At the end of last year, Oppo launched the renewal of its mid-range. The Oppo A9 2020 is the best exponent of the company within the range of 200 euros. A priori, the phone does not keep many differences with its predecessor, especially if we talk about the design. The terminal improves some of the shortcomings of the original model by sacrificing some features along the way, as is the case with the screen.
Samsung's low and mid-range family continues to grow. Now, all of them are minted under the same letter A, but going from the A10 to the A80. In this case, Samsung has allowed us to test the Samsung Galaxy A70, which is on the border of the mid-range and the high-end. And it is something that is noticeable both in its finishes and components, as in its user experience.
At the gates of launching its new Huawei P30 Pro, a server continues to use the terminal presented just a year ago, the Huawei P20 Pro, as its head mobile. A device that was committed to the rebirth of photography, as its slogan read, with a triple camera system and enough Artificial Intelligence to assist the user in any scene and portrait.
The reader who, at the moment, is reading this review could have arched his eyebrow when reading the name of the brand of the terminal in question: Vsmart. ¿ Where does this brand and why, suddenly, two new terminals have the same confidence in our stores? To answer these questions, we must put the reader in the background and explain what brand Vsmart is, which, as we anticipated, currently has a lot to do with the extinct, and longed for by many, Spanish brand BQ.V
I have been an Apple user for several years. In my work, all the devices I use are from the apple company: computer, mouse, laptop and even the new iPad Air. Which, by the way, I posted my analysis a few weeks ago. After months and months of testing different products, I have been able to verify that the different Apple devices, and in general its operating system, make it more productive when it comes to work.
The LG Q6 was one of the first mobiles that debuted the infinity screen for the mid-range. And this year it is renewed with its LG Q7 ThinQ version, a mobile with a very attractive design, water resistance and some interesting features such as its commitment to surround sound. Of course, we also find other sections where it is fairer, such as the camera section (with a 13-megapixel main camera) or its battery.
The triple camera reaches the mid-range: with three lenses in the main camera, the new Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 offers very good features in hardware and performance for 350 euros .The Samsung Galaxy A7 has an attractive design and a large screen (6 inches) to enjoy multimedia content.Its main strength is the rear camera , composed of three lenses to achieve very good results and to capture scenes with depth of field effect.
The trends in mobile devices are no longer exclusive to the high-end. Today we can find inexpensive terminals with good design, widescreen and double cameras, all without sacrificing other system specifications. The recently presented Alcatel 3V is proof of this, a terminal with high-end similarities, but for a price of about 160 euros.
We thoroughly tested and analyzed the Vodafone Smart V8 mobile. It is a fairly powerful model, with 3 GB of RAM , and a 5.5-inch screen. The phone comes standard with Android 7.1 and stands out for its ultra-thin design, just 8 mm thick.The Vodafone Smart V8 is compatible with 4G networks and has a 3000 mAh battery.
The Alcatel Shine Lite is a smartphone with a 5-inch screen, sold in a DualSIM or single-SIM version , which has 2 GB of RAM and comes standard with Android 6 Marshmallow . The design is based on a striking mix of metal and glass, available in three different colors.It is a fairly intuitive phone, easy to use and designed for those who do not want to waste a lot of time learning advanced functions.
The ZTE Axon 7 Mini is the little brother of the ZTE Axon 7, the current flagship smartphone of the Chinese company ZTE. The mini version is an excellent model to enjoy much of the benefits of the high-end range , but at a much more moderate price: 300 euros in the Spanish market.The evolution of the ZTE Axon Mini stands out, like the Axon 7, for its impressive sound system.
An easy-to-use mobile for the elderly does not have to be a terminal with a classic keyboard and large numbers to dial. The Doro 8035 is a smartphone with a touch screen , it connects to the Internet, has a 5 megapixel camera and uses the Android operating system.The star feature of the Doro 8035 is the simple interface , designed so that anyone can quickly access the most common functions: call, view or send messages, take photos, set alarms, etc.
