'the E8's screen is very bright, and can reach the excellent 524 nits.'
'polycarbonate back panel'
Pros: Powerful handset, battery life is good.
'8 GB of built-in memory, expandable via the newly added microSD card slot.'
Still the best budget Android smartphone
Budget big screen adds 4G, lacks new design thrills
'decent construction and slightly arched casing'
'eye-catchingly low price tag'
'At 12.3mm thick the Moto E is a chunky little mobile, but the smooth curves of the soft touch back are a delight. '
'The look is simple and uncomplicated and we like that.'
'Quick and easy transition from phone to tablet.'
'First, the phone in and of itself is solid and reliable. '
'The 1080p video recording is more than usable to share with friends and family.'
'Photos captured using the camera were sharp and full of detail, though colors were too bright.'
Cheap, waterproof phone is strong like ox, but flounders on performance
'On the whole the S5 mini's extras are plentiful for the price.'
'The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini has the same rubberised design as its full-size brother, it's waterproof, with a vivid screen and decent camera.'
'Screen is bright and colourful.'
'Footage is bright, vibrant and detailed and largely free of any annoying juddering.'
'Interface and functionality
Huawei's new Emotion UI is simple, customizable and easy to master, with a pinch of helpful features.'
'Disappointing battery life'
'It is not remotely a match for phones like the Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 in pure performance, though of course this still makes it a fairly powerful mobile. '
'the price of the Ascend P7 is very reasonable for a flagship smartphone.'
'All told, the ZenFone 5 package is rather excellent. '
'Specs-wise, the Asus Zenfone 5 is a pretty interesting phone. '
'Video with the rear-camera was very disappointing, though.'
'display quality is pretty decent.'
'Such a sharp screen makes small text easily readable in the browser.'
'Similar to the Moto X, the phone sports a curved back for a comfy grip, along with sturdy Corning Gorilla glass and a splashproof body. '