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HUAWEI Mate 10 Series Launched in Pakistan

HUAWEI Mate 10 Series Launched in Pakistan

HUAWEI has introduced its HUAWEI Mate 10 Series in Pakistan – thereby heralding a Superphone era in the country. The new HUAWEI Mate 10 lite, HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro are a gamechanger in smartphone innovation and photography. The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series continues its legacy of superior product performance and long-lasting battery life, while integrating new Leica Dual-Camera technology. The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro go beyond smart with its AI application ecosystem. Powered by the Kirin 970 System-on-a-Chip (SoC) processor, it has an 8-core CPU, a next-gen 12-core GPU, and a dedicated Neural Processing Unit (NPU) to power AI computing tasks. Not only does it make the smartphone intelligent with personalized AI applications, but delivers a faster, stronger and seamless smartphone experience to users. It also features a Leica SUMMILUX-H dual camera with f/1.6 aperture, combining 12MP RGB sensor and a 20MP Monochrome sensor. An intelligent AI helps recognize objects and adjusts the settings accordingly to take the best image. The HUAWEI Mate 10 lite is the world’s first quad-camera smartphone with a 5.9” FullView display. Both the rear and front cameras have high resolution 16 and 13-megapixels sensors respectively, paired with a secondary two-megapixel camera each. Both dual-lens cameras feature hardware-level bokeh effect for crisper, cleaner and more artistic photos and improved performance in low-light situations. With such topline features, it was only fitting to have renowned personalities associated with the brand. For HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro, avant-garde photographer – Tapu Javeri has been roped in as he embodies the photographic prowess that is synonymous with the device. For HUAWEI Mate 10 lite, Urwa Hocane is the perfect mate for she loves taking stunning selfies of herself – something that the device is aptly designed for. Speaking at the launch event, Mr. Blueking, General Manager, Huawei Consumer Business Group Pakistan said: “With the launch of HUAWEI Mate 10 Series, we are initiating an era of intelligent smartphones in Pakistan. These devices are trendsetters in the industry through their innovation, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and remarkable photographic capabilities. The AI in HUAWEI Mate 10 Series enhances user experience, provides valuable services and improves product performance. Whereas, the four cameras on HUAWEI Mate 10 lite redefine photography as we know it, and take spectacular photos.” The HUAWEI Mate 10 lite is available in Graphite Black, Prestige Gold and Aurora Black for PKR 29,999/- while people can get their hands on the HUAWEI Mate 10 for PKR 69,999/- in Black and Mocha Brown. The Mate 10 Pro comes in Midnight Blue and Mocha Brown for PKR...

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Introducing the QMobile Z12 Pro – [Hands-On Review]

Introducing the QMobile Z12 Pro – [Hands-On Review]

QMobile has been in the market for quite a long time now and it has seen its ups and downs. This year they came up with a plethora of devices and a few stood out, one of them being the Z12 Pro. After using the device for a few days, I was quite happy (Sigh of Relief) with how QMobile has evolved in terms of feel and software smoothness. Ok! so diving right in, the QMobile Z12 Pro comes with a 5.5 inch FHD (1920×1080) display, with  a full metal body, bottom grill speakers and a fingerprint scanner. The device has a good grip, especially with the transparent back cover you get with the device. The device has dual sim capabilities, so you don’t need to carry another device for your office number. Qmobile have been generous enough to slip in an OTG cable in the box as well (for full details you can check out our un-boxing video). The FHD IPS LCD display is quite sharp, but you need to increase the brightness to around 80% to see it in bright sunlight. The sound on the device is pretty good, thanks to the DTS  integration, you can actually hear the difference when it is activated or not. On the power front, this mid ranger is no slouch, it runs on an 1.3 Ghz Media Tek Octa Core processor with 3GB of RAM, multi-tasking is very much do-able without a hitch, but some graphic heavy games such as Mortal Kombat X did tend to show a slight sign of lag, which you could easily look past if you are not a heavy gamer. The Z12 Pro comes with 32GB of storage (no 16GB model..YESS!!!) which is more than enough for hoarding pics,music,videos or just apps.If that is not enough you can always add a microSD card (upto 64GB) to bump up the storage. The device runs on Android 6.0.1 out of the box with QMobile’s own theme on it, so you get all the Android Marshmallow goodies with it with some additional benefits from the theme. Now looking at the camera’s on this device, the 13MP main camera, was able to take some really nice macro-shots and even some landscape shot as well, but again lighting is very important, so if you want to take low-light photos, you can get pictures but not as good as some of it competitors. We have taken some sample shots, so you can decide for yourself. The front 8MP camera comes with a flash, and to be really honest, it happily surprised me, the selfies came out pretty great. Finally the device runs on a 3,150 mAh battery...

