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Oppo k3


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Oppo k3

Oppo k3

                      Oppo k3

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  • Oppo k3 review .


  • Gradient Design Similar to Oppo F11 Pro.
  • The Oppo K3 borrows some design traits from the Oppo F11 Pro. You get a gradient design pattern in Aurora Blue and Jade Black color. As with most of the gradient designed smartphones, the Oppo K3 is instant in picking up fingerprints and is a bit slippery. Thankfully, you get a soft TPU case in the retail box.
  • The rear panel consists of the dual-cameras arranged vertically followed by Oppo logo at the bottom. The dual-tone paint job look might attract the youth.
  • The left panel accommodates the volume adjusters, while the right consists of the power key and the dual SIM tray. The top houses the pop-up selfie camera and you also get a 3.5mm audio port, a USB Type-C port and a speaker grille at the bottom.
  • The big form factor doesn't interfere with single hand usage and it's easy to use the device for basic day-to-day tasks, but reaching the corners will need some efforts. Overall, the aesthetics seems pretty neat but has nothing new to offer besides the pop-up selfie camera.
  • FullView Display Looks Good
  • The device adorns a big 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels. The display offers a 91.1 percent screen-to-body ratio and thin bezels. The brightness levels appeared to the point, but we haven't yet checked the sunlight visibility.
  • The display also incorporates a fingerprint scanner which we found to be quick and accurate. The viewing angles are good and the texts also look sharp. The high-resolution support makes the content appear crisp and delivers a good overall viewing experience.
  • We will be testing the display performance with streaming platforms and gaming in our comprehensive review. Overall, the huge AMOLED panel with high-resolution support makes it optimum for media consumption.
  • AI-Backed Cameras With Sony IMX Sensors
  • The smartphone accommodates dual-cameras at the rear with a 16MP Sony IMX 519 primary sensor and a 2MP depth lens. Amongst the highlight camera features, there is an Ultra Night Mode 2.0 which claims to capture quality low-light shots.
  • Besides, it is packed with some standard features such as HDR, Portrait, and Panorama. We did expect a triple-camera setup on the back panel which has become standard for the mid-range segment.The 16MP Sony IMX 471 pop-up selfie camera is another highlight of the phone.
  • The AI-backed snapper offers smart beautification and Portrait Mode 2.0 features to enhance the selfie quality. The camera pops up within 0.74 seconds and appears to be quick to retract upon detecting a fall. As per the company, the slider can be operated over 2,00,000 times within five years which sounds impressive.
  • Coming to the image quality, both the rear and front cameras deliver well on performance. The images seem to have less noise with good-edge detection and sharpness. We haven't pushed the camera to its full potential yet, but it seems to do its job quite well.
  • Decent Hardware With Android Pie
  • The Oppo K3 is built around an octa-core Snapdragon 710 chipset with 6GBRAM+64GB storage and 8GB RAM+128GB storage configuration. Notably, there is no support for a microSD card, a feature also missing from the Redmi K20 and the Realme X. So, select a variant depending on your storage needs.
  • The Snapdragon 710 SoC is a potent mid-range chipset that powers some popular devices including the company's own R17 Pro, Realme 3 Pro, and HMD Global's Nokia 8.1. It is powerful enough to offer smooth multitasking and user experience.
  • Besides, the device comes with a Game Boost 2.0 that combines Frame and Touch Boost tech for lag-free gaming. We expect it to deliver good on gaming and other heavy tasks, moreover, the FHD+ display should further enhance the visual experience.
  • Software onboard is Android Pie with Color OS 6 interface on top. You get the key Android Pie elements such as gesture support, battery optimizer, and others. The UI is pretty much the same as seen on the Oppo F11 Pro. You also get the app drawers saving you from a cluttered appearance on the screen.
  • The battery powering the device is 3,765mAh non-removable unit with VOOC Flash 3.0 charge support. The battery is smaller in size compared to what you get on current mid-range devices.
  • The battery is yet to be tested to its full potential and see how long it lasts with a single charge. We will review the battery performance in the coming days.
  • Is It A Good Bargain?
  • The Oppo K3 ticks all the boxes for a smartphone priced under Rs. 20,000. A high-resolution display and competent hardware make it a promising smartphone. What it lacks is a triple camera setup and a slightly bigger battery which most of the popular mid-range smartphones offer nowadays.
  • But, at the asking price of Rs 14,990, this device is worth considering. But, we will rest our final verdict for later, once we are done testing it thoroughly.
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Oppo F15


