We got the recently launched ASUS Chromebook C223 laptop for review. The Chromebook is affordable and may help the students who want a good laptop for studying online or for basic home use. It is compact and has some unique features, unlike traditional laptops. Read this complete review if you are looking to buy a laptop under a small budget.
The box carries of course the ASUS Chromebook C223. Apart from it, we get a power cable, a 45W power adapter, and some documents (Quick start guide). There is nothing else inside the box.
This Chromebook laptop has many connectivity features that allow you to connect other accessories. On the right side of the laptop, there is a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-c port which supports display port, power delivery, and data transfer. On the other side, there is a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-c port, MicroSD card slot (Expandable up to 2TB), 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port.
Design and built quality
To begin with design, we must accept that the ASUS Chromebook C223 is extremely lightweight. It weighs only 1 KG and it is compact as well so you will not face any difficulty while carrying this. The Chromebook has a very decent and eye soothing design. It has a plastic body which of decent quality. Moreover apart from these all in this category, you can’t expect premium built material.
We tried to open the lid with one finger but we were little disappointed. We had to use both of our hands to open the lid. The laptop has 11.6 inch display to give you a good experience. However, the bezels around the display are little big for a laptop being launched in 2021. Due to these big bezels, the screen to body ratio is 74%. Just above the display, there is a 720P HD webcam for attending the video chats. Below the laptop, ASUS has given dual speakers that promise a good sound quality.
Keyboard and trackpad
The Chromebook comes equipped with an edge-to-edge keyboard which gives you a hassle free typing experience. The keyboard is completely spill free and the keys are easy to press and help in fast typing as well. Along with the keyboard, you get a multi-touch trackpad which is very smooth.
ASUS Chromebook C223 features an 11.6 inch Anti-glare HD LED Backlit display with 1366 x 768 Pixels resolution. The display can’t be rotated 360* and it is a non-touchable display so you can’t use this laptop in a tablet mode. It has 200 nits brightness which justifies as per its price. The display is super bright and vibrant so the content over the screen looks pretty good. We played some 4K videos on this laptop to test the display quality and it was good. Also the stereo loudspeakers make the experience even better. However, watching the videos from side angles will not give you good experience.
The Chromebook runs over Chrome Operating System (OS) which gives a unique and immersive computing experience. Operating this Chromebook is almost similar to operate an android smartphone because of the features and operations. You can download android apps from Google Play Store as per your choice. You can operate the laptop with your voice through Google Voice Assistant feature. It is a much needed feature in today’s time. With Chromebook C223, you can have a different experience.
As far as features are concerned, ASUS Chromebook C223 comes packed with some great features that support basic day to day tasks. It comes with Intel Celeron N3350 Processor which is clocked at 2.4 GHz. Also, it has Intel HD Graphics 500 for a seamless computing. The Chromebook has 4GB LPDDR4 RAM and the internal storage is 32GB. But you can expand the storage up to 2TB through microSD card. It is indeed a great feature in this laptop as you feel bounded with limited storage space but with this feature, the expandable storage sets you free to download new apps, documents or any other files.
The laptop packs a 38Wh high-quality Li-ion battery with 45W type-c fast charging. You can get up to 10hrs of battery life which is true as we tested it during our review period. The battery backup is really incredible and it provides you extended hours to finish off your work. The 720p HD webcam and stereo loudspeakers allow you to enjoy crystal clear video conferencing. It has dual band Wi-Fi 5 for ultra-fast connectivity.
Price and availability
ASUS Chromebook C223 is an affordable laptop as it is designed for those who want a laptop under budget category. You can buy this laptop at Rs. 16,990 from Flipkart.
Telecom Today Review
ASUS Chromebook C223 is a good laptop for budget buyers. The laptop has a good design and built quality, which seems durable. Accessing chrome OS on a laptop is quite a different experience and it allows you to operate it with ease. The battery backup is good so we were able to use it continuously for long hours. Executing the normal day to day work becomes easy on this device due to Intel Celeron N3350 Processor. Also, we had a great video chat experience all because of the 720p HD webcam. Laptop performance was excellent during our review.
Built Quality is Decent
Chomebook is very lightweight
720p HD Webcam
Screen to body ratio is less
Product Review: Truke F1 Buds Review
Today, having wireless earbuds has become a trend and it is because of the trendy design and comfort that earbuds provide to users. Truke has been bringing a lot of budget category earbuds with some class-leading features. Its F1 Bluetooth earbuds are one of the best earbuds as they come with a pretty design and carry a lot of impressive features. Check out this quick review to know about Truke Buds F1.
What is inside the box?
Truke F1 earbuds come packed in a very compact box which carries all the key information about the products. Apart from the pair of earbuds, the box consists some basic accessories including the charging case, an extra set of eartips, and a user manual. This is all we get inside the box.
