Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Review Pros & Cons: Shiny Compact Handset

Review of Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) at a Glance:-

Samsung has its "J" series to counter most of the Chinese counterpart smartphones for mid range segment. Here are some of the major Advantages and Disadvantages of Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) pointed in this post. This phone has key features like 5.2 inches HD Display, Exynos 7870 Octa CPU, Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS, 13 MP Primary | 13 MP Secondary Camera, 16/32 GB Internal | 256 GB SD Card Support, 2/3 GB RAM and 3000 mAh battery.

Premium built quality
The smartphone is constructed on the Aluminium metallic unibody with compact design, the gentle curves in the corner help in handling smartphone with ease. The side bezels are narrow, and it makes 71.5% screen-to-body ratio. The rear side has antenna bands towards the top and bottom adding the aesthetic value. The right edge of the phone is housing Speaker grille and power button. Left has Dual SIM card tray and a separate tray for the SD card along with volume buttons. On the bottom, there is a MicroUSB slot and 3.5mm audio jack. 
Sharp 5.2 inches Display
Galaxy J5 has 5.2 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 720p High definition resolutions. This configuration is enough to offer a decent vivid visual and it also has good sunlight legibility so you can operate in direct sunlight without any trouble. The front panel has 2.5D curved glass that enhances looks as well as gripping. It doesn't have LED Notification light so we are expecting the always on display but unfortunately, Samsung isn't providing this feature. 

Both Camera featuring 13 MP Sensor 
There is 13 MP Primary Camera sensor that takes just average photos and lacks in dynamic range although HDR Mode helps in taking the pictures with wide dynamic range however it's slow and has an issue of stability. Therefore its rear camera takes Ok type pictures. There is a different story with front camera although it has f/1.9 aperture and fixed focus and selfies come out with pleasant quality. There is also Flash for the front camera so you can take the photos in dark with your secondary camera. 
An Average Processing Unit
The device is powered by the Exynos 7870 Octa processor clocked at 1.6 GHz. It is just mid-tier CPU, expecting the high-end performance will be unfair although it is capable of delivering a smooth user experience for day to day tasks. The pro version of J5 has 3GB RAM while the Galaxy J5 (2017) has 2 GB RAM which is a bit inadequate to operate the phone Smoothly. So, this handset is suitable if you are not so much on the side of high graphic demanding games/apps. 

Decent Battery Backup
It is loaded with 3000 mAh battery although it is also quite sufficient to use a smartphone for a full day. as according to the official site, it offers about 20 hours talktime and 74 hours music play on a single charge. 

Specification of Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017):-

  • OS- Android v7.0 (Nougat)
  • Chipset- Exynos 7870 Octa | 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 | Octa-core | Mali-T830MP2
  • Display- 5.2 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen | 720 x 1280 pixels | 282 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 13 MP Primary | 13 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 146.2 x 71.3 x 8 mm | 160 grams Weight | Colour- Blue, Pink, Gold, and Black
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.1 | WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac | 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: Yes
  • Memory- 16/32 GB Internal | 256 GB External | 2/3 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3000 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017):-

  • Dual SIM support with dedicated microSD slot for expansion.
  • NFC and FM Radio is supported.
  • The metallic built quality is compact and premium.
  • There is also a LED Flashlight for the front camera.
  • The single speaker has enough loudness and clarity.

Cons of Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017):-

  • Notification LED and Always on display both are missing,
  • The battery is non-removable.
  • Low base storage for the global version at 16 GB.
  • No Special protection for the display like Corning Gorilla Glass.
  • No USB Type-C Slot.
  • Quick charging is not supported.

Why to buy and Final words about Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017):-

The Galaxy J is value for money Series from the Samsung, Galaxy J5 (2017) is Lower-mid range phone, on the positive side, it has a Metallic premium built quality, 5.2 inches sAMOLED display with 2.5D curved glass, 13 MP secondary camera for taking detailed selfie accompanied by the LED Flash. This handset has the Same set of CPU (Exynos 7870 Octa) as its big sibling Galaxy J7 (2017). So after knowing major ups and downs of this handset, you can decide, Is it going offering value for your money or not? However, for alternate, you can also go with the Moto E4 Plus, Redmi Note 4 and Lenovo K8 Note
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LG Q6 Review Pros and Cons: Full HD + FullVision with Narrow Bezels

Review of LG Q6 at a Glance:-

LG Launched new Mid-range Handset LG Q6 with Feel of its own Flagship Smartphone LG G6, Here we have enlisted the major Advantages and Disadvantages of this Smartphone. The key specifications of mobile are 5.5 inches Full HD display, Snapdragon 435 Processor, Android v7.1.1 Nougat OS, 13 MP Primary | 5 MP Secondary camera, 32/64 GB Internal | 128 GB SD Card Support, 3/4 GB RAM and 3000 mAh battery. 

Built with 7000 Series Aluminum
The phone built quality is unique and premium from its counterpart device, The metallic frame is made up of strong 7000 series aluminum although the back panel is made up of plastic instead of metal. The handset is compact enough with 8.1mm thickness and 149 grams of weight. The Volume rockers are fixed on the left edge while power button is located on the right. Bottom housing 3.5mm audio jack and MicroUSB slot although the speaker grille is placed on the rear panel. 
Full HD + FullVision Display
FullVision Screen is the most talked feature of this handset just like LG G6 it comes up with 5.5 inches IPS Full HD+ FullVision 18:9 Wide screen having very narrow bezels. Its 442 ppi pixel density display is vibrant and sharp enough to offer a pleasant visuality. The high brightness of phone makes it easy to operate even in direct sunlight. To prevent the screen from unwanted scratches it also has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

A Decent Primary Camera
The phone has 13 MP primary Camera having f/2.2 Aperture, although on the Pixel count both the camera are same although when it comes to the quality we can see the compromisation. The photos taken from the Rear 13 MP camera are quite decent with good details but this is not the same case with the 5 MP secondary camera however, it can take 100-degree wide angle photos, The selfies in sufficient lighting are acceptable otherwise, they are dull. so primary camera is verifying the price to some extent although the secondary camera definitely could be better. 

Entry Level Chipset
This is a mid-range smartphone with entry-level CPU, It is powered by Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor clocked at 1.4 GHz. This chipset is coupled with 3 GB RAM offering a decent day to day performance However it is incapable of handling heavy games and multitasking as well. You should only go for this phone if premium design and unique display resolution are your priority over the heavy performance.

Battery Backup
Company offering 3000 mAh battery inside the phone which is providing Talk Time of 14 Hours and 136 Hours Standby Time. So in mixed use, you will get nearly about one full day battery backup. LG also offering a special free of cost one-time screen replacement for this handset within a period of 6 months from the date of purchase.

Specification of LG Q6:-

  • OS- Android v7.1.1 (Nougat) 
  • Chipset- Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 | 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 | Quad-core | Adreno 505
  • Display- 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 2160 pixels | 442 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 13 MP Primary | 5 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 142.5 x 69.3 x 8.1 mm | 149 grams Weight | Colour- Astro Black, Ice Platinum, Mystic White and Terra Gold
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.2 | WiFi 802.11 b/g/n | 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: No 
  • Memory- 32/64 GB Internal | 128 GB External | 3/4 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3000 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of LG Q6

  • Dual SIM Slot with Dedicated micro SD Slot. 
  • Crystal clear 5.5 1080p full HD + Full Vision Display.
  • The frame is Made of 7000-grade Aluminium.
  • Face recognition/ KnockCode for Unlocking the phone. 
  • OTG Cable is supported. 
  • NFC is supported by the device. 
  • Built on Military standard 810G certification.

Cons of LG Q6:-

  • The under-powered processor for multitasking or heavy Gaming.
  • No Type-C USB Slot.
  • The battery is non-removable.
  • The Camera especially Secondary is not up to the mark.
  • Speaker located at the back with mediocre sound.
  • It is disappointing to see the mid-range phone without fingerprint scanner.

Why to buy and Final words about LG Q6:-

LG decided to launch its flagship looking Phone (LG G6) under the affordable range (By cutting price and features as well) so finally, there is LG Q6 in the market with FullVision 5.5 inches FHD display which looks incredible while holding in hands or putting them on the table. The CPU is not as expected but definitely, delivers a decent performance for day to day use. while under same price segments you can go for Nokia 6, Lenovo K8 Note, Redmi Note 4 and Moto G5 Plus
Price- 14990 INR
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Lenovo K8 Note Review Pros & Cons: A Killer Note

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Review of Lenovo K8 Note at a Glance:-

Only those brands will rule the market which can offer the best features for the price tag, Lenovo Launched its one of the Best "K Series" Smartphone Lenovo K8 Note under Affordable Mid-range segment. Here you come to know about the Advantages and Disadvantages of K8 Note. The Key specs of this Smartphone 5.5 inches Full HD Display, Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) OS, MediaTek Helio X23 CPU, Dual 13 MP + 5 MP Primary | 13 MP Secondary Camera, 32/64 GB Internal Storage | 128 GB SD Card | 3/4 GB RAM and 4000 mAh battery. 

