Sony Mobile launches Xperia XA2 Ultra in Singapore

Announced at the Consumer Electronic Show 2018, 2018, Sony Mobile Communications Singapore is finally bringing the Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra to Singapore. Focusing on selfies, the Sony Xperia XA2 features dual front cameras. A 16MP camera with optical image stabilisation and night portrait flash gives you blur-free high-resolution shots even at night while another 8MP super wide selfie camera gives you 120° shots with Smart Selfie Flash. For the rear camera, Sony is boasting a 23MP camera with a large 1/2.3” Exmor RSTM for ultra high ISO (12800), 4K movie recording and 120fps…

Difference between DJI Osmo Mobile Vs Osmo Mobile 2

Mention handheld smartphone gimbal and chances are the name DJI Osmo mobile will pop up. Yes, DJI, the leader in consumer drones is also in the business of manufacturing gimbals. The DJI Osmo Mobile was launched late 2016 and slightly more than a year later, DJI followed up with the Osmo Mobile 2, a cheaper, lighter version of the original Osmo Mobile. So what are the main differences between the original Osmo Mobile and Mobile 2? Battery The original Osmo Mobile is powered by the 980mAh Osmo Intelligent Battery (that cost…

Google Home Mini Review

The Google Home Mini is Google’s second attempt in bringing its smart voice assistant into your home. The first being the larger Google Home that retailed at a higher price point of USD$129 (SGD$171). The Home Mini as its name suggest is the smaller and more compact version of the Google Home. Together with the Home Max (the largest and most expensive speaker in the line-up), Google is offering consumers a smart speaker at a variety of prices in different form factor and colours. It’s hard to ignore how attractive…

Mavic Air is the USD$799 foldable drone from DJI

DJI has finally announced its latest drone which was already leaked a day before its official release. The Mavic Air is DJI’s answer for consumers who wants something that is more powerful than its USD$499 Spark drone and something smaller and cheaper than its USD$999 Mavic Pro. Priced at USD$799 (~SGD$1052), the Mavic Air comes with most of the features you would expect from a high-end DJI drone. It has a 4K camera on a 3-axis gimbal, 21-minute flight time, 3-directional environment sensing and motion smart capture. Besides horizontal, vertical, and…

SonicGear SPACE 5 Review

Most of us should be pretty familiar with the SonicGear brand. The Singapore-based company manufactures a wide range of audio products including portable wireless speaker to wireless headphones. You might even be familiar with their gaming products that are branded under its Armaggeddon brand. Today, we will be taking a look at the SonicGear SPACE 5 – the mid-tier model speaker in the company’s latest SPACE PC Speaker series. The SonicGear SPACE series consist of 3 models; the SPACE 3, 5 and 7. The lowest-tier SPACE 3 is a 21. system…

SonicGear introduces 3 new desktop speakers: the SPACE 3, SPACE 5 and SPACE 7

SonicGear has introduced a new SPACE series which feature 3 new 2.1 desktop speakers. The SPACE 3, SPACE 5, and SPACE 7 are desktop speakers designed for the PC that promise to deliver “Hi-Fi quality audio” in a sleek package and an affordable price. The key selling point of these speakers is the small and slim subwoofer – one that the company says is easily half the size of competitor’s subwoofer. Besides the subwoofer, each SPACE also comes with 2 satellite speakers that are powered by a single 3.5” driver. Connectivity…

Netflix Now Supports HDR on Windows 10

Netflix the leader in streaming service announced HDR support on Windows 10 for both the Edge browser and the Netflix app. Netflix has over 200 hours of HRD content including Chef’s Table, Stranger Things 2 and the upcoming Netflix film Bright starring Will Smith, with more coming in 2018. HDR a.k.a. High Dynamic Range heightens the dynamic range of a video source, making it more vibrant and closer to life. While HDR is common in TVs, few PCs/mobile devices support the standard with the need of an Intel’s 7th generation and higher CPUs needed…

Chord Electronics’ Poly streamer is now available in Singapore

Chord Electronics’ Poly streamer allows you to pair up with the company’s Mojo DAC to stream music from a range of wirelessly connected devices in the best possible sound quality. Besides being a streamer, the Poly is also a standalone music player via its microSD slot. When connected to the Poly, you will have full music playback control when streaming music or when playing back files on the microSD card. Connectivity-wise, the Poly supports Bluetooth 4.1, AirPlay and DLNA connectivity. For networks that does not support Wi-Fi tethering, the Poly…

LG V30 to be available in Singapore on Dec 2

Almost 3 months after its IFA debut, the LG V30+ has finally been launched in Singapore. At the launch event at Ion Orchard this morning, the Korean phone manufacturer said that its latest flagship phone will be available for sale on Dec 2 at the recommended retail price of S$1,098 at M1, Singtel, StarHub and other LG authorized retailers. Built upon the success of the its predecessor, the LG V30+ features the world’s first F1.6 aperture, Cine Video mode for cinematic video captures and an advanced quad DAC. While its pretty…

Huawei Mate 10 Series Now Available in Singapore

If you are wondering how important the Singapore’s smartphone market is to Huawei, look no further than its recent Mate 10 Series launch. Singapore is the first country in the world to be able to purchase its Mate 10 Pro from Oct 28, just a day after Apple opens the iPhone X pre-order for Singapore (with a Nov 3 availability). One key differtiating factor of the Huawei Mate 10 series is the company’s Kirin 970 processor – a chip that Huawei is calling the world’s first AI processor. The Huawei…