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Month: October 2017

Everything you need to know about the HTC U11 Life

Everything you need to know about the HTC U11 Life

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Taiwanese tech company, HTC, has been rumored to be planning a possible release of two more smartphones in the U11 series come November 2. However, ahead of the official release of the rumored smartphones, the HTC U11 Life and the much premium HTC U11 Plus, latest information which surfaced online has revealed all there is to expect from the HTC U11 Life smartphone ahead of the official release. According to latest information which surfaced online, the HTC U11 Life will come into the market powered by a 2,600mAh battery with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor on board. Paired with the Qualcomm processor is 3GB of RAM and an onboard storage space of 32GB. The device which will come packing a 5.2-inch full HD resolution display has also been revealed to be able to run as much ...
Meet the thinnest yet rugged smartphone, EL S70

Meet the thinnest yet rugged smartphone, EL S70

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Rugged smartphones are beginning to gain traction in the market and Chinese smartphone manufacturers seem to have channeled more of their production into this category as the EL S70 which comes with a rugged design and build has been clocked to be the thinnest rugged smartphone in the market. The smartphone comes with a build which allows it withstand harsh weather conditions and of course, it comes a few days after the rugged CAT S41 was unveiled. For specs, the EL S70 comes into the market sporting a 5.0-inch FHD display which is the same unit as employed on the CAT S41 device. For comparison, the EL S70 comes into the market with a dimension measured at 145.9 x 75.9 x 9.5 mm as against the 152 x 75 x 12.85 mm measured on the CAT S41. Under the hood, the EL S70 which weighs 175...
Top 5 6GB RAM smartphones to purchase

Top 5 6GB RAM smartphones to purchase

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RAM size has become one of the most important factors to consider in choosing a smartphone as it influences the processing speed and the number of application the smartphone can run concurrently. Android smartphones have however moved farther up the ladder from the days of less than 1GB of RAM to the current heavy RAMs loaded on devices. The mid range RAM loaded on devices nowadays have been pegged at between 3-4GB while for premium speed and processes, 6-8GB of RAM is the choice. Here is a list of some of the best smartphones with 6GB of RAM to purchase in case you are a gamer or love to run heavy duty applications. Honor 8 Pro 5.7-inch Quad HD LTPS 2.5D curved glass display Octa-Core Kirin 960 processor with Mali G71 Octa-core GPU 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM 12MP + 12MP dual rear ...
Week 43: Smartphones Launched last week

Week 43: Smartphones Launched last week

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Several smartphones made it to the market last week and in case you missed the official unveiling of these new tech gadgets which fall into different categories ranging from the top of the line models to the entry level smartphones, here is a quick recap of the latest smartphones launched last week. Sony Xperia R1 5.2-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 with Adreno 505 GPU 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM 13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera 2,620mAh built-in battery Sony Xperia R1 Plus 5.2-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 with Adreno 505 GPU 2GB / 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM 13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera 2,620mAh built-in battery OPPO F5 6.0-inch 18:9 FHD+ full-scren with 2.5D curved glass display, Corning Gorilla Glass...
Best Snapdragon 835 processor powered smartphones

Best Snapdragon 835 processor powered smartphones

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform is the latest and the most premium in the range of processors and chipsets released in 2017. The tech company was earlier speculated to be planning a release of the sequel chipset, the Snapdragon 836 later in the year but it appears that it has shifted the production and release till 2018. However, from the pool of smartphone units that have featured the latest chipset, these arethe top 5 best smartphones in terms of specs, integration, design and a couple of other factors. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 99-inch Full HD+ 18:9 display Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM 12MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera 3,400mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging Nokia 8 5.3-inch Quad HD LCD display with scu
Top 5 best camera phones launched in 2017

Top 5 best camera phones launched in 2017

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2917 has witnessed the release of several smartphones packing some pretty impressive specs under the hood including the latest chipsets, OS, and of course, dual camera setups. The year also witnessed the adoption of bezel-less display design along with the 18:9 aspect ratio full screen display. However, if you’re still in a dilemma as regards the best camera phones released in 2017, here is a quick recap of the top 5 smartphones with the best camera in the market. Google Pixel XL 5-inch AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 4 protection Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU 4GB RAM, 32GB / 128GB ROM 3MP rear camera, 8MP front camera 3,450mAh battery   Apple iPhone 8 Plus 5 Inch Retina HD Display With 3D Touch Hexa-Core Apple A11 Bionic Pr
5 phones to expect in 2018

