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Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Note 3

With Samsung, impressive hardware is a given. And with giant smartphones very common these days, Samsung is keen to remind us that there are other Samsung-only technologies that make the 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 3 different from the other phablets. Let's find out what they are.

Hands-on with the Sony Xperia Z1, the New Flagship with a 20MP Camera

Hands-on with the Sony Xperia Z1, the New Flagship with a 20MP Camera

Sony just announced the Xperia Z1, their latest flagship smartphone with a 20.7MP camera. The camera comes with a 'G Lens' and a large 1/2.3" sensor size which compares to those found in compact cameras. Discover how it compares against the Z and Ultra in our hands-on exclusive.

Shootout: 4G LTE Smartphones Below S$600

Shootout: 4G LTE Smartphones Below S$600

Although phone makers today are championing devices with larger displays, there's still a fairly large consumer base who may not share a liking for them - be it because of the handling difficulty or their cost. As such, we rounded the latest compact smartphones with 4G LTE support from HTC, LG, Nokia, Samsung and Sony and put them through their paces. Find out who emerged as victor!

First Looks: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Processor

First Looks: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Processor

Qualcomm recently held a workshop in Beijing where it showcased the features and capabilities of its new Snapdragon 800 quad-core processors. We were among the select representatives from Asia to have a chance to go hands-on with the prototypes at the event.

Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z Ultra (Updated with Videos!)

Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z Ultra (Updated with Videos!)

Sony Mobile officially joins the "phablet" party with its 6.44-inch Xperia Z Ultra. Join us as we take a closer look at Sony's first phone-tablet hybrid offering.

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

We had the opportunity to get a closer look at the new Samsung Galaxy S4 Active smartphone. Here's what we think.

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

We managed to get a quick look at the latest Samsung Galaxy S4 mini at the Samsung Premiere 2013 event this evening. Here's our first impressions.

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

We take a quick look at some of the camera features offered in the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom - a smartphone with up to 10x optical zoom and more.

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P6

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P6

Huawei officially launched the Ascend P6, the world's slimmest smartphone at an event in London last night. Here at CommunicAsia 2013, we had a chance to lay our hands on the Huawei Ascend P6. Hit the jump for our first impressions.

What's Next After Spotify: Movies, TV Shows & Music Video Apps Most Wanted by Us

What's Next After Spotify: Movies, TV Shows & Music Video Apps Most Wanted by Us

Music app Spotify, arrived in Singapore and Malaysia on April 2013, after Europe (2008) and US (mid-2011). There are however many other entertainment apps out there that have yet to reach us because of licensing or regulations. HardwareZone shows you a few we hope may someday make the cut for this part of the world.

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