TGB: Xiaomi Launches Smart Shoes, Samsung Galaxy J5, J7 launched in India, New iPod Touch Priced Rs.18,900 & Moto G (2015) Release Dates
Welcome to another edition of TGB or The Gadget Buzz which is a feature on Trak.in where we compile this list of most buzzing stories around the gadget industry.
Xiaomi Launches Smart Shoes in Association With Li-Ning
Xiaomi today launched a new wearable device. Chinese brand today announced their first ‘Smart Shoes’ in association with Li-Ning which is a remarkable Chinese shoe manufacturer. However, these shoes are developed by Xiaomi but still they are named as ‘Li-Ning Smart Shoes’. For China the price of these shoes is quoted at 199 Yuan which bring it to Rs. 2,100 (approx) in India.
These shoes come with inbuilt sensors and trackers which tracks the daily steps, calories burnt and other health related data. Bluetooth connectivity via companion app is provided to get the sorted and enhanced results. As per the information these shoes are made up with military grade material which company claims can last up to one year easily. Also, the pair of shoes is waterproof and sweatproof. Two models of the shoes are launched i.e. 199 Yuan one and 399 Yuan one. The pair of shoes will go on sale in China starting from 20th July. No information on launch of product in other countries is revealed as of now.
New iPod Touch launched for Rs. 18,900
Apple yesterday silently launched the next generation of iPod Touch. Last evening Apple added the product on their website alongside the reveal of new colours for iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano. The new iPod Touch has been upgraded on processor and camera front.
New generation of the device will now come with Apple’s 64 bit A8 Chip along with M8 chip which brings activity tracking to new iPod. The primary camera sensor on the device has been upgraded to 8 MP from the previous generation’s 5 MP. No other changes have been made to the iPod Touch. Price for the device in India is quoted at Rs. 18,900 which makes it a decent deal.
Moto G (2015) release date and price leaked
Moto G which is a very familiar name in budget segment Android Smartphones. Motorola’s this year’s edition of Moto G will be launched on 28th of July as per the new leak from Brazil suggests. The device is also said to come with IPx7 certification which ensures that the phone is waterproof to a limit. There is not much upgrade in specs of the device.
New Moto G is expected to come with 5 inch 720p display. It will come with Snapdragon 410 SoC with 1 gigs of RAM and 8 gigs of ROM while 16 gigs of ROM model will come with 2 gigs of RAM. A 13 MP sensor on back and 5 MP front snapper will be there. Source has revealed that new Moto G will go on sale in Brazil on same day of its launch. As per the pricing is concerned it will be priced similarly to its predecessors.
Samsung Galaxy J5 and J7 launched in India
Samsung India today announced their selfie focused Android Smartphone in India. Galaxy J5 and J7 have been launched with a 5 MP secondary sensor with LED flash as well. Samsung Galaxy J5 is launched for Rs. 11,999 and J7 is launched for Rs. 14,999.
As far as specs are concerned, J5 features a 5 inch IPS display, Snapdragon 410 SoC, 1.5 gigs of RAM, 16 gigs of ROM with SD card support 13 MP primary shooter with LED flash, 5 MP secondary shooter with LED flash, 4G LTE support and 2600 mAh battery.
Galaxy J7 comes with a 5.5 inch IPS display, Octa Core Exynos processor, 1.5 gigs of RAM, 16 gigs of RAM with 128 gigs of SD card support, 13 MP and 5 MP camera shooters with LED flash, 4G LTE support and 3000 mAh battery.