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The Facts about OnePlus 2 we already know, and are excited about

By Chetan Bhawani on Wednesday 1st of Jul 2015

One would admire OnePlus as a brand, half for the reason that they made an actual flagship killer with its aggressive pricing, and half because they know how to keep someone interested in their products. Marketing without spending, creating hype …

Xiaomi Mi 4i Teardown by Hugo Barra, User FAQ Answered

By Chetan Bhawani on Sunday 26th of Apr 2015

The Xiaomi Mi 4i is an incredible piece of engineering, and we can say that after watching the device being torn down. You cannot obviously sit down and compare this with phones like the ones made by Vertu. We are …

The Spec Battle: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G vs Yu Yureka vs Lenovo A6000

By Chetan Bhawani on Friday 9th of Jan 2015

To begin with, we are comparing these three smartphones in particular because these are the devices coming into the budget range, with the Snapdragon chipsets that support 4G LTE connectivity. Of course there are devices other than this, which are …

Gionee Elife S5.1 with 5.1mm Thickness Launched in India for Rs. 18999

By Chetan Bhawani on Thursday 4th of Dec 2014

The Gionee Elife S5.1 is officially launched in India, for the price of Rs. 18999. The color options available would be White, Black, Blue & Pink colors. Speaking about the launch of Gionee Elife S5.1, Mr. Arvind Vohra, India Head, …

What’s new in the Android 5.0 Lollipop – Top Features

By Chetan Bhawani on Thursday 13th of Nov 2014

Oh hello, Nexus 5. With the bright and fresh look on the screen. Android Lollipop is finally here, and you can manually flash it onto your Nexus 5 if you don’t want to wait for the OTA update, the roll …

Motorola DROID Turbo (via Verizon) Launched with QHD Display, Snapdragon 805

By Chetan Bhawani on Wednesday 29th of Oct 2014

Verizon and Motorola have finally launched the Droid Turbo, the powerful version of the Moto X, limited to the Verizon network carrier. To be available from October 30th for $199.99 on contract for a 32GB model or $249.99 on contract …

Huawei Honor Holly Hands-on, Initial Impressions & Photo Gallery

By Chetan Bhawani on Tuesday 28th of Oct 2014

This is a price segment where earlier only the top-tier brands had smartphones with no super functionality or swift performance. It then changed into a market full of such devices that are capable of becoming the daily drivers, thanks to …

Confirmed List of Phones & Tablets getting Android Lollipop Update

By Chetan Bhawani on Tuesday 28th of Oct 2014

An important question in most of the users mind, would be whether the device they bought, is going to get the new OS update or not. It is always good to know when the company mentions about the devices that …

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Hands-on, Initial Impressions & Photo Gallery

By Chetan Bhawani on Saturday 25th of Oct 2014

Whatever the fanboys claim, it was Samsung who started the trend of large screen devices, with the Note series. That did inspire every other brand except Apple, to make larger phones as users have started adopting to the larger screens. …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Hands-on, Initial Impressions & Photo Gallery

By Chetan Bhawani on Wednesday 22nd of Oct 2014

Samsung’s plans about the “Galaxy Note” series has never backfired. These devices have always done a great job, though Samsung has priced every smartphone of theirs higher than what they can be valued at, but rarely people have complained about …

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Hands-on, Initial Impressions and Photo Gallery

By Chetan Bhawani on Saturday 18th of Oct 2014

Sony is probably the only smartphone manufacturer making high-end compact smartphones. The phrase “high-end compact” makes sense here because whenever a flagship smartphone (which now is over 5-inch in most of the cases) is launched, there is a smaller variant …

HTC One M8 Eye with 13MP Rear Camera Launched in India for Rs. 38,990

By Chetan Bhawani on Friday 17th of Oct 2014

HTC, the brand that was regarded as one of those which sells its devices at sky-high prices, has brought in some surprises this time, with the new HTC One M8 Eye smartphone being launched in India for the price of …

YotaPhone with Dual Displays priced at Rs. 23499, Launched on Flipkart

By Chetan Bhawani on Friday 17th of Oct 2014

A new 2014 version of the dual-screen YotaPhone is going to be launched in India on October 17th, and it is yet another product to be sold exclusively through the giant online retailer Flipkart. After being leaked earlier on Flipkart, …

