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.

The iPhone 12 Pro is one of four new iPhone 12 models released this year. Starting at $999, the 12 Pro will be most similar to last year's iPhone 11...
2 months 3 weeks ago
The TCL 10L is the most affordable device in the trio of TCL's 10-Series smartphones. For $249, the 10L features a 6.53-inch LCD display with a...
8 months 2 weeks ago
Beau HD shares his first impressions of the OnePlus 8 and how it compares against the more premium OnePlus 8 Pro. Starting at $699, the OnePlus 8...
9 months 1 week ago
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...
1 year 1 month 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...
1 year 4 months 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...
1 year 4 months 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...
1 year 4 months 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-...
1 year 4 months 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,...
1 year 4 months 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
1 year 8 months 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...
1 year 9 months 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...
2 years 1 month 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...
2 years 2 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...
2 years 2 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...
2 years 5 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...
2 years 7 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...
3 years 2 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...
3 years 3 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...
3 years 3 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...
3 years 3 months ago

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