Razer Phone 2 gives the fans what they want: RGB chroma

The second effort of Razer’s mobile ambitions has led us to a new, literal glow. But beneath the light are a few quiet, but important engine tweaks.

The Galaxy A7 crams three rear cameras into low-cost body

Samsung has pulled out three rear cameras for its mid-range line of smartphones, but with a few quesitonable compromises.

Data siphoning by Chinese ad sellers continues on in Asia

The Singtech P10 features firmware linked to a Taiwanese company that sucks up all sorts of personal data and then sells ads against it.

OPPO Find X launching as first North American and European device

This new phone from China has a servo motor that brings out the camera when you need them and hides them away when you don’t.

LG Q Stylus continues to be “no-nonsense,” but improved option

It’s more affordable than Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8, but it’s more than just a cheapo budget device with surround sound, a larger, sharper display and more.

OnePlus 6 ramps up the speed, storage and slow motion video

Speed is the game, OnePlus is the name. Will its latest Android smartphone keep up? It has 480fps video capture, a new Snapdragon 845 chip and a new storage option. All for a little more money than the OnePlus 5T.

OPPO A83 2018 is an update to a 2017 design with a 2:1 display

The year has to mean something, right? Well, there’s no real change between years at all. That is except for a new memory configuration.

Indonesia gets super-light ASUS ZenFone Live L1

There’s a standard version with 2GB of RAM and then there’s an Android Go version — compact, cleaner and snappy. And all of this for about $100.

6th-gen iPad 9.7 is actually more affordable in Canada, Europe

In many cases, these discounts are roughly in the range of US$20 to US$50, which makes Apple’s claim about this iPad being “the most affordable” one pretty true. Just don’t worry about the Apple Pencil.

Moto G6 and Moto E5 series supposedly closing in on release in Asia

Agencies in Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand have reportedly certified several of the devices in both series of Motorola-branded mid-rangers.

Finally, Android Oreo for HTC U Ultra begins roll-out

Fair enough, this oddly-positioned phone didn’t sell terribly well, but it’s still getting software support just as customers paid for.

Red trend continues into CES 2018 with Raspberry Rose LG V30

It’s less red, more pink and pretty pretty. LG intends this as a phone fitting for Valentine’s Day. Whatever the case, we’ll see it at CES 2018.

Razer Phone sold out at Microsoft Store, may hit Asia-Pacific soon

The Microsoft Store is selling a gaming phone and people can’t get enough of it. Razer is also tapped to hit Singapore with an announcement.

OPPO F5 will split on RAM, OPPO F5 Youth drops a selfie camera

Dual selfie cameras on the two main models with one getting more RAM than the other. The Youth loses out on the extra selfie shooter.

OPPO F5 to insist on Selfie Expert position with 12MP dual cameras

The single 20-megapixel camera on the back gets paired to those two selfie cameras in this spec leak from a Southeast Asian retailer.

Certain regions to get Huawei Maimang 6 as Nova 2i

Malaysia is set to get it soon. No firm timeline, but it’s already launched within this part of the Asian neighborhood and we can extrapolate.

Razer partners with Three HK, ready to roll Nextbit gaming ambitions

The gaming hardware manufacturer has partnered with the telco to open a new RazerStore and provide special mobile services for its fans.

ZTE Blade V8 Mini and Lite are, amazingly, two different phones

The Blade V8 Lite is as diet as you can get for a whole-device experience in 2017 while the Blade V8 Mini has its camera for graces.

2G will die in Singapore throughout 2017

The city-state will ban sales of domestic-use 2G phones on the first of the year. Carriers have an April 1 deadline to shut their towers off.

Malaysian Galaxy Note 7 pre-orders take a breather as demand explodes

Official sales won’t start until next month and new pre-orders made from now won’t be fulfilled until then. Why? Demand, demand, demand.