OPPO Find X5 Pro: Price and availability in Singapore

OPPO’s latest premium flagship



Find X5 Pro

The latest in OPPO’s increasingly underrated line of premium flagship smartphones is making its way to Singapore. The OPPO Find X5 Pro is coming to the island.

Here’s a quick look at the specs:


  • Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU
  • MariSilicon X NPU
  • 12GB + 256GB
  • Android 12 / ColorOS 12.1
  • 6.7” WQHD+ AMOLED
  • 1~120Hz LTPO

Battery and Charging

  • 80W SuperVOOC
  • 50W AirVOOC
  • 5000mAh


  • 50MP f/1.7 IMX766 Wide
  • 50MP f/2.2 110º IMX766 UWA
  • 13MP f/2.4 Telephoto (2x optical zoom / 5x hybrid zoom)
  • Hasselblad Color Calibration
  • 32MP f/2.4 90º selfie

WATCH: OPPO Find X5 Pro Unboxing and Hands-On

Hasselblad partnership

The OPPO and OnePlus merger has brought over the Hasselblad collaboration to OPPO. As indicated in the name, Hasselblad’s cooperation will mostly be felt in color tuning/calibration.

The plan will start with software improvements for natural color tuning. It will be a long-term goal for the partnership to enhance color calibration solutions for all OPPO mobile phones. The ultimate goal is to become the standard in camera color performance.

MariSilicon X

That superhero-like sounding name is OPPO’s home-cooked imaging neural processing unit. The aim is to output images that rival the best of the best in the mobile photography market. It improves machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) in a smartphone, leading to a better overall user experience.

MariSilicon X will save more battery life when taking photos and 4K videos, as the MariSilicon X delivers up to 18 TOP (trillion operations per second). In fact, shooting in 4K on a phone with MariSilicon X will consume 50 percent less power.

The next OPPO smartphones powered by the new NPU will enable users to produce photos with HDR at four times better – at 20 bit, 120db dynamic range, or 1 million to 1 contrast ratio.

Likewise, along with AI features like noise reduction algorithms and an improved RGBW sensor, 4K AI HDR Night Video capturing on OPPO smartphones will now be possible.


VOOC has come a long, long way from its earlier days. As noted in the specs sheet above, the Find X5 Pro supports 80W SuperVOOC and 50W AirVOOC. Those are crazy numbers especially considering most fast wireless chargers are still only clocking in at 30W. Thankfully, OPPO does offer a 50W wireless charger that you can purchase separately.

But the 80W SuperVOOC is even crazier. It promises to fill up the dual-cell 5000mAh battery from 0 to 50 percent in just 12 minutes. That’s just stupid fast.

Price and availability

The OPPO Find X5 Pro will be available islandwide starting April 30. It will retail for SG$ 1699. The flagship will be sold at OPPO Concept Stores, OPPO’s Shopee, Lazada and Qoo10 Official Stores, M1, Singtel and StarHub as well as all authorized retailers.

Customers can register their interest from now until April 13 on OPPO’s website and enjoy additional benefits when they pre-order the Find X5 Pro at OPPO Concept Stores, and OPPO’s Shopee and Lazada Flagship Stores.

It is available for pre-order from April 16 to 29 at OPPO Concept Stores, OPPO’s Shopee, Lazada and Qoo10 Official Stores, as well as Challenger, Gain City, Best Denki, Courts and Harvey Norman at a discounted price of SG$ 1599.

Customers who pre-order from the OPPO Concept Stores, OPPO’s Shopee Flagship store, Challenger, Gain City, Best Denki, Courts and Harvey Norman will receive a free Google Nest Hub (SG$ 139) and Kavlar Phone Case (SG$ 79) worth SG$ 218, while stocks last.

Customers who pre-order from OPPO’s Lazada Flagship store and Qoo10 official store will receive a free 45W AirVOOC Wireless Charger (SG$ 119) and Kavlar Phone Case (SG$ 79) worth SG$ 198, while stocks last.

A trade-in program for customers will kick off on 30 April. Stay tuned for more information on OPPO’s official Facebook and Instagram pages.


Lenovo releases latest ThinkStation P3 desktops, ThinkPad laptops

Power and performance



Lenovo ThinkStation

Two months after releasing its AMD Ryzen-powered ThinkPad laptops, Lenovo has announced the availability of the latest ThinkStation P3 series desktop workstations and next-gen ThinkPad laptops.

All devices are powered by the latest 13th Gen Intel Core processors and NVIDIA RTX graphics, while offering improved memory and storage capacities to support even the heaviest workloads for various professionals.

Limitless possibilities: ThinkStation P3 series

Lenovo’s latest ThinkStation P3 series desktops come with refined form factors, making them space-savers while being versatile and powerful.


