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Long hours of listening is not much of an issue with this device as the ear cups are made of supple leather and you also don't feel heat inside them after an album or two.

 
 
One look at the Vaio F15 and we knew this is a design that would work in a country like India.
The X-M1 can serve as a good camera that rises up to most of your requirements. It is also an affordable version of the X-Pro1.
One of the advantages of this scanner is the quality of the colour reproduction, which is usually washed out in portable scanners.
The AOC I2757FH is what you don't expect a monitor to look like. In fact, it looks more like a high-end television.
The Sony Xperia Tablet Z is like a larger version of the Xperia Z smartphone and has a similar straight line design and water-resistant body.
But for its price tag, the latest digital camera from the camera does give you lots of extra options.
The Paperwhite is a Spartan device that does not believe in buttons. In fact, it has just one of them. Buy the device if you love books.
 
 
The NX300 is a decent option for those who value connectivity over stellar camera performance.
The G6 is a great camera to spend your money on if you are looking for something that will cover all your imaging needs.
The XConnect is compatible with all kinds of Bluetooth-enabled devices, and can make group conference calls seem like a breeze.
With its Sense of Quartz design concept, the X9004 comes across as one big panel of glass held up by a steel ring.
It is a full 15.6-inch device that weighs a hefty 2.1 kilograms. The screen size coupled with this weight makes it a big unwieldy to be used.
Blaupunkt has now started selling its headphones in India. We look at two devices on either end of the spectrum.
Be it books, emails or web browsing, reading was a delight on Kindle Fire HD 7. The text appeared crisp and it has got a wide viewing angle.
JBL's OnBeat Rumble is aimed primarily at Apple's iPhone 5 and iPad Mini. Other devices can also hook up, but wirelessly.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab comes fully loaded, but is overpriced in comparison to Apple's iPad Mini.