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TCL 50 XL 5G in a bush.

How good can a $160 Android phone really be? I used one to find out

The TCL 50 XL 5G is a new Android phone that can be yours for just $160. But is it any good? I reviewed it to find out.
A person holding the Google Pixel 8a

I reviewed Google’s new cheap Pixel phone, and you really should buy it

OnePlus Open in Emerald Dusk in hand.

OnePlus Open review: an excellent foldable, with a catch

The foldable market is growing, this time with OnePlus joining the fray. How does the OnePlus Open fare? Let's find out.
A person holding the Samsung Galaxy A35, showing the back of the phone.

I reviewed Samsung’s $400 budget phone, and I’m impressed

The Samsung Galaxy A35 isn't as glitzy as the Galaxy S24, but during our review, we've discovered it is a better buy than another more expensive Samsung phone.
A black OnePlus 12R laying face down on a table.

I reviewed OnePlus’ $500 Android phone, and it’s spectacular

The OnePlus 12R is a new Android phone from OnePlus. It has a fast processor, an incredible display, and it only costs $500. This is a special one.
A person holding the Samsung Galaxy A55.

I reviewed the Samsung Galaxy A55. It didn’t go as expected

My time with the Samsung Galaxy A55 didn't get off to the best start and I worried about it. Did things change for the better? Here's the whole story.
OnePlus 12 Flowy Emerald held in hand.

OnePlus 12 review: the new Android phone to beat in 2024

The OnePlus 12 is here to kick things off for the new year of smartphone releases. Is it worth the $800? Let's find out.
A person taking a photo with the Google Pixel 8.

Google Pixel 8 review: better than the Pixel 8 Pro?

The case for choosing the Google Pixel 8 over the Pixel 8 Pro is stronger than ever, as its camera, battery, and software all impress in our review.
Blue Titanium (left) and Natural Titanium iPhone 15 Pros on a green park bench.

iPhone 15 Pro review: smaller, but still mighty

The iPhone 15 Pro may look like the lesser model compared to its larger sibling, but there is still plenty to love — especially if you prefer smaller phones.
A person taking the Xiaomi 14 Ultra out of a pocket.

The Xiaomi 14 Ultra has the best smartphone camera I’ve ever used

The Xiaomi 14 Ultra has one of the very best cameras I've ever used, but does the rest of the phone stack up to it? We find out in our review.
Moto G 5G (2024) in Sage Green.

This $200 Android phone looks like a good deal, but it’s not

At just $200, the Moto G 5G (2024) is one of the cheapest new smartphones available today. But is it one you should spend your money on? I used it to find out.
The Moto G Power 5G (2024) lying on a rock outside.

How good is Motorola’s $300 Android phone? I used it for a week to find out

On paper, the Moto G Power 5G (2024) looks like a killer $300 smartphone. I lived with it for a week to see if that's true.
The Garmin Forerunner 165 Music sat in an open gym bag.

I reviewed Garmin’s newest fitness watch. Here’s why it’s a must-buy

The Garmin Forerunner 165 is a new, reasonably priced entry in Garmin's roster of fitness watches. But is it worth its price tag compared to other options?
The back of the Asus Zenfone 11 Ultra.

I reviewed an Android phone that simply doesn’t make any sense

The Asus Zenfone 11 Ultra is a decent smartphone, but answering the question of whether you should buy it isn't straightforward, as our review explains.
The back of the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra.

Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra review: the best Ultra ever, and a must buy

Samsung may not have changed the look of the Galaxy S24 Ultra much, but everything else has been given a massive upgrade. Prepare for a very positive review.
A person holding the Nothing Phone 2a, showing the Glyph Lights.

The Nothing Phone 2a is the best cheap phone I’ve reviewed in ages

The Nothing Phone 2a's design and price will grab your attention, but will the phone hold it if you buy one? We've found out in our in-depth review.
The OnePlus Watch 2 sitting on a chest.

I reviewed the OnePlus Watch 2. Is it the new smartwatch to beat?

The OnePlus Watch 2 is the second smartwatch from OnePlus, and it's a big improvement over the first model. But is it actually worth buying this time?
Someone holding the Google Pixel 8 Pro in front of a colorful background.

