We’re one step closer to having indestructible phones! While we have very robust and elements-proof shells with impressive IP ratings, any phone’s main Achilles’ Heel is the screen. Corning‘s Gorilla Glass has been at the forefront in addressing this weak spot.
It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about the Firefox OS, but the wait is over. Cherry Mobile, along with Mozilla Foundation, have announced the Cherry Mobile Ace, the first smartphone in the Philippines to use the platform.
MSI-ECS has also announced the availability and pricing of the affordable 4G-powered smartphone, the Blade Vec 4G.
While I’ve never been a fan of O+ USA’s Air Shuffle feature (No Touch!), their newly announced O+ 360 Series smartphones with 360 Touch Technology is much more interesting and less of a novelty feature.
We got our hands on with the new Gionee Elife E7 Mini, a device with an octa-core processor, a beautiful 4.7″ beautiful screen and a rotating camera. We’ll reserve everything about the device in our full review. For the mean time, let’s check out what comes with it in the box.
The Oppo N3 is now official. It doesn’t exactly have the pop-out swiveling camera we thought it would sport, but it does have this cool, motorized camera that selfie addicts will surely love.
The war for thinness is still alive, and Oppo Electronics have just broken the record. Just recently they announced two phones: the Oppo N3, and what is currently the world’s thinnest phone at a mere 4.85 millimeters thick, the Oppo R5. While the N3 is clearly their flagship, the R5 really sin’t that far off as far as specs go.
The Gionee Pioneer P4 may have been a relatively decent entry level phone specs-wise, it was a rather chunky-looking thing with hardly any thought put into aesthetics whatsoever. With the Gionee CTRL V4S, it seems they’ve rectified that, packing similar specs into a prettier-looking body.
There aren’t too many hexa-core phones out in the local market right now, so owning one might actually make you the talk of your smartphone enthusiast group of buddies. If you’re going to get one, the Gionee GPad G5 is certainly one to consider. And it isn’t just about the chipset.
In two years, users will no longer have to wait for too long just to fully charge their mobile devices. Battery technology has made a breakthrough: getting the battery charged to 70 percent in just two minutes.
Smart Communications has finally announced the pricing and availability of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4. After teasing interested buyers with a pre-order page a couple of weeks ago, the company has now released the complete list of postpaid plans for the much awaited phablet.