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'Using smartphones while walking is banned. Please operate your smartphones after you stop walking,' a recorded female voice cautions travelers to Yamato City
It's P1,000 more expensive than the Samsung Galaxy M31
The phone is priced at P17,990, pitting it directly against the Vivo V19 Neo
iOS 14 turns iPhones into digital car keys, offers new Translate app, and expands 'Find My' feature for third-party devices
For P50, Globe's offering 5GB of open access data – meaning it's usable on any website – and an additional 1GB for a Globe GoWiFi hotspot connection, with data validity for 3 days
The BTS Edition Galaxy Buds+ are also heading our way!
At, P26,990, the POCO F2 Pro is currently the cheapest phone in the Philippines with a flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chip
The phone is priced at P7,490, has a 5,000 mAh battery, and a triple rear camera setup
You can pre-order online or at any Smart Stores nationwide
It's currently the cheapest 5G phone in the Philippines
The V19 Neo is a midrange phone with 4 rear cameras and night photo capabilities
The V19 Neo will be available starting June 13. To pre-order the latest flagship handset today, visit the official vivo Lazada and Shopee online stores.
The details of vivo's newest V19 phones were unveiled in the brand's first-ever all-digital launch
The launch will be live-streamed on Facebook this June 13, Saturday, 5:30 pm
The M31 has a 6,000 mAh battery and a P13,990 price tag
Samsung leads with a market share of 18.5%, with Huawei and Apple at 14.2% and 13.7% respectively
Solutions to fix the reported issue include factory resetting or finding a way to access the phone's system to delete the image file
Check out the specs of Xiaomi's new phones here
The Realme 6 and Realme 6 Pro phones will be available starting May 27
(UPDATED) Samsung Philippines' website now has official in-site shopping options
Test your luck in getting early access to the much-awaited mobile adaptation of 'League of Legends'
OPPO's Will Lin gives us a peek at the work they do to improve phone cameras
Consider it the height of rudeness to have a device out during conversations, meals, meetings or in the middle of family game night
The tourney will feature $1 million in prizes in the form of cash and in-game cosmetics
Apple is widely believed to be getting ready to release a reduced-price handset
OpenSignal notices a 'large week-on-week jump in Time on Wifi in the Philippines' on the third week of March, beginning March 16. This is around the time Luzon was placed under enhanced community quarantine.
It's been speculated an iPhone SE announcement is coming sooner rather than later
Global sales of smatphones in February 2020 are down 38% compared to last year, and 39% compared to January 2020, the month before the coronavirus spread more vigorously in countries beyond China
Should you be concerned about your germ-ridden phones?
Online shopping aggregator iPrice takes a look at price decline rates for Samsung's S phones
Huawei's foldable receives build improvements and a new processor
Here's why you may want to adopt an 'I don’t really need that new phone right now' mindset in your daily life
Rising interest in electronic voting heightens concerns among security experts who fear these systems are vulnerable to hacking and manipulation that could undermine confidence in election results
We get a nice bump-up in specs, especially with the 100x zoom, but its 5G-readiness, even if it's disabled at launch, gives it some edge
Prices start at P49,990 for the S20 line
The boxy, black camera housing looks to become the line's distinctive design feature
Samsung's second foldable boasts new bendable glass, moving away from the Fold's plastic screen
Check out Samsung's new flagship here in this short video
Check out how each S20 variant measures up with one another
While 5G networks still have to find their legs, Samsung offers some future-proofing with the first phone that offers compatibility with both sub-6GHz and mmWave 5G
If a new premium flagship is what you’re after, you might have to wait a little longer
The Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G is now available via Globe
It's priced at P29,990, and will be available starting February 14
Also leaked is an S20 case with LED lights that can display symbols and a countdown when taking photos
The S line will reportedly add an 'ultra' model while a new foldable will also be launching
120Hz screens, 5G-readiness, 12GB RAM – check out what the decade's first batch of flagships is looking to offer
Experts object: 'There is a firm consensus in the cybersecurity community that mobile voting on a smartphone is a really stupid idea'