5 phones to expect in 2018

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2017 has witnessed the release of several flagship devices including the Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 Plus, Galaxy S8, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T, Huawei Mate 10 series and several others. However, looking into the future, the tech world in the coming year is expected to get top of the range and cutting-edge technologies. Here is a quick look into the smartphones to expect in the coming year from some of the major players in the tech market. Samsung Galaxy S9 0-inch AMOLED Infinity display 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor / Exynos 9810 Optical fingerprint scanner Apple iPhone 9 0-inch OLED display with small bezels Apple A12 Chip 3GB / 4GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB / 256GB ROM Facial recognition I...
Top 10 trending phones of last week

Top 10 trending phones of last week

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The previous week witnessed the release of some new smartphones into the market with several of the smartphones coming into the different categories there is in the market, however, some of the new smartphones could not feature on the trending smartphones list based on their specs. However, in case you missed the news over the past week, here is a quick recap of some of the top 10 trending smartphones in the market. Nokia 7 2-inch display with 2.5D curved glass laced with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 processor with Adreno 508 GPU 4GB / 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM (expandable up to 128GB) 16MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera 3,000mAh built-in battery with fast charging Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro 5-inch FHD Super AMOLED Display Octa-Core Samsung Exynos...
How to Delete Messages sent in Error on WhatsApp

How to Delete Messages sent in Error on WhatsApp

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Instant messaging apps have been known over time to be plagued with messages which users would have at one point or the other wished they had never sent. It was with this in mind that Blackberry introduced the retract message option on the chat platform. However, WhatsApp which is the largest instant messaging platform has also integrated a feature which can now allow users take back their messages when sent in error. The latest integration on WhatsApp is called the Delete For Everyone feature which seamlessly allows users to delete their messages which was sent in error. The delete feature is applicable to both private chats and group chats which means you can get to remove your unwanted outbursts or messages from virtually any chat screen. The application update has been pushed...
Android 8.1 Oreo update pushed to supported devices

Android 8.1 Oreo update pushed to supported devices

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Coming several weeks after Google officially announced the latest Android OS, the Android 8.0 Oreo OS, the tech company has started pushing out updates to the OS. The fresh and latest updates being pushed to supported devices comes bearing the version number 8.1 and comes packing some major bug fixes and security patches amongst other updates. The latest update comes several days after the tech company tested the Beta version of the OS for stability. For tech lovers using the Android 8.0 Oreo OS supported devices, the update should have started hitting your units. The update which is available Over the Air, OTA, can be checked by accessing the Settings options on your smartphone and proceeding to check for updates. In case the update is yet to hit your smartphone, exercise a ...
Love large batteries: Here are the top 5 picks

Love large batteries: Here are the top 5 picks

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Smartphone companies are beginning to see the importance of large battery units and as thus have begun loading some smartphones with whopping battery capacities to last several days on one charge. Here is the top 5 pick of smartphones packing great specs along with huge battery capacities.   Motorola Moto E4 Plus 5.5-inch HD display with 2.5D curved glass Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor with Mali T720 MP1 GPU 2GB / 3GB RAM, 16GB / 32GB ROM 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera 5,000mAh built-in battery with 10W rapid charging Panasonic P55 Max 5-inch HD display with 2.5D curved glass Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor with Mali-T720 GPU 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera 5000mAh battery InFocus Turbo 5 Plus 5-inch HD On-cel...
Need to be on the go: Best fast charging cheap smartphones to purchase

Need to be on the go: Best fast charging cheap smartphones to purchase

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A smartphone is as useful as the amount of charge on it which means you could have a great smartphone which is practically next to useless because there is no charge on it. It is with this in mind that smartphone companies have integrated the Fast Charging feature to help users who are always on the go. If you’re someone in this category, here are some cheap phones to consider Infinix Note 4 7-inch Full HD display Octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor with Mali T720 GPU 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM 13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera 4,300mAh battery with fast charging Intex Aqua S3 0-inch HD display Quad-core Spreadtrum SC9832A processor with Mali MP2 GPU 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM 8MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera 2,450mAh battery Lenovo Z2 Plus 5.0-inch Full HD LTPS
HTC U11 Plus leaks again, specs, everything you need to know

HTC U11 Plus leaks again, specs, everything you need to know

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Taiwanese tech company, HTC, has yet again failed to keep the lid tight on the upcoming HTC U11 Plus smartphone as yet another leak has surfaced online. Ahead of the November 2 event where the tech company has been speculated to be planning a possible launch of the smartphone along with the smaller HTC U11 Life, the latest leak has revealed what more to expect from the device. According to the latest leak which surfaced online, the HTC U11 Plus will come into the market packing a 6.0-inch LCD display with support for the WQHD+ resolution pegged at 1,440 x 2,880 pixels. The device which according to leakster, Evan Blass has been reported to be coming into the market with an 18:9 aspect ratio display has been revealed to be coming with 4GB of RAM under the hood paired with 64GB ROM...
Top 5 smartphones released last week

