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Sony A6500 hands-on and sample images

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SONY may not be top of mind among smartphone brands at the moment, but it’s doing very well in the camera segment, even at the prices we’re seeing. The Sony A6500 is the company’s latest “prosumer” mirrorless camera, with specs and pricing to match. And after spending months on shelves overseas — it’s been out in the U.S. since November — it’s finally available in the Philippines.

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Image reveals how different the LG G6 is from the G5

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CLEVER. If LG Electronics itself gave the image of the LG G6 (seen on the left above, beside the G5) to U.S.-based site The Verge, then we have to hand it to the manufacturer for letting its Korean rival have the stage first to talk about the reasons for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fire incidents. No way you’d want to get upstaged when you’ve made something that has the potential to turn your luck around, right?

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Vivo V5 Plus review: Selfie superstar

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IT seems that the battle for best camera phone will be fought in the front, what with all the selfie-centric handsets that keep coming in, often with something new to brag about. Even Samsung, though quietly, has joined the usual suspects — you know, OPPO and Vivo — with the launch of the new Galaxy A5 and A7 (2017) in the Philippines. As we noted in our review, the A7 isn’t marketed as serious competition in the selfie game, but it probably should be.

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