Philips 9800 Series 4K TV

It's that time of the month again where we round up the best new technology products which you'll be raiding the piggy bank to get hold of. For July we've got everything from a 4K TV with its own lighting, mini-drones and USB wall sockets.

Philips 9800 Series

Television

The 9800 Series is the new flagship TV from Philips and will run on Google's Android operating system. It's 65in in size and uses a 4K (Ultra HD) resolution although it will upscale lower quality content. The set also benefits from four-sided rear-mounted Ambilight LEDs.

Price TBC

See also: Best new technology products of June 2014: 4K Curved TV, Google Glass, tablets, smartphones and more.

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

Smartphone

It's now firmly traditional to launch a smaller and cheaper version of a flagship phone, hence the Galaxy S5 mini which has a 4.5in Super AMOLED display. Surprisingly is retains key features of its bigger brother including the fingerprint scanner, heart rate monitor, waterproof design and IR blaster.

£379 inc VAT

Raspberry Pi B+

Raspberry Pi B+

Micro-PC

More than two years after the model B was launched, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is back with a new and improved mini-computer - but at the same price. It now has two additional USB ports, a microSD card slot, lower power draw and 40 pins on the GPIO (general-purpose input/output) header.

£24 inc VAT

Lenco PlayLink speakers

Lenco PlayLink 4 & 6

Multi-room speakers

The wireless Hi-Fi market is continually expanding and Lenco is the latest to join the party. There are two different speaker sizes to choose from and is one of the first to feature the Qualcomm AllPlay system meaning you're not locked to one manufacturer. The PlayLink supports high-resolution 24-bit/192kHz audio playback.

£189 inc VAT (PlayLink 4)

£289 inc VAT (PlayLink 6)

Sony Xperia C3

Sony Xperia C3

Smartphone

The selfie (self-portrait) is now an actual thing and has its own dictionary entry. Well for fans, Sony is on hand with the 'world's best selfie smartphone' in the Xperia C3. To this end, it features and 5Mp front-facing camera and an LED flash. Elsewhere it has a 5.5in HD screen and a 1.2GHz quad-core processor.

Price TBC

Parott Rolling Spider mini-drone

Parott Rolling Spider

Mini-drone

Parott's drones are big and expensive, until now that is. The Rolling Spider mini-drone weighs just 55g and can be controlled from iOS, Android and Windows devices with a free app. Optional wheels mean the drone can go up walls and race across ceilings.

£89 inc VAT

Denon CEOL Carion

Denon CEOL Carino

Hi-Fi system

Available in black and white, the Carino is the latest in Denon's CEOL series. This desktop system plugs into your PC via USB but can also stream music from devices wirelessly over Bluetooth, with aptX. It features a DAC, 25Watts per channel and NFC for quick pairing.  

£299 inc VAT

LG G3 S

LG G3 S

Smartphone

The G3 S is a smaller version of the flagship G3 but perhaps not named the mini because it has a 5in screen. It looks like its bigger brother and retains its laser powered auto focus. However, the cheaper price means downgrades such as a 720p resolution, 8GB of storage and no IR blaster.

£299 inc VAT

USB wall socket

USB wall socket

Charging plate

Fed up of losing your charger or struggling to find a free socket when you do have it? Well this is the perfect gadget for you. This straight swap charging plate has two dedicated USB ports for charging your devices while other things are plugged in. If nothing is plugged in, the ports don't draw any power.

£20 inc VAT (Group Gear)

Smappee

Smappee

Smart electric meter

There are an ever increasing amount of smart heating systems but this gadget will help you monitor your electricity usage. You can install it yourself with a screwdriver or two and get detailed information on your consumption via an app. You can also control devices with the ComfortPlug.

£169 inc VAT