The festive season is here which means people are looking to add new products or replace old ones. To meet this requirement, smartphone and consumer electronics brands such as OnePlus, Vivo, Tecno, TCL, Sony, Asus, Infinix have launched products in various categories. Here are all the releases that happened in the festive season.
OnePlus 10R Prime Blue Edition
The OnePlus 10R comes in a new avatar, the OnePlus 10R Prime Blue Edition. It’s just a new color for the phone, nothing else has changed. Its price is Rs. 32,999 and will be available in amazon (opens in new tab).
It comes with a 6.7-inch AMOLED Full HD+ display with a refresh rate of 120Hz and the Mediatek Dimensity 8100-Max SoC powers it.
The phone has a 50MP triple camera, an 8MP ultra wide camera and a 2MP macro sensor as secondary cameras. There is a 5000mAh battery and 80W fast charging.
Tecno Pova Neo 5G
Tecno Pova Neo 5G (opens in new tab) is the company’s latest 5G smartphone. It comes in just one variant, with 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, and it costs Rs. 15,499.
The Tecno Pova Neo 5G comes with a 6.8-inch Full HD+ screen with a 120Hz refresh rate. It is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC.
It has a dual 50MP camera setup on the back; the secondary camera is just a depth sensor. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera. It is backed by a 6,000mAh battery which is charged by an 18W charger included in the box.
Vivo has launched a new budget 4G smartphone in India, Vivo Y16. Its price is Rs. 12,499 and comes with Redmi Note 11 SE, Samsung Galaxy F22 and Moto G52. It will soon be available in offline stores.
It comes with a 6.51-inch HD+ LCD with a waterdrop notch. The MediaTek Helio G35 SoC powers it.
There’s a dual camera setup on the rear, consisting of a 13MP primary sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there is a 5MP front camera sensor. There’s a 5,000mAh battery powering the device, with only support for 10W charging.
ItelVision 3 Turbo
Itel unveiled its latest budget smartphone, Itel Vision 3 Turbo, in India. It brings 18W fast charging to the ultra-low budget segment. Its price is Rs. 7,699 and is only available in a single variant of 3GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.
The Itel Vision 3 Turbo features a 6.6-inch HD+ LCD with a waterdrop notch. An unspecified 1.6 GHz Octa-core processor powers it.
There is a dual camera setup of 8MP primary and VGA depth on the back. On the front, there is a 5MP selfie camera. The phone is backed by a 5,000mAh battery and has 18W fast charging.
Honor Block 8
Honor has returned to the Indian market with the launch of the Honor Pad 8. The price is Rs. 19,999 for the 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage variant and Rs. 21,999 for the 6GB RAM and 128GB variant. It is available on Flipkart (opens in new tab) only from now.
The tablet features a 12.1-inch 2K IPS display, augmented by a set of 8 speakers that support DTS:X Ultra. The Snapdragon 680 SoC powers it and is backed by a 7250mAh battery with 22.5W fast charging.
Hisense U7H and Hisense A7H Tornado 2.0
Hisense has launched two new premium LED TVs in India, Hisense U7H and Hisense A7H Tornado 2.0. The Hisense U7H is available in 55-inch and 65-inch sizes, priced at Rs. 51,990 and Rs. 71,990, respectively. If purchased from Amazon, you will receive a free Fire TV 4K stick. Hisense A7H Tornado is available in 55-inch screen size and costs Rs. 42,990 as the starting price.
Hisense U7H TVs come with 4K resolution panel and 120Hz refresh rate. It features Full Array local dimming and quantum dot color and is equipped with AMD Free Sync Premium.
The Hisense A7H comes with a 4K panel with a 60Hz refresh rate. It features a 6-speaker setup tuned by JBL, pumping out a 102W speaker output. The TV supports Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos and MEMC.
Infinix Zero QLED TV
Every other manufacturer is releasing a budget QLED TV, and Infinix is also releasing one. The Infinix Zero QLED TV (opens in new tab) will cost you Rs. 34,990 and will be available on Flipkart.
The Infinix Zero QLED TV comes with a 55-inch QLED panel with 4K resolution and there is support for Dolby Vision, HDR10+ and 60fps MEMC support. There is a 24W stereo speaker setup, which supports Dolby Audio.
Google Chromecast with Google TV (HD)
Google has introduced a new Chromecast in India. Its price is Rs. 4,199 and is available on Flipkart.
It has Google TV support for apps like Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar and more.
The handset’s remote has a dedicated Google Assistant button and YouTube and Netflix buttons.
Asus Vivobook 14 Touch
Asus has launched its touchscreen variant of the Vivobook 14 laptop series in India. Its price is Rs. 49,990 and will be available on Flipkart.
It comes with a 14-inch Full HD display with touchscreen support. The 12th Gen Intel Core i5 processor powers it, with 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD internal storage.
The notebook weighs just 1.4Kgs and comes with a thickness of 19.9mm. There is support for backlit keyboard and fingerprint scanner. The laptop comes with a 42Wh battery and 65W fast charging support.
Audio and wearables
Sony’s top noise canceling headphones are here in India. Its price is Rs. 34,990 but users can enjoy a special starting price of Rs. 26,990 during the festive season. It is available at amazon (opens in new tab) and other offline retailers.
It has eight microphones for improved noise cancellation and four beamforming microphones for better call quality. It comes with 30 hours of battery life and also supports fast charging.
The Sony WH-1000XM5 features significant 30mm dynamic drivers and supports AI-based DSEE Extreme, which restores clarity to lossy formats.
Yamaha TW-ES5A and TW-E7B TWS
Yamaha has launched the Yamaha TW-ES5A and TW-E7B TWS headphones in India, priced at Rs. 15,700 and Rs. 24,200 respectively.
The TW-E7B comes with ANC, advanced hearing care and ambient sound. It has a battery life of up to 22 hours and an IPX5 rating for water and sweat resistance.
The TW-ES5A is more sports-oriented, comes with IPX7 water resistance and has a more secure fit so it won’t fall out of your ears. It supports ambient sound and hearing care and has a total battery life of 34 hours.
Boat wave style smartwatch
The boat has a new budget smartwatch on the market, Boat Wave Style. Its price is Rs. 1,299 and is available on amazon (opens in new tab) and boat lifestyle website (opens in new tab).
It comes with a square dial. It has all the health and fitness features like heart rate sensor, SpO2 sensor, sleep tracking and more. It comes with 100+ watch faces. It has an IP68 rating and lasts for 7 days on a single charge.
VS204 Noise Buttons
A new TWS budget has arrived from Noise. Its price is Rs. 1,599 and is available on Flipkart (opens in new tab), amazon (opens in new tab) and gonoise. with (opens in new tab).
It is equipped with 13mm Drivers and supports SBC and AAC codecs. It comes with support for Bluetooth 5.3.
It lasts for 50 hours and supports fast charging with a Type-C port. There is an IPX4 rating for water and sweat resistance.