Agnes Lai, 18, PLK Vicwood KT Chong Sixth Form College

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 11 September, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 11 September, 2005, 12:00am


Brand/model: Motorola MPx220

How much? Around $2,700

Ringtones: 'Incomplete by the Backstreet Boys.'

Special functions: 'It has an integrated 1.2 megapixel camera with flash which I use to take snapshots for my drama rehearsals. It also offers a multi-media messaging service which I use to send songs, pictures, animations and wallpaper to my friends.'

Personalised features: 'A figure of my favourite sci-fi anime character, Astro Boy, is my phone accessory.'


Brand/model: iPod Shuffle

How much? $780

Top three tunes: 'Anything by Joey Yung Cho-yee, My Beautiful Woman by the Backstreet Boys and Fish Ball Song by radio DJ GC Goo-Bi (Vincci Cheuk Wan-chi).'

Special functions: 'It mixes the song order which means you never know what the next tune is going to be. It's very light and sleek so I can take it everywhere. It's reasonably priced for its huge capacity - it can hold more than 200 songs.'


Brand/model: Sony Vaio PCG- GRT1002

How much? $12,980

Special functions: 'It's portable so I can put it in my schoolbag. I like using it to send MSNs to friends. Sometimes, I'll play online games.'

Wallpaper: 'A calendar and a collage of my friends' images.'

Digital camera

Brand/model: Panasonic FX7

How much? Around $3,000

Special functions: 'An ultra-compact 5-megapixel camera.'

What kind of pictures do you take? 'I like taking evening and sunset snapshots. I have more than 100 figures of Astro Boy at home and I sometimes take photos of them.'

PlayStation 2

How much?

Around $1,300

Favourite game? 'Taiko Drum Master 6. When a song is played, circles of different colours scroll across the screen. You have to hit the right section of the drum at the correct time.'

How often do you change your gadgets? 'Usually I'll change my mobile phone once a year, but I'll only replace the other gadgets when they don't work any more.'

What makes you buy a gadget? 'Price is the most important factor. I also like gadgets which are sleek and portable so that I can use them all the time.'

One gadget you can't live without and why? 'My mobile phone. It saves me the hassle of taking out

20 other gadgets!'