By THE NATION
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone has a bigger display at 6.3 inches and it’s Super Amoled with 2,960x1,440-pixel resolution. You also get an S Pen stylus, dual-lens camera with dual OIS and 2x optical zoom, a 64bit octacore 10nm processor, six gigabytes of RAM and 64GB of storage. Count on a superfast LTE Cat 19 4G connection. The suggested retail price is Bt33,900.
How’s this for a TV set?
The 77-inch 77G7T from LG is the latest OLED 4K TV. The OLED panel is perfect black and the set looks sleek with its Picture on Glass design, the back cover made of crystal glass. The soundbar stand puts out 80 watts of power. You can enjoy the Dolby Atmos theatresound system featured in some Netflix movies, as well as Dolby Vision, HDR 10 and HLG HDR for sharper display. The going rate is Bt599,990.
Latest iMac looking good
With the new 27-inch iMac computer, you get gorgeous 27-inch Retina 5K resolution with 5,120x2,880 pixels and high brightness of 500 nits. An Intel Core i5 quad core processor running at 3.5GHZ is backed up by 8GB of 2400MHz DDR 4 memory and two terabytes on the hard drive. A Radeon Pro 580 GPU provides the graphics horsepower with 8GB of VRAM memory. There are four USB 3.0 ports and two Thunderbolt 3 ports (USBC), plus a Gigabit Ethernet port. It’s in shops for Bt82,900.
Speaker does it all
Sony’s powerful MHCV50D Bluetooth speaker has Bass Boost, as if being part of the Extra Bass series weren’t enough. High-Resolution Bluetooth connection in LDAC protocol is doable. You’ll freak at the DJ effects and karaoke sounds, and there’s a guitar input too. It can play DVD movies and CD audio. You’ll need a mere Bt9,990.
Take this on a trip
Panasonic’s 20.3-megapixel Lumix DCTZ90 camera is ideal for travellers with 30x optical zoom (24720mmequivalent focal length). You can shoot 4k video and rotate the display 180 degrees for selfies. Ultra-high-speed focusing allows for crisp fast-action photos at five frames per second. With Wi-Fi built in, it costs Bt16,990.