New Products: Fujifilm Instax Mini 70, Asus ROG Maximus VIII Extreme, Huawei Watch

Fujifilm Instax Mini 70
Fujifilm Instax Mini 70

Fujifilm Instax Mini 70



Film photography might belong to the bygone era, but there is still something magical about having an instant photo print in your hands.

The new Fujifilm Instax Mini 70 instant camera features a new sleek design with an improved viewfinder. To help you take better self-portraits, it includes a selfie mode that automatically adjusts settings for brightness and shooting distance, and a front- facing selfie mirror next to the lens. It comes in white, yellow and blue.

Asus ROG Maximus VIII Extreme



Asus ROG Maximus VIII Extreme

Based on the new Intel Z170 Express chipset and LGA 1151 socket for the latest 6th-generation Intel Skylake processors, the new Asus ROG Maximus VIII Extreme motherboard has a host of new features, including the new OC Panel II console. This console comes with a 2.6-inch display for system monitoring, and controls for tweaking your overclocking needs.

The motherboard uses the SupremeFX 2015 with Sonic Studio II for audio. It features Asus' LANGuard and GameFirst technologies for lag-free online gaming. It also comes with new connectivity options like Thunderbolt 3, NVMe U.2, M.2, SATA Express and USB 3.1.

Huawei Watch


From $549

Huawei Watch

Huawei Watch, the firm's first smartwatch, has a 1.4-inch full- circle touchscreen display with scratch-resistant sapphire crystal in a beautiful stainless steel frame. The circular (400 x 400 pixels) display has a thin bezel of only 0.6mm. There are over 40 watch faces you can choose out of the box.

This Android Wear smartwatch also comes with sensors, such as a gyroscope, an accelerometer, a barometer and a heart rate sensor, so it can also be your fitness tracker.

DJI Osmo



DJI Osmo

Drone maker DJI has released Osmo, said to be the world's first fully integrated stabilised handheld 4K camera.

It has a 12-megapixel, 1/2.3-inch image sensor, and a 94-degree field-of-view lens on a three-axis gimbal that is mounted on an ergonomic grip. Conveniently placed buttons and controls on the grip let you access vital functions with your thumb easily. Put your smartphone on the included phone holder to see what Osmo sees and control it by tapping your finger.

Apple TV (4th Generation)


$248 (32GB), $318 (64GB), available on

Apple TV (4th Generation)

The new Apple TV media set-top box is here. Featuring an A8 processor and an internal storage of either 32GB or 64GB, the fourth-generation Apple TV runs a new operating system, tvOS, with Siri integration and its own App Store. It allows you to not only watch movies or TV shows, but also play games. An included touch-based remote control doubles as a game controller.

Asus ZenFone 2 Laser 5.5-inch



Asus ZenFone 2 Laser 5.5-inch

The Asus ZenFone 2 Laser 5.5-inch (ZE550KL) has a 13-megapixel rear camera with laser autofocusing said to be as fast as 0.2sec.

This Android smartphone also has a rear real-tone flash to ensure warm skin tones and accurate colours during photo-taking.

It uses the latest scratch- resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 4, and comes with dual SIM card slots and a removable battery. It comes in black, red and white.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 04, 2015, with the headline 'New Products'. Print Edition | Subscribe