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Sibling War: MyPhone A818g versus MyPhone Rain 3G

Thursday, October 31, 2013 / 3 Comments
MyPhone Rain 3G versus MyPhone A818g

The Agua Rain 3G is the cheapest handset from MyPhone which has high speed mobile data connectivity, 5 months ago it was the Agua A818g. The Rain 3G has an SRP of Php2,988 while the A818g costs Php3,999.

Huawei Honor 2 Now Only Php7,999 - Quad Core, 2GB RAM, HD Display

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 / 2 Comments
Huawei Honor 2

Huawei Philippines announced on their Facebook page that they slashed the price of their former Android flagship smartphone, the Huawei Honor 2, from Php10,990 to Php7,990.

Apple iPad Air Now Available For As Low As Php27,100

Apple iPad Air

The latest and most powerful iPad yet is now available in the Philippines via One Stop Shop Gagets. The Apple iPad Air can be yours for as low as Php27, 100.

Nokia Asha 501 Unboxing

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 / 7 Comments
Nokia Asha 501

Nokia Asha 501 was released last June and just recently its successors were announced at the Nokia World in Abu Dhabi UAE. The 501 is a dual-SIM dual standby phone running on Nokia Asha 1.0 platform.

Cherry Mobile Sonic 2.0, Quad Core For Only Php3,999

Monday, October 28, 2013 / 13 Comments
Cherry Mobile Sonic 2.0

Cherry Mobile released the Flare 2.0 last month and currently the cheapest quad-core smartphone in the local scene. Are you looking for an alternative? Don't look too far because it is also from them - the Sonic 2.0.

Kata Fish Tab 3 Review: Giant Koi

Kata Fish Tab 3


The Kata Digital was in the local market for more than two years, they are an Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) based in Hong Kong selling smartphones and tablets. Their latest tablet is named Fish Tab 3 which was released last quarter.

Gear Up Your Note 3 Promo, Save Up to Php5,600

Sunday, October 27, 2013 / 1 Comment
Gear up your Note 3

Are you planning to buy the best phablet created by Samsung yet? This is great timing because you can great discounts for the products that goes to Galaxy Note 3 of up to Php5,600.

Cherry Mobile Sapphire, Cheapest 3G Capable Smartphone For Only Php1,899

Saturday, October 26, 2013 / 12 Comments
Cherry Mobile Sapphire

Android smartphones are really becoming cheap, as low as Php1,699 like the CM Bubble, CM Charm, CM Snap and SKK Mobile A11, however none of them are 3G enable.

If high speed mobile internet matters to you, just add 200 pesos and you can have the Cherry Mobile Sapphire - the cheapest 3G capable Android phone.

Cherry Mobile Rave 2.0, NFC Certified Quad Core Phablet

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Cherry Mobile Rave 2.0

Cherry Mobile released the first local smartphone to incorporate NFC on its internals. Meet the Cherry Mobile Rave 2.0, an NFC certified quad-core phablet.

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c Coming to Globe on November 15

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Globe Apple iPhone 5s

Globe Telecom posted on their Facebook page that the latest smartphones from Apple are coming to their roster this November 15 (same date with their competitor).

Cherry Mobile Omega XL, 6-inch Phablet, 8MP Front Camera With Flash

Friday, October 25, 2013 / 16 Comments
Cherry Mobile Omega XL

Cherry Mobile Omega XL is the 4th device in the omega series and it is the biggest among them having a 6-inch capacitive IPS touch screen display.

Lenovo A850, 5.5-inch 1.3GHz Quad Core For Php9,999

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Lenovo A850

The Lenovo A850 is a quad-core phablet which utilizes the newer MediaTek MT6582 chipset with each core clocked at 1.3GHz, 4GB of internal storage coupled with 1GB of RAM and costs Php9,999.

Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Cominng On November 15, Smart's Pre-Order Page Is Up

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Apple iPhone 5S

The Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c were unveiled last September 11 and we are now sure that it will officially arrive in the Philippines thru Smart Communications this coming November 15 which falls on Friday.

