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April 11, 2014

Dual-SIM Oppo R1 available in the Philippines

During last night’s launch of Oppo Find 7a, not only did they introduced their flagship phones but they also announced the pricing of the Oppo R1 which is at Php19,990. It is the company’s 5-inch quad-core smartphone with 16GB of storage and a 2410mAh battery.

April 10, 2014

Oppo Find 7a officially launches in the Philippines

We’re here at the local launch of the Oppo Find 7a where the company introduced their flagship device in the Philippines with a price of Php22,990. More details after the break.

March 12, 2014

Android smartphones you can buy for Php5,990 or less

Now that Nokia has released their Nokia X handset in the Philippine market, the question whether they’ve priced it competitively remains unanswered. In out attempt to do so, here is what we gathered as possible Android smartphones you can get for the price of a Nokia X.

March 10, 2014

Funny and amazing stuff about tech in the Philippines

From being the text messaging capital of the world to becoming one of the top IT outsourcing hubs in the planet, the Philippines has certainly achieved a lot especially when it comes to anything that involves tech. For that we’re going to list some of the funny and amazing stuff about the technology industry in […]

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

SanDisk launches Ultra Dual USB drive, starts at Php980

In addition to the 128GB Extreme PRO USB 3.0, SanDisk has also debuted the Ultra Dual USB drive which is primarily geared towards mobile device users.

February 24, 2014

ASUS FonePad discounted, starts at Php9,995

If you’re in market for a decent Android tablet with phone functionality, then you’re in for a treat. ASUS Philippines has recently dropped the SRP of the FonePad with the 8GB model now only going for under ten grand, while the 32GB costs Php10,995.

January 27, 2014

Apple PH Online Store sells 8GB iPhone 4S for Php22,990

Apple Philippines Online Store has started offering unlocked versions of their iPhone 5S and 5C since a week or two ago. Interestingly, they’re also pushing for the older iPhone 4S instead of the year-old iPhone 5, and selling the 8GB version for Php22,990.

December 05, 2013

iPhone 5S prices around the world

The iPhone 5S is one of the most expensive smartphone to date, especially here in the Philippines. But if you think you’re paying too much for it then you might want to compare price tags with other countries.

November 13, 2013

Motorola Moto G now official, starting at $179

Previously called the Motorola DVX, the long-rumored & leaked smartphone from the Google company is now official in the form of the Motorola Moto G.

November 07, 2013

#TBT: 6 Years of iPhone in the Philippines

I can still clearly remember the day when the iPhone was officially released in the Philippines over 6 years ago. I was with members of the media to attend and cover that historic event that will change the smartphone market in the country.

October 24, 2013

Our Top 10 Smartphones under Php15k for 2013

If you’re on a tight budget on getting your new smartphone and you want the best bang for your buck, then look no more as we’ve got you covered! Here are our top 10 smartphones under Php15k for October 2013.

September 30, 2013

Apple iPhone 5S Review

Once a year, Apple would introduce the new model of their very popular iPhone. This year is a first as Apple introduced not one, but two, iPhone models — the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s. So we bought these 2 models to test and review. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5s […]

September 20, 2013

Pinoys fly to Hong Kong to line up for iPhone 5S

The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C are scheduled for release in selected countries today. While the Philippines isn’t on the list, neighboring countries Singapore and Hong Kong are included and we receive reports the folks flew to Hong Kong just to line up and get their iPhone 5S.

September 13, 2013

Poll: Which locally distributed brand makes the best smartphones?

Last month, we ran a poll asking which global brands make the best Android phones. This time we’d like to do a similar poll for the local brands or the ones that only distribute their units in the Philippines. Head on to the poll widget below to vote.

September 06, 2013

Lenovo launches A3000, A1000 tablets w/ phone features

Today we attended the local launch of Lenovo’s two new budget Android tablets — the IdeaTab A3000 and its dual-core sibling the IdeaTab A1000.

August 23, 2013

Sony Xperia Z Ultra launched, priced in the Philippines

Sony’s gigantic 6.4-inch, Snapdragon 800-powered Android smartphone, the Xperia Z Ultra, is now officially available in the Philippines.

July 26, 2013

List of Sony Xperia phones to get Android 4.3

With Android 4.3 Jellybean already on a rollout for Nexus devices, Sony took the chance to confirm its list of Xperia smartphones that will get the latest Android OS.

May 27, 2013

Starmobile brings i-mobile IQX with 18MP+8MP camera

A Starmobile rep has just confirmed that they are bringing the i-mobile IQX Jellybean smartphone to the Philippines this Wednesday. The phone will come with an 18-megapixel rear camera and another 8-megapixel front-facing camera.

March 06, 2013

LG Optimus G launched in the Philippines

This evening, LG Philippines formally launched the Optimus G in the country and units will be available in stores by next week. The Optimus G is also the first LTE supported* handset to be released by LG in the Philippines.

February 13, 2013

Alcatel adds Star to its One Touch line up

Back in January, Alcatel unveiled their new product line called One Touch with the flag bearer being the 6.9mm thin Idol Ultra. Today, the company announced the entry-level handset under the same line up, the Alcatel One Touch Star.

January 27, 2013

Apple to announce iPhone 5 LTE with Smart & Globe?

In last week’s interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook, he revealed that they will be rolling out LTE support to 36 new countries by next week. Among the countries he specifically mentioned is the Philippines.

January 02, 2013

YugaTech’s Top 10 Smartphones of 2012

The year 2013 is already here and now’s the time to look back at last year’s smartphones that captured the attention of the tech world as well as the hearts and pockets of many consumers. Here is YugaTech’s Top 10 Smartphones of 2012:

December 26, 2012

Ten Full-HD smartphones to look out for in 2013

Full-HD smartphones or smartphones with large 1080p resolution screens are slowly making their presence known. Some were already announced while some are still being leaked. These super-handsets don’t carry much hype as of the moment but you can be sure that you’ll start seeing more of them starting next year. For that, here are ten […]

December 04, 2012

Globe starts accepting iPhone 5 reservations?

Just a few hours after Apple announced that the iPhone 5 will be released in the Philippines on December 14, Globe is already prepared to accept registration of interest or the iPhone 5.

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