A few weeks ago, Polaroid launched a new pocket printer for your imagination, the Polaroid Hi-Print. Using the dye-sublimation process for fade-proof prints, Polaroid continues to bridge theOn September 13, 2020 / By Nookmag
A few weeks ago, Polaroid launched a new pocket printer for your imagination, the Polaroid Hi-Print. Using the dye-sublimation process for fade-proof prints, Polaroid continues to bridge the gap between instant photography and digital creativity by offering a premium 2×3 pocket printer with stickered backs.
Find it, print it, stick it: it’s that simple with the Polaroid Hi-Print. A friendly pocket printer that turns photos, screenshots and the digital world on your smartphone into high-quality, credit card- sized, self-adhesive prints.
As Polaroid expands its range of portable, easy-to-use mobile printers, the dye-sublimation printing technology offers brilliant, consistent, and high-resolution photographs. With all-in-one cartridges, the Hi-Print printer uses heat to seal in the final image in under a minute for water-resistant prints. Featuring an adhesive back, the idea is that Hi-Print photos would find their homes on lockers, scrapbooks, and more.
The Polaroid Hi-Print is the first instant digital product to be released from Polaroid since the company’s rebrand in March, marking its dedication to all facets of the classic Polaroid experience: transforming memories into physical photos.
The Polaroid Hi-Print brings mobile photos and memories to life through the iOS and Android supported app. The Polaroid Hi-Print app allows users to further unleash their creativity with an extensive suite of photo editing tools including filters, overlays, frames, text, stickers, and more.
For vibrant premium prints, the Polaroid Hi-Print uses 2.1-by-3.4 inch (54 × 86mm) paper cartridges. The new dye-sub paper offers an all-in-one cartridge containing a color ribbon and 10 sheets of photo paper, with two cartridges included in each package. It’s all you need to print pocket size, lifelike photos ready to stick here, near, and everywhere.
In general, Hi-Print highlights include the following features.
Now available, you can get the Polaroid Hi-Print 2×3 Pocket Photo Printer online from Polaroid for €99.99, and the Polaroid Hi-Print 2×3 Paper Cartridge (20 prints) at €16.99, excluding shipping fees. Alternatively, check out local retailer OKB Polaroid to skip the waiting time, where the printer and paper cartridges will be available for SGD218 and SGD28 per piece respectively.
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has made headlines once again! Other than supporting Kanye West on his road to presidency, the billionaire is working on anotherOn July 28, 2020 / By Sofea
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has made headlines once again! Other than supporting Kanye West on his road to presidency, the billionaire is working on another out of this world project – a chip to be implanted in the brain for various reasons, and streaming music is one of them. Only the whackiest project from Elon Musk!
The Neuralink involves implanting flexible threads of electrodes into the brain which will pick up the neuronal signals blasted by our brains and transmit them to a computer. Musk believe that this next-generation advancement will lead to the cure of many neurological diseases, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
After posting a tweet to recruit more revolutionary minds to work for Neuralink, a user on Twitter had Musk confirm on the unconventional way of streaming music.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 19, 2020
Neuralink has long been in the works with a livestream session already available in 2019, where Musk revealed the use of laser to implant the electrodes instead of (shudders) drilling the skull.
With the success of SpaceX, all eyes are on Musk and his team to revolutionise not only the field of neurology and technology, but also the way we enjoy our tunes in the future. If you are an engineer, hop on the train! For more info, visit the website.
Super Mario Bros. fans, rejoice! To honour the 35th anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System, they have teamed up with LEGO to build the ultimate collector’s item –On July 22, 2020 / By Sofea
Super Mario Bros. fans, rejoice! To honour the 35th anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System, they have teamed up with LEGO to build the ultimate collector’s item – the LEGO Super Mario Nintendo Entertainment System!
This buildable replica has 2,646 pieces which will form the original NES console, a 1980s television, Game Pak cartridge, and controller. Reminisce with the classic 8-bit Super Mario Bros. game. To play, crank the handle on the television to move the puppet Mario across the panoramic, looping visual, all while the original game’s theme song plays!
If you have the LEGO Super Mario Starter Course, also released on the same day for USD60, connect the special figurine on top of the television for Mario’s face to mimic what is happening in the game. On top of that, the build-in speaker of the figurine will also provide sound effects as you scroll through the game.
