Tag Archive: Flagship


NUU Mobile G4 debuts as budget-friendly flagship with Android 9

Buying a powerful flagship smartphone with the most recent version of Android is not always affordable. In fact, the last few years have seen the average price of tier-one hardware creep up to, and over, $ 1,000.

NUU Mobile, a brand who has offered unlocked smartphones for the last few years, is doing its level best to take price in the opposite other direction. The handset maker this week introduces its latest experience, the G4, at the annual CES trade  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review, 3 months later: The uncompromising flagship

Three months on, the Galaxy Note 9 is still the most feature-packed phone in the market.

When you sell over 20 million units of something, you don’t change the formula. You instead try to make it better by tweaking a few elements. That’s Samsung’s strategy in a nutshell with the Galaxy Note 9.

The phone retains the same basic design aesthetic as the Note 8, with Samsung instead focused on polishing the overall experience, leading to a  [Read More…]

Your next flagship will be based on Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 855 chipset

Qualcomm this week unveiled its next-gen premium mobile processor, the Snapdragon 855, which will power next year’s flagship. The announcement was made during the company’s Tech Summit in Hawaii, which last year saw the announcement of the Snapdragon 845.

Previous rumors have suggested the chipset might end up being called the Snapdragon 8150, but alas, Qualcomm decided to go with the more logical naming scheme. So what’s the new chipset all about?

Since 2019 is going to mark the kickstart  [Read More…]

Snapdragon 855 is Qualcomm’s next flagship mobile platform built for 5G

Here’s a new processor for you to lust after.

It’s official: the latest and greatest mobile platform from Qualcomm to lust after is the Snapdragon 855. The name and initial details were unveiled during the company’s annual “Tech Summit” in Hawaii, where it’s taking a full week to unveil its upcoming plans for mobile computing and networks.

Qualcomm is, of course, talking up the Snapdragon 855’s 5G capabilities as we get ready to head into  [Read More…]

Pixel 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S9: which smaller flagship is for you?

The Pixel 3 is one of the best Android smartphones unveiled in the last few months, but is it as good as the mighty Samsung Galaxy S9?

In this article, we take a look at how the Pixel 3 compares against the Galaxy S9 in an attempt to answer the question: which one should you buy?

Also read: Samsung Galaxy S9 review

While the Pixel 3’s and Galaxy S9’s larger siblings tend to take all the spotlight, what’s great about  [Read More…]

OUKITEL U23 vs. Huawei P20 Pro: Do you need to spend $800 for a flagship? (Promoted)

In the last couple of years, companies like Apple and Huawei have been releasing flagship smartphones with super high prices. It makes many users wonder if it is really worthwhile to pay so much for a smartphone you only use for one or two years. When there are so many cheaper options on the market, you’re left to wonder if an $ 800 flagship is really four times better than a $ 200 flagship.

Is it really cost-effective to pay  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6T vs Honor View10: Which affordable flagship wins?

If you’re on the market for a premium phone, there are multiple options available on the market right now and you don’t even have to spend all your savings.

Instead of buying a Samsung Galaxy S9 or Pixel 3, consider maybe getting an affordable flagship. You’ll still get your top-notch specs and premium design, but the price in this case is much more wallet-friendly.

Perhaps the most notable player in this niche is OnePlus. The company recently released a new  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6T vs. POCO F1: Which budget flagship should you buy?

OnePlus built its entire business on value. That strategy paid dividends for the brand over the years, but Xiaomi sub-brand POCO is now looking to use that same formula to steal market share in the affordable flagship segment.

POCO F1

Our pick

$ 329 at Flipkart

Pros Groundbreaking value Headphone jack Top-notch internals Two-day battery life Stereo speakers MicroSD slot Notification LED Cons Still on Oreo Large notch No NFC Doesn’t work well in the U.S.  [Read More…]

The Razer Phone 2 is now official and all about flagship gaming

In case you missed it the Razer Phone 2 has been teased in some leaks the past few weeks. However, the wait is now over as Razer took the stage tonight to release the Razer Phone 2.

This is a sequel to their much talked about Razer 1 gaming phone which included stereo front-facing speakers and a unique display with a 120hz refresh rate. This year Razer kept the same great front-facing stereo speakers and QHD LCD screen with a  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 2 XL, one year later review: The most consistent flagship

A year old, and a year better.

The Pixel 2 phones were announced close to a year ago, with few substantial changes from the 2016 Pixels. Despite some early teething issues with the Pixel 2 XL’s screen, the phones have proven to be solid choices for anyone buying a phone in most of 2018. But competition hasn’t stood still in the last year, and we’re close to seeing the Pixel 3. How well have the phones stood  [Read More…]