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Gadgets4Geeks – March 2019

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Durable speakers with extra bass

Sony has launched the new SRS-XB41, SRS-XB31, and SRS-XB21 extra bass wireless speakers in South Africa. Available in three colours, the new fabric material design of the speakers is robust and washable. They’re also waterproof and dust proof with an IP67 rating, meaning you can take your party and your speakers to the beach or pool. Added to that they’re rust-proof too, making them safe from long-term water-induced damage.

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Imaging innovation for enthusiasts 

Nokia 9 PureView features the world’s first five camera array with ZEISS Optics to put next generation computational imaging technology into the hands of advanced photography enthusiasts. Every picture taken with a Nokia 9 PureView is in HDR, five cameras simultaneously capture the image and fuse it together into one 12 MP photo with outstanding dynamic range and depth of field. The phone also features the ability to capture images in uncompressed RAW “DNG” format and edit them directly on the phone yourself thanks to a partnership with Adobe Lightroom.

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Hybrid smartwatch collection

Kronaby has launched a hybrid smartwatch collection. Consisting of four models – APEX, CARAT, SEKEL, and NORD – each watch is water resistant to 100 m and features a fashionable design while also offering connected smartwatch functionality and a host of customisable features. The smartwatches integrate an accelerometer as well as provide subtle vibration alerts filtered to the notifications that have been prioritised by the user, such as phone calls, social media updates, or text messages from nominated contacts. The user can also use the watches’ buttons to control certain smartphone or tablet functionality using Bluetooth LE wireless connectivity provided by the Nordic SoC, for example, remotely controlling a device’s camera, or music playback.

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High-end gaming in ultra-slip laptop

Putting high-end gaming components into an ultra-slim laptop is exceedingly difficult, especially when targeting a thinner chassis than ever before, but the Zephyrus S GX531 delivers with a remarkably compact body. The slender exterior measures nearly 15 mm thin and leverages a 15,6” display with super-narrow bezels to squeeze into a smaller footprint. The device offers cutting-edge parts like the latest Intel Core i7-8750H CPU and a premium 144 Hz refresh rate display.

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