After years, Google has finally entered the audio market in India. It’s for the first time getting its latest-generation headphones, Pixel Buds A-Series, to India. The budget laptop market has a new entrant Realme. Amazon Alexa gets its first celebrity voice in India in Amitabh Bachchan. All this and other top tech news of the week …
Ola launches its first electric scooters in India, offers range of smart features
Ola launched its first electric scooters in India, S1 and S1 Pro scooters. The new electric scooters from Ola promise top speeds of up to 115kmph and battery range of up to 181km. These scooters are connected and come with smart features when paired with a smartphone. Read the complete report here.
Realme enters laptop segment with Slim Book laptops, price starts at Rs 46,999
Realme Slim Book laptop arrived in India. The launch of Realme Slim Book marks the company’s entry in the laptop market in India. The all-new Realme Slim Book is powered by 11th Generation Intel processor and runs Windows 10 operating system. The affordable laptops boast of an all-metallic design and claim to be the slimmest and lightest laptop in this price category. Read the complete report here.
Google launches its first earbuds, Pixel Buds A-Series in India
Google Pixel Buds A-series earbuds have made their India debut. The internet search giant Google has launched its first-ever truly wireless earbuds in India — called Pixel Buds A-Series. These earbuds were launched by the company in June in the US at $99 and Google has now launched them in India at Rs 9,999. Read the complete report here.
Realme launches new flagship phones, Realme GT, Realme GT Master Edition in India
Realme has launched its first flagship phones in India — GT series. The series includes two smartphones — Realme GT and Realme GT Master Edition. The Realme GT series is the company’s new flagship series. Of the two, the Realme GT is a more powerful handset. Read the complete report here.
Amitabh Bachchan’s voice comes to Alexa
Amazon Alexa has got its first celebrity voice in India. The US-based e-commerce giant added Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan’s voice on to its Echo range of devices and Amazon shopping app in India. With this move, users now have the option to interact with Amazon’s smart voice assistant and listen to Amitabh Bachchan on a range of topics. Read the complete report here.
Battlegrounds Mobile India is now available on iPhones and iPads
The Indian version of PUBG, Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), is now available on Apple iOS. The game is listed on the App Store and available to download for iPhone and iPad users. For those unaware, the game was launched on July 2 on Android. The iOS launch of BGMI comes almost after a month and a half after the Android version. Read the complete report here.
Audio Technica unveils the AT2040 microphone for podcast and content creators at Rs 9,500
Audio Technica unveiled its new AT2040 Hyper Cardioid Dynamic Podcast Microphone in India. Inspired by Audio-Technica’s BP40 Large-Diaphragm Dynamic Broadcast Microphone, the AT2040 brings professional broadcast-quality sound with vocal reproduction to podcasters and other content creators at Rs 9,500. Read the complete report here.
Asus launches ROG Zephyrus G14 Alan Walker Special Edition laptop for Rs 1,49,990
Asus launched a new Zephyrus G14 Alan Walker Special Edition laptop as a collaboration with artist, DJ and music producer. Designed in collaboration with Walker, this special edition G14 features unique color accents, like the Spectre Blue shade of the AniMe MatrixTM LED array, exclusive to this laptop. Read the complete report here.
Acer launches Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop with 11th Gen Intel Core H-series processors, price starts Rs 1,29,999
Acer announced the launch of its Predator Helios 300 laptop in India which comes equipped with 11th-generation Intel Core H-series processors with up to 4.6 GHz, 8 cores and 16 threads and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 GPU. Read the complete report here.
F&D launches ‘HT-330’ soundbar at discounted price of Rs 7,999
Fenda Audio (F&D) announced the launch of the HT-330 soundbar with a subwoofer. The soundbar comes with 80W power output and 6.5 bass drivers of the subwoofer. The soundbar has an LED display panel that comes housed inside the cage. Read the complete report here.
Google Pixel 5a with 5G launched
Google’s ‘affordable’ premium smartphone was launched this week. For now, the Pixel 5a has been launched in the US and Japan only. The handset is powered has a Snapdragon 765G processor and comes with Titan M security module for on-device security. Read the complete report here.