A new variant of the Asus Fonepad 7 is now available in the Philippines. The new model FE170CG packs the same 7-inch display but dilutes on some features to reach that sweet, affordable price of Php5,995.
One of the really great things about smartphones and tablets is that they’re one-stop shops of every conceivable distractions known to man. Videos? Check. Music? Stream or download away! Games? Oh, God, don’t get me started about games! Injustice:Gods Among Us made me unproductive for quite a while, and when I installed 2048, I went nuts! But that’s the problem: so many apps tend to become so addictive that it tends to get in the way of things like matter, such as work.
Here’s another first from Cherry Mobile: a 7-inch slate that comes preloaded with Android 4.4 KitKat. For Php2,299 only, the new Cherry Mobile Fusion Aura will be arriving in stores starting this weekend.
Previously known as the Iconia B1-730 HD, the new Acer Iconia One 7 has been announced as an affordable Android tablet. It’s got decent specs for multimedia usage and sports a variety of colored backs.
Besides the Radar, Cherry Mobile has four more new tablets to expand its Superion lineup, complete with exploration-themed names. From Php3,999 to Php6,999, the Cherry Mobile Superion Probe, Endeavor, Vector, and Navigator are quad-core tablets with 1GB of RAM and 3G connectivity.
Cherry Mobile recently revealed its 2014 tablet pricelist, and along with it the introduction of upcoming tablets. The company’s most affordable offering starts with the Fusion Breeze 2 and Fusion Aura, both at Php2,299, followed by the Superion Radar at Php2,999.
Despite a few hiccups (not being able to install apps to SD, laggy performance), the MyPhone Rio has been met with quite a lot of success. Now, the pioneer local phone brand is looking to capitalize on their momentum by following up with the MyPhone Rio Lite.
It’s been a while since we’ve covered a local tablet, so here’s one that’s on our radar right now: the Torque Droidz Mini Q. For Php7,699, it’s a 7.85-inch Android slate with a quad-core processor and 3G connectivity.
It’s been a while since Kitkat was officially announced to the public, but there has yet to be a locally-branded Kitkat phone in sight. That might change soon as the image of the Cherry Mobile Urban from off of a leaked brochure has started circulating the Cherry Mobile and MyPhone Rio United groups.
Starmobile has unleashed its “lightest and most powerful 8-inch tablet” yet. The new Starmobile Engage 8 Quad+ is a 7.85-inch Android Jelly Bean tablet with an aluminium finish and a quad-core processor.