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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.

March 09, 2014

Starmobile Diamond X1 Review

Launched only in January, the Starmobile Diamond X1 is the 1st octa-core phone released by a local brand in the Philippines. With its octa-core processor, 6-inch IPS 720p screen, 2GB RAM, let’s take a look if the X1 has the potential to be the best locally branded phablet. Here’s our full review.

February 26, 2014

Ford debuts Focus 2015 at MWC 2014

Cars aren’t exactly the first thing that comes into mind when we think of the Mobile World Congress. But that didn’t deter Ford from launching the new addition to their compact car lineup, the Ford Focus 2015, in that said event.

September 04, 2013

Oxford University adds Phablet & Selfie to its dictionary

In keeping with its quarterly tradition of adding new words in to its online dictionary, Oxford University has recently included words like Phablet and Selfie to their list, complete with definition, of course. Head past the break to see what the other tech-related terms that made it to their list.

July 13, 2013

Nokia Asha 501 first impressions, unboxing

Packing Nokia’s new OS, the Asha platform and an affordable price tag, the Nokia Asha 501 makes its way to the local market. It packs a 3-inch QVGA display, a 3.15MP camera, dual SIM capabilities and a lot more.

June 17, 2013

Top 5 Most Affordable Windows Phone 8 Devices in PH

It’s the midway point of the year and if you’re planning to get one of those Live tile touting phones with your mid-year bonus, you should probably check out our list of the most affordable phones running Windows Phone 8 in the local market, and maybe we can help you in deciding which one to […]

May 15, 2013

BlackBerry Q5 hands-on, first impressions

The BlackBerry Q5 is the 3rd handset running the new BB 10 OS by the Canadian company. It is a strong attempt at getting the attention of the budget-conscious and the emerging markets.

May 06, 2013

Affordable dual-SIM Galaxy Core now official

Samsung has recently announced its latest wallet-friendly handset offering in the form of the dual-SIM Galaxy Core (I8260). Check out what Sammy has in store for the budget-conscious folks after the break.

February 06, 2013

DTC GT5 Astroid Plus first impressions

If you frequent malls, chances are you’ve seen DTC booths offering a wide range of affordable mobile phones for sale. One of their offerings is the dual-SIM Android-bearing Astroid Plus. Lets go hands-on and find out what this phone can offer.

February 04, 2013

Starmobile Crystal Review

The Starmobile Crystal is a dual-SIM dual-core Android smartphone with a qHD IPS display, 8 megapixel BSI camera and a solidly built body with a sub-8K price tag. While our first encounter with the device left us with good impressions, let’s find out what else it has in store for us by reading our full […]

January 30, 2013

Hyundai T7 is an affordable 7” tablet

That’s not a typo, folks. Apparently, cars aren’t the only thing that’s keeping Hyundai busy nowadays, because they too have joined in on the affordable slate bandwagon. Check out what the company came up with after the break.

December 12, 2012

Starmobile Bright Review

Starmobile is getting a lot of attention lately because of their affordable feature phones with dual-SIM capabilities. One of them is the Starmobile Bright. Read our full review after the break.

November 21, 2012

Nokia Lumia 510 now selling in stores for Php7,290

Windows Phone now becomes very competitive with low-end affordable Android phones as Nokia releases their new Lumia, the 510, on several Wellcomm outlets in the Philippines.

September 27, 2012

Starmobile Engage overview

Starmobile is a fairly new player in the local communications scene. Their current offerings mostly consist of dual-SIM phones with the exception of two devices the FeatureSmart, which is a single-SIM smartphone, and the 7-inch tablet Engage.

May 21, 2012

LG Optimus L7 in the flesh, first impressions

Together with the Optimus 3D Max that we received last week, we also got a demo unit of the upcoming LG Optimus L7 that runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Check out our unboxing photos and first impressions after the break.

September 01, 2011

Smart Netphone first impressions

Last night, Smart Comm. officially launched the Netphone 701, their very own branded Android phone that’s exclusively hooked up to the SmartNet. Check out our first impression of the device and thoughts regarding the Netphone ecosystem after the jump.

August 23, 2011

Smart Netphone is a custom ZTE Blade handset

Smart Comm. is set to announce its own branded Android phone called the Smart Netphone, a Froyo handset originally manufactured as the ZTE Blade.

August 06, 2011

Dell Streak 5 Review

The Dell Streak 5 is the very first 5-inch tablet we’ve ever seen and is actually the only one available in the market today. Is it really a tablet or just a huge smartphone? Check out our full review of the Dell Streak below.

January 29, 2011

Why not just offer bucket pricing too?

Was invited to a lunch buffet at Sofitel yesterday afternoon by one of the telcos to celebrate Chinese New Year with other members of the media covering the telco beat. It was an opportunity for me to grill them about the NTC and bandwidth issue so I prepared my questions just in case.

July 29, 2010

The Ford Focus 2010 Line-Up

The Ford Focus 2010 line-up received some upgrades this year yet remained at the Php779,000 starting price. Check out the photos we got during the event yesterday.

July 27, 2010

LG Optimus GT540 First Impressions

We had a closer look of LG’s first ever Android phone today — the LG Optimus (LG GT540). LG Philippines is positioning it to be the most affordable Android phone in the country with a suggested retail price of Php12,900.

June 04, 2010

Ford Fiesta goes online: Grab one on Facebook

Ford Philippines gave members of the media a sneak preview of the of their new Ford Fiesta last night — and everybody went home with a brand new Ford Fiesta too.

October 12, 2014

For the Budget Conscious: Smartphones under Php5k

In our series of lists that started with the list of Octa-core Smartphones under 9K, Budget Handsets with 2GB of RAM, and Top LTE phones under 10k, we now give you a rundown of  budget smartphones under five grand.

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.

October 09, 2014

Memory Matters: Budget Smartphones with 2GB RAM

With yesterday’s list of octa-core smartphones under Php9K, a reader suggested that we make a compilation of affordable smartphones with 2GB of RAM since apart from processing power, memory also matters. That’s exactly what we did and below, you will find the phones that concentrated on good RAM without asking for a lot in return.

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