Posts Tagged ‘TV’

New arrival: Amazon launches Amazon Prime in Singapore

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Prime members can get unlimited free shipping on millions of local and international items, unlimited access to popular movies and TV shows on Prime Video and video game benefits with Twitch Prime. Prices & launch promotions below.

Tens of millions of members in 16 countries (including Singapore) already enjoy the best of Amazon with Prime. Click on infographic to enlarge.

Tens of millions of members in 16 countries (including Singapore) already enjoy the best of Amazon with Prime. Click on infographic to enlarge.

Prime is Amazon’s popular membership program that provides exclusive access to benefits such as fast shipping, streaming and gaming.

“We want to make the lives of customers living in Singapore better every day. Customers in Singapore have been enjoying ultra-fast delivery with Prime Now since July, and now, the introduction of Amazon Prime will take their shopping experience to the next level. Now with an even wider selection of international items available for unlimited free international shipping, along with unlimited access to Prime Video and Twitch Prime, this membership is designed to offer the best of Amazon. And this is just the beginning. We will keep making Prime better, adding even more selection and benefits,” said Jamil Ghani, Vice President Amazon Prime International.

This week, Singapore customers will be able to enjoy Prime benefits including exclusive access to free two-hour delivery on orders over S$40 with tens of thousands of items and unlimited free international shipping on orders above S$60 on more than 5 million items from Amazon US – all available in the Prime Now App.

Plus, Prime members in Singapore will enjoy unlimited access to popular and award-winning Amazon Prime Originals like the highly-anticipated second season of The Grand Tour premiering December 8, as well as other shows, movies and more on Prime Video.

They will also enjoy access to gaming benefits with Twitch Prime, at no additional cost.

Amazon Prime in Singapore will be available for S$8.99 per month; however, for a limited time, customers can sign up for S$2.99 per month.

Everyone can try Prime by signing up for a free 30-day trial at www.amazon.com.sg.

More details below from the press release about Prime membership benefits in Singapore.

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New arrivals: Samsung 2015 SUHD TVs & audio solutions for Singapore

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Samsung today introduced its new SUHD TVs, and launched its latest range of UHD TVs and audio products. Complete price list below.

The curved soundbars are designed to match the curved TVs in Samsung's latest lineup of TV and audio products for 2015.

The curved soundbars are designed to match the curved TVs in Samsung’s latest lineup of TV and audio products for 2015.

Below are Samsung’s SUHD TV limited period promotions.

SUHD Launch Event Special

With every purchase of selected Samsung SUHD TVs and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ from participating authorised Samsung dealers, consumers are entitled to receive a Complimentary Gift Pack worth $614.

The complimentary gift pack consists of:

  • Samsung Level On Wireless headphones
  • Samsung Level Link (Bluetooth streaming dongle)
  • Wireless Charging Pad

SUHD Launch Special for DBS/POSB Cardmembers

With every purchase of a Samsung SUHD TV from any authorised Samsung dealer, consumers are entitled to a complimentary 28” luggage (worth $200).

This applies to DBS/POSB credit and debit cardmembers only, and is only valid with purchase of selected Samsung SUHD TVs via payment by DBS/POSB credit or debit cards.

Below are the prices for Samsung’s 2015 range of TVs and audio solutions.

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NEC Asia Pacific showcases innovative display technologies in Singapore

Friday, October 10th, 2014

The company also introduced during the NEC Technology Showcase its 4K Ultra High Definition Videowall solutions and NEC Laser Hybrid projector for the first time.

NEC 4K Ultra High Definition Videowall solution.

NEC 4K Ultra High Definition Videowall solution.

The NEC Technology Showcase event is the inaugural product display for NEC in Singapore from 8 to 10 October 2014.

Flat table-top touch-panel used as retail display.

Flat table-top touch-panel used as retail display.

The event saw the powerful NEC Laser Hybrid projector using solid state technology showcased for the first time within Asia Pacific, as well as the NEC 4K Ultra High Definition Videowall solution with patent-pending frame compensation technology.

The showcase provided an interactive experience for attendees with set-up scenarios for various sectors.

