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Oneplus 6 – The Best Smartphone? Should you Buy it?

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Oneplus 6

Oneplus, the recent trending company just Launched its new Smartphone with all its glory. The Oneplus 6, everyone calls it the True Flagship. But what does the word flagship denotes? The word Flagship means “the best or most important thing owned or produced by a particular organization”. Flagship phones are the baddest and the most powerful device, which every phone in the world dreams to be. Looking to the Specs Sheet of the newly launched smartphone, it seems to be the Best Flagship looking to its Price and the features it provides in that Budget Price.

 

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The is that Fast and that precise, that it Launches there every Smartphone in every six months. But were surprised about the Product they reveal. Every Product they Reveal is considered as the Best Budget Flagship for that time period. And that’s Good for the Company to Grow in this smartphone era.

 

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The Brand Ambasedar of Oneplus India, Amitabh Bachchan, was Present during the Oneplus 6 India Launch. It was a Great Launch in India and Amitabh Bachchan also Addressed how Oneplus 6 Owner has the Superiority holding this Smartphone. He added that the phone using by a person reveals the mindset and thoughts of that person. And the Person Holding Oneplus 6 will be Superior.

 

Specifications:

The Oneplus 6 has been made with the Gorilla Glass 5 front and back. There are three variants, There’s a mirror black, midnight black, and a silk white. The mirror black is actually designed to look like a ceramic material but without the weight. So glass backed phones like the current iPhone 10 and the Samsung s9 have a very obvious kind of glass surface to the back of It and it looks good.

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The mirror black finish on the Oneplus 6 has that look and they’ve done it by putting this film underneath the Gorilla Glass 5 so it just gives it this distinctly different looking reflection It’s really hard to describe, but it looks really unique in person the midnight black is the second color option on the Oneplus 6 and it uses this acid etched glass and basically they’re using a Corrosion process on the Gorilla Glass 5 to give it a fantastic texture. It’s this smooth satin finish to the glass It’s very similar in feel to the trackpads on a MacBook Pro. It’s just it’s got that silky smooth finish to it It hides fingerprints better than your average glass or aluminum finish if you just look at it, though It doesn’t look different aesthetically, but when you touch it, it feels phenomenal. It’s kind of weird to feel the phone that has this kind of texture to it now, aesthetically I think that the mirror black finish looks more standout it is a distinctly different look. But if you’re looking for like a tactile experience that’s different from most other phones out there.

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The third color optionally have is a silk white. It’s a white colored back with a rose gold finish for the metal frame the white material has this Pearlescent look to the finish. It is a limited edition, and it’s not available yet so if you want a white phone at launch, You probably gonna have to put a skin on it the white marble skin looks really good on the Oneplus 6.

 

The Screen, Yes it has a notch, but I don’t feel as bothered by this notch as I do from other phones for one. I feel like I kind of expected it Oneplus was showing pictures of this notch for quite a while. But the big reason is that the top and bottom bezels are thin and if they’re trying to maximize screen real estate here I understand why they’re using a notch in 2018.

You can hide it the software has a setting to make it less pronounced and because it’s an AMOLED panel. It does a pretty good job at masking it out. It’s still a 1080p panel, but it’s a very nice-looking display. It’s a large display six point two eight inches it’s noticeably bigger than the Oneplus 5t screen, but the device itself is essentially the same size.

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The Cameras have been updated obviously and this year they’ve brought back optical image stabilization, Something that I felt like they were missing from the Oneplus 5 and the 5t because OIS helps with everything especially for low-light photos.

 

lastly software:

This thing’s shipping with Android 8.1 and it obviously has their oxygen OS on it, it’s carrying over the gestures that we see in the current 5 T software and it’s still pretty early stages in the implementation but Navigation is really easy to get used to you swipe up to go home and then the back buttons are triggered with sliding up from the side it sounds weird. But it’s really easy to get used to and the idea here like the notch is to maximize your screen real estate.

 

All the other classic Oneplus goodness is still here.

  • You get the fastest Snapdragon processor the 845, so it’s going to be faster and more energy efficient.
  • You get your dash charging. So that’s a full day of power in 30 minutes.
  • You get that super fast face unlock which is still weird to me as to how fast it is compared to other flagships.
  • you get the Oneplus alert slider, which is a little bit different this year, it’s on the right side.
  • you also get your headphone jack, which is important for a lot of the Oneplus fans.

