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Amazfit GTS 3 vs. GTS 2: Should you get the newer model?

Amazfit GTS 3 $179.99 at Amazon The Amazfit GTS 3 maintained almost all of the GTS 2's positive aspects save one: the speaker. Still, you get a larger display, better battery life, and more sporting modes as opposed to the Amazfit GTS 2. + Vivid 1.75-inch AMOLED panel + Loads of health and wellness features + Alexa built-in + Newer Bluetooth 5.1 LE + Improved battery life + 5 ATM water-resistance - No speaker - Lacks third-party app support - No NFC Amazfit GTS 2 $180 at Amazon The older Amazfit GTS 2 still costs the same as its older sibling, even though it has poorer battery life and a smaller display. It does however have a speaker, along with Alexa onboard, the same robust waterproofing, and plenty of health and wellness features. + Bright 1.65-inch AMOLED display + Supports Alexa + Plenty of health and wellness modes + Speaker onboard

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: how deep are your pockets?

Samsung really aced it with its latest foldable phones, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 . They’re two of the best foldable phones we’ve ever seen, and they’re certainly the most popular. But which Galaxy Z phone is the better buy? Is a straight comparison even valid, or are they completely different phones with completely different use-case scenarios? Having spent quality time with both foldable flagships, that’s what we’re here to find out. Let’s break down where these bendy phones differ, where they’re similar, and which is the best for you. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: price and availability Both of these phones arrived in UK and US shops on August 27, 2021. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is by far the more expensive of the two, with prices starting from $1,799 / £1,599 / AU$2,499 for the 256GB model. If you want more storage,

OnePlus 10 Pro vs OnePlus 9 Pro: how big is the generation gap?

The OnePlus 10 Pro has been announced, with global availability set for sometime in March. After last year’s OnePlus 9 Pro wowed us as much as it did, we’re pretty stoked to see it. So how are the two flagship generations likely to differ? Where has OnePlus been able to make improvements? While we haven’t had a chance to go hands-on with the OnePlus 10 Pro just yet, we do have a comprehensive list of specs and a smattering of official product shots to reference. Here’s how we’re seeing the OnePlus succession process right now. OnePlus 10 Pro vs OnePlus 9 Pro: price and availability The OnePlus 10 Pro was announced in its native China on Jan. 11, 2022. We haven’t heard anything about a global rollout as yet, but you can be sure it’s coming before too long. Prices from 4,699 Chinese Yuan in China for 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which works out to around $740/£550/AU$1,056. Alternatively, you can stump up 4,999 Chinese Yuan ($786/£586/AU$1,123) for 8GB/256GB, or 5,29

Battle for the end table: Amazon Echo Show 8 vs. Echo Show 5

Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen) Goldilocks zone $130 at Amazon Pros Great compromise size Much improved camera Physical cover/off switch for microphones and camera Similar specs to the larger and more expensive Echo Show 10 (3rd Gen) Cons No Dolby processing Need a stand to adjust viewing angles The Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen) has the same 13MP camera and privacy controls as the larger and more expensive Echo Show 10 (3rd Gen) but costs nearly half as much. A better camera, better display resolution, and better speakers make this an excellent buy over the smaller Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen). Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) Bedside buddy $85 at Amazon Pros Compact design to fit anywhere Physical cover/off switch for microphones and camera Improved camera over first generation Cons Auto-brightness isn't well tuned If all you want is an Echo with a clock, the Dot with Clock is almost half the price The Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) is an incremental update over the first-generation sp

Jabra Elite 85t vs. Elite 75t: Is it worth the upgrade?

More power Jabra Elite 85t $150 at Amazon $150 at Best Buy Pros Hybrid ANC Great sound quality Better call quality than Elite 75t Comfortable fit Responsive controls Wireless charging case Cons Larger frame More proprietary ear tips Taller and heavier case Jabra had a tough act to follow with the excellent Elite 75t, but the Elite 85t take things to another level by adding on previously missing features. They also sport improvements in some key areas that make them easy contenders for the best true wireless earbuds . You're looking at a capable pair of earbuds that can do just about everything. Hanging in Jabra Elite 75t $135 at Amazon $150 at Best Buy Pros Great sound quality Smaller frame, comfortable fit ANC support through firmware Smaller charging case Maintains great app support Less expensive Cons Fewer charges from case compared to Elite 85t No wireless charging Call quality not quite as good The Elite 75t have a successor, but t

Google Pixel Buds A-Series vs. Apple AirPods (2nd Gen): A Pixel over a Pod

Familiar take Google Pixel Buds A-Series $100 at Best Buy $99 at Google Pros Same sound quality for less Integration with Android and Google Assistant Lightweight build and comfy fit Fast charging Cons No swipe gestures No wireless charging case No change in battery life Still no active noise cancelation Google brought its Pixel Buds back, only instead of an improved sequel, it opted for a more affordable variant. The A-Series leave a few things behind, but the major pieces are still in place, and that's what makes them such an attractive target for your ears. Second outing Apple AirPods (2nd Gen) $119 at Amazon From $130 at Best Buy From $119 at Walmart Pros Great microphone quality Super compact design Wireless charging case Up to 24 hours battery life with case Cons Poor sound isolation No easy media controls No customizability on non-Apple devices More expensive Apple breathed real life into the wireless earbuds category with the AirP

Google Pixel 6 Pro vs. iPhone 13 Pro Max

Google Pixel 6 Pro Ultimate camera phone $899 at Best Buy Pros Groundbreaking cameras 120Hz AMOLED screen Internal hardware on par with rivals Android 12 out of the box Water resistance and wireless charging Costs less than other flagships Cons Build quality inconsistencies Limited availability Won't get as many updates as the iPhone The Pixel 6 Pro nails the fundamentals while delivering the best cameras you'll find in any phone today. Google went with an all-new design with a large camera bar at the back that makes the phone stand out. There's a stunning 120Hz AMOLED screen, custom Tensor hardware with the latest cores, Android 12 out of the box, and all the extras. iPhone 13 Pro Max The ideal all-rounder $1,099 at Amazon Pros Outstanding battery life Smooth 120Hz OLED panel Fastest internal hardware Standout cameras for photos and videos Five years of iOS version updates All the extras Cons Costlier than the Pixel 6 Pro Still uses