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 and 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: No 
  • 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.
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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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Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Review Pros & Cons: Premium Build in Mid-Range

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Review of Samsung Galaxy J7 Max at a Glance:-

Galaxy "J" Series is best selling for Samsung, So they are trying to sell different handset under this series. Now they have launched Samsung Galaxy J7 Max under affordable mid-range segment. Here we found some advantages and disadvantages of this handset. The key specs Galaxy J7 Max is offering are 5.7 inches Full HD display, MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 CPU, Android v7.0 (Nougat) OS, 13 MP Primary | 13 MP Secondary Camera, 32 GB Internal | 256 GB SD Card Support | 4 GB RAM and 3300 mAh battery. 

Design that Attract
As competition gear up the overall looks of the phone is also considered by the customers very seriously, There is no room for the ugly looking smartphone. So here J7 Max comes up with Glamorous metallic unibody design gently curved in corners providing ease while holding in hands. The phone looks quite premium and it is good to see a very narrow side bezels with 72.5% screen-to-body ratio. the rear side has LED based Smart Glow, rotating around the primary camera module. The power key is placed at the right edge while volume rockers are on the left. The Bottom of smartphone housing a microUSB Slot where we are really missing USB Type-C slot. 3.5mm audio jack is also found next to USB slot.

5.7 inches Full HD Display
Samsung started offering sAMOLED Display in many Smartphone under Rs 20K but unfortunately, in this phone they are offering 5.7 inches PLS TFT LCD. Although this TFT display has a quite good configuration with 1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD) resolutions and 386 ppi pixel density that delivers neat & clean visual content. It is not bright as AMOLED but in full brightness, it is usable under sunlight conditions. This may be little odd that is not comes up with any kind of special screen protection glass. 

Smooth Processing with Octa-core CPU
Samsung decided to go with MediaTek instead of Snapdragon or even their own Exynos CPU so This handset is configured with the Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20 chipset having 8 cores where 4 cores are clocked at 2.4 GHz while another 4 cores are clocked at 1.6 GHz which is coupled with 4GB RAM. This configuration is pretty good for multitasking and even high-end games are also running efficiently although this chipset is not strong as high-end CPU so sometimes frame drop or lagging is observed in playing graphic intensive games like Asphalt 8 in the highest graphic setting. For typical daily use, it is running very smoothly without any trouble regarding performance. 

Better Picture Quality with 13 MP Camera
The primary camera of J7 Max has 13 MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture that allows more light to enter in camera and takes the better picture in low light environment. Although the photos taken from its 13MP camera module is not equivalent to flagship phones like S7 or S8 but definitely offering a decent quality as according to budget. The front also has 13 MP camera but f/1.9 aperture, now there is also a LED flash for the front camera so you can take selfies even in poor light conditions. Overall both the camera in this handset are pretty decent. 

Battery with 20 Hours Talktime
It has non-removable 3300 mAh battery which is not enabled with the Quick charge so this may take 2:5-3:0 hours to fully charge the battery. However as according to claim of company Galaxy J7 Max offers 20 hours Talktime over 3G Network, which is pretty impressive for a 5.7 inches smartphone.

Specification of Samsung Galaxy J7 Max

  • OS- Android v7.0 (Nougat)
  • Chipset- Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20 | 2.4 GHz Cortex-A53 | Octa-core | Mali-T880MP2
  • Display- 5.7 inches PLS capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 1920 pixels | 386 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 13 MP Primary | 13 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 156.7 x 78.8 x 8.1 mm | 179 grams Weight | Colour- Black and 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 GB Internal | 256 GB External | 4 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3300 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Samsung Galaxy J7 Max

  • Phone has dedicated slot for MicroSD card (SIM 1 + SIM 2 + MicroSD).
  • OTG Cable is supported.
  • For instant payments, it supports Samsung Pay Mini.
  • There is LED flash also for the 13 MP front camera.
  • The phone also has a front-mounted quick Fingerprint scanner.
  • Memory can be expanded up to 256 GB with MicroSD card.

Cons of Samsung Galaxy J7 Max

  • It doesn't support NFC and IR Blaster. 
  • The battery is non-removable.
  • No Special protection for the Screen. 
  • No 4K and Slow-mo recording facility.
  • Doesn't support fast charging. 
  • The phone doesn't have USB Type-C slot.

