Catching up with the newest technology can be hard, so this month we’ve shortlisted our top 5 product design in consumer electronics for everyone. Don’t forget to follow us for more design news, tips, trends and industry updates.
1. Bose SoundSport Free Truly Wireless Earbuds
Bose are one of the leading brands in sound technology so it’s understandable why they’re on our top 5 for product design. The Bose SoundSport Free are a truly wireless earbuds with a lightweight body with an IPX4 rating for water resistance, a seamless fit, and up to 5 hours of battery life. Alternatively, there’s a bundled battery case that can provide 10 hours of wireless tunes. These earbuds come in 3 colour options - black, blue, and orange.
2. GoPro Fusion
One of the world’s most versatile camera brands have released their own 360 degrees camera – the GoPro Fusion. With the ability to record 5.2K spherical video at 30 frames per second, or 3K footage at a smoother 60 frames-per-second via two high-quality image sensors with wide-angle lenses. The camera without housing is up to 5 metres waterproof and has a built-in GPS and advance digital image stabilisation with four microphones (convenient for their voice controls). The Fusion also includes an Overcapture function which allows you create your own immersive VR experience.
3. Sony LSPX-S1 Glass Wireless Speaker
Another tech giant, Sony have delivered a 360-degree sound with exceptional quality with their Glass Wireless Speaker. The speakers are not only good for sound but it also improves the ambiance in the room with an LED filament light that delivers a soft glow that resembles a candle or a lantern. Both the light and speaker are controllable with an app and can be paired with another duo for an even more fulfilling sonic experience.
4. Samsung Gear Sport Smartwatch
Competing in the smartwatch market, the Samsung Gear Sport is probably one of the best smartwatches for Android smartphone users. Whether you’re a gym junkie or just want to track your daily exercise, this device has a powerful set of fitness-tracking features, including a waterproof body that can withstand depths of up to 50 meters. It has an intuitive interface and interchangeable bands to suit any Android user's style.
5. DJI Spark Mini Drone
This nifty Spark Mini Drone by DJI can capture 12 MP photos and Full HD video via a built-in camera with dual-axis stabilization. With the rise of drone technology, DJI has developed an affordable and practical flying gadget that can be operated by their phone app or cleverly with user’s gesture-based controls. It has up to 16 minutes of flight time, built-in GPS, and the ability to automatically avoid obstacles. Handy!