Tuesday, 1 September 2015

iPhone 6 vs OnePlus Two [Trending]

OnePlus has already made its name in the mobile industry with their first ever smartphone OnePlus One, which was considered as the ultimate flagship killer. The Chinese giant has finally launched the successor to OnePlus One, OnePlus Two. If we talk about Android devices, OnePlus Two is the smartphone which one should consider right now, but if you want to purchase an Apple device you can try the iPhone 6.

iPhone 6 vs OnePlus Two

iPhone 6 vs OnePlus Two

Design 

Apple is known for the beautiful design of the smartphones launched by the company. The design of iPhone 6 is just beautiful as the device comes with an anodized aluminum body. The curved edges of the device and the thin strips add a premium feel when one holds the device. Coming to the design of the OnePlus Two, the design of the smartphone is quite similar to its predecessor. You get a new fingerprint sensor at the location of a home button along with two capacitive buttons. The design of OnePlus Two is good but Apple iPhone 6 is the clear winner in terms of design.

Display 

iPhone 6 comes with a 4.7-inch display screen which is an IPS LED backlit display delivering resolution of 750 X 1334 pixels. The 4.7-inch display of the smartphone delivers 326 ppi. On the other hand OnePlus Two comes with a huge 5.5-inch display screen. You will get resolution of 1080 X 1920 pixels with the display of OnePlus 2 and a better 401 ppi. Even though you get a bigger display in the OnePlus Two, the display of iPhone 6 is brighter as it measures 559 units of nits.

Hardware 

Apple uses the latest A8 chipset designed by Apple in the Apple iPhone 6. The processor is a 1.4 Ghz dual core processor and falls under the cyclone category of processors. The processor is coupled with 1 GB RAM and has PowerVR GX6450 GPU. OnePlus Two comes with the latest Snapdragon 810 chipset processor which is an octa core processor clocked at 1.6 Ghz. The processor is coupled with 4 GB RAM and Adreno 430 GPU which handles all the games and apps which you using on your device easily. You get two storage options in the OnePlus Two which are 16 GB and 64 GB, however there are three options in iPhone 6 which are 16, 64 and 128 GB.


Camera 

iPhone 6 comes with a 8 Mega pixel rear camera and a 1.2 Mega pixel front camera. OnePlus Two comes with a 13 Mega pixel rear shooter and a 5 Mega pixel front camera. You get optical image stabilization in the OnePlus Two which is missing in the iPhone 6. Slo-mo video recording feature is available in both the devices.
If you are looking for a device with ultimate power OnePlus 2 is the device you need to go. Not only the smartphone comes with bigger display but also powerful hardware. 

Lenovo K3 Note Review [5.5-inch display screen and powerful hardware]

Mobile manufacturers are at war against each other for launching the best smartphones with good hardware and that too at affordable prices. Lenovo has already launched the Lenovo A6000 and Lenovo A7000 smartphones with come with an affordable price and that too with amazing hardware.

Lenovo K3 Note Review

Design 

Lenovo K3 Note comes with a simple yet beautiful design. The angular design of the Lenovo K3 Note gives a boxy look to the device. The edges of the device are curved ones and it is easy to hold the device in hands. The rear of the device is made up of plastic and comes with matte finish. The matte finish leads to no scratches and fingerprints on the rear.

Display

The K3 Note comes with a display of 5.5-inches. The 5.5-inch display of the device delivers resolution of 1080 X 1920 pixels. One of the best things which I like about the Lenovo K3 Note is the 1080p HD display. You will get pixel density of 401ppi which will help you in getting the best clear pictures on the device.

Performance

Lenovo K3 Note comes with a 64-bit octa core processor which is a Mediatek MT6752 chipset processor. The 1.7 Ghz octa core processor is coupled with 2 GB RAM and delivers the best performance possible on the Lenovo K3 Note. You wont have any issues when playing high-end games on the device and the hardware of the K3 Note helps in better multi-tasking.

Hardware

Coming to the hardware of the Lenovo K3 Note, you get 16 GB of on-board storage on the device. You also get a slot for external micro SD card where you can add a SD card of storage space upto 64 GB. Wi-Fi, GPS, are the connectivity options which you will get in the Lenovo K3 Note along with 4G LTE. 4G LTE and HSPA+ are available in limited regions only. When we played a song on the K3 Note we happy with the audio quality of the device. The speaker of the device is good and is placed at the top right corner of the smartphone.

K3 Note draws its power from a 3,000 mAh battery. The battery is a removable battery and provides good backup as compared to the backup provided by the usual batteries. The 3000 mAh battery will help the device to last for an entire day easily.


Camera

You get a 13 Meta pixel rear shooter with the Lenovo K3 Note which comes with dual LED flash. You will be able to capture some great shots using the rear camera of the device. You get good detailing and sharp photos with the rear camera of the device. The front camera of the K3 Note is a 5 mega pixel camera. 
Lenovo K3 Note is a great smartphone and is available only for Rs 9,999 . What are your views about the K3 Note? Use the comments section to share your views with us. 

Sony Launches Chromecast App for The Smartband Talk

We all know that we can experience Android on our TV’s using dongles like the Google Chromecast or Android TV. Who might have thought that it was even possible to have the entire experience of Android on TV? Using Google Chromecast we can watch our favorite movies and videos from YouTube on our TV and also even play out favorite Android games. One can also stream content from computers and laptops by using the Google Chromecast extensions available.

