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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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You can get your hands on the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom soon

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HE next ASUS camera phone will hit stores in the Philippines from April 7th, according to the Taiwanese OEM. Specifically, we’re referring to the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom (click for complete specs), which incidentally is now available for preorder through a microsite (customers will have to fill out this reservation form) and will launch locally on April 6.

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Apple is PC industry’s biggest loser in 2016

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HE latest report of market-research firm IDC did not surprise us; we had already expected the PC industry to shrink in 2016. Based on the data, worldwide shipments of traditional PCs — desktops, notebooks, and workstations combined — fell to 260 million units, down 5.7 percent from 2015. It was the fifth straight year that the industry shrank. And Apple took the biggest hit.

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ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom finally gets priced… in China

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SUS unveiled the ZenFone 3 Zoom last week at CES 2017, but gave no word on how much it will cost when it drops in stores next month. The consensus is that it could be pretty expensive because of the advanced dual-camera array strapped to its back. But now we know the price of the top-of-the-line Zoom variant (click for complete specs).

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7 reasons we do not like the ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe

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HEN it was announced in August that the ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe ZS570KL variant (click for complete specs) will retail at P34,995 (roughly $700) in the Philippines, we were dismayed by the pricing. After all, when the device was unveiled at Computex 2016 in May, the company said it would go on sale for $499 (about P25,000). Four months later, now that it’s finally here and we’ve used the smartphone for almost two weeks, we still feel the same way. Here’s why we think it’s not good value for money.