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What to look for in a midrange phone today?
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What to look for in a midrange phone today?

September 16th, 2021 | by Esmond Xu
From camera sensors to processors and from design to 5G, learn the features that go into a US$500 midrange phone today to find the right...
Goondu review: Xiaomi Poco X3 GT is an attractively priced 5G phone
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Goondu review: Xiaomi Poco X3 GT is an attractively priced 5G phone

August 30th, 2021 | by Esmond Xu
The Xiaomi Poco X3 GT comes with some trade-offs, like the use of a MediaTek processor, but it's an affordable 5G phone costing from...
Time to buy a “good enough” midrange smartphone and forget the flagship models?
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Time to buy a “good enough” midrange smartphone and forget the flagship models?

July 21st, 2021 | by Esmond Xu
Consumers forgoing flagship models stuffed with the latest features for “good enough” midrange smartphones that do the job for less...
What’s next for smartphone imaging?
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What’s next for smartphone imaging?

June 28th, 2021 | by Wilson Wong
With larger sensors and computational photography, smartphone imaging has come of age in recent years. Can phones replace dedicated...
Goondu review: Xiaomi Poco F3 gets most things right
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Goondu review: Xiaomi Poco F3 gets most things right

June 9th, 2021 | by Esmond Xu
With an excellent screen and respectable camera, Xiaomi's Poco F3 is a mid-range phone that gets most things right, though not...
Goondu review: Xiaomi Mi 11
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Goondu review: Xiaomi Mi 11

May 16th, 2021 | by Esmond Xu
The Xiaomi Mi 11 is an all-rounded flagship priced lower than the competition but can it win over users with its design and...
Hands on: Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro
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Hands on: Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro

November 16th, 2020 | by Wilson Wong
Priced at S$749, the Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro sports a zippy processor and looks to compete well with rivals that cost S$1,000 or...
Xiaomi Mi 9T with pop-up camera out in Singapore from S$449
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Xiaomi Mi 9T with pop-up camera out in Singapore from S$449

July 14th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
A sleek design with decent hardware specs, the Mi 9T is another low-cost competitor from Xiaomi to take on its more expensive...
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...
4 affordable phones that offer great value if you don’t need a flagship
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4 affordable phones that offer great value if you don’t need a flagship

January 25th, 2018 | by Louis Teo
If you are tired of the smartphone rat race and want to save yourself a few hundred dollars, consider these affordable phones that offer plenty of bang for your...
Goondu review: Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is stylish, affordable but has some flaws
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Goondu review: Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is stylish, affordable but has some flaws

December 22nd, 2017 | by Louis Teo
The Mi Mix 2 is a sleek, speedy, and premium smartphone with some...
Hands on: Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
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Hands on: Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

December 13th, 2017 | by Louis Teo
Under the hood, the Mi Mix 2 is powered by flagship internals. It uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with the Adreno 540 GPU to supply plenty of power for daily...
Goondu review: Xiaomi Mi Note 2
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Goondu review: Xiaomi Mi Note 2

July 31st, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is a device that can compete with the big boys, but without a particularly memorable selling point while at...
Curved-edge Xiaomi Mi Note 2, Redmi 4X out in Singapore
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Curved-edge Xiaomi Mi Note 2, Redmi 4X out in Singapore

May 11th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
With the screen curved on both sides like its its Korean rivals, the new Xiaomi Mi Note 2 has the works in terms of hardware and...
Goondu review: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
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Goondu review: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

March 29th, 2017 | by Nigel Chen
The Note 4 is proof that specifications do not always matter. The difference in performance between flagship phones and budget phones is much smaller than benchmarks would...
Hands on: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 follows in footsteps of last year’s successful model
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Hands on: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 follows in footsteps of last year’s successful model

March 18th, 2017 | by Nigel Chen
The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 sports a more refined and premium design than its...
Can smartphones dazzle again in 2017 to counter gadget fatigue?
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Can smartphones dazzle again in 2017 to counter gadget fatigue?

January 4th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Ironically, as phone makers make better phones that last longer, they are making it harder for some users to upgrade. Diminishing returns set...
Goondu review: Xiaomi Mi Max
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Goondu review: Xiaomi Mi Max

September 17th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
The Mi Max is a humongous mid-ranger with a great screen and finishing, fit for all-day video watching with a 4,850mAh battery, going for just...
Goondu review: Xiaomi Mi 5
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Goondu review: Xiaomi Mi 5

August 9th, 2016 | by Aaron Tan
The Xiaomi Mi 5 is a winner for folks looking for top-notch performance and a sleek design in their next...