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Best Android phone 2018: Which is the top Android phone to buy today?
Best Android phone 2018: Which is the top Android phone to buy today? By Chris Hall

Here are the best Android phones from Samsung, Huawei, OnePlus, Google and more to help you choose the best phone for you... Read more

Best smartphones 2018: The best phones available to buy today
Best smartphones 2018: The best phones available to buy today By Chris Hall

The best smartphones you can currently buy, covering the best of iPhone and Samsung, Huawei and everything Android has to offer... Read more

Best Apple iPhone XR deals for Christmas 2018: 30GB for £38/m on O2
Best Apple iPhone XR deals for Christmas 2018: 30GB for £38/m on O2 By Rob Kerr

Hunting around for iPhone XR top offers at Christmas 2018? We're rounding up the best deals here: 30GB for £38/m on O2 Read more

Upcoming phones: The future smartphones of 2019
Upcoming phones: The future smartphones of 2019 By Chris Hall

Our guide to all the exciting phones that haven't launched yet. Upcoming phones to keep your eye on and the most anticipated smartphones coming soon... Read more

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition vs OnePlus 6T: What's the difference?
OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition vs OnePlus 6T: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

Closely related, but there are some important differences between these OnePlus handsets... Read more

Best budget phone 2018: Top cheap phones for under £200
Best budget phone 2018: Top cheap phones for under £200 By Britta O'Boyle

Without compromising features, these are the best budget smartphones available to buy. Low-cost phones with decent specs, good battery life and more.... Read more

Best iPhone XR cases: Protect your new Apple device
Best iPhone XR cases: Protect your new Apple device By Britta O'Boyle

Here are the best cases available to protect your new iPhone XR.... Read more

Apple iPhone XS vs XS Max vs iPhone XR: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone XS vs XS Max vs iPhone XR: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison of the three new 2018 Apple iPhones - the iPhone XS, XS Max and the iPhone XR. How are they different and which should you buy?... Read more

Best Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL accessories from Carphone Warehouse
Best Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL accessories from Carphone Warehouse By Pocket-lint Promotion

We've rounded up the best accessories for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from Carphone Warehouse... Read more

Best accessories for the Huawei Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20 Lite from Carphone Warehouse
Best accessories for the Huawei Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20 Lite from Carphone Warehouse By Pocket-lint Promotion

Here are 5 accessories to get from Carphone Warehouse if you've bought the Huawei Mate 20 Pro or Mate 20 Lite... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro vs OnePlus 6T: Which phone should you buy?
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro vs OnePlus 6T: Which phone should you buy? By Chris Hall

These two flagship phones go head-to-head... Read more

OnePlus 6T vs Huawei P20/P20 Pro: Which should you buy?
OnePlus 6T vs Huawei P20/P20 Pro: Which should you buy? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison of features, specs and price between Huawei's P20, P20 Pro, the OnePlus 6 and the OnePlus 6T. Which should you buy?... Read more

OnePlus 6T vs Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the difference?
OnePlus 6T vs Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

A comparison of the features, specs and price of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ against the OnePlus 6 and latest OnePlus 6T.... Read more

OnePlus 6T vs 6 vs OnePlus 5T: Should you upgrade?
OnePlus 6T vs 6 vs OnePlus 5T: Should you upgrade? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison of the features and specs of the new OnePlus 6T against the older OnePlus 6 and last year's OnePlus 5T.... Read more

Honor Magic 2 vs Xiaomi Mi Mix 3: Slider phones showdown
Honor Magic 2 vs Xiaomi Mi Mix 3: Slider phones showdown By Mike Lowe

The antithesis to the notch: the Honor Magic 2 and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 slider phones have full screen displays. We've seen both, so which wins and why?... Read more

Apple iPhone XR vs iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone XR vs iPhone 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison between Apple's latest iPhone XR - the device that would have traditionally been called the iPhone 9 - and the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus... Read more

Apple iPhone XR vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: Should you upgrade and why?
Apple iPhone XR vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: Should you upgrade and why? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison of how the iPhone XR differs to the older iPhone 7 and iPhone 6S models to help you decide if you should upgrade and to which iPhone.... Read more

