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Inspiron 5090 G5 Inspiron 5090 G5
Inspiron 5090 G5

Category: PC
RRP: R19 999-R29 999 (depending on specifications)
Distributor(s): Drive Control Corporation (DCC)
Date of availability: Available

Specifications: Gen Intel Core i7 processors that offer powerful performance and responsiveness for optimised gameplay. Supports the newest NVIDIA GeForce GTX and RTX graphics cards for high-powered gaming and VR-capable performance. Ships standard with Windows 10, which offers 4K, DirectX 12 and gameplay streaming. 64GB DDR4 2666 MHz RAM of memory and stays cool – during intense gaming session – with 45W or 95W CPU cooler, with a maximum system fan speed of 4500 rpm and a flowrate of 45 cubic feet per minute.
USPs: Features an eye-caching, gamer-inspired design with blue bezel LED lighting and optional clear window side panel. Easy to upgrade; by loosening the two thumbscrews on the back of the system, users can remove the side panel to upgrade the CPU, GPU, memory and hard drives. Ships with one-year hardware support and next business day onsite service for Windows 10 Single Language options and two-year hardware support and next business day onsite service for Windows 10 Professional machines.

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) 5000 series

Category: Storage

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) 5000 series Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) 5000 series
RRP: Price available on enquiry

Distributor(s): Hitachi Vantara

Date of availability: Available

Specifications: Includes the company’s latest enterprise-class storage array; the new Hitachi Ops Centre management software and updated Hitachi Storage Virtualisation Operating System Up to 21 million IOPS 4x faster speed, response times as low as 70 microseconds Best-in-class 70μs latency Scales to 69 Petabytes

USPs: Powered by Hitachi Storage Virtualisation Operating System (SVOS) RF 9, the VSP 5000 series is the fastest enterprise-class storage platform, capable of delivering data in real-time. Resource-intensive application owners will see a dramatic improvement with response times, as low as 70 microseconds. The platform’s self-protecting IO Architecture and quadruple redundant fabric help users get to insights and business outcomes faster. Ops Centre can accelerate customers toward an autonomous datacentre by automating up to 70% of tasks and can offer faster, more accurate insights to diagnose system health and keep data operations running in top condition. The 100% data availability guarantee for Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) family systems will replace equipment credit if data becomes unavailable, ensuring operations run smoothly.


Category: Desktop PC

RRP: Starting at R34 999

Date of availability: June 2020

Distributor(s): HP Store, Incredible Connection, Evetech and Takealot

Specifications: Processor: 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7 Display: 17.3-inch diagonal FHD IPS WLED-backlit multitouch-enabled edge-to-edge glass Memory: 12GB DDR4-3200 SDRAM (1 x 4GB, 1 x 8GB) Internal storage: 512GB Intel® SSD, 32GB Intel® Optane™ memory Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® MX330 (2GB GDDR5 dedicated) Sound: Audio by Bang & Olufsen with dual speakers Battery life: Up to 11 hours (mixed usage), Up to 11 hours and 45 minutes (video playback), Up to 8 hours and 45 minutes (wireless streaming)

USPs: 10th Generation Intel® Core™ processor NVIDIA® GeForce® MX330 graphics: Supercharge your PC for work and play with higher graphics performance for smooth gaming content creation. Full HD IPS touchscreen with 178° wide-viewing angles. All-in-One Keyboard.


Category: Smartphone

RRP: R20 999

Distributor(s): SA Operators and Huawei Online store

Date of availability: Mid-May

Specifications: CPU: HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G 2x Cortex-A76 Based 2.86GHz + 2x Cortex-A76 Based 2.36GHz + 4x Cortex-A55 1.95GHz Size: 158.2 mm x 72.6 mm x 8.95 mm (H x W x D) Note: The actual product size may vary depending on the configuration, manufacturing process and measurement method. GPU: Mali-G76 Memory: 8 GB RAM + 128GB ROM, 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM, 8GB RAM
+ 512GB ROM Supports NM Card, up to 256GB (not inbox) Battery: 4200 mAh (Typical Value)

USPs: Colours: Deep Sea Blue, Ice White, Black, Blush Gold, Silver Frost Display: 6.58 inches, Type: OLED, up to 90Hz frame refresh rate, Colour: 16.7 million colours, Resolution: 2 640 x 1 200 pixels. Water- and dust-resitant: IP68 Cellular: 2G/3G/4G/4G+/5G networks, Note: Functions available on the live network depend on the situations of carrier's network and related services deployment. Sensors: Gesture Sensor, Ambient Light &Proximity Sensor, In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor, Gyroscope, Compass, Gravity Sensor, Infrared Sensor, Hall Sensor, Colour Temperature Sensor, NFC Camera capabilities: Rear Camera: Ultra Vision Leica Quad Camera, 50MP Ultra Vision, Camera, Wide Angle, f/1.9 aperture, with OIS, 40MP SuperSensing Cine Camera, Ultra-Wide Angle, f/1.8 aperture, 12MP SuperSensing Telephoto Camera, f/3.4 aperture, with OIS, 3D Depth Sensing Camera, Supports autofocus, supports AIS (HUAWEI AI Image Stabilization. Front Camera, 32MP Selfie Camera, f/2.2 aperture, Supports autofocus, Depth Camera

Ricoh ProC5300

Ricoh ProC5300 Ricoh ProC5300
Category: Printer

RRP: Price on application

Distributor(s): Ricoh South Africa

Date of availability: Available

Specifications: 65 - 80 pages per minute Increased duty cycle 10-inch intuitive touchscreen panel 360gsm auto-duplex, carbonless paper support, textured, speciality, synthetic medias and envelopes

USPs: Exceptional image quality with Ricoh’s 2 400 x 4 800dpi VCSEL technology New gloss control to address different image output demands. Improved front-to-back registration due to a new paper pass control system. A large array of pre- and post-press capabilities enabling responsive service delivery supported by peripherals, including an enhanced booklet finisher capable of 30-sheet booklet production at 80gsm. Versatile end-to-end production is further aided by its high capacity stacker and efficient fore-edge trimmer. New software offerings to boost end-to-end workflows

HP Pavilion x360 14

Category: Notebook PC

RRP: R10 999

Distributor(s): HP Store, Incredible Connection, Evetech and Takealot

Date of availability: June 2020

HP Pavilion x360 14 HP Pavilion x360 14
Specifications: 13 hours of battery life (based on FHD video playback) 4G LTE allows for faster downloads, better reliability, and more secure connections versus public WiFi. Offers an oversized precision touchpad, and a rich selection of ports, including HDMI 2.0, and USB Type-C® for easily transferring data, extending your display, and charging other devices. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors optional Iris™ Plus graphics. HD or FHD displays with larger screen to body ratios and 3-sided micro-edge bezels, as well as dual speakers, B&O Audio, and HP Audio Boost.

USPs: Has an optional WiFi 6 and modern standby, and for a secure logon, an optional fingerprint reader that gives quick and convenient access. The device has been updated with a more modern and expressive design, packed with premium features and performance. This includes larger SSD storage (up to 1TB), optional seamless 3D metal, improved displays, and, for the first time in a Pavilion device – optional 4G LTE.