The year 2019 has seen smartphone launches from almost every major manufacturer. But, a few months to the year still remain and some major releases are still left. As the month of August draws to an end, here are the top upcoming smartphones to look out for in the month of September.Apple iPhone 11
The Apple iPhone 11 will be the twelveth major smartphone release in Apple’s product cycle and will be launched on the 10th of September. According to all the reports and leaks so far, at least three devices will be released which will be the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Max. They will be the successors to the iPhone XR, iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max [...]
On the 23rd of August, LG launched three premium-grade laptops in India which are dubbed the Gram 17, Gram 15 and Gram 14. All three laptops will be available for purchase starting next week exclusively on Amazon.in. Noteworthy, in the month of February 2019, the Gram 17 that weighs just 1 kg was awarded a Guinness World Record to be the world’s lightest laptop in its category.LG Gram 17 Features
As the name suggests, the LG Gram 17 sports a 17 inch IPS display that has a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixel and 16:10 aspect ratio. The laptop is kitted with the 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor which is coupled with Intel UHD graphics.
In terms of memory and storage, [...]
HMD Global owned Nokia launched the first smartphone under its new 7 series last year. Dubbed the Nokia 7.1, it is a mid-range device which was praised for its premium design and capable specifications. It was then revealed a few days ago that the company is working on its successor which will be called the Nokia 7.2. In the subsequent weeks, the images and design of the handset were leaked online, and it was known that the smartphone is about to launch on the 5th of September at IFA, Berlin. Now as we move closer to the launch, more images of the Nokia 7.2 has surfaced online; which confirm the previously leaked design aspects.Nokia 7.2
The Nokia 7.2 will be another [...]
OnePlus, a Chinese electronics OEM who is best known for its smartphones, announced last year that it will release a Television soon. While the details about the device were scarce for a while, a few days ago, the company revealed that the OnePlus TV is ready for primetime and will be launched next month in September. As we move closer to the official announcement, OnePlus has finally revealed the display size and type of the device. According to a post on microblogging website Twitter by the company’s official handle, the upcoming OnePlus TV will have a 55-inch QLED display.OnePlus TV
Upgrade to an unparalleled viewing experience with a 55″ [...]
In the last couple of hours, we have received two major news from Google and Nokia. First, that Google’s Android Q’s official name is Android 10. Second, Nokia has announced its Android 10 schedule for its existing smartphones that are part of the Android One program. The announcements came one after the other and here’s a short breakdown of it.Nokia Update Timeline
Nokia had re-entered the global market with its Android One smartphones two years ago. Since then, the company has seen a warm welcome owing to a bloatware-free experience its devices offer. Most of the handsets offered by Nokia are targetted towards mid to budget range which is uncommon [...]
Earlier this month, Motorola LLP launched the Motorola One Action smartphone in several countries that include Brazil, Mexico and a few European regions. On the 23rd of August, the handset has been launched in India as well. Like the previously launched Motorola One Vision, it also has an unconventionally tall display and is Android One Certified.Motorola One Action Design and Features
The newly launched Motorola One Action has glass on the front while its rear panel is made out of plastic. Holding the device together is a polycarbonate chassis. The handset measures 160.1 x 71.2 x 9.2 mm and it weighs 181g.
The front of the Motorola One Action [...]
Gaming smartphones are one of the new trends with the last couple of generation in the mobile industry. The devices, as the name suggests, are made with modifications or tweaks with gaming in mind. Previously, the genre had failed miserably with many unsuccessful attempts of bringing a new breed of cellular yet portable gaming consoles to the mainstream markets. Since then, consumer’s perspective has changed and the unique handsets are now widely sought after. But, do we really need a gaming smartphone?
To answer the question lets take a look at the brief history of gaming smartphones alongside other portable gaming devices.
