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Mobiistar X1 Notch Review

Mobiistar has launched Mobiistar X1 Notch smartphone in India which comes with 13MP front and Rear Camera. Is it worth the price Check out Mobiistar X1 Notch Review



Mobiistar X1 Notch comes in three colors Gradient Shine,  Blue and Black. Gradient Shine has Gradient Design which looks good on the budget phone. It is made up of plastic. On the front, it has a 5.7-inch Display with Notch. On the right, it has a Volume and power button, MicroUSB port and Speaker grill on the bottom, SIM Card slot on Left Side, 3.5mm audio jack on Top. On the Rear Camera, it has a 13MP Single Rear Camera, Fingerprint Scanner, Mobiistar branding. Phone measures 145.78×70.8×8.7 mm and Weight: 161g. The phone is compact and can be used in a single hand, Build Quality is good. On Display, it comes with a 5.7-inch (1498 × 720 pixels) HD+ display which is protected by 2.5D curved glass. It offers good colors and Viewing angle in bright sunlight you need to keep at full brightness.



Mobiistar X1 Notch is powered by a 2GHz quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 processor with IMG PowerVR Rogue GE8300. It comes with 2GB RAM with 16GB Storage and 3GB RAM with 32GB Storage out of which around 21GB available for the user there is also dedicated MicroSD card support up to 128GB. In terms of day to day, usage performance is good for using social media, listening to music. While playing PUBG it lags and there is a heating issue, There is also lag while doing multitasking. For Normal use phone works smoothly, At this price point, Mobiistar should have gone with Octa-Core processor.

On Camera, it has a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and a 13MP front-facing camera, Both Front and Rear Camera has support for AI and Bokeh mode. Camera App mode includes Face beauty, Night, Panorama, HDR, and Pro mode. Both front and Rear Camera can record 1080p videos there is also support for EIS. Both front and Rear Camera takes good images in daylight conditions, Indoor and Lowlight photos are decent. Video recording is average.






Mobiistar X1 Notch runs on Android 8.1 Oreo which is similar to Stock Android with Some customization. It comes pre-loaded with a bunch of apps like Amazon, Gaana, NewsPoint, Bubble Bash, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Asphalt Niro. There are also a bunch of apps by Mobiistar for changing themes and background and scanning barcodes. The user interface is smooth, no details if Mobiistar X1 Notch will be getting Android Pie update or Not.



It comes with Fingerprint Scanner on the Rear which works fast, also it can be used to unlock Apps. It has also support for Face Unlock which works in good lighting conditions does not work in low light. Connectivity options include Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS. Audio output is loud and clear, Call Voice Quality is also clear. It has support for Dual VoLTE. Mobiistar X1 Notch is packed by a 3020mAh battery which comes with 5V 1.5A charger which takes more than 2 Hours to charge fully. The Phone can One day of battery life on moderate usage with 6 Hours of Screen on time.



Mobiistar X1 Notch is priced at Rs 7899 for 2GB RAM and Rs 9499 for 3GB RAM. It offers good design, Battery life, Decent Camera and performance. Price should have been lower there are other options available with Better Processor, Dual Rear Camera.

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Reasons To Buy And Not To Buy Samsung Galaxy M20

Samsung launches the Galaxy M Series in India. Galaxy M Series include Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20. Galaxy M20 comes with 5000mAh Battery. Here are the top Reasons to Buy And Not To Buy Samsung Galaxy M20.

Reasons To Buy And Not To Buy Samsung Galaxy M20



Display


Reasons To Buy And Not To Buy Samsung Galaxy M20


Samsung Galaxy M20 has a 6.3-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 TFT display, It's the first smartphone from Samsung to come with Infinity V Display. Galaxy M20 uses TFT Display, Its brighter than other phones in this price range produces good colors and viewing angle in both daylight and indoor conditions.

Decent Performance

Samsung Galaxy M20 is powered by Octa-Core Exynos 7904 14nm processor with Mali-G71 GPU. It has 3/4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage. Performance on Galaxy M20 is good in normal use while playing high-end games like PUBG, Asphalt 8 there is lag and phone gets heat up. Performance is on par with Snapdragon 636. The Phone scores 109395 points on AnTuTu.



