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.

Last month we reviewed the Black Shark 2 and concluded that it was a very appealing budget-friendly gaming phone with RGB light strips and a low...
2 months 1 week ago
The iPhone 11 Pro is what many may consider the real successor to the iPhone XS. Not only does it feature an additional camera sensor compared to the...
5 months 1 week ago
The iPhone 11 is Apple's newest smartphone for the masses, featuring a faster A13 Bionic Chip with 4GB RAM, dual rear-facing camera sensors with the...
5 months 1 week ago
BOLD is a sub-brand of BLU that's focused on releasing premium smartphones with guaranteed security and Android updates. The company's newest...
5 months 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with BLU's new midrange Vivo X5 smartphone. For only $99, the Vivo X5 features a 5.7-inch HD+ display, octa-core processor with 3GB RAM, 13-...
5 months 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with BLU's new midrange Vivo XL5 smartphone. For only $129, the Vivo XL5 features a 6.3-inch HD+ display, octa-core processor with 3GB RAM,...
5 months 3 weeks ago
Hands-on the budget flagship Pixel 3a XL from Google. Does this phone bring you back to the good ol' Nexus days?  Pixel 3a XL on Google Store
9 months 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with the second-generation AirPods from Apple. While these aren't the radically new AirPods teased in patent filings and by infamous leakers...
11 months 1 week ago
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 year 2 months 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...
1 year 4 months 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...
1 year 4 months 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...
1 year 6 months 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...
1 year 8 months 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...
2 years 3 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...
2 years 4 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...
2 years 4 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...
2 years 5 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)...
2 years 5 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 $...
2 years 5 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...
2 years 5 months ago

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