     

 

Lets Compare Oneplus Devices:

ONEPLUS 6ONEPLUS 5TONEPLUS 5
Pricing$529, $579, $629 (off contract)

34,999 INR

$499, $559 (off contract)

32,999 INR

$479, $539 (off contract)

32,999 INR

Dimensions155.7 x 75.4 x 7.75mm (6.13 x 2.97 x 0.31 inches)156.1 x 75 x 7.3mm (6.15 x 2.95 x 0.29 inches)154.2 x 74.1 x 7.25mm (6.07 x 2.92 x 0.29 inches)
Weight177g (6.2 ounces)162g (5.7 ounces)153g (5.40 ounces)
Screen size6.28 inches (159.5mm)6.01 inches (152.7mm)5.5 inches (139.7mm)
Screen resolution2,280 x 1,080 (402ppi)2,160 x 1,080 (401ppi)1,920 x 1,080 (401ppi)
Aspect Ratio19:918:916:9
Screen typeAMOLEDAMOLEDAMOLED
Battery3,300mAh3,300mAh3,300mAh
Internal storage64 / 128 / 256GB UFS 2.164 / 128GB UFS 2.164 / 128GB UFS 2.1
External storageNoneNoneNone
Rear cameraDual cameras:
Wide-angle, 16MP, f/1.7, 1.22μm pixel size, OIS;
Telephoto, 20MP, f/1.7, 1.0μm pixel size
Dual cameras:
Wide-angle, 16MP, f/1.7, 1.12μm pixel size;
Telephoto, 20MP, f/1.7, 1.0μm pixel size
Dual cameras:
Wide-angle, 16MP, f/1.7, 1.12μm pixel size;
Telephoto, 20MP, f/2.6, 1.0μm pixel size
Front-facing camera16MP, f/2.0, 1.0μm pixel size16MP, f/2.0, 1.0μm pixel size16MP, f/2.0, 1.0μm pixel size
Video capture4K at 60fps4K at 30fps4K at 30fps
NFCYesYesYes
Bluetoothv5.0 with aptX HDv5.0 with aptX HDv5.0 with aptX HD
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 835Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
CPU2.8GHz octa-core2.45GHz octa-core2.45GHz octa-core
GPUAdreno 630Adreno 540Adreno 540
RAM6 / 8GB LPDDR4X6 / 8GB LPDDR4X6 / 8GB LPDDR4X
WiFi2×2 MIMO, dual band, 802.11ac2×2 MIMO, dual band, 802.11ac2×2 MIMO, dual band, 802.11ac
Operating systemOxygenOS based on Android 8.1OxygenOS based on Android 8.1OxygenOS based on Android 8.1
Other featuresFingerprint sensor, dual SIM, water resistant, USB Type-C, Dash Charge (5V/4A), 3.5mm headphone jack, alert sliderFingerprint sensor, dual SIM, USB Type-C, Dash Charge (5V/4A), 3.5mm headphone jack, 3-mic noise cancellation, alert slider
Fingerprint sensor, dual SIM, USB Type-C, Dash Charge (5V/4A), 3.5mm headphone jack, 3-mic noise cancellation, capacitive buttons, alert slider

To Know More about the Device: VIsit Oneplus Website

So the Question Arises, Should you Buy this Newly Launches oneplus 6?

Answer: If you want the High-end Experience within the Budget, GO FOR IT. That the Best in class Smartphone Considering the Price.

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Why Windows Phone Failed

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Why Widows Phone failed
 Windows Phone: a product with so much potential that had everything going for it, and yet one that failed spectacularly. Despite the billions of dollars and the priceless connections of Microsoft, the Windows Phone never took off and would go down in history as one of Microsoft’s most expensive mistakes.
We’re gonna look at the reasons behind its failure and the actions Microsoft could’ve taken to possibly prevent it.
When Steve Jobs announced the iPhone in 2007 he took the smartphone world by storm. Up until then, smartphones had a big problem: they had small screens with interfaces that were hard to navigate, and the reason for that was because half of the phone was occupied by a keyboard with tiny buttons you could hardly press with any precision at all.
Apple unvield iPhone in 2007

