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October 17, 2014

Complete List of Devices Getting Android 5.0 Update

With the announcement of Google Android 5.0 Lollipop, everyone should be interested if their current handset will get the update in due time. We got the complete list of devices that have been guaranteed to have Lollipop.

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 03, 2014

Pricing for Samsung’s low-end smartphones revealed

A few days back, Samsung introduced the lineup of its new low-end handsets targeted to those looking for their first smartphone. They run Android KitKat out of the box which makes them attractive to interested buyers that are on the prowl for a new phone. Samsung Netherlands revealed the pricing so scroll past the break […]

July 01, 2014

Samsung intros four low-end phones running on KitKat

For those looking for an entry-level smartphone with the latest Android OS, Samsung announces an array of new phones that should provide consumers with different choices. These are the Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Ace 4, Galaxy Young 2, and Galaxy Star 2.

April 18, 2014

Philips W6618, Android phone with 5,300mAh battery

So far we’ve been seeing Android phones with batteries that max out at around 4,000mAh, but this entry-level smartphone tops it all at a whopping 5,300mAh. Meet the Philips W6618.

February 24, 2014

Nokia X, X+ and XL Android smartphone announced

MWC2014: Barcelona, Spain — In a press conference held this morning during the opening of the Mobile World Congress, Nokia has unveiled its very first Android smartphone. There are actually three of them — the Nokia X, Nokia X+ and the Nokia XL.

February 16, 2014

LG announces L Series III Kitkat-powered smartphones

LG recently announced the third generation of their L-Series entry-level to mid-range Android smartphones that runs Android 4.4 Kitkat out of the box – the L90, L70, and the L40.

October 10, 2013

ZTE launches 4 new Android smartphones

ZTE has been making a name for itself in the smartphone scene both globally and locally and is showing no sign of slowing down as they unveil the fourth wave of budget Android handsets here in our country.

August 09, 2013

LG announces entry-level Optimus L1 II

LG adds another odd number to its Optimus L-Series II of Android smartphones with the Optimus L1 II, sporting a tiny 3-inch screen but with Jellybean on board.

May 28, 2013

Polaroid re-enters PH market w/ smartphones & tablets

After their success in Europe and America, Polaroid now has its eyes set on our country and, together with RedDot Philippines, have unveiled a slew of competitively-priced Android-powered devices aimed at budget-conscious consumers.

November 19, 2012

ZTE outs four new smartphones

Hot off the heels of being named as the 4th biggest smartphone manufacturer, ZTE has recently announced four new additions to their smartphone lineup in Russia. Check out what these new handsets from the Chinese manufacturer after the break.

October 10, 2012

O+ 8.7 Android Review

The brand O+ didn’t seem to have any trouble winning the hearts of thrifty Pinoys with their inexpensive offerings. One of these devices that sold like pancakes as soon as it hit the market is the O+ 8.3 Android. Catch our full review of the affordable dual-SIM handset after the break.

September 04, 2012

Acer to release six new smartphones in 2013

Acer isn’t actually making a huge dent in the smartphone market but that doesn’t mean it’s going to give up easily. In fact, it is going to launch six new smartphones next year and one of them will be running Windows Phone 8.

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.

April 23, 2011

Poll: Which Android phone are you?

Android phones have finally become a staple option for a lot of consumers. There are many affordable entry-level ones up to the high-end flagship handsets available in the market — and it looks like everyone’s got an Android nowadays.

April 14, 2011

ViewSonic V350 Two Smart: Dual SIM Android

ViewSonic yesterday launched a slew of tablets and Android smartphones. A bit surprising that they’d also do mobile handsets but this Viewsonic V350 Two Smart is actually the first dual-SIM Android handset we’ve seen locally.

February 12, 2011

Why Nokia chose WP7 over Android?

While some people are excited about the adoption of Windows Phone 7 into the Nokia family, others are also disappointed why Android wasn’t picked by the Finnish company.

February 09, 2011

Is Nokia going Android or Windows Phone 7?

If the recently leaked memo of Nokia CEO Stephen Elop shows some tell-tale signs of platform shifts for Nokia, they might just jump and take on other mobile OSes. The two most likely targets are Windows Phone 7 and Android.

January 31, 2011

Have smartphones extended their lifecycle?

About two years ago, I put up a poll here asking readers how often they change their mobile phones and based on the feedback, it seems like 9 months is the median. That time there were very few selection of smartphones unlike today.

July 14, 2010

LG Optimus GT540: Android for cheap

LG Philippines will launch its very own Android phone this July. Called the LG Optimus GT540 (also known as LG Swift elsewhere), it will probably take the crown as the cheapest Android smartphone in town.

October 16, 2014

Cherry Mobile Ace: Firefox smartphone for Php1,499

Cherry Mobile has published their updated price list for their smartphones and one of the newest offerings is the entry-level Cherry Mobile Ace that is powered by Firefox OS.

October 10, 2014

BlackBerry Z3 Review

The BlackBerry Z3 is the company’s affordable offering that was announced back in February. It features a 5-inch display and powered by a Snapdragon dual-core processor and BlackBerry 10.2 OS. But does it have enough to standout in the budget-conscious market dominated by Android and Windows smartphones? Read our full review to find out.

August 19, 2014

Starmobile Quest Quick Review

The Starmobile Quest is one of the company’s affordable Android smartphone that packs a 4.5-inch qHD display, Snapdragon 200 quad-core CPU, 2,000mAh battery, 12 megapixel f2.0 camera, and Android 4.3 Jellybean. For a price tag of Php6,590, let’s find if it’s worth the money by reading our quick review below.

July 26, 2014

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II Review

Two years after Canon released their critically-acclaimed PowerShot G1X, the Japanese camera maker announced its successor, the PowerShot G1X Mark II which boasts the same 1.5-inch sensor that’s now paired with a faster lens with a wider coverage area. We’ll take a closer look at this prosumer-level camera on our in-depth right after the break.

July 15, 2014

Lenovo A526 Review

Right around the mid-way point of May, Lenovo added three new smartphones to their portfolio. One of which is the Lenovo A526; a wallet-friendly dual-SIM smartphone with a 4.5-inch display and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. Check out our full review after the break.

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