Best wireless chargers 2018 for iPhone, Galaxy, Mate 20 Pro and more
Best wireless chargers 2018 for iPhone, Galaxy, Mate 20 Pro and more By Dan Grabham

If you've got a phone with wireless charging, then we've collected all the best wireless chargers together in one place just for you.... Read more

Best iPhone XS and XS Max cases: Protect your new Apple smartphone
Best iPhone XS and XS Max cases: Protect your new Apple smartphone By Britta O'Boyle

The best cases available to protect your new iPhone XS or XS Max.... Read more

Which is the best iPhone? iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone XR, or iPhone XS?
Which is the best iPhone? iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone XR, or iPhone XS? By Britta O'Boyle

There's plenty of choice when it comes to smartphones, almost too much in fact. If you don't want Android, which is the best iPhone for you?... Read more

Apple iPhone XR vs iPhone XS: Which should you buy?
Apple iPhone XR vs iPhone XS: Which should you buy? By Pocket-lint Promotion

Which one should you choose? We run the numbers to see which one is best suited to you... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Mate 20 vs Mate 20 Lite: What's the difference?
Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Mate 20 vs Mate 20 Lite: What's the difference? By Mike Lowe

The Mate series is back - but in three forms, each being quite different from the next. How does the Mate 20 differ from its Pro and Lite cousins?... Read more

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL vs Huawei P20 Pro: How do they compare?
Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL vs Huawei P20 Pro: How do they compare? By Britta O'Boyle

Google's Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are finally official, following months of leaks. Here is how they compare to the excellent Huawei P20 Pro.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL vs Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Which should you buy?
Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL vs Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Which should you buy? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison between Google's Pixel 3 and 3 XL and Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9+. How do the devices differ and which should you consider buying?... Read more

Pixel 3 vs 3 XL vs iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max: Go Google or Apple?
Pixel 3 vs 3 XL vs iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max: Go Google or Apple? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison of the iPhone XS and XS Max against the best that Google has to offer in the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 vs Pixel 2 vs Pixel: How have the Pixel smartphones changed?
Google Pixel 3 vs Pixel 2 vs Pixel: How have the Pixel smartphones changed? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL against the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel and Pixel XL. How have Google Pixel handsets have changed?... Read more

Which is the best mid-range phone under £400?
Which is the best mid-range phone under £400? By Britta O'Boyle

We've rounded up the best devices that sit between the £200 mark and the £400 mark. These are the best mid-range smartphones we've seen.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy A9 vs Galaxy S9+: What difference does £250 make?
Samsung Galaxy A9 vs Galaxy S9+: What difference does £250 make? By Britta O'Boyle

The Galaxy A9 has a price tag of £549 compared to the Galaxy S9+'s £799 and S9's £639. The question is, what do you miss out on to save that £250?... Read more

Best Samsung phones: Galaxy S, Note and A compared
Best Samsung phones: Galaxy S, Note and A compared By Britta O'Boyle

A breakdown of Samsung's four core smartphone ranges - Galaxy S, Note, A and J - to help you choose the right Samsung device for you and your budget.... Read more

Razer Phone vs Razer Phone 2: What's the difference?
Razer Phone vs Razer Phone 2: What's the difference? By Mike Lowe

The gaming phone's follow-up is here, sporting a glass back, wireless charging and flagship innards. But does anyone really need a gaming phone?... Read more

LG V40 vs LG G7 ThinQ: What's the difference?
LG V40 vs LG G7 ThinQ: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison of the features and specifications between the LG V40 ThinQ and the LG G7 ThinQ.... Read more

LG V40 ThinQ vs V35 ThinQ vs V30: What's the difference?
LG V40 ThinQ vs V35 ThinQ vs V30: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison of the LG V35 ThinQ, the LG V30 and the LG V40 ThinQ detailing the differences in design, features and hardware specs.... Read more

