phonedog

LG V40 ThinQ Unboxing and First Look

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, like wireless charging, Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor with 6GB of RAM, and a total of five camera sensors. It even has some features that may appeal to the Android purists, such as a dedicated Google Assistant button. Do you think the LG V40 ThinQ is worth it? Check out Beau HD’s personal channel: PhoneDog: Twitter:…

Read More

Apple iPhone XR Unboxing and First Look

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 chip, 12-megapixel rear-facing camera, and edge-to-edge display. The differences are in the details. The iPhone XR’s display isn’t as pixel-packed, there’s no accompanying telephoto camera sensor, and no 3D Touch support. For $749, do you think the iPhone XR is worth it? Check out Beau HD’s personal channel: PhoneDog: Twitter: Facebook: Google Plus: Instagram:…

Read More

Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE Review Part 1

VOTE NOW for your favorite smartphone at Aaron does a video review of the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE, one of Sprint’s LTE smartphones. Available now for $99.99, the Victory offers a 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Lite CPU, 4-inch WVGA display, 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD recording, front-facing camera, 2,100 mAh battery, and Android 4.0 with TouchWiz. The Galaxy Victory is a nice mid-range smartphone, but the $99 price point is a bit steep considering the other devices out…

Read More

Google Pixel Stand Review: Best Wireless Charger?

The Pixel Stand from Google does more than most wireless charging pads, as it should for the price of $79. It can turn your Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL into a Smart Display, complete with a photo slideshow feature, always-listening Google Assistant, and Sunrise alarm. Do you think these added features justify its relatively steep price? Check out Beau HD’s personal channel: PhoneDog: Twitter: Facebook: Google Plus: Instagram: source

Read More

LG Viper 4G LTE Unboxing

VOTE NOW for your favorite smartphone at Aaron unboxes the LG Viper 4G LTE, one of Sprint’s new 4G LTE handsets. The Viper offers a 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3 processor, 4-inch LCD with 480×800 pixels, 5-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, a front-facing camera, 1,700 mAh battery, and stock Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). It’s available now for $99.99 at Sprint. Is it worth the Benjamin, or should you go with something else? Facebook: Twitter: Google+: Vote For Your Favorite…

Read More

LG Cosmos Touch Unboxing

Sydney unboxes the Cosmos Touch, a new phone in Verizon’s messaging phone line-up and a follow-up to the original Cosmos. Is the new touchscreen enough to keep it a solid contender? Consider Sydney’s first impressions. Visit for all the latest cell phone news, reviews, and more. source

Read More

Moto X (2014) 4K UHD Video Test

The Moto X (2014) has a host of new features including a larger display and a brand new 13 megapixel camera that can shoot UHD 4K Video! How does it stack up? Is it any better than the phones we have seen the past year which include the Samsung Galaxy S5, LG G3, OPPO Find 7/7a and many more? Well, we won’t spoil the answer. You have to see it to believe what we found! Visit for all the latest…

Read More

HTC One M9 unboxing and first impressions

Cam gets his hands on the international, unlocked variant of the HTC One M9 in gold/silver. Thanks to for getting us the review unit. It’s the first time we’ve seen the device in retail packaging, and the first time we’ve held it since Mobile World Congress a few weeks back. Although it’s only an incremental update to the M8, the new powerful processor should make light work of anything you throw at it. Other key specs include: – 5-inch, full…

Read More

HTC One V Unboxing

VOTE NOW for your favorite smartphone at The final member of the HTC One trilogy has made it to PhoneDog. Aaron unboxes US Cellular’s HTC One V, a device that closely resembles the design of the HTC Legend and Hero. It packs a 1 GHz single-core Snapdragon S3 CPU, 3.7-inch Super LCD, 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording, a 1,500 mAh battery, and Android 4.0 with HTC Sense 4. It’s not as powerful as the other One series devices,…

Read More

Google Pixel 3 XL Unboxing, Setup and First Impressions

With the Pixel 3 XL, Google appears to have fixed many of the issues that plagued the Pixel 2 XL, such as the blue tint and black smear problems with the display. The most glaring fault, if you want to call it that, is the addition of an unusually large notch. Thankfully, you can hide it via the settings, and it does serve a purpose: it houses one of the front-firing stereo speakers and two front-facing cameras. Some other specs…

Read More

Motorola DROID 3 Review Part 1

Motorola DROID 3 Review Part 1 by Aaron Aaron reviews the Motorola DROID 3, the third QWERTY Android device from Verizon. Feature-wise, it competes with the high-end boys on the market – 1 GHz dual-core processor, 4-inch qHD display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, front-facing shooter, a fantastic physical QWERTY keyboard, and Android 2.3 with the newest build of Motorola’s Applications Platform. The only potential downfall? It’s lacking 4G LTE, leading many to look past it for the…

Read More

HTC Merge Unboxing

HTC Merge Unboxing by Aaron Aaron unboxes the long-awaited HTC Merge on US Cellular. Originally thought to be coming to Verizon, the Merge offers an 800 MHz Snapdragon processor, 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording, global roaaming capabilities, Android 2.2 with HTC Sense, and a four row QWERTY keyboard. Overall, It’s a great addition to US Cellular’s growing Android lineup, and can be had now for $149.99 with a two-year agreement. ‪Facebook: ‬ Twitter: Forums: Win Free Phones: Visit…

Read More

Amazing Spider-Man 2 game review

The Amazing Spider Man 2 is a movie inspired game brought to you by Gameloft. As Spiderman you can swing and run through the city saving citizens and taking down the bad guys. But is this title worth the price tag or is it just another one of those terrible movie games? Android download: iTunes download: Check out Elly’s personal channel: Twitter: FaceBook: Google Plus: Instagram: Spin to win: Visit for all the latest cell phone news, reviews, and more.…

Read More

LG Lucid 2 Unboxing

Vote NOW for your favorite smartphone at Despite the buzz around the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S 4, there’s a lot to like in mid-range Android devices like the LG Lucid 2. Available now at Verizon Wireless for free, it offers a solid specifications list and perhaps most importantly, could be the phone for those that don’t care for the increasingly large displays that come with the flagship smartphones. Specs include: 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 CPU 4.3-inch qHD…

Read More

Pantech Pocket Unboxing

Pantech Pocket Unboxing The Pantech Pocket has an interesting design with a 4-inch display that has a 4:3 aspect ratio. According to Pantech, the square-ish design is supposed to make reading e-books and watching videos more enjoyable. Does it? In this video, Sydney unboxes the Pantech Pocket and gives her first impressions of the device. The form factor may be odd to some, but the specs are decent with a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, a 5-megapixel camera that captures HD video,…

Read More

Nokia Lumia 710 Review Part 1

We’ll likely see additional Nokia Windows Phone announcements at CES 2012, but for now, Nokia is making waves in the US market with the Nokia Lumia 710. Coming to T-Mobile on January 11 for $49.99, the Lumia 710 offers a 1.4 GHz Snapdragon CPU, 3.7-inch WVGA display with Nokia’s ClearBlack technology, a 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording, and Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango). It’s one of T-Mobile’s best mid-range devices, and should be perfect for those moving to a…

Read More

Sony Xperia Z Review Part 1

VOTE NOW for your favorite smartphone at Aaron goes in-depth in the full video review of the Sony Xperia Z! Announced at CES 2013, the Sony Xperia Z has a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU, 5-inch 1080p HD recording, 13.1-megapixel camera with 1080p HD recording, 2,330 mAh battery, HSPA+ connectivity, and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with Sony’s UI. Sony needs to get this smartphone into the US as quickly as possible, and they really need to play up…

Read More