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Launch Pad

Print Edition: January 2012

OSIM UCOMFORT PRO
OSIM UCOMFORT PRO
Price: Rs 1,50,000
For complete rejuvenation and relaxation from head to toe, Osim India has added yet another massage chair to its existing lineup. The new massage chair has elevated suite of massage programs that cover the whole body while easing tension and fatigue after a hectic day. This chair is designed to provide a comprehensive massage for the back, relax the posterior and thighs and revitalise calves, ankles and feet.

TRANSCEND JETFLASH 760
Price: Rs 860 onwards
Transcend's latest product launched in the country is the JetFlash 760. These colourful flash drives are easy to carry around and are sliding USB connectors without caps. These flash drives are based on USB 3.0 technology, which is capable of providing double the performance speed compared to the popular USB 2.0 generation. With a starting price of Rs 860 for 4 GB, these flash drives are available in capacities of 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB.

IDEA ANDROID SMARTPHONES
IDEA ANDROID SMARTPHONES

Price: Rs 2,609 and Rs Rs 4,751
After MTS launched affordable Android phones for CDMA users, Idea is following in its footsteps. The company has recently announced two new 3G-enabled smartphones on the Android platform. Running Android v2.2 aka Froyo, the two phones will have a 3.2 MP camera, a 2.8 and 3.5 inch touch display and regulars such as GPS, FM radio, MP3 player, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

LG BEDDING CLEANER
LG BEDDING CLEANER

Price: Rs 12,990
LG Electronics has come up with a handheld device that keeps mites and allergens at bay. Called the Bedding Cleaner, this vacuum cleaner sucks mites from nooks and corners of the bed or mattress, providing a germ-free environment for kids. It has a three-step, deep-cleaning process, including 4,000 vibrations per minute for effectively cleaning hidden dust, smooth pick up brush and a powerful suction. There is a hygiene UV sterilisation station that comes into action after the cleaning. A UV lamp inside the station kills the harmful bacteria at the bottom of the cleaner to prevent secondary infection.

PORTRONICS SCANNY 4
Price: Rs 6,500 approx
After launching its products, Portronics probably tries to do better with the subsequent gadget in the series. So, since its portable scanner, the Scanny 3, supported Bluetooth functionality for transferring scanned data to a Bluetooth-enabled device, the Scanny 4 goes one better with a small LCD display where the user can view the scanned image. This will come across as a handy feature as it will eliminate the need to view the scanned image by connecting the portable scanner to the PC. The Scanny 4 is expected to come to the market sometime soon.

HTC RHYME
HTC RHYME

Price: 27,499
Specs: 3.7-inch capacitive display; Android v2.3; 5 MP camera; 4 GB memory, 768 MB RAM, microSD slot, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth; 130 gm; 1600 mAh battery.

With the introduction of the Rhyme in the Indian market, HTC claims to have come up with a new kind of phone created for people who require advanced features blended in a sleek form factor. HTC Rhyme is a complete touch phone. With a stylish unibody design, it has a 3.7-inch WVGA display, and the latest version of HTC Sense UI. There is also a 5 MP camera with instant shutter. Available in Clearwater colour, the box includes a tangle-free headset and a small light-emitting cube that can be attached to the phone by a cord.

LG CF3D
LG CF3D

Price: 8 lakh
LG has launched the world's first single lens Full HD 3D projector targetted at hardcore movie and gaming enthusiasts. It displays 3D content in Full HD resolution and has a 120Hz True Motion technology for clear and smooth movement. It uses two projectors combined with one lens for perfect brightness and contrast ratio. It also has a 3D auto picture calibration that eliminates the need of manual alignment. Utilising the same polarized technology of its 3D TVs and 3D laptops, it gives flicker-free 3D experience. With 2500 lumens, it has a contrast ratio of 30000:1.

ASUS VS247H
ASUS VS247H

Price: Rs 11,900
After Samsung and Philips, Asus has now introduced LED monitors in the Indian market. The Asus VS247H is a 24-inch Full HD monitor with a high contrast ratio of 50,000,000:1 for the finest image and colour quality. Featuring the Asus Smart Contrast Ratio, it dynamically enhances the display's contrast by adjusting luminance of the backlight to achieve the darkest and brightest white. This mercury-free backlit panel has convenient key controls for functional set-up and has HDMI interface.

Timex
TIMEX HEART RATE MONITOR WATCH

Price: Rs 3,995
The latest innovation from Timex watch company is the heart rate monitor watch that has been developed specially to help marathon runners achieve their best timings. With no chest strap required, the watch can be tied on the wrist and it reads and displays the hearbeats with a touch of a finger. Here, the watch provides an accurate heart rate in two formats- BPM and percentage of max and workout information. Water resistant up to 50 metres, it has an Indiglo night light with 12/24 hour time/month/date display.

 FUJIFILM FINEPIX S2950
FUJIFILM FINEPIX S2950

Price: Rs 10,999
The latest in the FinePix stable of Fujiflim cameras is the FinePix S2950. It is a feature-rich, compact camera, it is designed keeping today's young generation in mind. With the 14MP sensor on board, it has a six-scene recognition function and face detection features like detect face, blink and smile. While it has a maximum ISO level of 6400, it boasts an 18x optical zoom and comes with 28mm wide angle lens.

LENOVO THINKCENTRE EDGE 91Z
LENOVO THINKCENTRE EDGE 91Z

Price: Rs 51,900
The Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 91z is the new all in one desktop in town that has a sleek design with small details that can makes it stand-out. This 21.5-inch all-in-one has a Full HD LED screen and it runs on Intel i5 processor. With up to 1TB HDD for storage, it runs on Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64 and has 4GB RAM.

iBall Speakers
iBall Speakers

Considering the need of having a powerful set of speakers for the laptop on the move, iBall has launched a range of speakers. The iBall Medody is a slim bar that can be mounted on the top of the laptop horizontally as well as vertically or even placed on the table using the table top accessory. It offers full stereo sound through two highperformance drivers, a built-in amplifier. The iBall USB drum is another speaker with a tabla design. Both of them can be connected via USB ports.
Price: Rs 890 for Melody BAr, Rs 990 fpr USB drum

Courtesy:Gadgets and Gizmos




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