Xiaomi Poco X5 - a compromise for gamers?
In the middle price segment, there are more and more smartphones with outstanding gaming capabilities. The main reason for such a pleasant metamorphosis is the technological process and, as a result, the emergence of productive and at the same time inexpensive processors. The hero of today's review has one, but to reduce costs, developers from the Chinese company Xiaomi had to make a number of simplifications.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11R - cloning on a large scale
It seems that the Chinese company Xiaomi decided to expand the range of smartphones offered indefinitely. Unfortunately, this is often done by simply renaming the phone for a new region. The hero of today's review, which is essentially a clone of the Poco M4 5G, did not escape a similar procedure. And to call this gadget outstanding is not very simple.
Oppo Reno 9 - when it's hard to resist buying
Why are some smartphones incredibly popular, while others are forgotten by a demanding audience in a matter of months? One of the reasons for success is not only competent marketing, but also the balance of the device, which simply must combine beauty, performance and autonomy. The hero of today's review is trying to add a reasonable price and impressive photo opportunities for the price segment to the list.
OnePlus 11R - a sub-flagship without flaws?
It is unlikely that there will be an electronics lover who would not like to get their hands on a brand new flagship smartphone. Unfortunately, not everyone can afford to spend a thousand or even more dollars to buy a technologically advanced mobile assistant. Sub-flagship phones come to the rescue in this situation, which are distinguished by a noticeably more affordable price tag and similar, albeit slightly simplified, functionality. The hero of the review also belongs to this category of devices.
Cubot KingKong Mini 3 - small but bold
The Chinese company Cubot tries not to lose part of its audience even in conditions of increased competition in the market. Thus, an experienced manufacturer is constantly in search of new user requests, one of which was the creation of a compact rugged smartphone that pleases with an affordable price and good functionality. This is the hero of the review.
Huawei Nova 10 SE - flagship on the outside, inexpensive on the inside
How important is smartphone design for the modern user? In many cases, it is the acquaintance with the exterior of the device that becomes the first step towards its acquisition. However, the initial joy of the purchase can be replaced by disappointment if the phone has nothing more to offer than its beauty. A similar case occurs with the hero of today's review.
Xiaomi CIVI 2 - addition to beauty
The latest Civi-line of smartphones from the Chinese company Xiaomi has not become as popular as other representatives of the manufacturer's range, but it cannot be called unsuccessful either. Limited sales arose both from the focus of models on the Chinese market, and the emphasis on attractive design and build materials without additional emphasis on autonomy or photo capabilities. Fortunately, the last flaw has been eliminated in the hero of today's review.
Xiaomi Redmi A1+ - Saving comes at a high price
The Chinese company Xiaomi still does not forget to pamper its fans with high-quality low-price smartphones. However, along with really interesting models, the corporation's product range also includes rather strange gadgets that cause bewilderment rather than a desire to purchase them. This was the hero of today's review, which came out very simplified due to the developer's desire to reduce its cost.
ZTE Axon 30S - technology becomes more accessible
The Chinese company ZTE has been recovering from litigation and US sanctions for a long period of time, during which it managed to lose a certain part of the audience and give way to its compatriots represented by Xiaomi, Huawei and Realme. However, an experienced manufacturer is still ready to give battle to competitors and present high-tech, beautiful and extremely balanced smartphones even at the turn of the middle and high price segments.
Oppo Find X6 Pro is a unique flagship
The Find-smartphone line of the Chinese company Oppo has always been distinguished by its incredible beauty, which, starting from the third generation of the series, began to delight the eyes of buyers with an original camera unit. The hero of today's review has not lost the attractiveness of the design, but was able to move forward in terms of performance and photo capabilities.
Doogee X98 Pro - a necessary minimum
Surprisingly, the modern audience is becoming more and more demanding of low-end smartphones. There are many reasons for this, but the main ones are the gradual technological progress and the increasing introduction of mobile assistants into people's everyday lives. If a few years ago an inexpensive phone was only supposed to make calls and receive messages, today it is a camera, a compact game console, and a replacement for many other gadgets. The hero of the review also tries to fulfill all the indicated roles, albeit with varying success.
