(Nokia dual SIM music phone Nokia 101, priced at Rs. 1,699; and single SIM variant Nokia 100, priced at Rs.1,399.)

Nokia has launched Nokia 101 dual SIM music phone in red and black colours and Nokia 100 single SIM phones in the country, targeted at first-time users, who are price conscious and seek simplicity. Nokia 101 and Nokia 100 come with an attractive offer from Airtel, which provides 100 minutes of free Airtel to Airtel talk time for the first month. As part of the offer, customers will also get 400 national and local SMS free every month. Customers subscribing to this Airtel offer may continue to avail themselves of its benefits in the second month with a minimum recharge.

With its dual SIM capability, the Nokia 101 phone is convenient for consumers to access calls and texts over two different networks. Additionally, consumers can stay entertained with the integrated MP3 player, FM radio, a 103 phone loudspeaker and carry their entire music collection in the 16 GB expandable memory.

The Nokia 100 is for those looking for durability, simplicity and affordability when making calls and texting. The colour display and grid-based menu system has easy-to-read icons. FM radio is its other attraction.

Festive offer

(Olympus PEN E-P3 priced at Rs. 46,999; XZ-1- Rs. 25,999); SZ-10 - Rs. 15,999; SP-610UZ - Rs. 14,999; and SZ 30MR- Rs. 23,999.)

Olympus has announced an India-focussed “Olympus Festive Offer 2011' for the upcoming Dussehra and Diwali season. The offer includes two options — The SP, SZ, XZ and the PEN camera series, bundled with utilities worth Rs. 3, 749, i.e. a Limited Edition all-leather combo pack worth Rs. 2,499 from Killer, containing 1 gent's wallet, 1 gent's belt, 1 pair of cufflinks and 1 business cardholder and an all-essential Basics of Photography Tutorial DVD worth Rs. 1,250.

The VG, VR and Tough series, bundled with a Couple combo pack worth Rs. 1,499 from Killer comprises 1 gent's wallet and 1 lady's wallet. The offer is valid till October 31 and the products are available at Croma outlets (Ashok Nagar, Mount Road and T. Nagar). The common helpline and the consumer enquiry number for CROMA is 18002583636.  

Futuristic features

(S Mobility's MiTab priced at Rs. 12,990)

S Mobility has launched MiTab , an advanced and user friendly tablet. The all-in-one tablet boasts futuristic features and cutting edge technology that offers an innovative framework, faster response and deeper integration. It is loaded with a host of utilities and features to enable it to be used as a smartphone, for navigation, as a gaming device, and a portable hotspot with multimedia features and social networking applications. The handset is available across India through more than 50,000 retail points, including the 750+ Spice HotSpot retail network. Visit www.saholic.com for details.

Trendy tablet

(iBall's slide tablet, priced at Rs. 13,995.)

iBall which focusses on digital lifestyle products, has launched its iBall Slide, a powerful Tablet with 1 GHz ARM Cortex – A8 processor. The trendy 7-inch iBall Slide incorporates an ultra smooth capacitive touch with Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS. It provides 8GB built in with 32GB expandable memory. Wi-fi, Bluetooth and 3G give complete flexibility for connectivity to the user. USB host and OTG port allows copy to and from the pen drive. A keyboard or a mouse can also be attached through USB port and the product can be attached to the PC. Bluetooth devices such as headphone, keyboard and mouse can also be used with the product iBall Slide. The product will be made available at all leading stores.