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  • Symphony Xplorer H250

    When it comes to market a smartphone on budget, Symphony is the reigning king. In just three to four years,

  • HUAWEI MATE 8: Bring on blazing fast Kirin 950 processor

    Huawei is about to launch the Mate8 phablet in Bangladesh. We find out first how blazing fast is the Kirin 950 processor equipped device.


    Huawei has gone all metal for mid-range and up starting with the G7 Plus. So it looks great, but how does it run?

  • Mycell Iron Blue: The new entrant

    In the Bangladeshi smartphone market, a trend we have been noticing in the last couple of years is shift of focus from flagship smartphones to mid-range. But now in Q4 of 2015, we are seeing the battle move to the front line of the entry-level segment. Now, not only are the entry-level smartphones aggressively priced, they are also armed with really good hardware (at least on paper!). The device that we are reviewing today is a new entrant in this particular segment. It's Mycell Iron Blue. But can this phone stand up in the crowd? Let's find it out:

  • Oppo R7: The Showstopper

    The name Oppo is catching up in Bangladesh – slowly but steadily. By producing high quality stylish smartphones, Oppo has already found a place among android aficionados. After coming up with several revolutionary products, Oppo is now back with a sleek new android smartphone – R7. R7 is a polished iteration of the paper-thin R5 from last year. Unlike the R5, it comes in two other variants. R7 Lite and R7 Plus. Yet another variant was recently announced: R7s. It has a slightly bigger screen and an even bigger battery.


    The Honor 4x is a big competitor for the similarly priced Moto G and a budget version of the more upscale Honor 6. The goal is to provide stellar performance for not a lot of cash. Octacore and a 3000mAh battery make it a capable performer.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5: The note is back

    It's a well known fact: the Korean giant always bets big on the Note Series. And the Galaxy Note 5 is no exception. The tech community quite understandably has been eagerly anticipating the Note 5 and now that the new flagship has arrived, it must be said that Samsung has definitely come out with a winner!

  • Easy access: Aamra aPhone brings free Wi-Fi services to special hotspots around city

    Aamra aPhone brings free Wi-Fi services to special hotspots around city

  • Windows 10: First Impressions

    For the past one year, we've been keeping track of Windows 10 and every little feature they introduced with each new update of the beta. But at the end of the day, it was still buggy and unstable. We’re glad that that phase is over as Microsoft rolled out the consumer version of their new operating system on 29th July. We tried it out and here's our first impression on Windows 10.

  • Review: ACI Stylus O65

    ACI is the latest entrant in the list of Bangladesh smartphone brands and with their first line up of devices, seems to be determined to wreak havoc in the market. And its flagship device Stylus 065 is on the forefront. How well does it play, let's find it out: