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Huawei P20 Pro vs Google Pixel XL 2 camera test: Which takes the best photos?

Huawei P20 Pro vs Google Pixel XL 2 camera test: Which takes the best photos?

By Mike Lowe

With the compact camera market steadily dwindling, it's an increasing truth that the best camera will be the one in your pocket, i.e. your phone's camera. In recent years we've been truly spoiled with just how good these cameras have become.In 2017 the... Read more

Best UK SIM only deals: Free Three sim offering 200mb every month with no top up

Best UK SIM only deals: Free Three sim offering 200mb every month with no top up

By Hassan Mohammed

Find the best SIM only deals from EE, Three, Vodafone, O2 and more with our updated guide.There are a variety of SIM only deals, most of them tying you down to 12 months but some offer monthly rolling contracts, letting you cancel anytime.Over the past... Read more

BlackBerry Key2 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far?

BlackBerry Key2 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far?

By Dan Grabham

Last year, BlackBerry Mobile - a venture by comms giant TCL - launched its first traditionally-styled BlackBerry running Android and we'll soon see its replacement hit the streets. It was called the KeyOne, and it was the cause for much excitement among... Read more

Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: All we know about the 2018 iPhone SE

Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: All we know about the 2018 iPhone SE

By Dan Grabham

Apple is still selling plenty of iPhone SE, despite the phone now being two years old and the basic chassis design dating from the iPhone 5 launch back in 2012.But that’s not to say the insides are anywhere as dated: much of the hardware is similar... Read more

HTC through the ages: A brief history of HTC's Android handsets

HTC through the ages: A brief history of HTC's Android handsets

By Chris Hall

HTC, above and beyond any other manufacturer, has done more than its fair share of popularising Android. HTC was there at the beginning, producing some of the first Android handsets, the first Nexus handset, and launching the first handset that really... Read more

HTC U12+ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know

HTC U12+ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

HTC is preparing to launch its latest flagship smartphone, biding its time and avoiding launching direct against companies like Samsung and Sony MobileHTC revealed the HTC U11 early in 2017, but then launched the HTC U11+ late in the year, making the... Read more

RED Hydrogen One will come to US carriers this summer despite delays

RED Hydrogen One will come to US carriers this summer despite delays

By Elyse Betters

RED is making a smartphone, called Hydrogen One, which is reportedly coming to Verizon and AT&T sometime this summer.But, before you get all excited, RED confusingly announced in early May that it's delaying the smartphone. Plus, despite the most recent... Read more

Latest HTC U12+ leak shows transparent design, full phone specs

Latest HTC U12+ leak shows transparent design, full phone specs

By Elyse Betters

HTC is mere days from announcing its next flagship, but, naturally, that doesn't mean the leaks will stop.Enter: Evan Blass, a reliable source of mobile phone leaks. His latest scoop is on HTC's upcoming phone, the HTC U12+, which is expected to be unveiled... Read more

Nokia 8 Sirocco deals and SIM-free price: What does Nokia's flagship phone cost?

Nokia 8 Sirocco deals and SIM-free price: What does Nokia's flagship phone cost?

By Dan Grabham

The new Nokia 8 Sirocco is now available to buy. It's an impressive flagship handset from Nokia with dual curved edges and a stunning stainless steel-based design. The Nokia 8 Sirocco SIM-free price is £649. Get a free Google Home Mini when you pre-orderIf... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ deals and SIM-free price: How much does LG's latest phone cost?

LG G7 ThinQ deals and SIM-free price: How much does LG's latest phone cost?

By Dan Grabham

LG's G7 ThinQ phone has been revealed and it'll be released on 31 May. We now know that O2 will be offering the handset in Moroccan Blue and you can pre-order it right away. It's available from £33 a month for 1GB of data if you lay down £99.99 upfront.... Read more

Honor 10 deals and SIM-free price: How much does Honor's latest phone cost?

Honor 10 deals and SIM-free price: How much does Honor's latest phone cost?

By Dan Grabham

The Honor 10 is here and in the UK costs £399 for the 128GB model.That's the only version coming to these shores - there's no 64GB model in the UK although it is 399 Euros in mainland Europe. Get the Honor 10 SIM-free for £399 The new phone will be... Read more

OnePlus 6 Avengers: Infinity War Edition official, but will you be able to get one?

OnePlus 6 Avengers: Infinity War Edition official, but will you be able to get one?

