New Products, Nov 2, 2016: LG K8 LTE, Philips Air Purifier Series 2000 and more




$249, without contract

Beautiful design does not need to come with a hefty price tag. The LG K8 LTE is an affordable Android 6.0 Marshmallow smartphone with an arched screen and sleek design that fits the curves of your hand comfortably.

It has a 5-inch (1,280 x 720 pixel) display, an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. It comes with 8GB of internal storage but can be expanded by a further 32GB via a microSD card.

The LG K8 LTE will be available in gold and blue.

Philips Air Purifier Series 2000 AC2887/30



Worried about the haze making a comeback? Get the latest Philips Air Purifier Series 2000 AC2887/30 for peace of mind.

It has three smart auto modes - Pollution, Allergen and Bacteria & Virus. You can adjust the purifier's performance to suit your needs.

All three modes tap on the VitaShield Intelligent Purification System that uses an extra thick NanoProtect Pro S3 Filter. It can remove particles as small as 20 nanometres, or 2,500 times smaller than the width of your hair.

Epson L605



For those who need to print a lot of photographs, the Epson L605 three-in-one printer might just be what you need.

Each set of its ink can yield up to 6,000 monochrome pages, or 6,500 colour pages. It can print up to 13.7 monochrome images and up to 7.3 colour ones a minute.

Its 2.2-inch LCD screen lets users easily set up and operate the printer as a standalone machine. It also comes with Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity, allowing users to print and scan documents directly using their smartphones and computers.

Tomtom Touch


$239, available this month

This wristband fitness tracker not only tracks your daily physical activities, but it can also measure your body fat and muscle mass percentage right from your wrist with the touch of a button.

It tracks your heart rate throughout the day with its built-in heart-rate monitor, as well as monitors your walks and runs with its Sports mode. It has a touchscreen display that shows notifications, such as incoming calls, when paired with your smartphone.

Belkin Case + Stand for Apple Pencil



If you are looking for a case for your Apple Pencil, Belkin's Case + Stand offers a nifty solution.

It lets you neatly stow your Apple Pencil and its accessories, including that easy-to-lose charging adapter and extra Apple Pencil tip, in assigned storage compartments. It also functions as a protective stand so your Apple Pencil is always within easy reach.

Fabrix Marble Snap Case for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus



The Fabrix Marble Snap Case offers elegant protection for your new Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.

Just 0.5mm thick, the case is custom-printed with a beauitful polished marble print in glossy smooth finish. The interior of the case has a matte finish and a beautifully stamped "made by fabrix" logo.

Available in black or white, the cases for both the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus go for the same price.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 02, 2016, with the headline 'New Products'. Print Edition | Subscribe