Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact Hands-on: Thicker and Richer (Video)
The Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact is unapologetically thick, made (primarily) of plastic, and it also lacks a headphone jack. But it’s a great little phone all in all, with a Snapdragon 845 SoC and 5-inch FHD+ screen.
Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 Plus Hands-On: Object D’art (Video)
The Nokia 8 Sirocco looks and feels outstanding in the hand, even though it does not pack Qualcomm’s latest flagship SoC. In comparison, the Nokia 7 Plus isn’t exactly gorgeous, but it’s a fairly well-balanced mid-ranger.
ZTE Blade V9 hands-on: Bringing back value to power (Video)
The ZTE Blade V9 is one of the lower-profile smartphones unveiled at MWC 2018 so far, although an eye-catching “Aurora Glass” build and robust spec sheet definitely make it worthy of a little attention.
It’s way too early to conclude the Samsung Galaxy S9+ is the best smartphone money can buy in 2018, but it’s not too early to say the dual camera powerhouse looks crazy good at a first glance, both inside and out.