Phablet articles

HTC U Ultra Review: What went wrong?

The HTC U Ultra is a massive handset. It has a 5.7-inch display as well as a secondary display and capacitive navigation buttons. When combined with large bezels and a huge chin, the U Ultra can be an unwieldy device. But that's not all, something with HTC's latest flagship has really gone wrong.

HTC's latest phone, the U Ultra is getting mixed to positive reviews

The HTC U Ultra is the company's latest flagship, with a unique liquid-metal finish and a range of eye-catching finishes, the U Ultra is an attractive big phone. Packing well-rounded, powerful hardware and interesting features like a secondary notification panel and 24-bit audio (sans headphone jack), this phablet may be worthy of your consideration, though most reviewers are not keen about its premium pricing.

The first Project Tango AR smartphone arrives next month

Google may putting all its weight behind the new Pixel smartphones as it moves to become a full-fledged, vertically integrated device maker — controlling hardware, software, and ecosystem design. But that doesn't mean it has forgotten about its other, niche…

Meizu m3 Note Review: A budget smartphone with plenty to like

The Meizu m3 Note is a 5.5-inch budget device with an attractive price tag of just $170, placing it in direct competition with the third-gen Moto G. There’s a lot of quality in this device at its price, including a 1080p IPS LCD on the front, an octa-core Helio P10 SoC on the inside, a huge 4,100 mAh battery, a fingerprint sensor, and a 13-megapixel rear camera.

Huawei unveils Kirin 950-powered Mate 8 smartphone

Huawei, the world’s third-largest smartphone vendor, unveiled its latest flagship smartphone earlier today in Shanghai. If you’re the type that prefers a large handset loaded with the latest technology, the Mate 8 is right up your alley.

iPhone 6s Plus Review: Apple's best yet

Like previous “s” releases, the iPhone 6s Plus is defined by a single feature. This time around, that new feature is 3D Touch, best described as right-click for your iPhone. The new iPhone 6S Plus also features an upgraded 12-megapixel iSight camera with 4K recording and a powerful new A9 processor that's up to 70 percent faster than the A8.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Review: A beautiful, power user device

The Galaxy Note 5 is Samsung’s latest iteration of their stylus-equipped smartphone, featuring an all new body that continues the design language Samsung established in the Galaxy S6, with other updates including the 16-megapixel camera and Exynos 7420 SoC. Naturally the Galaxy Note 5 is a larger handset than the Galaxy S6 by virtue of its larger 5.7-inch display, but if you've used a large-screened device in the past you know getting used to it doesn't take that long.