Stuff Picks: the gadgets to get on 25/10

Smartphones, cameras, desktops, we've got it all for this week's gadget round-up

ZenFone 2 Laser

Price: S$279

Equipped with a 13MP camera and rear laser auto-focus, this new release captures 1280 x 720 HD images nearly instantly (0.2 sec). The Zenfone 2 Laser’s screen is scratch-resistant and more durable with the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protecting it. Furthermore, this smartphone is one of the rare few to feature a removable battery. Travellers and employees who want a separate number for work and personal use will be happy with the dual SIM card slots in the ZenFone 2 Laser.

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II

Price: single lens kit S$1148; double-lens kit S$1348

The advanced 5-Axis In-Built Image Stabilisation (IBIS) ensures that all your pictures are sharp, no matter whether they are wide-angle landscapes, portraits, social snapshots, travel movies, macro close-ups to exciting telephotoaction sports.

Equipped with 2.36 mega-dot OLED viewfinder with Simulated OVF (S-OVF) and AF Track Pad which lets you trace your thumb on the rear LCD touchscreen to select the focus point, the OM-D makes taking photos a breeze. With its Olympus Ol.Share app (iOS and Android), instant transfer of pictures from camera to phone for sharing on social media is made possible.


Price: standard version, S$1599; extended version, S$1749

For the urban commuter who’s looking to breeze through the last few miles, the INOKIM Light is a compact 12kg electric scooter with 8.5in tires which is foldable for easy portability.

The standard version can go distances of 20 to 25km per charge and the extended can reach up to 35km per charge. In it is a Li-Ion 36V 8Ah/10.4 Ah battery which requires about 4 to 5hrs for a full charge. It boasts a top speed of up to 25 km/h depending on how and where it’s used.

The INOKIM Light is available in black, white, orange, blue and green.

Asus G11CB gaming desktop

Price: S$1898

The G11CB gaming desktop combines affordability and high performance with its 128 GB solid-state drive (SSD), DDR4 memory and 10Gbit/s USB 3.1 Gen 2 for high speed data access.

Powering it is an Intel Core i7 processor and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 for that oomph in gaming performance. Built with GameAlive, recording and editing gameplay videos for sharing on social media will be a breeze. The Aegis II system monitors and also enhances its user’s gaming experience by helping to track memory usage, download and upload status, along with warning the user if the system is too hot or past the voltage threshold.

SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Price: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, S$10, S$19, S$37, S$75 respectively

Encased in a durable aluminium metal casing that protects it against the odd tumble, the Ultra Flair USB 3.0 Flash Drive can transfer a full length movie in less than half a minute and transfer hi-res phootos and videos 15 times faster than the standard USB 2.0. Along with lightning fast transfer speeds, this flash drive offers SanDisk SecureAcess software protection, 128-bit protection and also a year’s subscription to RescuePRO software for recovering lost or corrupted files.