HOTWAV Cyber 9 Pro - inexpensive, secure and very balanced
HOTWAV Cyber 9 Pro - inexpensive, secure and very balanced Smartphones with increased case strength and moisture protection have not lost their popularity and relevance in recent years. Moreover, the technological process allowed to significantly expand the functionality of such devices even in the low price segment of the market. Fits this description and the hero of today's review from the Chinese company HOTWAV, which is also trying to combine good performance and excellent autonomy. But is everything perfect for such an ambitious novelty?
Doogee S96 GT - getting rid of components
A significant number of smartphone manufacturers from China like to release many modifications of the same model. There can be several reasons for such behavior of companies. Someone wants to expand the range of products offered in this way, and some companies are trying to sell warehouses of unused chipsets, batteries and other components of phones. Apparently, the Chinese corporation Doogee is solving the last problem.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 2023 is a strange cocktail
The Chinese company Xiaomi loves to fill the range of smartphones with clones or similar models, which makes it extremely easy to get confused in the variety of products presented. However, sometimes quite unusual phones appear, collecting within themselves the features of several devices of the corporation at once, not even released within one year. Just such was the hero of today's review.
Realme GT Neo 4 - a few steps forward
The Neo-line of smartphones from the Chinese company Realme is a combination of excellent sub-flagship models that are not devoid of both performance and battery life, high-quality photographic capabilities. However, the first representative of the fourth generation of the series promises, if not to make a revolution in the price segment, then certainly to surpass most of the competitors.
Vivo X90 Pro - classic flagship
Smartphones of the highest price category from the Chinese company Vivo are consistently successful both in the Middle Kingdom and in the CIS countries, Europe and the USA. The assortment presented by the corporation includes both innovative models with an unusual form factor and monoblocks more familiar to the audience, focusing on performance and photo opportunities. The hero of today's review belongs to the last group.
Ulefone Power Armor 16 Pro - loud statements
The Chinese company Ulefone continues to update its line of smartphones with an emphasis on moisture protection and long battery life. Its last representative pleased the audience with a combination of functionality and a reasonable price, while the hero of today's review tries to focus on high-quality sound. And what about other aspects of the Android device?
Honor X6 - in search of the necessary compromises
No smartphone manufacturer can do without high-quality inexpensive models in the range offered. Often it is these phones that bring developers the largest part of the profits. However, it becomes more difficult to please an increasingly sophisticated audience over time. Will the hero of today's review from the Chinese company Honor be able to please demanding modern users? The answer is not so clear.
Xiaomi Redmi K60 Pro - the first true flagship?
A sub-brand of a Chinese company called Redmi, most of its products are aimed at the low and middle price segment. It is in them that the corporation feels very confident and, in fact, is one of the market leaders. However, the really flagship devices were produced exclusively by the parent company. With the hero of today's review, the situation has changed significantly.
Xiaomi 12T Pro - making the ideal more accessible
The high-end smartphone market has undergone significant changes over the past few years. So, devices for a couple of thousand dollars have become not an exception to the rule, but commonplace. As a result, you really had to pay a lot for maximum performance and top photo capabilities, but not everyone agreed with this state of affairs. And it seems that the Chinese company Xiaomi decided to listen to this part of the audience.
Xiaomi 12T - step to the side
The generation of smartphones is changing faster and faster. Both the pace of progress and the ever-increasing demands of the audience are to blame for this. The Chinese company Xiaomi is trying to keep up with them, so the hero of today's review is already ready to replace one flagship phone. However, there are few qualitative changes in comparison with its predecessor.
Doogee S51 - a smartphone that could be much better
The Chinese company Doogee, although it often replenishes the range of phones sold, still does not please fans with noticeable product improvements. So, many devices remain at the same technological and functional level as their predecessors from last year. The hero of today's review was no exception to the rule, but just a few strokes would have improved the picture many times over.
Vivo IQOO Z6 Lite - mastering the new chipset
Every couple of years, the performance and energy efficiency of low-cost mobile processors undergo major changes. This fact will definitely please both ordinary users and economical gamers. The hero of today's review, with his modest price tag, is ready to cope with almost any modern game, but what about other aspects of it?
Honor X40 - forgotten photo opportunities
The experience of the Chinese corporation Honor in the development of smartphones is really great, but even the most famous and successful developers cannot produce only hits. So, sometimes ambiguous models with obvious shortcomings sometimes come out from under the conveyor of manufacturers. One of those was the hero of today's review.
