Our picks of the week: Dell XPS Desktop, BenQ Zowie XL2746K 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.

Dell XPS Desktop (8950)
From S$2,399, available at Dell Online Store

Looking for a desktop PC for your content creation needs? The new Dell XPS Desktop (8950) might just be your answer. Its re-designed chassis is larger by 42 per cent than its predecessors thereby enabling better graphics performance, improved airflow and liquid cooling options.

It is said to be 21 per cent cooler and more than 50 per cent quieter than previous generations. In addition, it can be fitted with the latest 12th-generation Intel Core desktop processors (up to i9) as well as Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 Series (up to RTX 3090) or AMD Radeon RX (up to 6900 XT) graphics processing units for your productivity needs.

BenQ Zowie XL2746K
S$929, available in Lazada and Shopee

PC gamers who relish the highest frame rates possible should take a look at BenQ’s latest Zowie XL2746K esports gaming monitor. It features a 27-inch 240Hz display and is armed with Zowie’s proprietary DyAc+ technology that reduces motion blur. As such, PC gamers will be able to improve their recoil control, thanks to the reduction of in-game screen shaking.

The XL2746K monitor comes with a smaller base to give gamers with ample room to deck up their gaming tables. It also sports the new OSD menu that provides quicker access to a player’s desired settings.

Sharp SJ-VX40PG-BK
S$1,899, available in Lazada and Shopee

Just got the keys to your new flat? You can start by getting a refrigerator, so that you can start stocking up on food, drinks and other goodies for Christmas. Maybe a refrigerator like the new Sharp SJ-VX40PG-BK.

The star model of Sharp’s 2021 lineup, this multi-door fridge features Sharp’s Plasmacluster Ion Technology that has been proven to eliminate 99% airborne bacteria and 97% airborne mould. This keeps the fridge’s interior fresh for healthier and cleaner storage of food. Not to mention, it has a Super Freeze Mode to freeze food quickly to store longer but yet ensures no loss of flavour or nutrients.

Lenovo Yoga Tab 11
S$549, available in Courts

If you are looking for an affordable Android tablet for the family, you might want to take a look at the new Lenovo Yoga Tab 11. It has a built-in kickstand that lets you place the tablet in tilt, stand and hang modes. So, you can watch Youtube cooking tutorial videos while trying to cook up a storm in your kitchen.

The Yoga Tab 11 comes with an 11-inch 2K display with Dolby Vision picture quality. This display is certified by TÜV Rheinland® for greater eye protection to help reduce harmful blue light for the entire family. You just need to select the tablet’s Eye Care Mode to automatically adjust white balance and colour tone for optimal vision comfort.

Logitech G303 Shroud Edition
S$209, available in Lazada and Shopee

Designed in collaboration with former professional esports player and current streamer Michael “Shroud” Grzeslek, the Logitech G303 Shroud Edition is a remastered version of the company’s iconic G303 gaming mouse. It has been updated to meet Shroud’s specific requirements and preferences, including grip, thumb position, switch location and weight.

Tipping the scales at only 75g, the G303 Shroud Edition is lightweight for easy movement. Yet, this wireless mouse can last up to 145 hours of playtime. Its Hero 25K sensor is said to achieve sub-micron accuracy, while its large additive-free PTFE feet helps to reduce friction.

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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