OnePlus 5T Review Pros and Cons: Flagship Killer with FullView Display

Review of OnePlus 5T at a Glance:-

OnePlus is popular among the mass for flagship features under the reasonable price, they launch 2 phones every year and 2nd one comes with comparatively slight modification instead of major changes. For 2017 they have launched OnePlus 5T which is successor of OnePlus 5. It is featuring 6.01 inches Optic AMOLED display, Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) OS, Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 CPU, Dual 16+20 MP Primary | 16 MP secondary camera, 64/128 GB ROM, 6/8 GB RAM, and 3300 mAh battery. 

Premium Metallic and Claasy
The design is something which is emitting the premium vibes, The rear side and frame of the device are made entirely out of aluminum. Even after being 6.01 inches phablet, company successfully made it light with 162 grams of weight and 7.3mm thin. On the top, from the rear side antenna strip is running in such a way that gives more pleasant looks. The fingerprint sensor is now shifted to the rear side which is easily accessible for unlocking. On the bottom, there is a 3.5 mm audio jack along with USB Type-C slot and single speaker grille. The power button is located on the right edge while left edge housing volume rocker along with profile changer key.  
Sharp and Vibrant FHD+ Screen 
In this phone, most of the features are similar to its predecessor OnePlus 5, but the 6.01 inches Full HD+ Optic AMOLED display with 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution having 18:9 aspect ratio offers more immersive viewing experience is completely different in this handset. Its Optic AMOLED is manufactured by the Samsung, The vibrant and crisp display is able to provide around 440nits of maximum brightness along with adaptive algorithm which automatically adjusts parameters even in harsh sunlight. We are happy to see the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection for the screen. 

Flagship Chipset for "Flagship Killer"
They have launched it with the best Qualcomm flagship chipset of 2017, the phone is powered by Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Octa-core CPU coupled with the 8GB RAM. Its Oxygen v4.7 OS based on the Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) is incredibly clean and free of unwanted pre-installed apps just like Stock Android ( We are Expecting the Oreo out of the box but OP promised to provide OS update in January 2018). The device has strong CPU and Adreno 540 GPU which is capable of rendering the heavy gaming graphics with ease so you will get a good multitasking and gaming experience in Full HD+ display. The overall performance of the phone is equivalent (or even better) to high-end flagship devices like Galaxy Note 8 and Huawei Mate 10 Pro
Dual Camera with Awesome Bokeh Effect
As according to the official site of OP "This phone is equipped with 'Intelligent Pixel Technology' By merging 4 pixels into one when ambient light is lower than 10 lux". but there is hardly any major improvement in the quality of photos than its predecessor OP5. although dual camera setup offers an impressive blurred background effect. 16 MP + 20 MP Primary and surprising both the camera has the f/1.7 aperture. It would be better to have a different aperture size for more effective performance in different lighting condition but unfortunately, it is not the case with this phone. The daylight photographs are quite decent but in comparison to Galaxy S8, it is lagging behind. 16 MP secondary camera is more than satisfactory in performance. The other good thing about its camera is the availability of EIS which helps you to shoot smooth videos. It can record Full HD video with 60fps. 

Battery with Dash Charging support
Even after having larger display size OP inserted 3300 mAh battery into the phone. But it is good to see that phone gives backup of 22 hours talktime over the 3G network and also capable of charging 0% to 100% in less than 1 hour with the help of 5V 4A 20W Dash Charger. 

Specification of OnePlus 5T:-

  • OS- Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Chipset- Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 | 2.45 GHz Kryo | Octa-core | Adreno 540
  • Display- 6.01 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 2160 pixels | 401 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- Dual: 16 MP + 20 MP Primary | 16 MP Secondary | 2160p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 156.1 x 75 x 7.3 mm | 162 grams Weight | Colour- Midnight Black
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.2 | WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac | 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: Yes 
  • Memory- 64/128 GB Internal | No External | 6/8 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3300 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of OnePlus 5T:-

  • Vibrant 6.01 inches Optic AMOLED display.
  • Display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • NFC and EIS for Camera supported.
  • Quickly open the camera by pressing the power button twice.
  • Advanced facial recognition software takes the fraction of a second to identify and unlock.
  • LED Notification indicator is available. 
  • USB Type-C cable is supported.
  • Display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Well build Front with glass and frame/back with aluminum.

