Thursday, May 24, 2018

Nokia 7 Plus vs. Redmi Note 5 Pro

The Nokia 7 Plus is a mid-range mobile phone runs on the latest version of Android operating system. The premium handset was released on 25 February 2018. It is well crafted from a single block of 6000 series aluminium. Nokia 7 plus mobile phone price in Australia is in between AU$500 to AU$650.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro mobile phone was also announced on February 2018. The device comes with 5.9-inch large IPS LCD display, Snapdragon 636 chipset, dual lens 12MP (f/2.2) plus 5MP primary camera, 20MP Selfie camera, 4000mAh large battery, 64GB storage, 6GB RAM, and Corning Gorilla Glass protection.

Design and Build

Both Nokia 7 Plus Australia and Redmi Note 5 pro featuring the same body dimensions and almost same weight. Although Nokia 7 plus device looks much premium and elegant due to front glass, and aluminum body (6000 series) with copper edges. Redmi Note 5 pro build quality is also very impeccable, made by glass on front and aluminum materials on back.


There is no difference in terms of display size. The Nokia 7 Plus phone is 6-inch display whereas Redmi note 5 pro is 5.9-inch big. Both phones offer 1080 x 2160p full HD display and 18:9 aspect ratio. Nokia 7 plus also offers Corning Gorilla Glass 3, whereas Redmi Note 5 pro Corning Gorilla Glass version is unspecified.


When it comes to performance, the Nokia 7 plus smartphone is powered by much better Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor chip and Adreno 512 GPU than Note 5 pro’s Snapdragon 636 and Adreno 509 GPU. Read the full Nokia 7 plus review Australia, and get familiar with the performance in more detail.
Similarly, the Nokia 7 plus device runs on the latest Android 8.1 (Oreo) version. Redmi Note 5 pro, still running on the previous Nougat Android version.  On paper, there is no much difference in performance, but still Nokia 7 Plus has a slight edge.


The new Nokia 7 plus comes with only 64GB/4GB variant, whereas with Redmi Note 5 pro you will get two RAM variants. One with 4GB RAM and other with 6GB of extended RAM. So here, you will definitely getting more memory options with Redmi device.


Although both phones come with the dual camera set-up, but Nokia 7 plus comes with the better quality camera with Zeiss optics. It has a 12MP (f/1.8 aperture) + 13MP (f/2.6 aperture), dual pixel phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, HDR, touch focus, dual-LED dual-tone flash. The cameras are well built and you can shoot well in any lighting conditions.
On the other side, Note 5 pro comes with 12MP (f/2.2 aperture) + 5MP (f/2.0 aperture), phase detection autofocus, and dual-LED flash to capture low light photos. Other camera features are almost identical to the Nokia phone.
In front-facing camera department, Redmi Note 5 pro is winning the race with 20MP massive lens and f/2.2 aperture than Nokia 7’s 16MP Selfie Cam with f/2.0 aperture.


Nokia 7 plus comes with 3800mAh (non-removable) Li-Ion battery, and Note 5 pro has a slightly bigger 4000mAh (non-removable) Li-Po battery. And hence, you will get enough juice from the phones. Fast battery charging is enabled in both of the devices.

5 Reasons to Buy the LG G7 ThinQ, and 3 Reasons to Skip it

LG G7 ThinQ is a newly released smartphone by LG. The device is IP68 certified, means you will get protection against dust and water. The LG smartphone featuring IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. It has 6.1 inches long screen, which is very suitable in playing games, internet browsing, and watching videos. LG G7 ThinQ price in Australia is Coming Soon in Australia, but it is confirmed that it will not cost you much.
In this article, we are going to explore the reasons why you should also consider the LG G7 ThinQ device. We will also discuss the cons related to this mobile device.

