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Xiaomi Mi Note Pro Quick Review

As there was many news regarding the launch of new xiaomi devices back in december 2014 and later it was get official that the company will release something big on 15th of Jan 2015. Xiaomi keeps it’s words and today at beijing in an event Xiaomi unveils their new flagships.

Xiaomi unveils two smartphones, Xiaomi Mi Note and it’s pro version Mi Note Pro. The Mi note is a high end offering as it comes with some excellent specs. Mi note comes with a full HD 5.7 inches display, a snapdragon 801 processor with 3GB of Ram. Rest of key specs includes 13MP camera, 4G LTE Cat 6 connectivity and a 3000 mAh battery.

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro quick review

Now coming to today’s topic which is a short and quick review of xiaomi mi note pro. Xiaomi have really increasing their standards day by day and giving their best to take on markets worldwide and up till they have get success in this as they are now the third top smartphone vendor in world.

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro is really a impressive flagship in our views. The Mi note pro features a 64 bit snapdragon 810 octa core processor coupled with Adreno 430 gpu. Same like asus zenfone 2, it is also having the 4GB LPDDR 4 Ram. Xiaomi mi note pro featuring a 5.7″ 2K display at 515 ppi pixels density.

The mi note pro also have a 64GB internal storage and 4G LTE Cat 9 connectivity. The other features is same as the mi note which are a 13MP back camera with OIS feature and a 4MP front facing camera. The operating system in both models are same that is xiaomi very own customized UI ‘MIUI 6’ based on the android 4.4.4 kitkat. It will be soon available at retail price of 3299 yuan ($530 usd).

xiaomi mi note pro specs and looks

 

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Alcatel Pop 2 Review

As the CES 2015 recently get held at las vegas in which we have seen a lot of smart devices and other electrical products getting showcased by the respective companies. Many companies announced different affordable phones in CES 2015 although they are not discussed as much as the big innovative smartphones like LG G Flex 2.

Alcatel is one of the companies who announced affordable devices. Alcatel in CES 2015, announced their new affordable android lollipop phones lineup which consists of two tablets and a smartphone. The two tablets are Pop 8s tablet and pop 10 tablet and both are the Quadcore tablets. The smartphone which is introduced by Alcatel is the alcatel pop 2 which we are going to review today.

Alcatel Pop 2 comes with three different sizes, 4 inch wvga, 4.5 inch fwvga and 5 inches respectively. These all three have same features except that the 4 and 4.5 inches models have 5MP cameras rest all features are same as the 5 inches model. Although 5 inches one have further two editions one having the same fwvga display and 5mp camera whereas the other one have HD display and 8MP camera.

The pop 2 features a 5.0 inches 720p IPS display and a elegant stylish look with premium material. It is just 8.9mm thick and weigh 151 gram. It have curvy edges which helps to grip it easily.

Alcatel Pop 2 is powered by a 64 Bit snapdragon 410 Quadcore processor clocked at 1.2Ghz. It’s processor is coupled with a adreno 306 GPU and backed up by 1GB of RAM. The internal storage which this premium version offers is 8GB which can be expandable up to 32GB via micro sdcard.

It have the 8MP camera with features like Autofocus,  DIS, HDR etc.It’s camera can record FHD videos at 30fps. The pop 2 also have a front camera of 2MP for selfies and video calling.

Two of the key features of alcatel pop 2 is it’s battery which is 2500mAh Li-ion battery and the new android version i.e, 5.0 lollipop which comes as the default operating system. The other noticeable features are the 3G and 4G LTE connectivity.

Alcatel did not reveal the price and availability for pop 2 but according to the rumors it will be soon available during the Q1 2015. So we just have to wait for the final verdict on price and availability from the company until then keep visiting us for more updates. You can also subscribe to our newsletter by entering your email in sidebar feed portion to get all our latest articles right in your inbox.

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Xiaomi Mi4 LTE Review

We have choose today the latest flagship specs smartphone ‘Xiaomi MI4 LTE’ which is a new entry in Xiaomi smartphone lineup. We have also reviewed Redmi Note 4G of the same company and now we are coming with the Xiaomi Mi4 LTE Review.

Xiaomi have really be the smartphone vendor which get the popularity in very short time. The reason behind all of these success is the quality and the service which the company offers to its users. Xiaomi have already announced its Mi 4 smartphone back in this year with hope of leaving behind apple. Xiaomi is currently the number three smartphone selling company in the world after Apple and Samsung at number 1 and 2 positions respectively.