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Oppo F15 

Oppo F15
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  • Oppo F15 Quick Review: Goes All In On Style.
  • BBK Electronics has been bombing the Indian smartphone market with a new phone every few weeks since the last few years. It's mass-market brands, i.E. Oppo, Vivo and Realme, have been on their feet to come up with new models offering the latest features at prices that undercut Xiaomi and Samsung in respective price segments. 2020 doesn't seem to be any different and Oppo has a new phone for consumers looking to spend Rs 20,000 on a new phone.
  • This new telephone has a place with Oppo's famous F arrangement and it bets everything on the style and configuration factor this time. It's known as the Oppo F15 and there's just a single variation in India that you can purchase for Rs 19,990. Despite the fact that Oppo's forceful promoting effort positions it as a top notch telephone, strip away the F arrangement marking and it's basically the Oppo A91 from China. Henceforth, you get the entirety of Oppo's 2019 prime highlights in a telephone from 2020 at a significant cost. 
  • In photographs, the F15 advances yet on paper, it gets old highlights from 2019 and charges a premium for that. Is it then a smart thought to however the Oppo F15? You should hang tight for our full survey however you can peruse our early introductions of the gadget. 
  • Plan: Oppo stifles the distinction better Oppo and Realme. 
  • Oppo and Realme share a typical parts receptacle for their telephones, and consequently, the more up to date telephones from these two brands appear to be indistinguishable from various perspectives. The F15 doesn't attempt to break out of that shape and it feels like another of the Realme telephones under Rs 15,000. Indeed, place the Realme X2, Realme 5 Star and the Oppo F15 together and you may wind up confounded. The camera module position, the bended edges and the inclinations - these are obviously Realme from numerous points of view.
  • However, Realme and Oppo have their own fan following based on designs and the Oppo F15 won't disappoint them. I got my hands on the black variant and it looks more like glossy dark blue with streaks of reflective gradient patterns dancing all over the rear as you look at it from different angles. The longer quad-camera module looks good while the LED flash looks in terms with modern-day design trends. The panel at the back is made of plastic and not glass, hence a case would help it prevent scratches.
  • The frame is also made of glossy plastic and you will find a USB-C port (Oppo fans must be dancing in utmost happiness to get rid of the micro USB port) along with a 3.5mm headphone jack. The buttons feel tactile too.
  • Due to the 20:9 aspect ratio of the display, the F15 is narrower than other phones. The display gets the same old notch-style design with a thick chin but since it's an AMOLED panel, the notch is slightly smaller.
  • On the whole, I feel the Oppo F15 looks nice and feels good to hold. However, some of the cheaper Realme phones offer better designs and premium glass build.
  • Features: Oppo could have done better.
  • The Oppo F15 promises a lot on paper but in an age where Realme exists, the F15 seems overpriced for what it offers. Whether it's the specifications or the cameras, the F15 is underequipped when compared to other Realme devices.
  • Let's begin with the display where Oppo has done a good job. The F15 gets a 6.4-inch display with an AMOLED panel, similar to the phones from Realme. This is a good display and since it's an AMOLED panel, you get to see punchy colours and higher contrasts. With my limited time with the F15, the display seems to be good for content consumption, especially for watching YouTube videos.
  • Oppo has been flaunting about fast performance on the F15 with the big numbers it flaunts in the specifications section. You get as standard 8GB RAM and 128GB storage- sounds nice. What doesn't sound nice is the older MediaTek Helio P70 chipset. The Helio P70 is a mid-range chipset from last year and was used in the F11 Pro. For a phone that costs Rs 19,990, Oppo could have offered a more powerful Helio G series chip for ensuring faster performance. In my limited time with the F15, the phone felt fast with usual UI navigation but a brief session of PUBG showed the flaws of the older P70 chip. You also get an older ColorOS 6 with Android 9 onboard - this is unacceptable for an expensive phone in 2020.
  • When it comes to the rear cameras, Oppo is using a similar setup that we recently saw on the much cheaper Realme 5S. As standard, you get a 48-megapixel main camera along with an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera as well as two 2-megapixel cameras for macro and depth data. A brief session with the cameras revealed a decent photography performance with the classic 'AI enhanced' touches on human subjects. Same is the case with the 16-megapixel selfie camera- it's all about enhancing your looks artificially.Where the F15 seems to redeem itself is the battery section. You get a 4000mAh battery to power things and you can expect an entire day's backup under regular usage scenarios. The 20W fast charging system is a nice addition too.
  • Oppo F15 first impressions.
  • At first glance, the Oppo F15 is an interesting phone in the sub-Rs 20,000 segment. It looks great with the slim profile and the subtle yet classy gradients. The AMOLED display also seems great. However, the rest of the package falls behind phones from other phones coming from its own sister brands. Going by on-paper specifications, the Realme X2 at Rs 16,999 is a much more compelling deal with a highly powerful chipset, better cameras and extremely fast-charging system.
  • That said, the Oppo F15 is yet to prove itself to us and hence, you should stay tuned for our full review.
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Vivo Z1 Pro


