Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry OS (also BB10) - whatever you choose, you will find the best reviews, comparisons, price checks, specifications and general information about smartphones here. This includes reviews on entry-level, midrange and top-end (flagship) devices from all the big original equipment manufacturers.

Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 March 2018


Making several small updates where it counts compared to its predecessor, the XA2 Ultra presents a solid case for savvy consumers. FULL STORY >


CAT S41 rugged smartphone

By Mike Joubert 22 January 2018

It’s clear that the CAT took all the elements of the S31 and turned it up a notch. FULL STORY >


Bluboo S1

By Mike Joubert 15 December 2017

The Bluboo brand is yet another smartphone manufacturer doing well in China while being relatively unknown elsewhere. Their 4G enabled S1 smartphone features a lot of high-end attractions for a mid-range price. So how does it perform? FULL STORY >


Samsung Galaxy Note 8

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 November 2017

Is it a big S8? Yes, but that does not stop the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 from being one of the best premium phones around. Not to mention its stylus that places it above the competition. FULL STORY >


Huawei Mate 10 Pro

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 November 2017

Huawei's latest Mate flagship inches towards greatness with enviable specs and an intriguing processor. The only shortcoming is an irksome user interface in an otherwise solid device. FULL STORY >


LG V30+

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 November 2017

LG's latest flagship phone is well rounded and high powered, and with 2017 drawing to a close, is one of the best mobile devices of the year. FULL STORY >


Sony Xperia XZ1

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 November 2017

Another solid offering from Sony, but still lacking that something special to entice users. FULL STORY >


Motorola Moto Z2 Play

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 October 2017

A far better all-round offering than its predecessor, the Moto Z2 Play is a solid smartphone sans Moto Mods. FULL STORY >



By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 October 2017

LG's latest offering is a bit of a mixed bag, with flagship stylings and a combination of mid-range and entry-level specifications. FULL STORY >


Nokia 8

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 October 2017

One of the cheapest flagship phones available at the moment, the Nokia 8 from HMD Global is also one of the best value for money. Is it the best of 2017 to date though? FULL STORY >


BlackBerry KEYone

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 August 2017

Although well specced, the KEYone feels like a step backwards for BlackBerry as it tries to push forward with touch and type devices. FULL STORY >

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