Gadgets Weekly: Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED PC and more – Deccan Herald
Technology companies such as Asus, Intel, Titan and Lava, among others launched a new line of smartphones, computer, PC chipset watches and much more this week (November 7-13).
DH’s Devices Weekly edition lists the latest personal technology products to keep you abreast of everything that’s happening in the world of consumer electronics.
Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED laptop PC
It is one of the most unique hybrid PC in the industry. It sports a 17. 3-inch touchscreen that folds in the middle to create two seamless 3: 2 ratio 12. 5-inch displays with 1920 x 1280p resolution. It boasts a proprietary hinge that is tested to withstand over 30, 000 open-and-close cycles. This also supports multiple modes — Desktop, Laptop (with Bluetooth keyboard), Laptop (with virtual keyboard), tablet, reader, and extended — enabled by the folding design.
Also, the particular case is made of a Magnesium-Aluminum alloy body with a built-in faux leather kickstand and MIL-STD 810H military-grade rating.
The latest Asus laptop comes with a Dolby Vision-certified display with 100% DCI-P3 gamut. Also, it is also PANTONE Validated for colour accuracy, and TÜV Rheinland-certified with regard to reducing harmful blue light.
The retail package also comes along with the Asus ErgoSense Bluetooth keyboard. It features 5. 5mm thickness and weighs 300g. it has 19. 05mm of key pitch, 1 . 4mm of key travel and 0. 2mm of the key dish. The keyboard also comes with useful hotkeys such as screenshots, brightness, volume, and more.
Besides WiFi 6E plus Bluetooth 5connectivity, it comes with two full-spec Thunderbolt 4 ports that can each support 4K display output, 40 GB/s data transfer, and charging. The particular Type-C slots support up to 65W of fast charging and can be topped up using any USB PD charger and even a power bank.
Inside, it is powered by the 12th generation Intel CoreTM i7-1250U processor designed with 10 cores (two performance cores and eight efficiency cores), Intel EVO certified Iris Xe graphics card plus support peak CPU speed up to 4. 7Ghz max frequency. It furthermore comes with Windows 11 Home OS, 16GB 5200MHz LPDDR5 RAM and 1TB PCIe 4. 0 x4 6500 MB/s SSD.
This also features a 5MP webcam with IR camera, and a 75WHr battery with 65W fast charging. It costs Rs 3, 29, 990.
It sports the trademark crown and back cover. The company is offering a new Quartet series in four designs and each one takes inspiration from elements associated with Piano, Brass trumpet, Gran Cassa plus Guitar.
They come with the Titan tune inscribed on their back cover. The collection introduces a brand new plating colour – anthracite brown along with a full ceramic watch, along with a combination of leather and metal straps.
The USP associated with the new Titan Quartet is the particular timepiece which has a dial crafted beautifully, taking inspiration through the guitar strings, plus powered by an in-house automatic calibre with 36 hours of power reserve. The price starts at Rs 8, 995.
Pebble Cosmos Prime
This features a 1. 9-inch color display with thin bezels with chamfered metallic case and an IP67 rating, meaning can sustain water pressure upward to 1 metre(around three feet) regarding close in order to 30 minutes. Furthermore, it facilitates more than 100 watch faces and scrolling through the menu.
It supports most physical activities, tracks walking, and running, has a heart rate sensor. Also, users may see notifications, control music on the companion phone and answer calls right on the particular wrist. Furthermore, with the full charge, it can last for five days under normal usage. It expenses Rs a few, 699,
Intel NUC 13 Extreme Kit
Intel earlier this particular week unveiled the brand new NUC thirteen Extreme Package (code-named Raptor Canyon) plus Intel NUC 13 Extreme Compute Element.
It facilitates 120W 13th Gen Intel Core i9/i7/i5 processors, nearly twice the particular base power of the previous era, has space for new triple-slot, 12-inch images cards, 64GB dual-channel DDR5 memory, supporting speeds associated with 4800+ MHz, promising more performance intended for enthusiast gamers and content creators.
It also supports up to three PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSDs (M. two 2280), Intel 2 . 5GbE (i226-V) / 10GbE (AQC113) LAN, Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6, 2 Thunderbolt v4 ports and six UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS 3. 2 Gen2 rear ports.
The particular price of the Intel NUC thirteen Extreme Kit will range from $1179to $1549, plus $760 in order to $1100 for the Intel NUC 13 Intense Compute Component depending on the configuration.
