The week started with the new Zenfone series smartphone from Asus, LG introduced 2 new Android wear watches running on the latest AndroidWear 2.0, HTC announced a new Flagship for the Indian market, Intex launched 3 new budget smartphones and more.
LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport
The partner of Google for the first Gen AndroidWear smartwatches, LG announced 2 new smartwatches, the LG Watch Sport and Watch Style. Both the Smartwatches run on the latest AndroidWear 2.0, which was announced at Google I/O last year.
The smartwatches are available only in some markets, including USA, Canada, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and more. They come in Circular P-OLED displays, have a power button that is rotatable and lets you scroll through, bring up the app launcher, or get help from your Google Assistant and are water resistant. The LG Watch Style is priced at $249 and LG Watch Sport is priced at $349(Includes NFC, LTE). Read more about these watches here.
Asus Zenfone 3S Max
Asus launched 3S Max with massive 5000mAh battery, It promises up to 38 days of 4G standby time, 28 hours of 3G talk time, and 25 hours of Web browsing. 3S Max comes with a 5.2-inch HD Display, it is powered by Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750 64-bit processor clocked at 1.5 GHz. It packs 3GB of RAM and 32GB onboard storage with MicroSD card support of up to 2TB. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with Zen UI 3.0 Skin. Read more info here.
HTC 10 Evo
HTC announced a new Flagship for the price tag of INR 48,990, it is powered almost 2-year-old SoC, Snapdragon 810. It comes with metal unibody, USB Type-C, dual adaptive earphones, as it misses the traditional 3.5mm Audio Jack. The smartphone is also water and dust resistant.
HTC 10 Evo flaunts a 5.5-inch display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for increased resistance. It is running on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box, HTC 10 evo’s sports 16MP rear camera with OIS There is an 8MP front-facing camera for selfies.It is packed with 3,200mAh battery with Quick Charge support.
Intex launches 3 new Smartphones
Intex announced 3 new Budget smartphones this week, Intex Aqua 4.0, Aqua Crystal and Aqua Supreme+and they are priced at INR 4199, INR 6990 and INR 9490 respectively. Aqua 4.0 is a 4-inch device, while other two have a 5-inch Display. All are running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. All 3 supports 4G VoLTE.
Panasonic launched Lumix FZ2500 4K Hybrid Camera with the powerful lens 20x LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT, the new 4K mirrorless camera boasts high optical performance for both photos and videos. It comes with the new 20x Optical zoom lens. There is 1-inch 20.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor lets the user capture clear images with minimum noise even when shooting at a high ISO.
MediaTek Helio P25 with Dual camera setup
MediaTek Helio P25, the newest addition to the MediaTek Helio P series mobile processor family. The new chipset combines the power of 16nm Octa-core processing with MediaTek Imagiq a superior Image Signal Processor (ISP) technology and dual camera features to satisfy smartphone photographers.
The MediaTek Helio P25 12bit Dual ISP offers:
- Up to 24MP single camera or 13MP+13MP dual camera
- Dual Camera-optimized: Colour + Mono de-noise and real-time shallow DoF bokeh
- Video HDR with full preview
- High-Performance Auto Exposure: Turbo 3A to accelerate AE convergence speed by 30-55%
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