Mark Marcelo

Cherry Mobile Life Review: Good Smartphone for the Price Point

Great choice for budget conscious users The great thing about technology is that it’s always evolving in favor of the consumer. Last year’s high end specs are now in mid-tier smartphones and last year’s mid-tier specs are now in entry level smartphones.The Cherry Mobile Life is a great example of this. It comes packing a […]

Samsung Galaxy Core Initial Review: Tough Sell

Meet the Samsung Galaxy Core We were able to get a short hands on with a friend’s Samsung Galaxy Core. This device was supposed to be one of the Korean tech giant’s answer to the local and Chinese brands growing popularity in the Philippines. However if you think about it the Core is still quite […]

Gionee ELife E6 Review: Is It Really Worth Php18,999?

Full Review: Gionee ELife E6 Android smartphones are getting cheaper and cheaper everyday. Most of them pack decent specifications but a lot of the compromise happens with the materials of the chassis. Majority of the mid-range to even flagship models of local brands carry plastic bodies. This is where Gionee is trying to improve on […]

Gionee ELife E6 Unboxing and Initial Hands-on: Is it Worth Php18,999?

Unboxing: Gionee ELife E6! Gionee entered the PH smartphone market a few months ago with the hopes of grabbing market share from both global and local branded manufacturers alike. Their entry level Gionee Pioneer P2 definitely has a chance of getting a slice of the pie but today we’re going to focus on their flagship […]

Gionee Pioneer P2 Review: Good Quality Budget Smartphone

Gionee Pioneer P2 Review The Gionee Pioneer P2 received a lot of attention lately due to the value-for-money proposition it offered. While it’s more expensive than the venerable Cherry Mobile Flare 2.0, it offers stronger battery and HSPA+ connectivity which makes it worth taking a look into. For those still clueless about Gionee, it is […]

CloudFone Thrill 530QX Review: Competitive Performance, Crazy Battery Life

CloudFone Thrill 530QX Review Most smartphones today will barely last us a day of moderate to heavy usage. There’s always that oh-so-dreaded moment wherein we see the battery icon turn red and our eyes start darting around the room looking for a socket to plug in the wall charger. Gone are the glorious days of […]

Gionee Pioneer P2 Unboxing: Dual-core, HSPA+, 1700mAh for Php4,499

Meet the Gionee Pioneer P2! Gionee, a successful Chinese gadget manufacturer, is looking to step up their game here in the Philippines. Aside from their flagship, the Gionee ELife E6, they’re also pushing budget-friendly offerings like the Gionee Pioneer P2. The device sells for Php4,499 and packs a dual-core processor, HSPA+ connectivity, and a generous […]

Gionee ELife E6: Quad Core, 5-inch Full HD Display, 2GB RAM for P18,999

Gionee ELife E6 Launched in the Philippines Gionee is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer that wants to get a big share of the local market. They have been actually already selling smartphones here since earlier this year but it’s only now that they’re starting to make a name for themselves. In a media event earlier this […]

Lenovo A360i and Lenovo A516: New Affordable Dual Core Smartphones

Lenovo Mobile PH Outs Entry-Level Offerings Lenovo posted on their Facebook page two new offerings: the Lenovo A360i and A516. The Lenovo A360 is the cheaper among the two. Its packing a dual core processor, a 4 inch screen and running Android 4.2 Jellybean. The camera is a 2 megapixel shooter but lacks autofocus and […]

Samsung Galaxy Gear Hands-on and Initial Impressions

Hands-on and Initial Impressions: Samsung Galaxy Gear The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear were announced at the same time during Samsung’s big media event held during IFA in Berlin, Germany. We’ve already unboxed and reviewed the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and now we’d like to share with you guys our initial impressions and […]