Smartphones

News, reviews and guides on smartphones.

Apple iPhone X review: our verdict

Apple iPhone X review: our verdict

It’s Apple’s best smartphone ever – but you’ll sure pay for that privilege.
Nov 14 2017, 12:02PM
iPhone X vs iPhone 7: How much better is Apple’s new flagship?

iPhone X vs iPhone 7: How much better is Apple’s new flagship?

The iPhone X is a stunning phone, but is it worth paying nearly double the iPhone 7?
Oct 31 2017, 1:42PM
Dos and don’ts for better battery life

Dos and don’ts for better battery life

How to extend the overall life of your device's battery and each individual charge.
Oct 27 2017, 12:18PM
Google Pixel 2 XL review: the best pure Android phone

Google Pixel 2 XL review: the best pure Android phone

Google’s latest big-screen handset offers more intelligent software and other improvements, although it has one significant flaw.
Oct 20 2017, 12:28PM
Pixel 2 review: Google's smartest phone yet

Pixel 2 review: Google's smartest phone yet

Google’s latest smartphone offers more intelligent software and other improvements, but is it enough to take on Samsung's flagships?
Oct 20 2017, 11:05AM
Microsoft kills off Windows Phone

Microsoft kills off Windows Phone

The mobile operating system will only get security updates now. Is the Surface next for the chop?
Oct 10 2017, 8:56AM
Hands-on with the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Hands-on with the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google’s second-generation flagship smartphones deliver on their promise – but at a price.
Oct 5 2017, 10:59AM
iPhone 8 Plus review: Apple's most compelling new phone

iPhone 8 Plus review: Apple's most compelling new phone

It's not big leap forward from the iPhone 7 Plus, but the 8 Plus is a very fine handset.
Sep 28 2017, 12:17PM
Apple vs Samsung: smartphone shootout 2017

Apple vs Samsung: smartphone shootout 2017

Which is the best: the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Galaxy S8 or Note 8? Or should you stick with the iPhone 7?
Sep 21 2017, 6:29AM
How to install iOS 11 – and what to do if it bricks your phone

How to install iOS 11 – and what to do if it bricks your phone

We explain how to minimise the chances of something going wrong, and what to do if it does.
Sep 20 2017, 7:42AM
Hands-on with the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Hands-on with the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

We give our first impressions of Apple’s new lineup of smartphones.
Sep 13 2017, 7:06AM
What's new in iOS 11

What's new in iOS 11

Apple's new mobile operating system offers some major productivity improvements, particularly for iPads.
Sep 13 2017, 7:05AM
What's new in Android 8.0

What's new in Android 8.0

Users with recent Android devices should get a major system update over the coming months. Here's what to expect.
Sep 12 2017, 8:10PM
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: not quite perfection

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: not quite perfection

The latest Note is an outstanding business phone, but is it good enough to justify its premium price?
Sep 8 2017, 10:18AM
Nokia 8 review: a high-end handset for under $900

Nokia 8 review: a high-end handset for under $900

Nokia is back with a new flagship smartphone, and it offers a lot for the money.
Sep 1 2017, 12:54PM
Nokia 3 review: a sub-$250 beauty

Nokia 3 review: a sub-$250 beauty

Don't expect high-end features and performance, but Nokia's budget smartphone looks the part.
Aug 28 2017, 8:35PM
Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung's new high-end smartphone looks to be the perfect business companion – as long as it can keep its cool.
Aug 24 2017, 8:05AM
Moto Z2 Play review: a great-value modular phone

Moto Z2 Play review: a great-value modular phone

Its snap-on components work beautifully – but Motorola's latest mid-range handset is also a great phone in its own right.
Aug 20 2017, 12:05PM
Hands-on with the Moto Z2 Play: Motorola's new modular phone

Hands-on with the Moto Z2 Play: Motorola's new modular phone

We test-drive Motorola's latest mid-range handset and look at the company's new lineup of budget phones.
Jul 19 2017, 2:26PM
HTC U11 review: the best-value flagship phone

HTC U11 review: the best-value flagship phone

Forget the squeezy gimmick, HTC has returned to form with its new smartphone.
Jun 26 2017, 1:42PM

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