Facebook Portal Go review

The Portal Go has a new style and design that's more appealing than the old devices. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
It fits nicely anywhere in the home and works not only as a nice digital photo frame but as a video calling device and much more. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Portal Go has a convenient carry handle so you can take it around the house and the battery is good enough to last most of the day. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
No cables to plug in, just a charging puck that you drop it onto for a boost. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Portal Go is useful with Amazon Alexa capabilities that enable you to use "Alexa" or "Hey Portal" voice commands on a whim. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Portal go is surprisingly loud for its size. The bass is a bit boomy, but it's also great for listening to music when you're not on calls. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
This device is best suited to calls though and delivers a great experience on WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Zoom, Blue Jeans, GoToMeeting and WebEx. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
You can add some fun to your calls too with AR filters and other highlights like Watch Together or Story Time that help you do more than just chat. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Portal Go is private by design, with a hardware level camera shutter and a mic mute button. You can also send it to sleep with a simple voice command. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
It might not be as clever at answering search queries as Google or Amazon Alexa, but Portal Go is great at what it was built for and that's keeping in touch. (image credit: Pocket-lint)

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