A couple of weeks back, OPPO introduced its much-awaited flagship Find X2 Pro at an online event boasting some top-notch specifications. Positioned against the Samsung Galaxy S20 series, the X2 Pro focuses more on the photography this time with two 48MP cameras and a 13MP telephoto. Continue reading “OPPO Find X2 Pro: First Impressions and Camera Samples”
The most expensive device from OnePlus’ stable – OnePlus 8 Pro is here! With this device, the company is joining the big leagues with the likes of Apple and Samsung, shedding its ‘flagship killer’ tag. While its previous flagships like OnePlus 7/7T Pro had few compromises, the OnePlus 8 Pro is not pulling any punches this time. Here is our first impressions of the phone, and also check out our unboxing video from our FoneArena Tamil channel. Continue reading “OnePlus 8 Pro Unboxing and First Impressions”
A few years back Xiaomi was very popular among Indian consumers for their great budget smartphone offerings. Since then, they have released products in so many other product segments and today they enter a new one, the laptop market. Xiaomi has finally taken off the wraps of its first ever laptop for the Indian market, the Xiaomi Mi Notebook and here we have our first impressions of its premium offering, the Xiaomi Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition.
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Realme launched the realme Narzo series smartphones in India earlier this week. The realme Narzo 10 was introduced in some countries as realme 6i. This is a slightly better version compared to the Narzo 10A with a MediaTek Helio G80 12nm SoC with 4GB RAM, better quad rear cameras and a new design. Here we the first impressions of the phone. Continue reading “Realme Narzo 10 Unboxing and First Impressions”
Xiaomi introduced Mi AirDots Pro 2, the successor to premium true wireless earphones Mi AirDots Pro in China back in September along with Mi MIX Alpha. Today Xiaomi has finally launched Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 (Mi AirDots Pro 2) in India. The Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 offers up to 14 hours of music playback, packs a 14.2 mm dynamic driver unit and support environment noise cancellation, we recently bought a unit from ShareSave which is Xiaomi’s own cross-border e-commerce platform, and here is the unboxing and first impressions of Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 (Mi AirDots Pro 2), for the rest of the article we will refer to it as Mi AirDots Pro 2. Continue reading “Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 (Mi AirDots Pro 2) Unboxing and First Impressions”
Xiaomi announced the latest iteration of its own proprietary Android skin MIUI, dubbed MIUI 12 along with Mi 10 Youth Edition at an event in China earlier this week. MIUI 12 brings brand-new Animations, Dark Mode 2.0, and focuses on Privacy and security. MIUI 12 shows all sensitive behaviours of an app and comes with improved Xiaomi ’s AI phone assistant with AI calling. Continue reading “MIUI 12 New Features and First look on Redmi Note 7 Pro (Android 10)”
Samsung has taken yet another attempt at the concept of a foldable device, but this time with a bit of different approach. With the Galaxy Fold that was released last year, Samsung’s ideology was based around the idea of having a tablet sized device in your hand that can later be folded to make it pocket friendly. However, the Galaxy Z Flip is designed to the opposite; a small sized device for the pocket that can opened up to reveal a (somewhat) regular sized phone. Samsung has learned a lot since the disastrous Galaxy Fold launch and has made a number of changes with this device to improve its durability. We had the device for a few days and here are our first impressions (Not a review) on it.
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Smartphone brands have been on a launch spree lately and we have been seeing back to back smartphone launches from various brands in India. On similar lines, Xiaomi’s Redmi brand has launched the Redmi Note 9 Series and this comes almost after 5 months of the launch of Redmi Note 8 Series. At an online event today, Redmi India launched two new smartphones – Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. We got the Redmi Note 9 Pro and here’s our first impressions of the same. Check out our unboxing of Redmi Note 9 Pro (in Tamil) here.
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Realme launched the realme 6 series smartphones in India earlier this week. The realme 6 Pro is the slightly bigger version compared to the realme 6 with dual punch-hole design, slightly better rear camera and a better build quality. Here we the first impressions of the phone. Also, check out the unboxing video from our FoneArena Tamil channel. Continue reading “Realme 6 Pro Unboxing and First Impressions”
Last month Madhav Seth, CEO of realme, teased their entry into the wearables market with a fitness band. Yesterday at a launch event, realme introduced the realme Band, which claims to be the cheapest fitness band that comes with a heart-rate sensor. We got a chance to look at it and here are our first impressions along with an unboxing video from our FoneArena Tamil Channel.
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realme is back with the successor to the realme 5 series, appropriately naming it the realme 6 which launched today in an online event. Here we have our first impressions on the device along with an unboxing video from our FoneArena Tamil Channel.
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OPPO has officially pulled out the wraps of Reno 3 Pro at an event today in India! The Reno 3 is the first smartphone to come with a 44MP camera with dual punch holes. Talking about the design, it looks more or less similar to the F15 device, which was launched a few weeks back. It also has several improvements over its predecessor that includes improved quad rear cameras, sleek design, and more. Continue reading “OPPO Reno 3 Pro Unboxing and First Impressions”
Technology is evolving rapidly and the mobile phone industry especially is seeing a major evolution. The candy bar form factor which was seen on most of the phones back in the day was accompanied later by flipping phones. Motorola’s Razr lineup had one of the best flipping phones and the iconic Razr v3 was a huge hit among consumers back then. As the screen size of smartphones started becoming larger, pocketability it taking a hit. While manufacturers are minimizing the footprint with narrow bezels, notch, pop-up mechanism, etc, foldable devices are becoming the new trend now and most companies are testing waters with their foldable offering. Continue reading “Motorola razr 2019: The future of compact phones unfold?”
Samsung today launched the Galaxy M31, successor of the Galaxy M30s with the same 6.4-inch Super AMOLED screen and a huge 6000mAh battery, but with improved cameras in India. We got to check out the smartphone, here are our first impressions. Also, check out the unboxing from our FoneArena Tamil channel. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy M31 Unboxing and First Impressions”
iQOO, sub-brand of vivo, today launched its first smartphone in the Indian market dubbed as iQOO 3. This is one of the few smartphones to ship with the latest Snapdragon 865 chipset and 5G support. It comes in both 4G and 5G variants at a starting price of Rs. 36,990. Continue reading “iQOO 3 5G Unboxing and First Impressions — Off to a good start!”