This edition of Trusted Recommends highlights all sorts of excellent hardware, with a considerable smattering of gaming accessories among it.
Trusted Recommends is back, and we’ve got another list of top-tier products ready to share with you. Our reviewers rated all these devices highly, from fridge freezers to headsets; from keyboards to soundbars, so dig in if you want some tips on what to put on your wishlist.
Asus ROG Phone 6D Ultimate
Theis a dedicated gaming phone. It packs in brilliant levels of performance that will see all your favourite titles run very smoothly, while the 6.78-inch display is both large and fluid thanks to its 165Hz maximum refresh rate.
Corsair Katar Elite Wireless
If you want a full-featured gaming mouse that’s also competitively priced, then thedelivers the goods while remaining affordable too.
Acer Swift Edge
Theis a lightweight 16-inch laptop that offers a gorgeous 4K OLED display, reliable performance and a great selection of ports.
Theis a slim TV that makes for an extraordinary watch in the right circumstances thanks to its brilliant picture quality for native 8K content, but there are limits to its upscaling ability.
Theearbuds make a great alternative to a PC gaming headset, with detailed audio that elevates both music and in-game sounds. However, they do suffer from limited compatibility.
Polk MagniFi Mini AX
Theis a great attempt at an ultra-compact immersive soundbar, which delivers a sound that’s bigger and more dynamic than expected.
Dell XPS 15 (2022)
Remaining one of the best premium laptops around, the newis ideal especially if you can afford to splash out on a model with a gorgeous OLED screen.
SteelSeries Apex Pro Mini Wireless
Offering all the benefits of a small and fast gaming keyboard, thecombines the power of adjustable actuation point switches with a functional and space-saving 60% layout.
SteelSeries Arctis Nova 7 Wireless
These might not be the top model in SteelSeries’ latest line of gaming headsets, but theis still a capable choice that offers solid noise cancellation and well-balanced audio.
Astro A30 Wireless
Theprovides a great all-round experience for those wanting a stylish headset to use on lots of devices. It’s well-built, looks fetching and offers superb levels of both comfort and passive noise isolation.
Another bright, colourful Neo QLED TV from Samsung, thehas definite strengths and some unavoidable drawbacks such as blooming. Well-built and with specs appeal to spare, this TV delivers spectacularly bright images across all types of content.
Thelarge fridge freezer has exceptional temperature control, and the InstaView and Door-in-Door functions make it easier than ever to find and retrieve items; the running cost is the only downside.
Balsam Hill Nordmann Fir
Thereplica Christmas tree looks highly realistic, but it’s the built-in Twinkly lights that really set it apart from the rest of the competition. This is your best bet for an artificial tree, but the cost means you’ll have to think of it as a long-term investment.
Bang and Olufsen Beosound Theatre
Theis a premium soundbar with an iconic design and uncompromising performance, delivering outstanding vocal clarity, musicality, and thunderous bass.
TheTV offers absolutely extraordinary fidelity and realism in its images, so much so that it makes up for some shortcomings in the audio and brightness.