Archive for the ‘Watches’ Category

Samsung showcases Galaxy Plus ecosystem around Galaxy S8/S8+

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Samsung kicks off huge publicity campaign in Singapore with pop up Galaxy Studio to showcase the Galaxy Plus ecosystem surrounding its newly launched Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8+ flagship smartphones.

Galaxy Studio showcases the new line-up of device and service additions to the Galaxy ecosystem that puts the newly launched Galaxy S8 and S8+ at its heart.

“At Samsung, we remain committed to building an ecosystem of devices that will not only redefine, but also complement consumer lifestyles. The latest Galaxy S8 and S8+ are at the centre of this ecosystem, and we present Galaxy Plus so our customers can fulfil more and get more from their mobile experiences,” said Eugene Goh, Vice President, IT & Mobile, Samsung Electronics Singapore.

The Galaxy Studio consumer event is held in celebration of the recent launch of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, and will be held at Civic Plaza, Ngee Ann City, from tomorrow till 29 June.

Galaxy Studio will be open from 14 April to 29 June, 11am to 9pm daily, with the exception of 22 April to 24 April, where it will be opened at 9.30am to 11pm.

Galaxy Studio will introduce the new “Galaxy Plus” ecosystem, offering options for consumers to get more out of their Galaxy S8 and S8+.

This includes the Samsung DeX Station, Gear VR with Controller, Gear 360 (2017) and the Mobile Photo Printer.

More details about Samsung Galaxy Plus from the press release is appended below.

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New arrival: Samsung Gear S3, Galaxy A9 Pro (2016), 4 x Level mobile audio products

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Samsung Electronics Singapore today launched a slew of mobile products: the new Gear S3 flagship smartwatch, Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) phablet, and 4 new mobile audio products in the Level series: Level Active, Level Box Pro, Level In ANC, Level U Pro ANC. Prices below.

From left: Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch, Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) phablet, and Level U Pro ANC wireless earphones.

From left: Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch, Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) phablet, and Level U Pro ANC wireless earphones.

The new Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch offers Military-grade Protection, IP68 water and dust resistance, mobile payments, and built-in speaker and GPS.

The Gear S3 comes in two designs: the rugged Gear S3 frontier and the elegant Gear S3 classic – both are priced at S$548 and will be available in Singapore in Q4, 2016.

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The new Gear S3 smartwatch from Samsung, being launched in Singapore at Elements & Co. I like the red strap.

The Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) phablet sports a 6-inch SUPER AMOLED screen and is a timely launch to attract customers looking for an affordable big-display alternative to the ill-fated 5.7-inch flagship Note7 phablet.

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New arrival: ASUS ZenBook 3, Transformer 3 Pro, ZenWatch 3 & ZenPad 3

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

ASUS unveiled its 3rd Generation mobile computing products at its Zenvolution launch event in Singapore. Prices & availability below.

Clockwise from upper left: ASUS Transformer 3 Pro, ZenWatch 3, ZenBook 3, ZenPad 3. Not shown to scale.

Clockwise from upper left: ASUS Transformer 3 Pro, ZenWatch 3, ZenBook 3, ZenPad 3. Not shown to scale.

The ZenBook 3 is an ultra light 910g Ultrabook with an ultra-thin 11.9mm profile made from premium aerospace-grade all-aluminum unibody construction with the latest high-performance 7th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors, 16GB RAM, up to 512GB PCIE SSD and an innovative cooling system.

ASUS claims that the Transformer 3 Pro is the world’s first and only 2-in-1 detachable notebook with 7th generation Intel® Core™i5/i7 processors that can function as a competent tablet, laptop, music station or even a high performance gaming PC with an optional ROG XG Station 2 that acts as an external discrete graphics card.

The ZenWatch 3 is a stylish and customisable wearable device powered by Android Wear with HyperCharge technology.

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Head on down to the ASUS Zenvolution Roadshow from 14 to 16 October 2016 to experience the “3” series products at the different experiential zones and stand to win attractive prizes worth up to $5,000. In addition, cash vouchers will be given away for the purchase of Transformer 3 Pro and ZenBook 3 products during the roadshow.

The ZenPad 3 has a thickness of only 7.57mm and goes for a classy look with its luxurious leather rear panel with 2K high-resolution touchscreen and Qualcomm® hexa-core processor.

More details (including technical specifications) from the press release below.

