Recently, smartphone makers have started to promote their devices with a new terminology. Companies like Nokia and Motorola use the term, Android Enterprise Recommended. This new moniker holds a lot of significance. But, should you care? And is it relevant to the Indian market? Let’s find out!The Definition
Android Enterprise Recommended is a new certification given by Google for the Android-powered smartphones. Subsequently, the devices have to meet the elevated enterprise requirements validated by Google. Interestingly, this is applicable even for non-stock OS running smartphones.Minimum requirements to enrol under [...]
Samsung launched the Galaxy S9 in India on the 6th of March, for the starting price of Rs 57,900. The latest flagship offering from Samsung has a premium glass design with new hardware. In fact, this is the first smartphone to have a camera with variable aperture. The smartphone is powered by the Exynos 9810 Octa-core chipset with 4GB RAM and 64GB or 256GB storage. Similarly, the storage is also expandable up to 400GB using a micro SD card.
The LG V30+ is the one smartphone, that can match the premium Samsung flagship smartphone design. The smartphone is priced at Rs 44,990 and offers a premium glass design with an aluminium mid-frame. The LG V30+ is powered by the Qualcomm [...]
Interestingly, the first ever smartphones in 2017 to run Android 8 Oreo out of the box were not the Google Pixel 2 devices. It was the Sony Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact. Sony smartphones launched since then have come with Android 8 Oreo out of the box, which is different than what many other OEMs have done.
Continuing on that, Sony has confirmed that its flagship devices will now receive software updates for up to years after the launch. This means that the Xperia XZ1 and the Xperia XZ Pro could receive software updates to Android P and Android Q. The new Sony Xperia update policies were discovered by Xperia Blog.
However, the new policy does not guarantee the [...]
Sony launched the Xperia XZ1 in India on the 25th of September at a price of Rs 44990 and went on sale the same day through both offline and online channels. The smartphone is available only in Black colour in India unlike its global variant which is available in Snow Silver, Horizon Blue, and Twilight Pink as well. The highlights of the new flagship smartphone is that the phone runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box and the 3D scanning camera. Let’s unbox the new Sony Xperia XZ1 and see what we get inside the box:Sony Xperia XZ1 Documentation Sim ejector tool USB Type C cable Wall charger
First look at the phone is enough to tell you that it is indeed a Sony [...]
After unveiling the Sony Xperia XZ1 at IFA 2017 in Berlin, the Japanese tech giant has launched the new phone in India. The highlights of the launch was that the phone will run Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box and the 3D scanning camera. A noticeable omission is that of the Xperia XZ1 Compact which was launched globally along with the XZ1. Sony also recently launched the Xperia XA1 Plus in India at a price of Rs. 24990.
The Sony Xperia XZ1 has a 5.2 inch 1920 x 1080 px display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top for protection. The design of the phone is reminiscent of a lot of previous Sony flagships, dating back to 2013’s Xperia Z. The device runs Android 8.0 Oreo out [...]
Sony unveiled its new flagship, the Xperia XZ1 along with XZ 1 Compact during the IFA 2017 in Berlin in August. At the time of its unveiling, Sony announced that the smartphone will be available globally in the coming month and it looks like Sony is set to launch the XZ1 in the Indian market on September 25th. Sony has sent out press invites for a launch event in Delhi on 25th September. Whether the compact variant will be launched along with the XZ1 is yet to be seen.
The Sony Xperia XZ1 has a 5.2 inch 1920 x 1080 px display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top for protection. The design of the phone is reminiscent of a lot of previous Sony flagships, dating back to [...]
Sony has officially unveiled its high-end flagship, the Sony Xperia XZ1, and its smaller sibling, the XZ1 Compact at the IFA 2017 in Berlin. A successor to the Xperia XZ Premium, both the Xperia XZ1 and the compact variant with a full metal frame, hasn’t strayed too far away in terms of design.
Both the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact will run Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box and will be amongst the first devices to launch with the latest Android OS.
The newly launched smartphones are equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset, similar to the one found in XZ1 Premium. Both the XZ1 and XZ1 Compact have 4GB RAM with 64GB and 32G onboard storage [...]
A new leak suggests that the Sony Xperia XZ1 will feature a 19 MP camera and Android 8.0. Sony is expected to launch the Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact and the Xperia X during the Sony pre-IFA launch event on August 31.
The listing on GFXbenchmarking shows two models – G8341 and G8342. As per the listing, the Sony Xperia XZ1 will have a 5.1-inch 1920 x 1080 px display and 5-finger gesture support. The device will feature a 2.4GHZ octa-core processor along with Adreno 540 GPU. The device will run on Android 8.0 and has 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage out of which 50GB will be available to the user. The listing doesn’t show the battery size or whether the onboard [...]