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OnePlus 5T vs. Galaxy S8

With the OnePlus 5T, the flagship which never settles can now easily contend with the flagships which truly sell. It needs to be seen if the device which was once an underdog can challenge the champ.

Being the best and highest profile Android flagships around, the Galaxy S8 is a smartphone against which all other devices should be judged and the OnePlus 5T is not at all an exception. Though positioned as a high-end yet relatively affordable handset, the latest device from the popular makers, OnePlus has a lot going for it.
But is the device indeed a match for the Galaxy S8? Read on to check the ultimate review.OnePlus5T Vs Samsung S8

OnePlus 5T vs. Samsung Galaxy S8: Price When Reviewed

Samsung Galaxy S8
• 64 GB- £689

OnePlus 5T
• 64 GB- £449
• 128 GB- £499

Key Differences

CategoryOnePlus 5TSamsung Galaxy S8
Operating SystemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core Adreno 540 GPUQualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core Adreno 540 GPU
Display6 inches5.8 inches
Available ColoursMidnight blackMidnight black, arctic silver, orchid gray, maple gold, coral blue
Memory6/8 GB4GB
Storage64/128 GB64 GB
Wireless ChargingNoYes
WaterproofNoIP68
Primary Camera16 + 20 MP, dual-LED flash12MP, LED flash
Weight162g155g
Dimensions75 × 156 × 7.3 mm68.1 × 148.9 × 8 mm
Battery3300 mAh3000 mAh

Specifications And Features

There’s no definite winner here on specifications since it completely depends on what you want. The Samsung Galaxy S8 offers its brilliant Infinity Display which makes it stand out in the smartphone market. It has got a curvier, sharper and a microSD card slot. The OnePlus 5T comes with second rear camera lens, bigger battery and extra RAM.

Time for you to decide which of these smartphones you should opt for!

Nokia 8 Vs Galaxy S8

Nokia 8 Vs Galaxy S8 Review: Which Is Better?

Do you think that Nokia has really done enough with its upcoming flagship device to dethrone Samsung, the current smartphone giant?  Take a look at the below comparison then.

Nokia 8 Vs Galaxy S8: Comparison

Nokia has recently unveiled its flagship device for 2017, the Nokia 8 and experts believe that it is certainly a very well-designed phone.

However, the Samsung S8 boasts of some of the best available hardware and it has got enough features to take the tech world by storm.

Do you think that Nokia has done enough to knock the S8 off its top rank? Here’s everything you need to know!Nokia-8-vs-Galaxy-S8

Nokia 8 Vs Galaxy S8: Release Date Prices When Reviewed

It has been a couple of months now since the Galaxy S8 has been released all throughout the UK. However, as for Nokia 8, we are still eagerly waiting for a concrete release date in September.

  • Galaxy S8- £689; Galaxy S8 Plus- £779
  • Nokia 8- £544

Nokia 8 Vs Galaxy S8: Specifications And Features

Below we have compared the key specifications of each of these upcoming devices in the table given below.

Specifications/FeaturesNokia 8Galaxy S8
Dimensions151.5× 73.7 × 7.9mm148.90 × 68.10 × 8.00mm
ColoursTempered Blue, Polished Blue, Polished Copper, SteelOrchid Grey, Midnight Black, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue
Weight (g)160155
ProcessorOcta-core, 2500 MHzOcta-core, 2350 MHz
System ChipQualcomm Snapdragon 835Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Internal Storage64GB64GB
Expandable StorageUp to 256 GBUp to 256 GB
Camera13 Megapixel12 Megapixel
Battery3090mAh3000mAh
Operating SystemAndroid NougatAndroid Nougat
Display5.3-inches5.8-inches
BluetoothYes, v 5.00Yes, v 5.00

 

Though Samsung seems to be the clear winner here, it is for you to decide which phone you would like to have. Be it the use of Dual-Sight Zeiss Camera and the Ozo of the Nokia 8 or the fantastic design and features of Samsung 8, decide on the phone you wish to own!

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Sony Xperia XZ1: Release date, news and features

Do you know that as per a recently confirmed leak the Sony Xperia XZ1 could just be a few weeks away? Well, the leak has shown off the upcoming device from various angles, clearly revealing the key specifications and features.

Here in this article we have covered everything we have heard so far from the leaks and rumours about the Sony Xperia XZ1.