Havells Meditate Air Purifier
This boasts advanced TiO2 (Titanium Dioxide) Coated plates along with UV-C and UV-A lights that cause a Photo-catalytic Oxidation process to not just filter the pollutants but to destroy them without creating any dangerous by-products. With cylindrical style, it promises to deliver 360-degree purification.
Meditate Air flow Purifier has six stages of intense air refinement that use evolved SpaceTech technology in order to remove the finest impurities. The pre-filtration stage cleans the air of PM (Particulate Matter) by making use of an integrated filtration system (Pre-filter mesh, medical grade H14 HEPA filter & Granular activated carbon filter).
The second phase of air purification degenerates the viruses /bacteria plus hazardous gases by exposing the environment to specific wavelengths of light (UV-C & A) and the reaction is catalysed by specific catalysts (strontium titanate dopped with palladium & nanosilver). This process, called photo-catalytic oxidation, will be adapted from purification technologies deployed to get space stations – however, modified simply by partial mixing of strontium, palladium & nano-silver in order to enhance the particular efficacy associated with oxidation thereby degenerating the pathogens much faster.
The particular hazardous gas like formaldehyde, ethylene, plus ozone are disintegrated into basic elements of the environment, thereby eliminating them through the atmosphere, says the company.
With the smartphone apps, users can get Predictive Analytics of air quality, the option to schedule-Automated on/off pertaining to everyday make use of, and filter life indication and notices. Also, it supports Alexa digital assistant and may be configured to the Google home app too.
It comes with The AQI monitor. It features three capacitive touch buttons for energy, mode, and toggle. The particular display shows important parameters like air flow quality, battery life and fan speed.
This portable AQI monitor also acts because a remote for real-time air quality monitoring since well as controlling the particular device. The product comes in Silver Satin colours– meant for Rs 64, 900 on Amazon.
Lava Blaze 5G
It features a 6. 5-inch HD+ LCD screen with a 2. 5D curved display design, supports the 90 Hz refresh price, and functions a side-mounted fingerprint scanner with dual-SIM slots.
The new Blaze 5G houses a 7nm class second . 2Ghz MediaTek Dimensity 700 octa-core processor along with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU, 4GB RAM (+ 3GB of virtual RAM) with 128GB UFS (expandable), Android twelve OS, triple-camera module– 50MP (f/1. 8) with depth sensor plus macro camera with LED flash upon the back again, an 8MP front digital camera (f/2. 0) and the 5, 000mAh battery. This supports 8 5G SA/NSA bands (1/3/5/8/28/41/77/78).
It will be available exclusively on Amazon in a discounted price associated with Rs 9, 999 designed for a limited time. And, after the end of the offer, it will cost Rs 10, 999.
Boult Audio Omega X30 and X50 series
The new True Wireless Stereo(TWS) earbuds sport a good ergonomically designed body plus come with feather-soft ear tips that offer good grip and all-day comfort without hurting the ears. Also, this comes with IPX5 sweat and water-resistant rating.
The new earbuds feature in-built ten mm drivers and offer three equalizer modes function, which offer HiFi, Rock, plus Bass Boost modes, promising a good listening experience. The pair come in easy-to-carry, lightweight cases.
Both the Boult Sound X30 and X50 wireless earbuds support Wireless bluetooth 5. one technology along with SBC plus AAC support. And, they support 45ms low-latency Combat Gaming Mode to play games upon the phones and come with a Quad Mic Environmental Noise Cancellation feature. With a full cost, they can offer up in order to 40 hours of playtime and the with 10 minutes associated with charging, they could last just for 100 minutes. They bost cost Rs 999 on Flipkart.
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Medical tech company, Xplore Health Technologies earlier in the particular week released Airofit Pro, touted to be the world’s respiratory muscle training (RMT) gadget in India.
The device is capable of training both inspiratory and expiratory muscles. The device basically works by subjecting the diaphragm and other breathing muscles in order to resistance training, an exercise involving resistance wheels providing adjustable but restricted airflow to the individual. Since the resistance causes fatigue in breathing muscle tissue, it gets compensated by muscle tissue growth therefore making respiratory system muscles a lot more robust allowing longer plus deeper breathing, the organization noted.
Based on age, gender, size along with other guidelines, the organization may offer seventeen unique inhaling and exhaling sessions. The device also helps real-time live guidance platform that guides a person through all exercises and sessions while tracking his progress derived from current data.
Besides RMT, the gadget also addresses other related aspects of deep breathing like Respiratory strength, Vital capacity, Anaerobic threshold, plus relaxation. It costs Rs 34, 990.
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