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Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Gets a Price Cut, Now Available in India at 31,900

Samsung Company Launched the Galaxy C9 Pro with 6GB RAM in India at Rs. 36,900. To recall, the headset was initially launched for China in Oct. last year and runs Android 6.0 out of the box. The Galaxy C9 Pro price in India has been slashed and customers can purchase the device at Rs. 31,900 from Samsung’s own online store from Flipkart in India.

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

While the South Korean Samsung company did not make an announcement on the price cut for the country, it has quietly shed Rs. 5,000 off from the official price for Galaxy C9 Pro from its official online store. Further, as we mentioned earlier, the device is already available via Flipkart as well at the new price.

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro smartphone comes with a 6.00-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors display with a resolution of 1080 pixels x 1920 pixels. The Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro price in India starts from Rs. 31,900.

The Galaxy C9 Pro is powered by Octa-core (4×1.95 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.4 GHz Cortex-A53) processor and it comes with 6GB of RAM. The smartphone packs 64GB of internal storage (ROM) that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro packs a 16 MP, f/1.9, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash primary camera on the rear and a 16 MP front shooter for selfies. The smartphone camera features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR.

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

The Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro runs Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) and is powered by a Non-removable 4000 mAh battery. The dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. The Galaxy C9 Pro connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG and 4G with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India. The smartphone includes Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Xiaomi Redmi 4A vs Xiaomi Redmi 3S vs Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus vs Lyf Water 10 Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi 4A launch in India, bringing another low-cost 4G VoLTE device to the intensely competitive budget headset segment. The smartphone price bracket already has a few popular devices, such as Xiaomi Redmi 3S, Lenovo Vibe Plus and Lyf Water 10 so the addition of Redmi 4A gives consumers yet another good option in a segment in which they are already spoilt for choice. We take a look at the strengths and weaknesses of the four 4G VoLTE device.

Xiaomi Redmi 3S comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels. The device runs Android 6.0.1 and is powered by a 4100mAh non-removable battery. The device connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, Infrared, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India.

Xiaomi Redmi 4A vs Xiaomi Redmi 3S vs Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus vs Lyf Water 10 Comparison

The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus is powered by 1.2GHz octa-core processor and it comes with 2GB of RAM. The headset packs 16GB of internal storage (ROM) that can be expanded up to 32GB via a MicroSD card. The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus packs a 13 MP primary camera on the rear and a 5 MP front shooter for selfies.

The Lyf Water 10 is powered by 1.3GHz octa-core processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The device packs 16GB of internal storage (ROM) that can be expanded up to 64GB via a MicroSD card. The Headset connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G and 4G with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India. The Lyf Water 10 device includes a Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Xiaomi Redmi 4A vs Xiaomi Redmi 3S vs Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus vs Lyf Water 10 Comparison

Compare Xiaomi Redmi 4A Compare Lyf Water 10 Compare Xiaomi Redmi 3S Compare Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus
General
Release date November 2016 August 2016 June 2016 February 2016
Dimensions (mm) 139.50 x 70.40 x 8.50 146.50 x 72.00 x 8.50 139.30 x 69.60 x 8.50 142.00 x 71.00 x 8.20
Weight (g) 131.50 142.00 144.00 142.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3120 2300 4100 2750
Removable battery No No No Yes
Colours Golden, Rose Gold, Dark Grey Black Grey, Silver, Gold Platinum Silver, Champagne Gold, Graphite Gray
Display
Screen size (inches) 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00
Resolution 720×1280 pixels 720×1280 pixels 720×1280 pixels 1080×1920 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 296 294 441
Hardware
Processor 1.4GHz quad-core 1.3GHz octa-core 1.1GHz octa-core 1.2GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MediaTek MT6753 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 616
RAM 2GB 3GB 2GB 2GB
Internal storage 16GB 16GB 16GB 16GB
Expandable storage Yes Yes Yes Yes
Expandable storage type microSD microSD microSD microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128 64 128 32
Camera
Rear camera 13-megapixel 13-megapixel 13-megapixel 13-megapixel
Flash Yes Yes Yes Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel 5-megapixel 5-megapixel 5-megapixel
Software
Operating System Android 6.0 Android 5.1 Android 6.0.1 Android 5.1
Skin MIUI 8 MIUI 7
Connectivity
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n 802.11 b/g/n 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.10 Yes Yes, v 4.10 Yes, v 4.10
NFC No No No No
Number of SIMs 2 2 2 2
SIM1
SIM Type Micro-SIM Micro-SIM Micro-SIM Micro-SIM
4G/LTE Yes Yes Yes Yes
SIM2
SIM Type Micro-SIM Micro-SIM Micro-SIM Micro-SIM
4G/LTE Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sensors
Compass/ Magnetometer No No Yes Yes
Proximity sensor Yes Yes Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes Yes Yes
Barometer No No No No
Temperature sensor No No No No

Oppo F3 with Dual Selfie Camera Launched in India at Rs. 19,990

The Oppo F3 with dual selfie camera has been launched in the Indian market. The smaller sibling of the Oppo F3 Plus, the new headset is priced at Rs. 19,990 and will be up for pre-order from today. The Oppo F3 device pre-orders will end on May 12, and the first sale will be on May 13.

