TecQ Wrap: Apple Watch India Launch, Oppo R7 Plus Review and More

Check out this week’s latest news in the world of technology. 

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Apple Watch. (Photo: <b>The Quint</b>)

1. Apple Watch Has an India Launch Date

Apple Watch. (Photo: <b>The Quint)</b>
Apple Watch. (Photo: The Quint)

Apple is officially set to debut the Apple Watch in India early next month. The company has listed 6 November as the date when the watch will be available for buyers. Apple Watch is Apple’s first wearable device which was introduced last year.

It’s taken Apple more than a year to bring it to India and we expect the device to be priced starting from Rs 34,000 for the basic model.

Read here to know more about what the Watch offers.

2. Xiaomi’s Manu Jain Gets Candid About Make in India, Bollywood and More

Manu Kumar Jain, Head, Xiaomi-India is often known as the smiling assassin of the technology industry. He was one of the co-founders of Jabong.com and then moved to head India operations of the Chinese tech company Xiaomi.

Check out Xiaomi’s India head talking to The Quint in his first-ever selfie interview.

3. Oppo R7 Plus Blows Away Its Competition But...

Oppo R7 Plus. (Photo: <b>The Quint</b>)
Oppo R7 Plus. (Photo: The Quint)

When Oppo recently launched the Oppo R7 Lite and the R7 Plus in India, we thought they were atrocious. Especially the Oppo R7 Plus that was priced at Rs 29,990 and wasn’t anything great to look at.

But, as we started using the phone, we were reminded to never judge a book by its cover. Does this gigantic phone fit into your plans? Find out in this review.

4. Get the Chance to Buy First-Ever Smart Cloud Phone in India

Nextbit Robin. (Photo: Nextbit)
Nextbit Robin. (Photo: Nextbit)

Do you often find yourself struggling with your phone’s constantly diminishing storage? Well, worry no more. With the latest innovation in smartphone technology, you will no longer have to scramble around to backup data at regular intervals.

Nextbit Robin is the answer to your problems and it’s no slouch when it comes to performing against the best. Read more to know about this unique phone.

5. Asus Zenfone 2 Laser Misses the Point

Asus Zenfone 2 Laser. (Photo: <b>The Quint</b>)
Asus Zenfone 2 Laser. (Photo: The Quint)

In a world of ever-confusing budget smartphones, Asus has upped the game. The Asus ZenFone 2 Laser builds on the Asus ZenFone 2 smartphone with a similar look and feel but adds, as the name suggests, a laser-assisted camera at the back.

Read here to know if the phone is good enough to choose over the competition.

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