An Ergonomic Design
The Design of the Smartphone is compact and ergonomically curved on the corners which is built on the 6000 Series Aluminium. The front side has 2.5D curved Glass that is also protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Finally it is good decision by Lenovo to include Dual SIM support with Dedicated slot for the MicroSD card on the Left Edge, just below of these slots there is Music Key for playing/ pausing audio or video although you can set other features like opening the camera, taking screenshots, switching the flashlight or opening any particular app. Right edge housing Volume keys and power button. On the bottom, you will find MicroUSB slot and two speaker grille where only one speaker is actually inserted. For the audio output 3.5mm, audio jack is located on the Top of Smartphone. 
Full HD for VR
The phone has 5.5 inches Full HD IPS Display with 1080 x 1920p Resolutions which is offering a clean visualization of your graphic content, 401 ppi pixel density is enough to prevent it from any kind of pixelation. In full brightness, you can easily operate the phone even in direct sunlight. To prevent the screen from fingerprint smudges it is also featuring Anti fingerprint coating. Nano-coating splash proof technology protecting it from everyday splashes and spills. To protect the screen from scratches it is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Dual Camera to take in-depth Photos
This is first Lenovo smartphone with Dual rear 13 MegaPixel PureCel Plus sensor + 5 MegaPixel sensor camera. This combination offers DSLR-like depth-of-field effect to take the real-time bokeh effect. In the adequate lighting conditions photos comes out clean and vibrant but under insufficient lighting, the photo quality is not good as expected. There is also 13 MP secondary camera which is really an improvement, this front camera is capable of taking pleasant selfies and The LED flash provided by the company for front camera is sometimes helping in taking brighter photos. 
A Processor with 10 cores
The company decided to go with the MediaTek chipset for this smartphone, it packed with MediaTek Helio X23 Deca-core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz. Helio X23 along with 4 GB RAM is capable of delivering a smooth user experience. This 10-core processor can proceed the multitasking as well as some heavy games without any glitches. although there is a trouble using the phone for gaming and taking photos/videos for a long time as it starts heating, we are expecting that it will be resolved by the OTA update soon. So if there is a positive side of 2.3 GHz Deca-core processor, it also has negative side of heating in some cases. 

Battery with Turbo charger
It has 4000 mAh battery inside, which according to claim of the company can offer Up to 15 days Active Standby and Up to 24.7 hours talktime over the 4G network. Lenovo K8 Note is the Lenovo's first smartphone to ship with a 15W rapid charger. This charger can fully charge the 4000 mAh battery in about 2 hours. 

Specification of Lenovo K8 Note:-

  • OS- Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Chipset- Mediatek Helio X23 | 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 | Deca-core | Mali-T880 MP4
  • Display- 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 1920 pixels | 401 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 13 MP + 5 MP Dual | 13 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 154.5 x 75.9 x 8.5 mm | 180 grams Weight | Colour- Fine Gold and Venom Black
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.2 | WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac | 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: Yes 
  • Memory- 32/64 GB Internal | 128 GB External | 3/4 GB RAM
  • Battery- 4000 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Lenovo K8 Note:-

  • 5.5 inches FHD Display with Corning Gorilla Glass Protection.
  • CPU with 10 cores along with 4 GB RAM offers smooth performance.
  • A reasonably good 4000 mah battery with turbo charging.
  • All metallic unibody 6000 series Aluminium.
  • Nano-coating splash proof technology.
  • Dual SIM Support with Dedicated MicroSD card slot.
  • Dolby Atmos support for better 3D sound.
  • OTG Cable is supported.
  • Dual Primary Camera setup for in-depth photography.
  • Guaranteed upgradations to Next Android OS.
  • LED flash for the front Camera.

Cons of Lenovo K8 Note:-

  • Navigation buttons at the front aren't backlit.
  • Relatively heavier with 180 Grams weight. 
  • The performance of the primary camera in low-lighting conditions is not up to the mark.
  • No IR blaster and NFC is supported. 
  • Box Doesn't include the Headphones.
  • The battery is non-removable.
  • There is no TypeC USB slot. 