By Rik Henderson

OnePlus has teamed with Disney once again to produce a special Avengers: Infinity War edition of the OnePlus 6.The company previously released a OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition in a tie-in with Disney and Lucasfilm. This time it has turned its attention... Read more

OnePlus 6 deals and SIM-free price: What will the new OnePlus 6 cost?

OnePlus 6 deals and SIM-free price: What will the new OnePlus 6 cost?

By Dan Grabham

OnePlus has now revealed the OnePlus 6, its 2018 flagship phone. OnePlus 6 pricing starts at £469 for the 64GB model.Although O2 OnePlus 6 preorders are open now, it will be available to buy in stores on the OnePlus 6 release date which is 22 May.OnePlus... Read more

Watch the OnePlus 6 launch event if you missed it

Watch the OnePlus 6 launch event if you missed it

By Elyse Betters

OnePlus has revealed its next all-powerful flagship at a London event.The London-based event kicked off at 5PM BST local time (6pm CET/12pm Eastern Time/9am Pacific Time). The company sold 1,000 tickets to fans ahead of the launch, just as it did for... Read more

This is the OnePlus 6 Silk White in pictures

This is the OnePlus 6 Silk White in pictures

By Mike Lowe

This is the OnePlus 6 in its limited edition Silk White finish. Oh la la.Following the OnePlus 6 announcement at The Copper Box in London today, 16 May, the handset was revealed in Midnight Black and Mirror Black for its 22 May launch. OnePlus 6 specs,... Read more

OnePlus 6 specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know

OnePlus 6 specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know

By Cam Bunton

After what seems like months of leaks and rumours - many of them coming from OnePlus itself - the OnePlus 6 is finally official. The ambitious smartphone maker has unveiled its latest flagship, and it's a gorgeous, powerful machine.  OnePlus 6 initial... Read more

OnePlus 6 is official, powerful new flagship covered in glass

OnePlus 6 is official, powerful new flagship covered in glass

By Cam Bunton

OnePlus has officially taken the wraps of its next all-powerful flagship, the OnePlus 6. Including the X and T models, this is the company's seventh handset, and launches four years after the very first OnePlus One was announced.  OnePlus 6 specs, release... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S10 to get earlier launches, says report

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S10 to get earlier launches, says report

By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S10 smartphones will be launched earlier in the year than their predecessors, according to a report from the Korea Herald.Citing "industry sources", it's believed Samsung wants the Galaxy Note 9 to get a jump on Apple's... Read more

BT will be first to launch UK 5G in 2019

BT will be first to launch UK 5G in 2019

By Chris Hall

BT has made a huge swathe of announcements about the future of its converged networks covering BT, EE and Plusnet. Within the announcements (which basically outline plans to use the best bits of each different service), is confirmation that BT will be... Read more

Nokia X6 official: Arrives with dual cameras, notch display and budget price tag

Nokia X6 official: Arrives with dual cameras, notch display and budget price tag

By Max Langridge

After being subject to several leaks and rumours - including having its full specs leaked just yesterday, HMD Global has officially unveiled the Nokia X6 at an event in China. The X6 is the first Nokia phone to sport a notch display and may be an indication... Read more

Samsung introduces Red and Gold Galaxy S9 and S9+, but you can only get the Gold

Samsung introduces Red and Gold Galaxy S9 and S9+, but you can only get the Gold

By Max Langridge

Samsung has announced two new colours for its Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones in the form of Sunshine Gold and Burgundy Red. They join the current lineup of Midnight Black, Titanium Grey, Coral Blue, and Lilac Purple colour options. Samsung Galaxy S9 and... Read more

When is Android P coming to my phone?

When is Android P coming to my phone?

By Chris Hall

The annual cycle of Android rolls on, with the latest version of the Google mobile software not yet getting fully named: it's simply called Android P or Android 9.0. Android P was revealed at Google I/O 2018 on 8 May and like previous versions, it was... Read more

Honor 10 specs, price and release date: All the info on the 2018 Honor flagship

Honor 10 specs, price and release date: All the info on the 2018 Honor flagship

By Mike Lowe

Last year's Honor 9 was an award-winning affordable flagship smartphone. Its successor for 2018 has now been announced at the global launch event in London and, you guessed it, it's called the Honor 10.Just like its predecessor, this phone provides... Read more

More case leaks show iPhone SE (2018) with notch and Face ID

More case leaks show iPhone SE (2018) with notch and Face ID

By Max Langridge

Many industry analysts are still expecting Apple to unveil three new iPhones in September: two with OLED screens and one with an LCD. It's the latter that has been subject to several leaks and rumours, with many thinking it will be an iPhone SE-style... Read more

