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Top Smartphones released last week

Top Smartphones released last week
In case you missed the news last week, the tech market has witnessed the addition of some smartphones, some falling into the mid-ranger category while others in the top-notch category.

Should you have missed out on the update, here is a quick recap of the smartphones launched last week along with their specs.

Sony Xperia XA2

5.2-inch Full HD display with Image Enhance Technology, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU
3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
23MP rear camera, 8MP front camera
3,300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qnovo Adaptive Charging

Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra

6.0-inch display with Image Enhance Technology, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU
4GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB ROM
23MP rear camera, 16MP front-facing camera and 8MP camera
3,580mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qnovo Adaptive Charging

Sony Xperia L2

5.5-inch HD display with Image Enhance Technology, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
Quad-core MediaTek MT6737T processor with with Mali-T720 GPU
3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
13MP auto focus rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
3,300 mAh battery with Qnovo Adaptive Charging

Smartron tphone P

5.2-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display
Octa-Core Snapdragon 435 processor with Adreno 505 GPU
3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera
5,000mAh battery

OnePlus 5T Lava Red Special Edition

6.01-inch Full HD+ Optic AMOLED 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 display
Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 64-bit 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
6GB RAM, 64GB ROM / 8GB RAM, 128GB ROM
16MP + 20MP rear camera, 16MP front-facing camera
3,300mAh battery with Dash Charge (5V 4A)

Alcatel 1X

5.0-inch HD AMOLED Touch Screen Display With 293 PPI
Octa-Core MediaTek MSM8929 Processor
2GB RAM, 16GB ROM
13MP rear camera, 5MP Secondary Camera With Flash
2,150 MAh Battery

Alcatel 3V
5.5-inch IPS LCD display
Octa Core processor
32GB ROM
13MP main snapper, 13MP front-facing selfie shooter
Non-removable Li-Ion battery powering

Alcatel 5

5.2-inch FHD Touch Screen Display
Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 Processor
3GB RAM, 16GB ROM
13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
2,800 MAh Battery

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)

6.0-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display
Octa-Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa) Exynos 7885 14nm processor with Mali-G71 GPU
6GB RAM, 64GB ROM
16MP rear camera, 16MP front camera and secondary 8MP camera
3,500mAh battery with adaptive fast charging

Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime

5.5-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display
Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor
4GB RAM, 64GB ROM / 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
13MP rear camera, 13MP front-facing camera
Fingerprint sensor

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Affordable Mid-range smartphones with Fingerprint scanner

Top 4 Smartphones Released Last Week

The world is changing and with it comes the need for some basic security features such as the fingerprint scanner on a mobile device.

One does not necessarily have to break the bank to get better specs along with great design and all for an affordable price.

Here is a list of some smartphones which come in affordable prices and with fingerprint scanner on board.

Itel Selfiepro S41

5.0 inches capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Quad core processor with Mali-T720 MP1 650MHz GPU
8 MP autofocus rear camera, 8 MP front camera
Fingerprint sensor, G sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor
Removable Li-Po 2700 mAh battery

XOLO Era 3X

5-inch HD Oncell IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit Processor with Mali T720 GPU
3GB RAM, 16GB ROM
13MP auto focus rear camera, 13MP front-facing camera
3,000mAh battery

Panasonic Eluga I5

5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display with Asahi Dragon Trail Glass protection
Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU
2GB RAM, 16GB ROM
13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera
2,500mAh battery

Karbonn Titanium Jumbo 2

5.0-inch HD display
Quad-core processor
2GB RAM, 16GB ROM
13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
4,000mAh battery

XOLO Era 2V

5.0-inch HD IPS Touchscreen Display With 294 PPI
Quad Core Processor
2GB RAM, 16GB ROM
8MP rear camera, 13MP front camera
3,000 MAh Battery

Karbonn K9 Kavach 16GB
5.0-inch capacitive touchscreen
5 MP rear camera, 5 MP front camera
Quad-core processor
1 GB RAM, 8 GB ROM
Li-Ion 2,300 mAh battery

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Top 5 Affordable Smartphones With Fingerprint Scanner

Top 5 Affordable Smartphones With Fingerprint Scanner
The Fingerprint scanning technology is one of the best things that has happened to the mobile world as it has redefined the face of security on mobile.

