Hands on Review

Hands on Review

Bytes / TECNO SPARK 10 Pro: Fun camera for fans on a budget

TECNO is known by fans as a reliable provider of affordable smartphones for those on a budget. Their latest release, TECNO SPARK 10 Pro, caters to the budget market once again, this time focusing mostly on the camera performance. 

Bytes / Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4: Flexing with the flip

In the context of Bangladesh, the Z Flip 4 is a device that stands out for its compact form factor, improved ergonomics, and, most notably, a better battery life.

Bytes / Oppo F15: Big on style, ageing chipset

Earlier this year, before everything went up in flames, Oppo launched its latest in the camera centric F series-F15. We got our hands on one and here’s our thought.

Hands-on Review / Award winning piston, but do they work?

Award winning earphones for under 2k. But do they work?


OPPO has always been up-to-date with the latest smartphone design changes: Swivel camera? OPPO's got one. A Notch Selfie Camera? OPPO has it. Now the latest one in the market: Pop-up selfie camera. YES! OPPO has got that too. In today’s issue, we bring you the OPPO F11 Pro, the first smartphone with a motorised pop-out selfie camera from OPPO.

HANDS-ON REVIEW / Vivo V15: Long term test of the notchless display phone

Vivo is starting to carve out a niche for itself as a flashy, affordable, colourful character in the world of black, glass slabs. The V15 has stand out features of a full notch-free display and a pop-up camera. It comes in a sparkling red gradient with microdots resembling stars. But can it be the star in this fiercely competitive market dominated by the likes of Xiaomi and Samsung’s A series?

HANDS-ON REVIEW / Motorola Android One A few months later

It looks very 2019 what with the 2D glass front and back, slim aluminium frame and that all important notch helping fit more screen into a small body. Those rounded iPhone XR type dimensions and the small size are fantastic making it a quick grab in and out of tight pockets. The dual cameras are positioned vertically on one corner without much of an outward protrusion. Motorola was once king of design innovation with the RAZR and the Aura. This one while smart just seems to follow the trend.

HANDS-ON REVIEW / Realme 2 Pro

Realme… indeed you read it right. What started as a spin-off brand of OPPO, Realme is now operating as an independent venture after its separation from OPPO back in July 2018. Targeting the youth, Realme has already created quite a fan-following in India and has now entered the local market.

FiiO X1 2nd Gen

While the majority of people would say that digital audio players (DAPs) are a thing of the past, companies like XDuoo and FiiO have

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max

Almost eight months back, we reviewed a mid-range smartphone of Samsung – the J7 Prime. Faring pretty well in the market, it became one of the best sellers of Samsung this year. Inspired by this success, Samsung brought out several other variants of J7. The one we are reviewing today is J7 Max, a hulked up version of J7 Prime.


Another Hong Kong based Chinese mobile phone manufacturer that started off in 2006 & belonging to the Transsion holdings. For those who doesn’t know Transsion Holdings, they also own the Itel and Infinix brands latter of which we've reviewed previously. They started their journey formally in Bangladesh last month with the brand Tecno although Itel was operating before that. Transsion Holdings brand Tecno has been initially focusing exclusively on Africa and only recently made a foray into the Indian market with a barrage of new devices.

Huawei GR3 2017

The GR3 for 2017 is known by a few other names under the Huawei banner based on where it is sold. Also known as a P8 Lite for 2017 and Honor 8 Lite.

OPPO F3: Selfie Expert

Even before stepping out of the box, the Oppo F3 clearly states what it will do for you. It says Selfie Expert right

Huawei P10: Is it the cameraphone wonder it promises to be?

The Huawei P10 is the successor to last year’s stellar P9 which happened to be a ground breaking device for Huawei. We find out how it performs.

Samsung S8 Review: Are you ready for this?

The S8 is a very important phone for Samsung. They were all ready to set the market on fire with the awesomeness

Hands on Review: Samsung Galaxy A7 2017

Smartphones are usually a lot better when they have big screens. The A7 does not make you want to have hands the size of the moon.

Hands-on Review: Helio S25

Has the Bangladeshi brand Helio finally cracked the premium smartphone formula? We review to find out.

Infinix Note 3

Hong Kong based Infinix launches new 6-inch Note3 phablet in Bangladeh market. Here's our extended review.