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 …
WO and a half months after going on sale in the Philippines, the Huawei GR5 2017 (click for complete specs) has become P2,000 (roughly $40) cheaper. From P13,990 ($279), the smartphone now costs only P11,990 ($239).
PPARENTLY, Huawei isn’t done with the P10 lineup, as the Shenzhen-headquartered OEM unveiled a new addition to its signature smartphone series. But before you get any ideas, we’re talking about a well-priced offering — about half the cost of the P10 — that cuts a few corners in the Huawei P10 Lite (click for complete specs).
XOMARK’s verdict is in. The site, which has become the benchmark for camera and lens-image testing, has posted its review of the Huawei P10’s (click for complete specs) dual cameras. And it’s good news for the collaboration between China’s Huawei and Germany’s Leica.
HE next iPhone and Galaxy S flagship won’t make the trip to Barcelona (okay, the latter, in its pre-production form, might), but this year’s Mobile World Congress [MWC] still has some highlights, two of which were announced today.
T ticks all the right boxes for us. It looks good, and it’s outfitted with top-of-the-line specs. Meet the recently unveiled Honor V9 (click for complete specs), the highest-end smartphone of Huawei’s sub-brand.