Latest Samsung phone reviews

Samsung Galaxy A9 initial review: Four times the fun?
Samsung Galaxy A9 initial review: Four times the fun? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung is no stranger to great design, especially not in recent years. Its flagship smartphones are some of the best out there, in terms of both looks... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review: A sensational big-screen experience
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review: A sensational big-screen experience By Britta O'Boyle

The Samsung phone with a built-in stylus (S Pen) offers an upgraded big-screen experience. Is it better than the S9+ and Note 8?... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: Dual camera skills meet S Pen thrills
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: Dual camera skills meet S Pen thrills By Chris Hall

If you're a Samsung Galaxy Note user, then you'll know there's been a trend for the stylus-wielding series to take what the latest Galaxy S smartphone... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8+ review: The best Android phone, bar none
5.0 stars Samsung Galaxy S8+ review: The best Android phone, bar none By Chris Hall

Samsung broke the mould with its Galaxy S8 handsets, producing two devices that are the same spec, apart from screen size and battery capacity. If you... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 review: A refined evolution
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy S9 review: A refined evolution By Cam Bunton

The Galaxy S9 is now on sale. For the last few years only one big name Android phone maker has made a success of offering a non-compromise flagship phone... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9+ review: If it ain't broke, don't fix it
5.0 stars Samsung Galaxy S9+ review: If it ain't broke, don't fix it By Chris Hall

The Galaxy S9+ is now on sale. But looking at the new phone and you'd be forgiven for thinking it's the Galaxy S8+.For some the immediate reaction is that... Read more

Samsung Galaxy A8 initial review: The S8 experience for much less
Samsung Galaxy A8 initial review: The S8 experience for much less By Dan Grabham

We love flagship phones, but there's a reason that shelling out for a Galaxy S8 or iPhone 8 can seem a bit of a folly. Why? Because mid-range phones are... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 review: A mobile masterpiece
5.0 stars Samsung Galaxy S8 review: A mobile masterpiece By Mike Lowe

With many phones looking like clones, or brands nonchalantly pushing out the same old design year-on-year, Samsung is in that favourable position of... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge review: Still a smartphone champion
5.0 stars Samsung Galaxy S7 edge review: Still a smartphone champion By Chris Hall

Samsung has drawn a line between its two flagship handsets for 2016, launching a 5.1-inch Samsung Galaxy S7, partnered with a 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy S7... Read more

Samsung Galaxy A5 review: Premium feel at a mid-range price
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy A5 review: Premium feel at a mid-range price By Cam Bunton

In a market where small, disruptive companies are releasing phones with flagship specifications at low prices - think OnePlus, Honor and Oppo - it's harder... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review: Take note, this is the big-screen phone to beat
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review: Take note, this is the big-screen phone to beat By Chris Hall

The Samsung Note family is characterised by one thing: the inclusion of a stylus (that's S Pen in Samsung speak). Previously, the Note stood slightly... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 review: The unsung hero?
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy S7 review: The unsung hero? By Chris Hall

Samsung's dual-flagship strategy is now in full force, with the launch of both a regular Samsung Galaxy S7 and a larger SGS7 edge model.The Samsung Galaxy... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus review: The edge of reason
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus review: The edge of reason By Mike Lowe

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ is a stunning phone to look at, one that has literally turned heads in our 10 days of daily use. Its curved screen edges make... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 hands-on: Classy evolution but no UK launch currently planned
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 hands-on: Classy evolution but no UK launch currently planned By Rik Henderson

We have to admit, our mouths gaped open when we were told that Samsung has strategically decided to not launch the Galaxy Note 5 in the UK. Instead, it... Read more

Samsung TouchWiz review: A deep dive into the Samsung Galaxy S6 software
Samsung TouchWiz review: A deep dive into the Samsung Galaxy S6 software By Chris Hall

TouchWiz sits over the top of Android in Samsung's devices. The latest to join this party is the Samsung Galaxy S6, which ushers in a range of changes... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge review: Livin' on the edge (not a prayer)
5.0 stars Samsung Galaxy S6 edge review: Livin' on the edge (not a prayer) By Mike Lowe

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is a radical phone. After a tepid response to 2014's Samsung Galaxy S5, the Korean giant had to do something special to stand... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 review: Samsung's crowning moment
5.0 stars Samsung Galaxy S6 review: Samsung's crowning moment By Chris Hall

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is the best Samsung smartphone ever made. Now that's an easy statement to make when it's the newest device to hit the market, but... Read more

Samsung Galaxy A5 review: Marvellous exterior, mid-range interior
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy A5 review: Marvellous exterior, mid-range interior By Mike Lowe

In this job we are constantly jostling between different phones. Often they're the latest and greatest handsets, so when a mid-range model such as the... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 camera explored: Is this the best phone camera to date?
Samsung Galaxy S6 camera explored: Is this the best phone camera to date? By Mike Lowe

Samsung didn't only shout loudly about the new Galaxy S6 and S6 edge designs at its Unpacked conference at this year's Mobile World Congress, it also made... Read more

Samsung A5 and A3 hands-on: Full metal jacket
Samsung A5 and A3 hands-on: Full metal jacket By Stuart Miles

The Samsung A series, first announced late 2014, has made an appearance at CES in Las Vegas before its UK debut and we were on hand to have a play.Cased... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: The edge of excellence
4.0 stars Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: The edge of excellence By Mike Lowe

When we first saw the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge we thought of it as a design showcase; a "look at what we can do" smartphone with greater precedence given... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini review: Mini not mighty
3.5 stars Samsung Galaxy S5 mini review: Mini not mighty By Luke Edwards

Samsung was among the pioneers in creating mini versions of flagship phones. Now the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini, representing the handset's third generation,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review
5.0 stars Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review By Mike Lowe

