Posts From Kishan Vyas

Kishan Vyas
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A loyal Android user since Android 2.1 Eclair. An Android purist. I can be reached at [email protected]

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 With Dual Cameras Launched in India, MIUI 10 Global Rollout Detailed

At its official launch event in New Delhi, Xiaomi has announced the Xiaomi Redmi Y2, its latest camera-centric smartphone for the Indian market. The direct successor to the last year's Redmi Y1, the Redmi Y2 is a rebranded version of the Redmi S2 that we exclusively reported back in April before it went official in...

Honor 7X Android Oreo update now rolling out in the U.S.

The Honor 7X, a mid-range smartphone from Huawei's sub-brand Honor, was launched with Android Nougat-based EMUI 5.1 out-of-the-box. However, the company had promised at the time of launch that the device would eventually receive the Android Oreo-based EMUI 8.0 update. Making good on its promise the company is rolling out the EMUI 8.0 update for...

Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe Android Oreo Update Now Rolling Out

Back in August of 2017, ASUS announced their plan to rollout Android Oreo to the ZenFone 4 and ZenFone 3 series. The company kicked off the Oreo rollout with the ZenFone 4, which received the update in December of last year. It was followed by the ZenFone 3 in January and the ZenFone 4 Pro earlier...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 & Note 5 Pro Are Official, Here’s What to Expect

At an event in New Delhi on Wednesday, Xiaomi launched the successors to 2017's Redmi Note 4: The Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro. The acclaimed Redmi Note 4 was one of the best-selling smartphones in the mid-range price segment last year, with over 9 million units shipped. Xiaomi is hoping to repeat...

Honor 9 Lite Brings 5.65″ 18:9 Display & Android Oreo, Now Available in Western Europe

On Tuesday, Huawei sub-brand Honor announced that its latest mid-range smartphone, the Honor 9 Lite, is coming to Western Europe markets. It's the newest addition to Honor’s ever-growing portfolio of mid-range smartphones, and it aims to deliver a flagship-like smartphone experience at an affordable price point. The Honor 9 Lite launched in China in December and...

Nokia 6 (First Gen) Receives Android Oreo Beta – Download & Install with Nokia Beta Labs

Last month, HMD Global rolled out an Oreo beta for the Nokia 5 and promised that the Oreo beta for the mid-range Nokia 6 would soon follow suit. Making good on its promise, the company announced on Saturday that a beta version of Android Oreo is now available for the Nokia 6, adding that owners...

Nokia 6 (2018) Official with Snapdragon 630 SoC, Bothie Camera Mode and OZO Audio

After weeks of leaks and rumors, HMD Global on Friday finally took the wraps off the Nokia 6 (2018), its latest mid-range smartphone for 2018. It's the successor to the last year's Nokia 6, which was announced in China around the same time a year ago, and it improves upon its predecessor while offering a...

ASUS ZenFone 4 is getting Android Oreo via OTA

In early December, we reported that ASUS was planning to bring Android Oreo to its newest mid-range smartphone, the ZenFone 4, before the end of the month. On Friday, the company made good on its promise and announced that it's issued a software update to the ZenFone 4 (ZE554KL). The Android Oreo update (which the carries build number 15.0405.1711.76)...

Google Home Max Exhibits Audio Latency With Music Played Through the Aux-in Port

The Google Home Max, Google's premium smart home speaker, went on sale earlier this month in the US. And while it's received rave reviews from critics, it appears to have an audio-related issue that make it a little less than perfect. According to a report from Variety, the Google Home Max exhibits latency when music's played...

Xiaomi Recruiting Beta Testers for the Mi 6 Android Oreo Update while Redmi 5A/Note 5A Gets MIUI 9

Xiaomi kicked off development for the Android Oreo update coming to its flagship lineup earlier this month, and rolled out an early version of an Android Oreo-based MIUI 9 ROM to a closed group of Mi 6 users. At the time, the beta program was open to MIUI China Alpha ROM users only. But it looks...

Google’s PhotoScan App Updated with Auto Backup to Google Photos

PhotoScan, which launched back in October of 2016, is a handy little tool from Google that lets you convert your old, printed photos into high-quality digital copies using your phone’s camera. It's not the most original idea—there are plenty of photo-scanning applications in the Google Play Store—but PhotoScan claims to deliver better results by leveraging Google's...

LG V30+ Launched in India with FullVision Display and 32-bit HiFi Quad DAC for Rs. 44,990

At a launch event in New Delhi on Wednesday, Seoul, South Korean-based smartphone smartphone maker LG unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the LG V30, for the Indian subcontinent. The LG V30+ was announced back in August at IFA 2017 and arrived in the US and European markets in October. But today marks the first time it's...