Shruti Dhapola

Assistant Editor at and looks after the Indian Express Technology section. Covering smartphones, web culture and technology policy.

Articles By Shruti Dhapola

Best mobile phones under Rs 15,000 for Diwali: Redmi Note 7 Pro to Realme 5 Pro

Best Mobile Phones Under Rs 15,000 in India for Diwali 2019: There are plenty of options to pick and choose in the under Rs 15,000 budget. We list out our top picks from Redmi Note 7 Pro to Realme 5 Pro for Diwali 2019.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro review: The 64MP camera is here, but does it make a difference

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro review: Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a quad camera and a 64MP main camera, and is powered by the new MediaTek G90T processor. Here's how our review of the performance.

Google Pixel has less than 1 per cent share, India skip seems conscious: Analysts

No official reason has been given for why the Google Pixel 4 is not coming to India, though unofficially the reason is believed to be the Project Soli radar chip which operates on 60 GHz spectrum.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro first impressions: Is this the new mid-range king?

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro first impressions: Redmi Note 8 Pro adds a new ultra-wide sensor, a dedicated Macro Sensor and a depth sensor. But does that make it a worthy upgrade? Let's find out.

Explained: Why Project Soli is keeping Google Pixel 4 out of India

Project Soli, driven by Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) team, was first showcased back in 2015. The idea is that a radar chip can be used to detect hand movements and gestures to interpret what they could mean.

Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 8, MIUI 11, Mi Air Purifier 2C launched in India: Price, specifications

Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 8 Pro with 64MP quad-rear cameras and MediaTek Helio G90T processor in India for a starting price of Rs 14,999. The Redmi Note 8, Mi Air Purifier 2C and MIUI 11 were also announced.

Google Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL will not come to India thanks to the new Soli radar chip

The reason is that the Soli radar chip users the 60Ghz spectrum, which is not allowed for commercial use in India. The Pixel 4 phones rely on the Soli radar for Motion Gesture and Face ID.

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL launched with Soli chip, but it is not coming to India

Google Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL launched: Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL have officially been announced and come with improved cameras as well as a new design. Here are the key features of the Pixel 4 phones.

Google Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL launch tonight: Here’s how to watch live stream, timings, etc

Google Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL launch today: Here is how to watch the live stream, India timings, and what to expect in terms of devices and features.

Xiaomi Redmi 8A review: Good budget phone, but camera needs work

Redmi 8A review: The Redmi 8A is a good option for those looking to get a stylish phone under Rs 7,000. The Redmi 8A marks some major changes compared to its previous iterations and here's how it performs.

OnePlus 7T Pro is here: Comparison of prices, specifications with OnePlus 7 Pro, 7T and 7

OnePlus 7T Pro, the successor to the OnePlus 7 Pro is officially here. We compare the OnePlus 7T series to the OnePlus 7 series, including the India prices and the difference in features.

Explained: Why Reliance Jio is charging for outgoing calls for Airtel, Vodafone

Jio says this 6 paise per minute charge only applies to outgoing calls made to Vodafone-Idea and Airtel networks. The IUC charges will not apply to Jio to Jio calls, any incoming calls, calls to landlines, or calls made using WhatsApp or other OTT platforms.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Watch LTE and Galaxy Watch Active2 launched in India

Samsung has launched its Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Watch with LTE and Galaxy Watch Active 2 in India. The devices go on sale on October 11.

Motorola One Macro review: How does the macro camera work out?

Motorola One Macro review: With the Motorola One Macro, the company is adding a new element to the camera: a dedicated macro lens at the back. Here is our review.

Xiaomi Mi Water Purifier review: This smart product could change the category

Xiaomi Mi Water Purifier review: At Rs 11,999, this smart water purifier can connect to your WiFi to let you keep track of the quality of drinking water in your house.

Microsoft’s Surface Duo and Surface Neo: What do these dual-screen devices offer?

Microsoft announced two dual-screen, foldable devices: the Surface Duo, which will run a customised version of Android, and the Surface Neo, which will run Windows 10X

Apple asked to hand over location data of Kuldeep Sengar in Unnao rape case: What it means

The Delhi district court wants the exact location data from the iPhone in order to determine Sengar’s location. This could help determine whether the alibi is correct or not.

Apple iPhone 11 Night Mode vs Google Pixel 3 Night Sight: Here’s a comparison

Apple iPhone 11 goes on sale today in India and it comes with dual-cameras and a Night Mode as well. We pitched the iPhone 11's Night mode against the Google Pixel 3 XL's Night Sight.

OnePlus 7T with triple camera, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ launched: Full specifications

The OnePlus 7T has officially been announced and it comes with a triple camera at the back, and a new upgraded Snapdragon 855+ processor. OnePlus 7T has matte-frosted glass finish at the back. It will come in Frosted Silver and Glacier Blue colours.

Uber now offering free insurance to all its riders, partners with Bharti AXA and Tata AIG

Uber has introduced free insurance for all its riders across its platform. The insurance will apply for riders using the regular Uber four-wheeler car, the Uber auto or UberMoto.