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JBL Free true wireless in-ear headphones deliver the JBL Signature Sound. They’re a flexible companion for calls, music and an active lifestyle, assuring you of 24 hours of combined playback – four hours of continuous listening on the headphones plus 20 hours of backup from the smart charging case. Expect to pay Bt5,990.
The router for every room
Linksys Velop uses Triband and Mesh systems to make it easy to expand Wi-Fi 802.11ac signals to cover an entire house with strong signals. The maximised package has three nodes, each functioning as a Wi-Fi repeater, access point and bridge. Put them in any corner of the house. The package with one node sells for Bt7,990, two nodes Bt12,990 and three nodes Bt17,990.
Wrap your ears in this
Creative Sound Blaster-X Katana is a 2.1 soundbar with a subwoofer for an immersive audio experience while playing games and watching movies. With the Blaster-X Acoustic Engine and Dolby Digital Decoding, the audio system embodies the perfect combination of powerful 24-bit high resolution DAC and a sophisticated five-driver system.
Go slim, get the Swift
Acer’s Swift 7 SF714 notebook computer is 8.98mm thin and weighs only 1.2kg. You get an Intel Core I77Y75 processor running at 1.3GHz, 8GB of RAM, 256GB on the SSD drive and a 14-inch IPS Full HD touchscreen, all running on Windows 10 Home Edition. There’s a slot for an SIM card that supports 4G LTE connection. It’s in stores for Bt59,990.
Heavy-duty battery for a phone
The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL is an affordable smartphone with a large 5,000mAh battery so you can watch YouTube for almost 18 hours continuously. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octacore processor running at 1.8GHz and Android 8.1 power a 5.99-inch IP/s display with 2,160x1,080-pixel resolution. It costs Bt5,990 with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM, Bt6,990 for 4GB and 64GB, and Bt7,990 for 6GB and 64GB.