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Red Magic : ZTE's nubia new latest gaming smartphone

When Razer announced that they will be stepping up in the smartphone industry, there were doubts and fears about the feat that the company would be able to achieve. However, Razer was one of the best smartphones in it's own style. The blazing speakers and amazing game handling quality made the Razer loved smartphone in the smartphone gaming. However, ZTE sub-brand nubia is also shaking it's feathers to enter into the "gaming smartphone" arena. The company is expected to launch the smartphone on April 19 with the device named - Red Magic.
Leaked Imaged of Red Magic : nubia's upcoming gaming smartphone

Some rather blurry images were leaked today, but we can still see the handset's design. In the back, fingerprint sensor lies below a camera which is supposed to be a single-lens. A bright LED strip runs down the spine of the smartphone and it looks really cool.

The phone has a red button on the side, possibly related to some gaming stuff. The design looks great with thin bezels. The 18:9 screen ratio will be pretty good and will provide good gaming experience. The phone is also expected to come with a powerful hardware configuration that will be suitable for high-end games. The device is rumored to have four cooling fans and will arrive with cooling features like air cooling,carbon-nano material, near black body and a three-dimensional wind tunnel section structure. The phone is expected to come with Snapdragon 845 chipset but as US has banned ZTE in doing so, it will be a sight on what the smartphone will be powering on. The device is expected to have 8GB of RAM which means heavy games can be installed and the device will ensure high frame rate during gameplay.
Source: GSMArena

The best smartphone you've never heard of

When Huawei's P20 and P20 were unveiled by the company, it gathered a lot of talks. Boasting three cameras at the rear side, the smartphone was truly unique and it provided smartphone a new door to boast about. And yet again, the company has unveiled something interesting. Huawei's partnership with Porshe has yielded something more, an aesthetic looking smartphone with a whopping price tag.

The new smartphone is named Porsche Design Mate RS. If you're wondering what RS means, it means Racing Sport. The smartphone is a blend of Huawei's latest release and Samsung's flagship(Huwaei P20 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus). The smartphone has luxury features like triple rear camera setup, curved-screen just like Samsung Galaxy S9 and a in display fingerprint scanner and space suit-inspired cooling mechanism.Features like Wireless charging are also included in this smartphone.

This is not a luxury rebadge for Huawei. It is one of the company's flagship and has new specs to match. With the "256GB" of storage and dual-fingerprint reader, one on the back and another in the screen. We had seen Vivo concept smartphone with Synaptics optical sensor, but the Porsche Design Mate RS seems like the first one to feature in the market.

The phone looks stunning with a new look that visually is pleasing and is set to have inspired from Samsung. The camera has now been moved to the center with the triple lens setup and a fingerprint sensor just below it.
Adding IP67 waterproof has made the device good so in-case you threw your smartphone in the bath tub- there's little to worry about. However, considering the price of the smartphone, it's likely that you'd make such a mistake. The phone cost  about $2109 and $2607 and the price are different for two models - 256GB and 512 GB respectively.

Porsche Design Mate RS Specs

HiSilicon Kirin 970 processor (4x Cortex A73 2.36GHz & 4x Cortex A53 1.8GHz, i7 co-processor, Mali-G72 MP12 GPU, 6GB RAM)
Cooling micro capsules, adopted from space suit technology, for the ultimate high-tech cooling
Rear physical fingerprint scanner, front under screen fingerprint scanner
256GB storage (512GB option also available), no microSD card slot
4,000mAh battery with fast-charging, wireless charging too


6-inch 18:9 AMOLED display
Quad HD+ (2880 x 1440 pixels, 538ppi)
No notch, curved edges 


Same triple Leica camera system setup as the Huawei P20 Pro
40MP colour RGB, 1/1.7in size, f/1.8 aperture
20MP monochrome, f/1.6 aperture
8MP 'telephoto', f/2.4 aperture
Phase detection and laser autofocus

Xiaomi releases Xiaomi MI MIX 2s, sleek design with dual-camera

After much rumors and leaks, the awaited Xiaomi MI MIX 2s has finally been officially released. The phone was set to have a complete screen to body ratio with just a little notch on the one edge of the phone to mark innovative bezel-less design. The final product, however, is not as convincing as the renders a few weeks ago. The selfie camera is placed in the same place just like the previous iterations. The design is somewhat glossy and all the device got was slight design modifications and chipset/camera upgrades.

