SO MANY PHONES, SO MANY FEATURES
The plans you need, the phones you want. Let’s help you pick one.
Apple iPhone 7
It can swim with the fishes – literally for up to 30 minutes thanks to its IP67 dust, splash and water resistance (it can withstand a modest water dunk up to 3.3 feet). And its 12MP camera comes with optical image stabilization (OIS) that counters any unwanted camera shake making snapshots much easier. Featuring 7000 Series aluminium, it’s gorgeous and even more durable while still being lightweight. Add in its super quick quad-core A10 Fusion processor and you’ve got a speedy smartphone.
It’s close to a perfect 10 on the scorecard – solid, attractive and sleek, at 7mm thin the Huawei P10 is light to hold and easy to grip one handed. Borrowing styling cues from its predecessor the Huawei P9 (plus a hint of the iPhone 7) with the added more-rounded-edges, a relocated fingerprint sensor and being the first smartphone with a hyper diamond-cut finishing, giving it added strength and colour – it’s a true work of art. Equipped with a 20MP rear and 12MP front Leica Dual Camera 2.0 and powered by the ultra-fast Kirin 960 processor, which uses machine learning to improve speed and response time, you’ve got a formidable smartphone in your hands.
Huawei P10 Lite
Meet the more budget friendly version of the Huawei P10 – the Huawei P10 Lite. It ticks a ton of boxes for a mid-end smartphone: its 3000 mAh (TYP) battery lasts longer and charges quicker; it runs Android 7.0 straight out of the box; it sports a Full HD 5.2 inch screen IPS display (at 1920 x 1080 resolution) giving you 445 nits of brightness and a contrast ratio of 1500:1; it performs on par with the Huawei Nova and Moto G5 Plus; and it’s nicely housed by an aluminum magnesium metal frame, which is equipped with an 8MP front camera as well as a powerful 12MP rear one.
Would you love a Leica? For the photography buffs out there Leica cameras would probably be number one on your list. Now, you won’t have to imagine if your phone had a Leica strapped to it – because Huawei and Leica already did that for you. With it’s dual lens you get clear, fast and precise shots. And with its tripple antennas, you won’t have to worry about uploading professional-like photos on Instagram for that quick post.
Huawei P8 Lite
At 7.7mm slim its balanced design makes it easy to fit in your pocket – perfect for the times you’re travelling when you need to take a quick snap of anything from beautiful sceneries to people with its 13MP camera and 5MP face camera – leaving photos crisp, natural and sharp too because of its low light shooting ability all thanks to its processor the Octa-core 64-bit Kirin 620, which supports HDR photography.
Constructed with aviation-level aluminium and manufactured using ceramic sand blasting technology, the G8 body is 90% metal and has a 2.5D Cambered Surface, which makes it useful when you need a rugged phone that protects itself against most cracks and scratches. The 13MP back-illuminated sensor is awesome in ultra-low lighting scenarios great for your nights out – plus its optical image stabilisation feature, which gives a seamless video or photo experience cutting back the blurs.
Huawei Mate 9
The Huawei Mate 9 is a beautiful marriage of when a phone meets a tablet. Designed with a full metal jacket uni-body that’s built to last, it weighs 190g and feels premium in the hand thanks to its ergonomic curved edges on the front and back of the phone. At 7.9mm thin by 79mm wide and 157mm tall, it’s about the size of its friend the iPhone 7 Plus. At 5.9 inches with a 1920×1080 resolution, its large screen is perfect for watching movies and being productive with your favourite apps. Running on an Octa-core Kirin 960 CPU, it can blitz through daily tasks efficiently and smoothly. Add in the dual-lens Leica camera for artsy shots and a battery that won’t quit on you, you’ve got a real great phablet in your hands.
Meet the selfie master, the Huawei Y6II comes with an 8MP front camera (with features like panorama selfies and make-up mode) and a 13MP rear camera with flash that takes good quality photos and can record videos at 1080 pixels. Designed with an interweaving metallic pattern and rounded edges, the Huawei Y6II is robust and comfortable to hold, perfect for those selfie moments. Paired with a 5.5 inch large HD IPS display with 1280×720 resolution, it gives you a crystal clear view of what you’re doing at any time of the day.
Sturdy, solid and great build quality – in it’s candy bar-esque form weighing at 150g, the Huawei Y3II feels really nice in your hands (so nice you could do one-handed phone flips with your eyes closed). Fresh out of the box, it comes with a charging cable, which doubles as a standard micro USB cable, a dock and earphones. Camera-wise you get a 5MP rear camera and 2MP for the front giving you exceptional photo quality. You’ll find you can go on for 3 days with standard use and 1 day with heavy use thanks to its 2100 mAh removable battery.
Huawei Nova Plus
It’s in the Huawei DNA. Minimalistic, curvy and made out of lightweight aluminium magnesium alloy – at 160g, it’s as light as 8 slices of Dutch Leerdammer cheese. The Nova Plus also features a 2.5D glass display, which gives you 5.5 inches of Full HD 1920×1080 resolution. And tick-tocking inside the ultra-thin industrial design is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 that’s backed by 3GB of RAM. Add the fact that it’s powered by a 3340mAh battery and born with a 16MP OIS rear facing camera, in a few words – it’s like a mini Nexus 6P.
With a body that’s made out of canvas, you’d think you were holding a picture perfect portrait from Picasso. Yup, it’s that comfortable to hold. Add in the fact that you could double tap the screen to wake it up, it’s definitely got the magic touch.
A simple phone for an easy day that gets the job done for whatever comes your way, be it a call or a text. Let the Y330 surprise you with the in-smile recognition feature that takes the picture with just a smile, you won’t even have to press a button.
Huawei Media Pad M3
Born big, sleek, slim and ergonomic – you can think of it as an 8.4 inch phone. With a high resolution (2560×1600) IPS screen and super loud speakers thanks to Huawei’s SWS 3.0 technology plus Harman Kardon co-engineering, you get the best of both worlds. Powered by Huawei’s in-house Kirin 950 chip, 4GB of RAM, 32/64GB of storage and a microSD expansion slot, you can do a lot paired with two 8MP front and rear cameras. Tucked neatly inside its body is a built-in 5100mAh battery, which can give up to a week of power if your usage is light to moderate on Wi-Fi.
With inspirced looks from the iPhone, the Oppo F1s is designed to look sleek like a high-end phone with the price tag of a budget one. Its Main highlight is the 16MP front-facing camera (yup, front) with a 1/3.1 inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture making it an expert in selfies and wefies. Its snappy performance comes from a MediaTek MT6750 Octa-core CPU, supported by 3GB of RAM. Built with a triple-card slot for two Nano-sim cards and a microSD card, you won’t have to worry about switching SIMs while travelling or expanding your space
A super well-rounded phone out of the box – beautiful faux-metal back, 2.5D curved glass display and nimble performance. Equipped with a 20MP front camera and its ‘moonlight’ flash feature that results in a natural glow on faces, the Vivo V5s is a master at snapping selfies in any lighting condition. With a 7.55mm profile, it’s a slim and ergonomic smartphone. And with a home button that doubles as a fingerprint sensor, it makes security tighter and quicker for you to access at the same time. Built with a 1280×720 resolution, the 5.5 inch IPS LCD display is gorgeously sharp and crisp at all viewing angles.