, which is now practically perfect.
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Sony Xperia XZ2 review

Sony’s current flagship smartphone is the Xperia XZ2. It costs $800, and it’s quite comparable to Samsung’s Galaxy S9 in many ways. Does that mean you should drop your hard-earned money on it? It’s a tough question, as the XZ2 checks off a lot of boxes. We find the answer in our review.
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Moto G6 Play review

For years, Motorola G-series phones have been the go-to choice for budget phones. This year's Moto G6 Play is Motorola's newest budget offering, featuring an all new design and upgraded specs. In the fiercely competitive budget phone market, are these changes enough for the G6 Play to keep the crown?
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Nokia 7 Plus review

The best decision Nokia could have made was to adopt Android One as its operating system this year, and the Nokia 7 Plus is a high-spec, low-cost phone which showcases the difference a great operating system can make. We’ve been using the phone to find out if the rest is worth your time.
Unihertz Atom Review

Unihertz Atom review

Frustrated with how large smartphones have become? Wish you could wrap your hand around your phone easily? We checked out the Unihertz Atom, a smartphone that brings mid-range phone specs and incredible battery life in a tiny package that's smaller than the first-generation iPhone.
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Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS review

When Porsche Design was tasked with beautifying the P20 Pro, it came up with this, the Mate RS. It’s very pretty, and does everything the P20 Pro does; but comes with some superfluous tech you really don’t want. Oh, and a massive price tag. Is it worth the extra? Here’s our Porsche Design Mate RS review.
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Alcatel 3V review

The Alcatel 3V offers an impressive package at a price that undercuts the competition. Just $150 buys you a 6-inch screen, a dual camera, a big battery, and a modern look -- but there must be some compromises, right? Learn exactly what this phone has to offer in our Alcatel 3V review.
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Moto G6 review

The Moto G6 is Motorola’s latest low-cost phone that looks and feels like it should cost a lot more than it does. A glass body, dual-lens camera, and a big screen make it tempting, but should you buy one? We’ve been trying it out to see if it’s more than just a pretty face.
Moto G6 Plus Review

Moto G6 Plus review

Motorola has ruled the budget roost with its G series for a few years now, but we are seeing more cheap phones worth buying coming onto the market. In our Moto G6 Plus review, we examine whether the fresh design, dual-lens camera, and all the extras are enough for the Moto G6 Plus to claim top spot again.
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Nokia 6.1 review

Months after showing off the Nokia 6 at Mobile World Congress, HMD has brought it to the U.S. under a new name -- the Nokia 6.1. For its $270 price tag, the Nokia 6.1 offers exceptional value. Both beautiful and powerful, the Nokia 6.1 is the latest budget phone to beat.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S review

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S review

If you’re after a beautifully designed phone with plenty of power under the hood, then Xiaomi’s latest might just have caught your eye. In this Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S review we put it through its paces and find out where the Chinese manufacturer has compromised. If you’re thinking about buying it, you must read this first.
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Honor 10 review

Erupting in a kaleidoscope of color, the glass-bodied Honor 10 costs way less than you’d expect, and still has the excellent camera we’ve come to expect from the company. We’ve had it in our hands to see if it can live up to those initially very strong impressions. Here’s our Honor 10 review.