Samsung Galaxy S8 Active size and specs comparisons vs Galaxy S8, OnePlus 5, LG G6

In case you missed it, the Galaxy S8 Active became official yesterday. As is tradition with the ‘Active’ version of Samsung flagships, this one will be an AT&T exclusive initially, but is poised to arrive on other carriers and be available unlocked at some point in the future.
So far, so good, but is it the right phone for you, and more importantly, how does it fare against the Galaxy S8 and all the contemporary Android flagships out there? Taking tons of pages from Galaxy S8′ s book, the S8 Active is a more rugged and durable alternative to Samsung’s …


OnePlus 5 vs LG G6

Introduction
Let’s say that you’re looking for a new Android phone, and around $500 is all you’re willing to spend. Until recently, one of your best options would have been the LG G6 – a feature-packed, water-resistant handset with attractive design and a versatile dual-camera setup at the back. But now there’s also the OnePlus 5 to consider within this price range. It may not be as flashy as the G6, but assets like the top-notch hardware specs and the dual-camera arrangement make this one of the best value-for-money Android device money can buy right now. So, which one should you go for: the …

FYI, Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 have been certified for being environmentally friendly

Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 are the first smartphones to receive an EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) certificate, directly approved by the Green Electronics Council and Underwriters Laboratories.

The smartphones were subjected to multiple tests focused on many environmental aspects, including the using of toxic materials, energy efficiency and corporations’ social contributions.

But this isn’t why Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 are the first to get this special certification, but because the new mobile phone category for EPEAT has been …

iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7/7Plus, Galaxy S8/S8+, LG G6, Google Pixel: size comparison

With the 10th anniversary of the iPhone inching closer and closer, the number of iPhone 8 leaks is reaching critical levels. We’ve seen copious amounts of renders, blueprints, 3D-printed mockups, we’ve heard all the rumors and speculation about the fingerprint sensor (or possibly the lack thereof), about the display, about the camera, about the power and volume buttons, about the entire design and its countless prototypes… We’ve heard it all, folks! There are some details about the iPhone 8 still shrouded in mystery, that’s for sure, but then there’s a lot of stuff that …

Battle of the Snapdragons: Moto Z2 Force Edition vs Galaxy S8+ vs OnePlus 5 vs LG G6 specs comparison

The Moto Z2 Force is official, and of course, this commands a specs comparison with the rest of the flagships out there, namely the profound troopers the Galaxy S8, the OnePlus 5, and the HTC U11 all are.
We called this one “Battle of the Snapdragons”, and it’s pretty fitting, given that they all have Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 on deck. 
That’s the common denominator here, but how do the rest of the specs compare? There’s literally nothing stopping us from finding out, so let’s just jump right into it!
SpecsMoto …

Moto Z2 Force Edition size comparison vs Galaxy S8, S8+, LG G6, OnePlus 5, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus

After Samsung, LG, HTC, OnePlus, and a whole trove of other popular and lesser-known smartphone makers have already made their flagship devices official so far in 2017, it’s finally time for Motorola to unload its heavy artillery and treat us all to a proper flagship that will rival all the trendy flagships on the market.
Specs-wise, the Moto Z2 Force Edition is quite comparable with the majority of its rivals, and rest assured it doesn’t fall much behind in any category… But how does the  Moto Z2 Force compare against just about any flagship out there …

Deal: Unlocked LG G6 (US model) now costs only $449.99

Lately, we’ve been reporting about various deals involving the unlocked, international version of the LG G6 (which comes with 64 GB of storage space and no US warranty) – at one point, this handset was offered for $400. Now, we’re glad to inform you that the US variant of the unlocked G6 is available for under $500, too, thanks to Best Buy.

Best Buy is currently offering the LG G6 32 GB (US warranty included) for $449.99, in either black, or platinum. This is definitely an attractive deal, especially since LG’s “recommended price” for the unlocked G6 is still $699 – just as it was a couple …

Results: same price, different beasts – would you buy the LG G6 or OnePlus 5?

OnePlus started its career in the smartphone world back in 2014, with the super-aggressively priced OnePlus One. A flagship-specced phone for $300? Yes, please! The company quickly garnered fandom and started to sneak its way into the limelight. With each year, OnePlus has also been inching towards a more respectable price-tag, too. Of course, that’s the cost of growth — it’s unrealistic to maintain an operation that barely makes a profit on its product. So, now, the OnePlus 5 costs either $480 or $540, depending on which storage / RAM variant you go for.

All the …

Poll: same price, different beasts – would you buy the LG G6 or OnePlus 5?

About a month ago, the OnePlus 5 hit the market and, save for a few unfortunate bumps, it has the smartphone fandom pleased. Well, almost pleased, as OnePlus has managed to slither up in the price tiers and its “flagship killer” no longer costs a measly $300. Nope, the OnePlus 5 will set you back either $480 or $540, depending on which storage / RAM variant you go for.

All the while, one of the major manufacturers — LG — has sliced the price of its latest flagship in less than half a year of its existence. The G6 started off with a $650 – $700 tag, but can now be had for exactly $500 unlocked. …

Display brightness and outdoor visibility comparison: Samsung Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 vs LG G6 vs Google Pixel vs Sony Xperia XZs

It’s summer in the Northern hemisphere, but you surely have noticed already: the temperatures have hit new record highs and the mood has quietly settled into that relaxed summer vibe.
Whether you are spending your spare time by a swimming pool, the beach or hiking the mountains, you are most likely accompanied by the one device that never leaves your pocket: your smartphone.

Mirror, mirror on the wall, which one is the brightest of them all?Unfortunately, using a smartphone in the summer days can be a pain for one very …