Noise Sense Neckband Launch:25 hours of playtime on a single charge, water resistant

Noise has expanded its neckband range with the launch of Noise Sense. Noise Sense is offered with two colors and 10mm drivers. Vibration for incoming call alerts has also been provided in Noise Sense. Noise Sense is rated IPX5 for water and dust resistance. Apart from this, the company has also provided fast charging support in this neckband.

Noise Sense can be bought in Black and Blue color options.
A 10mm driver has been given in Noise Sense to get touch support. Apart from this, it has an inbuilt mic for calling. The biggest thing is that despite being a neckband, touch support has been given for call reject, volume and music control, that is, there is no physical button in it.

8 hours of backup in just 8 minutes of charging

This new neckband from Noise has magnetic earbuds that stick together when not in use. Google Assistant is also supported with this neckband. It can be paired with two devices simultaneously. It has a USB Type-C port for charging. Regarding fast charging, it is claimed that in just 8 minutes of charging, 8 hours of backup will be available. Once fully charged, you will get a backup of 25 hours. Its weight is 30 grams.

Sony Xperia Pro-I Phone Launch

:To increase the photography experience, a 1-inch camera sensor will be available, the phone will be charged up to 50% in 30 minutes.

Sony Xperia Pro-I has been launched. This is Sony’s new flagship smartphone, it has a 1-inch Exmor RS CMOS sensor with face detection autofocus. In Sony Xperia Pro-i, ‘I’ is given for imaging. It has a shutter button on the right and Zeiss calibrated optics. Apart from this, this flagship phone of Sony is equipped with Snapdragon 888 processor and  12 GB RAM . Sony has also introduced a vlog monitor with the phone, which works like accessories for the Sony Xperia Pro-I.

Specs and Features of Sony Xperia Pro-I

Sony Xperia Pro-I phone has Android 11. It sports a 6.5-inch 4K HDR (3840×1644 pixels) OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 21:9 aspect ratio and 100% DCI-P3 color gamut. Also, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection is present in the phone, Gorilla Glass 6 protection is also available on the back panel of the phone.

The phone’s battery is 4,500mAh, with 30W fast charging support is available. The company claims that it charges the phone’s battery up to 50% in 30 minutes. Comes with IPX5 and IPX8 water resistant and IP6X ratings for dust resistant. The dimensions of the phone are 166x72x8.9mm and the weight is 211 grams.

Apart from this, the phone is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor, coupled with 12GB of RAM.

For photography and video, a triple rear camera setup has been given in the phone, in which a 12-megapixel 1-inch type Exmor RS sensor with variable aperture from f/2.0 to f/4.0 is available. It has a 12-megapixel 1/2.9-inch Exmor RS sensor with an f/2.4 aperture lens and a 12-megapixel 1/2.5-inch Exmor RS sensor with an f/2.2 aperture lens. Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) is also available in the rear camera setup. For selfies and video calling, the Sony Xperia Pro-I sports an 8-megapixel 1/4-inch sensor with an f/2.0 aperture lens.

The new Sony Xperia flagship smartphone records videos in 21:9 video format at 4K resolution and 120 frames per second. It also comes with a Cinematography Pro mode, which allows users to adjust various settings. Sony’s vlog monitor serves as a secondary display, which is attached to the back of the Xperia Pro-I.

The Sony Xperia Pro-I packs up to 512GB of UFS storage, which is expandable up to 1TB via microSD card.

It has Dolby Atmos feature for built-in speaker. For connectivity, the phone includes 5G, 4G LTE, WiFi 6, dual-band Wi-Fi with 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, USB Type-C port, etc. Sensors include A-GPS, A-GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS and a fingerprint sensor.

Infinix’s launches a new midrange smartphone in Pakistan-HOT 11s

Hot 11S – Photo courtesy of Infinix

Infinix has launched a new smartphone in its Hot series. I think it is a very good smartphone in the mid-range in my opinion. Infinix Pakistan says it has been launched for gaming enthusiasts. However, considering my past experience with Infinix I think it is an ideal smartphone for people who need a smartphone for daily use. 

Infinix Hot 11S has an impressive 6.78 inch IPS LCD display with 90 Hz refresh rate. The 399 ppi density tells us that it is a very good screen where you can see your contents or movies in stunning colors. 

