Monday , 14 October 2019

Reviews

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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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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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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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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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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Realme 5 Pro Review: Camera Speedster On A Budget?

We review Realme’s latest budget mid-range speedster! The Realme 3 Pro was a great phone for budget-minded individuals looking to get the most bang for their buck. Its powerful internals and solid camera made it a fast favorite for budget-conscious buyers when it was first released. Fast forward to today, Realme has unveiled its successor that promises even better performance for …

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Realme 5 Review: Bigger, Better, Fancier

We review Realme’s latest hero budget phone! The Realme 3 was an awesome phone for what it was. It exceeded our expectations for a sub 10K smartphone, delivering excellent camera performance even in low-light. While the Realme 3 wasn’t perfect, it was one of the best phones you could buy back then if you were on a tight budget. Realme …

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vivo V17 Pro Unboxing, Quick Review: Gone Premium

We check out the latest V-series phone from vivo! While all eyes are on the NEX 3 flagship, another vivo smartphone is about to enter the limelight. The V17 Pro is the latest mid-range phone from the Chinese company, and much like other mid-range phones release recently, it has four cameras in the rear.  It’s the most premium phone to …

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vivo NEX 3 Review: (Almost) Zero-bezel Flagship

vivo has arrived After years of releasing interesting concept smartphones and producing low-volume high-end design studies, vivo has finally taken the plunge and made its first-ever flagship that can truly stand against domestic and international rivals like Samsung and Huawei. Their new NEX 3 flagship sports a gorgeous new screen tech that’s going to be the norm for high-end phones …

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Huawei Nova 5T: The Perfect Phone For Gaming?

Let’s take a look at the Nova 5T’s gaming performance Any way you slice it, Huawei’s Nova 5T is a great phone for the price. Armed with a great set of cameras, pretty exterior and flagship internals, it’s an excellent all-around phone for not much money. Aside from taking great photos and looking great in your pocket, it seems like …

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ASUS ROG Phone II Review: The Gaming Phone, Perfected

We review the ROG Phone II! ASUS has had trouble selling their various smartphone models for a couple of quarters now, one model has continously proven to be a hit with a very specific demographic: the gaming-focused ROG Phone. Despite the first ROG Phone’s steep price, it sold really well both here in abroad, enough that it’s the only phone …

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Triple Mid-Range Comparo: Huawei Nova 5T VS OPPO Reno VS Samsung Galaxy A70

Which one of the three mid-range phones should you buy? Huawei’s Nova 5T is already at stores, and a lot of you are already looking forward to picking up the newest superstar in the company’s roster. But before you put down cash (or swipe your card, or apply for Home Credit) you might want to see how it stacks up …

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