New Products: Oppo Neo 5s, SanDisk Wireless Connect Stick USB flash drive and more

Oppo Neo 5s
Oppo Neo 5s

Oppo Neo 5s

SMARTPHONE

$229

The Oppo Neo 5s (pictured above) packs some top-notch features but you won't have to break the bank to get it.

Measuring a svelte 8mm thick and weighing 135g, this Android 4G smartphone comes with a 4.5-inch touchscreen display, a quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal flash storage. You can also add more storage via its microSD card.

It has dual 4G SIM-card slots and an 8-megapixel rear camera.


Wahoo Tickr X

HEART RATE MONITOR

$139.90

Track your heart rate and calories burned in real time with the

Wahoo Tickr X chest strap heart-rate monitor.

It connects to a range of smartphones and GPS watches wirelessly, via Bluetooth. It can be paired with more than 50 popular fitness apps, including Runkeeper, MapMyFitness and Cyclemeter.

Besides tracking heart rate and calories, it provides data on stride rate and measures runners' vertical oscillation and ground contact time. It also features a Treadmill mode for capturing speed and distance data from treadmill workouts. Its built-in memory is able to store up to 16 hours of data.


Plantronics BackBeat Sense

HEADPHONES

$279

This pair of Bluetooth headphones is not the usual wireless stereo headphones you find in the market.

The Plantronics BackBeat Sense has built-in sensors that automatically pause your music when you take it off and start playing again when you put it

back on. Music controls are conveniently located on one earcup, and its soft memory-foam ear pads are said to conform to your ears. Battery life is rated at up to 18 hours on a single charge.


Cooler Master

MasterCase Pro 5

PC CASING

$209

The Cooler Master MasterCase Pro 5 is the world's first mid-sized modular tower that has an expandable chassis, according to its maker.

Its FreeForm Modular System allows you to expand the PC case

by replacing exterior elements, including top panels and the case door. The clip-and-click component panels are able to integrate accessories, such as fans, drive cages and water cooling reservoirs. It supports up to six 140mm fans, including three in the front and two at the top.


SanDisk Wireless Connect Stick

USB FLASH DRIVE

From $49

It might look like any regular USB flash drive, but the SanDisk Wireless Connect Stick can be connected to three devices at the same time via Wi-Fi. This lets you transfer files or stream movies to your mobile devices from the flash drive, as long as you are within a range of 50m.

It has a battery life of around 4.5 hours when streaming a single session of 720p video. It is available in capacities of 16GB ($49), 32GB ($69), 64GB ($99) and 128GB ($169).


Razer Orbweaver Chroma

GAMING PAD

$239.90

First-person shooter gamers take note: There is able help for your gameplay in the form of the Razer Orbweaver Chroma gaming pad.

It has 30 fully programmable keys that include 20 mechanical-switch main keys, an eight-way directional thumb-pad and thumb modules. Razer's mechanical switches require an actuation force of only 50g, less straining than the around 80g that is usually required with normal membrane-based keys.

Furthermore, it has Razer's Chroma backlighting that offers up to 16.8 million customisable colour options.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 02, 2015, with the headline 'New Products'. Print Edition | Subscribe