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New Arrival: Huawei MatePad Pro 13.2-inch and Huawei FreeClip

Thursday, January 4th, 2024

Huawei has unveiled the MatePad 13.2-inch tablet (S$1,398) and FreeClip earbuds (S$298) at its global launch event. Promotional offers below.

Huawei boasts that the MatePad Pro 13.2-inch tablet is one of the thinnest and lightest 13-inch large-sized tablets in the industry.

Huawei boasts that the MatePad Pro 13.2-inch tablet is one of the thinnest and lightest 13-inch large-sized tablets in the industry.

The MatePad Pro 13.2-inch tablet ships with 12GB RAM and 512GB storage and features a flexible OLED screen and WPS Office 2.0 productivity software.

The Huawei MatePad Pro 13.2-inch tablet works with the 3rd-generation Huawei M-Pencil to offer an elevated painting, drawing and writing experience with the stylus which is powered by NearLink technology with high pressure sensing level and lower latency.

For productivity, the tablet works with a new detachable Huawei Smart Magnetic Keyboard which comes with a full touchpad.

Both the M-Pencil and keyboard (worth S$296) are bundled free with the MatePad Pro 13.2-inch tablet for pre-orders from 9-25 January 2024 on the Huawei Official Store on Lazada.

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New Arrival: OPPO Launches Find N3 and Find N3 Flip Phones

Thursday, October 19th, 2023

OPPO just held the global launch of the flagship Find N3 phones in Singapore. The Find N3 (S$2,399) foldable phablet and Find N3 Flip (S$1,499) phone will hit the shelves in Singapore on 28 October 2023, with pre-orders starting tomorrow (19 Oct) at 11am.

The new Find N3 series from OPPO comprising the Find N3 foldable phablet and Find N3 Flip phone.

The new Find N3 series from OPPO comprising the Find N3 foldable phablet and Find N3 Flip phone.

The Find N3 foldable phablet has a 6.3-inch outer screen and a 7.8-inch unfolded screen with resolutions exceeding 425 pixels per inch.

The dynamic refresh rate ranges from 1-120Hz with peak brightness at 2,800 nits.

 

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The OPPO Find N3 (S$2,399) phablet comes with 16GB RAM / 512GB storage and is available in Champagne Gold and Classic Black.

It has three speakers to provide stereo sound in both horizontal and vertical orientation.

The third-generation Flexion hinge has been tested to withstand one million folding/unfolding.

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Review: Google Pixel 8 Pro and Pixel 8 Wows with AI Tensor G3

Thursday, October 12th, 2023

The new Google Pixel 8 Pro (S$1,549) and Pixel 8 (S$1,099) hit the shelves in Singapore today. Here are the main features that we’ve tried out thus far. Check out also the differences in specs between the two phones.

Google’s latest flagship phones - Pixel 8 (left) and Pixel 8 Pro.

Google’s latest flagship phones – Pixel 8 (left) and Pixel 8 Pro.

The Google Pixel 8 Pro is the flagship model from Google sporting the new Google Tensor G3 processor to put Google AI in the center of everything that happens in the phone.

It has a stunning 6.7-inch Super Actua display which is brighter than previous Pixels and makes images and videos more vivid and pleasing to the eyes.

Google Pixel 8 Pro in comparison with the Pixel 7 Pro.

Google Pixel 8 Pro in comparison with the Pixel 7 Pro.

It intelligently adjusts from as low as one to 120Hz to juggle between performance during gaming and power efficiency when a high update rate is not needed.

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New Arrival: Oppo Reno10 Series Smartphones in Singapore

Wednesday, July 12th, 2023

The new Oppo Reno10 series comprises three 5G smartphones focussing on portrait and imaging capabilities – Reno10 5G (S$649), Reno10 Pro 5G (S$849), Reno10 Pro 5G (S$1,149). Promotions below.

All Reno10 series users will enjoy 24 months local warranty, protective film refresh service, and 10% points cashback on My OPPO app.

All Reno10 series users will enjoy 24 months local warranty, protective film refresh service, and 10% points cashback on My OPPO app.

Oppo touts its new Reno10 series as the company’s most powerful portrait camera phone.

The Ultra-Clear Portrait Camera System comprises a Telephoto Portrait Camera with a large sensor, an Ultra-Clear Main Camera, an Ultra-Clear Selfie Camera, and a high-quality 112° 8MP Ultra-Wide Camera.

Reno10 Pro and Reno10 Pro+ are available at OPPO Concept Stores, OPPO Official Online Store as well as OPPO’s Lazada, Qoo10, Shopee, and partner consumer online stores such as Challenger and iShopChangi.

Reno10 Pro and Reno10 Pro+ are available at OPPO Concept Stores, OPPO Official Online Store as well as OPPO’s Lazada, Qoo10, Shopee, and partner consumer online stores such as Challenger and iShopChangi.

Oppo boasts that the Reno10 series offers pro-level portrait imaging experiences that are not just Reno’s first, but also the industry’s first, housed within the slim, lightweight, and trendy design of the Oppo Reno series.

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New Arrival: Samsung Galaxy S23 Series Android Phones

Thursday, February 2nd, 2023

Samsung has just unveiled its latest flagship series of Android phones comprising three models: Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23 Ultra. These phones will arrive in Singapore on 17 February 2023, with pre-orders beginning today for delivery from 10 February. Prices and introductory promotions below.

