Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Huawei Honor 7X Smartphone Released In China

Posted by Arthur Oscar on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 with No comments
Big company Huawei has released a new smartphone in China under its Honor Brand – the new Honor 7X that comes with the 5.93inch display. 
 

The display has FHD+ resolution of 2160x1080px and the device powered by a Kirin 659 processor.
 

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Other specs on the new Huawei Honor 7X include a choice of 4GB, 32GB, and 128GB internal storage. The device also comes with a microSD slot for more extra storage.

The Honor 7X has 16MP back camera for photos and videos and 8MP for front facing camera perfect for selfies. The new Honor 7X comes with EMUI 5.1 and Android Nougat 7.0 it also features a 3430mAh battery.

Price for the new Honor 7X will start at $200 and will launch this coming 17th of October 2017.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Best affordable smartphones with good battery life

Posted by Arthur Oscar on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 with No comments
If you are planning to get affordable smartphone today, there is a wide variety to choose from. But there are only a few handsets with a good battery life. These handsets listed below and best to purchase when you considering a smartphone with good battery life.

Asus Zenfone Max [2016]

The Asus Zenfone Max 2016 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC and 2GB RAM to handle most tasks without any major hiccups. The Highlight of this handset is the massive 5000mAh battery which can provide almost two days of battery life or up to 14 hours of screen on time.
Specifications:

  • Ram & Storage: 2GB | 16GB
  • Display: 5.5 (720 x 1280)
  • Processor: 1 GHz, Quad
  • Operating System: Android
  • Primary Camera: 13 MP
  • Front Camera: 5 MP
  • Battery: 5000mAh

Xiaomi Redmi 3s Prime

Today, the most affordable Redmi handset available along with its huge battery stamina is the Xiaomi Redmi 3s, this handset has a whopping 4100mAh battery. Xiaomi has also done a good job with the camera, and the 13MP rear camera is only slightly inferior to the 16MP one on the Redmi Note 3.
Specifications:

  • Ram & Storage: 3 GB | 32 GB
  • Display: 5 (720 x 1280)
  • Processor: 1.4 GHz, Octa-core Operating System: Android
  • Primary Camera: 13 MP
  • Front Camera: 5 MP
  • Battery: 4100mAh

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Lenovo K6 Power

Another phone which makes it to this list is the Lenovo K6 Power. With its huge 4000mAh battery, this handset can easily survive more than a day’s usage.
Specifications:

  • Ram & Storage: 3 & 4 GB | 32 GB
  • Display: 5 (1080 x 1920)
  • Processor: 1.4 GHz, Octa-core Operating System: Android
  • Primary Camera: 13 MP
  • Front Camera: 8 MP
  • Battery: 4000mAh

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

If your number 1 concern is the battery, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 will be a good choice. The phone features 4100mAh battery, which can easily last for two days without needing to be plugged in.
Specifications:

  • Ram & Storage: 4 GB | 64 GB
  • Display: 5.5 (1080 x 1920)
  • Processor: 2 GHz, Octa-core
  • Operating System: Android
  • Primary Camera: 13 MP
  • Front Camera: 5 MP
  • Battery: 4100mAh

Lenovo P2

Lenovo P2 has the most powerful battery listed. Lenovo P2 smartphone was launched in
September 2016.

The Lenovo P2 runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a huge 5100mAh non-removable battery. As far as the cameras are concerned, this handset packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
Specifications:

  • Ram & Storage: 4GB | 64GB
  • Display: 5.5 (1080 x 1920)
  • Processor: 2 GHz, Octa-core
  • Operating System: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Primary Camera: 13MP
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • Battery: 5100mAh
Do you own one of these smartphones?  Share your experience how powerful those batteries are at  the comment section.
 

Thursday, September 7, 2017

New Smart 8 Family Introduces by Vodacom

Posted by Arthur Oscar on Thursday, September 07, 2017 with No comments
Vodacom introduced two newest 4G handsets to bolster its suite of popular branded devices that are created and cost to appeal to the value conscious consumer searching for a high-quality device that is affordable, reliable and that provides the newest smartphone technology.

The two newest devices are the Smart V8 and Smart N8, both ship with the latest Android Nougat OS. 


Jorge Mendes, Vodacom’s Chief Officer, Consumer Sales and Distribution stated, 
“Affordable devices like the new Smart 8 range are proving to be the biggest contributors to the uptake of smart devices on our network. In turn, this contributes to the overall sustained growth in data demand.  Our Vodacom Branded Devices combine high-quality design with making the latest mobile and Vodacom technology available at a great price for our customers.”
Vodacom Smart V8 - Main Photo Credit: Vodacom
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Vodacom Smart V8

  • R199PMx 24 months on a uChoose Flexi 150
  • Prepaid price R3 599
  • 16 megapixel back camera
  • 8 MP front camera dual flash
  • 3000mAh battery

Vodacom Smart N8

  • R129PMx 24 months on a uChoose Flexi 110
  • Prepaid price R1 999
  • Parents can control which apps their children can access, or temporarily unlock apps as a reward using their fingerprint.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Apple iPhone 7 mysteriously catches fire

Posted by Arthur Oscar on Friday, February 24, 2017 with No comments
After many complaints of Samsung devastating debacle with mysterious exploding smartphone a year ago, is Apple about to follow the same path? 

On February 23, 18-year old Brianna Olivas from Arizona, tweeted a video of her smoldering iPhone 7.
 
Video tweeted by Ms.Briana Olivas

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Since the upload the video gone viral, with over 23,000 retweets and 24,000 likes in just a day it was posted. It remains not clear what caused the handset to catch fire, but Gizmodo’s Eve Peyser said that Apple is taking the issue seriously and is looking into it.