Acer Teases New Nitro 5 and Spin 1 Laptops, Iconia Tablets

Acer Teases New Nitro 5 and Spin 1 Laptops, Iconia Tablets

Options inside include Intel Core i5 or i7 processors and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics, or an AMD option with A-series processors and Radeon RX550 graphics. There’s a hybrid drive configuration that you can max out with a 512GB SSD and a 2TB hard disk, and the Nitro 5 supports up to 32GB of DR4 2400MHz memory.

User-adjustable fan control and a 15.6-inch Full HD display round out the spec sheet. The only thing we don’t know yet is how much the Nitro 5 will cost or when it will go on sale, although Acer plans to announce those details shortly. Continue reading

Samsung Galaxy S8+

Samsung Galaxy S8+

7-inch tablets are considered small-screen, while 8.9-inch tablets and above are considered large-screen. Apple’s iPads, Amazon’s Fire, and Samsung’s tablets all come in small- and large-screen iterations. And more than ever, phones are blurring the lines with tablets. Big smartphones (or phablets) like the 6.2-inch Samsung Galaxy S8+ are challenging the need to even carry a separate tablet. Continue reading

Xiaomi will put up its Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4A for pre-order at its website Mi.com from 12:00 in the noon on Friday. The ‘brand-new pre-order system’ introduced by the Chinese phonemaker will supposedly be preferred by customers who do not want to wait for the next flash sales.
The pre-order system is meant to let customers purchase Xiaomi’s signature products without waiting for flash sales, says the company’s website. The rules of the event suggest that buyers could pre-order a maximum of two products.
Sadly, this facility does not come with cash on delivery options. Xiaomi is asking buyers looking to pre-order from Mi.com to keep their payment information like credit or debit cards, netbanking or e-wallets prepared beforehand. Continue reading

Panasonic had launched Eluga Ray X smartphone in India in March at Rs 8,999 and it comes with company’s own smart AI-powered (Artificial Intelligence) assistant named – Arbo, which can be considered as the highlight of this smartphone.

Talking about the new Arbo smart assistant, Panasonic claims that the new virtual assistant is a self-learning technology that understands the user behaviour and then maps their daily activities for them accordingly. With its ‘location identification’ feature it recognises the places often visited by the user and sends out prompt responses asking them to make changes to their phone settings. The AI-powered assistant takes care of all the daily tasks and activities like calls and messages that need to be framed and sent out on a regular basis. It also keeps a detailed list of all the applications functioning on the smartphone, gathers detailed information on their habits and informs them about it accordingly.

As far as tech specifications are concerned, the Eluga Ray X sports a 5.5-inch (1280 × 720 pixels) HD 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The handset comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which is further expandable via microSD. Further, we get 1.3 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6737 processor with Mali-T720 GPU. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and also boasts a fingerprint scanner at the front. In the camera department, we get a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash along with a 5-megapixel front camera with front-facing LED flash. For the stamina, we get a 4000 mAh battery inside with connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 4G VoLTE etc. Continue reading