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March 30, 2015

Starmobile Knight Vision: 5.5-inch with Digital TV

Starmobile has officially announced the Knight Vision – a 5.5-inch Android smartphone that features a MediaTek quad-core CPU, 2GB RAM, Dual-SIM connectivity, and ISDB-T Digital TV receiver. Continue Reading

March 30, 2015

Asus Zenfone C Review

Is it worthy to be the Zenfone’s entry-level successor? The Asus Zenfone C, first unveiled in Malaysia in January, is set to follow the Asus Zenfone 4 in being the Taiwanese tech giant’s budget smartphone king. Is it something worth considering? Read on to find out.

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March 30, 2015

Asus Zenfone C to be priced under Php5K

We managed to get info that the upcoming Asus Zenfone C, the Zenfone 4 successor equipped with a 4.5-inch screen and powered by a dual-core Intel processor will be priced at under Php5K.

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March 30, 2015

LG announces global launch of Magna, Spirit, Leon, and Joy

LG has announced that it has kicked off its global launch of its latest mid-range Android 5.0 Lollipop smartphones – Magna, Spirit, Leon, and Joy.

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March 30, 2015

Microsoft Lumia 435 Dual-SIM Review

With the recent announcement of the local price of Microsoft Lumia 435 and touted as the most affordable Lumia in the Philippines, we take a look at what this Windows 8.1-powered phone can offer while carrying a budget-friendly price tag. Continue Reading

March 30, 2015

SKK Mobile Lynx Lite gets priced at Php3K

SKK Mobile has released the price for the Lynx Lite, the company’s latest affordable offering that features a 5-inch qHD display, quad-core CPU, dual-SIM connectivity, and Android KitKat. Continue Reading

March 29, 2015

Gionee Elife S5.1 first impressions

Yesterday, Gionee launched in the country it’s slimmest smartphone to-date – the Elife S5.1. It boasts a thin body measuring 5.1mm and powered by a MediaTek octa-core CPU and Android KitKat. Check out our first impressions of the device below.
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March 29, 2015

Smartphone Features That We Would Happily Trade For Better Battery Life

We all have dreamt of the day that our smartphones can even be half as good as the clunky handsets of yesteryears, in terms of battery life. However, as it stands, all we’ve been getting this past decade are the products of smartphone arms race from manufacturers who seem to have little or no regard about battery life.

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March 28, 2015

Myphone Rio 2 Lite spotted in the wild

Along with the leaked Rio 2 yesterday, another upcoming Myphone device has been spotted in the wild: the Rio 2 Lite, which apparently had a one-day sale earlier today.

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March 28, 2015

Gionee Elife S5.1 officially launches in the Philippines

Gionee has officially launched in the country the Elife S5.1 smartphone which features a 4.8-inch HD display, MediaTek octa-core CPU, and a thin aluminum magnesium alloy body measuring 5.1mm thick.
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March 28, 2015

SKK Mobile outs the quad-core Illusion Plus

SKK Mobile unveiled on their facebook page the Illusion Plus, an affordable five-inch quad-core smartphone with 8GB of storage and a sub-Php4k price tag in tow.

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March 27, 2015

Samsung Galaxy J1 Now on Sun Cellular Postpaid Plan

Sun Cellular continues to add more handsets to its portfolio with the latest one being the Samsung Galaxy J1 – on of the South Korean firm’s latest entry-level smartphone that’s primarily geared for selfie lovers.

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March 27, 2015

MyPhone Rio 2 leaks ahead of launch

Here is your first look at Myphone‘s newest budget flagship, the Rio 2, sporting Android 5.0, a quad-core processor, and a 5-inch screen out of the box.

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March 27, 2015

SKK Mobile Lynx Lite to be available soon

SKK Mobile posted on their facebook page the specs of the Lynx Lite, an upcoming smartphone offering from the brand that is the less powerful sibling of the recently-released Lynx.
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March 27, 2015

ZTE Launches Nubia Z9 Max and Nubia Z9 Mini

ZTE has recently announced two new additions to the company’s Nubia lineup – the ZTE Nubia Z9 Max and it’s little sibling, the ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini.

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March 26, 2015

Happy Mobile Aspire: Octa-Core, 2GB RAM under Php7k

Local smartphone brand Happy Mobile unveiled on its instagram account a new device to add to its portfolio: The octa-core Aspire that packs beefy internals at a sub-Php7k price.
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March 25, 2015

Nokia 215 Dual-SIM now in PH for under Php2K

The Nokia 215 Dual-SIM, the feature phone that Microsoft introduced early this year, is now available in the Philippines for under Php2K.

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March 25, 2015

VIDEO: Oppo’s latest smartphone with very thin bezels

Photos of Oppo’s upcoming smartphone with very thin side bezels made rounds on the Internet recently but now we can see it in action thanks to an uploaded hands-on video. Continue Reading

March 24, 2015

Cherry Mobile Named #1 Vendor as PH Becomes 3rd Largest Smartphone Market in SEA

The International Data Corporation (IDC) recently published its quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker for the Asia/Pacific region which shows a significant upsurge in mobile phone shipment (smartphone or otherwise) in the Philippines. Along with it comes the news that Cherry Mobile has been named the top smartphone vendor in the country, pulling an upset victory against Samsung who now sits in the far second place.

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March 24, 2015

Meizu handsets to get Lollipop upgrades this year

A leaked Meizu roadmap shows that a lot of the Chinese tech company’s smartphones will be upgraded to the Lollipop version of their own Flyme OS as early as this month.

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March 24, 2015

Cherry Mobile Flare Lite to go on sale for Php1,999

Cherry Mobile announces on its Facebook page that its most affordable Flare, the Flare Lite, will be more affordable as it will go on sale for only Php1,999. Scroll past the break for the full details. Continue Reading

March 24, 2015

Lenovo intros K3 Note w/ octa-core CPU, 2GB RAM, & LTE

As part of Lenovo‘s Lemon lineup, the company introduces the K3 Note which packs decent mid-range specs for an affordable price tag. Check out its full specs after the jump. Continue Reading

March 23, 2015

Meizu M1 Note Review

In our previous post, the Meizu M1 Note impressed us with its chic design and very respectable benchmark test result. Now we’re here to find out if this handset has the complete package and if it really is the new phone to beat in the sub-Php8k category.

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March 23, 2015

Kata M3: 5.5-inch, octa-core, 3,300mAh battery

Kata Philippines has announced that it will soon release its latest smartphone that sports a 5.5-inch display, octa-core CPU, 16 megapixel camera, and 3,300mAh battery – the Kata M3.

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March 23, 2015

Meizu M1 Note to hit Lazada tomorrow

If you want to get your hands on the new Meizu M1 Note but you’re situated somewhere further any Novo7Tech store in the metro, here’s your chance to own this bang-for-the-buck smartphone: it’s arriving at e-commerce website Lazada starting tomorrow, March 24.

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