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Vivo Z1 Pro 

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Vivo Z1 Pro 
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  • Vivo Z1 Pro 

  • Back in July this year, Vivo launched its Z1 Pro smartphone in India. A couple of months down the line, the cell phone has gotten an official value cut. Read on to find out everything on the latest Vivo Z1 Pro price cut.


  • Vivo Z1 Pro price cut details
  • The Vivo Z1 Pro launched in India in three variants, and all these variants get a price cut. The base model with 64GB storage and 4GB RAM gets Rs 1,000 price cut. This brings its price down from Rs 14,990 to Rs 13,990.

  • The mid and top models both get a Rs 2,000 price cut. The mid model with 64GB storage and 6GB RAM is now available for Rs 14,990 (down from Rs 16,990). The top model with 128GB storage and 6GB RAM is now available for Rs 15,990 (down from Rs 17,990).


  • All three variants are now available at their new prices on Flipkart and the Vivo e-store. One can also take advantage of no-cost EMI options up to six months. Buyers can also choose from Sonic Black and Sonic Blue colors.


  • Features, specifications
  • To recap, the Vivo Z1 Pro features a 6.53-inch LCD display with a punch-hole design. Under the hood is a mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC along with an Adreno 616 GPU. The smartphone ships with Android 9 Pie operating system out-of-the-box. It offers a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.


  • For photography, there is a triple-camera arrangement at the back. This includes a 16-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, there is a 32-megapixel shooter on the front.


  • Features Vivo Z1 Pro Price 13990 Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 octa-core OS Android 9 Pie with Funtouch OS 9 Display 6.53-inch Full HD+, 19.5:9 aspect ratio-1080 x 2340 pixels Internal Memory 4GB of RAM with 64GB storage Rear Camera 16MP + 8MP + 2MP Front Camera 32MP Battery 5000mAh You Might be Interested
  • Android 9 Pie with Funtouch OS 9


  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 octa-core


  • 16MP + 8MP + 2MP.
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Lenovo K8 plus


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Lenovo K8 plus

Lenovo K8 plus

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  • Lenovo K8 plus review 
  • Lenovo K8 In addition to Audit: Better than average Double camera Cell phone On A Spending limit 

