This Is The Ultimate Gear For Gamers On A Budget

Not into gaming? We've also got a stylish high performance laptop perfect for you.

This post is sponsored by HP |

Need new toys? HP has just unveiled some shiny equipment – the powerful OMEN software, services and hardware – all designed to take your gameplay experiences to another level. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, these gaming gadgets will work for you.

The OMEN range includes everything from new displays to accessories including the esports-ready OMEN X 27 Display, OMEN Mindframe Prime Headset, OMEN Encoder Keyboard and a variety of soft goods from the growing OMEN Transceptor line. This portfolio is perfectly rounded out with the HP 22x and HP 24x displays, ideal for gamers looking for quality while on a budget.

Here’s why the HP OMEN offering will change your life…

OMEN Command Center

This is available on any Windows 10 PC via the Windows Store; and is levelling up with a host of powerful new features designed to make it a central gaming hub.

Esports Speed and Visuals

The new OMEN X 27 makes a splash with a Quad HD (2560 x 1440) resolution display that showcases stunning high dynamic range and DCI P3, and 90% colour gamut – to give you a super immersive gaming experience.

Accessorise with Excellence


OMEN Mindframe

The new OMEN Mindframe Prime Headset includes several compelling enhancements. The revolutionary active cooling feature via FrostCap Technology incorporates a passive cooling feature, thanks to a newly added graphite heat spreader which takes advantage of the enlarged earpads. So those sound and overheating issues are about to become a thing of the past.

The OMEN Encoder Keyboard will come with both Cherry MX Red and Cherry MX Brown Switches for those who want incredibly fast and smooth operation or something that’s quieter and has a little bump in the travel path.

Travel and Game in Style


OMEN X Transceptor backpack

All about gaming on-the-go? OMEN Apparel has you covered with high-quality travel and lifestyle products including the following super convenient items:

  • The OMEN X Transceptor backpack, with flexible roll-top design that adjusts to the amount of gear you carry.
  • The OMEN Transceptor 17.3” Duffel Bag; 15” Rolltop Backpack; 15” Backpack provides a wide variety of traveling options.
  • OMEN Transceptor Headset Case, is perfect to keep your OMEN Mindframe Prime Headset safe when you travel.

The HP Spectre x360 13


Not into gaming? HP has a new premium machine that you’ll want in your life if efficiency, and being super organised in the new year, is what you’re after…

The HP Spectre x360 13 is designed for performance and to help you get more done, but its innovative design and mobility means you can take your status symbol where you want, with ease. Plus, it comes with built-in security, you’ll so spend less time worrying about getting hacked; and more time focusing on your goals.

Key features include:

  • The HP Spectre x360 13 is 13% smaller than the previous model, with an industry-leading 90% screen-to-body ratio at every angle so you get more screen cover on your device. It also has a light 1.27 kg chassis, yet it comes with increased power.
  • Its optimised system performance with HP Command Center; and default apps are designed to make your life super-easy. From prioritising your tasks to filtering out colours to its most precise shade – so you literally get a better experience of everything – watching movies, picture editing and of course online shopping (cause you literally can view items in their exact colour!)
  • It offers up to 22 hours of battery life, so forgetting your charger at home for one day, is no longer a crisis.
  • HP Spectre x360 13 features 4×4 LTE antennas support gigabit download speeds (whoo-hoo!); while the HP Network Booster allows users to leverage multiple network interfaces simultaneously across Wi-Fi and LTE13 for an optimised connection at all times.
  • With a study showing that six in 10 consumers physically covering their laptop’s webcam to feel more secure or prevent it from being compromised, the HP Webcam Kill Switch keeps users safe from webcam hacking with a physical on/off switch to electrically turn off the webcam when not in use. It also comes with a new dedicated mute mic with LED key to switch the microphone on and off.

HP OMEN products range from R1 100 – R15 999. The HP Spectre x360 13 has a starting price of R26 999; and will be available in South Africa in December.

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