Introduction Xiaomi has been in the network game for a long time now. As with most product spaces it enters, the Chinese giant tends to make the biggest splash in the lower end of the market, bringing strong value offers and routers are no different. The original Mi Wi-Fi AC router was a runaway succes … Read moreXiaomi Mi Router AX9000 review
Our trending chart kept chaging rapidly in week 33 as the storm of smartphone announcements continued. It wasn’t quite as intensive as last week, but we still have three phones from three different makers in the top 10 on their debut. Xiaomi’s Mix 4 just retained its top position, ahead of the newly announced mid-rangers … Read moreTop 10 trending phones of week 33
Another week in the books, so let’s recap it. Google topped the most popular stories chart with the announcement of the Pixel 5a 5G. It brings a slightly bigger screen, much bigger battery and IP67 resistance over the Pixel 4a 5G at a lower $449 price. The Pixel 5a 5G starts shipping on August 26. … Read moreWeek 33 in review: Pixel 5a, Galaxy A52s 5G, Redmi 10, ROG Phone 5s official
Announced only a couple of days ago, Redmi’s latest phone, the Redmi 10 has arrived at HQ. So let’s proceed to the unboxing. The Redmi 10 comes with a 20W charger even though the phone tops at 18W, USB cable, a case, a SIM tool and some leaflets. The phone comes equipped with a 3.5mm … Read moreXiaomi Redmi 10 in for review
While Android is an open source OS with many contributors, it’s not exactly wrong to think of it as “Google’s OS”. Pixel owners benefit from that first-party software support as even though some brands have really stepped up their games, it’s the Pixels that typically get the fastest and most frequent updates. This has helped … Read moreWeekly poll: if you could, would you buy a Pixel 5a 5G?
Based on merit alone, Oppo took the title of winner of the week. However, it must be said that the main highlight over the last few days in the tech universe was not really about what we had as the best, but rather, what didn’t work. Apple had to postpone its SharePlay function for iOS 15. … Read moreWinners and losers of the week: Oppo gets it right while Google gets it wrong!
Tablet customers in India will soon be able to buy the Wi-Fi-only version of the Galaxy Tab S7 FE. The LTE model was released in India two months ago for an INR 46,999 ($632) starting price. The Wi-Fi model will obviously be cheaper, though we’re not exactly sure how much. Amazon recently confirmed that the … Read moreAmazon confirms the Wi-Fi-only Galaxy Tab S7 FE is coming to India soon
The silicon that chips are etched into is rigid and so is the glass substrate for a display – so how can you fold a phone without breaking it? To answer that we have to start at the beginning, which in our case is late 2013. The Samsung Galaxy Round launched on October 10 in … Read moreFlashback: the Samsung and LG phones that learned to flex so that future models can fold
The Galaxy Watch Active may have been released six months after the original Galaxy Watch but it couldn’t be considered its successor. This was a more fitness-focused watch with an identity of its own. Samsung made one change to the Galaxy Watch Active that didn’t sit well with fans. It ditched the physical rotating bezel. … Read moreGalaxy Watch 4 vs Galaxy Watch Active: Samsung shakes things up
Pre-orders for Samsung’s new foldable phones have already started in the US, the UK and Europe and will kick off in India next week. Last week’s poll shows that many will be hitting that “pre-order” button, which will make the first week of sales an interesting time. There is a lot riding on the foldables, … Read moreWeekly poll results: Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip3 will get many pre-orders, more with good reviews
Introduction and specs The Oppo Reno6 Pro 5G launched alongside the vanilla Reno6 5G and the Reno6 Pro+ 5G back in May in China and a few months later, we can see the handsets on shelves outside the country, too. However, the Pro+ didn’t make it to Indian shores and Oppo didn’t share any plans … Read moreOppo Reno6 Pro 5G hands-on review
It may be summer break for some, but for smartphone companies, it was quite busy with new hardware flying left and right. After last week’s big events from Xiaomi, Samsung, and Honor, this week we saw another crop of new devices, although mostly in the mid-range and entry level. Here are all the smartphones unveiled … Read moreThe new phones of the week
There’s been a number of complaints in Xiaomi’s user community about some of its recent phones and their proximity sensors. And it appears that the company has listened and has a plan to address those issues. The exact root of the problem hasn’t been confirmed, but some users believe it’s a hardware issue. Perhaps that’s … Read moreXiaomi to address the proximity sensor issue on some of its phones
(Pocket-lint) – Two images posted to Twitter claim to show what appears to be a deep rose-coloured, dark purplish iPhone 13 Pro, and while initially it might seem like a colour corrected Graphite iPhone 12 Pro, further investigation reveals that the phone we’re looking at is indeed from the upcoming iPhone 13 Pro series. How … Read moreSuspicious photos purport to show dark purple iPhone 13 Pro