Tag Archive: Difference

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro vs. Redmi Note 5 vs. Redmi Note 4: What’s the difference?

With two new models in the Redmi Note series, it’s time to see how they stack up.

Xiaomi introduced two new models in the Redmi Note series today, with the Redmi Note 5 taking over from last year’s Redmi Note 4 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro aimed at enthusiast users. After overtaking Samsung to become the largest smartphone vendor in the country, Xiaomi is now looking to consolidate its position at the top.

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What’s the difference: Nokia 6 vs Nokia 6 (2018)

A year has passed since HMD unveiled Nokia’s first comeback smartphone in China, the Nokia 6, so this week the Finnish company has taken the wraps off an updated version of the phone destined to be sold in the same region. The second generation Nokia 6 brings only a few improvements over its predecessor and […]

aptX vs. aptX HD: What’s the difference?

In a world where a 3.5mm headphone jack is on the verge of extinction, aptX HD can make a difference.

Whenever you read anything about Bluetooth, you’ll come across plenty of letters and numbers and other cryptic specs. One of the latest on these is aptX HD, which takes a previously cryptic specification and adds HD on the end. We all know HD means “High Definition”, but what about the aptX part? And what makes aptX (which  [Read More…]

What’s the difference between Tango and ARCore?

Google has one Augmented Reality platform, but it comes in two great flavors.

Techies have been getting very excited about Augmented Reality over the last year, from discussions surrounding why Pokémon Go continues to be so popular to the recent excitement developers have drummed up with Apple’s ARKit platform. Naturally, Google fans look at something like ARKit almost mockingly. These demonstrations pale in comparison to Tango, the fully spatially aware platform from Google’s [x] division. And yet,  [Read More…]

Samsung Gear Sport vs. Gear S3: What’s the difference?

The wearable landscape is heading toward fitness, and there are plenty of choices.

Samsung offers a nice three-pronged approach to wearables, starting at the bottom with the fitness-driven Gear Fit 2 Pro, notching up to the fence-sitting Gear Sport and impressing at the top with the all-around performer Gear S3. For someone who wants comprehensive fitness tracking but also a bigger screen that can handle more traditional smartwatch functions, they will instantly narrow down to just the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. Galaxy S8 Active: What’s the difference?

Which version of the Galaxy S8 is the one to buy?

Samsung has continued the trend of releasing an “Active” version of its latest mass-market flagship a handful of months later, and the Galaxy S8 Active is the least compromised Active model yet. It thankfully shares a vast majority of the components, features and experience with a standard Galaxy S8 — and that’s a definite selling point compared to the rest of the rugged phone market.

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Nest Learning Thermostat vs. Nest Thermostat E: What’s the difference?

Trying to decide between the Nest Learning Thermostat and the company’s new Nest Thermostat E? Here’s how the two compare!

Nest recently announced the brand new Nest Thermostat E, a less-expensive smart thermostat with many of the same features as its more expensive sibling. The subtle, all-white design and simplified display of the Thermostat E stand in stark contrast to the flashier, heavier look of the Learning Thermostat. But look and feel are only part of the picture. If  [Read More…]

What’s the difference: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8+

Yesterday was a big day for Samsung who finally unveiled the often leaked Galaxy Note 8 phablet – the successor of last year’s ill-fated Galaxy Note7. This year, the Galaxy Note 8 looks and feels quite similar to the Galaxy S8+ – one of the best Android phones of this year. But the obvious question […]

What’s the difference: Moto G5S Plus vs Moto G5 Plus

After numerous leaks and teasers, Motorola finally unveiled its first Special Edition phones: the Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus. These new phones come to join the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus, two models which were unveiled at MWC 2017 in Barcelona back in February. In this article, we turn our attention to the […]

What’s the difference: LG G6 vs LG Q6+

LG recently unveiled a new family of mid-range devices called Q6 that borrow many of the design traits and features of the LG G6 flagship but are to be offered at a lower price. Out of the three new models, the LG Q6+ offers the most advanced specs, so in what follows we’re going to […]