Smartphone Showdowns

Smartphone Showdowns

Showdown of Honor, 6X vs. 5X

Most of you probably know Huawei as the out-of-left-field manufacturer that brought us the most perfect smartphone ever to grace the surface of the Earth (slight hyperbole), the Nexus 6P. The...

The Two Year Upgrade: OnePlus One

The One was the debut phone of oddly-named manufacturer, OnePlus. It was marketed as an affordable phone that rivals the specifications of the high-end smartphones released by top manufacturers - it...

Honor 6X vs ZTE Blade V8 Pro (Smartphone Showdown)

Looking back at 2016, we saw how entry-level devices got better and better. And as we speculated in a recent article, dual cameras are going to become the norm for most...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs. Apple iPhone 7 Plus (Showdown)

This is going to be a painful one, Android Guys (hopefully just for me - I'd rather you enjoy it). In one corner, we have Samsung - money-grubbing, hardware-peddling, literally-trying-to-kill-us-with-IED-phones Samsung....

iPhone 7 Plus vs. Pixel XL (Smartphone Showdown)

Time for something a bit different. Up until now, we've been comparing Android-based phones to one another; this time, though, we're going to compare what many consider to be the cream...

The Two-Year Upgrade: Nexus 6

Released back in October of 2014, the Moto-made Nexus 6 is looking a little gray at the temples. It's still a powerhouse, but if you still have a release-day model, you're...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs. LG V20 (Smartphone Showdown)

Something a bit different this time around, AndroidGuys - rather than comparing last year's model to this year's, I'm going to pit two high-end juggernauts against one another. I'm not gonna lie,...

LG V10 vs. V20 (Smartphone Showdown)

  Welcome back, AndroidGuys. This time around I'm presenting a breakdown of LG's latest-and-greatest, the V20, with its previous latest-and-greatest, the V10. As you might come to expect when it comes to...

Nexus 6P vs. Pixel XL (Smartphone Showdown)

I've always been a compulsive upgrader; I upgraded to every new Nexus phone, I rooted it before I even installed Facebook, and I installed daily ROMs (and switched ROMs about once...

Smartphone Showdown: Moto Z Play vs. Moto Z Droid

In a special event in June, Motorola announced the new Moto Z Play to the world. Today, we finally get to see this new addition to the Android market. In this and...

Smartphone Showdown: Moto Z Play vs. Moto Z Force Droid

In a special event in June, Motorola announced the new Moto Z Play to the world. Today, we finally get to see this new addition to the Android market. In this and...

Phone Showdown: Meizu Pro 6 vs HTC 10

The Meizu Pro 6 is a beast of an iPhone-lookalike, with insane specs and a thin, sleek body. Boasting a deca-core (10) processor, a whopping 4 GB of RAM and a 21...

Phone Showdown: iPhone SE vs Nexus 5X

Having just been announced, the iPhone SE is a refresh to the 4-inch iPhone line. Basically, it has the body of the iPhone 5 with the guts of an iPhone 6s....

Showdown: LG G5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Samsung and LG aren't waiting for Mobile World Congress 2016 to kick off tomorrow to take the wraps off its newest flagship devices. The LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7...

HARDWARE SHOWDOWN: LG Nexus 5X versus Samsung Galaxy S6

We're smack-dab in the middle of a heated smartphone release cycle which means consumers have some really great new devices to choose from. If you are in the market for a...

Google details its malware squashing strategy

You might not know this but Android has an embedded security feature called “Verify apps” which routinely scans newly installed apps to see if...