The LEGO Super Mario Nintendo Entertainment System is priced at USD230 and will be exclusively released at LEGO Stores and the LEGO webstore on 1 August 2020. This LEGO set is recommended for those age 18 and older.
Fashion’s favorite cat takes on iPhone, Airpods and MacBook cases. Comprised of two capsules, the “Mini Mart” and “Signature” collections, the upcoming Hello Kitty x Casetify collab willOn May 15, 2020 / By Jochebel Khong
Fashion’s favorite cat takes on iPhone, Airpods and MacBook cases. Comprised of two capsules, the “Mini Mart” and “Signature” collections, the upcoming Hello Kitty x Casetify collab will see signature accessories receive an adorable Sanrio makeover.
The “Mini Mart” collection lets customers to design their very own Hello Kitty iPhone, AirPods, iPad and MacBook cases with playful fruit stickers. Limited-edition Milk Cases are inspired by grocery store packaging, and Apple Watch straps are printed with graphics of Hello Kitty, hiding in a shopping bag. The “Signature” collection features more classic designs including Hello Kitty’s face, her iconic red bow and Sanrio’s logo.
Hello Kitty x CASETiFY collaboration is not available yet, but the waitlist for the products has opened up. While you get on the waitlist, you can also check out the rest of their collaborations such as Coca-Cola, Pokemon, BTS, and more.
Inspired by Marshall heritage, Monitor II A.N.C. headphones (SGD549) are authentic yet modern headphones, delivering high performance sound like you’ve never heard before. With advanced active noise cancellingOn May 13, 2020 / By Nookmag
Inspired by Marshall heritage, Monitor II A.N.C. headphones (SGD549) are authentic yet modern headphones, delivering high performance sound like you’ve never heard before. With advanced active noise cancelling technology, this new piece blocks out noise, letting you focus on what matters most – the music.
SUPERIOR SIGNATURE SOUND
Delivering high performance sound like you’ve never heard before, Monitor II A.N.C. feature custom tuned 40 mm dynamic drivers that produce a superior signature sound only Marshall can deliver. Bright and crisp highs, punchy mids and deep bass are balanced and clear, no matter the volume.
HIGH PERFORMANCE ACTIVE NOISE CANCELLING
Monitor II A.N.C. utilise advanced active noise cancelling technology that continuously pinpoints and measures ambient noise in order to block out the things you don’t want to hear. With the ANC button you can toggle between active noise cancelling, ‘Monitoring Mode’, or turn off active noise cancelling all together.
UP TO 30 HOURS OF WIRELESS PLAYTIME
Monitor II A.N.C. keep the music going strong with up to 30 hours of wireless playtime with active noise cancelling and up to 45 hours without. If you need to charge in a hurry, you can get up to five hours of wireless playtime after just 15 minutes of charging. Bluetooth® 5.0 technology provides exceptional audio quality and the freedom and convenience to move without being tethered to a cable.
ERGONOMIC CONSTRUCTION, ICONIC DESIGN
Monitor II A.N.C. headphones deliver an ergonomic all day listening experience with a unique over-ear design. Super soft ear cushions and a plush headband with metal swivel rotation hinges perfectly adapt to any head shape for sealing and comfort. All while continuing to hold true to the classic Marshall look. With their collapsible design, Monitor II A.N.C. headphones are the ultimate traveling companion.
Monitor II A.N.C. combine the legendary sound of Marshall with the helpfulness of the Google Assistant. Enjoy entertainment, keep in touch with friends, get answers to questions and manage your day – all without glancing at your phone.
With a press and hold of the M-button on your headphones you can tell your Assistant to play your favourite playlist, read your text messages or give you directions while on-the-go. What more can we ask for?
DEDICATED BUTTONS AND TRAVEL KIT
Monitor II A.N.C. also feature a Multi-Directional Control Knob to control music and phone functionality. They also feature an ANC button to toggle between active noise cancelling and monitoring mode, as well as the M-Button, which lets you switch between customised equaliser presets or activate the Google Voice Assistant. Firmware updates for Monitor II A.N.C. occur automatically over the air via the Marshall Bluetooth app.
In addition to all these features, Monitor II A.N.C. come with a USB-C charging cable, detachable 3.5 mm cord and a canvas carrying bag to stow it all away when not in use.