Why to buy and Final words about Lenovo K8 Note:-

This handset definitely comes up with multiple improvements over its predecessor Lenovo K6 Note, but the competition in the market is stiff. It has 5.5 inches FHD display with Anti fingerprint coating and CGG3 Protection, A Deca-core CPU clocked at 2.3 GHz coupled with 4GB RAM that offers smooth multitasking, Dual rear camera setup for in-depth photography, and 4000 mAh battery for long hours battery backup, These all features are quite decent in given price. You can check another handset in same price category as alternates like Redmi Note 4, Huawei Honor 6X and Lenovo P2
Price: 12999 INR
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Review Pros & Cons: Pleasant Looking Mid-range Phone

Review of Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro at a Glance:-

Samsung launched mid range Smartphone Galaxy J7 Pro with the feel of high end along with Galaxy J7 Max to compete in mid range segment. Here you come to know the key advantages and disadvantages of this gadget. Main highlighted features of the phone are 5.5 inches sAMOLED Full HD display, Android 7.1 (Nougat) OS, Exynos 7870 Octa CPU, 13 MP Primary | 13 MP Secondary Camera, 32/64 GB Internal | 128 GB SD Card Support, 3 GB RAM and 3600 mAh battery. 

Flagship Design
The design of this handset is quite similar to its Flagship Galaxy S7 from the front side while the rear side is quite distinguishable with antenna bands at the top as well as bottom. Device built on metal which is compact enough with 7.9mm thickness although 181 gram weight seems relatively higher. Right edge contains power button and one will find an oddly-placed speaker grille just above it. The left houses volume rockers, dual-SIM tray and a dedicated micro SD card slot, the bottom has a 3.5mm headphone jack coupled Micro USB port. 

Crisp 5.5 inches FHD Display
It is good to see a crisp 5.5 inches Super AMOLED capacitive Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) Display with 2.5D Curved Glass. The color production of pictures and videos are bright and vibrant. The brightness is sufficient to make it usable under direct sunlight conditions, The viewing angles are wide so you can clearly watch your content from different angles. Bezels are also quite narrower with 73.3% screen-to-body ratio.

Octa-core Processor with 3 GB RAM
Samsung is using their own manufactured Exynos 7870 Octa CPU along with 3 GB RAM in this handset. This configuration is not going to give an exceptional results but definitely, it is smooth for all the day to day tasks like watching Full HD videos, playing games that are not graphic intensive. It is clear that this handset is not for the Heavy gaming as there is an average processor inside. So if you are not more in heavy gaming there is hardly any trouble regarding performance.
Camera works fine even in light deficient conditions
Samsung is the brand who offers the best Android camera phones although it was limited to high-end flagship devices in past now they are also offering the pleasant camera in mid range smartphones. Galaxy J7 Pro featuring 13 MP rear camera having an f1.7 aperture that captures  bright pictures even in low-light conditions. The camera interface is quite easy to handle the controls and setting. The 13 MP Secondary camera with 13 MP module and f1.9 aperture takes good pictures but it struggles in low light situations, however, the front flash is helping to some extent in such light deficient conditions. 

Acceptable Battery Backup
Samsung inserted a 3600 mAh battery inside this device, that offers a decent backup. you can enjoy 24 hours Talktime and 91 hours continuous music play. Although it may be little disappointing that it doesn't support Quick Charge feature. 

Specification of Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro:-

  • OS- Android v7.0 (Nougat)
  • Chipset- Exynos 7870 Octa | 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 | Octa-core | Mali-T830 MP2
  • Display- 5.5 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 1920 pixels | 401 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 13 MP Primary | 13 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 152.4 x 74.7 x 7.9 mm |  grams Weight | Colour- Black and Gold
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.1 | WiFi 802.11 b/g/n | 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: Yes 
  • Memory- 64 GB Internal | 256 GB External | 3 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3600 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro:-

  • Clean and Vibrant 5.5 inches FHD sAMOLED Display.
  • 13 MP primary camera with f/1.7 aperture performs decently even in low light. 
  • Supports Always-on display.
  • Also supporting NFC/ Samsung pay.
  • Dual SIM support with a Dedicated slot for SD Card.
  • The front camera also featuring LED Flash.
  • Phone support OTG Cable.

Cons of Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro:-

  • Battery is non-removable.
  • No special protection for the Display.
  • Performance is not up to the expectation. 
  • Doesn't support Quick charging.
  • It does not have USB Type-C slot.

