Upcoming devices: Gadgets to hit Indian stores soon
January 19, 2013, 4:28 pm
From the large-screened smartphones to budget tablets, many gadgets from Samsung, LG, HTC, and other major tech titans, are expected to hit the Indian store shelves in the near future. Here is the list of gadgets that will soon hit the Indian stores.
The HTC Butterfly is likely to be launched in India by the end of this month. The company has started teasing the HTC Butterfly on its Facebook India page. It has a 5-inch screen. The smartphone comes equipped with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro SoC running at 1.5 GHz and has 2 GB of RAM.
The Jabra SPEAK 510 will be launched next week in India.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand is highly expected to be launched on Tuesday in India. Inspired by the success of the Galaxy Note and its successor the Note II, Samsung unveiled its budget 5-inch smartphone the Galaxy Grand. The Samsung Galaxy Grand runs Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) and is powered by a 1.2 GHz Dual Core processor.
The LG nexus 4 is likely to make its way to India next month. The Nexus 4 is one of the most awaited Android phones in India and LG has so far been tightlipped about the phone's India plans. The Nexus 4 is the first phone to come with Google's latest Android 4.2 operating system and has been collaboratively designed by LG and Google. it was launched in the US at a price of $299, without contract.
After the launch of Acer's Iconia B1 tablet in India, Asus is expected to bring its budget tablet 'MeMo Pad' to the Indian market. Priced of $149, Asus announced the launch of its budget tablet at a few days back.
The Galaxy S III Mini is speculated to be launched in India after the launch of the Galaxy Grand. The Galaxy S III mini, which is a compact version of the company's flagship smartphone Galaxy S III, features a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, and runs Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS. The phone is powered by a dual-core 1GHz processor. It has a 5 megapixel auto focus camera with LED Flash, and a front VGA camera.
The LG Optimus G smartphone with voice-activated power camera is also gearing up for its India launch. The Optimus G boasts a 13 megapixel camera which a user can instruct to take snaps by talking to it, plus a 4.7-inch screen with a sharper picture quality than both the iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy S III.
BlackBerry-maker RIM has finally announced that the BlackBerry 10 launch event will take place on January 30, 2013. This day will mark the official launch of its new platform - BlackBerry 10, as well as the unveiling of the first two BlackBerry 10 smartphones. The new phones will be available in stores "not too long after" that, said Chief Operating Officer Kristian Tear. The phones will hit the store shelves in India soon.