News In Brief

  • What Is It? Sony’s upcoming flagship smartphone
  • When Will It Be Released? Sometime in September, 2017
  • How much will it cost? Approximately around £549sony-xperia-xz1

Sony Xperia XZ1 Release Date

Sometimes with phones, it can be hard to predict the release date, but it’s not a chore here. Since these smartphones are all set to be released at the IFA 2017, Sony will be introducing the Xperia X1 alongside its other new devices.

In terms of when the Xperia X1 will be out for sale, it is really difficult to predict that. However, the phone is expected to be released by the end of September. The device will be going on sale within 10 days of its announcement so that it could be the same for X1.

Sony Xperia XZ1 Price

The original Xperia X had initially launched with a price tag of £459 which we felt was too high. Sony would be very wise to launch the Xperia X1 at under £400 with some smartphones such as the OnePlus 5 offering great value for money. However, fans have to wait and see whether that’s the case.

Sony Xperia XZ1 Key Specifications

Now that you are aware of everything, it’s time for you to decide whether you want to opt for this smartphone!

Nokia 5

The Newest Champ on the Block: Nokia 5 review

Nokia 5 Hands-on Review:

The HMD Global made its comeback with Nokia brand in the smartphone market. The Finnish company is set to make an impression in the android mobile market by launching 3 android handsets at MWC 2017 in February. One of the three handsets, one is Nokia 5 which is powered by many essential features and with a smart price tag.

Design and Build:
The phone is featured with a 5.20-inch touchscreen HD IPS LCD display with the resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass protects the phone’s screen nicely, while the Seamless metal body is perfect for holding in hands. The dimension of  handset is 149.7 x 72.5 x 8.05 mm.Nokia 5

Software:
The phone runs the operating system Android 7.1.1 Nougat and the operating system version will be updated regularly.

Hardware:
The Nokia 5 packs an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. It comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB inbuilt storage which can be extended up to 128GB via microSD card.

Nokia 5 supports Nano SIM and The phone is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000mAh battery.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.1, Micro USB, USB OTG, 3G, and 4G. Sensors on the phone include a proximity sensor, fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, e-compass, Hall sensor, gyroscope, NFC etc.

The Nokia 5 support a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual tone flash and also an 8 MP Front-facing camera with an f/2 aperture.

Nokia 5: Specifications:Display- 5.20-inch, Resolution- 720×1280 pixels, Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa-core, RAM- 2GB, Storage- 16GB, Rear Camera- 13-megapixel, Front Camera- 8-megapixel, OS- Android 7.1.1, Battery Capacity- 3000mAh.

Our Verdict:

Nokia 5 is a smart looking handset with lots of attractive features which comes with a reasonable price. Software and hardware, as well as stylish design, will surely draw public attention.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Vs iPhone 8: Comparison Between 2017’s Biggest Releases

Wondering how the two Smartphone giants compare with their flagship devices in 2017? Here’s a look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Apple’s iPhone 8.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Apple’s iPhone 8: The Real Battle

Though the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Apple’s iPhone 8 are yet to be released, fans are going gaga over the flagship device they should invest for.
By looking at the history of both the mega-giants, one can easily predict how impeccable both these devices will going to be in terms of both- features and specifications.

Well, as per the rumoured speculations which are encompassing both these gadgets, everything looks promising so far. Experts believe that both these devices are going to be critical for their separate makers.
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While the Samsung Note 8 will be going up against the errand of rectifying the damage which the disastrous Note 7 did to its brand. In case of Apple, the iPhone 8 seems to be the most vital gadget Apple will be releasing in the post-Steve Jobs era.

Here’s a detailed comparison of both the flagship devices as per the latest reports.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Apple’s iPhone 8: Features And Specifications

SpecificationsSamsung Galaxy Note 8Apple iPhone 8
Operating SystemAndroid v7.1 NougatiOS v11
Size5.7 inches with 3840 × 2160 pixels5.8 inches with 1080 × 1920 pixels
Display FeaturesCorning Gorilla Glass 5 Screen ProtectionSapphire cystal glass, coating screen protection
PPI~ 773 PPI~380 PPI
Internal MemoryIn-built 128 GBIn-built 128 GB
RAM6 GB4 GB
Card SlotYes with Hybrid SlotNo
Dual CameraYesNo
Camera13 MP + 13 MP Dual Camera with autofocus12 MP with autofocus
FeaturesSmile detection, Face detection, Geo tagging, RAW image capture, Touch to focus, Digital Zoom, PanaromaSmile detection, Face detection, Geo tagging, Touch to focus, Panaroma
Front Camera8 MP with video calling7 MP
FM RadioYesNo
Fingerprint SensorYesYes
Battery CapacityRemovable 3300 mAh
System ChipQualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998Apple A11

Time to decide which device is worth your investment!

