Weekly Roundup: Lenovo Vibe S1, HTC One A9, Desire 828, Redmi Note 3, Obi Worldphone SF1 and more

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This week kicked off with the launch of Lenovo’s first dual-selfie camera phone – the Lenovo Vibe S1. The smartphone boasts of an 8-megapixel front-facing camera along with the secondary 2-megapixel depth-sensing camera,which according to company will be able to deliver crisp images and advanced depth of field including background blur, background swap and improved low-light results. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Lenovo Vibe S1, HTC One A9, Desire 828, Redmi Note 3, Obi Worldphone SF1 and more”

How good is the Obi Hornbill S551’s camera?

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The low mid range is decidedly a hard-fought battle between manufacturers. Here, on paper specifications win the consumer but most of the times, the results hardly match expectations. The Obi Hornbill costs Rs. 9,250 but has a 13 megapixel camera, which is hardly seen at this price. It is well known that Megapixels don’t always matter, so we are putting it head on with the Xolo Q2100, a phone that is priced slightly higher, to see which comes out as the better stills camera in a tough challenge. So, how good is the Hornbill’s camera? Let’s find out.


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Obi Hornbill S551 – Unique features and differentiation

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Obi Mobiles is a relatively new player in the extremely crowded smartphone space in India. Naturally, differentiation is key for sustenance and plays an important role in product design and marketing. The Octopus S520 was the company’s first smartphone, with value for money as the key differentiator. Following that trend, the Hornbill S551 was announced recently. We recently unboxed this device and showed you some photos, but in this article, we are going to see what its unique features are, that differentiate it from the crowd.


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