Omega HD 2x, Cherry Mobile Latest Flagship For Php12,399

Thursday, October 24, 2013 / 7 Comments
Cherry Mobile Omega HD2x

The Omega 2x is the successor of the Omega HD 2.0  with specifications on steroids, it features a bigger screen - 5.7-inch to be exact with Full HD resolution, 1.5GHz quad-core processor (probably MT6589 Turbo), 18MP main camera, 32GB of on board storage and 2GB of RAM.

O+ USA Announced The 8.16, 5.7-inch HD Quad Core Phablet

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O+ USA 8.16

I first saw the O+ 8.16 when it was plugged in the longest noon time show in the Philippines. Earlier today, I was in SM North Edsa and went to their concept store to ask for this and found out that it is the upcoming flagship of O Plus USA.

SKK Mobile Phoenix Tab 2 Unboxed

SKK Mobile Phoenix Tab 2 Retail Package

Just received the prize for our TeknoGadyet Bonifacio Day Giveaway, the SKK Mobile Phoenix Tab 2. The Tab 2 is a 7-inch tablet with full phone functionality (dual SIM dual standby).

Nokia Announced Asha 500, Asha 502 and Asha 503

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Nokia Asha 500

Nokia announced 6 devices on the recently concluded Nokia World in Abu Dhabi, 3 of them are Lumia series namely Lumia 2520, Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320. The other 3 are the Asha platform - Asha 500, Asha 502 and Asha 503.

Sony Xperia C Now Available For Php 13,990

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Sony Xperia C

Sony is the one of the first big names in the mobile industries that embrace the MediaTek chipset with their Xperia C smartphone. A dual SIM dual standby phone powered by 1.2GHz quad-core MT6589 processor.

Cherry Mobile Omega HD 2.0 and Blaze 2.0 Now Only Php7,999

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 / 1 Comment
Cherry Mobile Omega HD 2.0

Cherry Mobile cuts down the price of its two former flagship smartphones, the Omega HD 2.0 and the Blaze 2.0, both phablets can now be yours for Php7,999 a piece.

Apple Announced The iPad Mini 2 With Retina Display

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Apple iPad Mini 2 With Retina Display

Apple unveiled earlier today the second generation iPad Mini now with Retina Display. The screen size is still the same with its successor but with 4x the resolution (1536 x 2048 versus 768 x 1024) and 2x the pixel density (324 ppi versus 162 ppi).

Cherry Mobile Jelly, Dual Core Smartphone Plus Mobile TV

Cherry Mobile Jelly

Are you watching TV on the go? But want a smartphone instead of a feature phone? Worry no more, the Cherry Mobile Jelly is here to fulfill your needs. A dual-core smartphone with mobile TV.

Cherry Mobile Jade, Dual Core Smartphone For Php1,999

Cherry Mobile Jade

Cherry Mobile joins the bandwagon of dual-core smartphones at under Php2K with the CM Jade. If you can recall we first met the SKK Mobile Neo (Php1,999) followed by the MyPhone Rain 2G (Php1988).

Nokia Announced Its First Windows Tablet - The Lumia 2520

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 / 1 Comment
Nokia Lumia 2520

Nokia announced today their first ever Windows tablet, the Lumia 2520 which boasts a 10.1-inch vivid Full HD ClearBlack capacitive touchscreen LCD display powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with each core clocked at 2.2GHz.

Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL Now Only Php7,990

Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL

Huawei Philippines brings the "Christmas Comes Early 2.0" sale promo, you can get their last year flagship Ascend D1 Quad XL for only Php7,990.

Nokia Lumia 1320 Announced - 6-inch HD Windows Phablet For Less

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Nokia Lumia 1320

The Nokia Lumia 1320 is one of the six devices announced at the Nokia World in Abu Dhabi UAE. It is a mid-range device and costs US$339 making it as a cheaper alternative to the Nokia Lumia1520 which costs more than double.

