Tag Archives: Phones

French wireless authority finds 8 phones that exceeded SAR limits

SAR – the Specific Absorption Rate – is a measure of how much energy is absorbed by the human body from the radio emissions from phones. Various wireless authorities do strict testing to make sure that manufacturers stay within limits and as France’s ANFR found out, sometimes phones exceed the limit. During the first half of 2018, the… Read More »

Best Phones Under Rs. 20,000 [July 2018]

Nokia 6 (2018) is one of our picks for the best phone under Rs. 20,000 HIGHLIGHTS There are plenty of good options – old and new – under Rs. 20,000 Nokia 6 (2018) will appeal to fans of stock Android The iPhone SE is a good entry point into Apple’s ecosystem Phones under Rs. 20,000 may not be… Read More »

Best Phones Under Rs. 30,000 [July 2018]

HIGHLIGHTS The best phones under Rs. 30,000 are good enough for most people The Nokia 7 Plus is an excellent all-rounder The Honor View 10 is a great value for money choice Ever since OnePlus changed the game with the OnePlus One back in 2014, the very definition of a flagship has been changing constantly, with top of the line specifications and… Read More »

Best Phones Under Rs. 7,000 [July 2018]

Best phones under Rs. 7,000 in India include Xiaomi Redmi 5A and 10.or D HIGHLIGHTS This world of best phones under Rs. 7,000 has evolved quite dramatically The Redmi 5A is one of the best entry points into the smartphone world The InFocus Vision 3 offers an 18:9 display on a budget Buying a decent phone under 7,000… Read More »

Nokia X6 Name Spotted on Bluetooth Certification Site; Unnamed Nokia Phones Spotted in Russia

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia X might be called Nokia X6 The phone’s launch is set for May 16 in China Unnamed Nokia phones have been seen on Russian certification website Nokia X might just be called the Nokia X6. That’s what new developments suggest. According to a Bluetooth certification website, allegedly, Nokia X6 will be the moniker the HMD Global smartphone with model number… Read More »

WhatsApp Payments UPI-Based Feature Arrives in India on Android Phones, iPhone

WhatsApp Payments, based on UPI, is available to some users in the Attachments menu HIGHLIGHTS The WhatsApp feature is available to select users on v2.18.21 on iOS It is also available for select users on version 2.18.41 on Android WhatsApp Payments will based on Indian government’s UPI WhatsApp has reportedly started testing out its UPI-based payments feature in India. The… Read More »

Idea Offers Up to Rs. 2,000 Cashback on Karbonn Smartphones and Feature Phones

Idea Cellular on Tuesday partnered with Karbonn Mobiles to announce cashback of up to Rs. 2,000 on select Karbonn 4G smartphones and feature phones. The offer entitles buyers to avail a cashback of Rs. 1,500 on the Karbonn A41 Power and A9 Indian, a cashback of Rs. 2,000 on Karbonn Yuva 2, and a cashback of Rs. 1,000 on the Karbonn K310n, K24+, and… Read More »

Gift Guide: Best Android phones you can buy [December 2017]

Looking for a new smartphone? There are dozens upon dozens of great options on the market today, but finding the best of the best can be a bit difficult. We’ve seen some great launches through the year and more should be coming soon too, so let’s take a look at the best Android smartphones you can buy as… Read More »

Android Phones Track Location Even With GPS Turned Off, Google Says It’s to Improve Message Delivery

HIGHLIGHTS Google was collecting user location data It was done through collecting addresses of nearby cellular towers Google to stop collecting user location through cellular towers Google has been collecting user location data on Android smartphones even when location services were turned off, as per a new report. Quartz claims the location tracking still occurred on Android smartphones… Read More »

Lava Announces 2-Year Warranty for Its Smartphones and Feature Phones

Domestic mobile manufacturer Lava on Friday announced a 2-year warranty for all its major models in its product portfolio in India, across smartphones and feature phones. It added the 2-year warrant would apply to all future launches as well. The company claims its 2-year warranty promise, covering such a wide range of products, is the first of its kind in… Read More »