Category: Review

OPPO R11 Hands On

One big surprise of 2016 has been OPPO. The brand, which was relatively unknown to the world, has managed to get into the big players club, a feat for which, many companies have struggled for years. The strategy adopted by the company has been pretty straightforward, create a standard quality smartphone with upper mid-range specs, market...

Huawei P10 Plus hands-on

Huawei has a nice thing going when it comes to its current lineup. This year, the “P” series comes with zero performance handicaps compared to its Mate siblings and it rocks the same Kirin 960 chip as the Mates. What this effectively means is that we can view the P10 and P10 Plus, along with...

Meizu M5S Hands-On

The Meizu M5S happens to be Meizu’s first smartphone for the year and it really doesn’t disappoint in the design aspect and even on the specs table. The Meizu M5S adopts almost similar design language to those of its previous gen models. The device adorns an all-metal body with CNC finish, giving the device a...

Vivo V5 Plus Unboxing

Vivo has been great enough to send over its latest smartphone and the first handset to boast dual front cameras. Read my unboxing and first impressions of the Vivo V5 Plus. Vivo have once again raised the bar and done something that no other smartphone brand has done before. The Vivo V5 Plus might look like...

Blackberry Mercury Hands-on

Blackberry Mercury had popped into the scene a couple of months back, with leaked renders showing the design of the device. We didn’t get to see or hear anything about the specs of the Blackberry smartphone back then. Although we are still yet to get an official disclosure of the specification of the Blackberry flagship...

Nubia Z11 Hands On

Nubia launched the Z11 in China and more recently India, and availability around the globe should be becoming better in the next few months, which is good because this is a great phone that you should consider buying. I’m not ready to publish my full hands on review yet, but just wanted to give you...

Meizu M5 Note Teardown

Earlier this month Meizu held their last event for 2016, officially releasing the Meizu M5 Note. Which according to Huang Zhang — Meizu’s chairman — is “A thousand Yuan Machine King” because of these features: large battery, large screen, large memory, good design and high quality. The Meizu M5 Note also sports 2.5D arc glass, diamond trimming, all-metal CNC, nano-injection and anodizing...

Huawei Mate 9 Teardown

The Huawei Mate 9 was officially unveiled along with its premium sibling Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design in the previous month. Early reports suggest that the Mate 9 is already performing quite well in the market. ZOL.com.cn has released Huawei Mate 9 teardown photos to reveal its internal components. Huawei Mate 9 Teardown The Huawei...

Vivo X9 Teardown

The Vivo X9 was launched alongside the XPlay 6 and X9 Plus late last month and came with a front dual camera setup as its main highlight. We bring you both the unboxing images of the device as well as its teardown images. Vivo did a good job in the X9’s design and that is...

Huawei Mate 9 Pro Unboxing

No one envisaged Huawei still had a surprise up its sleeves regarding the Mate 9 variants. Well, not until the Huawei Mate 9 was unveiled in China today and it came along with an all new Mate 9 Pro variant together with the Mate 9 Porsche Design. The Huawei Mate 9 Pro follows suit in...

Blackview E7 review

Blackview E7 is a member of introductory segment of Chinese inexpensive phones, so how is it doing with price/performance ratio value ? Will we get some reasonable value for the price? Let’s have a look at what we’ve found out. Specifications • 5,5- inch HD resolution display • 64-bit quad-core processor MediaTek MT6737 clocked at...

Xiaomi Mi 5S Teardown

The Xiaomi Mi 5S and 5S Plus officially opened for sale today online and really the progress has been rapid. The device released a few days back wowed us with the beautiful design, well packed flagship specs and as an icing on the cake, it  clutches an ultra cheap price tag of 1999 Yuan ($300)...

Huawei Nova Plus hands on

We just got our Huawei Nova Plus review sample and we wanted to share our initial impressions about it. In fact, we played with it at IFA Berlin already and now I’m working on the full review. Huawei Nova Plus: VIDEO Huawei Nova Plus: UNBOXING In the box, you are getting all the usual stuff that...

ZTE Axon 7 Mini Hands On

ZTE announced the ZTE Axon 7 Mini smartphone at IFA Berlin and we were present at the event to bring the latest coverage to our readers. The Axon 7 Mini looks almost identical to the Axon 7, which is a good thing since we loved the new Axon’s design. So, you have an all metal...