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7 things you need to know before you buy a mobile phone

7 things you need to know before you buy a mobile phone

Mobile phone security can be complicated - but Which? can help. Find out the common myths and misconceptions around security updates, as well as advice on how to choose a smartphone with the most security support.

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OnePlus 9 vs 9 Pro: four years of security support announced for flagships

OnePlus 9 vs 9 Pro: four years of security support announced for flagships

After OnePlus's announcement that it will support its flagship smartphones for four years after launch, it might be time to add the brand to your shortlist. Find out what features you get on the OnePlus 9, 9 Pro and Nord N10 5G, and how it compares to other brands on updates.

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How Oppo’s Find X3 series of smartphones is gearing up to take on Apple and Samsung

How Oppo’s Find X3 series of smartphones is gearing up to take on Apple and Samsung

Oppo's three new smartphones in its Find X3 range are far from cheap, but they do offer a tempting new feature - three years of security support. See which of the three phones is best for you and how Oppo's software support compares to other phone brands.

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Popular baby monitor app put privacy at risk

Popular baby monitor app put privacy at risk

Hit baby app The Wonder Weeks could have exposed parents’ baby monitor feeds to strangers, as Which? warns over security standards in popular health apps.

Why you shouldn’t buy a refurbished iPhone 7, Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S9

Why you shouldn’t buy a refurbished iPhone 7, Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S9

You might have found a great deal on a refurbished Apple iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S9, but Which? research shows you should think twice before buying. See how long popular refurbished phones will be supported for, and which ones are worth buying.

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Samsung Galaxy A52 5G vs A72: mid-range phones with four years of support

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G vs A72: mid-range phones with four years of support

If you're after a feature-packed phone but don't want to spend more than £450, then Samsung's two new mid-range phones could be worth a spot on your shortlist. Find out how the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G and A72 compare on features, and why their long security support period makes them worth considering.

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Which? to remove Best Buys from mobile phones with less than a year of support

Which? to remove Best Buys from mobile phones with less than a year of support

If a phone is due to run out of software support in less than a year, it's no longer eligible for a Which? Best Buy. See why these security updates are so important, and check how long your phone will receive updates for in our mobile phone security tool.

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Samsung vs Motorola: who has the best phone for under £250?

Samsung vs Motorola: who has the best phone for under £250?

If you're working to a £250 or smaller budget for your next mobile phone, there's lots of choice, particularly if you're eyeing up a Motorola or Samsung smartphone. See which of the two we rate for their cheaper handsets, and how long these brands provide vital security updates that keep your phone running safely for longer.

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LG stops making smartphones: what to do if you own one, or want to buy one

LG stops making smartphones: what to do if you own one, or want to buy one

LG smartphones are no more. Find out if you should buy a discounted LG phone, and whether your current LG phone will still receive vital security updates.

Why we can’t give the Huawei Mate 40 Pro a Best Buy recommendation

Why we can’t give the Huawei Mate 40 Pro a Best Buy recommendation

Huawei phones released in 2020 and beyond are missing Google apps and services. Find out how this affects new releases such as the Huawei Mate 40 Pro and why Which? can no longer award its Best Buy recommendation for Huawei phones.

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