As a default, you should go into this decision assuming that the S20+ is your pick. It's a much more manageable size, and while it doesn't have the exact same cameras, battery size or screen size as the Ultra, it's really close. And outside of those areas, it acts the exact same as the Ultra in every way. Chances are you're going to be happy with that compromise, and even happier with your ability to use the phone comfortably because it's smaller and lighter. If money is no object and you want the best of the best, the S20 Ultra is there for you — just make sure you can handle its size before you buy. … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs. S20 Plus: Which should you buy?
The Z Flip’s display starts showing permanent marks and scratches far earlier than actual glass would. Part of the tried and true JerryRigEverything test is putting phones through a gauntlet of Mohs hardness picks to test when the display glass starts showing damage. If you’ve watched Zack’s videos before, you’ve likely heard that modern smartphones have “scratches starting at a level 6, with deeper grooves at a level 7.” … [Read more...] about Galaxy Z Flip durability test calls Samsung’s Ultra Thin ‘Glass’ into question
OnePlus has set itself up as the go-to company for affordable flagships. The 7T Pro delivers incredible hardware and a smooth 90Hz display for several hundred dollars less than the competition. The phone is all about maximizing value, and it serves as a nice contrast to Samsung's latest flagship. The Galaxy S20 Ultra is a beast of a phone, offering the absolute best that money can buy today. Let's see what it brings to the table and whether it's worthy of the $1,400 asking price. … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs. OnePlus 7T Pro: Which should you buy?
Cameras are another thing Samsung focused on with the S20 Ultra, and there are plenty of improvements here. Both the S20 Ultra and Note 10+ have a quad-camera setup on the back, but the S20 Ultra's is far more impressive. Its primary camera is a 108MP sensor, allowing you to capture an insane amount of detail in each shot. Samsung's also touting a new SpaceZoom feature, which gives you 10x hybrid optic zoom or 100x "Super Resolution Zoom." … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs. Galaxy Note 10+: Which should you buy?
The obvious highlight with the Pixel 4 XL is its camera, and in this area Google is the brand to beat right now. We'll have to wait until the S20+ retail units show up to see if Samsung is able to measure up to Google this year, but the new 12MP sensor shows a lot of promise. There's also the fact that the S20+ has a 64MP zoom lens with 3z optical zoom and 30x hybrid zoom, and a 12MP wide-angle lens. The Pixel 4 XL, meanwhile, is the only flagship to not offer a wide-angle lens. … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus vs. Pixel 4 XL: Which should you buy?