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A look at latest gadgets in the market for the discerning consumer

Cosmograph Daytona

Launched in 1963, the Cosmograph Daytona is closely linked to speed and automobile sport. Its chronograph movement allows short periods of elapsed time to be measured to within 1⁄8th of a second and the tachymetric scale on the bezel enables the instant reading of speed over a given distance. With its new, exclusive monobloc black Cerachrom bezel developed by Rolex - made of an advanced ceramic virtually impervious to scratches, corrosion-resistant and non-fading - this new version of the Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona exhibits state-of-the-art technology and pays homage to its legendary heritage.

The new model's sophisticated aesthetics are underscored by the noble materials used in its construction: the Oyster case in 18ct Everose gold, an alloy created by Rolex; the chocolate brown or ivory coloured dial with gold hour markers and the comfortable strap in black alligator leather with an 18ct Everose gold folding clasp and safety catch.

Available at Khimji's Watches

Samsung Galaxy Note

Galaxy Note combines the core benefits of multiple smart devices while maintaining smartphone like portability. Borne of Samsung's deep consumer insight and innovation, the Galaxy Note is a do-in-one mobile device that combines the market's largest HD super Amoled display, supreme portability and advanced S Pen feature to enhance creativity and productivity needs.

The large screen size does not compromise on portability. Encased in a super light 178gms and 9.65mm slim body, it can easily fit into one's pocket. The advanced pen input functionality is combined with the full touch screen to create a new input experience. The S Pen functionality has been deeply integrated into the Galaxy Note's native applications to provide a richer interactive experience.

Available at Samsung showrooms and leading stores


The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G3 features a new 16 megapixel sensor and 1920 x 1080 full HD video recording capabilities. The DMC-G3 boasts 7.5cm (3-inch) free-angle intelligent LCD with 100 per cent field of view and 1,440,000-dot equivalent LVF (live view finder). The body is made of aluminium for lightness and high-specific strength.

The newly designed body profile incorporates ergonomic grip which offers comfortable hold despite its ultra compact size. With a variety of attractive colours - black, red, white and brown, DMC-G3 is the camera to fit in the stylish lifestyle enabling to save precious memories in both high quality photo and video.

Available at Panasonic showrooms and leading stores

Jaquet Droz Tourbillon

Jaquet Droz presents two exclusive timepieces associating one of its most emblematic models - the Grande Seconde - with the tourbillon complication, a masterpiece of precision watch making.

Freeing the mechanical watch from the effects of gravity, the tourbillon confers outstanding reliability. Here it comes enclosed in a white-gold case with a Côtes de Genève dial or a red-gold case with a Grand Feu enamelled dial. Once again, Jaquet Droz pushes back the limits of the watchmaker's art by unveiling a tourbillon carriage crafted from sapphire crystal, an exceptional material, also used for the figure-8 shaped ring applied to the dial.

While sapphire crystal is an innovation, Grand Feu enamelling draws on venerable tradition. After reviewing all of the creative options offered by the Grande Seconde, Jaquet Droz master dial-makers decided to place the tourbillon at the very heart of the seconds sub dial, off-centered at twelve o'clock.

Available at Mistal


LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its newest Smart TV features at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Imbedded in the new Cinema 3D Smart TV line-up for 2012, LG is aiming to provide Cinema 3D Smart TV owners with the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use home entertainment experience possible. LG has provided over 1,200 apps, growing quantity of premium content services and the new Magic Remote.

LG's 3D Zone offers a growing collection of 3D movies and TV shows, while existing 2D movies can be converted to 3D via LG's enhanced 3D conversion engine. Due to the use of film patterned retarder (FPR) technology, LG's 3D glasses are battery-free, lightweight and inexpensive, making them ideal for watching 3D content in large groups and comfortably for longer periods of time. The new voice recognition mode lets users enter text such as search terms by making voice commands.

Wheel enables users to swiftly scroll up and down various menus and apps, allowing for quicker selections. Magic gesture makes it possible to communicate physical movements as commands. And lastly, pointing lets users make on-screen selections quickly and easily without having to scroll or push direction keys repeatedly.

To be available soon

Oris Cenote Series

The new the Oris Carlos Coste Limited Edition Cenote Series boasts a number of original features. The essential minute counter glows in the dark for ease of reading and to indicate the time spent under water. The top ring of this super-functional and desirable watch is made of scratch proof ceramic, a plus for all extreme sports aficionados who need their watches to be as resilient as they are. The numerals and triangle at the zero position are filled with SLN to provide optimum visibility in darkness like that experienced during cave dives. The Carlos Coste logo and the limitation number grace the case back.

Available at Khimji's Watches

RJ-Romain Jerome

RJ-Romain Jerome has created the MoonFighter pen, a writing instrument that is mid-way between Back to the Future and Space Invaders, and which reinterprets space mythology and a taste for fun. This unique pen with its impeccably sleek profile and smooth curves is entirely made in Switzerland, although it looks as if it has just emerged from a NASA lab or from the desk of Major Boothroyd, the iconoclastic inventor of the James Bond accessories.

Moon dust, embodying all human fantasies of exploring the sky, is encapsulated in the cockpit bubble, and the resulting eloquent invitation to escape earthbound reality is interpreted in three different versions: heavy metal, black metal and vintage, each adorned with 48 hand-applied rivets.

Available at Mistal

LG Optimus NET P698

LG Electronics (LG) has added another smartphone in their mobile offerings. The LG Optimus NET P698 with Optimus NET Dual SIM helps you separate and manage both the professional and personal sides of your life. The dual SIM allows users to conveniently combine news, contents, friends and family in one place. It makes your smartphone experience rich with integrated SNS widget and DLNA content sharing, while remaining affordable. As the Smartphone comes with the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the user does not have to worry about constantly updating the OS.

The 3.2-inch screen provides a cleared and sharper optimised view for multi-media applications. The Optimus NET Dual SIM also boasts of an improved and enhanced touch performance while the Optimus 2.0 UI provides emotional enhancement. This allows users to customise the home screen and menu preference. The inbuilt Social Plus application provides richer widgets enabling quicker update. LG's latest offering comes packed with features in a slim and sleek design with minimised buttons and metallic points.

Available at OTE and leading stores

Samsung NP300V5A

The Samsung 300V5A, 15.6 notebook gives the computing power that you need while you're travelling, at home or the office. The series 3 is designed to appeal to a wide range of consumers from students to social networking enthusiasts and from the home office to the business enterprises. Samsung NP300V5A comes in both i5 & i7 processors. The system comes equipped with 15.6-inch display, built-in Bluetooth, V3.0 high speed connectivity, WiFI with Gigabit Ethernet LAN for faster connect to the Network and Internet. The notebook handles graphics via the integrated Intel GMA HD.

Available at Samsung showrooms and leading stores


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