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How to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy S9
How to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy S9 By Pocket-lint Promotion

You've decided to to upgrade to the new Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 +, but what happens now? How do you trade in your current phone, and what's the best deal to go for? has your contract run out and you want to upgrade to a better plan that suits you?We've... Read more

45 years of Motorola phones: The best and the worst, in pictures
45 years of Motorola phones: The best and the worst, in pictures By Adrian Willings

Motorola recently celebrated 45 years of mobile phone manufacturer. The company behind the world’s first commercial handheld mobile phone has certainly come a long way over the decades. From brick phones big enough to tear your pocket to smartphones... Read more

The Honor 10's stunning design makes other smartphones look boring
The Honor 10's stunning design makes other smartphones look boring By Pocket-lint Promotion

Most phones these days are just boring bricks of black, with nothing standout or exciting about their design. And who wants that?The Honor 10 does things differently. With a stunning reflective auora glass rear, it's the design phone for 2018. People... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could get larger display and battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could get larger display and battery By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is expected to launch in August, and as we approach that launch date, the rumour mill will continue to ramp up production. The latest rumours surrounding Samsung's big-screen smartphone come from two different Twitter users and... Read more

Leaked LG G7 ThinQ documents reveal heavy focus on camera and AI tech
Leaked LG G7 ThinQ documents reveal heavy focus on camera and AI tech By Max Langridge

Following the official confirmation from LG that it will be unveiling the G7 ThinQ in May, Android Headlines has obtained exclusive documents from an anonymous but reliable source, that reveal many of the AI and camera features of the upcoming device.... Read more

BlackBerry KeyTwo "Athena" revealed in amazing press picture leak
BlackBerry KeyTwo "Athena" revealed in amazing press picture leak By Rik Henderson

The QWERTY keyboard-touting sequel to the BlackBerry KeyOne has appeared in render form online.The phone that many are calling the BlackBerry KeyTwo, but also goes by the rumoured name BlackBerry KeyOne 2 or codename Athena online, is shown from every... Read more

Apple to launch an iPhone with triple-lens camera in 2019, says report
Apple to launch an iPhone with triple-lens camera in 2019, says report By Max Langridge

Apple may follow in the footsteps of Huawei and release an iPhone with a triple-lens camera system in 2019, according to Taiwanese news outlet Economic Daily News.  Huawei P20 Pro triple camera explored: Everything you need to know about Huawei's camera... Read more

Seven best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ accessories at EE
Seven best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ accessories at EE By Pocket-lint Promotion

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 is one of the most important phone releases of 2018. It comes in two sizes, the Galaxy S9 with a 5.8-inch display and the larger S9+ with a whopping 6.2in screen.Once you've chosen it, you'll need to equip the phone to make the... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ confirmed, will be officially unveiled in May
LG G7 ThinQ confirmed, will be officially unveiled in May By Max Langridge

Following a set of leaked of renders, LG has officially confirmed its next smartphone release will be the G7 ThinQ. While it's the first time the ThinQ branding has been applied to a G-series smartphone, it's not the first phone as that title belongs... Read more

Leaked LG G7 ThinQ render reveals phone's colours, mystery side button
Leaked LG G7 ThinQ render reveals phone's colours, mystery side button By Elyse Betters

Purported "official" renders depicting the follow-up to the LG G6 have surfaced online, giving us a first good look at the upcoming flagship.The renders, posted by Android Headlines, show the LG G7 ThinQ in five colours: Aurora Black, Platinum Grey,... 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 want this phone, just pick the size that fits you with no compromises or additional considerations.That's... Read more

Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus official, available Friday
Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus official, available Friday By Max Langridge

Apple officially announced it is giving iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus the (Product)Red treatment.The new Red coloured iPhone 8s will be released to help combat AIDs and HIV around the world, and will be available to pre-order from tomorrow, Tuesday 10 April... Read more

Apple iPhone SE review: Great things can come in small packages
4.5 stars Apple iPhone SE review: Great things can come in small packages By Stuart Miles

There are two ways of looking at the iPhone SE, the "special edition" smaller-scale 4-inch iPhone.One is that it's Apple simply churning out a two-year-old design with a spec update; the other is that it delivers what many people actually want: a small... Read more

HTC drops existing handset prices before launch of HTC U12 and U12+
HTC drops existing handset prices before launch of HTC U12 and U12+ By Dan Grabham

