Huawei Y6 Pro (2017) With Metal Body Launched: Price, Specifications

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has launched the new Y6 Pro (2017), which is an upgraded variant of the Huawei Y6 (2017). The new Huawei mobile phone sports a metal body and brings other improvements compared to the Y6 (2017) phone which was unveiled earlier this year. The Y6 Pro (2017) is now available in several markets in Europe and is listed on Amazon at EUR 189 (roughly Rs. 14,450).

Huawei Y6 Pro (2017)

Apart from the metal body, the Huawei Y6 Pro (2017) features a fingerprint scanner on the back panel. For specifications, the dual-SIM (Nano) Huawei Y6 Pro (2017) runs on EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 (Nougat). It sports a 5-inch HD (720 pixels by 1280 pixels) IPS display. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 SoC coupled with 2GB of RAM.

On the camera front, it sports a 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera. It packs 16GB storage and comes with expandable storage support. It measures 143.5 x 71 x 8.05mm and weighs 145 grams. The smartphone connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, Glonass, and Micro-USB. It packs 3020mAh nonremovable battery and will be available in Black, Golden, and Silver colors.

To recall, the Huawei launched Y6 (2017) headset back in May featuring 3000mAh battery and 13 MP primary camera. The Y6 (2017) came with MediaTek MT6737T processor under the hood.

Last week, Huawei quietly launched the Honor 6C Pro smartphone</span> in Russia. The Honor 6C Pro runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) with company’s EMUI 5.1 on top. The Honor 6C Pro was priced at EUR 179 (roughly Rs. 13,750). It will be first available in European markets.


Amazon India Sale: Redmi 4, OnePlus 5, ZenFone 3, iPhone 7, and Other Top Deals

Amazon is Great Indian Festival sale begins from today. The sale will run until 17 Oct and will offer discounts and cashback offers across all major categories. Amazon sale offers include big discounts on Apple iPhone 7, Xiaomi Redmi 4, Apple MacBook Air, ASUS Zenfone 3, and offers on OnePlus 5. There are many more deals, which we have listed below but before we get to those, you should know about offers from various banks. SBI debit and credit card users can get an additional 10 percent cashback on their purchases. To qualify for the offer, customers will need to ensure their minimum order is worth Rs. 5,000. The cashback is capped at a maximum value of Rs. 1,750 per card account. The cashback will be credited by 17 Jan 2018.


Amazon India Sale

In case you don’t have SBI cards, you can load cash in your Amazon Pay balance and make payments with it. For minimum orders worth Rs. 250, Amazon is offering 10 percent cashback (maximum cashback of Rs. 500) for Amazon Pay users. The cashback will be credited to customers’ accounts within 5 days of a product getting shipped.

Another key feature from the Great Indian Sale is the availability of no-cost EMI offers on almost all major credit cards. Depending on the product, you can get an interest-free EMI scheme on your purchases for 3/6/9 month periods.

We have picked out some of the best deals from the Great Indian Sale on smartphones, home security cameras, laptops and more.

Apple iPhone 7 32GB

iPhone 7 32GB is available at a discounted price of Rs. 37,999 (MRP Rs. 49,000) on The Great Indian Festival sale at Amazon. The iPhone 7 features a 4.7-inch Retina display with 3D Touch support. It comes with a 12-megapixel primary camera with optical image stabilization support and a 7-megapixel front-facing camera. It is powered by Apple’s A10 chip and is water and dust resistant. Amazon is offering a no-cost EMI offer on major credit cards. You can also make use of a bundled exchange offer to get an additional instant discount up to Rs. 9,500.

Price: Rs. 37,999 (MRP Rs. 49,000)

Fitbit Charge 2 wireless activity tracker

The Fitbit Charge 2 is down to Rs. 10,499 (MRP Rs. 14,999) on Amazon. You can get an additional Rs. 1,000 off by using the coupon code FIT1000 during checkout. If you factor in the SBI cashback, the effective price can come down to as low as Rs. 8,550. The Fitbit Charge 2 comes with a heart rate tracker and an OLED display. The wireless activity tracker can measure your workouts and sleep patterns.

Price: Rs. 10,499 (MRP Rs. 14,999)

Kindle Paperwhite with WiFi

Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite is down to Rs. 7,999 (MRP Rs. 10,999) for the Great Indian Festival sale. The deal is exclusively available to Prime members. The Kindle Paperwhite features a display resolution of 300ppi (pixels per inch) and includes a backlight that enables you to read in just about any environment. The battery on the Kindle Paperwhite lasts more than a week, depending on your usage patterns.

