New Products, April 5, 2017: KEF LS50 Wireless speakers, Logitech Brio 4K Pro Webcam and more

KEF LS50 Wireless
KEF LS50 Wireless

KEF LS50 Wireless

SPEAKERS

$3,299

Renowned British audio firm KEF has upgraded its LS50 bookshelf speakers with a wireless model that accepts Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 (with aptX codec) connections, as well as wired options such as optical and USB.

Sporting a similar design as the original passive LS50 speakers, the LS50 Wireless fully active music system has four digital-to-analogue converters, all operating at 192kHz/24-bit.

Users can easily set up the speakers using a mobile app (for iOS and Android). The app also offers equaliser settings and playback controls.

It will be available in three dual-tone designs: grey with red, black with blue and white with copper.


Logitech Brio 4K Pro Webcam

WEBCAM

$339

Whether you are a YouTube streamer or a mobile professional, Logitech has your video communication needs covered with its premium Brio 4K Pro Webcam.

It supports 4K video recording at 30 frames per second (fps). Lowering the resolution to 1080p or 720p enables the Brio to record at a smooth 60fps.

Its high dynamic range feature puts things in a good light, regardless of the lighting conditions. A 5x digital zoom lets you focus on the fine details.

The Brio can also be used to log into Windows 10 via its infrared facial-recognition feature.


Sony MDR-XB950N1

HEADPHONES

$339

Set your pulse racing with the deep punchy bass from Sony's latest XB950N1 Extra Bass wireless headphones.

They connect to your devices via Bluetooth, and comes with near-field communication (NFC) technology to make the pairing process even simpler.

Ambient noise is reduced by the headphone's noise-cancelling feature, which can be enabled using a smartphone app. This app also lets you tweak the audio to emulate different environments, like a concert hall or outdoor stage.

Sony claims these headphones are good for up to 22hr of continuous music playback with noise-cancelling turned on.It takes 7hr to charge its battery fully.


BenQ SW320

MONITOR

$2,099

This is the monitor to get for those in the video and photography fields. The 31.5-inch BenQ SW320 is a 4K display with an ultra-wide colour gamut supporting 99 per cent of the Adobe RGB colour space used by photographers.

Video editors will benefit from its support of the DCI-P3 and Rec. 709 colour space standards, which are used in the cinema industry. In addition, support for the HDR10 standard makes it useful for those involved in post-production for Ultra HD Blu-ray movies with high dynamic range.

The monitor can rotate to portrait orientation. A detachable hood helps to block ambient light and glare.

Compiled by Vincent Chang

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 05, 2017, with the headline 'New Products'. Print Edition | Subscribe