Sony Xperia XZ1 India Launch Set for Today: Specifications, Features

Sony Xperia XZ1, the latest flagship smartphone from the Japanese consumer electronics giant, will be launched in India on Monday. The smartphone was first unveiled at IFA 2017 late last month, alongside the Xperia XZ1 Compact and the Xperia XA1 Plus. Notably, the latter smartphone was launched in India last week, and so far, there are no signs of the Xperia XZ1 Compact being brought to India. The Sony Xperia XZ1 India launch is set to take place at an event in New Delhi, and we recommend you stay tuned to Gadgets 360 for the latest updates from the event.
Sony Xperia XZ1 priceIn the US, the Sony Xperia XZ1 is priced at $699.99 (roughly Rs. 45,000), and one can expect a fair premium on that price tag when it's brought to India. At the event, the company said that the smartphone will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo starting September, and it remains to be seen if that is the case with its India launch at the end of this month.
Sony Xperia XZ1 specifications, featuresThe high-end Sony Xp..

Sony Xperia XZ1, the latest flagship smartphone from the Japanese consumer electronics giant, will be launched in India on Monday. The smartphone was first unveiled at IFA 2017 late last month, alongside the Xperia XZ1 Compact and the Xperia XA1 Plus. Notably, the latter smartphone was launched in India last week, and so far, there are no signs of the Xperia XZ1 Compact being brought to India. The Sony Xperia XZ1 India launch is set to take place at an event in New Delhi, and we recommend you stay tuned to Gadgets 360 for the latest updates from the event.

Sony Xperia XZ1 price

In the US, the Sony Xperia XZ1 is priced at $699.99 (roughly Rs. 45,000), and one can expect a fair premium on that price tag when it's brought to India. At the event, the company said that the smartphone will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo starting September, and it remains to be seen if that is the case with its India launch at the end of this month.

Sony Xperia XZ1 specifications, features

The high-end Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a MotionEye 19-megapixel Exmor RS sensor camera with 3D scanning abilities as its highlighted feature. The rear camera supports 5-axis stabilisation and is capable of doing slow-motion video recording at 960fps, as the one we saw in Xperia XZ Premium, in addition to 4K video recording. It will announced in single-SIM and dual-SIM variants – the latter can be expected to launch in India.

On the front, Sony Xperia XZ1 features a 13-megapixel camera with an aperture of f/2.0 and 22mm wide-angle lens for group selfies. It is also powered by Sony's Exmor RS mobile imaging sensor.

The Sony Xperia XZ1 features a 'flagship loop surface' with a metal unibody. The Sony Xperia XZ1 is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU. It features a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) HDR display powered by Sony's Triluminous display and X-Reality technology configured for mobiles. It is also protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

On the storage part, the Sony Xperia XZ1 packs 64GB of inbuilt storage with an option to expand it further using a microSD card (up to 256GB). The connectivity options in the smartphone comprise 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB OTG, USB Type-C, and GPS among others.

The Sony Xperia XZ1 has a fingerprint scanner embedded on the power button (however, Sony says that its availability may not be available in all markets), found at the right side of the smartphone. It packs a 2700mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 3.0 technology. The smartphone is water and dust resistant with an IP68 certification. For audio, the smartphone comes with Hi-Res Audio, digital noise cancellation, S-Force surround sound, stereo recording, and Qualcomm's own aptX audio software.

In the US, the Xperia XZ1 will be available in Moonlit Blue, Venus Pink, Warm Silver, and Black colours. It measures 148x73x7.4mm and weighs 156 grams.

