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Devices launched this week

A lot of devices were launched this week as buying activities picked up this week following the start of festive season.

This week big deals and discounts were in the headlines for most of the time, thanks to Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal's much advertised sales. However, a number of devices were also launched in the Indian market and much more devices are expected as Diwali is approaching fast when many in India gift smartphones and others gadgets to their loved ones. So if you have missed the new devices, here is a recap for you.

Vivo Y55L

Vivo Y55L was launched in India this week at Rs 11,980. It will be available from October 10 but only through offline channels.

The Vivo Y55L has a 5.2 inch HD display and the 1.4 GHz Snapdragon 430 octa core processor. This Android Marshmallow based smartphone has 2 GB RAM and Vivo's Funtouch user interface.

Vivo Y55L has a metal body and a dual SIM card tray. There is a micro SD tray is also there. It has 16 GB of internal storage to which you can add another 128 GB through its expandable storage slot. It has OTG support as well.

The Vivo Y55L has a 2650 mAh battery. Besides, it has dual SIM slot, 4G with VoLTE, WiFi (VGN), Adreno 505 graphics processor, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, WiFi Hotspot and 4G.

Oppo F1S Diwali Edition

Oppo announced a special Diwali Edition this week which will retail at the same price as the normal version, i.e. Rs 17,990. Interested user can pre-order the phone from 8th to 13th October through Oppo concepts stores. The first sale is scheduled to be held on October 14th on Snapdeal, as well as on Oppo concepts stores across the country.

The Diwali edition of Oppo F1s comes with special Diwali packing and has gilded Diwali pattern along with joint signatures of Sonam Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan.

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The Oppo F1s Diwali Limited Edition has a 5.5-inch HD (720p) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. A 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek (MT6750) processor, Mali T860 GPU and 3GB of RAM run this phone. For storage, it comes with 32GB of inbuilt memory and a 128GB expandable storage slot. The smartphone get is strength from a 3075 mAh battery. The smartphone also houses a fingerprint scanner that claims to unlocks the phone in just 0.22 sec.

The Oppo F1s Diwali Limited Edition has a 16-megapixel front camera, which comes with 5P lens, and f/2.0 aperture, On the back it flaunts a 13-megapixel shooter with LED Flash, PDAF, and f/2.2 aperture. Besides, the phone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop which is wrapped under with ColorOS 3.0 user interface. Other than that the Oppo F1s offers 4G LTE connectivity with VoLTE support, WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n), GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, and a micro USB port. The handset measures 154.5 x 76 x 7.38 mm and weighs 160 grams.

Intex Aqua Pro 4G, Aqua Raze II

The Intex Aqua Pro 4G is priced at Rs 5,390 and comes in two different colors- Dark Blue and Champagne. While the Intex Aqua Raze II is priced at Rs 5,390 and comes in three colour options- White, Dark Blue and Champagne.

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The Intex Aqua Pro 4G features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480*854 pixels) display with pixel density of 217ppi and is powered by a 1.3GHz Quad-Core (SC9832A) processor, which is paired with Mali 400 GPU. The smartphone comes with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage and expandable storage up-to 32GB via microSD card. The Aqua Pro 4G runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system.

The Aqua Pro 4G sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video chats. The camera features include Face beauty, Panorama Mode, GIF, Slow Motion Video, and Auto-Focus. The smartphone gets it strength from 3200mAh battery, which claims to offer up-to 5-hours of talk time and up-to 200 hours of standby time on LTE network. Besides, the smartphone offers Dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, WiFi, GPS/AGPS, a microUSB port, G Sensor, Emergency Rescue. The Aqua pro 4Galso comes with various pre-loaded apps such as Online Software Update, Matrabhasha, Saavn, Opera mini, Dailyhunt, News Point,and new launched LFTY app. The handset measures 135 x 66.9 x 9.5 mm and weighs 140 grams.

On the other hand, the Intex Aqua Raze II is powered by a 1.3GHz Quad-Core (SC9832A) processor and is backed up by a 1750 mAh battery, which claim to offer up-to 5-6 hours of talk-time and up-to 220-250 hours of standby time. The handset measures 137 x 68 x 9.5 mm and weighs 128.4 grams. Rest of the specifications are identical to above mentioned Intex Aqua Pro 4G smartphone.

Asus ROG GL502VS, G752VS

Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) announced the launch of two new compact gaming notebooks - ROG GL502VS and G752VS - in India which are equipped with the VR-Ready Nvidia Pascal GeForce GTX 10 series graphics card.

Finished in an Armor Titanium and Plasma Copper color scheme, this laptop comes with the latest Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 GPU, Windows 10 Pro, 6th generation Intel Skylake unlocked Core i7 processor and up to 64GB DDR4 RAM. The ROG G752VS's unlocked processor has an overclocking toolkit, allowing users to overclock the system to speeds of up to 4.0GHz.

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ROG G752VS boasts a panel with 120Hz refresh rate and wide 178° viewing angles. It has a backlit anti-ghosting keyboard with 30-key rollover for precise control and input during intense gaming sessions.

The compact ROG GL502VS weighs just 2.3 Kg. It comes with a 15-inch wide-view panel which allows for a 178° viewing angle. The note book promises improved speed, capacity, and lower power consumption with 32GB of DDR4 RAM. The ROG Strix GL502 has state of the art ambient noise free audio systems and it comes with a ROG gaming center. This integrated control center give users access to all the functions that they need – find system information, set up hotkeys for faster in-game commands, adjust audio settings, or record gameplay from a single dashboard.

The notebook has something called Asus GameFirst III technology that claims to optimize network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming. Its intuitive interface lets you choose between four preset package priority modes (Optimization, Game, Media Streaming, and File Sharing) via its intuitive interface.

Asus ROG GL502VS and G752VS will be available across all online & offline leading retailers and Asus Exclusive Stores at a starting price of Rs 1,81,990 and Rs 2,47,990 respectively.

First Published : Sunday, October 09, 2016 - 08:42




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