Antutu Benchmark’s lists of 10 best-performing Android phones for March and April were almost the same. But the newly released one? With the availability of new handsets came a different set of players.
It seems that HMD Global isn’t done releasing new Nokia phones in the first half of 2018. Just less than two weeks after it launched the Nokia 5.1, Nokia 3.1, and Nokia 2.1 — successors to the Nokia 5, Nokia 3, and Nokia 2 — renders of a new device called Nokia 5.1 Plus have surfaced online.
NEX, Vivo’s next-gen flagship smartphone with an almost-zero-bezel screen, is set to launch June 12. We already have a good idea of what the phone might look like. On the inside, however, there are still plenty of questions needing answers.
The Samsung recently rolled out the Galaxy J6, the most affordable Galaxy with an Infinity Display (read: extra-tall screen), for P13,990 or around $265 in the Philippines. Elsewhere, thousands of miles from the Philippine islands, Samsung has announced the Galaxy J7 (2018) and J3 (2018) for its U.S. customers.
A lot has happened since Honor’s comeback in the Philippines on April 25. It set up shop on Shopee and, just four days ago, on Lazada. It brought these three devices to our shores: Honor 9 Lite, Honor 7X, and, most recently, Honor 10. And it showcased the Honor 7S and 7A budget smartphones.
We’ve been waiting for this for the longest time. The first batch of alleged live photos of a Google Pixel 3 XL prototype is already circulating online, four months before the phone’s expected launch.
Gaming smartphones are taking the industry to new frontiers, and it seems every phone maker not named Apple is trying to get in on the action. Recently, Honor, the Huawei sub-brand whose devices are already available in the Philippines, has thrown its hat in the ring, launching the new Honor Play in its home market of China.
ASUS Philippines made a big announcement today, revealing the price of the highly anticipated ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 for the local market. The smartphone, which has been launched in other countries — India, Indonesia, and Malaysia, to name but three — features comparable specs to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 at a cheaper price to boot.
On the same day Globe Telecom announced that it will roll out 5G services starting in 2019, Smart Communications demonstrated yet again its readiness to adopt 5G, the next-generation network technology that performs as much as 100 times faster than 4G.