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]

ASUS rolls out Android Pie for the ZenFone 5Q/5 Lite/5 Selfie Pro

ASUS has been ramping up its efforts to release timely software updates to its smartphones. Besides last year's flagship, the ZenFone 5/5z, Android Pie beta updates are available for the smartphones in almost-two-year-old ZenFone 4 series. Parallelly, ASUS has also rolled out stable Pie for other mid-range devices including for the ZenFone Max Pro M1,...

Vivo Z1Pro Hands-on: Triple Cameras and a Big Battery on a Budget

Vivo currently ranks third in the Indian smartphone industry and this can be attributed to its success as an offline brand. Lately, Vivo has ramped up efforts to increase online sales and has launched smartphones in India with the intention of striking a balance between innovation and affordability. The Vivo Z1Pro is the latest smartphone...

Samsung gets sued for allegedly misleading Australians about the water resistance of Galaxy phones

Over the years, guardian IP ratings have become central to the marketing agendas of smartphones, especially flagships. Likewise, Samsung has been touting the waterproof nature of its Galaxy S10 series smartphones, all four of which come with IP68 rating. The Korean giant has also been advertising the water-resistance capabilities of these smartphones, irrespective of the...

[Update: Official] The 8″ Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2019) is coming with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 429

Undeterred by the sliding demand for tablets worldwide, Samsung is moving forth and launching new tablets. The Korean giant launched the entertainment-centric Galaxy Tab S5e around MWC 2019 followed by a more affordable Galaxy Tab A 8" with S-Pen support in March. Now, it appears to be preparing to launch another tablet with entry-level specifications,...

Xiaomi will launch the Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 Pro in India on July 17th

Xiaomi and its spin-off brand Redmi have always challenged top performance in every price segment with its aggressive pricing. While Redmi had long been associated with budget offerings, the brand recently stepped into the realm of flagship smartphones with the Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 Pro, which were launched in China in May. Since...

Google Camera 6.3 leaks from Android Q beta 5, moves Night Sight into the main UI

The Night Sight feature in Google Camera has been one of the most sought after feature since Google launched it a few weeks after the Pixel 3 series launch. Not only has Night Sight charmed Pixel users but, it has also resulted in the eruption of dedicated Night modes on a score of non-Google smartphones...

The Redmi 7A launches in India with better specifications but same price as the Redmi 6A

Xiaomi is completing five years in India and has catered to the needs of the consumers, especially in the budget and affordable segments. The Redmi A series has been fairly popular in India and Xiaomi claims to have sold 23.5 million devices in the last two years since the Redmi 4A. The company is now...

Vivo Z1Pro with hole punch display, triple rear cameras, 5000mAh battery launches in India

Vivo almost doubled its share in the Indian smartphone market during the first quarter of 2019 compared to the last year. This success can be attributed to the company's strong offline presence, strategic investments, and a lead in innovations like the pop-up camera with smartphones like the V15 and the V15 Pro. Vivo is now...

Xiaomi CC9, CC9e, and CC9 Meitu Edition with triple rear cameras launched in China

Xiaomi and spin-off brand Redmi have had an interesting year so far. Kicking it off with the launch of the Redmi Note 7 in China, Xiaomi launched the Mi 9 and the Mi 9SE in February. Later in the year, the Redmi 7 was announced in China and then in India. Besides these, Redmi also...

[Update: Samsung’s response] Samsung to allegedly cut 1,000 jobs in India due to pressure from Chinese rivals

Samsung is the largest mobile phone OEM by volume in the world, but its dominance in India is challenged by Chinese peers like Xiaomi, Vivo, Realme etc. The Korean manufacturer was at the leading smartphone brand in India until the second half of 2017 it lost this title to Xiaomi. The company has been moving...

Huawei MediaPad T5 with 10.1″ Full HD display, dual stereo speakers, Kirin 659 launches in India

Unaffected by the ban imposed by the earlier U.S. government, Huawei recently launched the Huawei Nova 5 series with the Huawei MediaPad M6 which is equipped with premium specs and comes in two different sizes. With the U.S. government easing restrictions on Huawei, the company is back to its business of launching new devices. In...

Samsung Galaxy A50 gets Night mode and Super Slow Motion in latest update

Samsung has lately been delivering regular software updates to its smartphones with a fueled vigor. Besides investing time and resources in rolling out One UI based on Android Pie to older devices, the company has also been improving upon the performance of newly launched devices. The Galaxy A50, which was among the earliest devices in...