New Arrival: Dell Unveils XPS & Alienware Consumer Notebooks For 2020

May 16th, 2020

Dell has unveiled a slew of new consumer XPS laptops as well as Alienware gaming systems for Singapore. Prices & Availability below.

The new XPS 15 & XPS 17 for Singapore. Click to enlarge.

The new XPS 15 & XPS 17 for Singapore. Click to enlarge.

For the XPS line, there is the XPS 15 (S$3,199, 14 May), XPS 17 (S$TBD, 12 June) although the XPS Creator Edition won’t be available in Singapore.

Alienware gaming systems designed to help gamers dominate opponents and deadlines.  Click to enlarge.

Alienware gaming systems designed to help gamers dominate opponents and deadlines. Click to enlarge.

Alienware Gaming Solutions

  • Alienware Aurora R11: S$2,699 (13 May)
  • Alienware m15 R3: S$3,799 (21 May)
  • Alienware m17 R3: S$3,899 (21 May)
  • Alienware Area-51m R2: S$TBD (9 June)

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New Arrival: ASUS VivoBook S Ultraportable Laptop In Singapore

May 15th, 2020

The ASUS VivoBook S15 (S533) will be retailing at S$1,498 starting from today while the VivoBook S14 (S433) will be retailing at S$1,498 later in June.

ASUS VivoBook S in Gaia Green, Indie Black and Dreamy White

ASUS VivoBook S in Gaia Green, Indie Black and Dreamy White

The bold design of the ASUS VivoBook S features multiple colour options with textured metal chassis, colour-blocking Enter key, and diamond-cut chamfered edges.

As light as 1.45 kg and only 1.59 mm thin, it has a compact footprint with slim-bezel NanoEdge display and up to 86% screen-to-body ratio.

The VivoBook S features 10th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU, with up to NVIDIA GeForce MX350 graphics.

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Temasek Joins Facebook’s Libra Association As New Member

May 14th, 2020

Singapore’s Temasek has joined Libra together with Paradigm and Slow Ventures.

Libra is a permissioned blockchain digital currency proposed by the American social media company Facebook, Inc. Facebook established the Libra Association - founded in Geneva, Switzerland - to oversee the currency.

Libra is a permissioned blockchain digital currency proposed by the American social media company Facebook, Inc. Facebook established the Libra Association – founded in Geneva, Switzerland – to oversee the currency.

The design of a blockchain-based payment system that supports responsible financial services innovation and inclusion for billions of people requires a diverse set of members in different industries, geographies and sectors to help catalyze development over the long term.

Temasek, a global investment company headquartered in Singapore, brings a differentiated position as an Asia-focused investor.

With its forward looking and long term view, Temasek sees innovative technologies such as blockchain as transformative enablers of growth.

Temasek’s efforts to support and advance the use of blockchain technology across a range of use cases, asset classes and sectors, reflects its drive to explore, develop and invest in solutions to bring about a better, smarter, and more sustainable world.

More details below from the press release.

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New Arrival: Huawei Y6p Entry-level Smartphone In Singapore

May 13th, 2020

The Huawei Y6p (S$218) will be available in Singapore on 16 May. Launch promotions below.

The Huawei Y6p includes a massive 5000mAh battery as well as three rear cameras and storage of 64GB with 4GB RAM.

The Huawei Y6p includes a massive 5000mAh battery as well as three rear cameras and storage of 64GB with 4GB RAM.

The triple camera on the rear includes a 13MP main camera, while the 6.3-inch HUAWEI Dewdrop Display offers an expansive area for enjoying entertainment.

The HUAWEI Y6p is available in two distinct colourways – Phantom Purple, and Midnight Black.

More details on the Huawei Y6p below from the press release.

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New Arrival: Evolve2 Series Business UC Headsets – 40, 65, 85

May 12th, 2020

The Evolve2 40, Evolve2 65 and Evolve2 85 will be available in Singapore from June. Prices below.

The Evolve2 85 and Evolve2 65 will be available in two colours: Black and Beige. The Evolve2 40 will be available in black.

The Evolve2 85 and Evolve2 65 will be available in two colours: Black and Beige. The Evolve2 40 will be available in black.

The Evolve2 series of professional headsets are designed for use at the office, at home or on the go.

They are engineered to provide noise cancellation (Evolve2 85) and strong passive noise cancellation.

Prices for the Jabra Evolve2 series of headsets.

Prices for the Jabra Evolve2 series of headsets.

The Evolve2 85 and Evolve2 65 offers up to 37 hours of battery life.

