Archive for the ‘Lenovo’ Category

New arrivals: Lenovo VIBE Shot Android flagship smartphone

Friday, August 28th, 2015

The Lenovo VIBE Shot ships with a 16-megapixel main camera, 5-inch Full HD screen, 32GB storage and 3GB RAM. It is now available in Singapore from Lazada online at S$479.

The Lenovo VIBE Shot is now available online on Lazada Singapore (S$479). Only the Carmine Red version is available at present.

The Lenovo VIBE Shot is now available online on Lazada Singapore (S$479). Only the Carmine Red version is available at present.

The VIBE Shot is the flagship model in Lenovo’s smartphone lineup and is positioned to offer value-for-money in terms of the technical specifications of the phone viz its pricing.

Lenovo VIBE Shot

Lenovo VIBE Shot

The phone is also available in other ASEAN countries while a variant version of the model, with the localised network bands is also available in China.

Lenovo is especially proud of the camera on the VIBE Shot – note the name of the phone – and is banking on that as a major selling point to the growing hordes of smartphone photographers.

Like a standalone shooter, the VIBE Shot features a dedicated shutter button, which can be used to instantly activate the camera function to snap a quick photo.

Lenovo boasts that the on-board infrared auto-focusing (AF) system is twice as fast as a conventional autofocus, while the tri-color LED flash ensures more realistic skin tones.

Meanwhile, superior low-light performance and clarity for shooting images in darker interiors or at night are supported by a 16:9 BSI sensor.

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IT Fair: PC Show 2015 (4-7 June) @ Singapore Expo Halls 5 & 6

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

The 25th edition of Singapore’s longest running information technology (IT) and consumer electronics show returns for four days from June 4-7 at the Singapore Expo, Halls 5 and 6, 12-9pm daily (admission FREE).

PC Show from June 4-7 at the Singapore Expo, Halls 5 and 6, 12-9pm daily (admission FREE).

PC Show from June 4-7 at the Singapore Expo, Halls 5 and 6, 12-9pm daily (admission FREE).

For PC Show 2015, I’ll be compiling selected promotions and flyers from the exhibitors in a photo album on the tech4tea.com Facebook page.

You can browse the album or directly access a specific flyer via the list of links below.

Promotions/Flyers in alphabetical order

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Events: Lenovo #LightAndSeek spotlights Singapore artists – 17 April 2015

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Lenovo has launched a new community campaign – #LightAndSeek – weaving technology and creativity to ignite the Singapore landscape. 10 local artists will use the Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 Pro to create and project artworks around Arab Street.

#LightAndSeek - happening on Friday, 17 April, 2015 in the Arab Street area in Singapore. Click to view enlarged map of the locality.

#LightAndSeek – happening on Friday, 17 April, 2015 in the Arab Street area in Singapore. Click to view enlarged map of the locality.

For one night only on April 17 this year, Singapore will come alive with an art exhibition that will change the way we see the local art landscape.

The event will bring together ten of Singapore’s rising artists to create a series of artworks that will come to life across ten locations spaces around Arab Street and be projected by the Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 Pro.

As the facilitator to all these voices and visuals, Lenovo aims to engage the growing local art community at large and give true local DO-ers a chance to project themselves like never before, and for the public to immerse themselves with art through a truly memorable experience.

A new way to watch and hear – Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 Pro

Throughout the course of this one-night-only event, the YOGA Tablet 2 Pro will be used to showcase creative pieces by the local artists – allowing the blend of a canvas and space through an interactive medium.

The artists will be creating and projecting their artworks using the Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 Pro.

The artists will be creating and projecting their artworks using the Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 Pro.

Promoting interactivity and versatility like never before, the tablet comes enabled with the new Pico projector that projects a 16:9 high resolution image onto any surface for an instant 50-inch theatre experience.

Featuring a 13.3-inch QHD (2560×1440) IPS display for life-like images, the multimode also comes equipped with up to 15 hours of battery.

Slimmer than your average magazine at just 3.7mm thin and 950 grams, the Platinum-colored tablet also comes enabled with an 8 watt sound system that enables impromptu displays and performances anytime and anywhere.

#LightAndseek ‘Snap N Win’ Contest

In conjunction with the #LightAndSeek event, a ‘Snap N Win’ contest will also be held throughout the day of April 17, and will be open to the public till midnight.

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Intel Core vPro processor family now available in Asia Pacific

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Intel Corporation has announced the availability of its 5th generation Intel Core vPro processor family in the Asia Pacific. The company also showcased a slew of gadgets using its wireless technology.

New clamshell and Ultrabook 2-in-1s, designed and built for business, boast improved performance, battery life and productivity benefits.