Apple unveiled iPhone in 2007

What Steve Jobs showed to his ecstatic audience was a game changer, but it wasn’t just Apple fans there were watching. The engineers at Google, which for the past two years had been building a smartphone of their own, had to scrap their entire project and to start over with a touchscreen design. Their final product, Android, would arrive more than a year later, at which point the iPhone had taken the smartphone crown.
The iPhone’s model was built on exclusivity: it was entirely produced by Apple to establish maximal control over the user experience and the quality of the product, which allowed Apple to charge a premium for their phones.
To succeed Android would have to adopt a different strategy: instead of going for exclusivity, Google tried to be everyone’s friend, partnering up with as many phone manufacturers as possible with the selling point of their phones being the fact that they were cheap, yet functional.
For a time, the smartphone world was in balance, with Android and the iPhone occupying very distinct segments of
the market. And yet, this balance would soon be disturbed by another tech giant, Microsoft.
Now, out of the three companies, it was actually Microsoft that had the most experience with mobile devices.
Back in 1996, Bill Gates unveiled what he called the handheld PC, which was really more of a tiny laptop. The operating system it ran was known as Windows CE, which was basically Windows 3 modified to function on the lowest specifications possible.
Over the next decade, Microsoft would add features and develop this product line extensively, making another 6 full releases. Between 2006 and 2008 Microsoft’s mobile devices claimed a 15% market share, greater than any of their competitors except Symbian by Nokia.
But this success is exactly what blinded Microsoft to threat of the iPhone.
When Steve Ballmer, the CEO of Microsoft at the time was asked about the iPhone his reaction, he was like that iPhones don’t have keyboards which will not make them good email machine. Also said that $500 for iPhone is not customer friendly.
When he was asked “How do you compete with iPhone?”, he replied ” Right now we’re selling millions and millions and millions of phones a year. Apple is selling zero phones a year.”
We can clearly see the stark difference between the two men: the reporter very clearly sees the innovations
of the iPhone as a threat to the old smartphone establishment, but Microsoft’s CEO can barely look past the sales numbers. And just in case you’re thinking he’s an exception, the CEOs of Blackberry and Palm were equally skeptical of the new iPhone.
It took Microsoft a full year of declining market share to finally realize that something had to be done. Unlike Microsoft, Blackberry’s sales were still increasing, which gave them a sense of confidence they never recovered from.
Now, as they say, it’s better late than never and when Microsoft finally got around to it, their development was actually pretty fast.
Microsoft began developing a touchscreen-based mobile device in late 2008 and it took them only two years to get it ready for market. What Steve Ballmer unveiled was indeed a very unique product whose advancement of smartphone design isn’t really widely recognized, but it should be. At a time when the iPhone and Android were stuck with static icons, the Windows Phone gave you tiles with live information.

Microsoft unveiled first Windows phone in 2010 at MWC

Overall, critics had much to praise: in terms of design the Windows Phone user experience was right up there next to Apple and because Microsoft had very strict requirements for the hardware used by phone manufacturers, all of the early Windows Phones were very powerful machines for their time. And yet, Microsoft ran into a big problem very early on.
Microsoft was trying to do something very difficult: it was emulating Apple in trying to establish strict control over the user experience and hardware, but unlike Apple, it wasn’t actually making its own phones. This approach made the Windows Phone a very refined product, but the degree of control Microsoft wanted to be made working with them much more difficult for phone manufacturers compared to working with Android.
Unsurprisingly, most phone manufacturers decided to partner up with Google, which left Microsoft in a very bad position: it had a great product and no one to make it. The only saving grace for Microsoft was a lucky connection: when Nokia replaced their CEO in September 2010, the new guy, Stephen Elop, was a former Microsoft executive and the first item on his agenda was to try to restore Nokia’s declining market share by abandoning Symbian and pivoting towards Windows Phone.
Now, you can tell that this was a very premeditated plan because of this massive transition, during which Nokia completely changed their product offerings, happened in the span of a single year. Nokia started selling their first Windows Phone in November 2011 and I can tell you right away that this was possible thanks to the billions of dollars Microsoft poured into Nokia as “platform support payments”.
Nokia was supposedly paying Microsoft a licensing fee, but in reality, it was actually getting $250 million back from Microsoft every quarter, which more than made up for their expenses. Of course, the other phone manufacturers knew that this was happening, which pushed them even farther away from Microsoft.
After all, why would they fund their own development and pay a licensing fee to Microsoft, when Nokia was getting it all for free?
Effectively, Microsoft had gone all in with Nokia and there was no going back. But sadly for Microsoft, it was far too late. By the time Microsoft solved its production issue, four years after the introduction of the iPhone, it had fallen to a 2% market share. Nobody was developing applications for the Windows Phone and why would they, considering that Android and iOS were clearly the winners here.
For its first three years, the Windows Phone App Store was empty: it didn’t have Instagram, it didn’t have YouTube, it barely had anything. By 2013 the stock price of Nokia had fallen by 75% at which point angry shareholders were threatening to just fire Stephen Elop and get rid of Microsoft altogether.
In the end, that didn’t happen, Microsoft instead just purchased Nokia’s mobile phone division for $7.2 billion in 2014. Here’s the funny thing though: the very next year Microsoft wrote off their investment for $7.6 billion, and then to top things off they fired almost 8,000 employees. Microsoft kept Windows Phone on life support until October 2017, but it was clearly dead a long time before that.
And yet, it’s easy to imagine the different path Windows Phone could’ve taken had it only not been as greedy with its original philosophy. Had Microsoft been willing to compromise on its control over production, it would’ve
easily convinced the big manufacturers to use Windows Phone instead of Android.
After all back then Google had practically no ecosystem to speak of, while Microsoft had been a software titan for decades.
This was how the Windows Phone ran the path for its downfall.
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WhatsApp CEO to visit India again in October end for Fake News issues

