Would you really spend Php50,000 on a Smartphone?

The Galaxy Note 8 We use our smartphones more than ever. These days, we would trade our laptops occasionally for something smaller and more compact. After all, smartphones nowadays are equipped with laptop-level internals, capable of running Photoshop Lightroom Mobile, make a quick travel video on the fly, and provide us with quality photos and […]

OPPO, Vivo, and other Brands Should Declare Which Devices Get Oreo

Which Devices Get Oreo? Android 8.0 “Oreo” was officially announced by Google yesterday. The update has a lot of interesting features on the user interface/experience side as well as system optimizations that should extend battery life. That said, manufacturers need to be transparent as to which of their devices will get the latest Android update. […]

Here’s a Partial list of Android Devices that will be receiving Android Oreo

Coming to your devices real soon   With much fanfare, Google did not troll the audience this time around, as Android O (8.0) is indeed Android Oreo. We got a peek at some of its features like Picture-in-Picture, Notification Dots, and Google Play Project. Read: It’s Official! Android O Is Oreo! Excitement aside, Android users are […]

Flagship Smartphones That Will Launch in the Next 2 Months

The next two months will be crazy for the consumer technology beat. There are multiple flagship launches scheduled and it will be interesting to see which brand will be able to stand out. To help you guys navigate all the coming launches, here’s a quick list of the upcoming devices (with the exception of the […]

This Mi MIX 2 Concept Video redefines the meaning of Bezel-less

Can you find the phone’s front camera in this concept video? When Xiaomi released the first Mi MIX last year, we were astonished at its high screen-to-body ratio, starting off the bezel-less trend with smartphones. With the said model giving us a glimpse at the future of smartphones, other brands followed suit: Samsung has the […]

ZenFone Retrospective: A Look Back Before Moving Forward

Welcome to our Zenfone Retrospective! Today, Asus is launching the newest iteration of their smartphone line — the Zenfone 4. While we’re eager to officially learn what the Taiwanese company has got in store for us, or at least how much they’re actually going to be priced since there have been a ton of leaks […]

5 Great Smartphones under 30K (Q3 2017)

Here at Unbox HQ, we want to make sure that you get the most out of your hard-earned money when it comes to buying your next smartphone. We made you a list of great smartphones for under 10K, and also those within the 10k-15k range. This time, our list will focus on smartphones that offer more […]

Is it worth sacrificing those bezels in this new smartphone trend?

Ask yourself: do you need that additional screen estate? When a smartphone manufacturer starts a trend, other brands will surely follow. When Apple released the original iPhone in 2007, everyone was skeptical of phones that is mostly screen—at a time where Blackberry’s qwerty phones were all the rage. A few years later, most smartphone manufacturers […]

5 Great Smartphones you can Buy for Under 10k (Q3 2017)

With a plethora of brands and models out there, we are blessed to have an endless number of smartphones to choose from, each catering to a specific budget. Should you have a difficult time deciding which phone best suits your needs, we have you covered. Last time, we gave you a list of smartphones in […]

The Meizu M6 Note with Dual Rear Cameras Arrives on August 23

A new dual camera handset from Meizu Meizu has sent out press invites for the M6 Note‘s debut, which is scheduled for an August 23 product event. The Meizu M6 Note is rumored to ship with MediaTek’s Helio P25 chipset, either 3GB or 4GB RAM, and a choice of 32GB or 64GB internal storage. The […]

Doogee Mix Review: Mixed Bag

We review the Doogee Mix! One of the biggest trends in smartphones today is the dramatic reduction of bezel sizes in flagship devices. Samsung, LG and their ilk are in race to reduce bezel sizes and increase the amount of usable space that you’re able to enjoy on phones, but the technology behind those all-screen […]

5 Dual Camera Smartphones You Can Buy For Under 20k (Q3 2017)

We could not deny the trend of incorporating dual cameras (either in the front or at the back) with smartphones for 2017. It’s a good trend if you would ask us: With two sensors working together, these smartphones gain extra functions, which include better depth of field, optical zooms, bokeh effects, and augmented reality. To […]