Oppo F3

In terms of design, Oppo F3 phone looks identical to the F3 Plus that was launched in March. When compared to its bigger sibling, the Oppo F3 device sports slightly less exciting specs, but the price tag is significantly less as well. To recap, the Oppo F3 Plus device was launched at Rs. 30,990.

The Oppo F3 phone dual selfie camera bears one 16 MP 1.3-inch sensor with f/2.0 aperture, and a double view wide-angle camera that has an 8 MP sensor. While the former sports a 76.4-degree wide-angle lens, the latter sports a 120-degree wide-angle lens that allows for 105-degree field-of-view group selfies. Users can choose which lens they want to use, and, the headset comes with a smart facial recognition feature that Oppo says automatically suggests which lens is ideal. The Oppo F3 smartphone comes with various camera features, including the Beautify 4.0 app, Selfie Panorama, Screen Flash, and Palm Shutter.

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The Oppo F3 phone also bears a fingerprint sensor on the home button, said to unlock the device in as little as 0.2 seconds. The dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) smartphone runs ColorOS 3.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. There’s a new feature called Clone Apps that allows you to use two WhatsApp accounts on the device. The Oppo F3 phone bears a 5.5-inch full HD 1080 pixels x 1920 pixels In-Cell TFT 2.5D curved display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and 401ppi pixel density. It is powered by a 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750T6 octa-core SoC coupled with Mali-T860 GPU processor and 4GB of RAM.

Oppo F3

The Oppo F3 sports 64GB of internal storage that is expandable via a dedicated up to 128GB microSD card. The device bears a triple-slot tray, letting users utilize two SIM cards and one microSD card at the same time. On the rear, the Oppo F3 Plus sports a 13 MP 1.3-inch sensor with PDAF, and LED flash. The Oppo F3 smartphone packs a 3200mAh non-removable battery as well.

Connectivity options on board the Oppo F3 phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/AC, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro-USB. The device measures at 153.3×75.3×7.3mm, and weighs 153 grams.

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 with 6GB RAM, Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS

Xiaomi company is reportedly planning to launch the successor to its Mi Max headset in May this year. As per the leaked information, the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 will feature Octa-core processor and pack 6GB of RAM. Interestingly, the Xiaomi company was recently tipped to be working on another device powered by Octa-core, Snapdragon 660 processor, which was speculated to be Redmi Pro 2.

Xiaomi Mi Max 2

The new device, dubbed Mi Max 2, will feature a 6.44-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors display, will be powered by Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz & 4×1.9 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8956 Plus Snapdragon 660 processor. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 successor has been tipped to pack 4/6GB of RAM and come with 64/128GB internal storage (ROM). The headset is further expected to house a massive 5000mAh non-removable battery with support for fast charge.

The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 packs 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash primary camera and 5 MP front camera. The device camera features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR. The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS.

Xiaomi Mi Max 2

The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) device that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. The headset connectivity options include WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/AC, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot), GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, Headphones, 3G and 4G with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India. Sensors on the device include Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.

ZTE Nubia M2, M2 Lite, N2 Headset With 16 MP Front Cameras Launched

ZTE company Nubia on Tuesday launched three new devices in its home market, China, namely – ZTE Nubia M2, Nubia M2 Lite, and ZTE Nubia N2. All three headset will be available in Black and Gold color variants. The ZTE Nubia M2 and M2 Lite, which have been priced starting at CNY 2,699 (roughly Rs. 27,000) and CNY 1,799 (roughly Rs. 18,000) respectively will be available soon, while the ZTE Nubia N2, which has been priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 19,000), will be available from April 8.

ZTE Nubia

All three new Nubia device sport 5.5-inch displays, but with differing resolutions, and all three also support dual-SIM cards in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. The headset all run Nubia UI 4.0 but based on different versions of Android. Let’s start with the ZTE Nubia M2, which is the first headset from the company is stables to sport a dual rear camera setup.

The ZTE Nubia M2 runs Nubia UI 4.0 based on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), and sports a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080 pixels by 1920 pixels) AMOLED display. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC that is coupled with 4GB of RAM. Coming to the cameras, as we mentioned, the ZTE Nubia M2 bears a dual rear camera setup with dual-LED flash. It features 13 MP sensors, with one capturing color information and the other capturing monochrome information, both with sapphire glass protection and a f/2.2 aperture. On the front, it has a 16 MP camera with a f/2.0 aperture and an 80-degree wide-angle lens.

ZTE Nubia Camera

Other ZTE Nubia M2 phone specifications include 64/128GB of internal storage (latter model is priced at CNY 29,999 – which is roughly Rs. ) that is expandable 200GB via microSD card, and 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.1, USB Type-C, and GPS connectivity options. It runs on a 3630mAh battery with NeoPower fast charging support. It bears a fingerprint sensor on the home button and support for Dolby Sound 7.1 and Hi-Fi audio.

The ZTE Nubia M2 Lite has several similarities to the Nubia M2 phone, but there are notable differences. It bears a lower resolution (HD – 720 pixels by 1280 pixels), IPS display, is powered by a MediaTek Helio P10 SoC, and comes in 3GB RAM/ 32GB internal storage (ROM) and 4GB RAM/ 64GB internal storage (ROM) variants with storage expandable 128B via microSD card. It foregoes the dual rear camera setup and uses a single 13 MP sensor with a f/2.2 aperture and dual-LED flash. It also bears a smaller 3000mAh battery with fast charging support and supports Hi-Fi audio with DTS 7.1 sound. It measures 155.73 x 76.7 x 7.5mm and weighs 164 grams. It runs Nubia UI 4.0 based on Android 7.0 (Nougat).

ZTE Nubia

Finally, we come to the ZTE Nubia N2. The smartphone runs Nubia UI 4.0 based on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), and sports a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080 pixels by 1920 pixels) AMOLED display. The ZTE Nubia N2 powered by a MediaTek octa-core SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM. As for optics, it bears a 13 MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and dual-LED flash, apart from a 16 MP front camera. It offers 64GB of internal storage (ROM), and standard connectivity options including 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, USB Type-C, and 3.5mm audio jack. It is powered by a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support that’s rated to deliver up to 60 hours of talk time.

Top 5 Smartphone with Longest Battery Life

Today phones are the most necessary gadgets of modern times and there are endless phones out there, but only a few can get you through the day or even two on a single charge. They have got so much that everyone needs them at a different instance of life. In addition to calling and messaging features, a mobile phone can be used a mp3 player, GPS device, mini theater, picture snapper, etc. But all these features consume a lot of battery power. Some phones provide great battery life simply because there’s a giant battery inside, but certain phones will employ other tricks to keep your phone up and running, like quick-charging, removable battery packs to swap in and out, and efficient operating systems that get the most out of every charge.

If you really care about the battery life of a mobile phone, you must check out these smartphones.

1. Xiaomi Mi Max:-

This giant-sized device by Xiaomi Mi Max packs a giant-sized battery as well with a strength of 4850mAh, and the result is a phone that just keeps going and going and going. With a battery life of 21 hours in our loop test. If the handset isn’t too big for you to handle, then the battery life is certainly going to make you happy.

The Mi Max was launched in May 2016. The handset comes with a 6.44-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 342 pixels per inch. The Xiaomi Mi Max price phone in India starts from Rs. 14998.

Xiaomi Mi Max

The handset is powered by hexacore Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The Mi Max packs 32GB of internal storage (ROM) that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the phone packs a 16 MP primary camera on the rear and a 5 MP front shooter for selfies.

The Xiaomi Mi Max runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and is powered by a 4850mAh non-removable battery. It measures 173.10 x 88.30 x 7.50 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 203.00 grams. The Mi Max is a dual SIM phone that accepts Micro-SIM and Nano-SIM Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, 4G with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India. The device includes the Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope.

The Xiaomi Mi Max has been priced Rs. 14,998 and is available on Amazon India with the same price tag.

2. Lenovo Zuk Z1:-

The Lenovo Zuk Z1 is a pretty good pick for a number of reasons, including the 13 hours it lasted on our battery loop test. Beyond that, it seems like a good jack of all trades, delivering on all counts.

The Zuk Z1 smartphone was launched in May 2016. The device comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 401 pixels per inch. The Lenovo Zuk Z1 price in India starts from Rs. 8999. The handset is powered by 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The Lenovo Zuk Z1 packs 64GB of internal storage (ROM) cannot be expanded. The phone packs a 13 MP primary camera on the rear and an 8 MP front camera.

