New Products, July 13, 2016: Asus ZenFone Go TV, LG 34UC98 monitor and more

Asus ZenFone Go TV
Asus ZenFone Go TV

Asus ZenFone Go TV

SMARTPHONE

$249

As its name implies, the Asus ZenFone Go TV is a smartphone that lets you watch free-to-air TV on the go. It has a built-in multi-standard TV tuner, so you will not miss your favourite soap operas.

It has a 5.5-inch high-definition display and a high-capacity battery said to provide 11 hours of TV viewing. The ZenFone Go TV is available in two colours - black and white.

LG 34UC98

MONITOR

$1,599

If you edit a lot of photos or videos, the LG 34UC98 is the monitor for you. This 34-inch monitor has a quad high-definition resolution of 3,440 x 1,440 pixels, with in-plane switching technology for a wide viewing angle and minimal colour shift.

It has two Thunderbolt 2 ports, which allows data transfer speeds of up to 20Gbps, and two HDMI 2.0 ports. Adjustable tilt and height lets you set the monitor to an optimal eye level for that long editing session.

Puma Ignite Dual

RUNNING SHOES

$159, available July 15

The Puma Ignite Dual is designed to provide both flexibility and cushioning for mid- and long-distance runners. It uses Puma's proprietary Ignite foam midsole for enhanced energy return. Plus, it features deep forefoot flex groves on the outsole for flexibility, while carbon rubber on the heel provides extra durability.

Netgear EX7300 PR

WI-FI EXTENDER

$299

Do you have rooms at home where your Wi-Fi network cannot reach? Extend your routers' range with Netgear's new EX7300 PR.

Its high-power amplifiers and internal antenna array are said to increase coverage to 930 sq m - around seven five-room HDB flats - with dual-band Wi-Fi at speeds of up to 2.2Gbps. Its MU-MIMO technology allows for simultaneous streaming to multiple devices. It also can work with any of your existing Wi-Fi routers.

B&O Beoplay H5

WIRELESS IN-EAR HEADPHONES

$379, available July 31

Beoplay H5 is the first wireless in-ear headphones from B&O. It comes with two earbuds - each with a 6.4mm dynamic driver - connected via a cable.

The H5 connects wirelessly to your smartphone or audio player via Bluetooth 4.2. Its built-in 100mAh rechargeable battery is said to deliver up to five hours of listening time. Available in black and pink colour schemes, the H5 comes with a charger and a carrying pouch.

Ariston Aures Round Luxury

INSTANT WATER HEATER

$329

The Ariston Aures Round Luxury is the first round-shaped instant water heater in Singapore, according to its maker.

Unlike the boring rectangular instant water heaters in the market, the Aures Round Luxury decorates your bathroom with its sleek and round exterior.

In addition, multiple built-in sensors measure the temperature and flow of the water, and adjust the heating power to ensure consistent temperature.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 13, 2016, with the headline 'New Products'. Print Edition | Subscribe