Xiaomi Mi 4 vs. OnePlus One – The War of the Giants

By Yash Garg on Thursday 16th of Oct 2014

A couple years back, what was the best thing $300 could get you? In my case, it was a super crappy smartphone known as the UMi X1. It was basically a mashup of various other devices that existed prior to …

Android 5.0 announced as Android Lollipop with Material Design, Improved Security & Features

By Chetan Bhawani on Thursday 16th of Oct 2014

Finally today Google officially announced their much awaited Android 5.0, the Android L or Lollipop along with the new 6-Inch QHD Nexus 6 device. Back in June, when Google previewed the new Android OS at the Google I/O event and …

Gionee Elife E7 Review after 6 Months Usage as a Primary Phone

By Chetan Bhawani on Wednesday 15th of Oct 2014

This should be very interesting for me, and for the readers as well because usually whatever smartphones we test and review, are new and are reviewed within the first month after the device is launched. We usually like most of …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Announced in India for Rs. 58300 – All the Details

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Tuesday 14th of Oct 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is official in India, now after a long wait, and this matches the availability date for the Apple iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus in India. Interestingly, we are getting to hear that the Indian …

Micromax Canvas A1 Hands-on and Initial Impressions

By Chetan Bhawani on Saturday 27th of Sep 2014

One of the well known contenders in the initial series of Android One phones, is Micromax. The smartphone from this company is named Canvas A1, and this was supposedly going to be the most selling Android One phones among the …

Spice Dream Uno Android One Phone Hands-on and Initial Impressions

By Chetan Bhawani on Tuesday 16th of Sep 2014

The three new Android One phones that launched yesterday, are no different when we talk of the internal specifications, but each of the brand has its custom design and have given a different build to claim the title of being …

Panasonic Lumix CM1 Camera-phone with 20MP Camera, 1080p Display and Snapdragon 801 Announced

By Chetan Bhawani on Monday 15th of Sep 2014

Panasonic has been trying its luck lately in the Eluga series, which although has been promoted well, isn’t generating much returns for the company. Now, the well known Japanese manufacturer is stepping into the camera-phone segment, which has been on …

Android One Phones from Micromax, Spice and Karbonn Launched for Rs. 6399

By Chetan Bhawani on Monday 15th of Sep 2014

Android One, the initiative announced by Google recently, is finally turned to reality by the creator of Android OS, and this initiative is done by the collaboration with three Indian smartphone brands initially – Micromax, Karbonn and Spice. Google’s aim …

Intex Cloud FX Firefox Phone Hands-on and Initial Impressions

By Chetan Bhawani on Saturday 13th of Sep 2014

So here it is. The $35 Firefox phone from the Indian manufacturer, Intex. Named as the Intex Cloud FX, this was certainly one of the phones I was waiting to try out, given that it is popular as a smartphone, …

How good is the Apple iPhone 6 Plus compared to Apple iPhone 6?

By Chetan Bhawani on Wednesday 10th of Sep 2014

Apple might call this new iPhone revolutionary, and Apple has been calling each of their gadget as revolutionary during the launch, but this time, what is rather interesting is Apple’s step to make larger screen iPhone, and the company has …

Moto G 2014 Android Phone Hands On & Initial Impressions

By Shimon Das on Saturday 6th of Sep 2014

Time flies and we have the second generation of the Moto G. Apparently, Motorola has done quite a lot of changes with the camera and other inclusions, but the processor is still kept the same, which could be because the …

Moto X 2014 Hands-on and Initial Impressions

By Shimon Das on Saturday 6th of Sep 2014

The awaited successor of the first gen Moto X is here. Motorola was rumored to come up with a decent successor and not a heavily powered smartphone as these were always marketed with the tag “user experience” than heavy specs, …

iNew V8 Hands-on and Initial Impressions

By Yash Garg on Monday 1st of Sep 2014

Through the past couple of years, OEMs in China have done extremely well to do away with the ‘clone makers’ stereotype. Established companies like OPPO, Gionee, etc. and startups like OnePlus have been the pioneers who’ve lead this movement to finally …

Xiaomi Mi4 Hands-on and First Impressions

By Chetan Bhawani on Wednesday 27th of Aug 2014

High-end specs and the mid-range pricing is what defines Xiaomi’s lineup of flagship devices, and Xiaomi Mi4 is no different, and this smartphone defines what the entire web has been recently claiming of Xiaomi – ripping off / taking inspiration …