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May 01, 2014

April Gadget Reviews Roundup 2014

We’re done with another month folks and that means we have a new round of gadgets that have been reviewed and tested. This includes the Samsung Galaxy S5, Oppo N1, and the Sony PlayStation 4. Have a look at our gadget reviews for the month of April.

Gionee Elife E7

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The Gionee Elife E7 takes what already is a great smartphone and makes it better in terms of hardware, software improvements, feel, camera features and more. However, that comes in with a higher price to pay at Php24,500, and whether that is justifiable is up to you and your needs.

OPPO N1

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The OPPO N1 has a lot of good things to it. Good design and build quality, one-of-a-kind camera, a feature rich custom Android-based OS all packed in a nice, large full HD display. If LTE connectivity weren’t an issue, the OPPO N1 is a phablet to consider.

Samsung Galaxy S5

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The Galaxy S5 is definitely bigger, faster and meaner than any of its predecessors. Samsung has refined its custom UI to make look remotely different from Android and they’ve done it pretty well. The loads of features and functions are a mixed bag of both gimmicky and practical use.

Moga Pro Power Controller

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Just like what was advertised, the Moga Pro Power did indeed transform our Android devices into “mobile gaming systems with its precision controls and console-style comfort.” The controller certainly makes gaming on your Android device more addictive than usual. In fact, what used to be minutes of casual gaming turned into a couple of hours of daily hardcore play.

Sony PlayStation 4

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The Sony PlayStation 4 improves from its predecessor with its slim build, powerful hardware, detailed graphics, and responsive UI. It’s not without flaws though as it heats up easily, couldn’t play media files, and PSN is currently not supported in the country. But if the PlayStation has always been your console-of-choice, the 4 is definitely the best one to get.

ASUS Zenbook UX302LA

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The ASUS Zenbook UX302LA has definitely got the looks. Using it is like riding a beautiful car with people couldn’t help but take quick glances at it. Performance is also satisfactory, although we would recommend it for casual use and nothing too heavy (sorry gamers and video editors). Yes, the glossy display panel was bad news but we could easily let that go if we’ll talk about the Ultrabook as a whole. Touchscreen is responsive, but we didn’t need it as much in order for us to efficiently navigate through.

JBL Pulse

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The JBL Pulse is definitely one of the best portable speakers out there. It packs a great build, portable body, long battery life, good set of wireless functions, visually enticing customizable light themes, and very good sound quality. On the downside, it is expensive at Php8,995.

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15 Responses to “April Gadget Reviews Roundup 2014”

  1. DP says:

    sir abe, can you do an article that features local smartphone brands with Glonass? I am looking for a budget smartphone that offers good navigation, hence I am looking for a unit with GPS and Glonass.

    • Burat ko subo mo says:

      Dami mong arte, wala ka namang pambili.

    • Bluerain says:

      Hi sir. Kindly search and try Starmobile Navi. I think it has a Glonass support. Pero paki check lang. And it’s worth 4kphp+ lang yata.

    • Burat ko subo mo says:

      Pinagnanasahan lang nya katawan ni Abe kaya naghahanap pansin. Bakla yan eh.

  2. Burat ko subo mo says:

    I’m planning to buy XBox One on Christmas.That’s what i’m earning for.

  3. DP says:

    thanks to Bluerain for the info

    • Burat ko subo mo says:

      Tapos hihingiin mo yung cel number nya at yayayain mo sya sa Sogo. Mga gawain mo, puros kabaklaan.

  4. Thanks for the great review Guys, Keep it up !.

  5. Marf says:

    is the oppo n1 available in the Philippines? When? Where to buy? How much? thanks!

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