HINESE brand Vivo today unveiled the Vivo V5s (see complete specs) in the Philippines, just months after a similar product, the Vivo V5, hit the streets. The V5s is priced higher than its predecessor, and the extra cost will get you more storage and a redesigned, unibody phone that looks like the V5 Plus — or, if you prefer, the …
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.
IVO, seemingly always aware of what the competition is up to, recently announced a price cut in the Philippines for the Vivo Y53 budget smartphone (click for complete specs), dropping its price from P6,990 (about $140) to P5,990 ($120).
INALLY, there’s another smartphone that has two front cameras in the Philippines. Today, OPPO Philippines has officially launched the OPPO F3 Plus (click for complete specs), an addition to the company’s Selfie Expert line of handsets.
E’VE reviewed the P19,990 Vivo V5 Plus, and it left us seriously impressed, particularly when it comes to taking bokeh-laced photos with its dual-lens cameras. And Vivo isn’t done with selfie phones yet, outing the Vivo V5 Lite last month and offering budget- and selfie-conscious folks a cheaper solution to stepping their game up on social media.
S Revü Philippines has learned, the new Vivo V5 Lite (click for complete specs) is due out in local stores in a couple of days. The V5 Lite, as you may have gathered, is the company’s entry-level offering in the V5 range of selfie-first smartphones.
E knew it was coming. The writing has been on the wall ever since the Vivo V5 made it to stores in the Philippines. Now, the good news is official: Vivo Philippines has dropped the price of the Vivo V3 (click for complete specs) to P7,990 (around $160) — from P11,990 ($240).
NE company’s misfortune could lead to another manufacturer’s success. In this case, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 problem caused the tech giant to settle for second place in the smartphone category in the fourth quarter of 2016.
HINESE smartphone vendors still reign over the industry amid a 1.1 percent growth to 363 million shipments in Q3 2016, according to the latest numbers published by market-research firm IDC.