OPPO Reno 2 Review : A capable phone at a premium price

OPPO got everyone talking in 2018 when it launched its innovative and exciting Find X. Since then, OPPO has rolled out a handful of other phones and Reno series earlier this year. OPPO launched its Reno 2 series of smartphones globally at an event in India. Continue reading “OPPO Reno 2 Review : A capable phone at a premium price”

Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4 Review: Best all-round fitness tracker for the price

Xiaomi launched the Mi Smart Band 4, successor of last year’s Mi Band 3 in India earlier this week. The upgraded version has a larger color AMOLED full-touch display with unlimited watch faces, and several features including music and volume controls, Swim tracking with stroke recognition and more. I have been using the latest fitness band from Xiaomi for about a month now, here is the review.

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Motorola One Vision Review (3 months later)

Be it watching videos, listening to music, or taking photos, multimedia is central to our everyday smartphone experience. With One Vision, Motorola aims to offer a great multimedia experience. The Lenovo-owned Motorola launched its first 21:9 aspect ratio smartphone in India a few months back with a range of features including OIS, wide aspect Cinemascope display, Dolby ATMOS, Screen mirroring, and a Quad pixel camera. We have used it for more than two months now and have come up with a review. How does it manage to do it? Do give it a read.  Continue reading “Motorola One Vision Review (3 months later)”

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ Review – the OG “Pro”

No there is no single definition for the “pro” that everyone uses as a tag on their phones’ boxes. It could mean anything in the mid range, but when it comes to flagship devices, the “Pro” tag is definitely meant to target the professional. Increased productivity is the goal here. Can we do everything we do on the phone, fast and quick? Because, for a professional, the phone needs to get out of the way, not stand in the way. So now the question becomes, which is the best “Pro” device in the market that lets you do this? Enter the 10th generation of a device that pretty much created this segment – the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+. It’s built for the creative professional and is geared towards productivity. Has Samsung perfected the Pro device? Let’s find out in the review.

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Noise Shots X1 AIR Review — Ultra compact wireless earbuds

After Shots X5 and Shots X3 Bass true wireless headphones, and TuneElite Neckband wireless headphones, Noise launched the Shots X1 AIR, an ultra compact true wireless earbuds recently. It is affordable, compact, so that you can carry the case in your pocket with a compromise of no built-in battery in the charging case, and promises up to 7 hours of playback. After using it for over three weeks, here is the review of the Bluetooth headset. Continue reading “Noise Shots X1 AIR Review — Ultra compact wireless earbuds”

Vivo Z1x Review

Vivo launched the Z1x, the company’s latest smartphone in the Z series last week, soon after the launch of Z1 Pro in India in July. The phone was introduced as Z5  in China back in July, and there is no change in specifications in the Indian version like the Z5x and the Z1 Pro, which had changes in the SoC and front camera. Specifications look great on paper, is the phone good for the price? How does it stand with the competition? Let us find out. Continue reading “Vivo Z1x Review”

Realme 5 Pro Review: Mid-range killer?

After Apple vs. Samsung, Xiaomi vs. Realme is the next big rivalry in the tech market, especially in India at present. The battle between a heavyweight and an underdog is heating up as the day passes by. Few such examples are constant jabs, fan wars, and much more on Twitter and other social media platforms. 

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Xiaomi Mi A3 Review

Xiaomi launched its first Android One smartphone – Mi A1 back in 2017, which was originally introduced as Mi 5X in China. Last year, the Mi 6X became the Mi A2 in India, and the third-generation Android One phone from Xiaomi, the Mi A3 is actually the CC9e smartphone that was introduced recently in China recently. Xiaomi has been consistently upgrading the cameras on its Android One phones, and the build quality has also seen improvements, however the latest phone only HD+ screen, even though it’s Super AMOLED. Will this affect the experience? Let us find out in the complete review.

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Claw A2 Retro Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review

CLAW (Consumer Lifestyle Accessories Worldwide), a company known for its headphones and Bluetooth speakers has launched Claw A2 Retro Portable Bluetooth speaker in India. Carrying a look of old CRT TV, this speaker is available on Flipkart at Rs. 990 and Amazon at Rs. 790.

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Redmi K20 Review

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand launched the Redmi K20 smartphone along with the Redmi K20 Pro in India last month making it the first Redmi series to cross Rs. 20,000 price tag. Even though it has the same  6.39-inch Full HD+ AMOLED screen with in-display fingerprint scanner, premium glass back, as the K20 Pro, it is powered by Snapdragon 730 SoC compared to  Snapdragon 855 SoC, doesn’t have graphite 3D sheet, comes only in 6GB RAM version, lacks 4K 60 fps video recording, loses Hi-Fi DAC and doesn’t support 27W Sonic Charge fast charging. I’ve been using the phone for about a month now, let’s check out if you should get this one or go for the K20 Pro by spending more.

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Lenovo Tab V7 Review

A few days back Lenovo launched its Tab V7 in the Indian market in two variants. Earlier announced in MWC 2019, this device looks more of a phablet than a tablet. Importantly, it has dedicated Dual SIM slots with support for 4G VoLTE, and voice calling. We have been using the Tab V7 for a week now, and here’s what we think about it. Continue reading “Lenovo Tab V7 Review”

Redmi K20 Pro Review: A satisfying device that won’t break the bank

After disrupting the budget and mid-range segment, Xiaomi launched its first premium smartphone under the Redmi series – K20 Pro. With this device, the company is eyeing on the premium segment as it looks to grow its market share there as well. Touted as the new flagship killer, the K20 Pro set itself up against the OnePlus 7. Continue reading “Redmi K20 Pro Review: A satisfying device that won’t break the bank”

Amazfit BIP Lite Review

Few weeks back Amazfit launched the lighter version of it BIP smartwatch in India cutting out few features. This product from Huami (Xiaomi funded) is the company’s cheapest smartwatch under Amazfit range of smartwatches. We got hold of the device for some time, and this is what we think about it. Continue reading “Amazfit BIP Lite Review”

Google Pixel 3a XL Review

Google forayed into the mid-range segment with Pixel 3a XL (spec-wise at least) in the Indian market. This line of smartphones came into existence since the search engine giant found it challenging to sell their premium Pixel 3 series.

Do you think a smartphone like Pixel 3a XL at Rs. 44,999 with mid-range specifications can penetrate the price-sensitive market like India? If not for the price point here, it’s a ‘YES.’ In case you are planning to buy this device, we’ve come with few reasons ‘Why you should buy’ and ‘Why you should not buy’ this device. Do give it a read. Continue reading “Google Pixel 3a XL Review”