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Xiaomi recently launched both the Redmi 5A and 5 Plus here in our shores. Knowing Xiaomi for years, the company specializes in developing budget smartphones and delivering outstanding marketing strategies. Xiaomi mainly launched their budget smartphones in India and no wonder the sales are up to the roof. Not only because of their marketing ventures but also to their devices that boast formidable specifications on different variants. What I am about to review now is the Redmi 5A. At least for me, this is the best on its price range and variant. After using it for weeks, the Redmi 5A has slender upgrade to its predecessor, the Redmi 4A. Please take note that the review unit sent by Xiaomi is the Global Version. Design The Xiaomi Redmi 5A has a similar form factor and physical design from the 4A. It has a 5-inch display, along with chunky bezels on the…

Wait, what the heck is MIUI 9.5? It’s Xiaomi’s heavily customized user-interface based on the Android Nougat 7.0. Granted it’s coming from a 2-year old operating system, still we give props to Xiaomi for putting these on over 30 of its devices including discontinued ones such as the Xiaomi Mi Mi3 launched in 2013. The update is going to beef-up security updates, a New Notification Shade feature for Bundles Notifications and Quick Reply. Here’s the full list of Xiaomi devices, as posted on the MIUI forums: Late March     Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 • Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (all versions)     Xiaomi Mi Max • Xiaomi Redmi 3S • Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime • Xiaomi Redmi 4A Early April     Xiaomi Redmi Y1 • Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite • Xiaomi Redmi 5A • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5     Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro • Xiaomi Redmi 5 • Xiaomi Mi…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MB7Ki0Ys0YI At its press briefing held earlier today, Xiaomi unveiled two new devices for the Philippine market – The budget Redmi 5A and the mid-range Redmi 5 Plus. Both are testament of the company’s commitment to bringing high quality products with the most competitive pricing. The Redmi 5A features a 5-inch HD display, and is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor. It has 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of with microSD card support. The device has a single 13MP shooter with PDAF, complimented by a 5MP front camera. It runs on MIUI 9 on top of Android 7.1.2 Nougat and packs a 3,000mAh battery. The Redmi 5 Plus on the other hand, has a 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 display, and runs on a the very capable Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor, along with 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage. At the rear is a 12MP camera, along with a…

Tokyo Game Show Special Coverage

Tokyo Game Show 2018

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Witness this year’s biggest gaming convention in Asia, the Tokyo Game Show 2018. This September 19, our team will fly to Tokyo, Japan, to be part to TGS 2018. Special thanks to our brand partners Huawei Mobile, PLDT Home, Smart Communications and Cherry Mobile for making this coverage possible.

The Gadget Pilipinas Team was given access to a press briefing with Hidetaka Miyazaki, Director from From Software and a bit of hands-on gameplay. Here’s our take on the hands-on gameplay and the insights from the press interview. We also  figured a listicle is in order to rundown why this game will match the hype surrounding it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW5nJDiaWf4 Here’s our Top 5 reasons why “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice” is to die for. 1) The game is Tenchu-inspired If you’ve played any of the Tenchu games in previous game consoles, you know that the use of the grappling hook to set-up a one-slash-stealth kills from above is a hallmark of the series. Zipping to rooftops and treetops will be the go-to move in this game to get rid of sentries. And yes, those ever-so glorious decapitations and dismemberments with the stealth kill are present. 2) Casual or hardcore can play From…

Heads-up, Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) players. The PES game you’re playing on your phone is going to get a major upgrade. For starters, the visuals will get a major overhaul and will be using Unreal Engine 4 – the same graphics engine used in triple A games for consoles and PCs. With the use of Unreal Engine 4, PES will be inching closer to how it looks versus its console port. It Next, over 3,000 new animations, improved player AI with every playstyle accounted for, and realistic ball movements has been optimized for fans to enjoy the ultimate soccer game. And lastly, 10 new league licenses from Europe, South America and Asia have been added, including Japan’s J. League. The best part? Despite these updates,  Winning Eleven 2019 is still free-to-play (with in-game purchases). PES 2019 promises to give a life-like behavior of the beautiful game and should take competitive mobile…

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