It’s time for the next step in Polaroid’s 82 year journey – a Polaroid for Now. Founded by Edwin Land in 1937, Polaroid was a known icon ofOn March 28, 2020 / By Nookmag
It’s time for the next step in Polaroid’s 82 year journey – a Polaroid for Now.
Founded by Edwin Land in 1937, Polaroid was a known icon of innovation and engineering. While the company began by producing ski goggles and 3D glasses for the US Army and Navy, it wasn’t until 1943 when Land’s daughter asked why she couldn’t see a photograph of herself immediately that the idea for the instant camera was born. In 1947 it became a reality with the first ever instant camera.
Fast forward to 2020, Polaroid Originals will mark the final chapter of its 2017 revival story this month, returning to its original name ‘Polaroid’ and unifying the brand to create products that bring people together in meaningful ways. To celebrate, Polaroid will unveil a fresh new look and feel for the decade, debuting with its new autofocus instant analog camera range, Polaroid Now.
Launching onward from March 26, 2020, Polaroid Now presents an easier point and shoot camera for everyone. With a newly developed autofocus lens system, 15-pack battery life, accurate flash and a friendlier, more functional camera design – it has never been easier to snap the perfect Polaroid photo regardless of your photography skill level.
Embodying Polaroid’s new look for the decade, the Now camera range will be available at launch for a limited time in each of Polaroid’s five iconic rainbow colors: red, orange, yellow, green and blue – and will land alongside the classic black and white cameras, which will continue to be the core colorways. The new camera design embraces curved, fluid lines marking a move away from the angular cases of the past, allowing users to hold, view and use with ease.
“In the 70’s, Polaroid changed the rules of branding with the introduction of bold, full panel rainbow spectrums across our product lines, inspiring a host of legendary brands to this day. As this new decade marks a new chapter in the Polaroid story, it’s a moment for us to celebrate that heritage, while keeping our sights set on the future. The new identity for 2020 reflects this, boldly reclaiming the color spectrum as uniquely Polaroid.”
CEO of Polaroid
The rainbow spectrum continues to weave through the brand’s offering with the launch of its new special edition instant film, Color Wave. The colorful new film features a host of hues, from moody blues to warming orange and red frames, perfect for moments in the sunshine. Alongside this, the Color i-Type Film – Black Frame Edition will be available for the first time and will become a permanent fixture in the Polaroid product offering.
Polaroid Now allows you to focus on the moment at hand; with new technology that does the rest. Unlike its predecessors, the OneStep 2 and OneStep+, the new instant camera enjoys a lens that automatically switches between distance and portrait formats – for a more precise shot each time. A standout feature for the camera is its accurate flash, which takes the lighting conditions into consideration, allowing for great results in lower lighting situations – even when you’re not using the flash. Polaroid Now also boasts a long lasting battery life – with the power to shoot 15 packs of film – making it the perfect accessory for any adventure.
Polaroid Now, the Color i-Type Film -Black Frame Edition, and the Color Wave Edition together with new Packaging Core Film are now available for pre-orders at OKB Polaroid at the price of SGD238 and SGD32 per pack of film respectively.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Singapore is the first market in Southeast Asia to launch the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, a new, statement-making addition to the foldable mobile phoneOn February 15, 2020 / By Nookmag
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
Singapore is the first market in Southeast Asia to launch the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, a new, statement-making addition to the foldable mobile phone category. Available from 14 February 2020 on local telecommunication operators’ (M1, Singtel and StarHub) online stores and the Samsung Online Store, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip comes at a recommended retail price of SGD1,998 (including GST) in Mirror Purple and Mirror Black.
Consumers who are interested to experience the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip can do so at all Samsung Experience Stores islandwide and at selected key telecommunication operators’ stores.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip users will also be able to enjoy the following Galaxy Z Premier Service designed to deliver the best possible user experience:
The Galaxy Z Premier Service is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase of the new device. For more info about Galaxy Z Premier Service, please visit Samsung.
