New Products, Sept 27, 2017: Asus ZenBook Pro UX550, Logitech MX Ergo and more

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550

LAPTOP

$2,898

Asus calls the new ZenBook Pro UX550 its fastest, thinnest and lightest ZenBook Pro yet.

It comes with the latest Intel Core i7-7700HQ quad-core processor, a gaming-grade Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card, 16GB of system memory and 512GB of flash storage for great performance.

It is 18.9mm thick, tips the scale at 1.8kg and features a 15.6-inch full high-definition display with an ultra-thin 7.3mm bezel.


Logitech MX Ergo

WIRELESS MOUSE

$149, available from Oct 13

The Logitech MX Ergo wireless mouse has something most mice do not have - a trackball, for better control.

It also comes with a unique adjustable hinge that lets you increase the angle of holding the mouse from zero degrees to 20 degrees, said to reduce muscular strain by 20 per cent, compared with a standard mouse.

Its ergonomically sculpted shape also gives your palm and fingers great support.

The soft rubber top ensures a comfortable grip.


Jaybird RUN

WIRELESS HEADPHONES

$299, available next month

Designed with feedback from top runners around the world, the Jaybird RUN is a pair of cordless wireless headphones that delivers skip-free audio with a comfortable fit.

It comes with a selection of interchangeable tips and fins to help you find a secure fit. It is resistant to sweat and water, thanks to double hydrophobic nano coating.

It is also designed for one-ear use, so runners can use the right headphone without the left, thus allowing them to listen to their favourite tunes while staying aware of their surroundings.


Innergie PowerJoy 30C USB-C

WALL CHARGER

$69

Hate to carry multiple chargers when you travel? The Innergie PowerJoy 30C USB-C might be just what you need.

This 30W compact wall charger has one USB-A output port and one USB-C output port. The USB-C output port can charge most USB-C laptops such as the Apple MacBook, while the USB-A output port can be used to charge your smartphones.

Plus, the PowerJoy comes with three interchangeable travel plugs that allow you to use the wall charger in more than 150 countries.


Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV

CAMERA

Pricing to be confirmed, available next month

As the flagship model of Sony's Cyber-shot compact camera series, the new RX10 IV features the world's fastest autofocusing (AF) speed at 0.03sec, according to its maker.

It features 315 focal-plane phase-detection AF points covering around 65 per cent of the frame, putting some DSLR cameras to shame. It is also capable of shooting at a stunning speed of 24 frames per second.

This 20.1-megapixel ultra-zoom compact camera has a 24-600mm, f/2.4-f/4 lens that can capture subjects near and far using its 3-inch tiltable touchscreen display.


Cooler Master Masterwatt Maker 1500

POWER SUPPLY UNIT

$699

If you are looking for the ultimate power supply unit (PSU) for your gaming rig, consider the Cooler Master Masterwatt Maker 1500.

This all-aluminium PSU uses a modular system so you can connect all the components in your gaming rig with ease.

The fully modular flat cable connectors use a newly designed plug that is said to carry 1.5 times more current than normal cables.

In addition, the PSU has 94 per cent power efficiency so you are getting the most out of what you are spending on electricity.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 27, 2017, with the headline 'NewProducts'. Print Edition | Subscribe