Xiaomi this month announced a new smartphone with some excellent specs with not so high price. The latest smartphone is the successor of Mi 4 and labelled as Xiaomi Mi4 LTE. So now come to the specs which this phone comes with.

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Xiaomi Mi4 Lte comes with a 5 inches Full HD 1080p IPS display which have 441 ppi pixel density. It have the sleek and stylish design which you will definitely want to feel. It is designed with aluminium premium body which is of only 140g and is 139.2×68.5×8.9 mm thick. The panel is pretty much easier to grip and hold in hand.

Mi 4 LTE have the powerful beast hardware. It is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quadcore krait 400 processor clocked at 2.5Ghz to give some furiously fast and the speeds which you have never feel before. Mi 4 LTE have 3GB of RAM and a Adreno 330 GPU to couple it’s processor.

It have 16GB of internal memory which is not expandable and it have 3080mAh battery to give you the 2 days on battery backup and it is non removable Li-ion battery. Xiaomi Mi 4 LTE have a great 13MP back camera having the features like autofocus, dual-LED flash, 1/3” sensor size, panorama and HDR. Its back camera can record 2k HD videos that is [email protected] It have a 8MP front camera with led flash to take clearer selfies and video calling and can record full HD videos that is [email protected]

Xiaomi Mi 4 LTE runs on Google android OS and the version which comes built in is 4.4.3 kitkat. Xiaomi smartphones are also known for the customized OS which comes with them that is MIUI ROM. MIUI is the after market firmware or ROM just like cyanogenmod which is highly customized and have the clean UI with some tweaks. The version of MIUI which this smartphone is running is MIUI V5.

Some of other key features of xiaomi mi 4 lte are 4G LTE connectivity, 3G, GSM and Fast battery charging with Quick Charge 2.0 technology. We are sharing specs sheet below.

ProsCons
Android 5.0 LollipopAverage camera result
Decent battery timing with big 3000 mAh batterynon-removable battery
Brilliant performance with 2GB RAMnon specified CPU chipset
Budget friendly, Dual SimOnly comes in silver color

Xiaomi Mi 4 LTE comes in only one color which is white and can be shipped region wise. It’s general price in US dollars is 419$ USD which is not so high as compared to the specs which this smartphone offers, only the cons we get to know is the internal storage is 16GB which is very low and can not be expandable which is another cons rest it is beast indeed.

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Xiomi Redmi Note 4G Review

Xiaomi is a chinese smartphone manufacturer and it’s headquarters are based in beijing. Xiaomi has limited availability worldwide as compared to samsung. But despite of this, xiaomi has become very popular among masses and is now one of the top smartphone vendors.

According to latest reports, Xiaomi has become the 3rd largest smartphone manufacterer and distributor after samsung and iphone.

The Redmi note is one of the newest series which is released by xiaomi. One comes with no 4G connectivity and hence labelled as ‘Xiaomi Redmi Note’ and the other one which comes with 4G connectivity is labelled as ‘Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G’.

Display & Design

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© Xiaomi

Xiaomi note 4g rocking a 5.5 inches HD IPS display with a curvy decent look. You all be thinking that 720p with 5.5″ is a joke but its fine with this phone. Its display is bright and color reproduction is quite good.

Glossy plastic is all around the redmi note 4g which helps user to hold this phone with good grip. Its look good and pretty in the price tag which it comes with.

Performance

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©Cellphones.ca

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G is powered by a 1.6 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor which is coupled with 2GB of RAM. A phone having such hardware specs is consider to be a excellent phone in respect to performance. You can play any game on it and do lag free browsing in same time.

Camera

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©Android Central

Redmi note 4g houses a excellent 13MP rear camera which can photos at resolution of 4128×3096  pixels. It also have a 5MP front shooter for selfies. The rest of features and optimization it’s camera have are led flash, Auto-Focus, Geo-tagging & HDR. The redmi note 4g supports full HD video recording at 30fps.

Storage & Battery

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©Techattack

Xiaomi redmi note 4g have 8GB internal memory on board which can be expanded to 64GB via sdcard. Its clear that 2GB will taken by system and 6GB will be available for user.

Xiaomi have done a great job in battery section. The redmi note 4g have 3200mAh big battery which can give standby time on 3G upto 775 hours without recharging and can give talk time up to 38 hours on 2G and up to 14 hours on 3G. Its battery is really amazing and powerful.

Key Features

Rest of the key features of redmi note 4g includes single sim, 3G & 4G connectivity with latest networks available. The redmi note 4g also have USB otg support and wifi direct. Dual-band wifi and bluetooth 4.0 le is also there for energy efficiency and faster wifi connects.

