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Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro Review: Lenovo Pulls Off a Xiaomi

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro Review: Lenovo Pulls Off a Xiaomi

This is turning out to be a wonderful year for all those who believe that one should not be forking out a fortune (or heck, the price of a MacBook Air) for a good smartphone. At the very beginning of the year came the Moto G in India, making it possible for a consumer to have a very good smartphone […]

 
     
 
 

Review: Three Phones, One Android: the Android One Brigade FAQ

Review: Three Phones, One Android: the Android One Brigade FAQ

How do you compare three handsets that have totally identical hardware (many say originally manufactured by the same company) and software? Well, we thought and thought and then figured that with the Android One threesome, a simple Q&A would work best. So here are our attempts to answer the queries you may have about the Micromax Canvas A1, the Karbonn […]

 
     
 
 

Review: XOLO 8X-1000 with Hive UI – Breaking the Stereotype

Review: XOLO 8X-1000 with Hive UI – Breaking the Stereotype

The Indian smartphone market is growing at a rapid pace and looking at numbers, it’s clear that the Indian OEMs have a bulk of the share. But still, they hardly ever get credit for the work they do. In fact many of the OEMs are being accused of selling rebranded phones imported from China. At a time like this, XOLO, […]

 
     
 
 

Huawei Honor 6 Review: Flagship Like Experience at an Affordable Price

Huawei Honor 6 Review: Flagship Like Experience at an Affordable Price

This year has seen the entry of some highly competitive mid-range smartphones from Chinese vendors like Xiaomi, OnePlus, Lenovo, Gionee and Oppo. Gone are the days when people would dismiss them as just another Chinese phone. Flagship phones from these vendors offer real bang for your bucks. One name which has been conspicuous by its absence is Huawei, which has […]

 
     
 
 

Intex Aqua Style Review: a “Me Too” Android KitKat Budget Smartphone

Intex Aqua Style Review: a “Me Too” Android KitKat Budget Smartphone

Indian budget smartphone market is crowded with Android phones, both from international OEMs like Moto, Xiaomi, Asus and local manufacturers like Lava, Karbonn, Micromax and Intex. Ever since Motorola announced the Moto E in India with decent hardware and more importantly, running the latest Android 4.4 KitKat, we have seen plethora of Android KitKat based devices priced below $100. Intex […]

 
     
 
 

Review: HTC One E8: Much, Much More Than a ‘Plastic M8’

Review: HTC One E8: Much, Much More Than a ‘Plastic M8’

When HTC took the wraps off the successor to the One, the One M8, earlier this year, there were many who sighed in rapture at the amazing design. When a few months later, it revealed its brother, the One E8, the reaction was similar to that given to the iPhone 5c in the wake of the 5s. That was because […]

 
     
 
 

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 […]

     
 
 

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 […]

     
 
 

Review: LG G3: Is Display Magic Enough?

Review: LG G3: Is Display Magic Enough?

Releasing a great tech product can be a bit of a mixed blessing. Yes, the initial acclaim (and the sales that follow) can be very gratifying, but as time passes, the question looms on the horizon: now, can you do something like that again? It is a question that many companies struggle to answer. And after the praise earned by […]