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New arrival: Lamch & Co introduces Catalyst Apple Watch Case

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Lamch & Co boasts that the Catalyst Apple Watch Case is the world’s first water and impact proof case. Available in Singapore at S$99 from Epicentre and Ante.

The Catalyst Apple Watch Case (S$99) features a raised bezel that also prevent scratches on the exposed watch screen when dropped on a flat surface.

The Catalyst Apple Watch Case (S$99) features a raised bezel that also prevent scratches on the exposed watch screen when dropped on a flat surface.

Lamch & Co introduces the first fully functional waterproof case for your 42-millimeter Apple Watch by lifestyle accessory brand, Catalyst.

The CES Innovation Awards 2016 Honouree boasts a waterproof rating of IP68, which not only makes your Apple Watch dustproof, it is also waterproof up to 5 atmospheres of pressure, a pressure equivalent of a depth of 50m.

The Catalyst Apple Watch Case come in three colours - classic Stealth Black, rugged Rescue Ranger and trendy Green Pop.

The Catalyst Apple Watch Case come in three colours – classic Stealth Black, rugged Rescue Ranger and trendy Green Pop.

The sturdy hardshell Catalyst Apple Watch Case also offers military grade impact protection based on MIL STD 810G testing, ensuring that your Apple Watch would be able to withstand drops from up to 3 feet.

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New arrival: Casio EDIFICE EQB-600D watch with 3D Globe Dial

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

The latest Casio EDIFICE EQB-600D features an inset 3D Globe Dial, links to a smartphone and supports a new accurate time system, with imaginative world time display. Available now in Singapore at S$699.

The Casio EDIFICE EQB-600D is available in Blue and Black, depending on the colour of the 3D Globe Dial. Above is the blue version (EQB-600D-1A2).The Casio EDIFICE EQB-600D is available in Blue and Black, depending on the colour of the 3D Globe Dial. Above is the blue version (EQB-600D-1A2).

The Casio EDIFICE EQB-600D is available in Blue and Black, depending on the colour of the 3D Globe Dial. Above is the blue version (EQB-600D-1A2).

The EQB-600D is the latest addition to the EDIFICE series of high-performance timepieces.

The EQB-600D links to a smartphone and boasts a new dome-shaped, multidimensional inset 3D Globe Dial with an Earth motif, displaying the world time in an imaginative way.

The black version of the watch (EQB-600D-1A), with the black 3D Globe Dial.

The black version of the watch (EQB-600D-1A), with the black 3D Globe Dial.

The motif is realised using advanced molding techniques at Yamagata Casio, the production base of Casio in Japan.

The watch is further refined with a polarised deposition, making the color change at different viewing angles.

As part of the Global Time Sync collection, EDIFICE watches are able to link with a smartphone to adjust and set the time corresponding with 300 cities globally to enable an advanced timekeeping system that delivers time accurately, anywhere in the world.

The 3D Globe Dial works in conjunction with the world time shown on the inset dial at the 8 o’clock position, and it gradually rotates once every 24 hours just like Earth.

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Casio x adFunture Workshop x VEIL: Collectible Master of G figures

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Casio teams up with adFunture Workshop and VEIL for exclusive made-for-Singapore G-SHOCK “Master of G” Designer collectible figures. Prices below.

The iconic Master of G Series has been transformed into an indestructible army of robots to protect the sky, land and sea.

The iconic Master of G Series has been transformed into an indestructible army of robots to protect the sky, land and sea.

Casio Singapore has released the ‘Master of G’ Collection of designer robot figurines in collaboration with toymaker adFunture Workshop and street wear label VEIL.

“G-SHOCK is not just part of a culture, it has an entire sub-culture on its own. As a long-time fan and collector, I feel honoured to be able to creatively contribute to the G-SHOCK universe with my designs and to introduce the ‘Master of G’ designer figurines and watches specifically for collectors and G-SHOCK fans here in Singapore,” commented Eddi Yip, Founder of adFunture Workshop and Designer of VEIL.

Produced exclusively for Singapore, each collectible ‘Master of G’ unit comes with a VEIL-inspired G-SHOCK Gravity Master GPW-1000, Gulf Master GWN-1000 or Mud Master GWG-1000 timepiece mounted on the figurines’ respective chassis.

Each robot and its matching timepiece are sold as a set (robots are not sold separately) with only a $100 top-up from the original suggested retail price of the timepiece.

The limited edition ‘Master of G’ Designer Collection is available at all G-FACTORY stores from 11 December 2015.

