Phones

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact review

Previously, on MobileSyrup: “Sony’s Xperia ZL is an excellent smartphone. But, like I said about the Xperia T, it’s going up against the most competitive smartphone market in history.” April 6th,…

Nexus 6 review

“I’m going to drop this thing for sure,” I thought the first time I held the Nexus 6. The sixth Nexus is duly termed: it’s a large phone, with a 5.96-inch…

Nokia Lumia 830 review

There have been relatively few Windows Phones released in Canada over the past year. Canadian carriers don’t seem to have the same confidence in the platform as their American counterparts, choosing…

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review

The Galaxy Note 4 is perfect. It’s not a perfect smartphone, nor a perfect phablet, but a perfect distillation of what Samsung has been working on creating for the past…

Moto X (2nd gen) review

Two years ago, Motorola’s best phone was something called the RAZR HD. Or it could have been the ATRIX HD LTE. At the time, the company’s focus wavering, it released too many devices…

Samsung Galaxy Alpha review

It seems both tragic and inevitable that after years of legal battles, claims of design infringement, and public catcalling, Samsung and Apple continue to circle like snakes eating each other’s…

iPhone 6 review

Though it always seemed somewhat unlikely, one would occasionally hear rumblings of a larger, higher-resolution iPhone. Even when the iPhone 5 was brand new, speculation abounded for a 4.8-inch iPhone…

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 review

The Ascend Mate 2 was announced earlier this year, at CES 2014, and shown off again at MWC in March. Despite this, it didn’t make it to North America until…