Huawei Mate 20 Pro review: In-depth hands-on

Last year, Huawei unveiled the Mate 10 Pro which had not only the new Kirin 970 processor but also a noticeably different design from the Mate 9 which preceded it. The Mate 20 Pro continues that trend with another completely new design, a next-gen CPU and the camera setup everyone wants: standard, wide angle and telephoto. Huawei has obviously listened to our wishes, ditched the monochrome camera and replaced it with an ultra-wide angle colour camera which means you can now go from an effective 0.6x zoom right the way…

Pixel 3 Review: Unexcitingly Excellent

Possibly one of the most leaked smartphones of all time is here, so it might not come as a surprise but Google’s latest flagship handsets are official. Tech Advisor attended the London launch and we’ve spent solid time with the Pixel 3 since so here’s our full review. It’s a shame that almost nothing about the 2018 Pixel phones was a secret, making the big launch a bit of an anti-climax. However, most were for the larger Pixel 3 XL model and Google did announce some other new devices including the Google Home…

Pixel 3 XL vs P20 Pro Comparison

Trying to pick a new phone is tougher than ever: there are so many models vying for your attention. Here we compare Google’s Pixel 3 XL with Huawei’s P20 Pro to help you choose. Pricing and availability These two Android phones are some of the most expensive around, though the Pixel 3 XL is Google’s priciest yet, starting at £869, but if you want the 128GB version which matches the capacity of the P20 Pro then you’ll have to stump up £969. In the US those prices are $899 and…

Pixel 3 XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Google has updated its smartphone range for 2018/2019, with the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. The larger of the two replaces a predecessor that boasted one of the best cameras on the market, but had a few niggles too. So, how does the new model stand up to the latest in the Samsung line that invented big phones?  We compare the Pixel 3 XL with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Price and availability Google set the release date for the Pixel 3 XL as 1 November in the UK, and…

Google Pixel 3 vs Pixel 2 vs Pixel 1: Generation Wars

Google Pixel 3 full review Google was a little later to the hardware game than other tech giants such as Apple or Samsung, but that doesn’t mean they’re lagging behind. They’ve rapidly been gaining ground on the iPhone and Galaxy series of phones with their own Pixel smartphone line – and we’re going to take a look at that evolution. If you’d like a more comprehensive look at an individual phone, then check out Pixel 3, Pixel 3XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL reviews. What is the price difference?…

UMIDIGI One Pro Review – Tech Advisor

We’ve been singing the praises of the budget Chinese phone market for some time now, but even we’re a little surprised by the spec of this budget One Pro from UMIDIGI. On paper it sings all the right notes, with a pure Android Oreo OS and zero bloatware, 5.86in FullSurface 19:9 notch display, dual-camera, side-mounted fingerprint scanner, fast wireless charging, USB-C, NFC and genuinely usable performance making it a strong contender among the best budget phones. Where to buy the UMIDIGI One Pro Although our review model was supplied by GearBest,…

Google Pixel 3 XL vs Pixel 2 XL

Google launched the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL earlier this week. We managed to get our hands on it, so if you want an overview of the phone then look no further than our hands-on preview here. Take a look at our comprehensive reviews of both the Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 2 XL. As with every new phone launch, the big questions are how well it stacks up to the immediate competition and perhaps more importantly, how well does it compare to the previous version? We’re going…

Samsung Galaxy A9 review: Hands-on with the World’s First Quadruple Lens

Samsung’s Galaxy A series has rarely yielded exciting phones – they’re mostly mid-range devices with last year’s S or Note specs in a more budget-friendly design. That’s changed with the A9, which offers something even the Note 9 doesn’t: four rear cameras. That’s not just a first for Samsung, but a first for any phone, so it’s surprising to see the breakthrough relegated to the A series. But it comes at a (literal) cost – so are extra lenses enough to make up for a price that’s higher than some rivals’ flagships?…

Razer Phone 2 Review: Hands-on With Razer’s Glowing Smartphone

When Razer unveiled the first Razer Phone it pretty much invented the concept of the gaming phone. People had played games on phones for years of course, but the idea of designing a phone specifically with gamers in mind was a novelty not seen since the days of the Nokia N-Gage. Since then, imitators have come along from the likes of Xiaomi, Asus, and Honor, but Razer is ready to meet the challenge with the newly announced Razer Phone 2. We’ve spent a bit of time going hands-on with the…

Razer Phone 2 vs Razer Phone: What’s New?

Following the reveal of the first ever dedicated gaming smartphone in 2017, Razer is back with the Razer Phone 2. The Razer Phone 2 is more refinement than reimagination, improving on the core experience provided by the original Razer Phone with an improved display, more powerful internals and, of course, an RGB-powered logo on the rear. But with so many similarities between the two smartphones, it’s hard to work out what is new with the Razer Phone 2, and which you should buy. Don’t worry, as we’ve compared the Razer…