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Articles tagged for: Octa core phones

April 01, 2014

Starmobile Tiny, octa-core with 9,000mAh battery

Starmobile has teased their next flagship device that will sport a flip-phone design, octa-core CPU, and a monster 9,000mAh battery – the Starmobile Tiny.

March 26, 2014

Starmobile Octa offered at Php1,415 per month

It seems like Starmobile really wants its recently-launched smartphone Octa to be easily availed and experienced by everyone as it can now be yours using installment payments.

March 18, 2014

Starmobile Octo: 5-inch Full HD, Dual-SIM, Octa-Core?

Starmobile recently teased their upcoming smartphone on their Facebook page which is currently under the alias of Starmobile ‘O’. They also included a sketch to give us an idea on what the phone will look like. After some digging we think we have an idea what it will pack under the hood.

February 26, 2014

Kazam Tornado 2, the cheaper octa-core smartphone

On the lookout for an octa-core smartphone but have a tight budget? The UK-based company, Kazam (not the movie with Shaq), has launched the Tornado 2 smartphones with specs competing with the likes of Samsung and HTC.

February 24, 2014

Mediatek MT6732 is a 64-bit LTE Quad-core chip

Aside from the octa-core chip that Mediatek has recently released and found its way to several smartphones in the Philippines, the chipmaker has also announced its very first 64-bit SoC with LTE connectivity.

February 11, 2014

MediaTek announces MT6595 4G LTE Octa-Core SOC

MediaTek has just announced the world’s first octa-core SOC for smartphones that supports 4G LTE connectivity and powered by the latest Cortex-A17 CPUs from ARM – the MT6595.

January 27, 2014

YugaTech Asks: Moto G or high end local smartphones?

The Motorola Moto G is yet to arrive here in the Philippines, and surely a lot of people are waiting for it – mainly because of its high-end internals paired with the affordable price tag of just $179 to $199. We managed to nab one in Singapore for just Php9,000, a price that is a […]

January 18, 2014

Zopo outs ZP80+; Octacore phone for less than Php7.5K!

Smartphones with Octacore chipset is slowly becoming a hot commodity in the market, but oftentimes these handset are rather expensive. That’s certainly not the case though with the recently announced Zopo ZP80+ which only costs ¥999 or little under Php7,500.

April 13, 2013

What will high-end phones be like next year?

Back then, HDTVs were rare and extremely high-end, cameraphones were regarded as totally rad, and phones that can double as an MP3 player were so cool. Times have changed.

January 11, 2013

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa packs an 8-core processor

Samsung Electronics has announced their next-generation system on a chip (SoC) that will power their future smartphones and tablets — the Exynos 5 Octa.

April 13, 2014

Cherry Mobile Omega Infinity announced

Cherry Mobile has announced one of the new members of its Omega lineup of smartphones with a 5.5-inch display, aluminum finish, and octa-core CPU – the Omega Infinity.

April 09, 2014

OPPO N1 Review

OPPO will formally make its presence known in the Philippines tomorrow, adding to more than a dozen global, regional and local brands in the market. Along with it are 5 new handsets, including the Oppo N1 with its rotating 13-megapixel rear camera. Check out our full review after the break.

April 04, 2014

THL launches T200, priced at Php14,999

Following the successful debut of the T100 aka Monkey King II in the local market, Novo7 Tech (official distributor of THL in the country) has formally launched THL T200 (Cyborg) – a 6-inch smartphone powered by eight (8) Cortex-A7 processor.

April 01, 2014

Canon to release its first smartphone, EOS Smart 1

Canon has been mum about whether or not they’ll enter the smartphone market, but apparently the renowned camera maker has been secretly working on the EOS Smart 1 all along; a powerful handset that can potentially blow all its contemporaries out of the water.

March 24, 2014

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Review

Phone manufacturers have steadily increased the sizes of their screens from the 3.5 – 4 inches two years ago, to the current norm of 5 to 5.5 inches. Sony bucks the trend with its Xperia Z1 Compact.

March 13, 2014

Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2 Review

You saw how its octa-core chipset fared in our usual benchmark tests. We also gave you a quick tour of its physical attributes. Now it’s time for us to take a closer look at the Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2 and see if it’s worthy of your buck.

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.

March 07, 2014

Google Nexus 6 reported to be LG-made once again

It seems that Google has enjoyed working with LG in producing its Nexus handsets. LG has been the company behind the last two Nexus phones we’ve seen and enjoyed, and now reports say that they’re once again partnering up with Google for the Nexus 6. Excited? So are we.

February 12, 2014

Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2 first impressions

Last time around, you guys were able to see how the Cosmos Z2’s engine stacked up against two of the most powerful chipsets to date. But let’s take a step back from all of the octacore hype and see if this smartphone to see if it has the looks to go along with its impressive […]

December 18, 2013

Technologies We Hope To Encounter This 2014

There’s no denying that 2013 was a big year in tech following evolutionary steps in mobile, console gaming, wearables & pocket photography. However, there a lot of things we didn’t get to see yet and things we’re still hoping to see. As 2013 ends, we take a peek at what we’re hoping to see in 2014.

April 17, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 3: The Possibilities

So, the Galaxy S4 or any other flagship phone didn’t impress you and decided to wait for something else bigger (literally and figuratively). Your best would be the Galaxy Note line and there’s the uncertainty that what you’re waiting for may not be really worth it.

March 15, 2013

Galaxy S4 vs HTC One vs Optimus G Pro vs Xperia Z

Samsung has recently announced its latest Android beast in the form of the Galaxy S4. Now lets take the rest of the Android elites from the likes of LG, HTC, and Sony and pit them against each other for a quick comparison in specs.

January 14, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4: The Possibilities

We were not able to get a glimpse of neither the rumored rebranding nor the Galaxy S IV from Samsung this CES – but we did see some interesting stuff though. By combining the rumors, the speculations & the facts that we have now, we might be able to get a glimpse on the possibilities […]

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