  • Over the most recent two months, Lenovo has propelled three new cell phones in India under its K-arrangement. Called the K8, K8 Note and K8 Furthermore, each of the three cell phones run close stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-crate. Out of the three, two of them feature a dual-camera setup at the back. We have already reviewed the Lenovo K8 Note, and today its time we take a look at its younger sibling, the K8 Plus.
  • The K8 Plus is offered in two variants – 3GB RAM with 32GB storage for Rs 10,999 and 4GB RAM with 32GB storage for Rs 11,999. The smartphone is available exclusively via Flipkart. In its price range, the Lenovo K8 Plus will compete with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Honor 6X and YU Yureka 2 to name a few. With popular smartphones competing against it in a crowded price segment, does the K8 Plus have anything worth going for? Read our review to know more. Likewise READ: Lenovo K8 Note audit: Great cell phone with opportunity to get better 
  • Lenovo K8 In addition to structure and fabricate 
  • The K8 In addition to is essentially a minimal variation of the K8 Note, and structure shrewd, both cell phones are for all intents and purposes the equivalent. You get a 5.2-inch full-HD display on the K8 Plus, as opposed to the 5.5-inch one on the K8 Note. Just above the display, you have an 8-megapixel front camera, the earpiece and LED flash, while the capacitive Android navigation buttons are at the bottom. Sadly, they aren’t backlit.
  • The back comes with a metal plate, while the top and bottom sections are made of plastic. You have the vertically placed dual-camera module and dual-tone LED flash on the top, along with a fingerprint scanner below it. The edges are smoothly curved, and because the device is compact, it is easier to hold and operate with one hand.
  • The 3.5mm audio jack is placed on the top, whereas the microUSB port for charging and data transfer is at the bottom. The power / sleep button and the volume rocker is on the right, whereas the SIM card tray is on the left. Just like the K8 Note, the SIM card tray allows you to use two nano SIM cards along with one microSD card. So you no longer need to compromise on having to choose between a microSD card and second SIM. Likewise READ: Nokia 5 Audit: The arrival of a symbol, yet this time with Android.
  • The Lenovo K8 Plus also comes with a dedicated music button on the left, allowing you to quickly play / pause music, and skip tracks. The company also lets you customize the key for other functions. You can head over to Settings > Music Key, and use it for quick access to the flashlight, to start the camera, take a screenshot, or do nothing.
  • Lenovo K8 Plus cameras.
  • Before we jump into the overall performance, let’s first talk about the key USP of the smartphone, the dual-camera setup. Lenovo has gone with an arrangement of a 13-megapixel essential camera, enhanced with a 5-megapixel camera that goes about as a profundity sensor. While the main camera captures photos, the depth sensor helps to add DSLR-like bokeh effects to your photos. The camera app is slightly sluggish, and there is a significant shutter lag, from the time you click the photo, till the time it gets saved in the gallery.
  • Lenovo’s photo editor app also offers a couple of handy software tricks which lets you keep the subject in color, while the background is black and white. The app also lets you adjust the blur intensity, and crop the foreground, while replacing it with any background of your choice. As mentioned earlier, we have already reviewed the K8 Note and were not too pleased with the camera. And with that, I am eager to find out if Lenovo has done enough to improve things on the K8 Plus. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Review.
  • Cutting right to the chase, Lenovo sure seems to have made some improvements to the camera. Indoor still shots captured under ample lighting are bright, detailed and produce good amount of colors. And there is nothing much to complain about. Even outdoor shots captured under sunlight look good with adequate details. And the same goes with close-up shots too, where you can see the right amount of depth-of-field, good color reproduction and an overall sharp image. Low-light shots also turn out to be decent, at least considering the price point of the K8 Plus. Even the selfies captured on the front-facing 8-megapixel camera turn out to be decent. Below are some camera samples.
