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THIS is why your phone is so damn expensive

THIS is why your phone is so damn expensive

Phones are more expensive than ever. Flagship devices from Apple, Samsung, Google, and other top manufacturers can now cost hundreds of dollars more than they did just a couple years ago. With extra storage, many of them reach well above $1,000. And with the arrival of foldable phones, which are being priced around and above…

Apple iPhone XR review: better than good enough

Apple iPhone XR review: better than good enough

Apple’s new iPhone XR is the company’s new mainstream phone, starting at $750. It has the same processor and main cameras as the flagship iPhone XS, but it has a lower-resolution LCD screen. How does it measure up? Nilay Patel reviews it to find out. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on…

The real reason Google made Android

The real reason Google made Android

So, why did Google make Android? In this week’s Processor episode, Dieter Bohn looks at the launch of Android ten years ago. The HTC G1, codename Dream, was the first commercially available phone that ran Android and it was released more than a year after the iPhone. But, here’s the thing, Android wasn’t meant to…

The best $250 phone you can buy in 2018

The best $250 phone you can buy in 2018

Looking for a great phone for under $300? We tested out a ton of different options to find out which one is the best. Motorola’s Moto G6 stood out far above the rest – here’s why. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvX Read More: http://www.theverge.com…