Phone Reviews

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro - only for gamers

April 7, 2020, 12:42 p.m.

Xiaomi's line of gaming smartphones has always enjoyed limited popularity. The reason for not the most outstanding sales was the exceptional focus of gadgets on Android games, while other functionality was not so impressive compared to other flagships. Unfortunately, the hero of this review did not change the situation.

Smartphone Review UMiDIGI S5 Pro

UMiDIGI S5 Pro - evolution or a cry of despair?

April 4, 2020, 12:37 a.m.

The history of the Chinese company Umidigi lasts almost a dozen years, but the corporation can not get into the A-brands in any way. Somewhere there is not enough funding, in certain cases - specialists in software optimization. But it’s hard not to see the efforts of designers, marketers and other manufacturer’s personnel. The hero of this review is aimed at the middle price segment, in which the developer has not released new products for a long time. And it seems that the company invested almost the last funds in this unit.

Smartphone Review Elephone E10

Elephone E10 - when performance is not needed

April 2, 2020, 8:08 p.m.

Users use smartphones in different ways; arguing with this fact is pointless. A number of people prefer not only to call and send SMS, but also to take dozens of photos a day, while others love to spend hundreds of minutes in web surfing. The hero of this review is suitable for almost all categories of buyers, with the exception of fans of games.

Smartphone Review Meizu 17 Pro

Meizu 17 Pro - flagship resurrection

April 2, 2020, 3:24 p.m.

The financial condition of the Chinese company Meizu is close to critical, which is reflected in the corporation withdrawing from the markets of many states and the almost complete absence of new smartphone models. However, the manufacturer did not become depressed and still tries to correct the situation. The hero of this review should show the audience that the once-famous developer can still surprise.

Smartphone Review OnePlus Z

OnePlus Z - priority shift

April 2, 2020, 12:30 a.m.

The Chinese company Vanplas is not the largest assortment of smartphones aimed at the high price segment. And although in the eyes of users the brand is associated exclusively with expensive phones, the manufacturer is not averse to “bite off a piece” of the average cost category. And although the previous attempt in the person of Model X was unsuccessful, the hero of today's review has a chance of success.

Smartphone Review Huawei Honor 30S

Huawei Honor 30S - birth of a hit?

April 1, 2020, 8:20 p.m.

One of the main conditions for the success of smartphones of any corporation is not to follow modern trends, but to predict new ones. The Chinese company Huawei is succeeding in this matter, and the hero of this review is aimed at providing 5G networks and excellent functionality at the lowest price, which will definitely please buyers this year.

Smartphone Review Huawei Honor Play 9A

Huawei Honor Play 9A - it will be a little expensive!

April 1, 2020, 5:47 p.m.

The Chinese company Huawei is slowly updating the segment of its budget smartphones, even if the attention of the audience is focused more on flagship devices. However, the corporation’s most affordable phones this year are extremely peculiar, and the hero of this review is also not deprived of a number of significant disadvantages, depriving him of his potential hit title.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite

Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite - beauty that does not require sacrifices

March 30, 2020, 11:01 a.m.

The flagship line of smartphones of the Chinese company Xiaomi has always included devices that are exceptionally stylish and balanced for its price. However, the last representative of the series with the Lite index became a real revolution in the segment, because no one had yet provided the design and functionality of a full-fledged flagship for such a modest amount of money. The hero of today's review is trying to keep up with the successful predecessor.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Mi 10T

Xiaomi Mi 10T - the ideal is cheaper

March 30, 2020, 12:13 a.m.

The Chinese company Xiaomi, though some time ago announced a noticeable rise in price for its flagships, is not in a hurry to withdraw the entire arsenal of top gadgets to the premium segment. A significant number of fans will not be able to quickly get used to the changes, so corporations simply need “transitional” models. The hero of today's review combines all the features of a modern flagship device, but does not shock with its price tag.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Redmi 9

Xiaomi Redmi 9 - originality squared

March 29, 2020, 8:36 p.m.

The eighth generation of the most affordable smartphones from Redmi, a sub-brand of Xiaomi Corporation, has caused quite a lot of criticism. The emphasis in the devices was on autonomy, while productivity decreased in comparison with the seventh representatives of the line, which was not accepted positively. The hero of this review should not fall face in both the duration of work and power. However, some manufacturer decisions will again create controversy and discontent.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G - now another thing!

