Shopee-exclusive POCO C40, M4 5G now official in Singapore

Get them starting August 18




POCO is launching two new smartphones in Singapore: The budget-friendly POCO C40 and the 5G-ready POCO M4 5G.

The two new devices will be available exclusively on Shopee starting on August 18 as part of POCO’s Super Brand Day sale campaign.

On that day, POCO’s range of smartphones including the F4 GT, F4, and X4 GT will also be sold for discounted prices.

POCO C40: Excellent entry-level phone

The POCO C40 is priced at just SG$ 169 for the 3GB+32GB and SG$ 199 for the 4GB+64GB. Both offer reliable specs and features for its segment.

It is powered by an octa-core JR510 processor with speeds up to 2.0GHz. It has a 6.71-inch LCD dot drop display, the largest yet for any POCO phone, and it scratch-resistant with Corning Gorilla glass.

The phone also has a 13MP main camera boasting its dual camera setup in the rear, complemented by a 5MP front camera. The C40 has a massive 6,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.

POCO M4 5G: Ultimate entertainment experience

On the other hand, the POCO M4 5G offers consumers a powerful smartphone designed for gaming and entertainment.

It features a Dimensity 700 processor, a 6.58-inch IPS LCD screen with a refresh rate of up to 90Hz. It also has support for DynamicSwitch display which allows switching from 30Hz up to 90Hz depending on the user’s activity.

The phone also has a 5,000mAh battery and like the C40, it has 18W fast charging.

The only downside perhaps is that it only sports a 13MP main camera, along with a 5MP selfie camera although they do come with AI photography and videography capabilities.

It will be available in two variants: 4GB+64GB, which will sell for SG$ 249 and 6GB+128GB, which will retail for SG$ 309.

Super Brand Day sale

On August 18, POCO will also allow customers to grab any of their participating smartphones for discounted prices of up to SG$ 300 off throughout the day:

  • POCO F4 GT (8GB+256GB): SG$ 599 (from 899)
  • POCO F4 GT (12GB+256GB): SG$ 749 (from 999)
  • POCO F4 (6GB+128GB): SG$ 479 (from 549)
  • POCO F4 (8GB+256GB): SG$ 529 (from 599)
  • POCO X4 GT (6GB+128GB): SG$ 429 (from 479)
  • POCO X4 GT (8GB+256GB): SG$ 459 (from 509)
  • POCO M4 5G (4GB+64GB): SG$ 219 (from 249)
  • POCO M4 5G (6GB+128GB): SG$ 259 (from 309)
  • POCO C40 (3GB+32GB): SG$ 149 (from 169)
  • POCO C40 (4GB+64GB): SG$ 179 (from 199)


vivo Y35 now available in Singapore

An upgrade from their Y33



vivo Y35

vivo’s newest mid-ranger in its Y series, the vivo Y35, has officially been released in Singapore.

The Y35 is available in Agate Black and Dawn Gold starting at SG$ 359. It can be purchased starting September 24 at vivo’s official Lazada and Shopee stores. It’s also available at authorized retailers, and its Concept Store at Bugis Junction and Causeway Point.

Durable, powerful

Essentially an upgraded version of the Y33, the Y35 is powered by a Snapdragon 680 processor with a maximum power of 2.4GHz. It has a base RAM of 8GB, coupled with an extended RAM of 8GB as well for a seamless experience.

The smartphone also has an internal storage capacity of 128GB. The phone also houses a 5,000mAh battery with support for 44W FlashCharge, enabling a 70 percent charge in just 34 minutes.

It comes with a stylish flat frame design wherein the symmetrical rounded corners with 2.5D curvature on both the front and back stand out.

The Y35 has a 6.58-inch FHD+ (2408 x 1080) display with a 90Hz refresh rate. With Multi-Turbo 5.5 algorithm, it allows users to run multiple apps without the lag.

The phone is likewise IPX4 for water-resistance and IP5X for dust-resistance, ensuring users of durability.

Suited for mobile photography needs

When it comes to its camera setup, the Y35 has a 50MP main shooter with a large sensor, complemented by a 2MP bokeh and a 2MP macro. In front is a 16MP HD selfie camera.

The main camera has a Super Night Mode, allowing more light to enter even in poor lighting conditions. Captures are then improved significantly by the phone’s AI brightening technology, while noise is reduced by Aura Screen Light. 

