Budget Smartphones Reviews

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
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
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
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
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
Review: the OnePlus 3 is the best phone for its price

Review: the OnePlus 3 is the best phone for its price

Quick, beautiful, long-lasting and an incredible price; you won’t find a better phone for the money.
By Jonathan Bray Nov 10 2016, 11:52AM
One Minute Review: Alcatel Idol 4S goes virtual

One Minute Review: Alcatel Idol 4S goes virtual

Alcatel bundles a VR headset with its latest phone.
By Ben Mansill Oct 27 2016, 11:06AM
Review: Motorola Moto G4

Review: Motorola Moto G4

A nice budget device.
By Staff Writers Oct 7 2016, 11:34AM
Review: LG Stylus 2

Review: LG Stylus 2

A worthy equel to the G stylo.
By Staff Writers Oct 6 2016, 11:16AM
Review: Huawei Mate 8

Review: Huawei Mate 8

Big inside and out, the Mate 8 is hard to fault.
By Ben Mansill Oct 4 2016, 12:42PM
One Minute Review: LG Stylus DAB+ smartphone

One Minute Review: LG Stylus DAB+ smartphone

Video has not yet killed this radio star.
By Peter Gutierrez Aug 8 2016, 12:01PM
Review: Alcatel's Go Play 5in Smartphone cannot compete

Review: Alcatel's Go Play 5in Smartphone cannot compete

Alcatel’s mid-range, IP67 rated smartphone fails to impress against strong competition.
By David Hollingworth Apr 28 2016, 2:36PM
Review: Microsoft Lumia 650

Review: Microsoft Lumia 650

A budget Windows phone that looks anything but cheap
By Andrew Williams Mar 26 2016, 11:45AM
Review: Nexus 5X

Review: Nexus 5X

It’s an ugly duckling of a phone, but the rest is sheer brilliance. The Nexus series is back with a bang.
By Jonathan Bray Feb 15 2016, 10:35AM
Review: Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 (5.5in)

Review: Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 (5.5in)

This full featured 5.5in Android smartphone doesn’t cut any corners despite it’s low price.
By Anthony Agius Dec 9 2015, 12:01PM
One Minute Review: Sony Xperia E4

One Minute Review: Sony Xperia E4

Sony gets cheap and cheerful.
By Ben Mansill Oct 7 2015, 12:26PM