Apple iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max vs iPhone X: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max vs iPhone X: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Apple has announced a collection of new iPhones, with two new models that advance the iPhone X launched in 2017. They are the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max. But how do they compare to the 2017 iPhone X?... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Galaxy Note 8: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Galaxy Note 8: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is official. This is how it compares to the Galaxy Note 8.... Read more

Honor smartphones compared: Honor 10 vs Honor 9 vs Honor 7 vs Honor 6
Honor smartphones compared: Honor 10 vs Honor 9 vs Honor 7 vs Honor 6 By Chris Hall

Honor is only a few years old - launched as a sub-brand of Chinese manufacturer Huawei in 2014 - but is quickly becoming a brand to be reckoned with. Good... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ vs LG G7 Fit vs LG G7 One: What are all these LG phones?
LG G7 ThinQ vs LG G7 Fit vs LG G7 One: What are all these LG phones? By Chris Hall

LG has announced two new handsets, joining what it's now calling the "G7 platform". But what are these phones and how are they different?... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 vs S9+: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ3 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 vs S9+: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced its latest flagship smartphone at IFA 2018 in the form of the Xperia XZ3. This is how it compares to the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+.... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 vs XZ2 vs XZ2 Premium: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ3 vs XZ2 vs XZ2 Premium: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ3. Here is how it compares to the XZ2 and XZ2 Premium.... Read more

HTC U12 Life vs U11 Life: What's the difference?
HTC U12 Life vs U11 Life: What's the difference? By Mike Lowe

Find out about the new mid-range phone from HTC - the HTC U12 Life and how it stacks up against the HTC U11.... Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 cases: Protect your new Samsung device
Best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 cases: Protect your new Samsung device By Britta O'Boyle

The best cases to protect your new Samsung Galaxy Note 9.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Huawei P20 Pro: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Huawei P20 Pro: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 9. Here is how it compares to the Huawei P20 Pro.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Galaxy S9+: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Galaxy S9+: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison between the specifications of Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 and the Galaxy S9+, including design, cameras, and hardware.... Read more

Motorola Moto Z3 vs Z3 Play vs Z2 Play vs Z2 Force: What’s the difference?
Motorola Moto Z3 vs Z3 Play vs Z2 Play vs Z2 Force: What’s the difference? By Mike Lowe

There's two new Moto Z handsets for 2018: the Z3 and Z3 Play. The former is a US exclusive, in essence replacing the Z2 Force, bringing 5G in 2019.... Read more

Honor Play vs Honor 10: What's the difference?
Honor Play vs Honor 10: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison between the specifications of the Honor Play and the flagship Honor 10, covering camera, hardware, display and design.... Read more

Xiaomi Mi A2 vs Samsung A8 vs Moto G6 vs Nokia 7 Plus: Which is best?
Xiaomi Mi A2 vs Samsung A8 vs Moto G6 vs Nokia 7 Plus: Which is best? By Mike Lowe

Which affordable phone is best: Xiaomi Mi A2, Samsung A8, Moto G6 or Nokia 7 Plus?... Read more

Motorola Moto G6 vs Moto G6 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: What's the difference?
Motorola Moto G6 vs Moto G6 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

The Motorola G a longstanding history as the affordable phone to beat, but now there's three Gs to choose from. So what's the difference?... Read more

Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 8: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 8: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

We pitch the iPhone 8 against the iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X.... Read more

Apple iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

We help you pick out the best Touch ID iPhone for your needs.... Read more

Best iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases: Protect your Apple device
Best iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases: Protect your Apple device By Britta O'Boyle

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus may have been replaced by the iPhone 8 duo, but they continue to sell and as ever, still need protecting.  Apple iPhone... Read more

Galaxy S9 vs iPhone X: It's Samsung vs Apple in the clash of the titans
Galaxy S9 vs iPhone X: It's Samsung vs Apple in the clash of the titans By Chris Hall

The world of top smartphones has polarised in the past few years into two distinct factions: Apple or Android. More specifically, it's Apple vs Samsung... Read more

Android vs iPhone: Which is best for you?
Android vs iPhone: Which is best for you? By David Nield

Few match-ups in tech get bigger than this – the one involving that indispensable gadget you carry around in your pocket every day. Should your smartphone... Read more

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