Nokia Lumia 1520 Announced, 6-inch Full HD Quad Core Krait

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Nokia Lumia 1520

Nokia announced today the successor of the Lumia 1020 at the Nokia World in Abu Dhabi, UAE - the Nokia Lumia 1520. The first Windows phone to offer a 6-inch Full HD display and a quad-core processor thanks to the GDR3 update.

Novo7 Tech THL W300, 6.5-inch Full HD Quad Core Phablet

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THL W300

Are you looking for a phablet? What size? 5-inch, 5.2-inch, 5.3-inch, 5.5-inch, 5.7-inch, 5.8-inch, 6-inch, 6.1-inch, 6.3-inch how about the biggest of them all, a massive 6.5-inch Full HD from THL?

Gigabyte Mineski Pro Gaming League V SEA Grand Finals

GMPGL V SEA Grand Finals

Any E-sports fan out there? DotA and DOTA 2 to be exact? The Gigabyte Mineski Pro Gaming League Season V South-East Asia Grand Finals will be happening on November 9-10 at SkyDome SM North EDSA.

Cherry Mobile Hero, 5-inch Quad Core Phablet For Php5,499

Monday, October 21, 2013 / 6 Comments
Cherry Mobile Hero

Cherry Mobile released a plethora of smartphones and tablets (as well as feature phones) for the upcoming holidays and one noteworthy of a second look is the Hero, a 5-inch quad-core phablet.

Cherry Mobile Gem, Dual Core Alternative For CM Life And CM Amber

Cherry Mobile Gem

Cherry Mobile released their third dual-core device with a 4-inch screen and has a price tag of Php2,999.  The first two are the CM Life and the CM Amber.

TeknoGadyet Bonifacio Day Giveaway: SKK Mobile Phoenix Tab 2

SKK Mobile Phoenix Tab 2

Our friends from SKK Mobile sent us a message earlier this afternoon that they want to sponsor a TeknoGadyet giveaway. They will be giving away the Phoenix Tab 2, a dual SIM dual standby 7-inch tablet.

Cherry Mobile Fusion Storm, iPad Mini Look Alike

Cherry Mobile Fusion Storm

The Cherry Mobile Fusion Storm is another tablet that belongs to the Fusion series (tablets without phone function). It sits in between the Fusion Breeze (single core for Php1,999) and the Fusion Bolt (quad core for Php3,999).

MyView SytleBook SB100 - Windows 7 Netbook For Less Than 9K

MyView StyleBook SB100

MyView announced the latest addition to their MOVE series, this time it is not a tablet instead a netbook. Meet the MyView Move StyleBook SB100 a full pledge Windows 7 portable computer for only Php8,995.

Fusion Breeze, Cheapest Cherry Mobile Tablet For Only Php1,999

Cherry Mobile Fusion Breeze

Meet the Fusion Breeze, the cheapest tablet from Cherry Mobile (or shall I say the cheapest tablet in the local market?) which only cost 1999 pesos.

Cherry Mobile Flare S, 4-inch Quad Core (MediaTek MT6582?) For Php4,499

Cherry Mobile Flare S

The original Flare was released almost a year ago,  then two quad-core variants was announced last month. I never thought that there would be another version to come out this year but Cherry Mobile surprises us again with their Flare S.

Cherry Mobile Bubble, Charm, Snap, Android Smartphones For Php1,699

Cherry Mobile Bubble

Are you looking for a back-up phone? Or a smartphone but tight on budget? Worry no more, you can have it from Cherry Mobile for only Php1,699. Wait there is still more, you can even choose from not one, not two but three Android phones.

Cherry Mobile Amber, 4-inch Dual Core For Php2,999

Sunday, October 20, 2013 / 17 Comments
Cherry Mobile Amber

Cherry Mobile silently released the Cherry Mobile Amber, a 4-inch 3G capable smartphone powered by 1.2GHz dual core processor for only Php2,999.

DTC Mobile Troy Spotted, Disguised As iPhone

DTC Mobile Troy

DTC Mobile international website has listed the TROY as one of their major smartphone contenders. The page shows that this phone is indeed compatible with million of cases - compatible with Apple iPhone.

