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Panasonic & Lemma Technologies Launch SignEdge Display Network; an end-to-end solution for Digital Out-Of-Home (DOOH) Advertising

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Panasonic India, a diversified technology company, along with Lemma Technologies, leaders in programmatic DOOH advertising, today launched SignEdge Display Network (SDN), an end-to-end Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) advertising solution, providing retailers and owners of digital screens a new platform that brings flexible, controlled and cost-effective means to sell their digital advertising space to a larger audience. Through this collaboration, Panasonic aims to expand its technology benefits to a larger retail ecosystem by enabling the new SDN technology with Lemma Technologies digital advertising platform.

Developed at the Panasonic’s India Innovation Centre (IIC), SDN solution helps digital screen retailers and owners to reach out to advertisers for selling their DOOH spaces in real-time through an online platform, expand their reach to advertisers in multiple locations, benefit from dynamic pricing and profit from measurement metrics based on advertisement slot sales. It also enables them to generate additional advertising revenues for the unutilized slots on the existing screens. A brand or a retail outlet using SDN enabled DOOH will not only be able to display ads or branded content relevant to their customers but would also have access to various digital advertisers made available via Lemma’s ad exchange platform – thus ensuring optimal usage of digital screens.

The Panasonic SDN comes with an unique technology and infrastructure, allowing seamless integration capabilities with third-party software’s and applications in digital screen retailers network,  enables creation and organization of reports on the DOOH display status with content management system (CMS) software, and offer cloud management services enabling its users to minimize their hardware setup.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Vijay Wadhwan, Director, System Solutions Division, said, “There is a wide array of opportunities in the programmatic publicity ecosystem and with our SignEdge Display Network (SDN) platform, we are taking a leap forward in the industry. Our solution will fairly resolve multiple industry challenges while streamlining the business operations for digital screen retailers and owners and will create additional revenue streams for them. Our solution will also help digital screen retailers with data-driven insights, helping them make informed decisions on their DOOH inventory utilization with advertisers.”

With Digital screens being an indispensable part in today’s infrastructural development, our solution with Panasonic SDN creates an opportunity for screen owners to leverage this asset to their advantage. Integration with SDN put’s these screen owners ahead of the curve, with capabilities of serving, tracking and measuring ads much like how mobile and web ads are served today. SND enabled screens would be perceived as digital ready, thus putting them at the forefront of the digital ecosystem” said, Mr. Gulab Patil, Founder & CEO Lemma Technologies. 

The Panasonic SDN also comes with an intermediate web-based digital advertising platform which enables advertisers to check the details for all of the available screens listed by digital screen retails and owners on the SDN. It also increases the property operation efficiency with increasing the number of advertisers for the same screens at the same place and is beneficial for digital screen retail owners. Through Panasonic’s SDN the advertisers can easily find the appropriate places for providing the advertisement on DOOH, check the screen details without a site visit, get reports and feedback for each digital advertisement. Panasonic SDN will be integrated with Lemma’s ad exchange platform, wherein Lemma will facilitate connecting digital advertisers to screens owner’s basis the brand’s requirements. The advertisement requests from the advertisers will be processed through Lemma’s ad exchange platform and then will be delivered on screens connected to the SDN platform that are most relevant to that advertiser.

Xiaomi launches Redmi 8A with 5000mAh battery, USB Type-C port and 18W fast charging

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Xiaomi, India’s number one smartphone and smart TV brand, today extended the bestseller Redmi A series with the all new and upgraded Redmi 8A smartphone with improvements on all fronts.

Redmi 8A was launched in an innovative format with Xiaomi employees starring in the launch show. Redmi 8A ships with a massive 5000mAh battery, allowing users long hours of usage with every single charge. Xiaomi has once again set the standard for better customer experience by introducing USB Type-C 18W fast charging support for the first time in this price segment as well as enabling a much better camera experience through a large 1.4μm pixel camera with Sony’s IMX363 sensor.

Anuj Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer, Xiaomi India said, “Redmi A series has been the number one smartphone series for India with Redmi 5A and Redmi 6A leading the market since Q2 2018 to now. Each smartphone in the Redmi A series has redefined entry-level smartphones in India. Redmi 8A is taking the game to the next level with features such as a huge 5000mAh battery, 18W fast charging support, USB Type-C and Sony IMX363 that is usually found in flagship smartphones. We have worked hard in ensuring that Redmi 8A delivers the highest quality with P2i nano coating, and Gorilla Glass 5 along with the best specs for its honest pricing to all our Mi Fans.”

With a 6.22-inch (15.8cm) Dot Notch HD+ display, Redmi 8A features an aspect ratio of 19:9, promising an immersive experience and overall ergonomics. The Aura Wave Grip design extends the ergonomics of the phone to the outside of the body, with fine, textured patterns that make it extremely easy to grip the phone while at the same time reducing fingerprint residues to a minimum.

With the aforementioned 5000mAh high-capacity two-day battery, Redmi 8A comes with support for 18W fast charging support on the Type-C port (10W fast charger inside the box). Redmi 8A is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439 octa-core chipset and available in two variants — 2GB/32GB and 3GB/32GB, featuring a 2+1 dual SIM slot with dedicated microSD card support that allows further storage expansion up to 512GB. Redmi 8A retains the popular feature which allows users to playback FM radio without the need of connecting their earphones.

One of the most significant upgrades on Redmi 8A is on the camera front; it now comes with a 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor, making it the only smartphone to feature the acclaimed image sensor. With that, Redmi 8A users will be able to take advantage of fast and accurate Dual Pixel Autofocus. The main camera comes with an aperture of f/1.8, and delivers photographs with a large pixel size of 1.4μm. On the front, Redmi 8A sports an 8MP selfie camera; both the front and rear cameras on Redmi 8A are capable of taking AI Portrait mode shots.

Xiaomi’s relentless focus on quality means that Redmi 8A comes protected with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5, while P2i’s nano-coating making the smartphone splash resistant.

Redmi 8A: Quick Specs

Redmi 8A
15.8cm (6.22”) 19:9 HD+ Dot Notch display
12MP Sony IMX363 rear camera with 6P lens, dual PD
8MP front camera with AI Portrait mode
Octa-core 2.0GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439
2GB/32GB and 3GB/32GB variants
Dual SIM + dedicated microSD slot (expandable up to 512GB)
5000mAh battery
AI Face unlock
Wireless FM radio
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 protection
P2i splash proof nano-coating
156.48 × 75.41 × 9.4mm

Availability

Redmi 8A will be available in Midnight Black, Sunset Red and Ocean Blue colour variants. The 2GB+32GB variant will be available for INR 6,499 and the 3GB+32GB variant will be available for INR 6,999 across Mi.com and Flipkart starting 29th September, 11:59pm. Availability at Mi Homes will commence 30th September onwards, and will soon be available across all other offline stores.

