Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 First Impressions

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When the Mi MIX launched, a bezel-less smartphone was essentially a pipe dream. Sure, Sharp had announced a number of them over the years but a product that remained stuck in Japan doesn’t really count, does it? So, when out of the blue, Xiaomi of all brands introduced a modern, uncompromised smartphone that simply broke all design conventions, it quickly became the talk of the town.

In the year that has followed, bezel less and 18:9 are terms that almost every major smartphone manufacturer has latched on to. Now that the gimmick isn’t new or unique, the Mi MIX 2 has to stand up on its own merits. We’ve spent a bit of time with the new hardware. Not nearly enough to write a review but enough for us to pen down some initial thoughts. Let’s talk about the Mi MIX 2. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 First Impressions”

LG Q6 Hands On and Photo Gallery

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LG launched its Q6 smartphone in India recently. The phone is a toned down version of the flagship LG G6 with a similar Full Vision display. We have got our hands on the phone so let’s take a look at the hardware and specifications of the phone. Continue reading “LG Q6 Hands On and Photo Gallery”

Nokia 8 Hands On Impressions

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When HMD Global resurrected Nokia’s smartphones, a flagship was what everyone had in mind but instead we got the 3,5 and 6. Good devices to be sure but not quite trailblazers. There’s no doubt about the fact that enthusiasts and loyalists have been waiting for a new top end device from Nokia. With the launch of the 8, the company is aiming to deliver just that. So without further ado, here’s a closer look at the all new Nokia 8. Continue reading “Nokia 8 Hands On Impressions”

Panasonic P85 Impressions

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As the commoditisation of hardware hits new lows, we’re seeing increasingly better hardware at rock bottom prices. As smartphones become mass market items, we’re seeing every brand trying to grab a piece of the pie. The Panasonic P85 is the Japanese company’s attempt to provide high quality hardware at a price that appeals to the mass market consumers. Continue reading “Panasonic P85 Impressions”