New products (week of Feb 18)


Motorola Moto X

$765 (without contract)

The second-generation Motorola Moto X is finally here.

Packing a powerful 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor, 2GB of system memory and 16GB of storage, this 5.2-inch Android 5.0 (Lollipop) smartphone is only 9.9mm at its thickest and weighs a mere 144g.

It has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front camera to record all your life's special moments.


Razer Blade 2015

From $3,299.90

The Razer Blade is back. And it is still the thinnest, lightest and most powerful 14-inch gaming laptop in the world, according to its maker.

The Blade's 17.9mm thick and 2.03kg chassis houses an Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz quad-core processor, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M graphics card with 3GB of video memory, 16GB of system memory and solid-state drive storage of up to 512GB.

Its 3,200 x 1,800 pixel touchscreen display will provide ultra-sharp resolution gaming wherever you go.


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-KW11


Selfie lovers and fashionistas take note: Sony's sleek new camera looks like a perfume bottle but is designed to take selfies.

The Cyber-shot DSC-KW11 features a 19.2-megapixel image sensor and a 21mm wide-angle lens with an f/2.0 maximum aperture.

Its lens is mounted to be able to swivel 180 degrees so that you can turn it to face you and take a picture with its 3.3-inch display.

Use the Beauty Effect mode to smoothen your complexion. The camera comes in white, pink, green and violet.


Pioneer HDJ-2000MK2

$280, available next month

These headphones were created with professional deejays in mind.

They use large 50mm drivers along with copper-clad aluminium-wire voice coils and rare-earth magnets to generate sound with greater accuracy and control.

Urethane memory foam earpads, leather-feel covers and an adjustable headband keep a deejay comfortable during marathon sessions.


Linksys AC3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi EA9200


With the growing number of wireless devices, such as gaming consoles and smart TVs, in our home, the need for a fast wireless router has become essential.

The latest Linksys AC3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi EA9200 router will come in handy.

The router uses six antennae (three removable external ones and three fixed internal ones) and three Wi-Fi radio bands (one 2.4GHz and two 5GHz) to provide multiple wireless streams for the best wireless connections and speeds for the entire family.

Its Smart Connect technology optimises the performance of wireless devices by balancing them across the multiple Wi-Fi bands, while its beam-forming technology focuses and strengthens the Wi-Fi signals to 802.11ac Wi-Fi devices.


Canon Maxify MB5370


Ideal for the printing needs of small businesses and home offices, the Maxify MB5370 is Canon's first desktop inkjet printer to feature a single-pass two-sided auto document feeder scan engine. It can scan two-sided documents in a single pass.

The printer is fitted with two 250-sheet paper cassettes for 500-page print jobs minus the hassle of loading more paper. It can print 32.4 monochrome pages per minute and 24 colour pages per minute.

With its built-in Wi-Fi, the printer can be shared by multiple users at home or in the office. They can use the Maxify Printing Solutions app (Android and iOS) to print from their smartphones.

This article was first published on Feb 18, 2015.
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