We're lucky to experience the best and most effective gadgets at much lower price these days. Yes, there was a time when your everyday gadgets - be it a smartphone or a laptop -- were ridiculously priced.
Enter 2014. Now, a new range of affordable devices are changing the entire ecosystem. A smartphone like the Motorola Moto E is so amazing at a price of Rs. 6,999. We also doubt there was a tablet device as good as the Apple iPad Mini at Rs. 17,399 back in 2011.
The amazing part is that more users now open up to use connected devices, which wasn't the case before. In emerging nations like India, for instance, the $33 Firefox OS powered phone could be a revolutionary. After all, it is you who will reap the benefit in long run.
From smartphones to tablets to external hard drives, you'll find the best quality gadgets waiting to be explored. Thus, we've tried to make a list of top 5 value for money gadgets for everyone here. These selected gadgets are high on performance, value and features.
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At Rs. 1,999, Intex's Cloud FX is the most affordable smartphone we've ever seen. Running on Mozilla's Firefox OS, the new low-end is great choice for teenagers and olders. The Cloud FX is a well priced Firefox phone for an entry-level model. That said, this is an ultra cost smartphone and you should not make purchase with the same expectations as of a budget Android phone. There are several features missing, just to save on cost - but again, it's a decent attempt to push the usage of ultra affordable smartphones in India.
While Apple will soon add a new iPad Mini later this year, it seems that Indian consumers are still loving the original mini version of iPad. The iPad Mini isn't that bad, given its latest retail price. The device is not about just about high-end specs , rather one should consider how portable the device is. In terms of looks, the iPad Mini feels like a solid premium device. Its game changing 7.9-inch screen is a visual treat. Although not as superior as other tablets in respect of features, it is far more intuitive option. Go for it!
The Samsung Gear Fit is a hybrid fitness band. It is somewhere between a fitness tracking band and a smartwatch. Undoubtedly, this is one of the most good looking fitness tracking devices you can buy in India right now. We love bright, big curve display, but the battery life could be an issue for some. The heart rate integration does make sense. Also, the custom UI work well on the display. You can get the Gear Fit at a price of Rs.7,999 via leading online retailers.
The Backup Plus is an external hard disk from the house of Seagate. Available in 1TB of storage space, this external drive offers faster performance, innovative UI and an incorporation of social networking features. The Backup Plus comes compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports. The portable hard disk can be purchase in a variety of flashy colors. The Seagate Backup Plus hard disk should be apt for students and working professionals.
Battery life is a crucial factor in smartphone satisfaction, especially, if own an iPhone. The Mophie Juice Pack Helium is an ultra-thin, 1500mAh protective battery case made for iPhone 5/5S. At Rs. 1,899, the 1,500mAh battery isn't a bad choice. The case feels good and has a clean design.