Xiaomi to introduce Mi MIX 4 on August 10, could feature under-screen camera, Snapdragon 888 Plus, 120W fast charging

After confirming the launch of a new Mi MIX smartphone this year, Xiaomi has finally confirmed that it will introduce  the Mi MIX 4, the company’s next-generation Mi MIX series phones in China on August 10th.  This is the successor to  the Mi MIX 3 that was introduced back in August 2019. Continue reading “Xiaomi to introduce Mi MIX 4 on August 10, could feature under-screen camera, Snapdragon 888 Plus, 120W fast charging”

Mi TV 4C 32-inch HD Ready Android Smart TV launched in India at an introductory price of Rs. 15999

Xiaomi has launched its new Mi TV 4C smart TV in India. It has a 32-inch HD ready Ultra-bright screen, comes with Vivid Picture Engine (VPE), a set of software and hardware tweaks that ensures accurate screen calibration, deeper contrasts and perfect colour reproduction. Looks like the different between this and the Mi TV 4A Horizon Edition 32″ model that was launched last year are that this has slightly thicker bezels around the screen. Continue reading “Mi TV 4C 32-inch HD Ready Android Smart TV launched in India at an introductory price of Rs. 15999”

TicWatch GTH Review

Mobvoi, popular for its wearables, launched TicWatch GTH, the company’s latest smartwatch in India last month. It has a large 1.55-inch LCD screen, SpO2 or blood oxygen monitoring, in addition to heart rate monitoring, and also has the ability to monitor skin temperature which is the main highlight of the smartwatch. Is it worth the price? Let us find out. Continue reading “TicWatch GTH Review”

POCO has sold over 2 million POCO C3 units within 9 months of India launch

POCO today announced that it has sold over 2 million or 20 lakh units of POCO C3 smartphones in India since the launch in October last year. POCO said that C3 has received phenomenal response from the users and continues to be an online bestseller. Continue reading “POCO has sold over 2 million POCO C3 units within 9 months of India launch”

Ambrane 27000mAh Power Bank with 20W fast charging, Quick Charge 3.0, Power Delivery 2.0 launched for Rs. 1999

Ambrane has launched ‘Stylo’ series of power banks in India. These features Type C input comprises three variants – Stylo Pro, Stylo 20K, and Stylo 10K. The feature quick charge 3.0 superior power delivery (fast charging) technology. Continue reading “Ambrane 27000mAh Power Bank with 20W fast charging, Quick Charge 3.0, Power Delivery 2.0 launched for Rs. 1999”

iQOO 8 series with world’s first E5 2K display to be announced on August 17

Update: iQOO has confirmed that the iQOO 8 will be the world’s first phone to feature E5 OLED high-brightness  screen with native 1 billion colors, 2K (3200 x 1440 pixels) resolution and 517 PPI pixel density. The image shows a centre punch-hole camera. Increasing the brightness shows a long ridge on the which could be a speaker or a design. Continue reading “iQOO 8 series with world’s first E5 2K display to be announced on August 17”

WhatsApp ‘view once’ feature for photos and videos rolling out for everyone starting this week

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Update: August 4, 2021: Facebook has confirmed the roll-out of WhatsApp View Once photos and videos feature to everyone starting this week, after beta testing is back in June. These disappear from the chat after they’ve been opened. Continue reading “WhatsApp ‘view once’ feature for photos and videos rolling out for everyone starting this week”

Flipkart Big Saving Days Sale: Discounts on Smartphones, TVs, Smartwatches, Laptops and more

Flipkart is back with its Big Saving Days Sale from August 5-9, 2021, ahead of Independance Day. It has started it early for Flipkart Plus customers and is offering discounts on smartphones, TVs, Laptops and more. There are discounts on realme X7 Pro, realme X7 Max,  iPhone 11, Google Pixel 4a and more smartphones. Other offers include Crazy deals at 12AM, 8AM and 4PM, Rush hours with the lowest prices till 2AM and more. Continue reading “Flipkart Big Saving Days Sale: Discounts on Smartphones, TVs, Smartwatches, Laptops and more”

Xiaomi Mi 10 MIUI 12 Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12.5 stable update]

Xiaomi launched  Mi 10 in India last month running MIUI 11.0 Global Stable on top of Android 10. Xiaomi has already rolled out Android 10 based MIUI 12 update to Mi 10 in India. MIUI 12 brings all-new design and animations along with new features such as Super Wallpapers, Floating Window, New Control Center, Enhanced Privacy Protection features such as Interceptor, Flare, Hidden Mask Mode and more to the devices, check out this post to learn more about MIUI 12 features.

