Posts Tagged ‘Suntec’

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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Event: LG launches new laptops, monitors & projectors in Singapore

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

LG has re-entered the IT market in Singapore its launch of new laptops, monitors and projectors. Prices and availability below.

The new LG gram laptop. 15.6-inches at only 980g. Here you can see a full-sized USB 3.0 port and HDMI port, and the Type-C USB port. On the other side are two additional full-sized USB ports (USB 3.0 & USB 2.0) and a microSD card slot.

The new LG gram laptop. 15.6-inches at only 980g. Here you can see a full-sized USB 3.0 port and HDMI port, and the Type-C USB port. On the other side are two additional full-sized USB ports (USB 3.0 & USB 2.0) and a microSD card slot.

The highlight of the launch was the 15.6-inch LG gram laptop which weighs less than 1kg – 980g to be exact.

The four configurations and prices are tabulated below.

The LG gram laptops come in 14 & 15.6-inch sizes with prices ranging from S$1,499 to S$2,199.

The LG gram laptops come in 14 & 15.6-inch sizes with prices ranging from S$1,499 to S$2,199. Click the image to enlarge.

The largest portfolio of new products were the monitors.

Already available in Singapore, LG are shipping three monitor classes:

  1. The affordable entry-level Consumer Monitors,
  2. the sexy UltraWide monitors,
  3. and the most pricey UHD monitors.

Sizes range from 21.5 inches to 34 inches. View the various models and prices available here.

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Three 29UC88 UltraWide monitors set up for immersive gaming. With 2560 x 1080 resolution, the monitor comes with First-person Shooter, Real-time Strategy and Custom modes, allowing gamers to choose the most ideal solution for different game genres.

The third product genre unveiled today was the LED projectors that feature both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.

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New arrival: Five Brother mono laser printers for business

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Brother has launched in Singapore 3 new mono laser printers and 2 new Multi-Function Centres for business. Available in Singapore now. Prices below.

Summary of the key features for the two new Multi-Function Centres.

Summary of the key features for the two new Multi-Function Centres. Click to enlarge.

The five new models are targeted at high print volume office environments.

The new family is the first mono laser range by Brother to print at up to 50 pages per minute (ppm).

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Brother Singapore launched the new devices at Suntec Singapore. Prices below.

  • HL-L5100DN: S$588
  • HL-L6200DW: S$788
  • HL-L6400DW: S$888
  • MFC-L5700DN: S$888
  • MFC-L6900DW: S$1,388

This is also the first Brother mono laser series to feature a new heavy duty Automatic Document Feeder with an 80-sheet capacity, a 60% improvement over the previous series.

Summary of the key features for the three new mono laser printers.

Summary of the key features for the three new mono laser printers. Click to enlarge.

Maximum input capacity has improved by 150% to a maximum paper input of 2,650 pages, another ‘first’, while the dual CIS supports 100 images per minute (ipm) scanner is another new introduction.

More details from the press release below.

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IT Fair: IT Show 2016 (10 – 13 Mar) @ Suntec Singapore

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

From today till Sunday, the first of the four large annual IT exhibitions in Singapore this year takes place for four days (10 – 13 Mar) at the SUNTEC Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Level 3 (11am – 9pm) and Levels 4 & 6 (12 – 9pm). Admission FREE.

Highlights include extension of trade-in program to video games and TVs under 34-inch, pre-orders for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Limited Edition PlayStation 4 console bundle, over $35,000 of prizes to be won for PC gaming fans plus the latest jaw-dropping gadgets including the $6,000-plus Asus GX700 gaming laptop beast, the Sony α6300 mirrorless camera with the world’s fastest autofocus and the Lenovo Vibe X3 smartphone with in-built virtual reality smarts.

Highlights include extension of trade-in program to video games and TVs under 34-inch, pre-orders for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Limited Edition PlayStation 4 console bundle, over $35,000 of prizes to be won for PC gaming fans plus the latest jaw-dropping gadgets including the $6,000-plus Asus GX700 gaming laptop beast, the Sony α6300 mirrorless camera with the world’s fastest autofocus and the Lenovo Vibe X3 smartphone with in-built virtual reality smarts.

Highlights for IT Show 2016 include:

  • Gaming extravaganza at GAMEX (L6, Hall 605).
  • Tech Showcase (L4 Hall 405, 406).
  • Brand Time (L4 Stage Area).
  • IT SHOW Babes Selfie Contest (L4, Tech Showcase Area).

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Avid shoppers checking out the latest IT gadgets at the IT Show 2016.

Looking ahead, the four major IT exhibitions in Singapore are:

Exhibition Dates Venue
IT Show 2016 10 – 13 Mar Suntec Singapore
PC Show 2016 2– 5 Jun Singapore Expo
COMEX 2016 1– 4 Sep Suntec Singapore
SITEX 2016 24 – 27 Nov Singapore Expo

Details about the IT Show 2016 below (from the press release).

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Golden Village Multiplex 1st in Singapore to launch Auro 11.1

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

The three dimensional, immersive sound technology will debut at Golden Village Suntec City with the premiere of Jack Neo’s latest Chinese New Year comedy/ drama, “Long, Long Time Ago” on Thursday, 4 February.

Auro Technologies is a spin-off of the privately owned Galaxy Studios Group, renowned worldwide for its state-of-the-art leadership in audio innovation for music and sound for film.