New clamshell and Ultrabook 2-in-1s, designed and built for business, boast improved performance, battery life and productivity benefits.

Intel wireless technology offers consumers freedom from wires in devices that include Intel Pro Wireless Display and optional Intel Wireless Docking capabilities.

Intel Core vPro processor-based devices promise built-in security and manageability capabilities that help protect data and enable remote IT access.

Below are more details from the press release.

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Infographic: Intel in smartphones & tablets – #IntelMobility

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

I was wondering how well Intel has penetrated the mobile market. Here are some quick updates from Jonathan Ong, Area Sales Manager of Intel Singapore & Malaysia.

Intel's Atom processors are being adopted in smartphones and tablets in the mobile devices market.

Intel’s Atom processors are being adopted in smartphones and tablets in the mobile devices market.

According to the September report of the Strategy Analytics, Intel ranked second in Application Processor Shipment in Q2 of 2014.

The keys to their mobile strategy:

  • Compute performance based on true 64-bit architecture
  • Global communications platforms
  • Leading manufacturing technology
Intel Atom processors focus on providing the performance demanded by today's road warriors.

Intel Atom processors focus on providing the performance demanded by today’s road warriors.

There are now more than 200 smartphone/tablet designs currently in the market or coming this year in over 150 countries.

Examples of their latest smartphone partner products include:

Tablet partners include Acer, Dell and Lenovo, amongst others.

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Intel launches the Intel Core M Processor at IFA 2014

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

The new Core M enables razor-thin, energy-efficient, fanless designs and will be available in the holiday season of 2014.

Broadwell die for the Intel Core M processor.

Broadwell die for the Intel Core M processor.

The new Intel Core M processor will power a slew of new 2-in-1 devices from manufacturers including Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, Lenovo and Toshiba.

Offering a combination of mobility and performance, Intel’s new processor aims to provide performance in thin, fanless mobile devices.

Intel boasts that the Core M processor can power razor-thin devices with Intel Core level performance and deliver up to double the battery life when compared to a four-year old system.

Additional Intel Core M platform features include support for high-quality audio, Intel Wireless Display 5.0, Intel’s second generation 802.11ac products and will evolve to support wireless docking with WiGig from Intel.

Faster performance and greater battery Life

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New arrivals: Lenovo Horizon 2 and ThinkPad 10 tablet computers

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The Lenovo Horizon2 will be available for pre-orders from S$2,399 at COMEX 2014. First 10 customers will receive a free Yoga Tablet 10 HD+.

The Lenovo ThinkPad 10 tablet is available now through commercial orders with prices starting from S$1,249.

Lenovo Horizon 2 (left ) and ThinkPad 10 (right).

Lenovo Horizon 2 (left ) and ThinkPad 10 (right).

The Lenovo Horizon 2 is a two-in-one Windows 8 PC providing multi-touch use at any angle, while the ThinkPad 10 is a tablet optimised for business professionals seeking both flexibility and mobility.

Horizon 2 Table PC

The 27-inch Horizon 2 is now much thinner and lighter than its predecessor – the IdeaCentre Horizon.

The Horizon 2 measures only 19.5mm and weighs only 7.6kg – making it easier to transport around the home or office.

The “Table computer” ships with improved performance and smarter features like near field communications (NFC) that interacts with users’ other devices.

Users can simply shake their Android device while using the new Horizon mobile app, allowing content to “fall” onto the Horizon 2’s screen.

Placing the mobile device directly on its screen lets users “pull” out content onto the PC’s display, signaling the Aura dial to appear.

The Lenovo Horizon 2 in

The Lenovo Horizon 2 in “Table” mode.

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New arrivals: Lenovo’s new range of tablets and notebooks

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Lenovo today announced the availability of a new range of devices including the MIIX 2; FLEX 2; YOGA Tablet 10 HD+; new Y, G and Z Series clamshell laptops; and new A-series Android tablets.

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ comes in Silver and Champagne Gold (shown here) comes with 10.1-inch Full HD 1920x1200 display. S$599 from mid-June 2014.

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ comes in Silver and Champagne Gold (shown here) comes with 10.1-inch Full HD 1920×1200 display. S$599 from mid-June 2014.

Key highlights of Lenovo’s latest range include the following.

  • MIIX 2 – its unique detachable design gives users the freedom to choose between the tablet mode and a full Windows 8.1 laptop experience.
  • FLEX 2 – comes in two practical modes, a perfect fit for today’s consumer who needs one integrated device for work and play.
  • YOGA Tablet 10 HD+ – an even better way to experience the multimode tablet.
  • New Y, G and Z Series clamshell laptops – providing advanced performance and entertainment features in portable designs.
  • New A-series Android tablets – offering several versatile configurations and screen sizes to match consumer needs for both ultra-portable tablets and multimedia performers.