The fingerprint scanning technology started on top brands such as the Apple iPhone 5S which was launched in 2013 and has since spread around to other smarrtphones.

For persons who fancy this added layer of security on their device and do not wish to break the bank to achieve this said aim, here is a list of afforable smartphones and their specs.

InFocus Vision 3

5.7-inch 18:9 HD+ on-cell 2.5D curved tempered glass display
Quad-Core 64-bit MediaTek MT6735H processor with Mali-T720 GPU
2GB RAM, 16GB ROM
13MP + 5MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
Fingerprint scanner
4,000mAh battery

10.or E

5.5-inch IPS 2.5D display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 64-bit processor with Adreno 505 GPU
2GB RAM, 16GB ROM / 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera
4000mAh battery

InFocus Turbo 5

5.2-inch HD On-cell IPS 2.5D curved glass display
Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit Processor with Mali T720 MP1 GPU
2GB RAM, 16GB ROM / 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
13MP autofocus rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera
5,000mAh battery

Infinix Hot 4 Pro

5.5-inch HD 2.5D Curved Glass Display
Quad-Core MT6737 Processor
3GB RAM, 16GB ROM
13MP rear cameras, 5MP front camera
Fingerprint
4,000mAh Battery

Kult Gladiator

5.5-inch HD On-Cell IPS 2.5D curved glass display
Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor with Mali-T720 GPU
3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
13MP auto focus rear camera, 8MP fixed focus front-facing camera
4,000mAh battery

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Top 10 Smartphones For Week 2

Top 5 Smartphones announced last week

The second week into the new year is here and some smartphones seem to have lost their footing on the top 10 smartphones chart.

With some smartphones climbing up the ladder, some other smartphones saw a decline as they slipped further down on the relevance chart.

Last week, the Xiaomi Mi A1 came in the lead and it appears the smartphone will be retaining its lead for yet another week with the Samsung duo, the Galaxy A8 (2018) and the Galaxy J7 Pro coming in tight behind.

The Oppo F5 comes in the fifth position just ahead of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A and the Samsung Galaxy Note8.

Here are the top 10 smartphones of last week:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

Xiaomi Mi A1

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro

Oppo F5

Xiaomi Redmi 5A

Samsung Galaxy Note8

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Samsung Galaxy S8

Apple iPhone X

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How to delete WhatsApp messages even after 7 minutes

How to delete WhatsApp messages even after 7 minutes

Whatsapp is one of the most widely used Instant Messaging apps in the world, however, in a bid to better improve services, the app has recieved several updates in the past with the latest update being the message retract or delete feature.

The message delete feature is however available for up to 7 minutes after the message is sent which might not be enough time for some persons.

In case you are one of those and wish to retract messages sent even after the said 7 minutes, here are a fre steps which have been proven effective in recalling sent messages.

Step 1:

Turn off all Internet connection on your device, be it WiFi or Mobile data then head straight to the Settings panel on your phone.

Step 2: Go to Settings > Apps > Whatsapp > and Force Stop the application by tapping on the Force Stop option right beside the Uninstall option.

Step 3:

Once Step 2 has been completed, proceed to the Settings option again and disable the automatic Date & time update feature on your phone.

Step 4: Proceed to change both the date and time on your smartphone to the time when the message you wish to delete was sent.

In case you forget the date and time you sent the message, go to your WhatsApp chat for confirmation through the date and time stamps.

Step 5: Proceed to delete the message once Steps 1 through to Step 4 has been completed.

Deleting the message can be done by pressing and holding the desired message for some seconds after which the delete option with two choices, ‘Delete For Me’ and ‘Delete For Everyone’ will pop up. Choose the latter option then proceed to set your phone’s date and time back to its current format.

