New Products, Nov 16, 2016: LG 34UC79G gaming monitor, Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch and more

LG 34UC79G
LG 34UC79G

LG 34UC79G

GAMING MONITOR

$1,099

The LG 34UC79G might be the ultimate gaming monitor. This 34-inch curved ultra-wide 21:9 monitor has a screen resolution of 2,560 x 1,080 pixels. It comes with in-plane switching technology for minimal colour shift and has a fast refresh rate of 144Hz to reduce motion blur.

Its Black Stabiliser feature allows for greater contrast, so that gamers can see objects or enemies in dark areas. A crosshair option adds a fixed target to the centre of the screen for increased accuracy in first person shooter games.

Sharp Ultrasonic Washer

HOME APPLIANCE

$199

Designed for frequent travellers, the Sharp Ultrasonic Washer is said to be able to remove stains on shirt collars within 1min.

This nifty device uses an oscillator that vibrates at 38,000 strokes a second to remove stains.

All you need to do is to soak the stained area in water and add a little detergent if needed, power up the Ultrasonic Washer and trace it over the stain. Then rinse the stained area with water. It comes in three colours - gold, silver and pink.

TP-Link Archer C5400

WIRELESS ROUTER

$399

Gamers looking for a powerful wireless router should check out TP-Link's latest Archer C5400.

This tri-band router utilises the latest wireless technologies - NitroQAM (1024-QAM) and 4-Stream - that allow its 2.4GHz band and two 5GHz bands to deliver Wi-Fi speeds of up to 1,000 Mbps and 2,167Mbps respectively. Thus, you can play demanding games without the hassle of wires.

Furthermore, C5400's Smart Connect feature ensures devices run faster by assigning them to the best available Wi-Fi channel.

Samsung Gear S3

SMARTWATCH

$548, available from Nov 19

Samsung's latest smartwatch, Gear S3, will be launched on Saturday. The Tizen-based smartwatch is available in two versions - frontier and classic.

The Frontier has a more rugged look, while the Classic model has a minimalist and elegant styling.

Both feature the same 1.3-inch Super Amoled Always-On display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass SR+ and come with 4GB of internal storage. They are dust resistant, as well as water resistant down to a depth of 1.5m for 30min.

RHA Dacamp L1

HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER

$898

The RHA Dacamp L1 is a fully balanced headphone amplifier and digital-to-analogue converter (DAC) with dedicated channel processors. It features an ES9018K2M DAC chip with a class AB amplifier that can process high-quality digital audio files encoded in up to 32-bit/384kHz PCM and Quad DSD.

The L1 is compatible with PC, Mac, Android and iOS devices with support for input connections like 3.5mm line-in, USB, micro-USB and optical mini-Toslink.

Klipsch Reference On-Ear II

HEADPHONES

$329

Successor to the legendary Klipsch Reference on-ear headphones, the Reference On-Ear II is said to deliver clear vocals, crisp highs and accurate bass.

It has a minimalistic design with hinges and sliding mechanisms that have been reinforced and hidden for that solid but clean feel. Its premium ear cushions provide comfort and separate music from outside noise.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 16, 2016, with the headline 'New Products'. Print Edition | Subscribe