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Oppo Singapore plans online smartphone sales in 2016
Oppo Electronics Singapore previewed its new mid-range Android smartphone Oppo R7s recently. DNA's Keith Liu was there to find out more about the company's strategy in the coming year.
Honor 7 review: A nice balance of price and performance
HONOR, a sub-brand of Huawei Technologies’ consumer group, is one of the recent Chinese names which has succeeded in replicating Xiaomi’s strategy, selling high-quality smartphones at low prices, exclusively through online channels.
Lenovo Vibe Shot Review: Compact camera ambitions
The days for compact cameras are clearly numbered, with many smartphone models incorporating  the same type of imaging sensors found in point-and-shoot cameras, producing similar levels of image quality. Chinese technology giant Lenovo is taking that a step further, not just in terms of delivering a smartphone that has the design trappings of a compact camera – such as a physical shutter button and a hardware switch between auto and manual options. Keith Liu reviews the Lenovo Vibe Shot.
5 smartphones with monster batteries
Smartphones have undeniably become better, faster and cheaper over the last few years, but one thing hasn’t changed that much – battery life. Here then are 5 smartphones that come with monster batteries, so you no longer have to worry about your device running out of juice before the day is through.  
Xiaomi aims to do it again with Redmi Note 2
Xiaomi has managed to pair some high-end components with an affordable price on its latest budget Redmi series of smartphones.  The company announced its Redmi Note 2 large screen smartphone will be available in four markets in Asia from November 11.  
Global smartphone shipments second highest level in a quarter: IDC
Smartphone manufacturers globally achieved the second highest quarter of phone shipments on record, according to preliminary results from research firm International Data Corporation (IDC).  
Huawei Watch makes its way to Asia, at long last
Huawei's first smartwatch, the Huawei Watch goes on sale in Singapore from Oct 30.  We go hands-on with the Android Wear based wearable from the Chinese vendor to find out why it took so long for the company to bring it to market, since its introduction in February this year.
Google Nexus 6P pre-order in Singapore starts Nov 2
Pre-order exclusively online through Lazada Singapore Prices start at S$899 for 64GB version FANS of Google Nexus smartphones in Singapore will soon be able to get their hands on the search giant’s latest large-screen flagship, the Nexus 6P.  
ZTE Axon Elite Review: Design grates but cameras impress
Chinese telecom giant takes a big leap into the premium smartphone segment with the Axon Elite.  Does it have what it takes to compete with the big boys?  Find out in this review by Chong Jinn Xiung.
Sony Xperia M5 Review: A splashing good time
Sony Mobile's Xperia M5 is out in the market barely six months after its predecessor the Xperia M4 Aqua.  Does this dual SIM, waterproof and high megapixel camera smartphone offer anything new? Read the review as the DNA Test team put it through its paces.
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