Operating System

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© MIUI , Xiaomi

If we review any xiaomi phone and doesn’t talk about its operating system then it will not be fair. Xiaomi smartphones comes with MIUI ROM as the default/stock ROM in them.

MIUI is the 2nd most used and famous custom ROM among the users and geeks in android world. MIUI offers some great features with it including a clean and color blurry UI which attracts users to flash these ROMs.

The redmi note 4g comes with MIUI V5 based on android 4.4.2 kitkat. MIUI V5 is colorful and offers some great customization. The users who owns xiaomi devices have edge on other users that they don’t have to root their devices and then flash miui rom to enjoy.

Final Verdict

So in the end we will tell our verdict on this device. Xiaomi redmi note 4g is overall a excellent phone. The hardware is amazing and solid and software is sleek and well optimized. This phone is great and big in the low price tag. Xiaomi Note 4G is available on XiaomiShop.com for $179.99 +Shipping charges in US and currently in pakistan Allmytech.pk is offering this device for 21000 PKR.

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Future Of Windows 10 Will Be Revealed In January

Windows is a operating system which was mainly used in computers in early days but as the time pass, it comes installed in laptops and mobile phones. Microsoft is inventor of this OS which is owned by famous ‘Bill Gates’.

Windows have different versions specified and announced by years. Windows 98, Vista, windows 2000, windows xp, windows 7 and windows 8.1 are the different versions which was released by the company as year passed by. The latest stable version is 8.1 whereas microsoft has already announced its windows 10 preview which is just a testing run and idea which is going to be filtered and then announced as ‘Windows 10’.

If we talk about its preview and discuss some features or options it have than the first thing we will discuss is the re-arrival of ”Start” button which was excluded from windows 8.1 update. It has more core features like switching between applications is no more boring and it has more unified UI.

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© Microsoft, TechRadar

As there was many rumors about the release date and all final verdicts which is going to be in windows 10 so company has just announced that all will be revealed on 21 january 2015.

Microsoft will hold an event to reveal the future of windows 10. A company official wrote on the blog post that they are very excited to tell everyone about the next features in windows 10.

Microsoft first revealed the first technical preview of windows 10 in september but despite of it there is still many questions to be answered. Some say that microsoft is thinking to charge users for windows.

We are geared up for the official release of windows 10 and very excited to hands on this OS. Keep visiting us for more updates.

 

 

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iPad Pro Release Date, Specifications [Leaks]

Since Apple has added two new iPhone’s to the collection in all over the world, as these iPhones are sold in great ratio. This collection of two new phone include iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6. As after launching these phones Apple launches new firmware for use with these iPhones which have retina display for all devices and other new devices which had launched or have comp-ability to support the new iOS 8.

Now it seems that Apple will launch new iPad to the collection of iPad which is named as “iPad Pro”. This iPad Pro is inspired by the design or shape of iPhone 6. There are some initially reports which have known for iPad Pro is that it will be also have a larger display with minor increase of size than others. It will be an over sized pad with 12.9-inch display but after release it is confirmed that it will have the 12.2-inch display.

iPad Pro Release Date, Specifications [Leaks]

iPad Pro is to beat the Surface Pro 3,

As rumors says that Apple is developing new product for launching. According to Japanese Report iPad Pro will be similar in size of the Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3. It is expecting that iPad Pro will be Much thicker than the iPad Air 2. More details about the iPad is that this iPad inspired by the sleek design of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, its 7-mm thickness. The iPhone 6 is 6.9 millimeters thick on the other side iPhone 6 Plus has thickness of 7.1 millimeters, noted Slash Gear.

iPad Pro Release Date, Specifications [Leaks]

According to MacOtakara iPad Pro will also similar in design of iPad Air 2 and it shall most likely include a pair of speakers as well as two microphones will be placed, one at the top and other at the bottom of the iPad. The device will also have a stereo jack for use with speakers or headphones likely as of others. iPad will support a large powered battery which would take half amount of space inside the casing.

MacOtakara also mentioned some addition of new features something like Macbook-inspired iSight camera, a   relocated Touch ID sensor similar to a Macbook Air LCD panel, and a Lightning connector.

By the news iPad Pro will be launched in the middle year of 2015 and it will be hit in the market and expected for great amount of sold. Hope this iPad will not be flopped as like of others.

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Htc Desire 620 Specs And Price

HTC  was very famous in starting days when android smartphones becoming popular among masses but unfortunately in result of the popularity of samsung and the increase in number of local smartphone companies decrease the popularity and as well as the revenue of the HTC.

