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Android Central reviews the new iPhone SE — and likes it a lot

Come for the value, stay for the blistering performance and four years of software updates.

You wouldn’t normally associate Apple with value, but that’s exactly what the brand is delivering with the iPhone SE 2020. The phone features the A13 Bionic — the same chipset powering the iPhone 11 series — and it has an array of exciting features, including Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, IP67 rating, and even wireless charging.

The best part? The iPhone SE starts  [Read More…]

5G is ruining Samsung’s best shot at competing with the iPhone SE

The 4G-enabled Snapdragon 730 version of the Galaxy A71 is the perfect mid-range phone.

Samsung released the Galaxy A71 earlier this year, with the phone featuring a fresh new design and upgraded internals. The Galaxy A series has grown from strength to strength in recent years, and the Galaxy A51 was the best-selling Android phone globally in Q1 2020.

That’s a huge milestone for Samsung, particularly when you consider that the Galaxy A51 isn’t even that great.  [Read More…]

Google’s Pixel 4a could undercut the iPhone SE by at least $50

This could hit the iPhone SE where it hurts, and put Google’s Pixel right back in the mix.

What you need to know Initial reports suggested a 64GB model would cost $ 399. New rumors say that a 128GB model might cost $ 349 Either way, Pixel 4a would be priced competitively with iPhone SE

The entire Android world has been eagerly anticipating the imminent launch of Google’s new budget flagship, the Pixel 4a. After the success  [Read More…]

The Galaxy S10e is the iPhone SE the Android world needs right now

After using both the Galaxy S10e and the new iPhone SE, my money would go to Samsung.

Phones are crazy expensive right now if you insist on buying a company’s latest and greatest. But if you’re like me, you’re just not going to spend $ 1,000 of your hard-earned dollars on a phone when you know there are alternatives that offer almost as much for a good bit less cash.

Thankfully, there are some great phones you  [Read More…]

Software updates are what set the iPhone SE apart from mid-range Androids

In the case of the iPhone SE, it’s what’s inside that counts.

Ever since Apple announced the much-anticipated second coming of the iPhone SE, tech reviewers on both sides of the iOS vs. Android camp have been dumbfounded by just what a great value the smartphone seems to be. And while it is an impressive specimen in terms of fit, finish, and features, the hardware and appearance of the device are not what make it truly special.  [Read More…]

Is the iPhone SE really worth $150 more than the Moto G Power?

Best for less Moto G Power

$ 250 at Motorola

Pros Three-day battery life Large display with slim bezels Rear cameras are lots of fun Expandable storage Has a 3.5mm headphone jack Cons Lacks NFC Motorola’s poor update policy

Want a quality smartphone while spending hardly any cash? The Moto G Power is a fantastic choice. This is a solid all-around device, offering good performance, a decent LCD display, and rear cameras that offer a lot  [Read More…]

The Galaxy A51 and iPhone SE both cost $400 — which one should you buy?

New and shiny Samsung Galaxy A51

$ 400 at Samsung

Pros Large display with minimal bezels Reliable 48MP camera Expandable storage 3.5mm headphone jack Long-lasting battery life Cons Disappointing performance Only sold at Sprint and Verizon

The Samsung Galaxy A51 is one of the many low-cost Android phones currently available, and while it isn’t perfect, there is a lot to like about it. The phone has a large AMOLED display with slim bezels, four rear cameras,  [Read More…]

The Pixel 3a and iPhone SE are both great, but which one is truly the best?

Android’s best deal Google Pixel 3a

$ 370 at Amazon

Pros Fantastic camera OLED display looks great Performance is fast and fluid Clean, up-to-date software Has a 3.5mm headphone jack Cons 64GB is the only storage option Guaranteed updates stop in May 2022

The Pixel 3a wowed us back in May 2019 when it was released, and all this time later, it continues to be one of the best Android deals around. Just about everything about  [Read More…]

Get a new iPhone SE + Mint Mobile service for just $30 per month right now

The iPhone SE deals are flowing already, and in typical fashion Mint Mobile is here to knock the socks off all the other options out there. For a limited time, new customers can get the iPhone SE with service for just $ 30 per month. That’s right, it’s the phone, financed over 24 months, plus Mint Mobile’s 3GB data plan. You can move to the 8GB plan for $ 5 more per month, or up to the 12GB one for  [Read More…]

Who do you think won this iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Galaxy S20 Ultra drop test?

Probably the person who can afford to buy two phones just so they could break them…

What you need to know PhoneBuff has put the iPhone 11 Pro Max and the Galaxy S20 Ultra to the test. They dropped the phones from different heights to find out which was more durable. The scores were mighty close.

A new drop test pitting the iPhone 11 Pro Max against the Galaxy S20 Ultra has surfaced, and we want to  [Read More…]