If you are a smartband talk owner then Sony has just brought a treat for you. Sony is providing a new app for all the smartband talk owners which helps in easily managing their media which they stream on their TV. The app is available in Google Play store and goes by the name of Chromecast for Smartband Talk. If you are having both the Google Chromecast and smartband talk but don’t want to use your phone to play or pause the movie you are watching,

Sony Chromecast App 

Sony Launches Chromecast App for The Smartband Talk


This extension developed by Sony can only be used by the Smartband talk owners. As per Sony, with this extension for smartband talk, one will be able to easily manage the things using the activity tracker. There are many other activity trackers which are available out there but fail the do the work they are supposed to do. 
The main functions which you will be able to perform with this application are play, pause and resume of the content or media you are watching. You can consider this extension as a remote controller for the smartband talk. The app can be downloaded for free from Google Play store.
Once downloaded you need to install the app on your Sony smartphone or tablet and sync the smartband talk and you are ready to use it. Along with playing, pausing and resuming the media on the smartband talk, users will also be able to progress of media which is being buffered. The extension will also show the progress of playback which is being played on screen. 

This will help you in finding out the time when the video or the movie you are watching willfinish. This extension is not fully featured so you won’t be having the option to browse the content which you have watched earlier via the smartband. 

Best New Android phones September 2015

A lot of new smartphones were launched in the past few months and many are going to launch soon. OnePlus launched OnePlus 2, the successor the OnePlus One and Motorola launched Moto G (3rd gen) which is the third Moto G smartphone. We rounded up some phones which were launched in the past few months and which will soon make way to the market.

Best New Android phones September 2015

Best New Android phones September 2015

OnePlus 2 

OnePlus 2 is the second smartphone which is launched by OnePlus. The smartphone comes with many new features like the new fingerprint sensor, capacitive buttons present on the front. You get the new Snapdragon 810 chipset processor which is anocta core processor. The 64 GB variant of the smartphone comes with 4 GB RAM which delivers unbeatable performance. The size of the screen of the OnePlus 2 is same as of the OnePlus One and that is 5.5-inches. Sadly there is no NFC in the OnePlus Two.

Motorola Moto G (3rd gen) 

Motorola has launched the third generation Moto G smartphone. The smartphone comes with a 13 Mega pixel rear shooter. You get IPX7 certification on the Moto G 3rd gen which makes it water proof and prevents any water damage. The device comes with a 5-inch display screen which is a 720p HD display screen coated with protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. You get a 1.4 Ghz quad core processor coupled with Adreno 306 GPU. The design and the rear panel of the Moto G 3rd generation is simply amazing.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung has launched the brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 which is the fifth Note smartphone. The smartphone comes with a powerful hardware as you get a 2.1 Ghz quad core processor and 4 GB RAM. The screen size of the Galaxy Note 5 is same as of the Galaxy Note 4 i.e. 5.7-inches.

Nexus 5 (2015)

Google is soon going to launch the next generation Nexus smartphone. It is not going to be Nexus 7 or 8 as Google has decided to launch an upgrade to one of the most successful Nexus smartphones which is Nexus 5. It is expected that Nexus 5 will come with a 5.2-inch display screen and will be manufactured by LG. As per the leaks of the Nexus 5, it will come with a rear fingerprint sensor and will arrive with QUALCOMM Snapdragon 620 chipset processor. The device will be launched along with Android Marshmallow and Nexus 5 (2015) is going to be the first device which will arrive with Android Marshmallow.

HTC One M10

HTC is planning to launch the successor the HTC One M9. It is expected that HTC will announce about the smartphone in end of September. We hope HTC brings the Quad HD display in the HTC One M10 which is not available in the current flagship. We are not sure about the specifications which one would get in the HTC One M10 as there are no leaks regarding the smartphone as of now. 

Android Marshmallow : Features [6.0]

Android Marshmallow is the latest version of Android operating system. The final developer version of Android Marshmallow v6.0 is out and soon Google will officially launch Android Marshmallow for Android devices. There are many improvements done in the software and new features have also been added. Have a look at some of the features which you will find in Android Marshmallow below.

Android Marshmallow Features

Android Marshmallow

These are some of the best features which you will find in Android Marshmallow. 

Android Pay

Samsung and Apple has already launched their own payment gateways, Samsung Pay and Apple Pay. Google has decided to bring back Android Pay which was launched back in 2010 with the launch of Android Gingerbread. With Android Pay you will be able to make payments using your Android device only. You don’t need to carry cash with you all the time if you are having an Android device with Android Pay running on it. The feature will only work on devices which are NFC compatible.

Google Now on Tap

You might be familiar with Google Now, Google’s own personal virtual assistant. A better and improved version of Google Now is going to be available in Android Marshmallow. You can easily gather more information about anything you using the new Google Now on tap feature. Let’s say you have opened Youtube and you are watching a video, hold the home button and Google Now will search for information related to that video.

App Permissions 

When you try to install a certain app from Google Play store you come across a lot of app permissions. It might be annoying if you install a lot of apps daily. App Permissions are improved with Android v6.0 as all the permissions are categorized in sections like camera, location and sensor. Let’s say if you want to record an audio message on Whatsapp. The app will ask you permission to use the microphone and once you authenticate it, then only you will be able to record audio message. You also get the option to modify the app permissions as per your choice.

Fingerprint Support 

Many Android devices are coming with fingerprint sensors on them. Google has now released the API’s for the developers which will help the in adding the fingerprint feature on different apps. The feature is going to be beneficial for apps where you have to complete payments. Fingerprint support will also come in play when authenticating payments via Android Pay. It is going to be quite similar to the Apple Pay feature available in iPhone 6.

Doze

Battery is a concern of most of the Android devices and Google tries to resolve this issue with each software update. Google has added a new feature called Doze which will help you in preserving the battery of your Android device by recognizing if your device is in rested state or not. Google claimed that when they tested Doze on Nexus 9 the results showed double battery backup.