The 500 nits tell us that we can use it on a sunny day without any problem. We all know that we have to go out for work and pleasure. A smartphone with low nits causes a lot of problem in view contents on mobile screen. 

Infinix has used NEG Dinorex for screen protection. This technology has been developed by Nippon Electric Glass. It has as good as Gorilla glass made by Corning for smartphones. 

Infnix has used  MediaTek’s Helio G88 processor with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage device. The CPU has fastest cores. It has two 2GHz Arm Cortex-A75 and six 1.8 GHz Cortex-A55. It is a good combination of cores at a reasonable price of the smartphone. The combination of these cores will give enormous processing power.

A special feature of the phone is its cinematic dual speakers which are equipped with DTS audio.

With a 5000 mAh battery, 18 watts of fast charging support is provided and according to the company, the battery can be charged up to 50% in 50 minutes.

Similarly, the company claims that a fully charged battery can last up to 60 days on standby, while 142 hours of continuous music play, 13 hours of gaming and 51 hours of calls can be made.

The back of the phone has a setup of 3 cameras with a 50-megapixel main camera with a 2-megapixel depth and another camera. The main camera comes with PDAF(Phase Detection Autofocus). On the front is an 8-megapixel camera with a punch-hole design.

According to the company, the camera setup has features like Auto Focus, Night Mode and iTracking Auto Focus, while for the first time in any of the phones in this series, the feature of 240 frames per second slow motion video has also been given.

The phone will be available in Pakistan for Rs 25,999

Realme GT master-Decent smartphone

Realme Pakistan has revealed in its Instagram post that they will launch realme GT master edition smartphone in Pakistan. 

The realme will be available in two colors – voyager Grey and daybreak Blue – in suitcase style design.  

It is basically a 5G smartphone which will be powered by Snapdragon 778G 5G. It comprises 8 cores – 4 nos 2.4 GHz cores and 4 nos 1.9 GHz. This combination of cores will provide great processing power needed for different functions.

The Snapdragon 778G has been specially designed for gaming and entertainment. It comes with Qualcomm’s Elite Gaming features. 

People who love to do video shots for their memorable moments should consider buying it. It comes with the Qualcomm’s Spectra 570L ISP. This will enable smartphone users will capture HDR10+ video captures.

It also comes with Qualcomm’s 6th Generation AI engine which enables fast data transfer between cores.

Gamers will enjoy efficient gameplay. 

A modem is an important part of a mobile phone. GT masters’ 5G modem supports all key regions. 

The GT master comes with 8GB RAM. You can choose between two different storage options. 

Realme GT master has a 6.43” Super AMOLED screen with 120Hz refresh rate. The 409 ppi density and 1000 nts tells us it has good screen which will gave great details and content reading in a broad day light.

The high refresh rate and 409 ppi density will let users watch their favorite movies in great way.

Adreno 642L GPU present in the Snapdragon 778 is a mid-range powerful GPU. This GPU has been used in several popular brands Huawei, Oppo, Motorola and Xiaomi.

The camera setup is also great. It has three cameras.It features 64-mega pixel camera which will help take vivid pictures in day time as well as night. It has 8MP ultra-wide camera and macro camera with OLED flash.

Realme autofocus is great for amateur photographers too. It locks the subjects quickly.

The smartphone comes with 4300mAh battery but supports 65W charging. 

Oppo’s new 5G mid-range smartphone A56

A56 – Photo courtesy of Oppo
Oppo has introduced another A-Series mid-range 5G phone in China.

The A56 5G was quietly launched by the company in China. It  is very similar to the A55.

The only difference is that this new phone has less camera on the back.

The Oppo A56 5G has a 6.5-inch HD Plus LCD display with a resolution of 720×1600 pixels. The screen has a pixel density of 269 pixels. It is an average screen display. The smartphone features  an 8-megapixel camera hidden in the water drop notch.

The company has used  MediaTek’s Dimensity 700 5G processor. The Octa-core CPU setup is very impressive. Oppo A56 CPU has two powerful cores which can run at a speed of 2.2GHz and 2.0GHz. This will to run your videos and video chatting smoothly. 

