884892 Huawei HONOR 20 Dual SIM SmartphonHonor 20 SmartPhone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on Jul 17, 2019
It’s unusual for recent SmartPhone launches to be made without review product being available, on one such recent launch I was told ‘next week’ and it has still not arrived, and here in the case of the Honor 20 it was nearly six weeks but it was launched just after a rant by Donald Trump against this phones parent company, still it has now arrived to receive tests over a very short two week timeframe.

884694 popwallet pluPopWallet+

Published in Phones by mfereday on Jul 4, 2019
PopSockets add to its range of smartphone accessories.

884559 Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Android Smart PhonMi8 Lite mid-range smartphone

Published in Phones by adrianmorant on June 23, 2019
The Mi8 Lite is a mid-range smartphone in the portfolio of Xiaomi Corporation, a fast growing Chinese company that, despite becoming China’s largest smartphone company in 2014. is hardly known in this country.

884405 alcatel 1x android mobile phonA New Alcatel Handset

Published in Phones by mfereday on June 11, 2019
When looking for a bargain handset, you might like to consider an Alcatel unit.

884341 Samsung Smartphone Galaxy S10 pluSamsung Galaxy S10+

Published in Phones by paul_smart on June 7, 2019
So while you may see less of a single brand due to a disagreement with Mr Trump, others may benefit and one such brand is Samsung. Here I am looking at the latest offering from Samsung the Galaxy S10, so what does it have to offer.

884288 OPPO RX17 Neo Dual SIM SmartphonOppo RX17 Neo SmartPhone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on May 31, 2019
At the start of April a review of a sibling unit to this one can be found on Gadgetspeak. So here what is quite a similar product on the face of it, however there are surprises like a fingerprint reader that is normally invisible on the screen.

884069 Sony Xperia 10 android smart phonSony Xperia 10

Published in Phones by paul_smart on May 20, 2019
This phone is one for those who like to watch films as the format is taller and slimmer than most, of course it still does everything that a phone should it’s just the screen shape that makes landscape use the most likely way to use it.

884075 Sony Xperia L3 android smart phonSony Xperia L3

Published in Phones by mfereday on May 14, 2019
Adding to its range of smartphones, Sony has released its Xperia L3 model. As is often the case, my review sample of the smartphone handset has been provided by Vodafone for the purpose of this review.

883591 samsung galaxy note SSamsung Note 9

Published in Phones by paul_smart on Apr 12, 2019
Samsung is one of the largest brands and certainly one of the companies that bring new things to the market. Here a slim sleek and powerful offering that will do everything you want and never look out of place even in a boardroom.

883238 OPPO RX17 Pro Dual SIM 128GB SIM Free SmartphonOPPO RX17 Mobile Phone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on Apr 1, 2019
Another new phone company to the UK, freak UK weather and a taxi drivers protest caused gridlock in the part of London where the launch was due to take place so my first contact was when their latest offering the RX17 Pro arrived on my desk. So all I know is what I discovered during my testing as well as what is shown on the OPPO website.

883198 huawei mate X foldable phonAward Winning Performance

Published in Phones by mfereday on Mar 28, 2019
With awards aplenty on offer, Huawei led the way at accepting the applause.

Scammers use Phones

Published in Phones by mfereday on Mar 12, 2019
Recorded messages are increasingly being used as a scammer's opening gambit to deprive you of money.

882908 land rover explore rugged outdoor phonLand Rover Phone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on Mar 11, 2019
Certainly not ‘just another new phone’ this offering is an ‘Adventure’ offering badged Land Rover. While you could use this on your daily commute it would not be getting anywhere near what this off road offering has to offer you.

882855 ID Mobile Data BoosChain Reactions

Published in Phones by mfereday on Mar 5, 2019
Announcements regarding new products can often result in follow-up news concerning additional offerings from third parties.

882726 Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 android smart phonMi Mix 3 SmartPhone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on Mar 1, 2019
Having recently told you about another SmartPhone from this company, here – their latest – has landed on my desk. Anything designed by Phillipe Starck is always eye catching; an early DAB radio was his work and still sits on my bedside table in daily use.