Cons of OnePlus 5T:-

  • No wireless charging and no optical zoom in camera.
  • FM Radio and Card slot are not supported.
  • The battery is non-removable.
  • No IP Rating for water or dust resistance
  • Stereo speakers are not available. 
  • Camera Dynamic range/low light performance is not so impressive.
  • It lacks "always-on display" feature.
  • Port supports the USB 2.0 standard (Expecting USB 3.0)

Why to buy and Final words about OnePlus 5T:-

This device is another masterpiece by the OnePlus with multiple spectacular features but still, it lacks many expected specs like Water & Dust resistance body, Stereo speaker, and more battery capacity. Design of phone is obviously premium and the screen looks crisp even under direct sunlight conditions. Performance is the top class because of Snapdragon processor and well optimized Oxygen OS. The camera is little compromised although it takes decent pictures as compared to other flagship phones, improvement required. Battery is not huge but still offers a respectable backup. you can choose the alternative of this handset- Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, for the better camera, go with Samsung Galaxy S8+ or Galaxy Note 8
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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Review Pros and Cons: Selfie Phone from Xiaomi

Review of Xiaomi Redmi Y1 at a Glance:-

Oppo and Vivo are continuously popularizing their handset with the name of "Selfie" so here Xiaomi decided to launch affordable Smartphone focusing on the selfie. Here we have extracted the advantages and disadvantages of latest "Y Series" phone Xiaomi Redmi Y1. The key features of this handset are 5.5 inches HD display, Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS, Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435 processor, 13MP primary | 16MP secondary camera, 32/64 GB Internal | 128 GB SD card support | 3/4 GB RAM and 3080 mAh battery.

Plastic but Compact Build
The exterior is nearly carved in the same way as Redmi 4, but now it is built on the plastic which helps to keep the weight down. The device is fairly light at 153 grams. Xiaomi has used plastic in its rear and sides along with the power and volume buttons. Overall design is looking like faux-metallic build, although it is compact and sturdy. Power button and volume rockers are located on the right while left edge housing the card slot tray. The bottom of the phone has the Micro-USB port and speaker grilles. On the top, you will find an IR emitter and a 3.5mm headphone jack. 
5.5 inches FHD Display
The advantage of this phone over Redmi 4 is its display size, Redmi Y1 has 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 720 x 1280p resolutions and 7.6mm thickness, that sits comfortably in one hand. We are expecting the Full HD, but even after having HD resolutions the display is quite sharp and vibrant for the consumption of content. You will also pleased to see the display of such a budget-friendly smartphone is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass.

Decent performance by Snapdragon 435
Redmi Y1 is powered by the New Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 having eight-cores clocked at the 1.4 GHz, which ensures quick and smooth performance, It is obvious that it can't handle the high-end games with highest graphics setting but in lower graphics setting you will be able to play visually-intensive games too. For a typical user, there is hardly any trouble in operating the phone for day to day tasks. Snapdragon 435 chipset along with 4GB RAM is capable to perform well as expected. 

16 MP Selfie Camera
This series is launched by Xiaomi for selfie lovers under the affordable range. The handset is featuring 16MP sensor for the selfie camera incorporated by the LED Selfie-light which lets you capture sharper and vibrant self-portraits. The dark or low light environment now not comes in your way as there is a dedicated LED light for the secondary camera, helping in such situations. Beautify 3.0 helps in enhancing natural beauty while preserving original facial details. The primary 13 MP camera with f/2.2 aperture has nearly same quality as Redmi 4, It takes a decent picture in outdoor daylight condition but struggling in insufficient lighting with observable noise. Considering the price, camera quality of the phone is not going to disappoint you. 
Battery Capacity
As compared to Redmi 4 battery department is downgraded, now it comes up with 3080 mAh battery. Although Xiaomi claims it is coupled with system-level MIUI optimizations, so it will offer a better battery back, Its battery is able to offer 10 hours of video playback, 12 hours of gaming and 32 hours talktime over 3G network.

Specification of Xiaomi Redmi Y1:-

  • OS- Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Chipset- Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435 | 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 | Octa-core | Adreno 505
  • Display- 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 720 x 1280 pixels | 236 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 13 MP Primary | 16 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 153 x 76.2 x 7.7 mm | 153 grams Weight | Colour- Gold, Dark Grey, Silver, and Rose 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: Yes 
  • Memory- 32/64 GB Internal | 128 GB External | 3/4 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3080 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Xiaomi Redmi Y1:-

  • A large 5.5 inches HD display
  • Selfie flash for taking batter self-portraits with the front camera.
  • Dedicated microSD card slot, Supports simultaneous use of two SIM cards along with memory card.
  • Corning Gorilla Glass protection for the display.
  • External SD card supported up to 128 GB. 
  • IR Blaster and FM Radio are supported.

Cons of Xiaomi Redmi Y1:-

  • Average low-light camera performance.
  • The battery is non-removable.
  • The screen resolution is only 720p(HD).
  • Build on the plastic.
  • Battery capacity is downgraded to 3080 mAh.