  • Notwithstanding, the double camera arrangement that is the feature of the cell phone will in general frustrate. To begin with, you will need to tap and focus on your subject a couple of times to get the shot right. Also, there are certain areas that the depth sensor considers as foreground, even though it is the background. Take the below photo for an instance, the depth is applied properly at the back, but if you look at the side where the laptop is placed, it is in focus, instead of being blurred.
  • Now, in the following pictures, the bokeh effect is slightly better, where the sensor is able to measure the depth and apply effects properly. But then, when you closely look at the edges, especially after zooming in, you will notice the inconsistencies in applying the effect.
  • Next, how about we talk about the camera instruments that let you apply high contrast impacts to the foundation while keeping the subject hued, and the yield foundation choice. Because the camera isn’t properly able to gauge the depth, these effects go for a toss, and Lenovo needs to improve the algorithms to make those effects feel even more natural, rather than looking like a bad Photoshop job. Look at the example below, where it cannot determine the foreground, in the simplest of scenarios.
  • Software, performance and battery life.
  • Just like the K8 Note, the K8 Plus also runs stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS out of the box. The smartphone runs on the June security patch, which is pretty outdated, considering the vulnerabilities Android OS regularly faces. However, unlike Google which rolls monthly updates for its Nexus and Pixel devices, Lenovo is only promising quarterly updates with bug fixes and security patches.
  • Controlled by the MediaTek Helio P25 octa-center SoC, Lenovo had sent us the 4GB Smash variation of the cell phone. During my week-long usage, I did not come across any performance issues on the K8 Plus, and things ran pretty smooth, even with a few apps open in the background. In terms of bloatware, Lenovo has added Microsoft apps such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Skype, and none of these apps can be uninstalled. Other than these, the main different augmentations Lenovo has made is as camera application, Dolby Atmos for improved sound listening experience and backing for TheatreMax, which is split screen VR mode.
  • Gaming performance on the K8 Plus is good. I had no issues playing games such as Sonic Dash and Super Mario Run. Even graphics intense games such as Asphalt 8: Airborne run smoothly, without any hiccups. However, after playing for about 10 minutes or more, the back of the device got slightly warm, which is normal.
  • Furnished with a 4,000mAh battery, the Lenovo K8 In addition to keeps going about a day-and-a-half with moderate use. I was able to get screen on time of a little over five and a half hours on my typical usage. With slightly heavier usage, I was able to easily get through the day. Sadly, there is no fast charging, and the battery takes about three hours to charge to full.
  • Verdict.
  • The Lenovo K8 In addition to has a couple of things going in support of its. It accompanies a structure and fabricate that is presently standard for most moderate cell phones. Having a tolerable SoC and enough Smash, sponsored with close stock Android offers a decent exhibition. The battery life on the K8 In addition to is additionally noteworthy. 
  • With the double camera arrangement being the feature, the K8 In addition to somewhat frustrates. Standard photos turn out to be good, and the same goes with the selfies and low-light photos too. However, it’s the depth mode that goes for a toss. It isn’t that the K8 Plus cannot take decent depth shots, but it isn’t easy as point and shoot. You need the right setup, and proper lighting conditions to get the shot you want. ALSO READ: Honor 6X Review.
  • If you can compromise on the dual-camera bit, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is a very good alternative in this price range. And if you still want to go for a smartphone with a dual-camera setup, the Honor 6X is a decent option in that price range.
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  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
  • MediaTek Helio X23 Deca-Core 2.3GHz 64-bit Processor.
  • 13 MP + 5 MP Double CCT Drove Streak.
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
  • MediaTek Helio P25 Octa-Core 2.6GHz 64-bit Processor.
  • 13 MP + 5 MP dual Camera

