Oppo F9 Smartphone – Oppo’s Upcoming and Much-anticipated Device with VOOC Flash Charge

A Chinese smartphone brand “Oppo” is all set to blow the smartphone market with its much-Anticipated and flagship smartphone named Oppo F9 in Australia with pretty impressive features over Oppo F7. The device has now also been spotted on Chinese website Weibo with a bunch of specifications alongside its release and pricing details beyond of its launch. In the meantime, Oppo in India has also released a video teaser on its Twitter manage revealing its colour variants and some key features.  Here we’ve mentioned everything about Oppo F9 we know so far.

Intro and Performance

A successor of Oppo F7 named Oppo F9 is ready to land alongside its elder brother “Oppo F9 Pro”. The device is backed by quite a similar look but houses a massive onboard memory. The Metal Unibody design covered with curved edges replicates a premium look and feel. The device sports a Face Unlock feature as well as a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Digging down inside, Oppo F9 is powered by MediaTek MT6771 Helio P60 Chipset which is coupled with 4GB/6GB of RAM and Mali-G72 MP3 GPU handles a graphical department quite well. Indeed it delivers users lag-free, seamless and flawless experience. Moreover, it’s designed to manage to multitask.

Camera and Battery

Moving on its camera section, Oppo F9 comes with a powerful 25MP FaceTime sensor with AI-powered filter and a bunch of other features to enhance selfies. You can also use the Frontal Imaging Unit for video calling with your nearest and dearest via apps such as Skype, Hangouts, Messenger, etc.

In terms of battery, Oppo F9 sips juice from a massive but non-removable battery which is 3500mAh. The battery promises to last for more than 24 hours upon a single charge with moderate use. In order to keep intensive users engaged, Oppo F9 is backed by Fast Charging Feature.

Display and Storage

Do you really love enjoying movies and playing games on the biggest screen? The Oppo F9 is specially designed for you. The smartphone boasts a 6.3-inch LTPS IPS display that comes with a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. The display is paired with wide viewing angles and also ships with a Notch screen that holds the frontal imaging unit.

To store an extensive amount of data and files, Oppo F9 is loaded with an impressive 64GB/128GB of onboard memory. And most important of all, it’s further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.

OS and Connectivity

Talking about Oppo F9 connectivity options, it includes options i.e. Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 g/b/n, 4G with VoLTE, GPS and USB Type-C port along with dual SIM Support.

The operating system cannot be ignored. And Oppo F9 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box. But it’s upgradable or not, it’s yet to be announced.

Release Date and Price

As far as Oppo F9 Price in Australia is concerned, it’s expected around AU$553 which is translated from INR 27990.

Oppo hasn’t said any word about when Oppo F9 will start landing on shores. However, several rumours are circulating around and suggesting Oppo F9 release date is August 21. Either it’s true or not, we’re for now not sure.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Pros and Cons – You Should Consider Before Buying

Back in February 2018, Samsung revealed its premium flagship smartphone named Samsung Galaxy S9 in Australia alongside its elder brother “Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus”. The Samsung Galaxy S9 is armed with latest and powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and boast of a slew of other advanced features. A Chipset aside for a short while, Galaxy S9 has lots of to offer. The inclusion of a Dual aperture camera, impressive battery and Super AMOLED display making Galaxy S9 stand out from the crowd.

Is that enough to consider? Obviously not! Every smartphone lands with a bunch of pros and cons and Galaxy S9 is no different. Here we’ve compiled a list of few reasons why you should (or shouldn’t) buy Galaxy S9.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Pros

1: Dazzling Display

  • First and foremost, Galaxy S9’s display is a major strength and especially when it comes to flagship smartphones it certainly pushes all the way beyond.
  • The device houses a gorgeous 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display.
  • The display produces crisp, sharp and vivid especially and does excellent viewing angles.
  • In short, Galaxy S9 brings everything one would want in a display.

2: Expandable Memory

  • Excitingly, Samsung Galaxy S9 enables users to expand its onboard memory further up to 256GB via microSD card.
  • Well, a 256GB variant is a little costlier as compared to 64GB so such a move is more than welcome.