March 28, 2020, 5:47 p.m.

Marketers of the Chinese company Xiaomi sometimes make incredibly smart and balanced decisions, but at the same time they can make many terrible omissions. So, the ninth generation Note-line of excellent phablets had every chance of losing the status of best sellers due to the weak difference in technical characteristics from those of its predecessors and the lack of NFC. But the hero of today's review corrects an almost fatal situation.

Smartphone Review Lenovo A7

Lenovo A7 - budget frustration

March 26, 2020, 1:12 p.m.

The Chinese company Lenovo is less and less pleased with its fans with the release of really interesting smartphones. The ratio of price, quality and functionality in the news of the corporation is often worse than that of direct opponents. The hero of today's review, unfortunately, does not change the situation at all.

Smartphone Review Cubot J9

Cubot J9 - beautiful outside, terrible inside

March 25, 2020, 9:20 p.m.

There is a feeling that the affairs of the Chinese company Kubot are not very successful. The latest innovations of the corporation, although they differ in modern appearance and affordable price, but still can not please the functionality inherent in many of their opponents. The hero of today's review, unfortunately, is also a technologically backward product.

Smartphone Review Cubot Note 10

Cubot Note 10 - nothing but appearance?

March 24, 2020, 11:30 p.m.

The modern design of the smartphone is an important component of the success of the product, especially in the lower price segment. However, users are becoming more demanding every year, and only one attractive wrapper can no longer appease them. Unfortunately, the hero of this review offers little in addition to the beauty of the exterior.

Smartphone Review Cubot King Kong CS

Cubot King Kong CS - antiquity, relevant again?

March 24, 2020, 9:06 p.m.

The re-release of the smartphone is a very rare event, usually only the most popular and interesting models get it. However, the original King Kong from the Chinese company Kubot can be called such with a big stretch. But updating the operating system to Android Q and a significant reduction in prices significantly increase the attractiveness of the gadget.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Mi 6 Classic Edition

Xiaomi Mi 6 Classic Edition - rethinking the classics

March 23, 2020, 11:28 p.m.

The re-release of the legendary smartphone is a rare and very important event for the manufacturer, because in the new product it is necessary to combine both recognizable features of the predecessor and parameters relevant to the market. But it seems that the experienced Chinese company Xiaomi is quite capable of such tasks.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S - stretching assortment

March 23, 2020, 5:55 p.m.

Sometimes there is a strange sensation of the fact that the Chinese company Xiaomi artificially increases the number of smartphones it offers. The same model in different markets has different indices, and sometimes only a small change in technical characteristics carries metamorphoses in the names. The hero of today's review, unfortunately, did not escape such a fate.

Smartphone Review Oppo Realme Harzo 10

Oppo Realme Harzo 10 - economical bestseller

March 21, 2020, 1:58 p.m.

The second representative of the new Harzo line is of no less interest to the target audience, namely young people who want to get the most functionality from their mobile assistant with a minimum of expenses for its acquisition. At the same time, the hero of today's review is also able to satisfy the needs of many Android gamers and photographers.

Smartphone Review Oppo Realme Narzo 10A

Oppo Realme Narzo 10A - ideal for youth

March 21, 2020, 11:58 a.m.

What should be a perfect youth smartphone? Most users will say that such a gadget should be released functional, stylish and, of course, inexpensive. The hero of today's review fits perfectly into this description and, surprisingly, is devoid of any weaknesses for the price category.

Smartphone Review Huawei Nova 7 Pro

Huawei Nova 7 Pro - flagship style

March 19, 2020, 9:24 p.m.

The Chinese company Huawei quickly recovered after litigation and continues to increase sales, including in the flagship segment. Each new model combines a catchy design, performance and an excellent price, thanks to which, even without Google services, phones manage to compete on equal terms even with more expensive representatives of the market. The hero of today's review was no exception.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition - the name must be long

March 19, 2020, 2:08 p.m.

The Chinese company continues to increase the range of products offered, while using an increasing number of indexes, which are sometimes easy to get confused even for a devoted fan of the company. The hero of today's review is perhaps the champion in terms of the length of the name. But what prompted the manufacturer to do this?

