Realme is one of the newest in the top 10 smartphone OEMs in the world. The company was once an Oppo subsidiary but now exists as an independent brand. Earlier this month, the Realme 5 series was launched in India in an event that also teased its upcoming flagship the Realme XT. Now, the latter has its key specs revealed according to a report from China.Camera
One of the highly advertised parts of the latest generation Realme smartphones is their cameras. The Realme XT, along with its other new-generation device, sports a quad-camera setup on the rear. However, the XT differs from the rest with a 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor that the company has just unveiled. The primary [...]
Chinese smartphone maker Vivo launched the first generation Vivo NEX last year. The smartphone was the first to adopt a pop-up mechanism to house the selfie camera; in a bid to increase the screen to body ratio of the device. The company then followed up with the NEX dual display last year. It was another attempt at making a full display handset, this time with a secondary screen on the back of the smartphone. A while ago, it was revealed that Vivo is once again looking forward to pushing the boundaries with the next device in the lineup, allegedly called the Vivo NEX 3. Now, the company has confirmed the handset will be launched next month. Along with the launch announcement, key [...]
PUBG Mobile has seen massive success across the globe. The credit to Tencent Games’ mobile port is definitely its hardworking developers that brought popular battle royale franchise to handheld devices. But, a multiplayer game is only alive as long as the game is constantly updated with new content and features. Hence, a bold new update is bringing the fight from the skies with helicopters soon being added to the game.New Vehicles
Previously, Tencent Games had confirmed that it was working on a rework of the map Erangel for PUBG Mobile which was first introduced in PUBG PC. Now, the company is further expanding on that update by also rolling out new types of [...]
Previously, Oppo had shared teasers and posters online regarding its upcoming second generation of Reno smartphones. It is a bold move considering the first iteration have been on the shelf for barely four months. We had covered multiple reports that shed some light regarding the upcoming series and now finally have confirmation for the Reno 2. In a surprising move, Oppo has revealed key features regarding the smartphone in a media statement.Revealed Specs
Oppo Reno 2 will feature a 6.55 inch FHD+ AMOLED Panoramic display. The display has an aspect ratio of 20:9 with a 93.1% screen to body ratio. Its high ratio is achieved due to the front having no notches with [...]
Earlier this year, we had covered multiple reports regarding Motorola’s Razr foldable smartphone. The device is the successor to the original Razr flip phones and will seek to revive the iconic series. The thing that sets it apart from its past generation is the foldable display in the form factor of a flip phone. It was confirmed by the company that the device was under development and we now have reports claiming it will launch in December alongside alleged pricing.Motorola Razr
Motorola Razr is a refresh to the legendary lineup of sleek and compact flip phones that were extremely popular almost a decade ago. However, the 2019 Razr brings in a lot more than [...]
On the 21st of August, Xiaomi launched the Mi A3 smartphone in India which succeeds the Mi A2 from last year. Falling into the footsteps of its predecessor, the newly launched device is a part of the Android One program and runs on the stock version of Android which provides for a smooth and bloatware-free experience.What’s In The Box? Xiaomi Mi A3 Quick Start Guide USB Type C Cable Power Adapter SIM Ejector Protective Case Design and Display
The front of the Xiaomi Mi A3 accommodates a 6.08 inch Super AMOLED display that features a waterdrop notch up top. The display panel has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and has an HD+ resolution of 1560 x 720 pixel. The display [...]
Xiaomi’s launched the latest iteration of its Android One Mi A series last month in Spain. Dubbed the Mi A3, it is a direct successor to the Mi A2 and by its extension the Mi A1. The series has been popular in India with users particularly enjoying the stock Android experience. Mi A3 seeks to deliver much of the same experience with mid-range hardware at a lucrative price tag.
Xiaomi Mi A3
Xiaomi Mi A3 makes a noticeable change in design aesthetics over its predecessors with its new 3D glass finish on the rear. It offers an attractive look with gradient colour accents changing reflection with the angle they are viewed from. On the front, Mi A3 features [...]
Oppo launched its Reno series of flagship and mid-range devices four months ago. Despite it being announced freshly, the series is already receiving a second-generation update. Previously, we had covered the official announcement and leak regarding three new upcoming Reno 2 series devices. Now, Oppo Reno 2 smartphone has its entire specifications leaked after it was spotted on a Chinese regulatory website TENAA.Oppo Reno 2 Specs
Oppo Reno 2 is a direct successor to the original Reno smartphone, not to be confused by Reno 10x Zoom flagship which will remain the company’s top-end offering. The latest iteration is speculated to offer a noticeable improvement in [...]
Realme once an Oppo subsidiary has quickly grown to become one of the top 10 smartphone OEMs in the world. On the 20th of August, it launched the highly anticipated Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro in India. Both smartphones are mid-range devices but the Pro variant have comparativley bumped up specs.Realme 5 & Realme 5 Pro
Both the Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro have a crystal design on the rear panel which mimics a holographic effect. They feature a 6.3 inch FHD+ display with an impressive 90.6% screen to body ratio. The 16MP selfie camera is housed in the waterdrop notch on the front through which the high screen to body ratio is achieved. For security, the smartphone [...]
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 [...]
Last week, we detailed the TENAA listing of an unreleased Xiaomi Smartphone which was believed to be the Redmi 8. According to freshly leaked images, it is instead the Redmi 8A which will be targeted towards the budget segment. As the name suggests, it will succeed the Redmi 7A which debuted in the month of May in China and was later launched in India.
Although the strategy seems counterproductive to launch a successor in less than 6 months, we assume this could be due to rising competition from companies like Realme. Readers who do not know, the latter has already launched a multitude of handsets in over a year of its existence. Moreover, its latest lineup which consists of [...]
Oppo, in a surprising move, has planned on launching its second generation of Reno smartphones mere months after the original’s release. Previously, we had covered the initial announcement made by the company on Twitter. Unfortunately, apart from the launch date of 28th August 2019, Oppo was yet to reveal any details including specs or features of the devices. A new report claims to leak the Indian pricing and specs of three upcoming Reno series smartphones.Oppo Reno 2 Series
The Reno2 series arrives barely 4 months after the launch of the original Reno series in India. The latest generation will debut in India prior to its global launch. Reportedly, all three [...]
YouTube is an app that is found in almost every smartphone and is enjoyed by most users. The website or app allows people to consume video content alongside music for free. Its business model is centred around ad revenue with ads people watch in between videos and such. For the most part, the app is a free service but does offer some paid services like Youtube Premium. Freshly, Google, its parent company has announced that is making the paid service free for all to watch.YouTube Originals
The company had previously announced YouTube Originals which was introduced to make the platform similar to Netflix and other paid streaming platforms. In other words, users are [...]
Reliance Jio is one of India’s leading telecom service provider. The Mukesh Ambani owned company has seen massive success in its short time since it was introduced. Currently, its high speed internet service, Jio Fiber, which was announced last week has some varying prices and special offerings. It includes plan in-between anywhere from Rs. 700 to Rs. 10,000 which is offered alongside the fixed-line connection and set-top box.
Now, let’s take a look at what’s in store for Jio customers:Fixed Line Connection
Jio Fiber broadband offerings are bundled with a landline connection. Users have a choice between HD to 4K quality set-top box and [...]