Microsoft Lumia 430, 8GB & Snapdragon 200

Microsoft Lumia 430

The cheapest Windows smartphone ever made by Microsoft is set to be released any time now and make no mistakes, this is the Microsoft Lumia 430. For a nominal fee of approximately Ksh. 7, 499, you can get your hands on this Lumia whose specifications are also quite beefy in contrast to the price tag. The front side is made up of a 4- inch LCD touchscreen display with the Microsoft logo located at the top and the traditional back,…continue reading »

Nokia Lumia 638, 1GB RAM & 150Mbps 4G

Nokia Lumia 638

Nokia Lumia 638 is Microsoft’s cheapest 4G LTE smartphone in the market today. This 4.5- inch smartphone was released in December 2014 and has already sold millions of units in India and other parts of the world. We estimate an average asking price of Ksh. 11, 499 here at home. Although 4G connectivity in Kenya has barely taken off, plans are underway to ensure the network is live countrywide in the next few years. Kenya’s largest telecoms provider Safaricom last…continue reading »

Asus Fonepad 7 FE171CG, 7.0 IPS & dual SIM

Asus Fonepad 7 FE171CG

The Taiwanese computer manufacturer seems to be specializing in making hybrid tablets as well going by the number of sequels emanating from the Asus Fonepad series. Asus Fonepad 7 FE171CG is the latest 7- inch tablet that allows you to make and receive calls just like a smartphone. We have already seen a similar design concept by Huawei with its MediaPad X2 and the question remains as to whether this idea will ever accumulate enough traction to go mainstream. This…continue reading »

Huawei MediaPad X2, 7.0 Full HD & dual SIM

Huawei MediaPad X2

If you were at a crossroads as to whether to purchase a tablet or a smartphone wanting a slice of both worlds, then Huawei might just have a nifty solution for you. Huawei MediaPad X2 is a technological ambiguity that has resulted from the convergence of the full functionality of a smartphone and a tablet. Depending on how you look at it, this may be a very large smartphone or a particularly small tablet. And when we get too deep…continue reading »

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro, 6.0 Quad HD & 3GB RAM

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro

This is the phablet equivalent of Lenovo Vibe Z2 which will offer more screen real estate to savor as well as a more elaborate construction. The Vibe Z2 Pro’s biggest highlight has to be the 6- inch Quad HD display at the front that will still be visible comfortably under bright shining light. Just like the original concept, this is a slim gadget at 7.7 mm while its weight is a paltry 179 grams (for a 6- inch phablet) in…continue reading »