The Dimensity 700 5G was the first mainstream 5G chip. It is a low cost chipset. The modem’s feature inside the chip further enhanced by 5 UltraSave. This technology  use the power of the smartphone efficiently.

The company has used ARM Mali-G57 graphic card. It was introduced in mid 2021. This GPU has been used in a number of popular devises.

The A56 has 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage which can be further expanded with a microSD card.

The device comes with a 5000 mAh battery with 10 watts fast charging support. I think 10W charging is not enough considering the battery size.

The Android 11 operating system is integrated with Color OS 11.1, while the fingerprint sensor is on the side.

The A56 has a dual camera setup on the back. It comes with a 13-megapixel main camera and a 2-megapixel depth data camera.

As mentioned above, this phone has been introduced in China but so far nothing has been said about its availability in other countries.

Oppo A56 is available in three colors- Cloud Smoke Blue, Soft Fog Black and Wind Chime Purple.

The phone is priced at 1,599 yuan (over 43,000 Pakistani rupees). Pakistanis are stilling using the 4G network. The question is: Will people spend their money on 5G smartphones in Pakistan and India? 

In my opinion, smartphone users should go for 4G smartphones which they can buy at affordable prices. 

Xiaomi confirms 120 watt fast charging support in Redmi Note 11 series

The company confirmed the feature on social media – photo courtesy of Redmi

Xiaomi’s subsidiary Redmi is set to launch its new flagship Note 11 series phones on October 28.

The company has confirmed this great feature of the new phones on its official Weibo page.

This is the first time that Redmi’s midrange phones are offering fast charging support.

Earlier, the Note 10 which was launched in China had 67 watts . But the model which was launched for global users had only 33 watts fast charging support.

It is hoped that  that the Redmi Note 11 series launched for international markets will have 120 watt fast charging support.

The company plans to launch the Redmi Note 11 and Note 11 Pro. But reports say that the Note 11 Pro Plus may also be also be launched with the Redmi Note 11.

Redmi has also released teaser images of the phones.

The picture suggests that the Redmi Note 11 Pro will have a fingerprint scan on the side, while both phones will have 3 cameras on the back and one camera on the front.

Readme Note 11 Pro will have support or Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth v5.2 support according to the teaser released by the company. It is rumored that Redmi Note 11 may be powered by Media Tek Dimensity SoCs.

Xiaomi CEO revealed in his post that the Redmi 11 will 3.5mm audio jack.
The Redmi Note 11 will have 4 to 8 GB of RAM and 128 to 256 GB of storage options.

Sony Xperia 5 III

Our smartphones have become our television. Most of us now watch our favorite movies using our smartphones. Hence, it has become very important for smartphone users to look for smartphones with better screen resolutions to enjoy their favorite movies and video clips

Sony Xperia 5 III

Sony the maker of popular television brands has launched a smartphone on which movie lovers can enjoy their movies immensely. 

Sony Xperia 5 III is an excellent smartphone with features which will be liked by movie lovers.  The company says it is made for movie lovers and I agree with them. 

Xperia 5 III has a 6.1” 21:9 CinemaWide HDR OLED 120Hz rate display. It means Xperia 5 III owners can watch your favorite movies on Netflix as they were mean to be seen on cinema screen. The company has removed the notch from the screen. It thinks it interrupts you during movie watch. I agree with them. 

In order to enhance movie lovers experience, the company has used X1 for mobile engine chip to provide better balance of color, contrast and clarity. This chip brings your BRAVIA HDR remaster technology to your smartphone.

If your smartphone has good sound quality features than it makes your movie more enjoyable. Xperia 5 III features Dolby Atmos sound with headphones or the full stage stereo.

Good color quality on a screen makes your movie more enjoyable. This smartphone is powered by CineAlta which enables your smartphone deliver reproduce real color as envisage by the creator. 

Xperia 5 III comes with 120Hz refresh rate, this fast refresh rate will enable you to scroll smoothly. Smartphone users spend a lot of time scrolling through their albums and contents. 

Photography enthusiasts know about Sony’s Alpha 9 series cameras. This camera series is popular in the industry because of their great autofocus technology. Sony has given autofocus in three cameras. The team behind the Alpha 9 series is also behind the development of cameras for Xperia cameras and technology need for object tracking in cameras. 