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Flipkart vs Paytm Mall vs Amazon Sale Offers: The Best Deals Available Today

With the Amazon and Flipkart sales in full swing, there are a number of offers you can check out to make big savings this festive season. Both the e-commerce brands are offering great deals on iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and budget Samsung phones, as well as heavy discounts on low-end smartphones across brands. There are great deals on laptops, TVs, smartwatches, audio products, etc. too if you are in the market for those. Plus, you can make the deal even lucrative if you choose the exchange discounts, SBI (Flipkart) or HDFC Bank (Amazon India) cashbacks, no cost EMIs, and 'Buy now, pay next year', and buyback guarantee. Paytm Mall is vying to lure customers to its platform too, with deep cashback deals and additional cashback on ICICI Bank cards on products such as smartphones, laptops, wearables etc.
Great Deals From Amazon Great Indian Sale Day 1
So without a doubt, this is definitely among the best times to make big-ticket purchases, and if you feel daun..

With the Amazon and Flipkart sales in full swing, there are a number of offers you can check out to make big savings this festive season. Both the e-commerce brands are offering great deals on iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and budget Samsung phones, as well as heavy discounts on low-end smartphones across brands. There are great deals on laptops, TVs, smartwatches, audio products, etc. too if you are in the market for those. Plus, you can make the deal even lucrative if you choose the exchange discounts, SBI (Flipkart) or HDFC Bank (Amazon India) cashbacks, no cost EMIs, and 'Buy now, pay next year', and buyback guarantee. Paytm Mall is vying to lure customers to its platform too, with deep cashback deals and additional cashback on ICICI Bank cards on products such as smartphones, laptops, wearables etc.

Great Deals From Amazon Great Indian Sale Day 1

So without a doubt, this is definitely among the best times to make big-ticket purchases, and if you feel daunted by the sheer number of deals, we are here to help. We have compiled some of the best offers on Flipkart, Amazon, and Paytm Mall sales on mobile phones, laptops, wireless headphones, etc you can get today.

iPhone 7 – Rs. 38,999
Both Amazon and Flipkart are offering the iPhone 7 32GB at Rs. 38,999, down from the listing price of Rs. 56,200. This is among the lowest prices we have seen on the base variant of the iPhone 7, and both sites are offering exchange discounts on top of the slashes price as well. The iPhone 7 features a 4.7-inch Retina display and comes with a 12-megapixel primary camera with optical image stabilisation. It is powered by Apple’s A10 SoC and runs iOS 10 out of the box, with iOS 11 update now available.

Flipkart, Amazon

Samsung Galaxy S7 – Rs. 29,999
The Samsung Galaxy S7 32GB is down to Rs. 29,990 (MRP Rs. 46,000) as part of the Flipkart sale offers, and comes with up to Rs. 23,000 off in exchange value. For just Rs. 9 extra, you can also get Buyback Guarantee from Flipkart, which promises to buy your phone for Rs. 15,000 later on. The Samsung Galaxy S7 features a 5.1-inch quad HD display and includes a 12-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone is powered by the Exynos 8890 chipset, supported by 4GB of RAM.

Flipkart

Flipkart Sale on Mobile Phones Begins, Here Are the Best Offers

MacBook Air – Rs. 51,990
The MacBook Air 13.3-inch (2017 variant) is available for Rs. 51,990 (MRP Rs. 58,990) in the Flipkart Big Billion Days sale as well as the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale. Though not the lowest price in the sale anymore, it is still a good deal, especially since On top of this discount are exchange offers on old laptops. However, Paytm Mall beats these offers with an effective price tag of Rs. 46,190 for the same model – you will have to pay Rs. 57,750 but will get Rs. 12,000 cashback in your Paytm Wallet on using the code LAPTOP12000. The MacBook Air features a 13.3-inch display and is powered by the Intel Core i5 (fifth-generation) processor, supported by 8GB of RAM. It runs macOS Sierra out of the box and comes with a 128GB SSD.

Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm Mall

AirPods – Rs. 9,999
Flipkart is selling the Apple AirPods at a highly attractive price of Rs. 9,999 (MRP Rs. 12,900). AirPods are wireless earphones that pair seamlessly with iPhones, iPads and Macs. The AirPods automatically turn off when you take them out of your ears and include microphones on both sides. They ship with a charging case which also doubles up as a carrying case. The AirPods work well with Apple devices, but they can be paired with other Bluetooth enabled phones as well.