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

This is one of best Samsung phone available under Rs 20K. It has a pretty impressive metallic premium built, 5.7 inches Full HD display, 13 MP camera with f/1.7 aperture for good quality photography, 2.4 GHz octa-core processor that is quite smooth as it is coupled with 4 GB RAM, The battery is quite low in mAh scale but offers a decent backup. There are few downsides but these can be easily replaced by the other amazing features provided in the handset. For the alternate, you can also go with Lenovo P2, Motorola Moto M, and Gionee A1
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OnePlus 5 Review Pros & Cons: Entry Like a Boss

Review of OnePlus 5 at a Glance:-

Skipping "4th Generation" Company finally launches OnePlus 5 with multiple high-end features (However this gadget is not kind of "Flagship Killer). Here we decided to point out Advantages and disadvantage of OnePlus 5. The key features of the handset are 5.5 inches Full HD Display, Android v7.1.1 Nougat OS, 16+20 MP Primary | 16 MP secondary camera, Snapdragon 835 Octa-core processor, 64/128 GB Internal | No SD Card support | 6/8 GB RAM and 3300 mAh battery.

Design You can Show off
The craftsmanship of phone is matching with iPhone 7 Plus, however, it is not exactly duplicate but to some extent, it appears like Apple phone.  The rear metallic panel and front 2.5D glass are separated by a strip running along with the edges of the phone. With 7.3mm thickness and a classy iPhone modified design. The smartphone looks premium and unique in hands. rear has 2 Camera in protruded oval shaped design. Beside the camera, a dual LED flash is fixed. The SIM card slot situated on the right and just below you will find a power button. Volume keys are fixed on the left and above these, an Alert Slider (which can activate 3 different profiles- Ring, Do not disturb, and Silent modes) is placed.

5.5 Inches Optic AMOLED Display
If you are VR Fan OP5 disappointed us with its Full HD (1080 x 1920p) resolutions, We are expecting QHD (2560x1440 pixels) in this handset although its 5.5 inches Optic AMOLED Display is vibrant and clean enough to offer a great visibility even in sunlight conditions. This display also has 73.0% screen-to-body ratio which is mostly acceptable. after all, you will not able to detect the pixels by naked eyes in its 401 of pixel density So you can enjoy your media content with satisfaction. The screen is also protected with latest Corning Gorilla Glass 5 to provide a highly scratch resistant surface.

Dual Primary Camera for High Definition Picture Quality
Now it's the era of offering Dual Camera on the phone at least in flagship phones, So here this handset also offers 16+20 MP primary camera, The first camera has 16 MP resolutions, f/1.7 aperture and EIS for better stability and the another 20MP Tele Camera offers f/2.6 aperture for distance photography. Here the primary camera capable of giving a great result especially in daylight the output photos are neither washed out nor oversaturated while for the low-light result is not good as expected but just average. Dual primary camera setup is capable of providing a better "Bokeh effect" like DSLR. Unfortunately, this camera is missing OIS although it is replaced by EIS still results are not same. The secondary 16 MP selfie camera is quite impressive featuring f/2.0 aperture and EIS, It is auto HDR enabled and also can record 1080p videos.

Flagship CPU for Flagship Phone
OnePlus selling its phones with the name of "Flagship Killer" so we can definitely expect the best CPU inside the phone, This model also has Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor with eight cores, where 4 powerful cores are clocked at 2.45 GHz and another 4 low power cores are clocked at 1.9GHz. This CPU is supported by the 8 GB RAM for better performance. Snapdragon 835 is 35% compact and 25% lesser power hungry than its previous versions which helps in making the phone much pocket-friendly and offers better battery backup. The Gamers will be definitely happy as it has Adreno 540 GPU that delivers up to 25% faster graphics rendering and 60 times more display colors, overall it is not going to disappoint the user by its performance which is equally good as Samsung Galaxy S8.
Battery that can last for one full day
In the battery department OP5 disappointed us by the fact that they were offering 3400 mAh battery in its previous OnePlus 3T model but now in this latest device they reduced it to 3300 mAh, However we are also well aware of the fact that it comes up with Snapdragon 835 CPU which is 25% more power efficient than its older version. Phone can offer 19:30 hours battery backup in calling over 3G network.

