First Look

Check out first look videos and articles of the latest and greatest cell phones, smartphones, tablets, laptops, wearables, and more on the PhoneDog First Look page.

Near bezel-less display? Check. All-day battery life? Check. Octa-core processor? Check. BLU's latest budget smartphone checks a lot of boxes for the...
1 month 2 weeks ago
The LG V40 ThinQ may be one of the most underrated smartphones of 2018. While it carries a premium $949 price, it offers top-of-the-line features...
2 months 3 weeks ago
The iPhone XR is Apple's most affordable smartphone of 2018, offering many of the same features as the more expensive iPhone XS like the A12 Bionic...
2 months 3 weeks 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...
5 months 1 week ago
A first look at the the BlackBerry KEY2. The KEYone successor features a thinner, more elegant build, a physical keyboard with larger keys, and a...
7 months 3 days ago
The one-of-a-kind, dual-screen smartphone dubbed the Axon M has arrived in my studio while it is being sold to the masses for $725 via AT&T. I...
1 year 2 months ago
The Google Pixel 2 XL doesn’t come packaged in some overly simplistic box where you can hardly tell what’s inside. It comes in a box that I would...
1 year 3 months ago
Last year's Mi Mixx was one of the most beautiful smartphones I have ever seen. When it launched, it had one of the highest screen to body ratios of...
1 year 3 months ago
Similar to the Apple Watch Series 3, the Apple TV 4K has one big new feature going for it. It’s not cellular; it’s support for 4K HDR video playback...
1 year 3 months ago
Apple refreshed the Apple Watch bringing one key new feature: Cellular. In addition to a battery, OLED display, and a processor (among other things)...
1 year 3 months ago
The iPhone 8 Plus has shipped out to consumers today and we have our unit in front of us. This is the base 64GB model in Space Gray that starts at $...
1 year 4 months ago
The iPhone 8 has officially launched. In front of us is the iPhone 8 in Gold embossed in front of the box. If you’ve ever purchased an iPhone before...
1 year 4 months ago
While the Essential Phone and Galaxy Note 8 were making headlines, we were secretly testing LG’s flagship smartphone, the LG V30. The unit we have is...
1 year 4 months ago
Verizon sent us the Moto Z2 Play, the mid-tier version of the Moto Z2 Force that has support for Moto Mods and retails for about $400 off-contract....
1 year 5 months ago
Verizon has sent us an Asus ZenFone AR, the second Google Tango smartphone on the market. So if you’re completely new to Google Tango, basically it’s...
1 year 5 months ago
At its WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) in San Jose, California, Apple refreshed many of their Mac computers including the MacBook Pros, which...
1 year 7 months ago
Hands-on with the budget Moto G5 Plus from Lenovo. For less than $300 off-contract, it features a 5.2-inch FHD display, octa-core Snapdragon 625 ...
1 year 9 months ago
Last week, Apple quietly launched a new iPad. It's not an iPad Air or iPad Pro, it's just an iPad. For $329, the new iPad features 32GB storage, a...
1 year 9 months ago
LG has released two new Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches. In this video, we unbox and share our first impressions of the LG Watch Style, the cheaper...
1 year 11 months ago
You might have already watched my 13-inch MacBook Pro unboxing and speedtest vs the 12-inch MacBook. Well, this is the 13-inch MacBook Pro with the...
2 years 2 months ago

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