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Honor 5X review: Cheap without the compromise?
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Honor 5X review: Cheap without the compromise?

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You might not know this but Huawei - the company that paired with Google last year to make the excellent Nexus 6P - has a sub-brand called Honor, which has just released a new budget phone. The Honor 5X is a sleek, mostly-metal phone that costs just £190... >>

Huawei Mate 8 review: Big beauty
4.5 stars

Huawei Mate 8 review: Big beauty

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Not so long ago the idea of a 6-inch phone sounded like a bonkers one. Now it's the norm for many, helped along by the iPhone 6S Plus, and with devices as powerful and refined as the Huawei Mate 8 also coming to market it's perhaps a more appealing concept... >>

Windows 10 Mobile review: A new hope?
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Windows 10 Mobile review: A new hope?

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away Microsoft made a move into smart, connected, mobile devices that were relatively unchallenged. The early versions of Windows CE drove Pocket PCs, long before the modern smartphone had taken off. Window's life... >>

Vodafone Smart Ultra 6: The ultimate budget smartphone?
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Vodafone Smart Ultra 6: The ultimate budget smartphone?

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Looking for a budget phone? It's always easy to recommend the latest Moto G — a phone that's simple and just works. However, there are other options out there, one of the very best being the Vodafone Smart Ultra 6. The Ultra 6 costs just £125 and... >>

Motorola Moto Force review: Not all it’s cracked up to be
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Motorola Moto Force review: Not all it’s cracked up to be

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Butterfingers? The Moto Force might be the ideal flagship phone for those prone to dropping their smartphone on the regs, as its the first handset to offer a shatterproof screen. Well, if you discount the Droid Turbo 2, the name of the very same handset... >>

LG V10 smartphone coming to the UK: Here are our first impressions

LG V10 smartphone coming to the UK: Here are our first impressions

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When LG announced the LG G4-beating V10 smartphone in October last year it didn't have any plans to introduce it to the UK. However, those plans have changed and it is now heading to Britain to give a super-sized alternative to the company's current flagship... >>

Martian's mVoice watch lets you issue voice commands through your phone

Martian's mVoice watch lets you issue voice commands through your phone

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Apart from the new hybrid smartwatch for women, Martian Watch is at CES 2016 in Las Vegas unveiling its mVoice collection of men's watches. The watches featured an “always-on” analog design and of course smart features. But the stand-out thing about... >>

Gold Huawei Nexus 6P: Here is Google's best Nexus device cloaked in matte gold

Gold Huawei Nexus 6P: Here is Google's best Nexus device cloaked in matte gold

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Huawei hit a home run this year when it partnered with Google to launch the beautifully-constructed Nexus 6P, and now it's taken that same device and gave it a new coat of paint. Gold paint, to be specific. At CES 2016 in Las Vegas, Huawei unveiled a... >>

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium review: First class all the way?
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Sony Xperia Z5 Premium review: First class all the way?

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The surprise of Sony's latest smartphone refresh is the Xperia Z5 Premium. It's a bold title for a device named to make a statement; it's a device that captured the imagination with its chrome mirrored finish and 4K display when we first saw it. But is... >>

Nextbit Robin: An Android phone that wants to be different

Nextbit Robin: An Android phone that wants to be different

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There has been a lot to learn about smartphones in 2015. More so than other years, we've seen a shift in the smartphone sands.  We've seen more phones this year that lead with experience, shaking up the status quo by stepping away from the norms. It... >>