Battery Life

Samsung Galaxy M20 comes with 5000mAh battery It can deliver More than 1 day of battery life on Heavy use with more than 9 Hours of Screen on Time. It can last for 6 hours while playing PUBG continuously.



Fast Charging

Galaxy M20 has a 5000mAh Battery which comes with Fast charger (9V-1.67A / 5V-2A) in the Box It also come with USB Type C port. It takes 2 Hour 4Min to charge the device from 0-100%.



Widevine L1 support

Most of Mid range and Flagship phones do not come with DRM L1 certificate The Galaxy M20 supports HD streaming for Prime video

Dedicated MicroSD Card

Samsung Galaxy M20 comes with Dual Nano and MicroSD Card slot. It has support up to 512GB of MicroSD card.



Average Camera's

Galaxy M20 has a 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture, 5MP ultra-wide angle camera
and 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture both phones can record 1080p video it does not support EIS. Photo captured in good lighting is decent, Colors are not accurate, Low light camera is average. Front camera selfies are decent. Live focus mode does not work well with Rear Camera. It also has support wide angle camera which is good. Overall Galaxy M20 camera performance is average compared to Realme U1, Zenfone Max Pro M2.

Camera Samples

No Notification LED

Samsung Galaxy M20 Does not come with a notification LED

Plastic Build

Samsung Galaxy M20 back panel looks like Glass but its made up of plastic, It gets fingerprints and Scratches easily, Samsung does not ship TPU case cover in the Box. Galaxy M20 does not come with Display protection.

Samsung Galaxy M20 starts at Rs. 10,990 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version costs Rs. 12,990

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Asus Zenfone Max M2 Review

Asus Zenfone Max M2 comes with Snapdragon 632 Processor and 4000mAh battery. Is Zenfone Max M2 is a Successor to Zenfone Max M1? Let's find out in our Review.




Box content includes Handset, USB Cable, 10W Adapter, User Manual, Warranty Card, Ejector Pin, Clear Soft Case. On Design Asus ZenFone Max M2 (ZB632KL) Looks similar to Zenfone Max Pro M1 It has a Metal body with plastic on top and bottom. On the front, it has a 6.3-inch (1520×720 pixels) HD+ 19:9 Notch display, Front facing camera, earpiece, sensors on the bottom it has On-Screen buttons.

On the Right, it has a Volume and Power buttons, MicroUSB port, Speaker grill on the bottom, SIM card slot on the left side, 3.5mm audio jack on the top. On the Rear, It has a Dual Rear Camera, Fingerprint Scanner and Asus branding. The Rear has curved edges which give good grip in hand. the phone measures 158.41×76.28×7.70mm and Weight: 160g. The device is light and can be used in Single Hand, The Rear panel does attract fingerprints which can be cleaned.

Asus Zenfone Max M2 First Look & Photo Gallery

Asus Zenfone Max M2 First Look & Photo Gallery

Asus Zenfone Max M2 First Look & Photo Gallery

Asus Zenfone Max M2 First Look & Photo Gallery


Asus Zenfone Max M2 First Look & Photo Gallery

On Display Zenfone Max M2 comes with 6.3-inch (1520×720 pixels) HD+ 19:9 display which does not has Gorilla Glass but has 2.5D curved glass. The display on Max M2 is brighter even at lower brightness Display produces good colors and Viewing angles, Display quality in outdoor is also good.

ZenFone Max M2 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 octa-core processor with Adreno 506 GPU, Snapdragon 632 is better compared to Snapdragon 625 and Snapdragon 450 found in Realme 2 and Redmi 6 Pro. It comes with 3GB LPDDR3 RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB LPDDR3 RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD. Out of 32GB around 23GB is available for the user. In terms of Daily task like Social Media, Normal Gaming, Multitasking also works fine. High-end gaming like PUBG, Asphalt 9 performance is decent phone does get heat up while playing games for a long time. Performance on Zenfone Max M2 is good Now Asus has reduced price of Zenfone Max Pro M1 which has Snapdragon 636 processor for the same price.