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iPhone 8 Faces Challenge From Leaked Nokia 8

While the eyes of tech users are glued on Apple’s iPhone 8 which is due to be released later in 2017, it is the Nokia 8 which has been eagerly waited for by the geekerati.

The presumptively titled flagship device of HMD Global, will be the high-end version of the new Finnish-designed device which is expected to hit the stores during Christmas.

While it’s true that it may actually be a mystery, we have already known a lot of details, thanks to the latest leaks from the supply chain.

Trust us; you should definitely get excited about HMD Global’s Nokia 8.
After a screenshot was shared, the official homepage of Nokia showcased the unreleased Nokia 8 device through its marketing imagery.

Once HMD Global re-ignited Nokia’s partnership with Carl-Zeiss, the Android mega-joint will be seeing various renewed interest in its products.

While the device is expected to have a 4GB RAM and an internal storage of around 64GB, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 is expected to power the brains of the device.nokia-6The various leaked images of the Nokia 8 even show of the latest ‘must-have’ features of the smartphone, namely the dual camera system on the handset’s rear. This will allow users better zoom, sharper images and arty portraits with an out-of-focus background.

Moreover, with the brand name by the camera lens, we can expect a great camera in one of the most anticipated smartphones, due to be released in 2017. Zeiss lens have a great track record of gracing some of Nokia’s most popular smartphones and thus fans are expecting a magnificent camera.iphone_6_6plus_Another Nokia 8 leak had previously predicted that the smartphone will feature a 2K resolution 6 inch display and the image which has now been released, confirms the impression. It is even seen that there will be no fingerprint sensor in the front and back of the device. As far as the price tag is concerned, it be priced possibly around £379.

Considering the specifications which have been found so far, the Nokia 8 is all set to make its own mark in this competitive market.

Xperia X 2017

New Sony Xperia X 2017: Latest Rumours

If the latest buzz are to be believed, Sony’s flagship phone is about to get a second outing Sony Xperia X 2017. With the Sony Xperia X already a year old, a successor is due anytime soon. Since it’s not yet confirmed whether the new entrant is in the X range, all we can do is bring to you all the latest rumours.

Sony Xperia X 2017 In Brief

• What is this? The successor to Xperia X
• When will it be available? Sometime around this year
• How much will it cost? Probably an upper-mid range price

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Sony Xperia X 2017: Features Screen
• A 5 or 5.5-inch screen
• A 1080p or QHD resolution

Design
Though there have been no real hints about its design, it is expected to be the continuation of Sony’s usual boxy design language, along with a metal back- like what the original Xperia X has. However, it can even be inspired by the frosted back of the Sony Xperia XZs or the mirrored rear on the Xperia XZ Premium.
This new device may even be water-resistant like some of the other Sony handsets like that of Xperia XZs. However, since the Xperia X isn’t, it’s better to wait till official reports. Experts suggest that it could either be metal or glass, since Sony has used both of these in the last year.

Camera
• A 16MP front-facing  camera
• A 23MP rear camera

Battery
Since Xperia X has got 2620mAh, the next flagship could be similar. However, users can be assured of anything that it will be a fast charging one. OS And Power

• A Snapdragon 835 or 653 chipset
• RAM- 4GB or 6GB

Other Features
The flagship phone will have a fingerprint scanner like that of its predecessor.

Sony Xperia 2017: Price
Since Sony Xperia X was launched for £450, it is expected that the upcoming device will have an upper mid-range price.
Now that you know everything about the upcoming Xperia phone, it’s time to think whether you should wait for it!

Samsung Note 8 vs. Samsung Galaxy S8: All You Need To Know

Now that Samsung Note 8 is about to hit the Android market, Samsung fans are perplexed whether they would opt for The Note 8 or go with the Galaxy S8 instead. Wondering which device should you spend your money on? Here is all you need to know!

Now that Samsung Note 8 is about to hit the Android market, Samsung fans are perplexed whether they would opt for The Note 8 or go with the Galaxy S8 instead. Wondering which device should you spend your money on? Here is all you need to know!With its attractive design, improved camera and blistering performance, the Galaxy S8 could be getting some strong competition and wait; we are not talking about Apple’s iPhone 8. If rumours are to be believed, the flagship phone will include exclusive features which are not available on the Samsung Galaxy S8.

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So, what’s new on the Samsung Note 8 and should you even wait before splashing your money?Two of the most essential things that buyers should take into consideration at first are the camera experience and screen size. It is these two key areas where Samsung will be improving with the Note 8. Users can get three cameras on the back which will deliver numerous neat features. As far as the screen size is concerned, fans need to wait till further updates.