The "S" iterative of the successful smartphone is already happening over time now. With many companies approaching this method of device upgrades, Xiaomi has been able to set up and refresh the previous device. With the new Snapdragon 845 chipset, the phone will be able to give a tough competition to the current flagship crowd of smartphones.

The notable change is on the back with the dual-camera setup. The device now boasts two 12MP camera, IMX363 sensor under the hood and a second telephoto lens. Xiaomi hasn't been able to deliver one of the finest camera experience in their smartphone. So, this setup seems quite appreciable and most potent cameraphone upto date from Xiaomi.

Body: Four-side curved ceramic body and metal frame, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, 150.9 x 74.9 x 8.1 mm, 191 grams
Display: 5.99-inch IPS LCD, 1080x2160px (18:9), 403 ppi, 2.5D glass
OS: Android Oreo with MIUI 9.5 on top
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver, octa-core CPU, Adreno 630 GPU, 6/8GB RAM
Storage: 64GB, 128GB or 256GB internal
Rear Camera: Dual 12 megapixels, f/1.8, Sony IMX363, plus 12 megapixels, f/2.4, Samsung S5K3M3, 2x optical zoom telephoto Dual Pixel, 4-axis OIS, two-tone LED, 4K video
Front Camera: 5 megapixels, f2.0, 1080p video
Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Dual SIM, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, A-GPS/GLONASS, BDS, NFC, USB 2.0 Type-C port
Battery: 3,400mAh non-removable, Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support, Qi wireless charging support
Misc: Fingerprint sensor

Leaked Meizu 15 Plus showcases impressive bezel-less design

There have been rumors surrounding Meizu 15 Plus in the late couple of weeks. As reports from GizmoChina, a couple of images were leaked which displayed impressive bezel-less design. The live photos reflected the front and back end of the book and it looks really impressive.

The leaked images reveal the impressive front design where it showcased thin bezels on the four sides. The bezels in the upper part are quite thick compared to the lower ones as the front-camera and other sensors. In the back, the metal frame and dual-camera look impressive. The Meizu logo beneath the dual-camera setup is blurred out and the phone also has antenna line at the top and bottom. The phone is set yo launch during Spring Festival. The Meizu 15 Pro may also launch with it's smaller sibling called the Meizu 15 Pro.

Xiaomi MI MIx 2s hints with a notch on the top, expected to launch in MWC 2018


When Snapdragon 845 was unveiled last December, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun confirmed that their next flagship phone would be powered by Snapdragon 845. As per recent reports, the company is planning to launch Xioami Mi 7 flagship phone at MWC 2018. However, as per recent updates, the company may also launch new smartphone – Xiaomi MI MiX 2s.

. After Apple set the trend for the top notch(which was destroyed by Samsung on one of its ads), several other companies are also planning to work on launching flagship smartphones with a notch at the top. Even companies like Huawei P20 is rumoured to feature a 6.01-inch LED display with a notch on the top. As we know, Huawei already talked about facial unlock and even Animoji.

Xiaomi device as will be named Xiaomi MI MIX 2s will feature a top notch and will probably feature the facial recognition in the notch area. The phone will also feature a Snapdragon 845 processor and will have 6 GB of RAM. The camera wil be having 12MP RGB and 12 MP monochrome sensor as dual-camera setup. The screen resolution will be 19.5:9

OnePlus 5T Officially launches in Nepal, Available for pre-order in Oliz Store

OnePlus 5T has officially made it's way into Nepali smartphone market.The phone was Officially launched in the International market in November 2017. The phone is available for pre-order in Oliz Store. The variants that are available for pre-order and 64GB and 128GB. The OnePlus 5T is a slight upgrade to its predecessor OnePlus 5, introducing bezel-less display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone will cost slightly higher as compared to the market price US $499 and India Rs. 32,999. The 64GB variant will be costing you Rs.64,900. Since the device is named flagship-killer, the price for the base variant is higher as you'd expect.
Hovering around the specs of the phone, it comes with a 6.01-inch screen with aspect ratio of 18:9 as it is in most of the flagship phone. The screen resolution s 1080 x 2160 pixels at the PPI of 401 pixels per inch. The phone is powered by 2.45GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and embeds 6GB of RAM.

