First Look: SONY Xperia ZX2 and ZX2 Compact in Singapore

At the recently concluded Mobile World Congress 2018, Sony Mobile announced not one but two new flagship smartphones which it had teased ahead of the show. Before its official mid-April launch in Singapore, we had a chance to take a first look at both the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact at a hands-on event held by the company. The philosophy behind Sony Mobile’s new mobile products for 2018, is “Consolidation”. Sony Mobile wants to consolidate its expertise and know-how across all its product categories and amalgamate them into what…

LG V30S is same same but different

After announcing that it will no longer be releasing its flagship smartphone on a yearly schedule, LG has expectedly released an improved version of the LG V30. Called the LG V30S ThinQ (???), the phone now comes with voice and visual artificial intelligence (AI), more RAM, storage and color options. The AI CAM recognises the subjects in the frame and automatically recommends the best shooting among the eight pre-set categories: portrait, food, pet, landscape, city, flower, sunrise, and sunset. The machine-learning system has already been trained on 100 million images to provide…

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…

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…

HTC U11 is the HTC flagship smartphone we have been waiting for

HTC just had a global launch event to commemorate its 20th anniversary. It was a trip down memory lane when HTC brought us back to 2013 when the HTC One was launched – the first smartphone pioneered the metal unibody craftsmanship and dual camera. If you remember the iconic HTC Sense clock widget, you should be of a certain age now lol. It didn’t take long for HTC to unveil the HTC U11. HTC Global president of smartphones and connected devices business Chia-Lin Chang joked about the leaked video of the…

Sony Mobile launches Xperia XA1 in Singapore

Sony Mobile is adding a new mid-range Xperia phone to the XA series. The new Xperia™ XA1 has a best in class 8MP 23mm wide-angle lens and a 23MP rear camera. Its large 1/2.3” Exmor™RS mobile sensor and bright F2.0 lens provides superior low light capability. Display-wise, the Xperia XA 1 has an edge-to-edge 720p HD 5″ screen that delivers a crisp and sharp viewing experience. The Xperia XA1 is powered by a Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20 chipset and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat). To ensure a longer lasting performance over the smartphone’s…

LG G6 Review Singapore

When i met up with LG mobile’s representatives a few weeks ago for a preview of the LG G6, I could sense the underlying confidence that the company has with the launch of its latest smartphone. That was the same week LG’s largest Android phone competitors – Samsung and Huawei – launched their own flagship phones: the Galaxy S8/S8+ and P10/P10 PLUS respectively. One came equipped with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor while the other forges ahead with a camera that it co-branded with Leica. If LG is rattled…

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are here

The launch of the new Galaxy S8 and S8+ is Samsung biggest product announcement since its Note 7 recall a year ago. It is also one of the most anticipated Android phone launches of the year with many looking to see if the Korean handset manufacturer could still innovate and bounce back from the fiasco. While much has already been leaked about the S8 and S8+, here is everything you have to know about Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2017 event in New York. The event began with DJ Koh, Samsung’s president…

This is when LG will launch the G6 in Singapore

After the announcement of the LG G6, many have been wondering when will the phone be launched in Singapore. And an email sent out by the company to See More, Play More might just shed some light on it. Recipients were asked to save the date – 5th April 2017 – as “LG will be unveiling it’s latest flagship smartphone locally”. While the email didn’t mention the G6 by name, it is common knowledge that the G6 is the company’s latest flagship smartphone and its new 5.7″ display has a 80%…