BlackBerry DTEK 50 Review: Affordable… But Only by BB Standards!

BlackBerry DTEK 50 Review: Affordable… But Only by BB Standards!

BlackBerry’s inability to find the perfect device for the “budget smartphone” segment has been touted as one of the reasons for the brand’s decline in recent years. Ironically, the Canadian brand had its high noon when it released the 8520 in 2009 at a price that was considered staggeringly low in a market. And then seemed to lose the plot […]

 
     
 
 

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 […]

 
     
 
 

Lenovo Yoga Book Review: Ecstatic, Erratic – The Harvey Dent of Two-In-Ones

Lenovo Yoga Book Review: Ecstatic, Erratic – The Harvey Dent of Two-In-Ones

Remember Harvey Dent? The charismatic district attorney of Gotham City (yeah, yeah, THE Gotham City where you find THE Batman) has a traumatic experience and thanks to a mutilated face, goes mad, and becomes a criminal known as Two-Face. But no mere criminal. For perhaps in all of Batman’s rogue’s gallery, there is no one to match him in terms […]

 
     
 
 

Honor 6X Review: For All Ye Who Seek Bokeh on a Budget

Honor 6X Review: For All Ye Who Seek Bokeh on a Budget

Earlier this year, Huawei, Honor’s parent brand won rave reviews for the dual cameras on the back of Huawei P9, with Leica technology. It was not the first one to come up with the concept of dual cameras (Honor itself had dual cameras in the 6 Plus earlier) but the P9 was definitely the first one to gain a lot […]

 
     
 
 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Review: Honey, I Shrunk the Mi Max

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Review: Honey, I Shrunk the Mi Max

Some boots are incredibly difficult to fill. And those of the Redmi Note 3 are among them (a phone with boots? Never mind, it’s a metaphor). The Note 3 was one of the biggest hits of 2016, selling hundreds of thousands of units in the highly competitive Indian phone market, and bringing Xiaomi right back into prominence after a relatively […]

 
     
 
 

Lenovo K6 Note Review: The K6 Power Clone with a Bigger Display?

Lenovo K6 Note Review: The K6 Power Clone with a Bigger Display?

Lenovo which has turned out to be a tech titan in the smartphone wars in India has added yet another smartphone to its portfolio to battle it out with the best in the mid-range arena. Just as 2016 ended, Lenovo launched the K6 Note in India, the latest in its successful Note series. The smartphone which comes at a starting […]

 
     
 
 

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 […]

 
     
 
 

Nubia N1 Review: Betting on Megapixels and Mega Battery

Nubia N1 Review: Betting on Megapixels and Mega Battery

The Nubia Z11 might have got more attention, but alongside it, Nubia also launched a more affordable smartphone called the Nubia N1. The smartphone which is priced at Rs. 11,999 is available on Amazon India and boasts a massive battery, innovative UI and 13.0-megapixel rear and front cameras. But how true do those boasts ring, and are they enough to […]