Technology companies like Optoma, Sony, Samsung, Google Portronics, and Ambrane, among others launched a new line of smartphones, smart TVs, AI-power washing machines, earphones, smartwatches and more this week (May 9-15).
DH’s Gadgets Weekly edition lists the latest prominent personal technology products to keep you up to date with everything happening in the world of consumer electronics.
Optoma 4K Laser Projector TV D2 series
It is equipped with a wide angle lens that promises to provide clear and vivid images to enhance the visual experience. The device is easy to set-up, and supports high-brightness, 4K (3,840 x 2,160p) Video, and screen sizes can be adjusted from 85-inches to 120-inches on the wall .
It promises improved gameplay and a great home theater viewing experience. It offers brightness up to 3000lm, two 10W speakers, and stable brightness output, 1,800,000: 1 frame by frame dynamic contrast, HDR 10/HLG compatibility providing a great viewing experience.
It promises the effectiveness of maintaining consistent brightness, superior color performance, Instant on/off, and long life span up to 30,000 hours (Eco mode). As part of the home entertainment range, these projectors sync 3D displays in all shapes.
Also, the new projectors have an improved audio return channel to provide in-depth audio details that enhance the home theater experience. The D2 series comes in white and black colors and costs Rs 3.2 lakh.
Sony BRAVIA 32W830K
It comes with an HDR photo processor, maximizing contrast, detail and color. TV can create more natural and attractive clarity in TV movies, films and games in clear detailed HDR. It can handle a variety of HDR formats, including HDR10 and Hybrid Log-Gamma to make a difference not seen on any conventional TVs in its class.
It also boasts X-Reality PRO to ensure that the TV can provide good picture quality for most of the content played on the TV by refining images and reducing noise ensuring more picture detail.
It has a 20-Watt speaker focused on Dolby Audio and Clear Phase features. The clear phase technology ensures clearer and more natural sound to compliment the image quality of the delivery and immersive experience while enjoying the interior of the new BRAVIA 32W830K. This technology helps the TV to analyze and compensate for speaker response errors by ‘sampling’ the speaker’s frequency with higher accuracy. This information is then used to produce pure, natural audio with smooth, even copying at all frequencies.
It’s with X-Protection PRO, which ensures the TV is protected from dust and humidity-induced wear of the components, but they also pass the highest standards of Sony’s lightning tests, which means the your TV is protected from lightning and power surges. It costs Rs 28,990.
Samsung’s AI-Enabled & Connected AI EcoBubble Washing Machine Range for 2022
The new washing machines boast advanced features such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) Wash, Air Wash Technology and Super Speed Cycle.
AI Wash uses sensors to detect the weight and level of laundry contamination, and optimizes the amount of water, detergent, and wash time, using Machine Learning.
The unique Air Wash Technology deodorizes and sanitizes clothes without them being washed with water. It is able to remove 99.9% of bacteria and unpleasant odors using heated air leaving your clothes feeling like they have just been cleaned.
And, the Super Speed Cycle, can significantly reduce washing time by shortening the washing time using Speed Spray and speeding up the spinning speed to dry clothes quickly.
Samsung says the new AI EcoBubble series is the first washing machine in India capable of learning user behavior and proposes the preferred washing cycle, providing ease of use by eliminating the need to juggle multiple options.
This intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) enables the washing machine line-up to be connected to Samsung smart devices such as Galaxy smartphones, Samsung Smart TVs and Family Hub refrigerators as well as voice devices such as Alexa and Google Home to enable users and seamless connection. living experience.
With Laundry Planner, users can schedule the time to finish their laundry while Laundry Recipe provides automatic recommendations for the best washing cycles based on information such as color, fabric type and level. of user-supplied contamination, eliminating the need to predict which cycle is best.
There is also Going Out Mode which helps delay the finish time and prevent clothes from remaining in the washer for long periods of time. In addition, the HomeCare Wizard actively alerts users about potential problems and provides quick troubleshooting.
The Samsung AI EcoBubble series has several variants-7 kg, 8 kg and 9 kg capacity and the company is offering up to 25% discount for consumers between May 10 and June 10 with EMI plans starting at 990 per month.
