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Tech launches of the week: Vivo Y70t, Garmin Forerunner 945, Galaxy A22 5G, and more

We take a look at all the devices that were launched this week. The list includes Galaxy A22 5G, Pixel Buds A-Series, and more.

By: Tech Desk | Lucknow |
Updated: June 4, 2021 7:15:01 pm

This week, we witnessed a lot of device launches in the world of tech. Samsung took the wraps off its latest Galaxy A22 5G. Vivo launched a new Vivo Y70t smartphone with Exynos 880 SoC, whereas Garmin took the wraps off its new set of fitness smartwatches. Google also announced Pixel Buds A-Series TWS earphones. Brands like Lenovo and Asus also unwrapped new laptops. Here’s a quick look at all the tech launches for the day.

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Here we go through everything significant that happened in the world of tech.

19:15 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Garmin Forerunner 945 LTE launched

Garmin Forerunner 945 LTE has been launched for $649.99 (around Rs 47,300). Garmin has also unveiled Forerunner 55, which is priced at $199.99 (approximately Rs 14,500). The Garmin Forerunner 945 LTE has a 1.2-inch round display with Corning Gorilla Glass DX. The device features a heart rate sensor and can measure respiration rate, stress levels, and sleeping patterns. It supports Garmin Pay contactless payment, and the smartwatch can store up to 1,000 music tracks. Garmin says its watch can offer up to two weeks of run time in Smartwatch mode, and up to 12 hours in GPS mode with music. You can use the smartwatch to check notifications for incoming calls, text messages, and social media updates.

17:56 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Asus Chromebook Detachable CM3 launched

The Asus Chromebook Detachable CM3 is priced at $349.99, which is around Rs 25,500 in India. The mentioned price is for the 64GB storage variant. The device packs a 10.5-inch LCD display with a 16:10 aspect ratio, 320nits of brightness. It comes with support for stylus. It is powered by a MediaTek 8183 processor, which is backed by Mali-G72 MP3. The Chromebook features a 27Whr 2-cell Li-ion battery. It comes with a detachable keyboard, which attaches to the Chromebook via POGO pins. The device sports an 8MP camera at the back and a 2MP camera on the front for selfies.

17:22 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Google Pixel Buds A-Series launched

Google has launched a new pair of true wireless earbuds. The Pixel Buds A-Series will cost $99, which is around Rs 7,230 in India. It will be up for sale starting June 17. As of now, there is no word on when the Pixel Buds A-Series will launch in India.

The new set of wireless earbuds come with 12mm dynamic drivers. Google has offered an Adaptive Sound feature, which “increases or decreases the volume based on your surroundings.” The earbuds also support a Bass Boost feature, which is said to offer a more powerful bass. Other features include a motion-detecting accelerometer, beamforming mics and IPX4 dust and water-resistant rating. With the charging case, Google claims users will get up to 24 hours of playback time.

17:17 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Lenovo ThinkBook 13x laptop launched

Lenovo has unveiled ThinkBook 13x laptop in China and its price starts from CNY 6,999 (approximately Rs 80,000). The mentioned price is for the 11th Gen Intel Core i5 configuration. It ships with Windows 10 Home Chinese version. It sports a 13.3-inch 2.5K LED backlit display with 400 nits of peak brightness, a 16:10 aspect ratio, 100 percent sRGB coverage, and Dolby Vision support. It is being offered with 16GB DDR4 RAM and a 512GB SSD for storage. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5, two Thunderbolt 4 ports, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. For security, there is a fingerprint scanner. It is backed by a 53Whr battery with support for 65W adapter. 

16:55 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Vivo Y70t launched

The newly launched Vivo Y70t is priced at CNY 1,499 (roughly Rs 17,100), which is for the 6GB RAM 128GB storage variant. The device runs on Android 10-based Funtouch OS 10.5. It features a 6.53-inch full-HD display, a Samsung Exynos 880 processor, a triple rear camera setup, and a 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging. The rear camera setup consists of a 48MP primary sensor, a 2MP macro shooter, and a 2MP sensor. On the front, there is an 8MP camera with an f/2.05 aperture. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

16:39 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Eufy Robovac G30 Hybrid robot vacuum launched

Anker has launched a new robot vacuum, called Eufy Robovac G30 Hybrid. It is priced in India at Rs 23,999 and can be purchased via Amazon India. It comes with a 12-months of warranty and ships with the company's second-generation BoostIQ. The latter helps the vacuum cleaner automatically adjust the 2000pa suction power depending on how much dirt it detects. The company asserts the suction picks up more debris across all surfaces, while the mopping module applies the finishing touch. The company says the device uses the company's Smart Dynamic Navigation tech to offer better route planning across an area. The product comes with boundary strips to let the user know the areas it has to exclude while cleaning.

16:22 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G launched

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy A22 5G smartphone, which is priced at EUR 229 (approximately Rs 20,300). It will go on sale in the European market from July. The device comes in Grey, Mint, Violet, and White colours. The Samsung Galaxy A22 5G sports a 6.6-inch full-HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate, an unnamed octa-core SoC, a 5,000mAh battery and more. It comes with support for 15W fast charging. The back camera system includes a 48MP primary sensor, a 5MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie shooter with an f/2.0 aperture.

We take a look at the devices launched by Vivo, Garmin, Samsung, Lenovo, Google, and other brands. The list includes Galaxy A22 5G, Pixel Buds A-Series, and more.

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