Nokia X6 Review Specs Pros and Cons

Under the mid-range affordable price Nokia X6 is launched with bezel-free screen known as infinity display and featuring Android 8.1 (Oreo) OS, 5.8 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, Snapdragon 636 processor, Dual 16+5MP Primary | 16 MP secondary camera, 32/64 GB Internal | 256 GB External card | 4/6 GB RAM and 3060 mAh battery. 

Short Review of Nokia X6

Double-sided glass body with 2.5D Corning Gorilla screen fused with aluminum alloy metal frame maintaining a premium classy design feels very compact and glamorous in hand. You can find the volume buttons and power keys on the right edge of the phone. The bottom has a Type C USB slot and speaker with a decent sound. 5.8-inch FHD+ full screen offers an immersive experience of watching visual content like movies, TV shows etc. 
Rear 16+5 MP dual sensor camera has high sensitivity to the depth of field and captures excellent clear imaging. for the selfies, the front 16MP camera takes fine and clear quality, more realistic photos. HDR (high dynamic range image processing technology) achieves the high-quality depth of field. The camera also featuring EIS (video anti-shake technology) with enhanced image and color contrast so you can record shake free quality videos. Intelligent facial recognition, dynamic stickers can accurately “track” your facial expressions, create unique dual-view videos or photos, take pictures with great fun.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 mobile processor with fast and stable performance having 40% faster processing speed than the previous generation with improved System operation and graphics processing capabilities. Equipped with a new generation of native Android Oreo Operating system, the interface is refreshing and pure, the performance is excellent and stable. Built-in 3060mAh battery having the endurance for long-term gameplay, listen to music, watch videos, use the internet. you can charge the battery again with the support of QC3.0 standard 18W fast charger (50% charge within 30 minutes), 

Specifications of Nokia X6

  • OS- Android 8.0 (Oreo) 
  • Chipset- Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 | 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 | Octa-core | Adreno 509
  • Display- 5.8 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 2280 pixels | 435 ppi pixel Density 
  • Camera- Dual 16+5 MP Primary | 16 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 147.2 x 71 x 8 mm | 153 grams Weight | Colour- Black, Blue, and 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- 32/64 GB Internal | 256 GB External | 4/6 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3060 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Nokia X6

  • Premium built quality with premium design.
  • The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Camera quality is quite good and supporting EIS.
  • OTG cable is supported.
  • Dual SIM card Supported.
  • Quick Charge 3.0 supported.
  • Dual VoLTE HD call, faster connection speed, better call quality, Internet access while talking.

Cons of Nokia X6

  • No flash for the front camera.
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (No dedicated slot for a Memory card)
  • The waterproof feature is not available. 
  • No FM Radio.
  • No flashlight for the front camera.
  • Li-Ion 3060 mAh Non-removable battery.
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Samsung Galaxy J8 Review Specs Pros and Cons

If you are searching for a bigger smartphone from tier 1 brands under reasonable price, Samsung launched a large 6.0-inch Super AMOLED Infinity display smartphone under the affordable range. It is featuring Android 8.0 (Oreo) Operating system, Snapdragon 450 CPU, Dual 16+5 MP Primary | 16MP secondary camera, 64 GB Internal | 256 GB External | 4 GB RAM, and 3500 mAh battery. 

Samsung Galaxy J8 Short Review:-

It is true that the body of device is plastic made but it's sturdy and compact. The gentle corner curves are helping for the holding phone with ease. 6 inch Super AMOLED delivers stunning colour reproduction with deep contrasts. Infinity display with a virtually continuous screen having  18.5:9 ratio gives massive viewing area.
The powerful dual 16+5 MP primary camera with.F/1.7 aperture captures your precious moments of life even in low light. 16 MP secondary camera also able to take crisp selfies, it also has a LED flash for front camera to take pictures in dark or insufficient lighting conditions. To make your video watching experience clutter free it is configured with Chat-over-video which enables you to use chatting apps without pausing or even minimizing your videos.

For the better security, its advanced secondary camera uses your face to unlock the phone. There is also a fingerprint sensor in rear side of the phone. Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 along With 4GB RAM capable of delivering a hassle-free experience. To store your data it has 64GB internal memory and if you're feeling that it will be insufficient, you can add up to 256 GB of memory card. It has Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery able to provide 15 hours talk time over 3G network. 