Price: Rs. 7,999 (MRP Rs. 10,999)

Apple MacBook Air 13.3-inch

The 2017 variant of the MacBook Air is going to Rs. 49,990 on the Great Indian Festival sale at Amazon. The MacBook Air features a 13.3-inch display and is powered by Intel Core i5 processor, supported by 8GB of RAM. It comes with a 128GB SSD and runs macOS Sierra out of the box. If you’re looking for a compact laptop, the MacBook Air will suit you perfectly.

Price: Rs. 49,990

YI Home Camera

If you are looking for an inexpensive security camera, the YI Home camera is down to Rs. 1,990 (MRP Rs. 6,990) on Amazon. The YI Home camera is a network-based wireless camera. It is capable of capturing video in 720p using a wide-angle camera lens. It also offers support for two-way audio and real-time streaming on your smartphone using an app. You can add a 32GB memory card to add storage capabilities on the camera.

Price: Rs. 1,990 (MRP Rs. 6,990)

Xiaomi Redmi 4 64GB

The Redmi 4 64GB is down to Rs. 9,499 (MRP Rs. 10,999) on Amazon. The Redmi 4 features a 13-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It features a 5-inch display running at a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The Redmi 4 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, supported by 4GB of RAM. It runs Android 6.0.1 out of the box and comes with a 4100 mAh battery.

Price: Rs. 9,499 (MRP Rs. 10,999)

Asus Zenfone 3 32GB

The Asus Zenfone 3 32GB is going at Rs. 10,999 (MRP Rs. 22,999) on Amazon’s Great Indian Festival sale. The smartphone features a 5.2-inch full HD display and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset, supported by 3GB of RAM. It runs Android 6.0 out of the box. The Zenfone 3 features a 16-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The phone includes a 2650 mAh battery and comes with a 1-year standard manufacturer warranty.

Price: Rs. 10,999 (MRP Rs. 22,999)

OnePlus 5 64GB

Even though there are no direct discounts on the OnePlus 5, there are plenty of other ways to save money on your purchase if you’re planning on getting one. Amazon is offering an extra Rs. 4,000 off on the exchange value of your old smartphone when you pair your purchase with the exchange offer. You can also get up to 12-month no-cost EMI offer on your purchase. Amazon is offering a free 12-month accidental damage insurance with the OnePlus 5 (powered by Kotak 811). You can download the Prime Video app on your OnePlus 5 and get Rs. 250 as Amazon Pay Balance. On top of it all, paying with SBI Bank cards can fetch you an additional 10% cashback.

Price: Rs. 32,999 (bundled offers)

Amazon Fire TV Stick

Now is a good time to grab a Fire TV Stick if you haven’t picked one already. The Fire TV Stick is down to Rs. 3,499 (MRP Rs. 3,999) and offers a great way to convert your existing TV into a smart TV. You can enjoy all the great content from Prime Video, Netflix, Hotstar, YouTube and other Indian streaming apps using the Fire TV Stick. The stick can be connected to any TV with an HDMI port and a USB power adapter. The Fire TV Stick comes with a Bluetooth based remote control.

Price: Rs. 3,499 (MRP Rs. 3,999)

Huawei Honor 7X with 5.93-inch Display, Dual Rear Camera Launched

The Huawei brand Honor on Wednesday launched the Honor 7X at a media event in Beijing, China. The successor to the last year is Honor 6X, the high-end Android mobile phone features a large 5.93-inches display and comes in three variants.

Huawei Honor 7X

The Huawei Honor 7X with 32GB internal storage is priced at CNY 1,299 (roughly Rs. 12,890), whereas the 64GB model is priced at CNY 1,699 (roughly Rs. 16,850), with the top-of-the-line model with 128GB storage priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 19,820). You can purchase the Huawei Honor 7X in Aurora Blue, Black, and Gold color options. It will go on sale in China on Oct 17, a day after the company is expected to launch the flagship Huawei Mate 10 and Huawei Mate 10 Pro flagship smartphones</span>.

The first thing you notice looking at the Huawei Honor 7X is just how large it is. Huawei has put a 5.93-inch full-HD+ (1080 pixels by 2160 pixels) curved display featuring an 18:9 screen ratio support and minimal bezels in a unibody metal form factor.

The dual-SIM Honor 7X runs Android 7.0 (Nougat-based EMUI 5.1). It is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC (4 x Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.36GHz + 4 x Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz) coupled with 4GB of RAM and houses a 3340mAh non remember battery. The Huawei company has pushed the fingerprint scanner to the back side. The Huawei Honor 7X features a duo of 16 MP and 2 MP rear cameras and an 8 MP front-facing camera.

