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Xiaomi Mi Band 4 with NFC Getting Out of China with Mastercard Support

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Xiaomi is aiming to launch the NFC variant of its current Mi Band 4 in markets outside China. As stated in a new report, the corporate revealed that it is launching this variant within the European market. As a part of the launch, the corporate will also bring a brand new feature to the worldwide audience. The wearable device will reach the Russian market within the coming days with an eventual rollout in Europe. This new data comes just days after Xiaomi revealed the official launch date for its upcoming Mi Band 5.

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 with NFC coming to multiple countries; Details

As stated by TizenHelp, Xiaomi recently announced that it is reaching to launch the Mi Band 4 in the international market. This variant will first launch in Russia in the coming weeks and then later make its route to European countries. At the new feature front, the NFC variant will come with support for Mastercard payments. To proceed, users with the NFC connectivity can head to their Mi Fit app and add the Mastercard cards in the app. To get things to work, they have to select “Russia” as the region. The report also claimed that Xiaomi is probably going to add support for Visa, Google Pay, and PayPal in future updates.

Same as China, Xiaomi Mi Band 4 buyers in Russia and Europe can also use the wearable for public transport. They could use the MasterCard PayPass in Russia, Germany, Italy, France, the UK, Poland, Switzerland, Turkey. It should be noted that all these new features are available because of the NFC chip inside the upcoming variant.

Present Mi Band users with NFC got to buy the new edition to get started. It is also worth noting that past reports have speculated that all Mi Band 5 versions will feature NFC. The launch of Mi Band 4 with NFC probably hints at a delayed rollout of Mi Band 5 to the International market. If not a delayed rollout then a bigger price point than the present generation.

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Boult Audio Tru5ive Pro True Wireless Earbuds launched in India at Rs 2,799

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A high-end consumer audio electronics manufacturer Boult Audio has announced the launch of its Tru5ive Pro wireless earphones in India. It comes with a support aptX, Bluetooth 5.0, high sensitive mic, IPX7 certification, ultra-low latency audio, and more.

The Tru5ive Pro is powered with the Qualcomm QCC3020 chipset, which connects via Bluetooth 5.0 and supports the aptX codec. The chip further allows ultra-low latency mode that makes it ideal for gaming. The earphones have super soft silicone earbuds for extra comfort and the ear loops can be changed as per user preference.

Boult Audio Tru5ive Pro True Wireless Earbuds

The earphones use neodymium drivers that offer deep bass, immersive highs, and also have passive bilateral noise isolation. The high sensitivity mic is great for calls and can be used for Siri/Google Assistant voice commands. It comes with a feature called “Monopod” that allows users to use just a single earbud for music or take calls once the pairing process is complete.

Boult Audio claimed that it can give a battery backup of 6-8 hours of continuous playback, with a total of 24 hours of playtime with the included charging case. To charge completely, the earbuds will take approximately 1.5 hours. The Boult Audio Tru5ive Pro is available exclusively on Amazon.in for a price of Rs. 2999.

Combining Boult Audio’s design, the device comes with changeable ear loops in different colors which can be changed as per preference and offer a snug fit.

Boult Audio Tru5ive Pro True Wireless Earbuds

Boult Audio previously launched the LiveBuds TWS earbuds and the ProBass FlowX in India. LiveBuds come with an ability to pair instantaneously with the device. The company claimed that the buds themselves pair with each other as soon as you open the lid of the carrying/charging case. It comes with the support of passive noise cancellation and IPX7 rating as well. The ProBass FlowX, on the other hand, is a lightweight neckband style Bluetooth wireless headset. It features a rated battery life of around 16 hours on a single charge.

With its new products, Boult Audio is strengthening it’s offering in the wireless audio category. With LiveBuds, Boult Audio is trying to compete with Realme and Xiaomi. It is worth noting that Boult Audio has been making audio products for some time now. It is an established brand in the audio market with reputation and familiarity.