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Top 5-inch Display Phones To Buy This January

As we welcome the new year there are several tech lovers who have been saving up to change their smartphone in the new year in a bid to stay updated. However, some persons are not a big fan of the bigger screen smartphones and would rather stay within the 5-inch confines for display.

For such users, here is a list of top 5-inch smartphones to but this January.

Nokia 8

  • 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU / Quad-Core Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 6GB / 4GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB ROM
  • 24MP rear camera, 12MP front-facing camera

Xiaomi Mi A1

  • 5.5-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass LTPS display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor with 650MHz Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 12MP + 12MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera
  • 3080mAh (typical) / 3000mAh (minimum) battery

LG G6

  • 5.7-inch QHD+ LCD display with a 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 13MP dual rear cameras, 5MP front camera
  • 3300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Xiaomi Mi 6

  • 5.15-inch Full HD display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB RAM with 64GB / 128GB ROM
  • 12MP + 12MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
  • 3,350mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, 18W fast charging

Moto G5 Plus

  • 5.2-inch FHD Display with Gorilla Glass 3
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-Core Processor
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM
  • 12MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
  • 3,000 MAh Battery with Turbo Charging

Huawei P10

  • 5.1-inch Full HD LCD 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 5 display
  • Octa-Core Huawei Kirin 960 processor with Mali G71 Octa-core GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 20MP (Monochrome) + 12MP (RGB) Dual rear cameras, 8MP front-facing camera
  • 3,200 mAh battery with fast charging

Apple iPhone X

  • 5.8-inch OLED Super Retina HD display
  • Six-core A11 Bionic 64-bit processor with three-core GPU, M11 motion co-processor
  • 64GB and 256GB ROM options
  • iOS 11
  • 12MP rear camera, 7MP front camera

Nokia 3

  • 5-inch HD 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass display
  • Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit Processor with Mali T720 MP1 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM
  • 8MP autofocus rear camera, 8MP autofocus front-facing camera
  • 2,650mAh battery

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X

  • 5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 435 processor with Adreno 505 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM / 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
  • 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4,100mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy J7 2017

  • 5.5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor with Mali T830 GPU / Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 processor with Adreno 308 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM
  • 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
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Top 15 Flagship Smartphones Released In 2017

2017 was the year for several releases of smartphones with several big names in the tech world releasing their flagship smartphones including Apple, Samsung, Motorola, Meizu, Huawei, etc.

Here is a list of some of the flagship smartphones released in 2017:

Apple iPhone X

  • 8-inch OLED Super Retina HD display
  • Six-core A11 Bionic 64-bit processor with three-core GPU, M11 motion co-processor
  • 64GB and 256GB storage options
  • 12MP dual cameras, 7MP front camera

OnePlus 5T

  • 01-inch Full HD+ Optic AMOLED 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM / 8GB RAM, 128GB ROM
  • 16MP + 20MP rear cameras, 16MP front-facing camera
  • 3,300mAh battery with Dash Charge (5V 4A)

BlackBerry Keyone

  • 4.5-inch display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor with 650MHz Adreno 506 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
  • 12MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
  • 3,505mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

  • 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU
  • Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB storage
  • 12MP + 12MP rear cameras, 8MP auto focus front-facing camera
  • 3,300mAh battery with fast charging

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

  • 6.2-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED Display
  • Octa Core Exynos 9 / Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Processor
  • 4GB / 6GB RAM, 64 / 128GB ROM
  • Dual Pixel 12MP Rear Camera, 8MP Front Camera
  • 3,500 MAh Battery

Google Pixel 2

  • 5.0-inch FHD AMOLED Display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-Core Processor
  • 4GB RAM, 64 / 128 ROM
  • 12.2MP Camera, 8MP Front Camera
  • 2,700mAh Battery

OnePlus 5

  • 5.5-inch Full HD Optic AMOLED 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 8GB RAM, 128GB ROM
  • 16MP + 20MP camera, 16MP front-facing camera
  • 3,300mAh battery with Dash Charge (5V 4A)

