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September 20, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 LTE now official

Samsung’s new phablet, the Galaxy Mega 2 LTE, is now officially listed on Samsung Thailand’s webpage. It boasts a 6-inch HD display, quad-core CPU, Android KitKat, and 4G LTE connectivity.

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September 20, 2014

Mid-range Samsung Galaxy A5 photos and specs surface

A series of photos along with a list of specs are fresh out of the rumor mill regarding Samsung’s follow up device to their Galaxy Alpha – the Galaxy A5 (SM-A500). It reportedly features mid-range specs and is thin just like the Alpha. Continue Reading

September 19, 2014

iPhone 6 selling on Lazada for at least Php64K

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is currently going on sale in some countries outside the Philippines but Lazada PH is already selling it here starting at around Php64K up to almost Php100K. Continue Reading

September 18, 2014

BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 now official

BlackBerry’s newest luxury smartphone the Porsche Design P’9983 is now official, and it sports a 3.1-inch touch screen display, dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus CPU, and powered by BlackBerry OS 10.3. Continue Reading

September 17, 2014

Graphed: Flagship Smartphone Announcement Calendar

Almost all the flagship smartphones are already out and announced for this year, except the Nexus if Google does plan on unveiling one. Nevertheless, we took the effort of compiling the announcements of major flagship smartphones from companies across three iterations and we graphed them to give you a better look at when companies announce their best smartphones. Continue Reading

September 17, 2014

Oppo N3 render leaks

Oppo’s upcoming smartphone, the N3, is set to be unveiled next month. But we already received a leaked render showing a design that is different from what is circulating in the web for a few days now.

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September 16, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime leaks selfie-centred specs

It looks like there’s a new model in Samsung’s Galaxy Grand lineup as a new leak emerges. The leaked details of Galaxy Grand Prime reveals a list of specs with the front camera shaping to be targeted towards the selfie fanatics. Continue Reading

September 16, 2014

What to expect when Android One arrives in Philippines

We’ve reported on what Android One is all about and we saw the first family of devices launched yesterday. During this event Google also announced the pending arrival to our local shores. What should we expect from the tech giant when the said program arrives in the Philippines? Continue Reading

September 16, 2014

ASUS, HTC, Lenovo working with Google for Android One

Google announced yesterday the first batch of smartphones powered by Android One. Among them are devices made by Indian electronics companies like Karbonn, Micromax, and Spice. Of course, Google has also partnered with other prominent manufacturers like ASUS, Acer, HTC, and Lenovo to give its customers more options. Continue Reading

September 16, 2014

Panasonic takes on the Galaxy K Zoom with Lumix CM1

Because of the lackluster sales of its Eluga line of handsets, Panasonic had to take a step back from making Android smartphone. But it seems that the Japanese firm may have not totally given up on Android and decided to launch the Lumix DMC-CM1, a hybrid device that’s part flagship smartphone and part camera similar to the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom.

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September 15, 2014

Android One devices now official, to be available in PH

Google today launches the first batch of Android One devices namely the Karbonn Sparkle V, Micromax Canvas A1, and Spice Dream Uno. They’re all priced equally and competitively at Rs. 6,399 in India or a sub-5K local price. To add more good news, it will soon be available in the Philippines. Continue Reading

September 15, 2014

Ten incoming ‘phablets’ to watch out for in the PH

Planning to get a new smartphone with a large screen but do not know yet which one to get? We’ve got you covered as we’ve compiled a list of ten newly announced ‘phablets’, including the new Galaxy Notes and the iPhone 6 Plus, that we expect to arrive here in the Philippines.

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September 14, 2014

First Android One device leaks, priced at Php5K

We’ve reported about the Android One project which is basically Google’s initiative to offer low-cost devices running the company’s operating system. The first device (apart from the teased handset) is set to be launched in India on September 15, 2014, but details got leaked revealing its specs and pricing.

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September 13, 2014

Skk Mobile V2 takes the Rear Key from LG G2

SKK Mobile had an handset that looked like an HTC One M7 and another that’s similar to the Oppo N1. Now they’re upping the ante with another handset that takes its inspiration from the LG G2 (or the G3 if you will). Just look at this Skk Mobile V2 design below.

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September 12, 2014

LG G3 with Free LG G Watch for only Php29,990

Have you been holding off on buying an LG G3? If so, now’s probably the best time to grab one because MemoXpress is giving away a free LG G Watch if you buy the flagship handset from them for Php29,990 starting to day until the end of the month.

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September 12, 2014

Alcatel Idol S Mini 2 launched in PH with LTE in tow

In addition to the slew of devices launched earlier, Alcatel also announced the local availability of its Idol S Mini 2. It sports a 4.5-inch display with quad-core processor and LTE connectivity. Continue Reading

September 12, 2014

Alcatel OneTouch Pop S3: 4G LTE for Php6,999

Alcatel has just launched in the country the OneTouch Pop S3, the company’s affordable Android smartphone that features a 4-inch display and 4G LTE connectivity for under Php7K. Continue Reading

September 12, 2014

Alcatel launches OneTouch Idol Alpha in PH

The Alcatel OneTouch Idol Alpha is one of the five Android-powered devices that the TCL Mobile Philippines has featured earlier this afternoon. It’s a 4.7-inch smartphone which runs on a 1.2GHz quad-core processor.

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September 12, 2014

Alcatel launches OneTouch Idol X+ for Php14,999

Alcatel today launched several new Android smartphones in the Philippines including their flagship handset, the Alcatel launches OneTouch Idol X+.

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September 11, 2014

Samsung, HTC, Sony, OnePlus, ASUS react to iPhone 6

The launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is a milestone for Apple, but it was also a chance for mobile companies to take a shot at the new iPhone for finally breaking the 4-inch barrier. Read their messages below.

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September 10, 2014

Starmobile Vida: 3.5-inch Android Kitkat for Php2,499

Starmobile has recently announced the latest addition to their Android smartphone portfolio, the Starmobile Vida which is dubbed as the “Most Affordable Android KitKat Smartphone with 3G” connectivity.

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September 10, 2014

Cherry Mobile Alpha Luxe in the flesh

During the #WOWCherryMobile event, we were able to take the Alpha Luxe out for a spin. Head past the break to check out our first impression of this new competitively-priced Windows Phone handset.

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September 10, 2014

Cherry Mobile Alpha Luxe vs Nokia Lumia 530

Last night, Cherry Mobile announced its new line of smartphones powered by Windows Phone 8.1 OS. One of those smartphones is the Alpha Luxe. It is aggressively priced at Php4,999 and it poses as an alternative to the similarly priced Nokia Lumia 530. So which one offers the more bang for the buck? Let’s compare the specs of these two and see which one looks better on paper. Continue Reading

September 10, 2014

Android L is Lion according to Nexus 5 (2014) leak

Okay, let’s take a quick break from all the iPhone 6 noise and check out this leak for all the Android fans out there. According to a benchmark result, the upcoming Nexus phone could be the Nexus 5 (2014). In addition, the benchmark most likely revealed the next Android 5.0 version – Android Lion. Continue Reading

September 10, 2014

Cherry Mobile Alpha Style Unboxing

As soon as we got home from the recently-concluded #WOWCherryMobile event, we immediately got to work to show you our quick unboxing of the new Cherry Mobile Alpha Style , a 4-inch smartphone that’s currently gunning for the title of cheapest locally-available Windows Phone in the market.

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