Why to buy and Final words about Xiaomi Redmi Y1

This handset is ready for sale along with Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A under the 10K INR Range. "Y Series" is launched to focus on the selfie-obsessed people. So there is 16MP selfie camera along with LED Flash although both cameras are average in performance. Large display size is a plus point compared to Redmi 4. We are little disappointed with the lower battery capacity and plastic build body.  For the alternate choice, you can consider buying much affordable version Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite or  Xiaomi Redmi 4.
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Oppo F5 Review Pros and Cons: Camera with Artificial Intelligence

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Review of Oppo F5 at a Glance:-

Oppo is popular among its fan for the camera-centric smartphones, Now they have launched a phablet with 6.0 inches display. This phone is based on the full HD+ or full view display. Here we have enlisted the main advantages and disadvantages of the handset. The key features of this handset are 6.0 inches FHD+ display, Android 7.1 (Nougat) OS, Mediatek MT6763T Helio P23 CPU, 16MP Primary | 20MP secondary Camera, 32/64 GB Internal | 256 GB SD Card | 4/6 GB RAM and 3200 mAh battery. 

A Smooth Non-Metallic Design
This phablet has a unibody design but they have made the switch from metal to plastic. It has a faux-metallic coating on the back. There is a 0.4mm hairline laser string carved using vacuum radium technology located at the tip of the device increasing its aesthetic value. The phone has rounded corners and edges, that helps in holding a big phone with ease. Even after having such a big display it has optimal 7.5mm of thickness along with 152 grams, so you will have more fun in a compact device. The power button and access to the SIM tray on the right of the device while left edge has the volume buttons. bottom housing 3.5mm audio jack, micro USB port, and speaker grille.

Full View FHD+ Display
The good news is even after having 6.0 inches display, it fit aesthetically within a narrow frame and making it easily portable. Its Full HD+ display is offering more room for your content but all the apps are not adjustable to the new 18:9 aspect ratio and since most content is in 16:9, so you will see the black bars when watching videos on YouTube. This 6.0 inches LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Offers decent viewing angles with sufficient sharpening along with pleasing contrast. 

Camera with Artificial Intelligence
Now let's have a look at the most advertised feature of this gadget. There is a 16MP sensor for primary and 20MP for the rear camera, Oppo smartphones are known as "Selfie expert" that's why the company makes secondary camera much powerful than the primary shooter. This device also features a smart beauty “AI” mode that removes everything from the frame that possibly can ruin the selfie,  it smoothes-out your crinkles, it also avoids the bizarre eye-widening and cheekbone-chiseling of some other beauty modes. Without having Dual cam setup, depth effect on the front camera can take pretty decent bokeh effect that yields a pleasant out-of-focus backdrop. In the end selfie cam able to produce a photogenic best. The 16 MP primary shooter along with f/1.8 aperture can take decent enough pictures in daylight while it struggles little bit in case of insufficient lighting. there is also focusing issue which sometimes seems slow, aside from this issue, the camera is quick and fun to use. If you are interested in video recording here from both the camera you can record the Full HD videos with 30fps. 
Good performance but not enough 
The handset is powered by MediaTek MT6763T Helio P23 octa-core processor based on the 16nm power efficient design. This chipset is coupled with whopping 6GB RAM, together they are able to provide a good performance for day to day life, although it is not suitable for high-end games (but many can be played in low graphics setting). Multitasking is not an issue till you start using multiple heavy apps simultaneously. But if you are not much in gaming & heavy multitasking, it is a quite decent choice. 

Battery Capacity and Backup
The battery is doing little bit injustice with such a huge 6.0 inches phablet. However, the chipset is more power efficient than its previous versions but who doesn't love a huge battery. An average user can take its backup for a whole day. but the intense user will find it hard to use the phone for the full day. 

Specification of Oppo F5:-

  • OS- Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) 
  • Chipset- Mediatek MT6763T Helio P23 | 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 | Octa-core | Mali-G71 MP2
  • Display- 6.0 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 2160 pixels | 402 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- Dual 16 MP Primary | 20 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 156.5 x 76 x 7.5 mm | 152 grams Weight | Colour- Black, Gold, and Red
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.2 | WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n | 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 | 4/6 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3200 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Oppo F5:-

  • Facial recognition to unlock the device.
  • 20MP rear camera producing quality selfies. 
  • A Huge 6.0 inches screen in a compact device.
  • A.I. beauty recognition technology for photogenic selfies.
  • OTG cable is supported.
  • Supports MicroSD card up to 256 GB.
  • Triple slot tray that supports two nano SIM.

