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Customize your G-SHOCK stand for free at this pop-up

In celebration of Singapore’s 57th Independence Day

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G-SHOCK

In celebration of Singapore’s 57th Independence Day, G-SHOCK Singapore has announced a G-SHOCK SG 57 Live Customization Workshop pop-up happening from August 1 to 7, 2022 at the Bugis Junction Level 1.

The pop up will be open to the public from August 1 to 5 while the live customization workshop will take place on August 6 and 7 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Four local artists will participate in the workshop to customize the exclusive G-Stand that comes free for all customers that purchase from any of the participating series on the following dates:

  • Online purchases: July 25 to August 2
  • In-store purchases: July 25 to August 4
  • Bugis G-SHOCK purchases: July 25 to August 7

Selected G-SHOCK series includes watches from the GA-B2100, GM-2100, GM-S2100, and G-STEEL GST-B500.

Slots are limited, so those who don’t want to miss out on having their G-SHOCKs customized should RSVP here.

A life-sized G-Stand that acts like a freedom wall will also allow the public to write down their best memories of Singapore.

News

OPPO Reno8 series now official in Singapore

Unparalleled portrait shooting capabilities

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The OPPO Reno8 series smartphones — the Reno8 5G and Reno8 Pro 5G — are now official in Singapore.

Billed as the “Portrait Expert”, both variants feature Dual Sony flagship sensors and several AI-enhanced imaging features such as Ultra Night Video and Night Portrait that look to make them the undisputed portrait shooting smartphone in their segment.

Revolutionary imaging capabilities

Putting premium on lowlight photography, the Reno8 series have upgraded cameras to offer an even more optimized shooting experience for that particular aspect, compared to the previous Reno7.

The Reno8 series phones sport two of Sony’s flagship dual sensors:

  • IMX709 for the front camera
  • IMX766 for the rear camera

The 32MP IMX709 in particular supports AutoFocus for the front camera for the first time, enabling 2x zoom for selfies. Both sensors allow more light intake and better brightness while getting the benefit of advanced technologies that all lead to better focus, speed, accuracy, and stability.

Thanks to the combination of the MariSilicon X and Sony dual sensors, 4K Ultra Night Video and 4K Ultra HDR Video are also made possible on the Pro.

Other photography and videography modes and functions users can expect from the two new devices include:

  • Night Portrait
  • AI Portrait Retouching
  • Portrait Mode
  • Hyperlapse
  • 960fps AI Slow-Motion

Powerful, durable

As the Reno8 series serves more uses than just mobile photography and videography, the Pro is powered by a Dimensity 8100-MAX 5G chipset and has OPPO’s MariSilicon X imaging NPU. It has a 6.7-inch ultra-clear HDR10+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate.

Not to be outdone, the Reno8 has a Dimensity 1300 processor and 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. Both have advanced cooling systems to ensure a seamless performance at all times.

Users can definitely utilize the phones for gaming too, with features such as 1000Hz Ultra Touch Response and 90Hz high-refresh mode for PUBG Mobile.

Both house 4,500mAh batteries with support 80W SUPERVOOC charging and OPPO’s Battery Health Engine which intelligently controls the charging current and voltage so users can expect a better lifespan.

Design-wise, the phones sport a unique streamlined unibody design; the common standalone camera “bump” has been eliminated, while a 75-degree micro-arc transition to the camera area has been created to make them look more stunning.

Pricing, availability, exclusive offers

For more information on the pricing and availabilities of the Reno8 series across OPPO’s online and physical stores, as well as gifts and offers, check the details below.