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro - frantic power

March 17, 2020, 2:49 p.m.

A sub-brand of the Chinese company Xiaomi called Redmi decided to repeat the sensation that K20 smartphones made on the market. At the same time, the developer’s approach is even repeated: at first the corporation produces a phone that is simpler in technical specifications, and then it explodes the audience with an inexpensive flagship with the same design.

Smartphone Review Elephone A7H

Elephone A7H - a smartphone with a twist

March 17, 2020, 11:33 a.m.

The number of new products from the Chinese company Elephone this year is surprising. With all the many announcements, it’s also difficult to single out frankly pass-through phones. The corporation makes every effort to ensure that the announced devices possess not only a memorable appearance and relevant technical characteristics, but also a number of competitive advantages. The hero of today's review was no exception.

Smartphone Review ZTE Axon 11 5G

ZTE Axon 11 5G - meaningless efforts?

March 16, 2020, 8:31 p.m.

Residents of the CIS countries have already managed to forget the order of such a smartphone manufacturer as ZTE. But just a few years ago, the products of the corporation were known, and the flagship Axon with the number 7 in the name impressed with its design, functionality and outstanding sound. What has changed in a short period of time and can the once popular developer be able to regain its former glory?

Smartphone Review Blackview BV9900 Pro

Blackview BV9900 Pro - strength without zest

March 15, 2020, 10:18 a.m.

The secure smartphone segment has probably undergone the greatest evolution over the past few years. The reduction in size, a significant increase in functionality and autonomy, positive changes in design - the list can go on for an extremely long time. But the main thing is that almost every IP68 flagship brings something new. Unfortunately, the hero of today's review refers to such devices with a stretch.

Smartphone Review Oppo Realme 6i

Oppo Realme 6i - neither fish nor fowl

March 13, 2020, 2:56 p.m.

A sub-brand of the famous Chinese company Oppo called Realmi is slowly capturing an increasingly large part of the smartphone market, however, the young manufacturer can not do without strange actions. So, almost all the representatives of the sixth generation of phones of the main line of the developer significantly exceeded their predecessors in many respects, but the ugly duckling was not without it.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro - noticeable changes

March 12, 2020, 1:09 p.m.

The Chinese company Xiaomi tightly holds in its hands the primacy in almost all price categories of the smartphone market. One of the main opponents in the face of Huawei is almost surpassed, but the manufacturer does not think to stop expanding its fan base. And such phones as the hero of today's review will only contribute to an increase in the number of fans of the company, because the model significantly exceeds the competitors and predecessor.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max - a bit of Apple, a pinch of Huawei

March 12, 2020, 11:58 a.m.

Smartphone manufacturers like to watch opponents and borrow their ideas, albeit slightly modifying them. Someone will call it partial copying, but representatives of development companies usually replace this word with the term “benchmarking”. The novelty from Xiaomi Corporation is definitely made with an eye on the latest products of competitors, as evidenced even by its name. However, the gadget carries only the best features of rivals in the industry.

Smartphone Review Ulefone Armor 7E

Ulefone Armor 7E - cheaper flagships

March 11, 2020, 6:04 p.m.

Chinese manufacturers love to use the same device design, which has received approval from the audience. Following one successful smartphone, several of its variations with different technical characteristics immediately follow. The hero of today's review is a textbook example of such a situation.

Smartphone Review AGM H2

AGM H2 - budget experiment

March 10, 2020, 12:13 p.m.

IP68 smartphones protected from dust and moisture by the Chinese company AGM regularly receive high marks from critics and are notable for good sales all over the world. However, most of the company's products belong to the middle and upper price ranges of the market, while it is cheap phones that bring big profits to manufacturers. The hero of today's review should correct the situation, however, the developer’s small experience in producing inexpensive gadgets is visible in the model with the naked eye.

Smartphone Review Oppo Find X2 Pro

Oppo Find X2 Pro - hope dies last

March 8, 2020, 8:47 p.m.

The Chinese company Oppo did not forget to present an improved version of its flagship. Impeccable design and performance will now coexist with "pumped" photographic capabilities and protection against dust and splashes according to IP68 standards. But are these changes worth the even higher price tag?

