Author - Pero Shaw

Oppo R11 Selfie Phone With Dual Rear Camera Setup, Android 7.1 Nougat Launched

  After many leaks, the Oppo R11 has finally become official. The smartphone’s big highlights are its dual rear camera setup, Android 7.1 Nougat, and its 20-megapixel selfie camera. The Oppo R11 will be made available in China on Saturday, June 10, and the official price still remains a mystery. However, recent rumours indicate that the Oppo R11 price will be at $485 (roughly Rs. 31,200). There is no word om the new Oppo phone’s India release plans yet. Oppo R11 [...]

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Apple’s HomePod is a cautious approach to the connected home

The new HomePod sounds great. I walked away from WWDC impressed with the full and rich sound the company has managed to get out of such a small form factor. There’s nice hardware on-board and a lot happening on the back end to create an optimal audio experience, including a six-mic array that sonically maps the room the speaker is in. Other smart home hubs like the Echo – and many similarly priced home priced home speaker systems – can’t [...]

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OnePlus 5 price is out; pricier than Xiaomi Mi 6

OnePlus 5 is the flagship smartphone that is eagerly awaited to go official.The upcoming device from China is the sequel to the yesteryear models – OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. OnePlus 5 price is out; pricier than Xiaomi Mi 6 It was yesterday that we got to know that the smartphone is all set to be unveiled on June 20, ruling out the rumors and speculations that tipped a June 15 launch date. Now, we have a fresh leak that [...]

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DJI Spark: the drone you fly with a wave of your hands

SPARK, the mini-camera drone that you can literally launch from the palm of your hand, could become the hottest top end tech toy under the Christmas tree in Australia this year. That’s certainly the hope of DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones, following the launch of a drone which can be controlled by hand gestures alone. Sydney’s Luna Park proved a fun launching pad for the $859 device which will start being delivered in Australia from June. The drone is particularly [...]

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Xiaomi’s Mi Max 2 has a giant 5300mAh battery

  Xiaomi’s original Mi Max smartphone was incredibly successful for the company — it says it sold over 3 million units — and it’s hoping the Mi Max 2 can bring even more people into the fold. Spotted by TechCrunch, the Mi Max 2 was announced today at an event in Beijing. It comes with a massive 5,300mAh that Xiaomi says will last two full days of use, with over 18 hours of video playback or 21 hours of GPS [...]

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Xiaomi’s New Phone Beats Apple To Edgeless Display

Xiaomi Mix The Xiaomi Mix is a 6.4-inch phone with no bezel on the sides and top of the front of the device The iPhone 7 may have just launched, but Apple fans dialed in to the latest rumors surrounding the next iPhone know the company has something big coming. Rumors of an iPhone with a reduced bezel at the top and bottom of the face have hit the interwebs, suggesting that Apple wants to go all out for its 10th [...]

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Did Xiaomi just preempt the iPhone 8?

Xiaomi, the former darling of the Chinese smartphone market, has hit a rocky patch as of late, though its rejuvenation efforts have today been stoked with the introduction of a spectacular new smartphone called the Mi Mix. This 6.4-inch mobile behemoth is notable for its practically bezel-free screen with curved display corners, which sits in front of an absolutely maxed-out spec sheet and a ceramic back that comes with optional 18-karat gold accents. But as I look at what [...]

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Xiaomi’s Mi MIX is all about its gorgeous edge-to-edge display

We’re used to surprise announcements at Xiaomi events, but this time, it’s a rather special one. After showing off the Mi Note 2, the company unveiled the Mi MIX “concept phone” — one that’s headlining with a cool 6.4-inch, edge-to-edge 1080p LCD (even at the top two round corners, and without using the old optical illusion trick). The high-end device also features glossy, full ceramic body and buttons, with no earpiece or proximity sensor, allowing for a cleaner look [...]

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Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is the Most Affordable Health Tracker Worth Buying

There is no doubt that one of the fastest growing wearable types go to fitness trackers. From Apple’s new Series 2 watch, to the endless array of GPS sport watches, there is something for everyone in every price point. On the entry-level, affordable side of the spectrum, there is a lot of junk on the market for tracking steps; however, one particular wearable stands out, the Xiaomi Mi Band 2. While the Mi Band 2 is not perfect, most of [...]

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Xiaomi Mi Note 2 lauch event rumored for October

Following the Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus launch, Xiaomi is gearing up to unveil the Mi Note 2 and Mi Note 2 Pro in October. According to analyst Pan Jiutang, the company will introduce the two phones at the end of next month. On top of that, Jiutang says Xiaomi will also offer the phones in more than a few color choices. While there’s no information on what exactly the color choices are, the Mi Note 2 and Mi [...]

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