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Only in the midst of iPhone-and-Nexus season could a week with three reviews, a new smartwatch, and looming launches from huge OEMs be called a "lull." But we'll take the breathers where we can get 'em. On the heels of our Huawei Watch review, a new Pebble joins the fray; on the eve of our OnePlus 2 review, LG teases a weird phone with a weirder video; and as Android Pay finally starts rolling out to US smartphones, Samsung's competitor isn't far behind.
We'll talk about all that, plus get a lesson in smartphone optics and tackle your listener mail in episode 167 of the Pocketnow Weekly. Watch the video broadcast from 1:00pm Eastern on September 24, or check out the high-quality audio version the Monday after we broadcast. And don't forget to shoot your listener mail to podcast [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com for a shot at getting your question read aloud on the air!
Pocketnow Weekly 167
Recording Date
September 24, 2015
Hosts
Michael Fisher
Stephen Schenck
TJ Donegan (Reviewed.com)
Producer
Jules Wang
Podcast Rundown
 
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Learn Something
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Smartphone cameras: they've all but replaced the point-and-shoots in the pockets of the everyperson, and they've gotten so good that each successive generation seems to bring only moderate improvement. With a new generation of iPhones hitting the streets, a new wave of reviews has arrived, many of them touting Apple's camera as the best ever. TJ Donegan, Editor-in-Chief of Reviewed.com and camera expert, joins us in this segment to dispel some of the myths surrounding the "best" smartphone cameras out there, while giving us a refresher on the basics of smartphone photography in the process.
News
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LG Nexus 5X prototype visits Geekbench with average specs in tow / Previous specs reconfirmed / Latest renders land
Nexus 6P leak reveals four color options / Retail picture leak too
Pebble Time Round is the company's first circular smartwatch
Samsung Pay hits ₩35B in its first month in S Korea
Microsoft Lumia 950XL render drops with callouts for features
LG teases V10 in weird video
BlackBerry Venice will become "Priv" at launch
Listener Mail
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E-mailed submissions from Liam, Chris and WOLF

See you at 1:00p ET!
Category
Tech
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