Diwali is one of the most-awaited festivals of the year. It not only brings a reason to rejoice but also gives us a chance to buy gifts and shop for new things. These could be cool gadgets, such as mobile phones or laptops or even smart bands. Sudhir Chowdhary picks four devices that could make the right present this season.
Asus Vivobook S510 (Rs 59,990)
The thin and lightweight VivoBook S is the latest and most stylish model in the VivoBook Series. It is a 5.6-inch laptop designed for those constantly on the go, featuring a 17.9 mm profile and weighing just 1.7 kg. This stylish laptop has a metallic Icicle Gold finish for a quality feel and features a NanoEdge display with a 7.8mm-slim bezel that provides a larger display area for more immersive viewing. It is powered by up to 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor with up to 16 GB DDR4 memory and features Nvidia MX150 graphics.
JBL GO Speaker ((Rs 1,899)
The JBL GO Bluetooth Speaker is a great budget Bluetooth speaker. It is available in 8 colours. At 132 g, it is extremely light and portable. It has a 3.5 mm jack to connect your device via an AUX cable and charges through a micro-USB port. It has a built-in microphone to receive calls as well. The JBL GO speaker usually retails for Rs 3,490 but is available for a price of `1,899 right now.
Mi band HRX Edition ((Rs 1,299)
This new Mi Band edition delivers up to 23-day battery backup and comes with an improved tracking algorithm and splash resistant capability. The newly announced HRX Edition of the Mi Band is basically an adaptation of Xiaomi’s Mi Band 2. It comes with low-energy Bluetooth 4.0 chipset, and a power efficient OLED display. Xiaomi further notes that the new Mi Band can also last for up to 1 month under regular conditions. It can monitor your steps, calories burnt, and sleep patterns, as well as display notifications including incoming calls or text messages.
itel S41 ((Rs 6,990)
The latest offering from itel Mobile is an easy-to-afford VoLTE smartphone. It comes equipped with a decent set of features like 3 GB RAM and fingerprint sensor. Power-packed, visually attractive and aesthetically designed, the SelfiePro S41 is a good pick in the sub-`7,000 category at present. Operating on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat, S41 is designed to meet the diverse requirements of its users and to give them an unparalleled smartphone usage experience. It is powered by 1.25 GHz Mediatek quadcore processor and comes with 3 GB RAM.