Thursday , 9 April 2020

Reviews

Huawei P40 Pro Review: The Best Cameras On A Phone This 2020

Amazing cameras all around Huawei’s always managed to impress with their P-series of smartphones, with the Chinese firm regularly pushing the boundaries of what cameras on a phone can do. But the P40 Pro really is something else entirely – and not even the threat of a global health emergency can stop its arrival in the country. The P40 Pro …

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Review: Shooting for the Moon

The Best S20 in the Galaxy? Before the coronavirus would run rampant across the globe, the folks over at Samsung were able to launch their S series devices. While we’ve all come to expect them to offer their best with each flagship release, there was a fair bit of head-scratching in the tech community with one of the variants of …

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ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 17 G732LXS Hands-on, Quick Review: RGB Powerhouse

300Hz refresh rate! Aside from its dual-screen gaming notebook, ASUS also launched a bunch of other traditional form-factor gaming laptops armed with Intel and NVIDIA’s newest silicon. The ROG Strix SCAR 17 is probably the best equipped one outside of the elusive Zephyrus S17, sporting a huge 17-inch display with a blisteringly fast 300Hz refresh rate. We had a few …

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ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 Hands-on, Quick Review: Overpowered Dual Screen Gaming Machine

Perfect application of the dual-screen concept One of the things that occurred to me while I was reviewing ASUS’s dual-screen notebook, the ZenBook Duo, was how well the concept would work for a dedicated gaming machine. Dual-screen gaming isn’t unheard of nowadays, and it’s surprising that it’s only now that a manufacturer has created a gaming notebook with two screens …

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Realme Band Review: Bang-for-the-Buck Fitness Tracker?

We review the Realme Band!  Realme is the latest phone brand to join the smartphone + IoT (Internet of Things) ecosystem with the launch of the Realme Band. Realme’s first fitness tracker positions itself as the most affordable offering in the market, making it ideal for those who need a reliable device to track their fitness journey. While it has its …

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Huawei P40 Pro Hands-on, Quick Review: Big Sensor, Huge Potential

We go hands-on the P40 Pro! Despite all the craziness happening around us, life goes on for most of the world. That includes Huawei, who has just announced a trio of new phones that make up their new P40 series of devices. All three P40 variants make use of the same chipset, software, and 50-megapixel main camera. You can read …

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Realme X50 5G Review: Gateway to 5G

A mid-range 5G device you should consider?  2020 is the year of 5G, and more brands are joining the bandwagon by launching 5G-enabled flagship and mid-range phones. And despite just being three months into the new decade, Realme already has two 5G phones to date, with the mid-range X50 being one of them. Launched in China last January, the X50 …

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Review: The Ulimate Flex Phone

Is this the future of smartphones? Samsung’s Galaxy Fold was, for all intents and purposes, a proof-of-concept device. It was made to demonstrate that yes, consumer-grade foldable phones could be possible using the technology of today. It wasn’t supposed to be a device for mass-consumption, thanks to its high cost and limited appeal. Obviously that’s no longer the case with …

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Lenovo Yoga C940 Review: Premium Entertainment Buddy

Is Lenovo’s flagship 2-in-1 worth it?       Lenovo’s Yoga line has developed a reputation for being one of the most-recognized 2-in-1 laptops since the original IdeaPad Yoga 13 back in 2012. Lenovo’s current flagship 2-in-1—the Yoga C940—improves on the age-old formula set by the company with features like a bright 4K display option, minimalist aluminum unibody chassis, and a 360-degree rotating …

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OPPO Reno3 and Reno3 Pro Hands-on, Quick Review: Incremental Improvements

We go hands-on with OPPO’s new Renos! OPPO’s Reno line has had a crazy ride in the past few years. The line was first positioned as a high-end phone when it was initially revealed, but judging from the specs, build quality and eventual price, the line has been relegated to mid-range duties this 2020. That’s bad news for fans of …

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Huawei Nova 7i Review: At Long Last

Is the new Nova star any good? Huawei’s Nova line has developed a solid reputation for compelling mid-range phones that offer great value for money. Huawei’s latest offering—the Nova 7i—aims to strengthen the line further by being the first Kirin 810-powered phone to be sold globally. Slotted below the Nova 5T, the Nova 7i offers flagship features like 40w wired …

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OPPO Enco Free TWS Earbuds Review: Clever Tricks Make For A Great Pair Of Cans

Is OPPO’s debut TWS earbuds any good? As more phones ditch headphone jacks, more people are starting to buy wireless earbuds, and even more brands are jumping on the accessory bandwagon. The latest one is OPPO, with the Chinese brand debuting their Enco Free TWS cans to cash in on the trend. The new buds have more than a passing …

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Huawei Nova 7i Unboxing, Quick Review: Mid-range Beast Cometh

Huawei’s new mid-range phone is here Huawei’s dropping more mid-range goodness this March. The company’s Nova 7i (or Nova 6 SE, or P40 Lite depending where you are in the world) is finally arriving in the country. The new phone is the first device to hit outside of China that carries the company’s new Kirin 810 processor, which finally replaces …

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OPPO Find X2 Pro Hands-on, Quick Review: Triple-camera Flagship Monster

OPPO’s new flagship can take on Samsung and Huawei While OPPO has done incredibly well in the mid-range and budget segment, the company has always struggled in the flagship category. Their Find X was a great technical achievement for the company thanks to that motorized front camera module but failed to make significant headway against offerings from their main rivals, …

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Realme C3 Review: All Hail The New Budget King

You won’t find a better deal for the money Realme is on track to become one of the most popular brands in the Philippines despite being less than 2 years old. The former OPPO sub-brand has managed to continually one-up more established competitors and is on track to sustain its phenomenal growth from last year thanks to new devices like …

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