Budget Smartphones

Hands-on Preview: Asus ZenFone 4 smartphone

Hands-on Preview: Asus ZenFone 4 smartphone

Zen and the art of smartphone design.
By Tom Morgan Sep 22 2017, 9:53AM
Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 2 is a bezel-banishing beauty

Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 2 is a bezel-banishing beauty

New and very much improved.
By Staff Writers Sep 12 2017, 12:58PM
Hands on with Motorola's return to the X series

Hands on with Motorola's return to the X series

The first Moto X phone in two years was unveiled at this year's IFA 2017
By Staff Writer Sep 1 2017, 10:15AM
Review: Oppo R11 smartphone

Review: Oppo R11 smartphone

Oppo's mid-range phone impresses.
By Ben Mansill Aug 16 2017, 12:52PM
Review: Oppo A57 smartphone

Review: Oppo A57 smartphone

Great value with few compromises.
By Michael Jenkin Jul 11 2017, 11:23AM
Genio is the cheapest way to get military-grade phone encryption

Genio is the cheapest way to get military-grade phone encryption

Maximum security for you and yours.
By Hannah Evans Jul 6 2017, 1:01PM
With lines that shine, the Honor 9 looks mighty fine

With lines that shine, the Honor 9 looks mighty fine

Dual-camera-toting budget bargain is breathing down the OnePlus 5’s neck.
By Tom Morgan Jun 28 2017, 10:39AM
Review: Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Review: Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

The strongest rival yet to the OnePlus 3T, with bags of style, amazing battery life and an excellent camera.
By Nathan Spendelow Jun 5 2017, 12:26PM
Review: ZTE Axon 7

Review: ZTE Axon 7

When a phone comes out boasting AKM audio chips, and promising the highest audio quality, we thought we ought to have a look at sound quality!
By Stephen Dawson May 11 2017, 12:49PM
Review: Blackberry Keyone smartphone

Review: Blackberry Keyone smartphone

If you want a smartphone with a keyboard, the Blackberry Keyone ticks every box ... except the one marked “value”.
By Alan Martin May 8 2017, 10:19AM
Jelly is the smallest smartphone we’ve seen in years

Jelly is the smallest smartphone we’ve seen in years

When “pocket-sized” really means pocket-sized…
By Sam Kieldsen May 5 2017, 11:40AM
Review: ZTE Axon 7 Mini

Review: ZTE Axon 7 Mini

A good looker that gets the basics mostly right.
By Peter Gutierrez Apr 26 2017, 11:50AM
Review: Oppo R9s smartphone

Review: Oppo R9s smartphone

Good hardware, nice price.
By Peter Gutierrez Apr 21 2017, 11:27AM
What we know: Motorola Moto X (2017)

What we know: Motorola Moto X (2017)

The latest mid-tier Moto is on the way - here's what to expect.
By Tom Morgan Apr 6 2017, 11:21AM
Review: HTC 10 evo smartphone

Review: HTC 10 evo smartphone

This 5.5in phone makes too many sacrifices for the sake of cost, with only its clever earbuds as consolation.
By Alan Martin Mar 27 2017, 12:57PM
Nokia 5: A sleek, metal-based budget smartphone

Nokia 5: A sleek, metal-based budget smartphone

Another MWC 2017 arrival, the is a budget smartphone with a high-end look.
By Emma Sims Feb 28 2017, 12:50PM
Hands-on Preview: The Nokia 3310 IS BACK!

Hands-on Preview: The Nokia 3310 IS BACK!

Forget the Smartphone. Nokia’s “Dumbphone” is winning everyone over at MWC 2017.
By Guy Cocker Feb 27 2017, 10:47AM
Review: OnePlus 3T - small changes, still solid

Review: OnePlus 3T - small changes, still solid

Despite a higher price than the OnePlus 3, and a dearth of new features, the 3T is still a gem of a phone.
By Jonathan Bray Feb 21 2017, 12:31PM
Unbreakable as ever, the Nokia 3310 returns

Unbreakable as ever, the Nokia 3310 returns

Harder, better, faster, stronger? The beloved Nokia 3310 will re-launch at MWC 2017
By Emma Sims Feb 15 2017, 11:40AM
Hands-on Preview: HTC U Play smartphone

Hands-on Preview: HTC U Play smartphone

Forget metal - this latest HTC wants to shine its pearly whites (and blues, and pinks) instead.
By Tom Morgan Jan 13 2017, 11:07AM