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OnePlus 12 - Starting At $799, Find It On Amazon The OnePlus 12 is a no-compromise Android flagship that offers a beautiful display, excellent cameras, outstanding battery life, and superb value. Unrivaled value Gorgeous display Excellent cameras Outstanding battery life Fast wired/wireless charging, charger in box Clean and responsive software... Read more...
OnePlus Open - Starting at $1699 The OnePlus Open is the most affordable book-style folding phone available in the US today. It delivers superb hardware, excellent cameras, and great software, with few compromises. Unrivaled value Superb design and build Beautiful displays Excellent cameras Blazing performance 67W... Read more...
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 - Starting at $999 Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip5 is an excellent foldable handset that improves over its predecessor with larger 3.4-inch cover screen and a more powerful chipset. Large 3.4-inch cover screen Fold-flat hinge, no gap Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 256GB base storage Polished cover screen... Read more...
It’s summer time, which means it’s time for new folding phones from Samsung. Today at its Galaxy Unpacked event in Seoul (South Korea), the company unveiled the Galaxy Z Flip5 ($999) and Galaxy Z Fold5 ($1799). But as you’ll soon discover, “new” is a bit of a stretch here. These two... Read more...
Nothing Phone (2) - Starting at $599 Nothing’s Phone (2) is an affordable flagship that ticks all the right boxes and brings a ton of fun and personality to the traditional smartphone form factor. Unique design Gorgeous display Lovely cameras Solid performance Wireless charging Clean and responsive software Sharp, bright display with... Read more...
Moto Razr+ (2023) - Starting at $999 The Razr+ (2023) isn’t just Moto’s best smartphone to date, it’s the best folding flip phone you can buy right now. Competitive price Stylish and premium design Big, 3.6-inch cover display Fantastic speakers Solid performance Android apps on the cover screen... Read more...
OnePlus Nord N30 5G - Starting at $299 The OnePlus Nord N30 5G is a decent 5G budget phone that boasts a 108MP camera with lossless 3x zoom. Affordable 5G Capable 108MP shooter Excellent speakers and headphone jack microSD expansion Impressive battery life and fast 50W charging Clean and refined software Sharp, bright... Read more...
Today in New York City, Motorola unveiled a pair of exciting new folding flip phones – the Moto Razr+ (2023) and Moto Razr (2023). Both share the same overall design, have similar tech specs, and aim to one-up Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip4 on features and value, respectively. The Razr+ cost $999.99, and will be... Read more...
Moto Edge+ (2023) - Starting at $799 The Moto Edge+ (2023) is an excellent flagship Android phone that delivers fantastic value and few compromises. Fantastic value Gorgeous display Excellent speakers Blazing performance Solid battery life Wireless charging Delightful user experience Sharp, bright display with 120Hz refresh ×Fast 80W... Read more...
RedMagic 8 Pro - Starting at $649 The RedMagic 8 Pro is a powerful, stylish, and affordable Android gaming phone that packs a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip and a healthy 6,000mAh battery. Solid value Cool design Beautiful 120Hz display US 5G support Blazing performance Outstanding battery life Sharp, bright display with 120Hz refresh ×Fast... Read more...
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra - Starting at $1199 The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra refines an already impressive flagship Android phone with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and a 200MP camera. S-Pen versatility Stunning display Top-notch cameras Superb performance Exceptional battery life Sharp, bright display with 120Hz refresh ×Fast 80W charging... Read more...
Yes, it’s that time of year again. Today at its Galaxy Unveiled event in San Francisco, Samsung launched its newest flagships – the Galaxy S23 Ultra, S23+, and S23 – and I was able to briefly spend time with each phone. Here’s the TL;DR: the S23 series is an evolution of the S22 series, packing... Read more...
If you’ve ever used one of Lenovo’s ThinkPads, you’re familiar with the solid build, high-quality materials, superior ergonomics, and high–end specs these laptops offer. Now, the company is hoping to replicate this experience with the ThinkPhone by Motorola, a flagship smartphone that aims to... Read more...
At Qualcomm’s annual tech summit in Maui which took place recently, the company introduced the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, a chip that will soon power the mightiest of Android smartphones. Obviously, this flagship mobile platform delivers a wide array of performance and efficiency improvements, plus cool new features... Read more...
  Google Pixel Watch - Starting At $350 Google’s Pixel Watch is an excellent Wear OS smartwatch that integrates tightly into Google’s ecosystem but suffers a bit from sub-par battery life. However, the Pixel Watch finally gives us a solid Apple Watch alternative for Android users.     Excellent design Gorgeous screen... Read more...
In just two years, OnePlus has managed to launch four pairs of TWS (true wireless) earbuds: the excellent OnePlus Buds ($79), the affordable OnePlus Buds Z ($49), the higher end OnePlus Buds Pro ($149) with ANC (active noise canceling) and wireless charging, and the mid-range OnePlus Buds Z2 ($99) with ANC. Now, OnePlus is capitalizing on... Read more...
For better or for worse, OnePlus is changing. In the past year, the company has merged with Oppo, transitioned OxygenOS to Oppo’s ColorOS code base, and replaced Warp Charge with Oppo’s SuperVOOC. But here in the US, OnePlus also grew almost 3x thanks in no small part to its affordable Nord N series... Read more...
A lot has changed at OnePlus over the past year. The company has merged with Oppo, and OnePlus’ OxygenOS now shares a common codebase with Oppo’s ColorOS. Warp Charge is now called SuperVOOC, which is Oppo’s fast charging brand. OnePlus also set sales records in 2021, shipping 11 million phones... Read more...
Last week, Oppo launched its latest Android flagship – the Find X5 Pro (€1,299 / ~$1400) – and we just spent a few days using the phone in Barcelona during Mobile World Congress 2022. Before we share our first impressions, let’s provide some context. Oppo’s Find X series has always... Read more...
Over the years, Chinese phone manufacturer RedMagic has managed to build a reputation for making affordable, feature-packed gaming phones and selling them in the US. The company typically releases new models in the spring using Qualcomm’s latest flagship processor, then launches similar, but updated versions in... Read more...
Another year, another triplet of Samsung Galaxy S flagships. Last week, Samsung launched the Galaxy S22 ($799), S22+ ($999), and S22 Ultra ($1,199), three premium phones with high-end specs that are targeted at dominating the Android landscape in the US, and battling the Android competition abroad. Needless to say... Read more...
Following up on our Galaxy S22 hands-on first look at Samsung's newest flagships, which the company unveiled during its Galaxy Unpacked event last week, we've been putting the two higher end SKUs through their paces. We'll have a full review with benchmarks and analysis later this week. In the meantime, we wanted to... Read more...
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