A few weeks ago I had Alcatel Go Play. A funky little phone for the adventurous person, water-proof, dust proof and generally human error proof, read: drop resistant (it will still break if it is a nasty drop...) A fantastic little entry/mid-level phone. Turns out that the Go Play was just 1 variation of a hugely successful phone series by Alcatel. Enter the Alcatel Pop Star.…
Damage: R7999 Technical Specs of the Mi5 Android It features a 5.15-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 820 chipset, 16-megapixel rear camera, 4-megapixel selfie camera, dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE, IR Blaster, USB Type-C port As the world's 5th largest smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi accounts for 5% of the global smartphone market share. Not bad for a company that was only founded 6 years ago. The Mi 5 is a phone…
Score: A solid 8 out of 10! Damage: R3499 according to Price Check. What you need to know: Android Smartphone Available in some funky colours though I'm not sure if these will be available locally Water resistant. Winning. 8GB internal memory with an additional memory card slot. 5.0" display 8MP Camera 5MP selfie Cam What I think you should know: Smartphones are weird. You can drop…
A few cheaper than most smartphones have hit SA shores. And while you won't have people saying "Oh is that the rose gold iPhone 6 or did you get the VR headset with your S7", it does the job for a fraction of the cost. I put the Hisense Infinity KO to the test - from dropping it on the floor to submerging it in water,…
Score: 8/10 Damage: Between R9990.00 and like 12k if you’re going to drop hard cash (according to Price Check) but there are contract/slave deals available. What you need to know: Android Operating System 5.3” Quad HP IPS Quantum Display 2800mAh removable battery 4GB RAM 2 Dual rear cameras – 16MP 78 degrees and 8MP 135 degrees Selfie Camera is 8MP Has a Micro SD card slot…
Damage: R3699.00 What you need to know: Android 5.5" screen Screen is made with Corning® Gorilla® 3 Glass 16GB internal storage but space to add a memory card 13MP Camera 5MP Selfie Camera What I think you should know: When the AG Mobile flagship - the AG Mobile Ghost came out - it was over boxed and somewhat cheaply garnished in a gold finish. It was underwhelming…
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