Here’s a round up of new tech released in Thailand this week – 24 Feb 2018


Great price for smartphone

New from Xiaomi, the Redmi 5A is an affordable smartphone with a metallic matte finish and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, a 13MP rear camera, a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion and a long-lasting 3,000mAh battery. It has a five-inch HD display, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It retails for just Bt2,790.

Here’s to your health

JBL’s Reflect Fit Heart Rate wireless sports headphones boast JBL Signature Sound and are great for training “in the zone”. The heart-monitoring technology is compatible with most heartrate-enabled fitness apps, so you can stream the pulse readings directly to your phone for data analysis and receive real-time updates through the headphones, all with just a single touch. The headphones are in stores for Bt5,990.

Ronaldo at your service

The symbol of one of the world’s most popular footballers appears on the CR7 Cristiano Ronaldo screen-protection glass from Panzer Glass. The concept is “The world’s greatest offence deserves the world’s best defence”. The CR7 symbol appears on the cover during sleep mode and there’s no disturbance while the phone is in use. With top certification in terms of protection, the screen is smooth to the touch and resistant to finger smudges and scratches. Sold for iPhone6 and 6 Plus, iPhone7 and 7 Plus, and iPhone8 and 8 Plus, the price starts at Bt1,490.

Three cameras ready

The Samsung Galaxy A8+ features dual selfie cameras – eight-mega-pixel and 16MP resolution – plus a 16MP rear camera. Samsung’s own octocore processor provides the power and you have 6GB of memory and 64GB of internal storage. The six-inch Super Amoled display has a resolution of 2,220×1,080 pixels. Expect to pay Bt18,990.

Massive one from Marshall

The Woburn Multi-Room is the largest speaker to date from Marshall, so count on truly robust sound. It connects wirelessly to Chromecast builtin, Spotify Connect, AirPlay and Bluetooth. You can also plug in via the 3.5mm socket or the RCA input. Combine it with other Marshall Wireless Multi-Room speakers to turn your home into a concert hall. It’s on shelves for Bt27,990.


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