Buying Guides

Best Smartphone Cameras in 2022: Apple, Samsung, Vivo, Google — We’ve tested them all!

Picking the phone with the best camera used to be an easy exercise. In the early days of the smartphone, the iPhone's camera was leaps and bounds better than Android's offerings. Then big-name Android brands caught up and for a couple of years in the mid-2010s Samsung held the crown. Towards the latter part of the...

Best Foldable Phones: The Top Folding Smartphones that you can buy in 2022

The idea of a foldable smartphone has seen its fair share of supporters and detractors, with the latter group mostly bemoaning their high prices and supposed fragility. Samsung’s taken major steps in addressing those concerns with the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3, two foldables that are priced lower than previous generations...

Does the OnePlus 10 Pro have a microSD card slot for expandable storage?

MicroSD card slots are slowly disappearing from premium smartphones. As the modern flagships get thinner and more compact, the manufacturers are finding it difficult to cram a microSD card slot, forcing you to rely on internal storage. This is true for almost all the latest flagships on the market including Samsung's Galaxy S22 series. If...

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...

These are the Best Smartphones to buy in 2022!

This has been a great year for smartphones so far -- conventional slab phones are all extremely polished, and foldables are coming into their own. So if you're looking to upgrade your phone, now is as good a time as any. We here at XDA test almost every smartphone on earth, so here's our expert...

The best gaming laptops you can buy in 2022

Gaming is one of the most popular forms of entertainment right now, and personally speaking, it's also the best one. But unlike many other forms of entertainment, gaming requires specific and often expensive hardware to enjoy. It can be hard to find something you like, and when you're spending upwards of $1,000, you want to...

These are the Best Android Phones to buy in 2022: Samsung, Google, OnePlus, and more!

The theme of this year's smartphone releases seem to be iterative upgrade instead of wholesale changes. Whether it's the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra or the OnePlus 10 Pro, the Xiaomi 12 Pro or the Vivo X80 Pro, the flagships of 2022 so far seem to be very similar to their 2021 counterparts -- many of...

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...

Google Pixel Watch: Everything we know so far about Google’s first smartwatch

Google's long-rumored Pixel Watch is finally official, and it's coming this fall alongside the new Pixel 7 series phones. The company unveiled the Pixel Watch during the I/O Developer keynote on May 11, giving us our first official look at the watch that someone left at a restaurant earlier this year. The Pixel Watch is...

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...