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Samsung Galaxy A20: Specs and Features
17 Mar 20
While we might not all get our hands on the latest Samsung with all the bells and whistles, Samsung comes through with its mid-range A and J series smartphones and Phonefinder comes through with incredible smartphone contract deals with Samsung and other big brands.You may have seen Samsung Galaxy A’s and J’s on the more affordable side of Samsung’s price spectrum, but don’t be fooled. Although th...



Top Cloud Computing Benefits For Work & Fun
16 Mar 20
Since its inception in the early days of the internet, cloud computing has risen to an essential tool in both office and personal environments. Looking to take your business (or your side hustle) to the next level? Cloud computing is the way to go!Of course, Phonefinder is here to ensure you never walk alone. With our new fibre comparison service, you can get the most out of your cloud server. Sta...



How To Protect Yourself Against SIM Swap Fraud
29 Jan 20
How To Protect Yourself Against SIM Swap ScamsIf you thought it was embarrassing when your mates got into your Facebook page, you’re going to have a tough time dealing with the aftermath of someone hacking your smartphone. Digital banking fraud increased by a dizzying 75% in 2018, and many are blaming this trend on a type of account takeover fraud called SIM Swapping. As it happens, mobile banking...



Best New Smartphones To Look Out For In 2020
22 Jan 20
It’s a new year, a new you, and boy, do we have news for you! Rumours are flying about brand, brand new smartphone releases from Samsung, Apple, Huawei and other heavy hitters in the mobile phone game. Get into the spirit of the new decade as Phil takes us through the new smartphones coming soon (and you won’t believe who’s making a comeback this year)!iPhone 12Screen size: 5.4-inch / 6.1-inch / 6...



What Happens To Your Phone Signal During Load Shedding?
13 Dec 19
So, Eskom just announced the introduction of Stage 6 load shedding and leaving the rest of us wondering how this can possibly get worse. As it is, load shedding today is a nuisance for all sorts of reasons, not the least of which being that it comes just in time for the holiday season. While Eskom isn’t being a holiday party-pooper, it’s interfering with your mobile phone signal (and your perfect...



Android Auto vs Apple CarPlay: Which Is Best?
13 Dec 19
Apple versus Android is a battle that’s be raging for the last decade (we even weighed in on it when we compared the iPhone 11 and the Samsung S10). And now, this famous rivalry has given birth to two nifty smartphone-car interfaces. At this point, given the prevalence of both of these brands, no one should be surprised that they’ve found a way to integrate your smartphone with your car’s onboard...



Benefits Of Internet Fibre Broadband
19 Nov 19
Whether you’re all in for the latest iPhone or the Samsung S10, you know you can’t dominate Instagram or your favourite mobile phone game without a strong internet connection to keep you going. If you’ve been contemplating upgrading your home’s internet connection, you can’t go wrong with fibre broadband. Most major internet service providers offer some fibre packages, which most users would rega...



iPhone 11 vs Samsung S10 | Phonefinder
12 Nov 19
Among all the exciting new smartphones coming out in 2019, none were as keenly anticipated as the Samsung S10 and the iPhone 11. And no wonder: despite these being incremental upgrades to their predecessors, their features and prices make them the top two flagship mobile phones of 2019. Of course, we can’t just leave it at that. Since iPhone vs Samsung is a battle that’s been raging for years now...



Top 5 Phone Photography Accessories
25 Oct 19
Are you feeling like you’ve lost your social media mojo? Your photos just aren’t turning out right, no matter how you set the up. Maybe your smartphone camera just isn’t up to stuff. Not all of us can get our hands on the latest iPhone with its top-quality camera features, but maybe you don’t need it (although, let’s face it, you definitely want it anyway). Phil’s here to show you how, with the r...



iPhone 11: Features, Camera and Price
18 Oct 19
Harder, better, faster, stronger – if it weren’t already the name of a popular Daft Punk song, these words could easily be the by-line for the new iPhone 11. Apple seems especially proud of this baby. Can we blame them? The iPhone 11 and its feature-rich siblings have a lot to offer the modern smartphone users. Apple boasts that this is their most durable iPhone to date with longer battery life an...



Top 5 Must-Have Apps For South Africans in 2019
16 Sep 19
Mobile phones can do a lot these days. You can play games, watch films, manage your finances, run your business, and so much more. That said, the proudly South African approach to smartphones actually turns out to be pretty simple. You’ll find your typical South African has five basic needs a smart device should meet: Connection, Entertainment, Sharing, Finance, and Safety. Phil’s found what he b...



MTN Made For Me
12 Sep 19
Perfection is hard to find in an imperfect world, but what if you could be the maker and master of your best mobile phone contract yet? MTN puts the proverbial ball in your court, making sure you only pay for the things you want in MTN contracts. Enter the Made For Me smartphone contract packages!As the name suggests, these cell phone contracts vary in terms of minutes, data, and SMSs, allowing t...



