A day out with the Oppo N3 - A photo journal

A day out with the Oppo N3 - A photo journal

FEATURE  /  14 Apr 2015

Not only is the Oppo N3 phablet armed with a unique motorized camera module, its 16MP sensor and f/2.2 aperture Schneider Kreuznach lens is one of the better performing smartphone cameras out there. With that in mind, we took it out for a day of shooting and here's the outcome.

A feature on Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge review: The bar has been raised

FEATURE  /  09 Apr 2015

The plastic build, the Qualcomm processor, the removable battery and the expandable storage are all gone. But in their place, Samsung has made an aluminum and glass beauty, with a 5.1-inch QHD display and an in-house octa-core processor that surpasses all its rivals. Oh and there's an even better looking curved screen version too!

Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge telco price plan comparison

Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge telco price plan comparison

FEATURE  /  09 Apr 2015

With all three telcos announcing their price plans for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, we find out who's offering the best deal.

Samsung parades its new Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and Accessories

Samsung parades its new Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and Accessories

FEATURE  /  02 Apr 2015

Samsung held its Galaxy S6 World Tour 2015 yesterday at Sentosa for the Southeast Asian sector and paraded its new phones, as well as its vast array of accessories!

YotaPhone 2 review

YotaPhone 2: When one screen is not good enough

REVIEW  /  30 Mar 2015

The YotaPhone 2 is no ordinary Android smartphone; it comes with not one, but two displays - one on the front, the other on the rear. The YotaPhone 2 also packs notable specs, but more importantly, is this the smartphone concept of the future? We find out!

Oppo N3 review

Oppo N3 phablet: Motorhead

REVIEW  /  25 Mar 2015

The Oppo N3 is Oppo's latest flagship phablet. Now reduced to a more manageable 5.5-inch screen size, the quirky swiveling camera that lets you take high resolution selfies is back, only this time its motorized! Read on for our full review.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 review

Xiaomi Redmi 2 - Same price, better specs

REVIEW  /  17 Mar 2015

As the first 64-bit smartphone from Xiaomi, the Redmi 2 has huge shoes to fill in the entry-level smartphone market. Armed with a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core 1.2GHz processor, MIUI 6 OS, a thinner, lighter chassis and a slightly bigger battery, can the Redmi 2 defend Xiaomi's turf?

MWC 2015: The cool and cute edition

MWC 2015: The cool and cute edition

FEATURE  /  05 Mar 2015

Anything happening at Mobile World Congress 2015, the largest mobile industry trade show of the year? Lots, apparently. We round up the key news and some interesting sights at the show floors. Enjoy and see you next year.

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge

FEATURE  /  02 Mar 2015

A 5.1-inch Quad HD display, an Exynos processor, up to 128GB storage, a metal frame and a glass back - the Samsung Galaxy S6 runs fast, looks good, and feels good. Here's our hands-on with it and its curved sibling, the Galaxy S6 Edge.

Hands-on: HTC One M9

Hands-on: HTC One M9

FEATURE  /  01 Mar 2015

HTC unveiled their latest flagship HTC One M9 device today and we have all the technical details inside with our hands-on experience to share. Jump in and find out more!

LG G Flex2 review

LG G Flex2 - Flexes ahead of the pack

REVIEW  /  18 Feb 2015

The LG G Flex2 is the first Qualcomm Snapdragon 810-powered device to land in Singapore. Sporting a more manageable 5.5-inch curved display and ergonomic design, is the G Flex2 the Android smartphone to get this quarter? We find out in this review.

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 review

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 phablet - Huawei goes big and premium

REVIEW  /  30 Jan 2015

With the 6-inch Ascend Mate 7, Huawei officially enters the premium phablet market which is dominated by the Apple iPhone 6 Plus, LG G3 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The Chinese company also stepped up its game with the in-house HiSilicon Kirin 925 octa-core chipset, a rear fingerprint sensor and 4G LTE CAT 6 support. How does the Ascend Mate 7 fare against the competition? Find out in this review.

Hands-on: ZTE Blade S6

Hands-on: ZTE Blade S6

FEATURE  /  28 Jan 2015

ZTE launched the Blade S6 today, the first smartphone powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 615 octacore processor and running on Android 5.0 Lollipop. The S6 also boasts a sleek aluminum body design and a 13MP Sony rear camera, as well as a wide-angle 5MP front-facing camera. All this for just US$249.99. We take a closer look.

Xiaomi Mi Note review

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

REVIEW  /  27 Jan 2015

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.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha review

Samsung Galaxy Alpha: A beautiful metal experiment with the wrong price

REVIEW  /  20 Jan 2015

The Galaxy Alpha smartphone is Samsung's experiment on using metal for its body construct and is positioned to compete against the iPhone 6. Does Samsung's experimentation with the 4.7-inch Alpha pay off? We investigate.

Xiaomi Mi Note vs. Apple iPhone 6 Plus: A closer look

Xiaomi Mi Note vs. Apple iPhone 6 Plus: A closer look

FEATURE  /  20 Jan 2015

Xiaomi's newly released Mi Note phablet has drawn a lot of comparisons to Apple's iPhone 6 Plus (not least from Xiaomi itself). But are those comparisons warranted? We take a closer look to see how it holds up to scrutiny when placed side by side with the iPhone 6 Plus.

Hands-on: Xiaomi Mi Note

Hands-on: Xiaomi Mi Note

FEATURE  /  15 Jan 2015

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.

HTC Desire Eye review

HTC Desire Eye smartphone: An eye-opener for the selfie crowd

REVIEW  /  15 Jan 2015

The HTC Desire Eye is the first of its kind in the industry with two 13-megapixel cameras, one on the front and one on the back. Clearly aimed at the selfie crowd, can the Desire Eye stand out among the competition?

Interesting sights of CES 2015

Interesting sights of CES 2015

FEATURE  /  11 Jan 2015

As the world's largest tech expo, CES 2015, comes to an end, the HardwareZone team amassed quite a bit of interesting sights from the show. We've compiled most of them in this article for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy!

It's Official: LG G Flex 2 announced at CES 2015

It's Official: LG G Flex 2 announced at CES 2015

FEATURE  /  06 Jan 2015

Among a boatload of new TV models, the LG G Flex 2 was the only mobile product to headline their CES press conference and it pretty much stole the show. We've got plenty of hands-on photos and a run-down of the key specs.

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