On Camera Asus Zenfone Max M2 has a 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, EIS, secondary 2MP camera which can record 4K videos and 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash It can record 1080p Video. Both front & Rear Camera has supported for portrait mode. The Rear Camera has support for EIS at 1080p. The camera produces good images in daylight low light camera is average, Selfies are good in both daylight and Low light there is also LED Flash, you can adjust amount of blur you need while capturing photos, Portrait mode, Camera Apps needs an update, Overall Camera performance is decent.



Asus Zenfone Max M2  runs on Android 8.1 Oreo which is Stock Android and does not come with a lot of pre-installed Apps also support for inbuilt clone App or App lock feature. User interface is smooth. There is Gestures support to Double Tap to lock the screen and Wake up Display More gestures should be added after Pie Update It also has support for Ambient Display. The user interface is smooth, Because of Notch you can't check all notifications from the panel you have to swipe down to check Notifications also Battery percentage is Not displayed properly. Zenfone Max M2 will be getting Android Pie Update in coming.


Asus Zenfone Max M2 comes with Fingerprint Scanner on the Rear which works fast sometimes it takes few seconds to unlock, There is also support for face unlock which works under good lighting does not work under low light. It has support Dual 4G VoLTE. The audio output from Speaker and 3.5mm audio Jack is good, Call quality is loud and clear we didn't face any issue with Jio VoLTE. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, NXP Smart Amp. It does not have support for Native Video Calls also does not support 5GHz Wifi Band

Zenfone Max M2 is packed by 4000mAh battery which comes with 5V 2A charger which takes more than 2 Hours to charge fully Does not support fast charging. It is able to deliver one day of battery life with heavy use like Voice Calls, Social media use, Playing games, listening music with both Mobile data and Wifi use with 7-8 hours of Screen on Time. Battery Life is good considering HD+ Screen. With continuous gaming, we got more than 5 Hours of battery life.

Asus Zenfone Max M2 comes in Black and Blue colors priced at Rs 8499 for 3GB RAM and Rs 10499  for 4GB RAM. Zenfone Max M2 offers Notch Display, Decent performance, Good Battery There is also Zenfone Max Pro M1 from Asus now priced at Rs 8499 which offers FHD+ Display, Bigger Battery, Better Processor also Zenfone Max Pro M2 at Rs 9,999 which offers Snapdragon 660, 5000mAh battery


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Review U1 3GB RAM Review

Realme U1 is the company's first Selfie centric smartphone in U series. Realme U1 comes with a 25MP front camera. We have used the 3GB RAM variant of Realme U1 Here's our Review of Realme U1.

Review U1 3GB RAM Review

Realme U1 Box content includes Phone, TPU Case, User guide, warranty information, SIM Tool, Micro USB Cable, 5V 2A Charger. SRA Values 1.18 W/kg (Head), 0.529 W/Kg (Body).


On Design Realme U1 looks identical to Realme 2 Pro. On the front, It has a 6.3-inch IPS Display with dewdrop Notch. On the right, there is the power button, SIM slot and volume button left side. On the bottom, there is Micro USB Port and  Speaker grill. The Rear Panel reflects which looks like Glass but it is made up of plastic. It has Dual Rear Camera with LED Flash, Fingerprint Scanner and Realme Branding. The back attracts fingerprints and its difficult to clean it's better to use case which is provided in the Box. Overall build looks good the phone is lighter in hand when compared to Realme 2 Pro.


Review U1 3GB RAM Review

Review U1 3GB RAM Review

Review U1 3GB RAM Review

Review U1 3GB RAM Review


Review U1 3GB RAM Review


Realme U1 comes with a 6.3-inch Full HD+ (1080x2340-pixel)  Display which has dewdrop notch which produces good colors and Viewing angle, Display quality in outdoor is also good. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, The phone comes with screen guard pre-applied which gets scratches easily. Realme U1 is an affordable smartphone in India to come with dewdrop notch  Display.
Review U1 3GB RAM Review


Realme U1 is powered by Octa Core MediaTek Helio P70 12nm processor with 900MHz ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. It has 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with MicroSD Card. Out of 32GB around 21GB is available for the user.
the phone scores 134640 points in AnTuTu. The performance is fast there was no lag, You can play PUBG, Asphalt 9 at Higher settings without any lag, The Phone does get heat up while playing games at higher settings. 3GB RAM variant has RAM management issue. Overall performance is good.


