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Sunday, June 13, 2021

Tech launches of the day: Oppo Enco Free 2, Red Magic 6R, and more

We take a look at all the major tech launches that took place in the world of tech today. The list includes Realme Narzo 30 5G, Xiaomi Redmi AirDots 3 Pro, Galaxy Tab S7 FE 5G and more.

By: Tech Desk | Lucknow |
Updated: June 12, 2021 4:05:16 pm

Today, we witnessed a lot of device launches in the world of tech. Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy Tab S7 FE 5G tablet. Realme launched a new Narzo 30 5G smartphone, whereas Xiaomi took the wraps off its Redmi AirDots 3 Pro true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds. Sony India also announced two new microphones. Brands like Microsoft 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 today.

13:15 (IST)28 May 2021
Oppo Enco Free 2 wireless earphones launched

The new Oppo Enco Free 2 is being sold in China for CNY 599 (roughly Rs 6,800). The wireless earbuds are IP54 certified meaning they are water and dust resistant. The company claims offer that its new earphones can deliver up to 30 hours of music playback with the case. If the noise reduction mode is disabled, then the earbuds will last for up to 6.5 hours. The Oppo Enco Free 2 also claim to offer support for 47ms low latency, an upgraded anti-wind noise algorithm and three microphones. The earbuds are compatible with both the Android and iOS platforms.

13:07 (IST)28 May 2021
Red Magic 6R gaming phone launched in China

Red Magic 6R has been launched in China with a starting price of CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs 34,100). The gaming phone features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio, and up to 144Hz of adaptive refresh rate, and 360Hz touch sampling rate. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. The quad rear camera setup includes a 64MP primary Sony IMX682 sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide shooter, a 5MP macro shooter, and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, Red Magic 6R sports a 16MP selfie camera. It packs a 4,200mAh battery with 55W fast charging support. In contrast, Red Magic 6 came with a 5,050mAh battery with 66W charging. 

17:47 (IST)27 May 2021
Asus launches new gaming laptops in India

Asus has unveiled a bunch of new gaming laptops in India in the ROG Flow and ROG Zephyrus ranges. These include Asus ROG Flow X13, Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE, Asus ROG Zephyrus G15, and Asus ROG Zephyrus G14. The devices offer AMD's Ryzen 5000 H-Series mobile processors. The Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE comes with a dual display with support for ROG ScreenPad Plus. The Asus ROG Flow X13 features a 360-degree Ergolift hinge, whereas the Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 has a 180-degree hinge. 

As for the pricing, the Asus ROG Flow X13 will cost Rs 1,19,990, whereas the Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE is priced at Rs 2,99,990. The ROG Zephyrus G15 (2021) is selling for Rs 1,37,990 and the Asus Zephyrus G14 (2021) can be purchased for Rs 94,990. It is on sale via Reliance Digital, Croma, Asus Exclusive Stores, ROG Stores, Amazon, and Vijay Sales. The sale of these laptops will take place in India from May 26.

16:29 (IST)27 May 2021
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE 5G launched

The newly launched Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE 5G is selling in Germany for EUR 649, which is around Rs 57,800. The tablet ships with Android 11-based Samsung One UI. It sports a 12.4-inch LCD with 1600 x 2560 pixels resolution and 60Hz refresh rate. The tablet is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G octa-core processor. It comes with support for S Pen, Samsung DeX app, and 45W fast charging. In terms of optics, there is an 8MP main rear sensor and a 5MP selfie sensor. It features a 10,090mAh battery, which can last for up to 12 hours, as per Samsung.

15:59 (IST)27 May 2021
Redmi AirDots 3 Pro launched

Xiaomi took the wraps off its Redmi AirDots 3 Pro true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds. It costs CNY 299, which is roughly Rs 3,400 in India. In China, the new audio product comes with 9mm moving coil drivers, four adjustable sound effects, a compact design, and noise cancellation with three mics. The Redmi AirDots 3 Pro can offer up to six hours of battery life on a single charge, as per the company. With the case, Xiaomi says the earbuds can last for 28 hours. It offers support for Qi wireless charging as well. The new wireless earbuds are also IPX4 rated, meaning they are water resistant.

15:47 (IST)27 May 2021
Itel A23 Pro launched in India

Itel A23 Pro is an entry-level smartphone and is priced at Rs 4,999 for 1GB RAM and 8GB storage model. There is a Reliance Jio offer as well. The 4G device is currently available at an introductory price of Rs 3,899. Buyers can get it via Reliance Digital stores, MyJio stores, and retail stores.

It runs Android 10 (Go Edition) and packs a 5-inch FWVGA TN display. The smartphone features a quad-core Unisoc SC9832E SoC, paired with a Mali T820 GPU. The new Itel A23 Pro offers a single 2MP rear camera and a 0.3MP selfie shooter. There is no fingerprint scanner but the device supports the face unlock feature. It is powered by a 2,400mAh battery.

15:13 (IST)27 May 2021
Realme Narzo 30 5G launched

Realme Narzo 30 5G has been launched globally and its price starts from EUR 219 (approximately Rs 19,400). It features a 6.5-inch full-HD+ display with a 90.5 percent screen-to-body ratio, 600nits peak brightness, and a 90Hz refresh rate. It is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset, paired with ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. There is also a triple rear camera setup, including a 48MP primary sensor, a 2MP monochrome sensor, and a 2MP macro sensor. For selfies, the company has added a 16MP camera sensor on the front of the phone. Under the hood, there is also a 5,000mAh battery. It supports 18W Quick Charge too. 

We take a look at the devices launched by Sony, Xiaomi, Realme, Samsung, Lenovo, Microsoft, and other brands. The list includes Realme Narzo 30 5G, Xiaomi Redmi AirDots 3 Pro, Galaxy Tab S7 FE 5G and more.

 

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