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Huawei announces Limited Edition Porsche Design Mate 9

Huawei announces Limited Edition Porsche Design Mate 9

Huawei have been one of the most successful Chinese OEMs in recent times with. Not only are they now the third largest smartphone manufacturers in the world, the company strives on a plethora of some of the most beautiful looking devices we have come across. The latest entrant to their already impressive lineup of devices is the Huawei Mate 9, the company’s flagship device of the year. Following the success of its predecessor the Huawei Mate 8, the company has upped the notch this time around by launching not one but two variants of the Huawei Mate 9. One of which is a limited edition Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design phone. This gorgeous device not only looks amazing, it packs a punch in the hardware front as well. The Mate 9 Porsche Design phone sports a 5.5″ QHD 534ppi AMOLED display, the company’s much renowned and latest Kirin 960 chipset, 6GB RAM, 256GB of non-expandable storage, dual Leica-branded cameras, one features a 12MP color sensor while the other is a 20MP black & white sensor, an 8MP front shooter, a massive 4000mAh battery and runs on Android 7.0 with Huawei’s own customized EMUI . On the camera front, the duo is the second generation camera of what was found in the Huawei P9 and thanks to the Kirin 960, it’s able to capture 4K video which the P9 couldn’t do. Another new addition is Hybrid Zoom, which is a 2x digital zoom that uses information from both camera sensors. Huawei has overhauled its EMUI Android skin (based on Android 7.0) for the phones’ launch, giving it a fresh and simplified look with more blues and whites and reducing menu clutter. It certainly looks better than older versions of EMUI, and Huawei is also giving users the option of using an app drawer — rather than enforcing its previous iOS-inspired system of app-placement where everything you install has to find a place on the home screen. The company says it’s also introduced a number of software tweaks, including a machine learning-powered system which watches how you use the phone and changes the allocation of processing power accordingly. Huawei’s promise is that the Mate 9 which actually gets faster the more you use it — the opposite of what happens with most Android phones — and the company claims internal tests have found that performance improved by as much as 8 percent over 10,000 hours of simulated use. And all of this is powered by the company’s new octa-core Kirin 960 system-on-chip, which supports the Vulkan API for improved graphical crunch. With all the added juice along with the Porsche Design and Leica brand affiliations, the device does come...

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The ZTE ZMax Pro is a $99 phone with amazing specs

The ZTE ZMax Pro is a $99 phone with amazing specs

Chinese OEM’s have been dominating the smartphone market in recent times and have (in many cases) given the well established “big names” a good run for their money. Brands such as Xiaomi, Huawei, Oppo etc. have been creating strides not just in the Asian markets but all over the world. Another significant name to join the family is ZTE, a well recognized name across China and other regions. On July 18th, the company held a mega rooftop launch event in New York where they announced the ZTE ZMAX Pro which could very well be considered as currently the best budget friendly smartphone in the world. Priced at just $99, this beast has a lot to offer. The device sports a 6” full HD 1080p Gorilla Glass 3 display, 2GB RAM, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 Processor, 32GB of onboard storage with additional support for SD card, a 13MP rear camera, a 5MP front camera, a 3400mAh battery, finger print scanner and runs on Android Marshmallow. The device is also the first budget phone which supports USB-Type C along with quick charging functionality and is available for pre-order now. The first 5000 orders will be shipped with a stylish leather wallet case so if you’re on the lookout for a new phone without burning a big hole in your pockets, then the ZTE ZMax is definitely the phone you are looking for. Head on over to ZTE’s website and place your orders today. ZTE ZMAX Pro Specs at a Glance 6-inch 1080p Gorilla Glass 3 display Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor 2GB RAM 32GB internal storage w/ micro SD card slot Fingerprint sensor (rear facing) 13MP / 5MP cameras USB Type C 3,400mAh battery Quick Charging technology Android 6.0 Marshmallow   Introducing ZMAX PRO! Exclusively at @MetroPCS, for only $99! #LoveMyZMax pic.twitter.com/jY8HOkYTWR — ZTE USA (@ZTE_USA) July 18,...

