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Tech launches of the week: Honor 20 discount, Fossil Gen 5 watch, V-Moda M‑200, more

Tech launches of the week: Vivo launched the Vivo Y19 with triple rear cameras and 5,000mAH battery and Oppo unveiled smartphone accessories including VOOC Power Bank and more.

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 25, 2019 6:42:52 pm
Tech launches of the week include Pebble Impulse fitness watch, Boat Airdopes 201, AMD Radeon Pro W5700 graphics card, Tinder Festival mode, Tile  Sticker, Slim, and Pro, Vivo Y19 smartphone, Oppo VOOC Power Bank, Oppo earphones and more.

Pebble has announced its Impulse fitness smartwatch that comes with blood pressure monitor and oxygen level monitor. Also, AMD has launched its new graphics card Radeon Pro W5700, which is built on a 7nm process technology. Boat Airdopes 201 are the company’s new truly wireless earphones.

Earlier this week, Oppo announced the availability of a new range of smartphone accessories that include a 10,000mAh power bank, earphones, power adapter, and more. Also, Vivo has expanded its Y-series portfolio to include the new Vivo Y19 smartphone that comes with the triple rear camera setup.

Here is everything that has been launched this week.

Zoook Upbeat Sports

Zoook Upbeat Sports is splash-proof and sweat-proof as well.

Zoook has launched its Upbeat Sports wireless Bluetooth headphones in India at Rs 999. It will be available in black colour option across leading online and offline stores. It supports Bluetooth version 5.0 and HD sound. It is splash-proof and sweat-proof as well. It can be used to receive phone calls, thanks to mic support. The headphones are backed by a 70mAh battery, said to offer playback time for up to 5 hours and standby time up to 100 hours.

Honor 20 discount of Rs 2,000

Honor 20 sports a quad-camera setup where the primary sensor is Sony IMX586 sensor of 48MP lens.

Honor 20 will be available at a discounted price of Rs 22,999 on Amazon India, instead of the launch price of Rs 24,999. The limited period offer will be valid from November 26 to November 29, 2019. Honor 20 can be bought in Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue colour options.

Honor 20 sports a quad-camera setup where the primary sensor is Sony IMX586 sensor of 48MP lens. There is a secondary 8MP super wide-angle lens, 2MP macro lens, and 2MP depth-sensing lens. The front camera is 32MP.
Among other key features are a 6.26-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 980 HiAI processor, 128GB internal storage, 6GB RAM and 3,750mAh battery with the company’s Super Charge technology.

Fossil Gen 5

Fossil Gen 5 is also swimproof up to 3 ATM and is said to offer more than 24 hours of battery life.

Fossil Gen 5 touchscreen smartwatch has been launched with Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100, Google’s Wear OS at Rs 22,995. The device comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. The smartwatch gets a 1.3-inch touchscreen digital display. The straps and bracelets are interchangeable. It can be bought in colour options of black, smoke, and rose gold. Fossil Gen 5 is also swimproof up to 3 ATM and is said to offer more than 24 hours of battery life. Read more here.

V-Moda M‑200

V-Moda M‑200 sport 50mm drivers and can reproduce frequencies up to 40kHz to create detailed and accurate sound.

The V-Moda M‑200 has been announced in India. The studio headphones have come with Hi-Res certification and a two-year warranty. V-Moda M‑200 sport 50mm drivers and can reproduce frequencies up to 40kHz to create detailed and accurate sound. The headphones can be folded as well, thanks to CliqFold hinge and kept into the Exoskeleton case, which comes bundled with the M-200. The M-200 ships with new, single-sided balanced cable and the SpeakEasy 1-Button Mic Cable for clear calls.

Pebble Impulse

Pebble Impulse is said to offer a battery backup of seven days.

Pebble has announced its Impulse fitness watch at Rs 1,999 that comes with blood pressure monitor and SPo2 oxygen level monitor. It is available at retail stores as well as e-commerce platforms across India.

More features of Pebble Impulse include heart rate monitoring, step count as well as distance and burnt calories count. It features multi sports mode that can record a user’s exercising data in different sport modes more accurately. Pebble Impulse is said to offer a battery backup of seven days.

Pebble Impulse can also be used to keep a tab on calorie intake and it also has sleep monitor that can access deep sleep time, light sleep time and awake time. Messages and notifications from WhatsApp and other apps can also be read on the watch. Notifications for calls and emails will be shown as well.

Boat Airdopes 201

Boat Airdopes 201 supports Bluetooth version 5.0. It is said to offer music playback time of up to nine hours.

Boat Airdopes 201 portable true wireless earbuds has been launched in India at a price of Rs 2,499 and it will be available with a one-year warranty on Amazon. Boat Airdopes 201 supports Bluetooth version 5.0. It is said to offer music playback time of up to nine hours. Each earphone weighs 7g and the headset is powered by 50mAh battery. The charging case is backed by 470mAh battery. The earphone is IPx4 rated for sweat and water resistance. Each earbud is said to work for up to three hours on a single charge.

