BlackBerry Motion hands on and first impressions

BlackBerry Motion hands on and first impressions

This is the BlackBerry Motion, the company’s latest all-touchscreen device. Despite being a large flat rectangle, there’s plenty about it that’s unique. There’s that attractive soft-touch kevlar-like weave on the back for starters. It also has a similar design language…

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs. iPhone 7 Plus - Worth upgrading?

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs. iPhone 7 Plus – Worth upgrading?

While the border-less iPhone X was undoubtedly the big news at Apple’s last major announcement, the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus were also introduced. Having lived with the 7 Plus for the past year, I wanted to check out the…

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL - Hands on

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL – Hands on

The Pixel 2 and PIxel 2 XL is Google’s second coming. These new iterations picks up on the biggest trend in smartphones right now, the XL, in particular, shifting the display aspect to give you big screen space without the…

OnePlus 5 JCC Limited Edition - Hands-on with the artsy alternative

OnePlus 5 JCC Limited Edition – Hands-on with the artsy alternative

In a move similar to last year’s partnership with French designers, Collete, OnePlus has teamed up with world-renowned designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac to create a limited run exclusive OnePlus 5. If what you’re looking for in a phone is something…

iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus - Hands on at the Steve Jobs Theatre

iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus – Hands on at the Steve Jobs Theatre

We were invited to the Apple Special Event at the Steve Jobs Theatre to witness the unveiling of the new iPhones. None of them heralded the future of Apple’s smartphone business more than the iPhone X. iPhone X is a…

Motorola Moto X4 - hands on and first impressions

Motorola Moto X4 – hands on and first impressions

The Moto X brand virtually died a death when the new Z range was launched. Now it’s back, firmly in the mid-range market and looking very sharp. Is the X4 what Lenovo needs to compete in the sub-£500 world? Moto…

LG V30 hands on and first impressions

LG V30 hands on and first impressions

It’s official. Long aspect ratio screens for smartphones are here to stay. This is the LG V30. And it’s shiny. Very, very shiny. It’s also very, very awesome. LG V30 preview: http://www.pocket-lint.com/review/142084-lg-v30-preview-a-flagship-that-s-not-just-for-creatives Key Specs: 6-inch 18:9 display P-OLED 1440 x…

Sony Xperia XZ1 - hands on

Sony Xperia XZ1 – hands on

*Clarification – While the units we tried were running Nougat, the phone will be running Oreo when it launches. Sony announced three new smartphones at consumer electronics show IFA, including two flagship devices that will “complement” the spec-stacked Xperia XZ…

BlackBerry KeyOne Black Edition - hands on with the stealthy powerhouse

BlackBerry KeyOne Black Edition – hands on with the stealthy powerhouse

This is the Black Edition BlackBerry KeyOne. And if you’re looking at it thinking “it’s just a sexy, stealthy, awesome looking version of the regular KeyOne”, you’re right. It is. But that’s not a bad thing, at all. It looks…

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 hands on - All hail the king

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 hands on – All hail the king

The Galaxy Note series is back, and better than ever. The new Note 8 takes the Infinity Display from the Galaxy S8 to a whole new level, has an impressive dual camera system and an S-Pen loaded with new tricks.…