Huawei P9 with Dual Leica Lens Review

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The Huawei P8 was a bold move from the company to follow up the Ascend P7 smartphone. There isn’t much to talk about the Ascend P7 but the P8 was an entirely different story. It offered one of the most fluid performances of any Android smartphone at the time and the features too were flagship material. However, the smartphone didn’t receive as much attention as it should’ve. At least not until the Nexus 6P came along. It took a bit of Google and Nexus branding for the world to recognize the kind of high level engineering that Huawei is able to achieve. The Nexus 6P is perhaps the best Nexus device ever made and I am sure a lot of people will agree with me on that. When people recognized the benefits and the quality that Huawei was able to provide, the P8 also got some attention. However, the brand needed something to follow up to the P8 and something that would really grab the attention of everyone. The result is the Huawei P9 with Dual Leica Lens which truly is an engineering marvel on paper with the dual Leica lenses. In the past, we’ve seen how such dual lens setups have failed to impress the average buyer but this time around, things seem different. Let’s find out how in the review.

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FoneArena Labs : Best Fast Charging Standard in the market

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One of the things most valued by consumers today on smartphones is the battery life. Regardless of the kind of specifications or features it packs, users want more and more juice to power the device for as long as possible. There was a time when the average smartphone battery life had gone well below a day of use even for an average or light user and that’s when people got dependent on battery packs and other charging methods. However, these days, manufacturers have made the push to include not just larger capacity batteries but also optimize the battery consumption.

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Top 3 Storage Picks of June 2016

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The demand for storage is on the rise be it local or cloud based however, one can often be confused with the limitless number of options available to choose from. To clear the air, we’ve created a list of our top 3 favourite storage devices for June 2016 to help you make an informed decision.

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OnePlus 3 Teardown

 

 

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The OnePlus 3 is the latest flagship from OnePlus and it packs quite a lot of high-end features and specifications under its all new metal unibody design. However, there are a lot of components that go into making the device what it I that might not be revealed on a regular specs sheet. We did a teardown of the device to see what it packs on the inside. Let’s take a peek.

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Sony Xperia X Review

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Following the end of the Sony Ericsson brand, Sony took a hiatus of almost a year before entering the market again under a solo name. Sony went all out with the Xperia Z and brought about a fresh new design language and high end specifications. Although waterproof smartphones were a common sight in the east in Japan, there were less than a handful of phones that featured waterproof abilities worldwide and almost none of them were made for the masses.

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Moto G4 Plus Review

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Moto G4 Plus was launched in India last month starting at Rs. 13,499. After the Moto G, Moto G (2nd Gen) and Moto G (3rd Gen), Motorola decided to introduce the fourth generation smartphone in two variants, Moto G4 and the Moto G4 Plus. Even though both the variants share similar specifications, the G4 Plus has a fingerprint sensor and also comes in 3GB RAM version. How good is the smartphone compared to its predecessor and its competition in the similar price range? Let us find out in the review.

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Yu Yunicorn Review

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A lot has been written about Micromax, Yu and it’s ilk to document their rise to success in a market that has seen industry stalwarts die out. Launched as an aspirational brand that caters to the technology savvy demographic, Yu has seen a massive uptake. The company has dabbled in everything from playing the pricing game to courting the popular Cyanogen Mod Android ROM as it’s operating system of choice. With the Yu Yunicorn, the fledgling brand is launching a full-frontal assault on the competition across price segments. But does it hit the right notes? We find out in our review. Continue reading “Yu Yunicorn Review”

How the Asus Zenfone Max will solve the biggest issue with smartphones presently

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If you were to ask a group of smartphone users about the issues they face with their smartphone, you would probably get many answers from each one of them. However, one common thing that the majority will have a problem with is battery life.

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Apple iPhone SE Review

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Apple announced something really different last month when it launched the iPhone SE along with smaller iPad Pro 9.7. We saw a smaller iPhone being unveiled for the first time and it has already hit Indian shores. This is, in fact, the fastest launch of an iPhone in India if you consider the global announcement and the market availability here.

The first thing you notice about the iPhone SE is how small and light it is. In a rapidly changing mobile phone market we have quickly forgotten that phones with 4-inch screens did exist and were quite popular for a long time before phablets started emerging. I totally love my iPhone 6s Plus and Galaxy S7 Edge and was obviously wondering how would I move to such a small screen phone. How did it work out ? Let us find out in our iPhone SE Review. Continue reading “Apple iPhone SE Review”

LeEco Le Max Review

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Smartphones have gotten a lot bigger since the introduction of touchscreen phones years ago. The original Apple iPhone with a 3.5″ screen was considered to be huge at the time and so was the Dell Streak which had a 5 inch display. However, since then, the ideal smartphone display size has grown larger and larger and most flagship smartphones have screens northwards of 5 inches. Although a few brands did experience with 6 inch and above in terms of display size, not many of them did well and few pushed it as much as Letv are pushing their 6.33 inch Le Max smartphone. Specs wise, the phone is a beast and the smaller bezels mean that you have a larger than 6 inch display on a smartphone without the phone being too difficult to manage. But will it be able to sway customers out of buying sub 6 inch phablets and if so what can it offer that they can’t? Let’s find out.

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LeEco (Letv) Le Max Camera Samples

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The LeEco (Letv) Le Max comes equipped with a 21 Megapixel primary camera with a Sony IMX230 sensor. It also has OIS, PDAF, f 2.0 aperture and a dual-tone LED flash to help. Up front, you have a 4 Megapixel Omnivision OV4688 sensor with 2 micron pixel size. Now that we have the specifications out of the way, lets take a look at the photos in detail and see what the phone can capture.

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