Category: Feature

Huawei shows its 5G devices on sale in the UK soon, while helping people cut through the 5G hype

Huawei has shown the UK media its collection of 5G-enabled devices going on sale soon to complement the imminent launches of at least two 5G networks (with the other two following closely behind). The event wasn’t just to show off the 5G devices, but also a chance for Huawei and… [Click for more]

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OnePlus embarks on a new adventure with the launch of the top-tier OnePlus 7 Pro, alongside the OnePlus 7 and upgraded Bullets Wireless 2 earphones

OnePlus has today launched a series of new products, including the OnePlus 7 Pro that marks the start of a new journey for the company. Although details of the new phones were widely leaked ahead of today’s launch (what isn’t these days?) there are always some finer details that are… [Click for more]

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Huawei P30 Pro Hands-On: Huawei’s claim of rewriting the rules of photography is an understatement

Huawei has today launched the P30 Pro, a handset that the company claims will rewrite the rules of photography. Is this merely the standard hype for a phone launch we’ve become accustomed to, or actually something that genuinely changes the game? I’m inclined to go with the latter, as Huawei… [Click for more]

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Huawei Mate X: A phone that shows foldable phones may have a future after all [Updated: I held one!]

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold may have captured the media attention for a few days, but Huawei has thrown the cat amongst the pigeons with the Mate X. The Mate X is the fastest foldable 5G phone, which also has its screen folding the opposite way in comparison to the Galaxy Fold…. [Click for more]

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Honor View 20 Photo Gallery

The camera on the Honor View 20 is very impressive, and for a week or so I’ve been out and about taking some photos to show off the camera. Unfortunately the weather has not been nice to me, but you can get a good feel for the 48-megapixel Sony-made camera,… [Click for more]

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Honor Play Photo Gallery: A selection of photos and videos from the new Honor gaming phone

Quite understandably all the attention directed towards the new Honor Play is around its gaming prowess, but not many people would want a great device for playing games that isn’t also able to take good pictures. On paper the Honor Play’s 16+2MP dual camera setup doesn’t sound that amazing, compared to… [Click for more]

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uSwitch reports more people appreciating the freedom of SIM-only contracts

Visitors to this site, my social media followers and anyone on the various forums I contribute to will know I’ve been an advocate of more affordable phones for some time, along with the many benefits that going down the SIM-only route can bring. Quite recently Simon Rockman contributed a guest… [Click for more]

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Sort it out Three: Using data abroad feels nothing like at home! [Updated June 18th 2017]

First of all, let me say that I really like Three for everything it has done to shake up the market over the years. And when Feel at Home launched, I was one of the many customers who could save a packet when travelling abroad. But as someone fortunate enough travel… [Click for more]

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Is your new flagship phone really as good as it could be?

For a good few years now, I’ve spent much of my time writing about more affordable phones that offer exceptional value for money and without many compromises. But there’s always a recognition that if you’re happy to shell out top dollar, you’ll likely get the absolute best of the best. At least you’d expect so…. [Click for more]

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