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Smartphone cameras are in a tailspin and it needs to stop
Smartphone cameras are in a tailspin and it needs to stop By Chris Hall

It's official: smartphone cameras are once again out of control... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 launch event: All the announcements that matter
Huawei Mate 20 launch event: All the announcements that matter By Rik Henderson

Huawei unveiled a wide range at devices at its London event - you want find all the details about all the announcements here... Read more

Honor Play review: The best affordable phone on the planet
5.0 stars Honor Play review: The best affordable phone on the planet By Mike Lowe

The 6.3-inch Honor phone is the biggest, boldest from the brand yet. Is it the affordable flagship to beat? Here's our full review of the £279 handset Read more

The Mate 20 X is a super-large 7.2-inch version of the Mate 20 Pro
The Mate 20 X is a super-large 7.2-inch version of the Mate 20 Pro By Dan Grabham

Huawei unveiled the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro today - but there's also a new super-large version: The Mate 20 X.... Read more

Porsche Design Mate 20 RS is leather finished for the ultimate in premium appeal
Porsche Design Mate 20 RS is leather finished for the ultimate in premium appeal By Chris Hall

Huawei has announced its fourth Porsche Design phone, with the luxury brand having its own take on the Huawei Mate 20 Pro... Read more

What is the Huawei NM card used in the Mate 20 phones?
What is the Huawei NM card used in the Mate 20 phones? By Rik Henderson

The Nano Memory card (NM card) is a Huawei invention that offers the same sort of storage as a microSD card but in a smaller form factor.... Read more

Inside Huawei's awesome new phone hardware destined for Mate 20, the Kirin 980
Inside Huawei's awesome new phone hardware destined for Mate 20, the Kirin 980 By Dan Grabham

Huawei has revealed the platform that will power its new 2018-19 phones, the Kirin 980... Read more

Galaxy Note 10 to take Apple / Samsung screen size war to another level
Galaxy Note 10 to take Apple / Samsung screen size war to another level By Rik Henderson

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will reportedly sport the Korean's firm's biggest screen size yet.... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 Pro unboxing video leaks, see it clear as day
Huawei Mate 20 Pro unboxing video leaks, see it clear as day By Rik Henderson

Huawei will officially unveil its latest flagship phones later today but you can watch an unboxing video for the Huawei Mate 20 Pro already.... 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

New Palm isn't a phone after all, but what the heck is it?
New Palm isn't a phone after all, but what the heck is it? By Rik Henderson

The Palm is a connected device that syncs with your existing smartphone without you needing to take your handset out with you.... Read more

You can get the OnePlus 6T in more stores than ever before, here's where
You can get the OnePlus 6T in more stores than ever before, here's where By Rik Henderson

OnePlus has dramatically expanded its retail options for the UK. It will sell the OnePlus 6T at a wider selection of outlets.... Read more

Samsung says its upcoming foldable phone won't be a gimmick product
Samsung says its upcoming foldable phone won't be a gimmick product By Maggie Tillman

Samsung’s mobile head, DJ Koh, has talked a lot about the company's upcoming foldable phone.... Read more

When is Android Pie coming to my phone?
When is Android Pie coming to my phone? By Chris Hall

The annual cycle of Android rolls on, with the latest version of the Google mobile software being called Android 9 Pie... Read more

Five Reasons to buy iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max from EE
Five Reasons to buy iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max from EE By Pocket-lint Promotion

Both are available on EE and here are five great reasons to choose EE over the other networks.... Read more

Which Honor phone is best for me? Honor 8X, Honor Play, and Honor 10 explored
Which Honor phone is best for me? Honor 8X, Honor Play, and Honor 10 explored By Pocket-lint Promotion

Honor has been making better and better phones, but with a number to choose from, which is the best model for you?We take a closer look at the 2018 models... Read more

Why has Samsung put four cameras on the Galaxy A9?
Why has Samsung put four cameras on the Galaxy A9? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced the Galaxy A9 with a rear camera system comprised of four sensors. Yes four.... Read more

Essential is making an AI phone that can call and email for you
Essential is making an AI phone that can call and email for you By Maggie Tillman

Essential is still alive, and it's reportedly working on a new device. And, no, it's not another Essential Phone... Read more

