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Top 5 entry-level smartphones of 2016

By Staff Writer 15 December 2016

For cost-savvy consumers, a good smartphone these days is not hard to come by. These five low cost entry-level candidates, however, worked a bit harder to get noticed during 2016. FULL STORY >

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Asus VivoBook Max (X541SA)

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 December 2016

Large and loud, the VivoBook Max is a 15.6" notebook from Asus that's designed to keep entry-level users happy. FULL STORY >

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Alcatel Plus 10

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 November 2016

Part tablet, part notebook, Alcatel's Windows-sporting Plus 10 offers more than expected for its R3 600 price tag. FULL STORY >

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NetApp boosts performance, lowers cost of Data Analytics Applications for midsize businesses, remote offices

By Press Release 12 September 2016

Enhanced SANtricity software, new entry-level E2800 all-flash array deliver affordable performance, simplify process needed to extract value from third platform data. FULL STORY >

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Blackview: More than just value for money smartphones

By Staff Writer 1 September 2016

Blackview’s local distributor aims to be the go-to brand for consumers making the move from feature phones to smartphones. FULL STORY >

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Lenovo K5

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 July 2016

Priced just over the R2 500 mark, the Lenovo K5 is an entry-level smartphone that bets big on its display and camera to tempt consumers. FULL STORY >

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Details about Motorola's 2016 Moto E emerge

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 July 2016

Set to arrive Stateside in September this year, specifications for Motorola's 2016 entry-level Moto E appear. FULL STORY >

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Alcatel Onetouch Pop Star (3G)

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 June 2016

The Pop Star is the other half of Alcatel's new entry-level to mid-range offerings, but its lack of LTE could prove a true hurdle down the line. FULL STORY >

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Alcatel Onetouch Go Play

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 June 2016

Even at R3 500, the Go Play from Alcatel finds itself up against some stiff competition in the entry-level to mid-range smartphone ranks. FULL STORY >

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AG Mobile #Hashtag

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 May 2016

Bright and bold, the #Hashtag from AG Mobile has plenty going for it as yet another phablet that offers great value for money. FULL STORY >

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Acer Aspire R 11

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 April 2016

Acer's Aspire R 11 might not be a multitasking wizard, but it serves its purpose as a notebook that covers the basics for cost savvy users. FULL STORY >

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Alcatel Onetouch 2004C

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 March 2016

As simple a phone as you can find at the moment, the 2004C from Alcatel OneTouch's is a bit too niche for the mainstream public, but serves its purpose for its intended audience. FULL STORY >

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Alcatel Onetouch Pixi 3 (4.5)

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 March 2016

With the entry-level smartphone market as competitive as ever in South Africa, the Alcatel Onetouch Pixi 3 (4.5) is slightly under-specced to be a real contender. FULL STORY >

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Blackview BV2000

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 January 2016

At R1 900, the BV2000 from Blackview can tempt even the most savvy entry-level smartphone users. In spite of its plastic veneer, it delivers great value given its price tag. FULL STORY >

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Top Five Entry-Level Smartphones of 2015

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 December 2015

All bearing sub-R2 500 price tags, these five entry-level smartphones prove that value for money is not hard to find. Here we order them five to one. FULL STORY >

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