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Gear this week: An affordable QHD gaming monitor, a mesh office chair, and more

By Team HardwareZone - 25 Nov 2018

Gear this week: An affordable QHD gaming monitor, a mesh office chair, and more

Aftershock PRISM+ F270 Pro

The Aftershock PRISM+ F270 Pro is a 27-inch gaming monitor that features a TN panel. It boasts of a resolution of 2,560- x 1,440-pixel, a 144Hz refresh rate, and a 1ms response time. The monitor is targeted at gamers who valued response time above image quality. The Aftershock PRISM+ F270 Pro comes framed by slim bezels on three sides, making it ideal for multi-display setup for more immersive gaming experience. The device’s stand only supports tilt adjustments, so no height nor side-to-side adjustments. The monitor is available for order online at a discounted price of S$349.

Read more about the Aftershock PRISM+ F270 Pro here.


ASUS ZenBook Flip 14

The ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 is touted as the world’s thinnest 2-in-1 laptop to feature a discrete graphics chip, i.e., NVIDIA GeForce MX150. Powered by the latest 8th-gen Intel Core CPUs, the device supports Gigabit Wi-Fi, and the top-end variant sports the Whiskey Lake Intel Core i7-8565U processor, paired with 8GB of LPDDR3 RAM, and 512GB PCIe-based M.2 SSD. It’s 14-inch full HD display features ASUS NanoEdge bezels and its unibody aluminum frame measures a mere 13.9mm thick, making it appear more like a 13-inch device! It's on sale at Sitex 2018 for S$1,898!

Read more about the ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 here.



The NeueChair is a new mesh office chair from SecretLabs that targets office-bound professionals with stellar demands for comfort and support in order to help them focus better. The NeueMesh construct allows for better ventilation and dissipation of body heat. Its armrest has levers for easy reach to control work different parts of the chair. There’s also a dial at the chair’s bottom to tweak the tension of the chair’s recline. The core of the chair comprises an ADC12 aluminum alloy frame for strength and durability. It’s backed by a 12-year warranty, and comes in Obsidian and Silver colors.

Read more about the NeueChair here.


Samsung Q900R QLED 8K HDR 4000 Smart TV

The Samsung Q900R QLED 8K HDR 4000 Smart TV is a new range of smart TVs that boast of 8K QLED HDR screens. They start from 65-inch and goes up to 85-inch. There's on 8K content to watch now but Samsung makes use of AI upscaling to "fill up" extra pixels accurately with the help of machine learning. At its heart, the Samsung Quantum Processor 8K drives the AI upscaling of source videos and ensures optimal performance. The smart TV boasts of 4000-nit maximum brightness and can reproduce 100% color volume at different luminance levels. With its insane resolution of 7,680 by 4,320 pixels and color accuracy, the Samsung Q900R is already at the forefront of the 8K revolution even before it has begun!

Read more about the Samsung Q900R QLED 8K HDR 4000 Smart TV here.


Sony PlayStation Classic

The Sony PlayStation Classic is roughly half the size of the original machine that was launched in 1994. It comes with 20-preloaded games including Final Fantasy VII, Jumping Flash!, Metal Gear Solid and Tekken 3. The TV gaming console ships with a pair of wired controllers and a HDMI cable; however, there’s no support for original memory cards as onboard memory of the new device handles game settings storage. The machine is ideal for a trip down memory fan for fans of the original 1994 Sony PlayStation.

Read more about the Sony PlayStation Classic here.

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