Apple Inc iPhone 5S price - Rs 53,500 - Value for money: **: The plummeting Indian rupee appears to have raised iPhone 5S price to Rs 53,500 for 16 GB. The 32 GB and 64 GB variant is priced at Rs 62,500 and Rs 71,500.
The iPhone 5S comes with a fingerprint sensor, so you will no longer need to enter your password to download apps or unlock the phone.
The processor and graphics chips are twice as powerful as on iPhone 5.
Apple Inc has also launched the cheaper iPhone 5C – for Rs 41,900 (16 GB) and Rs 53,500 (32 GB).
Apple Inc’s flagship smartphone will be available from November 1.
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MapMyIndia ZX350 - Rs 15,990 - Value for money: ***1/2
In spite of facing a serious threat from smartphones with a GPS chip, portable navigation devices (PND) are constantly adding features to stay in the game. MapMyIndia has launched a PND called ZX350 that gives users more than just route guidance. The 5-inch device features house-level map data for the country, 3D navigation, lane guidance and even a built-in city guide. The device has speakers built-in, so users can play music and watch videos. It can be paired with the car’s entertainment system too. It has 2 GB memory (expandable up to 8 GB). Bluetooth support lets users receive calls and play songs on the car’s music system. It can also be used as a screen for the reverse to aid parking.
Nikon D5300 - Rs 54,450 - Value for money: **1/2
Nikon’s successor to the D5200 has arrived. The 24.2-MP camera has a Nikon DX-format CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter and Nikon’s Expeed 4 processing engine. The D5300 is a WiFi DSLR camera, which lets users transfer images to a smartphone and lets users capture photos from a distance using the remote shooting feature. It also has a GPS chip, which records where each picture was clicked. The LCD screen is 3.2 inches and it can be tilted to shoot low-angle pictures. It supports full HD video recording. It costs R75,950 with 18-140mm VR lens, R59,950 with 18-55 mm VR lens.