Google Pixel 8 Pro review: the best Pixel I’ve ever used

The Google Pixel 8 Pro is an important phone for Google. It has upgraded specs, a refined design, and a higher price. And it's worth every single penny.
Someone holding the violet/purple Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus.

I reviewed the Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus. Here’s why it’s one of 2024’s best phones

Next to its S24 and S24 Ultra siblings, the Galaxy S24 Plus may look like the awkward middle child. But it's not. It's actually pretty incredible.
Samsung Galaxy S24 in Marble Gray held in hand.

Samsung Galaxy S24 review: a smart little upgrade

The Samsung Galaxy S24 is the smallest of the new S24 lineup. But there's a lot to like about the most compact Galaxy S24 model. Here's our full review.
Simon Cohen wearing Deep Optics 32°N Sunglasses.

32°N Smart Sunglasses make getting older a little easier

With an aging population that suffers from presbyopia, the 32°N Sunglasses may be the smartest glasses yet.
The back of the Asus ROG Phone 8 Pro.

I reviewed a new Android phone that could kill the Galaxy S24 Ultra

Is the Asus ROG Phone 8 Pro the best phone you can buy if you want to play games? Yes, but there's a lot more to it than that.
Withings ScanWatch Light being worn on wrist with display off.

Hate smartwatches? You might love this $250 hybrid watch

Don't like how most smartwatches look? The Withings ScanWatch Light is a smartwatch for those who don't like smartwatches.
A person holding the Nothing Phone 2, with the lights active.

Nothing Phone 2 review: the new phone to beat in 2023

Never heard of Nothing? That's about to change, because the excellent Nothing Phone 2 deserves everyone's attention. It really is that good.
Samsung Galaxy S23 held in hand against green floral backdrop

Samsung Galaxy S23 review: the Android phone for everyone

The Samsung Galaxy S23 may be the base model of the S23 lineup, but there's a lot to love here. We break everything down in our full review!
The Motorola Razr Plus, half folded with its cover screen on.

Motorola Razr Plus review: the folding phone I’ve been waiting for

The Motorola Razr Plus is Motorola's latest flip phone foldable — and its sights are set on the Galaxy Z Flip. But is it any good? Find out in our review.
Third-generation Amazon Echo frames in blue seen on a stunning woman.

Amazon Echo Frames (3rd Gen) review: Sounds better than ever

Amazon Echo Frames received a nice upgrade in 2023, but are they good enough to compete with earbuds? We check sound quality, battery life, and more.
The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra lying on a large rock.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra review: the best, most complete Android phone yet

Our Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra review will tell you why this is the most complete Android phone you can currently buy, and why it'll last you for years.
Google Pixel Fold in Obsidian open slightly sitting on park bench.

Google Pixel Fold review: is it still worth buying?

The Google Pixel Fold has arrived, but is it worth that huge $1,799 price tag? We find out in our full review.
Someone holding the OnePlus 11.

OnePlus 11 review: a real OnePlus phone, and a true return to form

The OnePlus 11 is an important phone, as it needs to impress and rescue the brand's reputation. We've spent plenty of time with it, and have very good news.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 showing off its new cover screen.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 review: the foldable to buy in 2023

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 has a large cover screen, a new hinge, and finally folds flat when you close it. But is it worth $1,000? We found out in our review.
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE Mint Green color along with abowl of lemons.

I reviewed Samsung’s new $600 Android phone. Here’s what I love (and hate)

The Samsung Galaxy S23 FE has flagship features mixed with frustrating cutbacks. Do its positives override the negatives? Find out in our review!
Someone holding the Motorola Edge (2023) next to the Google Pixel 8.

Motorola’s latest Android phone is (almost) a Google Pixel 8 killer

The Google Pixel 8 just got a new competitor in the form of the Motorola Edge (2023). But is it any good? I used it to find out.
A person taking the Motorola Razr 40 out of a pocket.

I reviewed Motorola’s cheapest folding phone, and it’s brilliant

Motorola's on a roll with great phones in 2023. Does the Motorola Razr (2023) continue that trend? We've found out, and it's good news.

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Joe Maring is the Section Editor for Digital Trends’ Mobile team, leading the site’s coverage for all things smartphones, tablets, and wearables. Since joining the industry in 2012, Joe has reported on the latest mobile tech news, reviewed countless devices, and worked with other writers to help them find the angles that matter.

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