Indian-American TV maker Vu has been making headlines in recent years with its range of TVs. The company, spearheaded by Devita Sarraf, has its roots in the PC business in India, when Zenith Computers were manufactured and sold all over the country. Today, Vu has gained a fair amount of attention among TV buyers, thanks
The internet has changed the way we consume multimedia content. The shift to smaller screens is very much evident, especially in a mobile-first market like India. Availability of faster connectivity options such as 4G and Wi-Fi hotspots have only accelerated this trajectory. Current media such as TV broadcasters are obviously bleeding. Fortunately, a lot of them are evolving and embracing the digital age as we know it. Though sporadic in nature, the evolution of the traditional media has begun.
TV-maker VU Technologies is aiming Rs 200 crore turnover this financial year with a three-fold jump in volumes, expecting a good traction from online retail segment. VU Technologies is betting big on online sales, where it has forged alliances with various channel partners under 'company direct prices' scheme, where give a five per cent cash back offer on purchase. "We are expecting three-fold rise in sales in this financial year because of the online retail segment. Our revenue base is also expected to double by the end of the financial year," VU Technologies Design Head and CEO Devita Saraf told PTI.
LG has announced the Vu 3 phablet, the successor to the Optimus Vu 2. Just like the G2, the phablet, retains the very powerful Snapdragon 800 CPU, and also a 5.2-inch display. Like, its predecessors the phone retains its 4:3 aspect ratio and has a display resolution of 1280x960 pixels and also has a rubberdium stylus pen. LG is making a big deal of the rubberdium stylus pen as a competitor to S-Pen that is seen in Samsung Galaxy Note.
When Samsung launched the original Galaxy Note phablet last year it sort of triggered an arms race of sorts. Well, amongst the first companies to have a similar product is Samsung s South Korean compatriot LG and it calls its phablet the Optimus Vu. Frankly, the Optimus Vu launches at the worst possible time for LG, as Samsung only recently released its successor to the Galaxy Note, the Galaxy Note II that further improves on the original concept. We went hands on with the Optimus Vu, let s see if it s something that will compete head-on with the new Galaxy Note or is just a me-too product. [nggallery id=189]
LG has launched its interpretation of a phablet, the Optimus Vu in India, according to the company's website. The phablet is available for Rs 34,500 and will compete with the Samsung Galaxy Note II, which was recently launched and is available for approximately Rs 39,000. The Optimus Vu was first unveiled at MWC in February and has already sold over 500,000 units in Korea. It features a 5-inch 4:3 aspect ratio display with 1280x768 1024x768 pixel display as opposed to a 5.5-inch 16:9 aspect ratio display with 1280x720 pixel resolution that is found on the Galaxy Note II. Read on for complete specs.
LG today announced it will launch the 5-inch Optimus Vu 'phablet' globally in September. First unveiled at MWC in February this year, the hybrid smartphone will be launched in parts of Asia, Latin America, Middle East, Africa and Europe in September. This comes after LG sold 500,000 units of the LG Optimus Vu in Korea.
LG has officially unveiled the Optimus Vu, a 5-inch hybrid between a smartphone and a tablet just a week before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The device will sport a 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1024x768 pixels, a dual-core Snapdragon processor clocked at 1.5GHz, an 8.0 MP camera, 32GB of on-board storage and LTE. Apart from this the device will also have a 2,080mAh battery and will run Android 2.3 gingerbread.