ZTE Blade V6 Review: Budget iPhone Lookalike

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ZTE recently launched an iPhone design inspired smartphone dubbed the ZTE Blade V6 in India for Rs. 9,999. The phone boasts of similar look and feel as the iPhone 6, but with a twist of Android 5.0 Marshmallow along with hybrid dual-SIM support and 4G LTE connectivity. Continue reading “ZTE Blade V6 Review: Budget iPhone Lookalike”

Moto G4 Play launching in India on Sep 6, will be the most affordable Moto G phone

Moto G4 Play

Moto G4 Play, the company’s budget 4G smartphone was introduced soon after the launch of Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus smartphones in India on May 16. Today the company shared on its social channels that the smartphone will be available in India from September 6th, exclusively on Amazon.in. Continue reading “Moto G4 Play launching in India on Sep 6, will be the most affordable Moto G phone”

ARCHOS 50f Helium, 50f Helium Lite with fingerprint sensor and 55 Helium Ultra announced

ARCHOS 50f Helium

ARCHOS has introduced two new budget smartphones 50f Helium and 50f Helium Lite with a fingerprint sensor ahead of IFA. It has also introduce new 55 Helium lineup that has ARCHOS 55 Helium, ARCHOS 55 Helium Ultra and ARCHOS 55 Helium 4 Seasons that comes with four back covers – Blooming Gold, Blazing Yellow, Autumn Woodland and Frosted Grey in the box. All these have dual SIM support and 4G LTE connectivity. Continue reading “ARCHOS 50f Helium, 50f Helium Lite with fingerprint sensor and 55 Helium Ultra announced”

Android Nougat 7.1, 7.1.1 and 7.1.2 said to be the three quarterly maintenance releases

Android 7.0 Nougat

Google started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update for all Nexus devices. Now some information about maintenance releases has surfaced.

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WhatsApp for Android beta now lets you send videos as GIFs

WhatsApp for Android Videos as GIF

WhatsApp was rumored to introduce GIF support and it is already available through a separate root-only app. Now beta version of WhatsApp for Android (v2.16.242 or later) has received option to send videos as GIF. Continue reading “WhatsApp for Android beta now lets you send videos as GIFs”

HTC announces Android 7.0 Nougat update timeline for HTC 10, One M9 and One A9

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During the Google I/O in May, HTC was first manufacturer to confirm the list of devices for the Android N update. The company had then tweeted saying that it will roll out Android N update for HTC 10, One A9 and One M9 smartphones first. Continue reading “HTC announces Android 7.0 Nougat update timeline for HTC 10, One M9 and One A9”

InFocus Bingo 50+ with 3GB RAM, metal body, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 7999

Infocus Bing 50 Plus

Infocus has launched Bingo 50+, it’s latest budget 4G smartphone in the Bingo series and the successor of Bingo 50 that was launched earlier this year. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6735 processor, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with InLife UI 2.0 and a 8-megapixel auto focus front-facing camera, similar to the Bingo 50, but his has a larger 5.5-inch HD display and has a 13-megapixel rear camera. Continue reading “InFocus Bingo 50+ with 3GB RAM, metal body, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 7999”

Google Duo for Android clocks 5 million downloads in a week

Google Duo for Android and iOS

Google launched its Duo video calling app for Android and iOS devices last week, after announcing it at the Google I/O back in May. Today the company’s CEO Sundar Pichai said that the Duo app for Android has crossed 5 million downloads in a week, even though the Play Store shows that the installs are between 1 million and 5 million. Continue reading “Google Duo for Android clocks 5 million downloads in a week”

Intex Aqua Power HD 4G with 5-inch HD display, 3900mAh battery launched for Rs. 8363

Intex Aqua Power HD 4G

Intex has launched Intex Aqua Power HD 4G, the company’s latest smartphone in the Aqua series, which is the successor of the Intex Aqua Power HD that was launched last year. It packs a 5-inch HD screen, is powered by the same 1.4 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592M processor, runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and comes with a 3900mAh battery. It has a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Intex Aqua Power HD 4G with 5-inch HD display, 3900mAh battery launched for Rs. 8363”

Project Fi’s WiFi Assistant coming to all Nexus devices

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Google’s Project Fi which was opened to all users since March comes with a WiFi Assistant feature that allows you to automatically and securely connect to open WiFi networks. The feature that was exclusive to Project Fi users will now be available for all Nexus devices. Continue reading “Project Fi’s WiFi Assistant coming to all Nexus devices”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with 5.5-inch 1080p display, metal body, 4100mAh battery announced

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Xiaomi just announced Redmi Note 4, the company’s latest smartphone in the Redmi series at an event in China. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by a deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 SoC and runs on MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) to focus in just 0.3 seconds, comes with dual-tone LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the back. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with 5.5-inch 1080p display, metal body, 4100mAh battery announced”

LYF Water 10 with 5-inch display, 3GB RAM, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 8699

LYF Water 10

Reliance Retail has launched LYF Water 10, The latest smartphone in the LYF Water series with 4G VoLTE support. It has a 5-inch HD display, is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek SoC, runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop), has 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “LYF Water 10 with 5-inch display, 3GB RAM, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 8699”

LeEco Super3 X65 4K TV Review

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Some say that TVs are a dying breed and that portable entertainment will eventually kill the TV. However, that is a statement that we’ve been hearing for years and the TV has not just survived but is growing bigger and bigger in size while gaining new features and tech in the process. 4K TVs are the “it thing” these days and few get bigger and badder than the LeEco Super3 X65 4K Smart TV. So let’s take a look at just how good or bad it is.

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Sony confirms Android 7.0 Nougat update for Xperia X series, Z5 series and more

Android 7.0 Nougat

Google started rolling out Android 7.0 update for Nexus devices starting from this week. HTC was the first company to confirm Android Nougat update for some of its devices. Now Sony Mobile has confirmed Android 7.0 (Nougat) update for a range of smartphones. It doesn’t mention the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z3 range, so it is not clear if these devices will get the update. Sony says that it has been working hard to bring the major update to as many of the devices as possible, so we can expect more devices to be added in the future. Continue reading “Sony confirms Android 7.0 Nougat update for Xperia X series, Z5 series and more”