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.

Hisense Elegance

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 October 2016


Hisense may not be a household name on the local smartphone scene just yet, but if they release more great value for money devices like the Elegance, they soon will be. FULL STORY >


Sony Xperia E5

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 September 2016

Despite serving up a number of solid specs, the Xperia E5 arrives on the scene when a number of great mid-range devices are already on the market. Ultimately, Sony's option is not a clear standout. FULL STORY >


Blackview BV6000

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 September 2016

As rugged a smartphone as they come. Don't be fooled by the BV600's exterior, however, it's a solid mid-range performer in its own right. FULL STORY >


4 things to like about the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

By Mike Joubert 19 August 2016

R3 800 can't buy you a whole lot of phone in the midrange market these days, but Xiaomi has come up with a phablet that looks smart, performs well and offers excellent value for money. FULL STORY >


Huawei P9

By Mike Joubert 19 August 2016

With the P9, Huawei finally decided to stop pretending and commit themselves fully to the high-end smartphone market. FULL STORY >


Hisense Infinity KO C20

By Mike Joubert 11 August 2016

The Hisense KO offers something unique, being a rugged phone without adding too much bulk, or actually looking the part. FULL STORY >


Hands-on with the Cat S60 smartphone

By Mike Joubert 29 July 2016

If you’re reading this in a coffee shop sipping a skinny mocha Frappuccino, the Cat S60 smartphone is probably not for you. FULL STORY >


Lenovo K5

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 July 2016

Priced just over the R2 500 mark, the Lenovo K5 is an entry-level smartphone that bets big on its display and camera to tempt consumers. FULL STORY >


Hands-on: LG X Cam smartphone

By Mike Joubert 27 July 2016

The dual cam setup on the LG G5 (review) worked so well because it allowed you to go wide on your shots – a surprisingly useful addition. As could be hoped for, LG made the wise move and also incorporated a similar dual lens on the midrange X Cam. FULL STORY >


Sony Xperia X

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 June 2016

The Xperia X from Sony has plenty of enviable elements, but a R12 000 price tag (32 GB) means it's not the best value for money option available at the moment. FULL STORY >


Alcatel Onetouch Pop Star (3G)

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 June 2016

The Pop Star is the other half of Alcatel's new entry-level to mid-range offerings, but its lack of LTE could prove a true hurdle down the line. FULL STORY >

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