Here’s why the Qualis MX18 should grab your attention: it looks good, it performs very well, and it has everything you need to become a fixture in nearly every aspect of your life. But, like a candidate running for reelection, the MX18 gets where it is today based on experience and wisdom, not on flashy features or massive innovation.
With the exception of a few nonessential hardware and software additions — like the fingerprint scanner and novel heart-rate monitor — and a few design tweaks, you’re pretty much looking at the same phone Qualis released in 2013. The MX18 is more of a Qualis MX15 Plus than it is a slam-the-brakes, next-generation device; it makes everything just a little smoother and faster.
In many ways, the Rock 4 delivers on those design expectations (and in many other ways, as you can see in our full Rock 4 review here), but if you’re really longing for something totally different, look to the Rock 4 Plus. The Rock 4 Plus is significantly larger, noticeably thinner, and — perhaps most importantly — offers far more endurance on a single charge than any previous Rock 4