Flipkart

Apple Watch
Apple Watch models come with a hefty Rs. 7,000 cashback on Paytm Mall for most of the range available on the platform. So the Apple Watch Series 2 38mm Space Grey model will, therefore, have an effective price of Rs. 25,900 on the platform. Similar cashbacks are available on Series 1 models as well, so if you are not keen on splurging on Apple Watch Series 3 models when they launch in India, these deals would make sense.

Paytm Mall

Paytm Sale Gives Huge Cashback Offers on Smartphones, Electronics

Google Pixel – Rs. 42,999
The Google Pixel 32GB can be purchased at Rs. 42,999 in the Amazon sale, with additional exchange discounts of up to Rs. 10,341. The phone features a 5-inch display and comes with a 12.3-megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset, supported by 4GB of RAM.

Amazon, Paytm Mall

JBL Cinema SB150 soundbar
As part of the Flipkart sale offers, the JBL Cinema SB150 soundbar is available at a discounted price of Rs. 10,999 (MRP Rs. 24,990). The soundbar can help improve the sound experience on your big-screen TV. It comes with a subwoofer and the soundbar can be paired wirelessly to mobile devices using a Bluetooth connection.

Flipkart

Disclosure: Paytm's parent company One97 is an investor in Gadgets 360.

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Flipkart vs Amazon vs Paytm Sale Offers: The Best Deals Available Today

With the Amazon and Flipkart sales in full swing, there are a number of offers you can check out to make big savings this festive season. Both the e-commerce brands are offering great deals on iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and budget Samsung phones, as well as heavy discounts on low-end smartphones across brands. There are great deals on laptops, TVs, smartwatches, audio products, etc. too if you are in the market for those. Plus, you can make the deal even lucrative if you choose the exchange discounts, SBI (Flipkart) or HDFC Bank (Amazon India) cashbacks, no cost EMIs, and 'Buy now, pay next year', and buyback guarantee. Paytm is vying to lure customers to its platform too, with deep cashback deals and additional cashback on ICICI Bank cards on products such as smartphones, laptops, wearables etc.
Great Deals From Amazon Great Indian Sale Day 1
So without a doubt, this is definitely among the best times to make big-ticket purchases, and if you feel daunted b..

With the Amazon and Flipkart sales in full swing, there are a number of offers you can check out to make big savings this festive season. Both the e-commerce brands are offering great deals on iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and budget Samsung phones, as well as heavy discounts on low-end smartphones across brands. There are great deals on laptops, TVs, smartwatches, audio products, etc. too if you are in the market for those. Plus, you can make the deal even lucrative if you choose the exchange discounts, SBI (Flipkart) or HDFC Bank (Amazon India) cashbacks, no cost EMIs, and 'Buy now, pay next year', and buyback guarantee. Paytm is vying to lure customers to its platform too, with deep cashback deals and additional cashback on ICICI Bank cards on products such as smartphones, laptops, wearables etc.

Great Deals From Amazon Great Indian Sale Day 1

So without a doubt, this is definitely among the best times to make big-ticket purchases, and if you feel daunted by the sheer number of deals, we are here to help. We have compiled some of the best offers on Flipkart, Amazon, and Paytm sales on mobile phones, laptops, wireless headphones, etc you can get today.

iPhone 7 – Rs. 38,999
Both Amazon and Flipkart are offering the iPhone 7 32GB at Rs. 38,999, down from the listing price of Rs. 56,200. This is among the lowest prices we have seen on the base variant of the iPhone 7, and both sites are offering exchange discounts on top of the slashes price as well. The iPhone 7 features a 4.7-inch Retina display and comes with a 12-megapixel primary camera with optical image stabilisation. It is powered by Apple’s A10 SoC and runs iOS 10 out of the box, with iOS 11 update now available.

