Meizu M1 Mini to Use Three Different OS Flavors At Launch

We may finally see a phone running Ubuntu out of the box More rumors about the Meizu M1 Mini coming out of China today: apparently there will be three versions of the brand new device that will be officially unveiled on January 28, The three OS variants will be the regular Android version powered by […]

Would You Buy A Phone Made By Meizu And Nokia?

The two brands are reportedly collaborating on a new smartphone Here’s a question for you: would you buy a phone that’s built in collaboration with Meizu and Nokia? That’s apparently what the rumor mill is churning out – both brands are looking to collaborate on a new phone, which supposedly has a working code name […]

Is Oppo’s New U3 Phablet Their Answer to the Mi Note?

Meet Oppo’s new phablet Oppo has officially taken off the wraps of the their newest phablet, the U3. The U3 is a 5.9-inch phablet that’s powered by an octa-core 64-bit MediaTek MT6752 processor running at 1.7GHz, paired with 2GB of RAM. Oppo U3 specs 1.7GHz MediaTek MT6752 64-bit octa-core processor 2GB of RAM 5.9-inch full […]

Meizu Supposedly Announcing Even Cheaper M1 Note Mini Next Week

Will a cheaper M1 Note Mini be offered for sale? We’ve been impressed by Meizu’s announcement of their affordable M1 Note around a month ago, but it seems that there’s an even cheaper version of that particular smartphone coming out before this month is over. Yes folks, the M1 Note Mini is rumored to be […]

Oppo Launches Sapphire Backed R1C

Check out Oppo’s latest smartphone While everyone was busy raving about Xiaomi’s latest announcements, Oppo, another Chinese manufacturer actually launched their newest smartphone a day before. The R1C may look like your typical Android smartphone in the front, but turn it over and you’ll see a beautiful Sapphire clad rear. A metal frame rounds out […]

First Sample Shots and Benchmarks of Mi Note Surfaces

Here’s what Xiaomi’s new handset is capable of Yesterday Xiaomi announced their newest flagship, the Mi Note, and suffice to say we were all impressed by both the specs of the new device and the price. A lot of you are probably wondering how the new flagship would do in benchmark tests, well now you […]

Unbox 2014 Gadget Awards: Best Flagship (International) – LG G3

Among all the flagship devices out in the market today we believe that the LG G3 has the best hardware design philosophy in terms of aesthetics and ergonomics. It manages to slightly edge out competition on the merit of the hardware design (the display is just gorgeous and the build is so unique). Flagship Smartphone […]

Unbox 2014 Gadget Awards: Smartphone of the Year – Zenfone 5

ASUS definitely has a winner with the Zenfone 5. While it does suffer from its fair share of performance issues, it’s still a great Android smartphone. Starting at Php 6495, it’s definitely “sulit” considering its overall performance, build quality and Pixel Master camera   Specs Aren’t Everything ASUS’ Zenfone 5 isn’t the fastest, nor the most […]

Unbox 2014 Gadget Awards: Best Flagship (Local) – Starmobile Knight X

Judging from the spec sheet of the device, it seems that the company had one goal in mind with the device: offer the fastest, no compromise device they possibly could, and it seems that they’ve succeeded with the Knight X. The Most Advanced Local Flagship Love them or hate them, Starmobile has a knack for […]

Unbox 2014 Gadget Awards: Best Bang For Your Buck (Local) – Cherry Mobile Flare 3

We know we like to throw around the phrase gamechanger a lot in Unbox, but the Flare 3 truly is one of the few phones that manage to be the very definition of that phrase. A Real Game Changer Bang-for-the-buck and Cherry Mobile go hand-in-hand, so it’s probably no surprise that the company’s Flare 3 […]

5 Most Affordable Octa-core Smartphones in the Philippines

Want a powerful smartphone but are on a tight budget? At the start of 2014 the most affordable octa-core smartphone cost more than Php 10,000. We knew the price of octa-core smartphones would go down as time went by, but who knew we’d get octa-core smartphones for less than 5K a year later? Today we’ll […]

5 Trends That Defined the Local Market This Year

We’ve seen so many advancements in the local smartphone market this year, in terms of both price and hardware. It’s really amazing how much the local brand landscape has changed in twelve months. Let’s look back at the trends that defined the local market this 2014 : The octa-core wars One of the biggest tech […]