Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite Unboxing and First Impressions

Samsung launched the Galaxy S10 Lite smartphone in India last week. The Galaxy S10 Lite is the company’s first mid-range smartphone with flagship Snapdragon 855 SoC and Super Steady OIS feature to launch in India. Here we have the first impressions of the smartphone. Also check out the unboxing video from our FoneArena Tamil channel below. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite Unboxing and First Impressions”

Samsung Galaxy A51 with 6.5-inch FHD+ Infinity-O AMOLED display, 48MP quad rear cameras launched in India for Rs. 23999

Samsung just launched the Galaxy A51 smartphone in India as it had promised. It packs a 6.5-inch Infinity-O Super AMOLED infinity display with 20:9 aspect ratio, is powered by Exynos 9611 with 6GB RAM, features 48MP main + 12MP 123-degree ultra-wide + 5MP macro and 5MP depth sensors and a 32-megapixel front camera. It has Super Steady Video that eliminates screen flickering when users record videos of a moving object or on the move. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy A51 with 6.5-inch FHD+ Infinity-O AMOLED display, 48MP quad rear cameras launched in India for Rs. 23999”

Google Phone to get Call Recording feature reveals App teardown

Call recording is a popular feature that has been missing natively in Googles Phone app for many years now. Many other manufacturers have included this feature in their custom phone app and it looks like Google might follow suit as the feature was spotted in an APK teardown.

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Realme C3 with Dewdrop display, dual rear cameras launching in India on February 6

realme just started sending out invites for the launch of realme C3, the company’s new budget smartphone in India on February 6th. The invite shows the design of the phone with a dewdrop notch and dual rear cameras, similar to the predecessor, but the rear cameras are arranged vertically. It is not clear if the company is planning to launch realme C3s alongside since it has been in the news recently. Continue reading “Realme C3 with Dewdrop display, dual rear cameras launching in India on February 6”

LG G8X ThinQ Review: Is the phone with Dual Screen worth it?

After announcing the G8X ThinQ back in September 2019 at the IFA, the South Korean company has launched the flagship device in the Indian market in Aurora Black color at Rs. 49,999 bundled with LG Dual Screen accessory.

While we loved the LG V40 ThinQ, our expectation were sky-high for this device considering its dual display feature. In fact, the G8X has accomplished what LG has been trying to do for years — dual displays, for example V10 and V20.  Does this device from LG met our expectations? How useful were the secondary display? Do read it out below. Continue reading “LG G8X ThinQ Review: Is the phone with Dual Screen worth it?”

Google Translate will soon offer live transcription on Android

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During a demonstration of Artificial Intelligence demos at its San Francisco office, Google showed a prototype feature that is in development for Google Translate called Live Transcription. The feature, if it finally arrives to the public, will allow users to speak in one language and transcribe it to another language in real time on Google Translate.

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Realme X2 Pro ColorOS Software Update Tracker [Update: A.09 with VoWiFi for Jio and Airtel, January Android security patch]

realme recently launched the realme X2 Pro smartphone in India running ColorOS 6.1 on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). realme doesn’t follow a fixed update frequency but the company rolls out updates frequently. Continue reading “Realme X2 Pro ColorOS Software Update Tracker [Update: A.09 with VoWiFi for Jio and Airtel, January Android security patch]”

Apple releases iPadOS and iOS v13.3.1 with new location setting for U1 chip, security bug fixes and more

Apple has rolled out new software updates to iOS and iPadOS changing the software version from 13.3 to 13.3.1. As the software version indicates, this update is a small incremental update with quite a few bug fixes. Noticeably, there is a security fix that now stops contacts being added without entering passcode and Apple has added a setting to control location data sent via the U1 Chip.

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OPPO Find X2 Pro with QHD+ OLED 120Hz screen could launch in India soon as it receives BIS certification

OPPO Find X which was launched back in 2018 was a bold attempt from the company with the motorized dual rear camera setup and was quite successful too. While there was no information on the successor for quite some time now, it is likely to change now as the Find X2 Pro has received BIS certification, indicating an imminent launch.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip press renders and detailed specifications surface

Samsung is all set to introduce its second-generation foldable smartphone at the Unpacked 2020 on February 11 and earlier this week, the initial renders of the Galaxy Z Flip smartphone surfaced, but not many details were known then. Now, the latest press renders have surfaced and key specifications have been revealed as well.

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Realme 5 Pro gets a price cut in India, now available starting at Rs. 12999

realme launched the realme 5 Pro last year in India with Snapdragon 712 processor and was launched starting at Rs. 13,999. It was available at a discounted price during the festive season and now, the smartphone has got a Rs. 1000 price cut, and it appears to be a permanent drop.

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Apple HomePod announced in India for Rs. 19900, launching in March

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Apple has finally introduced HomePod, its Siri-powered smart speaker in India. The company has also pushed iOS and iPadOS 13.3.1 update that brings support for Indian English Siri voices for HomePod. To remind you, it was introduced at WWDC 2017 and went on sale in Australia, the UK and the US from February 9, 2018 priced at US$349 (Rs. 24,860 approx.), and got a price cut to US$299 (Rs. 21,300 approx.) in April 2019. Continue reading “Apple HomePod announced in India for Rs. 19900, launching in March”

Apple reports $22.2 billion profit on $91.8 billion revenue in FY Q1 2020, biggest quarter ever

Apple has reported quarterly revenue of $91.8 billion, up 8.89% over last year with a net profit of $22.2 billion, up 11.1% YoY, fueled by iPhone and earnings per diluted share of $4.18 for the financial year Q1 2020 that ended December 28, 2019. During earnings call Tim Cook said that it was Apple’s biggest quarter ever, which set new all-time records in both revenue and earnings. “Geographically, we set all-time records in the Americas, Europe and rest of Asia Specific and saw Greater China return to growth,” said the CEO. Continue reading “Apple reports $22.2 billion profit on $91.8 billion revenue in FY Q1 2020, biggest quarter ever”

OnePlus Concept One World Tour announced in North America, Europe and India

OnePlus introduced its Concept One smartphone, the company’s first concept phone with ‘invisible camera.’ at CES 2020 earlier this month. Today it has announced OnePlus Concept World Tour starting from February 5 in North America, Europe and India. Continue reading “OnePlus Concept One World Tour announced in North America, Europe and India”

Nokia 400 4G (TA-1208) feature phone with proprietary GAFP OS surfaces, could launch in India soon

The phone market is filled with smartphones lately and OEMs are coming up with smartphones almost every other day, with less focus on feature phones. Although there has been a rise of smartphones launching frequently, there is a fair share of feature phone users. On similar lines, brands like Nokia are coming up with feature phones too with 4G support. After a series of 4G feature phones, now, Nokia 400 TA-1208 with 4G support has surfaced with key details.

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