3: Intelligent Scan Unlock

  • Security-wise Samsung Galaxy S9 really shines as it comes with an Intelligent Scan Unlock method. It seems a great mixer of Face Unlock and Iris unlock
  • The Intelligent Scan Unlock automatically regulates the best mode of authentication but Iris scanning is the first priority,
  • In case the phone doesn’t scan your Irises, it tries to unlock via the second method which is Face Unlock.

4: Price

The Samsung Galaxy S9 128GB Price in Australia are in-between AU$1049-1149, whereas Galaxy S9 64GB sets you back around AU$899-1199.

Price seems quite similar to the starting prices of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus and to be honest, it’s a good thing.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Cons

1: Hardware and Software Bloatware

  • Unfortunately, Bixby isn’t a capable voice assistant and requires lots of work. Moreover, different operations in the form of as Bixby Voice and Vision end up confusing the user.
  • Just like Google, Samsung Galaxy S9 is loaded with pre-installed apps such as Samsung Health, Connect and other which result cluttering your handset.
  • Perhaps, these pre-installed apps are quite useful for you but it’s seldom the case.

Average Battery

  • Indeed, it’s a battery factor where Samsung well-played in recent years especially after Galaxy Note 7. But alas, Samsung Galaxy S9 is still backed by a 3000mAh battery.
  • The Snapdragon 845 was expected to increase its battery life but it remains to be seen how much difference it brings to Galaxy S9.

Lacks a Rear Dual Camera

  • Last but absolutely not least, Samsung Galaxy S9 doesn’t arrive with a dual-lens setup, whereas all other brands are launching their flagships with dual even with triple-lens configuration.
  • Though a rear camera captures incredible and detailed images still you’d have to find some other means to capture shots especially in Portrait Mode.

Outdoor Furniture: Cheap and Stylish

Since outdoor furniture had become a rising trend in Australia, as more and more people are buying it. Outdoor furniture has become a trend due to the reason of its comfort level which it provides to people. The outdoor furniture makes a great expansion of a home’s open airspace by making an unwinding place for family and companions to accumulate. It is specially designed to make the outdoor space more comfortable and durable for loosening up or engaging in activities.

Outdoor furniture does supplement different components of your style, including any statues, plant components or sheds in the territory, and also the indigenous habitat. These plus points of outdoor furniture induce people to look for cheap outdoor furniture online in order to get the furniture at the best deal.

Outdoor furniture is made up of various type of material such as wood, aluminum, iron, and plastic. But, the most popular material for outdoor furniture is wood and aluminum. However, plastic material for the making of outdoor furniture is also quite popular but since plastic is not very durable than aluminum and wood so plastic is used less than aluminum and wood. It is also to be noted that outdoor furniture made from wood and aluminum is a bit expensive but on the other hand, it is also highly durable so the price justifies the material.

Outdoor furniture made from wood is mostly made from the teak wood type which is highly beneficial for the making of furniture. Teak wood originates from a genuine develop teak tree. The normal character of this wood is now awesome so it will persevere in difficult circumstance and treatment. You can put substantial things over it, and your teak wood table will be okay. With late completing, it is sufficiently simple to clean it. Basic wiping is as of now enough. The stain will require greater treatment utilizing preparing pop and warm water and that will be all. Being exceptionally solid, it will work well for when you welcome numerous individuals on the double. By using an outdoor furniture made from the material of teak, will allow you with the facility of using it for a longer period of time as it bears most and almost all of the climate changes.