Cons of Oppo F5:-

  • No NFC and LED Notification.
  • Micro USB slot instead of USB Type-C. 
  • Made up of plastic body with Faux-metallic finishing.
  • Not a strong processor for the price. 
  • The Camera autofocus is lazy.
  • No Gorilla Glass protection for the display. 
  • Non-removable battery with only 3200 mAh battery for 6.0 inches device.

Why to buy and Final words about Oppo F5:-

Oppo Smartphones are mostly made for the people using frequent front camera, That's why they've named it "Selfie expert". Oppo F5 is also another example of this series, in this model even they have blended the Artificial Intelligence to recognize the face for best possible outcome. Aside from camera the display is big and vibrant to watch your favorite videos. Facial recognition to unlock the device is an interesting feature, which you can also see in iPhone X. The plastic build body is bit odd and out fashioned in the era of full metallic design. We like this phone but some features are not available which are the bit hard to compromise. However, for the alternate option, you can also look at the Motorola Moto G5s Plus and Redmi Note 5
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Nokia 7 Review Pros and Cons: Stunning Mid-Range Phone

Review of Nokia 7 at a Glance:-

Nokia wants to expand its business by launching the smartphone for all the price range, currently, they launched an upper mid-range Smartphone Nokia 7. Initially, it is released in China, later they also distribute the phone in other countries. We have pointed the main advantages and disadvantages of this smartphone. The key features handset are 5.2 inches Full HD display, Android 7.1 (Nougat) OS, Snapdragon 630 CPU, 16MP primary | 5MP secondary camera, 64 GB Internal | 128 GB SD Card support | 6 GB RAM and 3000 mAh battery.

Compact and Premium
Design of the phone is quite similar to the Nokia 8 with narrow side bezels while the bezel area above and below the screen is pretty large that makes 74% screen-to-body ratio. The build looks premium as it is made up of 7000 series aluminum frame sandwiched between the front and rear panel of Corning Gorilla Glass. The gentle curves of corner & 2.5D curved glass offer a smoother finishing. It has IP54 certified dust and splash resistant body (Although it would be better if they offer waterproof body). As usual volume rockers and power button are fixed on the right edge while the left has card tray slot. Speaker grille and USB Type-C slot found on the bottom and 3.5mm audio jack moved to the top of the phone. 
Sharp & Vivid Display
As far as its 5.2 inches Full HD IPS LCD is concern; this sharp screen is not going to let you disappointed. It is vibrant and emits enough brightness to make it usable even in direct daylight conditions, even the viewing angles are also wide enough. Both the surfaces of phone are protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass. 

Performing well for Most of the Tasks
Performance of device is handled by the Snapdragon 630 clocked at 2.2 GHz with an octa-core processor. This CPU is designed by Qualcomm for the mid-range smartphones based on 14-bit technology and offers up to 30% higher graphics performance as compared to the prior generation. So this Qualcomm Snapdragon X12 LTE modem along with 6GB RAM is not going to disappoint you for most of the tasks even for multitasking. although it's not ideal for the heavy gaming because of less powerful Cortex-A53 and Adreno 508 GPU. However, the overall experience is smooth and trouble-free. 

Quality Camera
They have also added Carl Zeiss optics in 16MP rear camera with f/1.8 wide aperture, the quality of photos taken in daylight is brilliant with wide dynamic range and low light photography is satisfactory with minimal observable noise. Dual-LED (dual tone) flash also helps in night time photography. The device is also capable of recording 4K videos. Secondary camera having a 5MP sensor and 1.4 µm pixel size is also able to take decent enough selfies. 
Decent Battery Backup
There is 3000 mAh Non-Removable battery inside this gadget, which according to official claim offers Up to 340 hours standby time over 3G network and Up to 15 hours Talk time. It also supports the Quick charge technology. 

Specification of Nokia 7:-

  • OS- Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) 
  • Chipset- Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 | 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 | Octa-core | Adreno 508
  • Display- 5.2 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 1920 pixels | 424 ppi pixel Density | Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Camera- Dual 16 MP Primary | 5 MP Secondary | 2160p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 141.2 x 71.5 x 7.9 mm | 153 grams Weight | Colour- Gloss Black & Matt White
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v5.0 | WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac | 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: Yes 
  • Memory- 64 GB Internal | 128 GB External | 4/6 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3000 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Nokia 7:-

  • Premium quality with a compact build.
  • Availability of USB Type-C slot.
  • Dual SIM supported.
  • NFC, FM and OTG cable also supported.
  • IP54 certified dust and splash resistant body.
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection for the display.
  • 16MP quality camera with Carl Zeiss optics.
  • 4K videography is supported.