Realme U1 has a  13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 2MP secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture 25MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, AI, Sony IMX576 sensor. It can record 1080P videos from both cameras does not has EIS support. Rear camera performance is decent front camera produces good selfies portrait mode works well, Video recording is Average. It has also support for Slow Motion Video recording.



 Realme U1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with ColorOS 5.2  which will be getting Android Pie later this year. ColorOS comes with gestures and Motion, split-screen mode, App clone, Gamespace, Navigations key,3 Fingerprint screenshot. Realme has fixed swipe right to clear Notification, You can Change camera storage to MicroSD card. Still, Color OS needs a lot of improvement. ColorOS 6 with Android Pie Update will bring new features like Show Battery use details. The overall user interface on  Realme U1 is good.

Review U1 3GB RAM Review


Connectivity options include Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS. It has a Fingerprint Scanner and Face Unlock Support. Fingerprint Scanner works fast it can also be used to lock Apps. Face unlock works in good lighting, Does not work in Low Light. It has support for Dual VoLTE, Jio VoLTE works fine. Call quality is clear we didn't face any network issue with Realme U1. The audio output from the speaker is decent could have been better. Realme U1 is packed by a 3500mAh battery which does not support fast charging. It Takes More than 2 Hours Charge fully. Realme U1 is able to deliver One day of battery life In our battery test we got 8 Hours of Screen on Time While Playing PUBG for continuously we got more than 5 Hours of battery backup.

Realme U1 comes in Ambitious Black, Brave Blue and Fiery Gold color priced at Rs 10,999   for 3GB RAM and Rs 13,499 for 4GB RAM. Priced at Rs 10,999 Realme U1 offers a Good front camera, Performance and Dewdrop Display lacks Fast charging, No Notification LED, Average Rear Camera. 4GB RAM looks slightly overpriced when Realme 2 Pro is available for Rs 13,990 with Much better Rear Camera, Similar Performance, Battery Life also Honor 8X and Zenfone Max Pro M2.

Realme U1 PUBG Test


Realme U1 Battery Drain

Realme U1 charging Time


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Reasons to Buy and Not to Buy Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2

Asus has launched Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 which comes with Snapdragon 660 Processor and 5000mAh Battery Here are Top Reasons to Buy Not to Buy Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2.

Reasons to Buy and Not to Buy Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2


Design & Display

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 has improved Design compared to Zenfone Max Pro M1. It has a Plastic body which looks like Glass and reflects with Light. It gets fingerprint smudges easily better to use Case cover. It has a 6.26-inch (2280 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 Notch display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection which is first in this price segment. The display produces good colors and Viewing angle, In bright sunlight, you need to enable full brightness. The Phone measures 157.9×75.5×8.5mm and Weight: 175g, The device is lighter compared to other phones in this price range as its made up of plastic build.

Performance



Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is powered by Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 512 GPU. It comes with 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage, 4/6GB LPDDR4X RAM, 64GB storage. The performance is fast and smooth while playing games for a long time the device gets warm. The phone scores 129479 points on AnTuTu.

Camera

It comes with 12MP rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX486 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF, EIS, PDAF, secondary 5MP camera It can record 4K Videos and 13MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash It can record 1080p Videos Both front and Rear Camera has support for Portrait mode. Asus should use their own Camera interface instead of stock Image processing takes a few seconds.Rear Camera produces good images in daylight and Low light, Both front & Rear Camera depth mode needs an update, the front camera is decent. Video recording is good EIS Support at 1080p

Battery Life

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is packed by 5000mAh battery which is able to give One and a half day of battery life with Mobile Data, WiFi, Playing games, using social media. In our Battery test with continuous use which includes more than 5 hours of gaming, camera, video, listening music we got more than  10 Hours of battery life.



