Our picks of the week: Huawei P50 Pocket, Sharp Aquos The Scenes 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 P50 Pocket
Pricing and availability to be confirmed

The new P50 Pocket is Huawei’s latest foldable smartphone that is reminiscent of flip phones of the old. The P50 Pocket features a new-generation multi-dimensional hinge and lifting design to achieve a seamless fold and slim form factor.

When unfolded, the P50 Pocket becomes a 6.9-inch 21:9 smartphone that is perfect for cinematic content. Even when folded, there is a circular Cover Screen that delivers notifications and allows you to access certain information quickly without having to unfold the smartphone.

Sharp Aquos The Scenes
From S$2,039, available in Lazada and Shopee

Sharp has launched its Aquos The Scenes 4K TVs that come with its Deep Chroma Display. This unique display structure consists of chroma-enhanced backlight with Sharp’s patented UV2A panel to best match the light sources and enhance colour reproduction.

Blessed with Android TV 11, you can get an array of apps, such as Netflix and Disney+, from Google Play Store without the need of a set-top box. You can even ask Google to control your TV. Or you can mirror your laptop’s screen to the TV to better work out your spreadsheets. This 4K Smart TV will be available in two sizes of 60 inches (S$2,039) and 70 inches (S$2,999).

Casio G-Shock MTG-B2000XMG
S$1,699, available in Casio Store

Casio has added a new addition into its premium G-Shock MT-G series with the MTG-B2000XMG. It boasts a multicolour carbon bezel made by laminating carbon with coloured glass fibre.

This laminating process yields a random multi-layered pattern, which shows strata of different colours. As such, no two MTG-B2000XMG will look alike. The multicolour face design complements the hues of the bezel.

LG UltraGear Gaming Speaker GP9
S$699, available in Lazada and Shopee

If you prefer gaming speaker over gaming headset, you might want to take a look at LG’s new UltraGear Gaming Speaker GP9. It utilises LG’s proprietary 3D Gaming Sound technology, which incorporates a specially-designed HRTF (head-related transfer function) algorithm, to tailor a game’s audio according to its genre.

Thus, you can expect to experience stunningly detailed virtual surround sound complete with a realistic sense of space, position and directionality, according to LG. The GP9 also features Game Genre Optimiser with two modes that can customise game audio to match what you are playing.

Cooler Master MasterLiquid PL-Flux Series
From S$229, available in Lazada and Shopee

Looking to better cool your gaming PC? You might want to consider the new Cooler Master MasterLiquid PL-Flux Series. This cooling system uses a high-speed dual chamber pump, with each of the chambers engineered to direct water flow. Thus, it can focus on targeting heat spots for a more effective and efficient exchange of heat.

The contact surface to the CPU has also been levelled and evened out to maximise contact uniformity, which enhances the efficiency of heat transfer. Cooler Master’s signature Air Balance inter-connecting fan blades reinforce stability but yet maintain a gap between the inner wall of the frame to increase air pressure for better cooling.

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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