Cons of Nokia 7:-

  • Hybrid Dual SIM support.
  • Battery us Non-removable.
  • No Water-proof body (Limited to IP54). 
  • Large Bezel area above and below the screen. 
  • Battery capacity is not sufficient. 

Why to buy and Final words about Nokia 7:-

It is one of the balanced handset from every aspect; 5.2 inches compact size display, Decent camera, performance and battery backup everything making it one of refined smartphone under the mid-range. HMD Global included most the features that are verifying its price. However, we are expecting little more battery capacity, waterproof body, and Snapdragon 660 processor. Under the same price group you can go for the handset like OnePlus 5, Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) and even Mi 6
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Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Review Pros and Cons: Best Design Award Winner

Review of Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 at a Glance:-

Mi Mix popularises the Bezel-free full-screen display concept in the smartphone world. Its 2nd Generation is now available in the market, here we have pointed the main advantages and disadvantages of Mi Mix 2. The key features of this smartphone are 5.99 inches Full HD+ display, Android 7.1 (Nougat) OS, Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 CPU, 12MP Primary | 5MP secondary camera, 64/128/256 GB Internal | No SD Card support | 6/8 GB RAM and 3400 mAh battery. 

Best Design for a Phone
This smartphone is the winner of IDEA premier international design competition, we also loved the way they have chiseled the phone. It has better gentle curves while back is relatively unchanged from the Mi Mix. It is using a ceramic back, but the mid-frame is made out of aluminum. Mi Mix 2 now uses a standard speaker rather than a piezoelectric ceramic speaker. However, the position of the front camera is odd for taking the selfies or video calling. There's a single speaker located at the bottom of the phone and a USB-USB Type-C charging port next to it. Volume rockers and the power button is placed on the right edge. There's no IR Blaster on the phone, Removal of the 3.5mm audio jack will hurt many potential buyers of this phone. 
Innovative FHD+ Display
The technology and design used in making the display of the phone are quite innovative and aesthetic. It comes with a large 5.99 inches display housed in a body which is actually smaller than typical 5.5 inches display smartphones. Colors reproduction is crisp and accurate, and if you want punchier colors, there's an option to adjust the color temperature in the settings. It can be easily used in the direct sunlight conditions as the brightness of the phone is more than enough. The 403 ppi of display density along with 1080p resolutions are not best suitable for the VR experience. This screen is also protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

Decent Camera
Photography department is quite good as its primary shooter has 12 MP sensor with 4-axis OIS and ƒ/2.0 aperture. photos taken in daylight comes out vibrant with good details but the same case is not applied when the pictures are taken in the low light situations, the noise is quite observable and it also affects the dynamic range. Camera is also capable of shooting 4K and slow-mo videos (120fps@720p). The selfie camera takes decent pictures although Placement of secondary camera below the screen is quite strange, however, in the camera app you can rotate the phone upside down but it is not the case with social media apps like WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat etc. 
Smooth Multitasking 
The performance is definitely not going to disappoint the users as it is configured with the Snapdragon 835 chipset along with 8GB RAM, You can play any graphics intensive game and use the phone for multitasking without noticing any visible glitches. The Snapdragon 835 builds on the advanced 10-nanometer design that is 35% smaller, 25% more power efficient, and quite fast in graphics rendering. so the performance is something which can be praised. its support for most global LTE bands will help the people frequently go for foreign tours. 

Battery Backup
The power supply is fulfilled by the 3400mAh Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery, which can offer backup of nearly 1 full day in moderate to heavy use. It also supports Quick Charge 3.0 to reduce the charging time.

Specification of Xiaomi Mi Mix 2:-

  • OS- Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Chipset- Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 | 2.45 GHz Kryo | Octa-core | Adreno 540
  • Display- 5.99 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 2160 pixels | 403 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 12 MP Primary | 5 MP Secondary | 2160p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 151.8 x 75.5 x 7.7 mm | 185 grams Weight | Colour- Black and White
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v5.0 | WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac | No 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: Yes 
  • Memory- 64/128/256 GB Internal | No External SD card suport | 6/8 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3400 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Xiaomi Mi Mix 2:-

  • Premium Ceramic design.
  • The large vibrant display in the compact body. 
  • Performance and speed of the phone is quite good (Snapdragon 835+ 8GB RAM).
  • NFC (Near Field Communication) is supported.
  • Dual SIM cards supported.
  • OTG cable is supported.
  • The high screen-to-body ratio is executed smartly.
  • Supporting LTE bands for all over the Globe.

