Redmi 1S Camera Review: The Best Smartphone Camera in its Price Segment

Redmi 1S Camera Review: The Best Smartphone Camera in its Price Segment    

The Redmi 1S is the newest entry to the hot and happening budget smartphone market in India. At Rs.5999 (~$99), it is cheaper than its competition like Moto E, Asus Zenfone 4 and Micromax Canvas Unite. In spite of that, the Redmi 1S carries much superior hardware specs to any of these smartphones, and that includes the Camera. The Redmi […]

     
 
 

Moto G2 Pricing Leaks in India; to Cost Around Rs.13000 ($210)

Moto G2 Pricing Leaks in India; to Cost Around Rs.13000 ($210)

Motorola is all set to launch the successor to the Moto G in India, at a press event scheduled for September 5th in New Delhi, but some folks with eagle eyes at Pricebaba have managed to track down the import data on Zauba.com. As per this data, Motorola India has already imported over 70,000 units of Moto G2 (that is […]

     
 
 

Redmi 1S Gaming Review: No Heating Issues but has a Bigger Problem

Redmi 1S Gaming Review: No Heating Issues but has a Bigger Problem    

Xiaomi’s Redmi 1S will be going on sale on Flipkart tomorrow (Sep 2nd 2014) for a staggeringly low price of just Rs.5,999. Although there’s no denying the fact that it carries the best specs on paper as compared to ANY smartphone in its price range, many of you wanted to know how well it performs as a gaming device and […]

     
 
 

In Defence of Firefox OS: Seven Points to be Considered

In Defence of Firefox OS: Seven Points to be Considered

Firefox OS has arrived in India, in the form of the Intex Cloud Fx and the Spice Fire One handsets. However, initial impressions about the devices and the OS have tended to be less than kind with their performance and hardware attracting criticism. We at TechPP, however, feel that some of the criticism has been a bit unfairly harsh, and […]

 
     
 
 

Asus Takes a Dig at Xiaomi, Promises Continued Availability of Zenfone Series

Asus Takes a Dig at Xiaomi, Promises Continued Availability of Zenfone Series

The game is on! Just a couple of days after Xiaomi announced suspension of sales of the Mi 3 smartphones in India, Taiwanese giant, Asus, has sent out a press release reiterating their commitment to support and sell all the phones in the Zenfone series in the Indian market. The statement to the press starts off like this With few […]

     
 
 

Nokia Releases HERE Maps for Android; Exclusive on Samsung Galaxy Smartphones for now

Nokia Releases HERE Maps for Android; Exclusive on Samsung Galaxy Smartphones for now

Samsung and Nokia have inked a deal as a result of which, Nokia’s legacy mapping service HERE is now available for Samsung Galaxy smartphones. The partnership will also see the mapping service arrive on Samsung’s Tizen-powered smartwatches, as well as the ones running on Android Wear, with an interesting feature of syncing routes across your phone and watche. As of […]

     
 
 

App Review: Hyperlapse from Instagram(iOS): Speeding up Video, Bringing out the Chaplin in You!

App Review: Hyperlapse from Instagram(iOS): Speeding up Video, Bringing out the Chaplin in You!    

Remember those Charlie Chaplin films /where at times everything seemed to happen at the rate of knots? Well, Instagram’s new app, Hyperlapse, lets you do something similar, with minimum fuss. Yes, we could get into explanations of what hyperlapse videos are, how they are different from timelapse and so on, but we will keep things very simple. As simple as […]

     
 
 

Apple Confirms September 9 Event, Expect New iPhone(s) 6 and iWatch

Apple Confirms September 9 Event, Expect New iPhone(s) 6 and iWatch

As previously reported, Apple has today officially announced its event for the Flint Center in Cupertino on September 9. While the company hasn’t officially spelled any more information — the tagline being, “wish we could say more” — we already have enough details on what to expect at the event next month. The company is expected to unveil its new […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Redmi 1S Hands On and First Impressions

Xiaomi Redmi 1S Hands On and First Impressions    

For good or bad, Xiaomi has been in news more so often than anyone else. But then, everyone else have sobered down and probably waiting for September and IFA to start afresh. The Chinese company though is happy to keep its Indian consumers guessing. After suspending Mi 3 sales, Xiaomi is focusing on the Redmi 1S sales in India. We […]

     
 
 

Gionee Unveils the GPad G5 – 1.5GHz, 5.5-inch, 8 MP Camera for Rs. 14,999

Gionee Unveils the GPad G5 – 1.5GHz, 5.5-inch, 8 MP Camera for Rs. 14,999

Gionee has announced the GPad G5 smartphone in India, and despite the fact that its name resembles the one of a tablet, we’re talking about a phablet here. The smartphone is available for a price of Rs. 14,999, which is about $250, and thus joins the mid-range market of smartphones. The Gionee GPAD G5 comes with a HexaCore 1.5 GHz processor from MediaTek […]