Our picks of the week: Sonos Beam Gen 2, Logitech G435 Lightspeed 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.

Sonos Beam Gen 2
S$799, available in Lazada and Shopee from Oct 6

As its name implies, this is the second generation of Sonos’ compact smart soundbar. It features 3-D audio with Dolby Atmos that allows you to experience immersive sound with depth and details.

The Beam Gen 2 now also has an updated precisely-perforated polycarbonate grille to look and sound great. It is also now compatible with HDMI eARC on your TV for even higher definition sound quality, while you watch movies or play games.

Logitech G435 Lightspeed
S$109, available Oct 2021

Tired of boring black gaming headsets? Take a look at Logitech G435 Lightspeed. It comes in three colour combinations of black/neon yellow, blue/raspberry and off-white/lilac. So, that’s definitely one for you.

Weighing only 165g, this lightweight wireless gaming headset offers low-latency Bluetooth connectivity for you to connect to any of your devices, be it PC, smartphones or consoles. Furthermore, its 40mm drivers offer balanced and high-fidelity audio for all your gaming needs.

Lenovo Smart Clock 2
S$129, available in Lazada and Shopee

If you are looking for a bedside clock, you might as well get the Lenovo Smart Clock 2. With Google Assistant built in, you can connect it to your smart home network and ask it to turn off lights and lock doors with a simple “good night” command (when pre-programmed).

It features a 4-inch colour touchscreen display that shows you not only the time, but also the weather and family photos through several customisable clock faces. This smart clock also comes with a wireless charging dock to charge your smartphone while you sleep.

Arlo Pro 4 Wire-Free Spotlight Camera
S$399, available in Lazada and Shopee

You are an essential worker and needs to work in office during this pandemic? You can still monitor your house with the Arlo Pro 4 Wire-Free Spotlight Camera. It is capable of 2K HDR video quality with 160-degree field of view and features an integrated spotlight with colour night vision for clear videos day or night.

In addition, unlike its predecessor, the Pro 4 connects directly to Wi-Fi for an easy setup without the need for a separate base station. Its removable rechargeable battery is said to last up to six months on a single charge. Not to mention, the camera is compatible with Apple HomeKit, Samsung SmartThings and other smart home solutions.

Audeze Euclid
S$1,999, available in AV One

The Euclid is Audeze’s first closed-back in-ear headphones and is engineered and designed for audiophiles looking for a high-end audio solution that offers comfort, style and durability.

It features custom-built 18mm Audeze planar magnetic drivers, MMCX cable terminations, and ergonomically designed precision milled aluminium housing. Furthermore, its small 5mm ear port, contoured design, and lightweight build create an ergonomic fit suitable for most inner-ear shapes.

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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