Cubot King Kong 6 - simple, durable and tasteful
The popularity of secure smartphones not only does not fall, but increases over time. Such devices are especially relevant in the lower and middle price categories, because the functionality of such phones has grown significantly in recent years. The hero of today's review is trying to combine both a reasonable price tag and everything you need for a not the most whimsical user.
Vivo IQOO 11 Pro - expected metamorphoses
Competition in the modern smartphone market is extremely fierce. Perhaps that is why industry leaders rarely experiment in their flagship product lines, trying only to update the design, slightly improve the performance and photo capabilities of their products. The Chinese company Vivo has gone down this path. That is why the hero of today's review, although it meets all standards, is not so different from its predecessor and opponents.
Motorola Edge 30 Fusion - contender for success
The world-famous Motorola Corporation has decided to seriously update the Edge-line of flagship smartphones. Now it includes both excellent expensive phones and excellent models with a more affordable price tag. This is exactly what the hero of today's review is, pleasing with both technical characteristics and photo capabilities.
Motorola Edge 30 Ultra - hardworking flagship
The smartphone has become for modern users not only a mobile assistant, but also a full-fledged working tool. Photography, various editors for text, photo and video files, a voice recorder, a modem, receiving messages from numerous instant messengers - the functionality of today's Android phones is striking in its diversity. It is especially widespread among flagship devices, but Motorola decided to make the hero of the review even more functional against the background of competitors.
Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max - one step closer to perfection
Every year, the American company Apple presents the world with new standards for flagship smartphones, which even months later, not all opponents of the corporation will be able to achieve. The hero of today's review does not change the established traditions and is ready to surprise even the most sophisticated buyer with significant improvements.
Apple iPhone 14 Pro - the best choice
Updating the line of flagship smartphones of the American company Apple is always a sensation. This is one of the most anticipated events for every electronics lover, but which of the new products is the most logical to purchase? It seems that in the current generation, the hero of today's review will be the most interesting in terms of price and quality.
Apple iPhone 14 - for fans of the classics
The American company Apple decided to make the new line of its flagship smartphones even more attractive for every fan of mobile electronics. So, if the Pro versions received not only updated technical specifications, but also a design, then the more affordable hero of today's review will appeal to the more conservative part of the audience.
Xiaomi Redmi 11 Prime 4G is a clone that does not upset
The Chinese company Xiaomi has been known for many years for its eagerness to expand the range of products offered. Sometimes a developer achieves his goals artificially, namely by simply renaming phones for different countries or only minor changes in design and technical characteristics. So, the hero of today's review is 99% a copy of the previously released Poco M5, but is it worth scolding him for this?
Xiaomi Poco M5s - what the modern user needs
It seems that the Chinese company Xiaomi cannot live even a couple of weeks without the announcement of any new product. However, the world-famous developer still successfully combines quantity with quality, so the hero of today's review has every chance of getting the love of buyers around the world.
Xiaomi Poco M5 - inexpensive and almost gaming
Chinese smartphones from Poco (a sub-brand of Xiaomi Corporation) have earned the love of many buyers for a reason. Brand phones, even in such difficult times for manufacturers, combine maximum functionality with affordable price tags. This feature is also possessed by the hero of today's review, which can appeal even to many economical gamers.
Ulefone Power Armor X11 Pro - power bank with smartphone function?
The autonomy of the phone is an important point for every mobile electronics lover, but this advantage is more of a pleasant addition to performance and functionality than the most important thing for every user. Unfortunately, it is around this indicator that the hero of today's review is built, which has a number of serious problems even within the low-mid price segment.
Cubot P60 - low competitiveness
The Chinese company Cubot once had every chance to get out of the group of little-known smartphone manufacturers and enter, if not in the list of A-brands, then at least in the list of successful corporations. However, the abundance of controversial products, a mediocre marketing campaign and many mistakes led to sad consequences. So, the developer's budget has become even more modest, which is why new items emerging from under his conveyor evoke mixed emotions.
Realme C33 - even more affordable and functional
The Chinese company Realme is increasing its focus on low-end smartphones in its product range. The appearance of inexpensive but high-quality processors and photosensors allowed a talented manufacturer to create a potential bestseller in the form of the hero of today's review.
