India is emerging as one of the greatest potential market for smart homes and by its extension smart home devices. In other words, India is a market that OEMs are targetting for smart speakers and displays. Two of the leading companies in this segment are Amazon and Google go head to head with new launches. Now, Google has finally launched its first smart display, Google Nest Hub, for the Indian market.Google Nest Hub
Google Nest Hub is basically the Home Hub rebranded which was launched back in October 2018. The device is a part of the Nest ecosystem which means it is compatible with other smart Nest home devices like Nest security cameras and more. Although the [...]
Back at the Google I/O in the month of May, the company announced that it is rebranding the Home lineup of devices to be called the Nest series. This means that going forward, all the smart speakers and smart displays that once featured in the Google Home range, will now be referred to as Google Nest devices. Now, the latest reports claim that the company is planning to add another smart speaker to the lineup. Allegedly called the Nest Mini, it will be the successor to the Home Mini speaker, which was first unveiled in the year 2017.Google Nest Mini
According to a report by a known [...]
After almost a year, OnePlus has finally decided the official name for its range of smart televisions. OnePlus TV had its nomenclature decided after taking in naming entries from its community forums. The smart TV has been in the works for a while now and its name was confirmed today by a spokesperson through official channels.
In the announcement, OnePlus also revealed the logo for OnePlus TV. It is the signature OnePlus logo found on its range of smartphones alongside the word “TV.” The post shared on the OnePlus Community forum site/app thereon went to describe the reason for the logo design as well. Apparently, the company was inspired by the [...]
Google launched its first smart display, the Home Hub in the month of October last year. The device is a part of the Made by Google lineup and was rebranded as the Nest Hub at the Google I/O 2019. While it has been close to a year that the device has been available in a few international markets, it never made its way to the Indian shores. Until now, as the latest leak reveals that the Google Home Hub will be introduced next week in the country. Along with the information, the pricing of the device has also been revealed.Google Nest Hub
The Google Nest Hub, which was known as the Home Hub previously features a 7-inch display which can be used to display various [...]
Olympics is a long-running athletic event which is over a century old. The event is generally believed to be the pinnacle of all sporting events and hosts a myriad of different competitions that have the worlds best athletes compete against each other whilst representing their respective nations. In the event, the contestants strive to show the result of their years of hard training in front of a global audience. The top honour for the event is the legendary gold medal. Surprisingly, for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, these prestigious badges will be made from precious metals recovered from recycled smartphones.
Smartphones are known to house over hundreds of tiny [...]
Earlier this month, Xiaomi teased a pair of over-the-ear (OTA) headphones called Mi Super Bass. With the commencement of Amazon Prime Day, the wireless audio accessory has been launched in the country. The key highlighting features of the wireless headphones include 40 mm audio drivers and upto 20 hour music playback on a single charge. Like other Xiaomi products, the Mi Super Bass headphones are aggressively priced and cost Rs 1,799.Mi Super Bass Wireless Design and Features
The Mi Super Bass Wireless headphones are primarily built out of plastic while the ear cups are made out of soft foam which will provide for a comfortable fit even when worn for extended periods of [...]
Earlier this year, Apple quitely refreshed the iPad Air and the iPad Mini with updated innards. In addition to previously launched devices, it seems that the company has a number of other tablets in the pipeline.
The company has freshly gained certification for five upcoming devices which are filed under the “tablet computer” category. Clearly, the upcoming devices will be iPads and they carry the following model numbers “A2068, A2198, A2230, A2197, and A2228”.
The certification was granted by Eurasian Economics Commission or EEC which is based Russia. The listings are critical as every device that can be sold in the region is needs to have the [...]
It was earlier revealed that Korean electronics giant Samsung will launch its flagship tablet this year. This device will purportedly know the Galaxy Tab S5 as the last iteration in the series was the Galaxy Tab S4. Now, contradicting earlier claims, fresh reports reveal the upcoming tablet from Samsung will be called the Galaxy Tab S6 and expected to launch soon. Along with the new name, a few images of the device have also been leaked.Samsung Galaxy Tab S6
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 will be a flagship tablet offering from the company this year. It will be a successor to the Galaxy Tab S4 launched last year and is expected to feature top tier specifications. Leaked [...]
Xiaomi will complete 5 successful years in India next month. To commemorate its 5th year anniversary, the company will launch 5 new products in the country over the next 5 weeks. On the 25th of June, the first product in the aforementioned launch cue has been unveiled which is the Mi Beard Trimmer. As the product name suggests, it is a grooming product which is targeted towards male consumers. The segment is currently lead by the offerings from Philips and Syska, which Xioami plans to disrupt with its latest addition.Mi Trimmer Quick specs Self-sharpening blades with 0.5mm precision 40 length setting with two combs 90 minutes of battery life on one charge IPX7 [...]
On the 11th of June, Xiaomi launched the long anticipated Mi Band 4 which succeeds the Mi Band 3 from 2018. The newly launched fitness band is a significant upgrade over its predecessor, however, Xiaomi has managed to retain an aggressive price with the device. Some key features that the Mi Band 4 has brought to the table include the introduction of a colour OLED display, NFC support and a heart rate sensor.
Accrediting to its value for money and utilitarian features, Xiaomi has managed to grasp commendable sales figures with the Mi Band 4. According to a post shared on Chinese social media website, Weibo, the company has sold 1 million units of the device within just 8 days [...]
Huawei had just gone on stage to unveil its new Nova 5, Nova 5 Pro and MediaPad M6 among its other products. The Chinese company, regardless of the restrictions by the US, still plans on expanding its business horizons on multiple fronts. A fresh report has uncovered that the tech giant will soon enter the tablet market in India.
Huawei will compete with the likes of Samsung, Apple and Lenovo. These companies currently have a hold over the Indian tablet market, with Samsung in a dominating lead. The South Korean manufacturer has freshly unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e and Galaxy Tab A10.1 which will seek to boost tablet sales in India.
Samsung has silently launched two new Android tablets in India, both of which cater to an entirely different audience. The two newly launched devices include the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 and the Galaxy Tab S5e, out of which, the former is targeted to the mid range segment while the latter is targeted to premium segment.Galaxy Tab S5e Design and Features
The Galaxy Tab S5e has an attractive design with thin bezels around the display and a sleek side profile. The tablet measures 245 x 160 x 5.5 mm and tips the scale at 400 grams. It features a 10.5 inch Super AMOLED display that has a 16:10 aspect ratio. The display panel has a resolution of 2560 x 1600 px and a pixel density [...]