Battle of the 48MP midrange phones – Redmi Note 7 vs Meizu Note 9 vs Umidigi S3 Pro

The new trend in smartphone photography is having a 48MP main sensor on the back. Technically, this will achieve higher quality photos compared to smartphones from last year. But the sensor is just one part of the story. Software, lenses and many more play a crucial role in the quality of your shots. Still, thanks to improvements in all those areas, a 48MP camera on even mid-range devices is a possibility. In this article, we will look at three of…

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Hands-on Review

A couple of years ago there was no such thing as a “gaming” smartphone. It was assumed that all high-end devices could game very well if needed. However, with the rise in quality of mobile games and also because of the increased popularity of PUBG Mobile and Fortnite Mobile, manufacturers soon started to offer devices that try to offer an advantage for mobile gamers. The latest device that tries to profit from this market is the Xiaomi Black Shark 2,…

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 vs Nubia Red Magic Mars vs Vivo iQOO: Battle of the gaming smartphones

We did a comparison between the gaming smartphones available a few months ago and today, with the launch of Xiaomi’s Black Shark 2, it is time to make another one. This time we will let the specs of the top three Chinese gaming smartphone battle head to head and see which one has the best price to performance ratio. So, let us take a look at what the Xiaomi Black Shark 2, the ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars and the…

Umidigi Z2 Pro Review – Decent Price for a Decent Phone

There was a time when good smartphones would set you back at least $500-$600. High-end smartphones are still quite expensive and they actually started to get a bit more expensive as manufacturers tend to put more and more features in them. The progress of technology had another good impact on the market. Mid-range smartphones actually started to get good. Yes, they are not as good as flagships, and that is understandable. But gone are the days when a $250 phone…

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Review – Elegance in a full-screen body

Ever since Xiaomi launched the Mi Mix series in 2016 with the first smartphone, they tried to push the boundaries of the screen so that it occupies as much of the front of the phone as possible. Even that phone had an impressive 83.6% screen-to-body ration, and things got only better from there. The latest Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 smartphone pushes this even further by making the front panel almost 100% screen. The front-facing camera is hidden behind a sliding…