OnePlus 5 Unboxing, Quick Review: Still A Potent Killer?

We unbox the OnePlus 5! OnePlus has always had a singular mission ever since they released their first phone back in 2014: make a smartphone that had comparable specs to the flagships of more established companies like Samsung, LG and Sony and sell it at a lower price point. That philosophy has been the driving […]

OnePlus 3/3T To Get Android O Within This Year

The flagship killers are set to get Android O later this year While OnePlus’ recently released flagship killer, the OnePlus 5 is certain to receive an Android O update before the year ends, it’s not as clear cut for the older 3/3T models. Well, the folks at OnePlus held a AMA on Reddit the other […]

Leaked: Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Partial Specs

Iterating on the successes of the first generation Google Pixel The folks over at XDA Developers have posted what they claim to be the partial specifications of Google’s upcoming Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones. Their source for this report is an insider who seems to have had hands-on experience on the prototype models. […]

OPPO A57 Unboxing, Review: Bridging the Gap

Today, OPPO Philippines launched their newest smartphone — the OPPO A57; a smartphone that bridges the gap between their past Selfie Experts in the F1 series to their most recent dual front cam equipped smartphones. Is the OPPO A57 a good option for those of you who may be looking for a smartphone in the […]

Alleged OnePlus 5 Camera Samples Surface Online

Boss dual cameras on the OnePlus 5 About a week back, OnePlus tweeted out the photo you see above. They asked which of the two was taken with their upcoming “flagship killer of 2017”, the OnePlus 5. While the clarity of the image on the right is a dead giveaway for the device, it may be […]

Digital Walker Cuts Price Of OnePlus 3T To Under 20K

Is this in preparation for the OnePlus 5? Always wanted to grab yourself a OnePlus 3T but were waiting for the price to come down? Good news – Digital Walker has announced that they are cutting the price of the OnePlus 3T to just Php 19,990, from its original price of Php 24,990. OnePlus 3T […]

HTC U Ultra Review: Big Revolution

We review HTC’s U Ultra! HTC, the Taiwanese manufacturer that silently exited the Philippine market more than 3 years ago is coming back. And they’re looking to kick off their comeback plans with a bang, offering two high-end handsets when they return later this month: the newly launched, flagship U11 and the U Ultra which […]

Samsung Officially Releases Galaxy Tab S3 In The Philippines

It’s one of the few high-end tablets on sale today Despite the dearth of tablets from manufacturers today, Korean firm Samsung is still offering high-end slates to the general public. The newest tab from Sammy is the Galaxy Tab S3, aimed at stealing customers from Apple’s iPad Air Pro. Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Pro Qualcomm […]

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Quick Review: Shiny And Chrome

Witness Sony’s Xperia XZ Premium! Sony has finally shown off their newest flagship device, the Xperia XZ Premium to the Philippine press today. The new phone represents the cutting edge of Sony’s mobile efforts, armed with the best components and hardware available on the market today. Despite being a little late to the flagship party […]

What is LTE-Advanced (LTE-A)? A Quick and Dirty Primer

LTE-A is crazy fast and reliable, and it’s now here in the Philippines. TL;DR: LTE-A wireless technology is the next step of 4G LTE, providing significantly faster, more robust and reliable connectivity than its predecessor. Most modern flagship handsets and certain mid-high mid-range smartphones have LTE-A support. With Smart having rolled out Long Term Evolution […]

Sony Prices Xperia XZ Premium In The Philippines, Priced At Php 45,490

Sony’s Xperia XZ Premium commands premium pricing Sony has finally officially priced the Xperia XZ Premium, their slow-mo camera toting, 4K display equipped, Snapdragon 835 powered-flagship today. The new, shiny flagship is slated to be priced at Php 45,490 when it becomes available for pre-order at the beginning of June. Sony Xperia XZ Premium Qualcomm Snapdragon […]

OPPO F3 Review: Is This The New Selfie King?

We review OPPO’s F3! After being noticeably absent during OPPO’s unveil of their new dual-camera selfie lineup, the smaller of the two new selfie experts has finally arrived in the Philippines. The F3 promises to be a handier, easier and more affordable selfie expert that has the same dual-camera system as its bigger brother, but […]