Monday , 14 October 2019

Editorials

OPPO Reno 2: First Shots In Hanoi

OPPO’s new mid-ranger takes great shots We’ve already told you about the OPPO Reno 2’s video capabilities, as well as how it feels in the hand. But how does OPPO’s new quad-camera mid-ranger perform when you’re actually using it for photos? Pretty good, as it turns out – we took the Reno 2 with us to Hanoi to see how …

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Here’s Why You Don’t Need to Get the Latest Flagship Phone

Even a 1-year old flagship can take really great shots Brands are releasing new phones at a pace faster than ever. For the past 3 years, we normally get at least two new flagship phones per brand, which translates to a 6-month product cycle. While most consumers desire to get the latest and greatest, we at Unbox.ph think that there’s …

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WATCH: Better Than Ever – Redmi Note 8 Pro Unboxing

Xiaomi strikes again! Xiaomi Philippines has made the Redmi Note 8 Pro official in our shores, and they have done it again: with quad rear cameras (headlined by a 64-megapixel Samsung GW1 main camera), a display that is capable of viewing HDR video, and MediaTek’s new and all-powerful Helio G90T processor, Xiaomi’s latest budget mid-range offering is set to continue …

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Watch: OPPO Reno 2 Hands-On, Quick Review

A must-have for content creators? OPPO is bringing the successor to the Reno with the Reno 2. Aside from the updated internals and cameras, the Reno 2’s key selling point is its video capabilities. With both OIS and EIS built-in, the Reno 2 is meant for content creators who want to capture rock-steady footage for their vlogs. Check out our …

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Redmi Note 8 Pro Unboxing and Quick Review: They Did It Again!

Let’s Unbox the Redmi Note 8 Pro! One of the best phones when it comes to giving you the most value for your money had to the Redmi Note 7 Pro. For its price tag, it pretty much crossed everything on the list in terms of its spec sheets and features. Well, the folks over at Xiaomi Philippines just launched …

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US President Trump to Green Light Some Sales to Huawei

The new development should ease tensions between US and China With Huawei’s extended temporary reprieve set to expire by November, new reports state that US President Donald Trump will be issuing licenses allowing select US companies to supply non-sensitive goods to Huawei. The New York Times reports that this development was confirmed by those familiar with the matter, adding that …

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vivo V17 Pro Review: The Best V Series Phone?

A Closer Look at the new V-series Device It’s only been six months since vivo gave the people the V15 Pro; a phone that offered an all-screen experience combined with an excellent Super AMOLED panel care of pop-up selfie camera. But, if you follow release cycles, you know that the company always releases at least two of their V series …

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OPPO Reno 2 Hands-on, Quick Review: Mid-range Vlogging Smartphone

We go hands-on with the new Reno 2! OPPO announced the immediate follow-up to their smartphone, Reno 2 two months ago and today we finally managed to get our hands on the new device. Aside from getting a spec and battery bump, the OPPO Reno 2 also gets new video capabilities which should make it a good addition to any …

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OPPO A9 (2020) Unboxing and Review: Big-Batteried Entertainment Buddy

We review OPPO’s latest mid-range phone! Armed with better features and a higher price tag, OPPO’s newest A-series line has moved up to mid-range territory, displacing the F-series which is currently MIA. The new refreshed A9 (2020) sports a high-resolution camera, big battery, and handsome exterior and is ready to do battle with countless other mid-range phones in the same …

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ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo Review: The Notebook Of Tomorrow Isn’t For Everyone

The most futuristic notebook we’ve used I have to admit: I was highly skeptical of ASUS’ idea of putting a second, big screen on a notebook. During the initial tech briefing for their ZenBook Pro Duo back in July, I really didn’t buy into the idea of increased productivity with two screens. Then I got to try it myself. For …

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Watch: Realme 5 Pro Gaming Review

The mid-range gaming beast to beat? While we raved about the Realme 5 Pro’s camera performance in our full review, Realme’s latest mid-range phone is also a solid option for those who are heavy into gaming. Armed with a Snapdragon 712 processor with 4GB or 8GB RAM, the Realme 5 Pro can handle today’s popular games with ease—and at the …

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Watch: Php 200k Tech Unboxing featuring the Mate 30 Pro and ROG Phone II

Here comes another massive tech unboxing video! The Tech Mob (with Mary Bautista and Isa Rodriguez) is back once again for a massive tech unboxing featuring the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, ASUS ROG Phone II (AND all its accessories), Sony RX100 VII, PowerBeats Pro, and many, many more! Massive unboxing aside, the Tech Mob share their thoughts about the ROG …

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Taiwan Excellence Holds eSports Cup at SM North EDSA

Showcasing the best in Taiwan-made gaming products To showcase the best of Taiwan’s gaming products, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) hosted an eSports cup at SM North EDSA from October 4 to 6. The three-day event was highlighted by tournaments for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) and League of Legends (LoL), where a Php 430,000 prize pool was at …

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HP Pavilion x360 (2019) Review: Versatile 2-in-1 for Content Creators

We review the Pavilion x360! 2-in-1 laptops have evolved drastically ever since they first came out in the early 2000s with the Compaq TC1000. Gone are the days when 2-in-1s are bulky, fragile, and slow: newer 2-in-1s like the HP Pavilion x360 come with a sleeker and more elegant design, along with powerful internals and a solid build that can …

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Love Marie Collection by Cherry: Where Tech Meets Art

I’ve heard people say that it’s getting difficult to tell smartphones apart because the designs are starting to look similar. I must say this collection by Cherry Mobile is like nothing I’ve ever seen before. The Love Marie Collection, which includes a smartphone, a fitness watch, a powerbank and a bluetooth speaker, is a collaboration between the local brand and …

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