It included digital signage solutions enabling content creation on the cloud, as well as solutions with innovative energy saving features utilising human sensors.

Highlights also included interactive and collaborative solutions such as wireless presentation software, advanced interactive whiteboard applications with finger touch functionality, and interactive table displays for education, retail and hospitality sectors as well as for enterprise use.

Below are more details about the two highlights.

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New arrivals: LG curved Ultra HD TV series with 4K 3D+

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

The LG UC970T Curved ULTRA HD TV is available in 55-inch (S$4,499) and 65-inch (S$6,299).

The LG UC970T Curved Ultra HD TV is available in Singapore at Audio House, Best Denki, Courts, Gain City, Harvey Norman, Mega Discount and other LG appointed retailers.

The LG UC970T Curved Ultra HD TV is available in Singapore at Audio House, Best Denki, Courts, Gain City, Harvey Norman, Mega Discount and other LG appointed retailers.

LG Electronics has launched its latest Curved ULTRA HD TV (UC970T).

As with the flat ULTRA HD TV, the latest model supports 4K Motion Estimation Motion Compensation (MEMC), which offers flawless ULTRA HD images with minimal motion blur.

The LG Curved ULTRA HD TV employ 3840 x 2160 resolution In-Plane Switching (IPS) 4K panel that reproduces vivid colours.

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TCL sponsors Premiere of “X-Men: Days of Future Past”

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

TCL is sponsoring the Premiere of latest installment of the X-Men series of movies as the Chinese company makes global entertainment marketing key to its corporate strategy.

    TCL has previously sponsored films such as "Transformers 3", "The Avengers", "The Dark Knight Rises", "Cloud Atlas" and "Iron Man 3" and in 2013 bought the naming rights to the landmark Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

TCL has previously sponsored films such as “Transformers 3”, “The Avengers”, “The Dark Knight Rises”, “Cloud Atlas” and “Iron Man 3”.  In 2013 bought the naming rights to the landmark Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

TCL is one of the leading players in the global TV industry and is partnering with Twentieth Century Fox as the Presenting Sponsor of all of the Premieres of “X-Men: Days of Future Past” around the world.

This marks another major step in TCL’s transformation from being a traditional electronics manufacturer to a global multimedia entertainment technology enterprise.

By sponsoring what promises to be the biggest movie of the year, TCL is positioning itself as a global leader in entertainment marketing.

TCL had a strong red carpet presence at the world premiere in New York on May 10, and will maintain that presence through global events in Beijing, Sao Paulo, Moscow, London, Paris, Melbourne and Singapore.

Global Premiere of

Global Premiere of “X-Men: Days of Future Past” in New York. Photo from TCL TV Facebook Page.

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StarHub partners Samsung and NAGRA for new set-top boxes

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

The first of three to be rolled out – the Samsung HD Interactive set-top box will be available to all StarHub TV customers starting 15 April.

The new set-top box, developed by Samsung is sleeker and slimmer than the current design. The middleware that is powered by NAGRA, promises four times faster access to VOD titles, and a seamless channel surfing experience. In addition, a new search function allows users to search for their content effortlessly.

The new set-top box, developed by Samsung is sleeker and slimmer than the current design. The middleware that is powered by NAGRA, promises four times faster access to VOD titles, and a seamless channel surfing experience. In addition, a new search function allows users to search for their content effortlessly.

StarHub has announced a strategic partnership with Samsung Electronics and digital media technology company NAGRA for its line-up of next-generation set-top boxes.

“We are thrilled to partner with Samsung and NAGRA, both leaders in their respective fields, for our next-generation set-top boxes. We recognise that today, TV viewing goes beyond just a passive lean-back experience. Users now demand a more responsive and intuitive user experience when they search for content,” said Lin Shu Fen, Head of Entertainment & SmartLife, StarHub.

The two other set-top boxes will include an all-in-one box that enables features like multi-room recording and multi-screen capability, as well as one that is IPTV-enabled.

Sporting a sleeker and slimmer appearance, the Samsung HD Interactive set-top box incorporates NAGRA’s latest middleware technology to create a seamless and compelling user experience.

The enhanced middleware enables users to navigate easier on a revamped user interface which also promises up to four times faster access to Video On Demand titles – compared to the current models.