LG G6

  • 5.7-inch QHD+ LCD display with a 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 13MP dual rear cameras, 5MP front camera
  • 3,300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Google Pixel 2 XL

  • 6.0-inch QHD+ POLED Display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-Core Processor
  • 4GB RAM, 64 / 128 ROM
  • 12.3MP rear camera, 8MP Front Camera
  • 3,520mAh Battery

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 256GB

  • 5.99-inch Full HD+ 18:9 display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB / 256GB
  • 8GB RAM, 128GB storage (Special Edition)
  • 12MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera
  • 3,400mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging

Samsung Galaxy S8

  • 5.8-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED Display
  • Octa-Core Exynos 9 / Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Processor
  • 4 / 6GB RAM, 64 / 128GB ROM
  • Dual Pixel 12MP Rear Camera, 8MP Front Camera
  • 3,000 MAh Battery

Apple iPhone 8

  • 4.7-inch Retina HD Display With 3D Touch
  • Hexa-Core Apple A11 Bionic Processor
  • 2GB RAM, 64 / 256GB ROM
  • Dual 12MP iSight Camera With OIS, 7MP Front Facing Camera
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 1821 mAh battery

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

  • 5.5-inch 4K HDR TRILUMINOS Display with X-Reality
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 19MP rear camera, 13MP front-facing camera
  • 3,230mAh Battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

HTC U11 Plus

  • 6-inch Quad HD+ Super LCD 6 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB storage / 6GB RAM, 128GB storage
  • 12MP UltraPixel 3 rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
  • 3,930mAh built-in battery with QuickCharge 3.0

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

  • 6-inch Full HD+ 18:9 FullView display
  • Octa-Core Huawei Kirin 970 + i7 co-processor, Mali-G72 MP12 GPU, NPU
  • 6GB RAM, 128GB storage / 4GB RAM, 64GB storage
  • 20MP (Monochrome) + 12MP (RGB) Dual rear cameras, 8MP front-facing camera
  • 4,000mAh battery with fast charging

 

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Top 5 affordable mid-range smartphones of 2017

Top 4 Smartphones Released Last Week

Several mid-range smartphones were released in 2017 with some of the smartphones packing some pretty impressive specs under the hood. However, here is a list of some of the affordable mid-rangers launched in 2017.

Karbonn Titanium Jumbo

5-inch HD display

Quad-core processor

2GB RAM, 16GB ROM

13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera

4,000mAh battery

 

Micromax Bharat 5

5.2-inch HD display

Quad-core processor

1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage

5MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera

5,000mAh battery

 

Intex Elyt Dual

5.2-inch HD IPS LCD Display

Quad-Core Mediatek 6737 V/W Processor

3GB RAM, 32GB ROM

13MP Rear Camera, 5MP Front Camera

4,020 MAh Battery

 

Intex Aqua Lions X1 Plus

5.2-inch HD display with Shatterproof Glass protection

Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 Processor with 650MHz Mali-T720 MP1 GPU

3GB RAM, 32GB ROM

13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera

2,800mAh battery

 

Panasonic Eluga I5

 

5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display with Asahi Dragon Trail Glass protection

Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor with Mali-T720 GPU

2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage

13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera

2,500mAh battery

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TOP 10 affordable smartphones released in 2017

Top 5 Smartphones announced last week

Here is a list of affordable smartphones with decent specs released in 2017.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1

– 5.5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display

– Octa-Core Snapdragon 435 with Adreno 505 GPU

– 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM / 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM

– 13MP rear camera, 16MP front-facing camera

– 3,080mAh battery

 

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017)

– 4.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED display

– Quad-core Exynos 3475 processor

–  1GB RAM, 8GB ROM

– 5MP auto focus rear camera, 2MP front-facing camera

– 2,000mAh battery

 

Motorola Moto E4

– 5.0-inch HD Display

– MediaTek MT6737 Processor

– 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM

– 8MP Rear Camera, 5MP Front Camera with Flash

– 2,800 MAh Battery with Rapid Charge

 

Asus Zenfone Live ZB501KL

– 5-inch IPS 2.5D curved glass display

– Quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno 305 GPU

– 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM

– 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera

– 2,650mAh battery

 

Motorola Moto C Plus

– 5.0-inch HD display

– Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 with Mali-T720 GPU

– 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM

– 8MP auto-focus rear camera, 2MP front-facing camera

– 4000mAh (typical)

 

Panasonic Eluga I9

  • 0-inch HD Display
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
  • Quad Core MediaTek MTK6737 Processor
  • 13MP Rear Camera, 5MP Front Camera
  • 2,500 mAh Li-ion Polymer Battery

Alcatel U5 HD

– 5.0-inch HD display

Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 with Mali-T720 GPU

2GB RAM, 16GB ROM

13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera

2,200mAh battery

 

Coolpad Note 5 Lite

  • 5-inch HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • Quad-core MediaTek MT6735CP processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM
  • 13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
  • 2,500mAh battery

 

Panasonic Eluga Pulse

– 5.0-inch HD display with Asahi Dragon Trail Glass protection

– Quad-core processor

– 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM

– 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera

– 2,200mAh battery

Kult Ambition

– 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD On-Cell IPS 2.5D curved glass display

– Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor with Mali-T720 GPU

–  3GB RAM, 32GB ROM

– 13MP rear camera,55MP front-facing camera

– 2600mAh battery

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Top 5 cheap smartphones launched in 2017

Top 5 Smartphones announced last week

2017 witnessed the launch of several smartphones with several being flagship devices, however, there were some pretty amazing affordable smartphones also released in the year, here is a list of the top 5 cheap and quality smartphones released in 2017.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A

– 5.0-inch HD IPS display

– Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 SoC with 500MHz Adreno 308 GPU

– 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM / 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM

– 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera

– 3,000mAh battery

 

YU Yunique 2

– 5-inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection

– Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor with Mali-T720 GPU

– 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM

– 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera

– 2,500mAh battery

 

Panasonic P55 Max

– 5.5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display

– Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor with Mali-T720 GPU

– 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM

– 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera

– 5,000mAh battery

 

InFocus Turbo 5 Plus

– 5.5 Inch HD IPS Touchscreen Display

– Octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor

-3GB RAM, 32GB ROM

– 13MP + 5MP rear camera, 5MP front camera

– 4,850 MAh Battery

 

Nokia 2

– 5-inch HD LTPS LCD In-Cell Touch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection

– Quad-core Snapdragon 212 with Adreno 304 GPU

– 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM

– 8MP autofocus rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera

– 4,100mAh battery

 

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Everything you need to know about the HTC U11 Life

TENAA listing reveals what HTC U11 Plus looks like

Taiwanese tech company, HTC, has been rumored to be planning a possible release of two more smartphones in the U11 series come November 2.

However, ahead of the official release of the rumored smartphones, the HTC U11 Life and the much premium HTC U11 Plus, latest information which surfaced online has revealed all there is to expect from the HTC U11 Life smartphone ahead of the official release.

According to latest information which surfaced online, the HTC U11 Life will come into the market powered by a 2,600mAh battery with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor on board.

Paired with the Qualcomm processor is 3GB of RAM and an onboard storage space of 32GB.

The device which will come packing a 5.2-inch full HD resolution display has also been revealed to be able to run as much as 672 hours on its 2,600mAH battery when on standby and a total of 13 to 17 hours when the device is in use.

For optics, the HTC U11 Life will come with a 16Mp camera on the front panel and a 16MP sensor also on the back panel and come with the Google Assistant and the Amazon Alexa integration.

Other connectivity options expected on the device include the Bluetooth 5.0 technology, the USB Type-C port, microSD card support, NFC, GPS, WiFi, and 4G VoLTE.