Flipkart, Amazon

Samsung Galaxy S7 – Rs. 29,999
The Samsung Galaxy S7 32GB is down to Rs. 29,990 (MRP Rs. 46,000) as part of the Flipkart sale offers, and comes with up to Rs. 23,000 off in exchange value. For just Rs. 9 extra, you can also get Buyback Guarantee from Flipkart, which promises to buy your phone for Rs. 15,000 later on. The Samsung Galaxy S7 features a 5.1-inch quad HD display and includes a 12-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone is powered by the Exynos 8890 chipset, supported by 4GB of RAM.

Flipkart

Flipkart Sale on Mobile Phones Begins, Here Are the Best Offers

MacBook Air – Rs. 51,990
The MacBook Air 13.3-inch (2017 variant) is available for Rs. 51,990 (MRP Rs. 58,990) in the Flipkart Big Billion Days sale as well as the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale. Though not the lowest price in the sale anymore, it is still a good deal, especially since On top of this discount are exchange offers on old laptops. However, Paytm beats these offers with an effective price tag of Rs. 46,190 for the same model – you will have to pay Rs. 57,750 but will get Rs. 12,000 cashback in your Paytm Wallet on using the code LAPTOP12000. The MacBook Air features a 13.3-inch display and is powered by the Intel Core i5 (fifth-generation) processor, supported by 8GB of RAM. It runs macOS Sierra out of the box and comes with a 128GB SSD.

Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm

AirPods – Rs. 9,999
Flipkart is selling the Apple AirPods at a highly attractive price of Rs. 9,999 (MRP Rs. 12,900). AirPods are wireless earphones that pair seamlessly with iPhones, iPads and Macs. The AirPods automatically turn off when you take them out of your ears and include microphones on both sides. They ship with a charging case which also doubles up as a carrying case. The AirPods work well with Apple devices, but they can be paired with other Bluetooth enabled phones as well.

Flipkart

Apple Watch
Apple Watch models come with a hefty Rs. 7,000 cashback on Paytm for most of the range available on the platform. So the Apple Watch Series 2 38mm Space Grey model will, therefore, have an effective price of Rs. 25,900 on the platform. Similar cashbacks are available on Series 1 models as well, so if you are not keen on splurging on Apple Watch Series 3 models when they launch in India, these deals would make sense.

Paytm

Paytm Sale Gives Huge Cashback Offers on Smartphones, Electronics

Google Pixel – Rs. 42,999
The Google Pixel 32GB can be purchased at Rs. 42,999 in the Amazon sale, with additional exchange discounts of up to Rs. 10,341. The phone features a 5-inch display and comes with a 12.3-megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset, supported by 4GB of RAM.

Amazon, Paytm

JBL Cinema SB150 soundbar
As part of the Flipkart sale offers, the JBL Cinema SB150 soundbar is available at a discounted price of Rs. 10,999 (MRP Rs. 24,990). The soundbar can help improve the sound experience on your big-screen TV. It comes with a subwoofer and the soundbar can be paired wirelessly to mobile devices using a Bluetooth connection.

Flipkart

Disclosure: Paytm's parent company One97 is an investor in Gadgets 360.

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ForexLive Asia FX news wrap: brought to you today by the letters dotard

Forex news for Asia trading Friday 22 September, 2017 You know how discussion on the internet can sometimes be a little uncivil? Its not just the internet …. incivility and name calling today in the international diplomacy arena … North Korean leader Kim Jong-un saying of Trump:

Forex news for Asia trading Friday 22 September, 2017 You know how discussion on the internet can sometimes be a little uncivil? Its not just the internet …. incivility and name calling today in the international diplomacy arena … North Korean leader Kim Jong-un saying of Trump:

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Oil: Citi says “markets are persistently misunderstanding” OPEC/non-OPEC meeting today

The Joint Monitoring Committee of OPEC members Algeria, Kuwait and Venezuela, & non-OPEC Russia and Oman meet today in Vienna. I posted a (a brief one, for much more check out

The Joint Monitoring Committee of OPEC members Algeria, Kuwait and Venezuela, & non-OPEC Russia and Oman meet today in Vienna. I posted a (a brief one, for much more check out

