Posts Tagged ‘watches’

Event: Huawei APAC Autumn Product Launch 2021

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Huawei unveils the MateBook 14s, Watch GT 3 and nova 9 during its APAC Autumn Product Launch online. The MateBook 14s and Watch GT 3 will hit Singapore shelves soon but there are currently no plans to bring the nova 9 to Singapore. Prices TBA.

The Huawei MateBook 14s and Watch GT 3 will hit Singapore shelves soon but there are currently no plans to bring the nova 9 to Singapore.

The Huawei MateBook 14s and Watch GT 3 will hit Singapore shelves soon but there are currently no plans to bring the nova 9 to Singapore.

The Huawei MateBook 14s features a sleek and portable body frame, weighing approximately at 1.43kg.

It has a 2520 x 1680, 213 ppi Huawei FullView Display and a 90 Hz refresh rate with a ratio of 3:2, to create an immersive visual experience.

Powered by the 11th Generation Intel Core processors, the Huawei MateBook 14s is capable of handling intensive tasks and multi-tasking needs.

Delivering an upgraded, more powerful, and convenient user experience, the new Huawei Watch GT 3 is more dynamic and intelligent.

On top of its fashionable appearance, comprehensive upgrades, and new interface design, it also comes with accurate health and fitness monitoring with TruSeenTM 5.0+, 14-day battery life with new design, and an Intelligent Dynamic Adjustment Plan.

Huawei nova series aims to be the most popular smartphone for young people.

More details below from the press release.

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Unveil: Apple iPhone 13 mini, Pro, Pro Max; iPad; iPad mini & Watch Series 7

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

Apple’s Tuesday event unveiled a new iPhone 13 with more storage, major iPad mini upgrades and a new Apple Watch. The next date to watch is Friday, 24 September when the hardware hits the stores in major markets. Below is the sum-up of the products, their local prices, pre-order dates and more.

The anticipated Apple iPhone 13 event unveiling a slew of new devices.

The anticipated Apple iPhone 13 event unveiling a slew of new devices.

The whole slew of new iPhone 13 has been unveiled, with big changes to the iPad mini, a refreshed 10.2-inch iPad and a new Apple Watch Series 7.

The iPhone 13 series gets the new A15 Bionic chip – a six-core CPU with two high-performance cores, four high-efficiency cores and a quad-core GPU.

TL;DR; summary of new Apple devices, local prices, availability and specs from Apple’s Tuesday event.

TL;DR; summary of new Apple devices, local prices, availability and specs from Apple’s Tuesday event.

The back cameras have been upgraded with wider apertures and new video features, including a Cinematic mode, which transits in-shooting focus smoothly from one subject to another.

There is also a macro lens, and smarter software to recognise skin tones to enable adjustments in tone and warmth filters.

Apple boasts that the iPhone 13 will have a longer battery life than its predecessor, despite its faster chip, 5G, better cameras and new features.

It is also intelligent enough to conserve power consumption by switching to LTE “when 5G speeds aren’t needed”.

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Review: Suunto 7 Stunningly Beautiful Sporty Smartwatch

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

If you want to make a fashionable statement about your sporty lifestyle, the Suunto 7 offers you a Google Wear OS smartwatch along with sporty DNA from the Finnish watchmaker.

I have the all black version - Suunto also offers the Black Lime, Graphite Copper, Sandstone Rosegold and White Burgundy colours. Here you can see the watches displaying various modes and screens.

I have the All Black version – Suunto also offers the Black Lime, Graphite Copper, Sandstone Rosegold and White Burgundy colours. Here you can see the watches displaying various modes and screens.

Suunto is a Finnish adventure instrument maker known for its design and innovation in sports watches, compasses and dive computers since 1936.

The 84-year-old brand makes the rugged, adventure-proof Suunto 3, Suunto 5, Suunto 7 and Suunto 9 for casual, enthusiast and professional sportsmen and women.

 

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Really love the beautiful heatmap watchface of the Suunto 7 sports smartwatch. Been using it since its debut in Singapore back in September.

These watches are design tested in Finland to be shock-proof, water-proof, and dirt-proof.

Its Suunto 3, 5 and 9 emphasizes autonomy and sports features that do not require connection to the Internet.

Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon WEar 3100 platform, the Suunto 7 offers connectivity to the Web via Google Wear OS to enable lifestyle smartwatch features that its brethren do not enjoy – namely Music, payments and an app platform.

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New Arrival: Fitbit Charge 4 Health & Fitness Tracker

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

The Fitbit Charge 4 comes with built-in GPS, Spotify Control, Sleep Tools, Fitbit Pay and more. Prices below

The Fitbit Charge 4 offers up to 7 days of battery life in a sleek, swim proof design.

The Fitbit Charge 4 offers up to 7 days of battery life in a sleek, swim proof design.

Charge 4 includes Fitbit’s latest innovation, Active Zone Minutes, a new personalised standard based on your resting heart rate and age that tracks any workout that gets your heart pumping, from indoor biking to yoga, measuring the time you spend in each heart rate zone toward a weekly goal of 150 minutes.

For more guidance and motivation in today’s environment, new content has been added to Fitbit Premium, including programs, workouts from brands like barre3, Down Dog and Physique 57, mindfulness tools, challenges and more.

More details below from the press release.

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Fitbit Adds SpO2 Monitoring With Estimate Oxygen Variation Graph

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Fitbit’s new Estimated Oxygen Variation graph is now available to all Charge 3, Ionic, Versa, Versa Lite, and Versa 2 users.

Fitbit’s new Estimated Oxygen Variation graph.

Fitbit’s new Estimated Oxygen Variation graph.

This new feature was originally announced at Fitbit’s Fall 2019 launch event and began rolling out to some users in January.

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New arrival: Fitbit Versa health & fitness smartwatch in Singapore

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

The new Fitbit Versa smartwatch is now available globally and in Singapore at S$318, with accessories ranging from S$50 – S$140. Includes female health tracking and quick replies to mobile Android device messages (from May).

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Versa is Fitbit’s lightest smartwatch, featuring a modern design, advanced health and fitness features, 4+ day battery life, smart features and cross platform compatibility.

Beginning in May, these new Fitbit features will be available:

Quick replies

“We’re thrilled for consumers around the world to experience Versa, a beautifully designed smartwatch for all with advanced health and fitness features, access to our large global social network and smart features people find most useful at an approachable price. We believe Versa is a smartwatch that will have mass appeal, attracting new audiences and helping us capture a previously untapped segment of users in this growing wearables category,” said James Park, co-founder and CEO of Fitbit.

Android mobile device users can respond to messages on the go using Fitbit Versa and Fitbit Ionic smartwatches.

Create and send up to five custom pre-populated quick replies of 60 characters or less to text messages and messenger apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

Female health tracking

Available to all adult users who identify as female in the Fitbit app to track their menstrual cycle and symptoms.

Makes it easier to manage their cycle with a more complete picture of health and fitness data all in one place.

Versa and Ionic users will also be able to view female health tracking information on-device.

More details below from the press release.

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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: 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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