The Alcatel brand continues to bet strongly on the smartphone sector and has just announced the Alcatel Shine Lite phone , a design terminal designed especially for young audiences and which has several features appreciated precisely by that sector of the population, such as the flash in the front camera to capture selfies in any lighting condition , an attractive aesthetic or a fingerprint reader as a security measure and protection of the phone's contents.
Those who think they have no European alternatives to entry-level or mid-range Chinese mobiles are wrong. The Germans continue to implement their seal of quality, also in telephone products. This is the case with Gigaset, which is ready to do battle with affordable and well-performing terminals made in Europe.
The infinity display reaches the mid-range. The great revolution of this year comes to a mobile with a more moderate price (350 euros) . After seeing the 18: 9 frameless screens on the LG G6, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 +, now it's the LG Q6's turn. A team that brings us a 5.5-inch panel in the body of a 5-inch .
Today, it is not so easy to find solvent smartphones with a small screen . Either we go to the iPhone 7, or the options are considerably reduced. But that does not mean that interest in the compact mobile has died. Proof of this is the Samsung Galaxy A3 2017. A mid-range smartphone with many attractions.
We thoroughly tested and analyzed the Xiaomi Mi A2, a new Chinese smartphone with very powerful cameras and at a mid-range price: the most basic version stands at 250 euros in Spain.We can choose between three configurations: 32 GB with 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB with 4 GB of RAM, or the very interesting version of 128 GB capacity and 6 GB of RAM.
The Neffos X1 is the consolidation of TP-Link in the smartphone market. A mid-range device with a moderate price and a series of features that make it an interesting alternative to the big brands. The Neffos X1 is a mobile made of aluminum, with a 5-inch panel, an eight-core processor with 3 GB of RAM and a 13-megapixel main camera.
Good, nice and durable . This is the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017, the new heir to Samsung to reign in the upper-middle range. A team that is committed to a 5.2-inch medium format and a renewed design. And it is that the renewal of the Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 and older brother of the Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 is the first terminal of the company in this price range (430 euros) that receives the IP68 certification.
It is clear that not everyone can spend 700, 800 or 900 euros on a phone. Nor do all users need a high-end terminal with dozens of features that they will not use. For those cases, Alcatel has released the Pop 4 .It is a simple, compact and very economical mobile. It has a screen 5 inches , processor of eight cores fed with 1 GB of memory RAM and a main chamber (the back) of 8 megapixels.
Sony presented its new range of Xperia X mobile terminals at the Mobile World Congress . Of the three terminals that make up this family, the Sony Xperia XA is the cheapest member. A terminal that, despite using plastic as the main material, offers us a unibody design that gives it the appearance of a higher-end terminal.
Do you need to spend almost 1000 euros on a powerful high-end smartphone? Elephone brings to Spain the Elephone U Pro, an impressive phone with an attractive design and a more than striking interior (with 6 GB of RAM).The Elephone U Pro is a powerful 5.99-inch terminal, 128 GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD card) and 6 GB of RAM.
The Alcatel Pop 4 Plus is a low-end terminal with a moderate price, but with some positive surprises in terms of performance: it has a large screen, a battery with enough autonomy and the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system as standard.One of its weak points is the camera , since it has very few default capture modes and hardly has customization options or manual configuration of settings.
Are you looking for a mobile for day to day? The entry range is increasingly present in manufacturers. In part, thanks to the help of Android and its versions, such as Android One or Android Go. But you don't have to have one of these two OS editions to stand out. The BQ Aquaris C has Android 8.1 Oreo, a 5.
The Chinese brand Huawei has decided to give the final boost to its Honor brand with the launch of the Honor 8 smartphone : it is a terminal with top-of-the-line features, with characteristics very similar to those of the Huawei P9 and with a much more affordable price: 400 euros for the version with 32 GB of storage and 450 euros for the 64 GB version .