Discovering cool new technology is an exciting prospect! Each month we take a look at some of the latest tech products available from JB Hi-Fi.
What: Nanoleaf Essentials LED Strip Light 2m Starter Kit
Why: Brighten up your world with smart lighting. The Nanoleaf Essentials Strip Light Starter Kit will enhance your home with rich colours and brighter whites through simple, personalised control via the Nanoleaf app (with Thread). Customise your lighting preferences, which can also be scheduled to suit your mood – wake up to the golden hue of a magnificent sunrise or enable the circadian lighting feature to adjust colour temperatures to complement your natural body clock. Colour options are virtually limitless, with over 16 million at your disposal!
Who: A great entry-level kit for those wanting to experiment with the illuminating features and benefits of smart lighting.
What: Fitbit Sense
Why: When is a smartwatch not just a smartwatch? When it’s a health watch. The Fitbit Sense will let you access GPS and take calls from your wrist, with built-in voice control and Google Assistant and Alexa support offering full connectivity. But the big selling point for the health conscious is its ability to detect electrodermal activity (EDA), which assists in managing stress response. Moreover, an on-wrist skin temperature sensor will keep track of your range and log patterns, while the PurePulse 2.0 multi-path sensor offers continuous heart rate monitoring during exercise or sleep, and will notify you if it’s high or low. There are over 20 exercise modes and if you’re swimming laps, it’s waterproofed for up to 50m.
Who: The perfect Fitbit when heart rate tracking and stress management are key considerations in your fitness regime.
What: HP Pavilion X360 14″ 2-in-1 Laptop
Why: With a 14″ touchscreen that doubles as a tablet, the convertible HP Pavilion is both aesthetically pleasing and built to perform. The multi-touch display features 1920 x 1080 resolution and dual Bang & Olufsen speakers deliver superb sound. The fast charging battery with have you powered up in approximately 90 minutes, and the Intel Core i3-1115G4 processor provides speedy start-up and functionality. 1 x HDMI input, 2 x USB-A and 1 x USB-C ports will keep you connected, along with Wi-Fi 6 compatibility.
Who: Productive workers looking for a dependable 2-in-1 laptop with premium features, quality audio and good connectivity.
What: Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G 256GB
Why: One of the smartest smartphones on the market, the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G boasts a 6.8″ Infinity-O display with adaptive 120Hz refresh rate. The new dual zoom lens system features 10x optical zoom, and the quad rear camera offers advanced Night Mode and 8K video. Shoot in 108MP (the highest resolution on a smartphone) and let the Single Take function take the worry out of capturing the perfect shot – shoot once and capture up to 14 ways; AI will snap videos, gifs and still photos simultaneously, so you can select the best. And battery life won’t be an issue, with a superfast charging 5000mAh battery up for the all-day challenge.
Who: Want to shoot video like a pro and enjoy lightning fast connectivity to the 5G network? The Galaxy S21 has got you covered.