I would like mention one important thing for people who has passion for photography is that Xperia 5 III has been specially calibrated by ZEISS. As people familiar with photography know that ZEISS T coating help high quality rendering and contrast.

Xperia 5 III comes with four versatile lens and has fast and accurate AF technology. This thing was enabled because of PDAF sensors.

Xperia 5 III has great optical telephoto lens.

In short, camera setup has great features for photography enthusiasts. 

Gamers will love this Xperia 5 III. This smartphone is packed with features games will like. They can play games like Asphalt 9. 

All the features mentioned about needs powerful CPU for processing. Xperia 5 III has one the powerful chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, which is created 5G network. Qualcomm says their chipset comes with new and enhanced innovation in 5G, AI, gaming, photography and intelligent personal assistant.

The configuration of the CPU is great. It has 1 2.84GHz , 3 2.42 GHz and 4 1.8GHz cores. One can see this configuration offers fastest processing power needed to play and make videos and make calls. The Adreno 669 840 MHz is a fast GPU.

This smartphone comes with 8GB RAM and two storage options featuring UFS 3.x 

Xperia 5 III comes with 4500mAh battery with 30W charging support.

Learn about Android 12

Google has officially launched the new operating system Android 12 with the Pixel 6 series. 

All companies (on specific phones) will be upgrading the new operating system to the devices in the coming weeks.

This new operating system is very different from the earlier android systems. 

Google has made some of the biggest changes to its operating system design.

Learn about some of the best features of Android 11 and how to use them.

App privacy features

In Android 12, Google has added a number of new privacy features to give users greater transparency and control over the use of apps.

A privacy dashboard will help prevent apps from collecting unnecessary details and will turn off the camera and microphone for all apps.

Redesign notifications

Google has changed the design of notifications to make them more modern and functional.

When you click on a notification, the operating system will take you directly to the app or do whatever action you want, which will speed things up.

Customized Color Theme (for Pixel Phones)

In Google Pixel phones, when you choose wallpaper, a feature color extraction will update the entire system, including the lock screen, widgets and notifications with costume colors.

Double tap options

Another new feature will take your Android phone back to the action you did before.

When you enable this feature in the Gestures option in Settings, you’ll see a list of actions you can take, such as taking a screenshot, playing Media Files, or launching Google Assistant.

One-handed mode

There are a few design changes to Android 12 that will make it easier to operate Android phones with one hand and thumb.

For this purpose, the settings user interface has been updated and the search bar has been moved to the bottom of the display to allow one-handed access.

A new feature called Silky Home has also been introduced which makes the entire interface more suitable for one-handed use.

Face-based auto-routing

In phones running on Android 12, you will be able to select the AutoRoot option according to the movement of your head.

Recycle bin management

Android has a secret feature of Recycle Bin that will probably be allowed to be used by Google in Android 12.

This feature gives you an idea of ​​how much storage space is occupied by Delta apps or files and will be able to clear it as needed

Google’s best smartphones so far are the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro

The company has used its own processor in the Google Pixel 6 series – photo courtesy of Google

After months of leaks and teasers from the company, Google’s Pixel 6 series smartphones have finally been launched.

Last year Google had launched smartphones with mid-range hardware, this year it has equipped the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro with flagship features and hardware.

Google’s Pixel phones are widely popular for their excellent cameras, so the new devices are second to none in this regard.

These are Google’s first phones to feature the company’s own custom-built tensor chips, a 5nm SOC chip equipped with an octa-core processor with 2 powerful ARM Cortex – X1 cores which can speed up to 2.8 GHz and they are supplemented by two mid 2.25 GHz A76 CPU cores.

Google has deviated from traditional CPU configuration.

Pixel 6 Pro – Photo courtesy of Google

In other words, this is the first phone to have 2 ARM Cortex-X 1 cores instead of one. It comes with customized image processor which has taken the computational photography to new heights. Google has added a number of AI-powered photo features.

Pixel Pro 6

A feature of the camera setup, Magic Eraser, automatically removes unwanted elements in the photos such as person in the background or distracting sign in the foreground. The good thing about this tool is that it automatically detects unwanted elements and gives suggestions for its removal. You can fill the space after remove with the AI-powered fill technology.