In celebration of the launch of Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, Samsung will also be rewarding Samsung Galaxy Z Flip users through a series of exclusive Samsung Rewards deals via Samsung Pay on their devices:
Samsung Galaxy S20
The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G is the first device in Singapore able to offer 5G capabilities. Samsung is working closely with carrier partners, regulatory groups and government agencies to develop the best 5G experience for their customers. Thus, Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G users can expect their devices to work seamlessly with the 5G network when it is available in Singapore.
Pre-Order / Registration of interest for the Galaxy S20 (128GB), Galaxy S20+ (128GB) and Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (128GB) has commenced, and consumers can pre-order the new devices online with telecommunication operators (M1, Singtel and StarHub), Samsung Online Store/ Samsung Experience Stores, selected consumer electronics & IT stores (Best Denki, Courts, Gain City, Hachi and Harvey Norman), Lazada Singapore, and Shopee Singapore.
All consumers who pre-order the Galaxy S20+ or S20 Ultra 5G will be entitled to a complimentary set of Galaxy Buds+ (worth SGD268) upon full payment for and collection of their pre-order. The Galaxy Buds+ is the latest generation of true wireless earbuds that gives users an unparalleled audio experience.
The Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra 5G will be available in Singapore from 6 March 2020, at the following respective recommended retail prices:
The Galaxy S20 will be available in Cosmic Gray, Cloud Blue and Cloud Pink. The Galaxy S20+ will be available in Cosmic Gray, Cosmic Black and Cloud Blue. Whereas the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G will be available in Cosmic Gray and Cosmic Black.
To provide Samsung Galaxy S20 series users with ease of mind and to help them get the most out of their devices, consumers can access the Samsung Members App, a customer care and loyalty service. Members can look forward to the following features:
In celebration of the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S20 series, Samsung will be rewarding Samsung Galaxy S20 users through a series of exclusive Samsung Rewards deals via Samsung Pay on their devices:
Likewise, the Samsung Concierge Care Pack offers consumers a suite of premium value-added services, such as 1-to-1 device exchange within 30 days and 50% savings for a one-time out of warranty repair, to provide consumers peace of mind by keeping their Samsung Galaxy device in tip-top condition. The Samsung Concierge Care Pack is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase of the new device.
Consumers who purchased the Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra 5G can purchase the Samsung Concierge Care Pack at SGD48 at Samsung Experience Stores or at any of the following authorised Samsung Customer Service Centres:
Visit Samsung Concierge to learn more.
Samsung Galaxy Buds+
The Galaxy Buds+ will be available in Singapore from 15 February 2020 at local telecommunication operators (M1, Singtel and StarHub), major consumer electronics & IT stores, Samsung Experience Stores, Lazada Singapore and Shopee Singapore, at a recommended retail price of SGD268.
The Galaxy Buds+ will first be available in Black and Blue, with White launching on 5 March 2020.
Trade Up: Easy Trade-in with Great Value
The Samsung Trade Up Programme makes it easier for consumers to own the Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra 5G and Z Flip.
Exclusively with the launch of the new Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra 5G and Z Flip, customers who purchase any of these devices (with or without contract) can trade-in their old eligible device at Samsung Experience Stores, to receive an additional SGD100 trade-in value on top of the regular trade-in amount.
Visit Samsung Trade Up to learn more.
Launched on 25 September, Dayre by Create Collective is primed to be the world’s first ad-free online community for women. The platform is dedicated to providing women anOn November 22, 2019 / By Nookmag
Launched on 25 September, Dayre by Create Collective is primed to be the world’s first ad-free online community for women. The platform is dedicated to providing women an inclusive, safe, and supportive environment for real girl talk – authentic stories and reviews, unfiltered thoughts and experiences, and untold secrets – without judgement, ads, algorithms or illicit mining of user-data and content.
What is Dayre?
First introduced in 2013 by a blog advertising network as a microblogging App, Dayre was created to make it simpler and more convenient to blog via mobile devices. Since then, Dayre has evolved organically to become a vibrant community of over 300,000 real women who bond over bite-sized anecdotes of their daily lives and in seeking out relatable and informational content. Dayrean sub-
committees such as #DayreBeauty, #DayreTravel, #DayreMummies, #DayreBrides, and #DayreFatties, have also sprung up to cater to specific interests, deepening the sense of belonging amongst women from all walks of life.
