The R15 and R15 Pro are the latest R-series smartphones from OPPO, retailing at S$749 and S$899 respectively. I have completed the review of the R15, so here is the R15 Pro review. After weeks of brief usage, the OPPO R15 Pro feels just slightly…

Honor 10 has got to the be most surprising phone launch I have attended in Singapore. Its retail price of S$579 changes the price perception of premium midrange phones, because beneath the Honor 10 is a flagship processor, Kirin 970, that is found on the…

The Huawei started their Leica dual camera onslaught three years ago with the P9. It was a slow but sure strategy to build their experience in dual camera wide aperture technology. Their rewards have paid off. With the release of the triple-camera Huawei P20 Pro,…

Vivo, the China smartphone brand, has made some of their mobile products available in the Singapore market. For a start, they brought in the budget Y65 (S$269) and the midrange V7+ (S$469). Vivo sent the V7+ to me for a one-week review and here are…

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ is available for pre-order now at all telcos like StarHub, selected retail stores like Courts, Gain City, Best Denki, Newstead, Harvey Norman, online stores like Haachi.Tech and Lazada, and Samsung stores. Pre-order customers will start collecting from 10 March,…

LG has announced a new model for MWC 2018. Last year, LG announced the G6, but this year, it seems they have chosen the brave wise path of not doing so. Instead, they refreshed the V30 series with the V30S ThinQ and V30S+ ThinQ. Differences…

LG Mobile has differentiated itself from the other smartphone competitors with Quad DAC audio processor on V20, G6 and V30. The V30 goes further by becoming the first smartphone that supports the relatively new but promising MQA format. MQA stands for Master Quality Authenticated, an audio…

Razer build its brand name from designing and manufacturing gaming products like laptops, tablets, keyboards, mice. After acquiring Nextbit in Jan 2017, the Razer phone was announced in Nov 2017. The Razer phone reuses a bulk of the Nextbit’s Robin phone design, including hardware placements…

Here is another Sony Xperia smartphone on review. Sony has been very aggressive and launched so many variants to a model series, which they denote with “Compact”, “Plus”, “Ultra” or “Premium”. For the XA1 series, the XA1 is the base model, the XA1 Plus is…

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is one of the more exciting smartphones announced at this time of the year. My first experience with a flagship Huawei phone was a year ago, on the Mate 9. I was thoroughly impressed with the smartphone that I listed…

LG Singapore will be launching the V30+, skipping the V30 altogether. The difference is only in the storage size: V30+ offers 128GB while V30 only gives you 64GB. Fortunately, the confusion stops there, unlike the G6 that comes with variants depending on region. All V30+…

Nokia 8 Brief Review

November 15, 2017 0

Nokia has made a comeback, and after releasing several budget Android smartphones this year, finally threw in their flagship model. The Nokia 8 is HMD’s effort is trying to differentiate themselves from other brands, and I have to say, I am impressed with the design…

Google Pixel 2 XL Review

November 12, 2017 0

The Google Pixel 2 XL will officially retail in Singapore from 15 Nov 2017. It is a much-awaited moment for Android fans because the Pixel is the first Android smartphone that is designed entirely by Google, unlike the Nexus series where Google outsources the development…

The BlackBerry KEYone is the first BlackBerry that I have reviewed, but it’s not the first keyboard smartphone I have tried. My previous experience includes the iconic Sony Ericsson P800/P900/P1 series and Nokia E-series. These phones were great for productivity because of the proper QWERTY keyboard…

Black is Back in Singapore. BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition, which was announced in September at IFA 2017, will be going retail from 21 Oct 2017 at S$858 with 12 month local warranty, available from StarHub Online Store and M1 Retail Store (SingTel is available only to Business…