Cons of Xiaomi Mi Mix 2:-

  • No water and dust resistant body.
  • The display is only Full HD+.
  • Camera quality is not good as expected esp. in low light.
  • Non-Removable battery.
  • The absence of 3.5mm audio jack. 
  • External SD card is not supported.
  • FM radio is not supported.
  • Front facing camera position is peculiar.
  • MIUI 9 still needs polish.

Why to buy and Final words about Xiaomi Mi Mix 2:-

Mi Mix to is one of the most attractive piece of gadget in the smartphone world. Its bezels-less vibrant display and compact built quality is adding the aesthetic values. The configuration for the smooth performance is supported by one of the fastest flagship chipset. The camera is doing more than a good job under the sufficient lighting conditions, although it's not equally impressive in low light environment. If you are searching for equally good (even better) features under same range you can choose to OnePlus 5 although if you are searching for big screen phone under affordable range you may like Xiaomi Mi Max 2.
Price:- 35999 INR
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Google Pixel 2 Review Pros and Cons: Highest Rated Camera Phone

Review of Google Pixel 2 at a Glance:-

Google Pixel was one of the fastest and best photo producing Android Smartphone in 2016. now its successor Google Pixel 2 is launched with multiple improvements, Here we have gathered key advantages and disadvantages along with the precise review. The highlighted features of the phone are 5.0 inches FHD AMOLED always on display, Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS, Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset, 12.2 MP primary | 8 MP Secondary Camera, 64/128 GB Internal | No SD Card support | 4 GB RAM and 2700 mAh battery. 

Clean Design
All the major brands are continuously innovating the design but the Pixel 2 looks quite old fashioned, However, it is true that the metallic build quality of the smartphone is compact and sturdy. Personally, we don't like the unwanted large bezels, especially on the top and bottom. although these bezels are housing the High-definition stereo speakers for an immersive audio experience. Last year Google is mocking the Apple for removing the 3.5mm audio jack from the iPhone but surprisingly this year Google also removed the 3.5mm jack. The volume rocker and power button are placed on the right edge, bottom housing the USB Type-C slot.
FHD AMOLED Display 
The phone comes up with 5.0 inches FHD AMOLED capacitive touchscreen having features like Always-on display and 95% DCI-P3 coverage. Here we are expecting the 2K (2560×1440) resolutions for better VR experience but they are providing only FHD (1920x1080). The visuals in the phone are quite sharp and vibrant with 100000:1, super contrast ratio. The text, pictures, and videos are pleasant for eyes. It is featuring  ‘Always on display' where notifications can be seen in monochrome at all times. For protection, the front panel is covered with the Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Camera: Excellent in Quality 
The camera quality is one the best thing associated with the pixel smartphones. All the flagship nowadays comes up with Dual Camera setup for primary shooter despite having “only” a single-camera design it capable of taking equal or even better photographs than Apple iPhone 8 Plus and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. They have added optical image stabilization (OIS) and a much wider f/1.8 aperture that makes dynamic range and controlled noise in the low light area. Although it is not good in taking pictures with bokeh effect and blur effect as compared to dual camera flagship phones. It can also record 1080p videos with 120fps and 720p videos with 240fps. Overall the picture quality of the front, as well as rear camera in this phone, can beat any smartphone currently available in the market. 
Lightning Fast Performance
Original Pixel was the fastest Android phone with the best camera, now you can expect even better performance with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 in this smartphone. as according to official website it is 35% smaller and uses 25% less power than previous designs so here definitely you will get a lightning-fast performance and multitasking. This CPU along with 4GB RAM and stock Android enhances the speed in graphically heavy rendering. It can be one of the best option for gaming, as along with ultra-fast performance it also has stereo speakers. 

Battery Capacity
The power department is not equally impressive as other feature, it has only 2700 mAh battery. CPU is however 25% more power efficient. A moderate to heavy user can easily use the phone for a full day in single charge. you’ll also get up to 7 hours of battery life from just a 15-minute charge.

Specification of Google Pixel 2:-

  • OS- Android 8.0 (Oreo) 
  • Chipset- Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 | 2.35 GHz Kryo | Octa-core | Adreno 540
  • Display- 5.0 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 1920 pixels | 441 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 12.2 MP Primary | 8 MP Secondary | 2160p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm | 143 grams Weight | Colour- Kinda Blue, Just Black, and Clearly White
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v5.0 | WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac | No 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Single Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: Yes 
  • Memory- 128 GB Internal | No External | 4 GB RAM
  • Battery- 2700 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Google Pixel 2:-

  • Stunning primary and Secondary camera (Highest rated smartphone camera).
  • A blazing fast performance with stock Android.
  • Autofocus with laser, dual pixel phase detection, optical image stabilization (OIS) and a much wider f/1.8 aperture for camera.
  • Neat and clean FHD AMOLED display. 
  • Name that tune- Pixel automatically displays song info so you know what's playing
  • IP67 certified - dust and water resistant (Water resistant up to 1 meter for 30 minutes).
  • Pixel 2 can be squeezed on the sides to prompt the Google Assistant
  • Display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Loud and distortion free stereo speakers.
  • Fast battery charging.

