Technology News: Latest Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Accessories and Repairs in New Zealand

In 2021, we will already see many smartphones being launched by one or the other company. So, basically, we are covered up with the best Android and iOS smartphones that we can buy today. So, we can help you make a buying decision. Usually, finding the right smartphone for your budget may be difficult, especially when there are so many smartphones that are available in the market today.  

When we speak about the operating system on the phone, there are only two operating system options either iOS or Android. But Android has a much wider reach than its Apple counterpart in the market. Even there are different models which are using Google’s operating system called Android. After buying a smartphone we must look for a screen repair or iPhone repair store as we’ll be dropping the smartphone some or the other day.   

Latest smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S21 & S21 plus

Samsung has launched their flagship models S21 and S21 plus recently. These models might cost you a lot when compared to the other models. But the S21 and S21 plus are the very best Android smartphones currently. These models are powered by an Exynos 1200 processor which makes them one of the most powerful smartphones. When it comes to the camera, the S21 is no less because it has got the 8K video recording and the 120 HZ screen is impressive.

Key specs of S21 models – processor: octa-core 2.9GHZ Samsung Exynos 2100, storage 128 GB, operating system: Android 11. 

Xiaomi Redmi 9T

Redmi models are getting better and better, but the top specs and features can increase the prices. Xiaomi’s Redmi 9T offers a flagship experience at a very low cost and it even supports the 5G network in New Zealand too. The new Redmi note 9T model has a very good performance. Its triple-camera setup is excellent for the price, as it has a large 6.53inch FHD screen. Redmi note 9T has mind-blowing specs like an octa-core processor, screen, camera, storage, and operating system. 

Xiaomi 9T key specs – octa-core processor, storage, operating system – Android 10

Google pixel 4a

Google pixel 4a variant is cheaper than its flagship counterparts. The pixel 4a has a camera that really sets Android smartphones apart from the competition. The 12.2 MP sensor on the rear is very compatible with the camera which iPhone has. Even the night vision camera is excellent in this model. It will not come with any extra lens like the S20 or S20 plus. In case, if you are not a fan of photography, then pixel 4a won’t disappoint you at any cost.

Key specs of Google pixel 4a – octa-core 2.2GHZ, camera 12.2 MP, operating system Android 10

Apple iPhone 12

The iPhone 12 shows that Apple has improved the features, but specs remain the same. Apple had worked for 13 years of smartphone development. It was the first model to get the 5G supported device and Dolby vision recording. The iPhone 12 has a processor which is lighting fast. If you are a big fan of apple, then you’ll have to own one. You also must choose to buy only iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 mini or iPhone 12 pro max. 

iPhone 12 specifications – Key specs – Hexa core processor with A14 Bionic chipset, Camera 12MP, operating system – Apple iOS 14

One plus Nord CE

One plus is bringing flag-ship models with very good specs and features. The Chinese phone firm has shifted its focus slightly towards a price cut. Even though One plus is a very well-known smartphone brand, one plus 9 pro is an astonishing value for money. One plus Nord CE supports 5G support and a 90HZ AMOLED display. It also comes up with 24-hour battery life and water & dust protection, but the one plus Nord CE is a value for money smartphone. In fact, one plus Nord CE is a very good value alternative for any other smartphone. 

One plus Nord CE key specs – Octa-core processor, 64MP and 8MP camera with Android 11

Latest smartphone Accessories

 Samsung Galaxy Buds

Samsung has launched their latest earbuds called ‘Samsung galaxy buds’. This earbud features an immersive sound, superior quality, intelligent active noise control and enhanced connectivity. Galaxy buds represent Samsung’s most premium true wireless earbuds offering to date.   

Next-Level Sound & Call Quality

Premium earbuds experience always starts with sound. Whether it’s a rhythmic hip hop groove or intricate classical melody, you can enjoy your music just as the artist intended, anytime and anywhere. But earbuds aren’t just for entertainment anymore – they’ve become crucial for work communication, and call quality is more important than ever. Galaxy Buds Pro separates your voice from unwanted sounds with three microphones and a Voice Pickup Unit (VPU), ensuring you are heard as clearly as possible.

Galaxy Buds Pro Specifications

  • Galaxy Buds Pro Colour – Phantom Violet, Phantom Black, Phantom Silver
  • Speaker – 2-way (11mm woofer + 6.5mm tweeter)
  • Ambient Mode – Amplifying up to +20dB, 4 adjustable levels
  • Battery Capacity Earbuds – 61 mAh
  • Charging Case – 472 mAh
  • Play Time – 5 hours / Up to 18 hours
  • Charging Up to 1-hour playtime / 5-minute quick charging
  • Connectivity – Bluetooth 5.0
  • Sensor Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Hall, Touch, Voice Pickup Unit


  • Android 7.0 or higher, with more than 1.5GB of RAM
  • Water Resistance – IPX7

Apple Air Pods

Apple removed the analog jack on the latest iPhone gen to update the headphone models. Apple had launched the Air Pods which is only compatible with iPhone models. You can buy those air pods at the official store or any flagship store. These Air pods are very expensive products from Apple when it comes to accessories. Air pods turned out to be very difficult for Apple to produce. 

Apple Air pods Specifications

  • Audio Technology
  • Active Noise Cancellation
  • Transparency mode
  • Adaptive EQ
  • Vent system for pressure equalisation
  • Custom high-excursion Apple driver
  • Custom high dynamic range amplifier
  • Spatial audio with dynamic head tracking1
  • Sensors
  • Dual beamforming microphones
  • Inward-facing microphone
  • Dual optical sensors
  • Motion-detecting accelerometer
  • Speech-detecting accelerometer

Mobile repair in New Zealand

Phone repairs have become essential nowadays, as people can’t hold them off for even five minutes. The first thing when someone faces their smartphone will be a screen repair. Technofix has the best iPhone repair in NZ, best phone repair, Samsung repair and TV repair. It offers the best solution for your phone repair.   

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