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May 28, 2014

Budget Samsung phone to arrive with 8GB storage, Android KitKat at Php4.5K

Samsung may be on its way to make Android KitKat available for an entry-level device. It’s been reported that they shipped a smartphone (model SM-G350E) to India for testing purposes. It runs the latest OS and has 8GB of internal storage space, and will also be positioned at an affordable price of $103 or Php4,500.

May 15, 2014

Budget Moto G 4G with LTE and microSD slot announced

We all remember the Motorola Moto G that caught the eyes of consumers with its features, performance, and affordability. People liked it, only it lacked LTE connectivity and expandable memory which were deal-breakers for many. Fortunately, the newly-announced Moto G 4G now carries LTE and microSD slot for bigger storage. It also comes with an […]

February 25, 2014

HP announces VoiceTab, targets the budget-conscious

HP now offers two new consumer tablets in the forms of the Slate 6 VoiceTab and Slate 7 VoiceTab. Both are running on quad-core processors, 1GB RAM, have dual-SIM capabilities, and are positioned as entry-level phablets.

November 22, 2013

Cherry Mobile outs three new budget Android tablets

Cherry Mobile continues its trend of offering budget-friendly Android tablets with the release of three new slates with price tags just under Php5K.

November 03, 2013

Huawei Ascend W2, a budget-friendly successor

Huawei’s second Windows Phone 8 smartphone and the successor to the budget-friendly Ascend W1 is the Ascend W2.

September 29, 2013

Adding Wi-Fi to your EOS dSLR on a budget

There are a handful of ways to add Wi-Fi to your Canon EOS dSLR camera. You can go for the WiFi-enabled SD cards like the Toshiba FlashAir or buy one of those pricey Wireless File Transmitters from Canon which ranges from $600 to a whopping $850. But if you’re on tight budget, you can also […]

August 23, 2013

LG launches Enact, a budget slider QWERTY phone

It seems that Samsung ain’t the only one going retro as LG also unveiled the Enact, taking a potshot at Samsung’s recently announced clamshell, dual-display smartphones in the process.

January 25, 2013

HTC announces budget-friendly Desire U

HTC has announced in their home country Taiwan a new entry-level, budget-friendly Android smartphone – the HTC Desire U.

September 25, 2012

Nokia outs Asha 308, Asha 309 budget phones

The Finnish company has just broadened their affordable touchscreen portfolio with the announcement of the Asha 308 and Asha 309.

August 30, 2012

HTC Desire X, budget ICS phone announced

HTC has announced a new budget or mid-range phone in the name of the HTC Desire X. The handset sits between the recently release Desire C and the dual-SIM Desire V.

July 18, 2012

Six (6) Mobile Phones on a Php6,000 Budget

Recent statistics suggest that the jaw-dropping growth of smartphone sales in the Philippines is largely due to steep competition and cheaper phones from numerous companies, thus, resulting in device manufacturers to offer entry-level smartphones that can offer so much more minus a higher price tag.

July 09, 2012

Top 10 Smartphones on a Php20,000 budget

Last week, we shared with you our top 10 smartphones on a Php10k budget. Today, we’re kicking it up a notch with our list of 10 smartphones that fit a Php20k budget. Check out our list to see which ones made it.

July 06, 2012

Top 10 Smartphones on a Php10,000 budget

Some of us Filipinos often hesitate when it comes to upgrading to a new smartphone because of many factors. One of the most important to things to keep in mind is the budget (for obvious reasons). Why choose a phone that you can’t afford, right? You’ll just end up getting frustrated.

July 01, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Z is the budget-friendly S2

Samsung has yet another superphone up its sleeve but it’s not any better than the S2 — the Samsung Galaxy Z is supposed to be a cheaper alternative to the i9100 SII .

June 27, 2011

Poll: What’s your smartphone budget like?

Been talking to a number of phone manufacturers lately regarding the smartphone market and how price-sensitive FIlipinos are. I threw out some numbers and wanted to get some more feedback from my readers here and see if I’m within the ballpark figure.

November 19, 2006

Sub-40k Laptops for the Budget Conscious

I scouted for some good deals (as requested by Max) on budget laptops this week. There are several sub-30K laptops around but they’re not that good enough though. This line-up covers two minimal requirements — they should be Pentium M class and just below Php40,000. On the 3rd spot is one from Blue Argon Series: […]

April 29, 2005

5.1 Speakers for the budget-conscious.

Ozaki Nuke28 EM928 – 5.1 Channel Speaker System This is probably one of the most cost-effective 5.1 speakers I found from local stores. It sports a total of 55 watts (rms) power with a wooden sub-woofer for a more hollow and full bass. This is best for rooms at about 8 square meters or less […]

July 23, 2014

Nokia Lumia 530 now official

Nokia has officially announced its latest budget smartphone and successor to the Lumia 520 — the Lumia 530. It packs a 4-inch display, Snapdragon 200 quad-core CPU, and runs on Windows Phone 8.1 operating system.

July 21, 2014

Our Top 10 Smartphones below Php10k for (Mid) 2014

We’re more than halfway through the year once again and we’re here with another top 10 list, this one being for smartphones with prices below Php10,000. If you’re looking for great phones at this budget, then it’s time to read on!

July 19, 2014

ASUS Zenfone 5 vs Xiaomi Mi 3: Specs comparison

ASUS Philippines last night announced the new Zenfone lineup which consists of the Zenfone 4, Zenfone 5, and Zenfone 6. These smartphnones, like the talk-of-the-town Xiaomi Mi 3, carry decent specs for an affordable asking price. That’s why we pit the Mi 3 with its fellow 5-inch counterpart, the Zenfone 5 to know who among […]

July 18, 2014

Microsoft to shift Nokia X products to Windows Phone

Looks like Microsoft has no long-term plans for its budget Android-running smartphones as it has revealed that it will shift select future Nokia X products to become Windows Phone-powered Lumias.

July 11, 2014

Starmobile Turbo, quad-core with KitKat for Php6,990

Starmobile has announced the Turbo – a new budget Android smartphone that sports a 5-inch HD display, quad-core CPU, HSPA+ connectivity, and Android 4.4 KitKat -for Php6,990.

July 03, 2014

MyPhone Ocean Elite, now available for Php8,999

MyPhone has announced that its new budget-friendly smartphone that packs a 5-inch HD display and a quad-core CPU, the Ocean Elite, is now available with a price tag of Php8,999.

July 03, 2014

Asus ZenFone 5 Review

Asus is not done competing with the low-end smartphone market, as they have a ZenFone family recently announced poised to take over in 4, 5 and 6. What we have here now is the Asus ZenFone 5, the middle-child of the family, not too big, not too small – packing decent specs, good software, a […]

July 02, 2014

Globe claims 100% 3G coverage, 4G/LTE in 3 months

Yesterday, Globe Telecom boasted the fruition of their recent efforts (not to mention investments) in expanding their network’s reach in the country. In the press conference, Globe President Ernest Cu stated that the Ayala-led telco now has 100% coverage for 3G and is looking to do the same feat for 4G/LTE in the next 90 […]

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