Portable Charging Case Design
Truke earbuds come along with a very portable and stylish charging case which looks very glossy. The charging case has a digital battery indicator which gives it a unique look. The case is made of plastic and is very handy and lightweight. You can even keep it in your pocket without any trouble.
Stylish F1 Earbuds
These earbuds are very tiny and you can wear them without any grip issue. The earbuds are also made of plastic just like the charging case so the earbuds are also very lightweight. The eartips at the end are in rubber material due to which they provide extra grip and you can wear them all day. The best thing about earbuds is that once you pair the earbuds with your smartphone, then next time you don’t need to go through the pairing process. The earbuds gets connected with the smartphone once you get the out of the charging case.
Also, if you like gaming then these earbuds can help you in having a better gameplay experience. The earbuds are equipped with the gaming mode which makes your gaming sessions far better.
For greater stability and Faster Connection, truke earbuds come with Bluetooth 5.3. This is the latest Bluetooth technology which never lets connection disturbed. The true wireless in-ear buds are also decked with a Dual Mic Environmental Noise Cancellation (ENC). Moreover, the earbuds sport a dedicated Gaming mode with Ultra-Low Latency up to 55ms while offering a Playtime of up to 48hours with a case and 10 hours of playtime on a single charge. Furthermore, the F1 earbuds from Truke are built to redefine comfort through Easy Access with Tap to Control and high fidelity music with AAC Codec.
Apart from it, the F1 earbuds also support Siri and Google Voice Assistant and are water-resistant with an IPX4 rating. So you can wear them in rainy conditions as well as your gym and morning walks without any fear of sweating.
Price & Availability
You can buy the Truke F1 buds from Flipkart at Rs. 999. Buds F1 is available in 2 attractive variants Black & Blue.
Telecom Today Review
The earbuds are really a great option under budget category as the come with a good range of features. All the features in these earbuds are enough for a user to get a seamless much experience on the go. The earbuds are under a budget category but the design, body and features will not let you feel it. In budget category, it is quite difficult to get such range of features but truke has gone an extra mile to offer some good stuff in budget. During our review, we didn’t face any issue regarding connectivity or controlling the earbuds through touch controls. We give the earbuds 3.5 stars rating out of 5.
￼Product Review: Oppo K10 5G
Today, there are multiple of choices for customers to buy a 5G smartphone but when you are spending your money on a premium smartphone, you should be very careful. To help you with your selection process, we have come up with Oppo’s latest K10 5G smartphone. Oppo had previously launched the 4G variant of this phone but to capitalize on the success of this phone, Oppo launched the 5G variant. This phone has great looks and promising features due to which it is currently one of the top preferences of customers. Check out this quick and honest review to know about this smartphone.
The in-box accessories include a 33W fast charger and Type-c cable which can charge your smartphone quickly. Also, you get some documents like user manual and warranty card. The box also contains a SIM ejector tool, and a transparent back cover.
Oppo K10 5g smartphone is Ultra-slim in design. Straight -edge and light as a feather, Oppo k10 5G is reassuring and classical but contemporary to the core. Enduring, too with superb scratch and wear resistance. The smartphone has a camera panel bump at back which looks extremely elegant. When you hold the phone in your hand, it feels very premium.
OPPO K10 5G smartphone’s weight and thickness are 190g and 7.99mm. Apart from its excellent design and smooth body, the phone also comes with Glow Design which gives users a truly unique experience. Additionally, the phone is IP4X certified so you don’t need to worry about water splashes.
Big and Bright Display
Nowadays Everybody desire to wants a big and nice display to enjoy gaming or watching their favorite content. So to give users a perfect companion for entertainment, Oppo K10 5G comes with a large 6.56-inch HD+ LCD display. The screen-to-body ratio of this phone is 89.8% and it supports 90Hz refresh rate. On the other hand, the phone has 600 nits brightness so the content on display can be clearly seen even in the daylight. We played some YouTube videos on this phone and we got a good viewing experience. The sound quality is also up to the mark which enhances the overall experience and you can enjoy watching the videos all day.
Excellent Camera Setup
Whenever we go to buy a smartphone, camera remains one of the top things that we check in the specifications list. So this new phone by Oppo has a great camera which was very surprising to see in this category. Oppo K10 5G features 48+2MP dual rear camera with 108 MP ultra-clear image feature. In the rear camera, you get Ultra Night Mode for reducing noise and delivering brighter and more detailed night shots. We clicked some pictures from this phone and we can say that this phone is capable of capturing blur-free moments in vibrant colours. As far as selfie camera is considered, we get an 8 MP camera. The camera has many interesting features to make your photography experience better.
