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We've already shared our first impressions of the 10.or E. In this post, we are sharing the benchmark scores.

10.or E

Concerning specifications, the 10.or E features a 5.5-inch full HD display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor. There are two variants of the device based on the RAM and storage, one with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory, and the other with 3 and 32 gigs combination. The storage is expandable up to 128 GB. It runs on Android Nougat 7.1.2 and packs 4,000 mAh battery. The smartphone features a 13 MP primary camera, and a 5 MP selfie camera.

10.or E benchmarks


AnTuTu Benchmark v6.2.7: 45,013
Quadrant Standard v2.1.1: 15,003
Geekbench v4.1.3 Single-Core: 650
Geekbench v4.1.3 Multi-Core: 2,497
NenaMark2 v2.4: 59.9 fps
Basemark X v1.1 (medium quality): 15,249
Basemark X v1.1 (high quality): 7,477
Basemark OS II: 312
GFXBench OpenGL v4.0.13 Car Chase: 2.7 fps
GFXBench OpenGL v4.0.13 1080p Car Chase Offscreen: 2.5 fps
GFXBench OpenGL v4.0.13 Manhattan 3.1: 4.9 fps
GFXBench OpenGL v4.0.13 1080p Manhattan 3.1 Offscreen: 4.6 fps
GFXBench OpenGL v4.0.13 T-Rex: 16.0 fps
GFXBench OpenGL v4.0.13 1080p T-Rex Offscreen: 16.0 fps
Vellamo v3.2.6 Metal: 1,128
Vellamo v3.2.6 Multicore: 1,563
3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited: 9,469
3DMark Ice Storm Extreme: 5,656
PCMark Work Performance 2.0: 3,567

10.or E specifications


Operating System: Android 7.1 (Nougat)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Memory: 2/3 GB RAM
Storage: 16/32 GB internal (expandable up to 128 GB)
Display: 5.5-inch full HD
Resolution (pixels): 1920x1080
Primary camera: 13 megapixel
Secondary camera: 5 megapixel
Battery: 4,000 mAh
Dimensions (WidthxHeightxDepth): 78.0x154.0x8.5 mm
Weight: 150 g
Price: ₹7,999 ($120 approx.) for 2/16 GB variant; ₹8,999 ($140 approx.) for 3/32 GB model
Last year's Amazon Kindle Oasis has got an upgrade. The newer variant is slimmer than its predecessor and comes with a 7-inch display. Prominent newly-added features include water resistance, support for audiobooks, and ambient light sensor.

Amazon Kindle Oasis 2017

The screen is an inch larger, and the count of LED backlights has also increased from 10 to 12. The sharpness of 300 pixels-per-inch is retained. The much-needed ambient light sensor is added, thus making it capable of automatically adjusting light depending on the surrounding conditions.

The new Kindle Oasis is IPX8 certified, making it the first of its name to be resistant to water up to an hour and under 6.5 feet. There are two variants of the device - one with 8 GB internal storage, and the other with 32 gigs memory. More space means more books, including support for audiobooks. The only downside is that the audio output has to be relayed to a Bluetooth-enabled speaker or earpiece since there is no headphone jack.

Amazon Kindle Oasis 2017 rear

The design has been retained, including the much-talked-about sidebar. It is heavier (194 grams) because the body is made from a single piece of aluminum. Amazon is claiming a six-week recharge cycle on the new Kindle Oasis.

In the US, the 8 GB model is priced at $250, while the one with 32 GB memory costs $280 ($350 if cellular connectivity supported). There are two new covers as well, made of fabric (priced at $45) or leather (costs $60). They do not have those extra batteries but can be used as stands for hands-free usage. Pre-orders are open, and shipping starts at the end of the month.

In India, the 8 GB variant is priced at ₹21,999 and the 32 GB variant (WiFi and 3G) costs ₹28,999. The fabric cover is priced at ₹2,999, and the leather one costs ₹3,999. You can pre-order it now, and shipping starts from the 15th of the next month.
10.or E was launched last month in India. It is a new online-only smartphone brand entering the market exclusively via Amazon. Pronounced as Tenor, which refers to the highest pitched sound of an ordinary adult male, it appears that the manufacturer aims to make a high-pitch sound among its competition, thus announcing its entry.

10.or E front

The smartphone comes in black and gold color variants (we have the latter one). Concerning specifications, the device features a full HD display and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor. It comes with a 5.5-inch screen. There are two variants of the device based on the RAM and storage, one with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory, and the other with 3 and 32 gigs combination. We have the higher variant with us. The storage is expandable up to 128 GB, thanks to the dedicated microSD card slot. The device runs on Android Nougat 7.1.2 and packs a 4,000 mAh battery.


10.or E secondary camera

The smartphone features a display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. The three standard buttons for Menu, Home, and Back are placed on the screen resulting in the wastage of a lot of space at the bottom bezel. Additionally, there is a 5 MP front-facing camera lens located above the display, to the right of the earpiece grille, which is itself in the center. The LED flash is located to the left of the earpiece. The notification indicator LED is to the right of the sensor.

