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Phones Show follow-up chat, views and reviews from myself, Ted Salmon and guests from the mobile world. Comments and questions welcome to my Twitter account @stevelitchfield . See also the associated Facebook group and forum and Google+ Community.

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 544 ("Matt Miller, 10 days, 6 phones, one V60", 29/03/2020) manually (Size: 40MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat is helped out by Noreve - luxury leather tough cases for your smartphone - their new Ethique range.

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Phones Show Chat 544 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Matt Miller

MeWe Groups Join Links
Phones Show Chat - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback
PSC Goes Twice Weekly During C-19 Lockdown
Google Podcasts New Look and Features
Jamie Clark on Google Podcasts on iOS
Slippery Phones with TechAltar
DooGee N100

Device Week
Samsung Galaxy S20
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
- Imaging Verdict
Samsung's Bad Fingerprint Scanners
iPhone 11 Pro
LG V60
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Unihertz Atom XL
Moto G8 Power - Ted's Review
Pixel 4
Fairphone 3

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week's winner is
Jagannath Moorthy! Do get involved before the next draw by joining the Virtual Pint of Beer a Month Club - It could be you! stevelitchfield.com/paypal.htm & tinyurl.com/pspromo

The Phones Show
Tune into Steve's YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 389 (Samsung Galaxy S20 Review) and Show 390 (Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra)

PSC Photo of the Month Winner
Sunset on Dartmoor by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond using an iPhone 11 Pro

Dartmoor

Links of Interest
PodHubUK - Twitter - MeWe PSC Group - PSC Photos - FlickR - PSC Classifieds - WhateverWorks - TechAddictsUK - The TechBox - Chewing Gum for the Ears - Projector Room - PixelSwim
- Ted's Salmagundi - Steve's Rants'n'Raves


Phones Show Chat is also on Stitcher Radio here

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 543 ("Zac Kew-Denniss, The Age of Ultra", 22/03/2020) manually (Size: 42MB, 67 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat is helped out by Noreve - luxury leather tough cases for your smartphone

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Phones Show Chat 543 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Zac Kew-Denniss

MeWe Groups Join Links
Phones Show Chat - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback
Kurt Kaufman and Paul Sargeant on Galaxy S10e Battery
Nokia 8.3 vs Nokia 5.3 Differences
Nokia 8.3 5G Specs

Device Week
Android 11
Samsung Galaxy S9+
Samsung Galaxy S10e
Samsung Galaxy S20
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
- Imaging Verdict
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Cases Roundup
Samsung's Bad Fingerprint Scanners
iPhone 11 Pro
Gavin Fabiani-Laymond's iPhone 11 Pro Battery Stats
Out Snapping with the Fairphone 3
f(x)tec Pro1

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week's two winners are Chris Clayton and Guillermo Ortiz! Do get involved before the next draw by joining the Virtual Pint of Beer a Month Club - It could be you! stevelitchfield.com/paypal.htm & tinyurl.com/pspromo

The Phones Show
Tune into Steve's YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 389 (Samsung Galaxy S20 Review) and Show 390 (Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra)

The Phones Show/PSC's New Logo
Many thanks to Steve Heinrich of PixelSwim

Logo

Download Phones Show Chat episode 542 ("Underwhelmed...", 14/03/2020) manually (Size: 40MB, 61 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat is helped out by Noreve - luxury leather tough cases for your smartphone

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 542 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

MeWe Groups Join Links
Phones Show Chat - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback
Tayo Olasope and Mark Finlay on Value for Money Features
AJ Santos on Xiaomi Closing UK Store
Nokia Delay Android 10 Update schedule
Tim Evans on Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
A10 Full Screen Navigation Gesture
Darren Steel on Beard Recognition!
Black Shark 3 and Black Shark 3 Pro Debut
Christopher Brennen - SanDisk Storage Phone Cases
Fairphone and the EU Circular Economy Action Plan
GSMArena Labs New Loudspeaker Test

Device Week
iPhone 11 Pro
Samsung Galaxy S10e
Moto G Stylus vs Moto G Power vs Motorola One Hyper
Samsung Galaxy M30s
Galaxy S20 - Camera Fight vs Lumia 950
GSMArena Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S20, S10 and S9
Bob Higgie - Lightning to USB/SD Card Adapter

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week's winner is Roland Roberts! Do get involved before the next draw by joining the Virtual Pint of Beer a Month Club - It could be you! stevelitchfield.com/paypal.htm & tinyurl.com/pspromo

The Phones Show
Tune into Steve's YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 388 (Smartphone Screen Repairability) and 389 (Samsung Galaxy S20 Review)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week: Dried Chillies by Chris Clayton using his Huawei Mate 20 X