OPPO Reno8 5G

Retail price: SG$ 799

  • Available starting August 23: Amazon, Lazada, Qoo10, Shopee, TikTok, partner stores
  • Available starting August 27: M1, Singtel, Starhub stores
  • Purchases made between August 23 to 30: Free Enco Air2 Pro earbuds and 12 months screen protection plan

OPPO Reno8 Pro 5G

Retail price: SG$ 1,099

  • Available for preorder from August 23 to September 5: Amazon, Lazada, Qoo10, Shopee, TikTok, partner stores before September 6 official start of sales
  • 30 sets to be available for pre-sale exclusively on OPPO Lazada Super Brand Day on August 23
  • Available starting September 10: M1, Singtel, Starhub stores
  • Purchases made, including preorder and pre-sale, until September 30: Free Enco Air2 Pro earbuds and 12 months screen protection plan
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Laptops

MateBook 16s, D16, X Pro price, availability in Singapore

Get them at the Huawei roadshow from Aug. 18-21

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MateBook 16s

Huawei’s latest and largest laptops yet – the MateBook 16s and MateBook D16 – as well as the new MateBook X Pro, MateBook 14, and MatePad Pro 11 are now official in Singapore.

As earlier announced, these latest devices are powered by up to an Intel Evo-certified 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900H processor and come with a wide range of features to boost productivity and performance.

They will be available through the following stores starting on August 19:

Huawei Smart Office Roadshow

Customers who want to get a first glimpse of the new products may drop by the Huawei Smart Office Roadshow happening from August 18 to 21 at the Huawei Customer Service Experience Center, [email protected]

Here, there they can get discounts on Huawei devices such as tablets, wearables, and smartphones. They can also avail of free device cleaning and discounts on spare parts and battery replacements.

Pricing, availability

Below are the retail prices of the newly-released products:

  • MateBook X Pro (i7): SG$ 2,798
  • MateBook 16s (i9): SG$ 2,298
  • MateBook D16 (i5): SG$ 1,298
  • MateBook D16 (i7): SG$ 1,498
  • MateBook 14: SG$ 1,798
  • MatePad Pro 11: SG$ 998

Early birds will also enjoy free gifts with each purchase. The X Pro, 16s, D16, and 14 come with free MateView monitors and freelace wireless earphones exclusively at the roadshow.

They are also packaged with other free accessories such as backpacks, USB flash drives, smart keyboards, and Bluetooth mice for a freebie bundle worth up to SG $1,489.

WATCH: Huawei Matebook 16s: Bigger, better, brighter

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Sharp National Day Sale: Redeem gifts for every 2 products bought

Plus various freebies

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Sharp National Day Sale

As part of Singapore’s National Day celebration, Sharp is once again going on a sale period on their official online stores (Cocoro Life, Shopee, Lazada, Qoo10) and authorized retailers.

Until September 7, 2022, Sharp’s National Day Sale lets customers redeem extra gifts for every purchase of two Sharp products amounting to at least SG$ 1,500 in a single receipt.

Here are the freebies Sharp is offering buyers, which they can redeem depending on how much they spent during the sale period:

  • 23m Air Purifier (SG$ 1,500 to SG$ 2,499 minimum spend)
  • Plasmacluster DC Fan (SG$ 2,500 to SG$ 3,499 minimum spend)
  • Plasmacluster Hair Dryer (SG$ 3,500 to SG$ 4,499 minimum spend)
  • 62m Air Purifier (SG$ 4,500 and above minimum spend)

As usual, selected products including the SHARP 4K AQUOS TVs, soundbars, washers, dryers and dehumidifiers will also get exclusive deals and discounts.

Sharp 4K TVs

  • Up to SG$ 200 off on selected models
  • Free Plasmacluster Air Purifier, Ion Hair Dryer, 32-inch HD TV, Soundbar, or DC Fan with purchase of selected models
  • Up to SG$ 80 off on selected SHARP Dolby Atmos Soundbar and free Bluetooth Speaker (worth SG$ 249) for every TV purchase

Sharp Plasmacluster Air Dehumidifier

  • Up to SG$ 80 off
  • Free Plasmacluster Air Purifier with purchase of selected models

Sharp Front Load Dryer

  • Up to SG$ 200 off
  • Complimentary Premium Stacking Kit and Basic Installation for purchase of selected models with selected existing Sharp washers
  • Complimentary Universal Stacking Kit for purchase of selected models to pair with non-Sharp washers

The redemption period for the freebies will be from September 1 to November 2, 2022.

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