Specification of OnePlus 5

  • OS- Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Chipset- Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 | 2.45 GHz Kryo | Octa-core | Adreno 540
  • Display- 5.5 inches Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 1920 pixels | 401 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 16+20 MP Dual Primary | 16 MP Secondary | 2160p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 154.2 x 74.1 x 7.3 | 153 grams Weight | Colour- Midnight Black and Slate Gray
  • 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- 64/128 GB Internal | No External SD Card Slot | 6/8 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3300 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of OnePlus 5

  • Premium design that is inspired form iPhone 7 plus with multiple modifications.
  • It can record 4K Videos with excellent details and good quality.
  • It also has a LED Notification.
  • The performance of phone is equally good as flagship phone of Tier 1 brands.
  • The display is protected with the Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • To charge fast it also support Fast battery charging (Dash Charge)
  • The camera is featuring 2x optical Zoom for lossless closer photography.

Cons of OnePlus 5

  • The display is only Full HD for a flagship phone, not suitable for VR.
  • They are missing key features like OIS, IR blaster, and FM Radio.
  • There is no place to expand the memory with the help of SD Card.
  • The company doesn't offer SD Card slot and still missing IP68 water resistant body.
  • Only 2 Midnight Black and Slate Grey Colour variants are available.
  • Non-removable Battery capacity is reduced from last handset (3400mAh to 3300mAh).

Why to buy and Final words about OnePlus 5:-

OnePlus brand got popularity because it was offering the high-end quality features at less than half price of Tier 1 brands like Apple, Samsung, Sony and LG. the OnePlus 5 also offering many high-end features but for now, I think they lost their " Flagship Killer" tag. the handset is missing multiple crucial features that we are expecting in this phone. Although you will get a decent 5.5 inches Display, Well crafted premium design, Camera that offers quality pictures, Best CPU coupled with the 8 GB RAM and a Battery that can easily stand for one full day however now this handset is slightly expensive than its previous version. in the same price, you can also go for the LG G6, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Xiaomi Mi 6.
Price- 32,999 INR 
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Sony Xperia XA Review Pros & Cons: Classy Beautiful Smartphone

Review of Sony Xperia XA at a Glance:-

There is one handset from Sony which is selling good in the market because of decent features under affordable price range. We are here to point out the Advantages and Disadvantages of Sony Xperia XA. The key features this gadget is offering are 5.0 inches HD Display, Android v6.0.1 Marshmallow OS, Helio P10 Processor, 13 MP Primary | 8 MP Secondary Camera, 16 GB Internal | 200 GB SD Card support, 2 GB RAM and 2300 mAh battery.

Deluxe Designing 
A premium glamorous design is the best thing this mid-range phone comes up with. A curved glass display that seamlessly meets the rounded metallic frame, making it infinitely beautiful and attractive in hands. Although it is not fully metallic as rear panel is made up of plastic. With only 137.4 grams of weight and 7.9mm of thickness, it is quite compact in hand and pocket as well.  The right edge of phone has a power button, volume keys, and a snapper key while the left side has only a slot for card tray. The bottom contains a microUSB Cable slot and a mono speaker grille, 3.5 mm jack is shifted on the top of the handset.
Pleasant HD Display
Most of the mid-range smartphone has Full HD (1080p) resolutions nowadays, but this handset has 720p resolutions which is still quite sharp with decent colour saturation. The viewing experience is pleasing as it also configured with Mobile BRAVIA engine 2 and for better outdoor legibility there is Super Vivid mode. The 2.5D curved glass not only enhancing the look but also comes up with Scratch-resistant glass.

13 || 8 MP Cameras
To improve the picture quality Sony provided 13 MP Primary camera with  Exmor RS for mobile sensor and Hybrid Auto-Focus, This is true that it takes sharp and vibrant photos in daylight condition but with little artificial color filling. It still struggles to capture details as light source become dim or little insufficient. Overall the rear camera is an average performer in different lighting condition. 8 MP secondary camera also featuring Sony Exmor R for mobile sensor and a decent 88-degree Wide angle lens so you can cover more area in a single shot, it also has HDR mode for taking beautiful selfies.