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy J8

  • OS- Android 8.0 (Oreo) 
  • Chipset- Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 | 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 | Octa-core | Adreno 506
  • Display- 6.0 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen | 720 x 1480 pixels | 274 ppi pixel Density 
  • Camera- Dual 16+5 MP Primary | 16 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 15.9 x 0.8 x 7.6 cm | 191 grams Weight | Colour- Black, Gold, and 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- 64 GB Internal | 256 GB External | 4 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3500 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Samsung Galaxy J8

  • 6.0 inches HD+  Super AMOLED Crystal clear Infinity Display.
  • Powerful dual rear camera (16+5MP) with F/1.7 takes sharp photos even in low light.
  • LED flash for the 16MP front camera.
  • Dedicated slot for memory card up to 256 GB.
  • It supports the Fingerprint sensor and Face Unlock as well.
  • Supporting Chat-Over-Video feature allows you to use popular messaging apps without disturbing watching videos.

Cons of Samsung Galaxy J8

  • No compass, Gyro sensor, no gravity sensor and others again which are found in budget devices.
  • Body is plastic made we are expecting a metallic body. 
  • Only HD+ resolution in 6.0 inches device instead of Full HD+. 
  • Entry level chipset (Snapdragon 450) in the mid-range smartphone. 
  • No quick charge though  Snapdragon 450 chipset supports QC 3.0
It is a great option for the people want to have a bigger display smartphone with decent specs, although we will not recommend it for heavy gamers. If you are interested and want to know more about this smartphone check online price.
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Oppo Find X Review Pros and Cons

Oppo Find X at a Glance:-

Oppo launched its flagship Find X world’s first panoramic designed phone. It is manufactured in the innovative multifaceted color process so that the phone will shine elegantly at different angles. The key features of this phone are 6.42 inches AMOLED display, Android 8.1 (Oreo) OS, Snapdragon 845 CPU, 16+20MP Dual Primary camera | 25MP Secondary camera, 128/256 GB Internal storage | 8 GB RAM and 3730 mAh battery. 

Oppo Find X is designed by combining two seamless pieces of gorilla glass with the front screen featuring a gorgeous panoramic view while the frame is made of the high-class aluminum. The left edge of phone has volume keys while right housing a power button. in the bottom, there is a USB 2.0 Type-C 1.0 slot, speaker grille, and a card slot. It has innovative Bordeaux Red and Glacier Blue gradient colors that gleam like a precious gemstone creating the flow like gradient effect. 
There is a huge 25MP stealth 3D camera are not just hidden but contain innovative 3D Face Recognition system. The primary dual camera setup with a 16+20MP sensor with dual-LED dual-tone flash capable of taking crystal clear photographs. Its innovative AI Scene Recognition technology can identify 800 scenes to become your "photography technique consultant". Interestingly it can also record the videos in HD 720p with 480fps. Not only that Oppo Find X is the first Android smartphone to feature 3D Structured Light Technology Using 15,000 facial dot recognition claiming 20 times safer than fingerprint recognition for unlocking the system. 

It is powered by the Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 processor clocked at 2.8 GHz Kryo 385 and coupled with 8 GB RAM offers a smooth user experience that can run every app or game without any trouble and frame drop. There are two variants (128 GB & 256 GB) according to the internal storage and colour (Bordeaux Red & Glacier Blue). Its Non-removable Li-Ion 3730 mAh battery along with very power efficient processor providing quite impressive backup.

Specifications of Oppo Find X:-

  • OS- Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Chipset- Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 | 2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold | Octa-core | Adreno 630
  • Display- 6.42 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 2340 pixels | 401 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- Dual 16+20 MP Primary | 25 MP Secondary | 2160p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 156.7 x 74.2 x 9.4 mm | 186 grams Weight | Colour- Bordeaux Red, Glacier Blue
  • 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: No
  • Memory- 128/256 GB Internal | 128 GB External | 8 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3730 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Oppo Find X:-

  • Stunning elegantly shining design made of Gorilla Glass 5 and aluminum frame. 
  • 6.42 inches Panoramic Arc Screen with a nearly bezel-free display.
  • Top class performance with Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 and 8GB RAM.
  • Enough to store the data in 256 GB Internal storage 
  • 3D Structured Light Technology Using 15,000 facial dot recognition.
  • It can record 4K videos and 720p videos with 480fps.
  • Dual Nano SIM supported. 
  • 16+20 MP camera offers in-depth photography. 
  • It supports Fast battery charging that charges 100% in 35 min with the help of SuperVOOC Flash Charge.

