New Products, April 20, 2016: YI Action Camera Set, Plantronics Backbeat Go 3 and more

YI Action Camera Set
YI Action Camera Set

YI Action Camera Set



If you want an action camera at a bargain, the YI Action Camera Set is your choice.

Created by Xiaoyi, part of the Xiaomi Group, this is the official international version of the Yi Action Camera. The main differences between this and the Chinese version are supposedly faster Wi-Fi speed, better battery life and English-language menus.

This set consists of the YI action camera, a selfie stick and a Bluetooth remote.

Plantronics Backbeat Go 3


$169 (without charging case), $219 (with charging case)

Say goodbye to entangled cables with the Plantronics Backbeat Go 3 wireless earphones.

The corded earbuds stay in your ears, while its inline control and microphone let you control tracks and answer calls. It is also resistant against light rain and sweat.

A full charge is good for up to 6 ½hr. You can opt for the set that comes with a charging case, which provides portable charging and doubles the battery life.

BeastGrip Pro


$215 (without lens), $280 (includes a macro/wide-angle lens)

The Beast Grip Pro is said to be the world's first universal lens adapter and camera rig system for smartphones. It has an adjustable lens mount and spring-loaded clamps to ensure a secure grip for any smartphone. The modular system includes a removable lens assembly and handle, so users can modify it accordingly. It employs a standard 37mm lens mount for use with compatible lenses, adapters and filters.

Swarovski Activity Tracking Jewellery



Developed in collaboration with fitness tracker company Misfit, this Swarovski item consists of the Activity Crystal, Slake bracelet and sports band. The Activity Crystal - a fitness tracker that is water resistant down to 50m - tracks your daily physical activity and sleep. Tap on it and it will light up to show your activity progress. Sync it with the Link app on your smartphone to see details such as steps taken and calories burnt.

AverMedia Ballista Trinity 2.1



Looking for affordable gaming speakers? Take a look at the new AverMedia Ballista Trinity 2.1.

It comes with a 48W 6.5-inch sub-woofer, twin dual-channel 2.75-inch drivers and a 1-inch tweeter. The speakers are touted to deliver great bass, sharp mid-range tones and clear highs with minimal distortion for the best audio gaming experience. There are dedicated bass and treble knobs for you to adjust settings.

Uniq Glacier Frost Series for S7 and S7 edge



Want to protect your new Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge but still want to flaunt its beauty? The Uniq Glacier Frost Series might just be what you need.

It provides protection for all the buttons and port, and has a clear back case with metallic sides that exude an air of elegance. This case comes in gold, rose gold and gun metal.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 20, 2016, with the headline 'NewProducts'. Subscribe