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Meet the thinnest yet rugged smartphone, EL S70

Meet the thinnest yet rugged smartphone, EL S70

Rugged smartphones are beginning to gain traction in the market and Chinese smartphone manufacturers seem to have channeled more of their production into this category as the EL S70 which comes with a rugged design and build has been clocked to be the thinnest rugged smartphone in the market.

The smartphone comes with a build which allows it withstand harsh weather conditions and of course, it comes a few days after the rugged CAT S41 was unveiled.

For specs, the EL S70 comes into the market sporting a 5.0-inch FHD display which is the same unit as employed on the CAT S41 device.

For comparison, the EL S70 comes into the market with a dimension measured at 145.9 x 75.9 x 9.5 mm as against the 152 x 75 x 12.85 mm measured on the CAT S41. Under the hood, the EL S70 which weighs 175 grams comes packing a 2,650 mAH battery with a dual rear camera setup on the rear panel comprising of a 13MP + 8MP sensor and an 8MP Sensor on the front panel.

Meet the thinnest yet rugged smartphone, EL S70

The device comes running on the MediaTek MTK 6757 processor which comes at a speed of 2.5GHz paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage space which can be expanded to 128GB using a microSD card.

The device comes into the market at a price of $249.99.

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Top 5 6GB RAM smartphones to purchase

Top 4 Smartphones Released Last Week

RAM size has become one of the most important factors to consider in choosing a smartphone as it influences the processing speed and the number of application the smartphone can run concurrently.

Android smartphones have however moved farther up the ladder from the days of less than 1GB of RAM to the current heavy RAMs loaded on devices.

The mid range RAM loaded on devices nowadays have been pegged at between 3-4GB while for premium speed and processes, 6-8GB of RAM is the choice.

Here is a list of some of the best smartphones with 6GB of RAM to purchase in case you are a gamer or love to run heavy duty applications.

Honor 8 Pro

  • 5.7-inch Quad HD LTPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core Kirin 960 processor with Mali G71 Octa-core GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM
  • 12MP + 12MP dual rear cameras, 8MP front-facing camera
  • 4,000mAh battery with fast charging

Coolpad Cool Play 6

  • 5-inch Full HD IPS display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 653 with Adreno 510 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 13MP dual rear camera, 8MP front facing camera
  • 4,060mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

  • 0-inch Full HD Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 653 processor with Adreno 510 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 16MP rear camera, 16MP front camera
  • 4,000mAh battery with fast charging

OnePlus 3T

  • 5-inch Full HD Optic AMOLED display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Quad-Core Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB ROM
  • 16-MP rear camera, 16MP front-facing camera
  • 3,400mAh battery with Dash Charge

Doogee Mix

  • 5-inch multi-touch Samsung Super AMOLED
  • 0MP + 8.0MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 3,380mAh battery

 

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Week 43: Smartphones Launched last week

Cubot Note Plus camera samples, specs surfaces

Several smartphones made it to the market last week and in case you missed the official unveiling of these new tech gadgets which fall into different categories ranging from the top of the line models to the entry level smartphones, here is a quick recap of the latest smartphones launched last week.

Sony Xperia R1

5.2-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display
Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 with Adreno 505 GPU
2GB RAM, 16GB ROM
13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
2,620mAh built-in battery

Sony Xperia R1 Plus
5.2-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display
Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 with Adreno 505 GPU
2GB / 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
2,620mAh built-in battery

OPPO F5
6.0-inch 18:9 FHD+ full-scren with 2.5D curved glass display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P23 processor with Mali G71 MP2 GPU
4GB RAM, 32GB ROM / 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM
16MP rear camera, 20MP front-facing camera
3200mAh built-in battery

OPPO R11s
6.01-inch Full HD+ 18:9 display
Octa-core Snapdragon 660 with Adreno 512 GPU
4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
16MP + 20MP camera, 20MP front-facing camera
3,205mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charging

Karbonn Titanium Jumbo
5.0-inch HD display
Quad-core processor
2GB RAM, 16GB ROM
13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
4,000mAh battery

Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra 4G

4.0-inch WVGA Touchscreen Display
Spreadtrum SC9832 Quad-Core Processor
512MB RAM, 4GB ROM
2MP Rear Camera, 0.3MP Front Camera
1300mAh Battery