Google Duplex release date: How to place calls with the human-sounding AI
Google Duplex release date: How to place calls with the human-sounding AI By Maggie Tillman

Google is beginning to roll out its human-sounding Google Duplex technology to Pixel users in the US.... Read more

Honor 8X hits the UK, budget notch action for all
Honor 8X hits the UK, budget notch action for all By Maggie Tillman

Honor has brought its budget, but highly spec'ed, Honor 8X smartphone to the UK... Read more

Google Pixel 3 event: All the announcements that matter
Google Pixel 3 event: All the announcements that matter By Maggie Tillman

Google has finished its "Made by Google" event in New York City, where it unveiled a range of new products, including the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.... Read more

Windows Phone: 10 moments that defined the life and death of Microsoft's mobile platform
Windows Phone: 10 moments that defined the life and death of Microsoft's mobile platform By Rik Henderson

In 2017 Microsoft confirmed what most of us knew already; Windows Phone was officially over. The software giant admitted defeat in its battle against... Read more

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL official in clearly white, just black and definitely not pink
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL official in clearly white, just black and definitely not pink By Rik Henderson

Google has finally, officially announced the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones.... Read more

OnePlus 6T release date revealed, will go on sale 6 November
OnePlus 6T release date revealed, will go on sale 6 November By Rik Henderson

OnePlus has announced the release date for its forthcoming flagship phone. The OnePlus 6T will go on sale in Europe on Tuesday 6 November.... Read more

These are the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from every angle, every colour
These are the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from every angle, every colour By Rik Henderson

We fully expect today's Google event to start with a chorus of Radiohead's No Surprises, there have been so many leaks about what will be unveiled.... Read more

Huawei teases Mate 20X: Will this be a phone for gamers?
Huawei teases Mate 20X: Will this be a phone for gamers? By Maggie Tillman

Huawei has released several critically acclaimed phone this year, including the beautiful P20 Pro, but the Chinese manufacturer isn't done yet.... Read more

The best iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 tips and tricks: Top tips for Touch ID iPhones
The best iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 tips and tricks: Top tips for Touch ID iPhones By Stuart Miles

Although Apple's Touch ID phones are no longer the latest and greatest thanks to the advent of Face ID, there's still an awful lot of us using them.So... Read more

The best Apple iPhone X tips and tricks
The best Apple iPhone X tips and tricks By Stuart Miles

New to Face ID? Check out our guide to Apple's first Touch ID iPhone.... Read more

Apple AirPower: Why hasn't Apple's wireless charger launched yet?
Apple AirPower: Why hasn't Apple's wireless charger launched yet? By Dan Grabham

iPhone 8, 8 Plus, X, XS and XS Max all feature wireless charging and Apple will launch a mat that will also charge AirPods and Apple Watch.... Read more

OnePlus 6T release date, features, specs and rumours
OnePlus 6T release date, features, specs and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus is due to launch an upgraded version of its flagship smartphone soon. Here is everything you need to know about the OnePlus 6T.... Read more

OnePlus 6T launch event taking place 30 October, here's how to watch it
OnePlus 6T launch event taking place 30 October, here's how to watch it By Rik Henderson

OnePlus has announced the date for its official launch event for the OnePlus 6T.... Read more

What EE’s 5G trial means for you
What EE’s 5G trial means for you By Rik Henderson

EE is trialling its 5G network for consumer use for the first time. It has started its live trial in London to find out how the technology holds up.... Read more

How to turn off iMessage: Don't lose any more text messages
How to turn off iMessage: Don't lose any more text messages By Rik Henderson

Want to turn off iMessage? You're not alone. Many people move from Android to iOS, of course, but others make the move in reverse.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL leaks out in full hands-on review images
Google Pixel 3 XL leaks out in full hands-on review images By Maggie Tillman

It's our job at Pocket-lint to cover phone leaks. So, even though we've seen the Pixel 3 XL leak out a billion times now, here is another leak.... Read more

Google Pixel 3, Home Hub, and new Chromecast leaked by UK carrier ad
Google Pixel 3, Home Hub, and new Chromecast leaked by UK carrier ad By Maggie Tillman

All signs point to Google announcing an Echo Show-like device called Home Hub soon, including this new leak from a YouTuber.... Read more

