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"Who's it for?"
Anyone who's either just purchased or is
about to purchase a top end phone or smartphone - this isn't
supposed to be TV for uber-geeks or programmers, it's more
'all about smartphones for the rest of us'.
"What happened to your MP4 downloads and feed?"
14 years after starting the show, almost
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2018. If you're blind and relied on grabbing these files in
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"When does it come out?"
In busy times, every week or two. When
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thoughts - and guests!
"Shot ON a smartphone? Really?"
Yes, virtually all of The Phones Show is
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used the Nokia N93, N86, Samsung i8910 HD, N8, Lumia 1020 and
808 PureView (the Nokia phones have
always had by far the best captured audio and video quality).
I wanted to demonstrate how powerful some of these modern
devices are in terms of multimedia creation. The Show is the
proof.... My latest are the Samsung Galaxy S9+, Huawei P30
Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro, though I'm still mixing and matching -
let me know what you think of the capture quality.
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Show 399 - Review
of the new high end Sony pro-camera contender, the Xperia 1 mk
398 - Verdict on the
new Realme X3 SuperZoom - the poor man's Huawei P series
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!
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
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*!
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!
386 - Review of the
eco-conscious Fairphone 3
Show 385 - Review
of the NexDock 2, a lapdock that transforms Samsung and Huawei
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
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