smartphones

Vivo S1 Pro Review

Vivo Philippines brought in the brand’s S series to the country, beginning with the S1. Months later, the company has launched the S1 Pro, a

Qualcomm’s big new fingerprint sensor is a huge improvement: Hands-on

As anybody who has tried an in-display fingerprint sensor will have discovered, not all biometrics are created equal, and Qualcomm is hoping its new 3D

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865: What does it mean for Artificial Intelligence?

Artificial Intelligence is becoming more and more important in everyday life, so here’s what the Snapdragon 865 will bring to upcoming Android flagships. Qualcomm announced

Best phone 2019: The 9 best smartphones for you

What is the best smartphone in 2019 for most people? If your two-year contract is up for renewal and you’re looking for a new phone,

Cherry Mobile Flare S8 Pro Review

Local smartphone brand Cherry Mobile strengthened its Flare lineup of smartphones with its launch of the Flare S8 series. Several devices belong to this lineup,

OPPO Reno Ace Gundam 40th Anniversary Edition Hands-On Review

OPPO recently expanded its lineup of Reno smartphones, including one of its latest flagships, the Reno Ace. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Gundam

Vivo X30 periscope camera peeks out ahead of launch

Proper optical zoom on smartphones became a thing in 2019 and it looks as if the Vivo X30 series of handsets will continue the growing

2020 iPhone could prove not all OLED is created equal

All three 2020 iPhone models will use an OLED panel, but there may still be good reason to opt for the more expensive smartphones, according

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus owners get first taste of Android 10

The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus smartphones are the latest Samsung flagships to gain access to the beta version of Android 10 and One UI 2.0. As expected, Samsung

Doogee Will be Bringing 5G Smartphones in 2020 Using MediaTek’s Dimensity 1000 5G SoC

As promised, Mediatek has finally launched its first chip that supports 5G networks built-in. The MediaTek Dimensity 1000 5G is a chip that not only

PinePhone Linux phone can somewhat run regular Linux desktop apps

When smartphones first arrived, it was perhaps not that strange that the devices ran programs that were vastly different from the ones our computers. The

Best smartphones of 2019 – buyer’s guide

Welcome to all-new GSMArena Buyer’s guide – our completely overhauled directory of smartphones that deserve your attention. We’ve organized the current best offerings in several

Xperia 5 selfie camera scores poorly on DxOMark

Sony isn’t giving up the fight, at least not yet. It is stubbornly holding on to what little it has left in the market, making

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Vs Realme X2 Pro Smartphone: A Full Specifications Comparison

Today, we are about to compare such two flagship smartphones, which makes it a tough job to choose from. We have the newly-launched Xiaomi Mi

OPPO A5 2020 In-Depth Hands-On Review

Back in October, OPPO Philippines launched its latest additions to its A series of smartphones to the country. Today, we’re looking at the OPPO A5 2020,

OPPO RENO Ace Gundam review: not just Gundam, but 90Hz display & 65W fast-charge

Probably you don’t have much knowledge about this brand. What if I tell that the brand Realme? Realme is growing rapidly in the India smartphone

Best running watches with music: MP3, offline Spotify and Apple Music syncing

Take control of your workout tunes and leave your smartphone at home The rise of running watches with built-in music is offering people the chance

Vivo Y19 vs Realme 5 specs comparison

When looking for a daily driver smartphone, it should have: 1) decent specs capable of running most applications including games in light to moderate settings;

Digital Camera Image Sensor Technology Guide

We explain the camera sensor technology used in todays digital cameras and smartphones, from CCD sensors to CMOS sensors, BSI, or Back Side Illumination, what

Vivo S1 Pro Hands-on Review

A few months ago, Vivo brought in one of their mid-range smartphones, the S1, to the Philippines. While it faced some fierce competition in the

Google Stadia controller could be extremely difficult to repair

When smartphones started to sport metal unibody designs or, more recently, glass-metal-glass sandwiches, they also become more difficult to open up for repairs. Even authorized

The OnePlus 8 Pro will have one of the Galaxy S10’s worst features

The OnePlus 8 Pro will cut one of the OnePlus 7 series of smartphones’ best features, according to a fresh ‘leak’. The news broke yesterday via the

Tronsmart Spunky Beat Hands-On Review – Best Affordable TWS Headphones at Cheap Price

The Tronsmart is a Chinese company that manufactures various peripherals and gadgets for technological devices (smartphones, PCs, laptops, game consoles, etc.) and is distinguished for

Realme 5 vs Realme X2 vs Realme XT: Specs Comparison

Oppo’s sub-brand is bringing a lot of its devices in the global market. In just two days, Realme announced that two more affordable smartphones are

Honor View 30: Everything we know so far

The Honor View 30 is the next flagship mid-range phone set to be released by Huawei’s sub-brand — here’s all we know about the device so

Upgrading to a 5G phone: When’s the right time?

Let us help you decide. If you’ve even glanced at a tech blog this year, you’ve surely seen the term 5G. Hailed as the next

Huawei Mate 30 Pro repair is moderately easy as shown by iFixit teardown

If you strip away the uncertainty around it, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro is arguably one of this year’s top Android smartphones. For those in

Samsung’s new outsourcing strategy could lead to cheaper smartphones

Samsung will reportedly outsource a fifth of its smartphone production operations to Chinese contractors in 2020. The alleged planned move would lower costs and help

Ford SYNC 4 first look: Mustang Mach-E high-tech dashboard revealed

Ford’s crisp, clean cabin for the 2021 Mustang Mach-E means there’s no missing SYNC 4, the new infotainment system making its production car debut on

Infinix S5 Lite Review

The sub-Rs. 10,000 price segment is huge in terms of potential buyers, and many smartphone manufacturers are doing their best to grab a share of