Why to buy and Final words about Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro:-

This handset is offering a great combination of features and premium looks, the only thing that is not so impressive is its CPU performance which is quite mediocre. The 5.5 inches sAMOLED display is crisp and sharp. There is enough to store in 64 GB internal storage which can be further expanded with 128GB of SD card. The rear camera is good enough to take photos in low lighting conditions. Backup with 3600 mAh battery offers a decent 24 hours talktime over 3G Network. You can also check Xiaomi Mi Max 2 and Motorola Moto M under the same price range. 
Price: 20900 INR
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YU Yunique 2 Review Pros & Cons: Ultra Budget Smartphone

Review of YU Yunique 2 at a Glance:-

Yu Televentures launched its one of the most affordable Smartphone in India to compete with Chinese counterparts. Here we have extracted the main Advantages and Disadvantages of YU Yunique 2. The key features of this device are 5.0 inches HD Display, Android v7.0 (Nougat) OS, MediaTek MT6737 Quad-core CPU, 13 MP Primary | 5 MP Secondary Camera, 16 GB Internal | 64 GB SD Card Support | 2 GB RAM and 2500 mAh battery.

Faux-metallic Plastic Built 
The rear panel of smartphone is made of plastic with the faux-metallic textured finish having gently smooth curves in the corners. Overall device looks pleasant in hand. The size bezels of the phone are quite narrow but the top and bottom bezels are relatively large that makes unwelcomed 65.4% screen-to-body ratio. The right edge housing power and volume buttons while USB slot and 3.5 mm audio jack is located on the top. 

HD Display with Gorilla Glass
Handset comes up with the 5.0 inches High Definition LCD with 294 ppi pixel density which is not crisp but clean enough to enjoy the visual content that is verifying the price. It could be better if company maintained its screen-to-body ratio above 70% which is 65.4%, Sunlight visibility is not so sharp but the text is readable in highest brightness. The Corning Gorilla Glass 3 is protecting the display from unwanted scratches. 

Camera with Bokeh Effects 
There is 13 MP Primary camera with f/2.0 aperture and a LED flashlight which is quite average and in low ambient lighting conditions the photos comes out more vulnerable. Camera also supports real time Bokeh effect for artistic photography. It can also shoot Full HD videos at 1080p resolutions. 5 MP secondary camera is also not up to the mark but takes some acceptable selfies if the light is sufficient. 

Entry Level Processor 
This phone packs up with MediaTek MT6737 Quad-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz which is obviously an entry level CPU coupled with the 2 GB RAM offers a decent performance for day to day tasks while the phone starts lagging in multitasking and heavy apps. This is a decent option only for those users which are not in powerful tasks. 

Battery Backup
Company offering a 2500 mAh battery inside the phone where the back cover and battery of the device is removable, the backup is not so impressive at all but considering its price it's fine. As according to claim of the company this handset offers 9 Hours Talktime, 18 Hours Music Playback and Up to 5 Hours Video Playback

Specification of YU Yunique 2:-

  • OS- Android v7.0 (Nougat)
  • Chipset- Mediatek MT6737 | 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 | Quad-core | Mali-T720
  • Display- 5.0 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 720 x 1280 pixels | 294 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 13 MP Primary | 5 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 145 x 72.7 x 9.2 mm | 159 grams Weight | Colour- Champagne Gold and Coal Black
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.0 | WiFi 802.11 b/g/n | 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Micro/Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: No 
  • Memory- 16 GB Internal | 64 GB External | 2 GB RAM
  • Battery- 2500 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of YU Yunique 2:-

  • Latest Android 7.0 (Nougat) with near stock Android Experience.
  • Dual SIM support with a Dedicated slot for MicroSD card. 
  • Display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
  • OTG Cable is supported.
  • Supports 4G/ VoLTE. 
  • Comes up Stereo FM radio with RDS. 

Cons of YU Yunique 2:-

  • The display is average with a little bit slow response.
  • Built on the plastic expecting metal. 
  • Both the Cameras could be better.
  • No Fingerprint sensor. 
  • The sound is not so clean, with distortion. 
  • Battery backup is not up to level.

Why to buy and Final words about YU Yunique 2:-

The Yunque 2 is one of the most affordable Yu Smartphone comes up with very decent plastic built and features. This 5 inches phone has HD display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. 1.3 GHz Quad-core processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM doesn't perform well with heavy apps but day to day tasks are not troublesome. This is a decent budget phone with some ups and downs however you can opt to go with Redmi 4A for the same price with better battery backup. 
Price- 5999 INR
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Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Pros & Cons: Best Phablet under Reasonable Price

Review of Xiaomi Mi Max 2 at a Glance:-

People found it interesting to use big display Smartphone that's why the trend is shifting from smaller size Smartphone to large display. Xiaomi wants to hit the user group with Mi Max 2 which are craving for ultra large Smartphone that comes under Phablet category. Here we have pointed the Pros and Cons of Mi Max 2, it has key features like 6.44 Full HD Display, Android v7.1.1 (Nougat) OS, Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Chipset, 12 MP Primary | 5 MP Secondary Camera, 64/128 GB Internal | 256 GB SD Card Support | 4 GB RAM and 5300 mAh battery.

