XIAOMI ANNOUNCES REDIMI5 AND REDIMI5 PLUS SMART PHONES:
Xiaomi was number1 Smartphone vendor in China and listed to number 4 smart phone vendor globally last year. The main highlights of these devices are 18:9 display ratio. Redmi 5 has 5.7’’ display. Redmi5 has narrow width and tall body. Soft selfie flash at the top with front camera and no touch capacitive buttons. The rounded corner reduces the risk of display damage by spreading force across larger areas. It is powered by new Snapdragon 450 Octa-core processor chip with Adreno506GPU. There is a 12 mega- pixel rear camera with 1.25 micron pixel sensor flash. The front part of the phone also sport 5-megapixel front camera with soft toned selfie light to take perfect selfies in low light condition. The product is available in 2GB RAM or 3 GB RAM and 16GB to 32GB of inbuilt storage. Supported by Android 7.1.2 Nougat and 3300mAh battery. You can easily have 2 days usage and last for 12 days in standby. Redmi 5 plus doesn’t differ much with Redmi 5 on designs except it has bigger 5.99’’ 1080*2160 resolution 18:9 display. In terms of specifications Redmi 5 plus features Snapdragon 625 Octa-core processor with 14nm Fin FET technology, Adreno 506 GPU. It is available in 3GB RAM or 4 GB RAM and 32GB or 64GB inbuilt storage. 4000 mAh battery giving 17 days on standby.
Redmi 5 (2+16 GB) NPR 12,500 (3+32GB) NPR 15,000
Redmi 5 Plus (3+32GB) NPR 15,700 (4+64GB) NPR 20,500
Product Launch: 7 December 2017.
SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE8:
Launched this year in the month of August, for the entire Nepali phone enthusiast it is the biggest phone Samsung makes. It has 2K+Super Amoled display and a large screen which is best in business. The dual camera set up is neat. S-Pen for drawing/writing with hand written message is the name of the game. The finger print scanner is now right to the camera flash. The phone is available for pre-order right now. Body dimensions 162.5*74.8*8.6mm. Weight 195g, built Front/back (Gorilla Glass 5) aluminum frame. SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand by), IP68 certified, Stylus, Pay (VISA/Master card certified). Size 6.3 inches. Resolution 1440*2960pixels, 18.5:9 ratio. Operating system is Android 7.1.1(Nougat). Memory micro SD upto 256GB (uses SIM 2 slot). Internal 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM. Its camera features are Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video 9 MP image recording. Touch focus face/smile detection, Auto HDR. Video configurations 2160p@30fps,1080p@60fps, HDR dual video records. Communications WLAN-Wi- Fi direct, hot spot, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and USB 3.1. Features IRIS scanner, finger print rear mounted, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate. Available colors Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid grey, Deep Sea blue. Battery 3300mAh with quick charge 2.0. Now your phone is a PC.
Price in Nepal: NPR 1, 02, 990
Product Launch: 10 October 2017
MACBOOK PRO 2016 AVAILABLE FOR PRE ORDER IN NEPAL
Apple launched the new and improved Mac Book Pro not long ago. The MacBook pro has two color choices Space grey and silver. The 13’’ inch Mac Book without the touch bars comes with 256 GB storage and dual core Intel i5 processor clocked at 2.0GHz at a price of NRs. 191,500. This version has only 2 thunderbolts 3 ports unlike other variants with 4 Thunder bolt 3 ports. The other two 13’’ variants with 256 GB and 512GB storage are priced at NPR225, 000 and NPR2 42,000. They are powered by dual core i5 processors as well but have high clock speed 2.9GHz. The 15’’ variants have 16GB RAM with touch bar and touch ID. They are powered by quad core i7 processors. The 512 GB will set you back at NRs. 3, 38,000 respectively. They are powerful and complete heavy duty task. This is the right choice for you if you are looking for a powerful laptop with great performance.
ANKER SOUTH CORE NANO: BLUE TOOTH SPEAKER
Anker is a well-known brand and their product ranges from wireless speakers to wireless chargers. The Bluetooth portable speaker, the Sound core nano is smallest but the smartest gadget for wireless music playback. The range goes up to 20 feet proximity. There is 3W speaker that gives decent sound without much distortion even in high volume. This device comes with hand strap and is highly portable. There is only one port the Micro USB. It can be charged; the battery is 400Mah and gives four hours of music playback. The speaker is high in performance with combination of size, weight and loudness. As a highly portable loudspeaker it is unbeatable. This device delivers more than its size. It is priced at NRS.1840. It is decently loud and well-built blue tooth speaker made by Anker