Aluminum-based outdoor furniture is highly regarded by the people of Australia for two main reasons, one is the level of its durability and the second reason is it is very light weighted. Being lightly weighted makes outdoor furniture that is made from aluminum easy to move here and there. Which is very convenient as wood might sometimes become a bit heavy to move by, but as far as aluminum furniture is concerned, it I very easy to move due to the factor of its lightweight. Thus, cheap furniture online in Australia mostly consists of the outdoor furniture made from wood and aluminum. Furniture made from the material such as wood and aluminum makes it highly firm and good looking. However, the price of outdoor furniture depends on the things which you are getting in the deal of an outdoor set of furniture.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus Review – A Flagship Killer Smartphone with a Massive RAM

When any smartphone brand says its smartphones are flagship killer, we definitely compare such devices to the world’s best smartphone brand Samsung’s Galaxy S8 which might be a double-edged sword. Perhaps you would be agreed that Galaxy S8 is an exquisite flagship but it’s quite tough to deny the value proposition a OnePlus 5T has to offer. Thus Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus. The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus in Australia has also been announced and available on shores Countrywide. The Galaxy A8 Plus sounds similar to its predecessor and comes with compromises but it’s indeed gorgeous smartphone in many regards.

Design

Undeniably, Samsung Galaxy A8 is a masterpiece. Designed to excellence, Samsung really brought its premium design to its low-cost variant. The handset comprises curved edges and sides, making it comfortable to hold. The back and front of Galaxy A8 Plus are made of an Aluminum Frame. It’s IP68 certified and is dual Nano SIM compatible. In short, it’s beyond doubt a combination of the beauty and the beast. It weighs 172 grams and measures 8.4mm. The device is available in 5 sensational colours – Black, Orchid, Grey, Gold, and Blue.

Display

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus comes with no physical home button and dishes out a much bigger screen with a screen-to-body ratio of 75.6%. A gorgeous 5.6-inches Super AMOLED display is undoubtedly breathtaking, stretching all the way to the back. To give users FHD+ visual experience, it boasts of a resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels at 441 PPI.

Hardware and Software

The Galaxy A8 Plus is armed with 7885 Chipset with Octa-core processor clocking at 2.2GHz. To manage a graphical department, it brings Mali-G71 Graphics Processing Unit. Users can also experience smooth and silky multitasking via all of their favorite apps and games thanks to 4GB/6GB of RAM.

As far as its onboard memory is concerned, it lands in 2 different storage tiers – 32GB and 64GB – ready to accommodate your files and data with ease. Most important of all, users can increase its onboard memory further up to 256GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android outdated Android 7.1.1 Nougat and would start receiving an update to 8.0 Oreo with a guarantee.

Camera

It’s crystal clear that Samsung Galaxy devices capture some of the best selfies and now imagine one with a dual selfie camera. The Galaxy A8 Plus comes with 16MP + 8MP front shooter which is absolutely worth talking about with f/1.9 aperture. Not only for individuals, it works great for group selfies, making sure everyone is in the image.

The back side of Galaxy A8 Plus is covered by a solid 8MP lens for brilliant photography. The camera features included Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-Tagging, Face Detection, LED Flash, Panorama, and HDR.

Price

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus Price in Australia starts from AU$850-870. This Price Tag means Galaxy A8 Plus goes up directly against heavyweights of the segment, named, Honor View 10 and OnePlus 5T.

Battery

In order to give users a freedom of all day long under a casual use, Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus comprises a handsome 3500mAh non-removable battery. The heavy users, however, won’t go through all day long and would need to get it charged before the day is out.

OnePlus 5T Review, Pros and Cons – You Should Consider Before Buying

A Chinese smartphone brand “OnePlus” is quite a famous among the mass for flagship features under an affordable price. OnePlus normally released 2 smartphones in a year and 2nd one lands with relatively slight modification instead of major changes. In the year 2017, OnePlus launched a successor of OnePlus 5 named OnePlus 5T in Australia with pretty impressive features over its predecessor. What it dishes out? Let’s see below.

The handset houses a gorgeous 6-inch AMOLED bezel-less screen with a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The display reproduces sharp and vivid colours thanks to its HFD+ 1080p resolution. The brain behind OnePlus 5T is an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (similar to OnePlus 5). The AnTuTu benchmark score is around 170000 indicating a very strong performance.

Moving on its camera section, OnePlus 5T lands with a dual camera rear sensor which is a mixer of 16MP primary and 20MP secondary camera. Doesn’t it sound similar to OnePlus 5? The secondary camera on 20MP has been upgraded to have an f/1.7 aperture to improve the low-lighting shots. The front camera, on the other hand, is a 16MP sensor to give users an exquisite selfie experience.

