Vivo V5 Plus Review: Ye Selfie Supremo!

Vivo V5 Plus Review: Ye Selfie Supremo!

Love it or hate it, but only the very naive would deny that this is the age of the selfie. Small wonder then that many smartphone makers are trying to capitalize on people’s penchant for shooting themselves (fortunately, generally non-suicidally). But while many of the so-called “selfie phones” tend to sacrifice other specs on the altar of the front facing […]

 
     
 
 

Asus Zenfone 3s Max Review: Zenfone Budget Bro with Big Battery!

Asus Zenfone 3s Max Review: Zenfone Budget Bro with Big Battery!

If this company releases a few more phones, it would earn a place for itself in the league of Samsung and Lenovo for coming up with phones almost all through the year. Yes, as you might have guessed, we are talking about Asus. The Zenfone 4 is speculated to be around the corner but that has not stopped the company […]

 
     
 
 

The Dual Camera Shoot Out: Honor 6X vs Coolpad Cool 1

The Dual Camera Shoot Out: Honor 6X vs Coolpad Cool 1

Camera performances on the mid-rangers or budget phones have always struggled to make a mark. Of course, they all do well in daylight and macros but when the lights go down, so do their performances and on many occasions, they are not usable. However, that could change with the arrival of a new trend – the dual camera set up, […]

 
     
 
 

First Impressions: Vivo V5 Plus – The Selfie-ish Phone!

First Impressions: Vivo V5 Plus – The Selfie-ish Phone!

Sounds like a cliché but have to say it, the midrange segment in smartphones are getting better with each passing day, and that’s helping us, reviewers, to stay interested in smartphones! The build qualities have improved, the battery life is now running into days and while there is still that struggle in the camera segment, some companies out there have […]

 
     
 
 

Honor 6X Camera Review: Whispers Quality, Screams Bokeh!

Honor 6X Camera Review: Whispers Quality, Screams Bokeh!

Dual cameras have suddenly become a rage and have been introduced in many smartphones of late. The feature which is even present in Apple’s flagship iPhone 7 Plus is gaining popularity with each passing day. And is reaching more affordable devices too. One of these is the Honor 6X, which was previously launched in China, and was showcased globally by […]

 
     
 
 

[Face Off] Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 vs Lenovo P2: Battle of the Battery Masters

[Face Off] Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 vs Lenovo P2: Battle of the Battery Masters

Making a purchase decision about a smartphone these days is no longer the simple process it was about half a decade ago. And it can get particularly tricky if you happen to be looking for something in the relatively affordable smartphone segment (say, sub Rs 20,000 – check out our buying guide incidentally). Barely a few weeks into 2017, we […]

 
     
 
 

Intex S9 Cloud Review: Heavy Clouds, No Rain!

Intex S9 Cloud Review: Heavy Clouds, No Rain!

Intex is one of the top Indian smartphone brands. It might not make as many headlines as some others, but it does launch a number of phones which often do well in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities, and are easily available without the flash sale gimmicks. And one of its recent launches is the S9 Cloud budget phone. In […]

 
     
 
 

Lenovo P2 Review: Power Up, Fellas!

Lenovo P2 Review: Power Up, Fellas!

Lenovo doesn’t have that one powerful flagship that each company brags about, but the company is getting very good at something else – catering to the masses and being versatile at that. The brand has an array of affordable phones that each stand out for a specific feature, be it battery or multimedia or camera and it gets very hard […]

 
     
 
 

Coolpad Cool1 Review: The Coolio One!

Coolpad Cool1 Review: The Coolio One!

2016 has been the Year of Midrange Phones. While for some manufacturers, it was just about cramping high-end specs into a device, for others it was about delivering reliable performance in various departments. But each offering left something to be desired, and the circle was never complete. As we dive into the new year, Coolpad wants to end the old […]

 
     
 
 

Samsung Galaxy On Nxt Review: a Confused Offering

Samsung Galaxy On Nxt Review: a Confused Offering

While on one end, Samsung’s flagship side of things is going quiet for the year, the budget segment is only getting busier. With a range of phones in the On, J and C series, Samsung has been making all possible combinations with the specs to push the phones. And why not, it’s working for them! In the recent IDC reports […]