Our picks of the week: Huawei MateBook 14s, Casio G-Shock x Rubik’s Cube 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.

Huawei MateBook 14s
S$1,998, available today in Lazada and Shopee

Whether you are a student or working professional, you will need a powerful but portable laptop for your daily assignments or tasks. The new Huawei MateBook 14s laptop fulfils all these needs with its 14.2-inch 2.5K touchscreen display in a sleek and lightweight 1.43kg chassis.

Powered by the new 11th-generation Intel Core i7-11370H processor, it offers fast and smooth performance in whatever tasks you need to do. With its 60Wh battery, it has a battery life of up to 13 hours ensuring you will have enough juice to last an entire working day.

Casio G-Shock x Rubik’s Cube GAE-2100RC-1A
S$239, available this month in Casio Online Store

Combine the world’s favourite toy Rubik’s Cube with the best-selling Casio G-Shock GA-2100 model, and you get the limited edition GAE-2100RC-1A timepiece.

This watch features the latest carbon core guard technology in a slimmer and more refined case. The watch case pays homage to the much-loved retro look with its unique octagonal bezel, which frames an analog-digital display. Each watch also features an interchangeable bezel and tool.

Oppo Enco Air2
S$89, available today in Lazada and Shopee

Looking for a pair of affordable true wireless earbuds? Consider the Oppo Enco Air2. It features 13.4mm composite diaphragm drivers that are said to produce deep powerful bass, crystal-clear mids and smooth highs.

In addition, the earbuds are built with a bass booster to better enhance its bass performance when needed. It supports binaural low-latency ensuring wireless stability with its Bluetooth 5.2 transmission. Moreover, the Enco Air2 can last for 4 hours on a full charge while its charging case adds another 20 hours of playback.

Asus Vivobook 13 Slate OLED (T3300)
S$1,199, available in Asus Online Store

Asus claims this is the world’s first 13.3-inch OLED Windows detachable laptop. The Vivobook 13 Slate OLED comes with a full-size detachable keyboard and a cover stand featuring a 170-degree hinge. An included Asus Pen 2.0 stylus is stored in a magnetic pen holder. In short, this is the whole package without having to buy anything extra.

Thus, you can be drawing your masterpiece on its 13.3-inch OLED touchscreen display and quickly switch to typing your emails to clients or working on your Powerpoint presentation in a jiffy. Its front-facing 5-megapixel (MP) camera ensures clear video calls with your clients or colleagues, while its 13MP rear camera lets you take photos or videos for creative inspiration.

Sony Walkman Signature Series NW-WM1ZM2
S$4,999, available Apr 2022 in Sony Online Store

For audiophiles looking for the ultimate High-Res Audio player, the search ends with Sony Walkman Signature Series NW-WM1ZM2. It has a 99.99%-gold-plated Oxygen-Free Copper (OFC) chassis for stronger digital ground and higher rigidity. Thus, it is able to achieve clear and expansive sound.

The NW-WM1ZM2 is said to offer faithful sound reproduction with its full digital amplifier creating a rich and full-bodied soundscape. Furthermore, it is able to upscale compressed music files in real time with its DSEE Ultimate AI technology.

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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