Cons of Oppo Find X:-

  • You can't expand the memory with SD card as there is no Slot for it. 
  • No LED flash for the front camera.
  • The phone can't stand in water, body is not waterproof. 
  • FM radio is not supported. 
  • There is no fingerprint sensor. 
  • The phone is quite expensive with price of 1 Lakh rupees (~1000 Euro).
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Motorola Moto Z3 Play Review Pros and Cons

Motorola Moto Z3 Play at a Glance:-

With some added features and evolved design Motorola launched Moto Z3 Play with a virtually borderless display having Max Vision 18:9 aspect ratio. The headline features of this smartphone are 6.01 inches Super AMOLED display, Android 8.1 (Oreo) OS, Snapdragon 636 processor, 12 + 5MP dual primary camera setup | 8MP secondary camera, 32/64/128 GB Internal storage | 512 GB External SD card support | 4/6 GB RAM and 3000 mAh battery. 

The body of Moto Z3 Play from back and rear is made up of 2.5D Gorilla Glass while the frame is made up of 6000 series aluminum. The device is also Splash and dust resistant but unfortunately not water resistance. 6.01 inches FHD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 402 ppi density offers a great visual experience although it's not equally bright enough as sAMOLED in Samsung phones. It also has Alway-on-display features which show date, time, and notification. 
The phone is powered by Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. This chipset coupled with 6 GB RAM providing a smooth experience while using multiple apps (6GB RAM version is limited to some countries). 12+5MP Dual camera setup is quite decent to take photos with bokeh effect (Although it is missing OIS/EIS for better stability). 8MP front camera captures crisp photos. 

For the power, it has 3000 mAh non-removable battery, which offers satisfactory battery backup as Snapdragon 636 claim to power efficient CPU. Interestingly this handset also comes with moto power pack offering up to 40 combined hours of battery. There are also not many colour variants for this handset only you can find Deep Indig. 

Specification of Motorola Moto Z3 Play:-

  • OS- Android v8.0 (Oreo) 
  • Chipset- Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 | 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 | Octa-core | Adreno 509
  • Display- 6.01 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 2160 pixels | 402 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- Dual 12+5 MP Primary | 8 MP Secondary | 2160p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 156.5 x 76.5 x 6.8 mm | 156 grams Weight | Colour- Deep Indigo and Onyx Black
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v5.0 | 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- 32/34/128 GB Internal | 512 GB External | 4/6 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3000 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Motorola Moto Z3 Play:-

  • Vibrant 6.01 inches Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display.
  • Splash and dust resistant.
  • Protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
  • Supports up to up to 512 GB with a dedicated slot.
  • Can record the video in Full HD (1080p) with 60fps.
  • USB OTG (On-The-Go) cable is supported. 
  • Supports Fast battery charging.

Cons of Motorola Moto Z3 Play:-

  • At this price processor could be better.
  • No flash for the front camera.
  • No OIS or EIS for better stability. 
  • 3.5 mm Audio jack for headphones is absent. 
  • Only 3000 mAh battery.
  • Only Single colour (Deep Indigo) available.

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Samsung Galaxy J6 Review Pros and Cons: Infinity HD+ Display

Review of Samsung Galaxy J6 at a Glance:-

Most of the phone brands launching infinity display smartphone under the affordable price range. Samsung also jumped into the race with its newly launched Galaxy J6 featuring 5.6 inches HD+ display, Android v8.0 (Oreo) OS, Exynos 7870 Octa core CPU, 13 MP Primary | 8MP Secondary camera, 32/64 GB ROM | 256 GB SD Card support | 3/4 GB RAM and 3000 mAh battery.