Chillies

Links of Interest...
PodHubUK - Twitter - MeWe PSC Group - PSC Photos - FlickR - PSC Classifieds - WhateverWorks - TechAddictsUK - The TechBox - Chewing Gum for the Ears - Projector Room - PixelSwim
- Ted's Salmagundi - Steve's Rants'n'Raves

Download Phones Show Chat episode 541 ("Xerxes Hodivala, It Just Works... most of the time!", 08/03/2020) manually (Size: 43MB, 66 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat is helped out by Noreve - luxury leather tough cases for your smartphone

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 541 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Xerxes Hodivala

MeWe Groups Join Links
Phones Show Chat - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback
Kurt Kaufman on Small Powerful Phone Choice
Mark Finlay on the LG V60
Stephen Metcalfe on AppNotifier
AJ Santos on Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha - MKBHD YouTube Review
Google March Security Bundled with Feature Drop 2
Microsoft Gives Up on Cortana

Device Week
iPhone 11 Pro
Moto G8 Plus - Ted's Review
GSMArena comparison: Samsung Galaxy S20, S10 and S9

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week's winner is Nick Ballard! Do get involved before the next draw by joining the Virtual Pint of Beer a Month Club - It could be you! stevelitchfield.com/paypal.htm & tinyurl.com/pspromo

The Phones Show
Tune into Steve’s YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 387 (Moto G8 Plus Review) and 388 (Smartphone Screen Repairability)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week: Sunset on Dartmoor by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond using an iPhone 11 Pro and Marek Pawlowski's Dog Portrait (links rely on MeWe Pre-Sign-in)

Dartmoor

Download Phones Show Chat episode 540 ("Ted's perfect phone, 2020 Edition!", 28/02/2020) manually (Size: 25MB, 39 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat is helped out by Noreve - luxury leather tough cases for your smartphone

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 540 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

MeWe Groups Join Links
Phones Show Chat - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback
Noreve iPad Pro Leather Case
Sony's New Phones Announced
Sony Xperia 10ii vs Sony Xperia 1ii
LG V60 ThinQ 5G Unveiled

Device Week
iPhone 11 Pro
Moto G8 Plus - Ted's Review
Nokia 7.2 - The Phones Show 381
Ted Heading for iOS or Samsung. Again!
The Bricked Huawei P30 Pro!
Fairphone 3 - Adding Qi Charging - PixelSwim Podcast

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week's winner is Edward Codrington! Do get involved before the next draw by joining the Virtual Pint of Beer a Month Club - It could be you! stevelitchfield.com/paypal.htm & tinyurl.com/pspromo

The Phones Show
Tune into Steve's YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 387 (Moto G8 Plus Review) and 388 (Smartphone Screen Repairability)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Month: Water Movement by Philip Tomlinson using an iPhone 11 Pro Max

Water



For older Phones Show Chat episodes, see our archive.

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The Phones Show (videos)

Show 390 - Verdict on the Samsung Galaxy S20 *Ultra*!

Fairphone 3Show 389 - Review of the brand new Samsung Galaxy S20 flagship (and S20+, by extension)

Show 388 - Musings on smartphone screen repairability

Show 387 - Review of the Moto G8 Plus, the budget smartphone that everyone should consider - it does everything!

Fairphone 3Show 386 - Review of the eco-conscious Fairphone 3, 100% repairable!

Show 385 - Review of the NexDock 2, a lapdock that transforms Samsung and Huawei flagships

Show 384 - Review of the new QWERTY powerhouse, the f(x)tec Pro1!

Show 383 - My Top 5 Phones for Christmas 2019, plus a review of the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 (Pro)

iPhone and PixelShow 382 - So I'm using an iPhone 11 Pro - "What Changed?"

Show 381 - A case with a difference (Mous) and a review of the Nokia 7.2

Show 380 - First impressions of the Cosmo Communicator

Pixel 4 XLShow 379 - Thoughts on the Google Pixel 4 XL in the context of the current smartphone world...

Show 378 - Review of the LG V50 Dual Screen - folding without creases!

Show 377 - Review of the Galaxy Note 10+

Surface DuoShow 376 - Thoughts on the teased Surface Duo and a review of the Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro

Show 375 - Review of the Apple iPhone 11 Pro

Show 374 - Huawei and Google - what will happen next?

Reno 10x ZoomShow 373 - The new OPPO Reno 10x Zoom looks great - but how does it compare to the existing Huawei P30 Pro?

Show 372 - 'One year on' with the Razer Phone 2

Show 371 - The Galaxy Note 10 and the Future

OnePlus 7 ProShow 370 - It's the fastest phone on the planet - the OnePlus 7 Pro, reviewed here!

