New Products, Sept 6, 2017: Garmin Approach S60, Fitbit Aria 2 and more

Garmin Approach S60
Garmin Approach S60
Fitbit Aria 2
Fitbit Aria 2

Garmin Approach S60

GPS GOLF WATCH

$599

Golfers who want to track their game can get the Garmin Approach S60 - a stylish GPS golf watch equipped with in-depth game-tracking technology.

Its Garmin AutoShot game tracking technology lets users review, map and analyse detected shots. It also features SwingTempo that measures the relationship between upswing and downswing, and TempoTraining that uses vibration to help users synchronise their swing mechanics and fine-tune their swing tempo.

The Approach S60 will be available in black and white.

Fitbit Aria 2

SMART WEIGHING SCALE

$198, available next month

The Fitbit Aria 2 Wi-Fi Smart Scale promises better accuracy than its predecessor. Set-up is also easier by using your smartphone's Bluetooth connection, on top of the previous way of using Wi-Fi.

This smart weighing scale not only measures your weight, but also your body fat percentage, lean mass and body mass index. By syncing your data from Aria 2 with the Fitbit app on your smartphone, you can view all of your body stats in one place, making it easier to track your progress over time.

TP-Link Deco M5

WI-FI ROUTER

$459

TP-Link's Deco M5 Whole-Home Wi-Fi System uses the latest mesh Wi-Fi technology to make sure your whole house is covered. Its three units can be customised to cover up to 4,500 sq ft.

Powered by a quad-core processor, this dual-band AC1300 mesh Wi-Fi system is capable of speeds of up to 400 Mbps on the 2.4GHz band, and 867Mbps on the 5GHz band. Deco M5 uses TP-Link's Adaptive Routing Technology to ensure your network is always working at top speeds by identifying and selecting the fastest path for your devices to connect to the network.

Western Digital My Book Duo

DESKTOP STORAGE SYSTEM

From $469, available next month

If you are a backup addict, the new Western Digital (WD) My Book Duo desktop storage system is exactly what you need.

It comes with two WD RED hard drives that can be customised in either Raid 0 or Raid 1 configuration. Raid 0 gives you better performance, while Raid 1 allows for more redundancy.

The storage system also features a USB-C port, which supports USB 3.1 Gen 1 speeds of up to 3Gbps, and two USB 3.0 ports. It will be available in storage capacities starting from 4TB ($469) to a whopping 20TB ($1,299).

Philips Smoke-less Indoor Grill

HOME APPLIANCE

$499

Been thinking of a barbecue party in your flat but worried about the smoke? Go smoke-free with the Philips Smoke-less Indoor Grill.

It uses an advanced infra-red heat technology with a reflector system to deliver a constant heat of 230 deg C. And that is within 1min of powering it up.

Furthermore, Philips claims its design ensures that the grease tray remains cool so that fats do not burn, leading to less smoke and minimal splatter.

Plus, its non-stick aluminium grid lets you cook your food with authentic BBQ grill marks.

Canon imageClass LBP654Cx

PRINTER

$999, available this month

Small offices looking for an efficient printer can consider the Canon imageClass LBP654Cx.

It delivers colour printing at up to 27 pages per min (ppm), with a duplex print speed of 21.9ppm. It supports A5-size media printing and comes with built-in Wi-Fi and Gigabit Ethernet connection.

Equipped with a 5-inch touchscreen LCD display that allows for easy configuration of settings, it also features the Print Template application for users tostore frequently used templates and print them when needed.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 06, 2017, with the headline 'New Products'. Print Edition | Subscribe