Category: Smartphones

Vodafone Platinum 7 Review: Taking network-branded handsets to a new level

This year, Vodafone decided to go all out with its 2016 range of own-brand handsets. The Platinum 7 comes with a high-definition QHD display, powerful front-facing speakers, and a boat load of processing power, but has the network succeeded in producing something to steer customers away from the big name manufacturers? Now,… [Click for more]

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Review: Vodafone Smart Ultra 7 – can it take the crown from the 2015 Smart Ultra 6?

When Vodafone announced the Smart Platinum 7 along with two other models earlier this month, I – like many I’m sure – thought it odd the Smart Ultra 6 had been replaced by a phone costing more than twice as much. Unbeknownst to me at the time, the Platinum 7 wasn’t… [Click for more]

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Review: Vodafone Smart Prime 7

Not everyone wants to spend big bucks on a smartphone, and there are now plenty of choices on how to best spend as little as possible, but still get a good all-round experience. The recently launched 4G Vodafone Smart Prime 7 is a bit of a bargain at just £75 on prepay,… [Click for more]

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Head to Head: Wileyfox Swift and the Moto G – do they compare?

Yesterday, a new company hit the scene and launched two new handsets – one of which almost identically matches the Moto G on specs. But it’s up to £80 cheaper, so can it really compete on the same level? The Wileyfox Swift (see my unboxing here) being cheaper than its Motorola counterpart is somewhat… [Click for more]

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Hands-on with the Wileyfox Storm

Of the two new handsets from Wileyfox, a new company that entered the smartphone market today, the handset that got my main attention is the flagship Wileyfox Storm. At £199 (when it goes on sale in October), the phone isn’t attempting to compete head on with the flagships from Samsung,… [Click for more]

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LG G4 Review: Best in class camera, but don’t forget to pack your charger

There’s surprisingly little to visually differentiate the G4 from last year’s flagship G3. With the notable exception of more covers to choose from, including those leather covers that LG used to attract attention ahead of its launch. Beyond those, you’d be hard pushed to tell the difference. Perhaps LG thought that… [Click for more]

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Huawei P8: Learning about Light Trails (plus some more super night mode shots)

At the P8 launch event yesterday, I got to meet light artist Michael Bosanko – a man who has created some awesome photos using various light sources (seriously, check out his site) and later I got a chance to create some pictures of my own, using various lights provided that Michael uses for his own… [Click for more]

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Honor 6 Plus Review: The big-screen powerhouse with incredible stamina

It might make for good copy saying ‘from the company you’ve never heard of’, but it isn’t particularly good for Huawei – the company behind the Honor brand and the manufacturer of the 6 Plus. However, that’s exactly how many reviews have kicked off, and I’ll confess that I planned to do… [Click for more]

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Huawei P8 Review: Slim, powerful, good looking and won’t hurt your wallet [updated for new battery saving features]

Huawei has always been good at building solid flagship models that pack a punch, and look luxurious to boot. The P8 is no exception, and the only issue facing Huawei now is getting this phone into stores so people can actually see, and potentially buy, it. I’ve had mine since mid… [Click for more]

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