From silky-smooth gaming laptops to home audio systems, there are a few things that have locked our attention this month, and we’ve rounded them up to showcase the very best gadgets you need to check out this month.
ASUS ROG ZEPHYRUS M16 GAMING LAPTOP
Asus Republic of Gamers’ (ROG) brand-spanking new Zephyrus M16 is no slouch in the portable gaming department, and it’s got the looks, bells, and whistles to back it up. Featuring an impressive 16-inch display with a 165Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, and Adaptive-Sync, combined with an 11th Gen Intel Core i9-11900H processor, 48GB of DDR4-3200 RAM, an SSD with 2TB of storage, and a GeForce RTX 3070 laptop GPU, there’s more than enough oomph to deliver anything you need in terms of content creation and enough to handle the latest games on higher settings with ease.
LOGITECH G335 WIRED GAMING HEADSET
The G335 is essentially a wired version of the G733, except it’s even lighter and more than half the price of its wireless counterpart. Sure, you miss out on a few fancy lights and premium features here and there, but this lightweight wonder offers more than enough to get excited about at this very reasonable price point. This wired gaming headset offers great audio performance at an affordable price that gamers on a budget will love. For its price, it’s a brilliant option, even for non-gamers looking for a decent headset for everyday use. Logitech’s G335 is easily one of the most comfortable and affordable gaming headsets on the market right now and is well worth a look for anyone looking for a stylish wired headset that is sure to turn heads.
XIAOMI MI SMART BAND 6
Xiaomi’s Mi Smart Band 6 has been upgraded with a 1.56-inch AMOLED touch display, with a unique, running-track-shaped screen that offers 326PPI resolution and approximately 50% more screen space than its predecessor. It also supports customisable band faces with over 60 themes for you to play with and personalise for your everyday style. Mi Smart Band 6 doubles its fitness mode options to include a total of 30 fun and challenging workout types and takes day-to-day health tracking seriously with a host of enhanced health monitoring features, such as a SpO2 measurement, accurate heart rate monitoring, as well as enhanced sleep tracking.
HONOR MAGIC 3 PRO
Honor’s Magic 3 Pro is a smartphone that shouldn’t be overlooked. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 Plus processor and feature a 6.76-inch 1344p OLED display. The Magic 3 Pro offers the same configuration of RAM and storage as the standard Magic 3 but the Magic 3 Pro Plus steps it up with12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. Camera-wise, you get five sensors on the Magic 3 Pro — a 50MP wide cam, a 64MP monochrome sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide, a 64MP telephoto cam, and an 8×8 dTOF (direct time of flight) sensor. Upfront, the selfie camera features two lenses — one ultra-wide sensor and one 3D depth sensor. The Magic 3 Series is also the first-ever Imax Enhanced smartphone, with the devices featuring AI film effects to enable professional movie-grade colour solutions
The Logitech Z407 is a practical and convenient speaker system that gives some new flexibility thanks to its connectivity options and Bluetooth controller, which is a game-changer in terms of ease of use. It features two 10W satellite speakers, one 20W subwoofer which packs way more of a punch than it looks like it’s capable of, and a handy Bluetooth controller. For its price-point, it’s an option that’ll elevate any movie, gaming, or music-listening sessions and will be become your go-to if you’re willing to give it a chance.
Feature first published on MenStuff.co.za.
Jeremy is the Editor of MenStuff and has worked as a professional journalist at SA Rugby magazine, MyBroadband, MyGaming, and written for FHM and TGF Tech. Every now and then, with promises of cake we manage to lure him over to the WomenStuff offices to share his wisdom with us.