Cons of Google Pixel 2:-

  • There is no 3.5mm audio jack.
  • The design is old fashioned (at least for me).
  • External SD card is not supported.
  • No FM radio without internet. 
  • The battery is non-removable.
  • No dual SIM version is available.
  • Huge bezel size with 67.9% screen to body ratio.

Why to buy and Final words about Google Pixel 2:-

When it comes to quality of features pixel 2 is one of the best smartphone available in the market, the design is not in our like list but the display visuality, smooth user experience, and camera performance even in low light are excellent. The CPU can play all the heavyweight games and apps. The original Pixel was missing the dust and water resistant body but Google added these features in this handset. Battery capacity is slightly a weaker point but the efficiency of the chipset makes it better. under the same budget, you can go for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Apple iPhone 8.
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Preview Pros and Cons: Premium Phone under Reasonable Price

Review of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 at a Glance:-

The "Redmi Note" series is highest selling phone of any brand in India. After the grand success of Redmi Note 4 Xiaomi going to launch Redmi Note 5 soon with the rumoured specs like 5.5 inches Full HD bezel-less display, Snapdragon 660 processor, Dual 16+5MP primary camera | 13 MP secondary camera, 32/64 GB Internal Storage | 128 GB SD card support, 4 GB RAM and 4000 mAh battery.

Premium Design with 2.5D Curved Glass
Constructive design of Redmi Note 5 is quite different from its predecessor Note 4. It has a fully metallic body with 2.5D curved Glass. The overall size of the phone is operatable with a single hand, as now they have reduced the thickness of phone from 8.5mm to 7.5mm. It also has a fully metallic body with 2.5D curved glass for the display. The primary dual camera setup is placed in the vertical line on the rear side. On the bottom along with Speaker grille, they have upgraded the MicroUSB to USB Type-C slot. 
redmi note 4
Full HD Vibrant LED Display
The sharpness of the 5.5 inches Full HD display is sufficient even for operating phone in direct sunlight, It looks much premium because of the bezel-less display. the color looks vivid and true to life. We are expecting AMOLED display in Xiaomi phones from a long time but the company is happy with LCD panels. The phone also has good viewing angles to look at the visuals without compromising the quality.  

Powerful performance
High-end features of Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 CPU is giving more power to Smartphone, this octa-core chipset is clocked at 2.2 GHz  Kryo 260 with 14 nm technology. It gives 20% higher performance than the prior generation and also offers up to 30% higher graphics performance. It makes a great combination (SD 660 + 4 GB RAM) for powerful performance and multitasking. You can play high-end games with far smoother experience as compared to Redmi Note 4.

Dual Camera with Quality
The photography department is also improved a lot in this particular handset, Now it is featuring Dual 16 MP primary camera setup that helps in taking In-depth photography and DSLR like blur effect. The secondary camera is also improved in megapixel count and quality as well. So definitely camera is also a reason to upgrade the phone from last years Redmi Note 4.

Battery Capacity 
Battery capacity of the phone is similar to its precedecessor, although it is also true that it comes up with more power efficient CPU and optimized MIUI. 

Specification of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5:-

  • OS- Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Chipset- Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 660 | 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 | Octa-core | Adreno 512
  • Display- 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 1920 pixels | 403 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- Dual 16 MP Primary | 13 MP Secondary | 2160p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 151 x 76 x 7.5 mm | 165 grams Weight | Colour- Black, Gold, and Dark Gray
  • 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- 32/64 GB Internal | 128 GB External | 3/4 GB RAM
  • Battery- 4000 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5:-

  • Dual Primary Camera setup takes better photos. 
  • The fully metallic body with diamond cut feels premium. 
  • Performance of the phone is quite smooth and faster. 
  • Now supporting USB Type-C slot.
  • IR Blaster is supported.
  • OTG Cable is supported.
  • Supporting Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 technology.

Cons of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5:-

  • The phone has Hybrid slot instead of a dedicated slot for SD card.
  • NFC is still unsupported.
  • The battery is non-removable.
  • No special protection for the display.


