Nokia Lumia 925
value for money: ***1/2
With Lumia 925, Nokia launched the first of its Windows Phone devices with a partly metallic body. It has PureView camera technology, which improves picture quality in low light. A wireless charging cover can be clipped onto its back. The Lumia 925 ships with the Smart Camera app, which has many advanced camera modes. It has 16 GB internal memory, no expandable storage. There is also the Lumia 625, a 4.7-inch phone that costs Rs 19,999. Nokia is also offering free movies, ebooks and music.
value for money: ***
Swap lenses anytime
Fujifilm has launched an interchangeable-lens camera called X-M1 in India. It has a 16.3-MP APS-C X-Trans sensor. Fujifilm says that the picture quality can match full-frame sensors and that the camera can click low-noise pictures even in low light. It offers a maximum burst mode speed of 5.6 frames per second. The camera has a 3-inch tiltable LCD screen that will not hamper those looking to click low-angle pictures. This camera can record full HD video (1920×1080 pixels) at 30 frames per second. Accessories sold separately include leather cover, hand grip and clip-on flash. The X-M1 costs Rs 42,999 (body only) and the kit costs Rs 47,999 (body + XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS lens).
value for money: **
Dell has launched two laptops under its gaming brand — Alienware. These have the latest Intel processors (fourth-generation Core i7) and are available in two sizes, 14 and 17 inches. These machines are heavy and durable. The 14-inch model has an anti-glare LCD screen. Alienware 17 also has an optional 3D panel for “an immersive visual experience”. Both machines have NVIDIA GeForce 700 series graphics cards. Alienware 14 supports up to three storage drives, while its bigger cousin supports four. The 14-inch model costs Rs 1.14 lakh, while the 17-inch model is priced at Rs 1.3 lakh.
value for money: **
Keyboard for iPad Mini
Logitech recently introduced a new accessory — Ultrathin Keyboard — for iPad Mini. This keyboard works over Bluetooth and