Reviewed

With the Mi 20 Pro, Xiaomi is going up against the likes of Apple and Samsung. (Picture: Chris Chang)
The Mi 10 Pro is Xiaomi’s most powerful flagship yet
19 Jun 2020 - 5:00AM
You still need to hold the phone very steady at 30x zoom.
Zooming in 100x on the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra isn’t as cool as it sounds

It’s difficult to take a good shot at 100x zoom, but other zoom levels offer better result

15 Jun 2020 - 1:04PM
It’s possible to fold with one hand, but it’s not easy.
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip is the best foldable phone you shouldn’t buy

It’s a big phone that folds up into a neat square, but it’s not worth US$1,400

15 Jun 2020 - 1:06PM
The iPhone SE is the only budget phone that offers flagship power.
Hands-on with the iPhone SE

Apple’s new iPhone SE offers flagship power and a good camera on a budget, making it difficult for similarly priced Android handsets to compete

15 Jun 2020 - 1:06PM
The S20 Ultra is the biggest flagship phone Samsung has ever made.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra has lots of features that look better on paper

At $1,400, Samsung’s new phone offers powerful specs and overhyped camera features

15 Jun 2020 - 1:07PM
The Reno 3 Pro feels good in the hand.
The Oppo Reno 3 Pro is a feature-rich mid-range phone

Oppo’s new phone has great image stabilization and a 5x hybrid zoom for less than US$500

15 Jun 2020 - 1:07PM
The MOQI i7s has a game assistance app that not only map buttons but also shows you how much of the CPU and memory you’re using. (Picture: Thomas Leung/Abacus)
MOQI i7s is a PS Vita-like gaming phone for a niche audience

It has reliable key mapping, but the controller isn’t great for Call of Duty Mobile or League of Legends: Wild Rift

14 Feb 2020 - 5:49PM
(Picture: NetEase)
NetEase’s Marvel Super War is a MOBA game for people who love superheroes

It might be just another MOBA reskin, but massive Avengers team brawls are irresistable fun

15 Jun 2020 - 1:08PM
On the Galaxy Fold, you can see so much more than on a normal smartphone.
The Samsung Galaxy Fold has a lot to love... and a lot to hate

For US$2,000, a phone should be close to perfect, but the Galaxy Fold has too many flaws

9 Dec 2019 - 10:00AM
At first glance, it does bear some resemblance to a Nintendo Switch.
Switch-like controller makes the Razer Phone 2 a compelling gaming device

With the Junglecat controller, the Razer Phone II is a cheaper Android gaming handset than the Asus ROG Phone 2, but it still costs more than a Nintendo Switch

28 Nov 2019 - 10:00AM
Monkey King: Hero is Back is not the groundbreaking experience it could have been
Monkey King: Hero is Back is not the groundbreaking experience it could have been

Sony’s first marquee China-themed game is based on a hit animated film, but the gameplay is uninspired

28 Oct 2019 - 6:46PM
The OnePlus 7 Pro camera is better than you expect
The OnePlus 7 Pro camera is better than you expect

The latest OnePlus phone takes surprisingly good photos in both bright and low-light scenes

20 Sep 2019 - 9:10AM
On the back, there’s a reasonably bright, 2.3-inch touch screen.
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Chris Chang is a staff writer for Abacus, a sister tech site of the South China Morning Post. 

2 Aug 2019 - 3:53PM
Hit game Chinese Parents is a funny and insightful look at growing up in China
Hit game Chinese Parents is a funny and insightful look at growing up in China

PC game Chinese Parents is now in English, letting you experience life as a Chinese millennial

20 Sep 2019 - 9:08AM
Tales of the Neon Sea is good at creating the cyberpunk atmosphere in the game, but it feels empty at heart without good gameplay design. (Picture: Palm Pioneer)
Tales of the Neon Sea is a beautiful but slow cyberpunk puzzle game

The pixel art is vibrant and detailed, but the puzzles are uninspired

20 Sep 2019 - 9:03AM
Unheard is a rare gem that merges a detective game with audio drama
Unheard is a rare gem that merges a detective game with audio drama

Uncover the truth of mysterious crime cases just by listening in Tencent’s newest game

20 Sep 2019 - 9:01AM