I’ve just taken receipt of the Realme X50 5G, a £299 5G phone competing against a large number of mid-range 5G phones going on sale at around the same time. I’ll be reviewing this in the coming weeks, along with the Oppo Find X2 Neo review still to go live,… [Click for more]
The Oppo Find X2 Neo is the first Snapdragon 765G 5G device I’ve had to review, and I’m very keen to see how it compares to the higher-spec Snapdragon 865 devices circulating since the start of the year.
Realme’s latest launch is the X3 SuperZoom. As the name suggests, it boasts a premium camera experience at a very affordable pricepoint.
Amongst a series of announcements from Huawei in Barcelona this morning, the Mate Xs was perhaps the most exciting. I’ll be covering the other new announcements later (there’s a new laptop and tablet, plus fast wireless routers with and without 5G) , but for now I was able to get… [Click for more]
Yesterday I got a chance to have a play with the Motorola Razr built for a new generation, featuring an exceptional folding display. With pricing rumoured to be upwards of £70 £99 per month on a 24-month contract when it goes on sale exclusively with EE in the new year,… [Click for more]
Honor has today launched its own version of the Huawei Watch GT 2, and with the promise of a highly competitive price, it is arguably the better buy. Powered by the exact same Huawei Kirin A1 chipset, with the exact same (up to) 14-day battery life, the exact same user… [Click for more]
At the start of this year, Planet Computers (the company behind the Gemini PDA) showed off a prototype of its second-generation portable computing device that uses the classic Psion keyboard design, connected to modern-day hardware. The Gemini is still available to buy, but the Cosmo Communicator takes things to the… [Click for more]
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]
Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 3, with its totally full-screen sliding display, is coming to the UK in the new year. By utilising a slide-up design to reveal the selfie camera(s), the phone can offer a 93.4% screen-to-body ratio, without any notches or cut-out holes. The phone isn’t itself a new release,… [Click for more]
Did I forget to mention the other stuff Huawei announced yesterday? Here’s a catch-up of the other Mate 20 phones and wearables
I have no qualms about saying the main product of interest to me, and likely you, at Huawei’s Mate 20 Series launch event yesterday was the announcement of the Mate 20 Pro. But after announcing that and the Mate 20 (not destined for a UK release), Huawei sprung another few… [Click for more]
So many new phones end up being evolutionary than revolutionary, that it becomes a welcome surprise when a company brings something new to the table. In the case of the Mate 20 Pro, Huawei has brought a whole new table. It wasn’t that long ago that Huawei revealed its new… [Click for more]
As flagship phones get increasingly expensive, there’s an ever-growing market in the mid-range for affordable, but still well-performing, smartphones. Today Nokia launched the Nokia 7.1, a sub-£300 (£299) Android phone that offers an affordable phone with a large 5.84-inch HDR display, an enhanced dual-camera set up with Zeiss optics, a… [Click for more]
Honor has been building phones for almost everyone, but did it have one especially for gamers? Well, it does now! The Honor Play is Honor’s latest offering that aims to offer avid mobile gamers the best mobile experience, and I’ve had one for just over a week to try out…. [Click for more]
Yesterday at a lavish event in New York, Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy Note 9, along with the Galaxy Watch and a new Bixby-powered Galaxy Home speaker. Earlier it had launched the Tab S4 at a separate event. I wasn’t at either launch event, but I was invited to go… [Click for more]
Today in Paris, Huawei unveiled three new P-Series smartphones; the P20 Lite, P20 and P20 Pro. For reasons you’ll discover soon, I am concentrating my attention on the P20 Pro. Every time a new phone is released, you can be pretty sure the camera will be the centre of attention…. [Click for more]
Honor invited me to see the launch of two exciting new smartphones just in time for Christmas. Check out the Honor 7X and View 10.
I knew that having been in the game for so long would pay off eventually, as I finally got a hands-on with a device I’ve longed to see for almost 20 years! The new Gemini PDA, from Planet Computers, is the spiritual successor to the Psion Series 5 organiser from… [Click for more]