New Products, Feb 14, 2018: Fujifilm X-A5, Under Armour Hovr Sonic and more

Fujifilm X-A5
Fujifilm X-A5

Fujifilm X-A5


$999 (with XC15-45mm lens)

The Fujifilm X-A5 combines a stylish retro design with modern technology.

Powered by a 24.2-megapixel APS-C image sensor and a new image-processing engine that is said to be 1.5 times faster than its predecessor, it continues Fujifilm's famed image quality.

A 180-degree tiltable LCD screen makes taking selfies easy.

Another highlight is the new, lightweight XC15-45mm f/3.5-5.6 power zoom kit lens. The camera weighs a mere 496g with this kit lens.

Under Armour Hovr Sonic



Aimed at long-distance runners, the Hovr Sonic is one of the first Under Armour running shoes to feature the company's new midsole technology, called Hovr.

This midsole uses a proprietary foam compound that was developed with Dow Chemical, one of world's largest chemical companies, to provide both cushioning and shock absorption during impact.

A mesh fabric, called the Energy Web, wraps around the cushioning core to maximise responsiveness and energy return.

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41


From $1,700

Tag Heuer has followed up on its Connected Modular 45 smartwatch that was launched last year with the smaller Connected Modular 41.

Apart from being more suitable for smaller wrists, this Android Wear smartwatch features several improvements over the Modular 45 - including a higher pixel density of 326ppi (over the Modular 45's 287ppi); twice the storage capacity, at 8GB; and twice the system memory; at 1GB-for smoother performance.

In addition, it is water-resistant to a depth of 50m, comes with GPS and supports Android Pay.

Bragi Dash Pro



Want a pair of true wireless ear buds for workouts?

The Bragi Dash Pro, which does not have any cable connecting its two ear buds, is able to automatically detect the user's physical activity, whether running or cycling, and provide him with real-time feedback during his workouts.

It has 4GB of internal storage, so one can store and play music without his smartphone.

Cooler Master MasterKeys MK750



Those looking for the ultimate gaming keyboard can consider the Cooler Master MasterKeys MK750.

This professional-grade mechanical gaming keyboard with Cherry MX mechanical switches has a sleek and minimalistic design and comes with backlighting of up to 16.7 million colours. Its anti-ghosting technology ensures every keypress is detected, regardless of how many keys are pressed at the same time.

It also includes a removable magnetic wrist rest for better comfort during long gaming sessions.

Asus XG Station Pro TB3



Designed for Windows and macOS laptops that need extra graphics processing power, the Asus XG Station Pro can fit a 2.5-slot wide graphics processing unit (GPU) within its sleek aluminium chassis.

Two built-in 120mm fans provide cooling, while its Thunderbolt 3 connection lets one upgrade his laptop's graphics performance without buying a new system.

It is compatible with the Nvidia GeForce GTX 900 and later GPU series, as well as AMD's Radeon R9 series and later GPU models from AMD.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 14, 2018, with the headline 'New Products'. Print Edition | Subscribe