Going to GITEX Shopper today? Here’s what you need to look out for

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Gitex Shopper flags off the festive buying season. GNTECH rounds up the top gadgets for your consideration. 

Asus ROG GL502VT

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The Asus Rog Strix GL502VT comes with an Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor 2.6GHz (6M cache, up to 3.5GHz), Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M with 6GB, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB HDD plus 128GB SATA3 SSD and a 15.6-inch 4K UHD LED screen. Dh6,499

 Acer aspire R15

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The R15 has Intel Core processors, 2GB of dedicated graphics, Windows 10 and is a convertible. Starts at Dh1,599

Sony Xperia XZ 

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This all-new water-resistant device packs a Snapdragon 820 processor, 2,900mAh battery, 23MP rear camera, 13MP front snapper and 3GB RAM. Dh2,299

Huawei Nova and Nova Plus

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Apart from the bigger screen and the better camera on the Nova Plus, the two devices are pretty much the same. Both have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor supported by 3GB RAM and 32GB storage and 8MP front cameras. (Update) Huawei Nova: Not Available; Huawei Nova Plus: Dh1249

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

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The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus might be the stars at Gitex. Both come with upgraded cameras, processors and stereo sound. There’s no headphone jack though. Starting at Dh2,599 and Dh3,099 respectively

Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus 

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Chinese mobile manufacturer Tecno Mobile is expanding its reach, launching its latest line in the UAE. The Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus are smartphones with MediaTek deca-core processors, 3 and 4GB RAM, 13MP and 21MP cameras respectively. Phantom 6: Dh899; Phantom 6 Plus: Dh1,399

PNY Duo Link 3.0

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An on-the-go storage solution for iPhones and iPads, with one end offering the Lightning port and the other the USB. Available in 32/64/128GB, it’s a great buy if you need to move data between devices. Starting at Dh185

 Honor 8

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The device has a Kirin 950 processor, supported by 4GB RAM, 32GB storage and a 3,000mAh battery. An exclusive bundle offer this Gitex includes the device, screen protectors, the cover and a selfie stick. Dh1,599

Nikon D3400

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If you’re looking for a starter DSLR, Nikon D3400 might be the one for you. A 24.2MP sensor, ISO up to 25,600 and the capability to take 1,200 shots on one single charge are what you get. The device is also the first entry-level Nikon to have SnapBridge, its Bluetooth-based photo transfer feature. Dh1,999 

Oneplus 3

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One of the best phones we’ve ever reviewed, it has a 5.5-inch HD display, OIS- and EIS-equipped 16MP camera, Snapdragon 820 processor supported by 6GB of RAM and long-lasting 3,000mAh battery. Available exclusively for Gitex on Souq.com for Dh1,499. 

MSI GE62VR

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Budget gaming laptops are now a reality. This MSI model comes with the GTX 1060, Dynaudio speakers and an anti-glare IPS-level screen.  Dh6,739

Razer Mechanical Keyboard

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Razer brings all the convenience of a mechanical keyboard in its case for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Dh699

HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 3775

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The world’s smallest printer can print, scan and copy and comes with wireless mobile set-up and connectivity features. Starts at Dh255

HP Elite Slice

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HP’s smallest desktop, built for communications and collaboration, is the first modular commercial desktop with cable-less connectivity. And it also has a wireless charger for your phone. Starts at Dh2,936

HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle

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The Lifestyle has a Snapdragon 400 processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, a 13MP rear snapper and 5MP front cam, a 2,700mAh battery and HTC’s BoomSound Hi-Fi edition for great audio. Dh999 

Galaxy S7/S7 edge

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Both the 5.1-inch Galaxy S7 and 5.5-inch Galaxy S7 Edge sport QHD Super AMOLED screens and are constructed with 3D glass and metal. Galaxy S7: Dh2,299; Galaxy S7 Edge: Dh2,599

 

Blu Vivo 5R

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Offering a specs-to-price ratio like no other, the Vivo 5R, running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, comes with a 5.5-inch HD display, octa-core MediaTek processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, a 3,150mAh battery, 13MP main camera and 8MP front snapper. Dh559

Macbook 

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One of the slimmest and lightest notebooks, it has the all-new macOS Sierra. A Retina display, 8GB RAM, 256/512GB SSD, Siri integration, USB Type-C charging port and a long battery life are what you’ll get. Starting at Dh5,199