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Demystifying Xiaomi’s budget lineup: Should you buy the Redmi Y2, Redmi Note 5, or the Mi A1?

It’s time to find out what each phone in Xiaomi’s budget lineup has to offer.

Xiaomi releases a lot of devices every year, and most of them tend to be in the budget segment. The Chinese manufacturer is nothing if not shrewd about its launch strategy, and by targeting the sub-₹15,000 segment, it managed to get a leg up over its Chinese rivals.

Xiaomi’s intense focus on this segment means there are seven phones currently sold by  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could get a new Brown color option this year

In a few months, Samsung will unleash upon the world yet another flagship. The Galaxy Note 9 will, according to the most recent rumors, will see the light of day in New York on August 9 during an Unpacked event.

As we’re drawing closer to the date, more and more leaks centering the upcoming smartphone have started emerging online. For example, we just heard the Note 9 will ship with a 4,000 mAh battery and now another leak reveals the  [Read More…]

Do you plan on upgrading to the Galaxy Note 9?

Samsung’s playing it safe this year.

Leaked renders of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 surfaced on June 6, and to not much surprise, revealed that the phone will look eerily similar to the Note 8.

We’re still expecting the Note 9 to come equipped with a faster processor, new software features, and improved cameras, but when it comes to its design, it doesn’t appear that we’ll be seeing much change at all.

Some of the Android Central  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: Battle of the budget beasts

ASUS is taking the fight to Xiaomi with its latest budget phone.

Over the course of the last three years, Xiaomi went from a relatively unknown Chinese brand to India’s largest smartphone manufacturer. It did so by introducing budget phones that offered great value for money, and eliminating common pain points. For instance, one of the areas Xiaomi focused on last year was battery life — it started rolling out phones with larger batteries and offering optimizations  [Read More…]

Would you like a flat screen on the Galaxy Note 9?

A matter of form vs. function.

Samsung’s been dabbling with curved displays for quite a few years now, but since the launch of the Galaxy S8 series last year, the company’s gone all in on these curves for its flagship phones. The Note 8 and S9 series that followed the S8 also came equipped with curved sides, and with the Note 9 on the horizon, people are debating whether or not this is a trend that should stick around.

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Moto G6 Plus vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: Spec comparison

Here’s an early look at how the Moto G6 Plus compares to Xiaomi’s budget behemoth.

Xiaomi extended its lead in the budget segment with the launch of the Redmi Note 5 Pro earlier this year, which demonstrated the brand’s ability to offer incredible value for money. Featuring a Snapdragon 636, up to 6GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, overhauled cameras, and a 4000mAh battery, there really isn’t much wrong with the device.

Motorola will be looking to  [Read More…]

Is it best to buy the Galaxy S9 or wait for the Note 9?

The never-ending debate of buy vs. wait.

Samsung makes some of the most popular smartphones on the planet, and as we usually see every year, the company’s biggest competition is often itself.

The Galaxy S9+ is a truly excellent phone and easily one of the best to come out so far in 2018. However, with Samsung likely announcing the Galaxy Note 9 in just a few short months, should you bother spending your money on an S9+  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 preview: Finally a viable contender to the Redmi Note 5 Pro

ASUS’ latest phone offers the same hardware as the Redmi Note 5 Pro, but you get a larger battery and pure Android.

Xiaomi has consolidated its position in the Indian handset segment over the course of the last 12 months by rolling out a wave of budget phones that offered great value for money. The Redmi Note 5 Pro, for instance, is the first device in the world to be powered by the Snapdragon 636, and the  [Read More…]

Nokia 7 Plus vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: A cut above

The Nokia 7 Plus costs almost twice as much as the Redmi Note 5 Pro. It’s time to find out if it’s twice as good.

The Nokia 7 Plus represents a lot of firsts for HMD Global: it is the first phone from the manufacturer to feature an 18:9 panel, the first to offer the Snapdragon 660 chipset in India, and the first mid-ranger from the manufacturer to make its way to global markets.

There’s clearly a  [Read More…]

What we know so far: Samsung Galaxy Note 9

All the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumors in one place. Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 9 this summer and here’s what we know about it so far.

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