Waterproof gadgets you can flaunt in the monsoon rain

Waterproof gadgets you can flaunt in the monsoon rain

By Taru Bhatia | | 15 July, 2017
Waterproof gadgets, monsoon, HERO5, Samsung Galaxy S8, Apple Watch Series 2, Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphone
Monsoon has finally arrived and it brings great relief from the scorching heat of the past few months. But it is also that time of year when you have to take extra care of your phones and laptops.
Monsoon has finally arrived and it brings great relief from the scorching heat of the past few months. But it is also that time of year when you have to take extra care of your phones and laptops. For even a slight exposure to a bout of rain can spell disaster for these gadgets. Water damage is a definite death sentence for most high-tech appliances. Wrapping them up in protective covers is also no guarantee that they will survive being drenched. The only sure-shot protective measure, then, is to buy gizmos that are already waterproof. Thanks to advancements in technology, waterproof gadgets, and especially smartphones, are easily available in the market now, and at rather affordable prices. Following is a list of similar devices that are available in a water-resistant avatar.

HERO5 BLACK

HERO5 Black is the most powerful, easy-to-use GoPro camera. HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33 feet without the need for separate water housing and feature voice control, image stabilization, simplified controls, and improved battery life. Also HERO5 Black has the ability to capture non-fisheye perspectives as well as the traditional wide-angle look GoPro has become famous for. Exciting features include: 2-inch Touch Display and Simplified Controls, Video Resolutions up to 4K at 30 Frames per Second, Professional Quality 12MP Photos, Auto-Upload of Photos and Video to Cloud when Camera is Charging, Voice Control with Support for 7 Languages, Simple 1-Button Control, Waterproof Without a Housing to 33 Feet (10m), Compatible with Existing GoPro Mounts, Stereo Audio Recording and Advanced Wind Noise Reduction, Professional-Grade Electronic Video Stabilization, Distortion-Free Wide Angle Video and Photos with New Linear-View Setting, RAW and WDR Photo Modes and GPS. HERO5 is priced at Rs 38,000.

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8 with curvy edges which has Infinity display which enables an expended screen size but also feels compact in the hands. Samsung Galaxy S8 is waterproof to 1.5 meters which means the handset will not have any damaging effect on it even if it is under water. Galaxy S8 runs on Octa-core 2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad processor.  It features The 8 MP front camera and the 12 MP rear camera that adds further to the Galaxy S8’s appeal. The handset also comes with array of security features like Iris Scanner, Face Recognition and a fingerprint sensor, the Galaxy S8 keeps all your confidential records protected from unauthorized access. It also comes with 32-bit PCM and DSD64/128 playback support for high quality audio. The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with an internal memory of 64 GB which can be further extended by up to 256 GB using a memory card in the Hybrid card slot. The major feature of the smartphone is its intelligent personal assistant—Bixby that understand your commands.  Samsung Galaxy S8 is priced at Rs 57,900.

Apple Watch Series 2

Apple Watch Series 2 is a Smart watch that is completely water resistant to a depth of 50 meters in swimming pool and as well as open water and it is splash-proof. The device comes with in-built GPS can record precise distance, speed and pace while swimming and running. It also comes with custom sensor continuously measures your heart rate while you use the Workout app. The device is swim proof unlike the first edition which. The watch series 2 is powered with S2 chip with a dual-core processor and a GPU that’s offers amazing graphics performance. The GPU will help run intense graphic based games smoothly on the watch. The device comes in aluminum, stainless steel, and white ceramic. Apple watch series 2 runs on OS 2 operating system. Apple watch series 2 is priced at Rs 34,900.

Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphone

Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphone comes with powerful audio and stay hears plus tips designed for comfort and stability. It features soft silicone material and unique shape provides a secure fit that stays put and feels good. Headphones are designed in a way that it gives users interruption free experience even during outdoors while it’s raining. It is easily connected with Bluetooth and NFC and the device uses the inline mic and remote to control volume, skip tracks and take calls. It also comes with Bose connect app for controlling and switching between multiple devices conveniently. These headphones are sweat and weather resistant and have a lithium-ion battery that delivers up to 6 hours per charge.

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