Targus TurboQuad USB Travel Charger Review

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Today we are writing the review of Targus TurboQuad USB charger. From the name itself we can make out Quad means 4 USB ports. You can charge up to 4 multi devices with 4 USB ports, 5V 2.4A (Max) each 4 interchangeable AC plugs, suitable for multiple countries. Beside this this charger has interchangeable plugs in to fit in different types of country socket. So no need to buy extra extension for the country you are traveling to.

Now first things first. What comes with the box:



Box Content: 

  • Targus TurboQuad Charger.
  • Interchangeable AC Plus.
  • Carry case.
  • Warranty card and user manual.


Main Or Key Features :

  • Charge up to 4 USB devices simultaneously
  • Outputs up to 4.8 AMPS
  • 2.4-AMP fast tablet charge to quickly charge most tablets
  • Compact design for ease of mobility
  • Interchangeable AC Adapters for different socket requirement
  • Automatically detects the charge required by your device

Design:



Targus has know for their solid quality and same apply for this travel charger as well. Charger is made of tough plastic and small enough to fit in your pocket. As you can say it's elongated shape help it to house 4 USB port. In front from top to bottom it have Targus Brand logo followed by LED Indicator for charging and at the end 4 USB port. On the other hand it have modular plug in to fit AC adapter for easy portability. Not only this separation of AC adapter and charger itself make it easy to carry but hassle free to fit in any charging board.

Performance:

The maximum output we got per USB port was 2.4 Amps which almost equivalent to Qualcomm’s Quick charge 2.0. The outputs we got in our tests while using all the USB ports varied between 1.2 Amps to 2.4 Amps. Targus TurboQuad charger comes with a feature called the "Smart detection". It allows the ports to deliver customized charging speed by automatically detecting the exact charge required by the connected device. The maximum output quoted by the brand is 4.8 Amps and we got a similar output in our tests. Targus also provide one year warranty for the device if something goes wrong or it started malfunctioning.

Price:

The product is priced at 2799 INR but sold on Amazon at 1449 INR while writing this article.

Verdict:

If you are travel enthusiast and carry devices like Smartwatch, smartphone, Bluetooth earphone, wireless speakers, dongles, powerbanks. At some point or the other you required to charge them all and two big problem with that is :
  • Charging doc is having different pin requirements.
  • You have charging cables but only one adapter to charge them all. May support fast charging but fast charger adapters not always recommended for all type of devices.
And believe me guys this probably best solution for your problem. Beside it's usefulness build quality of Targus TurboQuad charger is excellent and solid to use. It can easily service tough conditions easily. Beside many of the device battery life affected by charging it with inappropriate/ fast chargers. With feature of this Targus TurboQuad Smart detection you don't have to worry about for safety of your battery health.


Samsung India Launches Triple Inverter Technology powered ACs

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Samsung India, the country’s largest consumer electronics and mobile phone brand, today announced the launch of its 2019 line-up of Air Conditioners. The new ACs with Triple Inverter Technology have been designed carefully keeping in mind the consumers’ needs, which are faster cooling, less electricity consumption and uncompromised cooling even in hot summers of upto 54 degree Celsius. Further enhancing the comfort, the latest ACs will come with ‘Convertible Mode’ that lets a consumer change the cooling capacity basis the number of people present in the room.


The new series will also have TRIPLE Warranty benefits such as 10 years warranty on compressor, 5 years warranty on Durafin condenser and newly introduced 2 years warranty on PCB Controller on both Indoor and Outdoor units.

Mr. Ankur Kapoor, Deputy General Manager, Consumer Electronics Business, Samsung India word on this:

“Energy efficiency is one of the primary parameters for consumers while making purchasing decisions for air conditioners. Our latest offering with cutting-edge triple-inverter technology and best Warranty proposition makes us one of the most energy efficient and durable brands in the industry, besides cooling comfort with optimum energy efficiency, the consumers will also enjoy offers like unlimited gas recharge free of cost for five years; 2 year warranty on PCB and reduced cost of installation among others”
We used some words like Triple Inverter Technology , Durafin Condensers, Convertible Mode what are this mean ? Here are answers:

Triple Inverter Technology:

Triple Inverter Technology is powered by Advanced Digital Inverter 8-Pole Motor, which ensures more energy efficiency and even lesser electricity consumption. The Power Boost technology in the new series produces less torque fluctuations, which ensures more effective and efficient operation with less vibration and noise.

Durafin Condensers:

Samsung’s Anti Corrosion Durafin condensers, which are best suited for Indian climate conditions are supported by Multi Jet+ Technology that enables faster cooling, reduces condenser leakage and offers the best in class durability to the consumers. Durafin Condenser comes with upto 5 times larger heat exchange area v/s conventional model.

Convertible Mode:

Convertible Mode, introduced this year, is Samsung’s another technology, which when activated allows consumers to save more energy when they are sitting alone in a room. Convertible mode uses less compressor capacity and thus, further minimises power consumption. With the Convertible Mode consumers can save more energy as it can adjust cooling capacity as per the number of users inside a room i.e. a 2T AC can be converted to 1.5T, 1.5T can be converted to 1T and similarly, a 1T AC can be converted to 0.8T using this feature.

Price and Availability:

2019 series is a comprehensive line-up catering to every segment of consumers from price point INR 45,400 ~ INR 75,000 with total 36 SKU’s across tonnage in 3★ and 5★ in PFC and Copper models.