LG G7 ThinQ Pros

  • LG G7 ThinQ offers one of the best mobile resolution of 1440x3120 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, and 564ppi density. It also offers multi-touch feature, just like other smartphones. The device comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for the screen protection. In addition to this, it has Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant and offers Always-on display.
  • The LG smartphone device following the dual camera set-up just like other flagships of the recent time. It offers 16MP+16MP dual lens camera. The first 16MP lens comes with f/1.6 aperture, whereas the other offers even larger f/1.9 aperture. Other camera features include LED flash, phase detection autofocus, touch focus, HDR, and panorama.
  • Moreover, the camera also has the ability to produce 4K video recording, so you can get the best quality videos on your mobile phone device.
  • LG G7 ThinQ is not good only in primary camera, but also showcases an incredible front-facing camera of 8MP lens. It also comes with a large f/1.9 aperture, and with flash support you will get the clear and crisp snaps even in low lighting conditions.
  • LG G7 ThinQ coming with the latest and most up-to-date operating system Oreo, which is planned to upgrade as Android P.
  • On the other side, Qualcomm 845 is one of the fastest mobile platforms of 2018. An oct-core processor is loaded within the device, and with Adreno 630 you will get the top performance not only in terms of apps usage but also while playing graphics rich games. Multi-tasking is also possible.
  • With 64GB and 128GB of internal storage options, LG G7 ThinQ also lets you expand your memory space via microSD. And amazingly, you will get the 400GB of massive space.
  • LG G7 ThinQ also comes with some of the sparkling colors including New Platinum Gray, New Moroccan Blue, New Aurora Black, and Raspberry Rose.
  • It includes almost all connectivity options i.e. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3G, 4G, and NFC. Read the LG G7 ThinQ review Australia and explore more about its connectivity and ports.

LG G7 ThinQ Cons

Here is few cons related to this smartphone device.
  • LG G7 ThinQ smartphone is a large handset and little heavy weight.
  • The device doesn’t support Infrared as well as temperature sensor.
  • The battery of the device is non-removable.

5 Reasons to Consider When it Comes to Buying OnePlus 5T Smartphone

A year back OnePlus released its superior flagship named as OnePlus 5T in Australia with many improvements such as overall design, performance, and camera to some extent. The OnePlus 5T was landed with two storage tiers – 6GB/64GB, whereas the other one is 8GB/128GB (price varies accordingly). Having excellent features i.e. stunning camera, excellent performance, it costs less as compared to Apple iPhone X which obviously sounds great.
If you are looking to buy OnePlus 5T right now, we have got you covered. We come up with 5 reasons why you should go for it. So, let’s have a look.


The OnePlus 5T is loaded with the same Anodized Aluminum frame, but with a different display size. The phone is having dimensions 156.1 x 75 x 7.3 mm (6.15 x 2.95 x 0.29 in) (same as its predecessor), bigger display and fewer bezels. The fingerprint sensor has been moved to the back of the phone, making it more comfortable when holding. The dual camera is also placed horizontally along with LED flash. Talking about its buttons, you will see a power button on the right side, while volume keys are placed on the left side.


Perhaps, it’s the biggest reason to buy this handset. The OnePlus 5T sports an 18:9 aspect ratio offered by its 6.1-inches Full HD+ Optic AMOLED display. With minimal bezels, OnePlus 5T gives the users an exquisite experience as the display is crisp, sharp with good colour reproduction, brightness, and sunlight accuracy. The viewing angles are great and the contrast ratio is also very good.


OnePlus doesn’t disappoint when it comes to the camera. On paper, OnePlus 5T boasts a dual 16MP + 20MP rear camera with f/1.7 + f/1.7) aperture. The front side of OnePlus 5T has been taken care of by 16 MP with (f/2.0) aperture. As you’d expect, captured images are gorgeous and beautiful with a lot of details. The focus is pretty quick as well.
The rear camera is backed by numerous features such as like Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama and more.


The OnePlus 5T isn’t higher in price as compared to its predecessor “OnePlus 5”. So, why would you spend your hard-earned money on OnePlus 5 when you are getting a better option? The OnePlus 5T Price in Australia starts from AU$664 to $849 for its 64GB variant, while 128GB variant costs you approx. AU$809 to AU$849.

Face Recognition

Most interestingly, OnePlus 5T is well-equipped with facial recognition though OnePlus didn’t discuss about this feature as much as Apple did while launching iPhone X. If you are too lazy to scan your finger, you might like this feature.
Are you looking for more information about OnePlus 5T in terms of design, display and overall performance? You can have a look at OnePlus 5T Review in Australia here.