Gadgets Weekly: Earphone, smartwatch and more launched

Gadgets Weekly: Earphone, smartwatch and more launched

Top consumer electronics firms launched new gadgets in India ranging from wireless speakers to oven, smartwatch, breadmaker and more.

Toreto Blare Pro: The new Blare Pro Bluetooth speaker is available for Rs 2,999 in two colors- black and blue.
Key features:

Blare Pro works well even at the distance of 10m from the smartphone

It boasts magnetic earbuds and it comes handy while not using the headsets and the users can easily snap the earbuds’ magnetic parts together making sure they don’t fall off 

It houses a 160 mAh of battery power and requires 2.5 hours of charging time. Once fully powered, users can play music for 7 hours continuously. Blare Pro headsets also have 120 hours of standby time along with 8 hours of talk time

Blare Pro headsets are compatible with all kinds of smartphones (Apple iOS and Google Android), tablets and laptops (Microsoft Windows/ Apple macOS)

Blare Pro headsets come with a special coating to resist sweat seeping inside and will greatly help people going to the gym

Blare Pro comes with an inbuilt Google assistance microphone, which let the user browse through the internet using voice commands sparing you the effort to type keywords. The voice button also assists users to make calls. Just tell the name of the person you want to talk to and your call will be connected

The retail box comes with Blare Pro headsets, USB charging cable, two pairs of earbuds, a headset pouch and a one-year warranty card

Sharp oven and bread maker: Popular display-maker Sharp has launched Super steam Oven – 'Healsio' and Bread Maker in India this week. 

Left to right: Sharp Super steam Oven – 'Healsio' and Bread Maker; picture credit: Sharp

Healsio is powered by Superheated Steam technology, which according to the company will reduce the excess fat and salt content in the food while maintaining taste & texture, retain nutritional value including Vitamin C and promises zero cell destruction and low oxidation levels. It costs Rs 64,000

On the other hand, sharp's bread maker can create different types of dough from traditional Indian Roti to French bread and is fully automatic. It boasts of an LCD control display panel with 12 program menus making it a standout among the rival brands. It costs Rs 12,900.

Ubon SP-45 Soundbar:  Emerging mobile accessories company Ubon released the new SP-45 series Soundbar on May 9 in India.

Ubon SP-45 Bluetooth speaker; picture credit: UBON

Key features:

It boasts advanced intelligent chip control chipset which prevents overheating and promotes stabilize charging.   

It offers virtual surround sound in 2.0 configuration

Ubon SP-45 offers 4 hours of battery life

It supports Radio, TF Card, USB, AUX and Bluetooth as well

Price: Rs 3,599

Poly Calisto portable USB speakers: Audio system-maker Poly launched two new Calisto 3200 and Calisto 5200 series portable USB speakerphones in India.

Poly Calisto 5200(left) and 3200 (right) series speakers; Picture credit: Poly

Key features: 

The new Calisto 3200 and Calisto 5200 share compact form factor and come with a simple plug-and-play design so individuals or groups of people can have a professional audio conferencing experience, from any room or remote location.  

Both Calisto models integrate 360-degree microphones that transmit conversations with high-quality audio and voice clarity. The speakerphones are intuitive to use with simple touch-sensitive controls and visual indicators, coupled with voice prompts and mute alerts that can provide immediate feedback of call status.

The Calisto 3200 connects via USB to PC, Mac, and tablet devices while the Calisto 5200 can also connect to smartphone devices using the 3.5mm cable. 

To save battery life, the Calisto 5200 will auto power down when disconnected from the smartphone. The Calisto 5200 features up to 30 hours of listening on a single charge so users know they can count on it to last through consecutive meetings on the go. 

Both devices offer options to purchase USB-A or USB-C variants and come with cable management and a carrying case to make transport even easier.

Lenovo EGO: Lenovo's new smartwatch comes with health-focused features and will be available on Croma and Flipkart from May onward.

Lenovo EGO; picture credit: Lenovo

Key features:

It comes with a durable black rubber buckle strap, this digital smartwatch remains safely strapped on your wrist even in the most demanding exercises. Furthermore, it has a 42mm anti-shine reflective display and night light mode.

Heart rate monitor: Lenovo EGO has 24 hours of real-time heart rate monitoring. Amid activities like cycling, running, and other exercises.

Scientific sleep-tracking: It tracks the user's sleep patterns and helps him or him to set a sleep schedule and assess how well are you sleeping.

Smart notifications: With numerous smartphone notifications, this digital smartwatch extends vibrating smart notifications and alerts ranging from phone calls, emails, text messages, and other social media apps.

Swim tracker: It comes with a water-resistant coating and survives up to 50 meters submerged. It can be used to record swimming laps, calories burnt and stroke style in the pool.

Battery life: With a full charge, it can last for up to 20 days 

Remote camera: Consumer can also trigger their phone's camera with the Ego smartwatch to capture group picture.

Compatibility: Lenovo EGO is compatible with all iOS and Android smartphones. All you need to do is to download the Lenovo Life app and connect the digital smartwatch.

Alarm clock: A loud alarm clock may or may not be ignored while sleeping. Need that extra kick to get out of bed? Swap a loud audio-based alarm with vibration-based alarm and wake up on time.

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