Metallic Unibody Design
The design of the smartphone is praiseworthy with Full metal unibody, The sides and corners of the phone are gently curved in such a way that can offer a decent gripping even after having a huge size. Narrow bezels with 74.0% screen-to-body ratio help to utilize more area for core works and makes the design more compact. Speaker Grille and Type C USB slot is located on the bottom while the top has 3.5mm audio jack and IR Blaster. Right edge housing volume rockers and power button. 


Huge Display with Clarity
The large display of this smartphone is ideal for productive work as it is offering 6.44 inches Full HD screen, even after having 342 ppi pixel density the visualization of the content is crisp and bright enough to operate without trouble in outdoor sunlight conditions. The viewing angles of the handset is also quite good to enjoy your videos from different angles. The screen is also protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. 

Above Average Camera with 4K Recordings
Xiaomi offering 12 MP Sony IMX386 sensor for its primary camera with Large 1.25μm pixels. However, on the pixel scale camera is downgraded from 16 MP to 12 MP compared from its predecessor but you will definitely get the better results in the new Mi Max 2. You will get pleasant photographs in daylight although camera struggle to clear the photos in insufficient lighting. It also supports 4K and Slow motion with 120fps. The 5MP primary camera has fine clarity but with little artificial colors although overall result is positive. 

Power Efficient Chipset
This phablet is powered by Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 processor featuring 14nm FinFET and high-performance for heavy tasks. Although the previous Mi Max came up with much stronger Snapdragon 650 processor and this latest phab comes up with Snapdragon 625 that is not equally strong as previous one but it is power efficient that offers better battery backup. Its chipset is coupled with the 4 GB RAM, together they perform quite smooth for all the tasks until you start filling the phone with lots of heavy games and apps. 
Long Hours Battery
The battery of this phablet is also quite impressive with 5300 mAh capacity. Company claims that this device offers 57 hours talk time and about 2 days battery backup on a single charge which is rare with such a large phone. It also supports Quick charge 3.0 to charge the device faster than the traditional charger. 

Specification of Xiaomi Mi Max

  • OS- Android v7.1.1 (Nougat) 
  • Chipset- Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 | 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 | Octa-core | Adreno 506
  • Display- 6.44 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 1920 pixels | 342 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 12 MP Primary | 5 MP Secondary | 2160p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 174.1 x 88.7 x 7.6 mm | 211 grams Weight | Colour- Gold and Matte Black
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.2 | WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac | 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Micro/Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: Yes
  • Memory- 64/128 GB Internal | 128 GB External | 4 GB RAM
  • Battery- 5300 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Xiaomi Mi Max 2

  • A huge 6.44 inches Full HD Crystal clear display.
  • Long Lasting 5300 mAh Battery.
  • Supports Quick Charge 3.0 for Fast Charging.
  • Dual SIM Support. 
  • IR Blaster to operate AC, TV and other Home Appliances. 
  • Having USB Type-C reversible port/connector.
  • Camera supports 4K and Slow motion recordings. 
  • Loud Stereo Sound with Dual Speakers.
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Protection for Display.

Cons of Xiaomi Mi Max 2

  • No NFC
  • Comes up with Hybrid Slots instead of a Dedicated slot for SD Card. 
  • Camera lacking OIS for better stability.
  • With 211 grams weight, its feels bulky. 
  • The battery is non-removable. 
  • Heating issue while charging or Playing Games.

Why to buy and Final words about Xiaomi Mi Max 2

This is perfect smartphone for the people craving for the large display gadget with excellent battery backup under reasonable cost, The display is clean and sharp with Full HD resolutions. A full Metallic body of the phone is perfectly crafted is without any snag. Camera is above average especially for the outdoor condition where the light is sufficient. Snapdragon 625 along with 4 GB RAM is more than sufficient to run most of the tasks flawlessly. 5300 mAh Battery of phablet is also very impressive with about 2 days backup. As alternate, you can also go for the Lenovo Phab 2 Plus and Mi Max.
Price- 16999 INR
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Motorola Moto E4 Plus Review Pros & Cons: Beast in Battery

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Review of Motorola Moto E4 Plus at a Glance:-

Motorola included a new Smartphone under "E" Series with beast battery for budget conscious people. Here we are going to point out the Advantages and Disadvantages of Motorola Moto E4 Plus. The Key specs of this Smartphone are Android v7.1 Nougat OS, 5.5 inch HD Display, MediaTek MTK6737 or Snapdragon 427 CPU, 13 MP Primary | 5 MP Secondary Camera, 16/32 GB Internal Memory, 2/3 GB RAM and 5000 mAh battery.