Htc is struggling in local markets around the globe. For example if we talk about the sale of htc smartphones in pakistan than we have to say that according to market stats till march 2014, Htc has only 1% market share which is very low while a local mediatek smartphone selling company ‘QMobile’ has a 54.1% market share.

The thing which we above discussed are not only for pakistani market but htc have similar sale rate in local markets of different countries.  HTC trying to struggle in markets by releasing bigger flagships but unfortunately they are not able to attract people as samsung does.

HTC is now targeting the Asian market first and releasing its first smartphone with mediatek chipset in taiwan. There was rumors about ‘HTC Desire 620’ in earlier days but now company finally make this amazing smartphone with affordable price official.

Talking about its key specs we must mention here that desire 620 have two(2) models, one is snapdragon powered and is priced at 6990 TWD($225) and the other one is mediatek powered which is cheaply priced at 4990 TWD($160).

Htc Desire 620 features a 64-bit Quadcore snapdragon 410 processor with LTE connectivity while the other model desire 620G comes with a 1.3 GHz Octa-Core Mediatek processor which doesn’t supports LTE connectivity.

Despite of chipset differences, desire 620 and 620G offers similar features. Both models comes with 5.0 inches HD display, Dual sim connectivity, 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera for taking clear selifes. Both models offers 1GB RAM and 8GB Internal storage which is expandable.

Desire 620 and 620G both have 2100Mah battery and both are running on android 4.4 kitkat with sense UI 6.

Specs Sheet :

ProsCons
Totally works offline It can't do the high level and extra complicated math
Can solve intermediate math problems easily You should have average penmanship to get math problem recognized
Free & no in-app purchases Many people complains about the focus problem
Step by Step guides and tutorials You can solve short math faster than it in some cases

Desire 620 will be on sale from 1 december while the 620G will be avaialble in mid of december.  About its international availability there is no word from company or source. Stay tuned for more updates.

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Google Nexus 9 Review

Google launched its most premium Tablet ever, Meet the all new Google Nexus 9. Built by HTC, Powered by NVIDIA and Refined by the best of Google’s Android Lollipop. Google Nexus 9 is a real powerhouse with an overall brilliant build. The Tablet is rocking a 8.9 inch Diagonally measured IPS LCD, 1536 x 2048 pixels which makes pixel density of 281 Pixels per inch.

Camera and Optics

The Tablet has an 8 Mega-Pixels Rear facing Camera, with 1080P video Recording Capability. An LED Flash light to light up darker scenes, AutoFocus, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face detection etc. The Front facing camera is a 1.6 Mega-Pixels which is also capable of recording 720P Video.

Processing Power

The tablet is rocking a 64-bit architecture based Chip from NVIDIA which is a Dual-Core Chip having Maximum Clock Speed upto 2.3GHz. For the Graphics, Nexus 9 has Kepler DX1 which has more then the power Required to render 3D graphics at marvellous Frame-Rate. Gaming on the New Nexus 9 is really a fun to play, all thanks to the Front-Firing HTC’s BoomSound stereo Speakers.

HTC Nexus 9 has 2 GB of RAM which is more then enough for any task on the new Android Lollipop.

Connectivity

Nexus 9 comes in two network options, Wi-Fi Only and LTE. The modem used in the LTE version of the Nexus 9 is Qualcomm® Gobi™ modem, it has support for LTE/HSPA+/EV-DO/GSM. You can make phone Calls as well from the LTE version. Other Connectivity goodies include, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, apt-X, NFC and USB 2.0

Sensors

Nexus 9  has all the basic sensors required in a tablet. It includes GPS, Ambient light sensor for auto brightness adjustment, Gyroscope for keeping the record of all 3D movements and best for Motio-sensitive Games, Accelerometer for Auto-Rotate, Magnetometer for digital Compass.

Battery

The Nexus 9 is backed-up with a 6700 mAh Non-Replaceable battery which is capable of providing
Wi-Fi Browsing Up to 9.5 hours, LTE Browsing Up to 8.5 hours, Video Playback Up to 9.5 hours, Wi-Fi Standby Up to 30 days, LTE Standby  Up to 30 days
Note: All of the Timings mentioned above are claimed by Google.

Final Verdict

Google Nexus 9 is, No Doubt, the best of its kind Tablet. Google has took a step ahead and produced 64-bit powered Nexus tablet. We recommend you to wait a little as the Nexus 9 is Introduced at a very high price, $399.99 for 16GB Wi-FI Only Model which is not a small amount.

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