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Huawei GT-2 Smartwatch Soon to be Launched in India

India is the third largest wearables market in the world after China and the US

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Huawei is set to launch its upcoming smartwatch GT2 with two week-long battery life in India during the first week of December and now it has added the 'Notify me' button on its official Indian site. (Representational Image). Wikimedia Commons

The much-awaited Huawei GT-2 smartwatch which is set to be launched in India on December 5, will be available across offline and online channels, the company said on Monday.

The watch is equipped with Huawei’s proprietary Kirin A1 chipset, which augments its battery life drastically.

The Kirin A1 chipset integrates an advanced Bluetooth processing unit, a powerful audio processing unit, an ultra-low power consumption application processor and a separate power management unit.

It is the first ever wearable chip that supports both wireless audio devices and smartwatches.

The Huawei Watch GT 2 will mark the debut of Kirin A1 in India, paving the way for Huawei to further its footprint in India’s wearable segment down the road.

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FILE – A man uses his smartphone outside of a shop selling Huawei products at a shopping mall in Beijing, May 29, 2019. VOA

Equipped with enhanced fitness tracking features, the Huawei Watch GT 2 can monitor different workout modes including triathlons/hikes.

Huawei’s Watch GT series has witnessed success for being the most successful wearable which clocked a sales milestone of two million units globally since its launch.

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The India market for wearable devices grew 30.9 per cent quarter-over-quarter in the second quarter of 2019 and 123.6 per cent when compared to the same quarter a year ago, thus, reaching an all-time high of three million shipments in a single quarter, according to a report by the International Data Corporation (IDC).

India is the third largest wearables market in the world after China and the US. (IANS)

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The Challenges, Growth and Prospects of Olive Oil Industry in India

Discussing the growth, prospects of olive oil in India

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For the first time in the country, experts in India will hold a panel discussion about the olive oil industry. Pixabay

BY PUJA GUPTA

For the first time in the country, experts in India will hold a panel discussion on the challenges, growth and prospects of the olive oil industry on the 13th of December at PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Rahul Upadhyay, President and Akshay Modi, Vice-President at The Indian Olive Association (IOA) will be hosting the Annual Public at the Lakshmipat Singhania Auditorium. The session will discuss the transition of olive oil from being a foreign oil to a homegrown oil with which the citizens of India can now reckon with.

The panel moderated by senior food and travel writer Rupali Dean will spearhead the session on Olive Oil In India-2.0. The panel of speakers will include noted restaurateurs, chefs, nutritionists, food researchers and biologists, entrepreneurs, retailers, food, health and fitness experts.

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The Indian Olive Association focuses on the problems confronting the emerging sector of olive oil and table olives in India. Pixabay

Upadhyay said, “The Indian Olive Association focuses on the problems confronting the emerging sector of olive oil and table olives in India. With Annual Public Session, we attempt to bring together the doyens from the food and health industry to discuss the problems and offer solutions that will accelerate the growth of olive oil in India.”

Akshay Modi, Vice-President at The Indian Olive Association (IOA). “The Annual Public Session is a platform that brings together all the diverse stakeholders to speak a unified voice for the greater good of the category of olive oil in India.”

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The Indian Olive Association (IOA), the national apex association of olive oil producers, growers, distributors, importers, users and consumers in India works to promote consumption and expand the market for olive oil and table olives. The association focuses on the problems confronting this emerging sector in India. Macro-economic factors like GST, Import Duty and issues with respect to the import of both table olives and olive oil are taken up by IOA with multiple authorities to streamline the import process and ensure a steady growth for this category. (IANS)