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Buyer's guide: Phones of June 2019

Jul 09, 2019 - 4:57 PM

Notable releases include Oppo’s new flagship, the Reno 10x Zoom, and the cheapest Snapdragon 855 phone yet, the Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro

XIAOMI MI9T. All photos from respective manufacturers

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 launched in Philippines: price, specs

Mar 20, 2019 - 3:39 PM

Pricing for the Redmi Note 7 starts at P7,990. The Redmi Note 7 Pro, meanwhile, isn't coming to the Philippines.

Base Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 with 3 GB RAM now in PH for P10,490

Jun 27, 2018 - 5:26 PM

A cheaper version of Xiaomi's budget star comes to the Philippines

REDMI NOTE 5. A cheaper version of Xiaomi's budget phone arrives. Photo from Xiaomi


Xiaomi Redmi S2 arriving on June 4 for P7,990

May 24, 2018 - 3:22 PM

Xiaomi makes its official announcement regarding the Redmi S2 for the Philippine market just a little over a week after its unveiling in China

REDMI S2. Xiaomi releases its second-cheapest phone next to the Redmi 5A. All photos from Xiaomi


Xiaomi's Mi Mix 2S, the cheapest Snapdragon 845 phone in PH, costs P27,990

May 11, 2018 - 4:02 PM

The Mi Mix 2S will arrive in stores in June with price points set at P27,990 and P29,990 for 64 and 128 GB models

MIX 2S PRICE. The price makes the Mi Mix 2S currently the cheapest phone with a Snapdragon 845 chip in the Philippines. All photos by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


New Internet speed minimum throwback to '90s?

Aug 18, 2015 - 11:25 AM

The Philippine government sets the minimum Internet speed at 256 kilobits per second But tech groups say this is hardly a broadband experience

POSITIVE. The development from NTC could benefit subscribers who are not experiencing the speed promised when they signed up for their broadband plans, which cost them wasted time and money.

Anatomy of the ultimate mobile companion

Jul 24, 2015 - 11:11 AM

What do this generation of tech savvy individuals value most in a phone?