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OPPO R17 Pro


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OPPO R17 Pro

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  • OPPO R17 Pro Review – Eye-Catching Beauty
  • What You Need to Know.
  • There's no denying the same DNA runs through both OPPO's R series and the same-generation OnePlus flagship, but OPPO is looking to further differentiate its latest smartphone with a few eye-catching ways. The most obvious difference between this and the OnePlus 6T, which shares an identical body design, is the brilliant color-shifting present on the fogged-glass back. OPPO isn't going for boring with this phone, that's for sure, and the purple-to-teal gradient is sure to not only catch the eye of plenty as you use your phone daily but it sure to get plenty of second glances of your own as you regularly take it out of your pocket or bag. The design and color scheme of the OPPO R17 Pro is nothing short of stunning, and it does so while being unique and sleek as well. It's a metal and glass sandwich, like many smartphones are nowadays, so while it's going to be more fragile than the metal phones of yesteryear, OPPO includes a case and screen protector in the box for protection without having to buy anything additional.
  • While there's no wireless charging on this phone, OPPO has built-in its own proprietary Super VOOC technology that debuted with Summer 2018's OPPO Find X Lamborghini Edition. This ultra-fast charging technology is sure to blow minds as it will charge the phone to 40% in a whopping 10 minutes and continue to charge near this rate until the phone's battery is full. Packing in dual 1,850mAh batteries, the R17 Pro utilizes the included Super VOOC charger to fully charge the phone in under half an hour, meaning no matter how low your battery is, a few minutes' charge will absolutely get you through the rest of the day, without question. This makes the R17 Pro the fastest charging phone on the market next to the special edition of the Find X Lamborghini edition with the added advantage that it's ⅓ the price of that phone.
  • OPPO is also upping its camera game with the R17 Pro, including higher quality optics and sensors than ever, as well as a brand new Time-of-Flight (TOF) 3D camera. The R17 Pro is the first camera in the industry with a TOF 3D camera, which is a new type of camera that's designed specifically to read depth information on objects. The implications for TOF cameras are wide-ranging, and Sony themselves is even very excited about the future of such sensors, as they can provide significant benefits when it comes to better and more accurate focusing, more accurate portrait mode-style shots, and the ability to better use AR functionality in all apps and services. For the time being, however, OPPO is only utilizing the TOF camera for scanning real-world objects and turning them into custom 3D virtual objects on the phone. This use is super limited, to say the least, and while it's amazing to see such innovative technology on a phone that doesn't cost an arm and a leg, the actual implementation is very weak.
  • The rest of the camera experience is nothing short of incredible though, something that's owed both to excellent hardware and software. OPPO includes a fantastic 25-megapixel camera up front in the new teardrop notch, which is a smaller notch than ever, and this camera does a phenomenal job of creating quality selfie shots in any lighting condition. Per usual, the rear cameras are more of a showcase for quality though, particularly because OPPO is utilizing the same amazing dual-aperture technology that Samsung includes on their high-end Galaxy S9, S9+ and Note 9 phones. The main 12-megapixel camera already includes some nice and large 1.4-micron sized pixels, but the ability to move between f/1.5 for low light and f/2.4 for good lighting is a blessing all around. Lower f-stop lenses are known for their distortion, particularly on smaller smartphone lenses where things look blurry or out of focus the closer you get to the edge of the image.
  • The ability to choose f/2.4 automatically or manually for any given scene means you can get, essentially, distortion-free photos, and the phone can move to the lower f/1.5 to suck in considerably more light when needed at the expense of a bit of distortion. Typically, lower light scenes won't show distortion as well, which means this f/1.5 lens will be far more of a positive point than a negative one. In addition to having a lens and sensor that takes excellent low-light shots in auto mode, OPPO is introducing a new Night Mode with the R17 Pro, one that works more like Google's Night Sight mode than Huawei's Night Mode. This means that OPPO's method will work well in super low light shots when movement exists, while some other manufacturer's methods utilize long exposure shots, which end up creating blur in areas of movement.
  • The biggest downsides to the OPPO R17 Pro include the lack of a 3.5mm audio jack on the device, lack of wireless charging, and vibration motors that don't feel as high-quality as ones from companies like Samsung, LG, or Google. It also doesn't ship with the latest version of Android, if that's of any particular concern, but OPPO typically does a good job of keeping up with security updates on a quarterly basis. As of this writing, the phone was on the October 2018 patch, and a big update is scheduled for the end of January, which is going to bring the TOF camera scanning functionality, as well as newer security updates. While the idea of being behind on a major version of Android is a concern to some folks, most OEMs provide their own versions of Android that are considerably more feature-rich than Google's base version. OPPO's own ColorOS 5.2 brings with it a handful of new features, a minor visual refresh and plenty of speed along the way, so it's unlikely you'll be missing anything noteworthy from Android 9 Pie in the meantime.
  • OPPO is pricing the R17 Pro higher than the sister OnePlus 6T flagship in all markets its sold in, yet it seemingly features a less powerful processor on-board than that phone. The reality is that, in real-world situations, there's no palpable difference between the performance of the Snapdragon 710 inside the R17 Pro and the Snapdragon 845 in other flagship phones released in 2018. Benchmark results will, of course, show otherwise, but the 1080p+ resolution of the screen keeps processing down when compared to higher resolution displays, and the 8GB of RAM means multi-tasking won't feel any worse or slower than what you'd experience on a more powerful phone. OPPO also makes up for the cost with the inclusion of the fastest charging in the land, some of the best cameras on the market, regardless of price, and tons of great features in ColorOS.
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  • Vivo S1 pro review 
  • Vivo S1 pro affirmed for India dispatch by means of secret on Amazon, to accompany 48-megapixel computer based intelligence quad cameras
  • 2019 was a busy year for Vivo in India and it now looks likely that 2020 could end up going the same way for the company. A new teaser has been released on Amazon which suggests the company could be all set to bring a new smartphone to the online market early on in 2020.
  • Via a teaser that’s currently live on Amazon, Vivo has revealed that the company will soon be launching the S1 Pro smartphone in India. The company has also revealed that it will bring with it an AI-backed quad camera set-up with a primary 48-megapixel lens and a 32-megapixel camera at the front for clicking selfies.
  • While the company hasn’t revealed any other information about the device, leaks in the past have laid bare much that remains to be known about the S1 Pro.
  • Earlier, 91Mobiles revealed that the Vivo S1 Pro will be launched in India as a mid-range offering whose price will be Rs 19,990 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. The publication has also claimed that the company could launch another variant of the device with 6GB of RAM, however, there is no information on the price yet.
  • While new to India, the Vivo S1 Pro was previously launched in The Philippines and comes with a waterdrop notch and diamond-shape quad cameras instead of pop-up selfie camera design and triple camera setup at the back.
  • The phone has been reported to bring with it a 6.38-inch Super AMOLED display with support for Full-HD+ resolution. Under the hood, the Vivo S1 Pro is expected to be equipped with Snapdragon 665 SoC that will be paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage.
  • For cameras, the phone will get a 48-megapixel quad camera set-up arranged in a diamond shape. The primary camera will be sat next to an 8-megapixel secondary sensor and two 2-megapixel ones. On the front, there’d be a 32-megapixel f/2.0 selfie camera and keeping the lights on the device will be a 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support, dual-SIM support, and USB Type-C port.  For security, the telephone could highlight an in-show unique mark scanner.
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Nokia 7.2


