Posts From Tushar Mehta

Tushar Mehta
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Tushar's love for tinkering with different forms of consumer tech brings him to this front. Besides technology, he likes to keep a tab on the political climate and trade bouts that make things expensive, and in turn, peeve him. Email him at [email protected]

Xiaomi teases a Redmi smartphone with a 64MP camera

The fad of smartphones being featuring 48MP cameras has taken over the first half of 2019. Not only flagships like the OnePlus 7/7 Pro and the Redmi K20/K20 Pro, but the 48MP sensor have also been billed as USPs for mid-premium devices such as the Realme X and the Moto One Vision, the mid-range Redmi...

Here’s what OxygenOS 10 based on Android Q may look like in the future

OnePlus' thrives on constant feedback from the community of its users and that is what has helped the company integrate a variety of new features into OxygenOS. Recently, OnePlus conducted a contest to elect an honorary Product Manager from the community and promised to inculcate their ideas into developing the next version of OxygenOS. Léandro...

Samsung starts mass producing 12Gb LPDDR5 mobile DRAM chips for smartphones

The industry for smartphone is moving very dynamically with the constantly rising demands from users. We've seen one of the major jumps in terms of memory among other smartphone components as 12GB RAM becomes the new standard for utmost premium smartphones. As smartphones manufacturers around the world brace to create premium 5G devices, Samsung Electronics...

TouchPal keyboard and other CooTek apps removed from Google Play for disruptive advertising

Google takes strong measures against apps on the Play Store which use sneaky methods for misutilization of permissions. Earlier this year, Google banished Du Global, the Chinese developer with more than 500 millions of downloads on its 100+ apps, from the Play Store and the AdMob network for intrusive ads. Google has now "temporarily" expelled...

Realme talks Android Q update plans, Digital Wellbeing, dark mode, and more

Affordable and budget offerings from Realme have shaken up the Indian smartphone market, which has traditionally been dominated by brands like Xiaomi and Samsung. Besides launching nearly 10 phones in the last five quarters, the company has striven hard with respect to updates. It has been rolling out updates for several smartphones and was also...

[Update 3: Launched in India] The Samsung Galaxy A80 with a rotating camera module, notchless Infinity display is now official

Samsung has revitalized its Galaxy A series for the generation that prefers to stay live all the time. After recently announcing its plans to merge the Galaxy J series with the Galaxy A lineup, Samsung has announced a new smartphone which sits at the top of this revamped lineup. The Galaxy A80 uses a new...

Redmi K20 Pro First Impressions: A Masterpiece of Xiaomi’s Perseverance

In its homeland of China, Xiaomi caters to a wide spectrum of users at different price points with its diverse range of electronics and lifestyle products. Internationally, Xiaomi has made its mark by economizing users' smartphones purchases. Until recently, Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi was mostly committed to budget offerings, but that changed after the company announced...

Xiaomi launches its flagship killers Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro in India

The month of July marks the completion of Xiaomi's fifth year in India. Throughout this duration, the company has amazed Indians by bringing smartphones with impressive specs into the market. While the fifth year anniversary is already something to rejoice over – not just for the company, MD Manu Jain, and the team that kickstarted...

[Update: Launched in US] Nokia 2.2 with Android One, up to 3GB RAM will be the cheapest smartphone to get Android Q

HMD Global has been going strong on the strength of the Nokia brand name and offering smartphones across various price segments. Today, at an event in India, the company revealed the Nokia 2.2 which will be the most affordable Android One smartphone from the company as part of its new lineup in 2019. While the...

Microsoft Outlook’s upcoming dark mode for Android leaks in new screenshots

Dark mode gets a lot of people drooling for the sheer improvement it brings to the aesthetics of any app. Google has been building support for a system-wide dark theme, starting Android Q, along with APIs to help developers integrate a dark mode in third party apps. Many of Google's own apps such as Google...

[Update 2: Press Renders] Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro to have bezel-less displays with pop-up cameras

Honor's mid-range series with the suffix "X" offers a good value for the price. The focus of this series is to empower the average consumer in the sub-$250 price segment and the high demand proves its success. As per official figures, the Huawei sub-brand has already sold 15 million units of the Honor 8X, i.e....

Realme X Review: Practical Meets Premium

Realme began its journey in India over a year ago with a much simpler nomenclature. After being jump-started by OPPO, and cherishing the success of the Realme 1, the company announced that it will be spinning out and establishing itself as a separate entity. Since then, it has launched several smartphones to meet the expectations...