First Impressions

  • Motorola's new Moto G: First impressions review September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Riding high on the success of the Moto G, Motorola today introduced the successor to its affordable smartphone. Named the '2nd Gen Moto G', the Android smartphone comes with improved specs and at a price, which is Rs 1000 cheaper than its predecessor. The new Moto G (16GB) carries...
  • LG G Watch: First impressions review July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: While LG's G Watch, the first Android Wear smartwatch, has been available to purchase (through Google Play Store) for Indian users for about a month now, it was early this week only when LG officially announced the launch of the smartwatch in India, alongside the LG G3 India launch....
  • The Rs 5,999 Asus ZenFone 4: First impressions review July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Asus has pulled a rabbit out of a hat by aggressively pricing their new ZenFone smartphones in the fiercely competitive Indian smartphone market. The company introduced three phones in India ZenFone 4, 5, and 6. While we have already posted our review of the ZenFone 5 which...
  • Planning to buy the Moto E? Read this before you place your order May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Motorola in its comeback avatar appears to have geared up to overtake all competition in budget smartphone market in India which is otherwise dominated by homegrown manufacturers such as Micromax, Lava, and Xolo. Having already won much goodwill with its budget Moto G smartphone, the company on Tuesday...
  • Moto E: First impressions review of Motorola's cheapest smartphone June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Motorola in its comeback avatar appears to have geared up to overtake all competition in budget smartphone market in India which is otherwise dominated by homegrown manufacturers such as Micromax, Lava, and Xolo. Having already won much goodwill with its budget Moto G smartphone, the company on Tuesday...
  • LG G Flex with curved display: First impressions review December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: LG showcased its first curved display smartphone, the LG Flex, in India, within two months since its global debut in October. While the phone has been announced for the Indian market, it will not hit store shelves until February 2014. The company has not yet revealed the price,...
  • Google Nexus 5: First impressions review November 22, 2013

    New Delhi: LG announced the launch of the Google Nexus 5 in India a couple of days ago and I got my eager hands on a unit. The brief initial experience was enough to take a note of its new design and improved features. The Nexus 5, which Google has manufactured...
  • First impressions review: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 September 18, 2013

    New Delhi: As expected, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is in India just weeks after it was first unveiled in Berlin. Priced at Rs 49,900, the Note 3 will be available in India starting September 25. During the India launch event I got an opportunity to experience the device for a...
  • BlackBerry Q5 first impressions review: Half a solution for BlackBerry July 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Following the launch of the BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 earlier this year, BlackBerry launched its third BlackBerry 10 OS smartphone the BlackBerry Q5 in India at Rs 24,990. What could impress its potential users is its price. The Q5 is the cheapest BlackBerry 10 device yet...
  • First impression review: Samsung Galaxy S4 May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: We intend to use the top weapon in Samsung's mobile phone arsenal for a little longer before we post our full review of the Samsung Galaxy S4. Meanwhile, here are our first impressions about the muchdiscussed device that is the first phone with an 8core processor. The Galaxy S4...
  • First Impressions: Intel-powered Xolo X1000 smartphone March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: With this being the third Intel-based handset from Xolo, we have to but hope that it has got it just right this time. Xolo's last flagship model loaded with the Intel Chip, the x800, didn't fare too well in the battery department; I'm hoping that's been fixed. So...
  • Honda CBR150R first impressions May 7, 2012

    We have just received our test CBR150R and here is everything you need to know about the motorcycle Is this a miniCBR250R, then? Well, yes and no. Under the skin the relation between the 150 and the 250 is weak. They share only the most basic of components but little else. The...
  • Scientists reveal why first impressions last January 21, 2011

    Washington: It's often said that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Now, a new research has found truth in this old adage. A team of experts from Canada, Belgium and the US have found that new experiences that contradict a first impression become 'bound' to...
  • How you talk is how unknown people judge you! December 21, 2010

    London: Move over, first appearances. It's actually how you talk which most influences how unknown people judge you, says a new study. Experts always thought visual clues took over when we categorised unknown people. Not any more. Now, a team at Friedrich Schiller University of Jena in Germany has found accents and...