Somewhere, right at this very moment, someone's searching for a new phone because:
- His / Her old one is about to go kaput due to old age.
- Manong snatcher struck again.
- His / Her current handset just sucks big time.
That person could be your friend, DoTA buddy, jowa, officemate, or even you. Whatever the case, we're just glad today's mobile gizmo-makers are able to churn out innovative smartphones and meet the never-ending demand from geeks everywhere. Case in point: Lenovo's newest Android trio that are stacked hardware-wise and have the looks to score high in the beauty department.
So, the next time someone asks you for advice on what new smartphone to burn cash on, point that person to the...
The A5000 doesn't have fancy thingamajigs like a swivelin' camera or a flippin' keypad. That doesn't mean it looks bad though; we actually dig its curved corners and smooth backside as well as its no-nonsense all-black facade. What makes it potentially even more buy-worthy is its 4,000mAh battery which (hopefully) translates to more time away from the charger.
Hardware highlights: 5-inch HD touchscreen, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage (expandable via microSD), 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera, Android KitKat, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, dual-SIM
Yours for: P6,999
Looking a tad more sosi than the A5000 thanks to its slimmer profile (8.9mm vs. 9.9mm), the P70 holds top-tier hardware and a secret our always-on-the-run bros will love: You can fully charge it from zero in just three hours!
Hardware highlights: 5-inch Full-HD touchscreen, 1.7GHz octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage (expandable via microSD), 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera, Android KitKat, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, dual-SIM, 4,000mAh battery
Yours for: P11,999
We know what you're thinking: "Hey, isn't that the new iPhone 6?" It sure looks similar to Apple's latest and greatest handset. That's a good thing, though, because that means the S90 is a certified looker. But before you dismiss it as just another iPhone wannabe, know that the S90 has amazing low-light shooting capability (thanks to its BSI or Backside Illumination feature) as well as powerful specs that set it apart from the competition, as you will see below.
Hardware highlights: 5-inch Full-HD touchscreen, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 13-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera with BSI, Android KitKat, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Dual-SIM
Yours for: P13,990