News: Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014
A new addition to Alcatel's growing line of Android smartphones, the 5-inch OneTouch Idol X+ boasts an eight-core processor within its 7.9mm-thin profile.
The Kraken is an octa-core smartphone which SKK Mobile has been hyping up since Q1 2014. It is the first octa-core smartphone from the company and, more interestingly, the most affordable in the market according to them.
SKK Mobile is seemingly attempting to start a new trend. The mobile phone manufacturer named its latest quad-core smartphone, the Marian V1, after its celebrity endorser Marian Rivera.
A few days after Cherry Mobile revealed its iteration of the NVIDIA Tegra Note 7 tablet, the company officially unveiled the Flare 3. Described as the "Phablet ng Bayan", the Flare 3 is a 5-inch quad-core smartphone that costs below PhP 4,000.
Meanwhile, in the United Kingdom, officials have issued a new rule, requiring drivers who are involved in traffic accidents to surrender their mobile phones. Numerous studies have linked traffic accidents to mobile phones.
In addition to the Rio Craze, MyPhone also introduced another smartphone in the form of the Infinity Lite. The more affordable relative of the octa-core Infinity, the Infinity Lite also comes with a MediaTek MT6592 chip. It costs the same as the SKK Mobile Kraken.
Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014
MyPhone officially launched the Rio Craze. The most affordable model in the Rio lineup, the Rio Craze comes with a 4-inch touchscreen, dual-core processor, and a 1300mAh battery module. It sells below PhP 2,000.
In line with Samsung's Rainy Day Sale promo, the Galaxy Note 3 Neo is now selling for PhP 24,990. This phablet assimilates the full suite of S Pen features found on the original Galaxy Note 3.
Thursday, 24 Jul 2014
Images and specifications of the soon-to-be-released Samsung Galaxy Alpha recently appeared on the Internet. According to sources, the Galaxy Alpha will sport a 4.7-inch touchscreen and integrate a 32GB internal storage. It is expected to launch next month.
In partnership with MSI-ECS, ZTE has just announced James Yap as the brand’s local endorser. Also during the press conference, new ZTE devices were showcased such as the Nubia Z5S mini, Blade Vec Octa, Blade Vec 4G, and the MF93D portable 4G hotspot.