First look: Quality selfies from Galaxy A80, which flips rear camera to be selfie camera

BANGKOK – How many times have you complained about the quality of the selfie camera on your smartphone and wished that it could be as good as the rear camera? My friends and I have felt disgruntled with this problem several times, especially when attempting to take selfies in low-light situations. The new Samsung Galaxy A80 solves this problem by […]

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Huawei's new P30 smartphone series features camera system co-developed with Leica

PARIS – Chinese smartphone maker Huawei aims to rewrite the rules and change the perception of mobile photography with its latest P30 series, which has a powerful camera system co-developed with German maker Leica. The series, which was unveiled on Tuesday (Mar 26) in Paris, comes with an image sensor that Huawei says can take in 40 per cent more […]

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Smartphone shipments to China hit six-year low in February: market data

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Smartphone shipments to China in February fell to their lowest in six years, market data indicated, as consumers continued to put off handset purchases amid a slowing economy. Shipments to the world’s biggest smartphone market totaled 14.5 million units, down 19.9 percent from a year ago, according to data from the China Academy of Information and Communications […]

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Looks matter for the Honor 10 Lite

The Honor 10 Lite punches above its mid-range weight when it comes to looks, but is otherwise a competent all-rounder that does not do anything particularly well. It is basically a watered-down version of the flagship Honor 10. At $288, the 10 Lite costs a little over half the price of its older sibling. But Honor, a sub-brand of Chinese […]

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Tech review: Samsung Galaxy S10e, S10 and S10+ – which should you get?

Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S10 series, comprising the 5.8-inch S10e, 6.1-inch S10 and 6.4-inch S10+, will be launched on Friday. So which S10 model should you get? DESIGN & DISPLAY Apart from the screen sizes, the three smartphones do not look very different from one another. They are thin, sleek and great to hold in the hand. If you prefer one-hand […]

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Smartphone picks of Mobile World Congress 2019

BARCELONA – A smartphone that uses the unique structure of the veins in your palm to authenticate your identity. Yet another model combines five rear cameras for a highly detailed photo. There was plenty of innovation on show from smartphone makers at this week’s Mobile World Congress, the largest annual gathering of the mobile industry. Here are some of the […]

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Oppo announces 5G partnership with global telcos

BARCELONA – Oppo has announced a 5G partnership with telcos from Australia and Switzerland ahead of industry trade show Mobile World Congress, which starts on Monday (Feb 25). Dubbed the 5G Landing Project, the partnership with Swisscom, Telstra, and Optus aims to promote the implementation of 5G products and services. Singtel was also named as a potential partner that Oppo […]

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New Samsung S10 phones jump on hole-punch camera, screen fingerprint sensor trends

SAN FRANCISCO – Samsung has unveiled its flagship Galaxy S10 series to commemorate a decade since launching its first Galaxy S smartphone. The Galaxy S10 series consists of the 5.8-inch S10e, 6.1-inch S10 and the 6.4-inch S10+. Design wise, they all might look like the previous S9 series. But the new S10 smartphones feature one of the latest industry design […]

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