XDA Buying Guides

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G vs Samsung Galaxy S21: Which phone to buy?

The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G offers a great value for money for anyone trying to spend less than $500 on a new phone in the US. It's got a good design overall, an impressive display, reliable performance, and a decent set of cameras for the price. Samsung is also making some big promises on the...

What’s the difference between the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air?

Back in 2020, Apple introduced its M1 chip, and it debuted inside the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini. These quickly became some of the best Macs you can buy. The Cupertino tech giant then released new MacBook Pro 2021 models, powered by the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips. These new Macs not only...

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G vs Samsung Galaxy A33 5G: Which one’s better?

Samsung's latest additions to its Galaxy A-series in the form of the Galaxy A53 5G and Galaxy A33 5G make it a solid contender in the mid-range segment. The Galaxy A53 5G is the better of the two devices and it's priced at $450 for what seems like a really good overall package. As we...

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max vs Vivo X80 Pro: May the best camera win!

The Vivo X80 Pro is the latest Android flagship to hit the market, and it more than held its own -- and arguably won -- in a showdown against the Galaxy S22 Ultra.  And so it's only natural we compare the X80 Pro against another mainstream big name challenger: the iPhone 13 Pro Max. Apple iPhone 13...

Dell Latitude 5430 vs Lenovo ThinkPad T14 Gen 3: Battle of business laptops

As we approach the middle of the year, most major PC companies have refreshed their best laptops with the latest processors from Intel and/or AMD. That means there's quite a lot of choice if you want to buy a new laptop today, but it also means it can be hard to choose the right device...

These are the best cases for Moto G Power (2022) you can buy right now

The Moto G Power (2022) is still a relatively new budget-friendly phone that comes with an emphasis on long battery life. It brings a bunch of noteworthy improvements over the predecessor, including a high refresh-rate panel and more memory among other things. It looks like a solid option to consider for a starting price of...

The best Windows laptops with number pads in 2022

As laptops get thinner and lighter, there tend to be some things that get sacrificed along the way. The best premium laptops we see these days are often tiny and only have Thunderbolt 4 ports in order to save space inside the chassis, for example. Another thing that's fallen by the wayside over the years...

Does the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G support wireless and reverse wireless charging?

The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G is quite an appealing phone for an asking price of $449. As mentioned in our Galaxy A53 5G hands-on piece, it's a solid option to consider if you're looking for a relatively affordable phone with a large display, an all-day battery life, and a decent set of cameras. There's clearly...

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra vs Vivo X80 Pro: The Camera Kings battle it out

While Vivo is still flying under the radar in most chunks of the world, it's beginning to catch the attention of phone fans for its incredible cameras, and the company's latest, the Vivo X80 Pro, continues that strong camera streak. But how does the rest of the phone fare, particularly against the Android flagship, the...

The best laptops you can buy for under $1,000 in 2022

Buying a new laptop is quite an important decision. It can be hard to find the exact things you need in a laptop, and this is a device you're going to use for a few years, so it's important to choose the right one. To help out with that, we already have a list of...

Best Chrome OS games: Cyberpunk 2077, Destiny 2, Fortnite and more

Chrome OS isn't exactly known as a gaming platform. Most people associate Chromebooks with low-cost machines that work great as a dedicated browser or school laptop. However, there are several options available to enjoy fun games on your Chromebook or Chromebox. Most modern Chromebooks support Android apps, which also means Android games. Google Stadia is...

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G vs Samsung Galaxy A73 5G: Which Galaxy A-series phone to buy?

Samsung has a long list of smartphones in the mid-range segment as a part of its Galaxy A-series. And if one thing we know after comparing a handful of these phones with each other, is that they all offer a very similar package overall. That being said, the Galaxy A73 5G is currently the top...