New Gadgets of the Week (June 25): vivo X80 Pro, Xiaomi Smart Band 7 & more

If you are too busy to keep track of the latest tech gadgets that are launched, here is a good place to check them out.

vivo X80 Pro
S$1,699, get it at Lazada

Chinese smartphone maker vivo has been making smartphones with great cameras and their latest flagship X80 Pro is no exception. It features a rear quad-camera system of a 50-megapixel (MP) wide-angle camera with laser autofocusing, a 48MP ultra-wide-angle camera, a 12MP telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom and a 8MP periscope telephoto camera with 5x optical zoom.

Not to mention, this Android 12 smartphone is powered by the latest flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform for optimal performance and lightning-fast 5G connectivity speeds. Its 6.78-inch 120Hz display is able to exhibit 1 billion colours with a peak brightness of 1,500 nits.

SteelSeries Arctic Nova Pro
S$439, get it at Lazada

Gamers looking for the optimal 360-degree audio experience should get themselves the SteelSeries Arctic Nova Pro. Using SteelSeries’ latest Sonar Audio Software Suite that offers the world’s first pro-grade parametric equaliser, gamers can hear every step of their virtual enemies and the direction of incoming fire.

Not to mention, gamers will be able to experience sound purity unlike any other gaming headset through its all-new High Fidelity speaker drivers. Its ClearCast Gen 2 microphone silences background noise to give you crystal clear communications, backed by Sonar Software’s powerful AI algorithms.

Poco F4
From S$549, get it at Lazada from June 27 onwards

If you do not have money for flagship smartphones, you might want consider the Poco F4. It is powered by the near-flagship Snapdragon 870 flagship processor for a fine balance between performance and thickness.

At only 7.7mm thick, it is the thinnest model in the Poco line up. But yet, it boasts a 6.67-inch AMOLED 120Hz display and an ultra-tiny 2.76mm DotDisplay, one of the tiniest in the industry. It also has a triple rear camera setup featuring the addition of optical image stabilisation on the device’s 64MP main camera. An 8MP ultra-wide camera and 2MP macro camera complete the camera setup.

Xiaomi Smart Band 7
S$69, get it at Lazada

Need an affordable fitness tracker? You can consider the Xiaomi Smart Band 7. It features a large 1.62-inch full AMOLED display and supports over 110 sports modes as well as an all-new VO2 max workout analysis. This VO2 max analysis measures the maximum amount of oxygen you use during exercise to ascertain your fitness level.

In addition, it comes with three new modes – Training load, Recovery duration and Training effect. Thus, you can evaluate your workouts and adjust your schedule and intensity accordingly for optimal performance. Furthermore, at only S$69, you will not feel the pinch in your pocket.