Stock Android

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo which will be getting Android Pie Update Soon. There are not many pre-installed apps, the User interface is smooth there are few apps which need an update. It also has support for the dedicated MicroSD card slot.


No fast charging

It has a 5000mAh battery and comes with a 5V 2A charger,  It does not support fast charging it takes close to 3 Hours to charge the device, Asus Should have provided Quick charger 3 support.




MicroUSB

 Asus is still using MicroUSB port, Most of the mid-range phones come with MicroUSB port no USB Type C

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 comes in Blue and Titanium Colors priced at Rs 9,999  for 3GB RAM, Rs 11,999  for 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM cost Rs 13,999.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Review

Xiaomi launched Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro with Notch Display, Dual Front facing camera which is a successor to Redmi Note 5 Pro. Is it worth Buying Redmi Note 6 Pro lets find out in our review

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Review


Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro In Design looks similar to Redmi Note 5 Pro It comes with Metal body. On the front, it has a Notch display, a 20+2MP Dual front camera, earpiece, Notification LED and sensor, Below the display, there are on Screen buttons. Power and Volume button on the right, MicroUSB and Speaker grill on the bottom. hybrid dual SIM slot on left. On top Noise cancellation microphone, an infrared sensor, and  3.5mm audio jack

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Review


Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Review



Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Review


On the Rear, there is a Dual Rear camera Setup with dual-tone LED flash below the camera and a fingerprint sensor is present below the plastic finish on the top and the bottom parts. The rear panel has curved edges which give good grip in hand. The Phone measures 157.9 x 76.38 x8.2mm and Weight: 181g. Overall build quality is good, You can't use the phone in a single hand. The design is similar to Redmi Note 6 Pro Xiaomi should have gone with New Design with WaterDrop Notch

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has a 6.26-inch (2280×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 display, 500 nits brightness, 1500:1 contrast ratio which is protected by 2.5D Gorilla Glass. The display produces good color and viewing angle. Outdoor Display is good it is brighter than Redmi Note 5 Pro. The display comes with features such as Reading mode, Contrast and color selection, and text size options.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Review


Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Processor with Adreno 509 GPU. it has a 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage there is also 6GB RAM and 64GB Storage. out of 64GB around 53GB is available for the user. It has support for MicroSD card up to 256GB It does not come with Dedicated MicroSD card slot. The performance of the device is fast there was no lag while using the phone on the daily basis or playing games normal games but while playing games high-end games for long time device we notice lag and heating issue. Gaming performance is decent not that great you cant play PUBG at a Higher setting. Xiaomi should have gone with Snapdragon 660 which powers Realme 2 Pro and Zenfone Max Pro M2. Overall performance is good.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Review


On Camera, it has a 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, f/1.9 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size, Dual PD focus, EIS, secondary 5MP camera and 20MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX376 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, secondary 2MP camera both have support for the portrait mode, cameras can record video up to 1080P It has EIS Support. There is Support for AI Mode, Adjustable bokeh- Light Trail-Studio Lighting Modes  Adjustable bokeh -You can adjust blur level after Photo is captured.  Light Trails You can now choose up to 6 different light trail effects for your photos shot on Portrait mode and even export & share the final output as a video. Studio Lighting - Using semantic segmentation in AI Portrait 2.0, you can now easily isolate the subject in your portrait shot and choose between 6 unique lighting effects this works only with Face does not work on other objects. To enable this click photos in portrait mode open photo select toggle on the right side of the image.Daylight, Indoor, and Lowlight images are good, the front camera produces good images in both daylight and Lowlight,  Both front and Rear Camera Portrait mode work fine. Xiaomi should have provided 4K Video recording option in Redmi Note 6 Pro.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro runs on MIUI 10 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. It comes with features like Split Screen, New Lock Screen, Redesigned Volume Sliders, New Notification toggles, Dual Apps, App lock, Second Space, and More. The user interface is fast, Multitasking was smooth there is No lag. Yes as other Xiaomi Smartphones there are full-screen ads on Redmi Note 6 Pro in Mi Apps. As of now, there is No details when Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro will get Android Pie Update.






Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Tips, Tricks

Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with face unlock. The Face unlock works well in Good lighting conditions does not work under low light most of the time, There is also fingerprint scanner on the rear which is fast and responsive can be used to unlock the device, capture photos, App Lock.

Fingerprint Scanner, Face Unlock Setup & working

Connectivity Options include  Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS. Audio Quality from speaker and earphone is loud and clear, Voice quality is good, Reliance Jio VoLTE works fine. Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with Hybrid SIM slot. It has MicroUSB port does not support USB Type C. Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is packed with a 4000mAh battery comes with 5V 2A charger in the Box There is support for Qualcomm quick charge 3.0 which takes around 2 Hours to charge fully. Xiaomi Redmi Note 6  Pro is able to deliver 1 day of battery life with Dual SIM, Data, WiFi, Calls, playing Games with 8-9  Hours of Screen On Time, On Normal usage can get 2 days of Battery life.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro comes in Rose Gold and Blue color priced at Rs 13,999 for 4GB RAM model and Rs 15,999 for 6GB RAM. It offers decent performance, Good camera, Battery Life. Other Options like Honor 8X, Realme 2 Pro, Zenfone Max Pro M2 available with better processor and Design.
Pros


Notch Display
Good Camera's
Battery Life
Decent Performance

Cons

Micro USB
No Fast charger in Box
Ads in MIUI
Old Processor
Old Design

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Asus Zenfone Lite L1 Review

Asus Zenfone Lite L1 is a budget smartphone in India which takes on Redmi 6A, Yu Ace, Lenovo A5  Is this the best phone priced under Rs 6000? Let's find out in our review



Asus ZenFone Lite L1 comes with a Plastic build. On front has a 5.45-inch Display, front facing camera with LED Flash, earpiece, Sensors, On Screen button. power and volume buttons on the right. The SIM tray is on the left which has support for a dedicated microSD card slot. On the back, it has a Single Camera, LED Flash and Asus branding which lacks Fingerprint Scanner. Speaker grill and MicroUSB port on the bottom, 3.5mm audio jack on top. The overall build of phones is good and can be used in Single hand.



It comes with a 5.45-inch HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio which produces good colors and Viewing angle, Display in outdoor conditions is decent auto brightness sensor works fine. it is powered by octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor which is almost 2 years old  It is good considering other phones come with a Quad-core processor. It has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which is expandable using the microSD card slot. performance is good Normal games works fine there is lag slow down, the phone gets warm while playing games like PUBG. Zenfone Lite L1 has support for Face unlock which works fast in daylight, It does not work under low light.



Asus ZenFone Lite L1 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with ZenUI 5.0. Preinstalled apps include Mobile Manager, Weather, File Manager, Themes, Instagram, Facebook, Facebook Messenger some of which can be uninstalled. It comes with Page marker, Twin Apps, Game Genie, Kids mode, Zenmotion gestures and More. The overall user interface is smooth, No details if Lite L1 will be getting Android Pie Update or Not.

ZenFone Lite L1 comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front-facing camera both cameras have LED Flash. Photos captured from rear camera are decent in good lighting .low light, camera performance is average. It can record 1080P Videos, Video performance is decent. There is also support for portrait mode which does not work all time.








Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, GPS, and GLONASS. It does not have support for Dual 4G VoLTEE, Jio VoLTE works fine, Voice call quality is good, Audi output from the speaker is average it comes with an Outdoor mode which helps to increase volume. Zenfone Lite L1 is packed by a  3000mAh  battery with a 5.2W 1A charger in the box which takes around 3 Hours to Charge fully which is able to deliver 12-15 Hours of battery life with 6-7 Hours of Screen on Time on heavy use on normal use battery backup is close to one day.

Asus Zenfone Lite L1 comes in Gold and Black Colors priced at Rs 5999. It offers good performance, Compact Design, Decent battery Life.

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Honor 8X Review

Honor has introduced Honor 8X smartphone which is a Successor to Honor 7X. Honor 8X takes on Realme 2 Pro, Redmi Note 6 Pro, Zenfone Max Pro M2 in India. Here's our review of Honor 8X



In terms of Design, Honor 8X has major improvement compared to Honor 7X. Honor 8X comes with Glass body and has Dual Tone Design which looks premium. It reflects and gives good looks.  On the front it has a 6.5-inch Notch Display, front facing camera, Notification LED and sensors. Volume and power button on the right, Micro USB port, Speaker grill, 3.5mm audio jack on the bottom and SIM Slot on left.


