OPPO Find X3 Pro: Price and availability in Singapore

OPPO’s finest comes to the island



OPPO’s latest and greatest — the OPPO Find X3 Pro is now available in Singapore!

OPPO’s bid to tussle with the best of the best smartphones takes a major leap with the OPPO Find X3 Pro. It has what the company calls a “Space Age Design” that consists of subtle continuous curves that make the phone grippy and ergonomic.

The body has a ceramic-glaze-like appearance on Gloss Black that gives it a premium look. The Blue option gets dual-tone anti-glare frost matte texture. It  has an IP68 rating making it dust and water resistant.

The Find X3 Pro has a stunning 6.7-inch AMOLED screen. That display also supports HDR10+, has Quad HD+ resolution, a smooth 120Hz refresh rate, and finally 1300 nits peak brightness. It’s also tough as it is protected by a Gorilla Glass 5 panel. Under the hood is the flagship Snapdragon 888 processor for great performance and 5G connectivity.

Supporting the internals is a 4500mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging. OPPO claims it can charge 40 percent of the battery in 10 minutes. The phone runs on ColorOS 11.2 out-of-the-box, which is based on Android 11.

The OPPO Find X3 gets a quad-camera setup on the rear that includes a 50MPSony IMX 766 sensor with optical image stabilization, a 50MP ultra wide-angle lens, a 13-megapixel telephoto camera, and a 3-megapixel macro sensor. The setup is capable of 5x hybrid-digital zoom and 20x digital zoom. A 32-megapixel selfie camera is located on the front within a punch-hole cut-out.

Pricing and availability

The OPPO Find X3 Pro is available in Blue and Gloss Black with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage at a retail price of SG$ 1599.

Online pre-orders for OPPO Find X3 Pro on OPPO’s Shopee and Lazada Flagship stores and Challenger online store, Hachi.Tech is from March 11 to 26.

Offline pre-orders of OPPO Find X3 Pro at OPPO Concept Stores and Challenger will be from March 12-26.

The OPPO Find X3 Pro will officially be on sale island wide across all channels including OPPO’s concept stores, Shopee and Lazada Flagship stores, M1, Singtel and StarHub stores as well as authorised resellers starting March 27.

All pre-orders of the OPPO Find X3 Pro comes with a free bundle worth SG$ 579. It consists of the following:

  • OPPO Enco X true wireless noise cancelling earphones (SG$ 259)
  • Wireless charging stand (SG$ 119)
  • Kevlar phone case (SG$ 69)
  • Exclusive service bundle which includes 1TB cloud storage and VIP after sales care (SG$ 132).

Channel-specific promotions include:

Shopee: First 200 pre-orders paid with a HSBC credit or debit card between March 11 at 11PM to March 26 will enjoy SG$ 50 off for purchase of Find X3 Pro.

Lazada: First 100 pre-orders between March 11 at 11PM to March 26 will get an additional OPPO powerbank valued at SG$ 69 for free.

OPPO Concept store: My OPPO user can enjoy SG$ 100 off purchase of Find X3 Pro between March 11 at 11PM to March 26.

Challenger: ValueClub members can get SG$ 100 e-voucher when they purchase Find X3 Pro from the Hachi.Tech online store between March 11 at 11PM to March 26.

SEE ALSO: OPPO Find X3 Pro Unboxing and First Impressions



Google Drive was down for PLDT users

Service appears to be working now



Google Drive down

Google Drive was not working for PLDT users in the Philippines.

Multiple users in the Philippines have taken to Twitter to express frustration that Google Drive is down. The earliest tweets started at around 7PM (GMT+8). As of writing, the service continues to not work for some people.

Some tweeters have pointed out that the problem is with the Internet Service Provider PLDT. Some have switched to using a different ISP and it has worked for them.

PLDT replying to queries

PLDT has yet to fully acknowledge the problem and have only so far replied to a handful of customers who have tagged them to flag the issue.

As of 4:24AM (GMT+8), the service has returned for some users.

Google Drive is Google’s cloud service that’s also home to its Office Suite of apps including Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides. Several people rely on the service both for study and work.

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Mi 11 Lite: Price and availability in the Philippines

Ultra-slim midranger



Mi 11 Lite

The youngest sibling from the Mi 11 series expansion announcement, the Mi 11 Lite, has made its way to the Philippines.

Despite an overall slim footprint, it does sport a 6.55-inch FHD+ AMOLED DotDisplay with a 90Hz refresh rate and HDR10. It also has a 4,250mAh battery with 33W fast charging.

Powering the phone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G chip. It’s a chip that’s more than capable of handling most of what you’ll do on a smartphone. Into gaming? Yes, this phone can certainly handle that. It even employs the LiquidCool tech to keep you cool even as the game heats up.

It also has 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Yes, this is only the 4G version. No word yet if the 5G one will arrive in the country. Its camera setup are as follows: 64MP f/1.79 Wide. 8MP f/2.2 UWA, 5MP f/2.4 Telemacro, and 16MP selfie camera.

The phone will come in three colors: Boba Black, Bubblegum Blue and Peach Pink.

Price and availability

The Mi 11 Lite will retail for PhP 14,990 and will be available for purchase from Authorized Mi Stores and partner retailers nationwide as well as our official stores in Lazada and Shopee starting April 24.

Watch our Mi 11 Lite Unboxing and Hands-On

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Lenovo unveils new Eyesafe-certified ThinkVision monitors

For those who wish to manage their screen time while working




For those working from home, you often find yourselves glued to your screens for more than eight hours a day. Whether it’s your work laptop or your phone, you proceed to work on your tasks or scroll through social media through a screen. Of course, if you do it for too long, it has the potential to damage your eyesight in the long run. Now, Lenovo unveiled a new set of displays that might just help you address that.

The company has launched its latest ThinkVision monitors that are now Eyesafe-certified. In essence, both monitors come with technologies designed to ease off the harmful blue light emitted from the display. Furthermore, they received a TUV Rheinland Eye Comfort certification to ensure maximum eye comfort and protection.

Also, these two monitors — the ThinkVision T24i-2L and ThinkVision T27h-2L — come with color accurate displays and phone holders on the base.

For the ThinkVision T24i-2L, it comes with a 24-inch FHD display with flexible connectivity options for all kinds of devices. Meanwhile, the ThinkVision T27h-AL comes with a 27-inch QHD display for a much larger workspace.

These monitors are now available for the price of PhP 8,850 (ThinkVision T24i-2L) and PhP 15,499 (ThinkVision T27h-2L). You will find these through Lenovo’s authorized partner sellers.

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