Below are the prices and availability of the new Lenovo tablets and notebooks.

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New arrivals: Lenovo unveils its first multimode Yoga Tablet

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Lenovo unveiled its new Android 4.2 Yoga Tablet today in a global live stream launch event. Both the 8-inch (start from S$449) and 10-inch (S$549) versions will be available in Singapore by end November. Pre-orders start from 1 November until 10 November.

The new Lenovo Yoga Tablet is designed to resemble a physical book with a

The new Lenovo Yoga Tablet is designed to resemble a physical book with a “graspable” spine.

The amazing thing about the Yoga Tablet is its 6000 mAh battery, which boasts a life of 18 hours (of Wi-Fi web browsing), and can even be used to charge other mobile devices!

Hands-on

The cylindrical battery is a nice design touch and makes holding the tablet more secure and comfortable.

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COMEX 2013 (5 – 8 Sep) at Singapore Expo & promotions flyers

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

The third of four large annual IT exhibitions in Singapore is here again, this time at the Singapore Expo, Halls 5 and 6. COMEX will open from 12 noon to 9 pm (Admission FREE). Floor plan and promotion flyers below.

COMEX 2013 (5 - 8 September) at Singapore Expo, 12 noon to 9pm, admission Free.

COMEX 2013 (5 – 8 September) at Singapore Expo, 12 noon to 9pm, admission Free.

For COMEX 2013, I’ve compiled promotions and flyers from selected exhibitors in a photo album on the tech4tea.com Facebook Page.

You can browse the album or directly access a specific flyer via the list of links below.

Promotions/Flyers in alphabetical order

  • ASUS desktops, All-in-Ones, laptops, Ultrabooks, tablets, phablets, smartphones, monitors, projectors, wireless networking equipment.
  • Canon
  • Dell desktops, All-in-Ones, laptops, Ultrabooks; and monitors.
  • Epson single-function printers, scanners and projectors, as well as multi-function inkjet and laser printers.
  • Fujitsu notebooks, Ultrabooks, tablet/laptop hybrids and PC accessories.
  • Fuji Xerox DocuPrint monochrome/colour laser printers for personal, SOHO or SME use.
  • HP
    • Monochrome/colour inkjet/laserjet printers and accessories, including mouse, keyboards, headsets, speakers, laptop bags and backpack, webcams and batteries.
    • Monitors & Computers (desktops, All-in-Ones, laptops, Ultrabooks, tablets and hybrid notebook/tablets)
  • Jabra audio accessories, wireless headsets, speakers.
  • Lenovo PCs: All-in-One desktop computers, multi-mode laptops, Ultrabooks, and hybrid notebook/tablets.
  • Linksys wireless devices.
  • M1 mobile, mobile broadband, home broadband, and MiBox TV.
  • Netgear networking equipment eg. switches, routers and media streamers.
  • Nikon CoolPix compact cameras, Nikon 1 mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, as well as DSLRs.
  • Norton security software solutions: Norton 360 Multi-Device, Norton Internet Security, Norton AntiVirus.
  • nubox Apple products and accessoires.
  • Olympus compact or tough cameras, DSLRs, mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, lenses and accessories.
  • Plantronics Bluetooth mobile headsets.
  • Samsung
  • Seagate storage products – hard disks, personal cloud storage/backup and media streaming solutions.
  • SingTel mobile, mobile broadband, home broadband, and Mio TV.
  • Skullcandy earphones and headphones.
  • StarHub mobile, mobile broadband, home broadband, StarHub TV – for home use and for businesses/enterprises.
  • tech@vogue accessories for smartphones, tablets and PCs.
  • TomTom portable navigation GPS devices, car chargers, phone mounts and Nike+ SportWatch GPS.
  • WD storage products (hard disks and personal cloud solutions) and HD Media Player.

With more than 830 exhibitors, COMEX claims to be Singapore’s biggest IT and consumer technology exhibition.

Below are the floor plans for the exhibitors.

Floor plan for COMEX 2013.

Floor plan for COMEX 2013.

The four major IT exhibitions in Singapore are:

Exhibition Dates Venue
IT Show 2013 7-10 Mar Marina Bay Sands
PC Show 2013 6-9 Jun Singapore Expo
COMEX 2013 5-8 Sep Singapore Expo
SITEX 2013 28 Nov – 1 Dec Singapore Expo