Xiaomi Mi 6X (Mi A2) vs Mi A1

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Xiaomi on Wednesday launched a new mid-range smartphone in China. Called Mi 6X, the smartphone is the successor to Mi 5X which had launched in India last year with Mi A1 moniker. Xiaomi Mi A1 is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage. Mi 6X comes with incremental upgrades in terms of performance but with more choices. Xiaomi Mi A1’s camera was quite impressive for its price point. Featuring a dual-camera setup, Mi A1 has dual 12-megapixel rear cameras. Mi 6X gets a big upgrade in this department as it … Continue reading Xiaomi Mi 6X (Mi A2) vs Mi A1

Gionee S11 Lite and Gionee F205 launched in India

d Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Gionee on Thursday launched two new smartphones in India. The Gionee S11 Lite and Gionee F205 were first launched in China in November last year. They come with improved design and dual-rear cameras and are competing with similar phones of rival companies in their league. Gionee S11 Lite: Specifications Featuring a 5.7-inch HD display with 18:9 aspect ratio, it runs on dated Android 7.1 Nougat and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon MSM8937 octa-core processor with 4GB of RAM. For photography, comes with a dual-camera setup with a 13-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor. On the front, it … Continue reading Gionee S11 Lite and Gionee F205 launched in India

One-plus 6 to launch in India on May 17

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: OnePlus’s next flagship smartphone — OnePlus 6 — is launching in India on May 17. The company will be holding the launch event of the OnePlus 6 in Mumbai on May 17. OnePlus 6 features confirmed by the company include Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. The company has also confirmed that OnePlus 6 will be water-resistant. Previous reports have also claimed that OnePlus will be the company’s most-expensive smartphone till date. Continue reading One-plus 6 to launch in India on May 17

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 on 24-hour open sale

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Chinese smartphone maker is hosting a 24-hour sale for the Redmi Note 5 in India. For those unaware, Xiaomi makes its gadgets available via weekly flash sales, however, now the Redmi Note 5 will be made available for a period of 24-hour sale. Is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and runs Android 7.0 Nougat operating system topped with MIUI 9. The company also said that they are working on Oreo update and the device will soon receive it. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is the first Note series smartphone to come with a bezel-less display. Along with this, it is also … Continue reading Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 on 24-hour open sale

Reliance Jio, Airtel bring Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular to India

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: The wait for the Apple Watch series 3 is now over ,Arch rivals Reliance Jio and Airtel are set to launch the smartwatch in India next month. Specifications Other than the built-in cellular functionality, the smartwatch supports third-party apps such as WeChat. It lets users stream millions of songs by connecting it with Beats One radio, Apple Music station and other platforms. It also has support for voice-assistant Siri. Apple claims that it has made Siri quicker on the Watch 3 than its predecessor. Is also powered by a dual-core processor W2, claimed to be 70% more powerful … Continue reading Reliance Jio, Airtel bring Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular to India

Wikipedia launches page previews for its English webpages

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Wikipedia has deployed a new “page previews” feature for its English webpages to help users get a peek of the information behind a link without clicking on it. Goal of “page previews” was to decrease the cost of exploration for each blue link users come across, “allowing readers to satisfy their curiosity or clarify a confusing or unknown topic without the burden of opening a new page and navigating back to the original”, Wikimedia Foundation, which hosts Wikipedia platform. Feature would decrease the efforts of going back and forth between articles, allowing readers to decide if the information … Continue reading Wikipedia launches page previews for its English webpages

InFocus Vision 3 Pro with Nokia Bothie-like ‘Dualfie’ feature launched

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: InFocus on Thursday launched Vision 3 Pro smartphone in India. Key highlights of the smartphone include face unlock feature and a Nokia Bothie-like “dualfie”feature that allows users to simultaneously use the front and rear camera.  Smartphone has 13 MP+8 MP, wide-angle dual rear camera with phase detection auto focus (PDAF). A MediaTek MT6750 processor powers the device coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory that can be extended upto 128GB. Vision 3 PRO has a 5.7-inch, 18:9 HD display for an immersive experience. The smartphone runs Android 7.0 OS and is fuelled by 4,000mAh battery which is claimed … Continue reading InFocus Vision 3 Pro with Nokia Bothie-like ‘Dualfie’ feature launched

Honor 10 with iPhone X-like notch display launched

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Huawei’s sub-brand Honor on Thursday launched a new smartphone in China.Recently, it introduced Huawei P20 and P20 Pro smartphones with the same design language. Is expected to launch globally some time in May. Like the P20 series, features an all-display design, with the notch on top housing the selfie camera and earpiece. However, there’s a bottom bezel with the Home button which also doubles as fingerprint sensor. It still has the reflective glass body design, but this time it is with a more eye-catching colour pattern. There are four colour options available for Honor 10 – black, grey, … Continue reading Honor 10 with iPhone X-like notch display launched

Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play expected to launch today

Neighbourhood Technology Desk:  Lenovo-owned Motorola is anticipated to launch the successor to its popular Moto G5 and G5 Plus smartphones today (April 19) in Brazil. The handsets that are supposed to make a debut are the Moto G6 and the Moto G6 Plus. Another device called as the Moto G6 Play may see the light of the day. Moto G6 Play and G6 Plus are expected to sport dual rear cameras and 18:9 aspect ratio screen. The overall look of the trio seem to come from that of the Moto X4. The Moto G6 to sport a 5.7-inch full HD+display and … Continue reading Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play expected to launch today