Fitbit’s new Charge 2 is packed with features like a heart rate monitor, daily activity tracking and cardiovascular feedback. The enlarged screen size and updated interface make it a joy to explore with its neat multisport mode. The wide selection of interchangeable bands will match any sport attire you have on. To get started, all you need to do is download the Fitbit app on Google App and Microsoft Store.
If you aspire to improve your photography skills, you will need Sony’s new X series. The Xperia mobile phone has always had a sound reputation for its camera, but Xperia’s XZ and premium X Compact promise triple image sensory function, an upgrade from the single sensors found in previous models. The two models maintain the slim, sleek look seen in previous Xperia models. XZ comes with a large 5.2in glass display while the X Compact has a smaller 4.6in screen. The two models also feature Battery Care Control, a useful tool that prevents excess charging.
The Creative Flex headphones are incredibly light (at only 136g) and comfortable with flat-fold leather earcups. The head piece also comes with interchangeable tabs in four colours to match the clothes for your OOTD (Outfit Of The Day) social media posts. In terms of sound, the Creative Flex features a frequency response of 20Hz to 22kHz and has 32mm neodymium magnet drivers for great stereo sound. Mobile phone users will also find its builtin mic and remote features handy.
The small but powerful Leica T camera has interchangeable lenses that enable you to take photos of extremely high quality. The Leica APO-Macro-Elmarit TL 60mm f/2.8 ASPH is one of Leica T’s prime lenses with a focal length of 60mm with macro function. The Leica macro is capable of delivering sharp, precise photos from extreme close-ups to landscapes, and its auto-focus function is fast and accurate. The TL series of lenses can also be mounted on Leica SL cameras.
This article appeared in the Options of Issue 748 (Oct 8) of The Edge Singapore.