5 must-have gadgets to spend your money on in May

Pay day is here, so spend it wisely using our monthly recommended list with Channelnews Asia

You've made it through another month and the bank account is slightly fatter after pay day. We think you deserve a treat.

This month, together with Channelnews Asia, we've scoured the top gadgets that you should spend your hard-earned cash on. Looking for a TV? We've got that covered. A smartphone, you ask? A high stamina mobile device should do the trick. Or if you'd like to spend some alone time with your PlayStation 4, we've got one game right up your alley.

Apple MacBook (2016)

Apple’s thinnest and latest laptop, now in a brand new rose gold colour. Also, improvements to its hardware so it’s faster and more powerful than its inaugural MacBook. As they say, if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Apple has got something good going with the MacBook design.

It's lightweight, making it attractive for travelers who want to move around, minus the bulk and hassle. Also, no messy wires all over the MacBook since it uses USB-C for almost everything, including power and data transfer. It is a double-edged sword since it means you only have that one USB-C port. But a worthwhile tradeoff for something light and portable.

Read our Apple MacBook (2016) review

Leagoo Shark 1

Leagoo might sound unfamiliar but it won't be for long. Not your typical Samsung, Apple or any other smartphones, Leagoo is relatively new to the market. While it is affordable, it’s not just some cheap Android smartphone. It’s got a few powerful features that set it apart.

That 6300mAh battery keeps the phone running for nearly two days straight. This is accounted even with heavy usage of Facebook, WhatsApp and watching Netflix on Wi-Fi. There’s no need to charge the phone every few hours because of its long stamina. That’s one first world problem struck off the list - panicking when your phone’s battery is running low.