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Infinix Hot 3 – Hands on Review

Infinix Hot 3 – Hands on Review

Infinix has done an exceptional job in bringing great devices for more than reasonable prices. Most of which do not require you to burn a hole in your pocket to get. The latest in their range of extremely budget friendly devices is the Infinix Hot 3, which costs less than $100 (PKR 9,999) which is great considering the specs. We got our hands on a test unit and took it out for a swirl. Starting things off, the Infinix Hot 3 comes with a 5.5 inch 720p HD display (267 ppi), which is quite sharp, and the colors pop out really well especially the blacks. Watching videos on YouTube on the big display is a lot of fun as well. The screen is bright enough to be used in strong sunlight, but in order to do so the brightness level has to be put on max. The device feels quite premium, even though it has a full plastic body. The curved back sure does help this cause. Despite the size of the device, one handed use is fairly easy, though a back cover would be recommended for better grip.   Under the hood lies a MediaTek MT6580 1.3GHz Quad-core processor with a Mali400-MP2 GPU which is powerful enough to handle everyday apps. Multi-tasking (max 5 apps) is not too bad either, though there are times when the 1GB RAM does fall short, especially when playing graphic intensive games such as Angry Birds Action or Mortal Kombat X. The games work well enough, it is the occasion lag which gets to you. (Well it does to me at least), Games like candy crush work very smoothly though (Yes candy crush fans out there rejoice!). While sticking with hardware for the time being the Infinix Hot 3 comes with 16GB in built storage, with microSD card support (up to 32GB) which is great considering the price of the device. Now lets talk about the cameras, the Infinix Hot 3 comes with a 8MP shooter at the back with phase detection and HDR support and a 2MP wide angle camera in the front.  The great thing about this device is that, the front camera also has flash, which is great news for selfies lovers. The pictures come out quite sharp during the day, even the night shots are decent enough. Beauty Mode, Panorama and Night Mode are the other features you get in the camera software. Voice Capture, Smile Recognition and Gesture Recognition help you in taking group selfies. The Infinix Hot 3 runs on a 3000mAh battery, which I must say gives a pretty good backup. The device easily lasts a whole day with light to moderate...

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LG teases new ” Always On” mode for the upcoming G5

LG teases new ” Always On” mode for the upcoming G5

We’re exactly 10 days away from one of the biggest mobile events of the year, the annual extravagant Mobile World Congress that’s taking place in Barcelona, Spain. Till now we have heard major announcements from both the South Korean tech giants Samsung and LG who have both opted to launch their new flagship devices of the year, the Samsung GALAXY S7 and the LG G5. A few days back we had shared some of the leaked images of what Samsung’s next beast is going to look like but today we are going to take a closer look at one of the new features that is expected to come with the LG G5 – The “Always On” display mode. The company has posted an official teaser GIF image showing the new feature with a semi-lit display where we can see the time, date and the latest notifications. As far as the devices tech specs are concerned, the G5 is rumored to house the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with 4gb RAM and a dual lens camera. The details of which will be revealed in a few days as soon as we get any further insights so do stick around for more. So are you guys as excited as us about the MWC 2016 ? Do share your thoughts in the comments below. Cheers...

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