A feature on Oppo Find 7A

Oppo Find 7 & 7A - Same Same, But Different

FEATURE  /  09 Jul 2014

The Oppo Find 7 and 7A are hard to tell apart from their looks as their differences are all under the hood. Do the differences in display resolution, processor, RAM, battery capacity and weight justify the need to spend an extra S$120 on the Find 7? We find out in this shootout!

The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2014

The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2014

FEATURE  /  30 Jun 2014

Google's main event of the year was full of announcements, from an entirely new look across all Google products, to super-budget Android smartphones, PC-quality gaming on your smartphone, and Android on your wrist, car and in your TV. Here's the five most important things you need to know from Google I/O 2014.

HTC One (M8), LG G3, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 Price Plans Comparison

HTC One (M8), LG G3, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 Price Plans Comparison

FEATURE  /  28 Jun 2014

With all four Android flagship models - HTC One (M8), LG G3, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 in the market, we round up the telco price plans and made some comparisons for your easy consumption. Happy shopping!

Xiaomi Redmi Note review

Xiaomi Redmi Note - A Phablet for the Masses

REVIEW  /  25 Jun 2014

Xiaomi is trying its hand at the lucrative phablet market with the Redmi Note. It not only packs a serious punch with an 8-core processor, it also undercuts the competition with a very attractive price tag. Can Xiaomi deliver great performance in an affordable package? We find out in this review.

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P7 Smartphone

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P7 Smartphone

FEATURE  /  17 Jun 2014

Huawei debut its latest flagship smartphone, the Ascend P7 in Singapore at CommunicAsia 2014 earlier this afternoon. Join us as we check out what's new in the Ascend P7.

SingTel's Easy Mobile Plans: Are they Worth Signing Up with a Two-Year Contract?

SingTel's Easy Mobile Plans: Are they Worth Signing Up with a Two-Year Contract?

FEATURE  /  16 Jun 2014

SingTel's new Easy Mobile plans offer customers the flexibility of customizing voice, SMS and data bundle according to their needs. However, the contract pricing for phones are higher than the standard plans. Do you benefit from signing up an Easy Mobile plan with a contract? We compiled some figures for you.

LG G3 review

LG G3 - Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

REVIEW  /  11 Jun 2014

Of all the Android flagship smartphones, the LG G3 is the last one to be announced. To make up for lost time, the G3 comes packed with the best that LG has to offer such as a Quad-HD display, a rear camera with laser autofocus and a redesigned interface. Where does it stand among the competition? Find out in this review!

Shooting 4K Video On Your Smartphone

Shooting 4K Video On Your Smartphone

FEATURE  /  09 Jun 2014

Are you recording 4K video on your smartphone? Here's why you should: 4K video downscales to super sharp 1080p video, you can zoom and crop without any loss of quality, and you can print high quality still pictures from any frame of the video. We explain the basics and requirements to get started with 4K recording.

Acer Does Triple SIM, Octa-core and Smart Bands at Computex 2014

Acer Does Triple SIM, Octa-core and Smart Bands at Computex 2014

FEATURE  /  07 Jun 2014

Acer might not be a household brand for smartphones, but they've got a few interesting devices at Computex 2014 that are worth keeping an eye out for.

ASUS Introduces the New Transfomer Book V and Transformer Book T300 Chi at Computex 2014

ASUS Introduces the New Transfomer Book V and Transformer Book T300 Chi at Computex 2014

FEATURE  /  02 Jun 2014

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, ASUS officially unveiled the new Transformer Book V, a 5-in-1 device that is equal parts phone, tablet and notebook; and also the Transformer Book T300 Chi, a super-slim 12.5-inch hybrid detachable notebook.

A feature on LG G3

Hands-on: LG G3 Smartphone

FEATURE  /  28 May 2014

The new LG G3 is hardly a surprise as leaks and teaser videos flooded the Internet in the weeks leading up to today's official announcement. Are the leaks spot on this time or did LG have some more tricks up its sleeves? Read on to find out if the LG G3 is this season's best Android smartphone.

HTC Desire 816 review

HTC Desire 816 - A Midrange 'Flagship'

REVIEW  /  26 May 2014

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 review

Oppo R1 - A Dual-SIM 8MP Shooter

REVIEW  /  22 May 2014

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 review

ASUS ZenFone 5 - Going Beyond the PadFone

REVIEW  /  08 May 2014

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 review

ASUS Fonepad Note 6 - Note Taking, Intel Style

REVIEW  /  01 May 2014

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

FEATURE  /  28 Apr 2014

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

FEATURE  /  25 Apr 2014

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

FEATURE  /  21 Apr 2014

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

FEATURE  /  16 Apr 2014

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

FEATURE  /  11 Apr 2014

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.

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Unlike anything out in the market, the Panasonic Lumix CM1 is designed to be the slimmest camera possible that also functions as a smartphone. Quite the opposite of most other competing devices. What's even more impressive is that it manages to cram a 1-inch sensor with a wide-angle Leica lens. We managed to sneak a quick walkthrough of the smart camera phone before it hits retail!

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