Decency in Craftmanship
The way phone is crafted by the engineers is pretty decent. The corners are gently curved to achieve a well griping. With 9.6mm width and 198 grams of weight phone feels bulky but we have to remind that there is 5000 mAh powerful battery. The 2.5D Glass covering the front panel and the sides are rear has a metallic body. Primary Camera is located separately under a big circular ring along with LED flashlight. The Volume rockers and Power button are situated on the right edge. Top housing 3.5 mm Audio jack while the bottom has MicroUSB slot. 
Bigger display Compromising the Quality
Moto E4 Plus has 5.5 inches High Definition display with 267 ppi pixel density that produces the acceptable but not sharp and vivid images. There is nothing special to praise about its screen, it is just fine to view your contents. Although to make its display tougher it is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. 

Good for Daily Tasks
The USA version of Moto E4 plus is powered by Snapdragon 427 while in India it comes up with MediaTek MT6737 Quad-core processor having 1.3 GHz clock speed. This chipset is coupled with 3 GB of RAM to offer a Decent performance but don't expect anything phenomenal. On the best level in can proceed day to tasks and some light games smoothly. 

Nothing Special about Camera
This handset has 13 MP sensor for the primary camera and 5 MP sensor for secondary. On the best level rear camera can capture just average photographs in sufficient lighting conditions but still, the colors appear washed out. The pictures taken out from the camera is not going to surprise you in any way but it's quite acceptable to save some memories in jpeg format. The front camera also creates noise and its f/2.2 aperture is not able to grab the required lighting for crisp photography even after having LED Flash for the front camera. 
5000 mAh Battery: Best thing about Phone
The best selling point of this smartphone is its battery. Motorola offering a huge 5000 mAh battery inside this device which is expected to provide 2 full days battery backup. So for travelers and heavy users, it is great option to pick from a budget segment. 

Specification of Motorola Moto E4 Plus

  • OS- Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Chipset- MediaTek MT6737 | 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 | Quad-core | Mali-T720
  • Display- 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 720 x 1280 pixels | 267 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 13 MP Primary | 5 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 155 x 77.5 x 9.6 mm | 198 grams Weight | Colour- Iron Gray, Fine Gold and Oxford Blue
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.2 | WiFi 802.11 b/g/n | 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: Yes
  • Memory- 32 GB Internal | 128 GB External | 3 GB RAM
  • Battery- 5000 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Motorola Moto E4 Plus

  • Pleasant design with the Metallic finish and 2.5D cover Glass.
  • The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
  • The phone also has a Water-repellent coating.
  • Dual Sim With Separate Memory Card Slot.
  • LED Flash light for the front camera. 
  • Latest Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) version with Mostly stock Android experience. 
  • Fast battery charging with 10W rapid charger.
  • 5000 mAh Long battery life.

Cons of Motorola Moto E4 Plus

  • The display is not crisp/sharp enough. 
  • The phone feels bulky with 198 grams of weight.
  • Sometimes gets slow even in some basic tasks.
  • The impression of the camera is not good.
  • Performance is quite average.

Why to buy and Final words about Motorola Moto E4 Plus

Moto E4 Plus is a phone for power hungry users. It has large 5.5 inches HD display although it is not so crisp but acceptable for its price point. The key positive points of this smartphone are its 5000 mAh battery with 2 days battery backup and a smooth Latest Stock v7.1.1 (Nougat) Android Experience. However, there are few alternates of this smartphone in the market like Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Lenovo K6 Power and Nokia 3.
Price- 9999 INR
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Nokia 3 Review Pros & Cons: Glamorous Stylish and Affordable

Review of Nokia 3 at a Glance:-

After going multiple years under hibernation, Nokia Launched its first Android Smartphone Nokia 3 in India. It is Entry-level Smartphone with decent configuration. Here we have observed some important pros and cons of this handset. The key specs this phone comes up with are Android v7.0 Nougat OS, 5.0 inches HD Display, MediaTek MT6737 Quad-core processor, 8 MP Primary | 8 MP Secondary Camera, 16 GB Internal | 128 GB External SD Card support | 2 GB RAM and 2630 mAh battery.

