Gadgets Weekly: Sennheiser in-ear headphones, Samsung Baker and more

Gadgets Weekly: Sennheiser in-ear headphones, Samsung Baker and more

Common technological know-how majors this sort of as Motorola, Xiaomi, Samsung, Lava, Anker and other individuals introduced new smartphones, tablets, sensible Television set, vacuum cleaner  and extras these types of as earphones and a lot more this 7 days (March 13-20).

DH’s Devices Weekly version lists the most recent well known personalized technologies items to maintain you abreast of every little thing which is going on in the earth of purchaser electronics.

Sennheiser IE 300 in-ear headphones
Sennheiser’s new IE 300 characteristics a refined version of the audio specialist’s acclaimed 7mm Added Huge Band (XWB) transducer, manufactured at the company’s headquarters in Germany, making certain remarkable sound top quality.

It promises a very well-well balanced sound signature and superb sonic accuracy. Each and every part has been cautiously tuned to refine the listening working experience: This features an optimized membrane foil that minimizes organic resonances and total harmonic distortion (THD < 0.08% at 1 kHz, 94 dB), a transducer back volume designed to minimize reflection within the housing and a resonator chamber that removes masking resonances in the ear canal for more refined and detailed treble, the company said.


Sennheiser IE-300 in-ear headphones. Credit: Sennheiser

“Offering a frequency response of 6 Hz – 20 kHz, the IE 300 delivers clear high frequencies with a subtle and warm musicality that brings greater intimacy to vocals,” it added
Sennheiser IE 300 earphones costs Rs 29,990.

Intel 11th gen Core S-series desktop CPU
Intel launched the new 11th Gen  Core S-series desktop processors (code-named ‘Rocket Lake-S). It can reach speeds of up to 5.3GHz with Intel Thermal Velocity Boost1. The Intel Core i9-11900K delivers even more performance to gamers and PC enthusiasts. 


11th Gen Intel Core S-series desktop processor. Credit: Intel

“Engineered on the new Cypress Cove architecture, 11th Gen Intel Core S-series desktop processors are designed to transform hardware and software efficiency and increase raw gaming performance​. The new architecture brings up to 19% gen-over-gen instructions per cycle (IPC) improvement for the highest frequency cores and adds Intel UHD graphics featuring the Intel® Xe graphics architecture for rich media and intelligent graphics capabilities. That matters because games and most applications continue to depend on high-frequency cores to drive high frame rates and low latency,” the company said.

Samsung Baker series
The new range of Samsung Baker microwave oven series comes with intuitive touch panels, glass finish, and extremely sleek design available in attractive Clean Pink colour. 

The Steam Cook variant comes with an auto steam function that comes with a glass steam cooker accessory and Grill Fry microwaves with a Crusty Plate that enables oil-free frying. 

On the other hand, Grill Fry microwave ovens come equipped with a Crusty Plate which will enable consumers to perform frying without oil and enjoy oil-free french fries, chicken nuggets, cheese sticks, chicken wings, and potato chips.


The new Baker oven series. Credit: Samsung

Both Steam Cook and Grill Fry microwave models come with a Home Desert feature for making delicious desserts.

They come with 99.9% anti-bacterial, smooth and durable Ceramic Enamel. It is said to be easy to clean and doesn’t discolour over time. The company claims it is highly rust and scratch-resistant, making the microwave last longer. Ceramic Enamel also ensures that cooking time is reduced, heat penetrates deeply and evenly, and all nutritional value is preserved.

They also feature a Glass Touch control panel and have just 6 essential buttons to operate the oven. Depending on the model, they cost anywhere between Rs 10,290  and Rs 11,590.

Ambrane Dots 38 TWS and Neobuds 33
The new Dots 38 TWS promises to offer a long playback time of up to 16 hours with a fully charged case. Also, The TWS comes with an in-built mic that gives you crystal clear audio on the go. Available in white, the Dots 38, sports a stylish yet minimal design that further provides you with portability and a secure fit. It costs 2,499.

