Huawei launches some of the best phones you can’t or shouldn’t buy (Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Pro+, and RS)

Huawei’s smartphone hardware has gotten really good over the last few years. The company offers some of the best smartphone camera systems on the market and its Kirin processors are some of the best-performing chips available for Android phones. Unfortunately the company is under tight trade restrictions imposed by the United States which means that […]

Teracube 2e is a $200 smartphone with a 4-year warranty (crowfunding)

Most Android phone makers expect you to replace your device every few years. Even Google only promises 3 years of OS and security updates for its Pixel phones (the last update for the Pixel 2 is set to drop in December). But a startup called Teracube is betting that there’s a market for inexpensive phones […]

Google Pixel 5 is up for pre-order for $699, Pixel 4a 5G coming soon for $499

The Google Pixel 5 is up for pre-order starting today for $699, and the Google Pixel 4a 5G is coming soon for $499. It’s launching in Japan on October 15th, but Google says the Pixel 4a 5G will be available in additional markets starting in November. As we already knew from a series of leaks, […]

Google Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 compared (updated)

Google’s newest smartphones look a lot alike on paper. The upcoming Google Pixel 5 and Google Pixel 4a 5G are both expected to have the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor, the same basic design (with fingerprint readers on the back and hole-punch selfie cameras on the front), and the same cameras. But while the Pixel […]

Microsoft Surface Duo is now available for $1400 (Innovative, buggy dual-screen phone for early adopters)

If you’ve had your eye on the Microsoft Surface Duo, the good news is that Microsoft’s dual-screen Android smartphone is now available and early reviews suggest the hardware is pretty decent. The bad news is those same reviews suggest the software is still pretty buggy, making the Surface Duo kind of inconvenient to use for […]