Heart Taking Premium Design
The way a phone looks give the first impression about the handset, so here Nokia comes with a reincarnated design which is making it look premium with a class. Most of the phone in this range are fully metallic built but Nokia decided to go with a polycarbonate body in the rear and 2.5D glass with special protection in front. Its 8.45 mm thickness, 5.0 inches compact design and perfectly curved corners offering an excellent gripping for the palm. The right edge of the device housing volume rockers and a power key while the left has slots for SIM card and SD Card. The bottom has MicroUSB slot and Speaker and 3.5 inches Headphone jack is located on the Top. 
Decent Enough Display with 2.5D Glass
The front panel has 5.0 inches display of 2.5D Curved glass that looks absolutely good, This is just entry level phone of Nokia, expecting high configuration is not fair although its HD screen has 294ppi of display density that can play the videos with decent colours and brightness. It is not vibrant as Full HD, 4K AMOLED display but hardly anyone will come with the problem regarding its screen quality. Not only that Nokia also including Corning Gorilla Glass protection for the display. 

Camera with Quality
HMD Global decided to include 8 MP camera module both the side of smartphone, So Its primary 8 MP camera has aperture of f/2 with LED flash, Camera takes great photos in the sufficient lighting condition of the day while for the insufficient lighting environment there is obviously visible noise in the pictures but photos are still usable. There is also 8 MP front camera with wide angles which is a blessing for the selfie enthusiastic people. 

An Average Processing Unit
The thing that is minimizing its chances for making it best out of best choice in its offered price is CPU, Nokia 3 comes up with the Mediatek MT6737 Quad core processor which is clocked at the 1.3 GHz, we are least expecting Snapdragon 435 in this price group. Although this MediaTek processor is absolutely fine for the mediocre user but for the heavy gaming and multitasking it starts struggling to show a smooth performance. I am again saying it's not for heavy gaming and still if you play graphic intensive games, the phone starts heating and lagging. However, for day to day activities like Simple browsing and light gaming, it is absolutely fine. 

The Battery Can Stand nearly for 1 Day
The 2630 mAh battery inside the phone also doesn't have any wow factor. It is just kind average. you can take your phone in the morning with full charging and at evening until 8 PM it needs to charge again, So definitely it's just average battery for nearly about one day backup. 

Specification of Nokia 3

  • OS- Android v7.0 (Nougat)
  • Chipset- Mediatek MT6737 | 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 | Quad-core | Mali-T720MP1
  • Display- 5.0 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 720 x 1280 pixels | 294 ppi pixel Density | Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Camera- 8 MP Primary | 8 MP Secondary | 720p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 143.4 x 71.4 x 8.5 mm | 145 grams Weight | Colour- Silver White, Matte Black, Tempered Blue and Copper White
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.0 | WiFi 802.11 b/g/n | 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Micro/Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: No 
  • Memory- 16 GB Internal | 128 GB External | 2 GB RAM
  • Battery- 2630 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Nokia 3

  • A great classy and compact premium look. 
  • Both the 8MP Cameras are decent enough.
  • The phone also supports NFC.
  • Latest Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS with guaranteed future upgradations. 
  • To enhance the experience it also comes up with FM radio having RDS.
  • Dedicated slot for the MicroSD card. 
  • OTG cable is also supported.
  • The screen is protected with the Corning Gorilla Glass. 
  • There is also LED Notification light.

Cons of Nokia 3

  • A very average processor for multitasking.
  • The battery is non-removable.
  • We are expecting better display configuration (AMOLED or Full HD).
  • Speakers are placed on the bottom that can be blocked while watching videos or playing games in landscape mode.
  • The loudness of the sound is average.
  • The phone doesn't have a fingerprint sensor.

Why to buy and Final words about Nokia 3:-

Finally, most awaited company launched its budget friendly device in the market. Here Nokia 3 is very pocket-friendly by size as well as budget. It has a really classic premium design with a quality build. The 5.0 inches HD display is definitely good for watching the visual content. However, for improving the performance it could have better CPU but offered MediaTek processor can handle all the basic tasks very efficiently. The 8 MP primary and Secondary camera are pretty nice to take the picture. There is no high power demanding feature so 2630 mAh battery can give backup of 1 full day. If you are thinking about alternate options you can choose to go for the Galaxy J3 Pro, Redmi Note 4, and Lenovo K6 Power.
Price- 9400 INR
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