Peak blockchain: HTC's Exodus phone is all about cryptocurrency

Peak blockchain: HTC's Exodus phone is all about cryptocurrency

By Elyse Betters

HTC is making a blockchain-powered phone.For those of you scratching your head, watch this John Oliver video on cryptocurrency and read our guide on Bitcoin, a popular type of cryptocurrency. It's an abstract concept, but essentially, cryptocurrency is... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 could have ridiculously sharp 600ppi display

Samsung Galaxy S10 could have ridiculously sharp 600ppi display

By Max Langridge

With each Galaxy S smartphone, Samsung likes to make improvements. Next year it will be launching its tenth model, the Galaxy S10 and as it's an anniversary model, the South Korean company is expected to make some big changes over the current Galaxy S9.... Read more

Honor 10 UK reveal: Flagship just £399, available in two-tone Phantom Blue

Honor 10 UK reveal: Flagship just £399, available in two-tone Phantom Blue

By Mike Lowe

We knew the Honor 10 was coming - its China reveal was in April 2018 - but now we can confirm it'll be priced £399 for the UK market in its 128GB storage format.Interestingly the dual camera flagship will feature new namesakes for its finishes, with... Read more

Honor 10: Re-watch the global launch online

Honor 10: Re-watch the global launch online

By Rik Henderson

Honor has announced its 2018 flagship handset at a global event in London, UK.If you missed the event and want to get the full picture, then here are the details of how to watch it online. Honor 10 specs, price and release date: What you need to know... Read more

Nokia X6 specs, release date and price: All the latest on Nokia's new budget phone

Nokia X6 specs, release date and price: All the latest on Nokia's new budget phone

By Dan Grabham

The Nokia X6 is the name of yet another Nokia handset made by HMD, the company behind the resurgence in Nokia-branded devices.It will be the first Nokia phone to have a notch in the centre of the display. Expect it to run Android 8 Oreo.  Nokia through... Read more

Nokia X price and full specs leaked a day before launch

Nokia X price and full specs leaked a day before launch

By Max Langridge

Nokia is expected to unveil the all-new Nokia X - or potentially X6 - at an event in China tomorrow, 16 May. While the upcoming device has been subject to its fair share of leaks and rumours, one Chinese retailer has gone and posted an early listing,... Read more

HTC U12+ official wallpapers revealed, which is your favourite?

HTC U12+ official wallpapers revealed, which is your favourite?

By Max Langridge

HTC is due to unveil the U12+ flagship on 23 May, and it's expected to arrive with a 6-inch QHD+ 18:9 display. HTC U12+ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know With all that screen real estate to fill and high resolution, you're going... Read more

Apple and Samsung developing ultrasonic in-display sensors; won't appear until 2019

Apple and Samsung developing ultrasonic in-display sensors; won't appear until 2019

By Max Langridge

With the notch trend introduced by the Apple iPhone X in full swing, attention is now turning to the next big mobile trend, in-display fingerprint sensors. Samsung has been said to developing its own sensor for some time now - it was originally said to... Read more

Latest OnePlus 6 leak shows off phone, pricing, and shipping date

Latest OnePlus 6 leak shows off phone, pricing, and shipping date

By Elyse Betters

OnePlus is mere days away from launching its next phone, but that hasn't stopped the leaks, including one that includes pricing details.WinFuture noticed OnePlus 6 renders on Amazon (Germany) that show off the upcoming flagship's "Mirror Black" colour.... Read more

Lenovo Z5 is 95 per cent screen, no notch, no chin

Lenovo Z5 is 95 per cent screen, no notch, no chin

By Rik Henderson

Ever since Apple released its iPhone X there have been multiple manufacturers jumping on the notch bandwagon.It seems the best solution for phones to have as much screen real estate on the front, while also offering a front-facing camera, facial recognition... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far?

By Dan Grabham

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launched last September, while we've recently seen the Galaxy S9 and S9+ released, too - check out our guide to the best Galaxy S9 deals. Next up is the Galaxy Note 9, which we're expecting to be the usual souped-up respin... Read more

BlackBerry Key2 launch: When is it, will it be streamed live online and what should you expect?

BlackBerry Key2 launch: When is it, will it be streamed live online and what should you expect?

