OPPO launches its latest, most-sought after phone – the OPPO Find X, featuring the highest screen-to-body ratio and a unique motorised pop-up camera. Pre-Order starts today and units would be available in Singapore from 11 August! More details below.
Singapore is one of the first to unveil the new HUAWEI nova 3i smartphone and it would be available from July 28. This mid-range device, the first to offer front facing dual cameras with AI support, targets the budget conscious with a feature-rich phone that mimics HUAWEI’s higher end models. Read More
OPPO Singapore announced that the OPPO R15 and R15 Pro would be available from May 26 2018. Top features of the OPPO R15 series include:
- New gradient design on a glass back in Nebula Purple for the OPPO R15 and Cosmic Purple and Ruby Red for the OPPO R15 Pro
- AI-enhanced camera adopting the Sony IMX519 sensor in dual rear cameras (R15: 16MP+5MP; R15 Pro: 16MP+20MP)
- 6.28-inch bezel-less 19:9 screen featuring a resolution of 2280 x 1080
- Memory and storage space of 128 GB ROM with 6 GB RAM(DDR4) for both models
More than a year ago, LG began developing AI-based solutions with a focus on camera and voice recognition. The resulting Vision AI delivers a smarter camera that is even easier to use, while Voice AI enhances the breadth of spoken commands in the latest smartphone. Besides, selected AI features, as well as the Android 8.0 Oreo update, will also be rolled out to V30+ from May 5th.
Here are some special deals that you can look out for both the LG V30S+ThinQ and V30+!
Preorder LG V30S+ThinQ to Receive Free Stylus 3 and Tone Infinim:
– Users can preorder LG V30S+ThinQ at Best Denki stores or online via Best Denki website and Lazada from April 25th to April 29th.
– Those who preorder LG V30S+ThinQ will receive a free LG Stylus 3 worth S$398 and LG Tone Infinim (HBS-920) worth S$198, as well as look forward to earlier delivery starting from May 3rd.
Labor Day Special for V30+:
– To celebrate the upcoming Labor Day, LG will also hold a promotion for the V30+ as customers who purchase V30+ from April 27th to May 1st at authorized retails will get to receive S$150 worth of shopping vouchers.
At this time in 2018, the V30S+ThinQ is a strange phone to launch. It’s still largely the same 2017-generation phone as the V30+, and the unique AI camera features will also be rolled out to the V30+. The spec boost is minimal (6gb ram). This naturally leads to the question of why not opt for the cheaper phone? One plus point would be the extra 128gb storage, the LG V30S+ThinQ packs 256gb.
I guess that’s why there’s freebies worth “$596” thrown in. But that’s just the regular retail price. A quick check shows that shops like WhyMobile are only taking in the LG Stylus 3 at $180, so do take note :)
Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro is their latest addition to Samsung’s basic range, a compact smartphone that could do better in terms of it’s spec offering.
The new Galaxy J2 Pro boasts a 5” qHD Super AMOLED screen – which in numbers translate to a 960 x 540 screen. AMOLED might mitigate with better colours but don’t expect good sharpness at that sort of resolution. Running on only 1.5 GB RAM and a Snapdragon 425 CPU, this is not the phone for playing games. The camera is of better spec. With a 8MP (f2.2) rear camera and a 5MP (f2.2) front camera, the Galaxy J2 Pro allows users to capture the perfect selfies. With the front camera’s LED flash, users can now capture bright selfies even in low-light conditions, ensuring high-quality images anywhere and anytime. Read More
LG latest smartphone, the LG Q6 looks a lot like the more expensive G6, as it also includes the proprietary FullVision display. It will be available today in Astro Black, Ice Platinum and Terra Gold colors. The Q6 will retail at S$368 at M1, StarHub and other LG authorized retailers, and each purchase will come with a free phone case and transparent screen protector. For those getting it with contract, prices range from $0 to $148, great for those looking to re-contract.
The Galaxy Note8 has been unveiled. With the Galaxy Note8, consumers get a oh slightly by 0.1″ bigger Infinity Display, S Pen to communicate in more personal ways, and Samsung’s first ever dual smartphone camera to capture stunning photos. The Galaxy Note8 is designed for the way consumers lead their lives and lean on technology today.
Building upon the Galaxy legacy, users can also pair their Galaxy Note8 with the Samsung DeX station – a device that provides users with a desktop-like experience. Optimised for use with a keyboard and mouse, users can simply insert their Galaxy Note8 into the Samsung DeX Station7 to start working seamlessly with the connectivity they need, while enjoying added mobility.
Other than the dual camera setup and S-Pen, the Note8 is really similar to the Galaxy S8. So if you aren’t too keen on the S Pen, the S8 really makes good financial sense.
Also, the dual camera setup operates on a telephoto (zoom) concept, as that of the iPhone. If you are hoping for some widescreen camera goodness such as the LG G6 / V30, you are out of luck.
Registration of interest with telecommunication operators for the Galaxy Note8 will commence from 25 August 2017, Friday, 12pm.
Local Pricing and Availability
The Galaxy Note8 will be available from 15 September 2017 at a recommended retail price of $1,398 including GST. Available in Midnight Black, Maple Gold and Orchid Gray, the device will be available at all local telecommunication operators, major consumer electronic stores, authorised mobile retailers, Samsung Experience Stores and Lazada Singapore.