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]

The Suunto 7 is the first Wear OS smartwatch with the Snapdragon Wear 3100’s Sports mode

Despite the advancements in wearable technology, smartwatches other than those running Apple's watchOS and Samsung's Tizen have failed to make an impact on users. Google's Wear OS has been a major let down for several users because of the lack of fitness features or a closed platform in contrast to the open-source Android. But more...

Vivo S1Pro with 48MP Samsung GM1, Snapdragon 665, and Super AMOLED display launches in India

Vivo S1 was launched in India in August 2019 as part of the company's new series of "S"tylish smartphones. It came with a triple rear camera setup at a time when smartphone brands were at the early stages of experimenting with more than two rear cameras on mid-range smartphones. Along with snazzy colors, the Vivo...

Realme X2 Performance & Gaming Review: The Finest Mid-Ranger of 2019

Realme has been aggressively broadening its reach, expanding both vertically and laterally. Less than two years ago, it was a brand vending entry-level phone to price-conscious Southeast Asians. But since then, it has matured into a poster-boy label for premium-grade value for money phones available in key global markets. More importantly, this stupefying surge has...

[Update: Launching next month] Xiaomi, OPPO, and Vivo team up to make cross-device file transfers easier

The AirDrop feature on Apple devices is a fast and convenient way of sharing files without any requirement to rely on third-party applications. It has been around since 2011 is one of the reasons why many prefer staying in the Apple ecosystem. Android, too, had had NFC-based Android Beam for several years but it will...

[Update: Delayed indefinitely] The Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha has a surround-display design, 180% screen-to-body ratio, and costs $2800

Xiaomi's Mi MIX lineup was first introduced as a revolutionary product with a nearly bezel-less display. The concept has matured over the generations with the Mi MIX 2 and the Mi MIX 2S. and with the fourth MIX smartphone, Xiaomi is doing something unique and futuristic. The Mi MIX Alpha is another major leap forward...

[Update 3: 6GB/64GB now available in India] Realme X2 Pro with insane 50W fast charging and flagship specs gets a jaw-dropping price in India

Realme has grown at an astonishing rate over the last year and this controverts the globally declining demand for smartphones. Starting its journey with entry-level smartphones, Realme has rapidly evolved to grab a major chunk of the mid-range segment and is now vying for a share in the segment of flagships – or rather, flagship...

[Update: Watch Active2 4G variant launched] Samsung launches Galaxy Tab S6 with S-Pen, Galaxy Watch 4G, and Galaxy Watch Active2 in India

Samsung is the second-largest smartphone brand in India but it leads the overall market of consumer electronics due to its expansive portfolio of products. Today, Samsung is expanding the portfolio further with three new products that have just been launched in India. These include the premium tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab S6, their first LTE-enabled smartwatch,...

[Update: Available] Onida launches a smart TV in India with Amazon’s Fire TV software

Onida, formally known as MIRC Electronics, is an Indian TV brand that was very popular in the 1990s and early 2000s for its CRT televisions. After plummeting initially to the wave of Plasma TVs, and eventually LCD and LED TVs, and competition from international brands like Samsung, Sony, and LG, Onida has transitioned into a...

Samsung’s clamshell folding phone leaks in multiple live images

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is clearly one of the most fascinating and futuristic smartphones we saw this year. For this device, Samsung used the traditional book layout but for its next folding smartphone, the company might go for a more ergonomic design. Earlier this year at the Samsung Developer Conference, it teased different form factors...

Realme launches “Buds Air” truly wireless stereo earbuds while OPPO announces Enco Free

OPPO and its offshoot Realme are marking their entry into the truly wireless earphone segment with the launch and unveiling of their respective products. Realme has taken center stage in India for its Realme X2 launch today, and the independent company is also taking this opportunity to announce the Realme Buds Air in the country....

Realme X2 with Snapdragon 730G, 30W fast charging, 64MP quad cameras launches in India

Realme has been the talking point among tech enthusiasts worldwide. This is because the OPPO off-shoot has phenomenal growth since May 2018, becoming the fastest-growing smartphone (renowned) brand in the world. After kicking it off in the budget smartphone segment, Realme pro-actively launched new smartphones covering every segment and even set a new benchmark for...

Vivo launches X30 and Vivo X30 Pro with 5G, Exynos 980 SoC, 64MP cameras, and FuntouchOS 10

Vivo might be alien to a lot of users in the west but it is fairly popular in parts of Asia. In fact, it is the second most popular smartphone brand in homeland China and occupies the third position in India. The company is also renowned for its design innovations like the first smartphone with...