Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: A better second attempt

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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Redmi Note 9 Pro Unboxing and First Impressions

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 6 Pro Unboxing and First Impressions

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”

Realme Band 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 6 Unboxing and First Impressions

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 Reno 3 Pro Unboxing and First Impressions

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”

Motorola razr 2019: The future of compact phones unfold?

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 Galaxy M31 Unboxing and First Impressions

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 3 5G Unboxing and First Impressions — Off to a good start!

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!”

POCO X2 Unboxing and First Impressions

POCO today launched the POCO X2, the company’s second smartphone and its first mid-range smartphone in the new X series in India today. Here we the first impressions of the smartphone and also the unboxing video from our FoneArena Tamil channel. Continue reading “POCO X2 Unboxing and First Impressions”

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite Unboxing and First Impressions

Samsung launched the Galaxy S10 Lite smartphone in India last week. The Galaxy S10 Lite is the company’s first mid-range smartphone with flagship Snapdragon 855 SoC and Super Steady OIS feature to launch in India. Here we have the first impressions of the smartphone. Also check out the unboxing video from our FoneArena Tamil channel below. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite Unboxing and First Impressions”

Realme 5i Unboxing and First Impressions

Realme launched the realme 5i smartphone, a cheaper version of the realme 5 in India yesterday. We even reviewed the realme 5s, an upgraded version of the realeme 5, here we have the unboxing and the first impressions of the realme 5i. Also, check out the unboxing video from our FoneArena Tamil channel below. Continue reading “Realme 5i Unboxing and First Impressions”

OnePlus Concept One Hands On and First Impressions

OnePlus just announced the Concept One, the company’s first concept phone at its CES event today.  The main highlight of the phone is its invisible camera electrochromic glass technology. The company has partnered with McLaren once again for the phone. We checked out the phone at the event, here is our first impressions. Continue reading “OnePlus Concept One Hands On and First Impressions”

LG G8X ThinQ Unboxing and First Impressions – It’s all about the Dual Screen!

Last year, many smartphone brands launched a new series of online-only devices and LG was one among them too. The company launched its W-series of smartphones in India, but there were no signs of a flagship smartphone launch. Last month, the company launched its flagship G8X ThinQ smartphone in India after announcing it in September 2019 at the IFA. The G8X ThinQ comes with a unique dual-screen accessory and other interesting features. We got to check out the smartphone, and here is our unboxing and first impressions of LG G8X ThinQ.

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