Shruti Dhapola

I’m the Assistant Editor at who looks after the Indian Express Technology section on a daily basis. I’m based in Delhi and I have been writing for the Indian Express since April 2015. My area of interests include smartphones, web culture and technology policy and I have extensively covered these topics at the Indian Express.

Articles By Shruti Dhapola

Google Pixel 3a XL vs Pixel 3 XL camera comparison: Is there a difference?

Google Pixel 3a XL comes with the promise of the same great experience as the more expensive Pixel 3 variants. We compare the camera of the Pixel 3a XL against the Pixel 3 XL.

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S10+ vs Huawei P30 Pro: Specifications, prices compared

With the OnePlus 7 Pro, the company is clearly raising its stakes and going after the big guns: Samsung's Galaxy S10 and Huawei P30 Pro. We compare all three phones in terms of specifications, prices

Google Pixel 3a XL review: Great camera, but does that justify the price?

Google Pixel 3a XL review: The Pixel 3a XL has a price of Rs 44,999 in India, with the promise of a great camera and software experience and here's what we thought after using this phone.

OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro India Launch Highlights: Price starts at Rs 32,999

OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro Highlights: OnePlus 7 Pro has a 6.7-inch Fluid AMOLED display with the 90 Hz refresh rate, a triple camera at the back, and runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor 

Google’s big privacy push still puts the onus on you, the user

Google's focus at I/O 2019 was privacy for users, and its a message that CEO Sundar Pichai wants to reiterate. But is Google doing enough to protect user privacy?

Google Pixel 3a XL vs OnePlus 6T vs Galaxy S10e: Comparison of specifications, features

Google Pixel 3a XL, which is the bigger variant will cost Rs 44,999 in India. Google is limiting these phones to one variant for now. We compare the Pixel 3a XL against the OnePlus 6T and Samsung Galaxy S10e.

Explained: What Google is promising for greater privacy

At Google’s annual I/O developer conference, which is taking place in Mountain View, California, ‘user privacy,’ was clearly the message that the company wanted to highlight

Google Pixel 3a XL hands-on: Can this deliver a great performance?

Pixel 3a XL is official with a price of Rs 44,999 for India. Here's our first impression of the new Google Pixel phone.

Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL launched starting at Rs 39,999: Here are the details

Google Pixel 3a will cost Rs 39,999 in India, while the Google Pixel 3a XL will cost Rs 44,999.

Google I/O 2019 Keynote Highlights: The Pixel 3a phones are here

Google I/O Keynote 2019 India Highlights: The Google I/O keynote has seen a number key announcements around Android Q, Pixel 3a phones and more

Vivo clocks 100pc growth in flat smartphone market; we might know Y

According to research firm Counterpoint’s numbers, vivo's market share doubled from 6 per cent in first quarter of 2018 to 12 per cent. We explore the reasons for vivo's growth in the Indian smartphone market

Explained: What Facebook’s vision of ‘privacy’ shows

Since about the beginning of 2018, Facebook has been under constant fire over its handling of user privacy. The Cambridge Analytica scandal, which broke last March, was just the tip of the iceberg.

Facebook F8 2019: Facebook drops iconic blue in redesign as it pivots to ‘privacy’

Facebook F8 2019 keynote: Facebook has announced a number of changes for its core products such as the main Facebook app, Messenger, Instagram with privacy being the key focus

Redmi 7, Redmi Y3 officially launched in India with revamped design, specifications

Xiaomi has launched Redmi Y3 and Redmi 7 today at a launch event in India. Redmi Y3 starts at Rs 9,999 and Redmi 7 starts at Rs 7,999.

Xiaomi Redmi Y3, Redmi 7 India launch highlights: Redmi Y3, Redmi 7 launched with Snapdragon 632

Xiaomi Redmi Y3, Redmi 7 price in India, specifications, features, launch highlights: Xiaomi launched Redmi Y3 smartphone alongside the Redmi 7 in India today.

Realme 3 Pro launch highlights: Realme C2 at Rs 5,999, Realme 3 Pro starts at Rs 13,999,

Realme C2, Realme 3 Pro price in India, specifications, launch highlights: Realme 3 Pro will start at Rs 13,999 while the Realme C2 will cost Rs 5,999 for the base variant.

With TikTok, we are not understanding the problem and getting the solution also wrong

While the court has now appointed an Amicus Curiae to further examine the implications of the app in India and will hear the matter again on April 24, the ‘ban’ on TikTok does raise some serious questions.

OnePlus 7 to launch on May 14? Here are four big changes we expect to see

OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro Launch Date: OnePlus 7 is the next big flagship phone from the company, and it is expected to launch on May 14, according to the latest leaks. Here's what we expect from the OnePlus 7

Lok Sabha 2019 Elections: How bots helped pro and anti-Modi hashtags manipulate Twitter trends

In India, political campaigns and hashtags on Twitter continue to be heavily manipulated, according to a study done by US think tank The Atlantic Council's DFRLab.

Snapchat Stories coming to other third-party apps, here’s how it will work

Snapchat is expanding the potential reach of its Stories by allowing its users to post them to third-party apps like Tinder and allowing for deeper integration with other apps like JioSaavn, Netflix and VSCO.