vivo Philippines Teases V29 Pro; Key Specs Revealed

While it has only been 2 months since the V27 series are made official in the Philippines, it seems that vivo is already gearing up for the V29 series, promoting the Pro model on its official website. While you might think that vivo’s product cycle is too fast, the brand did not release any V27 […]

vivo 5.5 Sale: Up to Php 6K off on the X80

vivo will be holding special deals in its official Shopee store for the upcoming 5.5 sale, where you can get discounts on select models. Leading the pack is the V27 5G and V27e, where you get a Php 2,000 and Php 1,000 discount respectively–on top of getting a fitness tracker, TWS colorful earbuds, and a […]

The vivo Y78+ 5G is a Mid-Range Phone with Curved AMOLED

Outside of the Philippines, vivo is making its Y-series phones more compelling. In India, they have the Y100a, a 5G version of the V25e we got in the Philippines. Moving to China, vivo has another interesting Y-series model with the Y78+ 5G as the first model from the Y-series line to have a curved AMOLED […]

itel is Preparing a Budget Phone with a Color-Changing Back

Color-changing back panels may be gimmicky, but they are a novel feature to have. We’ve seen this on several mid-range phones like the vivo V27, and Infinix even envisioned the use of e-ink for more dynamic color-shifting back panels. We have yet to see color-changing back panels on a budget phone, and itel might be […]

Best Budget Camera Phones in the Philippines 2023

One of the things people look for in a phone is good cameras. Phone cameras have improved through the years–you don’t need to spend an arm and a leg for one with stellar camera performance. Looking at phone releases for 2023, Php 20k can get you a phone that has good camera performance. We curated […]

Best Budget Flagship Phones in the Philippines for 2023

At the Php 20,000 to Php 40,000 price point, phones are usually called premium mid-range or budget flagship devices. In this segment, brands incorporate a few high-end features while being more affordable than premium flagships. While not as many as mid-range phones, we curated the best budget flagship offerings in the Philippines in 2023.  Best Budget […]

OPPO A78 5G Review Philippines

Review Verdict: The OPPO A78 5G in this review once again abides by the philosophy that hardware isn’t everything. It may not be perfect, but using the device in everyday situations is a breeze and won’t leave you wanting more.  Pros ColorOS makes the experience smooth and fluid Stunning design and back panel Cameras work well […]

Honkai: Star Rail is a Demanding Mobile Game. Here’s Why:

It has been over a week since Hoyoverse launched its follow-up to Genshin Impact with Honkai: Star Rail. It has been a phenomenal hit, achieving 20 million downloads in a single day—outperforming what Genshin Impact achieved back in 2020. Like Genshin Impact, Honkai: Star Rail is a game that can be played on PC and mobile—and it makes us […]

Some “New” MediaTek Chips Are Renamed Versions of Old Models

We have been impressed with MediaTek’s Dimensity chips lately: The Dimensity 8100 is a popular choice among upper mid-range phones for the insane performance it has to offer, while the Dimensity 7200 that’s found on the vivo V27 proved to be an excellent, more power-efficient alternative. While we are waiting for MediaTek’s other chips, consumers […]

Honkai Star Rail Quick Review: Make Turn-Based RPGs Cool Again

Hoyoverse (aka Mihoyo) hit the jackpot with Genshin Impact in late 2020, as it changed how open-world RPGs with gacha elements are done. Aside from a compelling storyline, and great combat mechanics, Genshin Impact has an engaging storyline that was usually lacking in other gacha games. Fast forward to 2023, Hoyoverse wants to double down on its […]

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G Review: An Incremental Upgrade

Review Verdict: The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G in this review may seem like a mild update over its predecessor. While some things may remain unchanged, the all-new design, higher-resolution cameras, and improved version of OxygenOS can most definitely be considered meaningful upgrades.  Pros Shiny, mirror-like back panel looks premium No bloatware Camera upgrade Cons […]

Best Mid-Range Phones (20k) for Netflix in the Philippines 2023

With Netflix being more affordable recently, people have more reasons to enjoy binge watching wherever they go–be it through their TVs or even through their phones. Speaking of the latter, a number of 2023 mid-range phones in the Philippines have features that make them great for watching Netflix on the go–especially with how display technology […]