Why to buy and Final words about Xiaomi Redmi Note 5:-

Xiaomi Redmi Note series always sell their phones like hot cake because they offer lots of features under reasonable price. Redmi Note 5 is also an amazing phone with many attractive features. Its Premium look, powerful processor, Stunning Camera, Vivid FHD display, and good battery backup are the some highlighted specs. As an alternative, you can choose to go for the Xiaomi Mi A1 and Lenovo K8 Note
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Motorola Moto G5s Plus Review Pros and Cons: Unleash your Creativity

Review of Motorola Moto G5s Plus at a Glance:-

The smartphone market is changing with faster pace so moto decided to upgrade its Moto G5 Plus and Moto G5 with the special edition of the handset to remain tough in competition. Here you will find the key advantages and disadvantages of Motorola Moto G5s Plus. The features you will get along with this phone are 5.5 inches FHD display, Android 7.1 (Nougat) upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo), Snapdragon 625 CPU, Dual 13 MP Primary | 8 MP Secondary camera, 32/64 GB Internal | 256 GB SD card support, 3/4 GB RAM and 3000 mAh. 

Ergonomic Metallic Design
It comes up with the all-metal body crafted from a single piece of high-grade aluminum. that's the huge improvement from the polycarbonate handset of Motorola. ergonomically-Diamond cut adding the beauty and making it look premium. The bottom housing Speaker Grille and MicroUSB slot, the top has 3.5mm audio jack, Right edge has volume rocker along with power key. The fingerprint sensor is front-mounted with a home button. 
Crisp 5.5 inches FHD Display
5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive Full HD display appears bright, and both text and images appear crisp. 401 ppi pixel density is enough to remove any kind of naked eye pixelation. The color contrast is balanced to offer a true to life pictures. Viewing angles and brightness for using the phone in direct sunlight seemed good too. There are fewer chances of accidental scratches as the screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Dual Primary Camera Setup
Not only flagship but Much affordable mid-range smartphone are also moving towards the Dual camera feature. This phone has Dual 13MP camera which helps in taking photos with bokeh effect and blur background feature. The picture quality is pretty decent for outdoor photography while under insufficient lighting condition photos suffer from the noise. At the front, it has an 8-megapixel sensor with a f/2.0 aperture, wide-angle lens, and an LED flash to take photos in dark/low light.
Smooth performance with Snapdragon 625
This special edition of Moto G5 Plus is powered by the Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Octa-core processor clocked at the 2.0 GHz along with 4GB RAM. Snapdragon 625 + 4GB RAM with near-stock Android (minor tweaks from Motorola) offers a smooth user experience without any hiccups. Multitasking is also decent but there is an awful heating issue while charging and playing the heavy games. Surprisingly VoLTE (voice over LTE) is missing out, however, Jio users can use Jio4Voice App for VoLTE calls.

One Day Battery Backup
The 3000 mAh battery holds enough power for all-day uses. Lenovo also included TurboPower charger provides up to 6 hours of battery life with just a quick 15-minute charge. It offers about 14 hours calling over 4G network.

Specification of Motorola Moto G5s Plus:-

  • OS- Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) 
  • Chipset- Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 625 | 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 | Octa-core | Adreno 506
  • Display- 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 1920 pixels | 401 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- Dual 13 MP Primary | 8 MP Secondary | 2160p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 153.5 x 76.2 x 8 mm | 168 grams Weight | Colour- Black, Gold, and Rose Gold
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.2 | WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n | 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- 3000 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Motorola Moto G5s Plus:-

  • NFC is supported.
  • Dual Camera featuring Bokeh effects.
  • Guaranteed up-gradation to Android 8.0 (Oreo).
  • TurboPower charger provides up to 6 hours of battery life in 15 minutes charging.
  • It has Water repellent nano-coating.
  • LED flashlight for the front 8MP selfie camera.
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection for Display.
  • It can also record 4K Videos (2160p@30fps)

Cons of Motorola Moto G5s Plus:-

  • No Magnetometer sensor.
  • 2 SIM cards can not be used simultaneously along with SD card (Hybrid SIM slot).
  • The body of the phone is not water-resistant (Although it's Water repellent).
  • VoLTE is not supported by default (Need to install 3rd party calling App).
  • Absence of USB Type-C slot.
  • The battery is Non-removable.

Why to buy and Final words about Motorola Moto G5s Plus:-

This handset is a special upgraded version of Moto G5 Plus to compete with the fast-changing market, Motorola added Dual camera support and LED Light for the front camera. Performace is quite good because of Snapdragon 625 + 4GB RAM. the 3000 mAh battery is enough for one full day and it also supports TurboPower charger which reduces the charging time. Under same budget range, you can also choose to go with Xiaomi Mi A1, Lenovo K8 Note, and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.
Price- 15999 INT
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