Our picks for the week: Casio G-Shock MTG-B2000BDE, vivo Y72 5G and more

Every week, there are plenty of new products emerging in the consumer tech realm. At times, it becomes impossible to cover all of them. Here, we pick the new products of the week and deliver them to you in bite-size format.

Casio G-Shock MTG-B2000BDE
$1,699, available on May 21

Casio’s top-of-the-line G-Shock MT-G series gets a new model in MTG-B2000BDE. It sports a black ion-plated case, bezel and band. Red accents dot the markers, buttons and sub-dials for a stealthy and sleek look. It also comes with a replacement red resin band.

The watch can be connected to a mobile app via Bluetooth. As such, it allows for accurate timekeeping, automatic time adjustment when you travel between time zones and setting dual time function. Its Tough Solar charging system ensures you never have to worry about it running out of battery.

vivo Y72 5G
$429, available on May 15

Looking for a 5G smartphone that would not burn a hole in your pocket? Then, consider vivo’s latest Y72 5G. This 6.58-inch smartphone features MediaTek’s Dimensity 700 5G chip for fast 5G speed and smooth performance as well as a massive 5,000mAh battery for long battery life.

The smartphone comes with a 16-megapixel (MP) front-facing camera for your selfie needs. For the rest of your photography needs, its rear triple camera system has a 64MP wide-angle camera, a 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera and a 2MP macro camera. The Y72 5G will be available in two colours of dream glow and graphite black.

Ruhens Ice
$3,499, available at Ruhens Store

With the sweltering Singapore heat these days, nothing beats having a glass of ice-cold water to quench your thirst. Thus, the Ruhens Ice may just be the home appliance you need.

It is the first multi-temperature water dispenser in Singapore with ice-maker, according to its maker. The Ruhens Ice is able to dispense purified water in various temperature – from 4ºC to 87ºC – to suit your needs. Not only that, it is also able to make ice from the same source of filtered water. Thus, you can dispense ice to your glass of soda or whiskey any time.

thecoopidea Beans Pro 2
$199.90, available in Lazada and Shopee

There are so many true wireless in-ear headphones in the market these days. And thecoopidea Beans Pro 2 is the latest to hit the market. Thanks to its 10mm titanium dynamic drivers, it is said to offer 3 times more audio details than the typical 6mm drivers.

The Beans Pro 2 also features active noise cancellation for times when you need peace and quiet. But when you need to attend those endless Zoom meetings, its 4 built-in microphones will pick up your voice clearly. This pair of true wireless earbuds is available in 3 colours of matte black, olive grey and sakura pink.

Izipizi Screen Glass
$79, available in Ante Store

With the new Covid-19 measure, you will be working at home staring at the screen of your laptop or computer whole day. As such, you might want to protect your eyes from blue light emitted from your devices’ screens with the Izipizi Screen Glass.

Its sleek and edgy frames are fitted with lenses that are said to filter out 40 per cent of such blue light. Thus, your eyes can be better protected to ensure a better sleep at night.

Trevor Tan

Started out with dreams to become a street photographer, Trevor Tan somehow became a tech journalist with over 16 years of consumer tech experience. Maybe he plays too much video games and buys too many new gadgets.
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