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Usher in the Lunar New Year with our curated gift guide!

By Wong Chung Wee - 5 Feb 2019

Gifts over S$1,000

Gifts and gear over S$1,000

iPhone XR (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition

The iPhone XR has a lot more color options than the XS models. For this festive season, the (PRODUCT)RED special edition of the iPhone XR is an auspicious smartphone choice. Its 6.1-inch Liquid Retina LCD display is housed in an aerospace-grade aluminum body, and it comes with glass back for wireless charging. Take portraits shots and adjust the level of bokeh before you show them off to your relatives. Its battery life is actually the best among the three newest iPhones so you can consider forgoing your portable battery pack as you embark on your festive visits.

  • Price: S$1,229 (64GB) S$1,299 (128GB) S$1,469 (256GB)
  • More Info: HWZ Review


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LG V40 ThinQ Smartpohne (Carmine Red)

The LG V40 ThinQ 6.4-inch smartphone is touted as the ultimate five-camera phone, and of course, that proclamation is helped by the fact that it comes in Carmine Red. It has the bells and whistles of a high-end smartphone, and its extensive set of photography modes allow you to capture various special moments this festive season. If its 128GB internal memory isn’t enough to store your captures, it supports external microSD storage up to 2TB!

Alienware m17 (Nebula Red)

The Alienware m17 has been updated to feature the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-series GPU, right up to the GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q. Its processor support goes up all the way up to an overclockable, hexa-core Intel Core i9-8950HK mobile CPU. Paired with up to 32GB DDR4-2666 system memory, the Alienware m17 is practically clamoring for high system requirement game titles to be loaded and played on it.

  • Price: from ~S$2,232 (from US$1,649)
  • More Info: HWZ News
ASUS ROG Strix XG27VQ Curved Gaming Monitor

This gaming monitor isn’t the newest kid on the block but its logo-projection feature will still turn heads. It’s a feature-rich, 27-inch curved full HD display, with a 144Hz refresh rate and a 1ms response time. To top that list off, there’s also support for NVIDIA G-Sync for smooth HDR content and gaming experience.

ASUS ZenBook Pro 14

This 14-inch powerhouse notebook features 8th-gen Whiskey Lake Intel Core processors, with up to 16GB of RAM, and 512GB PCIe-based SSD. Its NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q graphics will even allow for some casual PC gaming. It’s light, at 1.6kg, and slim too, measuring just below 18mm in thickness and a 12.5 hours battery life. The ASUS ZenBook Pro 14 is your workhorse notebook to tote along home visits if you absolutely, positively need to mix work with pleasure this festive season

Louis Vuitton Horizon Wireless In-ear Headphones

These headphones are essentially the Master & Dynamic MW07 but with a new paint job and a new Louis Vuitton-branded case. It’s perfect if you want to pamper yourself this Lunar New Year.

  • Price:  ~S$1,360 (US$995)
  • More Info: HWZ News
MacBook Air (Gold)

Need we say more, it's from Apple and comes in gold. This 13.3-inch notebook has been updated with a Retina Display to feature a 2,560- x 1,600-pixel resolution screen. If you are worried about excessive consumerism this festive season, take heart as the new MacBook Air uses 100% recycled aluminum for its housing, which is a first for a laptop.

Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 (Habanaro Red)

Get red hot in your footwear with the Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 (Habanaro Red). Its red and black accents make the shoes easy to pair with your wardrobe. Its marquee auto-lacing system makes it easy to slip in and out of the shoes as you make your mandatory Lunar New Year home visits. Watch the rest struggle to put on their footwear awkwardly as you let the auto-lacing system do its magic. Just remember to keep the shoes well charged.

  • Price:  from ~S$2,100 (from US$1,500)
  • More Info: HWZ Feature
Secretlab Omega Wine Red Cream Napa Leather Gaming Chair

If you are holed up at home this festive season, why not jazz up your upholstery with the Secretlab Omega Napa Leather Gaming Chair in wine red and cream color. The Omega chair has eschewed PU leather to offer napa leather that’s soft and supple. It even has a natural sheen! Its memory foam lumbar pillow allows for prolonged periods of seating while you play your PC games or watch mandatory holiday re-runs of Jackie Chan movies on TV. Its deep recline allows you to take power naps too!