Blog news, Editorials, Featured

Switching off the lights


A long time ago, in a little South Indian town called Udupi, a guy started a little blog called ZOMGitsCJ. It’s kind-of crazy that one little blog about Mobile Phone Photography and Travel, turned into a blog about mobile phones, which turned into UnleashThePhones, a blog (which I’d like to optimistically call ‘popular-ish’) that reviews


Android, Featured, Reviews, Xiaomi

Xiaomi Mi 4i Review

Xiaomi Mi 4i Review

Xiaomi only entered India a year ago, but boy have they changed the mobile scene in the sub-continent. After all, India is a value-for-money market and nobody does value-for-money better than Xiaomi. From the Xiaomi Mi Pad, to the Xiaomi Redmi 2, they’ve been pumping out products that offer a lotta bang for the buck,


Android, News

Cyanogen ends partnership with OnePlus

OnePlus One

That’s all, folks! At the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing, Cyanogen’s Kirt McMaster and Steve Kondik stated that Cyanogen and OnePlus are parting ways. Cyanogen is now looking for new hardware vendors to bring their custom Android OS to more markets. This isnt a big surprise considering how the two companies have ad a


Android, Featured, Reviews, Xiaomi

Xiaomi Mi4i Camera Samples

Xiaomi Mi4i Camera Review

I’ve been using the brand new Xiaomi Mi4i for the last couple days and I have to admit I’ve been pretty impressed with it. While I’m still working on my review, apart from Unboxing the Xiaomi Mi4i and explaining the differences between the Xiaomi Mi4i and the regular Xiaomi Mi4, I figured I’d post a


Android, Featured, Reviews, Videos, Xiaomi

Xiaomi Mi4i vs Mi4 – What’s different?

Xiaomi mi4i vs Mi4

With the announcement of the new Xiaomi Mi4i, the Chinese company has a new mid-range offering that goes on sale right here in India first, later this month. Xiaomi is calling this phone a ‘flagship’ for India but even though it has the Mi4 branding, it actually is quite different from the company’s actual flagship


Android, Featured, Unboxing, Videos, Xiaomi

Xiaomi Mi4i Unboxing

Xiaomi mi4i unboxing

The Xiaomi Mi4i was announced here in New Delhi yesterday, and it is a phone that I’m especially interested in. Not only does it come with a very affordable price-tag, it also boasts some very impressive specs as well, including a 5 inch 1080p display, 13 megapixel rear camera, 5 megapixel front facing camera, second


Featured, Microsoft, Reviews, Windows Phone

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Review

Lumia 640 XL Review

Another month, another Lumia! This time around I got my hands on the brand new Microsoft Lumia 640 XL. As you can tell from the XL, this is a larger and slightly more premium version of the Lumia 640, both of which were announced at Mobile World Congress 2015 last month. Along with the larger


Android, Lenovo, News

Lenovo A6000 plus unleashed in India at Rs 7499

Lenovo A6000 Review

What’s better than the Lenovo A6000? The Lenovo A6000 plus. The Lenovo A6000 plus launched in India at Rs 7499 today, and is a slightly souped up version of the already-incredibly-value-for-money smartphone that features 2GB of RAM (vs 1GB of RAM in the regular A6000), and 16GB of internal memory (vs the 8GB of the