In 2018, Dayre was acquired by Create Collective, a venture established by M&C Saatchi that is committed to building communities for the digital age. Under Create Collective’s wing, Dayre’s new proposition enhances its offerings as an inclusive space designed for women with a subscription-approach, akin to a community membership, that ensures the safety and privacy of its users.
“Dayre has always been an authentic platform where women empower each other with personal stories and bond through common interests and passions. With the newest version of Dayre, we want to make certain that Dayreans can always trust Dayre to be a safe and conducive space for them to express themselves and hold real girl talks,” shares Katherine Teo, Creative Collective’s co- founder and partner.
At only SGD4.50 a month, the new subscription model is designed with writers and readers in mind. Writers are empowered with the freedom to share their unadulterated thoughts and decide on who gets to read them without fear of appearing on online searches, unwanted trolling and attention while readers will be able to enjoy complete control over who they follow, and the content they choose to read, free of push content. Non-members can also continue to follow real, unique, moving, and inspiring stories as told by women from all walks of life on the new website at Dayre.
Apart from online perks of being in a members-only community, Dayreans will also enjoy exclusive access to community events, dubbed #DayreAFK (Dayre Away From Keyboard). #DayreAFK is Dayre’s initiative to foster a strong community of women through on-ground events such as mum talks, beauty workshops, styling classes, career fairs, tea-tasting sessions, and more.
Dayreans will also enjoy exclusive access to the Dayre Lifestyle Rewards Store and get their hands on limited-edition collaboration merchandise with renowned local and international labels, set to launch in the last quarter of 2019. The enhanced Dayre App is available for download on the App Store and Google Play Store. New users are also welcomed to the Dayre community with a free one-month trial.
Vivo today announced the upcoming launch of the new V17 Pro smartphone in Singapore on 16 November 2019. The model sports the industry’s first 32MP Dual Elevating FrontOn November 13, 2019 / By Nookmag
Vivo today announced the upcoming launch of the new V17 Pro smartphone in Singapore on 16 November 2019. The model sports the industry’s first 32MP Dual Elevating Front Camera, a powerful upgrade to vivo’s iconic Elevating Front Camera. It houses cutting-edge features such as the FHD + Super AMOLED Ultra FullView™ Display, professional-grade 48MP AI Quad Camera, plus stunning makeover features created to complement the lifestyle of today’s young and stylish consumers.
The vivo V17 Pro will be available at SITEX 2019 which is held at Singapore EXPO from 28 November to 1 December. Customers who purchase the V17 Pro at the vivo booth (5C01, Hall 5) will receive a free portable juice blender worth (SGD39.90).
“The creation of V17 Pro once again showcases our strong consumer-centric innovation approach. The new v series member brings our world-renowned Elevating Front Camera to a whole new level, by incorporating not one but two front cameras,” said Messi Liu Hong Bin, CEO of vivo Singapore. “V17 Pro is a masterpiece that we are extremely proud of, as it reinforces our position as a pioneer in bringing best-in-class mobile experiences to the global stage.”
32MP Dual Elevating Front Camera to Capture Perfect Selfies at All Times
The signature vivo Elevating Front Camera is taken to new heights with two premium front cameras, an earpiece and the Selfie Softlight all housed in the entire elevating top module. Adopting a unibody alloy design, the new elevating system is built to last, while blending mechanical action with artistic elegance.
V17 Pro’s 32MP Front Camera and 8MP Wide-Angle Front Camera ensure every detail in a selfie is captured clearly. With the ability to capture wide angles up to 105-degrees, V17 Pro brings more fun and possibilities to group shots. The smartphone empowers consumers to take night selfies effortlessly with the Selfie Softlight that provides the perfect flash in the dark, and a Night Selfie feature that smartly combines multiple frames to optimize picture brightness at night.
48MP AI Quad Camera Delivers Sophisticated Photography Quality
Shoot beyond current limits with the 48MP AI Quad Camera*. It is a ultra-clear main camera supported by telephoto, macro and wide-angle lenses. With AI algorithms embedded, it brings a new photography experience with even better photo clarity. The smartphone also features a Super Wide-Angle Camera that expands landscape shots even further.
For photography lovers who strive to capture the smallest of details in a picture, the rear camera also features the Super Macro Camera that can focus through its 2.5cm focus lens for ultra-close shots.
