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September 01, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 Review

Huawei brought us its thinnest smartphone last year, the Ascend P6. This time around, it’s back with the same design language but with a more beastly internals. We take the Huawei Ascend P7 for a review and find out if it’s worthy to be in your pockets.

August 30, 2014

This smartphone is water, dust, and explosion-proof

The Bartec Pixavi Impact X is probably the toughest smartphone that will soon be available. In addition to the usual water- and dust-proofing of phones, it boasts being imperishable to impact, drop, corrosion, and explosion. Yes, you read that right. It runs on an Android Jelly Bean OS and has dual rear cameras as part […]

August 27, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 takes on iPhone 6 with sapphire screen

Huawei mentions in an interview that they are aiming to launch an Ascend P7 variant reinforced with a sapphire display. For those not familiar, sapphire is a very tough material (second hardest to diamond) that Apple is rumored to incorporate largely to the iPhone 6. Inside, the sapphire-toting P7 should still carry its original specs.

August 27, 2014

HTC Desire 510 officially announced, quad-core with LTE

HTC has officially announced the Desire 510 – a 4.7-inch smartphone that packs a Snapdragon 410 quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity, and Android 4.4 KitKat.

August 26, 2014

Huawei out cheaper Honor 3C Play, priced at Php4,000+

Huawei Mobile has recently launched a toned-down version of the Honor 3C which is conveniently called Honor 3C Play Edition.

August 24, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 now on Globe, free at Plan 1299

Globe Telecoms has recently added the Huawei Ascend P7 to its listing and it comes at no charge when you subscribe to Plan 1299 which comes with a 2-year contract.

August 22, 2014

Nokia X2 Dual SIM arrives locally for Php6,990

The Nokia X2 Dual SIM, Microsoft’s 4.3-inch smartphone that is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 200 CPU, 1GB RAM, and Nokia X software platform 2.0, is now available locally at under Php7K.

August 20, 2014

Our Top 10 Smartphones below Php15k for 2014

Following our top 10 list of smartphones below Php10k, we have another one just for you! This time, we compiled the best smartphones falling under a price tag of Php15,000, so if you’re looking for your next smartphone and you have this much allocated for your budget, read on!

August 05, 2014

Smartphone adoption in PH will triple in 2015 says research firm

OnDevice Research, a UK-based research firm that specializes in trends in mobile research, has recently published a report that reflects the current trend in the Philippines and the company predicts that there will be big jump in smartphone usage next year, making our country as one of fastest growing smartphone market in Southeast Asia.

August 04, 2014

Our List of Top 5 Selfie Smartphones

With Makati and Pasig being Time’s “Selfiest Cities in the World,” it’s no wonder why we now also take note of the smartphone’s front camera when we’re checking specifications of handsets. In this article we list down our top 5 selfie smartphones with packed front cameras that have been announced so far.

August 02, 2014

Torque DROIDZ Trend: 4-inch, dual-core for Php2,099

Torque has announced the DROIDZ Trend, an affordable 4-inch dual-SIM smartphone that is powered by a dual-core CPU, upgradable to Android KitKat, and priced at just Php2,099.

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 15, 2014

The slimmest smartphones in the Philippines

Smartphones nowadays are mostly flaunted because of their specs and pricing. But there are other factors that can also be considered as great advantages and one of them is a thin profile. With large screens, it’s good to know that these phones can easily slide in your pockets. Take a look at the slimmest smartphones […]

July 09, 2014

Smart officially launched Deezer in the country

Today, Smart Communications Inc. has formally announced their exclusive partnership with Deezer; a web-based music streaming service which originated from Paris, France.

July 07, 2014

HTC Desire 616, 5-inch dual-SIM with octa-core CPU

HTC has released a new dual-SIM smartphone for the Asian market that features a 5-inch HD display and powered by a MediaTek octa-core CPU – the HTC Desire 616.

June 28, 2014

ASUS to offer Android Wear smartwatch under Php6.5K?

Looks like ASUS is planning to join in on the fun of wearable devices. It’s recently been reported to be working on its own smartwatch that runs on Android Wear – going up against the LG G Watch, Motorola Moto 360, and Samsung Gear Live.

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 25, 2014

Huawei Honor 6 now official, competes with iPhone 5S

After a couple of rumors on Huawei’s spec-heavy smartphone, the company makes official the Honor 6. It has Full HD resolution on a 5-inch display and carries an octa-core chipset with a partnered 3GB of RAM. With its specs and benchmark results, it aims to take on the likes of Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and Apple’s […]

June 23, 2014

Huawei Ascend G6 Review

Announced back in February during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Huawei Ascend G6 was finally launched in the Philippines a couple of weeks ago. Originally announced to have LTE capability, Huawei Philippines released the 3G-capable model, most likely to keep the price more attractive.

June 20, 2014

Starmobile Roar, 4.5-inch quad-core for Php4,690

Starmobile has just announced the Roar – a 4.5-inch Android smartphone with a quad-core CPU, Dual 3G standby and USB OTG support.

June 18, 2014

Huawei Mulan has fingerprint sensor, could take on Xiaomi’s pricing?

The upcoming flagship from Huawei, so far known by its codename “Mulan”, appears in a series of photos and flaunts a metal frame with a plastic back cover. The images also reveal a fingerprint sensor below the rear camera that looks similar to back button of LG’s flagship phone.

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 09, 2014

The CAT B15 is one tough phone, has WFT, and runs Android

Here’s something you don’t see everyday: Heavy machinery expert Caterpillar makes the CAT B15 — an Android smartphone and wraps it up with tough protection. It boasts falling from high drops without any damage, is waterproof, and has wet finger tracking.

June 05, 2014

A boy from PH invents shoes that charge smartphones

Angelo Casimiro, a 15-year-old student from the Philippines did a little science experiment to charge smartphones or any portable device by simply walking.

June 02, 2014

Acer unveils dual-SIM Liquid Jade with free Liquid Leap smartband

Acer reveals the Liquid Jade smartphone at Taiwan together with its new smartband – the Liquid Leap. The smartphone is a dual-SIM handset with Android KitKat right out of the box, while the company’s first smartband tracks your activities and sends you notifications.

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