Mobile Number Portability: All You Need To Know
30 Aug 19
Mobile Number Portability (MNP) or Network Porting is a service offered by all mobile service providers in South Africa, which allows you to swap from one network to another without having to change your number. Prior to the introduction of Icasa’s amendments in 2006, trying to switch your mobile phone contract from or to any of the local cell phone networks (Telkom, Vodacom, MTN, and Cell C) was...



Top 5 Mobile Games From Vodacom
26 Aug 19
Earlier this year, Vodacom announced the launch of its dedicated gaming platform, PlayInc, which features an extensive library of games available for a daily or weekly subscription. This subscription gives you access to games you would otherwise have to pay for on the Google Play store. Plus, most of the time, you won’t be expected to fork out extra coin for in-app purchases. No adverts interrupt...



Our New Fibre Comparison Service
12 Aug 19
Since launching in 2013, Phonefinder has been helping South African finding the best mobile phone deals for their pockets from leading service providers – Vodacom, Telkom, MTN, Cell C and more. Finding your best smartphone today has never been easier!Phonefinder has seen tremendous growth in the form of 200,000 unique visitors per month, which translates into 100,000 phone applications, with 68% ...



Top 5 Budget Smartphones in South Africa 2019
01 Aug 19
As much as we all want to get our hands on the latest and greatest smartphones on the market, our bank accounts often have other ideas. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as cheap iPhones, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have nice things. Phil takes us through the top five cheap cell phones to keep you connected for less, while still giving you more. Find the best cheap smartphone with Phonefin...



What to do if your phone is lost or stolen
16 Jul 19
"I don’t know who you are, but I will find you and…”Sorry, my guy - you’re no Liam Neeson. If someone takes your phone, you’re probably thinking that that’s the end of it. Maybe a quick trip to the police station has crossed your mind. But what about your personal information? Your mobile phone had some important stuff on it! Well, all is not lost – for now, it’s just your phone. Phonefinder cares...



Netflix vs Amazon Prime vs Cell C Black: Streaming Battle Royale
02 Jul 19
Streaming services have been booming in recent years and you’re probably thinking about signing up to one of the major players: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video or SA’s own Cell C Black. But how should you decide? The best (and most entertaining solution) is to throw them all into a cage fight and see who makes it onto your smart TV. Step right up! You’re about to witness the showdown of the year....



Vodacom Video Play
27 Jun 19
With all the amazing streaming services on offer these days, there’s never been a better time to invest in a great data deal for your mobile phone or your portable Wi-Fi router. Like MTN and Cell C, Vodacom has also been making waves among its users with a bouquet of streaming options, better known as Vodacom Video Play. Phonefinder is the place for finding epic data contract deals in general, inc...



Best Travel Apps To Plan Your Holiday
18 Jun 19
Whether you’re craving an escape from the office or that old wanderlust has got you good, you need a holiday to relax and explore. Sadly, the planning that goes into a holiday can be tremendously counterproductive in getting the peace of mind you need from your travels. However, as with so many things in life, a smartphone can make planning your holiday that much easier. You’re most likely already...



Best Gifts for Father’s Day: Tech Toys For The Big Boys
10 Jun 19
Fathers Day is coming up and you’re still looking for that perfect gift to make your Dad feel extra special. He may be getting on in years, but he’s still young enough at heart to get excited about all the tech that thrills you and makes all our lives easier. Phil’s here to take you through some ideas for those gifts your homeboy would love to get on Fathers Day.For The Tough Tata: The Latest CAT ...



5 Self Care Apps To Keep Up Your Motivation
06 Jun 19
For all your good intentions, there is always getting in the way of reaping the benefits of all those resolutions you spun at the beginning of the year. Is work sapping your motivation? Or is your social life hampering your efforts at self-development? Maybe as you wrap up for winter, you’re forgetting that you’ll have to strip all those layers off again in summer. Whether you’re looking to get in...



MTN Now Lets You Recharge Your Data Via WhatsApp
06 Jun 19
MTN has introduced what it deems to be a world first for the telecommunications industry: MTN Chat is a WhatsApp channel that allows customers a direct line to recharging their airtime and data bundles. WhatsApp is one of the most popular apps in South Africa, so it only makes sense that a service partnered with this messenger app would be a better fit for most mobile-users.Keep in mind, this serv...



5 Educational Apps To Help You Smash Your Exams
29 May 19
Have exams got you pulling your hair out? If you’ve had to resort to googling "how to study for exams” then you may need these 5 educational mobile phone apps to help you survive exam season.With Prof Phil’s guide to study apps, you can "app” your marks and crack that distinction every time – class is now in session.EvernoteEvernote is the world’s favourite note-taking app and that is no exaggerat...



What Is A VPN And How Does It Work
29 May 19
You’ve probably heard a lot of people singing the praises of IP-camouflaging VPNs. But what is a VPN? Well, for starters, this three-letter acronym folds out into "Virtual Private Network” and has very little to do with your network provider (although Vodacom is currently offering a VPN for business). Phonefinder wants you to get the best out of your mobile phone contract and that includes keeping...



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