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Sunday Debate: Custom ROM vs. Stock Android

In our sixth Sunday Debate we are arguing stock Android against custom ROM. What do you prefer – neat and clean OS or as many features out of the box as possible? Yordan: Custom ROMs mean you value your time...

/ February 18, 2018

Weekly poll: what’s the ideal weight for a phone?

We often argue about ergonomics at the office – hard to grip screens with curved sides are the usual talking point, especially when it comes to one-handed use. But recently we started thinking about weight. Have phones become too heavy?...

/ February 18, 2018

Weekly poll results: most people change phones every two years

Most people upgrade their phones every two years – half the voters in our poll do just that. It makes sense, most carriers lock you into a 2-year contract. And even if you buy a phone SIM-free, most phone makers...

/ February 18, 2018

In Past Tense: The story of Peter’s phones

Past Tense is our latest series of articles in which GSMArena veterans take you on a nostalgia-infused ride through the phones that impressed them the most through the years. Hi, my name is Peter and I will be 31 before...

/ February 18, 2018

Huawei P20 Plus to come with 4,000mAh battery, always on display

Huawei’s P20 family of smartphones is scheduled for a March 27 announcement in Paris and we’re expecting three phones to go official then and there – a ‘regular’ P20, a Lite and a Plus (or maybe Pro?). It’s this latter...

/ February 17, 2018

Dual-curved Meizu 15 Plus pictured with some screen protectors

The Meizu 15 Plus has been a regular at the rumor mill since December last year, and even posed for some live shots a couple of weeks ago. In today’s installment of the saga of pre-announcement leaks, we’re treated to...

/ February 17, 2018

Unknown Huawei phone gets leaked, looks like the Honor 7X [Update: Mate SE]

Update: As our reader Hafiz Ng pointed out, the phone in question appears to be a Huawei Mate SE, which has a US support page, but not an actual product page just yet. The original article follows. Renders of a...

/ February 17, 2018

Google Pixel 2 users reporting device heating and battery life issues after February update

Looks like the Pixel 2 February update has brought along some major issues. A lot of users, both at Reddit as well as Google’s own forums, are complaining about their units getting warm (even with normal usage) and battery draining...

/ February 17, 2018

Deals: 50% off on both Samsung Galaxy S8 and Google Pixel 2 XL

If you are a Samsung or Google fan in the US, and are planning to purchase a new high-end smartphone, you might want to check the deals being offered on the Galaxy S8 and Pixel 2 XL. Starting with the...

/ February 17, 2018

Essential Phone launches Amazon-exclusive ‘Halo Gray’ alongside three new colors

When the Essential PH-1 launched, it was available in Black Moon and Pure White. Yesterday, Essential announced three new color options for its PH-1 including Ocean Depths, Stellar Gray, and Copper Black, all of which are limited editions. This a...

/ February 17, 2018