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Huawei Mate 10 Review: Hands-On

10/16/2017, The Huawei Mate 10 is official, along with the Mate 10 Pro and the Mate Porsche Design edition. Although they have small variations, they do share a lot in common, and the new Mate 10 will provide a user-experience baseline which is slightly sublimed by...

LG Q6 Review

10/12/2017, The LG Q6 was released in July 2017 and was initially geared towards the entry-level market. At publishing time, the LG Q6 had not yet been officially priced in the USA. However, this product was designed to compete in the ~200-250 USD range. I’m not...

Moto X4 Review: Hands-On

09/22/2017, The Moto X4 was released in early September 2017 at IFA/Berlin and was originally targeted at the mid-range market. The main features include a dual camera, hands-free support for Alexa voice assistant, Tempow Audio profile (TAP) a unique technology...

Galaxy S8 Active Review

09/19/2017, The Galaxy S8 Active was released in August 2017 and was initially targeted at the high-end rugged phones market. At publishing time, the Galaxy S8 Active was priced at USD 849 (exclusively from AT&T). Even if this product was created to address...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Review

09/05/2017, Galaxy Note fans can celebrate! After a dry 2016, the Galaxy Note 8 has finally launched in all its glory and Samsung did not disappoint. The 6.3” Super-AMOLED display is a huge step up from the previous 5.7” one, and this latest design maximizes the...

LG V30 Review

08/31/2017, #IFA2017 – As we head into the holiday season, most companies will complete their line of products to compete. The LG V30 is the 3rd generation of LG V-Series handset, a line of product that is designed for power users and the creative types. While...

HTC U11 Review: Squeeze It!

05/19/2017, Now that the HTC U11 has been formally introduced, we can confirm that HTC continues to compete at the very high-end spectrum of the Android smartphone market. After launching the HTC Ultra and HTC U Play, the company was bombarded with questions about...

Sony XPERIA XZs Review: Hands-On

02/27/2017, The Sony XZs is a high-end device just announced at MWC 2017 which is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip. Sony has optimized it for value-to the user, and this device isn’t meant as winning any “specs war” — that role is fulfilled by...

LG G6 Review

02/26/2017, The LG G6 is the first handset to use a wider 18:9 (or 2:1) aspect ratio that allows for a larger screen without impacting the general grip of the phone. If the rumors are correct, both Samsung and Apple will introduce a similar screen size later this...

iPhone 7 Review

01/27/2017, The iPhone celebrates its 10th year in 2017, and there’s no question that it is a huge force in the smartphone market. It is also more than half of Apple’s business, and as Apple’s flagship product, it competes at the highest level against a very...

Google Pixel Review

01/16/2017, Google’s “Pixel” line of products is designed to be the highest-end, top of the line hardware from Google. It is very different from the Nexus line of products, which is designed to provide excellent “quality for the price”. In a Pixel...

Huawei Mate 9 Review

11/07/2016, Huawei is launching its large-display flagship Mate 9 phone before many expected it. Its Mate 8 predecessor was announced at CES 2016, and it’s coming to the U.S. The Mate 9 is mostly an incremental upgrade to the Mate 8, and keeps everything that made...

LG V20 Review

09/06/2016, At long last, the LG V20 has officially launched. With leaks starting back in mid-July and LG starting to tease the device in late August there was a good hype build up around it. Most of the rumors (not all) turned out to be true, and the first image...

Huawei Mate 2 Review

07/03/2014, We’ve seen the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 when it was first announced during CES 2014. It was a great event, and the phone was well received by the audience since it is a device with a humongous battery capacity, along with a clear intent from Huawei to...