Realme offers nine categories under Single Door and Double Door. The models promise to offer the best cooling efficiency and have faster cooling in Copper Capillaries that take the freezer temperature down to -23 degrees Celsius.
The Cooling Adjustment Knob guarantees the best cooling in every season by allowing for outdoor temperature -based monitoring and control, resulting in maximum energy savings.
It also offers a new range of operations without stabilizer designed and tested to operate under electric voltage fluctuation in the range of 160 ~ 260 volts.
The new Realme is a door refrigerator available in 195 liters, and 215 liters with 2 and 3-star variants of Floral Patterns, with prices starting at Rs 12,490.
And, the double -door refrigerators are available in 260 liter, 280 liter, 308 liter, and 338 liter capacity in premium Black Uniglass finish, with prices starting at Rs 23,490.
Portronics Genesis headphones
It features a rigid and adjustable frame made of metal and polycarbonate. For a comfortable long -term fit for gamers, Portronics ensures memory foam head cushions and ear cuffing for added comfort and stress -free gaming.
It features two large 40mm professionally studied drivers that make distortion-free audio with perfect positional accuracy that is especially useful for FPS games.
The adjustable omnidirectional microphone picks up the smallest whispers but cleverly cuts off noise from the surroundings. The spaced 1.8m Nylon cable is made to last and carry constant tightness and stretch. The cable also has an inline controller for volume and microphone switching. Available in three colors– black, gray and red– at Rs 1,099.
Ambrane Wise Eon smartwatch
It features a 1.69-inch LucidDisplay with a 450 nits bright screen with a traditional cube design language and supports more than 100 cloud-based watch faces. It features skin-friendly straps that can be easily adjusted to fit any wrist. Also, it has an IP68 rating, meaning it can survive underwater for almost 1.5 meters (about five feet) for almost 30 minutes.
It also comes with sensors to monitor SpO2 (blood oxygen saturation), heart rate, blood pressure, sleep, monitor calories burned and offer breathing training, among other features. in health in addition to 60 sports modes.
In addition, it has three inbuilt games along with many productivity features like Alarm, Stopwatch, Remote Camera, Music Player and many more. It costs Rs 1,999.
Inbase Urban Lite X
It has a 1.6-inch square display and is packaged in a premium hybrid casing made of aluminum and polycarbonate material.
The dress is extremely light and slim and has skin friendly and sweat-resistant silicone strap with five color options-jet black, crimson red, silver blue, silver green, and silver pink.
It is powered by a Realtek chipset with Bluetooth V5.0 which offers superior connectivity over a longer range while providing efficient power management to ensure longer battery life. When paired with a smartphone, users will see notifications and calls, and can also be used to control the camera, volume, and more on the handset.
It also comes with health sensors to monitor SpO2 (blood oxygen saturation) levels, blood pressure, heart rate, steps, and sleep. It also offers inactive alerts to ensure the user gets the required activity while working. The guided breathing mode also helps reduce the user’s stress level. It costs Rs 2,299.
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Google Pixel 6a
After months of speculation, Google has launched the highly anticipated Pixel 6a, a mid-range smartphone.
It has a 6.1-inch full HD + (2400 x 1080p) OLED HDR display and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield, and has an IP67 rating.
It also features an in-display fingerprint sensor and supports the hybrid dual-SIM feature– a physical nano-SIM and e-SIM.
The new Pixel 6a has Google Tensor silicon, 848MHz Mali-G78 MP20 GPU, and Titan M2 security chip. It is backed by 6GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage, and 4,306mAh battery with 18W charger.
The new Pixel 6a runs Android 12 software and will be one of the first to receive Android 13 later this year. Google has promised to offer five years of security software support until 2027.
The Google Pixel 6a boasts a feature-packed dual-camera– 12.2MP (with IMX363 sensor, f/1.7, OIS: Optical Image Stabilization) + Ultra-wide angle 107-degrees 12MP (with IMX386 sensor, f/2.2, PDAF: Phase Detection Auto Focus) with LED flash on the back. On the front, it has an 8MP 84-degree ultra-wide lens (with IMX355 sensor, f/2.0).
It costs $ 449 and will be available in select markets in late July and released in India later this year.
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