Review: Great on paper, but not in real life
Over the past few months, we witnessed a flood of Asian budget phablets with impressive specs over, but a number of companies are now shifting their attention to compact 5-inch models. The reason is simple: there are just too many phablets out there and smaller 5-inch models are more popular in western markets.
Review: Heavy Cyanogen artillery
Lenovo’s smartphone strategy can be baffling at times. The Chinese giant acquired Motorola Mobility almost two years ago, and now it seems it will merge its own mobile division with Motorola’s. Lenovo brand phones aren’t even marketed in many big markets, namely Europe and North America.
Review: Octa-core, metal frame, 2.5D glass for $119
Although most Asian budget phones come in the 5.5-inch form factor, many export brands have recognised the need for 5-inch devices with a good spec and low price.