HE ASUS ZenFone 3 and ZenFone 3 Ultra are facing new competitors with the launch of the OPPO R9s and R9s Plus, successors to the R9 — also known as the OPPO F1 Plus in the Philippines — and R9 Plus phones that were announced in March 2016.
NOTHER Samsung Galaxy Note 7 alternative just launched in the Philippines. This time, we’re looking at the flagship phone Sony had announced at IFA 2016 in Berlin on September 1, the Sony Xperia XZ.
T’S been a while since Cherry Mobile gathered dealers and members of the media to launch a slew of devices. That day has finally come with the unveiling of six new phones from what is arguably its most successful series, Flare, and the timing couldn’t be any better — Christmas is just around the corner.
HE rumor mills are in full swing days before the October 19 launch of the OPPO R9s in China. In fact, OPPO itself has already made the “early registration” page for the smartphone public.
G Philippines has announced the price and date of availability of its other signature phone, the LG V20. This Korean manufacturer’s counter to arch-rival Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7, which is now discontinued after a botched recall and multiple fire reports, is the first non-Google handset to ship with the new Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. We’ve listed it as a good …
HAT’S this we hear that the Huawei Mate 9 will have a curved-screen variant, just like Samsung’s Edge smartphones and the already dead Galaxy Note 7?
E were wrapped up in the stream of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 updates that we almost missed an announcement that may excite mobile-photography enthusiasts: The ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser is already available in the Philippines.
S we had hoped, Samsung finally halted sales and exchanges of Galaxy Note 7 units after replacement phones are still overheating and catching fire. With the device practically done, what are your options this time? Which smartphone should you consider buying? We listed nine alternatives for you.
AMSUNG will be happy to put the second half of 2016 behind it, but that’s not to say it’s done for the year as far as releasing smartphones is concerned. The troubled Korean manufacturer today announced the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime in the Philippines, which joins Vietnam and India as the only countries to have the lower-midrange phone on offer.
week ago, we laid out some reasons many Filipino Samsung Galaxy Note 7 users might still prefer to get the “safe” Note 7 to another phone — barring a “new round of explosions.” Today, whether that’s still true or not, we believe Samsung should stop selling the device altogether.