TECNO SPARK 4 makes it global debut in India, strengthens budget segment of smartphones

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TECNO, the fastest growing offline smartphone brand of India which has set a benchmark in the mid-range 7K—15K segment through its successful CAMON series has recently added ‘SPARK’ series to the brand portfolio. TECNO SPARK series aims to strengthen the entry level segment in smartphones and target consumers who are aspiring to buy their first smartphone or upgrading from feature phones.

Earlier this month, the brand had launched TECNO SPARK’s two new devices including TECNO SPARK Go and TECNO SPARK 4 Air. Within 15 days of launch, TECNO SPARK Go has become a best-selling most affordable dot notch display smartphone at INR 5499. Adding joy to the festivities, every SPARK Go buyer gets free Bluetooth earpiece worth INR 799.  On top of it, it’s unique ‘111’ promise including 1-time screen replacement, 100 days’ free replacement, and 1-month extended warranty on all the devices.

TECNO is upping the game with India’s first strategy with the launch of TECNO SPARK 4, the brand is offering the 6.52-inch HD+ dot notch display, biggest screen in the segment. The newly launched smartphone will go on sale starting September 20th and will be available across 35,000+ offline retail stores.

Commenting on TECNO SPARK 4 India’s-first launch, Mr. Arijeet Talapatra, CEO TRANSSION India said, We are committed to our diverse consumer’s base with our expansive product portfolio and the   global debut of TECNO SPARK 4 in India is a testimony of our deep commitment to ‘India-first’ approach. Since the brand entry in India, TECNO’s mantra has been to strengthen the budget to mid-budget smartphone category by introducing the features which are not available at such price points. With SPARK series in our portfolio we are focusing on capturing the 5K to 10K smartphone category of India where the consumer is more willing to experiment with the product. The SPARK series is a perfect blend of style, superior display, camera capabilities with AI integration and performance at affordable price points. We are optimistic that the new range will be well-received by the audience & will add spark to their festivities.”

 

TECNO SPARK 4 is available in two variants: 3GB + 32GB at INR 7999 and 4GB + 64GB at INR 8999.

 

Features that makes new TECNO SPARK 4 a must buy:

Adorned with beautiful design and biggest display in the segment: Notching up its game, the new SPARK 4 brings in 6.52-inch HD+ dot notch display with 20:9 aspect ratio and 450 nits screen brightness giving an immersive viewing experience making it a perfect smartphone to enjoy seamless content, reading and browsing.  Designed to impress, TECNO Spark 4 is built with 2.5D curved and fluidic edge design, which gives it a premium look. With the width of 75.9mm and 8.2mm thickness the smartphone is light weighted and is easy to hold.  Available in the beautiful colors: 3+ 32 GB variant is available in the colours of Vacation Blue & Royal Purple while 4GB + 64GB is available in Bay Blue and majestic purple. The smartphone looks exquisite and makes an ideal device for consumers who want their brand to reflect their personal style.

Advance triple rear camera in the budget segment: Coming to the optics, the TECNO SPARK 4 sports a triple rear camera setup aligned vertically – with a 13megapixel main camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 2-megapixel depth camera, and a third low-light camera sensor.TheRear camera features include PDAF, dual LED Flash support, eight scene modes, AR Stickers, Custom Bokeh, AI HDR, AI Beauty, Panorama, and more to enhance overall photography experience.

 

Be in the Spotlight with AI selfie: While 8MP front camera comes with customizable flash helps make clear video in low light by adjusting brightness as per the environment for best captures and brighter selfies in any lighting condition.  The Beauty Mode enhances your skin tones and other blemishes to present the perfect selfies. The front camera features include AI Beauty Mode, Portrait Mode, in-build localized AR Stickers, Wide Selfie Mode for better selfie experience

Seamless performance: Hooked to gaming and hate lags? Well, fret not. TECNO Spark 4 comes with massive 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM which is further expandable upto 128GB variant that lets you reap the benefits of multi-tasking easily. Under the hood is Helio A22 Quad core processor combined with the latest Android 9 pie operating system that will further enhance your smartphone experience.  For gaming lover, based on machine learning technology, the smartphone boosts the gaming performance using ‘game acceleration mode’. It enables you to choose different options like quality, priority, equilibrium mode, smooth mode and so on. It also blocks unwanted notifications for uninterrupted gaming. Games like PUBG Mobile run on High settings easily. The smartphone comes with anti-disturb feature to give users a more immersive experience in the game.

Massive battery: TECNO Spark 4 is bestowed with beefy 4000mAh battery which gives upto 26 hours of calling Time, 6 Hours of Video Playback, 6.9 Hours of Gaming, 110 Hours of audio playback. The AI power management in the smartphone tracks the consumer usage pattern of the smartphone and optimizes the battery life according to the usage. Now experience, multi-tasking, gaming, video viewing, calling, clicking and more without the hassle of battery draining out.

Dual Security features: TECNO Spark 4 comes with category-defining face Unlock that doesn’t unlock when eyes are closed. Another highlight of the phone is its unique localized feature of an anti-oil fingerprint sensor that provides hassle free access to the phone under all Indian lifestyle and weather conditions.

TECNO SPARK portfolio consist of 4 smartphones:

 

Smartphone Price Display Camera Storage
TECNO SPARK GO INR 5499 6.1 inch HD+ Dot notch 5 MP AI Selfie / 8MP AI Camera 2GB + 16 GB
TECNO SPARK 4 Air INR 6999 6.1 inch HD+ Dot notch 5 MP AI Selfie / 13MP + VGA AI Camera 3GB + 32GB
TECNO SPARK 4 INR 7999 6.5 inch HD+ dot notch 8 MP AI Selfie / 13MP + 2MP + VGA AI Camera 3GB + 32 GB
TECNO SPARK 4 INR 8999 6.5 inch HD+ dot notch 4 GB + 64 GB

 

MG Motor India partners with tech giants to launch the MG Developer Program & Grant for Mobility Ecosystem

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In a development that underlines its commitment to enabling a robust new age mobility ecosystem in the country, marquee carmaker MG Motor India has today announced the introduction of its MG Developer Program & Grant. Launched in collaboration with leading technology companies such as SAP, Cognizant, Adobe, Airtel, TomTom and Unlimit, the initiative is aimed at incentivizing Indian innovators and developers to build futuristic mobility applications and experiences. The program also brings in TiE Delhi NCR as the ecosystem partner.