Xiaomi Redmi Pad 4G is a great device available to everyone
The tablets of the Chinese company Xiaomi consistently find millions of buyers around the world. The reason for this success is the ability of the developer to make the right and almost imperceptible compromises and, as a result, the optimal ratio of price and quality. The hero of today's review, aimed at the low-mid-value segment, is not deprived of it either.
Blackview BV5200 - one step away from potential success
The Chinese company Blackview is definitely not the most high-budget in the smartphone market, which sometimes affects the competitiveness of its phones. And although the corporation tries its best to make its products balanced and relevant, sometimes its devices lack only a few improvements before reaching hit status or at least commercially successful models.
Blackview Oscal C80 - a novelty for which you are not ashamed
The Oscal-line of smartphones from the Chinese company Blackview has been aimed at the lower price segment since its inception. However, a significant number of phones in the series were too low-functional and even with a modest price tag did not find many fans. But it seems that such a situation will not happen with the hero of today's review.
Samsung Galaxy A04 - improvements not on all fronts
The Korean company Samsung does not forget about the low price category of the smartphone market, but an experienced developer cannot create a real budget hit. The hero of today's review also has a number of critical shortcomings, which even not very whimsical users will pay attention to. And although in some aspects it is more interesting than its predecessor, there are not as many significant improvements as we would like.
ASUS ROG Phone 6D - small experiments
The modern world economy is suffering another crisis, affecting the production of components. That is why smartphone manufacturers are gradually moving away from the idea of using only one company's chips in their products. The Taiwanese corporation Asus also took such measures in a series of gaming phones.
UMIDIGI A13 Pro 5G - more expensive, but more relevant
The number of smartphones in the assortment of the Chinese company Umidigi with the A13 index is increasing every day. Now we have a full-fledged line of phones, capturing both low and medium price segments. The hero of today's review is the most expensive representative of the series, however, his functionality is noticeably more interesting.
Doogee S89 - modest price, wide functionality
The Chinese company Doogee is not stable in the release of successful smartphones. Unfortunately, in the range of its products there are a lot of weak models, the correspondence of technical characteristics and price tag in which is significantly inferior to those of direct competitors. However, the developer hits the bull's-eye and provides the audience with really relevant devices, devoid of obvious disadvantages within the cost category.
Xiaomi Redmi K60 - improvement of the affordable flagship
The Chinese company Xiaomi has been loved by the audience for many years for the ability to create incredibly productive, functional and at the same time affordable smartphones. And even though today a lot of not-so-remarkable and breakthrough models come out from under the developer's conveyor, sometimes the corporation releases real hits that have almost no analogues. This is the hero of today's review.
Blackview BV7100 - secure, autonomous and inconvenient
The Chinese company Blackview owes much of its fame to waterproof phones. However, over the past few years, the corporation's products have not undergone major changes in ergonomics, design and performance. That is why the advantages familiar to the manufacturer's gadgets do not look so advantageous today. Will the hero of today's review be able to at least partially change the current situation?
Motorola Edge Gen 3 (2022) is a promising novelty
Motorola is gradually returning to the global market, which will definitely please both long-time fans of the corporation and ordinary Android users. The reason for the joy will be more and more stylish and technologically advanced smartphones for every taste and budget. As for the hero of today's review, it is aimed at the middle price segment, where it makes most existing opponents nervous.
Vivo V25 is a stylish selfie smartphone
The Chinese company Vivo does not forget to pay attention to literally every layer of users. So, the hero of today's review is aimed at fans of high-quality front cameras and a well-thought-out exterior of a mobile assistant. However, the device also has other strengths.
Motorola Moto Razr 2022 - autonomy anti-records
Motorola's desire to create a beautiful, compact smartphone with a flexible screen and flagship performance can only be approved. However, the corporation, in its desire to reduce the size of the device, has gone too far, which is why the hero of today's review will ask for recharging very often.
Motorola Moto S30 Pro - an actual way to save money
A significant part of Android smartphone lovers will agree with the fact that it is very pleasant to buy a phone with a great combination of price and quality without overpaying for unnecessary functionality. It is to this category of devices that the hero of today's review belongs.