The Huawei Honor 7X comes in three storage variants: 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB. All of these variants, according to the listing, support expandable storage up to 256GB via microSD card in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration.

The capable Huawei Honor 7X supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS / GLONASS connectivity features.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4: Specification and Price in India

redmi note 4

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has been already launched in India in August 2016. It comes with the 5.5-inch touch-screen display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. Price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with 3 GB RAM in India starts from Rs. 10,999.

Here through this post, we can understand the full specification of smartphone very well.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 : Processor, RAM and Camera

Redmi Note 4 is powered by 2 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor along with 2/3/4GB of RAM. The internal storage of smartphone is 32/64 GB which is expandable up to 128 GB using micro SD card.
Talk about camera the phone has 13- megapixel primary camera along with 5-megapixel secondary camera for selfie shutter.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4: Battery, Connectivity, and Sensor

The phone is powered by 4100 mAh non-removable battery which runs on Android 6.0 operating system. Dual SIM option is also available in a smartphone that accepts MICRO and NANO SIM. Connectivity options like Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, Infrared, USB OTG, FM,3G, and 4G are also included in smartphones.

The sensor of Redmi Note 4 includes Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-Compass, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Hall Sensor, Infrared.


Moto E4, Moto G5, Moto M, Moto Z2 Play Get Limited Period Discounts, Offers on occasion of Diwali

Lenovo brand Moto has announced limited period discounts on four smartphones its Moto E4, Moto G5, Moto M, Moto Z2 Play in India, for the event of Diwali. The discounts are accompanied by a Reliance Jio packaged information to offer, as well as EMI options. Strikingly, these ‘Special Diwali Offer’ discounts and deals are only available from offline stores and will last from October 14 to October 21.

Moto E4, Moto G5, Moto M, Moto Z2 Play Get Limited Period Discounts

Making the announcement in a tweet, Moto India revealed the rebates for the four smartphones. The Moto E4 will be available at Rs. 8,199, down from its Rs. 8,999 price. The Moto G5 price is down to Rs. 10,999, from Rs. 12,599. The Moto M price is down to Rs. 12,999, from its Rs. 16,999 price tag. The Moto Z2 Play price has been dropped to Rs. 24,999, down from Rs. 29,499.

As we mentioned, Lenovo has also unveiled a packaged Reliance Jio information offer – users are eligible to get up to 100GB additional 4G data, though the exact terms of this offer have yet to be detailed. The Moto brand is also offering EMI schemes from two providers – Bajaj Finserv and Home Credit.

Of the four Moto smartphones with limited period discounts, the Moto E4 and Moto G5 were launched as offline exclusives. In contrast, their better-endowed siblings, the Moto E4 Plus and Moto G5 Plus, were launched as online exclusives. The Moto M and Moto Z2 Play, on the other hand, are available both offline and offline, but as we mentioned, the discounts and offers will only be officially available via offline stores.

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 set to Launch in India Today

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 bezel-less display mobile phone is set to launch in India today. On Monday, just ahead of the smartphone’s launch event in New Delhi, Flipkart revealed that the Mi MIX 2 will be exclusively available on its platform in India. The launch event kicks off at 11:30 am IST and as always. To recall, the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 was launched in China last month alongside the Xiaomi Mi Note 3. So far, there’s no indication that the latter smartphone will make its way to India as well. Notably, the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 India launch will be the first premium phone the Chinese firm has brought to India since the Mi 5 back in March last year.

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2

You can also watch the launch event live on the Xiaomi website.

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 price in India

The Mi MIX 2 was unveiled in three RAM and storage variants – 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage at CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs. 32,300), 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage at CNY 3,599 (roughly Rs. 35,300), and 6GB RAM/ 256GB storage at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 39,200). The Xiaomi company had also unveiled the Mi MIX 2 Special Edition 8GB of RAM, 128GB storage, and a full ceramic body, at CNY 4,699 (roughly Rs. 46,000). However, this last model is unlikely to be launched in India, at least on Tuesday – as it has yet to go on sale in China, where it will be made available to buy in Nov. Price in India of Mi MIX 2 is likely to be similar to what we saw in China.

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 features

As for the features, the Mi MIX 2’s biggest highlight is, of course, its bezel-less display. It sports a 5.99-inch full-HD (1080 pixels by 2160 pixels), LCD display with a pixel density of 403ppi and support for DCI-P3 color gamut. There is no ‘upper lip’ above the display, and the front camera has been relegated to the ‘bottom lip’, a design decision that Xiaomi had used with the last Mi MIX as well. The headset is lighter, smaller, and thinner than its predecessor. Featuring a ceramic body, the phone has a frame built out of 7-Series aluminum apart from a 18K gold plated camera ring. Another major highlight is ‘hidden sound-guided speaker’ that resonates sound through the display and frame, completely hiding the speaker itself. Finally, the Xiaomi company is also touting facial recognition technology for unlocking the mobile phone.

