T2 helps you fill your goody bag with gizmos this poila baisakh – telegraph india

Apple has announced the launch of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition (coming to India in May), the new generation of iPhone in a stunning red finish. Both phones sport a beautiful glass enclosure, now in red, with a matching aluminium band and a sleek black front. Also announced is the iPhone X Leather Folio, which is crafted from specially tanned and finished leather for a luxurious look and feel. Since partnering with (RED) in 2006, Apple has donated more than $160 million to the Global Fund. Price not announced yet.

The Sony Xperia XZ1 has been well received among tech critics. It comes with 3D Creator, full HD-HDR display, allows super-sharp motion shots with autofocus burst (10FPS) and motion technology with new ‘smile predictive’ capture.


All this is powered by Snapdragon835.

If a budget phone is on your wish list, check out the dual-SIM LAVA Z91, which uses face recognition to unlock. Sporting a 18:9 5.7-inch HD+ display, the device is powered by Mediatek MTK 6739, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage (expandable up to 128 GB), and 13MP rear and 8MP front cameras. Rs 9,999.

The South Korean company has given this year’s best Android phone so far. If camera is the feature you are looking forward to in a phone, this should be your choice because it offers dual aperture — f/1.5 and f/2.4. So, if the phone detects you are taking landscape photos, the latter would kick in, while a dimly-lit situation or selfie would demand the former, complete with bokeh effect. Rs 57,900 for Galaxy S9 (64GB) and Rs 72,900 for Galaxy S9+ (256GB).

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has gone all out to present three new phones. Nokia 8 Sirocco is the ideal blend of precise craftsmanship and purposeful innovation with its curved edge-to-edge pOLED 2K 5.5-inch display with smaller bezels. The camera comes with dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics, combining wide-angle primary camera for impressive low-light performance and a secondary 13MP sensor with 2x optical zoom. And with Pro Camera mode you get full manual control over every picture you take. Rs 49,999.

Nokia 7 Plus comes with enhanced dual-sight, dual-rear sensors with ZEISS optics, combining 12MP wide-angle primary camera for excellent performance in both low-light and extra bright conditions and a secondary 13MP camera that delivers 2x optical zoom. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 and a powerful 3,800 mAh battery. Rs 25,999.

A must-have gadget if you want to shoot out-of-the-world videos. With stunning 4K60 and 1080p240 video packed into a rugged, waterproof (up to 33 feet), go-anywhere design, HERO6 Black and the GoPro App automatically transform your adventures into cinematic QuikStory videos you can share with the world. HERO6 also has dramatically improved dynamic range and low-light performance to really make things pop, and an added digital zoom just to get crazy. Rs 37,000.

Gift yourself, or your loved one, the Dell XPS 13 (9370), the smallest 13-inch laptop in the world. It features 4K Ultra HD infinity edge touch display with HDR, encased in brushed aluminium. It’s equipped with the latest Intel 8th Generation Quad Core CPUs and supports 16GB LPDDR3 RAM and 512 GB PCIe SSD and Intel Ultra HD graphic card 620.

Add the Sony SRS-XB30 to your collection of Bluetooth speakers. It comes with extra bass for deep, punchy sound, one-touch listening with NFC and Bluetooth, multi-coloured line light and flashing strobe and up to 24 hours of battery life. And it’s water-resistant! Rs 12,990.

Having your own printer clearly has benefits from being able to print anytime, and at affordable prices. Epson’s newly-launched L6190 Wi-Fi Duplex all-in-one ink tank printer fulfils most needs. And all this with very little consumption of ink. Rs 24,099.

The company has also launched new Mi Earphones, which are made with Kevlar fibre cable and have been ergonomically designed to provide extra comfort. It also has a built-in microphone that delivers better voice quality while answering calls and ensures lesser noise interference. Rs 699.

LG has given washing clothes a new spin with its Twin Wash washing machine, which allows the customer to wash two separate loads at the same time. In other words, let the machine take care of coloured and white clothes at the same time or big loads like bedsheets and delicates at one go. Rs 206,000.

Kill the buzz… the buzz of mosquitoes! Sharp FP-FM40E air purifier is equipped with Plasmacluster ion technology and non-toxic mosquito-catching mechanism. So zap those dangerous pollutants, like dust, soot, pollen, smoke, bad odour and so on for Rs 28,000 (available exclusively through Amazon).

Beat the heat with Panasonic’s ‘air-purifying’ invertor air conditioner that’s packed with Nanoe technology, which removes certain airborne particles, giving up to 99 per cent clean air. Available in 0.8T, 1.0T, 1.5T and 2.0T variants, in the Rs 39,000 and Rs 72,000 price range.