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OIL – OPEC/non-OPEC Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee meet today – preview

The Joint Monitoring Committee (OPEC members Algeria, Kuwait and Venezuela, & non-OPEC Russia and Oman) meet Friday 22 September 2017 – While its a monitoring (of compliance with agreed to cuts) committee, discussion will not skirt possible extension &/or deepening of production cuts. Extension discussions will likely dominate. For a (much) more detailed preview check this out at

The Joint Monitoring Committee (OPEC members Algeria, Kuwait and Venezuela, & non-OPEC Russia and Oman) meet Friday 22 September 2017 – While its a monitoring (of compliance with agreed to cuts) committee, discussion will not skirt possible extension &/or deepening of production cuts. Extension discussions will likely dominate. For a (much) more detailed preview check this out at

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Economic data calendar in Asia today is quiet

And it's a holiday today in Japan (long weekend!) The only item I see on the calendar is the flow os securities data from Japan 9despite the holiday). That's all.

And it's a holiday today in Japan (long weekend!) The only item I see on the calendar is the flow os securities data from Japan 9despite the holiday). That's all.

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No records today. Major US stock indices end in the red.

S&P down -0.30%. Nasdaq down -0.52% No record closes for the major indices today and the Dows nine day winning streak was broken as well. All good things come to an end. The string of higher highs (and record closes) have a blip on the radar today. I think the Dow has had 41 records and

S&P down -0.30%. Nasdaq down -0.52% No record closes for the major indices today and the Dows nine day winning streak was broken as well. All good things come to an end. The string of higher highs (and record closes) have a blip on the radar today. I think the Dow has had 41 records and

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Trump to make North Korea statement today, likely more sanctions

McMaster says Trump will make an announcement today Trump will make “an important announcement” today on effort to resolve North Korea problem “short of war,” H.R. McMaster said on CNN earlier.

McMaster says Trump will make an announcement today Trump will make "an important announcement" today on effort to resolve North Korea problem "short of war," H.R. McMaster said on CNN earlier.

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Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm Sale Offers: Best Deals Available Today

With the festive season in full swing, the Amazon sale is open for everyone now, and Flipkart offers on mobile phones finally live. Both the sales offer deep discounts on smartphones, laptops, TVs, wireless headphones, werables and other gadgets. In addition to the flat discounts, there are other Amazon and Flipkart deals to make your purchase more lucrative, such as no cost EMIs, cashback offers on select credit and debit cards (SBI for Flipkart, and HDFC Bank for Amazon), exchange discounts, and no complimentary data. To get an edge over the other, Flipkart offers on mobiles include the Buyback Guarantee option, while Amazon deals provide the option to starting paying in January 2018 for the purchases you make in the current sale. Paytm is not far behind either, giving heavy cashback deals on smartphones, laptops, wearables, etc.
Great Deals From Amazon Great Indian Sale Day 1
So without a doubt, this is definitely among the best times to make big-ticket purchases, and if you feel da..

With the festive season in full swing, the Amazon sale is open for everyone now, and Flipkart offers on mobile phones finally live. Both the sales offer deep discounts on smartphones, laptops, TVs, wireless headphones, werables and other gadgets. In addition to the flat discounts, there are other Amazon and Flipkart deals to make your purchase more lucrative, such as no cost EMIs, cashback offers on select credit and debit cards (SBI for Flipkart, and HDFC Bank for Amazon), exchange discounts, and no complimentary data. To get an edge over the other, Flipkart offers on mobiles include the Buyback Guarantee option, while Amazon deals provide the option to starting paying in January 2018 for the purchases you make in the current sale. Paytm is not far behind either, giving heavy cashback deals on smartphones, laptops, wearables, etc.