Gone are the days when powerful smartphones were a novelty. In the current scenario devices (1) starting as low as Rs 6,000 can offer as many functionalities as high-end smartphones from the year 2010 to 2012. However, this is not just a coincidence, it is a result of the constant tug of war Chinese OEMs have been playing for over 5 years.
Some prime examples of the companies that have helped in driving down the costs of mobile devices include Huawei, Xiaomi and BBK Electronics (parent company of Oppo, Vivo, OnePlus and Realme).
Before we begin the saga of the previously mentioned Chinese OEMs, we will discuss the early days of smartphones and how some key players [...]
With the advent of newer technology, lives have become easier. For example, unlike in the past where you had to ask for directions or use an unyieldingly large map, online mapping services have existed to make lives easier. Currently, Google dominates such a service with its extremely popular Google Maps. Many companies have tried to obtain a footing in the market like Apple and Blackberry, the latter miserably failing in this regard. According to a new report, Huawei is now also seeking to develop its own mapping service which will compete with Google Maps.Who Is It For?
A fresh report originating from Huawei’s home country, China, has stated that the tech [...]
Amazon has announced the Freedom sale in India which started on the 8th of August and will continue till 11th of August. Several products including smartphones and electronics are being offered at heavy discounts.
Scouring the bunch, we have compiled a list of top devices that are worth your attention which are as follows:Apple iPhone XR Screen: 6.1 inch LCD Rear Camera: 12 MP, OIS, LED Flash Front Camera: 7 MP Battery: 2942 mAh Processor: A12 Bionic Operating System: iOS 12 Security: FaceID
MRP: Rs 76,900 (64 GB)
Amazon Freedom Sale Price: Rs 51,999
Click here to buyPoco F1 Screen: 6.18 inch, LCD, Full HD+ Rear Camera: 12 MP + 5 MP, Dual LED [...]
HTC was one of the most iconic brands in India a couple of years ago. Similar to Nokia, HTC went through rough waters that had seen them backing off from the Indian market altogether. The Taiwan based company had numerous reasons for its losing market standing and has distanced itself from the Southeastern Asian country for more than a year now. According to a fresh report, however, HTC is seeking to make a comeback to the developing countries smartphone market.
One of the many reasons why HTC had to bail out of India was its pricing and marketing. The smartphone from the company was known to be [...]
HMD Global, the parent company of Nokia, had launched the Nokia 8.1 smartphone back in December 2018. The handset carried Qualcomm Snapdragon’s 710 SoC and was a mid-range smartphone. Now, a new leak has revealed key features of its successor, the Nokia 8.2.Rumoured Specs
Nokia 8.2, similar to its predecessor 8.1, is also expected to be an upper mid-range smartphone. It means that it will be equipped with powerful specs right below flagship models like the Nokia 9 PureView. According to the source, the handset will sport a 32MP sensor at the front which will be housed on a motorized popup [...]
Nokia has been making smartphones for quite some time now, however, a large part of the company’s revenue is still generated via the sales of budget-oriented feature phones. Further diversifying its portfolio of such affordable mobile devices, Nokia has launched two new candy-bar style phones which are called the Nokia 220 4G and Nokia 105.
The newly launched 4G handset is a successor to the Nokia 220 which debuted in the year 2014, while the Nokia 105 has undergone a fourth overhaul.Nokia 220 and 105
As previously mentioned both the Nokia 220 4G and Nokia 105 have a Candybar style design with a small display on the front and a tactile keypad which is placed [...]
In the Q1 of 2019, Xiaomi turned the Redmi lineup of smartphones into a separate sub-brand. Since then, the company has been populating the newly formed Redmi brand with a variety of smartphones and accessories. On the 18th of July, it launched two high capacity Redmi power banks for the Chinese market that have a minimalist design and are priced aggressively.Redmi Power Bank Design and Features
Right of the bat, the Redmi power banks are offered in two battery capacities which include 10,000 mAh and 20,000 mAh. In terms of build and design, both the devices are made out of hard white plastic and have rounded corners which will allow them to easily slide into the [...]