Prices When Reviewed

Galaxy Note 8 – around £920

Galaxy S8 – around £689

Specifications And Features

SpecificationsGalaxy Note 8Galaxy S8
PerformanceOcta CoreQuad Core
Memory6GB RAM6GB RAM
Display5.7 inches5.7 inches
Internal Memory64GB64 GB
Expandable MemoryUp to 256 GBUp to 2 TB
Bluetoothv5.0v4.2
Battery3300mAh4200mAh
Camera12 MP16MP
OSAndroid 7.0 NoughatAndroid 7.0 Noughat
ColoursGold, Silver, Black, BlueGold
Screen Resolution1080 × 2048 pixels2160 × 3840 pixels
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v5, Scratch-resistant glassCorning Gorilla Glass v4
FlashNoYes. Dual Colour LED flash
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 835Qualcomm Snapdragon 830

Now, it’s time for you to decide which smartphone to opt for! Hurry up!

Many first-evers for smartphones – Go for Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Taking the wraps off a new smartphone, Sony is calling its new launch as Sony Xperia XZ Premium. It has been reported that Sony has taken on the iPhone 7.

On 27th February, 2017, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Sony has unveiled their latest flagship.

This Japanese firm’s latest handset is loaded with a lot of ‘world’s firts’ and looks to take charge on the new Apples’s latest iPhone 7. With each of its new launches, Sony can never be blamed for trying out something new.xz-minInfact, with the 2015 flagship Xperia Z5 Premium, it is the first ever to exhibit a 4K resolution display on a smartphone and it features the first ever memory-stacked image sensor, a brand new 19 MP camera sensor, that will be capable of capturing higher quality slow motion videos at 960fps. Such recording speeds have been achieved by professional video equipment’s only.

All this is possible because of the phone’s super-fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, which is even competent of Cat 16 LTE download speeds of 1GB per second. This also means that we can fill up the plentiful 64GB internal storage in a minute or little more of downloading.

Some of the Sony’s innovations have been a half heated attempts, but this Xperia XZ Premium will be a different story. All of these attributes has made the Xperia XZ Premium the best phone unveiled at MWC 2017. It is just not measly upgraded but it is completely an interesting story all together. No doubt, it has every potential to create innovative standards for mobile imaging and display; hence being a story of many first-evers for smartphones.

But yea, although the creation comes with a long list of world’s first class features, the handset’s success will partly depend on its price, which the Sony company has yet to reveal.

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Moto G5 vs. Moto G5 Plus: Know the difference

The Moto G5 and the Moto G5 plus by the Lenovo-owned Motorola is both reliable and affordable as the Moto G series has given us the best budget smartphones we ever used. In this article, we will discuss the difference between the new Moto G5 and the G5 plus. Have a look-

Design and Build:
Both the G5 and G5 plus will comprise a diamond cut aluminum chassis and splash proof Nano coating. The G5 has a 5 inch full HD screen and the G5 plus has a larger 5.2 inch full HD screen, both having the 1920*1080pixel resolution.

Both G5 and G5 plus comes with a cutting edge fingerprint scanner integrated into the home button and a 3.5 mm jack.Moto-G5-Plus-Moto-G5

Specifications:

Processor: Moto G5 has an octa core, 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with Adreno 505 GPU and the G5 Plus has a faster 2 GHz Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor with Adreno 506 GPU.

Operating system: Both the phones run the Android Nougat as standard.

RAM: The Moto G5 comes with 2 GB RAM but the Moto G5 plus can come with both in 2GB and 4GB models.

Storage: The Moto G5 has two variants of this category- the 16 GB and the 32 GB variant. The G5 plus also has two different storage variants, one with 32 GB storage and the other with 64 GB of storage.

Camera: The Moto G5 features the same 13 MP f/2.0 rear camera and 5 MP front selfie camera. The Moto G5 Plus is equipped with a 12 MP Sony IMX 260, f/1.7 camera and a 5 MP front camera.

Battery: The G5 has a 2800mAh removable battery with fast charging and the G5 Plus comes with a higher capacity 3000mAh non-removable battery. The G5 plus also features the fast charging option named TurboPower charging.

Price:
The Moto G5 with 16GB storage comes  £169 and the 32GB model has £179. The G5 Plus 32 GB model comes with £259.

Verdict:
If budget is not a problem for you, go for the Moto G5 Plus as it has better specifications.