We know a lot of details about the upcoming HTC U12+ flagship, but HTC has told us it’s dropping the prices of its existing handsets before the launch of the new range-topper. Get the prices below from the HTC Store.  HTC U12+ specs, release date,... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 review: The best Sony phone in years, but is that enough to lead the flagship pack?
4.0 stars Sony Xperia XZ2 review: The best Sony phone in years, but is that enough to lead the flagship pack? By Chris Hall

The biggest criticism of Sony's phones in recent years has been the company's dogged persistence in sticking with a design that hasn't moved with the times. OmniBalance, as the company calls it, has retained bezel scales well beyond its competitors. And... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact review: If small is your all
4.0 stars Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact review: If small is your all By Cam Bunton

The Sony smartphone approach over the past few years has been rather non-committal. There have been plenty of Xperia devices launched, sure, but each has changed so little between generations - and often within just six months of each other - pushing... Read more

Best iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus cases: Protect your new Apple device
Best iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus cases: Protect your new Apple device By Britta O'Boyle

The Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus were announced alongside the iPhone X and Apple Watch Series 3 at the company's event in September. The two devices succeed the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, bringing improvements in hardware as well as a glass rear over aluminium... Read more

Huawei P20 Pro review: A new phone camera king is born
5.0 stars Huawei P20 Pro review: A new phone camera king is born By Mike Lowe

It was just a few years ago we were criticising Huawei for its software and design approach (take a look at our P8 review, from 2015). But how far the Chinese company has come. With the P20 Pro in hand, reviewed here in its delightful Twilight dipped-in-Unicorn-dust... Read more

Check out this exclusive Sony XZ2 deal: £45 per month for 32GB of data!
Check out this exclusive Sony XZ2 deal: £45 per month for 32GB of data! By Dan Grabham

Check out this stunning Sony Xperia XZ2 market-leading deal.Sony Mobile's new handset is the best Sony phone for ages and we've sourced this exclusive deal for Pocket-lint readers - it's the best offer in the market right now.The refresh to Sony's flagship... Read more

Apple's making curved iPhone screens that support air gestures
Apple's making curved iPhone screens that support air gestures By Elyse Betters

Apple is developing touchless iPhones with curved displays.According to Bloomberg, these displays will gradually curve inward from top to bottom, where as every iPhone model in the past, with the exception of the iPhone X, have used flat displays. The... Read more

Huawei P20 and P20 Pro specs, release date and price: Everything you need to know
Huawei P20 and P20 Pro specs, release date and price: Everything you need to know By Chris Hall

Huawei has announced its 2018 flagship P-series devices, replacing the Huawei P10 with the Huawei P20. Why the big change in number? Because this is a massive change, according to Huawei, that deserves a bigger step in numeration. The Huawei P20 and... Read more

BT Mobile enables Wi-Fi Calling and 4G calling on its network
BT Mobile enables Wi-Fi Calling and 4G calling on its network By Dan Grabham

BT has switched on Wi-Fi Calling and 4G calling for its customers as it ramps up its network features.The bad news it’s only available on selected plans and phones so you’ll need to check that it is supported on yours.There’s no need to register... Read more

Google might launch a budget Pixel 3 smartphone this summer
Google might launch a budget Pixel 3 smartphone this summer By Elyse Betters

Google is developing a new Pixel phone, but it isn't a premium device.According to The Economic Times, the new model will be a mid-range smartphone. The paper cited "four senior industry executives" and said that Google’s "top brass shared details of... Read more

HTC U12+ to launch early May, sources say
HTC U12+ to launch early May, sources say By Britta O'Boyle

HTC will only announce one premium smartphone in 2018 and it will arrive in early May 2018 in the form of the HTC U12+, according to a report from Focus Taiwan. The site claims the May timing, which has previously been suggested by leakster Evan Blass,... Read more

Wireless charging explained: Everything you need to know about powering your iPhone or Android device wire-free
Wireless charging explained: Everything you need to know about powering your iPhone or Android device wire-free By Max Langridge

Wireless charging has been around for a good few years now, but it's fair to say it is yet to take off to sky-high heights. As with any fresh technology, standards needed to be set, technology developed and ultimately pushed out to consumers.Now though... Read more

Apple iPhone 8 review: The compact iPhone should not be overlooked
4.5 stars Apple iPhone 8 review: The compact iPhone should not be overlooked By Stuart Miles

While most of the excitement and expectation for this year's new iPhones is for the flagship iPhone X, rather than the iPhone 8 and larger-scale iPhone 8 Plus, that's not to say that the smallest of the three models should be overlooked.The new iPhone... Read more

Apple iPhone 8 Plus review: Strong and steady
4.0 stars Apple iPhone 8 Plus review: Strong and steady By Stuart Miles

