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October 31, 2014

7-Eleven Starts Selling Starmobile Devices

After establishing a strong presence in pretty much every major mall in the country, Starmobile is upping the ante as the local company announced that their devices are now available on select 7-Eleven stores in the country.

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October 31, 2014

Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 now official

Samsung Electronics has officially announced a couple of new smartphones that sport metal unibody designs, quad-core CPUs, 5 megapixel front cameras, Ultra Power Saving Mode, and LTE connectivity – the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3.

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October 31, 2014

Oppo R5 hands-on, first impressions

Place two 1-peso coins together and that’s almost how thin the new Oppo R5 is. Measuring just 4.85mm, the R5 is considered as the world’s thinnest smartphone. We had a short time to check out the handset right after the global launch in Singapore this week.

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October 30, 2014

Xiaomi now world’s third biggest handset maker

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi now ranks third in worldwide smartphone market share, according to the Q3 2014 report by research and analytical company International Data Corporation (IDC).

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October 29, 2014

Oppo R5 is official, world’s thinnest at 4.85mm

Oppo made a surprise announcement here in Singapore when it unveiled the world’s thinnest smartphone to date, the Oppo R5. The handset is just 4.85mm thin with a frame of just 4mm.

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October 29, 2014

Oppo N3 officially unveiled!

Oppo Mobile has formally announced their newest flagship smartphone, the Oppo N3. As a successor to the Oppo N1 which had a mechanical rotating rear camera, the N3 now comes with a motorized 16MP rotating camera.

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October 29, 2014

Live Blog: Oppo N3, R5 Global Launch in Singapore

We’re covering the Oppo launch of the N3 and the R5 here at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore where close to 1,500 media and bloggers from 15 countries converge to witness the unveiling of Oppo’s new devices. Check below for our live blog coverage.
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October 29, 2014

Huawei Honor 4X with 64-bit CPU now official in China

Huawei’s latest smartphone, the Honor 4X, which sports a 5.5-inch HD display and powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon 410 quad-core CPU, is now officially available in China.

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October 29, 2014

Nokia Lumia 530 Dual SIM Review

The Nokia Lumia 530 is an entry-level Windows Phone device that rocks a 4-inch display, Snapdragon 200 quad-core CPU, dual-SIM connectivity, Windows Phone 8.1, and a price tag of just almost Php5K. With Android dominating the budget smartphone segment, is the Lumia 530 still worth considering? Read our full review to find out. Continue Reading

October 27, 2014

ZTE Grand X2 L phablet to go on sale for just Php2k

For a limited time tomorrow, ZTE will be putting a huge discount on their 5.5-inch Grand X2 L (V969) smartphone that sports a MediaTek quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM, and dual-SIM capabilities. From its original price of Php11,990, it will go on sale for just Php1,999.

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October 27, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime to hit gray markets

Last month, we gave you a preview of the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, a smartphone dedicated to the selfie-ready with its 5-megapixel front facing camera. CMK Cellphones got a hold of the new Samsung mid-range phone slated to arrive in the coming weeks. How much? Read after the break.

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October 26, 2014

Blackview V3 lands, priced at Php5,999

Rounding up the list of new smartphones that Blackview Philippines launched is the Blackview V3 – a dual-SIM smartphone with a 5-inch display and runs on a 1.3Ghz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage.

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October 26, 2014

Blackview Jk-series smartphones now available in PH

In addition to the three new octa-core smartphones that the company unveiled during their grand launch, Blackview Philippines also launched three new smartphone under the brand’s Jk-series lineup. It comprises of the Jk606, Jk450 and the Jk900.

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October 26, 2014

Blackview officially launches three octa-core smartphones in PH

There’s a new smartphone brand in town! Blackview, a major distributor of OEM phones in Hong Kong, is now starting to sell eight smartphones as part of their initial lineup in the country; three of which runs on a 1.7Ghz octa-core processor from MediaTek.

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October 25, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 officially launched in the PH

Samsung has officially launched in the country the Galaxy Note 4 which means that starting today those interested in owning one can now get the acclaimed phablet through Samsung stores, partner distributors, or telcos.

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October 25, 2014

Oppo teases new phone; thinnest ever made at 4mm?

Oppo has just released a teaser photo showing two phones that are set to be launched next week. We know one is the N3, but the other one is still a mystery. Continue Reading

October 24, 2014

Meizu MX4 available tomorrow, priced at Php16,990

For those of you who have been waiting for the Meizu MX4, Novo7 Tech and Kimstore have good news for you; the handset will arrive earlier than expected and will be priced competitively.

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October 24, 2014

ZTE intros V5 Max: Budget-friendly 64-bit with 2GB RAM

ZTE introduces its new V5 Max which carries decent specs like a 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon CPU, 2GB of RAM, and 13MP camera for a price targeted to be easy on the pocket. Continue Reading

October 24, 2014

LG G3 Screen with NUCLUN octa-core CPU announced

LG Electronics has announced the G3 Screen, a 5.9-inch Full HD Android smartphone that is powered by the Korean company’s first mobile application processor, the octa-core NUCLUN.

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October 23, 2014

Hands-on with the Gionee GPad G5

We just got from the Gionee press event earlier today at SM Megamall where they opened their first concept store in Metro Manila, and we got our hands on the newly-launched GPad G5.

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October 23, 2014

Gionee to launch dual-SIM CTRL V4S in PH, pricing revealed

We just got a tip that Gionee is set to launch its new quad-core device next week, the CTRL V4S, and along with it comes a sub-Php7K price tag. Read on for the specs list after the break. Continue Reading

October 23, 2014

ASUS to launch new ZenFone and ZenWatch this month

ASUS Japan has just released a teaser that hints that the company will soon launch its new set of Zen products this month, particularly a ZenFone and a ZenWatch.

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October 23, 2014

ZTE intros octa-core Blade Vec Pro; priced below Php9K

Touted as the “most affordable true octa-core phone in the market today,” the ZTE Blade Vec Pro boasts a 5-inch HD display with eight cores of processing power and 8GB of storage. Continue Reading

October 22, 2014

Gionee GPad G5 with Dragontrail gets priced locally

Gionee recently introduced a new phablet here in the Philippines. The GPad G5 is a 5.5-inch device that’s reinforced with the scratch-resistant Dragontrail glass and powered by a hexa-core processor – all under Php10K. Continue Reading

October 22, 2014

Lumia 830 lands locally, priced at Php18,990

One of the latest additions to Microsoft’s Windows Phone lineup, the Lumia 830, has officially reached our shore.

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