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Vodafone Smart Ultra 7 review: Ultra value makes for one smart purchase
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Vodafone Smart Ultra 7 review: Ultra value makes for one smart purchase

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When looking for affordable devices, it can often be difficult to find a phone without too many compromises, especially at the lower-end of the scale. With the Smart Ultra 7, Vodafone is looking to give you as much for your money as possible, in a phone... >>

Motorola Moto G4 Plus review: Plus and minus
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Motorola Moto G4 Plus review: Plus and minus

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When you think "Plus" in the phone world you tend to think extra large handset. It's all Apple's fault. But that's not precisely the case with the Moto G4 Plus: sure, it's pretty large with its 5.5-inch screen, but it's the same size as its Moto G4 brother.... >>

Vodafone Smart Platinum 7 Review: Power and elegance without the price tag
4.5 stars

Vodafone Smart Platinum 7 Review: Power and elegance without the price tag

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When it comes to carrier-branded smartphones, the expectation is rarely high. In most cases, it seems just an effort from the network operators to peddle out cheap, unimpressive devices with their branding on them. Customer experience and device quality,... >>

Motorola Moto G4 review: Budget phone king goes large, remains in charge
4.5 stars

Motorola Moto G4 review: Budget phone king goes large, remains in charge

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Looking for a big yet affordable phone? That's Motorola's play with the fourth-gen Moto G - aptly titled the G4, finally putting to bed the confusingly same-name previous three generations - which dons a 5.5-inch screen and, therefore, an inevitably large... >>

Wileyfox Spark preview: Cheap but not cheerful

Wileyfox Spark preview: Cheap but not cheerful

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British company Wileyfox has announced three new smartphones: the Spark, Spark+ and Spark X. The three devices all aim at the budget end of the smartphone market, priced between £90 and £130, making them all cheaper than both the new generation of... >>

Sony Xperia X review: Sony in a spin?
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Sony Xperia X review: Sony in a spin?

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Sony Mobile seems to be in something of a spin. Having launched the Xperia Z5 family - in regular, Compact and Premium guises - the next throw of the dice was the Xperia X family, amidst rumours that the top-end Z was no more.  However, the Xperia X... >>

Vodafone Smart Ultra 7 preview: A new standard for affordable smartphones

Vodafone Smart Ultra 7 preview: A new standard for affordable smartphones

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When looking for affordable devices, it can often be difficult to find a phone without too many compromises, especially on the lower end of the scale. With the Smart Ultra 7, Vodafone is looking to give you as much for your money as possible, all in a... >>

OnePlus 3 review: The flagship killer we've been waiting for
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OnePlus 3 review: The flagship killer we've been waiting for

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In previous years, OnePlus hasn't been shy about pitching its mid-price phones as "flagship killers". To call the company self-assured would be something of an understatement, but this year's launch of the OnePlus 3 seemed a little more subdued. Perhaps... >>

Oppo F1 Plus review: A flagship at half the price
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Oppo F1 Plus review: A flagship at half the price

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Oppo is a Chinese smartphone brand that isn't especially familiar to UK customers. Yet on a global scale it was one of 2015's fastest growers. That's for one very good reason: it's been making decent phones at competitive prices, and everyone loves a... >>

Honor 5C preview: Affordable phone of the year?

Honor 5C preview: Affordable phone of the year?

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While big budget phones get launched on an international stage, following a long campaign of leaks and teases, it's at the budget end of the spectrum where things are fiercely competitive. Huawei was always an aggressive player when it came to price,... >>