As part of the MG Developer Program & Grant, MG Motor India will provide innovators with an unparalleled opportunity to secure mentorship and funding from industry leaders. Shortlisted ideas will receive specialized, high-level mentoring and networking opportunities to assist with the practical development of the solution, business plan and modelling, testing facilities, go-to-market strategy, etc. Winning ideas will also have access to a grant, the amount of which will be decided by the jury, on a case-to-case basis.

Speaking on the launch of the MG Developer Program & Grant, Rajeev Chaba, President & MD, MG Motor India said, “The automobile industry is currently witnessing sweeping transformations in the space of connected, electric and shared mobility. MG aims to take this revolution forward with its focus on attaining technological leadership in the automotive industry. We have partnered with leading tech giants to enable start-ups to build innovative applications that would enable unique experiences for customers across the entire automotive ecosystem. More partners are likely to join the program in due course.”

“The MG Developer & Grant Program is the latest in a series of initiatives as part of our commitment to innovation as a core organizational pillar. The program will ensure proper mentoring from over 20 industry leaders for start-ups, laying a foundation for them to excel in the future and trigger a stream of newer Internet Car use-cases that will, in turn, drive adoption of new technologies within the Indian automotive ecosystem. It has been our commitment in the market and Innovation is our key pillar,” said Chaba.

The MG Developer Program & Grant will initially focus on driving innovation in the following verticals: Electric Vehicles and Components, Batteries and Management, Charging Infrastructure, Connected Mobility, Voice Recognition, AI & ML, Navigation Technologies, Customer Experiences, Car Buying Experiences, and Autonomous Vehicles. The Program will award grants ranging from INR5 lakhs to INR25 Lakhs. The program will be open to both external developers – including students, innovators, inventors, startups and other tech companies – and internal employee teams at MG Motor and its program partners.

Details of the program and important dates are available on the website http://bit.ly/mgdeveloperprog . Applications can be submitted starting today. Winners of the grant from the first cohort are likely to be announced in December 2019. Next cohort details would be announced thereafter

vivo Launches the All New U10 with 18W Fast Charge and 5000 mAh Battery

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 vivo, the global innovative smartphone brand, today announced the launch of the U10 as the first device as part of their new online focused series. The vivo U10 is equipped with best in segment battery and comes with fast charge inside the box. The device will be available in three variants – 3GB + 32GB, 3GB + 64GB and 4GB + 64GB variants (all variants have expandable storage) priced at INR 8,990, INR 9,990 and INR 10,990 respectively. The device goes on sale in India on Amazon.in and vivo India E-Store during the Great Indian Festival from midnight on 29th September to 4th October. Prime members get exclusive early access starting noon on 28th September.

The U10 has been designed for the Unstoppable generation that is always on the GO and needs a device that complements their lifestyle.  The U10 is the perfect integration of great power, performance, camera and design. The device is equipped with an impressive 5000 mAh battery that is complimented by an 18W fast charge. Running on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 665AIE Octa-core processor clocked up to 2.0GHz, the U10 ensures a lag free experience.  The device also comes with 8MP selfie camera and an AI triple camera setup at the back.

Consumers will also get an array of attractive offers* on the purchase of vivo U10 including:

  • 10% instant discount with SBI Credit and Debit cards on Amazon.in
  • INR 750 off on next purchase from vivo India E-store
  • Jio benefits worth INR 6000
  • No cost EMI upto six months

Like all vivo devices, the U10 follows vivo’s commitment to ‘Make in India’ and is manufactured at vivo’s Greater Noida facility.

Commenting on the launch, Nipun Marya, Director-Brand Strategy, vivo India said, “With the launch of U series, we now have a competent and robust product portfolio that is replete with cutting-edge innovation and caters to varied requirements of our customers. Our new U series is born to empower the needs of young millennials. The first product in this series, the vivo U10, incorporates the best in class features in the sub-12k category and will play an essential role in solidifying our online presence in the Indian market.”

Nishant Sardana, Category Leader – Mobile Phones, Amazon India added “The U series by vivo is a great example of leveraging customer insights from Amazon.in to craft products that customers seek and value. With its industry-defining features at a fantastic price point, we are excited to bring the #Unstoppable vivo U10 for our customers this Great Indian Festival.”

 

 

 

#Unstoppable Power with a 5000mAh Battery and 18W Fast Charging

The all-new U10 comes with a large, industry-leading 5000mAh battery that keeps the phone going longer for a more enjoyable gaming and video experience. In addition to the battery, the U10 also comes with vivo’s exclusive 18W Fast Charging and nine charging protection technology.

With the help of the 18W fast charging technology, in just 10min* of charge, users can enjoy:

  • 4.5hours of Talk-time,
  • 2 hours of Social Networking
  • 1.5 hours of Youtube
  • 1 hour of PubG

Sporting a whopping 5000mAh battery, you can be assured to leave your powerbank at home. With a fully charged U10, consumers can enjoy:

  • 38.6 hours of Talk-Time
  • 15 hours of Facebook
  • 12 hours of YouTube
  • 7 hours of PubG

#Unstoppable Performance with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665AIE

The all new vivo U10 uses the new generation Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Octa-core processor, clocked up to 2.0GHz along with triple-card slot design that can be expanded upto 256GB with Micro SD Card slot, allowing you to listen to songs, watch movies, store more apps and have them run smoother.

#Unstoppable Memories with AI Triple Camera

When you see the world through an AI Triple Camera, creating photographic masterpieces is easier than ever. U10 features a triple camera setup with a 13MP Main Camera, 8MP Super Wide-Angle Camera, and 2MP Depth Camera. From magnificent landscapes to beautiful portraits, these three cameras help you capture your most impressive shots with the least amount of effort.

Additionally, the U10 features an 8MP front camera. For selfie lovers, the U10 comes with multiple selfie modes, such as AI Face Beauty, lighting, AR Stickers, AI Filter, etc.

#Unstoppable Gaming with Ultra Game Mode

This mode is designed for the ultimate gaming experience. Play e-sports like a pro by using Competition Mode, which allocates system resources that prioritize your game’s performance. And when it comes to speed, Multi-Turbo is the lightning-fast feature gamers need. By reducing frame-drop, it gives you a smoother gaming experience.

 

Fingerprint Unlocking and Face Access

The U10 is equipped with both a rear fingerprint sensor and face access that makes unlocking the phone more convenient, secure and smoother than ever.

