868223 Archos Helium 70b 8GB 3G 4G White   tabletArchos 70b Helium

Published in Phones by mfereday on 24 May 2016
Aimed at the budget sector of the mobile market, and currently it is available for around £74, the Archos 70b Helium has been released under the banner of “Entertainment your way”.

868240 LG Leon Android SmartphonLG Leon from Vodafone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on 20 May 2016
This is an Android phone so everything should be the same as every other phone? However LG have never been one to conform, I remember their white phone of many years ago. Here there are no buttons on the phones sides.

868036 Huawei Nexus 6P android smart phonNexus 6P from Vodafone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on 16 May 2016
Early last summer I attended a Google launch I have already told you about Chromecast and Chromecast Audio. Here is a Chrome phone running Android Marshmallow (Android 6) – also launched at that event - from Nexus part of Google but made by Huawei and this one is from Vodafone, follow that, good.

868044 Huawei P9 32GB SmartphonHuawei P9 Smartphone

Published in Phones by mfereday on 7 May 2016
Designed by Huawei, the P9 smartphone comes with a couple of “Firsts” that might appeal to purchasers.

867930 Sony Xperia Z5 Android SmartphonSony Smartphone

Published in Phones by mfereday on 30 Apr 2016
Having recently divested itself of some of its product line up, Sony can now put more effort into offerings such as its Smartphone catalogue.

867760 Archos 55 Platinum Android 5.Archos 55 Platinum

Published in Phones by paul_smart on 27 Apr 2016
This is a large 5.5inch screen Android phone that comes with Dual SIM it has 8GB of memory and a Quad Core Processor so as it also has a 13MP camera with LED flash it may well tick all the boxes for a lot of people.

867754 Huawei p9 android smart phonHuawei P9 Dual Camera Phone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on 18 Apr 2016
I attended the launch in a packed venue that if you were at the back or standing you needed binoculars to see the stage. It lasted close to two hours and the first 45 minutes was solely on the phones cameras ability it is produced in conjunction with Leica.
Freecom’s Tablet Mini SSD offers 128 or 256GB of external storage that can supplement the capacity of an OTG-enabled tablet or smartphone or back it up.

867658 lg g4 sim free android smart phonLG G4 Smartphone

Published in Phones by mfereday on 7 Apr 2016
The LG G4 is a smartphone that comes in a variety of skins. There are models with grey, white, gold and coloured leather back covers. My review unit, supplied by Vodafone, came with a metallic grey back cover.

867414 freedom pop telecomNew Wave Telecom

Published in Phones by mfereday on 2 Apr 2016
No doubt you have probably heard on good authority that there is no such thing as a free lunch. This is because there will be a time when a payment of sorts will be required. However not everybody would agree with the no free-lunch sentiment. Definitely failing into the category of believing that a free lunch is possible is the team at FreedomPop.

867364 Microsoft Lumia 950 32 GB SmartphonMicrosoft Lumia 950

Published in Phones by paul_smart on 23 Mar 2016
While I have seen Windows Phones in the past the new Lumia 950 is the first for a while. In theory, as a Windows desktop user of various versions from 3.1 to 10, this should make me feel right at home after those initial problems we all face with a new phone.

867360 Archos Helium 4G Android SmartphoneArchos SmartPhone 50e Helium

Published in Phones by paul_smart on 16 Mar 2016
This is an Android 5.1.1 Phone that is thin and light but very smart in looks. Most recent phones have Quad Core Processors this is no exception, most recent phones have 4G again so does this, so what is unique perhaps it’s what is called Fusion Storage.

867280 Huawei Honor 5A Honor Handset

Published in Phones by mfereday on 15 Mar 2016
Huawei has added to its range of e-brand smartphones with the release of the Honor 5X handset. Described at the launch as being the most affordable premium smartphone of 2016 (admittedly at the time we were just 35 days into the year), the Honor 5X is aimed at the young, stylish and adventurous type of customers.

866676 Gigaset SL450A GO DECT TelephonGigaset SL450A GO

Published in Phones by mfereday on 20 Feb 2016
Do you want a land line phone or a VOIP type connection? This next DECT phone provides both options.

866724 apple iphone 6Apple iPhone 6S

Published in Phones by paul_smart on 19 Feb 2016
Due to Apple in the UK being, shall we say, frugal with items they send out for review the whole Apple brand gets little coverage. Recently the same external source supplied me with an iPad to review and now the latest iPhone, the S6.

