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Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G Camera review: Accurate autofocus and natural bokeh simulation

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Oppo was one of the first out of the starting block in 2021, with their premium mid-range Reno5 Pro 5G available since early January. Upgraded from last year’s Reno4, the Reno5 Pro 5G uses the ...

Denon Home 250 Speaker review: Great for a night at the movies

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The Denon Home 250 is the middle of three in the Home series of wireless speakers made by the Japanese brand (the others are the 150 and the 350). It’s an elegantly minimalistic and monochrome ...

Marshall Stanmore II Speaker review: Classic in form, versatile in function

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The styling of the Marshall Stanmore II speaker, like other Marshall offerings, retains the timeless design of the brand’s famous amps used by guitar legends like Jimi Hendrix back in the analog days and by ...

DXOMARK introduces price segmentation in rankings

Regular readers of DXOMARK will be familiar with the DXOMARK smartphone rankings for Camera, Selfie (front camera), Display and Audio that allow consumers to identify their preferred phones prior to purchase. Until now these rankings ...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G Audio review: Solid sound

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Released in September of last year, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G is the update of the first Galaxy Z Fold, which was released in late 2019. The brand made some changes to improve on ...

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G (Exynos) Audio review

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The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G (Exynos) is the global version of Samsung’s S-series base model. The device is built around Samsung’s in-house Exynos 2100 chipset instead of the Qualcomm top-of-the-line Snapdragon 888 used in devices ...

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G (Snapdragon) Audio review

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The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G (Snapdragon) is Samsung’s S-series base model for the Chinese and North American markets. The device is built around Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line Snapdragon 888 chipset instead of the Exynos variant used in ...

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G (Snapdragon) Audio review

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The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G (Snapdragon) is Samsung’s S-series flagship for the Chinese and North American markets. The device is built around Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line Snapdragon 888 chipset instead of the Exynos variant used in ...

The importance of touch-to-display response time in gaming

All smartphone gamers at one point or another have probably complained about their device’s delayed or long response time to a tap on the screen. One-tenth of a second reaction time from a finger tap ...

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G (Exynos) Selfie review: Flagship-caliber photos

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The Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is Samsung’s top-of-the-line model, leading the S21 trio of phones. It has a 120 Hz AMOLED 6.8-inch quad-HD+ (3200 x 1440) screen that supports HDR10+ video. Here we’re reviewing the ...

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G (Exynos) Selfie review: Wide dynamic range

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Samsung’s Galaxy S21 5G is the smaller, less expensive option in the company’s high-end S21 line. It has a 120 Hz 6.2-inch AMOLED display, with a lower resolution (2400 x 1080) than the Galaxy S20. ...

Nikon Z7 II Sensor review: Nikon’s best mirrorless camera to date

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The Z7 II is the first update to the Z7, Nikon’s first high-resolution full-frame mirrorless camera launched in 2018. While looking very similar externally to the original Z7, the mark II retains all the headline ...

Xiaomi Mi 11 Camera review: An eye for detail

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Xiaomi’s Mi 11 was launched at the end of 2020 and became available this year. It features a decidedly flagship-caliber WQHD+ 6.81-inch 120 Hz AMOLED display covering the P3 gamut and supporting HDR 10+. The ...

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G (Exynos) Camera review: S-series base model

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Samsung’s Galaxy S21 5G (Exynos) is the least expensive of the company’s current high-end S21 series. It sports a 120 Hz 6.2-inch AMOLED screen with a hole punch for the selfie camera, and has a ...

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G (Exynos) Camera review: The bigger twin

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Samsung’s Galaxy S21+ 5G is the middle seat of the company’s current high-end S21 series, squeezed between the slightly smaller S21 5G and the top-of-the-line S21 Ultra 5G. It sports a 120 Hz, 6.7-inch AMOLED ...

TCL 20 Pro 5G Display review: New color leader

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A brand-new release as of this writing, the TCL 20 Pro 5G is the latest in TCL’s 20 line of smartphones and is packed with features, including a quad-rear camera and a Snapdragon 7225 750G ...

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G (Snapdragon) Camera review: Ahead of Exynos

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We’ve already tested the camera of the Exynos-powered international version of Samsung’s new S-series flagship, the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G. In this review, we take a close look at the version of the S21 Ultra ...

Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro 5G Selfie review: Video contender

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The Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro 5G, introduced in October of 2020, straddles the typical mid-range and high-end price brackets. It features a 6.67-inch, 144 Hz IPS (in-plane switching) screen, a fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset, ...

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