For a limited time, consumers who purchase the Y35 will also receive a complimentary notebook giftbox worth SG$ 19.90.

SEE ALSO: vivo Y35: Sets the bar higher for entry-level phones


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SteelSeries Arctis Nova headsets, Arena speakers now official

Two new additions



SteelSeries has unveiled two new premium products for a better overall gaming audio experience: the Arctis Nova headsets and Arena speaker systems.

The Arctis Nova and Arena series are now available on the following channels:

  • SteelSeries official stores on Lazada and Shopee
  • Challenger
  • Courts
  • Endless passion
  • Gamemartz
  • Tec Drome
  • TOG
  • Xtreme
  • Other major stores

Arctis Nova series

The Arctis Nova series is headlined by the Arctis Nova 7, which delivers 360-degree Spatial and High-Fidelity audio, powered by the Nova Acoustic System and Sonar Audio Software Suite.

The wireless headset allows for users to listen to two audio streams at the same time, easily swapping between multiple devices using 2.4Ghz and Bluetooth connections.

One fully-charged battery can power up to 38 hours of gaming, while support for fast charging allows six extra hours on a 15-minute charge.

It also has ClearCast Gen 2’s AI-powered noise cancellation to provide a distraction-free audio experience.

In addition to the Nova 7, SteelSeries also released the Nova 3 and Nova 1 variants, two headsets designed to meet the needs of users with practically the same specs for lower price points.

The prices are below:

  • Arctis Nova 7 — SG$ 329
  • Arctis Nova 7P — SG$ 339 (Availability: TBC)
  • Arctis Nova 7X — SG$ 339 (Availability: TBC)
  • Arctis Nova 3 — SG$ 179
  • Arctis Nova 1 — SG$ 129
  • Arctis Nova 1P — SG$ 135
  • Arctis Nova 1X — SG$ 135

Arena speaker systems

SteelSeries is also introducing the Arena 7 and Arena 3 premium gaming speaker systems that deliver total gaming immersion.

The speakers feature true surround sound from a single USB connection, with high-quality audio from a two-way speaker design which features the following components:

  • Two front speakers
  • Center channel speaker
  • Two wireless rear surround sound speakers
  • 5-inch downward-facing subwoofer

Through the free-to-download Sonar Audio Software Suite which features the world’s first pro-grade parametric EQ designed for specifically for gamers, the speakers may be personalized even further to for a truly immersive gaming experience.

The Arena 3 will retail for SG$ 249 while the Arena 7 is priced at SG$ 569, to be available at a later date.

Challenger Atrium Show

Furthermore, customers who wish to view the full range of SteelSeries products may visit the Challenger Atrium Show at the Challenger flagship store (200 Victoria Street #B1-26 Bugis Junction, Singapore) on September 24 and 25, 2022.

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Bespoke Home Pop-up launched, Samsung expands designs

Galaxy Z Flip4 up for grabs




Samsung Singapore has launched a limited-time only Bespoke Home Pop-up just as they have expanded Bespoke Home to offer customers even more personalization options for the Bespoke Refrigerator.

It is located just outside Ngee Ann City Fountain, Orchard Road. Opening hours will be from 10AM to 9PM daily from August 20 to September 15, 2022.

Here, there will be five different themed rooms in two levels for people to see Bespoke products up close.

Visitors can get a chance to win a new Galaxy Z Flip4 5G (128GB) worth SG$ 1,398 every week when they take part in the Bespoke Home contest on Instagram with the following mechanics:

  • Snap a picture at the Bespoke Home pop-up in front of one of the thematic rooms
  • Share it as a post on Instagram and tag @samsungsg
  • Use the hashtags #SamsungBeSpokeSG and #BeSpokeHomeSG to qualify for the contest

The first 25 visitors who RSVP daily will also receive a special gift worth SG$ 45.

New collections

For the latest expansion, the Bespoke Refrigerator now includes a new Wallpaper Collection, Disney and Marvel-themed Collection, and new color options.

The Wallpaper Collection will feature eight vivid pattern designs for different aesthetic preferences. For Disney fans, Samsung gives the option to bring their favorite characters and superheroes to life.

Samsung has also added Clean Vanilla, Clean Peach, and Satin Beige to their existing color palette for the Bespoke Refrigerators.

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