Category: Smartphones

Honor 8X Review: The screen size of an iPhone XS Max for almost a fifth of the price. That’s insane.

It doesn’t seem like very long ago that released the Honor Play, the first ‘gaming-centric’ phone from a company targeting ‘brave’ digital natives. It ticked all the right boxes for a respectable £279 retail price, but that hasn’t stopped Honor releasing an even bigger screened device, but with a slightly… [Click for more]

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Galaxy Note 9, Tab S4 and Watch: Hands-on with the latest additions to Samsung’s family

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]

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Honor 10 Review: A strong mid-range contender that very nearly stumbled at the starting blocks

When Honor invited me to the Honor 10 launch, with many of the great features from Huawei’s latest flagships, I was very excited. Especially when the phone once again had Honor’s trademark multi-layered glass rear design. Having now had one to review for a few weeks, I’ve had a good… [Click for more]

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Vodafone launches the Smart V8, the spiritual successor to the Smart Ultra 6

As part of Vodafone’s 2017 collection of own-brand smartphones and tablets, the network has today announced the Smart V8 as its new flagship. At a recent event I got one to take away for review, and here are my first impressions. Unlike last year’s high-end Platinum 7, which came at a… [Click for more]

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Honor 8 Pro Review: Sure you still want to lay down £700+ on a high-end phone?

Now the Honor 8 Pro is announced, I am happy to publish my full review. First of all, let’s get a disclosure over and done with. I was given a review unit just over a week ago, making this the quickest review I’ve ever written and published. Normally I work to a strict two-week… [Click for more]

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BLU Vivo 6 Hands-On: A powerful mid-ranger that’s a perfect buy for Black Friday

I have to confess that while seeing BLU mobiles on sale online before, I’ve never actually had the chance to hold one, let alone test one. That is until today. This is when American based BLU has launched the Vivo 6 officially in the UK, one day after celebrating Thanksgiving at home. By… [Click for more]

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