Handcrafted By Washers
LG has launched the latest model of its Front Loading Washing Machines in the market. The new washing machine comes with an Inverter Direct Drive System with an advanced Brushless DC motor which directly drives the drum without a belt and pulley.
The 6th Motion Technology, combined with a controlled spin speed and left and right drum rotation has greatly improved the wash performance of the machine giving perfect results every time.
The smart machine also has functions like Diagnosis, Download cycle, Washing Coach, One Touch Washing etc. when you touch the Tag On logo of the machine with a smartphone. Another unique feature is its ’Intelligent Wash System’ which detects the size of the load and water temperature and then determines the optimum water level and washing time to minimise energy and water consumption.
An ‘Auto Restart’ function also allows the programme to restart by itself in case of power failure.
Colors Brings Out X-factor Elite E-20
Colors has brought out a new version of its X-factor Elite E-20 mobile phone at what looks as an affordable price. The mobile has double speakers and is equipped with dust repellent technology. Operated with Android lollypop 5.1 system, the mobile measures 74.9mm and has an HD IPS screen. It has a ram of 2 GB and Read Only Memory (ROM) of 16 GB with extension capacity to 32 GB. It has a 13 megapixel main camera and 8 mega pixel front camera. The mobile has a lithium battery with a capacity of 2500 MAH. It also has a Cortex A53 processor of 3 gigahertz capacity and is installed with infra-red system which allows it to be used as a remote control for adjusting TV channels and regulating temperature in ACs. The mobile set costs Rs 15,700.
CTV Mobile Showroom at Durbarmarg
CTV mobile has opened a multi-brand mobile showroom 'Apple World Mobile' at Mercantile Plaza, Durbar Marg. The showroom was jointly inaugurated by former Miss Nepal Shristi Shrestha, Singer Rajesh Payal Rai and IMS Chairman Deepak Malhotra, among others.
The showroom that opened on Dec 14 is spread over 1,000 square feet, showcases mobile phones of all leading brands like Samsung, Huawei, HTC, Gionee, Micromax, Microsoft, Sony, Blackberry, Panasonic, LG and Virtue, among others. The showroom has handsets ranging from Rs 999 to Rs Rs 900,000. This is the sixth outlet of CTV mobile and the new showroom is offering a 35 percent discount as an opening offer (at the time of writing).
Dish Home Starts Distance Learning SLC
With an aim to disseminate education to more students, Dish Home has started running SLC classes based on distance learning. According to a press release, students taking SLCs this year can now study their subjects at home. The classes are based on the official syllabus and are taught by qualified teachers. The classes will be on from 6:30am to 9:30pm.
Subisu’s 15th Anniversary Offer
Subisu Cable Net, a leading internet network and television service provider, recently launched its ‘Subisu 15th Anniversary Offers’ to mark the company’s 15th anniversary. The company has introduced five different sets of offers on its home based services; Clear TV, Cable & FTTH Internet service. The introduced offers are Rs 4999 on Clear TV, Rs 9999 on Internet, Rs 9999 on Clear TV and Internet Combo Offer, Rs 9999 on FTTH internet Offer and Rs 12999 on FTTH internet and Clear TV Combo Offer.
Chivas Regal 12 Year Old Out in New Packaging
Chivas Regal, the world’s first luxury whisky, has unveiled a contemporary new design for its 12 Year Old Scotch whisky. According to a press release, the new design retains its round generous shape with the bottle’s shoulders raised higher. The brand signifier, based on a Celtic lukenbooth, has been made more prominent with the signatures of founders James and John Chivas added to the glass to display the value of brotherhood at the heart of the brand.
The outer carton has been re-designed retaining the icons that hold depth of meaning and provenance to Chivas’ rich heritage, and select areas have been embossed and debossed to add a texturalised element to the packaging. The overall design is fresher, brighter, and more dynamic and the detailing, such as mixing finishes and textures adds depth, layering and a true sense of quality craftsmanship. Coley Porter Bell has also re-designed the outer carton which retains the icons that hold meaning and provenance to the brand’s heritage.