For 2018 there's a trio of new iPhones: the small-scale iPhone 8, the larger iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X (that's "iPhone 10", if you're saying it properly).The biggest and widest of the three, the iPhone 8 Plus, is far more handset than the predicted... Read more

Apple iPhone X review: The future of Apple smartphones
5.0 stars Apple iPhone X review: The future of Apple smartphones By Stuart Miles

Ten years after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple has launched what it says is the phone that kickstarts the next decade for the iPhone. It's the biggest shift in iPhone design since Steve Jobs launched that first device, introducing a new range of... Read more

What is Apple Pay, how does it work, and how do you set it up?
What is Apple Pay, how does it work, and how do you set it up? By Elyse Betters

Apple Pay is a payment system designed to change the way you shop. The company has been leading the way in the effort to move consumers from physical wallets packed with cards to a world in which your iPhone or Watch does all the work. iOS 11 tips and... Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy S9 tips and tricks: The ultimate masterclass
Best Samsung Galaxy S9 tips and tricks: The ultimate masterclass By Chris Hall

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ update Samsung's flagship phone. While it carries on the Galaxy S8 design, it pulls in features from Android Oreo, from the Note 8, as well as introducing a whole new range of functions.The Galaxy S9 is Samsung's most... Read more

How do Apple's new data and privacy features work across its devices
How do Apple's new data and privacy features work across its devices By Elyse Betters

Your data might as well be gold.It's becoming clearer than ever that your name, email address, phone number, passwords, interests, and other types of data - or metadata - is desirable to not only hackers but also companies. Every day, there is some new... Read more

iPhone Battery Health explained: How to disable throttling with iOS 11.3
iPhone Battery Health explained: How to disable throttling with iOS 11.3 By Elyse Betters

Apple's new iOS 11.3 update is a big one.You see, Apple recently admitted it slows down processors used in iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, and iPhone SE. These phones have aging lithium-ion batteries that might cause random shutdowns. So, to prevent them... Read more

Apple iOS 11.3 is here: Huge update adds Battery Health, new Animoji, Business Chat, and more
Apple iOS 11.3 is here: Huge update adds Battery Health, new Animoji, Business Chat, and more By Elyse Betters

Apple has released a major update to iOS 11.The update, iOS 11.3, is technically one of a dozen official updates to the iOS 11 operating system since it debuted in September. It arrives more than a month the launch of iOS 11.2.6, a minor update that brought... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 benchmark confirms Snapdragon 845 processor
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 benchmark confirms Snapdragon 845 processor By Max Langridge

Samsung isn't expected to officially announce the Galaxy Note 9 until around August, but that never stops the rumour mill from churning away. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far? The latest news to appear... Read more

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 review: Flagship design without the flagship price tag
4.0 stars Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 review: Flagship design without the flagship price tag By Mike Lowe

It's finally happened: Xiaomi, the affordable Chinese phone brand, has worked its way over to Europe. Well, Spain for the time being. But we've prised a top-spec Mi Mix 2 handset from overseas to see how it holds up in ol' Blighty - which is of particular... Read more

OnePlus says next phone will have notch but won't confirm its name
OnePlus says next phone will have notch but won't confirm its name By Elyse Betters

OnePlus’ notch will be different.It'll be "implemented with more thought and care". Sure. Cool.That's according to OnePlus' Carl Pei, who chose to speak solely with The Verge about why OnePlus will embrace an iPhone X-like notch for its next flagship,... Read more

Get free Bose QC35 II headphones with Huawei P20 pre-orders
Get free Bose QC35 II headphones with Huawei P20 pre-orders By Rik Henderson

There have been some amazing deals offered with phone pre-orders recently, including a free PlayStation 4 or PSVR headset with the Sony Xperia XZ2, and they show no sign of abating. If you pre-order a Huawei P20 or Huawei P20 Pro from Carphone Warehouse... Read more

OnePlus 6 leak shows phone's textured (maybe wooden) back
OnePlus 6 leak shows phone's textured (maybe wooden) back By Elyse Betters

The OnePlus 6 has leaked out with a textured back.Thanks to serial leaker Evan Blass, the OnePlus 6 has emerged in a new image. We can see it has what looks like a textured or wooden back. That back reminds us of the original OnePlus One, which had removable... Read more

Huawei launches Porsche Design Mate RS with triple-lens camera and in-display fingerprint sensor
Huawei launches Porsche Design Mate RS with triple-lens camera and in-display fingerprint sensor By Max Langridge

