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.

Samsung Galaxy S5 review

Samsung Galaxy S5 - Far From Basic

REVIEW  /  10 Apr 2014

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.

Sony Xperia Z2 review

Sony Xperia Z2 - Third Time's a Charm

REVIEW  /  07 Apr 2014

The Xperia Z2 is Sony's latest flagship smartphone, and the replacement for the six-month old Z1. It utilizes almost the same IP58 rated aluminum and glass build as the Z1, but sports a slightly larger 5.2-inch display. It's also been upgraded to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 801 processor and is now running on Android 4.4 KitKat. Worth upgrading? We find out.

HTC One M8, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 Price Plans Comparison

HTC One M8, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 Price Plans Comparison

FEATURE  /  05 Apr 2014

With two hugely popular Android flagship models - HTC One (M8) and Sony Xperia Z2 in the market retailing from today and another flagship model - the Samsung Galaxy S5 - launching next weekend, we round up the telco price plans and made some comparisons for your easy consumption. Happy shopping!

8 Things Microsoft Got Right in Windows Phone 8.1

8 Things Microsoft Got Right in Windows Phone 8.1

FEATURE  /  03 Apr 2014

Microsoft has added more than a bunch of new features in Windows Phone 8.1. We tell you our favorites.

HTC One (M8) review

HTC One (M8) - Redefining Premium Flagship Smartphones One More Time

REVIEW  /  02 Apr 2014

After much media buzz and anticipation, the HTC One (M8) is finally coming to Singapore this weekend. Armed with a bigger display and two rear cameras, does the One (M8) have what it takes to stand its ground against the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2? Read on to find out more!

A feature on HTC One (M8)

Hands-on: HTC One (M8) Smartphone

FEATURE  /  25 Mar 2014

HTC finally took the wraps off its latest flagship smartphone, the One (M8) after much anticipation, leaks and teaser videos. It comes with two rear cameras, a slightly larger display, and a new Sense 6 interface. We take it for a quick spin, so read on to find out about our initial impressions.

Seven Hidden Tricks You Didn't Know About Xiaomi's MIUI V5 OS

Seven Hidden Tricks You Didn't Know About Xiaomi's MIUI V5 OS

FEATURE  /  24 Mar 2014

Xiaomi's MIUI OS is famous for its high level of customization and features. We've gone through an extensive discussion on its major features, but what about its hidden, lesser known features? Here's a list of seven tips you didn't know about MIUI V5.

LG G Pro 2 review

LG G Pro 2 Phablet - An Upsized G2

REVIEW  /  19 Mar 2014

The LG G Pro 2 has been billed as the "best of phablets" which is always learning from you. As the successor to the value-oriented Optimus G Pro phablet, what new features does the G Pro 2 bring to the table? Can LG take on Samsung and others in the phablet market? Find out in this review of their flagship product!

The Complete Guide to Xiaomi's MIUI V5 OS

The Complete Guide to Xiaomi's MIUI V5 OS

FEATURE  /  11 Mar 2014

Xiaomi's MIUI is one of the most popular Android ROMs in the world with over 35 million users. With Xiaomi's recent expansion beyond the Chinese market, it's prime time that we take a closer look at some of its distinguishing features built right into its user interface.

Oppo N1 review

Oppo N1 - Cyanogenmod, Sanctioned

REVIEW  /  07 Mar 2014

The Oppo N1 is the first device that allows users to choose between Oppo's own ColorOS or Cyanogenmod - all without voiding warranty. A swiveling camera and secondary touchpad rounds up its highlights. Will such a device win the hearts of Android power users? We investigate.

Xiaomi Mi 3 review

Xiaomi Mi 3 - A Flagship Smartphone That Doesn't Cost a Bomb

REVIEW  /  06 Mar 2014

The Mi 3 is Xiaomi's current flagship smartphone with an affordable price tag. Equipped with all the linings of a top device like a 5-inch Full-HD IPS display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor and a 13MP rear camera, can the Xiaomi Mi 3 stand up against other Android flagship smartphones? We spill the beans.

Hands-on: ASUS PadFone Mini and ZenFone Series

Hands-on: ASUS PadFone Mini and ZenFone Series

FEATURE  /  27 Feb 2014

ASUS unveiled the PadFone Mini and ZenFone series one month ago at Consumer Electronics Show 2014. We dropped by ASUS booth today at Mobile World Congress 2014 to take a look. Here's our initial impressions of the devices.

Hands-on: Huawei MediaPad X1

Hands-on: Huawei MediaPad X1

FEATURE  /  26 Feb 2014

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.

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