The phone runs Android 7.1.1 with Oxygen OS with the stock Android look. OnePlus 5T also features dual-camera setup, a 16MP standard lens, and 20MP lens. The front selfie shooting camera has 16 Mp lens. Another feature of the OnePlus 5T that people have been talking about is the Face Unlock. The Face Unlock feature is fast and unlocks the device within 0.4 secs. The fingerprint sensor is moved backward making space available for expanding screen in the front side.

The device is powered by 3300mAh non-removable battery with Dash Charge. The battery last great and the software is optimized properly to provide maximum battery life. As per battery drain test done by Youtubers such as XEETECHCARE and Mrwhosetheboss, OnePlus 5T was able to defeat many top-tier smartphones.

The phone seems pretty expensive compared to the Indian and International market. Since, OnePlus is famous for making mid-range flagship smartphone, it is really difficult to invest such amount of price on the device. But based on the performance and what the device can offer, the device is worth more than the price.

Oppo A83 with no fingerprint sensor and Facial Recognition now official

Oppo has set itself to unveil their latest phone - the OPPO A83. As per the sources, the phone will be launching in China as the company unveiled their other phones - OPPO A75 and A75s in Taiwan a day before.

As the design is concerned, the phone has no radical difference than the previously launched OPPO A75. The only difference between these two models is that the newly launched has a finger-print sensor on the back. Oppo has decided to follow the footsteps of Apple as they are completely ditching the finger-print sensor and integrating Facial Unlock.

The asesthetic design that is very similar to previous iPhone models still maintains the looks of Oppo phones. The OPPO A83 has a metal-back with curves that helps in handling of the phone. The phone is near bezel-less and the variants that will be available for purchase will be Gold and Black.
Talking about the specs of the smartphone, OPPO A83 posses 5.7-inch HD+ display. It includes 4GB of RAM and 32GB of Internal Storage. The type of process wasn't disclosed but it will probably be Helio P23 with the CPU clocked at 2.5GHz.
The phone consists of 13MP rear camera and as the Company suggests, it can capture photo vibrantly. The front camera also posses 8MP sensor with AI beauty mode for beauty-selfies.

Xiaomi to launch 32 GB variant of MI A1 next week

The 64 GB version of Xiaomi Mi A1 was released in Nepal back in September and was a good phone with great specs in the mid-range sector. The device implemented Google's Android Project One and was launched in Nepal at Rs.29,999. Xiaomi is set to launch the 32 GB version of the smartphone in  the market next week. The device will cost you Rs.26,999.

The 32GB version of Xiaomi Mi A1 is now available for pre-order and starting from next week the phone will be available for purchase. You can buy the smartphones from Mi Showrooms located at Labim Mall, Pulchowk, New Road, Pako and Official Mi Nepal Website. After 25th of December, the phone will be available to purchase all over Nepal. Vatsal Impex is the Official distributor of Xiaomi Phones in Nepal.

General  Specs Outline

Display: 5.5 inch FHD IPS FHD Display with Corning GG(Gorilla Glass) 3 Protection
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 p Full HD Display @403 ppi density

Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
OS: Android 7.1.2 (Oreo Upgrade coming soon)
CPU: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex 625 Chipset
GPU: Adreno 506 GPU
Storage: 4GB RAM, 32 GB Internal Storage
Camera: Dual 12 MP, PDAF, 2x zoom, Dual-LED Flash, 5MP f/2.0 Selfie Camera
Sensors: Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, gyroscope, compass
Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3080mAh battery
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