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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.

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 659 ("Zac Kew-Denniss and Mike Warner, The Great Flip-Flop!", 19/09/2021) manually (Size: 33MB, 64 minutes duration).

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Phones Show Chat 659 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Zac Kew-Denniss and Mike Warner

MeWe Groups Join Links
PSC - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback and Contributions
Apple's Event
Android 12 Final Release Coming 4th October
Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G gets more RAM with new update
Xiaomi 11T Pro Event - Xiaomi 11T Pro vs Xiaomi 11T
Explained - against the previous Mi versions
Paul Lund on Pixel 4a 5G Battery

Device Week
Zac Kew-Denniss on Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro
Mike Warner on the Google Tensor Chipset
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Sony Xperia 5ii
Pixel 4a 5G - Pixel 5 - Google Pixel 5a
Nokia XR20 - Ted's Review
Pixel 5 vs Motorola Edge+
Nokia XR20
Android or iOS? Is the Google-centric free-for-all worth it?
All About... Zeiss T* lenses
Xperia 5 ii vs Xperia 5 iii

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each weekend. This week's winner is J B Walsh. 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 428 (Nokia XR20 Review) and 429 (Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra Review)

Photo of the Week

Lancaster Swan by Ian Watson using a Xiaomi Mi Note 10

Swan

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 658 ("JB Walsh, Digital pandemic", 12/09/2021) manually (Size: 33MB, 71 minutes duration).

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Phones Show Chat 658 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with J B Walsh

MeWe Groups Join Links
PSC - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback and Contributions
Incoming... Apple and Microsoft Launch Events
Panino with a Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra Trick
Google Pixel 3 Phones are Bricking
Ulefone Power Armor 13 - Ulefone Power Armor 13 vs Nokia XR20
Motorola Showcases New OTA Qi Charger
Android 11 September Security Update
Android 12 Beta 5 Update
Harry Myhre on T-Mobile Digits
Germany Pushing For Longer Smartphone Updates

Device Week
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Sony Xperia 5ii
Motorola Edge+
Pixel 4a 5G - Pixel 5 - Google Pixel 5a
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra Review
Samsung A20e
Apple Watch 6
ZTE Axon 30 Ultra - Ted's Review
Nokia XR20 - Ted's Review
Samsung Galaxy S10 - Ted's Review - DeX for Computers
Nokia 808 vs Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each weekend. This week's winner is
Chris Blenkarn. 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 428 (Nokia XR20 Review) and 429 (Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra Review)

Photo of the Month Winner for August 2021

Golden Fly by Babul Mohanty using a Samsung Galaxy S20 FE


fly

Download Phones Show Chat episode 657 ("Ewan Spence, Rigid Health", 05/09/2021) manually (Size: 21MB, 61 minutes duration).

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Phones Show Chat 657 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Ewan Spence

MeWe Groups Join Links
PSC - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback and Contributions
GBP279 Pixel 4a
Tim Evans on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3
Android 11 Adaptive Notifications Kills Doze!

Rafe Blandford on the Nokia Chronicles podcast

Google Pixel 6 Series Pre-order And Release Dates Leaked
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE User Manual Reveals Lack Of Microsd Card Slot, No Charger In Box
iPhone Satellite Features Will Enable Users To Send Emergency Messages
Pixel 5a is overheating for some users, Google investigating issue

Device Week
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Sony Xperia 5ii
Motorola Edge+
Pixel 4a 5G - Pixel 5 - Google Pixel 5a
ZTE Axon 30 Ultra
Sony Xperia 1iii
OnePlus 9 Pro
iPhone SE (2020)
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra Review
Mi 11 Ultra imaging vs iPhone 12 Pro Max, Xperia 5 ii, and Lumia 950 XL

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each weekend. This week's winner is Mark Brown. 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 428 (Nokia XR20 Review) and 429 (Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra Review)

Photo of the Week

Sea Framed by Pip Tomlinson using an iPhone 12 Pro Max

Sea framed

Download Phones Show Chat episode 656 ("Juan Carlos Bagnell, Dual Decisions", 29/08/2021) manually (Size: 27MB, 64 minutes duration).

