Smartphone Super Guide

Your ultimate smartphone buying guide. Is an iPhone better than an Android phone? What's the difference between a Windows Phone and a BlackBerry? Why should you care? We give you the best possible buying advice.

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What's the difference between an Apple iPhone and a Samsung Android phone? What does a HTC phone do that a BlackBerry won't? We have all the answers and more!

Top five budget smartphones money can buy (Part I, 2014)

Budget smartphones keep getting better as software matures and components become cheaper. Some companies have produced inexpensive smartphones that are good enough to replace your big-brand flagship. Others haven’t had the same success.

BlackBerry buying guide

RIM (Research in Motion) is the company behind the famous BlackBerry phone. The core function of a BlackBerry smartphone is primarily sending and receiving e-mail and BlackBerry's are widely regarded as the best and most efficient mobile device for business and corporate e-mail.

LG smartphone buying guide

LG is arguably more renowned for its budget, low-end smartphones but the company produces a range of premium phones using both the Android and Windows Phone platforms.

Motorola smartphone buying guide

Motorola, like Sony, focuses primarily on the Android platform for its smartphones. It does not produce any Windows Phone devices.

Nokia smartphone buying guide

Nokia, one of the world's most recognised and popular mobile phone brands, is in the middle of a complete change in strategy.

Sony smartphone buying guide

If you're wondering where the Ericsson name has gone, Sony Ericsson is no longer. In October 2011 Sony paid Ericsson US$1.45 billion to buy out its share of the Sony Ericsson joint venture.

Samsung smartphone buying guide

Samsung is best known for its high-end Galaxy range of smartphones, but the Korean manufacturer produces phones for all types of buyers.

HTC smartphone buying guide

HTC has risen from relative obscurity in the consumer market to become one of the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers.

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