Our picks of the week: Omnidesk ChopValue Classic, Lenovo Legion 5i Pro 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.

Omnidesk ChopValue Classic
From S$1,499, available in Omnidesk

The Omnidesk ChopValue Classic is Asia’s first carbon-negative height-adjustable desk, according to its maker. Its table top is made of upcycled chopsticks and features a mosaic of wood tones.

Each table top has wildly different wood grains and tonal streaks, due to sheer diversity of chopsticks used in its construction. However, it shares the same strength and tenacity as premium solid woods. The ChopValue Classic will be available in sizes of 48 inches, 60 inches and 72 inches, with support for both Omnidesk legs Ascent and Pro 2020.

Lenovo Legion 5i Pro
From S$3,499, available in Lazada and Shopee

Looking for a gaming laptop with the latest Intel Core processor? Consider Lenovo’s new Legion 5i Pro. It features the 12th-generation Intel Core i7-12700H processor, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070Ti Laptop GPU for optimal performance and up to 1TB of flash storage.

Its 16-inch 165Hz (2,560 x 1,600 pixels) IPS display offers 100% sRGB colour gamut, up to 3ms response time and up to 500 nits of brightness for superb visual experience. Not to mention, it is paired with fan-favourite features such as advanced thermals of Legion Coldfront 4.0 and improved ergonomics of Legion TrueStrike keyboard.

Marshall Motif ANC
S$349, available in TC Acoustic and Lazada

Audio brand Marshall says the Motif ANC true wireless earbuds boast the biggest sound in the smallest package. Its 6mm dynamic drivers deliver music as you like it with equaliser settings that can be easily adjusted via a dedicated app.

Its combination of active noise cancellation and passive noise cancellation with sealed-fit earbuds enables you to concentrate on your music and filter out the world. Furthermore, the Motif ANC comes with 20 hours of wireless playtime and active noise cancellation. So, you can practically enjoy peace and quiet for a whole day.

Samsung Odyssey G70A
S$1,288, available in Lazada and Shopee

For PC gamers, the search for the 4K flat IPS gaming monitor might end with the Samsung Odyssey G70A. This 28-inch 4K gaming monitor comes with a refresh rate of up to 144Hz for smooth gameplay, and its 178-degree viewing angle enables you to see the virtual enemy even when you are slouching.

Plus, it is compatible with both G-Sync and AMD FreeSync Premium Pro that reduce choppiness and screen tearing. So you do not need to worry about changing graphics cards’ brand in the future.

Canon EOS R5 C
S$6,599, available at Canon E-Shop

For creative professionals who demand high performance for both video and still photo shooting, the Canon EOS R5 C is the camera to get. It is equipped with Canon’s proprietary full-frame CMOS sensor that boasts 45 million effective pixels and Canon’s DIGIC X image processor that produces an internal recording of up to 8K 60p RAW videos.

The EOS R5 C features a compact and lightweight body weighing around 680g for easy portability. It also offers easy controls. For instance, by switching modes via the ON/OFF dial, the EOS R5 C can be used either as a video camera with Cinema EOS System quality, or as a still camera with performance like the EOS R5 mirrorless camera.

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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