Thursday, October 31, 2013

Order Up: New Nexus 5 Spotted

DBGadgets, online seller is now taking orders for the New Nexus 5 which has yet been officially launch which has been recently officially launch.

The new Nexus is first to run the latest Android KitKat on a 4.95" Full HD TrueHD IPS+ Display enhanced with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for screen protection.

Under the hood, it is powered by 2.3GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 800 coupled with 2GB of RAM and comes in 16GB/32GB variants (no microSD slot).

In terms of camera, it is equipped with 8MP AF with OIS primary camera which uses a 1/3.2" sensor and an f/2.4 aperture. It does have a decent 1.3MP front.

Complete arsenal of connectivity like WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC and finally LTE and at 2300 mAh battery will give you enough juice.

Well if you want to get it early then guess you need to cough up few extra bucks because at only 16GB it cost 24,600.00 which does not translate to $349 + tax and duties!!!

Display: 4.95" TrueHD IPS+ Display
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
2.3GHz Quad-Core MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
Adreno 330 GPU
16GB/32GB Internal Storage
Camera: 8MP AF w/ OIS Rear; 1.3MP Front
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Dual Band
Bluetooth 4.0 A2DP
2300mAh Battery - Supports wireless charging
137.84 mm x 69.17 mm x 8.59mm

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Cherry Mobile Unveils NFC enabled Rave 2.0

Cherry Mobile has finally unveiled the RAVE 2.0, its first Near Field Communication capable handset for the Philippine Market.

If you are new to this, basically it's a new form of connectivity wherein it utilizes radio communication by touching or getting close proximity between two devices. It is popularly used in mobile payments (like jollibee happy card), data syncing and the like (parang dati Infrared (IR) lang din pero faster). You will be able to test this when you purchase the device which comes with NFC speakers.

In terms of hardware, it is powered by 1.2GHz Quad-Core Processor Mediatek MTK6589 with PowerVR SGX 544 MP coupled with 1GB RAM and 4GB internal storage on a 5.3 qHD IPS Display. On the side its optics - 12MP main snapper and 2MP front. It will also have the usual connectivity such as WiFi and Bluetooth other than NFC. Will be sold at 8,999.00.

Specs Summary
5.3 qHD IPS Display
1.2GHz Quad-Core Mediatek MTK6589 Processor
PowerVR SGX 544MP
4GB Internal Storage
Rear: 12MP
Front: 2MP
WiFi: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
NFC: Duh, Yes
Price: PHP 8,999.00

Want One? Get it here:
Cherry Mobile Rave 2.0 (Black)

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

New Gad In Town: Sony Xperia C

The Sony Xperia C is the product between the partnership of Sony and Mediatek as it is powered by 1.2 GHz Quad-Core MT6589 processor which is similar to what local key players is offering.

Anyways, it will be running on Android 4.2 with enhanced UI with Sony Timescape on 5 inch qHD display. Complimenting its processor, the devices houses a gig of RAM and 4GB internal storage expandable via microSD. In terms of optics, it is equipped with 8MP AF Exmor R primary camera with LED flash and VGA front. With an array of connectivity options like WiFi, Bluetooth, and HSPA+ share away those moments with friends and family or everyone on social media.

Android 4.2.2 Jellybean
5" qHD 540×960 Display
1.2GHz Quad-Core Mediatek MT6589
4GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD up to 32GB
8MP Exmor R AF rear camera
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
GPS, A-GPS support
2390 mAh Battery
SRP is 13,990.00
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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Cherry Mobile W900 LTE Dragon Phone

Next generation Dragon Phone from Cherry Mobile and to say the first to offer LTE from a Philippine local brand.

The device is runs on Android 4.2 on a 4.3" OGS HD Dsiplay powered by 1.5GHz Dual Core Snapdragon MSM 8960 Processor with Adreno 225 GPU paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB Internal storage.

With regards to its optics, it is equipped with 12MP primary camera with LED Flash. Comes with Free Power Bank for every purchase at 11,499.00.

Get it here:
Cherry Mobile W900 LTE (Black)

Cherry Mobile W900 LTE Spec
Android Jelly Bean 4.2
1.5GHz Dual-Core Snapdragon Processor
8GB Internal Storage
Expandable via microSD card
4.3-inches OGS HD Display
12MP BSI Rear with LED Flash
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Monday, October 14, 2013

Just In: Acer Liquid S1 Phablet Appears!

Acer Liquid S1 Phablet available in the Philippines!

With much success of oversize smartphones or Phablets, Acer unleash its Liquid S1 Phablet featuring its 5.7 inch HD LCD Display surely it will be big enough for watching movies as well as games. Under the hood, a Quad-Core 1.5GHz MediaTek MTK 6589 chipset with PowerVR SGX 544MP GPU coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage expandable via microSD that will surely handle your apps even multitasking. The device runs on Android 4.2.2 and with Acer Cloud, Acer Print or Auto Profile and Float UI. With regards to optics, it packs a 8MP rear and 1.3MP front snapper. Usual connection on hand with Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS, but no LTE but HSPA+ will suffice. At 2400 mAh it will endure a day or two depends on usage.