882739 Huawei P Smart 201Huawei P Smart 2019

Published in Phones by mfereday on Feb 28, 2019
Continuing my look at various handsets, it is the turn of a Huawei offering.

882618 Huawei P Smart 2K FullView SmartphonHuawei P smart 2019

Published in Phones by paul_smart on Feb 22, 2019
It is not often that I review the same phone twice; however a lot has changed in this offering since my initial review last May. So it’s probably best to call this a new phone that just happens to have the same name as an earlier version.

882495 Google Pixel 3 XL Android Smart PhonPixel 3 XL from Vodafone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on Feb 15, 2019
This is an Android phone produced by Google. It is not a cheap phone as the Google Pixel brand only seems to do quality offerings and it is also no surprise to me that is was one of the first to get Android 9 as its operating system.

882371 Xiaomi Biaomi Mi New from China

Published in Phones by mfereday on Feb 5, 2019
Adding to the list of available smartphones, Xiaomi offers its Mi family of devices.

882179 Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact SmartphonSony Handset

Published in Phones by mfereday on Jan 31, 2019
With a good looking appearance, this next handset does have some faults.

881899 Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite 64GB Android Smart PhonXiaomi Mi 8 Lite Phone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on Jan 21, 2019
To me anyway this is a totally new Chinese phone company, I first heard of them a few weeks ago when I received an invite at short notice to their new UK store at Westfield shopping centre, which due to conflicts I could not make, however I was sent their latest phone the Mi 8 Lite. Looking at their website sees they are far more than just a phone company as they are big – like the world’s fourth largest - in Internet, Connected Homes and Software.

881700 OnePlus 6T 8 GB RAOnePlus 6T

Published in Phones by paul_smart on Jan 9, 2019
Early in 2018 One Plus 6 had a worldwide launch for their flagship new phone in the Olympic Park in Stratford, here a phone from OnePlus 6 with an added ‘T’ that has a lot of the features but at around half the price.

881465 xiaomi mi pocophone F1 android smartphonPocophone Smartphone

Published in Phones by mfereday on Jan 3, 2019
With its new UK store and plenty of new products, Xiaomi has been busy of late.

881401 alcatel series 1 mobile phonAlcatel Smartphone

Published in Phones by mfereday on Dec 25, 2018
A smartphone costing under £60 is the subject of this next review.

881292 Huawei Mate 20 Pro 128 GB Android Smart PhonHuawei Mate20 Pro

Published in Phones by paul_smart on Dec 21, 2018
A trip to London’s Excel saw the world launch along with about 2000 others from around the planet of the latest flagship phone from Huawei, the Mate20 Pro. Apart from being that bit faster, larger screen and better featured this offered new features including AI effects as well as having no less than three Leica cameras in a square section on its rear.

881180 vodafone smart N9 android mobile phonA Smart Handset

Published in Phones by mfereday on Dec 11, 2018
As well as offering its customers a full range of popular handsets for their communication needs, Vodafone has also developed its own range of handsets.

880779 Huawei Mate20 Lite Android PhonHuawei Mate 20 lite

Published in Phones by mfereday on Nov 15, 2018
When it comes to Huawei handsets, you can never really complain that you are spoilt for choice.

880713 HTC U12 android smart phonHTC’s U12 Life smartphone

Published in Phones by adrianmorant on Nov 4, 2018
The HTC U12 Life is a smartphone with a 6 inch 18:9 screen and dual camera that sits in the middle ground between the premium products and the real budget phones.

880599 Huawei P20 android smart phonHuawei P20 Smartphone

Published in Phones by mfereday on Oct 23, 2018
With a choice of colour schemes, this next smartphone has excellent photographic options.

880425 vodafone voxi servicVodafone VOXI

Published in Phones by mfereday on Oct 2, 2018
Recently, on a visit to Vodafone’s Newbury base I was introduced to a new initiative from the company.