10.or E rear

10.or E primary camera

The smartphone's hardware includes Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core (4x1.09 GHz and 4x1.40 GHz) processor, and a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash located beside the camera lens. Above the camera lens lies the secondary noise-cancellation microphone. Below the camera is the circular fingerprint sensor, which delivers more misses than hits. Below the fingerprint module is the 10.or branding.

10.or E left and right

The right side of the device features the power key (located on the top) and the volume rocker key (located below it). The SIM tray and microSD slots are found on the left side of the device. There are two nano SIM slots; only one slot supports 4G LTE at any instance in time.

10.or E bottom and top

The 3.5 mm headset jack is on the top left. The micro USB port is at the bottom center. The speaker grille and the primary microphone are placed on either side.

10.or E features a metal unibody design, i.e., the rear panel is non-removable. The device has rounded corners.

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10.or E specifications


Operating System: Android 7.1 (Nougat)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Memory: 2/3 GB RAM
Storage: 16/32 GB internal (expandable up to 128 GB)
Display: 5.5-inch full HD
Resolution (pixels): 1920x1080
Primary camera: 13 megapixel
Secondary camera: 5 megapixel
Battery: 4,000 mAh
Dimensions (WidthxHeightxDepth): 78.0x154.0x8.5 mm
Weight: 150 g
Price: ₹7,999 ($120 approx.) for 2/16 GB variant; ₹8,999 ($140 approx.) for 3/32 GB model
Google Earth, the mapping software from the tech giant, was updated last year with Virtual Reality capabilities. This time around, another update brings Street View to Earth VR.

Google Earth VR now supports Street View

With the VR upgrade, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift owners could fly around various cities and mountains across the world. It was as easy as turning their gear-mounted heads.

With this new update, VR users can now explore Street View images from 85 countries around the world. If the location supports the Street View on Earth VR, a button will pop up (same as the one seen on classic Google Maps) when flying at that location towards ground level. You can then click that button using the hand-held controller to enter the immersive 360-degree photographic view of the place.

If you own a VR headset and unsure about what you should look at first, take Google's advice and look at San Francisco's AT&T Park, or at the Old Port in Dubrovnik, Croatia (the King's Landing in HBO's Game of Thrones).

The update is available for the owners of Vive and Rift, and also via the Street View app for Google Daydream and Google Cardboard.
Hewlett-Packard has launched the fourth-generation of their Z-series workstations in three new variants. They are aimed at professionals who need more-and-more computing power in their day-to-day work, including people creating 360-degree video and Virtual Reality content.

HP Z4


HP Z4

It is the entry-level system among the three. It features a single Intel Xeon W chipset (you can choose from the eight available options), up to 256 GB DDR4 SDRAM, up to 4 TB storage, and eleven graphics options from AMD and Nvidia. The chassis comes with front and rear handles. HP Z4 will be available in November later this year at a starting price of $1,239.

HP Z6


HP Z6

It is the next-in-line and cozily sits between the Z4 and the Z8. It supports dual chipset, and you can choose from a wide range of Intel Xeon's family of Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum processors. Other features include up to 384 GB DDR4 SDRAM (twelve slots of 32 gigs each), up to 4 TB storage, and thirteen graphics options from AMD and Nvidia. Connectivity options include ten USB 3.1 (four in the front and six at the rear), two USB Type-C ports, Ethernet port, and serial ports for mouse and keyboard. Bluetooth and WiFi are also supported. HP Z6 will be available next month onwards at a starting price of $1,919.

HP Z8


HP Z8

At the top sits the Z8. One can choose the Operating System to buy along with - Windows 10 Pro for Workstations or Linux. It weighs a whopping 49.4 lb (22.4 kg). Dual CPUs are supported, and you can choose from a wide range of Intel Xeon family processors ranging from Bronze and going all the way up to Platinum. The highest variant (2.5 GHz Intel Xeon Platinum 8180) comes with 28 cores, thus making it 56 cores owing to the dual chipset support. All this processing power reportedly makes the Z8 capable of doing 8K video edits or running real-time 3D simulations. There is also a mechanism to cool the second CPU with fresh air than with recycled air from the first chipset's duct. Other features include up to 3 TB DDR4 SDRAM (twenty-four slots of 125 GB each), up to 4 TB of storage, and thirteen graphics options from AMD and Nvidia. Connectivity options include ten USB 3.1 ports, two USB Type-C ports, and an option to add Thunderbolt 3 as well. HP Z8 will be available next month onwards at a starting price of $2,439.

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Hasselblad, the high-end camera manufacturer, has today announced the Hasselblad X1D Field Kit. As the name suggests, it is nothing but a collection of tools and accessories professional photographers might need to get the most out of the X1D mirrorless camera.

Hasselblad X1D Field Kit

The kit consists of the X1D-50c camera itself, along with three XCD lenses (30 mm, 45 mm, and 90 mm), two batteries, shoulder and wrist strap, cleaning cloth, dust blower, lens pen, and a USB cable. A sturdy Pelican case sporting custom-cut foam inserts is used to keep all the stuff together.

Hasselblad X1D Field Kit comes in a rugged Pelican case

Regarding specifications, the X1D camera comes with a 50 MP CMOS sensor, 24-bit TFT touch display, GPS and WiFi sensors, and XGA electronic viewfinder.

The Hasselblad X1D Field Kit can be pre-ordered for $17,495. It will start shipping September 20 onwards.