It will come in Black and White and will be sold at 17,990.00.

Specs Summary:
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Quad Core 1.5Ghz Cortex A7
8GB Internal Storage
Expandable up to 32GB via MicroSD
8.0MP Rear Camera with Flash
1.3MP Front Camera
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS HSPA+
Dual Sim - Dual Standby
2400mAh battery

Get it here:
Acer Liquid S1 (Black)
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Thursday, October 10, 2013

New Gad In Town: Cherry Mobile Life

Cherry Mobile is on the roll... With the announcement of the Flare series, Burst, and Apollo and now the cheapest HSPA+ Android phone in the Market at 2,999.00!

The device runs Android Jellybean on 4" WVGA Display powered by Mediatek Dual-Core Processor and Mali-400 GPU accompanied by 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage which will defitely give us decent performance and gaming. To top it all it does have a 5MP rear camera with LED Flash and VGA front camera. Furthermore basic connectivity with WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and HSPA+. Wow I am blown away on how Cherry Mobile can bring all this together. With Life, you will definitely have the basic needs and little wants that will satisfy your tech craving.

In conclusion if your on a tight budget or looking for your kids or a student or just want to try an android at minimal expense then enjoy and live up to the Android experience with Cherry Mobile Life.

Android 4.2 Jellybean
4-inch WVGA (480x800) Display
1.3GHz Dual-Core MT6572 Processor
ARM Mali-400 GPU
512MB of RAM
4GB of internal storage
microSD support up to 32GB
5MP with LED flash
VGA Front Camera
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 3.0
GPS with A-GPS support
microUSB 2.0
1,500mAh battery

***Note: 2 Touch Bug has been reported. Rear Camera is not as good as Flare 1.0. Performance wise does better against the latter. So take your pick.
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Sunday, October 6, 2013

New Gad In Town: Arc Mobile Nitro 401D

Arc Mobile wont be left in the dust in the battle for budget smartphone.

Presenting Arc Mobile Nitro 401D. It kinda reminds of of Sony or htc in the looks department. Houses a 4" inch WVGA Display is sufficient for everyday use from games, entertainment, and usual call&text and for sure it will not bulk up your pocket. With regards to imaging and video capabilities it packs a 5MP primary camera so far the standard now and it does have 2MP front camera to say at its price range a quite a surprise.

I would like to highlight the innards of this phone it powered by 1.3GHz Dual-Core Mediatek MT6572 Processor and Mali-400 GPU which will definitely give you smooth sailing performance as well as fluid gaming. It is just accompanied with basic 512MB RAM and 4GB Internal storage. Connectivity it just sport your regular things like WiFi and Bluetooth but it does have HSPA+. Oh it packs a 1400mAh battery pack which last a day or two depends on usage.

At 2,999.00 with decent and optics  it is quite a steal and I definitely recommend this for students and first time android users.

Get it here:

Arc Mobile Nitro 401D (Black)
Arc Mobile Nitro 401D (White)

4.2.2 Android Jellybean
4.0″ WVGA Display
1.3Ghz Dual Core Mediatek MT6572 Processor
Mali 400 GPU
4GB Internal Storage
Expandable via MicroSD upto 32GB
5MP FF Rear Camera
2MP Front Camera
FM Radio
Quad Band/Dual Sim/Dual Standby
Light and proximity sensor
1400 mAh Battery
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Saturday, October 5, 2013

New Gad In Town: Asus Memo Pad HD 7

The Asus Memo Pad HD 7 is finally here in the Philippines. This colorful identical twin of the original Nexus 7, sporting a 7 inch HD IPS Display that will give you great viewing pleasure. Under the hood, it sport a Quad-Core Processor clocked at 1.2GHz accompanied by 1GB RAM and a choice of 8/16 internal storage surely will ensure you smooth sailing Android experience with ample of storage for apps plus a bonus of 16GB of Webstorage from Asus for backup.

Seems that Asus pumped up the notch bringing 5MP primary camera which was lacking from the Nexus tab. The device also houses a front camera for selfies. 3G is not present but you can always stay connected with reliable WiFi  and share contents via Bluetooth. With butter smooth Android 4.2 Jellybean 4.2 with Asus built-in apps for enhanced productivity.

Measuring at 196.8 x 120.6 x 10.8 mm (same with ehem) but with glossy colorful plastic which at 302g though, it's almost 40g lighter will be perfect companion that could just slip in your bag or side pocket of your coat for study, work or play. The Asus Memo Pad HD 7 is a clear contender in tablet market not just in terms of features but because it is targeted at mass consumers at budget price.

Own it now. Get 8GB at 6,995.00 / 16GB at 8,995.00
Asus MemoPad HD 7 specs:
Android 4.2 Jellybean
7.0-inch IPS LCD WXGA Display
1.2GHz Quad-Core Mediatek MTK8125 Processor
8GB/16GB internal storage
up to 32GB via microSD card
WiFi 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
5MP (16GB) / 2MP (8GB) rear camera, HD recording
1.2MP front camera
15 Whr Li-Po battery

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