This year saw lots of tech announcements. We got to try out some of the exciting gadgets and most of them are affordable, falling under the 10K mark.
Oraimo FreePods 3 TWS Earbuds – Ksh 3000
Oraimo is one of the many companies that focus on creating highly competitive value products. They embody the phrase “value for money” through and through. More than ever, you don’t have to leave your wallet high and dry to get a good pair of true wireless earbuds.
It’s doing it quietly, but Oraimo is producing really good earbuds, and the Oraimo FreePods 3 prove that yet again.
The FreePods 3 TWS are yet another value buy from Oraimo with amazingly robust internals and an excitingly affordable price. It finally brought in new features while also rejigging the inside components, like the 13mm drivers and dual microphones, to deliver a more complete package at an appealing price.
Oraimo FreePods 3 are available for Ksh 3000 and you directly buy them here.
OPPO Enco W31 Wireless Earbuds – Ksh 7000
OPPO Enco W31 TWS earbuds were launched last year but still rock even as 2021 ends.
The OPPO Enco W31 offers a good balance of design and audio quality. They’re great all-rounders and it ticks all the important boxes as you get great sound, a solid battery life longer listening time between charges, a pocketable case, better than average call quality and an IP54 rating for peace of mind.
OPPO has cheaper alternatives including the W11 and the 12 that go for Ksh 5000 and Ksh 4000 respectively.
Huawei Band 6 – Ksh 6999
Huawei Band 6 is the latest wearable from the tech giant in the country.
The Band 6 is the company’s budget fitness band and you’re getting so much from the fitness tracker and it feels like a steal for its price.
The Huawei Band 6 is compact and light and brings with it a tall 1.47′ AMOLED screen.
LiteOS powers the Band 6 and Huawei’s fitness and health tracking features such as all-day heart rate, Sp02 monitoring (oxygen), your body’s overall conditioning, stress and sleep tracking.
Huawei Band 6 is now available in all Huawei retail stores across the country for KSH 6999.
Rafiki By Securex Home Security System – Ksh 6500
How much are you willing to part with for a home security system?
Securex, a Kenyan security firm has Rafiki by Securex kit that allows customers to install it by themselves without the help of a Securex field team.
The kit will come in handy now that most people will be travelling this festive period and you’d need to have a peace of mind while you are away.
Besides the ordinary surveillance, deterrence and self-monitoring, Securex has a subscription plan for emergence response in case a customer requires action from the Securex security team.
Since it is a smart product, it can be managed via a smartphone app. Also, the system needs access to Wi-Fi.
The basic kit goes for KES 6500 and can be purchased at Securex Soko (securexafrica.com) where customers can buy the product without going through a third-party retailer . It includes a router and intrusion detection capabilities.
Customers have the ability to add more devices to the kit at an extra cost, including smart lighting and cameras.