Nokia has put a price tag on its entry-level follow up to the Lumia 610. The new Lumia 620, pegged at PHP 11,600 comes with the following tech specs: 5MP main camera and secondary front-facing VGA camera Windows Phone 8 software PhotoBeamer (free) for photo sharing Snapdragon™ S4 Dual-core 1.0GHz 3.8″ LCD screen microSIM slot … Continue reading Nokia Lumia 620 pegged at PHP 11,600
UPDATE: If you’re interested in Lenovo’s P-series (with long life battery) do check out the Lenovo P770. If you’re a close follower of Lenovo’s release schedule for phones, you’ll notice that they churn out about four or five units a quarter. At the recent CES, Lenovo unveiled five new phones for Q1 2013. We have … Continue reading Hands on with the Lenovo Ideaphone S720; dual SIM 4.5″ screen sells for PHP 9,999.00
As Android phones get all the more affordable these days, manufacturers can either churn out even more affordable phones OR “take the Nestea plunge” when it comes to pricing. Ye olde HTC Explorer is once such phone. HTC Philippines has announced its price drop from over PHP 7,000.00++ to a mere PHP 5,790.00. To recap, … Continue reading HTC Explorer Price Drop, down to PHP 5,790.00
Datablitz (add them on Facebook!) is now selling the PS3 SUPER SLIM in their retail stores. With the console still pulling in a lot of new games + the ability to play the same PS3 games on your PS Vita, there’s every reason to finally dig into Sony’s console ecosystem. Best of all — it’s … Continue reading Datablitz now selling PS3 Super Slim for PHP 11,150 (250GB) and PHP 11,650 (500GB)
EDIT: If you’re after a more powerful device in the PHP 10,xxx range, check out the Lenovo P700 that runs on Ice Cream Sandwich, has a bigger 4″ screen and a larger battery life. It’s also dual SIM. Met up with John Rojo, the new Business Unit Head of Lenovo Mobile (Open COmmunications) and he … Continue reading Lenovo A65 is Dual SIM, Android 2.3, bigger steal at P5,499
With all the hubbub on the smartphone space, let’s take a short break and look into the recent happenings in the feature phone market. Out of nowhere, we have a local phone company called Starmobile launching a stable of new non-smartphones that have a rather interesting twist to the typical offerings.
Dual SIM Android phones are starting to reveal themselves to the market for mind boggling price points. Take Alcatel’s One Touch Glory (918N) for instance. Really, if you’re in the market for an Android smartphone (so you can play Angry Birds, Where’s My Water and Cut the Rope) that can strike a balance between usability … Continue reading Alcatel One Touch Glory runs Android 2.3, Dual SIM for Php 5,699.00
A couple of days ago we reviewed the Lenovo A60, a dual SIM Android 2.3 device that only sets you back by only PHP 7,990.00. Now here’s another frugal gem we found in the local market for even less. Meet Alcatel’s Blaze 918N, a decent Android powered smartphone for less than seven grand. So it … Continue reading Alcatel Blaze 918N: Dual SIM Android for PHP 5,999 anyone?
There is that notion of “cheap” being nothing more than that. However, the D100 from TORQUE (successful China debut phone) is actually impressive! This is an example of a truly kick ass phone — it just so happens to be cheap, but there are small things TORQUE paid attention to that made a huge difference … Continue reading TORQUE D100 Review: Cheapest Dual SIM Mobile at P3,799