New Products, Oct 5, 2016: Polar M200, Casio Exilim EX-ZR5000 and more

Polar M200
Polar M200

Polar M200


$219, available this month

The Polar M200 is an affordable and easy-to-use GPS running watch that comes with a built-in wrist-based heart rate monitor.

It also doubles up as a fitness tracker that monitors your daily activities, such as steps taken and sleep time. When paired with a smartphone, the M200 keeps users connected by vibrating to inform them of incoming calls, messages and calendar alerts.

Casio Exilim EX-ZR5000



Famed for its selfie cameras, Casio has launched yet another selfie-friendly digital camera with the Exilim EX-ZR5000. Featuring a super wide-angle 19mm lens with f/2.7 aperture, you can fit more of your friends into the frame for that perfect wefie. With a 180-degree flippable LCD screen and a shutter release situated in front, it becomes so much easier to take a selfie with the ZR5000. It will be available in white, pink and green.

Beats Solo3 Wireless



Fitted with the same Apple W1 chip found in Apple's AirPods, the new Beats Solo3 Wireless offers the same easy and instant set-up with supported iOS devices. You can take calls, control your music tracks and activate Siri on your iOS devices with Solo3's multi-function on-ear controls.

Its cushioned ear cups provide a buffer to outside noise for an immersive audio experience. It offers up to 40 hours of battery life on a full charge, and a mere five minutes of charging will give you three hours of playback.

Philips Avance Collection Airfryer


$549, available this month

Eat more healthily with the new Philips Avance Collection Airfryer. It uses Philips' unique TurboStar technology that lets you fry food with just a little or no oil added, while keeping your food crispy on the outside but tender inside.

Philips claims this Airfryer can fry food 50 per cent more evenly. There are presets for four popular dishes - frozen fries, meat, fish and drumsticks - so you can cook them with the touch of a button.

Logitech M720 Triathlon Multi-Device Mouse



The Logitech M720 Triathlon Multi-Device Mouse can be paired with up to three devices at one time. Furthermore, you can switch among these three devices quickly with the press of a button.

This wireless mouse can connect to devices running Windows, macOS, Chrome OS, Android and Linux via an included Logitech Unifying USB receiver, or using Bluetooth. Able to withstand 10 million clicks, it is said to last two years on a single AA battery.

SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0


From $12

Android smartphone users who are in need of more capacity can take a look at the new SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0. This tiny USB flash drive features a retractable design with a micro-USB and a USB 3.0 connector. So users can not only enjoy larger storage capacities, but also move their files easily among their various devices, from Android smartphones to Windows PC.

It is available in capacities of 16GB ($12), 32GB ($16), 64GB ($30) and 128GB ($59).

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 05, 2016, with the headline 'New Products'. Print Edition | Subscribe