Weekly roundup: New gadgets launched in India last week
| December 23, 2012, 3:45 pm
From large-screened budget smartphones to Windows 8 hybrid devices, many gadgets hit the Indian market last week. Here is a list of gadgets launched in India last week.
Karbonn launched a new phone - A30 - that has a 5.9-inch screen and runs Android 4.0 ICS operating system. It is a dual SIM phone.
The phone has an 8 megapixel rear camera and a 1.3 megapixel front camera. The phone is available on Saholic.com at a price of Rs 11,500.
Lenovo launched the much-awaited IdeaPad Yoga 13 and IdeaPad Yoga 11 in India. The former has a 13.3-inch screen, while the latter features an 11.6-inch screen. Both run Microsoft's Windows 8 OS.
Jabra launched a new in-car Bluetooth speaker - the Jabra Tour. The device also works with Apple's Siri voice assistant app. It is priced at Rs 6,499.
Karbonn launched a new tablet - Karbonn Smart Tab 10 - in India, which is priced at Rs 10,490. The tablet has a a 24.6 cms (9.7-inch) capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1024x768 pixels. The Karbonn Smart Tab 10 runs Android Jelly Bean
HP launched a new Windows 8 product line, which includes - an ultrabook, a hybrid device and an all-in-one PC. The HP ENVY x2 has a detachable screen that becomes a full tablet when separated from the keyboard via a seamless magnetic latch.
Taiwan based Technology Company Adata launched what it claims to be the world's first 8.9 mm ultra slim external drive cnamed "HE720". The company also unveiled a military-grade shockproof and waterproof external hard disk - HD710.
iBall launched a new smartphone, dubbed the iBall Andi 4.5H that features a 4.5-inch IPS display. The phone is available at a price of Rs 12,490.
Priced at Rs 4,600, Simmtronics launched its first tablet in India - XPAD X-720. The tablet runs Android 4.0 and features a 7-inch capacitive touch display.
Zen Mobile launched a 7-inch Android tablet, named UltraTab A700 3G. Priced at Rs 9,499, the tablet offers 3G connectivity both through an USB dongle and SIM. The tablet also allows voice calling.