Prices below.

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New arrivals: ASUS ZenWatch 2 in Singapore TODAY (S$229)

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

The ASUS ZenWatch 2 is now available in Singapore. Priced at S$229, it comes in 2 sizes with more than 50 customisable watch faces. Stores listed below.

The ZenWatch 2 works with both Android and iOS devices and its battery life is rated at more than 2 days for each charge.

The ZenWatch 2 works with both Android and iOS devices and its battery life is rated at more than 2 days for each charge.

The ZenWatch 2 is ASUS’ first smartwatch to be introduced in Singapore.

ZenWatch 2 is available in two sizes:

  1. Sparrow, the larger 1.63-inch gunmetal housing and navy blue leather strap.
  2. Wren, the 1.43-inch silver housing and khaki leather strap.

A variety of interchangeable straps (S$39) for the smartwatch will be available by end November.

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New arrivals: Casio G-SHOCK MTG-G1000D wrist watch – S$1,799

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Casio has released the new Metal Twisted G-SHOCK MTG-G1000D ruggedised watch for the globetrotter. Available in Singapore now at S$1,799.

The MTG-G1000D comes in two colour variations, stainless steel with either Blue (MTG-G1000D-1A2) or Black (MTG-G1000D-1A) coded City Code Rings. Available in Singapore at all G-Factory stores as well as Cortina Chinatown Point outlet.

The MTG-G1000D comes in two colour variations, stainless steel with either Blue (MTG-G1000D-1A2) or Black (MTG-G1000D-1A) coded City Code Rings. Available in Singapore at all G-Factory stores as well as Cortina Chinatown Point outlet.

The latest addition to G-SHOCK’s sophisticated MT-G line features Casio’s GPS Hybrid Wave Ceptor and Dual Coil Motor for precise timekeeping worldwide.

The MTG-G1000D is the final piece to be added to Casio’s Global Time Sync collection, alongside selected G-SHOCK, EDIFICE and OCEANUS models featuring Casio’s GPS Wave Ceptor Technology.

The technology utilises radio wave time-calibration and Global Positioning System (GPS) signals for instant and accurate timekeeping even across changing time zones.

When adjusting to different time zones, a Dual Coil Motor powers the inset dial’s watch hands at the six o’clock position to swiftly rotate both clockwise or counter-clockwise to almost instantly reflect the accurate time when the world time function is activated.

Using the Dual Coil Motor, wearers can also instantly switch between world and home time displays on the main and inset dials, making the MTG-G1000D especially suitable for frequent travellers.

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New arrivals: Casio G-Shock G’MIX GBA-400

Friday, January 9th, 2015

The latest addition to the G-SHOCK line of shock-resistant watches, G’MIX GBA-400, offers music aficionados a variety of ways to enjoy music while on the go. Available in Singapore now at S$269.

The new G-SHOCK G’MIX GBA-400 comes in four colour combinations: Black x Silver, Black x Gold, Blue x Silver and Red x Silver.

The new G-SHOCK G’MIX GBA-400 comes in four colour combinations: Black x Silver, Black x Gold, Blue x Silver and Red x Silver.

By pairing the G-SHOCK with a smartphone via Bluetooth Smart technology, the user will be able control music playback, set audio controls, add live effects that simulate concert sounds and even identify names of songs from other music players2 with just a touch of a button.

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CES 2015: Sony SmartWear wearables – SmartWatch 3, Lifelog Web & Smart B-Trainer

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Sony Mobile today announced at CES 2015 new products, partners and experiences to its evolving SmartWear range.

SmartWatch 3 from Sony Mobile.

SmartWatch 3 from Sony Mobile.

Highlights include a sleek stainless steel edition of SmartWatch 3, new Lifelog collaborations, and concept wearable devices, including Sony’s Smart B-Trainer prototype – a multi-sensor, waterproof headset prototype designed for optimising performance and providing real time insight on the running track.

Sony SmartWatch 3

Sony SmartWatch 3

Along with the stainless steel edition of SmartWatch 3, Sony also unveiled a new SmartWatch 3 holder, allowing users and partners alike to customise the SmartWatch 3 with any standard 24mm watch strap.

Golfshot and iFit are two developers already creating Android Wear experiences with SmartWatch 3’s standalone capability, for both performance on the course and track respectively.

Reflecting Sony’s strategy to bring new functionality and features to Lifelog, users can now access the application through their browser at lifelog.sonymobile.com.

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