Smartphone Review Oppo Find X2

Oppo Find X2 - premium class for the inexperienced

March 8, 2020, 7:04 p.m.

The flagships of the Chinese company Oppo have always been distinguished by inflated prices, however, at the same time, sales of the top products of the corporation were quite worthy. The reason for success is the presence of a number of competitive advantages, as well as a combination of impeccable design and quality materials. And if the hero of this review did not lose the last parameters, then with the interesting technological chips the device is all mediocre.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Mi 10S

Xiaomi Mi 10S - premium for half the price

March 7, 2020, 1:50 p.m.

The Chinese company Xiaomi kept its promise to produce more expensive, but at the same time insanely technological flagships. Of course, some of the fans of the corporation were upset by this fact, but one look at the hero of today's review is enough to understand how correct the decision of the developer was.

Smartphone Review Oppo Realme 6 Pro

Oppo Realme 6 Pro - when surprise is most important

March 5, 2020, 6:11 p.m.

A sub-brand of the well-known Chinese company Oppo called Realmi is trying not only to keep up with the beloved by millions of Xiaomi, but even to stay ahead of its famous competitor. So, the hero of today's review takes all the best from the recent Redmi K30 and aims at a more affordable price segment. Really without cost?

Smartphone Review Oppo Realme 6

Oppo Realme 6 - total changes

March 5, 2020, 3:34 p.m.

The Chinese company Realmi continues to strengthen its position in the global smartphone market, trying to catch up with the incredibly popular brand Redmi from Xiaomi Corporation. It should be noted that the manufacturer does a lot, and even the most budget-friendly phones surprise with its functionality, design and quality. The hero of this review is not an exception to the rule and at the same time seriously surpasses his predecessor.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Redmi 10X

Xiaomi Redmi 10X - mysterious changes

March 3, 2020, 1:38 p.m.

The Chinese company Xiaomi some time ago made the Redmi sub-brand a separate corporation engaged in the production of less expensive smartphones. However, while juggling the same phones under different names remained. So, the line of Xiaomi devices, which included Mi 5X and 6X, suddenly went to a subsidiary.

Smartphone Review Ulefone Armor X7

Ulefone Armor X7 - outdated innovations

March 2, 2020, 11:33 a.m.

The Chinese company Ulefon has significantly transformed the proposed range of low-cost smartphones. The Armor-line of rugged phones has undergone the greatest expansion, now able to offer several interesting budget models at once. The hero of this review is unfortunately difficult to attribute to their number.

Smartphone Review Asus ROG Phone 3

Asus ROG Phone 3 - game to the bone

March 1, 2020, 8:16 p.m.

Since the advent of a large number of interesting and technologically advanced multiplayer Android games (Call Of Duty Mobile, PUBG, Fortnite and others), interest in productive smartphones adapted for them has increased significantly. The hero of today's review is a worthy continuation of the popular ROG-line and will be the best choice for gamers. But is it worth paying attention to the phone to other users?

Smartphone Review Asus Zenfone 7

Asus Zenfone 7 - the evolution of technology

March 1, 2020, 4:32 p.m.

The flagship Zenfone-line of smartphones from the Taiwanese company Asus can pleasantly surprise. The top model of the sixth generation of the series was distinguished by an innovative design, impeccable performance and autonomy, thanks to which it looked worthy against the background of even significantly more expensive opponents. Her follower is trying to develop the strengths of the predecessor and add to them a number of other competitive advantages.

Smartphone Review Blackview BV9600E

Blackview BV9600E - artificial expansion of the range

Feb. 27, 2020, 6:37 p.m.

The Chinese company Blackview has currently sold almost a million smartphones BV9600 and its Pro version, which is an achievement for a small corporation. Phones were appreciated by both critics and users alike, however, it’s getting outdated anyway. That is why the developer decided to release a slightly updated version of the best seller. But are the changes noticeable?

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Mi CC10

Xiaomi Mi CC10 - the struggle of style and functionality

Feb. 22, 2020, 9:39 p.m.