Metallic frame with plastic built back
Although it has a metallic frame running around the sides but the back is made up of plastic. The fluid body is wrapped with smooth curved edges making it easier to hold even with single hand. overall it is compactly built with smooth edges. The right edge of the phone housing speaker grille and power button. whereas the volume buttons are on the left, along with a one SIM 1 slot, and another slot for SIM 2 and a microSD card. On the bottom you can find Micro USB slot and 3.5mm jack for the headphones. 
Immersive FHD+ Display
Its 5.6 inches HD+ infinity display is one of the feature boasted by the Samsung in advertisement. Narrow bezels offer more room for the display to cover more content. This Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen has vivid colours with deep blacks which is pleasant and gives a great visual experience of watching movies and programs. Unfortunately, there is no special protection like Gorilla Glass.

Decent Camera
This mobile has 13MP Rear camera with F1.9 aperture and 8MP front camera. The main camera can shoot good enough photos in decent lighting especially in daylight condition although the noise can be observed in low light situations. the front camera is also decent in taking selfies but it also suffered in insufficient light although the flashlight for selfie camera helping a bit. Considering the budget photos captured by its camera are acceptable from this smartphone. The camera also features bokeh effect (Background blur) without having dual camera setup. 

Smooth for day to day life tasks
Galaxy J6 is powered by the Exynos 7870 Octa-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz and coupled with 3/4 GB RAM. For day to day tasks, it runs smoothly even in multitasking or switching between different apps. Most of the games run smoothly but in heavy games like PUGB frame drops can be observed, although it can be played in lower graphics settings. we do not recommend this phone to heavy gamers although light games can be played without any hiccups. It also has the all-new Chat-Over-Video feature allow to reply to the messages while watching videos without pausing or closing the video. 

Quite impressive backup
It is one of the plus point about this phone that even after having 3000 mAh battery it has impressive battery backup. It offers 21 hours of talk time over the 3G network. in mixed-use the backup can easily stand 1 full day. 

Specification of Samsung Galaxy J6:-

  • OS- Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Chipset- Exynos 7870 Octa | 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 | Octa-core | Mali-T830 MP1
  • Display- 5.6 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen | 720 x 1480 pixels | 294 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- Dual: 13 MP Primary | 8 MP Secondary | 1080p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 149.3 x 70.2 x 8.2 mm | 154 grams Weight | Colour- Black, Gold and 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 | Fingerprint: Yes 
  • Memory- 32/64 GB Internal | 256 GB External | 3/4 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3000 mAh | Non-removable 

Pros of Samsung Galaxy J6:-

  • The frame has smooth curved edges, making it easier to hold. 
  • Vibrant Infinity super AMOLED screen.
  • Dolby Atmos Audio to enhance the music experience.
  • Good Call clarity and quality.
  • There is also flashlight for selfie camera.
  • Supports up to 256GB external SD card (dedicated slot).
  • The well optimized Android Oreo offering a smooth experience. 
  • Comes up with Face Recognition Technology.
  • Good battery backup.

Cons of Samsung Galaxy J6:-

  • The phone has a plastic body instead of metallic one. 
  • There is no ambient light sensor.
  • No digital compass or gyroscope
  • Lack of a type-C port.
  • Always on display feature is not available.

Why to buy and Final words about Samsung Galaxy J6:-

Every phone has its advantage and disadvantages, Galaxy J6 with infinity display, 8.2 mm thickness and 154 grams of weight looks premium. AMOLED display is also impressive, the camera falls under average quality however you can take some great shot in daylight and the battery is surprisingly impressive. It could be better by adding metallic body, sensors like compass or gyroscope, and we are also expecting some better CPU but again considering the price and brand this handset is quite good for a typical user.
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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Review Pros and Cons: Phone with Class

Review of Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) at a Glance:-

The "A" Series of Samsung is known for the Upper mid-range phones having features close to the flagship devices. Galaxy A8 (2018) is Samsung's first non-flagship phone with an Infinity Display. It is featuring 5.6 inches Super AMOLED display, Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) OS, Exynos 7885 Octa-core processor, 16 MP Primary | 16+8 MP Secondary Camera, 32/64 GB Internal Memory | 256 GB External | 4 GB RAM and 3000 mAh battery.

