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Hardware Zone Tech Awards 2018: The 8 Best Gadgets You Must Check Out

  • The 8 Gadgets That Are Worth Your Time And Money
    1 / 9 The 8 Gadgets That Are Worth Your Time And Money

    The time has finally arrived for all those tech-loving and gaming geeks out there. On January 31, HWM and HardwareZone.com held their 9th annual tech awards, 72 awards were given out to the crown the best tech products and services in the business, including four innovation awards that were given to the most original and creative products with cutting-edge technologies.

    We, here at Men’s Health, have picked up eight winning gadgets that we feel you definitely need to check out. You won’t be disappointed, they are just simply amazing!

     

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  • Apple iPhone X
    2 / 9 Apple iPhone X

    Top of the list, you need to start off with Apple. Everyone loves Apple, don’t they? And now with their iPhone X, they have once again captured the attention of the world. The removing of their iconic home button was to make way for greater things.

    It is the first iPhone to have nearly a full-screen OLED display, with an iOS that runs on intuitive gestures, it makes the overall interaction feels way better. The Face ID feature is just simply cool, using face authorisation to unlock your phone. There is also a portrait mode selfie function that will allow you to stand out more in the picture.

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    Last but not least, are the dual cameras which have optical image stabilisation. And their camera happens to win the tech award for best smartphone camera category. Overall, this phone is a beast and you can basically do anything with it.

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  • ASUS ROG GX501
    3 / 9 ASUS ROG GX501

    Every guy needs laptop, especially a gaming one. Besides being slimmer than most laptops you find on the market, it also comes with a 120Hz G-Sync display.

    More importantly, it has a unique cooling system where the bottom panel will open up when the lid is raised. This causes the keyboard to shit forward, while the area above is used for air intake which enhances the cooling system of the hardware. The touchpad could also be used a digital number pad which sits beside the keyboard, which is more convenient, comfortable and functional.

    It also uses NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q graphics,  possess an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, 24GB of RAM, and a 512GB PCIe SSD.

    This would be perfect to play any game as long as you want without the problem of overheating.

     

     

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  • Sony A9
    4 / 9 Sony A9

    One of the winners of the innovation award, this camera does everything well. It has advanced autofocus system, it feels and handles better on your hands. But, the critical point is, you have a buffer significant enough for you to keep firing away until you get the shot. From technology to handling, Sony sure did not slow their game down.

    This will be the best camera if you are looking to shoot action or sports shots, as it will be able to capture that vital moment.

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  • Nintendo Switch
    5 / 9 Nintendo Switch

    Now you can actually do something while travelling long journeys without being bored. The Nintendo Switch has a 6.2-inch, capacitive HD touchscreen display sandwiched between a pair of removable controllers. It is also extremely portable, as it is not much larger than a phablet.

    The cool part is, you can also connect it to your big screen at home, and using the controllers individually. With the NVIDIA Tegra processor, its good enough to smash any triple AAA titles.

    If you’re looking for something to do while going to the gym, hit this up, you get hooked on it.

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  • Fossil Q Nate (Black Stainless Steel)
    6 / 9 Fossil Q Nate (Black Stainless Steel)

    Looking for a smartwatch that looks cool and functional a the same time? The Fossil Q Nate will give you that vibe to it.

    The looks cool and manly, and for those who like big watches, this will definitely catch your eye. It can receive up to notifications up to six apps, and it also supports notifications from 54 apps, the most among hybrid watches.

    If you’re looking a basic activity tracker and want to look fashionable, this watch will do the job just right for you.

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  • LG Signature OLED W7T
    7 / 9 LG Signature OLED W7T

    Delving into the era of the 4k televisons, the LG Signature OLED W7T is one you might consider getting.

    Compared to previous LG’s TV, the LG Signature OLED W7T is brighter. In addition to HDR10 and Dolby Vision, it supports HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) and (after a firmware update) Advanced HDR by Technicolor.It also supports Dolby Atmos object-based surround sound.

    What’s so cool about it, that is was made to be featured with a wallpaper design.

    So, if you hide you take the effort to cover all your cables up, it will look  blend into the background and look like a moving picture instead.

    This TV has perfect black levels, accurate colors, wide viewing angles, great HDR support, and low input lag.

    With all this great attributes, you can hanging the clearing a space on the wall for it.

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  • Microsoft Xbox One X
    8 / 9 Microsoft Xbox One X

    Finally, we reached the gaming section! Most of the guys are avid console gamer, and surely, you will need the Xbox One.

    It has the best graphics currently among all the gaming consoles, something which is on par with high-end gaming PC. What’s more, it is cheaper.

    It has a 6 TFLOPS of power from an AMD Radeon GPU, 12GB of GDDR5 RAM and a 2.3GHz 8-core AMD Jaguar processor. Though it is  smaller, but it packs more power, with a 4k Blu-ray player over the PS4 Pro.

    You can now game your weekends away, or weekdays if you prefer

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  • Sony WH-1000XM2
    9 / 9 Sony WH-1000XM2

    It can be frustrating when you still hear noises sipping through your earphones while listening to a song or watching your favourite movie. You will then need noise-cancelling earphones, be for travel or just home leisure, it will provide you with the best sound quality and finally, enjoy in peace.

    You can’t go wrong with the Sony WH-1000XM2. In terms of sound quality and noise cancelling, it provides the best of both worlds, and also the best in the market. With app support, you can get improved control over your noise cancellation.

    It is overall one of the most value for money noise-cancelling earphones you can get. With it, your enjoyment will seem more peaceful.

    To check out the full list of winners and other cool gadgets, head to http://techawards.hardwarezone.com.sg/

     

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