With a $649 starting price and flagship specs, OnePlus is back to challenging industry flagships for a spot in your hand. There's a lot to like in this mid-year model -- with years of support ahead, too.
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We haven't seen a live launch event from OnePlus since 2019 and even Samsung is sticking with virtual events for its upcoming Unpacked launch. Stay tuned as we travel to NYC for hands-on with the new phone.
What is the best foldable phone? ZDNet's top choice is Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 3. We analyzed the processor, display, RAM, cameras, and battery life to determine our top pick as well as six other honorable mentions.
It's a good option for those who want a stylus but don't want to spend over $1,000 for a Galaxy flagship.
What is the best Google phone? The Pixel 6 Pro is ZDNet's No. 1 choice with its outstanding camera performance and long battery life. We researched and compared pricing as well as features like the processor and display size to come up with our top pick and other honorable mentions. Google is focused on providing the best camera and Android software experiences in a smartphone and now has phones ranging across a reasonable price range.
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Unihertz is known for making phones to appeal to niche markets, but its third hardware QWERTY model is unappealing in nearly all respects.
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