The Oppo K10 5G boasts a strong hardware which makes you to run heavy apps on it. The phone is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor which is quite strong and enough for a seamless experience. With 8GB RAM and 128 GB ROM, you can have an excellent user experience. We tried playing some games like Free Fire and Critical Strike to test its performance. We had a flawless gaming experience during the tests and the phone didn’t even bother us with heating issue. If you want extra RAM to push the limits of this phone, so it is possible due to the RAM extension feature with which you can expand the RAM up to 5GB. It is one of the best features in today’s smartphones as it helps you to make good use of the phone during extreme usage.
Oppo K10 5G runs on ColorOS 12.1 based on Android 12 and supports features like Background stream where users can enjoy music and videos while they are on other apps. Further, features such as FlexDrop, Smart Side Bar, Three-Finger Translate with Google Lens amongst others increase everyday efficiency.
What’s the Price?
OPPO K10 5G will be available for purchase on Flipkart at Rs. 17,499. This phone is available in two color variants Midnight Black and Ocean Blue so you can choose whatever color you like.
Telecom Today Verdict
Oppo K10 5G is definitely a good smartphone under 18K as it has all the leading features which anybody would want. A good bright and colorful display, strong processor, big battery, good camera setup, latest OS and most importantly a flawless performance. So, we tested this phone on every parameter to reach on a conclusion. After testing and using this phone for over 2 weeks, we found it worth buying. We give this phone 4 star rating out of 5.
Product Review: Oppo F21 Pro
Oppo F21 Pro is one of the most advanced smartphones launched by Oppo in India. The smartphone comes packed with many interesting features that only few smartphones have. Telecom Today reviewed this smartphone and tested it on various parameters to check its performance. This review will help smartphone lovers in taking the right decision if they are planning to buy a new smartphone.
The box contains a 33W charger and type c cable which can charge your smartphone very quickly. Also, you will get some documents which includes warranty card and quick start guide. The box also has a SIM ejector tool, and a transparent back cover.
Ultra-slim & Lightweight Design
If we talk about the design, the Oppo F21 Pro looks very elegant and stylish. It comes in fiberglass-leather design which looks appealing. The sunset orange color has its own nice and premium style and that makes it different from other phones. When you hold this stylish phone in your hand, you can feel the comfort and excellent grip. It comes with a flat edge and can stand on any other flat surface very easily. The camera panel also looks quite attractive and it makes the overall look more aesthetic. Also, the ultra-slim design makes hours of holding the phone very easy.
Ultra-bright & Smooth Display
Oppo F21 Pro comes with a big and innovative display to make the user experience more cheerful. The phone has a 6.4-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display. It has an AMOLED display, so the blacks are deeper, and the colors are more vivid. The display has 90Hz refresh rate which makes the overall experience much smoother.
The display looks very premium compared to other smartphones in this segment. In terms of brightness also, F21 Pro has a very brighteshut screen in this segment. On normal mode, you get 430 nits brightness whereas on the high brightness mode, you get 600 nits brightness. Moreover, 2400×1800 pixels resolution makes watching videos and gaming more exciting. Watching Netflix shows was good experience on Oppo F21 Pro. As far as touch sampling rate is concerned, the phone offers 180Hz touch sampling rate with two fingers and 120Hz with five fingers. This is really impressive because you get an ultra-smooth smartphone experience.
Powerful Camera Setup
Oppo F21 Pro comes with a very powerful 64MP camera which delivers a whole new level of clarity, guaranteeing every scene is a masterpiece and every shot is a perfect shot. The camera setup comprises 64MP Main Camera+ 2MP Micro Lens + 2MP Depth Camera. For selfie lovers, the phone comes with 32MP camera which allows you to click excellent pictures even in low light conditions.
The smartphone comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 chipset which supports multitasking. The phone is based on ColorOS 12 which includes Anti-Peeping notification feature for privacy where notification content is hidden if the phone detects someone else looking at your screen when messages pop up. Also, the phone has 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. Apart from it, F21 Pro comes with 4500mAh battery and 33W SUPERVOOC charger that fully charges the device in just 63 minutes. Also a 5 minutes’ charge is sufficient to make three hours of calls or for 100 minutes of movie watching.
Oppo F21 Pro smartphone is priced at Rs. 22,999. It is available in 2 color options- Sunset Orange and Cosmic Black. You can buy this phone from Oppo’s official website.
Telecom Today Review
OPPO F21 PRO has all the features that make it an ideal phone at the price of 22,999. During our review, we tested this phone on several parameters and then evaluated whether it is worth buying or not. Its camera quality is good and gaming experience is also quite well. Oppo has brought in powerful hardware for smooth gaming so it will not disappoint the gaming enthusiasts. We find this phone one of the best smartphones under this budget and give 4.5 stars rating out of 5.
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