With the introduction on the market, for every new brand or product, they will only mention their benefits and features in the first place.
After this you maybe will see sponsored reviews or commercials. As long as you stay critical, these could be usefull for a first acquaintance.
If the brand or product is more well known you get independent reviews and also some disadvantages will be known.
I am one of the early adopters of the TSDZ2. Tongsheng sent me a comparative spreadsheet, pitching their TSDZ2 against Bafang's BBS01.
At that time, I was financially hurt by water ingress problems with the BBS01, so I bought a sample on aliexpress, check their spreadsheet and as it verified, I went ahead with the TSDZ2. My support cost of the TSDZ2 is comparatively higher, mainly play in the bottom bracket shaft, replacing a few blue gears and a few torque sensors, a few controllers each year,. The TSDZ2 is cheaper than BBS01B, I have some extra margin to cover higher support cost, so all in all, I am happy with the TSDZ2.
Then someone mentioned toseven in the pedelecs.co.uk forum. I read with some interest but no more so because the product(s) don't seem to be ready.
When someone in official capacity confirmed that the products are ready, and the superiority of their products versus products I am selling, I am of course wanting more information. The rest you already know.