Posts From Tushar Mehta

Tushar Mehta
Tushar Mehta

I am a Senior Editor at XDA. I have been reviewing gadgets for over five 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]

The OnePlus 6T gets a lot of things right, but here’s what it gets wrong

OnePlus is having a wonderful time at the market. After having a good time killing flagships in the last few years, OnePlus' "Never Settle" attitude has helped it make its way into the pack of flagship devices in markets such as the U.S. and even dominate the premium segment India. This has been achieved through...

Digital Wellbeing arrives on the Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 with Android Pie

HMD Global has been committed to bringing the latest software updates to most of its Android devices. The first generation Nokia 6, which was launched with Android 7.0 Nougat, recently got the Android 9 Pie update along with February's security patch. As part of the update, Nokia 6 has also received some of the features exclusive to the...

Realme 3 will come with a MediaTek Helio P70 in India and P60 in other markets

In less than a year since its launch, smartphone brand Realme has made its mark in India. It entered the list of top 5 smartphone brands in the country and even knocked its parent OPPO out of the fourth position. The company has already released six devices in the entry-level and budget segments - including...

Vivo V15 Pro Hands On: 48MP Triple Cameras, Pop-Up Selfie Camera, and Beautiful Build Make an Attractive Combo

The global smartphone industry witnessed a turning point last year, with manufacturers reorganizing their priorities to stand out and beat the market saturation, with either crazy specifications or even crazier designs, all to amaze consumers with something new and exciting. 2018 was evidently a year of experimentation. And, it was the year of the "notch."...

India to lead the growth of smart feature phone market over the next 3 years

Smartphones sales are taking a beating worldwide with at least a 4% decline in 2018. At the same time, the segment of feature phones with 3G or 4G connectivity has seen massive growth in global demand, which is driven by India. Now, a report by Counterpoint Research predicts that the category of smart feature phones...

PUBG Mobile acknowledges its contributions to mobile gaming addiction in India, seeks to amend it

Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, fondly known as PUBG, has become a household name in many homes of India, owing to the wide popularity its free-to-play mobile version. But in spite of its highly engaging gameplay, frequent and exciting updates, and great match-making skills, PUBG Mobile has been alarming Indian parents and the various government agencies for all...

YouTube Music gets updated with Android Auto support

One of the best things that have happened to YouTube is YouTube Music. YouTube Music, as the name suggests, is a media playback service with a focus on music playback via audio or video. A feature which YouTube Music users have desired for a long time is the support for Android Auto and Google is...

The Huawei P30 will be announced on March 26th in Paris

Over the last year, Huawei P20 and the P20 Pro have received a lot of admiration for their cameras. Both the smartphones are capable of producing images of great quality and the more powerful of the two - Huawei P20 Pro - proudly sits at the top of the ladder with the highest DxOMark ratings,...

OPFPControl lets you customize the OnePlus 6T’s in-display fingerprint scanner icon and color

Besides the missing headphone jack, one issue that OnePlus fans may have with the OnePlus 6T is the optical in-display fingerprint scanner. While the in-display fingerprint scanner on the OnePlus 6T may not be as fast as the physical fingerprint scanner on the OnePlus 6, you do get the option to customize the animation around...

Exynos Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ can now taste the AOSP-based Pixel Experience and unofficial LineageOS 16

Samsung is sweating it hard to improve its custom UI to be more user-friendly and less cluttered. The new One UI is part of that endeavor and the stable version of the software is already available for users of the Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9/S9+, and Galaxy Note 8 while Galaxy S8/S8+ users can try it...

Google Pixel 3 XL vs Huawei Mate 20 Pro Camera Review: Comparing the Best Smartphone Cameras

Google Pixel 3 and Huawei Mate 20 Pro are two smartphones with superior photography skills. Pixel 3, and sibling Pixel 3 XL, have stunned many shutterbugs with its single camera and exceptional computational photography. Meanwhile, the Huawei Mate 20 has also earned appreciation from many users and experts including DxOMark, which bestowed the smartphone with...

Infosys launches a new app for Indian engineering students

India produces 1.5 million engineering graduates each year but only 6% of the lot are actually employable. The real problem lies in substandard education and antiquated teaching techniques, which leaves graduating students with an engineering degree but only a few usable skills. To remedy this, India's second largest IT firm, Infosys, has launched a learning...