Xiaomi’s most successful line of smartphones in India, the Redmi Note series might be getting its new flag bearer very soon. The Redmi Note 5, apparent successor to the hugely successful Redmi Note 4 might be coming to India soon.
A recent listing on a couple of e-commerce websites have shed some light on what the Redmi Note 5 might have to offer when it launches.
The Redmi Note 5 will sport a 5.99-inch display with a 2160 x 1080 px resolution, and as rumoured for weeks, will feature an 18:9 aspect ratio.
The listing suggests that the Redmi Note 5 will have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset, but, since that is an old chipset, expect the Snapdragon 630 [...]
Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has announced that it will launch its upcoming smartphone, the V10 in China on the 28th of November before the global launch in London. Thanks to a TENAA listing, a lot of the details of the upcoming smartphone have been leaked. The price of the phone is expected to be around CNY 2,999 or US $452.
The Honor V10 will have 5.99-inch FullView screen with Full HD+ resolution (2160 x 1080 px). An 18:9 aspect ratio means that the phone will have a tall display and thin bezels, which has become a norm in 2017.
Under the hood, the Honor V10 will have the Kirin 970 chipset, Mali-G72 MP12, 6GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB of onboard storage. As per the [...]
Google has started rolling an update for Pixel and Pixel 2 devices which brings the Google Lens feature to these phones. 9To5Google reported that the some users have noticed the Lens feature in the Google Assistant app.
The first users have spotted the visual search feature up and running on their Pixel and Pixel 2 phones.
In Photos, Lens can be triggered when viewing an image or a screenshot. However, in Google Assistant, it is integrated right into the sheet that pops up after holding down on the home button, or squeezing the frame of the Pixel 2. Once triggered, the Lens runs an image based search and pulls out web page links, options to open another app or links to [...]
Tesla, one of the most talked about electric car companies, has now ventured into smartphone accessories. The American company has announced the launch of a new power bank and a desktop supercharger.
While there are plenty of power banks in the market with much more capacity, Tesla’s power bank will certainly interest people especially at a price tag of US $45.
The desktop supercharger does exactly what the name suggests. It sits on your desktop and has a USB port so that you can connect any USB cable and charge anything you want. It is also priced at US $45 and is available on the company’s official website but, the shipping of the supercharger is [...]
While one would assume that a smartphone maker’s latest and greatest smartphone would have the latest Android OS running, it would be a wrong assumption when it comes to OnePlus. Soon after launching the OnePlus 5T at an event oin New York, the Chinese smartphone maker has rolled out an official update to OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T devices which upgrades the phones’ software to Oxygen OS 5 and Android 8.0 Oreo.
We are pushing out the incremental roll-out of OxygenOS 5.0, our first official Android O OTA update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T.
With the new update, the OnePlus 3 and 3T will get long awaited Android 8.0 Oreo features such as [...]
Lenovo has continued its efforts of consistently launching tablets with two new additions of the Tab 7 and Tab 7 Essential. While the Tab 7 is priced at US $99.99 (Rs 6500 approx.), the Tab 7 Essential is priced even lower at US $79.99 (Rs 5200 approx.).
The Tab 7 has a 7-inch IPS LCD display with a 1280 x 720 px resolution.
Under the hood, the budget tablet has the MediaTek MT8161 chipset, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage which can be expanded via microSD card. Lenovo has not mentioned the exact battery capacity of the tablet but, it does claim up to 15 hours of usage time.
The Tab 7 [...]
Ever since the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were launched back in October, the two Android flagship phones have been marred with some issue or the other. While the Pixel 2 XL has faced a lot of flak for its shoddy display and extremely apparent colour shifting, the Pixel 2 has also had some minor issues that have been reported extensively online. One of them is the buzzing noise a user can hear when they put the phone to their ear during a call. Google has announced that an upcoming software update will fix this issue.
We’re rolling out a software update in the coming weeks which eliminates a faint buzzing sound on some Pixel 2 devices when the phone is placed to [...]
Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has launched the new Honor 7X launched in India. Let’s unbox the new device and see what we get inside:Honor 7X Documentation Sim ejector tool Wall charger Micro USB cable First Impressions
The Honor 7X right from the moment you hold it in your hand gives a solid and sturdy feel. It has an aluminium unibody design with well-rounded edges for a nice snug fit in the hand.Specifications
The Honor 7X has a 5.9 inch LTPS IPS LCD display with a 2160 x 1080 px display which translates into an 18:9 aspect ratio.
Under the hood, the Honor 7X has the HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset, Mali-T830 MP2, 4GB of RAM and three storage options [...]
Even though we’ve almost reach the end of 2017, there is a constant flux of high-end phones launching week in and week out. We recently saw three high profile Android phones launching in November itself, the Razer Phone, HTC U11+ (a mid range variant called the HTC U11 Life was launched as well) and the OnePlus 5T. Excluding the HTC U11+, the OnePlus 5T and the Razer Phone have the best specifications you can ask for in an Android phone. Snapdragon 835, up to 8GB of RAM and umpteen amount of storage.
But, these two phones have one thing in common which should not be acceptable in November of 2017. Both the devices run on an Android OS version which is more than a year [...]
Huawei’s sub brand Honor will launch its new smartphone, the V10 at an event in China on the 28th of November. The V10 will have a display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and thin bezels. The device will then be launched to a global audience on the 5th of December in London. The event poster hints at a “bezel-less” display and a dual camera setup. Honor has already launched a phone with a dual-camera setup at the back as well as the front, so it possible that the V10 might have a similar setup as well.
According to the leaks, the Honor V10 will have a 6-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 2160 x 1080 px resolution.
The Honor V10 is expected to have [...]
The holiday season is a time when companies try to push their marquee products into the market to take advantage of an average consumer’s spending spree. Apple Inc however, has decided to evade this season and wait till early next year to launch its much awaited foray into the smart speaker industry. HomePod, the Siri powered smart speaker which was unveiled back in June will start shipping to the US, UK and Australia in only early 2018.
The smart speaker industry has become more competitive this year and launching a first smart speaker at the end of 2017 was already a but late from Apple. Amazon’s Echo lineup and Alphabet Inc’s Google Home speakers have been [...]
Samsung Galaxy S9 will be the first high profile smartphone of 2018 with its launch expected to take place in March. While there isn’t much known about the device other than a few obvious aspects, a new benchmark listing has provided some information regarding the device’s performance.
New benchmark results for a Samsung smartphone with the model number SM-G960F – widely expected to the global version of the Galaxy S9 – have appeared on the Geekbench website. The smartphone will most likely be powered by the new Exynos 9810 chipset, which was announced earlier in November. The phone scores 2680 on the single-core Geekbench 4 test and a 7787 on the [...]