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Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro review: the best value flagship of 2020

Mid-summer 2020, here is a vintage that will mark the smartphone market. The Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro is an excellent value for money flagship with...

The Best $500 Phone, Hands Down

Photo: Sam Rutherford The Pixel 4a 5G is an interesting phone, because on the outside it’s as plain as can be. But just like the...

Google Is Breaking the Rulesm and It’s Awesome

Ever since Google bought a big chunk of HTC and began integrating its U.S. and Taiwan teams (the Pixel 3a was the first Pixel primarily...

A Solid Phone, But Just a Bit Short on Value

Over the last couple of years, OnePlus has sort of had the “budget flagship” phone segment to itself, offering well-built phones with top-notch specs for...

Just a Good Phone for a Good Price

Photo: Sam Rutherford When Samsung chose the Galaxy S20 FE’s name (FE stands for Fan Edition), it did so because FE tested better in focus...

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live review: best to date, but not perfect

While they could have gone unnoticed alongside the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 and the Galaxy Note 20, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live stood out...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 review: my precious Cinderella!

Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo! After reviewing the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 for more than two weeks, I’m overcome with the Cinderella syndrome and wish that the clock would...

The Fastest Android Phone of 2020

The ROG Phone 3 is big, it’s heavy, and it’s got more vents and RGB lighting than most people are probably comfortable seeing on a...

Simply the Best Android Tablet

Photo: Sam Rutherford Compared to the iPad Pro, sometimes trying to pick the best Android tablet feels like a consolation prize. That’s because while Apple...

Getting to grips with the Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro: OnePlus be warned

The Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro has just been made official. A 108-megapixel camera, a Snapdragon 865, a 5,000 mAh battery, and a 144 Hz LCD...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 Review: A Second-Gen Success

The original Galaxy Fold was the most important phone of 2019. It showed how flexible display tech could create a totally new type of device...

Microsoft Surface Duo Review: Starting a Dual-Screen Revolution

Between its price, specs, and most notably its design, Microsoft’s Surface Duo is one of the most divisive phones in recent memory. But after getting...

A Super Phone Worthy of Its Name

Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo When Samsung released the Galaxy S20 Ultra at $1,400, it felt like Samsung was trying to push its super-premium phones into a...

The Best Budget Phone of 2020

As smartphones continue to get more sophisticated and more expensive, there’s a question that becomes increasingly relevant: How much phone do you actually need? Features...

World-Class Hardware That Lacks Apps

Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo It’s a weird situation when the second largest smartphone maker in the world is treated as persona non grata, but that’s precisely...

A Good No Frills Tablet with a Stylus

Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo) Let’s be honest: There’s nothing exciting about basic tablets anymore. I don’t mean those fancy (and pricey!) convertible tablets like the...

The Most Overlooked Deal in Phones

Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo) TCL makes everything from air conditioners to soundbars to washing machines, but here in the U.S., unless people are talking about...

Awesome Battery Life, But Where’s the Polish?

Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo) On paper, Moto’s return to the flagship phone world with the $1,000 Edge+ seems like it’s got all the right stuff....

This Is the Android Phone for Most People

When OnePlus first started selling phones back in 2014, it positioned its devices as flagship killers, offering similar specs and performance as high-end phones from...

A worthy update for creatives, but still no laptop killer

Fast performance • Trackpad support • Dual cameras • Long battery life • True Tone display Expensive • No Portrait mode on rear cameras •...

‘Final Fantasy VII Remake’ is a solid lesson in how to update a genre-defining classic

I have not played Final Fantasy VII. Up until recently, all I knew of the 1997 PlayStation game was that there’s a spikey-haired man named...

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Review: Ridiculously Good, Excessively Expensive

Let’s skip past all the hemming and hawing. Between its huge 6.9-inch 120Hz screen, beastly specs, 5G support, 108-MP main camera, Space Zoom lens, and...

The Best New High-End Android Phone

After checking out the Galaxy S20 Ultra, it’s difficult to forget it’s brawny build, avalanche of specs, and the impressive reach of Samsung’s Space Zoom....