'Mesmerizing IPS-based display'
'polished overall experience'
'While the software and audio hardware are great, the Idol 3 is not a smartphone you’ll pick for its visual design. '
'It’s easily the most impressive phone available under $300, and it doesn’t force you to make the compromises that are commonly required by cheap phones. '
'In a market full of unwieldy phones, it is refreshingly good to come across a mobile that's actually handy.'
' The Xiaomi Mi 4i packs some fairly impressive hardware, including a 5-inch full-HD display, a 13-megapixel rear camera and a solid compact build while still sticking very close to the lower end of the cost spectrum. '
'Sound quality is the most responsive in the mid-range frequency.'
'Video recording quality is bad.'
'It will feel comfortable to most users and the Xperia M4 Aqua is very thin and light for a mid-range phone at 7.3 mm and 136 g.'
'the upper half of the rear of the phone became noticeably hot after just a few minutes of even ordinary use.'
'With decent hardware and a price tag of around ?300, it is a solid phone. '
' ZTE. 's Blade S6 is a desirable mid-range Android Lollipop phone with 4G LTE connectivity and some smart features. '
'4G and dual-SIM.'
'It’s a pain the Blade S6 doesn’t have 4G support in the U.S. too, because at $250, it’s an extremely competent phone with a highly competitive price tag. '
'If you want a phone that looks the business but you don’t need all of the bells and whistles, the Samsung Galaxy A5 looks like a great choice at half the price of a flagship.'
'If you're looking for a slender, attractive phone that has the main necessary feature set on board then the Galaxy A5 does a grand job.'
'The Samsung Galaxy A5 is a nice looking smartphone with a very thin profile of only 6.7mm, a height of 139.3mm and a width of 69.7mm. '
'You also get 1080p video capture on both the front and rear cameras, with good results. '
'nearly all Lumia phones'
'Daylight readability can be a significant problem. '
'It's the best equipped smartphone in the Lumia 640 series - it packs a massive 5.7" screen and a 13MP camera. '
'Feels a little sluggish.'
'The Lumia 735, which of course runs Windows Phone, is pitched as the ultimate selfie phone thanks to an ultra-wide, 5-megapixel front-facing camera. '
'The Nokia Lumia 735 is comfy to hold, with colourful, interchangeable cases and a good screen.'
'Granted, it's not a phone that stands out from the crowd but one that looks solid, dependable and by no means cheap.'
'Frankly, it’s impossible to recommend the Leap over cheaper handsets with superior specifications and more consumer-friendly platforms.'
'Even phones at half this price or less offer a competitive experience. '
'But the Leap isn’t made to play the latest and greatest games. '
'Processor is decidedly underpowered.'