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: Samsung Galaxy S22 Series
Why: The Samsung range of flagship devices receives a highly anticipated upgrade. The S22 series comes in three models – the S22, the S22+ and the S22 Ultra. All models include BrightVision AMOLED displays – the brightest ever in Samsung smartphones – ranging in size from 6.1 inches on the S22 to 6.5 inches on the S22+ and 6.8 inches on the S22 Ultra, with an impressive adaptive 120Hz refresh rate. All models boast crystal clear 8K video recording and Nightography – Samsung’s breakthrough technology for stunning photographs at all hours of the day. No matter which model you opt for in the Galaxy S22 Series, you’ll get a minimum 50MP camera, ranging up to 108MP on the Ultra – which Samsung claim is the highest resolution on a smartphone in Australia.
The S22 series comes in a selection of four colours – Phantom Black, Phantom White and Green on all models, Pink Gold on the S22 and S22+, and an absolutely stunning-looking burgundy on the S22 Ultra. The Ultra also comes with an embedded S Pen.
Who: Those looking for an unprecedented camera experience on an Android device should check out these flagship smartphones from Samsung.
What: Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Series
Why: The Galaxy Tab S8 series consists of the Galaxy Tab S8 and S8+, and the first-ever Tab S8 Ultra tablet in the line-up, boasting the biggest display and most powerful performance Galaxy Tab S has ever offered. Each Galaxy Tab S8 offers an improved video conferencing experience, with ultra-wide front cameras, a three-microphone setup, and intelligent auto-framing technology. You also get multitasking capabilities with Samsung’s Multiactive Windows for supported apps.
There are Wi-Fi or 5G iterations for each model, plus you can also choose between 128GB or 256GB of storage. The Tab S8 has an 11” display, the Tab S8+ is 12.4”, and the Tab S8 Ultra boasts a 14.6” Super AMOLED. And to make the most of the responsive 120Hz displays, an S Pen is included with all models.
The three colour variations on offer are Dark Grey, Pink Gold and Silver.
Who: From 11” to the stunning 14.6” Super AMOLED display, the powerful Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 series has a size that’s right for you.
What: Samsung Odyssey G5 QHD Gaming Monitor
Why: The Odyssey G5 gaming monitors are available in 27” and 32”. They utilise IPS technology to deliver the most vibrant colours and viewing angles for LCD displays. Additionally, being QHD means they have 1.7 times the pixel density of FHD. It all adds up to greater depth and realism when gaming.
The 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time of the Odyssey G5 means you won’t get left behind when the action heats up. Whether your gaming rig runs on Nvidia or AMD, the Odyssey G5 features Nvidia G-Sync compatibility as well as AMD Freesync for super-smooth play.
Who: If you want to get serious about gaming, make sure to check out the all-new Samsung Odyssey G5 gaming monitors. They deliver high response rates, incredible detail and super smooth graphics for the best odds, no matter what you’re up against.
What: Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 14.4” i7 512GB/16GB
Why: The Surface Laptop Studio is the most powerful in the Surface Laptop range. They all feature 11th Gen Intel Core H Series processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs to handle complex workloads. It has a touchscreen and touchpad, plus you can use a Surface Slim Pen 2 (sold separately). You can use it in three modes, starting with the traditional Laptop mode. A Stage mode pulls the display forward to cover the keyboard for presentations, streaming or gaming. Studio mode turns the device into a canvas for uninterrupted writing, sketching and other creative work.
In the Intel i7 configuration you can get the 512GB hard drive with 16 GB RAM, which will handle almost anything you can throw its way. There’s also a 1TB hard drive/32GB RAM option plus a 2TB hard drive/32GB RAM, if you want the ultimate workhorse.
Who: The versatile form factor and serious processing grunt of the Surface Laptop Studio is a device for creatives of all stripes, to unleash their brightest and boldest ideas.