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Month: January 2018

Top Picks: Cheap smartphones with 16MP camera

Top Picks: Cheap smartphones with 16MP camera

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In choosing a smartphone, there are several factors to consider with one of the major factors being the quality of the camera packed on the device. Smartphone cameras in recent ages have gone beyond the ordinary as the camera has provent to be one of the most essential features loaded on the smartphone, however, in choosing the best choice, one must also consider the affordability of such devices and thus necessitates this post. Here are some of the affordable smartphones in the market with 16MP camera setup. Honor 7X 5.93-inch Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display Octa-Core Kirin 659 processor (4 xA53 at 2.36GHz + 4 x A53 at 1.7GHz) with MaliT830-MP2 GPU 4GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB / 128GB ROM 16MP + 2MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera 3,340mAh battery Nokia 6 5.5-inch FHD IPS...
How to save/download WhatsApp status of someone

How to save/download WhatsApp status of someone

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WhatsApp, one of the biggest Instant Messaging platforms available on the internet has in a bid to make its services better introduced the 24-hour-long status option for users. However, several persons have been faced with the problem of liking some statuses without being able to save them on their devices. In case you fall into such category, here's how to go about it without having to root your smartphone. Method 1: Check the hidden Whatsapp Status Folder To access this, you need to enter into the Statuses folder on your device as every status updates you've ever downloaded goes into this folder. However, to access this ".Statuses" folder on your Android device, you need to unhide the folder to copy Whatsapp status. To unhide statuses, follow these simple steps: Step 1: My Fil...
Top Vivo, Oppo Smartphones from 2017

Top Vivo, Oppo Smartphones from 2017

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The manufacturers of the Oppo and Vivo line of brands clearly worked themselves out last year in other to bring the best smartphones into the market especially for gadget lovers. If you've been eyeing some products from the two line of brands, this post is for you as it narrows down your search within a confined area. Here are some of the best selling smartphones from both brands. OPPO R9s 5.5-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM 16MP rear camera, 16MP front-facing camera 3,010mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge OPPO A57 5.2-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection Octa-Core Snapdragon 435 processor with Adreno 505 GPU 3GB RAM, 32G...
Top 5 best selling smartphones in 2017

Top 5 best selling smartphones in 2017

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2017 witnessed the release of several smartphones, some of which stayed on the charts for a longer period than expected while others died with their hype. Here are some of the top selling smartphones of the year before. Apple iPhone 7 Plus 5.5-inch Retina HD Display With 3D Touch Quad-Core Apple A10 Fusion Processor 2GB RAM, 32GB / 128GB / 256GB ROM Dual 12MP iSight rear camera, 7MP front facing camera Water And Dust Resistance Non-removable Li-Ion 2900 mAh battery Apple iPhone 7 4.7-inch Retina HD Display With 3D Touch Quad-Core Apple A10 Fusion Processor 2GB RAM, 32GB / 128GB / 256GB ROM Dual 12MP iSight rear camera With OIS, 7MP Front Facing camera Honor 8 Lite 5.2-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display Octa-core Kirin 655 ( 4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) 16nm processor with Mali...
Top 10 Flagship Devices of 2017

Top 10 Flagship Devices of 2017

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There were many flagship devices released in the past year with several of them competing for the top spot on the list. However, what makes all these smartphones top priorities for their brands is not just because of the name but for the specs and improvement loaded on the smartphones. There are however some which came into the market exceeding expectations such as the Google Pixel smartphone which came with great specs and more added on features. Here are the top 10 flagship devices released in 2017. 1. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 2. Google Pixel 2 XL 3. LG V30+ 4. Sony Xperia XZ Premium 5. OnePlus 5T 6. HTC U11 7. Asus ZenFone AR 8. Honor 8 Pro 9. BlackBerry KEYone 10. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
Best 4G enabled smartphones to purchase

Best 4G enabled smartphones to purchase

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Smartphones have become more advanced in all aspects coming from the specs under the hood including the effeciency and speed of the processor to the storage space and camera amongst other features. However, one of the most important aspects in a phone is the connectivity option as most new smartphones now adopt the latest connectivity features including support for 4G network and Bluetooth file transfer protocol. For those interested in the connectivity options on their device, here is a list of 10 smartphones with 4G network connectivity. Samsung Galaxy On Nxt 5.5-inch Full HD display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor with Mali T830 GPU 3GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB ROM 13MP rear camera, 8MP front camera 3,300mAh battery Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt 5...
5 things you don’t know about Apple iPhone X

5 things you don’t know about Apple iPhone X

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Coming months after the official announcement of the Apple flagship device, iPhone X, there have been several reviews about the device. However, some users of the device have not come to the full understanding of its functionality and thus necessitates this post. Here are some of the features on the iPhone X which you may not know and may save you time and ease the use of the smartphone. 1. Wireless charging The Apple iPhone X comes with support for wireless charging which means you do not necessarily need to plug in your device all the time. However, to use the wireless charging option which also comes with fast charging capabilities, you need a wireless charging pad which Apple promises can charge yout phone up to 50% in 30 minutes. 2. Fix Siri’s pronunciation Siri most ofte
Top Phone Picks For Connectivity cum Camera

