Vivo launched the NEX last year with a no-notch design, in-display fingerprint sensor and a pop-up camera in India, soon after it was introduced in China. The design received praises since the price was compelling, so the company has brought all these things at a cheaper rate to the Indian market with the V15 Pro a few weeks back. This is good in terms of innovation, and the specifications look good on paper, but is the phone worth the price? Let use find out in the review.
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Technology as a whole got matured right now especially in the past couple of years. In the case of smartphones, 2018 has been a fruitful year where the transition happened so fast. From thick bezel to notch, physical fingerprint scanner to in-display scanner, bump up to triple camera setup from double and more. Continue reading “LG V40 ThinQ Review: A capable flagship that can’t keep up”
Xiaomi is known for its value-for-money (VFM) devices. Last year’s Redmi Note 5 Pro surprised everyone, but the Redmi Note 6 Pro that came late last year was not a major upgrade. The latest Redmi Note 7 Pro is a major upgrade in terms of display, design, processor, camera, and what not. The specifications look great on paper for the price. Let us dive into the review to find out what the device has to offer.
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Launching the Galaxy M series of smartphones in India was an unexpected move (in a good way though) from the South Korean giant Samsung considering the track record of the mid-range devices launched so far. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy M10 Review: Changing Lanes!”
Samsung launched the new Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 smartphones in the new ‘M Series’ in India last week. Here we have the review of the M20 smartphone, which is the bigger version of the two packing a large 6.3-inch Full HD+ screen and a huge 5000mAh battery with fast charging. Specifications look great on paper, is the phone worth the price of Rs. 10,999? Let us dive into the review to find out.
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There’s a reason why this category exists – the value flagship. It’s because actual flagships have gotten so damn costly. Let’s not straight away blame the brands, as we all know how costly research and development is. But over the years we’ve seen how, as the flagship cycle progresses, there are sweet spots of opportunity where the same brands can bring innovation to the masses. The View20 hits that sweet spot, the perfect coming together of innovation and value, as HONOR begins 2019 with one of the “trendiest” value flagships ever made. It’s going to be hard to compete with this one. Let me explain why.
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Huawei’s Honor brand launched the Honor 8C, successor of the Honor 7C in India recently. It was the first smartphone to be announced powering Snapdragon 632 SoC, has up to 4GB of RAM and comes with dual rear cameras with AI scene recognition. Is this good for the starting price of Rs. 11999? Let us dive into the review to find out.
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While ASUS enjoys a solid presence across the globe for its smartphones and laptops, the Taiwan company was literally lagging behind the smartphone race in India until 2018. Learning some lessons hard way, ASUS made its comeback in the Indian market with some amazing smartphones like ROG phone, Zenfone 5Z, Zenfone Max Pro M1 and Max M1. It’s worth mentioning that, each and every phone launched last year garnered a positive reaction from critics and masses alike. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone Max M2 Review”
Not long ago, there has been a tectonic shift from wired to wireless to true wireless in the headphones business and a recent couple of years shows just how quickly wireless headphones have taken over. That being said, the audio options have come a long way since the early days of sound. Continue reading “Noise Shots X3 Bass Review”
Audio enthusiasts on a budget have never had it this good. Today, there are quite literally dozens of options available in all possible form factors and at all price points. Over the ears, on-ears, in-ears and even earbuds are making a comeback. With Chinese hi-fi options become a real threat, we’re seeing newer options from industry leaders. German giant, Beyerdynamic, too has recently announced a range of affordable audio products. The entry-level model in this is the Beat BYRD. We’ve been testing it out for a few weeks and here’s what we think. Continue reading “Beyerdynamic Beat BYRD Earphones Review”
At present, the smartphone market is all about launching a device either with a high-end chipset, huge battery or dual, triple cameras. Most of the OEM’s are engaging in this rat race, which denotes the fact that they are running up toward the practical limits of what’s possible in the hardware. Continue reading “Nokia 7.1 Review”
As Fitbit continues its transition towards a health services platform, the Charge 3 is the latest device to join the company’s fairly diverse lineup. A relatively conventional tracker, the Charge 3 distils the company’s learnings over the years into a product that aims to be a health aid first with just a bit of smartness included to appeal to a modern demographic. We tried out the Fitbit Charge 3 over the course of a week to see how well it fares against Fitbit’s own higher-end wearables. Here’s what we observed. Continue reading “Fitbit Charge 3 Review: Fitness Tracking at Its Best”
ASUS launched the Zenfone Max Pro M2, a mid-range smartphone and the successor of Max Pro M1 in India earlier this month. It has notch design, has improved dual rear cameras, is powered by Snapdragon 660 SoC with support and retains the same 5000mAh battery as the predecessor. On-paper specifications look good for the starting price of Rs. 12,999, but how good is the phone? Let us dive into the review to find out.
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Amongst consumer electronics, very few brands have managed to create an iconic brand identity towards a design language. Apple comes to mind with their iPhones and iPods before that. LaCie is another such brand whose orange rubber sheathed hard drives are the de facto choice for content creators around the world. With a promise of exceptional resilience to the elements, they are the perfect choice for photographers, filmmakers and others who live out of their suitcase and need something to keep up with their lifestyle. We’ve got the LaCie Rugged Secure hard drive with us for review, and we’ve been putting it through its paces. Here’s what we think about it. Continue reading “LaCie Secure Rugged 2TB Hard Drive Review”
Funcl, a hardware startup introduced new Funcl W1 and Funcl AI True wireless headphones with Bluetooth 5.0 last month through Indiegogo. We already brought you the review of the Funcl W1, here we have the review of Funcl AI with support for aptX audio and extremely low latency. Does it live up to the expectations? Let us dive into the review to find out. Continue reading “Funcl AI Review: Affordable water-resistant, Bluetooth 5.0, aptX Hi-Fi earbuds”