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Upcoming Smartwatch of Xiaomi is Apple Watch’s Lookalike: Report

The watch will be powered by the latest Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset, which is said to bring the right mix of performance and efficiency

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Although the Xiaomi watch's face is a little thicker and less rounded than the Apple Watch Series 5 and the straps are not as sleek, the report added. Wikimedia Commons

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has recently released some images of its upcoming smartwatch on its official Weibo account and the device looks similar to the design of the Apple Watch.

The upcoming Xiaomi smartwatch features almost-identical rectangular touchscreen face with rounded corners and a look-alike rotating ridged crown button for scrolling, which is also located above a similar-looking pill-shaped button on the right side of the watch, The Verge reported recently.

Although the Xiaomi watch’s face is a little thicker and less rounded than the Apple Watch Series 5 and the straps are not as sleek, the report added.

According to rumours, there will be support for WiFi, GPS, NFC as well as an eSIM. The Watch to have fitness tracking capabilities, on board music and video player.

The watch will be powered by the latest Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset, which is said to bring the right mix of performance and efficiency.

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has recently released some images of its upcoming smartwatch on its official Weibo account and the device looks similar to the design of the Apple Watch. (Representational Image). Wkimedia Commons

Additionally, the device might also come with Watch OS. The speculation is based on a Wear OS app update that was spotted under the moniker “Xiaomi Mi Watch”.

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The company is expected to hold an event on November 5 in China where it may unveil its 108 MP camera smartphone – Mi CC9 Pro and Mi Watch. (IANS)

 

 

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Here’s How Alexa Will Let You Order Gifts Online

Customers can quickly place an order through this Skill for their special someone by just giving voice commands

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The new Alexa Skill will also give customers suggestions and options to choose from bestselling gifts. Pixabay

India’s largest gifting brand, Ferns N Petals, has become the first such brand to launch Alexa Skill for gift delivery in Asia, the company said on Monday.

The Skill allows customers to order and send flowers or cakes through the voice assistant.

The brand is anticipating that the business generated through this initiative will touch 10 per cent of the overall online business by 2025.

“We are pleased to be the first player in the gifting industry to roll out Alexa Skill to provide our users an easy access and convenient ordering process of the products in flowers and cakes category,” said Pawan Gadia, CEO, online and retail, Ferns N Petals.

The company has developed ‘The Ferns N Petals Alexa Skill’ for easy access on all Alexa-enabled devices.

Customers can quickly place an order through this Skill for their special someone by just giving voice commands.

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India’s largest gifting brand, Ferns N Petals, has become the first such brand to launch Alexa Skill for gift delivery in Asia. Pixabay

In Phase 1, Alexa Skill will be launched for existing customers who have an account with Ferns N Petals and have a saved address in their profile.

The Skill will also give customers suggestions and options to choose from bestselling gifts.

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Customers can simply enable Alexa Skill for FNP and say, “Alexa, open Ferns N Petals” followed by “I’d like to order a cake”, the company said. (IANS)