Mobile phones

Red Magic 3 – Fan Cooled SD855 Gaming Phone With 90Hz Screen

Gaming phones are still a thing this year we have seen the Black Shark 2 I’ve reviewed from Xiaomi and now this one is coming from Nubia. But unlike the Black Shark 2, it follows Razer with a higher refresh screen. While it’s not 120hz, it features a large 6.55 90hz AMOLED display with 240hz touch digitizer refresh rate. Spec wise it looks very impressive. An internal fan-cooled Snapdr...[Read More]

Redmi Note 7 Review – Don’t Fall For The 48MP Camera Hype

Xiaomi’s moved the Redmi budget line of mobiles to their own sub-brand, Redmi. And the first phone under this sub-brand is the Redmi Note 7 the successor to the Redmi Note 6 Pro. This phone ticks many boxes, a low price point of only $150 USD (in China) for a Snapdragon 660 mobile with 4000mAh battery, type-c, water drop notch, 3GB RAM & 32GB storage, and premium glass build. And the meg...[Read More]

OnePlus 6 Vs Xiaomi Mi 8 Camera Comparison

Before the full camera comparison is live on YouTube, here are some stills of video and photos of the Mi 8 Vs OnePlus 6 comparison I’m editing. You’ll see the video is rather soft on the OnePlus 6, soft due to the 4k EIS as it has to crop so not a native 4k 1:1 output this is expected. But it’s even softer than the OnePlus 5T I had. At times it’s almost as if it was 2560 x ...[Read More]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Review With Camera Comparsion Vs Redmi Note 5

Not only do I review laptops, tablets and mini PC’s but also mobiles and pretty much anything else tech related. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S only recently launched, this is an update to the Xiaomi Mix 2. The chipset has been upgraded to a Snapdragon 845 (From the Snapdragon 835). The Mix 2’s rather average camera upgraded to a dual pixel phase detection autofocus unit with 1.4um pixel size an...[Read More]

Maze Alpha – Another Bezel-less Mobile

This one looks very similar to the Doogee Mix, but with a larger 6″ screen. It’s another attempt of a bezel-less screen phone. Sure there is a bezel, you can clearly see it but less of a bezel than normal. Like the Doogee Mix it’s powered by a MediaTek Helio P25, 2.5Ghz Octa-core CPU. 4GB of RAM and a 64GB eMMC. There is also a 6GB and 128GB Storage version coming soon. The scree...[Read More]

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Hands-On Review – Bigger Gets Better

I’m a fan of the Mi Max, ever since I reviewed it last year. I thought in the beginning that it was just way to big, silly size even. No way, I would keep it. Move forward over a year and here I am, still, after so many more powerful phones have passed through my hands I still stuck with my Mi Max. Why? Two main reasons for me, Immersive large screen, great for media consumption and typing w...[Read More]

Doogee Mix – Xiaomi Mi Mix Clone For $189

Mid 2017 we are now seeing the budget bezel-less phones come out in force. Well they still have a bezel, but a smaller one than normal. One such mobile I’ve been keeping an eye on is the Doogee Mix, which even its name suggests is a clone of the Xiaomi Mi Mix. There is also the UMI Crystal and Maze Blade (similar bezel-less designs) coming soon. The Dooge Mix, has a 5.5-inch 720p Samsung AMO...[Read More]

Coming Next Week, Xiaomi Mi Max 2 – The New Battery King?

I’ve ordered the Xiaomi Mi Max 2, and I hope tomorrow it will ship out so I can receive it an early net week. I’ve been using my Mi Max since day one, now over a years use and it’s holding up well if a bit beat up from me dropping it about 5 times. It’s got a great 1080p screen, super long battery life and an okay build, but not the strongest. But the camera on it really su...[Read More]

Xiaomi Mi 6 Unboxing And First Impressions.

As most of you know from time to time cover mobiles phones (A break away from the tablets I normally cover) Yesterday I received the Xiaomi Mi 6, it’s a Snapdragon 835 powered 5.15″ mobile. It’s got the same ultrasonic fingerprint reader and screen as the Mi 5 I reviewed, but the latest flagship chipset and a new splash-proof housing and dual camera arrangement all for around $37...[Read More]

Daily Deals: Zuk Z2 $175 Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM Dual SIM Mobile

Thanks to Trevor for pointing this one out, the Lenovo ZUK Z2, a 5.0″ Snapdragon 820 mobile is on sale at Banggood for just $175, this is the lowest I’ve seen a flagship powered phone go for. This model also has 4GB of RAM, 64GB RAM and a 3500mAH battery. 13MP rear PDAF camera with 4k and it’s dual SIM (Nano SIMs). It’s also got a fingerprint reader, 1080p IPS with 2.5D gla...[Read More]

Xiaomi Mi 5C Unboxing, Hands-On First Impressions

The 3rd Xiaomi Mi 5 model is the Mi 5C, slim & light with a full unibody with glass accents on the rear, it has the same 1080p 5.15-inch screen as the Mi 5. But this ones different, it’s powered by Xiaomi’s own in-house chipset the pinecone Surge S1, the first to be released. It’s a mid-range SoC with 8 cores (Cortex A53) 4 run at 2.2Ghz, the other cluster at 1.4Ghz built on ...[Read More]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X Unboxing And Hands-On

Last year I reviewed the Redmi Note 4, that one had a MediaTek deca-core Helio X20 chipset in it. Not a bad mobile for the price I thought. India recently got a Snapdragon 625 Note 4 version and just this month Xiaomi released the Redmi Note 4X, with the same spec, just a slightly revised rear alloy housing and Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset. My spec has 3GB of RAM and a 32GB eMMC for storage, th...[Read More]

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