Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with MediaTek Helio X20

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with MediaTek Helio X20

As a member of Xiaomi’s more affordable Redmi series, the Note 4 does not have a curved screen, a ceramic body, or the latest flagship hardware like Xiaomi’s more expensive models, but it does pack a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a 13MP camera with PDAF into a solid-feeling aluminum chassis. This report is more concerned with its

Asus X00GD with 4,850mAh battery and Android 7.0 clears TENAA

Asus X00GD with 4,850mAh battery and Android 7.0 clears TENAA

A new Asus smartphone has been certified by the Chinese telecommunication authority TENAA. Listed as X00GD, the device is powered by an SoC with octa-core 1.5GHz processor, and sports a 5.2-inch HD display. RAM options include 2/3/4GB, while storage options include 16/32/64GB. In terms of camera, the phone features a 13MP rear unit and an 8MP front shooter. Measuring 149.5 73.7 8.85mm and weighing in

iPhone Users Complaining of Battery Life Issues After iOS 10.1.1 Update

iPhone Users Complaining of Battery Life Issues After iOS 10.1.1 Update

Some iPhone Users Complaining of Battery Life Issues After iOS 10.1.1 HighlightsUsers are facing battery issues after upgrading to iOS version 10.1.1 Phones reportedly shutting down abruptly from 30 percent battery level Switching off Raise to Wake feature fixed issue for some users Even though the battery capacity on Apple’s devices is not impressive when compared on paper with its Android competitors, the optimisation of hardware with iOS ensures that the battery life is never a concern for the users. However, the iOS 10.1.1 update has reportedly broken this perfect blend between hardware and the software for some users, resulting in certain…

LeEco Pro 3 said to pack in 5,000mAh battery in 7mm thin body

LeEco Pro 3 said to pack in 5,000mAh battery in 7mm thin body

The LeEco Pro 3, which was spotted on AnTuTu around a week ago, will pack in a huge 5,000mAh battery, according to a new rumor out of China. The phone will feature a 7mm thin body, which is quite impressive considering such a large battery. The new rumor also says that the handset will come with a new software focused on video as well as social integration. Specs-wise, rumors say the Pro 3 will be powered by Snapdragon

Huawei V8 Max visits TENAA: giant 6.6″ QHD AMOLED display, 4,400mAh battery

Huawei V8 Max visits TENAA: giant 6.6″ QHD AMOLED display, 4,400mAh battery

Pushing the boundaries of what still passes for a phone, the Honor V8 Max has been certified by the Chinese regulator TENAA. This 6.6-inch phablet will compete with the likes of Xiaomi Mi Max, Lenovo Phab2 Pro/Plus, and Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra for the hearts of those who type, browse and watch more than they talk. The Honor V8 Max features a 6.6-inch QuadHD AMOLED display – apparently Huawei’s reluctance to go beyond 1080p had to be

GIGABYTE Aero 14: Thin Gaming Laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M and 10-Hour Battery Life

GIGABYTE Aero 14: Thin Gaming Laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M and 10-Hour Battery Life

GIGABYTE has introduced its new Aero 14 gaming laptop, which weds a relatively thin form-factor with high-performance components such as an Intel Skylake-H CPU, and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M GPU, along with a high-resolution display and a  claim of a 10-hour battery life. The new notebooks are designed for those who would like to have decent performance in games, but who are not

Huawei P9 battery life

Huawei P9 battery life

Huawei’s latest flagship – the P9 – comes with a 5.2″ IPS 1080p display and is powered by a newer Kirin 955 chip with an octa-core processor, efficient Mali-T880 MP4 GPU and 3GB of RAM. It has a sealed 3,000 mAh battery. The supplied charger is a regular 5V/2A, but that’s still enough to fill about 35% of the battery in half an hour. The phone runs on Android Marshmallow with the latest Emotion 4.1 launcher. Huawei

Display and Battery Life in the Razer Blade 14″ 1080p (2015)

Display and Battery Life in the Razer Blade 14″ 1080p (2015)

  A few months ago, we reviewed the Razer Blade 14” (2015) which we found to be a great laptop for those that wanted something thin and light but could still be used as a gaming PC. However, one of the big questions that was left unanswered with that review was whether the 1080p version of the laptop would have advantages in battery life, and whether the display was of the same quality

Intex Aqua Power: It’s All About the Battery

Intex Aqua Power: It’s All About the Battery

We’ve seen a spate of low-cost phones with large batteries launching in the past few weeks, and it’s a trend we’re very happy about. For too long, the emphasis has been on cutting phones down to make them as slim as possible, which has meant major compromises in terms of battery life. At least customers can now choose utility over style. The Intex Aqua Power is a surprisingly affordable phone which boasts of not

iPad mini 4: a smaller battery inside

iPad mini 4: a smaller battery inside

Apple’s last keynote witnessed the announcement of a couple of iPhones, the iPad Pro and next-gen Apple TV, and in between those the iPad mini 4 got a few brief moments of its own. It was described to have the iPad Air 2 performance in a mini enclosure, but that’s marketing talk and nothing beats a good old-fashioned teardown. Specialists in the field from iFixit have taken an iPad mini 4 to pieces and report their findings. They

Lenovo A6000: A Budget Smartphone With Impressive Battery Life

Lenovo A6000: A Budget Smartphone With Impressive Battery Life

Even before major telecom players such as Reliance Jio and Vodafone roll out their 4G networks on a nation-wide scale, brands including Xiaomi, Micromax (Yu Televentures) and Lenovo are looking to introduce budget 4G-enabled smartphones in the Indian market. Looking at the enthusiasm of these companies we can be assured of one thing – at least someone is optimistic that 4G will be adopted rapidly. China-based

Lava Iris Fuel 60: Great Battery, Good Value

Lava Iris Fuel 60: Great Battery, Good Value

It looks like all brands are now slowly waking up to the reality of battery-life issues with Android smartphones. We saw how Sony managed to squeeze life out of the batteries inside the Xperia Z3 Compact and Xperia Z3. And, by the virtue of its colossal 5000mAh battery, the Gionee Marathon M3 also managed to last longer than a lot of other smartphones in its price range. There was

Snapchat’s latest update is killing your phone’s battery

Snapchat’s latest update is killing your phone’s battery

Update: Since first publication, Snapchat has pushed through another update on Android but it doesn’t seem to have fixed the problem. We’ve even found a few more cases of Snapchat draining the phone battery hard. Those using the LG G4 seem to be suffering from the battery drain and some people on Reddit have also claimed it is affecting the Nexus 6. Our testing on the HTC One M9, iPhone 6 and iPhone 5s