Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G: Price and availability in Singapore

Comes with Free Galaxy Buds2



Galaxy S21 FE 5G

Samsung’s newest Fan Edition smartphone — the Samsung Galaxy S21 Fe 5G — is also coming to Singapore.

Here’s our Unboxing and Hands-on to give you an idea what you’re in for:

Now, that you’re all caught up, let’s jump straight to the price and availability which is what you’re here for.

Price and availability

The Galaxy S21 FE 5G will be available in Singapore starting January 11, 2022, Tuesday, 12AM, at the  following:

  • Samsung Online Store
  • Telecommunication operators (M1, Singtel, StarHub)
  • Samsung Experience Stores
  • Samsung Official Store in Lazada and Shopee
  • Major Consumer Electronics & IT Stores (Gain City, Courts, Challenger, Best Denki, Harvey  Norman)

It’ll be available in all four colors: Olive, Lavender, White, and Graphite. And it comes in two storage options:

  • 128GB — SG$ 978
  • 256GB — SG$ 1,048

From January 11 — 31  2022, customers will be entitled to a complimentary Galaxy Buds2 (worth SG$ 248) with purchase of the Galaxy S21 FE 5G.

Customers who purchase their Galaxy S21 FE  5G in-stores will be able to redeem the complimentary Galaxy Buds2 on-site, while customers who  purchase online will received their Galaxy S21 FE 5G and Galaxy Buds2 through delivery.

Galaxy S21 FE

The Galaxy S21 FE  will combine the best of the Galaxy S21 series into one affordable package. Under the hood, the new smartphone comes with a 5nm 64-bit octa-core processor. (Actual specs will depend on territory.) It will have up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage.

The phone’s 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen has a 120Hz refresh rate, making it a silky smooth driver for its size. Out of the box, it comes with Android 12. As the name suggests, it will also have 5G compatibility. Finally, it has a sizable 4500mAh battery compatible with 25W wired charging and 15W wireless charging.

For cameras, the Galaxy S21 FE will feature a triple rear camera combination consisting of 12-megapixel ultra-wide + 12-megapixel wide + 8-megapixel telephoto lenses. Further, the 8-megapixel telephoto camera will have 30x Space Zoom. In front, the smartphone will have a 32-megapixel selfie shooter.


Going cashless? GCash now accepted in Europe

United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Italy



Thinking of going cashless on you next trip to Europe? GCash can offer just that, as the mobile wallet app is now accepted in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Italy.

The cross-border payment service is part of the e-wallet’s strengthened partnership with Alipay+, offering users a seamless and secure payment experience without the need for money changers and carrying to much actual cash on your pockets.

Among the popular merchants that will be accepting GCash from now on are:

  • Harrods
  • Liberty London
  • Harvey Nichols
  • Printemps
  • Müller
  • dm-drogerie markt
  • itTaxi
  • IVS Group

To pay using GCash at these establishments, travelers will simply have to look for the Alipay+ logo at the checkout.

Open the GCash app, select the QR or PayQR button, scan the merchant’s QR code, or tap “Pay Abroad with Alipay+” to have a generated QR.

Finally, check the amount, and tap Pay to see the receipt.

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth coming early 2024

Second of the Remake trilogy



Final Fantasy VII Rebirth

Square Enix has released a new trailer for Final Fantasy VII Rebirth to excite gamers even more for its 2024 release in Asia on PlayStation 5.

The Summer Game Fest 2023 trailer previewed the title’s gameplay. It also showed story elements and its expansive world that players can look forward to experiencing starting in “early 2024.”

Thanks to Square Enix’s previous easter eggs, it can be expected that there will be new characters with more action outside of Midgar.  This mimics the feeling players of the original game. The world opened up following the events that transpired in Midgar.

The trailer also showcased new combat mechanics. Characters like Yuffie and Red XXIII were seen doing team-up attacks. Our main girls Tifa and Aerith were also shown doing the same.

Though yet to get an exact release date and price, the second entry to the Final Fantasy VII remake project is already anticipated by many. Oh and something that caught people’s eyes — the end of the trailer says Rebirth will have two (2) discs. 

It will continue the story in Final Fantasy VII Remake, which has earned tremendous praise from players and critics globally.

The first of the remake trilogy garnered more than 20 perfect scores. It also became the highest-selling digital release on PlayStation in Square Enix’s history.

Watch the trailer.

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Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown announced

A fresh take on a legendary franchise



Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown

Ubisoft has announced Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown, a new action-adventure title to be released on January 18, 2024. It will be available on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One. It will also be on Windows via Ubisoft and Epic Games.

The brand-new adventure which is a fresh take on the legendary franchise. It was announced at Ubisoft’s Summer Game Fest live showcase.

It will feature Sargon, a young gifted warrior who is part of an elite group called The Immortals.

The group is tasked to rescue Prince Ghassan, and they will explore Mount Qaf. It is a cursed and hostile place that was once wondrous. It is here where Sargon and the rest discover a treacherous foe they must defeat to restore balance in the world.

Well-represented culture

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown lets players explore a Persian mythology-inspired world at their own pace. This includes everything from the Citadel of Knowledge to the Hyrcanian Forest.

Along the way, players will acquire time powers to unlock unique abilities for combat. Sargon will then delve deeper into Mount Qaf to solve puzzles, uncover secrets, and complete side quests.

The game also highlights original soundtrack created by Iranian-born composer Mentrix, who mixes traditional with modern to guide players from one environment to another.

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown is one of Ubisoft’s upcoming titles that will be previewed during its Ubisoft Forward conference on June 13.

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