Show 369 - Review of the slender but somewhat perfect Motorola One Vision

Show 368 - Google Camera vs Huawei's triple lens powerhouse imaging shootout...

P30 ProShow 367 - Don't be tempted by shiny new hardware - newer may not necessarily be better!

Show 366 - My review of the Google Pixel 3a XL

Show 365 - My Top 5 Phones for May 2019

P30 ProShow 364 - The ultimate zoom camera-phone meets... the ultimate zoom camera-phone!

Show 363 - Review of the Huawei P30 Pro with massive imaging zoom - worth a few compromises?

Show 362 - Review of the stunning value new Moto G7 Plus...

Nokia 9Show 361 - The Nokia 9 PureView has five cameras, but is it any good, and does it live up to the brand name?

Show 360 - It's iOS vs Android in a fight to the finish!

Show 359 - thoughts on the possibly premature introduction of in-screen fingerprint sensors

E7Show 358 - Innovative form factors from the past - might one be resurrected?

Show 357 - my verdict on Samsung's One UI/Pie update

Show 356 - A folding phones rant, plus my Huawei P Smart 2019 review

3.5mm jackShow 355 - Summarising the 3.5mm vs Bluetooth debate as it stands in 2019!

Show 354 - My Top 5 Phones selection for Christmas 2018

Show 353 - The Pixel Perplexion - it could be that last year's Pixel is the best buy right now?

KEY2 LEShow 352 - Choosing which phone to shoot with, plus my review of the new Blackberry KEY2 LE

Show 351 - The most powerful 'compact' smartphone ever? This is the Google Pixel 3...!

Show 350 - The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is sleek, it's futuristic, it's one of the most powerful phones ever created. But is it the perfect camera-centric smartphone?

Note 9Show 349 - Reviewing the Galaxy Note 9 against the Galaxy S9+, plus Pixel 3 news

Show 348 - The LG V40 is announced, but what about the older G7, offering 95% the functions for half the price?

Show 347 - My verdict on the biggest iPhone ever - the XS Max...

6.1Show 346 - Establishing the 2018 Smartphone Minimum, with a Nokia 6.1 review

Show 345 - Be patient - and save your money. Plus news from IFA 2018

Show 344 - My Top 5 Phones for Summer 2018!

7 PlusShow 343 - Reviewing the Nokia 7 Plus - a perfectly balanced high end mid-ranger?

Show 342 - Review of the new Asus Zenfone 5, so close to a true flagship yet a third the price!

Show 341 - Review of the Blackberry KEY2, polished and slick, but one compromise too many?

GeminiShow 340 - The Gemini Verdict!

Show 339 - The OnePlus 6 and the Smartphone Pantheon

Show 338 - My hands-on verdict on the Honor 10 budget flagship

XZ1 CompactShow 337 - Living with a 'compact flagship' - the Sony XZ1 Compact.

Show 336 - My hands-on verdict on the Huawei P20 Pro flagship

Show 336 - My hands-on verdict on the Huawei P20 Pro flagship

Show 335 - My take on a dozen smartphone Hot Potatoes - controversial spec points!

P20 ProShow 334 - Taming the Samsung Experience, plus news of the Huawei P20 Pro.

Show 333 - My extended verdict on the Samsung Galaxy S9, the flagship with everything

Show 332 - My hands-on PREVIEW of the Gemini PDA, setting this new smartphone into context and clarifying who it's for.

Mate 10 ProShow 331 - Review of the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, super premium design and specs

Show 330 - The three phases of PureView - camera phone domination

Show 329 - My Razer Phone verdict, with updated speaker, camera and display software...

Wileyfox ProShow 328 - A look at two new wheezes from Wileyfox: ad-supported Android phones, and a secure Windows 10 Mobile handset for businesses

Show 327 - Hands-on review of the Nokia 8, a cheaper and more capable Pixel 2?

Show 326 - Hands-on review of the brand new Honor 7X, the flawed mid-ranger

iPhone 5TShow 325 - Detailed review of the OnePlus 5T, this year's true budget flagship

Show 324 - Why Google's making it hard to pick a flagship, and my Top 5 Phones for Christmas 2017

Show 323 - Exclusive (p)review of the retail Razer Phone, the gaming monster

iPhone XShow 322 - Comparative review of the Apple iPhone X and Google Pixel 2 XL

Show 321 - News of the Huawei Mate 10 line and my initial verdict on the Google Pixel 2

Show 320 - News of the Google Pixel 2 and my verdict on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

iPhone 8 Plus

Archive of earlier Smartphones Shows