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Review: iPhone 6: Bigger, Better… But Not the Best iPhone

Review: iPhone 6: Bigger, Better… But Not the Best iPhone

The arrival of a new iPhone has always had a touch of the ‘it was the best of times, it was the worst of times‘ about it, depending on which camp you belonged to. Every iPhone that has passed through the hallowed portals of Cupertino has attracted its share of praise by the faithful and flak by those of lesser […]

 
     
 
 

Sony Xperia Z3 Camera Review

Sony Xperia Z3 Camera Review

At a time when OEMs are struggling to differentiate their offerings in terms of design and specifications, simply upping the MegaPixel count just won’t cut it. Sony has always been a frontrunner when it comes to smartphone cameras. Their premier flagship series, the Xperia Z line has always boasted top notch camera specs, along with interesting features. Sadly, their previous […]

 
     
 
 

BlackBerry Passport Review: Type ‘P’ for Productivity?

BlackBerry Passport Review:  Type ‘P’ for Productivity?

We had written earlier on how the Passport was the first device from BlackBerry in ages (perhaps even the first ever) to elicit curiosity from passers by. And there is no doubt that if one were to line up all handsets in its price point, the BlackBerry Passport would stick out. Quite simply because there has never ever been anything […]

 
     
 
 

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 […]