866575 Huawei W1 Stainless Steel Classic SmartwatcHuawei Watch

Published in Phones by mfereday on 11 Feb 2016
As mobile phones underwent a metamorphosis and developed into smartphones, so wrist-watches are now beginning to follow a similar path and emerge as smartwatches.

866497 wileyfox story android smart phonFiring up a Storm

Published in Phones by mfereday on 4 Feb 2016
Arriving from a new name in the Smartphone arena is a product that offers a choice of dual SIM or a combination of SIM and SD card functionality.

866169 Honor 6plus 32GB 4G White android smartphonAn Honor Handset

Published in Phones by mfereday on 14 Jan 2016
As part of the Huawei family of offerings, the Honor 6+ is a 5.5-inch smartphone. This is a dual SIM device. However this feature can come at a cost elsewhere but more on this facet a little later. The Honor 6+ is available in a choice of black, white or gold livery.

866028 samsung galaxy s6 smart android phonSamsung Galaxy S6

Published in Phones by paul_smart on 4 Jan 2016
If the charms of an ‘i’ device are not top of your wants list then the name top of the Android wants list will be whatever the Samsung machine has to offer. Here is one of their most recent offerings courtesy of Vodafone the Galaxy S6.

865414 moochie child security mobile wrist phone with apChild Protection

Published in Phones by mfereday on 2 Dec 2015
The Moochies Phone Watch has been designed to provide children with certain mobile phone features while, at the same time, giving parents a degree of control over the telephonic activity of their children.

865298 Vodafone Smart Prime 6 android smartphonSmart Speed 6 Handset

Published in Phones by mfereday on 24 Nov 2015
Joining the Vodafone series of handsets is a 4G budget offering.

865187 Huawei Honor 7 4G UK Dual SIM Free SmartphonFor the Brave Smartphone

Published in Phones by mfereday on 21 Nov 2015
A trip down London’s Brick Lane introduced me to a new smartphone from Huawei’s Honor range.

865062 Archos 50d helium android smartphonArchos 50d Helium Dual-Sim Phone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on 2 Nov 2015
Archos are a French company that have had a presence in the UK for many years. Like many other companies they have decided that mobile phones are a field they wish to participate in. Here an entry into the 4G market the 4G LTE.

864734 BT Elements 1 km Range IP67 Rated Cordless PhonAn Outdoor DECT Phone

Published in Phones by mfereday on 20 Oct 2015
Offering DECT phone functionality, plus both waterproof and dustproof features, is a handset from BT.

864542 Vodafone Smart ultra Vodafone Smart Ultra 6

Published in Phones by mfereday on 6 Oct 2015
No sooner do I finish checking out the Vodafone Smart Prime 6 handset than the company releases the follow up product. This is the Vodafone Smart Ultra 6 smartphone which is available as a pay-as-you-go basis priced at £125 or on a monthly Vodafone contrast priced at £17.

864280 Vodafone Smart ultra Vodafone Smart ultra 6

Published in Phones by paul_smart on 25 Sep 2015
This phone is only available from Vodafone and as such needs a Vodafone SIM. It is part of the ‘Smart 6’ series of phones. Android Lollipop 5.02 is the operating system and while some of the installed Apps are Vodafone’s it is still an Android Phone.

864121 moto g 3rd gen smart android phonA Moto G Make-Over

Published in Phones by mfereday on 17 Sep 2015
Did you know that 84% of smartphone users feel they cannot go a single day without using their device; 60% of users admit they sleep with their phone; while 17% claim to have showered with their handset?

864272 Sony Xperia Z3 UK SIM Free SmartphonSony Xperia Z3 from Vodafone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on 11 Sep 2015
This Android phone is smart and looks that little bit different from the majority, maybe it’s the copper colour of the back and sides and maybe it’s the shape with edges that do not shave away, whatever it is its just that little bit different.

863930 ZTE Blade S6 android mobile smart phonZTE Blade S6

Published in Phones by mfereday on 8 Sep 2015
While the big boys in the arena of Smartphone manufacturing tend to price their hardware at a level that many of us find incompatible with our financial constraints, other manufacturers of these “must-have devices” have a more economically viable approach to the pricing of their various models. One such company is ZTE, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of telecommunications equipment and mobile phones, with its Blade range of handsets.

863996 Vodafone Smart Prime 6 Pay As You Go HandseVodafone Smart Phone 6

Published in Phones by mfereday on 28 Aug 2015
The Smart Prime 6 is a new member of the Vodafone family of smartphones. In this particular case, the Smart Prime 6 offering is a Vodafone 4G enabled model that is being targeted at the budget market sector with a price point of £80.00 on a PAYG basis.