 

U10 Specification sheet
Basic
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 665AIE
RAM 3GB/4GB (LPDDR4)
Storage 32GB/64GB
Battery 5000mAh (TYP)
Color Thunder Black and Electric Blue
Operating System Funtouch OS 9.1 based on Android 9.0
Body
Dimensions 159.43 × 76.77 × 8.92mm
Weight 190.5
Fast Charging 18W
Material Plastic
Display
Screen 16.15cm (6.35)
Resolution 1544 x 720 (HD+)
Touch Screen Capacitive multi-touch, Capacitive Touch Screen, IPS Capacitive Touch Screen
Network
Single SIM or Dual SIM/Standby Mode/SIM Slot
Type Dual SIM and Dual Standby
Camera
Camera Primary Camera 13MP (Clarity) + 8MP (Wide Angle) + 2MP (Bokeh)

Secondary Camera – 8MP

Flash Screen flash
Scene Modes AI filter, Backlight HDR, Portrait bokeh,  slow motion, time-lapse photography, AI Face Beauty
Media
Video Playback MP4,3GP,AVI
Video Recording MP4
Voice Recording M4A
Connectivity
Wi-Fi 2.4G, 5.1G, 5.8G Wi-Fi
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
USB USB 2.0
GPS Supported
OTG Supported
FM Supported
Location       
Location GPS,  GLONASS
Sensors
Accelerometer Supported
Ambient Light Sensor Supported
Proximity Sensor Supported
E-compass Supported
Fingerprint Sensor Supported
Gyroscope Virtual Gyroscope
In the box
U10 U10
Documentation Supported
microUSB to USB Cable Supported
USB Power Adapter Supported
SIM Ejector Supported
Protective Case Supported
Protective Film (applied) Supported

ASUS Unveils ROG Phone II India Edition Launching at an incredible price of ₹.37,999

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ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today unveiled ROG Phone II, designed for high-performance mobile gaming and epitomical flagship smartphone experience.

ROG Phone II builds on the innovative gamer-centric design of the first-generation ROG Phone, and takes performance to an epic new level with the world’s first announced implementation of the Qualcomm® Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform, which is clocked at up to 2.96GHz. Graphics are provided by the new and enhanced Qualcomm® Adreno 640 GPU for pro-level gaming experiences and the uprated GameCool II multi-level cooling system with a large 3D vapor-chamber sustains full-speed performance for even longer.

ROG Phone II also features the world’s first 120Hz/1ms 10-bit HDR 6.59-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, which offers a world-beating Delta-E <1 color accuracy and unrivaled touch response for a truly extraordinary visual experience.

Non-stop marathon gaming, multimedia usage is powered by the massive 6000mAh battery and the innovative side-charging design, supported with 30W ROG HyperCharge technology for safe, ultrafast direct charging.

ROG Phone II is designed from the ground up for fully immersive gaming, with its unique landscape-oriented design incorporating upgraded AirTrigger II ultrasonic sensors, Dual Surrounding Vibration technology, and powerful front-facing stereo speakers with DTS-X Ultra. Brand-new accessories include the TwinView Dock II for immersive dual-screen gaming, and the multi-configuration ROG Kunai Gamepad for the ultimate console-like gaming experience.

“ROG was created for those who dared to be different. It is devotion for those who thrive on the thrill of performance and the exciting journey to victory,” said ASUS Chairman, Jonney Shih. “Today, we are thrilled to bring the greatest gaming phone ever— the ROG Phone II to India. It is worshipped by gamers and loved by tech gurus. Inspired by recognition from international media, influencers and consumers from around the world, we strive to push innovation further beyond its limitation.”

Aditya Soni, Senior Director, Flipkart Mobiles said, “Flipkart will continue to grow the gaming smartphone segment which is a new interest area for our customers. Through this new launch, Flipkart and ASUS ROG Phone II will cater to the gaming and flagship premium phone needs of the consumer. Flipkart’s rich customer base and ASUS ROG Phone II’s innovative approach to mobile gaming will result in expanding this growing market.”

 

 

“Snapdragon 855 Plus is one of the most advanced mobile platforms commercially available, supporting cutting-edge cellular performance, coverage and battery life,” said Rajen Vagadia, Vice President and President Qualcomm India Pvt. Ltd. “With Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform, we aim to elevate gaming experiences for our users. We are excited to bring Snapdragon Elite gaming features to the Asus ROG Phone II and look forward to continuing to working with Asus in delivering powerful flagship devices to consumers, globally and in India.”

Commenting on the establish partnership, Nitin Goel, Country Manager, Indian Sub-continent, Gameloft said, “We are extremely delighted about the continued partnership with ASUS to bring enhanced and customized capabilities along with exclusive content on most popular arcade racing title, Asphalt 9, specially to the users of ROG Phone II. Together with the newest technology we are thrilled to deliver an unparalleled gaming experience for the larger gaming community”

 

Dominating performance

ROG Phone II delivers dominating performance in every arena, with no compromises. It’s the world’s first flagship smartphone to be powered by the new Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform, with the Qualcomm® Kryo™ 485 CPU clocked at up to 2.96GHz and teamed with up to 12GB LPDDR4X RAM for effortless gaming power. The special Adreno 640 GPU — 15% faster[i] than the current Snapdragon 855 — offers faster display throughput and greater power efficiency, making ROG Phone II a graphics powerhouse that’s unfazed by today’s demanding visuals. The Snapdragon 855 Plus comes fully integrated with Qualcomm® Snapdragon Elite Gaming, which provides gamers with a full arsenal of competitive features that are optimized for gaming.

To ensure maximum sustained performance, the second-generation GameCool II cooling system in ROG Phone II has a newly designed 3D vapor chamber that’s even more effective at removing heat from the phone. There’s also a new AeroActive Cooler II accessory featuring redesigned fan blades that deliver even more airflow into the ROG Aerodynamic System, and which can fit over the bundled ROG Phone Aero Case. The AeroActive Cooler II is now whisper-quiet, with a 24dBA noise level — 4X quieter than the original design.

The high-capacity of up to 512GB UFS 3.0, provides ultrafast data storage, and connectivity is supercharged with 4G LTE Cat 18 download speeds of up to 1.2Gbps[ii] (8GB/128GB variant supports Cat 15 – download speed up to 800Mbps), the fully integrated 4 antenna Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® subsystem delivers blazing-fast Wi-Fi  (802.11ac) capabilities,. Gamers and Binge Watchers craving mind-blowing performance need look no further than ROG Phone II.

