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Ben Johnston

Reviews writer Ben has been with Expert Reviews since 2021, and in that time he’s established himself as an authority on all things mobile tech and audio. On top of testing and reviewing myriad smartphones, tablets, headphones, earbuds and speakers, Ben has turned his hand to the odd laptop hands-on preview and several gaming peripherals. He also regularly attends global industry events, including the Snapdragon Summit and the MWC trade show.

Recent articles by Ben Johnston

Motorola Edge 50 Pro review teaser
Motorola Edge 50 Pro review
Mobile phones

The Motorola Edge 50 Pro offers a telephoto camera on the cheap but makes some big sacrifices to hit its price point

£600 inc VAT
iPhone 15 Pro Max in hand, rear view, in front of some trees
The new iOS 18 features already available on Android phones
Mobile phones

Apple announces new iPhone features, including joining the AI race, but it offers little that wasn’t already available on Android

Honor Magic 6 Pro in hand, with a green cable plugged into the USB port, showing the charging progress on the screen
Five-minute fast charging for phones – is there any point?
Mobile phones

Realme is the latest phone manufacturer to trial 300W fast-charging – but is anyone really asking for it?

Image of a television from a front on perspective on a stand with the Sharp Dolby Atmos soundbar
I got a sneak peek at Sharp’s new Dolby Atmos soundbars
Soundbars

Sharp wants to make immersive Dolby Atmos audio more accessible – are these new soundbars where that starts?

Man on beach looking at smartphone
What is roaming data? The best UK networks for travel
Mobile networks

What is roaming data and which are the best networks for travelling abroad? We reveal all below

The best mid-range phones of 2024, tested by our experts
Mobile phones

Forget the flagships and save some money with the best mid-range smartphones we’ve tested and reviewed

Honor 200 Lite review
Honor 200 Lite review: Epic stamina in a slender frame
Mobile phones

The Honor 200 Lite didn’t impress in my performance testing but its excellent battery life and main camera got me back on board

£280 inc VAT
Motorola Razr 40 Ultra folded in tent mode on a grey backdrop with the display on
How the Motorola Razr 2024 can finally surpass Samsung
Mobile phones

If Motorola can address the few concerns I had with the Razr 40 Ultra, the Razr 2024 could be a real game-changer

Motorola Moto G04 in hand with the display on
Motorola Moto G04 review: Wholly unnecessary
Mobile phones

It gets a few things right, but the Moto G04 ultimately falls victim to Motorola’s overcrowded smartphone lineup

£90 inc VAT
Best Motorola phone
Best Motorola phone 2024: Which Moto is right for you?
Mobile phones

With so many Motorola phones to choose from, it can be hard to tell them apart. We’ve got you covered with options suited to all budgets