By Elyse Betters

BlackBerry Mobile will hold a launch event next month for its follow-up to the BlackBerry KeyOne.Now officially named BlackBerry Key2 (rather than KeyTwo, as many had been calling it), the new handset will be revealed in New York in June.Here then are... Read more

Apple iPhone SE 2 to launch in September; Face ID still rumoured

Apple iPhone SE 2 to launch in September; Face ID still rumoured

By Max Langridge

After many reports claimed the Apple iPhone SE 2 would launch some time in Spring, a fresh report out of China claims Apple's budget smartphone will now launch at its regular September event instead.  Apple iPhone SE2: Specs, rumours and everything else... Read more

Which of these was taken on a OnePlus 6? You decide

Which of these was taken on a OnePlus 6? You decide

By Elyse Betters

OnePlus is regularly teasing its upcoming smartphone, and the latest example is actually quite interesting.The so-called flagship killer is hellbent on releasing phones with flagship-level specs and affordable prices. But just how good are these phones?... Read more

Android P Dashboard: Here's how it will help curb phone addiction

Android P Dashboard: Here's how it will help curb phone addiction

By Elyse Betters

Do you wish you had more control over demands on your attention?Between work, kids, and constant notifications on your phone, it's hard to focus. Some of us even struggle with a slight phone addiction. Think about it. Have you ever caught yourself repeatedly... Read more

Google Pixel 3 specs, release date, news and rumours

Google Pixel 3 specs, release date, news and rumours

By Britta O'Boyle

Google's Pixel phones traditionally arrive in the latter half of the year, normally around October when the next version of Android also arrives. In this case it's Android P. There has been a report to suggest we might see a mid-range Pixel appear in... Read more

Motorola Moto Z3 Play renders show dual-lens rear camera with a huge bump

Motorola Moto Z3 Play renders show dual-lens rear camera with a huge bump

By Max Langridge

Motorola is on course to release a wide range of phones this year. Having already launched the G6 and E5 series, attention now swings towards the Z3 and X5 series, with the former being the subject of today's leak.  Motorola Moto C vs Moto E5 vs Moto... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 definitely won't be getting an in-display fingerprint sensor

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 definitely won't be getting an in-display fingerprint sensor

By Max Langridge

It feels like a tale that's as long as time itself. Will the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 feature an in-display fingerprint sensor? Or will it not? The answer, is no.  Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far? Leaked... Read more

Apple WWDC 2018: How to watch and what to expect

Apple WWDC 2018: How to watch and what to expect

By Elyse Betters

Apple's developer conference is around the corner, and we're predicting what the company will announce here.Apple puts on a mostly-annual developer conference in California to showcase new software, software updates, and - sometimes - technologies that... Read more

The best iPhone tips and tricks for iOS 11

The best iPhone tips and tricks for iOS 11

By Stuart Miles

Apple packaged a tonne of improvements in iOS 11 including updates to Maps, keyboard, App Store, Siri and Control Centre.The new OS from Apple brings a host of new features, tips and tricks. We've worked our way through the operating system in order... Read more

The best Google Pixel 2 cases: Protect your Google smartphone

The best Google Pixel 2 cases: Protect your Google smartphone

By Britta O'Boyle

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL feature lovely designs with solid aluminium bodies and glass detailing on the rear. Both are IP67 water and dust resistant and both offer front-facing stereo speakers.The Pixel 2 XL is the more exciting of the two in... Read more

Budget iPhone X may get an ultra-bright display like the LG G7 ThinQ

Budget iPhone X may get an ultra-bright display like the LG G7 ThinQ

By Max Langridge

Apple is expected to launch three new iPhones in September, two of which will have OLED displays and a third, more affordable model with an LCD screen. A new report from Business Korea has now said the LCD display used in the budget model may in fact... Read more

The best Google Pixel tips and tricks: Master your pure Android Oreo phone

The best Google Pixel tips and tricks: Master your pure Android Oreo phone

By Chris Hall

Whether you're an original Pixel owner or you've got the new Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, we've been through Android Oreo to bring you a detailed guide to get the most out of your new phone.Some of these tips and tricks you might know, but some are essential... Read more

Nokia X TENAA listing confirms specs before 16 May launch

Nokia X TENAA listing confirms specs before 16 May launch

By Max Langridge

We're hopefully just six days away from the official launch of the Nokia X, but before that, there seems to be time for one last leak of information. This time at least it's more official, as the Nokia X has gone through TENAA certification, confirming... Read more

HTC U12+ colour options revealed: "won't be cheap" when it launches

HTC U12+ colour options revealed: "won't be cheap" when it launches

By Max Langridge

We're just under two weeks away from the official launch of the HTC U12+, but that hasn't stopped the rumour mill from churning away in the days leading up to it. HTC U12+ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know Usually reliable Twitter... Read more