Ameya Dalvi

Technology Editor

Watch TV, listen to music, take a fitness watch for a walk, get paid. Repeat!
Ameya Dalvi

09 Nov 2021

Speakers

Realme Buds Wireless 2 Neo Review: Feature-rich budget Bluetooth earphones

Realme has been a consistent performer in the budget personal audio category, offering good products for an attractive price. They recently launched two new models in their Buds Wireless 2 series that are meant to succeed their older Buds Wireless neckband. While the Realme Buds Wireless 2 flaunts some premium features like active noise cancellation (ANC) and support for Sony's LDAC codecs, the one with the Neo suffix that we have for review today, is a scaled down version of the same.

04 Nov 2021

Speakers

Boult Audio Airbass ENCore Review: Better for calls than music

Before brands like Realme, Soundcore and OPPO spread their wings to the sub- Rs. 2,000 segment of wireless earphones and upped the ante, brands like Boat and Boult Audio were viable options in the category. Boult recently launched their new Airbass ENCore true wireless (TWS) earbuds that claim to focus on supreme call quality among other things. The buds are meant to have a superior environmental noise cancellation algorithm, and hence the highlighted ENC in the model name.

27 Oct 2021

Fitness Bands

Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Classic Review: Best smartwatch for Android?

There are dozens of fitness watches in India but hardly any smartwatches. Today, we got our hands on one of the most recent and popular smartwatches around, the Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Classic. This series is crucial for Samsung too as they look to jump from their homegrown Tizen platform to Google Wear OS.

19 Oct 2021

Speakers

Realme Buds Q2 Review: Good sound, ANC under Rs. 2,500

Just recently we reviewed the Redmi Earbuds 3 Pro that boasts of some features unheard of under Rs. 3,000. And, now Realme's new Buds Q2 hopes to do something similar in the sub-Rs. 2,500 category of TWS earbuds. While Xiaomi opted for a more radical approach like a dual driver setup and aptX Adaptive support, Realme has chosen to tread a feature-rich but known path. It would be fair to say that it is a path they have paved themselves.

18 Oct 2021

Speakers

PlayGo BH22 Wireless Headphones Review: Solid battery backup, average sound

We have reviewed quite a few true wireless (TWS) earbuds and wireless neckbands, of late.

07 Oct 2021

TV

Thomson 42PATH2121 Smart TV Review: Is it worth buying?

The popular screen sizes for Full HD TVs in India are 40 and 43-inches. 42-inch TVs used to be a thing almost a decade ago and Thomson is looking to bring it back in their PATH series of Android TVs targeted at budget conscious buyers. And even better, they have priced the 42-inch model similar to competing 40-inch TVs.

06 Oct 2021

Speakers

Redmi Earbuds 3 Pro Review: Specifications don't translate into performance

One look at the spec-sheet and I was keen on getting my hands on the Redmi Earbuds 3 Pro. After all, how often do you get dual-driver true wireless (TWS) earphones, and that too with aptX Adaptive compliance under Rs. 3,000? Those are the features you generally find in wireless earphones upwards of Rs. 6,000, and not necessarily all of them. On top of that, a promise of close to 30 hours of battery backup and this pair of TWS earbuds from Xiaomi seems to tick all the right boxes.

01 Oct 2021

Fitness Bands

Realme Watch 2 Pro Review: Budget fitness watch with GPS

A few days ago we reviewed a fitness band with a larger than usual screen. Continuing on the same theme, we now have a budget fitness watch with a large display. Meet the Realme Watch 2 Pro from the company's latest generation of fitness watches that were released not too long ago. Other than the display, this fitness watch offers a bunch of useful features like built-in GPS, good battery backup, SpO2 sensor and more.

27 Sep 2021

Fitness Bands

Huawei Band 6 Review: A little different from the pack

Huawei has been a constant presence in the fitness wearables segment in India over the past several years. The Band 6 that we have for review today is the sixth iteration of their fitness band, and it's an interesting one. One thing I generally miss in fitness bands is a larger display. I know, it's a band and needs to be sleek, but Huawei has looked to address that issue here. The Huawei Band 6 slots right in between regular fitness bands and a fitness watch, courtesy of its larger than usual display.

18 Sep 2021

TV

Realme Smart TV Full HD 32 Review: Best 32-inch TV?

32-inch smart TVs are generally targeted at price-sensitive buyers by most manufacturers. Full-HD resolution on a TV this size has become extremely rare these days. More often than not, you get a 768p panel (resolution of 1366x768 pixels) to keep the costs down.

18 Sep 2021

Speakers

Boat Rockerz 330 Wireless Neckband Review: Yay or Nay?

The local brand Boat has been growing in popularity in the budget audio category over the past few years.

06 Sep 2021

Fitness Bands

Mi Watch Revolve Active Review: Best fitness-watch under Rs. 10,000?

We reviewed the OPPO Band Style a few weeks back for those looking for a basic fitness wearable. We shall now focus on those who want more advanced features and detailed breakdown of their workouts without breaking the bank. Enter Xiaomi's Mi Watch Revolve Active, which is the successor to their Mi Watch Revolve they released last year and garnered fairly positive reviews.

30 Aug 2021

Speakers

OnePlus Buds Pro Review: Best TWS earbuds under Rs. 10,000?

Most OnePlus audio products released in India till date have been impressive, right from the first Bullets Wireless neckband. Though not the cheapest, they offer excellent value for money.

26 Aug 2021

Speakers

Dizo GoPods D TWS Earbuds Review: Should you buy them?

Dizo is Realme's new sub-brand they recently unveiled to cater to budget-conscious buyers. Not that Realme has done badly in the budget audio segment so far, with their Buds Wireless series neckbands and Buds Air 2 true wireless (TWS) earbuds offering impressive features and excellent value for money in the respective categories.

24 Aug 2021

Speakers

Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker (16W) Review: To buy or not?

It's the monsoon season in India, and one feature you hope to have in most of your gadgets at this time of the year is moisture resistance.

16 Aug 2021

Fitness Bands

OPPO Band Style Review: Should you buy it?

Not too long ago, fitness wearables were meant for professional athletes and sportspersons. Needless to say, they were quite expensive and beyond the reach of the masses.

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