First Impressions

What's good, What's bad, and the Veridict!  Our editors give you their first impressions of devices they have reviewed.

A first impression of the most powerful gaming smartphone of 2019, the Red Magic 3. Everything about this phone has been designed with gaming in mind...
3 weeks 1 day ago
One of the latest Android One smartphones to hit the market is the Nokia 4.2. For $189, it features a 19:9 edge-to-edge display with minimal bezels...
1 month 6 days ago
Beau HD provides his first impressions of the OnePlus 7 Pro after switching from the Pixel 3a XL. Both the Pixel 3a and OnePlus 7 Pro offer extremely...
1 month 1 week ago
Beau HD unboxes the Samsung Galaxy S10e and provides his first impressions of the device after using it for about one day as his daily driver....
4 months 1 week ago
At Samsung Unpacked 2019, the company announced a total of five new smartphones: the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10 5G, and Galaxy...
4 months 4 weeks ago
The Huawei Mate 20 is one of the best premium smartphones not available in the United States. While it does work with T-Mobile, it doesn't support...
7 months 3 weeks ago
Hands-on the latest flagship killer from OnePlus. Starting at $549, the OnePlus 6T features a massive 6.41-inch OLED display, Snapdragon 845 CPU with...
8 months 1 week ago
With the Pixel 3 XL, Google appears to have fixed many of the issues that plagued the Pixel 2 XL, such as the blue tint and black smear problems with...
9 months 1 day ago
Beau HD unboxes his Apple Watch Series 4 with a 44mm gold aluminum case and pink sand sport band. The Series 4 smartwatch features improved...
9 months 3 weeks ago
The iPhone XS Max is the most exciting new product Apple announced at its iPhone launch event earlier this month. The XS Max manages to cram a...
9 months 3 weeks ago
The Galaxy Note 9 may be the most competent smartphone on the market. Not only does it feature some of the most onboard storage we've ever seen in a...
10 months 1 week ago
The Motorola Moto Z3 will be one of the first smartphones to support Verizon's nascent 5G network in the U.S. when a 5G Moto Mod with Qualcomm's...
11 months 1 week ago
The Moza Mini-Mi is a new smartphone gimbal with wireless charging support built in. If you've got a compatible Apple, Samsung, Huawei, or Xiaomi...
11 months 3 weeks ago
The Huawei MediaPad M5 Pro is Huawei's most premium tablet but still comes in well below the iPad Pro's price tag. Does it offer the same level of "...
11 months 3 weeks ago
Hands-on the new LG G7 ThinQ. We do not yet know its price, but we do know it'll compete directly against the Galaxy S9 and iPhone X. Some of the...
1 year 2 months ago
Over the years, we’ve reviewed several different variations of the Gear VR, an Oculus-powered virtual reality headset that requires a Samsung...
1 year 2 months ago
Yesterday, I picked up the new 6th Generation iPad from my local Apple Store. The base 32GB model is an appealing $329 for everyone, $309 for...
1 year 3 months ago
Samsung has sent us their newest flagship smartphone-- the Samsung Galaxy S9+. The biggest difference between this model and last year’s model is the...
1 year 3 months ago
In mid 2017, Apple announced the HomePod at its WWDC Keynote. It’s the company’s first smart speaker with Siri and enters the market rather late in...
1 year 5 months ago
The first phone to come from the Razer computer company is appropriately named the Razer Phone. It’s the company’s very first attempt at a smartphone...
1 year 7 months ago

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