Meet the YotaPhone — a smartphone which comes with a second screen at the back. It features a liquid crystal display on one side and an electronic paper display on the other. The second screen enables users to have access to the information they want and need on a continual basis without having to wake up the phone. Jumbo Electronics has partnered with Flipkart to launch the YotaPhone in India at a price of Rs 23,499. It sports a 16 million colour 4.3-inch IPS LCD touch screen with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels and 342 ppi pixel density on one side and a 4.3-inch 16-grayscale electronic paper display with a resolution of 640×360 pixels, 16:9 aspect ratio and 170 ppi pixel density on the other side. It runs on a 1.7 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB internal memory and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system powered by an 1800 mAh battery, the dual-screen smartphone mounts a 13MP rear camera and a 1MP front camera. On the connectivity front, the device offers 2G, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0.
Panasonic 4K Varicam
Panasonic India has launched two new variants under its Varicam series of film production cameras — the Varicam HS and Varicam 35. It also developed a next generation of P2 solid-state recording for these Varicam series products. Specifically designed to capture 4K or high speed HD images, the express P2 card offers transfer speeds up to 2.4 Gbps. The Varicam HS provides smooth slow motion effects, by recording in 240 fps HD, without a cache memory — extraordinary high-definition imagery for documentaries, sports or slow-motion applications.
LG L Bello
LG has launched its L Bello smartphone at a price of Rs. 18,500. LG touts its L Bello as ‘an affordable yet powerful’ alternative to the flagship LG G3 and inherits most of the G3’s design. The L Bello features LG’s ‘rear key’ design with a floating arc curved back and gradually tapered edges. It sports a 5-inch true IPS 480×854 pixels display with 196 ppi pixel density. Powered by a 2540 mAh battery, it runs on a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM and runs Android 4.4 KitKat with LG UI 3.0. It offers 8 GB of internal storage which can be expandable up to 32 GB.