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.
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.
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.
Continue reading “I just booked the Tesla Model 3 in India, Here’s 10 Reasons Why”
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.
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.
The current flagship from LeEco in India is the Le Max. It is a high end smartphone with almost every feature and high end component in the book. We decided to teardown the device to bring to you a good look at the internals and components that make this device what it is.
This phone needs no introduction and I’m not going to bore you with a history of the Galaxy S lineup since most of you already know it. Almost everyone knows what Samsung has managed to do and the smartphone has been making the headlines for all the right reasons even before and after its announcement and subsequent release. We spent a lot of time with the flagship device from Samsung to see what they bring to the table this year. At a first glance, the smartphone looks like the biggest leap in the Galaxy S lineup since the Galaxy S II. The question is not about whether this smartphone is a worthy successor to the S6 edge or not but whether this is the best flagship smartphone available in the market right now. Let’s find out.
When the Samsung first announced the Galaxy Alpha after the Galaxy S5 debacle, it seemed like the company was trying to head in a new direction. For years, it had been criticised about the build quality and plastic materials of its smartphones. The Galaxy Alpha addressed many of those issues but was over-priced and had a lot of shortcomings. Jump to March 2015 when I reviewed the Samsung Galaxy A7 right after the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge announcement and I could see Samsung’s plans falling into place. The A7 was a fresh new take on what a mid-ranger should be and showcased what Samsung is capable of achieving given the right push. Fast forward to today and now we have the second generation i.e A7 (2016) which builds on the same ideals as the original but promises to refine the smartphone and provide a premium experience in a mid-ranger smartphone like never before.