The cheapest foldable, but is it worth the price?

Foldable smartphones are intriguing. They were the biggest departure from candy-bar smartphones in years but adoption rates have been low. Even though more and more consumers are buying foldables yearly, the exorbitant prices are an obvious deterrent to mass adoption. Enter the Tecno Phantom V Fold 5G. Priced at ₹88,888, the Tecno Phantom V Fold … Read more

Google Pixel 7A Review: Unmatched cameras under ₹50,000

The Pixel ‘a’ series has always been sought-after amongst Stock Android fans that want to enjoy Pixel’s clean user interface without breaking the bank. Google has now introduced the brand-new Pixel 7a at ₹43,999 in India. While this is definitely a more palatable price, for the Indian audience, than the ₹70,000 price tag carried by … Read more

Samsung Galaxy M14 5G Review: Standout budget 5G smartphone

It has been merely three years since the first ever all-5G smartphone launched. Coincidently, it was a Samsung flagship device – the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. However, being a premium device, it was exorbitantly priced. Fast forward to 2023, when 5G smartphones have been democratised and are available across price segments, it is hard to … Read more

HP Pavilion x360 14-ek1010TU 13th Gen Core i5-1335U (2023) Review: Portable, efficient, and versatile

The new HP Pavilion Plus x360 14 has finally been launched and I have a lot to talk about it. Particularly about its crystal clear 5MP camera, the manual shutter it comes with, and the overall package that is this 2-in-1 thin and light HP laptop. Firstly, the laptop is now powered by the Intel 13th … Read more

Sony WH-CH720N Review: Making top-tier ANC accessible

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve had the chance to review a pair of headphones from Sony’s WH-CH lineup. While all the fervour usually surrounds the launches of the wildly-popular WH-1000X series, I feel like the WH-CH series is often criminally overlooked by Sony fans and general audio enthusiasts. The Sony WH-CH lineup boasts … Read more

Premium design on a budget

So smartphones under Rs 10,000 are not the most sought after in the market. In a budget of about Rs 8,000, people don’t really get a lot. However, there are a few offerings from known brands that promise quite a lot at an entry-level. The latest entry-level offering from Poco, the Poco C51 is the … Read more

Amazon Echo Dot (5th Gen, 2023) Review: Great for the price

Amazon has had a stronghold in the smart devices market with their Echo line of products. The latest in their line of Echo smart speakers, powered by their homegrown assistant Alexa is the Amazon Echo Dot (5th Gen, 2023). This tiny spherical speaker comes loaded with features and makes for a nifty addition to your smart … Read more

An incremental update in a competitive space

Making transparent tech is something that Carl Pei’s Nothing has mastered since the launch of their first pair of TWS earbuds, the Nothing Ear (1), back in 2021. Since then, the brand has branched out into making smartphones and has released another pair of TWS earbuds, the Nothing Ear (stick). Due to the unique design … Read more

Gets more than just the price right

It hasn’t been too long since OnePlus entered the mid-range segment of the market with its Nord series of phones. Since its entry, we have seen strong growth for the company in this segment, with the more expensive Nord and the slightly affordable Nord CE Lite range of phones selling like hotcakes across the country.  … Read more