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WhatsApp CEO Chris Daniels has planned to make his second trip to India in three months to help the Government Officials of India to find out the root cause of the Spreading Fake News all around the Country via social Media Platform WhatsApp.

A delegation of WhatsApp officials along with the company’s global policy head Christine Turner with Daniels will visit India to meet with Government Officials at Prime Minister’s Office and the ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY).

It is reported that the delegation will be arriving on 24th of October, Wednesday.

During the Visit, CEO Chris Daniels is expected to meet the designated authorities on wide range of issues but the main focus would be rather on the data encryption and data sharing. Government of India has asked WhatsApp to find out ways to catch the origin of fake Messages and news, but things would not be that easy. As because WhatsApp runs on end-to-end Encryption.

Government requested WhatsApp to figure out the way to find alternative to find the solution and stop the unnecessary fake news to spread in a larger audience.

CEO chris daniels with Govenment Officials

Visit in August | Image Courtesy: Digit

Lately Fake news over WhatsApp has been leading to very bad condition of Mob lynching in some parts of the country.

Earlier when CEO Chris Daniels visited India for the First time, he was asked to appoint a grievance officer and set up a corporate entity in India to tackle the wide spreading of Fake news all over the Country. Also government demanded for a system to be developed for tracing the origin of fake News.

On demand Chris appointed a grievance officer to look upon the complains of fake messages all over the country. But data sharing and tracing the origin of the fake messages would not be that easy as mentioned earlier, although Indian Government stating “It’s not a rocket science”.

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SoftBank to acquire majority stake in WeWork.

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SOFTBANK to Acquire WeWork

SoftBank a Japanese telecoms and Internet Company, which is very intimate and well known for funding and acquiring stakes in various Multi National Companies. SoftBank is about to take over around 50 percent of the company WeWork.

WeWork is an American company founded in 2010 by Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey that provides shared Workspaces and Offices to Technology Startups and services for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and startups, small and large Businesses.

SoftBank shares fell 5.4 % and suffered their biggest one-day drop in nearly two years on Wednesday (10 Oct 18′) partly on concerns about the prospects of eight-year-old WeWork whose outlook is tied closely to the ups and downs of the real estate market. Recent technology sector weakness also weighed on SoftBank’s shares, traders said.

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One of the sources told that the pricing and other details of WeWork investment are yet to be firmed up and the second source said Softbank is in talks to take a major investment in WeWork.

SoftBank and its giant Vision  Fund invested about $4.4 Billion August 2017 on WeWork and hold 2 board Seats in the Company. And Owns about 20 percent of the company.

Earlier the Wall Street Journal reported Softbank’s investment would be between around $15 billion to $20 billion and is most likely to come from the Softbank’s giant Vision Fund. Earlier June Journal says that the smaller Softbank investment discussion valued WeWork at up to $40 Billion.

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SoftBank’s other real estate-related investments include Compass, an online real estate marketplace, Katerra, a construction startup, and Indian hotel chain OYO Hotels.

SoftBank Group Corp, Tokyo Stocks

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SoftBank had earlier invested Billions of Dollars in U.S. ride-services firm UBER Technologies but owns a minority stack in the firm.

The Chinese unit of WeWork raised about $500 million in July from the investors including Hony Capital, SoftBank, Trustbridge Partners, to drive and expand its existence in the nation.

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