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Xiaomi 11T Camera test: Decent detail, low noise

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The Xiaomi 11T is the 11T Pro’s more affordable version, using the same camera hardware but a Mediatek MT6893 Dimensity 1200 5G chipset instead of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 in the Pro model. The main ...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G Audio test: An outstanding concert-recording device

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The Galaxy Z Fold3 5G is the third generation in Samsung’s Z Fold line, with a 6.2-inch HD+ Dynamic AMOLED cover display, in addition to its main, 7.6-inch QXGA+ AMOLED display. Equipped with Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line ...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G Display test: Big screen, solid performance

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The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G is the latest update to the Z Fold line, with a display that unfolds to 7.6″  — truly enormous by smartphone standards. Along with the big screen comes a ...

Oppo Reno6 Pro 5G (Snapdragon) Battery test: Excellent efficiency

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The Oppo Reno6 Pro 5G appeared on the European market in September 2021. It fits in our Premium ($600-799) segment and accordingly comes packed with all kinds of attractive features. Let’s take a look at ...

Google Pixel 6 Pro Camera test: A big leap in image quality

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The Pixel 6 Pro is the 2021 flagship in Google’s Pixel line of smartphone, featuring a 6.7-inch OLED LTPO display with 120Hz refresh rate and QHD+ resolution, Google’s brand new in-house-developed Tensor chipset and up ...

Google Pixel 6 Pro Selfie test: Excellent front camera images and video

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The Pixel 6 Pro is Google’s top-end smartphone for 2021. It comes with a 6.71-inch display, Google’s new Tensor chipset, a triple-camera with ultra-wide and tele lens, as well as 12 GB RAM and up ...

Apple iPhone 13 mini Display test: Very close to its larger sibling

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The Apple iPhone 13 mini was released in September 2021 along with the rest of the iPhone 13 line. Except for its size, it shares nearly all the same features as the iPhone 13, and ...

Sony Xperia 1 III Display test: Pleasant color and gaming experience

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The Sony Xperia 1 III was introduced to the market in August 2021. As Sony’s latest flagship device, it comes packed with high-end goodies, including a multi-cam module with Zeiss optics. Let’s see how well ...

Xiaomi 11T Pro Camera test: Good exposure and dynamic range

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The Xiaomi 11T Pro is a Premium smartphone and the  successor to last year’s Mi 10T Pro. It features Qualcomm’s high-end chipset Snapdragon 888 and a 6.67-inch AMOLED display as well as up to 12GB ...

Realme C21 Battery test: Falls a bit short

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Appearing in June 2020, the Realme C21 lands in our Essential (under $200) segment and features a large-capacity 5000 mAh battery, which we have recently tested. Here are some of the key results. Key specifications: ...

Motorola Edge 20 Pro Audio test: Some strength in recording

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The 20 Edge Pro sits at the top-of-the-line smartphone in Motorola’s 2021 line of flagship phones, which jumped straight up from the first, super-curved-edge screen generation to the flat screen 20 series. The brand new ...

Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G Battery test: Good charging experience

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Released in April 2021, the Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G lands in our Advanced ($200-$399) smartphone segment. It comes with a multi-camera setup and dual speakers, among other attractive features. Let’s see how it performed ...

OnePlus Nord CE 5G Battery test: Very efficient

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Released in June 2021, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G lands in our Advanced ($200-$399) smartphone segment. Among other attractive features, it sports a multi-camera setup with a 64 MP main camera. Let’s take a look ...

Oppo Reno6 Pro+ Camera test: Good detail in Photo and Video

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The Oppo Reno6 Pro+ is the China-only top-end model in Oppo’s Reno range, featuring a 6.55-inch display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution and 90Hz refresh rate. It’s powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 chipset and ...

Lenovo Legion Phone 2 Pro Audio test: Excels at gaming

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Launched in April 2021, the Lenovo Legion Phone 2 Pro is designed for gamers. It comes with a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor and a large (5500 mAh) battery with fast charging, as well as ...

Apple iPhone 13 Battery test: Meeting the autonomy challenge

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Launched in September 2021, the Apple iPhone 13 lands in our Premium ($600-$799) segment and comes with a Super-Retina display and new dual-camera setup, among other nice features. Here is a summary of its Battery ...

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max Battery test: A great leap in autonomy

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Arriving on the market in September 2021, the highly anticipated Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max fits into our Ultra-premium (800€ and higher) segment and comes with a completely reworked triple-camera setup, among other tantalizing features. ...

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G (Snapdragon) Battery test: Good efficiency

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Coming to market in January 2021, the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G (Snapdragon)’s launch price puts it into the Premium ($600-$799) segment. Like its Exynos twin, it comes with a number of attractive features, including a ...

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