Gionee, the company that brought us the “world’s slimmest smartphone” earlier this year, is prepping an even thinner device—the Gionee Elife S5.1. As the name implies, it’s only 5.15mm thin!
Quad-core smartphones are getting more and more affordable these days that even those with the strictest budget can buy one cheap without sacrificing on features. The newly announced SKK Mobile Phoenix G1, for instance, is a 5-inch Android-powered handset with a quad-core chip and full of features for only Php3,799.
Hal Finney, one of the great minds in cryptography and a noted proponent of virtual currency Bitcoin, has passed away at the age of 58. While he has lost the battle against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), his body has reportedly been cryogenically frozen for the possibility of being revived and visiting the future.
Not one to rest on its laurels while competition is catching up, Samsung has once again come up with another smartwatch—and it comes with a brilliant twist: it’s like a smartphone by itself. The Samsung Gear S can make calls and gain Internet access even without a paired handset.
R for round? LG plans to unveil its second Android Wear smartwatch in only 6 months after taking the wraps off its first. This second iteration, the LG G Watch R, features a full circle design for its 1.3-inch display.
With the tech industry looking forward to the IFA in Berlin next week, LG has unveiled a new smartphone that it will showcase in the much-anticipated tradeshow. It’s the LG G3 Stylus.
Xiaomi is once again set to impress its Philippine customers by launching another remarkable smartphone. The new Xiaomi Redmi 1S will be available on September 4 with an affordable price of only Php5,599.
HTC is currently busy churning out smartphones with 64-bit computing capabilities. There’s the world’s octa-core 64-bit smartphone that’s being teased for unveiling early next month. But in the meantime, the company has officially announced the HTC Desire 510, yet another 64-bit handset thanks to its Snapdragon 410 processor.
Gionee Pioneer P4 owners, good news! Your capable yet budget-friendly smartphone is finally rolling out its Android KitKat update. But before you go opening your system settings for the OTA update, know that the download is only available in India at the moment. Philippine users will still have to wait for their turn.
If imitation is the best form of flattery, then the upstart Oppo should feel flattered. They pioneered the rotating camera that enables you to take very high resolution selfies and/or video calls.
Oppo recently unveiled its latest affordable smartphone with 4G LTE connectivity—the new Oppo Neo 5. It’s a 4.5-inch handset that’s powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 400.
It seems like every week, Cherry Mobile has another phone to tease, announce or release. Well, the pioneer local brand was at it again today, posting a video on their Facebook page for what is obviously their next big smartphone.
We’ve finally gotten a taste of the Gionee Elife S5.5 that’s updated to Android 4.4 KitKat. There are many minor changes here and there, but the update ultimately makes the world’s “slimmest smartphone” even better.
The SanDisk Ultra II SSD was recently unveiled last week, introducing a bigger storage capacity and faster performance. Best of all, it’s cheaper at just less than 50 cents per gigabyte.