Supercharged visuals

ROG Phone II takes gaming visuals to the next level with the world’s first 120Hz/1ms 10-bit HDR AMOLED display, a truly magnificent 6.59-inch FHD+ display that delivers unbelievably fluid, blur-free gaming and entertainment. Its world-beating color accuracy — with a Delta-E of less than 1 — ensures games look just like the developer intended, and the world-first 49ms touch latency delivers instant responsiveness for a competitive edge. To protect this state-of-the-art display, it’s covered with super-tough Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6.

 

Non-stop stamina

The massive 6000mAh battery in ROG Phone II provides non-stop gaming and usage power anywhere. ROG HyperCharge direct-charging technology — which takes the charging circuitry out of the phone and puts it in the special 30W charger — gives ROG Phone II shorter, safer charge times (up to 66% charged in just 58 minutes). Support for PD charging means users can easily charge their phone with any USB Type-C (USB-C) charger, or conveniently charge other devices with reverse charging functionality of their ROG Phone II.

Fully immersive gaming

ROG Phone II is engineered for victory from the ground up, with its pioneering landscape-oriented ergonomic design. Uprated AirTrigger II technology provides extra-precise ultrasonic touch controls with a vibration latency of just 20ms, and the Dual Surrounding Vibration technology creates a powerful 3D force-feedback experience. The unique side-mounted USB-C charging port and lets users keep their phone topped up without cramping their style during marathon sessions. And it doesn’t end there: the dual front-facing speakers are positioned at top and bottom of the phone for perfect stereo imaging in landscape mode, while the groundbreaking multi-antenna Wi-Fi is designed to deliver maximum landscape-mode performance.

The all-new TwinView Dock II offers a genuine dual-screen gaming experience, with a 120hz/1ms 6.59-inch FHD+ (2340 x 1080) auxiliary AMOLED screen that’s great for split-screen live-streaming, extended game display or group communication. This accessory is now lighter and better balanced, featuring a new turbo-fan cooling system and a high-capacity 5000mAh extended battery pack. The ROG Kunai Gamepad can also be used to add full physical controls and create a complete self-contained dual-screen gaming system.

For the ultimate gaming experience, ROG Phone II can be expanded with a unique range of accessories. The existing Mobile Desktop Dock is also supported, and there’s a new modular ROG Kunai Gamepad that provides physical console-like gamepad controls. The ROG Kunai Gamepad consists of three components — the ROG Kunai Bumper, ROG Kunai Controllers and ROG Kunai Holder. The two-part Kunai Controllers can be attached to the Kunai Holder to create a standalone gamepad, or combined with the Kunai Bumper to add physical gamepad controls to ROG Phone II itself. ROG Phone II also supports Qualcomm® aptX™, aptX HD and aptX Adaptive for low-latency high-quality audio over Bluetooth connections.

 

Camera

The ROG Phone II sports a well-known SONY IMX586 flagship sensor with Quad Bayer technology, and with an aperture of F1.79 and with an effective pixel size of 1.6µm. This allows for a great flagship camera that works equally superb in both day-light and in low-light scenarios. The secondary camera is a 13MP ultra-wide camera with 125º FOV, that allows for impressive wide-angle shots of your world with great detail. It offers enhanced camera features like HDR+ Enhanced, and Super Night mode that capture the very best images with superb dynamic range and light composition. Main camera also supports Slo-mo up to 480fps, Panorama, and Pro Mode with up to 48MP.

On the front is a high-resolution 24MP camera with Quad Bayer technology for low light scenarios, and an aperture of F2.0 and an effective pixel size of 1.8µm that allows it to capture superb selfies. With gaming in-mind, the camera is strategically positioned to enable high-quality video streaming while gaming.

Both the front and the back cameras support EIS, ensuring great high-quality blur-free videos.

 

ROG Phone partnerships

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) announced partnerships with world-class game developers Blazing Games Inc., Capcom®, Gameloft, and MADFINGER Games at IFA, 2019. Benefits will include exclusive in-game content for ROG Phone and ROG Phone II, and the optimization of games to take advantage of the unique capabilities of ROG Phone II and its hardware ecosystem.

  • Gameloft: Asphalt 9: Legends, Gameloft’s most downloaded and multi-award-winning mobile racing game will be preloaded on ROG Phone II with an optimized version of the game taking full advantage of the TwinView Dock II[iii]. The game is also optimized for ROG Phone II. An actual Porsche 911 Carrera S took the stage during the announcement, with a highly-customized ROG decal, and all ROG Phone users will be able to unlock this amazing car in its special livery free as an exclusive reward. https://www.gameloft.com/en/
  • Blazing Games Inc.: Japanese games producer Blazing Games Inc. will launch Project VEGA during the first half of 2020. The company will launch a role-playing game (RPG) optimized for ROG Phone II and the TwinView Dock II, Dual Surrounding Vibration and Aura RGB lighting. All ROG Phone II users will also get exclusive in-game content from launch, as well as exclusive early access to a Closed Beta Test.
  • Capcom: From September 12, ROG Phone II users can enjoy the Closed Beta Test of ROCKMAN X DiVE. After ROCKMAN X DiVE officially launches, it will include an exclusive custom weapon for ROG Phone II users, while ROG Phone II users will also enjoy optimizations for the ROG Kunai Gamepad and 120Hz display. http://www.capcom.com/
  • MADFINGER Games: Winner of the Google Play Award 2019, Shadowgun Legends is optimized for ROG Phone II, TwinView Dock II, ROG Kunai Gamepad, and Dual Surrounding Vibration. All ROG Phone II users will get access to exclusive customized suits and weapons. https://www.madfingergames.com/

 

FLAGSHIP SERVICE EXPERIENCE:

  • Invoice free walk-in – Just walk in and get your device repaired with the invoice
  • Free Pick and drop – Just a call away 1800-2090365
  • Device swap at service centres – A stand-by device would be provided to user in case the Service Center is unable to repair the unit on the same day.

 

BIG BILLION DAYS SPECIAL – OFFERS:

  • 10% Instant Discount on ICICI and Axis Bank Credit and Debit cards
  • 6 Month No Cost EMI

For Terms and Conditions pertaining to the offers visit www.flipkart.com

INBOX CONTENTS:

8GB/128GB Variant

·         ROG Phone II

·         18 Watt QC 4.0 Charger

·         Type A to Type C Data Cable

·         Aero Case

·         SIM Pin

·         User Manual and Warranty Card

12GB/512GB Variant

·         ROG Phone II

·         30 Watt QC 4.0 Charger

·         Type C to Type C Data Cable

·         Aero Case

·         Aero Active Cooler II

·         SIM Pin

·         User Manual and Warranty Card

 

ACCESSORY PRICING:

  • Kunai Game Pad at ₹.9999/-
  • Aero Active Cooler at ₹.3999/-
  • Professional Dock, at ₹. 5499/-
  • TwinView II at ₹.19999/-
  • Mobile Desktop Dock at ₹.12999/-
  • 30 Watt Charger with Type C to Type C Cable ₹. 1999/-
  • Lighting Armor Case at ₹.2999/-

 

Witness the Next Level of Smartphone Photography with vivo V17Pro

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vivo, the global innovative smartphone brand, today announced the launch of its flagship device – the V17Pro, as the newest member to its existing V-series portfolio. The device sports the world’s first dual pop-up front camera along with quad-rear camera setup. The device comes with 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM and will be available in two color variants – Glacier Ice and Midnight Ocean. Priced at INR 29,990, the device will go on sale starting September 27, 2019 on Amazon.inFlipkartvivo India E-store and all offline channels pan India.

