Author Archives: Mahit Huilgol

Xiaomi’s Upcoming Smartphones Might Feature 108-Megapixel Camera Sensors

Xiaomi’s Upcoming Smartphones Might Feature 108-Megapixel Camera Sensors

Smartphone camera megapixel race is ongoing for several years. It began with the modest Nokia smartphones of yesteryears and now companies like Xiaomi and Huawei seem to be leading the pack. According to a new report, Xiaomi’s future lineups will come equipped with a primary camera of the 108-Megapixel sensor.

Nokia Tops the List When It Comes to Smartphone Software and Security Updates

Nokia Tops the List When It Comes to Smartphone Software and Security Updates

Android has always received flak for not offering timely updates to a majority of its devices. Most of us don’t realize that manufacturers have to put in extra efforts in order to release the update. And some of the devices won’t even receive a single major Android update in their lifetime. Counterpoint has released a report that shows the frequency of updates by different manufacturers.

OnePlus 7T Pro Renders Leaked, McLaren Edition Expected to Get Haze Blue Color Treatment

OnePlus 7T Pro Renders Leaked, McLaren Edition Expected to Get Haze Blue Color Treatment

The upcoming OnePlus 7T Pro has leaked via CAD-based renders. As you can see the upcoming OnePlus 7T Pro seems to borrow quite a lot of design bits from its predecessor. Furthermore, OnePlus is also expected to continue the tradition of special edition phones and offer a OnePlus 7T McLaren edition.

Garmin Launches Fenix 6, 6s and 6X Smartwatch, Offers Optional Solar Panel for Fenix 6X

Garmin Launches Fenix 6, 6s and 6X Smartwatch, Offers Optional Solar Panel for Fenix 6X

We have seen quite a handful of smartwatches that are aiming to challenge Apple Watch. Some of them use wearOS while others like Fitbit run on a proprietary operating system. Garmin has announced its latest series of sports-centric watches. The Fenix 6 Series sports a larger display and can be had with an optional solar panel.

Report: Google Is Shifting Pixel Smartphone Production from China to Vietnam

Report: Google Is Shifting Pixel Smartphone Production from China to Vietnam

Thanks to the U.S China Trade war and the rising cost of labor in China, Google is moving production of Pixel smartphones to Vietnam. A report from Nikkei claims that Google has already begun working on converting an old Nokia factory to start producing Pixel smartphones in Vietnam. One of the sources said, “this is the same province where Samsung developed its smartphone supply chain a decade ago.”

Oppo Reno2, 2Z, 2F with Quad Rear Camera, 4000mAh Battery Launched in India

Oppo Reno2, 2Z, 2F with Quad Rear Camera, 4000mAh Battery Launched in India

Oppo Reno has pulled the wraps from Series 2 in India. The company has launched three devices including Reno 2, 2Z and 2F. It is worth noting that all the three devices come equipped with quad-camera setup and are successors to the Oppo Reno. The new Oppo Reno devices will be sold across Flipkart, Amazon, and Oppo partner stores.

CamScanner Caught Using Trojan Dropper Malware, App Removed from Play Store

CamScanner Caught Using Trojan Dropper Malware, App Removed from Play Store

CamScanner is a popular app that lets you scan documents among many other things. Android has removed CamScanner app from Play Store after Kaspersky Labs unearthed malware in the recent version of CamScanner. The researchers found that CamScanner housed an advertising library with a module that was identified as ‘Trojan-Dropper.AndroidOS.Necro.n.’

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G Is Now Available for $840 at Select Sprint Stores

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G Is Now Available for $840 at Select Sprint Stores

Earlier this month we had reported that Sprint and OnePlus are prepping to launch a OnePlus device. At the time of reporting the details about the device was kept under wraps. We expected it to be a new device from OnePlus, however, Sprint launched OnePlus 7 Pro 5G. The OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is now available in select Sprint stores.

Realme XT Details Surface in China, Specifications Include Snapdragon 712, 4000mAh Battery

Realme XT Details Surface in China, Specifications Include Snapdragon 712, 4000mAh Battery

Alongside the new 5 Series smartphones, Realme had also teased Realme XT in India. The company kept the details under the wraps and now the upcoming device has surfaced on Weibo. Apparently, the company talked about Realme XT with select media in China. As of now, it looks like the Redmi XT is India bound and will remain exclusive to the country.

Google Support Agents Confirm Android 10 Release Date for Pixel Devices

Google Support Agents Confirm Android 10 Release Date for Pixel Devices

Google surprised us by ditching dessert naming convention for the latest Android. The company recently announced that its latest mobile operating system will be called Android 10. Now Google has revealed the exact date on which Android 10 will roll out for Pixel devices.