On the Rear, It has Dual Rear Camera, fingerprint scanner and Honor, and AI camera branding. curved edges on the rear give good grip in hand. The phone measures 160.4×76.6×7.8mm and Weight: 175. The phone is bigger, not possible to use in single hand.Glass back attracts a lot of fingerprints and scratches it's better to use TPU case provided in the box. The overall build quality of the device is good.






Honor 8X comes with 6.5-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9 display, It has 91 percent screen-to-body ratio, It has smaller bottom chin compared to other phones in this price range. It does not come with Gorilla Glas protection. Display quality is good in indoor mode produces good colors and viewing angles, In bright sunlight viewing angles, are average even at full brightness. Honor also let you Hide notch if you don't need.


Honor 8X is powered by Kirin 710 12nm Processor with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage and 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage further expandable up to 400GB using a microSD card. In our review, we have used 4GB RAM variant. On AnTuTu Phone Scores 138387 points. Honor 8X has support for GPU Turbo. On performance was smooth No lag during Multitasking. while Playing Games, Phone does get warm while playing games you can feel glass back getting Heat up. Overall performance is good.


Honor 8X comes with  20-megapixel Rear Camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/1.8 aperture and 16-megapixel front-facing camera. The rear camera can shoot 1080P Videos whereas the front is restricted to 720p. The front camera has in display flash. Honor 8X Camera App includes Photo, video, Night mode, Slow-Mo, Panorama, AR Lens, HDR, Time-lapse, AI Mode and More. The Night mode on Honor 8X works is decent. Honor 8X produces good images in daylight conditions, AI Mode helps in some situations, the Low light camera is decent could have been better. front camera selfie is good in daylight even portrait selfies are good low light selfies are average. rear Camera portrait mode lets you change blur effect even after photos are captures, Portrait mode needs improvement. Honor 8X video recording is just average as it does not come with EIS. Honor is expected to add EIS through a software update. Overall camera performance is decent when compared with Realme 2 Pro, Redmi Note 6 Pro and Zenfone Max M2 Pro.

Camera Samples



Honor 8X runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based on EMUI 8.2 Honor 8X comes preloaded with Facebook Messenger, Netflix, Camera360, and More You can uninstall unwanted Apps. Honor 8X comes with Theme App, Dual Apps, Gestures support. EMUI now also has support for App drawer, App loc, One hand mode, Ride mode and More. The user interface is smooth we didn't face any issue. Honor 8X is expected to get EMUI 9.0 based on Android Pie Soon.




Honor 8X Tips, Tricks

Connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, FM radio, GPS/A-GPS, GLONASS, and BeiDou. Support for Dual 4G VoLTE. Sensor's include ambient light sensor, an electronic compass, a gravity sensor, a gyroscope, a proximity sensor, and a fingerprint sensor. Audio quality from the speaker is loud and clear, Voice calls quality is also good, Jio, Vodafone VoLTE works fine there was No issue. Honor 8X has support for face Unlock which does not work in low light. Honor 8X fingerprint Scanner is fast and responsive, It can be used to unlock Apps, Capture Photos



Honor 8X is backed by a  3750mAh battery which comes with 5V/2A Charger which takes 2 hours 30 Min to charge fully from 0-100%, It does not have support for Fast charging. Honor 8X battery is able to deliver One day of battery life with 7 Hours of Screen on time, Use includes playing games, watching Videos, listening music, Calls You can also adjust Screen resolution from HD to FHD,  There is also Power saving mode and ultra power saving mode.


Honor 8X comes in Black. Red and Blue colors priced at Rs. 14999 for 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, 6GB RAM with 64GB storage Rs. 16999 and 6GB RAM with 128GB storage for Rs. 18999. It offers Premium Design, Good performance, Battery Life, Decent Camera. Alternatives Inlcude Realme 2 Pro, Realme U1, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2.

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