Smart home products that made headlines in India in 2020

Smart home products that made headlines in India in 2020

New Delhi, December 13 (SocialNews.XYZ) Indians are slowly but steadily getting used to smart home devices and tech companies have doubled down on their efforts to attract more users to the country as millions are staying home due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

From smart home speakers to floor cleaning robots, Internet of Things (IoT) product categories have increased significantly for consumers.

Led by Amazon Echo devices, smart home speaker shipments are expected to exceed 7.5 lakh units in India by the end of this year, which is an all-time high, according to data provided by market research firm techARC.

The top five IoT products that made headlines in the country this year are:

Apple HomePod Mini

The HomePod Mini works with the Apple S5 chip. It uses a full-range driver and a pair of passive force-canceling radiators that allow for deep bass and high frequencies. The smart speaker features a three-microphone array.

The HomePod Mini comes with a new intercom feature that allows members of a household to connect with each other at home. With the feature, a person can send an intercom message from one HomePod to another.

The Rs 9,900 device in white and space gray colors works effortlessly with iPhone to stream music, answer calls, or provide personalized listening suggestions – elevate the sound of Apple TV, play music from a Mac, and more.

Realme Smart Cam

Realme Smart Cam is a 360 degree home security camera. It also comes with an AI motion sensor that can detect movement in a room and alert the user. Also, it comes with infrared night vision.

It also supports a micro SD card for recording up to 128GB. The camera also supports a ‘Night Vision Mode’. It also features motion detection, two-way voice, and real-time alerts.

Originally presented at IFA 2020, Realme Smart Cam 360 launched in India alongside Realme N1 Sonic Electric Toothbrush and Realme 20,000mAh Power Bank 2 as part of Realme’s IoT line.

My Robot Vacuum Cleaner Mop P

Xiaomi recently introduced the Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop P in India as the company further expands its Mi Ecosystem product line.

Priced at Rs 24,999, the Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop P features a two-in-one sweeping and mopping feature, smart app control, and an LDS (laser distance sensor) navigation system that intelligently maps your home, among other things. .

It has 12 different sensors to prevent the vacuum cleaner from falling, colliding with obstacles and finding the spring or stopping working as soon as it is blocked.

Echo Dot (4th generation)

Amazon Echo Dot (4th generation) is another Alexa-powered device that comes with the latest advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) that make Alexa more natural, conversational, and useful.

Echo Dot with a new spherical design produces a crisp, full sound and powerful bass that costs Rs 4,499 in two colors (black and blue).

Weighing 341.3 grams, the new Echo sounds significantly better thanks to a 3.0-inch woofer, dual-shot tweeters, and Dolby processing that deliver stereo sound with clear highs, dynamic mids, and deep bass.

The smart speaker is compact, but includes a powerful 1.6-inch front speaker that produces clear voices and balanced bass for full sound.

Panasonic Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb

In October 2020, Panasonic released a Wi-Fi enabled smart LED bulb that includes multi-color lighting options and automated scheduling features.

The Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb has user data capabilities and could protect user data in cloud through its mobile app.

The new LED Smart Wi-Fi bulb can be controlled via the Panasonic Smart Wi-Fi app that is available on the Google Play Store and App Store. The bulb can also be plugged in and used via the Google Assistant and Alexa voice command feature.

Source: IANS

Smart home products that made headlines in India in 2020

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