The North Face Summit Series Reimagined
The North Face, a world leading brand in outdoor equipment, apparel and footwear, unveiled a new take on its iconic Summit Series collection late last year. The sale started from mid November 2015. The company said, the collection was available in limited quantity, designed especially for the core mountaineering and climbing community.
The Summit Series has been guided by a design ethos of Respect, Inspire, Evolve, said the company. “Respects the culture and environment the athlete plays, inspires them through product design, feel and function and it evolves through innovation and technology,” said North Face. The products, said the company, are athlete tested and expedition proven.
Micromax Canvas 5 E482
Micromax has introduced its Canvas 5 E482, a new smart phone, in Nepal. The company said the Canvas 5 E482 has a 1.3 GHz Octa-core processer making it unique.
The new phone has Android 5.1 Lollipop and can be upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow with dual SIM card insert facility. Similarly, it has features like a 5.2 inch HD IPS OGS screen, 13MP camera with LED flash. For video calls and selfie lovers, it has a 5MP front focusing camera, 16 GB memory which can be upgraded to 64GB, 3GB RAM, and a 2,900 mAh battery. Also, the phone comes with 4G LTI, 3G, GPRS, Wifi, Bluetooth. The Micromax Canvas 5 E482 will cost Rs 21,500.
Ruslan Vodka in New Packaging
Ruslan vodka, a popular Nepali vodka brand, has been launched in a new attractive packaging. Issuing a press release, Bijay Distillery, the manufacturer of Ruslan vodka, said the new packaging gives Ruslan an international look.
The company said it had planned to launch the new packaging during Dashain, but the plan got delayed due to various reasons. According to the company, it manufactures Ruslan using an automated manufacturing plant established with an investment of Rs 1 billion. The company claims its plant to be one of the most efficient plants in South Asia.
In the new packaging, the bottle of Ruslan vodka has attractive shrink sleeves labeling and is slimmer and taller. The price of the new bottles has been fixed at Rs 1080, Rs 540 and Rs 270 for full, half and quarter bottles, respectively.
Gionee Elife S7 at Special Price
Gionee Elife S7, the slimmest dual-SIM phone, is now available at a special New Year price. Gionee's 2015 flagship, the Gionee Elife S7 launched in Nepal on April 12, will now be available at a special New Year price of Rs 26,699.
The Gionee Elife S7 has a 5.5mm thin design with a body made of aviation-grade alloy. It sports a 5.2" 1080p FHD Super AMOLED display and carries a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera with intelligent features. The Elife S7 is powered by a 1.7GHz Octa-core 64-bit processor and runs on Amigo 3.0 OS based on Android 5.0 Lollipop. It is the slimmest dual-SIM phone till date and has 2 GB RAM and 16 GB storage. Its 2750mAh battery and extreme power-saving mode makes it last longer than competitors. An Aluminum Magnesium alloy unibody design with Coring Gorilla Glass 3 on both sides makes it very sturdy.
A global leader in mobile manufacturing, Gionee will be launching several new models for Nepali consumers in 2016.
Mahindra XUV500 Most Appealing
In an India based car survey, India's leading utility vehicle manufacturer, Mahindra & Mahindra's XUV500 has taken top spot. The JD Power 2015 India Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study ranked the car the highest in its survey. For the fourth consecutive year, the exterior styling gained more importance in vehicle appeal, making it among the top three categories for driving the overall APEAL score.
According to the press release, the buyers of new models cite attractive vehicle styling as the most influential reason for purchase compared with buyers of carry-over models. "New-vehicle buyers in India have a much wider range of vehicles to choose from than in the past. Automakers launch several models across segments each year, refining exterior styling and offering more safety, security and convenience features to keep customers engaged and excited," said Mohit Arora, executive director at JD Power, Singapore. The Appeal study also reveals that the demand for several features like in Audio, Entertainment, Navigation (AEN) and safety, the driving convenience have increased in 2015.