AMD Radeon Pro W5700

Radeon Pro W5700 has an AMD RDNA architecture and is built on 7nm process technology.

AMD has announced Radeon Pro W5700, which the company says is the world’s first 7nm professional PC workstation graphics card. Radeon Pro W5700 graphics card is available in the US for $799.

Radeon Pro W5700 has an AMD RDNA architecture and is built on 7nm process technology. Compared to the previous-generation Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, the new architecture is said to deliver up to 25 per cent higher performance-per-clock and up to 41 per cent higher average performance-per-watt to power 3D design, real-time visualisation and VR workloads. Radeon Pro W5700 supports PCIe 4.0, which is said to offer double the bandwidth of PCIe 3.0.

Tinder introduces Festival Mode in India

tinder, tinder festival mode, Bacardi NH7 Weekender in Pune Get on Tinder and look for the Festival Mode card. Match with it to add your festival badge to your profile.

Dating app Tinder has announced the launch of new in-app user experience for the users in India called Festival Mode “to connect festival-goers”. The feature lets users add a badge to their profile highlighting their planned festival destination. It will allow them to match and chat with other users attending the same event. The Festival Mode on Tinder will start to roll out starting November 19 and debut in India with Bacardi NH7 Weekender in Pune.

Tile Sticker, Slim, and Pro

Tile Sticker, Slim, and Pro will be available on Amazon.

Tile has introduced three new trackers – Sticker, Slim and Pro in India. Tile Sticker, Slim, and Pro will be available on Amazon. Tile Sticker is a small waterproof sticker that has a 150 ft range and built-in three-year battery. It measures 27×7.3 mm. A pack of two Tile Sticker will cost Rs 3,999, while the cost for a pack of four is Rs 7,999.

Tile Slim is a tracker as slim as a metro card and measures 86x54x2.4 mm. It can be slipped into wallet, purse, etc or attached to a laptop. Tile Slim is also waterproof and has a 200 ft range. It also comes with a three-year built-in battery. Tile Sticker and Slim will be available in black colour option.

Tile Pro has the highest range of 400 ft. It comes with a one-year replaceable CR2032 battery. Tile Pro is water-resistant and measures 42x42x6.5 mm. It can be bought in black or white colour options Rs 3,999.

VingaJoy SP-6640 Maxx Sound wireless speakers

VingaJoy SP-6640 Maxx Sound wireless speakers can be bought in four colour options including green, red, blue and black.

VingaJoy has launched its SP-6640 Maxx Sound wireless speakers at Rs 999. It can be bought via the company’s official website as well as offline retail stores. Among the key features of the speaker are its compact design, wireless charging, and Bluetooth connectivity. VingaJoy SP-6640 Maxx Sound wireless speakers can be bought in four colour options including green, red, blue and black. The speaker is said to offer up to four hours of continuous playback time. It supports a USB 2.0 port for charging. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, Aux, pen drive, SD card and FM radio.

Oppo VOOC Power Bank, Power Adapter, USB Cable

Oppo has launched a new power bank with 10,000mAh capacity for a price of Rs 1,499. The power bank offers fast charging solution with 20W Two-Way Flash Charge technology. The fast-charging power bank from Oppo comes in black colour.

The power adapter from Oppo is priced at Rs 699. Oppo says that the adapter protects the smartphone from high voltage and short circuits by regulating the electric fluctuations. The Oppo USB Type-C cable with 480-Mbps data transmission and fast charging capability is also priced at Rs 699.

Vivo U20 with triple rear cameras, Snapdragon 675 to launch in India on Nov 22

Oppo earphones

Oppo today unveiled two sets of earphones. The entry-level earphones are priced at Rs 399 and feature a built-in mic and tangle-free wire. The other set of earphones, O-Fresh stereo earphones, are priced at Rs 899 and feature Sound Field Enhancement technology and Hi-Res sound.

Vivo Y19

tech launches of week, vivo y19, vivo y19 price, vivo y19 specifications, oppo vooc power bank, oppo adapter, oppo addapter Vivo Y19 sports a triple rear camera, 5,000mAh battery, and Helio P65 processor.

Vivo today launched the Vivo Y19 with 5,000mAh battery and a 16MP triple rear camera setup. The phone is priced at Rs 13,990 for the lone model of 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM. The phone is available in Magnetic Black and Spring White colours and the launch offers include 5 per cent cashback on HDFC and ICICI Bank cards and no-cost EMI up to 12 months on credit and debit cards.

The Vivo Y19 sports a 6.53-inch FHD+ Halo FullView display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 90.3 per cent screen-to-body ratio. The phone is powered by Helio P65 processor paired and backed by 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W Dual-Engine fast charging. The Vivo Y19 features a 16MP+8MP+2MP triple rear camera setup and the selfie camera is a 16MP selfie shooter.

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