Unboxing the Google Pixel XL

Around one month ago Google announced their newest flagship devices, the Google Pixel and the Pixel XL. We finally managed to get our hands on one a month later from online store Widget City. It was a bit pricey but we bit the bullet anyway since we’ve been really wanting to get our hands on […]

Rumor: Meizu Aiming to Launch a “100% Bezel-Free” Smartphone Next Month

The Battle of the Bezel-less is (un)officially underway, folks. Two weeks ago, Xiaomi rocked the smartphone industry with its near bezel-free handset, the Mi MIX flagship with a crazy 91.3% screen-to-body ratio. The Mi MIX launched to rave reviews, with a lot of tech enthusiasts hailing it as the “future of smartphones.” Related: Xiaomi’s Mi MIX […]

The Huawei Mate 9 Finally Launches: A Kirin 960 Flagship Phab with Dual Leica Cameras

Finally. Weeks of leaked info, renders, photos have now led to this, the official product unveiling. Huawei’s most anticipated Galaxy Note 7 contender, the Huawei Mate 9 has just been introduced at an event in Munich, Germany. Let’s check if this beast can compete with the best flagship phablets out right now. Related: Xiaomi Officially […]

Samsung Profits Down by 30% Due to Note 7 Snafu

We knew that Samsung was going to feel the effects of the Galaxy Note 7 recall, and the subsequent tug off store shelves, after replacement units for what was then the Korean brand’s flagship phablet were still found to have the same issues as the first batch that was initially shipped out. We questioned how […]

More Samsung Galaxy S8 Rumors: A Powerhouse with 4K Display, Exynos 8895, 8GB RAM?

Samsung’s next flagship series, the Galaxy S8, is due for a March unveiling if the Weibo leaksters are to be believed. Along with a speculated release window, the Weibo forumites also posted a quick spec sheet comparing the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 and the Galaxy S8 Edge variant. Let’s check out the rumors. Related: Xiaomi Officially […]

Viral Fridays: Chinese Company Forces Employees with iPhone 7s to Resign or Be Fired

Welcome to Unbox’s “Viral Fridays” where we feature weirder than usual tech and geek related news to cap out the week. Here’s another weird iPhone 7 related tidbit coming from the wacky land of China. The Nanyang Yongkang Medicine Company (NYMC), based in the Chinese province of Henan, recently published a memo for its employees, […]

Huawei Mate 9 with Kirin 960 Chipset to be Unveiled on November 8

Not to be outdone by fellow Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi, Huawei is expected to release their flagship phablet, the Huawei Mate 9, on November 8, just over a month after the unveiling of the premium Mi 5S phone. Related: Xiaomi Mi 5S with Snapdragon 821 SoC to Launch on September 27 Aside from the supposed […]

GoPro Teases Karma Drone on their Website

Another brand enters into the Game of Drones and this time its veteran action cam manufacturer, GoPro, who has give it the name — Karma. They’ve managed to nip an unintended leak on their European website in the bud. The leak that listed the Karma Drone by mistake and while it has now been taken […]

Lenovo Launches the Moto G4 Play Budget Phone in India

IFA 2016 has ended and still, Lenovo is announcing and launching devices everywhere. The latest Lenovo smartphone to grace the headlines is the Moto G4 Play, which the company just launched in India for the budget price of 8,999 INR (~Php 6.3K). Let’s see if the Moto G4 Play is worth the money. Moto G4 […]

Vivo V3 Review: Smaller Size, Max Performance

We’ve had the review for the Vivo V3 Max for a couple of months now, so it’s finally time to take a closer look at its smaller sibling, The Vivo V3. The 5-Inch smartphone from the Chinese brand may be smaller than the V3 Max and has a slight bump down in specs, but that […]

Weekly Recap (August 28) The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recalled

It’s the start of a new week and here are some of the top stories you may have missed from the week of August 28. Last week we saw Samsung issue a global recall for their flagship phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, due to “battery cell issues” as there have 35 reported cases of […]

Huawei’s Honor 8 Arriving In Malaysia On September 6, Will It Ever Be Released Here?

Huawei has managed to impress many a tech outfit with their new dual-camera wielding Honor 8 in countries where it has officially been launched, including the US, Europe, Middle East and Russia. Now the smartphone is slated to arrive in neighboring Malaysia, where the company hopes to make a splash against entrenched players like Samsung […]