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 […]

OnePlus 5 Rumor Mill: Two Renders, One Phone

Will the Real OnePlus 5 Please Stand Up? Like a lot of you, we are eagerly anticipating the release of OnePlus’ “Flagship Killer” of 2017 — the OnePlus 5; especially because we might be seeing it on time and in an officially capacity, unlike the OnePlus 3T that arrived nearly half a year after its […]

Huawei Nova 2 with Dual Rear Cameras to be Unveiled this May 26

Huawei Nova 2, or some other name, depending on the region An “official” launch poster for the announcement of the Huawei Nova 2 recently surfaced on Chinese forums, and it “confirms” a May 26 launch for the handset. The Huawei Nova 2 already made landfall over at China’s TENAA earlier this month, showcasing its dual […]

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Launching In Philippines On May 23

  Sony’s 4K display phone is arriving in the country It’s official: Sony’s high-end, Xperia XZ Premium is officially launching in the Philippines on May 23. The Xperia XZ Premium, first announced during Mobile World Congress, is the company’s first ever Snapdragon 835-powered handset and is the first phone in the world to have a […]

Online Retailer Outs Price for the OnePlus 5

The New Flagship Killer Gets Priced? One of the big stories from a couple of months back was when OnePlus found an official distributor to carry their products in the Philippines. While having an official warranty is a great comfort when you purchase a OnePlus 3T, it was a little late to the game; especially […]

Viral Fridays: Turing’s Latest Concept Phone, the Appassionato

Turing Robotics Industries will be enlisting TCL’s aid on this one Turing Robotic Industries, the guys behind the laughably crazy-specced concept phones such as the Monolith Chaccone and Cadenza is at it again. This time, however, the phone manufacturer (to be fair, they’ve already released a handset, the Turing Phone, which was poorly received) is […]

Head-to-Head: OPPO F3 VS OPPO F3 Plus

OPPO’s F3 siblings are due for a match-up It’s another Head-to-Head article here at Unbox and this time, we’re featuring the two, dual-camera toting F3 and F3 Plus brothers for a cage match. Let’s see who comes up top. OPPO F3 MediaTek MT6750T octa-core processor ARM Mali-T860 MP2 4GB RAM 5.5-inch FHD display, 1920 x […]

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Review: Sayonara, A9 Pro?

Is the first Samsung Phone with 6GB of RAM Worth It? Previously an exclusive to the Chinese market, Samsung Philippines launched the Galaxy C9 Pro locally a little over two weeks ago. We’ve been using it as our main phone for a week now, so it’s time to see if this 6-inch phablet is worth […]

ASUS Zenfone 3 Laser Starts Getting Android Nougat

Check your phones now Bought ASUS’ Zenfone 3 Laser and are wondering if it’ll ever get Android Nougat? Well, good news – the Taiwanese company has announced that they’ve released the Nougat update to the Zenfone 3 Laser (ZC551KL).  ASUS Zenfone 3 Laser specs 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor Adreno 505 GPU 4GB of […]