Talking about its gaming performance, OnePlus 5T delivers a true flagship performance without any heating or lagging issues. With such abundant RAM and a high-end processor, OnePlus 5T can’t go wrong and houses down to the efficiency of a phone which OnePlus has been really good at.

In terms of onboard memory, OnePlus 5T is similar to OnePlus 5. The basic variant comes with 6GB/64GB, whereas another variant comes with 8GB/128GB. According to the requirements of your built-in memory, users can choose the variant, while 8GB or 6GB both are enough for any level of multitasking. The fingerprint scanner has been moved to its back and it’s quick and accurate without sluggishness.

In terms of battery, OnePlus 5T comprises a 3300mAh non-removable battery which can give a day backup with a casual use with 6-inch of a display. The handset also houses a proprietary dash charging which is capable of charging from 0% to 100% just in a couple of minutes. There is no wireless charging as OnePlus feels that the market is yet to be matured. That’s why it restricts its users rather than making them free as a smartphone can’t be used to play games or call when it’s on charge.

OnePlus 5T Pros

  • NFC and EIS for Camera supported
  • Crisp and sharp 6.01-inches Optic AMOLED display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • LED notification indicator is available
  • USB Type-C cable is supported
  • Excellent built front with Glass and Frame/back with Aluminum
  • The camera opens quickly by pressing a power button twice
  • Advance facial recognition software

OnePlus 5T Cons

  • A microSD card slot and FM Radio both are missing
  • The battery cell is non-removable
  • Neither Optical Zoom nor wireless charging
  • No IP Rating for water or dust resistance
  • Stereo speakers are also not available
  • The always-on display is missing

The OnePlus 5T Price in Australia starts from AU$780-849. The device has the latest Technology, great design, quality-oriented camera and exquisite quality making OnePlus 5T a perfect budget flagship smartphone.

Nokia 8 Review & Pros and Cons – You Should Check Before Buying

After making a huge comeback under HMD Global earlier this year, Nokia has released its much-anticipated and flagship smartphones named Nokia 6X, Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 8 in Australia. Taking the first look, the Nokia 8 looks quite dazzling especially a variant which comes in Blue colour. The handset has a metal Unibody design that’s curved out of Series 6000 Aluminum. The iPhone 6 Plus also uses the same material, though. To keep Nokia 8 a rock solid smartphone, it uses a metal frame inside.

Moving on its display department, Nokia 8 comes loaded with an exquisite 5.3-inches Quad HD display which is very sharp and bright and reproduces vivid colours. This is one of the brightest displays as of which the sunlight legibility is great. Users can set this display on “Always On” mode that shows coming notifications and time. Most important of all, “Always On” can be changed as per your requirements. Right below the display, there is a fingerprint scanner with navigation keys which are backlit.

Inside the beast, there is a beast. It’s backed by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Chipset with 4GB of RAM and brings 64GB of onboard memory. The performance is super snappy thanks to its stock Android without any Bloatware at all. As you’d expect, it’s able to manage graphics-enriched games and apps without any lag. To be honest, we didn’t notice any lag. Talking about AnTuTu Benchmark, it scored around 175000 which sounds similar to other flagship devices.

In terms of battery, the Nokia 8 is powered by 3090 which is not great to some extent but it gives users an entire day of backup with a moderate use. Not only this, Nokia 8 also sports a fast charging feature to get it charged from 0% to 50% in a couple of minutes.

You can be pretty sure about camera performance especially when it comes to Nokia 8. The device comes with Zeiss branding and is made of a dual 13MP rear sensors. The primary sensor is a colour sensor whereas the other is a monochrome sensor. Alas, you cannot zoom without losing image quality as Nokia 8 doesn’t house a telephoto lens. You can capture portrait images, however. Captured images by a rear sensor are very detailed and sharp. You can also capture black and white images which have a high level of details.