Balance performace only for Mediocre user
Sony decided to move towards MediaTek chipset for their mid-range series. Particularly this handset is powered by the Helio P10 64-bit Octa-Core processor. Out of 8 cores, four are clocked at 2.0 GHz for intensive tasks while other four cores clocked at 1.0 GHz for basic tasking. For day to day use it is running with no problem but as the phone is loaded with apps it starts showing the hiccups. This phone is not for the people who are more in heavy graphic intensive use. There is 2 GB RAM inside the phone which frequently need to be cleaned to free some RAM.

Battery is not enough
The battery of Xperia XA is a thing that is not impressive by any mean, although a user can extend its backup by using Stamina or Ultra Stamina Power saving modes. It can run from morning to night for a mediocre user but don't expect too much if you are a heavy user.

Specification of Sony Xperia XA

  • OS- Android v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Chipset- Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 | 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 | Octa-core | Mali-T860MP2
  • Display- 5.0 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 720 x 1280 pixels | 294 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 13 MP Primary | 8 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 143.6 x 66.8 x 7.9 mm | 137.4 grams Weight | Colour- White, Graphite Black, Lime Gold and Rose Gold
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.1 | WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n | 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: No
  • Memory- 16 GB Internal | 128 GB External | 2 GB RAM
  • Battery- 2300 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Sony Xperia XA

  • The Premium and stylish design of Phone is praise-worthy.
  • NFC and FM Radio is supported.
  • Supports Dual SIM card.
  • Support up to 200 GB of External SD Card.
  • The display is protected with Scratch-resistant glass.
  • There is Quick Charger UCH12 to get 5.5 hours of battery life in just 10 minutes of charging.

Cons of Sony Xperia XA

  • The battery is non-removable.
  • The mono speaker situated on the bottom is not loud enough.
  • Phone is not built in the metallic unibody design, also includes the plastic material.
  • Only 2300 mAh battery is not sufficient.
  • Camera could be better.
  • There is no Fingerprint scanner for better security.
  • The USB slot in the bottom is not a Type-C.

Why to buy and Final words about Sony Xperia XA

This is one of best available choice for affordable mid-range Sony smartphone although if we compare this handset with other available brands in the market especially with Chinese brands there is an area for compromise. if style and look of the phone are priority and high battery backup and performance are not in demand Xperia XA is definitely a good option with an eye-catching premium design. however, for the same price you can also go for the Moto G5 Plus, Lenovo P2, Redmi Note 4 and Galaxy J7 Prime.
Price- 13999 INR
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X Review Pros & Cons: Affordable Fully Entertaining Phone

Review of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X at a Glance:-

Xiaomi launched multiple handsets under Redmi Note 4 series, We are here to point out the advantages and disadvantages of budget friendly Redmi Note 4X loaded with price-worthy features. The key specs of this gadget are 5.5 inches Full HD display, Android v6.0 Marshmallow OS, 13 MP Primary | 5 MP Secondary Camera, 32/64 GB Internal | 128 GB SD Card Support, 3/4 GB RAM and 4100 mAh battery.

2.5D Curved Design 
It has very Similar design as Redmi Note 4 where the metallic body is blended with 2.5D Curved glass to have a classy look. However, it is not made on metallic unibody frame its rear panel has a plastic made component on the top and bottom. The right edge of phone has volume rockers and a power key just below the volume buttons, the Left edge has card tray slot and bottom housing two speaker grilles and a USB Type-C slot.
A Good Viewing Experience
The 5.5 inches Full HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is definitely one of best display for such an affordable price range. This display is also configured with the Full HD 1080p resolutions and 401ppi of display density. even after having a 5.5 inches large size phone is quite easy to hold even with single hands because of curved edges and relative fewer bezels area.

Multitasking is Easy
This handset is a good performer because of Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 advanced 14-nanometer processor inside the phone, It has eight cores clocked at 2.0 GHz coupled with 4 GB RAM. On the price point, its CPU configuration is more than satisfactory not only for day to tasks but also for some heavy gaming. The phone doesn't show any major lag while using for multitasking.