The new Samsung Galaxy S23 Series at a media preview/hands-on a few days prior to Galaxy Unpacked. From left: S23 Ultra, S23+, S23.

The new Samsung Galaxy S23 Series at a media preview/hands-on a few days prior to Galaxy Unpacked. From left: S23 Ultra, S23+, S23.

Samsung first subsumed the flagship Note-series phablets into its flagship S-series smartphones last year with the S22 series.

The S23 series is a continuation – offering the strong photographic chops of the S-series and the productivity afforded by the S Pen (S Pen only available in the Ultra model), in conjunction with the top-notch hardware and performance of both the flagship series.

 

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Nightography in action. The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has a remarkably bright display. Taken using a Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra.

Highlights of the S23 series include the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform, and “Nightography” videos with AI,

More details below about the Samsung Galaxy S23 series from the press release.

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Event: Samsung Unpacked Feb 2023 Unveils Galaxy S23 and Book3

Wednesday, February 1st, 2023

Samsung has just unveiled globally two new product series during the February 2023 installment of its biannual Galaxy Unpacked event – the S23 series flagship smartphones and the Book3 series of “ultra” notebooks.

* This story was published on 1 February 10am PT (2 February 2am SGT).

Both the Samsung Galaxy S23 series phones and Galaxy Book3 series notebooks will begin to hit the shelves on 17 February 2023.

Both the Samsung Galaxy S23 series phones and Galaxy Book3 series notebooks will begin to hit the shelves on 17 February 2023.

Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked February 2023 event is is now happening at the Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco, US,

The Samsung Galaxy S23 series comprise three smartphone models.

  1. Galaxy S23 Ultra
  2. Galaxy S23+
  3. Galaxy S23

All three models of the Galaxy S23 series come in four colours – Phantom Black, Cream, Green and Lavender.

The phones will be available worldwide, including Singapore, on 17 February, with pre-orders commencing today.

The Galaxy Book3 series comprises the following models.

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CES 2023: Samsung Galaxy A14 5G in Singapore (February)

Sunday, January 8th, 2023

The new Samsung Galaxy A14 5G budget phone will be in Singapore in February 2023. Prices TBA.

The new Samsung Galaxy A14 5G is available in four colour choices: Black, Silver, Light Green and Dark Red.

The new Samsung Galaxy A14 5G is available in four colour choices: Black, Silver, Light Green and Dark Red.

Galaxy A14 5G features a multi-day battery, a huge leap in selfie quality, and convenient expandable storage, guaranteeing up to two generations of Android OS upgrades and up to four years of security updates.

The Galaxy A14 5G is the most affordable 5G smartphone in the Galaxy portfolio.

Key Features below.

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New Arrival: Huawei Mate 50 Pro in Singapore with EMUI 13 (S$1,548)

Thursday, November 10th, 2022

The Huawei Mate 50 Pro (S$1,548) flagship smartphone will hit Singapore shelves on 26 November 2022. Registration of interest will be from 12 – 25 November. Promotions below.

The HUAWEI Mate 50 Pro is the first Huawei smartphone to run on EMUI 13, which streamlines everyday interactions with simple one-touch controls.

The Huawei Mate 50 Pro is the first Huawei smartphone to run on EMUI 13, which streamlines everyday interactions with simple one-touch controls.

Only the black and silver version of the Mate 50 Pro, with 256GB storage and 2m water resistance will be available in Singapore.

The orange version with kunlun glass, 512GB storage and 6m water resistance will not be coming to Singapore.

More details below about the Huawei Mate 50 Pro smartphone from the press release.

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New Arrival: Huawei Mate 50 Pro and MatePad SE in Singapore

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

Both the Huawei Mate 50 Pro (S$1,548) and MatePad SE (S$298) will be available in Singapore from 26 November 2022. Registration of interest for the Huawei Mate 50 Pro will be from 12 – 25 November. Promotions below.

The Huawei Mate 50 Pro flagship smartphone features an Ultra Aperture XMAGE Camera, while the Huawei MatePad SE is a personal and home entertainment tablet.

The Huawei Mate 50 Pro flagship smartphone features an Ultra Aperture XMAGE Camera, while the Huawei MatePad SE is a personal and home entertainment tablet.

Huawei has two flagship smartphone series – the photography-strong P series which launches in the first half of each year, and the video-strong Mate series which launches in the second half.

The Huawei Mate 50 Pro is hitting Singapore shelves on 26 November, 2022; with registration of interest from 12-25 November.

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New Arrival: Oppo Pad Air Android Tablet in Singapore

Sunday, November 6th, 2022

The Oppo Pad Air will be available in Fog Gray, with 4GB+128GB, and priced at S$399 in Singapore. Availability and promotions below.

Oppo Pad Air Android tablet in Singapore.

Oppo Pad Air Android tablet in Singapore.

The OPPO Pad Air weighs about 440 g and is 6.94 mm thick.

The Oppo Pad Air is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 Mobile Platform, with an eight-ore architecture and AI System Booster 2.1.

More details below about the Oppo Pad Air from the press release.

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