Author: Ekpa, Stephen Monday

A business administration graduate from Usmanu Danfodiyo Unisversity, Sokoto, turned tech enthusiasts. Chances are, I know your smartphone than you do!

DISCLAIMER: This article is written for tech education purpose. It is not aimed at promoting or down-playing any product or brand to the detriment of another, but based on pure market facts. The post contains link to Aliexpress, and I might be paid certain commission for a winning purchase. Tecno introduced the Phantom X few weeks ago across Africa and some Asian countries. Aside being the direct successor to the Phantom 9 of two years ago, it also add so many “firsts” to it title. For example, it was the first Tecno phone with the best design and built yet,…

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Each day brings us closer to the launch of Infinix’s most anticipated smartphone yet – the Zero X-series. Ehhh… not that Infinix have announced any launch date yet, neither has the company officially confirmed the existence of the Zero X-series, but few online certifications has given the tech community reasons to believe so. In the close of June, Infinix showcased a concept smartphone loaded with plethora of features and techs, the most pronounced of which was a 160W wired and 50W wireless charger, among others. But technically, these techs are not commercially available for purchase. However, an Infinix flagship series…

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A new Tecno device, modelled KF6P have just gone through FCC certification. Looking at the rear view of the phones shared by FCC, shows that the phone will come under the Spark series, but it is not wholly clear which of the Spark model to expect. Is Tecno launching the Spark 8-series already? That is unlikely since the Spark 7-series are around 2-months old. Recall that Tecno Introduced the Spark 6 Air exactly on the 30th of July last year, and that device has KE6. KE6j and KF6 as the model number for varying markets. Now our guess is pointing…

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There are things every reviewer looks for in a product before giving his/her final verdicts about that product, be it a piece of tech, like smartphone or tablet, or even PC, or a general health or garden or Kitchen utensils. For us on DroidAfrica, when a smartphones crosses our way, before we start plastering star ratings on them, one major thing we look for is the products price-to-value ratio. That is, if that smartphone costs $100 Dollars, then we try to see either the phone can deliver $100 Dollar value to those who buys them, and that is what determines…

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POCO X3 GT model have just been announced. This model come as the little sibling to the recently announced POCO F3 GT model. The device is powered by Dimensity 1100 5G CPU, the smaller alternative to the Dimensity 1200 used in the F3 GT. Incase you missed it, the X3 GT is the same device launched in China as Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G model. The phone come in a 6.6-inches FHD+ LCD display with 120Hz refresh rating that supports DCI-P3 color gamut and has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. It also has a dot-notch cutout on the front, housing…

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The Tecno Spark Go 2021 was announced in India on the 1st of July as the successor to the Spark Go 2020 model. Unfortunately, the major upgrade we saw on the newer model was a redesigned outward, but retains almost similar specs as the predecessor. Though launched in India, but the device is now selling in Nigeria in some offline and online stores like Jumia. The Spark Go 2021 is priced around N46,000 in Nigeria, and at this price, you are getting a 4G LTE-enabled smartphone with 6.52-inches HD+ display. The screen is IPS, and it has a 720 x…

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What is a WPS File? A WPS file is a document created with Microsoft Works Word Processor, a word-processing application included with the Microsoft Works productivity suite. The Works Document file format was discontinued by Microsoft in 2006 when it was replaced by Microsoft’s DOC file format. How can you open a WPS File? Since most WPS files were created with Microsoft Works, they can certainly be opened by that program. However, Microsoft Works has been discontinued and it may be difficult to obtain a copy of the software. Fortunately, WPS files can also be opened with any of the latest…

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Just as promised, Carl Pei and his Nothing company have released their first commercially available tech device. And as it was promised, the product is called Nothing ear (1), and it comes with Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) and the latest Bluetooth version 5.2. The device launched in India for the first time, and it comes with Rs. 5,999 price tag, an equivalent of around $80 US Dollars. At this price, you are getting a true wireless earbuds has a transparent design to expose the device engineering. So microphones, magnets and circuit board mimics transparent design. The Nothing Ear (1) is…

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While the likes of Cat and AGM focuses primarily on making Rugged smartphones, some OEMs dabbles between standard and rugged phones. For example, All Oukitel WP-series and Ulefone Armor-series falls into these category. Samsung is also one of them, with their Galaxy Xcover and the abandoned Active-series. Not much of these can be previously said about Nokia. The company does have a rugged feature phone though, like the Nokia 800 Tough, but not a full fledges smartphone, a gap Nokia hopes to bridge with the all new Nokia XR20. According to Nokia, the XR20 is built for conditions far harsher…

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If you don’t like Nokia C10 due to the missing 4G LTE network, you could consider the C20. But if you don’t still like the C20 due to the limited battery power, then here is Nokia C30, a substantially large display smartphone, backed by a large battery capacity. In our review of the Nokia C10, two major issues we had with that phone is that, it does not support 4G LTE network, and the battery capacity was not meeting up with the need of the screen. The Nokia C20 addressed the network issue, since it has 4G network, but suffers…

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