OnePlus 7 series is finally here! The complete flagship till date – the OnePlus 7 Pro features a quintessential design language, impressive build quality, clean Android software with no bloat and specs surpassing those from rivals. Continue reading “Believe the hype: OnePlus 7 Pro is more than just a smartphone”
We are just a few days away from OnePlus 7 smartphone series launch, and we can’t keep calm. Ahead of its launch, we have been treated with some amazing photos from biggies like National Geographic and Netflix, showcasing the full potential of OnePlus 7 Pro camera! Continue reading “Shot on OnePlus 7 Pro: Netflix’s Sacred Games Season 2 posters, National Geographic Magazine cover”
The OnePlus 7 Series is coming next week, and nothing can stop it! Keeping up with the tradition, OnePlus is giving its fans a chance to experience the OnePlus 7 series smartphones with one-of-a-kind ‘OnePlus Experience Pop-Up’. Continue reading “OnePlus 7 Series Pop-up events will be held across 7 cities in India: All you need to know”
The next OnePlus launch is just one week away, the leaks and rumours are swirling, and the release of the teasers and trailers also gives us some clues as to what OnePlus might have in store for us with its new OnePlus 7 series. Continue reading “A week before OnePlus 7 Series launch: Everything we know so far!”
Can smartphones become professional cameras? Something you can depend on, for highly valuable work? Let’s say, a photo for a lifestyle magazine? The needle to answering these questions is moving towards “yes” every single day. In 2019, a lot of the new smartphone camera features are aimed directly at replicating the professional camera look, like background blur, lossless optical zoom, night mode and even post processing in the form of RAW photos or AI. And that’s not it, medium format cameras which have gigantic sensors with huge megapixel counts, a mainstay of professional cameras, are now under threat. This is all leading to a future that is going to be dominated by devices like the OnePlus 7 Pro. In case you are wondering, yes, the OnePlus 7 Pro has already replaced the professional camera, at least one time, let’s find out how.
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We are just a few weeks away from witnessing the launch of 2019’s most expected premium flagship devices, the OnePlus 7 Series. After a lot of leaks and teasers, OnePlus has sent out invites for the launch of its OnePlus 7 series smartphones globally in the United Kingdom, United States and India simultaneously on May 14th, Tuesday. Continue reading “Why OnePlus 7 is OnePlus’s most anticipated launch yet”
vivo is one of the few companies that boldly addresses issues in the pursuit of bezel-less and notch-less display ideas. In fact, the vivo V15 in many ways is likely to win over buyers considering the slew of feature it encompasses. Right after V15 Pro, the company launched the V15 smartphone in the Indian market. Here are the 5 reasons why you should buy a vivo V15. Continue reading “Top 5 reasons to buy the vivo V15”
Even after 6 months and several mobile launches, OnePlus 6T remains relevant, popular and trendy, thanks to its latest and futuristic hardware and breezy software. In the latest development, Amazon.in has announced that OnePlus 6T will be available at its lowest price ever during Fab Phones Fest starting midnight on April 11. Continue reading “It’s your last chance to get OnePlus 6T — Take advantage of it”
When you think of Mobile World Congress, the first thing that comes to mind is “New Devices!”. That is pretty much the case every year, but it is indeed a very small part of the experience. Well, if one steps outside of that bubble that is. What stands out is the sheer ingenuity on display by every single company that wants to make a mark on the minds of the over 100,000 attendees walking the show floor. So, who ends up grabbing the attention?
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The potential of 5G is immense. What we got to see at the Qualcomm booth regarding this new generation of cellular wireless technology laid down a clear path to the future. Part of that future is what Qualcomm calls “Boundless XR”. XR is short form for extended reality and it includes both virtual reality and augmented reality. So, what is “boundless”? Well, this is where Qualcomm’s expertise comes into play. Using 5G and powerful chips in smartphones, the IP-heavy company demonstrated its plans to break the XR experience from the shackles of wires and beefy computers.
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It’s not always that we get to see the birth of a new generation of cellular wireless technology. Sure we have been reporting about it since 2015, the murmurs started as far back as 2009 but fast forward 10 years, 5G is not a buzzword anymore, it is a reality. We have devices ready to go to market with battle tested functioning chips, the standards are in place and many nations are getting the 5G spectrum ready so that operators can deploy infrastructure. While operational difficulties are being solved at speeds we can’t imagine, it is time we take a big picture look at 5G. How is this new technology going to change our lives? Well, let’s first take a deep dive into this new technology and how it was demonstrated at the Qualcomm booth at Mobile World Congress 2019.
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As with every technological leap, adoption takes time. Smart analysts use the adoption curve to predict how fast a technological advancement reaches people and how many people it reaches at a given time. We are now at the early adopter stage in 5G, it’s here but we are only at the very beginning of its inevitable spread to not just masses of people but devices as well. To understand how that’s done, read our first conversation but in this one, we are talking about the near term and long term plans. What’s next with 5G? Read on.
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“5G is not a buzzword anymore, it is a reality. 5G is here!” is what Ignacio Contreras from Qualcomm told me when I said 5G is a big buzzword at the Mobile World Congress 2019. Truth be told, he was right. There were some 5-7 devices all primed and ready to go to market, all with the Snapdragon X50 5G modem and the latest 855 chip inside. So, how did it all of this happen so fast? How did Qualcomm manage to bring 5G into this world way before they said they would. And what is 5G in 2019 all about? I’ll try to explain what I could gather from my conversations with Qualcomm at MWC 2019, read on.
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In the past couple of months, we have been seeing a lot of smartphone launches in the Indian market with some latest technology, thanks to mobile makers. Having said that, we didn’t see a single smartphone yet in this time frame that ticks all the boxes be it in terms of build quality, camera, latest technology and good battery life. Indeed, not every smartphone is perfect, but it’s not the case with OnePlus 6T. Continue reading “Why OnePlus 6T is still a good smartphone to buy in 2019”
MWC 2019 got over a few days, and there were several interesting and innovative products at this year’s event. We gave out FoneArena Awards to some of the latest products and innovations. We gave these awards under several categories such as Best Product, Best Smartphone, Best Innovative Product and several Editor’s Picks of MWC 2019. Continue reading “Best of MWC 2019 Awards – FoneArena”