Sharp AQUOS R compact
4.9-inch Full HD+ IGZO LCD display
Octa-Core Snapdragon 660 with Adreno 512 GPU
3GB RAM, 32GB storage
16.4MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
2,500mAh battery

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Best Snapdragon 835 processor powered smartphones

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset may be hoarded for Samsung Galaxy S9 Production

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform is the latest and the most premium in the range of processors and chipsets released in 2017. The tech company was earlier speculated to be planning a release of the sequel chipset, the Snapdragon 836 later in the year but it appears that it has shifted the production and release till 2018.

However, from the pool of smartphone units that have featured the latest chipset, these arethe top 5 best smartphones in terms of specs, integration, design and a couple of other factors.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

  • 99-inch Full HD+ 18:9 display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM
  • 12MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera
  • 3,400mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging

Nokia 8

  • 5.3-inch Quad HD LCD display with sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 13MP + 13MP dual rear camera, 13MP front-facing camera
  • 3,090mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Sony Xperia XZ1

  • 5.2-inch HDR TRILUMINOS Display with X-Reality and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 19MP rear camera, 13MP front-facing camera
  • 2,700mAh battery with Qnovo Adaptive Charging

OnePlus 5

  • 5.5-inch Full HD Optic AMOLED with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM / 8GB RAM, 128GB ROM
  • 16MP + 20MP rear camera, 16MP front-facing camera
  • 3,300mAh battery with Dash Charge (5V 4A)

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

  • 5.5-inch  4K HDR TRILUMINOS Display with X-Reality, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 19MP rear camera, 13MP front-facing camera
  • 3,230mAh Battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
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Top 5 best camera phones launched in 2017

Top 4 Smartphones Released Last Week

2917 has witnessed the release of several smartphones packing some pretty impressive specs under the hood including the latest chipsets, OS, and of course, dual camera setups.

The year also witnessed the adoption of bezel-less display design along with the 18:9 aspect ratio full screen display.

However, if you’re still in a dilemma as regards the best camera phones released in 2017, here is a quick recap of the top 5 smartphones with the best camera in the market.

  1. Google Pixel XL
  • 5-inch AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 32GB / 128GB ROM
  • 3MP rear camera, 8MP front camera
  • 3,450mAh battery

 

  1. Apple iPhone 8 Plus
  • 5 Inch Retina HD Display With 3D Touch
  • Hexa-Core Apple A11 Bionic Processor
  • 3GB RAM, 64GB / 256GB ROM
  • Dual 12MP ISight Camera, 7MP Front Facing Camera
  1. Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  • 3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB / 256GB ROM
  • 12MP + 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
  • 3,300mAh battery
  1. Sony Xperia XZ1
  • 2-inch HDR TRILUMINOS Display with X-Reality and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 19MP rear camera, 13MP front-facing camera
  • 2,700mAh battery with Qnovo Adaptive Charging
  1. LG V30
  • 0-inch QHD+ OLED display with a 18:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB (V30) / 128GB (V30+)
  • 16MP + 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
  • 3,300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
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5 phones to expect in 2018

Top 4 Smartphones Released Last Week

2017 has witnessed the release of several flagship devices including the Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 Plus, Galaxy S8, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T, Huawei Mate 10 series and several others.

However, looking into the future, the tech world in the coming year is expected to get top of the range and cutting-edge technologies.

Here is a quick look into the smartphones to expect in the coming year from some of the major players in the tech market.