All three models work with all leading unified communications (UC) platforms

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New Arrival: Xperia 10 II Mid-Range Smartphone (S$569)

May 11th, 2020

The Xperia 10 II (S$569) will be available in Singapore from 1 June. Pre-orders are open from today until then, with free S$119 headphones for those who pre-order on Lazada.

The Sony Xperia 10 II is available in Black, Grey, Mint and Blue.

The Sony Xperia 10 II is available in Black, Grey, Mint and Blue.

With water resistance and 21:9 Wide 6-inch OLED display with video image optimisation, Sony boasts that the Xperia 10 II is a super mid-range phone offering the ultimate entertainment experience.

The Xperia 10 II sports a triple-lens camera with improved colour handling and new Night mode.

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New Arrival: Sony Extra Bass Wireless Speakers In Singapore

May 10th, 2020

Sony is refreshing its EXTRA BASS wireless speaker line-up with the addition of the SRS-XB43, SRS-XB33 and SRS-XB23. Availability below.

Sony Extra Bass Wireless Speakers: SRS-XB43, SRS-XB33 and SRS-XB23.

Sony Extra Bass Wireless Speakers: SRS-XB43, SRS-XB33 and SRS-XB23.

The newly developed X-Balanced Speaker Units are waterproof, dust proof and shock proof.

The unit’s non-circular shape maximises the area of the speaker diaphragm, increasing sound pressure for more punchy bass.

It also reduces driver excursion while maintaining the same sound pressure, resulting in less distortion.

More details below from the press release.

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New Arrival: ASUS ExpertBook B9 Business Notebook In Singapore

May 9th, 2020

ASUS boasts that the new ExpertBook B9 (from S$2,298) is the world’s lightest 14-inch business laptop, offering professionals performance, durability and portability.

The ASUS ExpertBook B9 (B9450) ranges from S$2,298 to S$2,698 and is available at the ASUS Exclusive Store, ASUS Online Store and all authorised retailers.

The ASUS ExpertBook B9 (B9450) ranges from S$2,298 to S$2,698 and is available at the ASUS Exclusive Store, ASUS Online Store and all authorised retailers.

The 14.9mm thickness ExpertBook B9 weighs just 870 grams and offers up to 24 hours of battery life.

It sports up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7 vPro processor, up to ultrafast 1TB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), plus Thunderbolt 3 ports.

The ExpertBook offers military-grade durability and a TPM 2.0 security chip plus built-in IR camera for user security.

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New Arrival: Xiaomi Mi 10 & Mi 10 Pro 5G-Ready Flagship Phones

May 8th, 2020

Xiaomi’s flagship Mi 10 series has arrived in Singapore. The Mi 10 (S$1,099) and Mi 10 Pro (S$1,399) will hit shelves on 13 May, with pre-orders between now and 12 May.

Mi 10 will be available with 8GB + 256GB and will be available in Twilight Grey and Coral Green. The Mi 10 Pro will be available with 8GB + 256GB will be available in Alpine White and Solstice Grey.

Mi 10 will be available with 8GB + 256GB and will be available in Twilight Grey and Coral Green. The Mi 10 Pro will be available with 8GB + 256GB will be available in Alpine White and Solstice Grey.

The Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro are 5G-ready out of the box, and will be available online from 13 May on Xiaomi’s official store on Lazada Singapore, as well as other official e-commerce platforms.

More details about the Xiaomi Mi 10 & Mi 10 Pro from the press release below.

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New Arrival: Epson WorkForce Pro WF-C879R & WF-C878R Printers

May 7th, 2020

Epson is launching two new multifunction A3 business printers with its Replaceable Ink Pack System (RIPS) technology.

The new WorkForce Pro WF-C878R (left) and WF-C879R RIPS printers from Epson offer medium & large enterprises significantly lower energy usage and resource consumption. Photos show full set of printers.

The new WorkForce Pro WF-C878R (left) and WF-C879R RIPS printers from Epson offer medium & large enterprises significantly lower energy usage and resource consumption. Photos show full set of printers.

Targeting medium and large enterprise environments, these printers can print high yields of up to 86,000 pages without interruption and with a single set of ink packs.

“The new WorkForce Pro printers offer businesses a lower running cost, lower power consumption and a reduced environmental impact, so they can enjoy improved cost efficiency and productivity,” says Tan May Lin, Director – Sales, Marketing and Customer Service of Epson Sales division, Epson Singapore.

Driven by its PrecisionCore printheads, the business inkjet printers consume a significantly lower amount of energy, reducing energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 85 per cent compared to laser printers.

The high-capacity ink packs reduce resource consumption, using significantly less consumables and packaging waste.

It also has fewer periodical parts to replace, further reducing printer maintenance and downtime.

More details about the 2 new Epson RIPS printers below from the press release.

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