Offers and Schemes:

The consumers can avail upto 10% cashback on all Triple Inverter models with Axis Bank, Citi Bank, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, till 31st March, 2019. Samsung is also offering free installation on Windfree and 5★ Inverter ACs and charging only INR 499/- for installation of 3★ Inverter.

To drive affordability Samsung has also introduced attractive finance offers like zero down payment and long tenure EMIs, which gives the users an opportunity to upgrade to energy efficient air conditioners with multiple value propositions.

So here is all about new launch AC by Samsung. Stay tuned for more. If you have any other query then do let us know in comments below. Thank you for reading.

ASUS announces new dates for Android Pie for its Zenfones And beta tester program

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Earlier Asus it's been rumored to get Android Pie in march. But unfortunately Asus has officially announce new dates for Zenfone Max Pro M1, Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Zenfone Max M2. So Zenfone user have to wait little longer then expected to get android Pie for phones mentioned above.


Her are official words from Asus: 
We deeply apologize for missing our previously announced deadline for the Android Pie update. We promise it won’t be the same this time around. We’re bringing the Android Pie to the Zenfone Max Pro M1, Zenfone Max Pro M2 and Zenfone Max M2 latest by April 15th
For those who wish to test it out right now, you may visit the following link to register for our Android Beta Power program:
If you want to get earlier experience then visit this links and enroll for Android Pi beta tester. So here is the short news for Asus Zenfone user. Stay tuned for more.

This Holi don't compromise Fitness Tracking with Tempo 2 OFB-20 Smart Band

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People now need smart and multi-functional gadgets that help them keep up with the pace of the cope up festive season. And since Holi is around the corner, it comes with its own fun dipped in colors and water. So let’s have a look at this IP67 waterproof resistant smart fitband : Tempo 2 OFB-20


Key features:

  • The ultra-stylish Tempo 2 OFB-20, boasts colored screen in the segment.
  • Tempo 2 continuously monitors your heart rate.
  • The device gives you a count of the steps taken, distance covered and calories burnt in different training modules (including rope skipping, running and bicycling), which will let you remain on top of your health goals.
  • Lifting the wrist is all it takes to directly view your mobile apps notification on the screen via Bluetooth connectivity.
  • Tempo 2 OFB-20 supports advanced low energy consumption technology which helps the device to stay active up to 20 days. As claimed by company.
  • Tempo 2 is IP67 splash resistant so you can rinse your hands without having to worry about water splash, durability, sweat, cosmetics, dust or anything else.
  • The strap of the fit-band comes with an in-built USB port thereby, ensuring ease of plugging and charging.
  • It supports the 4.0 Bluetooth version.The build material of the band is ABS/PC/TPU and it measures 260*20*12mm.
With all this advance features this band is priced at INR 2,999 in Indian Market. 

So enjoy your Holi safe without missing your fitness tracking with color display altering you for your message on your mobile. So here we end up information about Tempo 2 OFB-20. If you end up liking this share with your friends and family. If you have any query do let us know in comments below.

Oppo Launched F11 and F11 Pro in India : Prices and Specification

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Finally Oppo has announced their most awaited smartphones F11 Pro and F11. The company also launched a cheaper variant of the device with a dewdrop notch named it as Oppo F11.

Oppo F11 Pro :

This time Oppo has focused on ongoing trend of making baseless smartphone. They have design their Oppo F11 Pro completely baseless by implementing Pop up selfie camera. When you switch to front camera the device using it's motorize mechanism pops up the front selfie shooter. Oppo has claimed they have achieved screen aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and 90.90 percent screen to body ratio, which is very impressive. Device is equipped 6.53" Inch LTPS IPS LCD with Full HD+ display panel. Device runs on Android 9 Pie with Color OS skin on top.



Oppo F11 Pro has Helio P70 Octa-Core processor along with Mali-G72 GPU and 4000mAh battery with support for fast charge. The dual camera setup on the back consists of a 48 Megapixel sensor of f/1.8 aperture and a 5 Megapixel depth-sensor with f/2.4 aperture with LED flash. The selfie shooter comes with 16 Megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture. Both front and back camera are able to shoot Full HD videos. Apart from that device comes with Dual SIM slots, Buletooth, WiFi, MicroUSB port and NFC.



Oppo F11 Pro price in India is Rs 24,990 for 6GB RAM and 64GB storage option. The phone will be available for pre-order from March 6 and the sales begin March 15. It can be bought online from Amazon, Snapdeal, Flipkart, Paytm, Oppo online store and via offline stores also. 

Oppo F11

Oppo F11 is identical with Oppo F11 Pro with minor changes. Oppo F11 comes with Due Drop notch display. The display is 6.53" LTPS IPS LCD with Full HD+ having 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by same chipset, MediaTek Helio P70 Octa-core processor long with Mali-G72 GPU. F11 also comes with 4GB RAM and128GB storage, accompanied by hybrid SIM slot. 


On the back side there dual camera setup of 48 Megapixel f/1.8 sensor with 5 Megapixel f/2.4 depth sensor with LED flash. The front camera is a 16 Megpixel f/2.0 sensor. Oppo F11 also comes runs on Andorid 9 Pie with Color OS skin on top out of the box. It have all same connectivity options as Oppo F11 Pro and also comes with 4000mAh battery. Oppo F11 will be priced at Rs 19,990 for the 4GB RAM/128GB internal storage variant.

Here are some sample shots taken from devices: 


So here is about the launched devices form Oppo. Stay tuned for more. If you like it do share with your friends and family.