On the other hand, the front-facing camera is a 13MP with Autofocus. This selfie shooter performs quite great and captures quality-oriented images.

Nokia 8 Pros

  • It’s built out of Aluminum and Glass
  • The device supports Always On display
  • Exquisite Unibody design
  • High dynamic range microphone offers 360 degrees sound
  • The display is protected by Gorilla Glass 5
  • It is IP54 certified – splash and dust resistant
  • The Nokia 8 also supports Quick Charge 3.0 Charging feature
  • No Modified UI preloaded with Stock Android

Nokia 8 Cons

  • Non-removable battery
  • It lacks FM Radio
  • It isn’t water resistant like counterpart devices
  • Hybrid SIM slots (you can’t use 2 SIMs and microSD card simultaneously)
  • No 1080p video recording at 60fps
  • No IR Blaster

The Nokia 8 Price in Australia starts from AU$479-490 and overall, it’s a pretty solid flagship smartphone which is giving a tough competition to OnePlus 5 as well as LG G6.

BlackBerry Key2 Review – Sports Long-lasting Battery and a Comfy Keyboard

A predecessor named BlackBerry KeyOne was indeed something of a surprise. The handset brought an Android to a classic BlackBerry form factor in a way which caressed respected. It was also a love letter for those who are die-hard fans of BlackBerry. Not only this, KeyOne also proved that Physical keyboard wasn’t out of mileage just yet. Now, BlackBerry has announced its successor namely BlackBerry Key2 in Australia which is even better. Well, if you’re not a kind of person who uses BlackBerry, chances are you won’t find any change in it. Instead, if you’re a BlackBerry lover, it would definitely entice you. What it dishes out? Let’s find out below!

Design

The device at first glance looks a lot like it has a Leather body but it is only Plastic with an Aluminum Frame. The phone has a diamond pattern finish back which is soft-touch and pretty impressive in our opinion. Very much unlike KeyOne, Key2 comprises a current trend and lands with a dual rear camera positioned horizontally. The Key2 weighs 168 grams and measures only 8.5mm in thickness. It’s available in Silver and Black colours, though.

Display

Talking about Key2’s display, a gorgeous 4.5-inch IPS FHD+ LCD Display is amazingly sharp and breathtaking. It houses of 1080 x 1620 pixels in resolution and 434PPI density. The display is being protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and dishes out around 55.2% screen-to-body ratio. Actually in Key2, BlackBerry increased a height of keyboard by 20% so you’re left with only 4.5-inches screen.

Camera

On paper, BlackBerry Key2 comprises a dual 12MP + 12MP rear sensors which are the best combo from BlackBerry yet. The device houses several dazzling features such as PDAF, Portrait Mode, Dual-LED Dual-Tone Flash, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama and HDR. Users can also record videos of 2160p and 1080p @30fps. An 8MP sensor, on the other hand, is sitting on its front for capturing gorgeous moments with your near and dear.

Hardware and Software

The Key2 houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Chipset with an Octa-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. To manage a graphical department, Key2 offers Adreno 512 GPU which does a great job, with a doubt. The 8-Cores of processor clocks at a smooth speed of 2.2GHz with 14nm Process Technology.

To give users an exquisite experience when playing graphics enriched games or working on multiple apps, Key2 brings a whopping 6GB of RAM and a memory speed of 1.5GHz. As far as its onboard memory is concerned, there’s one variant with 128GB, whereas a cheaper variant with 64GB. And most important of all, both variants are upgradable further up to 256GB via microSD card.

Price

The BlackBerry key2 Price in Australia starts from AU$1050-1100 which is a little disappointing to some extent. The handset isn’t a waterproof and AU$1050-1100 is also a high price to pay for a phone with a low-level processor in it. Neither it’s compatible with Verizon or Sprint.

Battery

In terms of battery, BlackBerry key2 is backed by a handsome 3500mAh battery which promises to keep you up all day long even under a heavy usage and delivers a little more with a light use. The handset also features a fast charging Technology which juices up the phone from 0% to 100% in almost 108 hours.