There is another AI-powered camera feature. It is called Face Unblur. Suppose you want to take a shot but you find faces of persons blurry because of because poor lighting. In this situation face Unblur can help by taking two pictures at once and intelligently combing them. 

The Face Unblur is ideal for taking action shots

Portrait mode has also been improved, which renders skin color better, while night mode and astro photography have also been improved.

The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have a live translate feature that can translate messages, captions or text in 55 languages ​​from Camera View Finder.

Using Tensor, these phones can also translate offline to French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese or Spanish.

Tensor has a built-in Titan M2 security chip that protects photos, text and sensitive data from external attacks, while Google has promised to provide security updates to both phones for 5 years.

The Google 6 Pro has a lot more features than the Pixel 6.

The phone has a large 6.7-inch display with a 120 Hz refresh rate, while the LTPO AMOLED keeps changing the refresh rate to extend battery life.

The Pixel 6 features a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a 90 Hz refresh rate.

Gorilla Glass Victor has been used to protect the display of both phones, but the Pro model has curved edges, which Google has named 3D Glass, and a fingerprint scanner is installed inside the screen.

The Pixel 6 Pro comes with a 5000 mAh battery while the Pixel 6 comes with a 4600 mAh battery and comes with 30 watt fast charging support.

But the company did not provide any wired or wireless charger in the box.

The Pixel 6 will have 8 GB RAM and 128 to 256 GB storage while the Pixel 6 Pro will have 12 GB RAM and 128, 256 and 512 GB storage options.

When it comes to camera setup, the Pixel 6 Pro is ahead of the Pixel 6 in this area as well.

The phone has a 50-megapixel main camera with 12.5-megapixel Ultra Wide and a 48-megapixel telephoto camera.

The telephoto camera has a 4x zoom, but the company claims that the super-res zoom can be used to zoom up to 20x, while the 50-megapixel main camera is much better than last year’s Pixel 5, which has 2x pixels. A moving camera was provided, the new sensor’s light gathering capacity has been increased by 150%.

The phone has an 11.1 megapixel fixed focus selfie camera on the front.

The Pixel 6 has a dual camera setup on the ABC with a 50-megapixel main camera with a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera.

The display has an 8-megapixel camera hidden in a punch-hole design.

The Google Pixel Pro will start at USD899 (over PKR 155,000) while the Pixel 6 will start at USD599 (over PKR 133,000).

Pixel 6

Vivo introduces 2 new mid-range smartphones

Vivo has introduced 2 new smartphones T1 and T1X.

These phones are equipped with features like 6nm processor, powerful batteries and fast charging.

Vivo T1 – Photo courtesy of Vivo

The Vivo T1 has a 6.67-inch LCD (1080×2400 pixels) display with 120 Hz refresh rate and 240 Hz touch sampling rate. The aspect ratio is 20:9

The phone has a Snapdragon 778G processor and is part of a 5000 mAh battery device with 44 watts of fast charging support.

The company claims that the battery charges from zero to 70% in 38 minutes.

The back of the phone has a setup of 3 cameras with a 64-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel Ultra Wide and a 2-megapixel macro camera.

Similarly, a 16-megapixel camera has been given on the front.

The Vivo T1X is the cheapest phone in the series with MediaTek’s Dimensity 900 processor.

The phone has a 6.58-inch LCD display with 120 Hz refresh rate support and a 5000 mAh battery with 44 watts fast charging support.

This phone also has a 3 dual camera setup on the back with a 64-megapixel main camera with a 2-megapixel macro camera and an 8-megapixel camera on the front with a watt trap notch.

Both phones also have a dynamic RAM feature that speeds up the performance of the device.

The Vivo T1 will be available in 8 to 12 GB RAM and 128 to 256 GB storage options.

Model with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage 2199 Yuan (over PKR 59,000), Phone with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage 2399 Yuan (over PKR 64,000) and 12 GB RAM and 256 The GB storage version will be available for 2599 Yuan (over 70,000 Pakistani rupees).

The T1 X will be available in 6 to 8 GB RAM and 128 to 256 GB storage options.

The basic model will be sold for 1,599 yuan (over 43,000 Pakistani rupees).

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