Tag Archive: HandsOn


Hands-on with Edge+, the most exciting Motorola phone in years

Here’s what a $ 1,000 Motorola phone looks like.

It’s been a long time since I was genuinely excited about a new Motorola phone. The company’s Moto G and Motorola One handsets have done an excellent job of providing quality Android experiences at low price points, but as with any budget smartphone, they aren’t designed to be overly interesting or jaw-dropping.

The last time I felt that sort of excitement was for the 2nd-gen Moto X. I think  [Read More…]

OnePlus 8 Pro hands-on video shows off the 120Hz display in action

YouTuber MKBHD showed off the unannounced phone’s display, while a case covered up the rest of the device.

What you need to know The phone runs 120Hz at with QHD+ 1440p resolution enabled. 240Hz touch sampling is also included in the AMOLED display. The OnePlus 8 Pro had a special case to keep all but the display hidden for the announcement on April 14.

We’ve seen plenty of leaked videos of the upcoming OnePlus 8 Pro showing  [Read More…]

Hands-on: Montblanc’s first headphones are beautiful $595 ANC over-ears

Beauty mixes with functionality for these travel companion headphones.

Montblanc is traditionally known for its finely-crafted and fashionable accessories, but since dabbling into the world of electronics with the Summit smartwatch, it’s expanding this new category. Now with the simply named Montblanc Smart Headphones, Montblanc is bringing its signature design and quality over to the competitive world of active noise-cancelling over-ear headphones.

We’re all familiar with the leaders in this space, dominated by the likes of the  [Read More…]

Huawei P40 hands-on shows a triple camera module, no headphone jack

The P40 Pro is expected to have a quad-camera setup with an additional time-of-flight sensor.

What you need to know A set of hands-on images showing a Huawei P40 series smartphone have surfaced ahead of its formal debut later this month. The phone seen in the images is equipped with a vertical triple-camera array and a time-of-flight sensor. Additionally, the images confirm the phone will not feature a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Chinese smartphone maker announced the foldable  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra hands-on: Big camera bumps

Get ready for sticker shock — and then three exceptional phones.

Galaxy S20 hands-on Hardware and design The S20 Ultra is massive Display quality Promising new cameras Spec and feature changes Entering the 5G era Yup, they’re expensive

This is it, the Android world’s biggest launch of the year. Quibble all you want about whether you like Samsung’s hardware, software or approach to making phones; it’s the biggest Android seller in the world, and that means  [Read More…]

Hands-on preview: Samsung Galaxy A71 packs essential upgrades for 2020

The Galaxy A71 has a 64MP camera and beefier internal hardware, making it a fantastic mid-ranger in 2020.

Samsung increased the breadth of the Galaxy A series last year, rolling out new models to hit price points all the way from $ 120 to $ 600. One of the standout phones in the series was the Galaxy A70. The phone featured a Snapdragon 675 chipset and had exciting upgrades elsewhere — it was the first Samsung phone  [Read More…]

HyperX Cloud Flight S headset hands-on: Great virtual surround sound

I’ve been testing out the HyperX Cloud Flight S for a couple of weeks now, and I love it.

HyperX recently made a new addition to its Cloud Flight wireless headset line with the HyperX Cloud Flight S. Upon first glance there isn’t much different other than a slight change in coloring on the earcups (goodbye stereotypical gamer red), but the Cloud Flight S actually offers a lot more than its older sibling. I’ve had about two  [Read More…]

Galaxy Z Flip hands-on preview: Samsung just killed the RAZR

In less than a year, we have a second generation of Samsung foldables.

Just as expected, Samsung went ahead and unveiled the new Galaxy Z Flip alongside the Galaxy S20 series at its February launch event. In fact, it actually led the presentation with the Z Flip, which shows just how much it cares to put the spotlight on the new foldable after the Galaxy Fold’s rocky launch in 2019.

I’ve had a solid hour with  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Plus shown off in hands-on video ahead of launch

The Galaxy Buds+ are expected to make their official debut tomorrow.

What you need to know New hands-on video shows off the Galaxy Buds+ ahead of launch. Much of what was already leaked has been confirmed, such as the larger batteries, lack of ANC, and the use of an additional audio driver. The Galaxy Buds+ are expected to launch at Samsung’s Unpacked event on February 11, 2020, for $ 169.

Samsung’s Unpacked event is scheduled for February  [Read More…]

‘Moto G Stylus’ hands-on images and specs have been leaked

It’s powered by a Snapdragon 665.

What you need to know Motorola’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10 Lite rival will be called the Moto G Stylus. Hands-on images of the phone were also leaked earlier this week. Under its hood is a Snapdragon 665 paired with 4GB of RAM and a mammoth 5,000mAh battery.

Earlier in the week, and thanks to Evan Blass, we learned that Motorola was planning to launch its first stylus-equipped phone since the Windows  [Read More…]