What is RCS messaging? The new Android texting service explained
What is RCS messaging? The new Android texting service explained By Max Langridge

While there have been many attempts on Google's part, there is one thing that Android has always lacked: a true messaging competitor to Apple iMessage... Read more

Sony Xperia XA3 Ultra and L3 renders show mid-range is about to get interesting
Sony Xperia XA3 Ultra and L3 renders show mid-range is about to get interesting By Rik Henderson

Specifications and render videos of a couple of mid-range handsets from Sony Mobile have appeared online, of the Sony Xperia XA3 Ultra and Xperia L3.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 colour option leaked, what do you think of "pink sand"?
Google Pixel 3 colour option leaked, what do you think of "pink sand"? By Maggie Tillman

There's little we don't know about Google's next phone, the Pixel 3, at this point. We even't know its colours, thanks to several leaks.... Read more

HMD announces £299 Nokia 7.1 phone, pre-orders start 5 October
HMD announces £299 Nokia 7.1 phone, pre-orders start 5 October By Maggie Tillman

HMD Global has officially unveiled its next smartphone, the Nokia 7.1 mid-ranger, at a launch event in London... Read more

Watch the Nokia 7.1 launch right here
Watch the Nokia 7.1 launch right here By Rik Henderson

Nokia is holding a launch party on 4 October in London for an as yet unannounced phone and you can watch it live here.... Read more

Nokia 9 specs, release date, news and rumours
Nokia 9 specs, release date, news and rumours By Dan Grabham

We thought we were going to get a Nokia 9 earlier this year, but this ended up being the Nokia 8 Sirocco. So when will we see Nokia 9?... Read more

LG V40 ThinQ specs, release date and everything you need to know
LG V40 ThinQ specs, release date and everything you need to know By Britta O'Boyle

LG's latest V series phone is designed to rival the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Here are all the essential details... Read more

Nokia 7.1 key specs appear in Android Enterprise listing
Nokia 7.1 key specs appear in Android Enterprise listing By Rik Henderson

Although today's Nokia launch event is not expected to include the Nokia 7.1, specs on that mid-range handset have appeared on Android Enterprise.... Read more

Google confirms Pixel 3 preorders will start 9 October, hints at colours
Google confirms Pixel 3 preorders will start 9 October, hints at colours By Maggie Tillman

Google is set to announce its Pixel 3 smartphones on 9 October, and now, it's confirmed those phones will be available for preorder that day.... Read more

LG V40 ThinQ flagship finally official, with five cameras and 6.4-inch OLED screen
LG V40 ThinQ flagship finally official, with five cameras and 6.4-inch OLED screen By Maggie Tillman

LG has officially announced its new smartphone, the LG V40 ThinQ, after previously confirming the device's existence and that it is coming.... Read more

Nokia 9 PureView "confirmed" and could be with us very soon
Nokia 9 PureView "confirmed" and could be with us very soon By Rik Henderson

As we said back in August, it looks like the forthcoming Nokia flagship handset will be called the Nokia 9 PureView.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 Active Edge teased in official video
Google Pixel 3 Active Edge teased in official video By Rik Henderson

A teaser video posted by Google Japan alludes to one of the expected features of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL: the return of Active Edge technology.... Read more

OnePlus posts official OnePlus 6T render
OnePlus posts official OnePlus 6T render By Rik Henderson

OnePlus has not been shy in releasing the odd detail on its next smartphone, with a teaser video hitting Twitter last week. And now it has posted a press... Read more

LG V40 ThinQ "penta" camera lenses explained
LG V40 ThinQ "penta" camera lenses explained By Rik Henderson

LG refers to the V40 ThinQ as "penta" because it has five lenses in total: three on the rear, two on the front.... Read more

RED Hydrogen One delayed again, buyers will get a second free phone
RED Hydrogen One delayed again, buyers will get a second free phone By Maggie Tillman

Camera maker RED is working on its first smartphone, and there have been quite a few setbacks, including this latest development.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 tips and tricks: The definitive breakdown
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 tips and tricks: The definitive breakdown By Chris Hall

The best tips and tricks to master Samsung's Galaxy Note 9, from screen control or S Pen skills.... Read more

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