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No longer Apple clones, Chinese smartphones are breaking new ground in 2019
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No longer Apple clones, Chinese smartphones are breaking new ground in 2019

February 12th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
No longer slavishly copying Apple designs, Chinse smartphone makers are proving that they can come up with newer interfaces and driving up quality as...
Don’t like Apple or Samsung? Here are five Chinese flagship phones
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Don’t like Apple or Samsung? Here are five Chinese flagship phones

August 20th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Chinese flagship phones now sport innovative designs that rival the best from the long-time leaders from South Korea and the United...
Goondu review: Vivo V9 looks promising with sleek design, despite flaws
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Goondu review: Vivo V9 looks promising with sleek design, despite flaws

July 13th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The biggest draw for the Vivo V9 is its S$479 price tag. It looks as decent as a flagship costing twice as much and it even sports a dual-lens camera...
Android phone makers using the iPhone “notch” need fresh ideas
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Android phone makers using the iPhone “notch” need fresh ideas

June 16th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The last thing each of these phone makers should worry about is the iPhone notch. They should be winning their arguments in the areas they are strong...
Goondu review: Vivo X21 has to go beyond in-screen fingerprint sensor
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Goondu review: Vivo X21 has to go beyond in-screen fingerprint sensor

May 10th, 2018 | by Wilson Wong
Ultimately, you'd have to ask if it's worth paying S$799 for the Vivo X21 for its standout feature - the in-screen fingerprint sensor, which is the first here....
Hands on: Vivo X21 is first phone with in-screen fingerprint scanner in Singapore
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Hands on: Vivo X21 is first phone with in-screen fingerprint scanner in Singapore

May 2nd, 2018 | by Wilson Wong
The Vivo X21 launched in Singapore today will be the first smartphone here with a breakthrough technology that has eluded the likes of Apple and Samsung - an in-screen fingerprint...
In Mobile World Congress 2018, phone makers seem to be reaching a plateau
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In Mobile World Congress 2018, phone makers seem to be reaching a plateau

February 26th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
There seems to be a lack of a wow factor of late. Some phone makers have even stayed away from launching new flagship phones at Mobile World Congress...
Hands on: Vivo V7+ sports a decent design but is let down by drab screen
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Hands on: Vivo V7+ sports a decent design but is let down by drab screen

February 23rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
That's a lot of good hardware packed into a decent design at an attractive price but the Vivo V7+ is let down by its screen....