CONSUMER ELECTRONICS EXHIBITION 2017

Highlights

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490
Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490PHOTOS: ASUS, IROBOT, LENOVO, MARBELLA, SAMSUNG, SONY, WHIZCOMMS

9 Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490

From $2,198; freebies include mini-dock and $100 Zuji travel voucher

Booths 311, 8108, 8118, 8122 and 8208

The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490 ultrabook has a 12.9mm- thin chassis that usually houses a 13-inch display.

But the UX490 features a 14-inch full high-definition display, thanks to a very narrow bezel of just 7.46mm.

The 1.1kg chassis is carved from a single block of aluminium alloy and goes through a 40-step process to create ZenBook's iconic ultra-fine metallic finish.

It runs on seventh-generation Intel Core processor, Intel HD Graphics 630 graphics processor with 512GB of flash storage and up to 16GB system memory.


10 iRobot Roomba 980

$1,298 (usual price $1,498)

Booth 8511

Forgot to activate your robot vacuum cleaner to do its work? Fret not if you are using the iRobot Roomba 980.

You can use the iRobot Home app to activate or schedule the Roomba 980 to start cleaning, while you are on the go.

The Roomba 980 uses iAdapt 2.0 Navigation with Visual Localization technology to seamlessly navigate an entire level of your home and keep track of its position.

It automatically adjusts its power to clean carpets, tile, hardwood and laminate floors as it moves through your home.


11 Lenovo Ideapad 320S Snow White

$1,199; freebies include Lenovo backpack and three-year McAfee Internet Security

Booth 8212

If you love your laptop white, you can get the Snow White version of Lenovo's Ideapad 320S laptop, which is exclusive to CEE 2017.

The 14-inch (full high-definition) Windows 10 laptop comes with the latest seventh-generation Intel Core i7 processor, Nvidia Geforce 920MX graphics card and up to 8GB of DDR4 memory, the Ideapad 320S is able to handle multiple demanding tasks catering to the needs of both creatives and gamers.


12 Marbella KR5 2 CH Dual Cam Recorder

$259 (usual price $359); freebies include 32GB microSD card (worth $39.90) and installation voucher (worth $60)

Booth 8585

Having two dashcams in your car is better than one, as it covers both the front and the back of your car.

The Marbella KR5 2 CH Dual Cam Recorder package includes a front camera that records full high-definition 1080p videos, and a rear camera capable of shooting 720p videos.

The dashcams provide 24-hour surveillance by recording any impact detected around your vehicle. The front camera has a 3.5-inch touchscreen display that allows easy access to all settings from Wi-Fi to battery protection. Its built-in Wi-Fi lets you preview and download footage easily from camera to your smartphone.


13 Samsung Qled Curved Monitor C32H711

$898

Booth 8217

This 31.5-inch quantum-dot curved monitor is designed for gamers to deliver vivid and detail colourful picture quality with 125 per cent sRGB colour coverage.

The C32H711 features an ultra- wide 178-degree viewing angle, so you can enjoy your games in stunning 2,560x 1,440 resolution at any angle. Its ergonomic design allows you to adjust the monitor's horizontal and vertical positioning for optimal comfort.


14 Sony a9

Available for pre-order at $9,898 with FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM lens (usual price $10,198)

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The Sony a9 is a mirrorless camera targeted at professional and sports photographers with its amazing shooting speed of 20 frames per second in full autofocusing mode.

It does so by using the world's first full-frame stacked CMOS image sensor. This 24-megapixel image sensor uses integral memory and high-speed processing circuit sited close to the pixels for faster readout speed. Furthermore, its non-mechanical electronic shutter eliminates blackout associated with typical SLR mirror action.


15 WhizComms 1Gbps Fibre Broadband with Wi-Fi Clinic Service

$36 per month with 12-month contract; freebies include free three months' subscription, or free six months' subscription (for the first 50 customers each day)

Booth 8501

WhizComms, the new Internet Service Provider here, is launching a Wi-Fi Clinic service - a first of its kind in Singapore.

The service comprises an onsite home Wi-Fi audit. During installation, WhizComms field engineers will identify areas in your house with poor Wi-Fi signals and propose a layout to place the router at the most strategic location. It seeks to ensure up to 99.9 per cent Wi-Fi coverage in your home.

Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 01, 2017, with the headline 'Highlights'. Print Edition | Subscribe