Recently I was invited to Reliance Jio headquarters in Mumbai.I have been following the technology scene in India for the past 12 years and I genuinely got excited when I started to hear about the plans Reliance Jio has for the India market. It is not only about the High Speed 4G network being deployed but also the fact that 4G smartphones have become so affordable unlike few years back when 4G was restricted to expensive smartphones. When Reliance announced the Jio Preview offer earlier this year in May along with the purchase of a Lyf device, I decided to buy one without any hesitation. It was a ticket to test drive the Reliance Jio 4G network for the very first time for users outside the company. Continue reading “Jio Experience Center Tour — JioFiber, SmartCar, SmartHome and more”
ZTE’s sub-brand Nubia in India launched its Nubia Z11 mini on Thursday. The handset boasts of a glass and metal design combination as well as a 16-megapixel rear camera with phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF). Continue reading “Nubia Z11 mini Review: Good looking camera phone, a bit overpriced”
In this article, we will be taking a look at the latest version of Flyme and the top 5 features that make it the most unique and intuitive OS on smartphones currently. We will be testing Flyme 18.104.22.168G which is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
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OnePlus just launched its flagship OnePlus 3 smartphone at a price of Rs. 27,999. Here we have the unboxing of the smartphone. Continue reading “OnePlus 3 Unboxing”
If you’ve used a smartphone anytime in the last ten years, there’s a good chance that you’ve used an HTC. After cutting their teeth on Windows Mobile and being amongst the launch partners for Android, HTC really has seen it all. Technology trends high and low, devices that have reached halo status while others than haven’t. From the launch of the One series with the drop-dead gorgeous M7 and successors that were comparatively hit or miss, HTC hasn’t needed a hands-down success as much as it does now. It’s a changing smartphone scenario and the Chinese are eating the industry stalwarts for breakfast. With that in mind, we decided to put the new HTC 10 through its paces. Continue reading “HTC 10 Review: One For The Old Times”
At a launch event in Delhi, Coolpad today announced a brand new device that is perhaps the highest profile device in the company’s portfolio. Dubbed the Coolpad Max, the phone packs some above average hardware and also some tweaks that make the phone uniquely different. We explore what makes the Coolpad Max tick in our hands on. Continue reading “Coolpad Max Hands On Preview”
We’ve already listed and compared several smartphones under the Rs 10k and Rs 15k marks. Now, we move to the under Rs 25k segment which is arguably the most competitive segment in India where manufacturers claim to offer flagship devices at affordable prices. Let’s take a look at the different options available for anyone looking to buy a phone within this price range.
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Lenovo launched the Vibe K5 Plus in India last month. It is a mid-range smartphone with a 1080p display and comes with a different design compared to earlier Lenovo smartphones. The specifications of the smartphone look good on paper. Is it worth the price? Let us find out in the complete review. Continue reading “Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Review”
LG announced the K7 and K10 smartphones in the K series at the CES 2016. The company launched the K7 LTE in India today for Rs. 9,500 and it is locally ‘Made in India’. The phone has a 5-inch FWVGA display and comes with some camera focused features. Let us check out in this detailed review if the phone justifies its price tag. Continue reading “LG K7 LTE Review”
LG had announced the K7 and K10 smartphones in the K series at CES 2016. The company has now launched the K10 LTE in India for Rs. 13,500 and it is ‘Made in India’. The phone has a 5.3-inch display, comes with 2.5 D Arc Glass and offers some nice camera features. Are these specifications enough reasons to buy the K10 LTE? Is the device worth its price tag? Let us check out in a detailed review. Continue reading “LG K10 LTE Review”
Stock camera apps have come a long way in the past few years and offer a lot of customisation but that is often restricted to flagship products. What if you want a similar experience on your Android smartphone to be able to make the best of your smartphone’s camera and flex your photography muscles. That’s when 3rd party apps come into the picture and we have compiled a list of 5 camera apps that we feel can really take your camera experience to the next level on Android.
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HTC recently launched its mid-range Desire series smartphone the Desire 626 Dual SIM in India at Rs. 14,990. The phone is available at a much lower price already, but it still doesn’t have that competitive specifications on paper for its price segment of devices. Considering that it comes from a reputed brand like HTC, we decided to give it a closer look and here’s our full review of the Desire 626 for you. Continue reading “HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM Review”
Thought of as the future of the automotive industry, the Tesla has without a doubt had a profound impact. From its straight out performance to the gorgeous design as well as the most important factor, environmental impact, millions of people have been waiting with baited breath for the all electric vehicle. I know a lot of us in India certainly have been. While watching the Model 3 announcement yesterday, I noticed that Tesla had added India and several others countries to the order page. Assuming it to be an elaborate April Fool’s prank, i was in disbelief.
Following up though, we saw Elon Musk, the real life Tony Stark aka Iron Man of present times as well as the CEO of Tesla, tweet out the same information. Taking a gamble, I quickly went ahead and tried putting in my details including my credit card info thinking it wouldn’t work. Color me surprised then when not only did it work but i was also told that i’ll be receiving my confirmation within the next 24 hours! Here are 10 reasons why I put in $1000 to book a Tesla Model 3.
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The design of a smartphone is as important as any other aspect of smartphones these days since they have become such a large part of our lives and we spent an ample amount of time with them on a daily basis. However, there are several important characteristics to take into consideration when designing a smartphone and in most cases, smartphone designs often fall short of what is expected at a particular price range or from a brand. The Honor 5X does the exact opposite, let us find out how.
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We’ve already seen what are the top 10 smartphones you can buy for under Rs 10,000. But what if you have a bit more cash lined up for your next smartphone? What are your options then? Let’s find out.
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