First Impressions: Microsoft Lumia 535 – New Brand, Old Spirit!

First Impressions: Microsoft Lumia 535 – New Brand, Old Spirit!

The Lumia 535 is the first device in the Lumia range to come without the Nokia brandname. And honestly, that has been a bit of a burden for it. For, everyone expects something unusual and special, and ah, un-Nokia, from it. “The first Microsoft phone” many whispered at its launch, blissfully forgetting about the unfortunate Kin One and Two, launched […]

 
     
 
 

Gionee Elife S5.1 Unboxing & First Impressions

Gionee Elife S5.1 Unboxing & First Impressions    

Some phones are known for their cameras, some for their price, and some for their design. The Gionee Elife S5.1 is known for its slim & sexy looks, and we unboxed this beautiful device which was just launched in India at Rs.19,899. Gionee’s S series is known for its style quotient and the S5.1 takes it to a new level […]

     
 
 

First Impressions: Lumia 830: A Flash of Metal!

First Impressions: Lumia 830: A Flash of Metal!

The word “Lumia” in most people’s minds conjures up images of gloriously colourful phones with curved edges. So anyone who claps eyes on the Lumia 830 will get a bit of a surprise. For, yes, you do get the different shades (we still ended up with a white one. Luck of the draw!), but this is perhaps the most boldly […]

     
 
 

OnePlus One (64GB Sandstone Black Edition) Unboxing & Hands On

OnePlus One (64GB Sandstone Black Edition) Unboxing & Hands On    

Here’s a phone which was announced back in April this year, and yet, hasn’t managed to reach the hands of more than a handful few. What started out as a dream project by some ex-Oppo executives, OnePlus One has been living out of hype, but can it match the hype? Well, we finally got to check out the OnePlus One […]

     
 
 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Hands On [Video]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Hands On [Video]    

When was the last time anyone got excited when they were told that there’s a new Samsung tablet in the market? The Korean company has released several android tablets in recent months, in various sizes and little changes in specifications. But the new Galaxy Tab S series deserves some attention. We went hands on with the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 […]

     
 
 

Hands on With the Flipkart Digiflip Pro Tablet

Hands on With the Flipkart Digiflip Pro Tablet

Indian e-commerce giant, Flipkart has got a tablet of its own now, the rather quaintly named Digiflip Pro XT 712. We spent a bit of time with the tablet and here are our extremely initial impressions (we are waiting for a review unit at the time this was written). On first glance, the Digiflip Pro XT 712 looks pretty routine, […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry Z3 Launched in India for Rs.15,990 [Hands on]

BlackBerry Z3 Launched in India for Rs.15,990 [Hands on]

The BlackBerry Z3, previously codenamed Jakarta, is the formerly Big double B’s attempt to claim back mainstream ground – something it had bossed with the Curve 8520. The phone has been launched in India for a price of Rs.15,990. Will the Z3 get BB back among the masses? We have had a brief hands on with the device and this […]

 
     
 
 

Nokia Lumia 1520 Hands-on Video and Photo Gallery

Nokia Lumia 1520 Hands-on Video and Photo Gallery    

Nokia announced their latest flagship Windows Phone 8 device, the Lumia 1520 at Abu Dhabi yesterday at the annual Nokia World event. The biggest Nokia device till date comes with a 6-inch Full HD (1080p) LCD display and has some top-end internals inside the usual polycarbonate shell. We got to play around this phablet at the launch event, and were […]

     
 
 

Sony Xperia Z1: Hands-on & Camera Demo

Sony Xperia Z1: Hands-on & Camera Demo

Sony’s latest flagship, the Xperia Z1 has been one of the most leaked smartphones this year. Codenamed Honami, Sony Xperia Z1 garnered all the attention for its 20.7 MegaPixel camera before and after the announcement, which happened at IFA 2013 in Berlin last week. The phone has top notch specs in all regards, but will still be known for its […]

     
 
 

Ricoh Theta Hands-on: an Awesome WiFi Camera for 360 Panoramas

Ricoh Theta Hands-on: an Awesome WiFi Camera for 360 Panoramas

There were just a few things which blew our mind here in Berlin at IFA 2013, and one of them is the Ricoh Theta WiFi camera. Smartphones have made Panorama shots really popular. Gone are the days when you struggled to shoot multiple photos and stitch them together on Photoshop to create a Panorama. One can get a decent panorama […]