OnePlus just launched the Buds Z2, the company’s latest ANC earbuds and the successor to Buds Z in India along with the OnePlus 9RT, as it had promised. It has active noise cancellation up to 40db, features three microphones for call noise cancellation, Bluetooth 5.2, 94ms ultra low latency and 11mm Dynamic drivers tuned for rich bass. Continue reading “OnePlus Buds Z2 with 40dB Active Noise Cancellation, Bluetooth 5.2, Flash Charge launched in India for Rs. 4999”
OnePlus just launched the OnePlus 9RT, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the OnePlus 9 series in India, as it had promised. It has a 6.64-inch FHD+ Fluid AMOLED Samsung E4 display, 120Hz refresh rate, 600Hz touch sampling rate, 10240-level brightness adjustment, HDR10+, and a 20:9 aspect ratio and a 16-megapixel in-screen camera with Sony IMX471 sensor. Continue reading “OnePlus 9RT with 6.62-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888, up to 12GB RAM launched in India starting at Rs. 42999”
OPPO launched the ColorOS 12, the next major update based on Android 12 for its smartphones globally, back in October. After rolling out the beta update to Find X2 series and Reno6 series in November, the company rolled out the update for more models in December. Now it has rolled out beta and official stable version to more phones globally, including India. Continue reading “ColorOS 12 Beta and stable updates based on Android 12 rolling out to more phones globally, including India”
‘Defy’, a home-grown audio brand created by famous Indian artist, Guru Randhawa has launched new audio products last year, now it has launched its first Smartwatch called DEFY Space. It has a large 1.69-inch (240 x 280 pixels) full touch flat LCD square dial with support for 100+ customisable & cloud-based watch faces, comes with multiple Active Sports Modes such as running, cycling, walking, climbing, skipping, yoga, basketball, football, badminton and swimming. Continue reading “DEFY SPACE with 1.69″ display, SpO2 monitoring launched at an introductory price of Rs. 1699”
realme is all set to launch the realme 9i, the company’s first smartphone in the realme 9 series, in India on January 18th. Today the first renders of the realme 9 Pro has surfaced along with rumoured specifications, thanks to @OnLeaks. This shows a 6.59-inch punch-hole display with a 120Hz refresh rate and an in-display fingerprint sensor. Continue reading “realme 9 Pro with 6.59-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 695, 5000mAh battery surfaces in renders”
Google released Android 12L Beta 1 (S2B1.211112.006) for Pixel phones last month. Now it has released Beta 2 (S2B2.211203.006) that brings January 2021 security patches, final APIs (API level 32) and system behaviours, as well as bug fixes.
Continue reading “Android 12L Beta 2 released for compatible Pixel phones”
Sony has launched the WF-1000XM4, the company’s latest flagship TWS Noise cancelling earbuds, in India after teasers. The WF-1000XM4 was introduced last year, has a new Integrated Processor V1 and Noise Isolation Earbud Tips with a more stable fit. It is 10% smaller than the predecessor, and it doesn’t compromise on sound quality or battery life, says the company. Continue reading “Sony WF-1000XM4 Noise Canceling TWS Earbuds launched in India for Rs. 19990”
Vivo launched its V23 series in India earlier this week as the successor to the V21 that was launched last year. This brings an upgraded 50MP front camera, adds a secondary ultra-wide camera, has a faster SoC and the Pro model that we have also comes with a curved screen, and it is just 7.36mm thick. Is this the best selfie camera phone in the market? Is this worth the price? Let use dive into the review to find out. Continue reading “Vivo V23 Pro Review”
Redmi has started teasing the launch of new Redmi Note series smartphone in India. This hints at the Redmi Note 11S name. The teaser image shows quad rear cameras for the phone, and when you zoom in, it shows a 108MP main camera. To remind you, last year’s Redmi Note 10 Pro series had a 108MP main camera, but the Redmi Note 10S featured a 64MP camera. Continue reading “Redmi Note 11S with 108MP camera teased ahead of India launch”
After teasers, realme has confirmed that it will launch the realme 9i, the successor to last year’s realme 8i in India on January 18th. Even though we had already seen a couple of vivo phones powered by Snapdragon 680 SoC in India, realme says that the realme 9i will be the first in the segment with the chipset.
The smartphone was introduced in Vietnam and Thailand earlier this week, comes with a 6.6-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 90Hz variable refresh rate, 90.8% screen-to-body ratio and a 16-megapixel camera on the front. It is powered by the latest Snapdragon 680 6nm SoC with up to 6GB of RAM, and up to 5GB Virtual RAM.
It will retain the 50-megapixel primary rear camera, 2-megapixel B&W portrait sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor for 4cm macro shots. The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, comes with dedicated dual SIM and microSD card slots, and packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging compared to 18W in the predecessor.
realme 9i specifications
- 6.6-inch (2412 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD screen, 90Hz adaptive refresh rate with up to 480 nits brightness
- Octa Core Snapdragon 680 6nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 610 GPU
- 4GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage / 6GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
- Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
- Android 11 with realme UI 2.0, upgradable to Android 12 with realme UI 3.0
- 50MP rear camera with Samsung JN1 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 2MP B&W portrait camera and 2MP 4cm macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture
- 16MP front camera with f/2.1 aperture
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Dimensions: 164.4×75.7×8.4mm; Weight: 190g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
- 5000mAh (typical) battery with 33W fast charging
The realme 9i will come in Blue Quartz & Black Quartz colours. We should know the price when the phone is launched in the country next week.
After rumours about Exynos 2200 delayed due to performance issues and Samsung using Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 in all the S22 models globally, the company has officially released a statement confirming the delay. However, the company has confirmed that it will introduce the next flagship Exynos chip with AMD GPU with custom AMD RDNA 2 architecture-based graphics along with the Galaxy flagship series. Continue reading “Samsung denies Exynos 2200 production and performance issues, plans to launch it alongside Galaxy S22 series”
Meizu has introduced Meizu 10, the company’s first smartphone after the brand was resurrected recently. It has a 6.52-inch HD+ screen, is powered by a UNISOC T618 SoC paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage that is expandable up to 256GB with microSD. Continue reading “Meizu 10 with 6.52-inch display, UNISOC T618 SoC, 48MP triple rear cameras, 5000mAh battery announced”
Sennheiser today launched HD 450SE wireless headphones with active noise cancellation in India. This has similar features as the HD 450BT wireless headphones which was launched back in 2020, but the new special edition model has Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant built in, in addition to Siri and Google Assistant. Continue reading “Sennheiser HD 450SE Wireless Headphones with ANC, built-in Alexa, up to 30h battery life launched in India for Rs. 14990”
realme launched the realme Pad, the company’s first tablet running realme UI for Pad based on Android 11 in September last year. This week in the realme Community FAQ, the company has confirmed that the realme Pad will not be updated to Android 12. The company said that it will continue to get security and performance updates throughout its software lifecycle. Continue reading “Confirmed: realme Pad will not get Android 12 update”