Big phones, phablets, or whatever term you want to call them - the big-screen category is here to stay. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 represents not only the... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Alpha review
4.0 stars Samsung Galaxy Alpha review By Luke Edwards

Samsung's first truly premium quality phone, the Galaxy Alpha, has arrived. Has Samsung got everything perfect for those people looking for a bit more... Read more

Samsung Gear S Strap and blinged Galaxy Note 4 rear shells: Swarovski in the house
Samsung Gear S Strap and blinged Galaxy Note 4 rear shells: Swarovski in the house By Rik Henderson

As previously reported, Swarovski has once again partnered with Samsung to provide crystal-encrusted options for a couple of its newly announced products.The... Read more

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom review
3.5 stars Samsung Galaxy K Zoom review By Mike Lowe

Samsung makes plenty of quality electronics products and we've been taken by many of its smartphones and cameras over the years. Now it's condensed much... Read more

Hands-on: Samsung Z review
Hands-on: Samsung Z review By Stuart Miles

The Samsung Z is the company's first Tizen smartphone that will be commercially available for the public to buy. And if successful, there are feelings... Read more

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S5 Moschino case and Nicholas Kirkwood case review
Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S5 Moschino case and Nicholas Kirkwood case review By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy S5, has been available to buy for a few weeks now and if you already have your hands on one, it's likely you will... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S5 Copper Gold pictures and hands-on
Samsung Galaxy S5 Copper Gold pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available, but if you want an SGS5 with added bling then the Copper Gold edition might have caught your eye. Frankly, it'd... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S5 review
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy S5 review By Chris Hall

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is likely to be one of the best selling devices of 2014. It is the successor to the incredibly successful Galaxy S4 that, despite... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S4 Black Edition pictures and hands-on
Samsung Galaxy S4 Black Edition pictures and hands-on By Chris Hall

There are some great black editions around. The muted stylings of the Audi A5 Black Edition or the carbonfibre interior of the Mercedes SLS Black series.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review
5.0 stars Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review By Ian Morris

Samsung's Galaxy Note has always been one of the company's more interesting products. It's the one that leads rather than follows the lead of another phone... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3
4.0 stars Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 By Ian Morris

The reaction when you show the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 to someone is usually comical. It is, in anyone's book, a massive phone. All 6.3-inches of that... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini review
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini review By Ian Morris

There's a division in the world of smartphones. There are phones that are normal-sized and phones that are super-sized. You will like one type or the other,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom review
3.0 stars Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom review By Mike Lowe

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is a phone… Or is it a camera? It's somewhere between both - a Galaxy S4 mini-alike with a 10x optical zoom compact camera... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy S4 Active By Chris Hall

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is closest of the S4 family of devices to the original model. It offers similar points on the spec sheet when it comes to... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S4
5.0 stars Samsung Galaxy S4 By Ian Morris

It's one of the most anticipated handsets of the year, it's the follow-up to one of the best-selling phones of last year, and it has been hyped to the... Read more

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S4 S View cover review
Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S4 S View cover review By Rik Henderson

When Samsung launched its Galaxy S4 Android smartphone in New York a month ago, it also revealed a family of official accessories that would accompany... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S III LTE (GT-I9305)
4.0 stars Samsung Galaxy S III LTE (GT-I9305) By Ian Morris

It's fair to say that the Samsung Galaxy S III is one of the most popular and most-loved handsets of the year. They're flying of shelves globally, and... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini
3.5 stars Samsung Galaxy S III Mini By Chris Hall

With the top end of the market practically sewn up, Samsung is looking to push that success into the middle of the pack with the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini.... Read more

Samsung ATIV S pictures and hands-on
Samsung ATIV S pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

The Samsung ATIV S, or ATIV Odyssey on Verizon, is the third Windows Phone 8 device in the family and the one that is likely to get little of the spotlight... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 2
5.0 stars Samsung Galaxy Note 2 By Ian Morris

The Galaxy Note 2 is the successor to the, erm, Galaxy Note, which is predictable. What wasn't predictable was how we would feel about this new handset.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2
4.0 stars Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 By Ian Morris

If you're about to buy a mid-range phone, then you'll more than likely be glad of the help from sites such as Pocket-lint, because it is, without doubt,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S III London 2012 limited edition pictures and hands-on
Samsung Galaxy S III London 2012 limited edition pictures and hands-on By Chris Hall

Samsung and Carphone Warehouse recently announced a limited edition of the Samsung Galaxy S III to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Games. We managed... Read more

Samsung Focus 2
4.0 stars Samsung Focus 2 By Sam Kieldsen

The Samsung Focus 2 is a cheaper alternative to range-topping Windows phones like the Nokia Lumia 900. It sports the same Mango 7.5 operating system and... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S III
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy S III By Chris Hall

The anticipation for the Samsung Galaxy S III has been unprecedented. Never before have we seen so much rumour and speculation heaped on one device, except,... Read more

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S III review
Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S III review By Rik Henderson

So, the Samsung Galaxy S III (with roman numerals) is finally here, and Pocket-lint is one of the first in the world to actually get its hands on one of... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 pictures and hands-on
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 pictures and hands-on By Dan Sung

With no yellow back, bright silver rim around the face and a front camera peeping out at you, it's clear from minute one of man-to-phone encounter that... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 pictures and hands-on
Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 pictures and hands-on By Dan Sung

The bright yellow back of the Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 is a heavy clue as to who this phone is aimed at. Fresh off the back of the very successful, yes, you... Read more

Samsung Blaze 4G pictures and hands-on
Samsung Blaze 4G pictures and hands-on By Dan Sung

At first sight, the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G is a stubby little spud of a phone. To read that it's got a 4-inch screen - okay, 3.97-inch - is quite the... Read more

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