Top Phone Picks For Connectivity cum Camera

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In case you are the type who is well vast in your connectivity use and options and also love the camera app on your smartphone, these are some of the top picks which might serve you well.   Google Pixel 2 5.0-inch FHD AMOLED Display Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-Core Processor 4GB RAM, 64 / 128GB ROM 12.2MP rear camera, 8MP front camera 2,700mAh Battery Google Pixel 2 XL 6-inch Quad HD+ pOLED display with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU 4GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB storage 12.2MP rear camera, 8MP front camera 3,520mAh battery with fast charging Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 5.99-inch FHD Super AMOLED Display Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa Core Processor 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM 12MP rear camera, 5MP front camera 3,400 MAh Battery Sam...
5 latest Bluetooth 5.0 Supported smartphones

5 latest Bluetooth 5.0 Supported smartphones

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Bluetooth 5.0 came with one of the greatest connectivity solutions and upgrades to Bluetooth file transfer technology as the latest upgrade allows for as much as 40-60 meters distance between the transferring and recipient devices. Bluetooth 5.0 also comes with 2x more the speed of transfer and consumes 2.5x less battery. Here are 5 of the latest smartphones with the Bluetooth 5.0 technology on board: Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 6-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display Octa-Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa) Exynos 7885 14nm processor with Mali-G71 GPU 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM/ 4GB RAM, 32GB ROM 16MP rear camera, 16MP + 8MP front camera 3,500mAh battery with adaptive fast charging Samsung Galaxy Note 8 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio Octa-Core Samsu...
Top Cheap Phones With Large Batteries

Top Cheap Phones With Large Batteries

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Batteries are an important aspect of phones and with this in mind, here are some affordable phones which boast a huge battery capacity. Nokia 2 (Pewter/ Black, 8 GB) (1 GB RAM) 5-inch HD LTPS LCD In-Cell Touch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection Quad-core Snapdragon 212 Mobile Platform with Adreno 304 GPU 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM 8MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera 4,100mAh battery Motorola Moto C Plus 5-inch HD display Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM 8MP rear camera, 2MP front-facing camera 4,000mAh battery with 10W rapid charge InFocus Vision 3 5.7-inch 18:9 HD+ on-cell 2.5D curved tempered glass display Quad-Core 64-bit MediaTek MT6735H processor with Mali-T720 GPU 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM 13MP + secondary 5-megapixel rear c...
Top Smartphones released last week

Top Smartphones released last week

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Smartphones have become an essential item and with this, tech companies keep churning out smartphones with better specs by the day. In case you missed it, here are the top phones launched last week: Samsung Galaxy Note8 2018 Winter Olympic Games Limited Edition 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU 6GB RAM with 64GB / 128GB / 256GB ROM 12MP + 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera 3300mAh battery with fast charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) Ulefone Armor 2 5-inch Full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P25 processor with ARM Mali T880 GPU 6GB RAM, 64...
Quick Recap: Smartphones Launched Last week

Quick Recap: Smartphones Launched Last week

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Coming into the new year, tech companies, especially the big names are in the market to make some more profits with the early release of some smartphones. Last week witnessed the release of some smartphones, some in the mid-range category while others, high specs. In case you missed it, here are the phones launched last week: OPPO A83 5.7-inch 18:9 HD+ full-screen 2.5D curved glass display Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P23 processor with 800MHz ARM Mali G71 MP2 GPU 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM 13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera 3180mAh battery Samsung Galaxy Note8 2018 Winter Olympic Games Limited Edition 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor with M...
These 40 Xiaomi Devices Will Get MIUI 9

These 40 Xiaomi Devices Will Get MIUI 9

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Xiaomi does not seem to be playing games with its fans as the tech company, fresh into the new year has updated its list of devices getting the new MIUI 9 software. The tech company has confirmed that the MIUI 9 software will indeed be coming to an additional 40 devices in its range. While some flagship devices already have the latest MIUI 9 software, some other flagships are yet to get the update but the recently released list supports smartphones which are dated back to as far as 2012. The listed smartphones getting the MIUI 9 software include; Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Xiaomi Redmi 5A Xiaomi Mi A1 Xiaomi Redmi 5 Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Xiaomi Redmi 5A Xiaomi Mi 5X Xiaomi Redmi 5 Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) Xiaomi Mi Note 3 Xiaomi Redmi 4 (4X) Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) Xia...
Top Smartphones released last week