With a commitment to the ‘Make in India’ program, the V17Pro has been manufactured at vivo’s Greater Noida facility.  Consumers will also get an array of attractive offers* (online and offline), such as –

  • One-time screen replacement on purchase and activation of V17Pro till 8th October’19
  • 10% cashback with HDFC and ICICI Bank Credit Card, Debit Card & HDFC Consumer loans EMI transactions
  • Zero down payment with HDB with additional 10% cashback by making down payment from any bank credit card
  • Zero down payment with Bajaj on 6 months tenure
  • Zero down payment with IDFC First Bank on 8 months tenure with additional 5% cashback on making down payment from any bank credit card
  • Zero down payment with Home Credit with 6 months tenure
  • Gifts worth INR 1,999 on an exchange of any old smartphone via vivo- Cashify application
  • Assured buyback of 50% value for Vodafone Idea customers

*terms and conditions apply

Commenting on the launch of V17Pro, Mr. Nipun Marya, Director Brand Strategy, vivo India said, “We are super excited to bring the V17Pro as the latest addition to our existing V-series portfolio. vivo V-series has always been at the forefront of camera innovation, and the all-new V17Pro will take the camera experience to a whole new level. Thanks to its 32MP Dual Pop-up front camera, customers will be able to capture selfies even in low-light without any loss in details. As a global technology company, we love innovating; and shall continue to set benchmarks and create a memorable experience for our customers.”

 

 

Key Features

 

32MP Dual Pop-Up Selfie Camera: Shoot Beyond Limits

The Dual 32MP and Super Wide-Angle Cameras add a new perspective to selfies for a sensational experience. Super Wide-Angle Camera extends the view to 105 degrees, for more beautiful landscape and more friends in every selfie.

 

Taking selfies at night has never been so much fun. The Super Night Selfie smartly combines multiple frames to optimize picture brightness and capture a clearer and more radiant you. Meanwhile, Front Moonlight Glow lights up the dark, highlighting the subject even in low-light conditions.

48MP AI Quad Rear Camera: Capture in Detail

Capture it all with the 48MP AI Quad Rear Camera. The powerful camera setup is equipped with 48MP HD rear camera, 13MP Telephoto, 8MP AI Super wide-angle + Super Macro (2.5cm) and 2MP Bokeh cameras. With 48 megapixels and superb light sensitivity, the primary rear camera guarantees bright and vivid pictures in all situations.

Bring out the best in your night-photography skills with the upgraded HDR. With faster processing and multi-frame noise reduction technology, consumers can easily capture all of the night’s wonders.

Bring the World Closer

Thanks to the dedicated Super Macro mode, you can now focus on objects as close as 2.5cm and capture life’s little wonders. What’s more, with the V17Pro, enjoy macro capabilities even with the video mode.

Thanks to the 2× Optical Zoom and 10× Digital Zoom, defy distances and see faraway landscapes as if you’re right there. Thanks to the 13MP Telephoto Camera, now distance is no barrier to capture magnificent shots

AI Super Wide-Angle Camera

Expand your photos with a 120° wide-angle1. That’s more room for creativity, and more room to impress. When the canvas grows bigger, your imagination grows with it.

20:9 Ultra FullView™ Display: Truly Uninterrupted

V17Pro features a Super AMOLED display 16.36cm (6.44) full-view display with a 91.65% screen-to-body ratio. The latest E3 OLED offers a 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, bringing vibrant and authentic colors to life. With a broader 20:9 Aspect Ratio, V17Pro takes your view beyond limits with super-slim bezels from top to bottom. The smartphone comes with 6.5mm rounded corners and is the perfect piece of art offering a delightful visual experience.

Enjoy this spectacular view without eyestrain, as in contrast with LCD displays, V17Pro filters out 61% of blue light and boasts TÜV Rheinland Certification. In addition, the Low Brightness Anti-Flicker technology provides added protection for eyes in the dark.

Faster Access, Greater Security

vivo has been the pioneer in In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology, which eliminates visible fingerprint pad to create a seamless design without compromising on security options and screen real-estate. And the V17Pro is the third generation in the V-series to be equipped with this futuristic technology.

The vivo V17Pro comes with optimized fingerprint technology and an updated algorithm to further improve the unlocking experience. With the V17Pro, you can now unlock the device in 0.39 seconds.

Smooth Performance

Supporting new-age AI features, the V17Pro is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 675AIE processor with 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM for a smooth experience at all times. Thanks to the latest Funtouch OS 4.5 (based on Android 8.1) and vivo’s Jovi AI Engine, the V17Pro can allocate CPU and memory resources efficiently to handle multiple complex operations.

Dual-Engine Fast Charging & Bigger Battery

Despite being ultra-sleek and lightweight, the V17Pro is a powerhouse packed with a massive 4,100mAh battery with Type-C, Dual-Engine Fast Charging technology (18W). Now leave the power bank at home and focus on making the most of your day.

Optimized Game Mode for Ultimate Gaming Experience.

vivo’s Multi-Turbo acceleration technology targets the OS with bottom layer optimization, so you can enjoy an exhilarating game performance.

Improve core efficiency with the help of AI Turbo, Center Turbo, Game Turbo, Net Turbo, and Cooling Turbo. Cold start speed increases 25%, and warm start speed increases 9%. V17Pro never hesitates, responding to your every command in blink of an eye.

