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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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Former Apple CEO debuts two new low-cost smartphones from Obi Worldphone

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 August 2015

John Sculley debuts Obi Worldphone's SF1 and SJ1.5, two new low-cost smartphones designed to target emerging markets in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. FULL STORY >

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Why you should care about the chipset in your mobile device

By Staff Writer 31 July 2015

When buying a new smartphone, we consider the screen, camera and price, but James Munn of Qualcomm says the chipset should be of equal concern. FULL STORY >

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Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen)

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 July 2015

Motorola's second generation entry-level Android smartphone, the Moto E, may have flown under many radars, but it's well worth bookmarking for cost savvy users. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft debuts three new Lumia devices for SA, continues mid-range assault

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 June 2015

Building on the greater value proposition of the newly branded Lumia series, Microsoft debuts three new entry-level to mid-range devices for the South African market. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft releases ultra-cheap Nokia 105 and 105 Dual SIM feature phones

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 June 2015

Aimed at enticing first time feature phone users, Nokia releases the 105 and 105 Dual SIM devices with an asking price starting at R245. FULL STORY >

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Citroën C1 (2015)

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 May 2015

A small hatchback surprisingly packed full of life, the French-made Citroën C1 is a great first car alternative to the sometimes dull German alternatives. FULL STORY >

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(Not so) Entry-Level Camera roundup

By Staff Writer 18 March 2015

These four cameras below might fall in the top section of the entry-level market, but don’t underestimate them one bit. They have enough photography bite to give some older midrange cameras a serious run for their money. FULL STORY >

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Acer joins MWC15 counterparts with Liquid Leap+ and M220

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 March 2015

Perhaps on fewer radars but no less deserving of attention, Acer unveils the Liquid Leap+ activeband and Windows Phone 8.1 sporting M220 at Mobile World Congress. FULL STORY >

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