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Samsung launches three UHD TVs for expanded 2013 Smart TV range

Friday, August 16th, 2013

The three Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) TVs are: 85-inch S9 UHD TV (S$49,999), as well as the 55-inch (S$7,499) and 65-inch (S$10,499) Series 9 F9000 LED TV. Available now in major electronics retailers.

85-inch Samsung S9 UHD TV (S$49,999) to the left, and 65-inch (S$10,499) Series 9 F9000 LED TV to the right.

85-inch Samsung S9 UHD TV (S$49,999) to the left, and 65-inch (S$10,499) Series 9 F9000 LED TV to the right.

All three new 4K models are able to up-scale to UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution from lower resolution content.

“The S9 and F9000 are evolutionary TVs that cement our commitment to innovation as we create a world of possibilities to complement the smart lifestyle of our consumers.,” said Irene Ng, Vice President, Marketing, Samsung Asia.

The S9 UHD TV uses Samsung’s proprietary up-scaling engine to up-convert HD or Full-HD to UHD-level picture quality by restoring information details to create greater precision and real-life picture quality.

The two Series 9 F9000 LED TVs utilise Samsung’s proprietary Quadmatic Picture Engine, a four-step process including signal analysis, noise minimisation, UHD up-scaling and detail enhancement to seamlessly up-convert SD, HD or Full HD content to UHD-level picture quality.

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SingTel mio TV launches mio TV GO app

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

The new mio TV GO is mio TV’s companion app. It is free and is now available for download (for both Apple and Android devices).

Real time commentary and shout box as the match plays.

Real time commentary and shout box as the match plays.

mio TV GO includes features such as the ‘LIVE” streaming of selected mio TV channels, locally-produced shows to enhance the BPL-viewing experience, remote control function, and remote recording feature.

‘LIVE’ screening of ten channels including mio Stadium

The app will allow BPL subscribers on the mio TV platform to enjoy ‘LIVE’ streaming of three mio Stadium channels (Channel 102 -104), three mio Sports channels (Channel 111 – 113) and four Asian channels.

With mio Stadium, customers can catch ‘LIVE’ Barclays Premier League (BPL) matches on their mobile phones and tablets and enjoy a groundbreaking locally-produced studio show.

Catch ‘LIVE’ matches of UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Italian Serie A, Spanish La Liga and other football matches available on mio Sports.

Fans of Asian content can also watch Jia Le Channel, ETTV Asia, ETTV Yoyo and Jiangsu Satellite Channel on mio TV GO.

Content subscription fee of $5 per month will be waived till May 2014.

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SingTel mio TV unveils BPL stand-alone subscription @ $59.90

Friday, July 26th, 2013

SingTel says the majority of BPL customers unaffected. The existing mio TV Gold Packs are still available from SGD$64.90.

Football fans regardless of pay-TV platform can call the mio TV hotline on 1609 from Thursday, 1 August 2013 to subscribe; or they can get more information and register their interest at www.miotv.com.sg/bpl.

Football fans regardless of pay-TV platform can call the mio TV hotline on 1609 from Thursday, 1 August 2013 to subscribe; or they can get more information and register their interest at www.miotv.com.sg/bpl.

mio TV has unveiled its packages and prices for the upcoming season of Barclays Premier League (BPL) broadcast in Singapore, after MDA’s decision that mio TV does not have to cross-carry channels included in its BPL Gold Packs.

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LG Cloud service now available in Singapore for LG Smart TVs

Monday, May 13th, 2013

LG Cloud enables users to stream content directly to LG CINEMA 3D Smart TVs, and provides a convenient location to store entertainment content that automatically synchronizes between PCs, smartphones and TVs.

LG Cloud service is now available in Singapore.

LG Cloud service is now available in Singapore.

LG’s Cloud service allows members to easily store content in their own personal LG Cloud account.

Signing in to an account on an LG CINEMA 3D Smart TV is quick and easy thanks to the automatic Single Sign On (SSO) protocol, which is able to recognize both the user’s LG Smart TV ID and LG Cloud ID.

Automated Updating Made Simple

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