Android Buyers Guide

Quite a number of companies make Android OS devices, and they come in an array of shapes and sizes, some with keyboards, some without. What they all have in common is an operating system created by Google. This is bundled with a very good web browser as well as a range of other apps. Android OS-based smartphones are targeted at both consumers and the enterprise.

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Huawei Mate 9 Review: Dual Cameras in a Solid Smartphone

The Huawei Mate 9 has three features that could well define 2017’s smartphone crop: barely-there display bezels, AI, and a dual camera. Did Huawei succeed in creating something decent for[...] Read full article

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Lenovo Phab2 Pro Review: Tango Cool, Phone OK

The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is big, but that’s not the only reason it’s different. It’s the first Android smartphone with Tango, Google's new 3D mapping camera tech, built for[...] Read full article

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Google Pixel XL Review: Two-Thirds Great

We took a Google Pixel XL for a spin. Is this the best Android smartphone? Is this Google’s long-awaited answer to the Apple iPhone? Read on to find out. Read full article

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Sony Xperia XZ Review: Another Solid Xperia

The Sony Xperia XZ may not match the iPhone 7 and Galaxy S7 edge on paper, but it offers a decent experience nonetheless. Find out more about Sony's latest Android[...] Read full article

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Sony Xperia X Compact Review: Best Small Android Smartphone

There aren't many small Android smartphones with decent specs, so the Sony Xperia X Compact stands alone. Find out if this pint-sized smartphone can compete with the flagship phablets. Read full article

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Huawei nova plus Review: Looks Great & Performs Well, But Pricey

We first saw the Huawei nova plus at IFA 2016, where it was pitched as a mid-range handset with premium features. How well does that hold up? Read on in[...] Read full article

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Motorola Moto G4 Play Review: Cheap and Capable

The Moto G line of smartphones have a well-earned reputation as the best budget smartphones. The cheapest of the new bunch is the $150 Moto G4 Play. Is it any[...] Read full article

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Moto Z Play Droid Review: Innovative and Everlasting

The Motorola Moto Z Play Droid is a mid-range smartphone with an innovative and semi-modular design. It's definitely different from other Android smartphones, but is it any good? Read full article

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Huawei Honor 8 Review: 90 Percent Flagship at 50 Percent Price

Good smartphones are getting cheap, and the $400 Honor 8 is a prime example. This Huawei Android smartphone is good enough on its own. But for its price, it's an[...] Read full article

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Review: The Only Android Flagship

Samsung has ceased production and the Galaxy Note 7 is no longer available. Read full article

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