As the year comes to a close, tech companies are pulling all the stops to release some of the most attractive gadgets in the market. 2018 has been a really good year for some of the versatile range of products. From phones that are truly first of a kind to headphones that will let you escape the world in an instant, here are the…
10 best new gadgets to buy in December 2018
Beyerdynamic ventures into India, Oppo and Realme released their best phones yet and now mirrors are tech gadgets too. Here are the 10 best new gadgets to buy in December 2018.
1. Beyerdynamic Aventho Wireless Headphones
Beyerdynamic has gone all in for personal sound profiles with the launch of their latest Aventho Wireless Headphones. Everyone hears differently. While some need a little extra bass boost, others would prefer much lower treble in order to hear the most out of their audio. Beyerdynamic answers that dilemma through a companion app aimed at measuring how well you can hear frequencies and by tuning your music specifically for you. Price: ₹36,900.
2. 1MORE Triple Driver headphones
After the huge success of the in-ear headphones variant, 1MORE comes out with an over-ear variant which promises much better quality than its contemporaries. The sound quality of the headphones is dynamic and clear and the piece doesn’t look too bad either. The entire set is padded with leather which seems very comfortable at first but if you use it for long durations, it could get a little uneasy. Overall a solid product, 1MORE’s Triple driver headphones are perfect if you are looking for an entry-level audiophile headphone. Price: $199.99 (₹17,615)
3. Beyerdynamic Beat Byrd
A simple design change is all it took for the new Beat Byrd in-ear headphones to standout from the rest in the market. In-ear headphones, even the good premium ones are amazing as long as your head is still, but if you want to lie down and not take off your earphones for it, these headphones often become a nuisance, but with beat byrd’s flat design, it lodges perfectly inside your ear and stays there no matter how you move. The sound quality is crisp, sharp and clear and is your perfect outdoor in-ear headphones. Price: €24.9 (₹1,992)
4. Oppo R17 Pro
Oppo’s top-of-the-line R-Series has a new phone in the market. The Oppo R17 Pro only made its debut in India this week, but has already managed to create quite a buzz around it. While the phone is packed with extremely savvy features, the Super VOOC Flash Charge and the triple rear-camera setup definitely stands out. 32MP on the back and 25MP on the front, the Oppo R17 is one of the best smartphone cameras available in the market right now. Price: ₹45,990.
5. Realme U1
Oppo’s sub-brand Realme has unveiled their latest model, the Realme U1 which is also the first ever smartphone to sport the Helio P70 SoC processor. A phone designed to attract selfie-centric users, the Realme U1 has a 25MP Sony IMX576 sensor in the front for selfies and video-calling. The Realme U1 has impressed a lot of people with its impressive camera features. Price: ₹11,999.
6. Nokia 8.1
Nokia is predicting a very busy December with the launch of its latest Nokai 8.1. A phone that is powered by Android One, the 8.1 is touted to be Nokia’s claim in the android space. The Nokia 8.1 features an Octa-core 2.2 Ghz and a Snapdragon 710 processor. Android’s latest Pie update will also be available with the phone. Price: ₹23,990,
7. Xiaomi ZMI Aura power bank
Xioami’s latest range of power banks is stuffed with 20,000 mAH of power that allows you to charge your devices for a longer time. The latest 20,000mAh ZMI Aura 27W allows two-way fast charging which means that users can charge their phones at a faster speed at the same time while charging the power bank. There are other minor changes to Xiaomi’s latest model, like better charging efficiency and a slightly tweaked design. Price: ₹2,000.
8. iHome Vanity Mirror
A vanity mirror that you can look at and also speak to. With integrated Alexa voice assistance the iHome Vanity mirror lets you function even when you’re in front of the mirror. Apart from this, the mirror also has a full-colour LED lighting with low-light settings. It also allows bluetooth audio enables with speakerphone controls. Price: ₹27,768.
9. Fastrack Reflex Wav
Fastrack’s latest Reflex Wav claims to be the world’s slimmest gesture-controlled smartband. Enabled with simple gesture controls like twisting your wrists to change music, click pictures and scroll through notifications, the Reflex Wav is a lot of features strapped onto your wrists. The Reflex Wav also has an activity tracker which can track upto 24 hours active sleep. Price: ₹3,500 – ₹6,500.
10. Fossil Sport Smartwatch
Equipped with the latest Wear OS from Google, Fossil Sport Smartwatch is your perfect blend of style and geek. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100, the Fossil Sport Smartwatch has features like a battery saving mode, enhanced ambient mode and GPS. It also has rapid-charging which allows the watch to be fully charged within an hour. Price: $255 (₹17,999)
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