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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
Best smartphones of 2017

Best smartphones of 2017

Whether you're on the hunt for a budget, mid-range or premium handset, we've selected a smartphone for you.
Jun 23 2017, 11:53AM
HTC U11 hands-on: the squeezy smartphone

HTC U11 hands-on: the squeezy smartphone

HTC’s new flagship allows you to squeeze it to launch apps, but it offers a lot more too.
May 29 2017, 11:00PM
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ in pictures

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ in pictures

Thinking of upgrading to one of Samsung's latest flagship smartphones? This visual guide will help you make your choice.
May 29 2017, 7:00AM
Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7

Samsung's latest smartphone is very good – but is it good enough to convince iPhone users to make the switch?
May 12 2017, 12:30PM
Samsung's 6.2in Galaxy S8+ reviewed

Samsung's 6.2in Galaxy S8+ reviewed

The Galaxy S8+ is surprisingly usable despite its over-sized screen – but are you better off with the regular S8?
May 9 2017, 10:09AM
Moto G5 and G5 Plus reviewed

Moto G5 and G5 Plus reviewed

Looking for a good, affordable smartphone? We review the much-awaited Motorola Moto G5 handsets to help you decide.
Apr 28 2017, 12:12PM
How fragile is the Samsung Galaxy S8?

How fragile is the Samsung Galaxy S8?

The S8 is superior to the S7 in every way, except in its ability to handle a fall, according to recent drop testing.
Apr 26 2017, 7:32AM
Samsung Galaxy S8 review: the best phone ever

Samsung Galaxy S8 review: the best phone ever

You know you want one. Here's the justification for getting Samsung's latest flagship phone.
Apr 19 2017, 7:58AM
LG's innovative G6 smartphone reviewed

LG's innovative G6 smartphone reviewed

LG's new flagship phone offers an innovative, taller 5.7in screen that makes it easy to hold. But how does the rest of the handset stack up?
Apr 11 2017, 6:53AM
Can a smartphone replace your desktop?

Can a smartphone replace your desktop?

Samsung believes it can, with its new DeX solution built into its Galaxy S8 handset.
Apr 3 2017, 3:39PM
Galaxy S8+ vs S8: hands-on with Samsung's new phones

Galaxy S8+ vs S8: hands-on with Samsung's new phones

Thinking of pre-ordering one of Samsung's latest flagship smartphones? We give our early verdicts to help you decide.
Mar 31 2017, 1:03PM
Facebook Messenger not working? Your phone might be too old

Facebook Messenger not working? Your phone might be too old

Certain smartphone users may have to find other ways to access their Facebook messages.
Mar 31 2017, 12:05PM
Samsung Galaxy A5 review: who needs a premium phone?

Samsung Galaxy A5 review: who needs a premium phone?

The Galaxy A5 is Samsung's latest mid-range smartphone, but it looks and performs like a more expensive handset.
Mar 23 2017, 4:42PM
Nokia 6 hands-on: a bargain flagship smartphone?

Nokia 6 hands-on: a bargain flagship smartphone?

Nokia is releasing its first flagship Android smartphone since being sold by Microsoft, and it could be very good value indeed. We give our first impressions.
Mar 6 2017, 3:02PM
Hands-on with Sony's Xperia XA1: a budget phone with some very clever tricks

Hands-on with Sony's Xperia XA1: a budget phone with some very clever tricks

We got our hands on Sony's new 5in Xperia XA1, and its 6in sibling the Xperia XA1 Ultra, and found a couple of nice surprises.
Mar 2 2017, 7:06AM
Hands-on with the Moto G5: new king of budget smartphones?

Hands-on with the Moto G5: new king of budget smartphones?

We take the Motorola Moto G5 and its larger sibling the Moto G5 Plus for a spin, and discover some pros and cons to the new phones.
Mar 2 2017, 5:20AM
Hands-on with the Nokia 5: a budget smartphone with high-end look

Hands-on with the Nokia 5: a budget smartphone with high-end look

Nokia’s new budget handset offers a stylish, full-metal body and some surprising features for the price.
Mar 1 2017, 1:22PM

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