Lenovo Zuk Z1

The Lenovo Zuk Z1 phone runs Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) and is powered by a 4100mAh non-removable battery. It measures 155.70 x 77.30 x 8.90 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 175.00 grams. The Lenovo Zuk Z1 is a dual SIM phone that accepts two Nano-SIM. The handset connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G, 4G with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India. Sensors on the phone include the Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope.

The Lenovo Zuk Z1 has been priced Rs. 13,499 and is available on Amazon India.

3. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge:-

The Samsung went big for the Galaxy S7 Edge’s battery. Samsung doesn’t give any estimates for battery life, but we can say from experience that the smartphone 3,600mAh battery life is quite impressive. The handset battery life, saying it lasted for 10 solid hours of video streaming over LTE, matching the behemoth battery in the Nexus 6P. Like the regular Galaxy S7 series smartphones, you can use the quick charger that comes with the device for quick battery top-ups.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge was launched in February 2016. The handset comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels at a PPI of 534 pixels per inch. The device price in India starts from Rs. 44200. The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone is powered by 1.6GHz octa-core and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The handset packs 32GB of internal storage (ROM) that can be expanded up to 200GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the smartphone packs a 12 MP primary camera on the rear and a 5 MP front shooter for selfies.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge phone runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and is powered by a 3600mAh non-removable battery. It measures 150.90 x 72.60 x 7.70 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 157.00 grams. The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is a dual SIM device connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, 3G, 4G with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India. The handset includes the Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has been priced Rs. 50,900 and is available on Flipkart India.

4. Yu Yunicorn:-

With a fifteen hour run on our battery loop test, this device is another standout. On the flip side, though, its camera is disappointing, and it’s also a bulky phone, even when compared to some of the others on this list.

Yu Yunicorn phone was launched in June 2016. The handset comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. The handset is powered by 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The Yu Yunicorn packs 32GB of internal storage (ROM) that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the device packs a 13 MP primary camera on the rear and a 5 MP front camera.

Yu Yunicorn

The Yu Yunicorn runs Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and is powered by a 4000mAh non-removable battery. It measures 153.30 x 75.00 x 8.50 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 172.00 grams. The Yu Yunicorn is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) device that accepts two Nano-SIM. The handset connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G, 4G with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India. Sensors on the handset include the Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope.

The Yu Yunicorn has been priced Rs. 13,380 and is available on Amazon India.

5. Motorola G4 Plus:-

With a battery lasting 12 hours, the Motorola G4 Plus is a tempting option, though a device is perhaps a little more expensive than they should be. That being said, a lot of people love Motorola’s design and interface, and if you’re one of them, then this handset could be a good choice.

Motorola Moto G4 Plus phone was launched in May 2016. The device comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 401 pixels per inch. Motorola Moto G4 Plus price in India starts from Rs. 13499.

Motorola Moto G4 Plus

The handset is powered by 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor and it comes with 2GB of RAM. The Moto G4 Plus packs 16GB of internal memory (ROM) that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. The device packs a 16 MP primary camera on the rear and a 5 MP front shooter for selfies. The Motorola Moto G4 Plus runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is powered by a 3000mAh non-removable battery. It measures 153.00 x 76.60 x 7.90 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 155.00 grams.

The Motorola Moto G4 Plus is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts two Micro-SIM. The handset connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, 4G with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India. The device includes the Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope.

The Motorola G4 Plus has been priced Rs. 14,999 and is available on Amazon India.

Sony Xperia L1 with 5.5-inches Display, 13 MP Rear Camera Launched

The Sony on Monday announced a new entry-level smartphone, called the Xperia L1. The Sony company highlights a sharp display on near edge-to-edge screen. The new smartphone is being offered in black and pink color options.

Sony Xperia L1

The Sony Xperia L1 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. The headset 5.5-inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels with 267 PPI pixel density per inch. The device is powered by a Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6737T processor with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with 16GB of internal storage which is expandable 128GB via MicroSD card.

The Sony Xperia L1 include a 13-megapixel, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash primary camera and 5-megapixel front facing a camera. The smartphone camera features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama with 1080p@30fps video recording system.

The Xperia L1 dual-SIM smartphone packs a 2620mAh battery with Sony’s STAMINA mode for battery saving. The device measures 151 x 74 x 8.7mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 180 grams.

Sony Xperia L1

The Sony Xperia L1 connectivity options include 4G LTE (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, A-GPS, GLONASS, and USB Type-C. The smartphone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, and Barometer.