Huawei Rethinks the Smartphone with its Ground-Breaking HUAWEI Mate 30 Series

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Huawei today unveiled {in Munich} its ground-breaking HUAWEI Mate 30 Series at an exclusive launch event in Munich. Setting new standards in every area from aesthetic design through to hardware engineering and software innovation, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series is the world’s first second generation 5G smartphone and the pinnacle of mobile technological development.  Benefiting from Huawei’s 32-years of expertise in communication technologies and a decade in design innovation, the HUAWEI Mate 30 looks and performs like no other smartphone. Inspired by the design principle of minimalism, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series showcases the perfect example of how aesthetic design fuses with technology. Its unique, iconic OLED HUAWEI Horizon Display offers an immersive viewing experience, while the Kirin 990 5G SoC – the first to integrate processing units and a 5G modem on the same chip using the 7nm+ EUV process– affords unrivalled levels of performance and efficiency. A revolutionary integrated quad-camera includes the SuperSensing Cine Camera, a dual main camera system designed for amazing photographic and videographic results, while the HUAWEI SuperCharge and EMUI10 offer long-lasting battery life for heavy mobile users and an enhanced user experience. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, said: “The HUAWEI Mate 30 Series unleashes the full potential of the smartphone. Designed to stand out, it challenges convention while delivering an unrivalled user experience. The era of 5G is an opportunity to rethink smartphone technology and the HUAWEI Mate 30 series is the ultimate expression of what’s possible.” Rethink Design: Futuristic iconic handsetThe HUAWEI Mate 30 Series builds upon the aesthetic of the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series with a futuristic design that is sure to make a lasting impression. With an ultra-narrow notch design and the thinnest of bezels, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro features the HUAWEI Horizon Display, which curves at an angle of 88 degrees to maximise the display area to provide an unparalleled, edge-to-edge immersive viewing experience.

HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro introduces the Intuitive Side-touch Interaction feature to replace the side volume buttons with invisible virtual keys. This feature also allows users to customise the volume key position on either sides of the device and makes HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro the most integrated, all-in-one design smartphone currently available. Together, HUAWEI 3D Face Unlock and In-Screen Fingerprint provide high levels of biometric security and convenience.

Turn the device over and the iconic ring design of the quad-camera system immediately stands out, surrounded by a metallic ‘halo’. Mirroring the design of a DSLR camera and designed to be held comfortably, the beautiful HUAWEI Mate 30 Series makes the user the focus of the crowd, attracting all the attention. The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro also features HUAWEI Acoustic Display Technology to deliver high-quality audio through a sound emitting display.

Rethink Performance – World’s First 2nd Generation 5G SmartphoneThe HUAWEI Mate 30 Series is powered by the HUAWEI Kirin 990 series chipset, Huawei’s most sophisticated smartphone chipset launched to date. The HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G challenges the limits of silicon-based physics by incorporating a three-level power efficiency architecture for the CPU, Huawei’s self-developed Da Vinci NPU architecture (large dual-NPU + tiny NPU cores) as well as a supersized 16-core GPU to deliver super-fast performance and high-power efficiency.  Manufactured with the cutting-edge 7nm+ EUV process, the disruptive HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G supports 2G/3G/4G network and 5G Non-StandAlone (NSA) and StandAlone (SA) modes, along with Dual SIM, Dual Standby and FDD/TDD full frequency bands to deliver seamless connectivity. The HUAWEI Mate 30 Series has also been optimised for ultimate OS performance. As the world’s first 2nd generation 5G smartphone, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G features 14 antennas for 5G, delivering ground-breaking speed with unrivalled connectivity. The HUAWEI Mate 30 sports a large battery of 4200mAh, while HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro has an even bigger battery of 4500mAh. With TÜV Rheinland certified wired and wireless Huawei SuperCharge Technology, the 27W Wireless HUAWEI SuperCharge and the 40W HUAWEI SuperCharge provide users safe and fast charging, while wired and wireless in-car charging and a wired powerbank ensure a seamless experience across all scenarios. Additionally, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series provides upgraded reverse wireless charging bringing users a quick and convenient way to recharge other devices. Rethink Photography and Videography – SuperSensing Cine Camera for Stunning Images and VideosThe HUAWEI Mate 30 is equipped with a SuperSensing Triple Camera, comprising a 40MP SuperSensing Camera, 16MP Ultra Wide-angle Camera and an 8MP Telephoto Camera. Coupled with an ISP 5.0 Image Signal Processor, the HUAWEI Mate 30 enables users to capture high quality photographs and videos. The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro sports a revolutionary quad camera system with the 40MP Cine Camera, 40MP SuperSensing Camera, an 8MP Telephoto Camera and a 3D Depth Sensing Camera.  The SuperSensing Cine Camera is a Dual-main camera system capable of taking stunning photos that rival high-end cameras. The Cine Camera features a large 1/1.54-inch sensor size with a high maximum Video ISO of 51200 to capture videos with an extended dynamic range at 4K/60fps as well as ultra slow-motion at the highest 7680 fps. It also supports 4K Low-light Ultra-wide time-lapse video. The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro also offers pro-bokeh capabilities while recoding for professional looking results. Additionally, the second of the dual-camera system is a 1/1.7-inch HUAWEI SuperSensing Camera which attracts 40% more lights to deliver stunning results in low light conditions with an impressive light sensitivity of ISO409600, making it the best low light one-shot device ever even for ultra-wide shots. The 8MP HUAWEI Telephoto Camera offers 3x optical zoom, 5x Hybrid Zoom and up to 30x Digital Zoom. Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) + AI Stabilisation (AIS) and 3D Depth Sensing, complete the package making the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series the most capable handset for smartphone photography and videography available to consumers. A front-facing 3D Depth Sensing Camera delivers pro-bokeh effects with accurate depth-of-field information for selfies and portraits.  Rethink Interaction: A Faster, Safer and More Engaging ExperienceThe HUAWEI Mate 30 Series features a range of new features that deliver an amazingly smooth and engaging user experience. Including: ·         EMUI10 operating system featuring a contemporary magazine inspired layout, Always-On-Display (AOD) where the colour of the lock screen changes throughout the day; ·         Dark Mode brings enhanced legibility making the screen look gentler and more comfortable when night falls;·         Intuitive Side-touch Interaction to customise invisible virtual keys for volume adjustment, gaming and camera set-up as well as being ideal for both right and left-handed users; ·         AI gesture control for contactless screen interaction, whereas AI Auto-Rotate and AI Private View are all designed to improve users experience;·         HiCar smart travel for advanced, seamless connectivity between device and a car’s communication and entertainment system;·         Multi-screen Collaboration allows users to transfer data and control multiple screens between Huawei devices;·         HUAWEI 3D Face Unlock and In-screen Fingerprint to provide advanced data security and privacy protection with (HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro only);

Huawei also launched its much anticipated HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 range of wearables. Equipped with the self-developed Kirin AI chip, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 range offers class-leading battery life and a host of new features and functions including 15 sports modes, 10 training modes specifically for running, an enhanced music player and Bluetooth voice calls. HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 also provides new wellness features that allow for hassle-free monitoring of a user’s heart rate, daily sleep and other attributes.

