First Impressions: Lenovo K6 Power – A Compact Customer

First Impressions: Lenovo K6 Power – A Compact Customer

Lenovo recently added another smartphone in its portfolio — the Lenovo K6 Power. The smartphone that was launched at an event in Delhi is priced at Rs. 9,999, and comes as the successor of the Lenovo Vibe K5 series, and is exclusively available on Flipkart from December 6th. The K6 Power comes with a metal unibody design and sports a […]

 
     
 
 

First Impressions: Google Pixel XL – The New Android Flag Bearer

First Impressions: Google Pixel XL – The New Android Flag Bearer

Rarely has an Android device in recent times invited as much curiosity as Google’s new Pixel range of phones. This was after all the phone that was not only taking over the mantle of the respected Nexus but was also the first to come with the “Phone by Google” nomenclature and no mention of any other manufacturer (although it is […]

 
     
 
 

First Impressions: Honor 8 – Hello Beautiful!

First Impressions: Honor 8 – Hello Beautiful!

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is all set to unveil its flagship smartphone dubbed the Honor 8 in India on October 12. At the preview event held in Goa, we got a chance to get our hands-on of the device and well, we came out pretty impressed. Now, that we have spent just about a week with the Honor 8, it’s time […]

 
     
 
 

First Impressions: iPhone 7 and 7 Plus – Black is Beautiful!

First Impressions: iPhone 7 and 7 Plus – Black is Beautiful!

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus, those who were expecting a militant redesign of the phone were disappointed. For, the Cupertino giant stayed with the broad outlines and form factor and indeed to a large extent, even the size, of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. But that doesn’t mean that there was no reason […]

 
     
 
 

[First Impressions] Moto Z and Moto Z Play: Mod-ern Talking!

[First Impressions] Moto Z and Moto Z Play: Mod-ern Talking!

Making modular phones – phones to which you can add functions and features by adding parts, in simple English – has always been a slippery slope for manufacturers. Modu had the first realistic go at it more than half a decade ago, with “jackets” which added functionality to a basic phone and earlier this year, LG too had a stab […]

 
     
 
 

First Impressions: Asus ZenFone 3: Zen Gets Stylish!

First Impressions: Asus ZenFone 3: Zen Gets Stylish!

“Is that the new Samsung phone?” That question, addressed to us by at least four different people, sums up the new Asus ZenFone 3‘s visual impact on people. Mind you, a couple of years ago, reminding people of Samsung would have meant “plasticky and predictable.” Today, however, things are different. Samsung has upped its design game with gorgeous devices like […]

 
     
 
 

Huawei P9: First Impressions – The Snapper is a Looker too!

Huawei P9: First Impressions – The Snapper is a Looker too!

It has been a while since we have had a flagship phone whose camera has overshadowed all its other specs in the build up to its release. The Huawei P9 is therefore a bit of different kettle of fish from its competition that has tended to bet heavily on the now almost universal Display/Processor/RM combination. Yes, its hardware is very […]

 
     
 
 

First Impressions: Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime – Hiya, Note 3 Junior!

First Impressions: Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime – Hiya, Note 3 Junior!

It has been a busy few months for Xiaomi in India, with the company launching a number of new phones. The period since March has since the arrival of the Mi 5, the Redmi Note 3 (two variants), and the Mi Max, and now Xiaomi has added the Redmi 3S and 3S Prime to the mix in the Indian market. […]

 
     
 
 

First Impressions: LeEco Le 2 – Familiar Design Greets New Hardware

First Impressions: LeEco Le 2 – Familiar Design Greets New Hardware

LeEco is one of the newest Chinese entrants to the Indian smartphone market and has done quite well when it comes to taking on competitors from its home turf on a foreign land. The Le 1s had some good success given the fact that it quickly went on open sale in providing a good option in the mid-range phones offered […]