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Yes yes, every website and their mum is doing a yearly roundup article — we’re just joining the party.
But we had plenty of solid (if we may say so ourselves) smartphone features in 2017, ranging from the best budget wares to an interview with then HMD CEO Arto Nummela. Check our picks below.
The Chinese firm has come a long way with its camera capabilities, virtually tied with leading players when it comes to all-round photographic capabilities. We fired off a couple of camera-related questions to the company, covering hybrid zoom, the lack of OIS on the monochrome camera and more. Check this out if you want a few technical details.
From the LG G6 to the vanilla iPhone 8, we take a look at a few smartphones that were good but not quite great.
Whether it’s a hit-and-miss camera experience (LG G6) or a lack of a dual-camera setup and ho-hum endurance (the smaller iPhone), these phones will leave you satisfied but wanting.
The result of frustration as Apple calls their new iPhone the best one ever, we decided to take the obvious/sarcastic route with these predictions for 2018. Who knew that photo quality would get better, right?
Sure, flagship phones offer speedy performance and amazing photos, but what if you just need a no-frills bargain-priced smartphone? We’ve got you covered, looking at devices that excel below R2000. Furthermore, if you’re looking for a phone that can run WhatsApp and don’t care about anything else, check this list. Looking for our favourite budget phones of 2017 as of September? Simply click here.
Our Tech Savvy series is an attempt to deliver concise, relevant information for the average South African. Our latest piece is a guide to buying a second-hand smartphone. From meeting areas and inspecting the phone to everything in between, you might want to read this before visiting Gumtree.
We’ve all seen the hype and marketing around AI chips in smartphones, as Apple, Huawei and Google jump on the trend in a big way. But what kind of features could we see as a result? We take a look at six features that are enabled by AI silicon.
We’ve previously created guides to Mediatek and Qualcomm smartphone processors, so it only seemed natural to do the same for Huawei’s Hisilicon Kirin chips. From budget to flagship territory, use this guide to help you tell all their chips apart.
The South African launch of HMD’s Nokia smartphones was also attended by then CEO Arto Nummela — we naturally jumped on the opportunity to interview him. It was a wide-ranging interview, covering Stephen Elop conspiracy theories and the actual devices.
ARM’s hardware tech power all Android smartphones on the market right now, but what should we expect from the company in 2018? We interviewed Laurence Bryant, covering their new CPU cores, budget smartphones, machine learning and more.
In the market for a flagship phone but don’t want to spend five figures? 2016’s flagship phones are ideal in this regard, so we chose four older contenders.