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realme GT 5G and realme GT Master Edition launching in India on August 18 starting at around Rs. 30,000

realme introduced the realme GT 5G in Europe back in June after it was launched in China in March. At that time the realme India and Europe CEO, Madhav Sheth confirmed that realme GT 5G will launch in India before Diwali. Today, in the latest episode of #AskMadhav, he has confirmed that it will launch in India on August 18 along with the realme GT Master Edition after it was launched in China last month. Continue reading “realme GT 5G and realme GT Master Edition launching in India on August 18 starting at around Rs. 30,000”

1MORE omthing AirFree Pods Review

1MORE, popular for its audio products, entered into the India market through its sub-brand, omthing, today with the launch of  Airfree pods, AirFree TWS and AirFree Lace Neckband. I have been using the Airfree Pods, which is the company’s top-end TWS earbuds, among these which has a Qualcomm chip, aptX support, in addition to AAC, Qualcomm cVc 8.0 noise-cancelling technology, 4 built-in ENC (Environmental Noise Cancellation), support for wireless charging and lots more. Specifications look good on paper, is it worth the price? Let us find out in the review. Continue reading “1MORE omthing AirFree Pods Review”

Nord 2 Blast: OnePlus says it was due to external factors and not a manufacturing defect

On July 31st, a Twitter user posted an image of a burnt OnePlus Nord 2 that was 5 days old. He added that the phone blasted and smoke started coming out when the phone was inside a sling bag. In a reply to the user, OnePlus Support said that they are deeply concerned and asked the user to connect via direct message. After a couple of days, the original tweet disappeared, but you can see the screenshot of the cached version below. Continue reading “Nord 2 Blast: OnePlus says it was due to external factors and not a manufacturing defect”

RedmiBook e-Learning Edition and RedmiBook Pro with 15.6-inch FHD display, 11th Gen Intel Core i3/i5 launched in India starting at Rs. 41999

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand today launched the RedmiBook Pro and RedmiBook e-Learning Edition, the company’s first laptops in India, as it had promised. The RedmiBook Pro has a 15.6-inch FHD screen, is powered by  11th Generation Intel Core i5 Tiger lake H35 series processor with Intel Iris Xe graphics, 8GB of RAM and 512GB of NVMe SSD. The company says that it has large cooling vents on the bottom. Continue reading “RedmiBook e-Learning Edition and RedmiBook Pro with 15.6-inch FHD display, 11th Gen Intel Core i3/i5 launched in India starting at Rs. 41999”

Redmi Note 10 gets third price hike in India, now starts at Rs. 13499; Redmi Note 10T 5G now starts at Rs. 14499

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand launched the Redmi Note 10 smartphone back in March this year in two variants – 4GB RAM with 64GB storage and 6GB RAM with 128GB storage starting at a price of Rs. 11.999. After months of launch, the smartphone now has received its third price hike in India and starts at Rs. 13,499 for the base 4GB + 64GB version. Continue reading “Redmi Note 10 gets third price hike in India, now starts at Rs. 13499; Redmi Note 10T 5G now starts at Rs. 14499”

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3, Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Buds 2 price surface ahead of August 11 launch

Samsung already confirmed the launch of its new Galaxy smartphones and accessories at its Galaxy Unpacked event on August 11th. We have been seeing a lot of leaks about the devices for the past few weeks. Now the Europe pricing for these devices have surfaced, thanks to @evleaks. The leaker also mentioned that these are just Europe pricing, so pricing for other countries like US and India will be different. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3, Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Buds 2 price surface ahead of August 11 launch”