ASUS ROG Phone 6 to use Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1

The Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 is officially the must-have processor for flagship phones for the rest of 2022. ASUS, realme, and OnePlus have confirmed that they will be using the new processor to power their next flagship, with ASUS and realme confirming that their next phones will be the ROG Phone 6 and GT 2 […]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Official: What has Improved?

With much anticipation and speculation, Qualcomm officially announced its mid-year refresh of its 2022 flagship processor with the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. While it still uses a 4nm process, Qualcomm finally uses TSMC’s process instead of Samsung—which should hopefully address the heating issues of previous Snapdragon 8-series processors. Being a + version, all of the […]

Redmi K70 Series Come with Snapdragon 8-Series Processors

Aside from the Redmi K70E (that’s expected to debut globally as the POCO X6 Pro), Xiaomi also announced the standard Redmi K70 and its Pro version in China. We’re not sure about their possible global availability (and if they will launch as POCO devices), but both phones are interesting on paper. Common features between the […]

5 Reasons Why the vivo V29e 5G is a Good Buy for Php 19k

vivo completes its V29 5G series lineup in the Philippines with the arrival of the V29e 5G. Unlike previous Vxxe models that felt like significantly toned-down versions of their standard Vxx siblings, the V29 5G positions itself as a proper affordable alternative to the V29 5G. After using it for a week, we felt that […]

Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 Debuts with the HONOR 100

True to Qualcomm’s announcements last week, HONOR debuts the Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 mid-range chip with the standard HONOR 100. Joining the standard model in China is the HONOR 100 Pro, which uses a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. Both phones get 100w charging and an in-house C1 RF chip that HONOR claims improves cellular reception. […]

OPPO Finishes 2023 With Launch of New Reno11 series

OPPO is wrapping up 2023 with the announcement of the Reno11 series in China. This time, there’s no Pro+ version: instead, you only get a standard and Reno11 Pro model. The Reno11 Pro shares a lot of similarities with the Reno10 Pro+ that launched in the Philippines save for a slightly slower 80w wired charging […]

Qualcomm Should be Worried about the Dimensity 8300

Qualcomm should be worried in the mid-range segment, as MediaTek announced the Dimensity 8300, which appears to be better than the Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 (and even the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2) on paper. The most obvious part where the Dimensity 8300 shines is its 1/3/4 CPU layout, where its Cortex-A715 Prime Core runs at […]

OnePlus 12 to Launch on Brand’s 10th Anniversary

OnePlus is set to celebrate its 10th anniversary this December. To commemorate the occasion, OnePlus plans to hold one major launch before 2023 comes to a close, and it intends to launch the OnePlus 12 on December 4. Considering how the OnePlus 11 has impressed us, we’re excited for the OnePlus 12. Even the brand […]

The Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 will Power 2024 Mid-Range Phones

After the announcement of the flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, Qualcomm is also updating its mid-range chip offerings as well. Unlike with its flagship sibling, the Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 positions itself between the Snapdragon 7s Gen 2 and Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2. Compared to the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, the Gen 3 has a […]

The Reno11 Series Claims to take SLR-like Photos

After launches from Xiaomi and vivo, OPPO is the next to unveil a new phone in China. This time, OPPO is focusing on the budget flagship segment with the Reno11 series. While we’re not expecting true flagship-caliber specs, OPPO boldly claims that the Reno11 series can take SLR-like photos. While countless brands have been pushing […]

Peacock Blue HONOR 90 Arriving on November 15

Following the very positive reception for the HONOR 90 last August, the brand is bringing over a special edition Peacock Blue variant to the Philippines on November 15 through HONOR Experience and Partner Stores nationwide and online via Lazada, Shopee, and TikTok. Those who will buy the Peacock blue variant will get a Gift box […]

OPPO A98 Review Philippines: Meh

Review Verdict: The A98 is an average mid-range phone from OPPO that is an upgrade over last year’s A96. It’s a sleek phone overall, but its pricing places the A98 in a tough spot with its competitors.  Pros -Decent gaming performance -One of the better IPS displays in its segment -Great battery life Cons -No ultra-wide […]