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Review HTC Desire 816 - A Midrange 'Flagship'

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.

Feature Article 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.

Feature Article 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.

Review Nokia Lumia 1520 - A Windows Phone Phablet

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.

Review LG G Flex - Ahead of the Curve?

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.

Feature Article 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.

Feature Article Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Note 3

With Samsung, impressive hardware is a given. And with giant smartphones very common these days, Samsung is keen to remind us that there are other Samsung-only technologies that make the 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 3 different from the other phablets. Let's find out what they are.

Feature Article Hands-on: Huawei Ascend Mate

How big is too big? That's a question we found ourselves asking as we took the 6.1-inch Huawei Ascend Mate "phablet" for a spin at CES 2013. Check out our hands-on after the jump!

Review LG Optimus Vu - Larger Than Life

The LG Optimus Vu and its differentiating 5.0-inch, 4:3 aspect ratio screen has finally hit our local shores after its first official appearance back in MWC 2012. Now updated with a Tegra 3 quad-core processor and the latest Quick Memo and Notebook apps, the phablet-sized device seeks to please but does it?