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Nokia 7.2

Nokia 7.2
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Nokia 7.2 review: 

For anyone considering buying a Nokia phone, it’s probably well to remember that this isn’t the Nokia of years ago. In its present day HMD Worldwide symbol, the organization is pushing in telephones that are no counterpart for the mind-boggling rivalry raging at its heels.

The Nokia 7.2, a smartphone we received some questions about, seems to have been created as if that competition just didn’t exist, ending up with a value-for-money equation that falls very short. Interestingly, we received the lower of the two versions available — 4GB RAM with 64GB storage — and that’s specially unexciting.

The Nokia 7.2 in its Charcoal shading variation looks complex and quiet. It looks as if it belongs to someone who doesn’t go in for over-the-top flashy and is a balanced and sensible person. The build of the device adds to that mix. It feels solid though it’s surprisingly large and heavy for a phone that has only a 3,500mAh battery on the inside.

Design and colours
It’s actually getting difficult to find phones with that size of battery now. There’s a green variant that’s supposed to be particularly nice, but the Charcoal isn’t bad either, specially since it’s a smooth matte finish and has a nice round camera setup on the back which has a subtle but unmistakable Ziess logo in the centre.
The camera circle does stick out rather a lot though and you can go ahead and worry about getting it all scratched up when putting it down on hard surfaces. No case is provided in the box. On the back there’s also a physical fingerprint sensor which works fine though not supersonically fast as one has now become accustomed to. There’s a face unlock as well, but that’s slow and glitch-filled.

Before we get to the front of the telephone, there are two catches worth referencing. Under the volume rocker is a catch to trigger the Google Associate. This is a feature that comes with most Nokia phones now and probably part of the Android One formula Nokia has been using, announcing straight off that this is a Google-centric phone. The other notable button is just the power button different because it incorporates an LED light. Now while some like the feature, I didn’t find it as welcome because at night it takes just one errant email or other notification to set it off and it shines a bright white in a dark room in quite a distracting way. Thankfully, you can set it to turn off at night.

Screen Quality
One of the biggest disappointments of the Nokia 7.2 is the quality of the 6.3-inch screen. No matter the specs the 1080x2340 pixels display is really dull with inadequate brightness, blue-tinged, washing out on tilting the angle, and poor contrasts and colours that lack punch. The screen has a notch but that’s a minor annoyance given the rest of the screen which looks like it belongs to basic phones from long ago. The sound on this phone is built to match — sharp and tinny and far from pleasant.
The fact that the 7.2, as with other Nokia phones now, comes with just Android and no needless flashes and frills on top is its strongest point. The amount of stuff other companies load up on phones is stifling and annoying but the 7.2 doesn’t have any of that. However, it is still Android 9 Pie though security updates are timely. Unfortunately, you don’t get to team the clean software up with powerful hardware. The processor used here is a very dated Snapdragon 660 and that too, on this device, with just 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The screen stutters as you scroll and navigate and overall feels anything but snappy. It’s a long time since I’ve actually seen a phone make for jagged scrolling.
Cameras
The rear camera set up includes a 48MP main sensor, a 5MP depth sensor and an 8MP wide angle lens. Photos are average and drop in quality sharply with the two companion lenses. Colours and dynamic range specially are weak. The night mode is a bit better showing clarity, but colours are still off. The front 20MP camera is satisfactory for causal snaps however won't be doing something amazing.
It’s not just difficult but impossible to recommend the Nokia 7.2 seeing what Xiaomi, Realme and others offer at this and lower prices.

Nokia 7.2
•  Price: Rs 18,599
•  Pros: Sedate un-flashy design, good build, clean software experience with timely updates and no pushy bloatware, retains 3.5mm jack and memory card slot
•  Cons: Too expensive for what it offers, dated processor, unimpressive screen, sharp sound, poor face unlock, stuttering performance, low capacity charger, no fast charging.
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