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How to take better selfies
21 June, 2017
As front facing cameras increase in quality, it's clear the selfie craze isn't going anywhere soon - so you may as well join them!
The 6 best camera phones
18 May, 2017
One of the main features on any new smartphone is its camera, so we've created this list of the best camera phones to help you when you upgrade.
Samsung Galaxy S7 hands on
18 November, 2016
Meet the Samsung Galaxy S7 and it's amazing 12MP Dual Pixel camera...
Game-changing tips for better winter photography
14 November, 2016
Want to find out how to perfect your winter photography? Here are our tips to capture the changing colours and unpredictable British weather...
5 clues that it's time to upgrade your phone
17 June, 2016
It's easy to become too attached to your phone. So if you're not sure if you need to upgrade, we've got the advice you need.
Camera phone jargon explained
14 April, 2016
Confused about all the techie words used to describe your phone's camera? Read our guide to camera jargon and get shooting like a pro.
How to use the Huawei P9 dual Leica camera
13 April, 2016
The new Huawei P9 has a unique dual camera certified by Leica that brings some great new features. Here's how to get the most out of it.
Testing the Huawei P9 Leica cameras
7 April, 2016
Can Huawei's big-name camera live up to the hype?
What makes the Galaxy S7 camera so good?
23 February, 2016
What makes the Samsung Galaxy S7 one of the best camera phones? We explain the tech that makes it such an amazing camera phone.
Top tech to look out for in 2016
4 January, 2016
In 2016, we should see exciting new mobile technology arrive on our smartphones. Here are some of the top tech trends to keep an eye on.
Camera comparison: Z5P vs S6 edge+ vs PRIV
10 December, 2015
We've compared the cameras on the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ and PRIV by BlackBerry to see which is best.
How important are megapixels?
12 November, 2015
We’ve always been taught to judge a camera phone by how many megapixels it has. But there's a lot more your should be considering.
Living with the LG G4c
9 July, 2015
In this article, we asked one of our trusted reviewers to try out the LG G4c for a week. Here’s what they had to say.
Make the most of Google Photos
30 June, 2015
Google Photos gives you free, unlimited cloud storage for your precious photos and videos, and an awful lot more besides. Check out our hints and tips.
The best iPhone photos in the world are stunning
19 June, 2015
The results of the iPhone Photography Awards 2015 are in, and the winning photos are absolutely stunning. Take a look for yourself...
The ultimate Android camera comparison
15 June, 2015
It's nature photography day, and we're celebrating by comparing five of the best Android smartphones' cameras on the market.
18 years of the camera phone
11 June, 2015
Today we're celebrating the coming of age of the camera phone, it's old enough to by itself a drink now. Here's a look at how far the technology has come.
Living with the LG G4
8 May, 2015
We asked one of our trusted reviewers to see what the LG G4 is like to live with, here's what they thought.
Living with the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
30 March, 2015
This week, we asked one of The Lowdown’s trusted reviewers to put down their OnePlus One and see what it’s like to live with the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge. After seven days with the new Galaxy, here’s what they thought…
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9
25 March, 2015
Now that we’ve had time to get to know the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9, we want to show you how they compare in our latest head to head video.
What do the symbols on my screen mean?
9 October, 2016
Find out what all the symbols on your phone screen actually mean...
How to fix a mobile internet connection
3 February, 2017
If you're having problems with your mobile internet connection, here are some tips...
How much data do I need?
25 April, 2017
Here's how to pick the right data plan and avoid those unnecessary bills...
Switch and save with a SIM Only contract
28 April, 2017
If you're happy with your current phone, or you're looking to cut down on your monthly...
Data test: How much is 1GB?
1 June, 2017
Those videos that automatically play on Facebook and Twitter could be pushing you...