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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Realme X2 Unboxing and First Impressions

realme today launched the most-expected realme X2 smartphone in India starting at Rs. 16,999. Even though it has the same display and design, this has a faster Snapdragon 730G SoC, packs a 32-megapixel front camera and has support for 30W VOOC 4.0 fast charging. We got hold of the new Pearl Green color version, and here is our unboxing (in Tamil). Continue reading “Realme X2 Unboxing and First Impressions”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Benchmarks: How fast is this compared to Snapdragon 855 Plus?

Qualcomm introduced its flagship Snapdragon 865 Mobile platform at its Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019 earlier this month. The latest flagship SoC finally moves from A76 to A77-based Kryo 585 cores arranged in a tri-cluster architecture that includes one Kryo 585 Prime A77-based CPU clocked at up to 2.84GHz, three Kryo 585 Performance A77-based CPUs clocked at up to 2.42GHz and the other four Kryo 585 Efficiency A55-based CPUs are clocked at up to 1.80GHz. It is fabricated using the Samsung 7nm EUV (7LPP) Process Technology. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Benchmarks: How fast is this compared to Snapdragon 855 Plus?”

Nokia Smart TV 55-inch First Impressions

Nokia ventured into the Smart TV segment with the launch of its first Smart TV in India last week in partnership with Flipkart. We got to check out the TV, and here are our first impressions. The TV comes only in Black color, and has minimal bezels, and in the box you get a  remote control, metal base stand and screws, wall mount stand and screws, user manual, power cord and 2x AAA batteries for the remote.
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Samsung Galaxy Fold Unboxing and First Impressions

Samsung launched the Galaxy Fold, the company’s first foldable smartphone in India last month. This has two displays, one on the outside and an Infinity Flex Display on the inside. The phone also has six cameras, three on the back, two inside and one on the outside. We got to check out the phone, here we have the unboxing and the first impressions. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Fold Unboxing and First Impressions”

Redmi 8 Unboxing and First Impressions

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand launched the Redmi 8 smartphone in India earlier this week. It has a large 6.22-inch HD+ screen, features dual rear cameras, fingerprint sensor and packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging at a price of Rs. 7999. Here we have the first impressions of the phone. Also, check out the unboxing from our FoneArena Tamil channel. Continue reading “Redmi 8 Unboxing and First Impressions”