Top 5 smartphones released last week

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Last week was a great week especially for some tech companies, Huawei being the major player as the tech company officially released the Huawei Mate 10 series of smartphones which come into the market in four variants comprising of the Mate 10 Lite, Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro and the Mate 10 Porsche Edition. The latter three smartphones come into the market running on the latest Huawei Kirin 970 processor and packing some pretty impressive specs including support for AI assistant through the Neural Processing Unit (NPU) functionality added on to the latest Kirin processor. With the Huawei smartphones featuring heavily on the list, here are the top 5 smartphones released last week. Sony Xperia XZ Premium (Red variant) 5.5-inch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection Octa-Core...
Smartphones launched last week

Smartphones launched last week

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A cross section of smartphones were released last week and in case you missed the launching of these smartphones, here is a quick roundup of the smartphones launched and their specs. Nokia 7 5.2-inch 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor with Adreno 508 GPU 4GB / 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM (expandable up to 128GB) 16MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera 3,000mAh built-in battery. Sony Xperia XZ Premium (Red variant) 5.5-inch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM 19MP rear camera, 13MP front-facing camera 3,230mAh battery Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 8.0-inch WXGA TFT display Octa-core Exynos 7870 processor with Mali T830...
Small screen fans: Top 10 small screen smartphones to buy

Small screen fans: Top 10 small screen smartphones to buy

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Are you a fan of small screen smartphones or do you find the 6.0-inch smartphones too big to handle, well, here are some of the best smartphones in the market which come with pretty amazing specs and of course is tailored to your screen desire. Lenovo K8 Plus 2-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection Octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 processor with Mali-T880 GPU 3GB / 4GB RAM, 32GB ROM 13MP + 5MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera 4,000mAh battery Nokia 5 2-inch HD display with 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 processor with Adreno 505 GPU 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM 13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera 3000mAh battery Apple iPhone 8 7 Inch Retina HD Display With 3D Touch Hexa-Core Apple A11 Bionic Processo...
How to send and receive money via Paypal on Facebook Messenger

How to send and receive money via Paypal on Facebook Messenger

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Facebook is expanding fast and this is made known via the acquisition of some top notch daily platforms to include WhatsApp which has grown to be the most widely used instant messaging platform in the world. However, the tech company and platform seems to have other big plans as it has moved in partnership with PayPal to announce that users of the Facebook Messenger app can now send and receive money via the platform. The announcement was made via PayPal which announced that its expansion plan has driven the company into a partnership agreement with the social media networking platform. PayPal has now added its services on the Facebook Messenger platform allowing for P2P payments via the social media platform using the messenger application. In order to use this feature which is...
Meet the diamond studded iPhone X collection

Meet the diamond studded iPhone X collection

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Coming after the official unveiling of the Appel iPhone X smartphone along with the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus devices, a more premium range of the smartphone has been spotted online sporting a diamond finishing. The iPhone X which was unveiled in September comes packing the latest Apple A11 chipset and 3GB of RAM under the hood and comes priced at $999/£999/€1,149. The price range however doesn’t seem much in the face of the Finnish company, Legend;s diamond finished device which comes packing 256GB of onboard storage space. The diamond finishing comes with a detail of black and gold trim and is offered at €2,950 for the Aurum model which is the cheapest in the range. The device comes with a 24K gold-plated back panel paired with nacre known as the mother of pearls and an inlaid lo
Xiaomi’s MIUI 9 stable version coming soon

Xiaomi’s MIUI 9 stable version coming soon

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Xiaomi has revealed that the stable version of the MIUI 9.0 OS will soon be released into the market for the consumption of its teeming customers. The announcement comes after the smartphone company hit over 10million unit sales in September alone with report indicating that Xiaomi sole three in every four smartphones sold in the month. The tech company which launched the MIUI custom ROM back in July revealed that it had been working more on the development of the OS which was announced about the same time the tech company announced the Mi 5X smartphone. Speaking on the release of the stable version of the OS, the tech company through the MUI Marketing Deputy Director, Huang Longzhon, today officially revealed on Chinese social media platform, Weibo, that the stable build of MIUI...
Top 5-inch Plus screen smartphones to buy

Top 5-inch Plus screen smartphones to buy

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Display size play an important role in the choice of the smartphone to purchase and for some, especially gamers, the bigger the display the better, however, some others are more concerned with the size and its ability to fit into their pockets seamlessly. Here is a list of some 5.5-inch display smartphones which sits just in-between the too large and the too small display. Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Key Features: 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display Octa-Core Exynos 7870 SoC with Mali T830 GPU 3GB RAM, 64GB ROM (expandable to up to 256GB with microSD card) Android 7.0 Nougat OS 13MP rear camera, 13MP front camera 3,600mAh battery Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Key Features: 5-inch IPS LCD display Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor 3GB / 4GB RAM, 32GB / 6...