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Samsung to Launch Its ‘Made in India’ Flagship Galaxy Note10 for Rs 69,999

Customers can pre-book their Galaxy Note across select retail outlets and online portals including Samsung.com/in, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm and Tata CLiQ

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Those who pre-booked will get their devices on August 23 which is the global availability date. Pixabay

Throwing some real challenge to Apple, Google Pixel and Huawei devices in the hyper-competitive premium smartphone segment in India, Samsung on Thursday announced to launch its ‘Made in India’ flagships Galaxy Note10 for Rs 69,999 and Galaxy Note 10+ with a starting price of Rs 79,999 in the country.

The pre-booking for Galaxy Note 10 opened for consumers in India on Thursday and will remain till August 22. Those who pre-booked will get their devices on August 23 which is the global availability date.

Customers can pre-book their Galaxy Note across select retail outlets and online portals including Samsung.com/in, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm and Tata CLiQ.

Running Android 9 (Pie) operating system, the 6.3-inch FHD+ Galaxy Note10 and the 6.8-inch Quad HD+ Galaxy Note10+ will be officially launched in India on August 20.

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Throwing some real challenge to Apple, Google Pixel and Huawei devices in the hyper-competitive premium smartphone segment in India. Pixabay

The 6.3-inch FHD+ Galaxy Note10 has one variant in 8GB RAM with 256GB internal storage (4G model) capacity while 12GB RAM with 256GB internal storage model will be 5G-ready.

The Galaxy Note 10+ has a mammoth 12GB RAM (LTE model with 256GB internal storage) variant along with the 5G-ready variant of 12GB RAM with 512GB internal storage (expandable up to 1TB).

According to Tarun Pathak, Associate Director at Counterpoint Research, Samsung has always checked off key specifications needed for a flagship in its Note series and this year too, the company has stayed true to this.

“Over the years, Samsung Note series has managed to generate a loyal user base through its unique positioning revolving around productivity, powerful performance and experience. The S Pen remains at the core of its overall experience,” Pathak told IANS.

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“In India, the market is open as premium market is growing fast and users are looking to try something new. New Note series will help Samsung hold on to its share or even grow in the premium market in India.”

Both the devices will come in three colours. While Galaxy Note 10+ will be available in Aura Glow, Aura White and Aura Black, Galaxy Note 10 will be available in Aura Glow, Aura Red and Aura Black.

Consumers who pre-book Galaxy Note devices using HDFC credit or debit cards will get a cashback of Rs 6,000.

Those who use ICICI credit or debit cards on Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm and Tata CLiQ will also get a cashback of Rs 6,000.

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The pre-booking for Galaxy Note 10 opened for consumers in India on Thursday and will remain till August 22. Pixabay

All consumers pre-booking the Galaxy Note10 and Note10+ devices would also be eligible to get the Galaxy Watch Active at Rs 9,999 which currently costs Rs 19,990.

The Galaxy Note10 with triple camera set-up at the rear and Galaxy Note10+ with 4-camera setup sports edge-to-edge, nearly bezel-less “Cinematic Infinity Display”.

In Galaxy Note10, triple camera at the back has an 16MP ultra wide lens, a 12MP wide angle sensor and a 12MP telephoto lens. The phone houses a 10MP selfie camera.

In Galaxy Note10+, the real quad camera set-up houses a 16MP ultra-wide sensor, a 12MP wide-angle lens, a 12MP telephoto lens and a VGA DepthVision camera.

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It also houses a 10MP selfie camera in the middle, which gives both the devices a symmetrical shape unlike the Galaxy S10 series.

The Note10+ has a large 4,300mAh battery with superfast charging technology and the smaller Note device comes with a 3,500mAh battery.

With just 30 minutes of charge, the Galaxy Note10+ may last through the day with up to 45W wired charging capability, claimed the company.

According to Prabhu Ram, Head, Industry Intelligence Group (IIG), CMR, the Note 10 series will definitely appeal to Samsung loyalists and early adopters in the premium segment in India.

“By adopting a multi-tiered device strategy, Samsung has tailored the Note 10 series – essentially a business productivity tool a” to appeal to various consumer personas at the modern workplace: whether it be the CXOs or independent creative professionals,” Ram told IANS.

When it comes to the S Pen, it has some cool features this time like gesture navigation. Air actions allow users to control certain aspects of the device using gestures with the S Pen.

With 3D Scanner — a groundbreaking first for the Note — the DepthVision camera on Galaxy Note10+ can take a scan of an object , and instantly turn it into a movable 3D rendering. (IANS)

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Flipkart Brings First Nokia-branded Smart TV in India: Report

The visuals of the TV are bolstered with "MEMC" technology, which eliminates blurs and judders for a screen shift devoid of lags, thus, offering better picture definition

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Flipkart on Thursday launched the Nokia Smart TV in India as part of their strategic partnership. Priced at Rs 41,999, the Nokia-branded smart TV is currently available in a 55-inch variant and features “Sound by JBL”.

The smart TV will be available on the e-commerce platform starting December 10 and the firm will expand the line up of 4K variants in the coming months.

“The acoustics of the Nokia Smart TV has been engineered by JBL, which will let customers experience clear vocal tones and minimal harmonic distortion. True to JBL’s brand recall, the Nokia Smart TV will also enjoy deep bass tones, typically popular with Indian audiences,” the company said in a statement.

Notably, this is the first time that JBL is extending its audio expertise in television space in India.

The TV is powered by 24 watt built-in speakers, “DTS TruSurround” and Dolby Audio to enhance the overall audio experience.

Flipkart will provide complete TV protection for Nokia-branded smart TVs, which is available at a launch price of Rs 999.

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Flipkart earlier entered into a strategic partnership with Nokia to launch Nokia smart TVs in India. Wikimedia Commons

The programme gives consumers a coverage of three years against manufacturing defects and accidental damages, along with a guaranteed buyback value at the end of three years.

The Nokia Smart TV offers intelligent dimming that helps produce deeper blacks through accurate backlight control and a wide colour gamut.

It comes with the Android 9.0 Operating System (OS) that will allow users access a host of apps on the Android TV Play Store.

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It sports a quad-core processor and 2.25GB RAM and 16GB ROM.

The visuals of the TV are bolstered with “MEMC” technology, which eliminates blurs and judders for a screen shift devoid of lags, thus, offering better picture definition. (IANS)