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]

Would you like to see the Redmi K40 with Snapdragon 870 as the Poco F3?

Redmi's flagship killer K series delivers fantastic value for money. The third-generation in the series, i.e., the Redmi K40 lineup, including the Redmi K40, K40 Pro, and the K40 Pro+, was unveiled earlier this week. Despite flagship-grade specifications including 120Hz AMOLED displays, either Snapdragon 870 0r Snapdragon 888 high-end chipsets, and up to 108MP cameras,...

Here’s everything we know about the Google Pixel 5a

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 also disappointed with Android 12 so far?

Google released the first Android 12 Developer Preview build earlier this week. To many of us who were expecting the major design overhaul seen earlier in the Android 12 leak, the first official release was quite underwhelming — despite a host of new improvements it brought to Android's functionality. Of course, this is just the...

Hands-on with Android 12 Developer Preview: Here are the new features

Google just dropped the first Android 12 Developer Preview a few hours ago. Even though Android 12 "Snow Cone" is still a good six months away from the stable release, the Developer Preview reveals a good deal about what stock Android is likely to look like with this iteration. The recent Android 12 leaks and...

Exclusive: Realme confirms Narzo 30 series specs including MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset

Realme introduced the Narzo series last year, targeting Gen Z. While it exists alongside the Realme numeric series and the X series, the Narzo series aims to satisfy the power-hungry demands of young consumers. After launching the Narzo 10 and 10A in May 2020 and following it up with the Narzo 20, 20A, and 20...

What features do you want to see in Android 12?

Smartphone manufacturers around the world are on a quest to upgrade their phones to Android 11. Meanwhile, Google is moving on to the next version, Android 12, and might release the first Developer Preview later this month. But prior to its official release, leaked images from a document may have already given us some insight...

Xiaomi Mi QLED TV 4K 55″ Review: A premium Android TV experience at a compelling price

The smartphone market is incredibly saturated. After thriving in the smartphone business, companies traditionally branch out into other consumer product categories — smart TVs being one of them — and that's exactly the trajectory that Xiaomi has followed. In India, Xiaomi has been selling smart TVs since early 2018, and in less than three years,...

Discussion: What are your thoughts on the leaked Android 12 changes?

The first Android 12 Developer Preview is around the corner. While the stable release of Android is usually introduced in September each year, the Developer Previews see the light of the day much earlier. Even though there is no credible information about the release date, we do expect to see the first glimpse of Android...

Discussion: Do you want a waterfall display that’s curved on all sides?

Xiaomi just unwrapped its new smartphone concept with a display curved around all four edges. The new "quad-waterfall display" appears more conventional than the Mi MIX Alpha's fully wraparound design but only at first glance. The nameless phone features an 88-degree "waterfall" curve on the left and right of the screen and the top and...

Fast Charging Explained: The slowest to the fastest Fast Charging technologies

Smartphones are getting smarter by the minute, and as a result, our smartphone usage is ballooning. This spike in smartphone usage has inspired companies to devise newer methods to improve battery backup. While making batteries bigger is the most obvious choice, the bulking it causes to a smartphone is also unavoidable. The next best alternative...

Discussion: Has Samsung actually gotten good at software updates?

If you've been keeping watch these past few months, you'd have noticed that Samsung has been slaying it with its software updates. Besides working relentlessly to roll out the latest Android 11-based One UI 3.0 update to a wide range of flagships and flagship-killers, Samsung has also rewarded several mid-range devices with a similar treatment....

Discussion: What do you think will be the best processor for 2021’s flagship killers?

OnePlus spearheaded its way into the smartphone market by introducing a "flagship killer." Alien to the industry at first, the idea of a specs-heavy smartphone without some of the premium features hit home with many smartphone manufacturers, especially the ones seeking recognition in the premium segments of the market. Over the years, these flagship killers have...