Launchpad: Design matters

Launchpad: Design matters

The tablet runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat.

Design matters

Product: Oppo N3 and R5

Oppo has launched its N3 and R5 smartphones. The N3, its latest addition to the N series which features an automated swivel camera. On the other hand, the R5 is the world’s thinnest smartphone at 4.85 mm. The R5 is so thin that it doesn’t have a regular 3.5 mm headphone port. Users will have to rely on their Bluetooth earphones or connect via an adapter. The N3 is priced at $649 and the R5 is priced at $499 respectively. Both the smartphones will be available in the India market soon. The N3, features a 16 megapixel rotating camera.

Dolby powered

Product: Lenovo Voice Tablet

Price: Rs. 9,999

Chinese technology major Lenovo has launched its A7-30 3G voice calling tablet in India. The A7-30 3G is Lenovo’s first ever 3G device in the Rs 10,000 price range.The A7-30 3G tablet has dual front-facing speakers and Dolby audio enhancement. The A7-30 features a 7-inch display and runs on a 1.3GHz MediaTek quad-core processor with 1GB RAM. The tablet comes with 16GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. It mounts a 2MP rear camera and a 0.3MP front facing camera for video calls. The tablet runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat.

New way to dial

Product: Truedialer

Truecaller has launched a new phone dialer app called Truedialer. The app is available for free on Android and Windows Phone. Truedialer aims to replace the standard dialing interfaces on smartphones and give instant access to relevant information about contacts that users are trying to dial.If users are dialing a number for an individual or business outside of their phonebook, they’ll be able to see the name, and even a profile photo of whom they’re about to dial before they place the call.