Phone with many cameras

Does having more cameras in a smartphone let you take better photos? It depends – Google’s Pixel phones take excellent photos despite having a single camera while Huawei’s triple-camera smartphones (P20 Pro and Mate 20 Pro) have earned accolades for their photography prowess. Samsung certainly hopes you subscribe to the latter, because the Galaxy A9 is the first smartphone to […]

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Good screen at modest price

Samsung is taking the fight to Chinese smartphone-makers such as Honor, Oppo and Xiaomi in the highly competitive mid-range segment. Its latest Galaxy A7, released late last year, is priced at a relatively modest $428, or roughly half the price of the flagship Galaxy S9. On paper, the A7 looks like a solid mid-tier smartphone embellished with a couple of […]

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Tech review: UniStrong UT10 is not your average smartphone

The UniStrong UT10 is not your average consumer smartphone, it is a rugged smartphone that is targeted more for use in commercial entities like a logistics company or for geographical surveying. The dual-SIM phone looks much bigger than an average smartphone. It is around 20 per cent bigger than a Samsung Galaxy Note9, which has 6.4-inch display, despite the UT10 […]

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Smartphone covers: Which is the toughest of them all? Here's our verdict

The smartphone is probably the most precious gadget we own these days. Many people cannot leave home without it. And most of us have dropped it at some point. That is why smartphone case makers have been doing a roaring trade. According to ABI Research, around 55 per cent of smartphone users globally use protective cases for their devices. The […]

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Study shows disappointing demand for iPhone XR

A new study has confirmed fears of disappointing demand for Apple’s newest entry-level iPhone. The iPhone XR — this year’s cheapest model despite being priced at a stiff $749 — accounted for 32 percent of the iPhone market during its first month in stores, according to a study released Wednesday by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. That’s significantly lower than the […]

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