Posts From Tushar Mehta

Tushar Mehta
Tushar Mehta

I am a Senior Writer for the XDA News Portal. I have been reviewing gadgets for over four years and gained experience by working for prominent tech publications in India before joining XDA. I enjoy fiddling with all smart objects and my love for software customization dates back to the Symbian S60 days. I like to devote my spare time idealizing the romantic union of technology and philosophy or spacing out on Pink Floyd. You may email me at [email protected]

Apple iPad Pro 2021: M1 chip, 5G, Mini LED XDR display, and everything else you need to know

The Apple iPad is unquestionably one of the best tablets you can buy. Despite the global decline in demand for tablets, different varieties of the iPad have been in high demand thanks to their unique proposition of powerful processing capabilities and portability. The iPad Pro takes it a step further with a massive display, multiple...

How important is your smartphone’s warranty to you?

The Spanish government recently mandated that products will have to be sold in the country with three years of warranty. This ruling extends the duration of the warranty on most products — including electronics — from the existing period of two years. The regulation also applies to smartphones and should enforce a higher manufacturing quality,...

Here’s everything we know about the Google Pixel 5a 5G, including expected release date

Google's Pixel 5a is set to succeed the Pixel 4a this year. While the launch is slated for later this year, it's worth setting our expectations now that we've had a taste of what to expect from this year's affordable Google Pixel smartphone. Google first launched the Pixel series almost five years ago. Much distant from...

Are you interested in the M1 iPad Pro even without macOS?

The distinction between iPad and MacBook was not as marginal in the past as it is now. With its custom ARM-based M1 chip on certain MacBook models last year, Apple introduced support for iPhone and iPad apps on the M1 MacBooks. The company even spent a major part of 2020 raving that the iPad Pro...

The Redmi K40 series dons a new avatar in India, launches as the Mi 11X and Mi 11X Pro

The POCO F1 was Xiaomi's first flagship killer in India. Since then, the company has separated the operations and marketing of its different sub-brands, including Redmi and POCO, and launched multiple other flagship killers in the country. After the Redmi K20 series and the Xiaomi Mi 10T series, Xiaomi is launching yet another flagship killer...

Xiaomi launches its super premium Mi 11 Ultra in India to take on Galaxy S21 Ultra for a much lower price

Xiaomi, a company that is principally popular for its low-cost smartphones, launched an uber-premium smartphone that competes with the likes of Galaxy S21 Ultra and the iPhone 12 Pro Max. The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is not the company's first premium smartphone but it is among the first ones to launch globally. It is loaded...

How to watch the “Spring Loaded” Apple event

Apple is set to launch a bunch of new products later today at its first event of 2021. Among the primary attractions of this event is the new iPad Pro, and potentially some of the other rumored products including AirTags, new iMac powered by Apple's M1 chip, new accessories for the iPad Pro, and a...

Does Sony need to follow trends for its smartphones to stay relevant?

The phone industry has changed dramatically since the early 2010s. Brands that were non-existent back then now take up all of our attention, while those that were prevalent are barely mentioned these days. Once a leading mobile phone brand, LG had to shut down its smartphone business after years of inflating losses. Likewise, Sony is...

Are you satisfied by OEMs promising 3 years of Android updates?

Smartphones are getting more powerful, and the performance gap between a flagship and a mid-ranger is getting shorter. With fewer hardware features to stake their claims, OEMs are now turning their attention towards software updates. The latest trend in this area is to promise a certain number of Android generational upgrades and use it as...

HMD Global will deliver 3 years of OS updates to its new Nokia X phones

HMD Global has just announced a whole lot of new budget Nokia smartphones running on Android 11. The new Nokia X series, G series, and C series mark HMD's departure from the numeric naming and return to alphanumeric names, just like in the late 2000s and early 2010s. Among these smartphones, the Nokia X10 and...

HMD Global’s new Nokia phones offer Android 11 on a budget

Nokia made a comeback to the smartphone market four years ago. The brand inarguably lags far behind its former legacy as the world's biggest phone brand, but its commitment to a bloat-free user experience has helped it maintain a distinct identity, especially in the entry-level and budget segments of the smartphone market. HMD Global, the...

ASUS ROG Phone 5: Everything you need to know before buying the gaming beast

The ROG range of products by ASUS is designed to facilitate serious gamers, and the ROG Phone aligns with this image. The ROG Phone is inarguably the most expedient gaming smartphone, featuring the most powerful chipset available for Android devices, RGB lighting, the highest refresh rate display on a smartphone, and a host of performance-enhancing...