Built for Status
It has an impressive build with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 and most durable 7000-series aluminum. The front, as well as back are covered by shiny gorilla glass, though only the back curves around the matte black metal frame. We really appreciate the decision of launching the phone with certified IP68 for water and dust resistant body. It looks like Galaxy S8 in many aspects but has relatively much bigger bezels. For ease, the fingerprint reader on the A8 moved to below the camera much better than on the Galaxy S8. The power button and phone's single mono speaker is on the right edge. On the left, there's a volume rocker and a tray for the primary Nano-SIM. The second Nano-SIM slot along with microSD card located on the top and There's also a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm audio socket on usual bottom position.

Neat and Clean Infinity Display
Samsung is the best producer of Smartphone display even Apple is a buyer of its AMOLED display. In this handset, 5.7 inches screen with 1080 x 2220 pixels resolutions featuring 441 ppi display density and Always on display. Everything running on the phone looks pleasantly vibrant even in the direct sunlight of outdoor condition visibility is more than satisfactory as it has Maximum brightness 567 nits. The infinity display is leaving very less space for the bezels even after that it is not looking futuristic like Galaxy S8. It is good to know that display is also protected by the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 5. 

Selfie Camera is Master 
The camera is a key selling point of any smartphone nowadays, Galaxy A8 comes up with a mono 16-megapixel rear camera with optical stabilization (OIS) and a f/1.7 lens, while on the front, there is a dual camera setup (16-megapixel and 8-megapixel) that can blur the background with DSLR-like portrait effect. The daylight photographs with this handset are full of details with true to life colors. Although A8 is struggling to capture the details in low light conditions when compared with the Galaxy S8. But the story of the front camera is quite different, It offers much better selfies than expected, a perfect selfie camera phone. 
Decent Performance by Exynos 7885
Its Exynos 7885 Octa-core CPU is decent enough to run nearly all the Apps with ease however it is not ideal for the serious gamers. Two cores clocked at 2.2 GHz (Cortex-A73) are helping in proceeding powerful tasks with ease while Six 1.6 GHz (Cortex-A53) core used for normal tasks, which helps in saving the battery juice. The flipping between the different apps is quite smoother so if you are not a hard gamer the performance of the smartphone is quite good. This octa CPU is incorporated by the 4 GB RAM which is also helping in the accelerating the processes.  

One Full Day Backup
The battery capacity of this handset is just equaled to the other flagship devices. Its 3000 mah battery is capable of providing the 22 hours talktime over 3G network, If used properly it can easily offer battery backup of one full day. Power efficient AMOLED display and the 14nm chipset helps in enhancing battery life.

Specification of Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018):-

  • OS- Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Chipset- Exynos 7885 Octa | 2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 | Octa-core | Mali-G71
  • Display- 5.6 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen | 1080 x 2220 pixels | 441 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- Dual: 16 MP Primary | 16+8 MP Secondary | 2160p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 156.1 x 75 x 7.3 mm | 172 grams Weight | Colour- Black, orchid grey, gold, blue
  • 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- 32/64 GB Internal | 256 GB External | 4 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3000 mAh | Non-removable 

Pros of Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018):-

  • Clean and Vibrant 5.6 inches Super AMOLED screen
  • Dual SIM phone with dedicated card slot.
  • Amazing selfie camera with Bokeh effect. 
  • Memory can be expended up to 256 GB. 
  • Comes up with NFC, FM and 3.5mm audio jack.
  • IP68 certified dust and waterproof over 1.5 meters for 30 minutes.
  • Comes up with Always-on display and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Cons of Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018):-

  • Costly for the features it is offering.
  • No Preloaded Latest Android Oreo.
  • Night photography and video recording are not up to the mark and there is no 4K.
  • Limited 32GB of on-board storage.
  • The battery is Nonremovable.

Why to buy and Final words about Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018):-

This Samsung Mobile doesn't look like a successor of Galaxy A5, it is more looks like a mini version of Galaxy S8 with some distinction. There are many features which are quite impressive in this handset including Infinity AMOLED display, dust and waterproof body, Camera quality (especially front cam), and the Aluminium build. The performance is also butter smooth but our main concern is its price which is slightly lesser than the Galaxy S8 the flagship piece. In this range, you can also look for the OnePlus 5T
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OnePlus 5T Review Pros and Cons: Flagship Killer with FullView Display

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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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