Additionally, Huawei also announced the availability of its HUAWEI FreeBuds 3 true wireless Bluetooth earphones which won 11 Best of IFA media awards at the recent IFA consumer electronics show. The black and white versions of FreeBuds 3 will be available in China, Europe, Middle East, Russia, Asia Pacific and Latin America starting from October 2019.

 

Colours, Pricing and Availability

The 6.53-inch HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro and 6.62-inch HUAWEI Mate 30 come in various colour variants and materials: Emerald Green, Space Silver, Cosmic Purple, Black, while Forest Green and Orange are available in vegan leather.

Model Version Price (Tax Included)
HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro (5G) 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM EUR 1199
HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM EUR1099
HUAWEI Mate 30 8 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM EUR 799

LG’S CEILING FAN RAISES INDUSTRY BAR WITH NATURAL AIRFLOW AND CUTTING-EDGE FEATURES

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Strengthening its product portfolio in India, LG Electronics, a consumer durable major is delighted to announce the launch of its IOT enabled Ceiling Fan. The revolutionary ceiling fan offers the ultimate comfort through its Dual Wing fan-blades, which produce incredibly natural airflow with room-wide coverage. Thanks to an advanced Inverter motor, the fan delivers outstanding performance along with increased safety, durability and reliability. A premium design and a host of convenience-enhancing features complete LG’s stylish solution.

The Premium range of Ceiling fans is equipped with Wifi along with Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility, to provide the consumers of a developing India more choices to be future ready. Further functionality and convenience are provided by the LG SmartThinQ® app (free to download for Android and iOS devices), letting users remotely control the fan via smart phone or tablet at affordable MRP-16,990/- price segment.

The company’s first premium ceiling fan, the high-quality model impresses with strong output and quality airflow. Ensuring greater comfort, the Dual Wings recreate a pleasant, natural breeze inside the home. They reduce turbulence by up to 22 percent compared to conventional fan designs, drastically cutting a major cause of user discomfort. The unique shape of the wings allows airflow without any blind spots. Designed to mimic the shape of a humpback whale’s powerful fins, the wings effortlessly keep noise generation to under 49dB, for a pleasantly quiet indoor environment.

We are proud to present our innovative air care solution, which generates natural airflow to bring comfort to the entire room,” said Ki-Wan-Kim – MD, LG Electronics India. “The premium LG Ceiling Fan is strong on performance, convenience, and design, delivering an array of benefits that speak of our continuous efforts to improve consumers’ daily lives.”

LG Ceiling Fan is setting new standards with its state-of-the-art technologies, quality components, energy efficiency, and first-class style. Backed by a 2-year warranty, LG’s advanced Inverter motor features double-insulated parts that improve reliability, safety, and durability. The smooth, flowing shape of the wings and the fan’s attractive LED display bring a sense of modern minimalism to any room and attest to the company’s commitment to good design.

Fujifilm India in association with GK Vale opens its first ever co-branded Wonder Photo Shop in Bengaluru

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FUJIFILM India today unveiled its first co-branded Wonder Photo Shop in Bengaluru in association with GK Vale, making it the fifth ‘Wonder Photo Shop’ concept store of its kind in India for the ultimate photo printing and brand experience.

Located at Church St, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, the first ever co-branded Wonder Photo Shop in the city aims to celebrate Bengaluru’s love for photography, art and culture. The store embodies a holistic vision of photography, from picture taking to printing, sharing and social networking, as a creative life experience. With the theme ‘Photo Renaissance’, the store offers an opportunity to experience an immersive and interactive retail space with Fujifilm’s state-of-the-art products and services to meet the aesthetic taste of the youth of our country.

With this new store, Fujifilm aims to provide a learning center, giving customers an opportunity to experience the various product features thus enhancing the customer experience. At the co-branded store, consumers can indulge in the full range of instax cameras and Share Printer SP-2, the award-winning line of X Series digital cameras and high-quality lenses on display. Additionally, customers can witness the true photographic heritage of Fujifilm and develop their own vision to creatively use their photos.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Haruto Iwata, Managing Director, Fujifilm India said, “We are happy to open our first co-branded Wonder Photo Shop in association with GK Vale. At Fujifilm, we are passionate about the preservation of people’s memories, and keeping the spirit and culture of photography alive. We want to inspire people to have fun, to enjoy photography and to learn more about what they can do with their pictures and their cameras. With our new Wonder Photo Shop, we are committed to offer our customers a place that offers all experiences in one from picture taking to picture making”.

 

The company on the inauguration of its first co-branded Wonder Photo Shop introduced various opening day offers. For every walk-in consumer, Fujifilm presented free 6×4 photos and flat 10 percent off on their Instax Cameras. Additionally upon purchasing instax cameras, customers were gifted with a customized Instax bag worth INR 1299, 40×1 film pack and other instax accessories. Consumers could also avail free designing charges for mini photo album. For digital camera enthusiasts, the company ran an exclusive discount offer of INR 4,000 on purchase of Fujifilm’s XA5 and XT100 series.

Commenting at the inauguration of the store Mr. Anand Sukumar from GK Vale said, “We are extremely excited about our association with Fujifilm India. We are happy to open our doors to the customers and offer them an integrated photography experience in Bengaluru – a wonderland of opportunities. Being in the business for 110 years, we understand the ever changing needs of customers extremely well. Fujifilm’s wonder Photo shop store is a fantastic example of what can happen when passion meets hobbies, experiences, fun, profession and memories.”

 

“The Wonder Photo Shop puts the customer at the heart of the experience and provides a wonderful place for customers to unlock their creativity and develop a refreshing perspective on photo printing. With more than 80 years of history and experience in the photo industry, we are confident that our latest Wonder Photo Shop will strengthen our presence in the country. We are committed to preserve the culture of photography and Wonder Photo Shop will act as a catalyst to achieve that goal,” added Mr. Centhil Nathan, SVP and Head-Photo Imaging at Fujifilm India Pvt Ltd.

 

This store has been shaped in line with the brand’s philosophy of “Value from Innovation” to create a warm, welcoming environment for guests to spend their time and discover new ways of enjoying photos and to raise the level of creative output to newer heights. A few of the exciting products and services include instax Cameras, instax Films, instant Printing Services, Passport Size Photo Printing, Photo Frames, Layflat Photo Albums, Personalized Gifting & X-Series Cameras.

Store hours

The Wonder Photo Shop will be open from 9 AM to 8:30 PM on all days.

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