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Wyze Cam Outdoor Launched for an Ultra-Low Price at $50: Specifications and Features

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Wyze’s first outdoor camera — the appropriately titled Wyze Cam Outdoor — is a battery-powered, water-resistant, Wi-Fi security camera designed to be used outside. It is priced at $49.99 for a starter bundle, including the camera and a base station, or $39.99 for every additional camera. There’s also an offline travel mode that enables the Cam Outdoor to watch your hotel room, For instance. The camera is out there in what Wyze is calling “early access” starting today with deliveries expected in mid-July. Widespread availability is predicted to follow in early August.

At $49.99, the Wyze Cam Outdoor could be an affordable outdoor camera for you, but its specs are comparable to costlier competitors like Amazon’s $99 Blink XT2. It records in 1080p, features an advertised battery backup up to 6 months, and has a speaker and microphone for two-way audio just in case you would like to talk to someone through the camera. It supports infrared night vision at up to 25 feet, has an 8x digital zoom, and it’s IP65 water-resistant, meaning it’ll survive the spray of rainwater but not a strong jet.

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Like Wyze’s other cameras, the Wyze Cam Outdoor can record to microSD cards or record to the cloud continuously without a paid subscription. With the free cloud-recording version, the camera records for up to 12 seconds when it detects motion, and these clips are stored within the cloud for up to 14 days. There is also a cool-down period that’s adjustable between one, three, and five minutes.

Shortly after launch, Wyze claims that the camera will be compatible with its paid subscription, available for $1.49 per camera, per month. that may remove the 12-second recording restriction and cool-down period, but the 14-day limit remains.

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In normal use, the camera connects to the internet via its base station (which connects to your home router via Ethernet) to record, but there’s also an offline travel mode where an internet connection and base station isn’t required. In this mode, the camera emits a Wi-Fi hotspot, which your phone can connect with.

Since it’s battery-powered, the Wyze Cam Outdoor is totally wire-free. It attaches magnetically to its stand, which is then screwed into a wall or… tree. With typical use, Wyze claims the camera’s battery should last between 3 and 6 months, and it charges over Micro USB. The battery must allow the camera to record continuously to a microSD card for about 10 hours, Wyze says.

Unfortunately, just like the rest of Wyze’s camera lineup, the Wyze Cam Outdoor doesn’t feature person detection for now. The company was forced to get rid of the feature back in January after the AI company it partnered with, Xnor.ai, was acquired by Apple. Wyze aiming to exchange the functionality with an in-house version to be released later this year. It didn’t have any news to announce as a part of the launch today, but it promised to share more details soon.

The Wyze Cam Outdoor is just one of the products that the corporate announced was in development back in February. as well as the outdoor camera and its in-house person-detection feature, Wyze claimed that it’s also engaged on the Wyze Band, a wearable smart home assistant and activity tracker, and the Wyze Scale, a health-focused smart scale.

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Panasonic Launched the Rugged Toughbook A3 10.1-inch Android Tablet: Check Details

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Panasonic has updated its Toughbook tablet series with the launch of the Toughbook A3. The new Android tablet keeps up with the look language of the series centered on a rugged build.

The Panasonic Toughbook A3 Android tablet comes with a 10.1-inch LCD screen with a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels and a peak brightness of 800 nits. The slate featured with five physical buttons around the bezel which might be customized. The volume rockers and power buttons also are on the side. The device packed with two batteries which may be swapped when the necessity arises. It also features a built-in stylus, a USB-A, and USB Type-C ports. The tablet also comes with dual SIM support.

Furthermore, the Toughbook A3 comes with IP65 water and dirt resistance and is MIL-STD-810H certified for durability. It comes with the Panasonic Compass suite for enterprise management tools. This includes a barcode scanner, smart card reader, or a second USB-A port.

The rugged tablet is powered by the mid-range Snapdragon 660 chipset although the pricing is nowhere near the mid-range segment. The processor is paired with 4GB RAM and there’s 64GB storage onboard which is expandable via the microSD slot. On the software front, it is powered with the outdated Android 9 Pie OS. There’s also support for all major Global Navigation Satellite Systems.

The two batteries that accompany the Toughbook A3 have a single capacity of 3200mAH which may last up to 8 hours on a single charge. Panasonic also offers the choice of expanding it to 5,500mAH cells which could increase the usage time to fifteen hours.

Talking about the pricing and availability, the Panasonic Toughbook A3 will retail for £1,182 within the UK and will go on sale in August.

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