We’ve all seen the horror stories of people buying smartphones online only to end up with cardboard boxes, fakes, earrings or even a padlock. These stories are scary because we all know there are a whole bunch of people out there who are trying to siphon you of your hard-earned money.
But does this mean you should swear off buying smartphones online? Well, no. At least, we don’t think so. Especially not when you consider how much you can actually save when you purchase devices online.
Buying smartphones online can definitely be a good thing but it obviously isn’t without its risks. If you’ve always been a little unsure about this whole process, let us help you. Here are our 5 tips when buying smartphones online.
The affordable smartphone segment is a hotly contested one but Lenovo believes that it has the right stuff to sway price-sensitive buyers. The Moto G5 and G5 Plus are the latest smartphones to come from Lenovo that promises a premium-feel and comparable specifications at an attractive price.
Yes, the Nokia 3310 is back. It’s modern, it’s classic, it’s got Snake and a whole bunch of other features designed to take you on a trip down Nostalgia Alley. But I don’t like it and I doubt any self-respecting 3310 fan would either.
Mobile World Congress is a place where OPPO loves to showcase their technological breakthroughs. Last year, we saw a new fast-charging standard that topped up a smartphone’s battery in just 15 minutes. We also saw the SmartSensor three axis sensor stabilisation.
This year, OPPO is focusing on smartphone camera zoom and this is what they’ve come up with. It utilises two sensors and a periscope-style lens structure.
UPDATE: Huawei Malaysia has sent out P10 launch invites for 8 March.
The Huawei P10 could be heading to Malaysia as early as next week. This could be the fastest roll out yet from the Chinese smartphone maker in Malaysia.
After a rather boring 2016, Sony Mobile wants to make a comeback with its new Xperia XZ Premium. Instead of rehashing the same product with minor hardware updates, Sony wants to stand out as an innovator by introducing a couple of firsts for a smartphone.
I wasn’t expecting too much from LG‘s G6. Last year’s G5 was a whole lot of hype, a whole lot of excitement and also a whole lot of disappointment. They were ambitious, but rubbish and that’s just a big shame. This year, I’m happy to report that LG has been wise. They chose to keep (and improve) the one feature I liked about the G5 and started from scratch with everything else.
But is it enough?
Perhaps one of the most anticipated events at the Mobile World Congress 2017 is Nokia’s. Yes, Nokia, the company that once ruled the mobile phone market. Well, they’re back and they brought with them a whole bunch of nostalgia.
The Samsung will announce the Galaxy S8 on 29 March! This was revealed at the end of today’s Samsung Press Conference at Barcelona.