Great Deals From Amazon Great Indian Sale Day 1

So without a doubt, this is definitely among the best times to make big-ticket purchases, and if you feel daunted by the sheer number of deals, we are here to help. We have compiled some of the best offers on Flipkart, Amazon, and Paytm sales on mobile phones, laptops, wireless headphones, etc you can get today.

iPhone 7 – Rs. 38,999
Both Amazon and Flipkart are offering the iPhone 7 32GB at Rs. 38,999, down from the listing price of Rs. 56,200. This is among the lowest prices we have seen on the base variant of the iPhone 7, and both sites are offering exchange discounts on top of the slashes price as well. The iPhone 7 features a 4.7-inch Retina display and comes with a 12-megapixel primary camera with optical image stabilisation. It is powered by Apple’s A10 SoC and runs iOS 10 out of the box, with iOS 11 update now available.

Flipkart, Amazon

Samsung Galaxy S7 – Rs. 29,999
In the Flipkart sale, the Samsung Galaxy S7 32GB is down to Rs. 29,990 (MRP Rs. 46,000), and comes with up to Rs. 23,000 off in exchange value. For just Rs. 9 extra, you can also get Buyback Guarantee from Flipkart, which promises to buy your phone for Rs. 15,000 later on. The Samsung Galaxy S7 features a 5.1-inch quad HD display and includes a 12-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone is powered by the Exynos 8890 chipset, supported by 4GB of RAM.

Flipkart

Flipkart Sale on Mobile Phones Begins, Here Are the Best Offers

MacBook Air – Rs. 44,490
The MacBook Air 13.3-inch (2017 variant) is available for as low as Rs. 44,990 (MRP Rs. 58,990) in the Flipkart Big Billion Days sale as well as the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale. On top of this discount are exchange offers on old laptops. However, Paytm beats these offers with an effective price tag of Rs. 43,648 for the same model – you will have to pay Rs. 57,648 but will get Rs. 14,000 cashback in your Paytm Wallet on using the code LAPTOP14000. The MacBook Air features a 13.3-inch display and is powered by the Intel Core i5 (fifth-generation) processor, supported by 8GB of RAM. It runs macOS Sierra out of the box and comes with a 128GB SSD.

Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm

AirPods – Rs. 9,999
Flipkart is selling the Apple AirPods at a highly attractive price of Rs. 9,999 (MRP Rs. 12,900). AirPods are wireless earphones that pair seamlessly with iPhones, iPads and Macs. The AirPods automatically turn off when you take them out of your ears and include microphones on both sides. They ship with a charging case which also doubles up as a carrying case. The AirPods work well with Apple devices, but they can be paired with other Bluetooth enabled phones as well.

Flipkart

Apple Watch
Apple Watch models come with a hefty Rs. 7,000 cashback on Paytm for most of the range available on the platform. So the Apple Watch Series 2 38mm Space Grey model will, therefore, have an effective price of Rs. 25,900 on the platform. Similar cashbacks are available on Series 1 models as well, so if you are not keen on splurging on Apple Watch Series 3 models when they launch in India, these deals would make sense.

Paytm

Paytm Sale Gives Huge Cashback Offers on Smartphones, Electronics

Google Pixel – Rs. 42,999
The Google Pixel 32GB is down to an effective price of Rs. 36,549 on Paytm's Mera Cashback Sale. You will be charged Rs. 42,999, but use the coupon code MOB15 to get a cashback of Rs. 6,450 in your Paytm Wallet. On Amazon, the Google Pixel can be purchased for Rs. 42,999, with additional exchange discounts of up to Rs. 10,341. The phone features a 5-inch display and comes with a 12.3-megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset, supported by 4GB of RAM.

Amazon, Paytm

JBL Cinema SB150 soundbar
As part of the Flipkart sale offers, the JBL Cinema SB150 soundbar is available at a discounted price of Rs. 10,999 (MRP Rs. 24,990). The soundbar can help improve the sound experience on your big-screen TV. It comes with a subwoofer and the soundbar can be paired wirelessly to mobile devices using a Bluetooth connection.

Flipkart

Disclosure: Paytm's parent company One97 is an investor in Gadgets 360.

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