  • Up to 13th Gen Intel Core processors
  • Up to NVIDIA RTX A5500 graphics
  • Up to 128GB DDR5 memory
  • Six storage drives
  • Four PCIe expansion slots
  • Expanded chassis to support power supplies up to 1100W
  • Up to 26TB storage options for data-heavy applications


  • Space-saving chassis, four-liter volume
  • Up to RTX A5500 graphics
  • Optional BMC for advanced remote monitoring and systems management


  • Fits any location with its one-liter volume
  • NVIDIA T1000 graphics for up to six displays

Relentless innovation: ThinkPad P series

Meanwhile, the latest ThinkPad laptops champion power, premium design, and durability. The latest P series models provide human-centric innovations designed for hybrid work, so professionals can enjoy power and performance on the go.

P16 Gen 2

  • 13th Gen Intel Core HX-series processors
  • NVIDIA RTX 5000 Ada Generation GPUs
  • Storage and I/O support
  • Up to 192GB DDR5 for high-definition rendering and high-end VR

P1 Gen 6

  • NVIDIA RTX 5000 Ada Generation GPUs
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090
  • Thin, light form factor
  • 16-inch OLED touch screen
  • Wi-Fi 6E, optional 4G LTE
  • 5MP camera
  • Low blue light display

P16v i Gen 1

  • 13th Gen Intel Core H series processors
  • NVIDIA RTX 2000 Ada Generation GPUs
  • Dual thermal outflow for maximized cooling

P14s i Gen 4 and P16s i Gen 2

  • 14-inch and 16-inch displays
  • Longest battery life among latest models
  • Optional OLED and low blue light displays
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MediaTek confirms partnership with NVIDIA

But not for laptops



Earlier this month, a rumor leaked an upcoming deal between MediaTek and NVIDIA. Naturally, mixing the two companies brings to mind a chipset with gaming capabilities. Apparently, such a powerful chipset is still some ways away. Today, MediaTek has confirmed that it has indeed inked a partnership with NVIDIA — but not for PC or laptop chips.

Announced during COMPUTEX, the new partnership will take both brands into the realm of automotive hardware. Specifically, it will create “a complete range of in-vehicle AI cabin solutions for the next generation of software-defined vehicles.”

Plus, it isn’t just about graphics. Though the chipset will incorporate NVIDIA’s graphics hardware, it will also use NVIDIA AI to seamlessly connect GPUs with CPUs. As a result, the solution can run NVIDIA DRIVE OS, DRIVE IX, CUDA, and TensorRT software in the same system. It will provide advanced graphics capabilities, AI safety, and security features.

Prior to the partnership, MediaTek already offers the Dimensity Auto platform for automotive solutions. Now, an infusion of NVIDIA will bring the company up to speed with modern standards and needs.

Neither MediaTek nor NVIDIA have confirmed an upcoming product yet. Whatever both companies are brewing will take some time before it reaches modern cars.

SEE ALSO: MediaTek reportedly partners with Nvidia for gaming chips

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Honkai Star Rail version 1.1 coming June 7

New events, missions, gameplay features



Version 1.1

Honkai Star Rail has been speeding through players globally and the next pitstop features version 1.1 of the game. The aforementioned version will be called Galactic Roaming and will be available on June 7.

The latest update brings three new playable characters — Silver Wolf, Luocha, and Yukong. They have appeared in the intergalactic story before. Now, they can be officially recruited to assist in the grand space fantasy odyssey.

A series of trials will be added through “Stellar Flare,” “Garden of Plenty,” and “Lab Assistants in Position.” Some of which will put the combat techniques and the strategic thinking of the Trailblazer to the test, while providing bountiful rewards.

New missions, events

In the “Starhunt Game” event, the Trailblazers receive an invite from Herta Space Station’s network
security engineer, Leonard. You can assist him to locate the electronic graffiti hidden across the station and uncover the secrets within. As part of the compensation, the graffiti designs can be collected and applied to the in-game surfaces.

In addition, in the city of Belobog, where citizens have finally been saved from the threat of Stellaron, the History Museum is getting ready to be reopened. In the “Everwinter City Museum Ledger of Curiosities” event, the Trailblazer will spare no effort to track down clues, recover the lost exhibits, and run the business as the museum manager.

Three new Companion Missions provide opportunities to gain in-depth stories of these intriguing characters. Some useful functional features will be implemented as well, such as the friend chat and automatic enemy pinpointing, ensuring a smoother gaming experience.

Watch the trailer.

Honkai Star Rail

Honkai: Star Rail Version 1.1 will arrive on June 7, 2023, on PC, Epic Games Store, iOS, and Android. Its PlayStation version is under development. More information will be revealed soon. With the cross-save and cross-play functions, players can enjoy their adventures across different platforms.

SEE ALSO: Honkai: Star Rail: Turn-based Genshin Impact?

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