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Phones Show Chat 656 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Juan Carlos Bagnell (somegadgetguy)

MeWe Groups Join Links
PSC - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback and Contributions

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 appears in Geekbench with Snapdragon 888 and 8GB RAM
Apple launches earpiece speaker replacement program for iPhone 12
Google Shouting About off 3.5mm in YouTube Video
Paul Garner on EXIF data in iOS Photos in iOS15

Device Week
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Motorola Edge+
Pixel 4a 5G - Pixel 5 - Google Pixel 5a
All About... Dynamic Vibration
NexDock 360
LG V60
ZTE Axon 30 Ultra
Nokia XR20 - Ted's Review
Sony Xperia 5ii Promo Video
Sony Xperia 1iii
Everything we know about Google's upcoming Pixel 6 and 6 Pro

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each weekend. This week's winner is Martin Hall. 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 427 (Sony Xperia 1iii Review) and 428 (Nokia XR20 Review)

Photo of the Week

Golden Fly by Babul Mohanty using a Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

fly

Download Phones Show Chat episode 655 ("Xperia Three", 25/08/2021) manually (Size: 19MB, 43 minutes duration).

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 655 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

MeWe Groups Join Links
PSC - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback and Contributions
Tim Evans on Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3
Motorola G60s
Nokia G50 5G
Samsung Galaxy M32 5G
Frank Niethardt on Wide-Angle vs Zoom

Device Week
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Motorola Edge+
Pixel 4a 5G - Pixel 5
Dual Factor Zoom and Purity: Testing The Sony Xperia 1iii Camera
All About... Dynamic Vibration
Sony Xperia 1iii
Sony Xperia 1iii vs Motorola Edge+
Nokia XR20 - Ted's Review
Head to Head: Lumia 950 XL vs Nokia XR20
Another Widget

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each weekend. 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 427 (Sony Xperia 1iii Review) and 428 (Nokia XR20 Review)

Download Phones Show Chat episode 654 ("From unbreakable phone to broken SIM tray", 21/08/2021) manually (Size: 25MB, 60 minutes duration).

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 654 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

MeWe Groups Join Links
PSC - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback and Contributions
Google Pixel 5a 5G - 5a 5G vs 5 vs 4a 5G
Tim Evans on OS Poll in MeWe and Apple Event in September
Sony Xperia 5ii now UKP599 - Sony Xperia 5ii Gaming Bundle now UKP599 too!
Oppo Showcases New Imaging Solutions For Upcoming Devices
Motorola Edge 2021 Announced
Motorola Edge 2021 vs Motorola Edge 2020

Device Week
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Motorola Edge+
Pixel 4a 5G - Pixel 5
Sony Xperia 5ii Case Roundup Here
Dual Factor Zoom and Purity: Testing The Sony Xperia 1iii Camera
All About... Dynamic Vibration
Pixel 5 vs Motorola Edge+
Sony Xperia 1iii
Sony Xperia 1iii vs Motorola Edge+
AccuBattery
Nokia XR20 - Ted's Review
Head to Head: Lumia 950 XL vs Nokia XR20

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each weekend. This week's winner is Mark Swidler! 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 426 (Video Capture Comparison) and 427 (Sony Xperia 1iii Review)

Photo of the Week

Hornsea Mere by Karl Hales using a OnePlus 6

Hornsea

Download Phones Show Chat episode 653 ("Ian Furlong, Does anything in your pocket Fold yet?", 15/08/2021) manually (Size: 30MB, 63 minutes duration).

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 653 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Ian Furlong

MeWe Groups Join Links
PSC - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback and Contributions
Anthony Daniels on Bluetooth Codecs and Battery

Fairphone 4

Honor Magic3 Pro+

Honor Magic3 vs Honor Magic3 Pro vs Honor Magic3+

Highlights of Presentation

Honor faces potential U.S. economic ban in spite of Huawei spin-off

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3

Promo Videos of the event's products

Android 12 Beta 4 Released

Device Week
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Motorola Edge+
Pixel 4a 5G - Pixel 5
Sony Xperia 5ii Case Roundup Here
Sony Xperia 1iii
Dual Factor Zoom And Purity: Testing The Sony Xperia 1iii Camera
All About... Dynamic Vibration

Realme 8 - Realme 8 5G

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Nokia XR20 - Ted's Review

Pixel 5 vs Motorola Edge+

Nokia 1.3

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each weekend. This week's winner is John Husband! 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 425 (Chasing the Hardware) and 426 (Video Capture Comparison)

Photo of the Week

Horse at Hound Tor, Dartmoor, by Darren Hendley using an iPhone 12 Mini

Horse

Download Phones Show Chat episode 652 ("Gun proof!", 11/08/2021) manually (Size: 21MB, 40 minutes duration).

