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November 05, 2011

Smart 4G LTE about to hit the streets of Manila

If this little teaser from Smart is any indication, Smart Evolution (4G/LTE) will be available to the public any day this month. That’s 50-70Mbps of mobile internet on the road.

November 22, 2011

Things to expect from Smart’s 4G LTE service

Based on the exhaustive discussion we had with the technical group that’s in charge of the beta testing for Smart LTE yesterday, here are several of the more important information we got from them.

November 21, 2011

Smart LTE 4G now on Beta Test

Just came from the PLDT-Smart Jump Center in Megamall for the briefing on Smart’s LTE/4G beta testing. Arounda dozen bloggers and tech journalists are part of the first batch of folks to test Smart LTE in Metro Manila.

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 09, 2014

BlackBerry explains why they made a square smartphone

BlackBerry recently announced a new smartphone with an unconventional shape – the BlackBerry Passport. It takes on a 1440 x 1440 display resolution giving it a square build combined with its trademark physical keyboard. The phone received mixed responses afterwards which made the company release an explanation regarding this odd form factor.

July 08, 2014

Xiaomi Mi4 with LTE rumored to be announced this July

We’ve just seen the Xiaomi Mi3 sold in a span of hours during its sale last week and a gold version of it available for purchase. Now we have reports of a new smartphone from the same company with 4G connectivity and a possible announcement this month.

July 08, 2014

BlackBerry Passport, the 4.5-inch square smartphone for the working professional

BlackBerry isn’t giving up and it has a new smartphone on the way called the BlackBerry Passport and it features a 4.5-inch square touch screen with 1440 x 1440 resolution, physical QWERTY keyboard, and a body that is almost as wide as an actual passport.

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 […]

June 26, 2014

Sony Xperia M2 now free at Smart All-In Plan 1200

After making its local debut back in April, Smart Communications Inc. has recently added the Sony Xperia M2 to their list of LTE-ready devices and it comes free of charge when consumers subscribe to All-In Plan 1200, 1800 and 2500.

June 24, 2014

HTC Butterfly 2 4G set to launch, is exclusive to Asia

Fans of HTC’s first Full HD smartphone will be glad to know that the long-rumored successor, the HTC Butterfly 2 4G, has already been approved and could soon launch. Read more details including the specs list after the jump.

June 17, 2014

Sony Xperia Z2 free on Smart Unli Surf Plan 2000

Smart Communications announced last March that they will offer the Sony Xperia Z2 as part of their postpaid lineup. The Z2 is finally here and its free at Unli Surf Plan 2000.

June 02, 2014

Samsung Z: the flagship Tizen smartphone

Samsung has just announced their latest ‘premium’ smartphone in the form of the Samsung Z, and the company says that it is targeted towards users who want a different experience packed in a light and efficient package since it is running Tizen.

May 07, 2014

OnePlus One 64GB to go on sale starting end of May

The OnePlus One, the CyanogenMod-powered super Android smartphone that claims to be the “2014 Flagship Killer”, has announced that its 64GB model will go on sale starting at the end of this month.

April 10, 2014

ZTE Redbull, 5-inch HD LTE smartphone for $130

ZTE has launched in China its new budget-friendly smartphone that packs a 5-inch HD display, 13 megapixel camera, Snapdragon quad-core CPU, and LTE connectivity – the Redbull.

March 02, 2014

Huawei Ascend G6 LTE first impressions

People who bought and loved the Huawei Ascend P6 would be glad to know that a better but similarly designed Ascend G6 has been announced and should arrive in the Philippines soon.

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 25, 2014

Sony announces Xperia M2 mid-range LTE smartphone

Along with the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet, Sony has also announced a new mid-range contender that sports a 4.8-inch display, 8 megapixel camera, Snapdragon 400 CPU, and 4G LTE – the Xperia M2.

February 25, 2014

LG outs F90 and F70 mid-range LTE Android phones

LG has announced at the MWC 2014 its new set of mid-range Android smartphones that features LTE connectivity, quad-core CPUs, LG’s Knock Code, and Android Kitkat out of the box, the F90 and F70.

February 24, 2014

Huawei Ascend G6 4G officially announced

Huawei has announced its latest mid-range smartphone that packs a 4.5-inch display, quad-core CPU, and 4G LTE connectivity, the Ascend G6 4G.

February 21, 2014

OpenSignal ranks US, Philippines slowest in 4G Speed

OpenSignal has just released a report that the Philippines is the slowest in 4G speed around the globe, closely followed by the United States.

February 20, 2014

Alcatel OneTouch Link Y800 is the new Smart Bro LTE

We recently discovered that the new Smart Bro LTE Pocket WiFi that is being offered to subscribers lately is the one from Alcatel. It looks like the Alcatel One Touch Link Y800 replaces the usual Huawei LTE pocket WiFi offered before.

February 18, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Core LTE announced

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Core LTE, the company’s latest iteration to the Galaxy Core line of Android smartphones that packs a 4.5-inch screen, dual-core CPU, NFC, and 4G 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 30, 2014

Cherry Mobile W900 LTE Review

As early as October last year, the Cherry Mobile W900 LTE has already garnered a lot of attention for being the first LTE-capable smartphone from a local brand. But I think we can all agree that 4G connectivity alone isn’t gonna be enough to sway the demanding Filipino consumer. So how does CM’s new W900 […]

January 09, 2014

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 LTE in the flesh, first impressions

Huawei has been fervently using their own K3V2 1.5GHz quad-core processor on their flagship smartphones so it’s surprising that they’ve moved on to a Qualcomm chip for the Ascend Mate 2.

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