Weekly Roundup: Moto E4 Plus, LG Q6, Asus Zenfone AR, Energetic Blue Vivo V5s and more


This week Lenovo-owned Moto launched the Moto E4 Plus, Motorola also launched Verve Loop Bluetooth in-ear water resistant headphones,  Asus launched Tango and Daydream-enabled Zenfone AR, Sony launched new MHC-V50D audio system, Vivo Energetic Blue color V5s and more from this week in roundup.

Moto E4 Plus

Moto E4 Plus was launched this week. It has a 5000mAh battery and comes with fast charging support using 10W rapid charger. It has a metal body, packs a fingerprint sensor on the front and runs Android 7.1.1 (Nougat). It has a 5.5-inch HD display, has 3GBRAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD, 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera.

It comes in Iron Grey and Fine Gold colors, is priced at Rs. 9999 and is available exclusively from Flipkart.


Asus this week launched the Zenfone AR compatible with both Tango AR platform and Google’s Daydream VR platform. It has a 23-megapixel main camera with a motion tracking camera and a depth sensing camera that supports Tango’s AR capabilities. It also has 0.03-second Asus TriTech System that uses PDAF, laser auto focus and subject-tracking autofocus for quick focus.

It has a 5.7-inch Quad HD display, is powered by Snapdragon 821, has 8GB RAM, 128GB storage, runs Android 7.0 (Nougat) with Zen UI 3.0 and has a 3300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. It comes in Black color with leather back, is priced at Rs. 49,999 and is available exclusively from Flipkart.

LG Q6a

LG announced Q6Q6α and Q6+ with 5.5-inch FHD+ FullVision display with 18:9 aspect ratio and minimal bezels, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 435, 3GB or 4GB RAM depending on the version, has a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera with 100-degree wide-angle lens and a 3,000mAh battery. The LG Q6 will roll out select Asian markets starting from August followed by Europe, Latin America and North America.


Russia based company Caviar recently introduced Nokia 3310 Putin-Trump edition, to mark the historic meeting of Trump and Putin at the recent G20 summit. It sports a titanium body and is coated with a “Damascus Steel” pattern and has gold-plated portraits of US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin on the back.

It is priced at 149,000 Russian Rubles ($2,471 approx, Rs. 1.6 lakhs approx.).

Motorola Verve Loop

Motorola Verve Loop Sports Bluetooth in-ear headphone was launched this week. It features Sweat and weather resistance (IP54) for reliability while exercising. It is powered by a lithium-ion battery which delivers up to 6 hours per charge. It can offer 1 hour of play-time with a 20-minute charge.

It has Multipoint Technology, which lets a user connect two smartphones at one time, and offers a range of 20 meters. It has build-in controls to manage volume and answer calls. It comes in Charcoal Grey/ Black, Orange/Black color options and is priced at Rs. 2,499.

Vivo V5s

Vivo this week launched Energetic Blue color variant of V5s smartphone in addition to Crown Gold and Matte Black colors. Apart from the color, other specifications are same, including a  20-megapixel front-facing camera with Sony IMX376 1/2.78″ sensor, f/2.0 aperture and 5p lens, selfie light, which is called ‘Moonlight Glow’, fingerprint sensor and more.

It is available from Flipkart at Rs. 17,990 in India and also comes with upto Rs. 17,000 exchange offer.

Lenovo MP1060

Lenovo This week has launched MP1060 10,000mAh power bank with Lithium-Polymer battery. It has 3D nano grade metal carved texture, is portable and light weighing about 200 grams. It has 5V-2A input and 5V – 2.1A output through dual USB ports and promises 90% conversion rate.

It comes in White color, is priced at Rs. 1299 and is available exclusively from Flipkart.


Sony launched portable one-box home audio system – MHC-V50D in India. It comes with Smart High Power Technology and Mica Cone speaker. The highlight of the the speaker is the motion control technology can drive a smartphone’s motion with a simple left and right shake to change tracks; play and pause favorite tracks and also manage the volume control.

It is priced at Rs 33,990 and is available at all Sony Centers and major electronic stores across India.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

Srivatsan Sridhar is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Mobile phones and Mobile apps. He uses the phones he reviews as his main phone. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram