HIS just in: The Huawei Nova 2i, the smartphone the Chinese brand has been teasing these past few weeks, is official in the Philippines. And its surprise, sudden entrance — or, okay, announcement — is nothing short of something worthy of a superstar. It got us to sit up and take notice because of its palatable price of just P14,990 …
UAWEI has silently launched a new smartphone this weekend, though those familiar with the Chinese OEM’s recent outings will be familiar with this one. And it’s possibly arriving in the Philippines.
S this a classic case of “what goes up must come down”? For the first time ever, Huawei’s global smartphone sales surpassed Apple’s consistently for June and July 2017, making the Chinese manufacturer the world’s second largest smartphone brand next to Samsung.
HE Huawei Mate 10, the Chinese OEM’s big-screen flagship, is scheduled to be announced on October 16. Understandably, Huawei has begun teasing its upcoming smartphone — and it’s doing so at the expense of Korean rival Samsung.
F you look at the quarterly rankings of smartphone vendors from the first quarter of 2016 to the second three months of this year, you’ll get bored because you’ll be looking at the same companies again and again. Not the second quarter of 2017.
ACT: 20 percent of mobile phones shipped internationally are fake. And more than 50 percent of those may have come from China alone, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. But whose handsets did counterfeit-phone makers in China copy the most in the first half of 2017? Apple perhaps? Well, we thought wrong.
EADS-UP, discerning shoppers: There is a new budget smartphone in town to challenge the likes of the Cherry Mobile Flare 5, the Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime, and the Vivo Y53. Except this one is more likely to outlast the competition, what with its 3,000mAh battery, more than what most other brands provide.
ASED on the messages and comments we have received, many of you believe that Huawei started the whole “three cameras on a phone” concept. But really, the manufacturers you should be looking at are LG and HTC, when in 2011, they debuted the Optimus 3D and the Evo 3D, respectively.
OVE over, Apple. Samsung is taking back what it lost in the last quarter of 2016. And it has the numbers, courtesy of market-research company IDC, to back it up.
O say that the Philippines’ smartphone scene is exciting is an understatement, as it turns out there were three preorder periods announced the past week. ASUS Philippines started accepting reservations for the ZenFone 3 Zoom March 27th. It was announced that preorder for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will begin April 17 and end April 29. And the latest to join the …