Neobuds 33 is an extension of the very successful Neobuds TWS series. The TWS features a deep bass as well as 10mm drivers delivering a dynamic audio experience. The Bass is punchy with a rich mid-section and treble enriching the music experience of the audiophiles out there, the company said.


Ambrane Dots 38 TWS and NeoBuds 33. Credit: Ambrane

Available in multi-colours – Black, white, and Indigo Blue, with a compact charging case, the Neobuds 33 echoes the zestful spirit of the millennials. Neobuds 33 offers a rather long playback time of 15 hours with the charging case for an unmatchable music experience. It costs Rs 1,799.

Both Dots 38 and Neobuds 33 feature Bluetooth V5.0 with a wireless range of 10m, enabling a quick and reliable wireless connection, as well as an easy touch operation allowing you to activate the voice assistant and manage your calls through the touch sensors.

Anker Eufy HomeVac S11
The new Eufy HomeVac S11 comes with a strong suction power of 120AW (Air Watts) and up to 40-minutes of battery life on a single charge. It also has a five-tier filtration system which includes a HEPA filter to ensure a high level of cleanliness around your home along with maximizing the motor performance. The washable high-efficiency filter ensures minimal maintenance and improved performance.

The new S11 Go comes with three modes–max, mid and low which enables the user to customise the cleaning power as well as battery life of the vacuum. Utilize all of the 120AW suction power in max-mode for 8 minutes of fierce and focused cleaning when tackling the deepest dust and debris. With its dual-vortex technology, the vacuum cleaner delivers increased efficiency and the dust-tight air containment reduces air pollution, the company claims.


The new Eufy HomeVac S11. Credit: Anker

HomeVac S11 Go comes with attachments suitable for any cleaning scenario. The several accessories include wall mounting accessories, a floor brush, an AC charger, a metal hose, a long crevice tool, another 2-in-1 crevice tool for a softer touch, a mini-motorized brush, and an extension hose. It costs Rs 17,999.

Lava’s new tablets for children
Indigenous phone-maker Lava International Ltd launched three new tablets for children in India.

Lava Magnum XL is the top-end model among the three. It comes with a big screen size of 10.1-inch IPS LCD display with 390 nits of brightness and comes with a 6100 mAh battery, a 2MP front camera and a 5 MP rear camera as well. The tablet has an internal storage of 32 GB which is further expandable up to 256 GB. Powered by MediaTek 2GHz quad-core processor, Lava Magnum XL comes in a dark grey shade and metallic finish that makes it look stunning and a class apart. The device is priced at Rs 15,499.


From Left to Right: Lava Magnum XL, Aura and  Ivory. Credit: Lava International Ltd

Lava Aura comes with a screen size of an 8-inch display and features a 5100 mAh battery, 32GB internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB, 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. Lava Aura also comes with a metallic finish and a MediaTek 2GHz quad-core processor. The tablet is priced at Rs 12,999.

Lava Ivory comes with a screen size of the 7-inch display on the back, it features a textured hairbrush finish. It comes with an internal store of 16GB (expandable capacity of up to 256 GB), a 5MP primary camera, and a 2MP Selfie camera and is priced at Rs 9,499.

Fossil Big Tic
Fossil has brought back the Big Tic watch series, which comes with an inspired retro look featuring a double strap and cushion-shaped case. The watch is available in stainless steel and black as well as brown leather. 


Fossil Big Tic. Credit: Fossil

“The combination of analog and digital provides you with an aesthetic customization option, giving you the choice of picking from 7 unique animations for your watch face. Available in distinctly designed variations, the Big Tic comes in different sizes for men and women, respectively,” the company said.

The new Fossil Big Tic costs Rs 7,995.

STYX Neo Watch 
It comes with an IP68 rating, meaning the user can take a dip in the swimming pool with the watch without any worries of damaging it. It promises close to 15 days of battery life. It comes with a body temperature monitor, blood pressure sensor, continuous heart rate monitor, female health-tracking, 11 sports mode, and also tracks sleep. 