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 652 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

MeWe Groups Join Links
PSC - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback and Contributions
Anthony Daniels on Bluetooth and Charging
Malcolm Bryant on Tinkering Developers
Pixel Updates

Device Week
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Motorola Edge+
Pixel 4a 5G - Pixel 5
Sony Xperia 5ii Case Roundup Here
All About... Smartphone Fast Charging
Nokia XR20
Sony Xperia 1iii
Dual Factor Zoom And Purity: Testing The Sony Xperia 1iii Camera
All About... Dynamic Vibration

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each weekend. 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 425 (Chasing the Hardware) and 426 (Video Capture Comparison)

Download Phones Show Chat episode 651 ("Mark Hilton, Pixel Precious", 08/08/2021) manually (Size: 23MB, 59 minutes duration).

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 651 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Mark Hilton
(note that Mark lost connection just before the end)

MeWe Groups Join Links
PSC - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback and Contributions
GSMArena review the Sony Xperia 5 iii
Pixel 6 - Rita El Khoury's Graphics
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G: What We (think we) Know...
Got An Ancient Phone? You Won't Be Able To Sign In To Your Google Account Soon
New Nokia G300 and X100
Honor Magic 3

Device Week
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Motorola Edge+
Pixel 4a 5G - Pixel 5
Xperia 5ii Case Roundup Here
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G vs Sony Xperia 5ii
All About... Smartphone Fast Charging
Nokia XR20
Sony Xperia 1iii

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

The Phones Show
Tune into Steve's YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 424 (Replacing a Smartphone with a Laptop OS?) and 425 (Chasing the Hardware)

PSC July 2021 Photo of the Month

Lines by Tayo Olasope using a Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

lines



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The Phones Show (videos)

Show 430 - Full review of the Sony Xperia 5 iii

Show 429 - Full review of the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra

XR20Show 428 - Reviewing the super-rugged behemoth, the Nokia XR20

Show 427 - Full review of the Sony Xperia 1 iii

Show 426 - Update and video capture comparison

HardwareShow 425 - Chasing the hardware, is a smartphone's OS irrelevant?

Show 424 - Replacing a laptop with a smartphone OS?

Show 423 - 2009: the year Nokia lost the plot...

N95 8GBShow 422 - 2006/2007 - my most exciting year in smartphone history

Show 421 - Step inside my Mobile Office!

Show 420 - Hands-on review of a true budget champion, the Redmi Note 10 Pro

CosmoShow 419 - More QWERTY, with my review of the Cosmo Communicator, one year on!

Show 418 - Hands-on review and verdict of the Xiaomi Mi 11 5G

Show 417 - The (surprising) true value in your smartphone...

QWERTYShow 416 - A look at QWERTY options for getting text typed up in a hurry...

Show 415 - Bookending the world of 5G smartphones: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T and Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Show 414 - Apple iOS 14.3 ProRAW and a hark back to the Lumia 1020

ChristmasShow 413 - My Christmas Top 5 Phones, plus my review of the new Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G

Show 412 - NexDock Touch review - a touchscreen lapdock for Samsung and Huawei flagships...

Show 411 - Reviewing the top of the range iPhone 12 Pro Max

Xperia 5 iiShow 410 - Sony's new compact flagship, the 'Xperia 5 ii' turns out to be something of a winner all round...

Show 409 - It's new iPhone time - I review the ProductRED iPhone 12...

Show 408 - Upgrading your smartphone camera in minutes! Fairphone 3 to Fairphone 3+

Pixel 4a 5GShow 407 - It's Google Pixel 4a 5G versus Pixel 5... and the cheaper phone comes out on top!

Show 406 - It's... a new Pixel, it's a cracker, and it's compared to other new Pixels!

Show 405 - Review of the phone of the year, the POCO X3 (NFC) - amazing value for all!

3 cams iPhoneShow 404 - What Apple did right with the iPhone 11 Pro's imaging...

Show 403 - OnePlus Nord review - by way of comparison!

Show 402 - The Surface Duo - in a parallel universe!

XiaomiShow 401 - The true 'budget flagship'? Not a lot missing for under UKP250 with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro!

Show 400 - A look back at 14 years of the show, plus some well-wishers!

Show 399 - Review of the new high end Sony pro-camera contender, the Xperia 1 mk II

RealmeShow 398 - Verdict on the new Realme X3 SuperZoom - the poor man's Huawei P series flagship?

Show 397 - Review of the surprisingly solid new Xiaomi sub-brand flagship, the POCO F2 Pro

Show 396 - Reasons why the OPPO Find X2 Pro exemplifies the best and the worst in the smartphone flagship world!

TitanShow 395 - Hands-on review of the unique Unihertz Titan

Show 394 - May 2020 'Top 5 Phones' and a look at the new iPhone SE (2020)

Show 393 - Review of the super-fast OnePlus 8 Pro

Galaxy Z FlipShow 392 - Verdict on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, the smartphone that folds in half!

Show 391 - Review of the Huawei P40 Pro imaging flagship

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