Top Smartphones released last week

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In case you missed the news last week, the tech market has witnessed the addition of some smartphones, some falling into the mid-ranger category while others in the top-notch category. Should you have missed out on the update, here is a quick recap of the smartphones launched last week along with their specs. Sony Xperia XA2 5.2-inch Full HD display with Image Enhance Technology, Corning Gorilla Glass protection Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM 23MP rear camera, 8MP front camera 3,300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qnovo Adaptive Charging Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra 6.0-inch display with Image Enhance Technology, Corning Gorilla Glass protection Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU 4GB RAM, 32G...
Affordable Mid-range smartphones with Fingerprint scanner

Affordable Mid-range smartphones with Fingerprint scanner

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The world is changing and with it comes the need for some basic security features such as the fingerprint scanner on a mobile device. One does not necessarily have to break the bank to get better specs along with great design and all for an affordable price. Here is a list of some smartphones which come in affordable prices and with fingerprint scanner on board. Itel Selfiepro S41 5.0 inches capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Quad core processor with Mali-T720 MP1 650MHz GPU 8 MP autofocus rear camera, 8 MP front camera Fingerprint sensor, G sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor Removable Li-Po 2700 mAh battery XOLO Era 3X 5-inch HD Oncell IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit Processor with Mali T720 GPU 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM 13MP ...
Top 5 Affordable Smartphones With Fingerprint Scanner

Top 5 Affordable Smartphones With Fingerprint Scanner

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The Fingerprint scanning technology is one of the best things that has happened to the mobile world as it has redefined the face of security on mobile. The fingerprint scanning technology started on top brands such as the Apple iPhone 5S which was launched in 2013 and has since spread around to other smarrtphones. For persons who fancy this added layer of security on their device and do not wish to break the bank to achieve this said aim, here is a list of afforable smartphones and their specs. InFocus Vision 3 5.7-inch 18:9 HD+ on-cell 2.5D curved tempered glass display Quad-Core 64-bit MediaTek MT6735H processor with Mali-T720 GPU 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM 13MP + 5MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera Fingerprint scanner 4,000mAh battery 10.or E 5.5-inch IPS 2.5D display with Corni...
Top 10 Smartphones For Week 2

Top 10 Smartphones For Week 2

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The second week into the new year is here and some smartphones seem to have lost their footing on the top 10 smartphones chart. With some smartphones climbing up the ladder, some other smartphones saw a decline as they slipped further down on the relevance chart. Last week, the Xiaomi Mi A1 came in the lead and it appears the smartphone will be retaining its lead for yet another week with the Samsung duo, the Galaxy A8 (2018) and the Galaxy J7 Pro coming in tight behind. The Oppo F5 comes in the fifth position just ahead of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A and the Samsung Galaxy Note8. Here are the top 10 smartphones of last week: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Xiaomi Mi A1 Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Oppo F5 Xiaomi Redmi 5A Samsung Galaxy Note8 Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Samsung G...
How to delete WhatsApp messages even after 7 minutes

How to delete WhatsApp messages even after 7 minutes

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Whatsapp is one of the most widely used Instant Messaging apps in the world, however, in a bid to better improve services, the app has recieved several updates in the past with the latest update being the message retract or delete feature. The message delete feature is however available for up to 7 minutes after the message is sent which might not be enough time for some persons. In case you are one of those and wish to retract messages sent even after the said 7 minutes, here are a fre steps which have been proven effective in recalling sent messages. Step 1: Turn off all Internet connection on your device, be it WiFi or Mobile data then head straight to the Settings panel on your phone. Step 2: Go to Settings > Apps > Whatsapp > and Force Stop the application by tapp...
Top 5-inch Display Phones To Buy This January

Top 5-inch Display Phones To Buy This January

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As we welcome the new year there are several tech lovers who have been saving up to change their smartphone in the new year in a bid to stay updated. However, some persons are not a big fan of the bigger screen smartphones and would rather stay within the 5-inch confines for display. For such users, here is a list of top 5-inch smartphones to but this January. Nokia 8 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU / Quad-Core Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU 6GB / 4GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB ROM 24MP rear camera, 12MP front-facing camera Xiaomi Mi A1 5.5-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass LTPS display Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor with 650MHz Adreno 506 GPU 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM 12MP + 12MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing cam...
Top 15 Flagship Smartphones Released In 2017

Top 15 Flagship Smartphones Released In 2017

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2017 was the year for several releases of smartphones with several big names in the tech world releasing their flagship smartphones including Apple, Samsung, Motorola, Meizu, Huawei, etc. Here is a list of some of the flagship smartphones released in 2017: Apple iPhone X 8-inch OLED Super Retina HD display Six-core A11 Bionic 64-bit processor with three-core GPU, M11 motion co-processor 64GB and 256GB storage options 12MP dual cameras, 7MP front camera OnePlus 5T 01-inch Full HD+ Optic AMOLED 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 display Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM / 8GB RAM, 128GB ROM 16MP + 20MP rear cameras, 16MP front-facing camera 3,300mAh battery with Dash Charge (5V 4A) BlackBerry Keyone 4.5-inch display Octa-Core S...