Samsung Galaxy S9

  • 0-inch AMOLED Infinity display
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor / Exynos 9810
  • Optical fingerprint scanner

Apple iPhone 9

  • 0-inch OLED display with small bezels
  • Apple A12 Chip
  • 3GB / 4GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB / 256GB ROM
  • Facial recognition
  • Iris scanner

LG G7

  • 0-inch display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor
  • 4GB / 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 13MP rear camera, 8MP front camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

  • 0-inch OLED Infinity display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 13MP + 8MP dual-lens rear camera

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

  • 0-inch AMOLED display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
  • 4GB / 6GB / 8GB RAM
  • 19MP rear, 16MP front camera
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Top 10 trending phones of last week

Editor’s Pick: Trending Smartphones to buy this week

The previous week witnessed the release of some new smartphones into the market with several of the smartphones coming into the different categories there is in the market, however, some of the new smartphones could not feature on the trending smartphones list based on their specs.

However, in case you missed the news over the past week, here is a quick recap of some of the top 10 trending smartphones in the market.

Nokia 7

  • 2-inch display with 2.5D curved glass laced with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 processor with Adreno 508 GPU
  • 4GB / 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM (expandable up to 128GB)
  • 16MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera
  • 3,000mAh built-in battery with fast charging

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro

  • 5-inch FHD Super AMOLED Display
  • Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 7870 processor
  • 3GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 13MP camera, 13MP front Camera
  • 3,600mAh Battery

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

  • 0-inch Full HD+ 18:9 FullView display,
  • Octa-Core Huawei Kirin 970 + i7 co-processor with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU, NPU
  • 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM / 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 20MP + 12MP dual rear cameras, 8MP front-facing camera
  • 4,000mAh battery with fast charging

Xiaomi Mi A1

  • 5-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass LTPS display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 12MP rear camera, 12MP front camera
  • 3,080mAh

Samsung Galaxy Note8

  • 3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB / 256GB ROM
  • 12MP + 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
  • 3,300mAh battery with fast charging

Nokia 6

  • 5-inch 2.5D curved glass display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 with Adreno 505 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 16MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
  • 3,000mAh built-in battery

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

  • 5-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 2GB / 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM / 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
  • 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4,000mAh

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

  • 5-inch Full HD TFT display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 7870 processor
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM
  • 13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera
  • 3,300mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy S8

  • 8-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED Display
  • Octa-Core Exynos 9 / Snapdragon 835 Processor
  • 4GB / 6GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB ROM
  • Dual Pixel 12MP Rear Camera, 8MP Front Camera
  • 3,000mAh battery

Xiaomi Redmi 4 (4X)

  • 0-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 435 processor with Adreno 505 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM / 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
  • 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4,100mAh battery

 

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How to Delete Messages sent in Error on WhatsApp

How To Use WhatsApp's New Colored Status Feature

Instant messaging apps have been known over time to be plagued with messages which users would have at one point or the other wished they had never sent. It was with this in mind that Blackberry introduced the retract message option on the chat platform.

However, WhatsApp which is the largest instant messaging platform has also integrated a feature which can now allow users take back their messages when sent in error.

The latest integration on WhatsApp is called the Delete For Everyone feature which seamlessly allows users to delete their messages which was sent in error. The delete feature is applicable to both private chats and group chats which means you can get to remove your unwanted outbursts or messages from virtually any chat screen.

The application update has been pushed to the iOS, Android and Windows phone as reported by WABetaInfo.

The feature is loaded on the latest version of the Instant Messaging application.

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Android 8.1 Oreo update pushed to supported devices

Will Your Phone Get The Latest Android 8.0 Oreo? Confirm Here

Coming several weeks after Google officially announced the latest Android OS, the Android 8.0 Oreo OS, the tech company has started pushing out updates to the OS.

The fresh and latest updates being pushed to supported devices comes bearing the version number 8.1 and comes packing some major bug fixes and security patches amongst other updates.

The latest update comes several days after the tech company tested the Beta version of the OS for stability.

For tech lovers using the Android 8.0 Oreo OS supported devices, the update should have started hitting your units.

Android 8.1 Oreo update pushed to supported devices

The update which is available Over the Air, OTA, can be checked by accessing the Settings options on your smartphone and proceeding to check for updates.

In case the update is yet to hit your smartphone, exercise a little more patience.

However, the OTA update is guaranteed for tech lovers who have enrolled in the Android Beta Program.