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Facebook Portal review

£169.00 Typical price

First look

Key features
  • Smart display
  • Alexa
Reviewed

There are plenty of devices you can use to make a video call: tablets, laptops, mobile phones, as well as smart displays with Alexa or Google Assistant such as an Amazon Echo Show or Google Nest Hub. So what can Facebook, with all its baggage of trust concerns, bring to the party? The answer is that it’s a smart display and photo frame that’s specifically designed for fostering connections between distant people. Is it one you should think about getting? Read our full first look review.

Included in our expert review
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What’s the display like? 
  • What’s the sound like?
  • What’s it like to use?
  • Is Facebook a good brand?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Which? first look verdict
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Test results

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We have tested 154 wireless, smart and Bluetooth speakers and found that there are 12 Don't Buys and 32 Best Buys.
Range of Wireless, smart and Bluetooth speaker scores
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    Lowest score
  2. 60%
    Average score
  3. 88%
    Highest score
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