The fierce competition between Realme and Xiaomi has kept us and all other brands on the edge for the whole year. At the end of the day, consumers benefit from this intense rivalry and if you looking to buy a phone priced under Rs. 20,000, you definitely...
Snapdragon 865 vs Apple A13 Bionic vs Kirin 990 vs Exynos 990 vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000
As you know Qualcomm recently at its annual Tech summit in Hawaiintroduced the Snapdragon 865 chipset along with discreet X55 5G modem. The chipmaker's new crown jewel is all set to become the buzz word of 2020 as top Android smartphone brands are lining up to introduce...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 announced
Snapdragon 865 SoC has been announced at the Qualcomm annual Tech Summit in Maui, Hawaii. This is the successor to the Snapdragon 855 and 855+ chips. It is a 5G exclusive chipset and will be powering flagship phones in 2020. However, as the title mentions, it doesn't have an...
Snapdragon 765 and 765G announced
Qualcomm has made a few interesting announcements regarding its upcoming chipsets, including the mid-tier Snapdragon 765 and 765G that comes with integrated 5G modem, and the flagship Snapdragon 865 that will still rely on a separate X55 5G modem.  5G is already shaping up to be a popular trend, and...
Ever since the Jio disruption in 2016, India had the lowest tariff rates globally. Well, all good things must come to an end. All major telcos in the country have raised tariffs by 15-47%. Vodafone Idea and Airtel, which are the worse hit by the advent of Jio, were...
Both the online and offline fragments of the Indian Smartphone market have coexisted and seen healthy growth over the last few years. This year, however, we saw unprecedented growth in the online competition. Even offline majors like vivo jumped in with their online exclusives and injected fresh vigor...
The Redmi Note 8 Pro sees Xiaomi returning to MediaTek after a long break. The Helio G90T powering the new note is quite a capable gaming chipset, one that’s duly assisted by MIUI software.  Xiaomi’s software is rich in customization options while being easy to navigate. If you own a...
Realme X2 Pro
Realme has announced the details of Android 10 update for its popular phones and it's stretched through the three quarters of the year 2020. Realme's own customized UI will be based on Color OS 7 and Android 10 and will offer a 'closer to stock Android experience'. Realme X2 Pro,...
Realme X2 Pro
In 2019 we have seen a lot of action happening in the 25-35K segment where all major brands are aggressively targeting economical flagship buyers. The line of value champions has had a new addition today i.e. Realme X2 Pro. This is the very first flagship from Realme and has...
Transition to 5G is catching steam and it’s quite clear that smartphone manufacturers do not wish to miss out on the new connectivity standard for their flagships moving forward. In fact, the number of 5G subscribers is expected to increase to 200 million by the end of the year...
We will be proceeding with the fifth generation of DRAM technology on phones, LPDDR5, ostensibly from early 2020. Apart from phones, LPDDR5 will also find applications in cloud computing, autonomous cars, and AR systems. Mobile computing has become increasingly demanding and factors like industry switch to high-resolution content, high refresh...
Slow-motions videos are always fun to watch, but they are not as easy to film. Phone cameras have been doing slow-mos for a while, but it’s only now that they have gotten the hang of it. Things are still far from perfect, though. You will need a good deal...
Best Diwali Gifts 2019
The grandest festival of the year is around the block and gifting your loved ones is a heartening ritual. However, you may be in a pickle unable to decide a gift. So, if you're online looking for Deepawali Gift Ideas, then here we have some heartwarming suggestions for you. Top...
Best Air Purifier to buy in India
If you're living in Delhi or any other metropolitan city across India, then your wellbeing is being threatened by air pollution. Surprisingly, if we don't suffer from any ailment, then we basically overlook the deteriorating air quality. Anyhow, it's never too late to take the required...
Qualcomm has partnered with ISRO to integrate location tracking based on India’s own navigation system - Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) - on a few of its chipsets. In the first half of 2020, we will have devices in India that, apart from constellations like GPS and GLONASS, use...
OnePlus 7T (review) has debuted in India bearing flagship-level power and performance up its sleeve. If you recall, the archetype - OnePlus One was heralded as Flagship Killer for its amazing price to performance ratio. However, this ain't 2014 and there are so many spec monsters in...
Best Snapdragon 665 phones
Earlier this year, in the month of April, Qualcomm launched the Snapdragon 665 alongside Snapdragon 730. Ever since then, we have seen a bunch of phones shipping with this chip. The SD665 is an incremental update to Snapdragon 660 SoC and the performance differences are nominal. The Snapdragon 665 is...
Reliance's JioFiber broadband service is now officially available in India. It features a high-speed internet over fiber network with speed ranging from 100Mbps to 1Gbps per second. Last month at Reliance Industries' AGM Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani made an announcement that the...
Mid-range smartphone users are becoming more demanding with their usage and chipset makers are fortunately keeping up with these needs of young consumers. Back in February, Qualcomm added a new Snapdragon 712 chipset in their popular 700-series that's meant to bridge the gap between the lower...
The biggest improvements in photography on mid-range phones in 2019 were centered around the use of quad-pixel sensors that boast of 48MP resolution. Sony's IMX586 won the first round and was the preferred choice over Samsung's GM1 and GM2 (that came in much later), even for Samsung's own mid-range...