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vivo Debuts Exynos-Powered S6 5G in China

Another mid-range 5G phone from vivo The vivo X Samsung partnership continues with the mid-range S6. Positioned as a more affordable version of the X30, the S6 also uses an Exynos 980 processor paired with 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB internal storage. While it has the same selfie camera and display size as the X30, the S6 employs a waterdrop notch …

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Xiaomi Posts 17.7% YoY Growth in 2019 Financial Report

Q4 2019 is the brand’s best-performing quarter Xiaomi recently released its 2019 financial report with positive results. With a total revenue of CNY 205.8 billion(~$29.1 billion), Xiaomi attained a record-setting 17.7% year-on-year growth. Q4 2019 is the Chinese tech giant’s best performing quarter, scoring a net profit of CNY 11.5 billion with a 34.8% year-on-year growth. Part of Xiaomi’s impressive …

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POCO Exec Confirms POCO F2 will not be a Rebranded Redmi K30 Pro

There’s more in store for the brand Following the unveiling of the POCO X2 as a rebranded Redmi K30, many were dismayed that the phone is not a true successor of the 2018 flagship killer POCO F1. With the POCO F2 (or POCO X2 Pro) expected to launch this year, POCO India general manager Chandolu Manmohan confirmed in a webinar …

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Huawei Reclaims the DxOMark Throne with the P40 Pro

It is the current number 1 for both selfies and smartphone cameras Huawei has done it again: DxOMark recently reviewed the P40 Pro and gave it an overall score of 128, making it four points higher than the OPPO Find X2 Pro. This makes the P40 Pro the new DxOMark king in smartphone photography. With the P40 Pro’s high photo …

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Here’s the Breakdown of Cash Subsidies During the Luzon Lockdown

Here’s how much you can get One of the many provisions of the Bayanihan Heal As One Act is the provision for cash subsidies for low-income families. Pres. Rodrigo Duterte said during his press briefing last night that they have allocated Php 200 million in cash subsidies under the social amelioration program. Those covered under the program include senior citizens, …

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OnePlus Confirms Launch Date for OnePlus 8 Series

Mark your calendars It is official: OnePlus will indeed launch the OnePlus 8 series on April 14 at an online-only event. With the tagline “Lead with Speed”, the OnePlus 8 duo is expected to be focused all about performance, though recent rumors point to the OnePlus 8 Pro having significant camera and display upgrades. Other notable rumors include a new …

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HONOR Debuts HONOR Play 9A Budget Phone

A new budget offering from HONOR Aside from the HONOR 30S, the Huawei sub-brand also unveiled a new budget phone with the HONOR Play 9A. A successor to last year’s HONOR Play 8A, the HONOR Play 9A gets a bigger 6.3-inch display, an additional depth sensor, a bigger battery, and a 128GB storage option. Like its predecessor, it is powered …

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Kirin 820 5G Debuts with the HONOR 30S

Bringing 5G to a more affordable price point Huawei’s much-awaited Kirin 820 mid-range 5G processor is now official with the HONOR 30S. The second 5G phone after the HONOR V30 and HONOR V30 Pro, the HONOR 30S positions itself as a mid-range 5G phone. At its core is an all-new Kirin 820 5G processor. A 7nm processor like the Kirin …

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Lazada Resumes Delivery of Essential Goods

A little bit of good news Do you need to order essential goods and do not want to line up at groceries and supermarkets due to the COVID-19 scare? eCommerce giant Lazada recently emailed an advisory to all of its customers, stating that they will resume the delivery of essential goods as per DTI’s latest directive. Items classified as essential …

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Help Delivery Riders With Cancelled Orders Via Order Hero

Facebook group wants to purchase food orders cancelled by clients It a hassle when customers cancel orders through apps like Food Panda, GrabFood, Lalamove and Angkas because it’s the riders that’ll have to pay for that out of their own pockets. Cancelling food orders during the enhanced community quarantine sucks even more because orders aren’t as plentiful, and these riders …

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