The relatively new line of smartphones of the Chinese company Xiaomi, CC, was aimed at young people who value productivity, a reasonable price and, most importantly, beauty in the mobile assistant. It was on this aspect that the emphasis was made in all models of the series, and the hero of today's review will not be an exception. However, in addition to external perfection, the gadget has several other aces up its sleeve.

Smartphone Review Meizu 17th

Meizu 17th - the saving flagship?

Feb. 16, 2020, 11:35 p.m.

The Chinese company Meizu has every chance to repeat the fate of LeEco, and its representatives understand the situation. The funds allocated by the Chinese authorities are not infinite, so they should be used most optimally. And it seems that the hero of today's review can not only repel investments, but also bring good profit.

Smartphone Review Doogee X95

Doogee X95 - when the design does not save

Feb. 15, 2020, 7:37 p.m.

Modern Android users today are extremely demanding. Now, even from a smartphone of a low price category, the audience expects wide functionality, decent decent autonomy, and a beautiful appearance. The Chinese company Dougie was able to achieve the last point in its new product, but with the rest of the parameters, everything is far from so good.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro - amazing technology

Feb. 13, 2020, 1:55 p.m.

The Chinese company Xiaomi continues to surprise not only its loyal fans, but the entire audience of the smartphone market as a whole. The flagship devices of the corporation have always been distinguished by an incredible ratio of price and manufacturability, and at the same time have been endowed with a wonderful design. The hero of this review tries not to change traditions, and sometimes even amaze with beauty and performance.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Mi 10

Xiaomi Mi 10 - delightful

Feb. 13, 2020, 1:26 p.m.

The main smartphone of the ninth generation of flagships of the Chinese company Xiaomi came out interesting, technological, but still very controversial. A number of Android users were disappointed with the deterioration of the cameras in some scenarios, some customers were unhappy with the design solutions like strongly protruding photo modules and a drop-shaped cutout for the front camera. The developer listened to the opinion of the audience and created the hero of today's review, pleasing in all aspects.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 9

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 - getting into the "nine"

Feb. 10, 2020, 12:52 p.m.

A sub-brand of the Chinese company Xiaomi called Redmi is becoming increasingly popular all over the world. Despite statements by representatives of the corporation that its products will go up in price, we see only the reverse process, because now even at the turn of the low and medium price segments the user receives not only a beautiful, but also a productive, stand-alone phone, practically devoid of any drawbacks . And the hero of today's review does not violate this rule.

Smartphone Review Doogee S95

Doogee S95 - lower price tag, higher sale!

Feb. 7, 2020, 3:12 p.m.

The Chinese company Dougie loves to release several versions of the smartphone that have one design, but differ in functionality, performance and other indicators. The hero of today's review lost the Pro index, which was characterized by his predecessor, but acquired the best price and practically did not lose anything.

Smartphone Review Oppo Realme X50 Pro

Oppo Realme X50 Pro - optional flagship

Feb. 7, 2020, 1:28 p.m.

The Chinese company Realmi is trying to use every opportunity to fight with its main opponents - Xiaomi / Redmi and Huawei / Honor. So, the corporation with incredible speed produces extremely stylish and balanced smartphones in the lower and middle price categories, however, the manufacturer does not forget about the flagship segment. But instead of spending significant amounts of money on developing new models from scratch, the company decided to improve an existing product.

Smartphone Review Xiaomi Redmi 9A

Xiaomi Redmi 9A - powerful, autonomous and inexpensive?

Feb. 6, 2020, 8:07 p.m.

For the Chinese company Xiaomi, nothing is impossible. More than once, we enthusiastically met the manufacturer’s smartphones in various price segments, after the release of which the opponents of the developer had to sweat seriously in order to make at least some competition. And it seems that the corporation from China decided once again to make a small but very pleasant revolution for users.

Smartphone Review Huawei Honor 10X

Huawei Honor 10X - gamers cheering

Feb. 6, 2020, 6:03 p.m.

The world-famous Huawei company is trying to completely transfer the production of smartphones to its own and Chinese components in order to avoid even greater losses in the conflict with the United States. And it should be noted that so far the corporation has succeeded. Proprietary processors are especially pleasing. So, the hero of today's review has every chance of just blowing up the middle price segment thanks to impressive performance. However, this is far from all of its advantages.

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