This affordable 5G phone has a lot to recommend it, but the speakers are poor and neither the camera hardware nor the screen have moved on since last year's model.
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Although it's a decent premium-spec smartphone, the Find X5 Pro arguably struggles to justify its four-figure price tag.
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With the Astro Slide, Planet Computers has successfully updated the Psion Series 5 concept for the 5G era. If you need a phone with a physical keyboard it'll serve you well, but it's unlikely to trouble the mainstream.
Although the Poco F4 GT offers features aimed specifically at gamers, this should not put off potential buyers seeking a powerful, solidly built and relatively affordable phone.
The 6.28-inch Xiaomi 12 runs on a top-end chipset and offers decent cameras plus fast charging, but battery life is disappointing and there's no certification for dust/water resistance.
It's nicely designed and built, well priced and very capable, but the OnePlus 10 Pro doesn't stand out from the affordable-flagship crowd as much as last year's model.
Poco X4 Pro 5G review: An affordable large-screen 5G phone with good battery life but average cameras
The Poco X4 Pro 5G enters a crowded mid-market space and needs to work hard to stand out. While it has a large, high-quality AMOLED screen, a big battery and 67W fast charging, there are some significant drawbacks.
This flagship 5G handset offers an excellent specification at a decent starting price, but 120W fast charging may not compensate for battery life that could struggle to get you through the day.
The Nord CE 2 is a decent smartphone with an attractive price tag, but there's plenty of competition in the mid-range sector -- not least from last year's now-discounted OnePlus Nord 2.