Xiaomi Mi Note: Not just one of the best value phablets, one of the best phablets, period

Xiaomi Mi Note: Not just one of the best value phablets, one of the best phablets, period

9.0

Xiaomi's latest phone is something of a departure from its usual fare. The 5.7-inch Mi Note phablet is a cut above the wallet-friendly offerings Xiaomi has offered in the past, and its premium design, build and specs put it in the same league as the flagship phones from Apple, Samsung and other smartphone giants. But can Xiaomi compete at the very highest level? We find out.

Hands-on: Xiaomi Mi Note

Hands-on: Xiaomi Mi Note

Like the budget Redmi series, Xiaomi's flagship Mi series finally has its own large-screen smartphone, the Mi Note. Here are our first impressions of this 5.7-inch phablet.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge 4G+: Finally, a curved screen that's actually useful

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge 4G+: Finally, a curved screen that's actually useful

9.0
Most Innovative Product

In Samsung's vision of the future, everything with a screen is curved. Even devices without curved form factors have curved displays, like the new Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, which has a display that curves right off the edge of the phone like a tiny super AMOLED waterfall. But is the Note Edge the future of smartphones or just a gimmick? We find out.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G: A Phablet for the masses, now with 4G

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G: A Phablet for the masses, now with 4G

7.5
Best Valued for Money

With a retail price of S$229, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G costs marginally more than the non-4G model and is set for battle against the other budget 4G phones and phablets in the market. Does it do well in giving us consumers the best value for money? Find out in our review!

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.

Hands-on: Huawei MediaPad X1

Hands-on: Huawei MediaPad X1

Is it a tablet or a smartphone? We honestly don't know and neither does Huawei. The new Huawei MediaPad X1 is sleek enough to be carried around like a smartphone, yet its 7-inch screen makes it more like a tablet. You decide.

Hands-on: Lenovo Vibe Z

Hands-on: Lenovo Vibe Z

Lenovo's Vibe Z smartphone is the reason you should start paying attention to Lenovo's phones. LTE-enabled, with a 5.5-inch Full HD screen, a Snapdragon 800 processor, a sleek and light build and a 5MP front-facing wide-angle camera - it can match up with any Android flagship smartphone. We take a closer look.

Nokia Lumia 1520 - A Windows Phone Phablet

Nokia Lumia 1520 - A Windows Phone Phablet

8.5

The Lumia 1520 is Nokia's tool to gain entry into the growing phablet market. Armed with a 6-inch full HD display, a 20-megapixel PureView rear camera with optical image stabilization, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, can the Nokia Lumia 1520 take on the other phablets? We size it up in our review.

LG G Flex - Ahead of the Curve?

LG G Flex - Ahead of the Curve?

8.0
Most Innovative Product

The LG G Flex is the first curved display smartphone available in Singapore. The 6-inch phablet curves gently from top to bottom, resulting in a unique viewing experience. But is this a killer feature that will render all previous devices obsolete or just a gimmicky one trick pony? We find out.

HardwareZone Members Among the First to Test Drive the Samsung Galaxy Note 3

HardwareZone Members Among the First to Test Drive the Samsung Galaxy Note 3

At a special event exclusively for HardwareZone members only, a total of 50 lucky individuals were given the special privilege to test drive the new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 ahead of its launch in Singapore.

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