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Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 specifications

Apart from the display, which we have already detailed, the regular edition of the Mi MIX 2 specs include dual-SIM support Nano-SIM, a Snapdragon 660 SoC, 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM, dual rear camera setup (two 12 MP sensors, one with an f/1.8 wide-angle lens and the other with an f/2.6 telephoto lens, offering 4-axis OIS), a 16 MP front camera with 2-micron pixels, up to 128GB of inbuilt storage that isn’t expandable via microSD card, and a 3500mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11c, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, an infrared sensor, and proximity sensor. It measures 152.6×73.95×7.6mm and weighs 163 grams.

Xiaomi Mi A1 VS Motorola G5S Plus: Which Phone Should You Buy?

The under Rs. 15,000 segment of mobile phones has seen a lot of new launches of late, but there are two smartphones in particular that really stand out. Those are the Motorola Moto G5S Plus and the Xioami Mi A1, and if you are not sure which of those two is the one for you, then you have come to the right place. Let’s take a look at which phone you should buy.

Xiaomi Mi A1 VS Motorola G5S Plus

Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Motorola Moto G5S Plus: Design

Both smartphones have metal unibodies and dual rear-cameras. The camera sticks out in the back, but the bump is more prominent in the Motorola Moto G5S. The overall design is fairly similar, with curved sides and edges that rock a little on flat surfaces, and the antenna bands run along the top and bottom.

The main difference is the position of the fingerprint scanner – the Xioami Mi A1 has its scanner on the back, like most smartphones from the brand, while the Motorola Moto G5S Plus follows the Motorola style of having the fingerprint scanner on the chin of the smartphone, under the display. The Moto G5S Plus is also a little thicker, at 9.5mm, while the Mi A1 is a sliver device at 7.3mm, despite having a larger battery – the Moto G5S Plus has a 3000mAh battery and the Xiaomi Mi A1 has a 3080mAh battery.

Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Moto G5S Plus: Spes

In terms of specs, the two smartphones have a lot in common. Both have 5.5-inch full-HD displays (1080 by 1920 pixels), although we felt that the Moto G5S Plus looked a little better, though it’s a close-run thing. Both smartphones are also powered by a Snapdragon 625 SoC, with 4GB RAM, and 64GB of internal storage. Both have hybrid dual-SIM slots where the second slot can either house a SIM or a microSD card.

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Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Moto G5S Plus: Performance

Despite the very similar specifications, the Xiaomi Mi A1 edged ahead a little on the performance front. The Motorola Moto G5S Plus runs a little hotter, and the Xiaomi Mi A1 also scored better on benchmarks. Both smartphones also feature fast charging, but the Xiaomi Mi A1 has a USB Type-C cable while the Moto G5S Plus has an old-fashioned Micro-USB port. The Xiaomi Mi A1 also has an IR emitter, which can be used to control your TV or home appliances, which is a cool plus.

Xiaomi Mi A1 VS Motorola G5S Plus Software:-

The Smartphones runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat)with very little customisation, Motorola has been doing this for a while and Xiaomi Mi A1 is a part of the revived Android One initiative. This latter point gives the Xiaomi Mi A1 a bit of an edge over the Motorola Moto G5S Plus not because of major differences now, but because as an official part of the Android one program. It’s guaranteed to get software updates.

Xiaomi Mi A1 VS Motorola G5S Plus Battery Life:-

Both headsets do a good job on the battery front, but the Moto G5S edges ahead here. In our video loop test, the smartphone delivered 11 hours and 15 minutes of non-stop video playback, while the Xiaomi M1 A1 lasted for 10 hours and 18 minutes. Both are pretty good results, and in real-world usage too, both smartphones did well, but the power management on the Motorola Moto G5S Plus is a little better.

Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Moto G5S Plus: Camera

The two smartphones use different approaches to the dual rear camera setup they both have. While the Moto G5S Plus uses one 13 MP RGB sensor and one 13 MP monochrome sensor, the Xiaomi Mi A1 has two 12 MP sensors and the difference here lies in the lenses instead – one is a telephoto lens and the other standard. Thanks to this, the Motorola Moto G5S Plus does a better job in high contrast scenarios and low light photography. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Mi A1 can zoom in thanks to the telephoto lens, making it more versatile, and the dedicated portrait mode on the Xiaomi Mi A1 delivers better photos than the depth mode on the Motorola Moto G5S Plus. Overall, the Xiaomi Mi A1 is our pick in the camera department.