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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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CES 2023: TCL Showcases 98” Mini LED TV, Phone & Smart Homes

Friday, January 6th, 2023

TCL presented its home theater experiences and smart connected lifestyle ecosystem at its booth at CES 2023.

TCL’s Booth (#16915 & #16937, Central Hall) at CES 2023 spotlights the global brand’s ultra-large Mini LED QLED displays, gaming monitors, mobile devices, smart home appliances, sustainability commitments etc.

TCL’s Booth (#16915 & #16937, Central Hall) at CES 2023 spotlights the global brand’s ultra-large Mini LED QLED displays, gaming monitors, mobile devices, smart home appliances, sustainability commitments etc.

TCL’s interactive exhibit at its 1,600 square meter booth at CES 2023 includes its ultra-large-screen Mini LED QLED TV lineup and its latest award-winning sound bars offering cinema-quality audio in conjunction with the brand’s “Inspire Greatness” tagline.

The extra large screen of the 98-inch Mini LED TV employs many more Mini LEDs, with at least 2,000 local dimming zones bringing high contrast and over 2,000 nits peak brightness to images, driven by TCL’s light control algorithm to help reveal every detail in very bright and dark areas.

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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: Google Brings Pixel 7 & Pixel 7 Pro to Singapore

Thursday, October 6th, 2022

Google is bringing the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro to Singapore. The phones will hit the shelves on 13 October, with pre-orders beginning today (6 October 2022). Prices below.

Both the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro comes in three colours for their 128GB versions. Both will come in Snow and Obsidian. The Pixel 7 will have its unique colour of Lemongrass while the Pixel 7 Pro will feature its unique colour of Hazel. For the 256GB version, both phones will only come in Obsidian. Cases are available for the Pixel 7 (Licorice, Limoncello, Marble Gray) and Pixel 7 Pro (Licorice, Hazel, Marble Grey) at S$49.99.

Both the Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro comes in three colours for their 128GB versions. Both will come in Snow and Obsidian. The Pixel 7 will have its unique colour of Lemongrass while the Pixel 7 Pro will feature its unique colour of Hazel. For the 256GB version, both phones will only come in Obsidian. Cases are available for the Pixel 7 (Licorice, Limoncello, Marble Gray) and Pixel 7 Pro (Licorice, Hazel, Marble Grey) at S$49.99.

Google has just announced the launch of the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro at the global Made by Google event.

Both will ship with 128GB or 256GB memory. The 512GB version of the Pixel 7 Pro is not available in Singapore.

The Pixel 7 will come with 8GB RAM while the Pixel 7 Pro will ship with 12GB memory.

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New Arrival: vivo Y35 Entry-Level Phone Launch in Singapore

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022

The vivo Y35 is priced at S$359 (without contract) and comes with 16GB RAM and 128GB storage, as well as a 5,000mAh battery and 44W FlashCharge. Available in Singapore from this Saturday, 24 September 2022.

The vivo Y35 is available in Singapore from 24 September 2022 in two colours -- Agate Black and Dawn Gold.

The vivo Y35 is available in Singapore from 24 September 2022 in two colours — Agate Black and Dawn Gold.

The vivo Y35 is powered by a Snapdragon 680 processor built on 6nm process, offering a maximum clock speed of up to 2.4GHz.

“The Y35 grants today’s smartphone users ease of access with its excellent value for money. Powered by multiple top-level specifications and features, we aim to provide the best possible user experience with our Y35, which is also matched by a remarkably affordable price. With this latest device in vivo’s Y series, we are redefining the status quo by incorporating elements of a fun-loving lifestyle and best-in-class features. Prioritising a fun and intuitive user experience coupled with the impressive specs in this price range, you could say ‘That’s Y, Unleash the Double Fun’,” said Liu Hong Bin, CEO of vivo Singapore.

It has a 6.58-inch FHD+ display with a 2408×1080 resolution and P3 color gamut, providing an immersive visual experience.

The Y35 sports a triple-camera system at the rear comprising a 50-megapixel main rear camera, 2MP bokeh camera and 2MP macro camera.

The front camera has 16 megapixels.

The phone’s 128GB internal storage can be expanded to 1TB with its three memory card slots.

The large 5,000mAh battery enables more than 14 hours of screen-on time for High-Definition video streaming, or over 7 hours of graphic-intensive gaming.

Its 44W FastCharge allows the phone to be charged to 70% battery in just 34 minutes

The entry-level phone is rated at IPX4 water-resistance and IP5X dust-resistance.

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New Apple iPhones, AirPods Pro & Watches at September 2022 Keynote

Sunday, September 4th, 2022

The September 2022 Keynote for Apple happens in two days time. Here are a slew of new products you can expect.

Live Updates (8 September, 2022):

Here are the availability and prices of the new gadgets from Apple’s September 2022 Keynote.

  • iPhone 14 (Pre-orders from 9 Sep)
    • iPhone 14 (6.1”, 16 Sep, S$1,299)
    • iPhone 14 Plus (6.7”, 7 Oct, S$1,499)
    • iPhone 14 Pro (6.1”, 16 Sep, S$1,649)
    • iPhone 14 Pro Max (6.7”, 16 Sep, S$1,799)
  • AirPods Pro (Pre-order: 19 Sep, Available: 23 Sep, S$359)
  • Apple Watch (Orders: 8 Sep)
    • Apple Watch Series 8 (16 Sep, S$599)
    • Apple Watch SE (16 Sep, S$379)
    • Apple Watch Ultra (23 Sep, S$1,199)
Expect a slew of new iPhones, AirPods Pro and Apple Watches from Apple’s September 2022 Keynote event.

Expect a slew of new iPhones, AirPods Pro and Apple Watches from Apple’s September 2022 Keynote event.

Here are the new gadgets you may see during the event.

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Event: Samsung Unpacks New Galaxy Z Foldables and Wearables

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022

Samsung Unpacked has just begun. Here are the five exciting Galaxy gadgets that the Korean phonemaker is going to unveil globally. Local prices and availability below. Details will be updated LIVE.

Samsung Unpacked has just kicked off globally to unveil 5 new Galaxy Z foldables and wearables.

Samsung Unpacked has just kicked off globally to unveil 5 new Galaxy Z foldables and wearables.

The new devices will hit the shelves in Singapore from 2 September 2022, Friday, 10am.

Here are the five new foldables and wearables from Samsung.

  1. Galaxy Z Fold4 5G phablet
  2. Galaxy Z Flip4 5G smartphone
  3. Galaxy Watch5 Pro smartwatch
  4. Galaxy Watch5 smartwatch
  5. Galaxy Buds2 Pro earbuds

Pre-orders commence NOW online (from 10 August 2022, Wednesday, 9pm Singapore Time).

Consumers who pre-order their devices will be able to collect their devices from 26 August 2022, Friday.

Local prices and details below, updated LIVE from Samsung Unpacked 2022 August.

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