New Products, Jun 13, 2018: Samsung Powerstick Pro, Canon EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS III and more

Samsung Powerstick Pro.
Samsung Powerstick Pro.

Samsung Powerstick Pro

HOME APPLIANCE

$888

The Samsung Powerstick Pro is a cordless vacuum cleaner that looks good and works great.

To minimise strain on your wrists and back, its ergonomic Flex Handle folds up to 50 degrees with a click of a button, allowing you to vacuum hard-to-reach areas.

Its swoppable battery pack lasts up to 40 minutes on a full charge. You can easily empty its bin with a quick pull of a lever.


Canon EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS III

USM LENS

Pricing and availability to be confirmed

The third iteration of Canon's beloved EF70-200 f/2.8L lens has been announced.

It features 23 glass elements in 19 groups for optimal optical performance and uses an eight-blade circular aperture for a natural and soft background blurring effect.

It also comes with dust-proof and drip-proof structures on its mount joints, switches and zoom rings.


JBL Link 500

BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS

$579

If you want the convenience of a voice assistant with great sound, consider the JBL Link 500.

It has built-in Google Assistant and far-field voice recognition, so you can ask it to play your favourite music from across the room. Two 89mm woofers and two 20mm tweeters provide stereo sound with deep bass and clear highs, according to its maker. It also has built-in Chromecast, so you can stream music or podcasts from your mobile devices to the speakers.


Epson WF-C5790

INKJET PRINTER

$429

Suitable for small businesses and home offices, the Epson WF-C5790 is an A4 colour inkjet printer with high ink yield and fast printing speeds.

It is able to print up to 24 pages per min (ppm) with a fast first-page printout time of 4.8 seconds. Its standard ink pack can print up to 3,000 pages in black and white, or colour.

It also has duplex printing, copy and scan functions, with scanning speeds of up to 24ppm.


BenQ TK800

HOME PROJECTOR

$2,099

Featuring true 4K UHD resolution (3,840 x 2,160 pixels) with 8.3 million distinct pixels, the BenQ TK800 4K projector is said to produce life-like moving images.

Its one-step image optimisation and automatic high dynamic range colour rendition technologies help to enhance brightness and contrast range.

It even has a Football Mode that preserves the natural skin tones of players, while upping the intensity of grass for the best football-viewing experience.


Asus VivoBook S15 (S510UN-BQ422TS)

LAPTOP

$1,398

The Asus VivoBook S15 has the size of a 14-inch laptop despite packing in a 15.6-inch screen, thanks to its narrow 7.8mm bezels.

Measuring only 17.9mm thick and weighing just 1.5kg, it is powered by the latest eighth-generation Intel Core i7-8550U processor and features an Nvidia GeForce MX150 graphics processor for smooth performance.

It also offers plenty of connectivity options, including an HDMI port, a USB-C port, a USB 3.1 port, two USB 2.0 ports and an SD card slot.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 13, 2018, with the headline 'New products'. Print Edition | Subscribe