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Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro quick review: Midranger with pro features

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HEN you taunt another brand about the very thing that it claims to be an expert in, you better make sure that your product delivers in the area where it’s supposed to be good at. So when Samsung Electronics Philippines posted this teaser video for what turned out to be the Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro (click for complete specs), we were determined to find out if the smartphone can really capture great photos in low light, as the Korean tech giant claims.

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Sony Xperia XA1 review: Don’t sleep on this Sony

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OR the past couple of years, Sony has come out with so many flagship smartphones that it’s easy to forget it still cares about its midrange game. In the previous months alone, the Xperia XZ, XZs, and XZ Premium have, in that order, rotated as the face of the Japanese firm’s Android efforts — possibly to the detriment of lesser phones that arguably offer more bang for the buck.

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You can now buy the Nokia 3310

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EMEMBER this day. Today, June 30, marks the return of the most popular feature phone in 2000. Or, fine, the modern version of it. HMD Global, through the Nokia Mobile Facebook page, has announced that the Nokia 3310 2017 edition (click for complete specs) is now out in Philippine stores.

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ASUS ZenFone AR with 8GB RAM launched in PH

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T is the world’s first smartphone with 8GB of RAM. It is the first device to support Google’s Daydream virtual-reality and Tango augmented-reality platforms. And it is landing in the Philippines in July — for a price. Say hello to the ASUS ZenFone AR (click for complete specs).

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This might just be what the iPhone 8 looks like

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HE next iPhone — the Apple iPhone 8, if you prefer, although the naming scheme hasn’t been confirmed yet — isn’t expected to appear until another couple of months. However, the internet sure hasn’t been shy about kicking around design rumors of Apple’s upcoming smartphone. 

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HTC U Play review: If looks could sell

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TC is making its way back to the Philippines soon, with the Taiwanese phone maker already making it known that the HTC U11 will be announced locally on July 11. But as we said earlier, the 2017 flagship isn’t the only HTC model that will be introduced next month. In fact, it might not be the first to make the trip.

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ASUS ZenFone AR price revealed — and you won’t like it

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SUS has launched the ZenFone AR in its native Taiwan, (officially) revealing the price of the second-ever Tango smartphone, and the first to support Google’s Daydream VR platform. It’s also the first phone to have both. But as many had feared, it won’t come cheap, with the 8GB RAM model going for 24,990 New Taiwan dollars — about $822 or P41,000 — on the Taiwanese market.

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OPPO A57 is an affordable and handy ‘selfie expert’

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PPO has announced the OPPO A57 (click for complete specs) in the Philippines, providing a more affordable option for those who want a reasonably powerful, selfie-centric phone but can’t stretch their budget to cover the cost of an OPPO F3 or F1s. It also completes the trio of mid-tier devices for the company, at prices separated by just P2,000, or approximately $40.