The headline announcement of Huawei's recent Paris event may have been the introduction of the new P20 series, but as revealed in a recent leak, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has launched the Mate RS, designed in collaboration with Porsche Design.... Read more

Huawei P20 and P20 Pro official: The most exciting smartphones of 2018?
Huawei P20 and P20 Pro official: The most exciting smartphones of 2018? By Chris Hall

The much leaked and barely-concealed Huawei P20 and P20 Pro have been officially unveiled by Huawei in a huge global launch event in Paris.The grandeur of occasion is as much a statement of intent as the devices themselves, which are easily the most ambitious... Read more

Huawei P20 and P20 Pro launch live, watch it right here
Huawei P20 and P20 Pro launch live, watch it right here By Chris Hall

Huawei will soon unveil its latest handsets, the Huawei P20 and the Huawei P20 Pro. The company says that these devices will bring in a "new renaissance" in smartphone photography, teasing a wide range of features.Looking to shake-up the established world... Read more

HTC could embrace notch after all, with HTC U12 Life
HTC could embrace notch after all, with HTC U12 Life By Rik Henderson

Although reports and leaked images of the alleged HTC U12+ flagship handset suggest it will skip the notch trend and have a normal display, the same can't be said of its mid-range counterpart.Currently being called the HTC U12 Life, the lesser spec'ed... Read more

2018 iPhone X 2 could cost as little as £635
2018 iPhone X 2 could cost as little as £635 By Rik Henderson

A leaked investor memo claims that you could get yourself an iPhone X for as little as $899 (£635) this year. That's a distinct drop from the minimum of $999 being charged for this year's model.The price drop is suggested because it is claimed that Apple... Read more

Moto G6 passes through TENAA filing, may launch in April
Moto G6 passes through TENAA filing, may launch in April By Max Langridge

The Motorola Moto G6 series of phones has been subject to its fair share of leaks in recent months. It's believed there will be three G6 phones: a regular mode, a G6 Plus and a G6 Play. It's the former that is being put under the microscope this time,... Read more

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S launch: How to watch and what to expect
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S launch: How to watch and what to expect By Elyse Betters

Xiaomi is about to unveil its new phone.The company is expected to show off the Mi Mix 2S on 27 March, which happens to be the very same day that Huawei officially unveils its new P20 lineup in Paris and Apple debuts a new, lower-cost iPad at an event... Read more

Huawei P20 colours: See the P20 and P20 Pro in various colours
Huawei P20 colours: See the P20 and P20 Pro in various colours By Elyse Betters

Huawei is set to reveal the P20 Pro, P20, and P20 Lite, at an event in Paris tomorrow. But we've already seen the P20 colours pop up in leaked images, tweets and more - we'll update this feature with full images of the handsets as and when we get them.  Some... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 to receive Oreo within 3 weeks
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 to receive Oreo within 3 weeks By Max Langridge

Samsung has confirmed via its community website that Android 8.0 Oreo will be available as an update for all Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8 devices within the next two to three weeks. Samsung has slowly been rolling Android Oreo out to supported Galaxy devices... Read more

Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS to join P20 lineup
Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS to join P20 lineup By Max Langridge

Huawei is set to officially unveil the P20, P20 Pro and possibly a P20 Lite at an event in Paris, France tomorrow 27 March. However, the P20 trio will likely be joined by a Porsche Design Mate RS, following a teaser from Huawei itself and some leaked... Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy S9 cases and S9+ cases: Protect your new Galaxy smartphone
Best Samsung Galaxy S9 cases and S9+ cases: Protect your new Galaxy smartphone By Max Langridge

Samsung has finally unveiled the Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones, but while they don't represent a huge change in design over their S8 predecessors, that means they're still gorgeous devices that you definitely won't want to break. Samsung Galaxy S9 and... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 deal: Buy one get one S9 or S9+ free at Verizon
Samsung Galaxy S9 deal: Buy one get one S9 or S9+ free at Verizon By Elyse Betters

Samsung’s Galaxy S9-branded phones are already on sale.Buy one Galaxy S9/S9+ and get one Free! No trade in required. Plus, $150 prepaid card when you switch to Verizon.Verizon in the US is offering a buy one, get one free offer on Galaxy S9 handsets,... Read more

Apple might ditch its current phone design for a foldable iPhone in 2020
Apple might ditch its current phone design for a foldable iPhone in 2020 By Elyse Betters

Apple is the latest tech giant exploring the possibility of foldable smartphones, according to a new report.The company wants to launch an all-new iPhone in just two years. It will have a totally refreshed design, CNBC has reported, citing analyst Wamsi... Read more