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HTC Desire 816 - A Midrange 'Flagship'

HTC Desire 816 - A Midrange 'Flagship'

8.0

The HTC Desire 816 is marketed as a 'flagship midrange' phablet, thanks to its 5.5-inch screen, quad-core processor, and a relatively affordable price tag. Does it live up to its billing though? We find out.

Oppo R1 - A Dual-SIM 8MP Shooter

Oppo R1 - A Dual-SIM 8MP Shooter

7.0

The R1 is the midrange offering from the Chinese phone maker, Oppo. Equipped with a 5-inch 720p display and an 8-megapixel rear camera, is the R1 worth considering over other value-oriented 5-inch smartphones in the market? We find out in this review.

ASUS ZenFone 5 - Going Beyond the PadFone

ASUS ZenFone 5 - Going Beyond the PadFone

8.0

ASUS is entering the midrange smartphone market with its ZenFone 5. Equipped with a brand new user interface and proprietary PixelMaster Camera technology, can the ZenFone 5 fend off strong competition from the likes of the Motorola Moto G and Xiaomi Redmi?

ASUS Fonepad Note 6 - Note Taking, Intel Style

ASUS Fonepad Note 6 - Note Taking, Intel Style

7.5

Late last year, ASUS released the Fonepad Note 6, an Intel flavored stylus-based phone, as an attempt to challenge the dominance of Samsung in this segment of the smartphone market. Is the ASUS Fonepad Note 6 a worthy competitor? That's what we intend to find out for you!

Camera Phone Shootout: HTC One (M8) vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Sony Xperia Z2

Camera Phone Shootout: HTC One (M8) vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Sony Xperia Z2

With three smartphone brands putting out their flagship 5-inch models at about the same time, we took this opportunity to test their cameras' imaging capability in a head-to-head comparison to find out which is the better shooter. Is it going to be HTC, Samsung or Sony? Read on to find out the victor!

ASUS ZenFone 5 Exclusive Hands-On Session for HardwareZone Readers

ASUS ZenFone 5 Exclusive Hands-On Session for HardwareZone Readers

Sixty people attended an exclusive hands-on session with the ASUS ZenFone 5 yesterday. They were among the first in Singapore to try the ZenFone 5 and test out its features. Check out what took place at the event!

5 Notable Features of the ASUS ZenUI

5 Notable Features of the ASUS ZenUI

The ZenFones are among the first ASUS devices to ship with ASUS's all-new interface, ZenUI. ASUS claims that it comes with more than 1,000 new features to make the user experience more fun and seamless. We had some time with the new phones, so here's our top five features of the ZenUI.

Five Things You Need to Know about ASUS's PixelMaster Camera Technology

Five Things You Need to Know about ASUS's PixelMaster Camera Technology

ASUS's PixelMaster camera technology may not sound new, but it is enhanced and improved for the ZenFone series. We compile five things you need to know about the updated PixelMaster feature.

Showdown: HTC One (M8) vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Sony Xperia Z2

Showdown: HTC One (M8) vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Sony Xperia Z2

With HTC, Samsung and Sony all releasing new flagship smartphones, you may be facing the dilemma of which one to buy. We've reviewed all three, but now it's time to compare them head-to-head.

Samsung Galaxy S5 - Far From Basic

Samsung Galaxy S5 - Far From Basic

8.0

When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 at MWC in February, CEO JK Shin, said Samsung was "going back to basics." But with an IP67 dust and water resistant build, fingerprint scanner, heart rate sensor and phase detection autofocus, the S5 is anything but basic. Are these just more gimmicky features, or is this the next Galaxy evolution? We find out.

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