Google's Pixel is getting rave reviews, here's why that's bad for its partners

Google's Pixel is getting rave reviews, here's why that's bad for its partners

BLOG  /  06 Nov 2016

Google's new Pixel smartphones aren’t here in Singapore yet, but the reviews have just dropped in the US, and they are positively glowing. Here's why that's bad news for its Android partners.

LG V20 telco price plans revealed and compared

LG V20 telco price plans revealed and compared

FEATURE  /  05 Nov 2016

All three telcos have revealed their price plans for LG's upcoming V20 smartphone. We compare them to see who's offering the best deal at each tier.

Hands-on: LG V20, a new premium smartphone

Hands-on: LG V20, a new premium smartphone

FEATURE  /  03 Nov 2016

LG's newest flagship smartphone, the V20, will be coming to Singapore on 5th November for S$998. The V20 sports a bevy of high-end pro-sumer features, including a Hi-Fi Quad DAC with speakers tuned by B&O, an HD Audio Recorder, and front and rear wide-angle lens cameras. We take a closer look.

In pictures: The search for the glossiest smartphone

In pictures: The search for the glossiest smartphone

FEATURE  /  31 Oct 2016

Glass, ceramic, polished aluminum - which of these smartphones is the ultimate fingerprint and dirt magnet? Let's find out! #justforfun

Hands-on with the Mi MIX, Xiaomi's all-screen, all-ceramic flagship phone

Hands-on with the Mi MIX, Xiaomi's all-screen, all-ceramic flagship phone

FEATURE  /  30 Oct 2016

91.3% screen-to-body ratio, all-ceramic casing, no traditional proximity sensor and earpiece, Snapdragon 821 SoC - the Xiaomi Mi MIX is without doubt the most jaw-dropping phone you'll see all year. And it's actually shipping in China soon. We go hands-on.

Hands-on with the Xiaomi Mi Note 2

Hands-on with the Xiaomi Mi Note 2

FEATURE  /  30 Oct 2016

5.7-inch dual-curved OLED display, 3D curved back, 23MP rear camera, Quick Charge 3.0 - is the Mi Note 2 the Galaxy Note 7 replacement you've been waiting for? Here's our hands-on.

In pictures: Meet the Google Pixel XL, Google's version of the iPhone

In pictures: Meet the Google Pixel XL, Google's version of the iPhone

FEATURE  /  30 Oct 2016

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones have been widely lauded as the best Android phones on the market today. That said, the phones are still quite hard to find if you're living outside the US, but we've managed to get our hands on a Pixel XL. Here's a closer look at Google's latest beauty of a phone.

Modular Moto Z and Moto Z Play smartphones available in Singapore come November

Modular Moto Z and Moto Z Play smartphones available in Singapore come November

FEATURE  /  27 Oct 2016

The new Moto flagship and mainstream smartphones are officially available to the Singapore market, together with their Moto Mod add-ons.

HWZ Deal Alert: 25th October 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 25th October 2016

FEATURE  /  25 Oct 2016

We know you look forward to good deals, so come on in and check them out!

The best phones to replace your Samsung Galaxy Note7

The best phones to replace your Samsung Galaxy Note7

FEATURE  /  23 Oct 2016

If you're in the market for a new phone to replace your Samsung Galaxy Note7, we've got some great options for you.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 exchange and refund programs around the world

Samsung Galaxy Note7 exchange and refund programs around the world

FEATURE  /  23 Oct 2016

Samsung Mobile Singapore shared the full details of the Galaxy Note7 exchange/refund program recently. Are consumers in Singapore getting a good refund deal against other countries? Let's check out the different programs!

An in-depth review of the iPhone 7 Plus’ dual cameras

An in-depth review of the iPhone 7 Plus’ dual cameras

FEATURE  /  22 Oct 2016

Are the iPhone 7 Plus’ dual cameras better than the iPhone 6s Plus or the Samsung Galaxy S7’s? The answer is: yes and no. Here’s why.

HWZ Deal Alert: 14th October 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 14th October 2016

FEATURE  /  16 Oct 2016

TGIF! Celebrate the arrival of the weekend with some new gadgets and toys!

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus price plan comparison

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus price plan comparison

FEATURE  /  15 Oct 2016

Now that all three telcos unveiled their price plans, we checked them out to see which plans are financially savvy over the long run.

Chronicling the life of the Samsung Galaxy Note7

Chronicling the life of the Samsung Galaxy Note7

FEATURE  /  12 Oct 2016

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 might go down in history as the smartphone with the shortest shelf life. We take a look at its two-month journey from the launch to its unfortunate demise.

HWZ visits the Huawei Shenzhen headquarters

HWZ visits the Huawei Shenzhen headquarters

FEATURE  /  06 Oct 2016

Huawei brought our staff on a campus tour around their Shenzhen headquarters, and we left with a better understanding on how exactitude and aesthetics is a step up from competence.

Live updates from Made by Google event (Google's Pixel Smartphone and more!)

Live updates from Made by Google event (Google's Pixel Smartphone and more!)

FEATURE  /  04 Oct 2016

Google is serious about self-branding their new Pixel smartphones, which is a move away from the Nexus strategy we are familiar with so far. Find out more about their new handsets, strategy and other updates from Google.

In Pictures: The Sony Xperia X Compact up-close

In Pictures: The Sony Xperia X Compact up-close

FEATURE  /  04 Oct 2016

Besides Sony's new flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ, the smaller Xperia X Compact cousin will also soon be in retail, so here's a closer at it.

ASUS ZenFone 3 Max review

ASUS ZenFone 3 Max review: Battery capacity isn't everything

REVIEW  /  04 Oct 2016

The outgoing ZenFone Max has set high expectations, but how does the ZenFone 3 Max fare as a battery juggernaut? Will it fare as good, or would it be even better? We take the fancier new Max phone for a spin and find out.

TP-Link Neffos C5 Max review

First looks: TP-Link Neffos C5 Max smartphone

REVIEW  /  03 Oct 2016

TP-Link, a well known name in the networking realm, entered the smartphone market with three smartphone models this year. Here are our first impressions of the model with the biggest screen, the 5.5-inch Neffos C5 Max.

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A 5.7-inch dual-curved OLED display, a 3D curved back, a silver color body that glitters in different hues under different lighting - this is the Xiaomi Mi Note 2. Does it really look like the Galaxy Note 7? You decide.

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