'While impressive for a first attempt at a phone, the Fire's magic starts to wear off once you start using it as your everyday device.'
'Although it costs the same (or more) as competing Android and iPhone models, the Fire Phone delivers a less extensive app store and service experience and more sluggish performance.'
'At its core, it’s a decent smartphone with a few unique features, some shortcomings, and major deal-sweeteners. '
'the Fire Phone's most powerful features are used only in service of The Internet Shopping Network, not in making a great smartphone.'
'The Xiaomi Mi3 is a great-looking, well-made phone with great hardware that isn’t always made the most of by the software, at least if you're westerner importing it. '
'The Xiaomi Mi 3 is fantastic; it’s near-perfect.'
'Good battery life.'
'In its defence, video playback was free from jarring and smooth. '