It has been a disappointing week for tech freaks, as we have had very few launches this week. Micromax launched just one phone while ZTE launched the cheapest 4G phone in the country! Read on to find out about the launches of this week.
Micromax Canvas Fire 3 A096 – Rs 6,499
The Micromax Canvas Fire 3 is armed with a 4.5 inch IPS display with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. The phone runs on Android KitKat and has a quad-core 1.3 GHz processor which runs with 1 GB of RAM. The internal memory stands at 8 GB, to which you can add another 32 GB via a microSD card.
The primary camera of the phone is a 5 megapixel unit which comes with autofocus, smile detection, HDR, face beauty, and flash. In the front of the Micromax Canvas Fire 3 has a 2 megapixel selfie taker. The Micromax Canvas Fire 3 is a dual-SIM phone with 3G, GPS, Bluetooth, and WiFi. The 1850 mAh battery can provide up to 7 hours of talk time or 180 hours of standby.
Videocon Infinium Z51 Nova – Rs 5,400
The Videocon Infinium Z51 Nova has a 5 inch IPS display with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. Running on Android KitKat, the Videocon Infinium Z51 Nova has a 1.2 GHz processor, with 1 GB of RAM. The internal memory stands at 8 GB, to which you can add another 32 GB via a microSD card.
The Videocon Infinium Z51 has a 5 megapixel primary camera and a 2 megapixel front camera. The Videocon Infinium Z51 Nova has dual-SIM with 3G, GPS, Bluetooth, and WiFi. Its 2000 mAh battery claims to offer up to 6 hours of talk time or 220 hours of standby.
The ZTE Blade Qlux is now the cheapest 4G phone in the country, stealing the title from the Xiaomi Redmi 2. It is armed with a 4.5 inch IPS display that has resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. The Android KitKat based ZTE Blade Qlux has a quad-core 1.3 GHz processor and 1 GB of RAM. Its internal memory stands at 8 GB, to which you can add another 32 GB via a microSD card.
It comes armed with a primary camera of 8 megapixel resolution and a 5 megapixel selfie taker. The ZTE Blade Qlux is a dual-SIM phone and it has 4G, GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth for connectivity. The 2200 mAh battery can provide up to 12 hours of talk time or 250 hours of standby.
Sony Xperia C4, a selfie smartphone, was launched in India on Friday. The phone features s 5 megapixel front camera and has been launched for Rs 29,490. Launched in white, black and mint colours, the Sony Xperia C4 will be available from today itself.
The Xperia C4 has a 5.5 inch Full HD display. The display has Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 and super vivid-mode for clarity and colour brightness. Besides, with IPS technology it promises wide viewing angle. This Android Lollipop smartphone has a 64-bit, 1.7 GHz octa-core MediaTek MTK6752 processor and 2 GB RAM. The phone offers 16 GB of inbuilt memory and 128 GB micro SD card slot.
Its front 5 MP camera comes with 25mm wide angle lenses. It also comes with various AR effects that let you easily give your selfie a twist by letting you place a different face over your own face or others’ faces while you snap a selfie. In the rear panel it has a 13 megapixel auto focus camera with image stabiliser feature.
The Sony Xperia C4 comes with a 2,600 mAh battery that claims to offer over eight hours of video viewing time and it has Battery STAMINA Mode 5.0 that ensures you have complete control over how your battery is used.
Xperia C4 is compatible with Sony NFC-enabled devices including SmartBandTalk (SWR30). It has FM radio, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS with AGPS and GLONASS, DLNA, Miracast, micro USB port and WiFi with hotspot functionality. It isn’t clear whether it has two SIM slot or just one. Also, the international mode of Xperia C4 comes with 4G connectivity but as of now it isn’t clear whether Sony has launched the same model in India or has launched its 3G version.
It measures 150.3 x 77.4 x 7.9 mm and weighs 147 grams.
Dell Venue 8 7000- Rs 34,999
Earlier this week, Dell launched what it calls the “worldâ€™s thinnest” tablet. The new Dell Venue 8 7000 will be available beginning July at a starting price of Rs 34,999. The tablet sports an 8.4-inch 2560x1600p OLED display and 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3500 processor and 2GB RAM.
This Android 4.4 (KitKat) tablet will be upgraded to Android 5.0 (Lollipop). It packs 16GB of internal storage and supports microSD cards of up to 512GB capacity. For connectivity, the tablet has WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, and microUSB 2.0.
The highlight of the tablet is its 3-camera setup – an 8 megapixel camera with an Intel RealSense Snapshot Depth camera that is capable of capturing a depth map for every picture taken. The tablet has a 2 megapixel front camera as well.