New Products

Sharp Aquos Super Premium XU LC-80XU930X

TELEVISION

$22,999

While the world is still trying to catch up with 4K (3,840 x 2,160 pixels) TV sets and content, Sharp has launched a new 8K (7,680 x 4,320 pixels) TV here.

The Sharp Aquos Super Premium XU LC-80XU930X has an 80-inch display panel featuring the world's first 8K upscaling processor that delivers 8K content from full high-definition and 4K content.

The Aquos XU TV is also an Android TV, so you can enjoy apps, such as Netflix, and games from Google Play Store.


Casio Exilim EX-TR70

CAMERA

$1,399

Selfie lovers, the new Casio Exilim EX-TR70 is your dream come true. This sleek 11.1-megapixel compact camera has an aluminium rotating frame with a touchscreen 3-inch display and a Selfie Pad sensor on the side of the display, making selfie-taking a cinch.

It also comes with Casio's Advanced Make-up Mode for photo and its new Make-up Plus Technology for video to ensure smooth skin and radiant complexion whether you are shooting still or moving images.

The TR70 will be available in gold, pink and white.


Earin

WIRELESS EARPHONES

$349

The Earin takes the wireless audio experience a notch higher. It does not even have a cable to connect the Earin's two earbuds - the first such implementation, according to its maker.

Each earbud has a dedicated amp that drives a high-precision balanced armature speaker. It connects to a smartphone or laptop via Bluetooth.

The Earin comes with an aluminium capsule that actsas a case and a charger for the earbuds. Place the earbuds intothe capsule, and connect it toa USB port for charging.


New Balance Vazee Prism

RUNNING SHOES

$179

New Balance's Vazee line of running shoes has always been aimed at neutral runners with normal-arch feet.

But the new Vazee Prism is designed for flat-footed runners who need extra stability during their runs. A dual-density medial post is integrated with the rear foot area of the shoe and extends into the arch zone to help prevent the over-pronation during running that flat-footed runners experience. New Balance's proprietary Revile midsole combined with a springy outsole gives runners a quick ride.


Gibson Les Paul 4 Reference Monitor

SPEAKER

$859

Famed electric guitar maker Gibson has launched a new line of Les Paul Reference Monitor speaker series.

The Gibson Les Paul 4 is the smallest speaker of the series, with a 1-inch carbon-coated titanium tweeter and a 4-inch non-woven carbon woofer said to deliver accurate highs, defined mids and precise bass. You can customise the sound output using the controls at the rear of the speaker.

Its front is decorated withLes Paul's iconic carved flame-maple styling.


Asus ROG GX700

GAMING LAPTOP

$6,198

The Asus ROG GX700, the world's first gaming laptop that can be overclocked and the first to have a liquid-cooling system, is here.

Usually meant for gaming desktops, the liquid-cooling system here comes in the form of a futuristic-looking dock.

The 17.3-inch GX700 features the the latest Skylake i7-6820HK chip, Intel's first mobile processor that can be overclocked. When connected to the liquid-cooling dock, performance is supposedly boosted by up to 48 per cent.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 27, 2016, with the headline 'NewProducts'. Print Edition | Subscribe