Kata Digital i2 Specs Confirmed, 5.0-inch Display, Quad Core CPU

Kata i2

A tipster named Lee Roy Robles posted a link in an Amazon listing showing the Kata i2 details. The new Kata flagship boasts a 5.0-inch smartphone with 1.2GHz quad-core processor.

DTC Mobile GT6X Speed 2G Review: Getting There

DTC Mobile GT6X Speed 2G


DTC Mobile has been in the local mobile industry for more than 2 years, however I believed they had the least number of smartphone offerings among all players. Recently they released the GT6X Speed 2G, a 4-inch dual core smartphone .

Starmobile Upcoming Device Scored 21,947 In Antutu Benchmark

Friday, October 18, 2013 / 3 Comments
Starmobile Antutu Score

Starmobile posted on their Facebook page a screenshot showing that their upcoming device scored 21,947 in a popular benchmarking tool. The Antutu score is quite high which I haven't seen on a local device.

Kata Digital Announced i2, Coming Soon!

Kata i2

Kata Digital announced on their Facebook page that the successor of their first smartphone flagship Kata i1 is coming soon. The new mobile phone from Kata will be named as simple as its predecessor - i2.

SunDroidRush Polaroid Edition 3G Tablet Plus Smartphone At Plan 450

SunDroidRush Polaroid Edition

Sun Cellular takes another step in providing Filipinos with value-for-money postpaid plan with their latest SunDroid Rush. Get a 7" dual-core 3G tablet bundled with a dual-core smartphone for only Php450 per month.

LG G2 Dream Sale On October 20, Free Pocket Photo and Quick Window Case

Thursday, October 17, 2013 / No Comments
LG G2 Dream Sale

This coming Sunday, October 20 LG will have a one day sale of their latest flagship the LG G2. You will get both the Pocket Photo and QuickWindow Case for FREE when you avail the G2 at the participating outlets.

SKK Mobile Smartphone and Tablet Sale, Get Up to Php1000 Off Or A Free Phone

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SKK Mobile Android Sale

SKK Mobile has an ongoing smartphone and tablet sale which started last Tuesday, October 15 and will last until this coming Sunday, October 20. There will be great discount on their Android phones and you can get a free basic phone when you opt to buy a tablet.

Novo7Tech iFive Mini 3 Announced, Quad Core RK3188 Tablet

Novo7Tech iFive Mini 3

Nove7Tech posted on their Facebook page their upcoming flagship tablet, the ifive mini 3. The mini 3 boasts a 1.6GHz quad-core CPU, Mali-400 MP4 GPU, 16GB internal storage coupled with 1GB of RAM.

DTC Mobile Nick Spotted, Quad Core Jelly Bean

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 / 1 Comment
DTC Mobile Nick

I was writing the preview of DTC Mobile GT6X last night and seeking for more information about the company when I stumbled upon one website ( similar to them. I checked that site and found the DTC Mobile Nick.

Cherry Mobile Announced New Superion Tablets: Discover And Voyager

Cherry Mobile Superion Tablets: Discover and Voyager

Cherry Mobile announced today on their Facebook page not one but two Superion tablets. The Discover and Voyager are tablets with full-phone functionality as well as high speed (3G) data connectivity.

Gameloft-Starmobile Contest, Win Jump, Icon, Diamond V3 and Knight

Gameloft-Starmobile Contest

Get the chance to win Starmobile phone weekly just by simply becoming a fan of Gameloft Facebook page and Starmobile Facebook page and answering the simple question of the week.

DTC Mobile GT6X Astroid Speed 2G Preview

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 / 1 Comment
DTC Mobile GT6X Astroid Speed 2G

DTC Mobile was established in the Philippines in June 2011 and since then they have provided Filipinos with reasonable and affordable mobile phones without compromising quality. Just last week I acquired one of their latest smartphone, the GT6x Astroid Speed 2G.