Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Review: Unbeatable Budget Android with 48Mp Camera

Following a Chinese launch in January the Redmi Note 7 officially went on sale in the UK on 7 May, charging straight into the top spot in both our UK and Chinese budget phone charts, knocking the Mi A2 Lite off its perch. It’s the first phone from newly spun-off Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi, and as such it marks a huge departure from Redmi as you know it. Headlining is a 48Mp dual-lens camera, and Redmi Note 7 was actually the first Xiaomi phone to pack such a high megapixel count…

Honor 20 Review: Flagship Performance for 1/2 Price

The Honor 20 is the successor to the Honor 10, which we called “the best mid-range phone”, and sits in the middle of a range of three phones, the first time we’ve seen this strategy from Honor. We’ve already reviewed the Honor 20 Lite and the yet-to-be-released Honor 20 Pro, but in the midst of all this has been the spat between the US and Huawei, Honor’s parent company. This means there’s an elephant in the room which we need to deal with before talking about the Honor 20 itself.…

Xiaomi Mi 9T Review: Hands-on

A rebadged Redmi K20 Pro, the Mi 9T joins the Mi 9 and Mi 9 SE family and is now official in Spain, France and Italy. Mi 9T arguably has a more balanced specification than any other Xiaomi phone, bringing together the best of both Redmi and Mi phone lines. Xiaomi Mi 9T Price & Availability Not officially announced in the UK just yet, in Europe the Mi 9T starts at €329 for the entry option, which has 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. A 128GB version will cost…

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE Review: Is This The UK’s Best Mid-Range Phone?

The Mi 9 SE was announced in China alongside the Mi 9 (reviewed) and Mi 9 Explorer back in February 2019, but was not officially launched in the UK until 6 June. It is in essence a Mi 9 Lite, successor to the Mi 8 SE and Mi 8 Lite (reviewed), more compact and with some lesser specifications to meet a lower price point, but with the same key features and design as Mi 9 itself. In common with Mi 9 it has a full-display AMOLED panel with waterdrop-style notch…

Huawei P30 Lite Review: Mid-range Meh

Huawei might be in a spot of bother when it comes to its mobile business, but it doesn’t affect phones that have already launched. So the P30 Lite is still an option, especially if you can’t afford the flagship models. Find out more in our full review. As per usual the Lite edition of Huawei’s 2019 series is the mid-range option. It’s got some great features, especially if photography is important, but there are some downgrades such as a lack of waterproofing and a lower grade processor. Price Phones have…

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Huawei P30 Pro

If you don’t want an iPhone, the OnePlus 7 Pro and Huawei P30 Pro should be high on your list of flagship Android phones to consider. Both have the best specs you can get in 2019, lovely premium designs and screaming performance. Here’s our head to head comparison to help you decide which is best for you. For an in-depth read on each phone there’s our OnePlus 7 Pro review and Huawei P30 Pro review. Price and availability The OnePlus 7 Pro is the best OnePlus phone yet, but also…

Google Pixel 3a XL Review: No Man’s Land

Google has launched a pair of mid-range smartphones to bring some of its excellent premium features to those with less money to spend. The Nexus days might be back in a way but things are very different in 2019 and the Pixel 3a XL has some serious competition on its hands. Find out if it can put up a fight in our full review. The Pixel 3a phones were announced at Google’s I/O developer conference alongside the Google Next Hub Max. Price The main reason Google has launched these phones it…

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Galaxy S10: What’s the Difference?

OnePlus has always competed in the mid-range of the smartphone market, at least in terms of price. But with the OnePlus 7 Pro is now taking on the flagship end in a different way. Here we compare the new phone with the mighty Samsung and its Galaxy S10. The firm also has the OnePlus 7, which is a mid-range phone, but it’s a minor update to the 6T so it’s the Pro model that’s really exciting this year and hitting all the headlines. But can OnePlus really move up into…

Asus ZenFone 6 Review: It’s a Flipper

After months of leaks and teasers Asus finally revealed the ZenFone 6 at an event in Valencia, and it certainly offers something different to most flagships on the market. It boasts a gorgeous all-display design with a camera array that flips between the back and front to cover all your photography needs. But, is it a gimmick or has Asus cracked the formula for the perfect bezel-less design? We’ve spent some time with the Asus ZenFone 6, and here’s what we think. Pricing and availability The Asus ZenFone 6 is…

Honor 20 Pro vs Huawei P30: What’s the Difference?

Honor 20 Pro vs Huawei P30 full review Honor has announced two new smartphones for its 20 series following the 20 Lite. The Honor 20 and 20 Pro are here and we’ve compared the latter with the Huawei P30 to help you decide which one to buy. Before we begin, it’s worth pointing out that although Huawei – and therefore Honor as a sub-brand – is having issues with access to Android due to a US ban. However, this doesn’t affect the phones in question here as they were already…