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.

BlackBerry PRIV

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 January 2016

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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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HTC Desire 626

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 November 2015

While the Desire 626 is a solid all round mid-range smartphone from HTC, it gets overwhelmed when compared to the mounting competition from other manufacturers. FULL STORY >

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Sony Xperia M5

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 October 2015

A mid-range smartphone that surprises and intrigues, the Xperia M5 serves up a great display and camera combo that is an undoubted feather in Sony's cap. FULL STORY >

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Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 October 2015

Perhaps the unsung hero of Sony's new Xperia Z5 trio of devices, the Z5 Compact packs plenty of power despite its smaller packaging. FULL STORY >

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Smaak Car Mount Solutions

By Mike Joubert 21 October 2015

It’s a common enough problem – you have just entered your destination in Google Maps and now need to find a place close enough to your line of sight to put your phone. Two recent car mounts from local manufacturer, Smaak offer convenient, no frills solutions FULL STORY >

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Huawei P8

By Mike Joubert 6 October 2015

With the P8 Huawei has upped its game and crafted a phone worthy of flagship status. FULL STORY >

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