Gadgets launched this week: Redmi Y3, Dell PCs and more

Gadgets launched this week: Redmi Y3, Dell PCs and more

Picture credit: Xiaomi

Top technology firms such as Dell, Netgear, Xiaomi and Garmin launched several new products globally and in India as well.

Xiaomi Redmi Y3:
Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi Y3 last week in India, but it went on for sale for the first time in India on April 30. It is available in two variants — 3GB RAM + 32GB storage & 4GB RAM + 64GB storage — for Rs 9,999 and Rs 11,999, respectively.

Key features:

6.26-inch HD+ (1520x720p) with 2.5D curved glass screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 shield 

Redmi Y3 comes with P2i certification, meaning it can survive water splashes and also the rain 

14nm class 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 octa-core with Adreno 506 GPU, 2GB/ 3GB RAM, 16GB/ 32GB storage and Android Pie-based MIUI 10

Dual-primary camera 12MP (with 1.12µm pixel size, F2.2 aperture) + 2MP depth sensor with PDAF (phase detection autofocus), AI scene detection, dual-LED flash and full HD 1080p video recording. On the front, it houses a 32MP selfie snapper with AI Portrait mode, AI beauty 4.0 and palm shutter.

4,000mAh battery 

Security face unlock and fingerprint sensor

Netgear Nighthawk routers with Wi-Fi 6 support

Picture credit: Netgear

The company launched the Nighthawk AX4 and AX8 series Wi-Fi 6 routers in Bengaluru on April 30. They are touted to offer super-fast wireless internet speeds, which will greatly benefit users who play graphics-rich online games.

Nighthawk AX4 4-Stream AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 Router (RAX40)

Key features:

4-stream Wi-Fi with up to 600 + 2400Mbps for ultra-fast wireless speeds.

Dual-core processor supports  4K UHD streaming & gaming.

Powerful amplifiers for network coverage throughout medium size homes·       

Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 Router (RAX80)

Key features: 

Offers Wi-Fi speeds up to 6Gbps with an award-winning design recognized by both Red Dot and iF Design awards. 

Comes with eight Wi-Fi spatial streams — four in the 2.4GHz band, and four in the 5GHz band — offer four times the device capacity as compared to typical 2x2 AC Wi-Fi. 

Multi-Gig Internet enables customers to get more than one Gbps of the Internet through aggregation.

Garmin Vivosmart 4 series
Garmin originally unveiled the Vivosmart 4 series way back in August 2018 and now, it is finally available in India with prices starting at Rs 12,900.

Picture credit: Garmin

Key Features:

Vivosmart 4 flaunts a slim and visually appealing design with premium metal accents and a bright, easy-to-read display 

Includes advanced sleep monitoring with REM sleep tracker and can gauge blood oxygen saturation levels during the night with the wrist-based Pulse Ox sensor

Fitness and health monitoring tools include wrist-based heart rate, all-day stress tracking, relaxation breathing timer, VO2 max, Body Battery energy monitor and more

Features dedicated activity timers for walks, runs, strength training, yoga, pool swims and others

Offer vibration alerts for all notifications, including calls, text messages and more (text replies available for Android device users)

Battery life lasts up to 7 days (excluding Pulse or sleep tracking) 

It comes with a special coating that resists water, so users can take it for a dip in a swimming pool or wear it while showering and it also survives rainwater splashes.

Dell brings in new Latitude series laptops
American computer-maker Dell announced three 10th-gen Latitude laptop models in 7000, 5000 and 3000 series. All are available for purchase on

Dell Latitude 7000 series

In 13-and 14-inch form factors, the Latitude 7000 series is said to be the world’s smallest premium business-class notebooks

They come encased in durable new machined aluminum or carbon fiber materials and the laptops feature a variable- torque, drop-hinge design that enables easy, one-finger opening of the display

It features anti-glare, narrow-border display and is designed to minimize battery drain when in use and the innovative digital SafeScreen technology narrows the screen’s field of view for security while working in public.

Dell Latitude 7200 2-in-1 series

It sports a thinner, lighter design, brushed anodized aluminum premium finish and backlit keyboard.  

It flaunts 12-inch display and comes with a detachable option, which will find takers among users who prioritize portability in tablet mode.

All the 7000 series laptops can be equipped with up to 32GB of memory and offer up to 20 hours of run time on select configurations —up to 25% more than the previous generation. 

The Latitude 7000 also offers the first narrow border 4x4, CAT16, cellular antenna with dynamic antenna tuning in the PC industry, delivering gigabit LTE speed for faster downloads.

Price:   Latitude 7x00 laptops price begins at $1,299, whereas as the  Latitude 7200 2-in-1 starts at $999

The company also launched Latitude 5000 and 3000 series with prices starting at.$819 and $599, respectively. Besides the laptops, it also released Dell Dock (WD19) series, which costs $229.99 for 130W model and $279.99 for 180W version, whereas the Performance Dock (WD19DC) will set you back by $329.99. The Thunderbolt Dock (WD19TB) is priced $329.99.

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