Ultimate Ears or UE, as it is popularly known, as has carved a niche for itself as makers of high quality Bluetooth speakers that combine waterproofing with funky designs and a pretty good price too. The high end audio heritage really shows through in the products and the entire Ultimate Ears series is very highly regarded as being some of the best around. The UE Wonderboom is the latest release from the company, and we decided to put it through its paces. Follow along for our review. Continue reading “UE Wonderboom Review”
RHA, the Scottish headphone manufacturer, has a stellar reputation of making high quality earphones that look good, sound good and have generous warranty policies to boot. The RHA MA750 is well regarded as a high quality IEM that punches above its weight. RHA introduced a wireless version of the MA750 a while back, suitably called the RHA MA750 Wireless, follow along for our full review. Continue reading “RHA MA750 Wireless Headphones Review”
As wireless audio gets more affordable, boAt too is getting into the game with the launch of the Rockerz 275. The headphones claim to deliver good battery life, great audio and IPX5 protection so that you can use these for sports as well. We’ve reviewed a number of boAt audio products in the past and have found them to be consistent performers. Will the boAt Rockerz 275 be competitive against the packed budget bluetooth headset market? Let’s find out. Continue reading “boAt Rockerz 275 Wireless Neckband Headphones Review”
ASUS launched the Zenfone Max Pro M1 smartphone in India back in April, and the phone went on sale from May 3rd in 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version and the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage versions starting at Rs. 10,999. The 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version with 16MP primary rear and 16MP front camera went on sale in India last week for Rs. 14,999 in June. How good is the 6GB RAM version in terms of performance and the camera quality compared to the 3GB and 4GB RAM models? Let us find out in the review.
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Earlier this year, we reviewed the WF-1000X, Sony’s first foray into truly wireless audio. A premium headset with a focus on audio quality and design, we found it to be an acceptable first generation offering. The all new Sony WF-SP700N on the other hand is quite a different product. Sony claims that this is the first truly wireless product that is both splash proof and offers active cancellation. Does it fare any better than competing headsets? Lets find out. Continue reading “Sony WF-SP700N Noise Cancelling Truly Wireless Sports Headphones Review”
Huami recently launched the Amazfit BIP in India, it is the same company which manufactures Mi Band series for Xiaomi. Amazfit BIP is company’s cheapest smartwatch under Amazfit range of smartwatches. This is an entry-level smartwatch with always-on reflective color display priced at Rs 5,499, this smartwatch also sports PPG heart rate sensor, GPS sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Air Pressure sensor and 3-axis accelerometer for activity, sports and sleep tracking. The smartwatch packs lots of tech inside and definitely looks promising but how does it fair in day-to-day life, Let’s dive into the review to find out. Continue reading “Amazfit Bip Review”
Following on the success of the Honor 9 Lite, the 9N is the latest mid range smartphone from Honor. Not aimed as a replacement for the 9 Lite but rather as an option for someone looking for a more fashionable smartphone. The Honor 9N brings a notch to maximise screen real estate, a tried and tested chipset and a camera that can take on the competition head on. Follow along for our review of the all new Honor 9N. Continue reading “Honor 9N Review : Excellence in Design”
Samsung launched the Galaxy J8 (SM-J810G) in the ‘Galaxy J Series’ last month, and it was introduced in May. This is one of the smartphones from Samsung to pack a HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with 18.5:9 screen ratio. It is more like a smaller version of the Galaxy A6+ with a HD+ screen and a plastic body. Is this worth the price? Let us find out in the review. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy J8 Review”
When Vivo announced the Apex concept at Mobile World Congress, nobody expected to see an honest to goodness retail smartphone based on it this soon. Now that we’ve spent some time with the hardware, here’s what we think about it. Continue reading “Vivo NEX Review”
Over the last year, Infinix has managed to carve out a niche for itself. With well-balanced devices that offer large displays and good battery life, they’ve managed to stand out against the competition. The Infinix Hot 6 Pro is yet another smartphone that brings some key features like a large display and big battery at an affordable price point. Neither of these are new features in a very crowded market so let’s take a closer look at how the phone performs. Continue reading “Infinix Hot 6 Pro Review”
AxumGear, a Los Angeles-based company introduced its Bluetooth Earbuds back in August 2016 and raised $138,209 till October from 824 backers, but it dropped that design and introduced V2 in July 2017. It kept updating the backers frequently and finally started shipping the earbuds starting from February 2018. It has shipped to all the backers and has also shipped two batches that were ordered on its website, and for the third batch which is shipping next month, the company has redesigned it to include USB Type-C and has also improved the Bluetooth. The company says that it is the world’s best workout earbuds that will never fall. I have been using it for a couple of months. Is this worth the price? Let us find out in the review.
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Stuffcool recently launched its 20000mAh Power Bank (Model – 810) recently for Rs. 3699. Unlike most of the power banks available in the market, the power bank also includes a USB Type-C. Is the power bank worth the price? Check out the review.
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The affordable flagship segment has essentially been dominated by OnePlus over the last few years. Despite strong attempts by Xiaomi and Honor, there hasn’t been a breakthrough success that could really put a dent in OnePlus’ march. With the Zenfone 5Z though, ASUS has a formidable competitor that gets almost everything right on paper and is priced exceptionally well. Does real world use live up to the promises though? Let’s find out. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone 5Z Review”
Huawei’s Honor brand launched the Honor 7C along with the Honor 7A in the ‘7 series’ in India in May. This succeeds the Honor 6C, which did not launch in India, but it is a major upgrade in terms of design, display, camera, and more, to the Honor 5C, which was launched in the country back in 2016. Should you get it? Let us jump into the review to find out. Continue reading “Honor 7C Review”
Bangalore based Smartron calls itself India’s first global OEM and IoT brand. True to their name, the company has dabbled in a range of products including the t-book and the t.phone. The products might not have been smash hits in the market but they’ve certainly proven that Smartron has some good ideas and the capability to deliver on those. The Smartron t.band is the company’s entry into the wearable space and here too, the promise goes beyond what the competition offers. The Smartron t.band claims to track not just the standard measurements like steps, exercise, heart rate and sleep but also your blood pressure. Does it deliver? Let’s find out in our review. Continue reading “Smartron t.band Review”