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.

LG G5

By Mike Joubert 20 April 2016

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The big handset winner at MWC 2016 earlier this year, the modular LG G5 has now landed on local shores. Does it continue its proud lineage, or does it fall short of (quite high) expectations? FULL STORY >


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Wileyfox Swift

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 April 2016

With a sea of solid mid-range smartphones ready for the choosing, finding one that stands out from the crowd can be difficult. Luckily, the Wileyfox Swift makes the search a bit easier. FULL STORY >

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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 March 2016

In the Galaxy S7 edge, Samsung has built upon the eye catching design of its predecessor to create one of the best all round flagship smartphones money can buy at the moment. FULL STORY >

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 – Top Features

By Mike Joubert 24 March 2016

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 has a number of things going for it, especially its competitive retail price of R3 000. Here are seven of the Redmi Note 2’s best features, but also its worst. FULL STORY >

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Alcatel Onetouch Pixi 3 (4.5)

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 March 2016

With the entry-level smartphone market as competitive as ever in South Africa, the Alcatel Onetouch Pixi 3 (4.5) is slightly under-specced to be a real contender. FULL STORY >

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BlackBerry PRIV

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 January 2016

The PRIV is BlackBerry's initial flagship for 2016. It's also an Android slider. Imbued with all the elements of a high-end smartphone, its only drawback remains its price. FULL STORY >

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Blackview BV2000

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 January 2016

At R1 900, the BV2000 from Blackview can tempt even the most savvy entry-level smartphone users. In spite of its plastic veneer, it delivers great value given its price tag. FULL STORY >

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Xiaomi Mi 4

By Mike Joubert 18 January 2016

At the tail-end of last year, Chinese company Xiaomi entered the country. We review their top offering - the Mi 4. FULL STORY >

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5

By Ryan Noik 11 December 2015

Generally speaking, the Note range has been the pioneer of Samsung’s smartphone offerings, going bigger and bolder where other smartphone angels have feared to tread, and the latest leading the charge is the Note 5. FULL STORY >

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Hisense Infinity PureShot LTE L671

By Staff Writer 16 November 2015

For R3500 we didn't expect a lot of smartphone, but Hisense proved us wrong with the Infinity PureShot LTE. FULL STORY >

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Sony Xperia Z5

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 November 2015

The Sony Xperia Z5 has all the key elements of a great flagship smartphone, but falters ever so slightly as a whole. FULL STORY >

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