The Neo Watch. Credit: STYX

It comes four colours– Mystic Rose, Frost Silver, Electric Blue, Carbon Black and can be purchased from the brand website, Amazon, Flipkart and authorised stores across India. It is originally priced at Rs 4,999 with a 30% discount on the launch, making it available in the market at Rs 3,499.

Micromax IN 1
The new Micromax IN 1 comes with 6.67-inch full HD+ (2400 x 1080p) display and support peak brightness of up to 440 nits,  a 12nm class 64-bit MediaTek Helio G80 octa-core backed by ARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2 GPU, Android 10 (will get Android 11 soon), 4GB/6GB LPPDDRX RAM with 64GB/128GB (eMCP) storage (expandable up to 256GB), triple camera module (48MP + 2MP + 2MP) on the back, an 8MP front camera and a 5,000mAh battery with 18W charger. It comes in two configurations– 4GB RAM + 64GB storage, 6GB RAM + 128GB storage– for Rs 10,499 and Rs 11,999, respectively.


IN 1 smartphone launched in India. Credit: Micromax/Twitter

Samsung Galaxy A72 and A52 series
Samsung Galaxy A72 sports a 6.7-inch full HD+ (2400x1080p) super AMOLED Infinity-O display with support for a 90hz refresh rate and a pixel density of 394 ppi (pixels per inch), Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G octa-core CPU backed by Adreno 618 Android 11-based One UI 3.1, 6GB/8GB RAM, 128GB/256GB storage, quad-camera module (main 64MP + 8MP telephoto lens + 12MP ultra-wide lens + 5MP macro), a 32MP front camera and a 5,000mAh battery with 25W fast charger.

Samsung Galaxy A52 4G LTE comes with a 6.5-inch full HD+ (2400x1080p) super AMOLED screen with a 90hz refresh rate, peak brightness up to 800 nits. Inside, it runs Android 11-based One UI 3.1, 6GB/8GB RAM, 128GB storage, quad-camera module (64MP + 12MP ultra-wide + 5MP macro + 5MP depth), a 32MP front snapper and a 4,500mAh battery with a 25W fast charger.

On the other hand, Galaxy A52 5G comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 7655G processor, whereas the LTE model features Snapdragon 720G octa-core CPU. Everything else is same on both devices.


The new Galaxy A52 (left) and A72 (right) launched. Credit: Samsung

Both the Galaxy A72 and A52 come with IP67 ratings and boast Corning Gorilla 5 glass shield for the display.

The Galaxy A72 is being offered in two configurations– 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage– for Rs 34,999 and Rs 37,999, respectively in India.

The Galaxy A52 (4G LTE) is being offered in two configurations–6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage– for Rs 26,499 and Rs 27,999, respectively in India.

Xiaomi Redmi smart TV
The new Redmi smart TV comes in three sizes–  50-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch. All come with a 4K display with 3840 x 2160p resolution, support Dolby Vision, HDR 10+, and Reality Flow (high refresh rate). 

Inside, the Redmi Smart TV X series is powered by Vivid Picture Engine with 64-bit class A55 quad-core CPU, Mali G52 MP2 GPU, 2GB RAM, and 16GB storage.
It runs Android TV 10-based PatchWall UI and it offers easy universal search, Kids mode, smart recommendations, user centre, supports 25+ OTT platforms across 16+ languages, Live TV, Celebrity Watchlist, India’s top 10, Google Assistant, and Mi Home app.


The Redmi smart TV X series. Credit: Xiaomi

It has Chromecast built-in and boasts ALLM – Auto Low Latency Mode, which ensures minimal lag, as low as 5ms at 4K 60fps during gameplay via consoles.  The Redmi Smart TV series– X50, X55, and X65 cost- Rs 32,999, Rs 38,999, and Rs 57,999, respectively.

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