Quality Photography
We can see the improvement over camera here the 13 MP Primary camera with f/2.0 aperture and 5-piece lens is capable of taking pleasant photographs, it also supports PDAF for locking the focus point faster. It isn't capable of recording 4K videos but supports slow motion video with 120fps in HD 720p resolutions. 5 MP secondary camera also captures decent selfies with sufficient details.

Something more
You can use this phone as universal remote control as it is featuring IR blaster to control devices like TVs. There is also Eye protection mode to reduce the eye irritation. However, you will miss the NFC. Below the display, there are backlit capacitive buttons and there is also a user-customizable notification LED light.

Huge Battery
Xiaomi offering a good 4100 mAh battery which according to claim of the company can offer 11 days standby backup and 15 hours of the gaming. Although Snapdragon 625 support Quick charge but does not include the fast charger in the box and given charger takes about 2.5- 3.0 hours to fully charge the phone.

Specification of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X:-

  • OS- Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Chipset- Qualcomm MSM8953 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- 13 MP Primary | 5 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 151 x 76 x 8.5 mm | 165 grams Weight | Colour- Gray, Gold, Black and Pink
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.2 | WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n | 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Micro/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- 4100 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X:-

  • Crystal clear 5.5 inches Full HD Display.
  • Design is premium by fusing 2.5D Glass with metal.
  • Can Store 64 GB in Internal storage and can be extended up to 128 GB with help of SD Card.
  • Support Dual SIM cards and Infrared blaster.
  • LED Notification light and OTG Cable is supported.
  • The phone can also record Slow motion videos with 120fps.
  • A huge 4100 mAh battery with 11 days standby backup.

Cons of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X:-

  • The battery is non-removable.
  • The Hybrid SIM Slot (Can use either SIM 2 or SD Card)
  • The microUSB slot on the bottom instead of USB Type-C.
  • Still running on Android Marshmallow instead of Android Nougat.
  • NFC (Near Field Communication) is not supported.

Why to buy and Final words about Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X:-

The Xiaomi is offering different specs configuration so they are launching multiple handsets under same sub model. The Redmi Note 4X is also an attractive choice for the budget friendly range. This phone providing good viewing experience with 5.5 inches FHD display, 13 MP camera takes quality photographs, Snapdragon 625 + 4 GB RAM  for lag-free performance and a huge battery. everything is pretty sufficient although there are always alternates available in market like Redmi Note 4, Honor 6X and Lenovo K6 Note.
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HTC U11 Review Pros and Cons: Best Rated Camera Phone in DxO Mark

Review of HTC U11 at a Glance:-

HTC launches its flagship phone for 2017 with some innovative features. Meet HTC U11 which is live now with multiple stunning features but we are here to point out Advantages and Disadvantages, the key specs it is offering are 5.5 inches Super LCD5 2K Display, Android v7.1 Nougat OS, Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Processor, 12 MP Primary | 16 MP Secondary Camera, 64/128 GB Internal Storage | 2 TB Sd Card support, 4/6 GB RAM and 3000 mAh battery.

Diamond-like refractive design
The company redesigned the phone's look by blending glass with metal in such a way that refracts light in a specific way which is technically called “Liquid Surface”. The metallic frame is sandwiched by 3D Glass feels unique and premium. The Volume rockers and Power key located on the right edge while bottom housing a USB Type-C slot and speaker. There are stereo speakers one in top another in bottom which makes the loud and a clear voice output. We are happy to see IP67 certified water & dust resistant body, it can survive in water up to 1 meter for 30 minutes. Few people don't like both sided glass covered body so it should be noted that phone is also protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. 
Neat & Clean Display
HTC offering a clean and vivid 5.5 inches Super LCD5 touchscreen with the resolutions of 1440 x 2560 pixels having 534 ppi of pixel density, we think this display configuration is enough for an immersive viewing experience. The viewing experience did not turn down even in different angles, it also offers a great legibility outside in direct sunlight conditions. Overall the impression of the display is very positive and you will be thrilled in watching Full HD/ 4K Videos or Heavy Graphical games. 

Highest Rated Camera
Camera is key point for selling a smartphone in highly competitive market, Here in this Gadget Company offering a 12 MP Primary camera with Dual-Pixel Diode Technology and UltraSpeed Autofocus which helps in taking photos within fraction of second, it is also featuring optical and electronic stabilization system for steady photographs that is capable of stabilising even moving object. With f1.7 aperture lens phone is a good performer even in the places where there is insufficient lighting. Its Camera is also featuring "Auto HDR Boost" offering all the benefits of HDR even in normal shots without any lag. As on May 2017 HTC U11 is highest rated smartphone for the camera in DxO mark. Companies intuitive "Edge Sense" feature actually is a pressure sensor on either left/right sides of the phone can be used to perform different tasks even for taking photographs. It also has whopping 16 MP secondary camera for taking selfies that have equally powerful HDR Boost and noise reduction as the Primary camera. Photography enthusiastic people definitely will be pleased with its camera. 
Powerful performance
The Performance of Smartphone is mostly depended on the processor and this mobile has a Best processor of 2017- Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 with Eight core where 4 core are clocked at 2.45 GHz for the heavy task while other four cores are clocked at 1.9 GHz for moderate level tasks. This chipset is based on 10-nanometer design and also 35% smaller and 25% more power efficient. It has download speeds up to one Gb/second which is 10X faster than first-generation 4G modems. The Adreno 540 GPU Delivers up to 25% faster graphics rendering. Overall this CPU is most efficient which uses minimum power and performs best. This handset also has 6 GB RAM along with high-end chipset so be ready for extraordinary performance. 

What's New
HTC integrated four microphones in this phone so it can record the optimum sound coming from any direction. Even you can zoom in on the video to a particular target to amplify their specific sounds. The Stereo speakers of the phone design to deliver 100% more loudness and 150% improvement in Dynamic Range Audio. It also has the latest version of HTC USonic combines active noise cancellation with the ability to tune audio to another level of hearing experience. The Edge Sense feature of smartphone enables in to perform few crucial tasks without touching the display. Edge sense can be helpful while taking pictures underwater. 

Battery Capacity and Backup
Like most of the Flagship smartphone, its battery capacity is also limited to 3000 mAh. But as we already told that Snapdragon 835 is 25% more power efficient than the previous generation so here it can easily offer a full day battery backup for an average heavy user. as according to official HTC website this handset can provide 24:30 hours Talktime over the 3G network and Up to 336 hours of standby. 

Specification of HTC U11:-

  • OS- Android v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) 
  • Chipset- Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 | 2.45 GHz Kryo | Quad-core | Adreno 540
  • Display- 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 1440 x 2560 pixels | 534 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 12 MP Primary | 16 MP Secondary | 2160p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9 mm | 169 grams Weight | Colour- Amazing Silver, Sapphire Blue, Brilliant Black, Ice White and Solar Red
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v4.2 | WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac | No Headphone Jack | Dual Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: Yes 
  • Memory- 64/128 GB Internal | 2 TB External | 4/6 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3000 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of HTC U11:-

  • Highest rated Smartphone Camera (in DxO mark) offers crisp photography even in poor light conditions.
  • Charismatic Liquid Surface design blending metal with 3D Glass. 
  • IP67 certified water & dust resistant to 1 meter water depth for 30 minutes.
  • An innovative "Edge sense" to perform many tasks with ease just by pressing the edges. 
  • The phone has Loud & crisp speakers and 4 mics to record very clean distortion free 3D Sound. 
  • It also supports Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0). 

Cons of HTC U11:-

  • Just like iPhone this company removed 3.5 mm Headphone jack.
  • Because of Glass built phone is more prone to accidental damage. 
  • FM Radio is not supported by the phone without internet connection. 
  • The 3000 mAh Battery is Non-removable.
  • Hybrid Dual SIM support (Can't use SIM 2 with SD card).

Why to buy and Final words about HTC U11:-

HTC is one of the top 5 Smartphone manufacturers across the globe, HTC U11 is a masterpiece which features nearly all the expected features in a very compact package. It has a great Liquid surface design which refracts a light in a pleasant way, Camera is also amazing which topped in DxO mark rating, the Snapdragon 835 coupled with 6 GB RAM ensures the smooth and lag free tasking, everything is quite perfect however some people may be disappointed with absence of 3.5 mm audio jack but there is USB Type-C to 3.5 mm connector provided in the box. If you are still not clear about this phone you can also have a look over Galaxy S8, LG G6 and Xperia XZ Premium
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