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Sirin Labs Solarin hands-on: £20k Android super phone packs military security, WiGig and more

Sirin Labs Solarin hands-on: £20k Android super phone packs military security, WiGig and more

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Sirin Labs has raised over £72 million to launch a super secure Android smartphone called Solarin, which it's going to sell for £20,000. It feels like a high-end alternative to BlackBerry, running Android. What's not to love? Oh, yeah, that price. While... >>

Asus Zenfone 3, Zenfone Deluxe and Zenfone Ultra preview: Three-way attack on phone market

Asus Zenfone 3, Zenfone Deluxe and Zenfone Ultra preview: Three-way attack on phone market

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Asus has stealthily been building up quite the smartphone following over the past two years since it launched the Zenfone series. According to the company, the Zenfone and Zenfone 2 have hit user rates of 30 million in 30 markets. The launch of the... >>

Moto G and Moto G Plus: It's bigger, but it's still a bargain

Moto G and Moto G Plus: It's bigger, but it's still a bargain

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Lenovo has announced the Moto G for 2016, an updated handset that sticks to those original G aims - being uncompromisingly affordable - but taking this mid-range darling in a new direction. The Moto G is going big.  This time there are two handsets,... >>

Honor V8 hands-on preview: Dual cameras, but no Leica in sight

Honor V8 hands-on preview: Dual cameras, but no Leica in sight

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With Huawei shouting loud about its P9 smartphone with dual Leica cameras, the presence of dual lenses on the Honor V8 (the company's sister brand) got us thinking it, too, would bear the same fruits. But it's not to be, as there's no Leica glass or monochrome... >>

Huawei P9 Lite hands-on preview: Low-calorie diet

Huawei P9 Lite hands-on preview: Low-calorie diet

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When the Huawei P9 launched earlier this month it went big on its dual Leica cameras feature; that was what really sold it above and beyond its considerable competition. But if that's the gold-topped pint of milk then, well, the Huawei P9 Lite is red-top... >>

Huawei P9 review: The flagship and the folly
4.0 stars

Huawei P9 review: The flagship and the folly

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Huawei has been chipping away at the flagship smartphone block for years now, gradually adding appeal to its seemingly desired western audience with each iteration. But while last year's P8 lost its way with sloppy software and knuckle-based nonsense,... >>

LG G5 review: Modular misfire?
4.0 stars

LG G5 review: Modular misfire?

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LG has its foot firmly on the gas. Its G5 flagship totally shake-ups the top-end phone market by introducing a module-based design so that additional accessory units can be added for new features and operation. But while that's a fun feature - one that... >>

HTC 10 review: Welcome back to the premier league
4.5 stars

HTC 10 review: Welcome back to the premier league

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If there's any smartphone manufacturer that deserves a second chance it's HTC. We can credit HTC for much of what we love about smartphones today. It popularised Android, it pushed premium metal design and build quality, and focused on user experience.... >>

Huawei P9 Plus preview: Huawei's true P series flagship

Huawei P9 Plus preview: Huawei's true P series flagship

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Huawei has a new champion and it's the P9 Plus. Launched alongside a "regular" P9, it's the bigger of the two devices that might turn more heads. The Huawei P9 Plus takes the advancements of the P9 and combines them with a premium feature from the Mate... >>

Apple iPhone SE review: Great things can come in small packages
4.5 stars

Apple iPhone SE review: Great things can come in small packages

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There are two ways of looking at the iPhone SE, the "special edition" smaller-scale 4-inch iPhone. One is that it's Apple simply churning out a 2-year-old design with a spec update; the other is that it delivers what many people actually want: a small... >>