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OnePlus 7 Pro Review: (Almost) the best Android smartphone of 2019

Posted by Andres Marmolejo on

We take a look at how the newest OnePlus model fares against rivals such as Samsung Galaxy S10 series, Huawei P30 Pro, Apple iPhone XS and Google Pixel 3. Ever since its inception in 2013, OnePlus has been viewed as a smartphone manufacturer that designs ‘flagship killer’ smartphones. The devices boast of ultra-high specs - generally found in premium models of rival companies - at nearly half or even one-third their price. However, the Chinese company recently shed its tag of being a producer of flagship killers with the launch of OnePlus 7 Pro. The smartphone has been launched in India with...

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The Best Smartphones For Travelers

Posted by Andres Marmolejo on

For everyday texting, emails and calls, pretty much any decent smartphone will do. But frequent travelers have additional specific needs, so to figure out what the best smartphone is for this audience - myself included - I began by making a list of the things that are most important for travel. Then I compared these most important performance aspects across the top tier of current phones, and dove deep into the best informed and most current tech reviews. Finally, just as I have done for luggage, cameras, clothing and other travel gear, I put my pick to the test in the...

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Huawei announces Mate 20 X and foldable Mate X as UK 5G products

Posted by Andres Marmolejo on

While 5G has been available in countries like the US and South Korea for a while now, the UK is still decidedly 'low-tech' in comparison. That's going to change when 5G launches in the UK on June 3, and Huawei has just announced its first 5G phones in the UK – a 5G version of the massive phablet Huawei Mate 20 Xfirst released in late 2018, and the yet-unreleased foldable Huawei Mate X. At a London event on May 16, Huawei officially launched the two products and gave a presentation on its 5G hardware position. The launch event is ongoing, and we'll update...

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