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Mind the mid-range: 5 outstanding smartphones under $500

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
While there are a lot of notable flagships smartphones in the market right now boasting the latest designs, sleek curved displays and killer cameras. The real battleground for smartphones is in the mid-range of the market.

Review: Motorola Moto G4 Plus makes a strong case to go mid-range

By Ted Kritsonis

Buying a premium smartphone outright isn’t what it used to be, now that prices routinely hit above $1,000, except mid-range phones are creeping up to close the performance gap. The Motorola Moto G4 Plus is a solid example of a phone that performs admirably well, yet comes in considerably lower on the price tag.

Latest Apple launch shifts gears to target mid-range market

By Ted Kritsonis

There is increasingly less and less that is secretive about Apple launch events. Virtually everything rumoured to be announced yesterday came to pass, revealing that the company is trying to shore up its credentials in mid-range smartphones, while pushing the iPad inextricably into “Pro” territory.

Affordable mid-range smartphones to choose from

By Ted Kritsonis

Smartphones are pretty expensive when looking at the higher end of the scale, but the majority of handsets available are either in the mid-range or lower. Despite not having the hype or specs of more popular models, their sophistication has grown to a point where they are not only serviceable, but also reliable and robust.

Review: Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 is a solid mid-range player

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

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Smartphone competition strikes a slightly different chord when it comes to what mid-range devices are capable of, and the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 is a handset that aims to deliver a quality experience at a price many can afford. How much bang for the buck does it offer?

Reviewing the Samsung Galaxy A5

By Ted Kritsonis

Samsung has become the benchmark brand for Android smartphones, driven by its flagship Galaxy handsets. Now, it’s looking to woo those looking for something more affordable with the Galaxy A5.

Reviewing the ZTE Axon 7 Mini

By Ted Kritsonis

There is something noteworthy about a brand without serious recognition trying to create products that take design seriously. ZTE has been fighting that uphill battle with its smartphones in North America, and its flagship Axon 7 has helped the cause. Its smaller Mini sibling comes at an aggressive price, but with trade-offs to get it there.

Where your cell phone bills may be headed in 2017

By Ted Kritsonis

It doesn’t matter that one year has turned over to a new one, Canadians will still complain about their cell phone bills in 2017. The reasons aren’t likely to be any different than they have been before, and in looking at the bigger picture, the rest of the year could make things interesting.