Auro Technologies is a spin-off of the privately owned Galaxy Studios Group, renowned worldwide for its state-of-the-art leadership in audio innovation for music and sound for film.

Auro 11.1 by Barco. Auro 11.1 brings sound from all around and above to create a more impactful experience.

“Long, Long Time Ago” was natively mixed in the new immersive technology at Galaxy Studios Belgium.

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We had the chance to experience the Auro 11.1 setup at the Golden Village cinema at Suntec City. It’s the first and only cinema in Singapore to have installed the system.

Auro 11.1 is touted as the most realistic 3D sound experience currently available in the market.

Unlike other technologies where speakers are placed only on a horizontal plane and directly above, the Auro 11.1 by Barco’s system uses a sound reproduction speaker layout based on three axes (x=width, y=depth, z=height) and three vertical layers (surround, height, top).

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COMEX 2015 (3 – 6 September) at Suntec Singapore

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

The third of four large annual IT exhibitions in Singapore is in town. It returns to Suntec Singapore at Levels 3, 4 & 6. COMEX 2015 opens from 12 noon to 9 pm (Admission FREE) until Sunday, 6 September.

COMEX 2015: Suntec Singapore Levels 3, 4 & 6, from 12 noon to 9 pm - (Admission FREE.

COMEX 2015: Suntec Singapore Levels 3, 4 & 6, from 12 noon to 9 pm – (Admission FREE.

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

The four major IT exhibitions in Singapore are:

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New arrivals: ASUS ZenFone 2 smartphone (4GB RAM) in Singapore

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

ASUS boasts that the ZenFone 2 is “the world’s first 4GB RAM smartphone running on a 2.3GHz 64-bit Intel Atom processor with ultra-fast 4G/LTE and fast-charge 3,000mAh battery for powerful all-round performance”.

Prices range from S$249 to S$499. Pre-order now with collection on 18 April.

Update (18 April, 2015):

The 2GB versions of the ZenFone 2 are now available in Singapore, the first country in Southeast Asia to start selling it.

The 4GB RAM versions (with 32GB and 64GB memory) will be available in Singapore from 16 May.

The 32GB model will be available at all ASUS authorised retailers, ASUS brand stores, ASUS online store, M1 and StarHub shops; while the 64GB model will be available at Singtel.

The ZenFone 2 (ZE500CL, ZE550ML) models sport a matte finishing, available in Black, White and Red, while the ZenFone 2 (ZE551ML) encompasses a stunning aluminium hairline metallic finishing available in Black, Gold, Red and Silver.

The ZenFone 2 (ZE500CL, ZE550ML) models sport a matte finishing, available in Black, White and Red, while the ZenFone 2 (ZE551ML) encompasses a stunning aluminium hairline metallic finishing available in Black, Gold, Red and Silver.

Singapore is the first country in Southeast Asia to launch the new ASUS flagship smartphone.

With an all-new ergonomically-curved design and a 5.5-inch full HD IPS display, the ZenFone 2 comes with a 13MP/5MP PixelMaster camera.

The ZenFone 2 premieres many evolved features, including a new version of ASUS ZenUI – which boasts the world’s first fully-customisable interface – and Trend Micro security software for safer web browsing.

Prices for the various models are tabulated below.

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IT Fair: IT Show 2015 (19 – 22 Mar) @ Suntec Singapore

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

From today till Sunday, the first of the four large annual IT exhibitions in Singapore this year takes place for four days (19 – 22 Mar) at the SUNTEC Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Levels 3, 4 & 6. IT Show 2015 will open daily from 11 am to 9 pm (Admission FREE).

The first of four large annual IT exhibitions in Singapore.

The first of four large annual IT exhibitions in Singapore.

For IT 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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POTD: COMEX 2014 – IT shopping frenzy in Singapore

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Photo of the Day: If you’re thinking of visiting Singapore this weekend and is keen on buying IT devices and tech gadgets, check out COMEX 2014 at Suntec Singapore.

The doors had just opened for COMEX 2014 and early-bird shoppers packed the aisles of the exhibition floor on Level 4 of Suntec Singapore. Photo taken with a Sony A7R full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera and Carl Zeiss 35mm F2.8 Lens. Photo credit: John Tan.

The doors had just opened for COMEX 2014 and early-bird shoppers packed the aisles of the exhibition floor on Level 4 of Suntec Singapore. Photo taken with a Sony A7R full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera and Carl Zeiss 35mm F2.8 Lens. Photo credit: John Tan.

Started yesterday, the IT trade show will be on until Sunday night.

You can check out some of the promotional discounts on offer by browsing selected flyers that I’ve compiled here.

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COMEX 2014 (28 – 31 Aug) at Suntec Singapore & promotions flyers

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

The third of four large annual IT exhibitions in Singapore will be in town in two weeks. It will return to Suntec Singapore at Levels 4 & 6.

COMEX 2014 in Singapore.

COMEX 2014 in Singapore.

As in past IT shows, I’ll be compiling promotions and flyers from the exhibitors in the COMEX 2014 photo album on the tech4tea Facebook page.

You can browse the album or directly access a specific flyer via the list of links below. So far, only the flyers for TomTom are in.

Promotions/Flyers in alphabetical order

Embargoes for most of the flyers will only be lifted on the first day of COMEX 2014, as exhibitors vie to safeguard the promotions that they plan to offer.

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