The V17 Pro smartphone also features two impressive beautifying features. The “Pose Master” comes with an in-frame function that adjusts user’s angles and guides the subject to pose for better pictures. It also includes “AI Makeup” for beautification purposes to bring out the most stunning features of any person or subject.
An Uninterrupted Visual Experience by Brilliantly Concealing the Camera, Earpiece and Sensors
Consumers can now enjoy the ultimate expansive view with the exclusive custom made 6.44-inch Super AMOLED Ultra FullView™ Display with a ratio of 20:9. The uninterrupted display is cleverly designed to hide the Dual Elevating Front Camera, earpiece, light and proximity sensors all inside the phone body. With its 1.75mm side-bezels, 3.8mm bottom bezel and 6.5mm rounded corners, the V17 Pro brings a screen-to-body ratio of 91.64% view. It is truly a brilliant creation that creates a supremely satisfying ‘visual indulgence’ that brings the mobile experience to a new level.
With the latest E3 OLED that offers a 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut, V17 Pro brings vibrant and authentic colors to real life. Users can now enjoy playing or viewing their smartphones without straining their eyes as the phone filters out 42% of blue light and boasts TÜV Rhineland certification. In addition, its Low Brightness Anti-Flicker technology provides added protection for eyes even in the dark. This redefines watching movies on smartphones for long hours.
The smartphone also comes with vivo’s industry-leading In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology. The higher fingerprint pixel density and more sophisticated algorithms allows consumers to unlock the smartphone safely and easily.
Strong Hardware Performance to Ensure V17 Pro Runs Smoothly at All Times
V17 Pro is also designed for gamers. It comes with an optimized Game Mode that facilitates a new gaming experience. The Multi-Turbo acceleration technology actively tunes the operating system to ensure users can enjoy a more exhilarating game performance.
Multi-Turbo integrates the AI Turbo, Center Turbo, Game Turbo, Net Turbo and Cooling Turbo, to greatly increase the efficiency of the compiler. It also has a cold start speed that increases 25%, and a warm start speed that increases 9%, ensuring V17 Pro’s system can perform at its best.
Gamers can enjoy an immersive gaming experience by utilizing Game Center – a feature that can quickly check phone’s performance such as phone temperature or data workload. The Ultra Game Mode also helps to turn off messages and alerts if gamers wish to be uninterrupted.
To protect gamers’ privacy, the new “Voice Changer” allows gamers to change their voices while gaming. This injects fun and transforms a regular gaming experience into an unforgettable one.
V17 Pro is supported by Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 AIE processor with 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM that ensures the system and applications run smoothly. Its 4100mAh battery with Dual-Engine Fast Charging Technology brings higher durability and faster charging to allow a long-lasting mobile experience.
The smartphone comes in either Crystal Sky or Glowing Night, adding an elegant touch to the everyday look.
V17 Pro will be available from 16 November 2019 in Singapore starting at SGD599 (without contract) at authorized retailers (i.e Best Denki, Challenger, Courts), Lazada and vivo’s concept store at Causeway Point. Consumers can also purchase the V17 Pro from major telcos including M1, Singtel and StarHub.
Samsung Electronics Singapore announced the availability of the latest addition to the Galaxy Note10’s colour offerings in Singapore – the Galaxy Note10 in Aura Pink. The new AuraOn November 13, 2019 / By Nookmag
Samsung Electronics Singapore announced the availability of the latest addition to the Galaxy Note10’s colour offerings in Singapore – the Galaxy Note10 in Aura Pink.
The new Aura Pink edition features a stunning shade of pink that gives the Galaxy Note10 a contemporary and stylish finish. With a subdued yet elegant tone, the new Galaxy Note10 colour option is ideal for those looking to stand out and express their fun-loving personality – all while staying productive to make the most of every moment.
Purposeful Design for a Premium Experience
The Galaxy Note10 is designed to be sleek, slim and distraction-free with a 6.3-inch edge-to-edge Cinematic Infinity Display and an in-display cut out for the front camera. With a Dynamic AMOLED display that is HDR10+ certified3 and features Dynamic Tone Mapping, photos and videos are brighter than previous Note devices, offering users one of the best quality display. Coupled with the Eye Comfort display that reduces blue light, users can also enjoy comfortable viewing to safeguard their eyes from blue light’s potentially harmful effects.
Multi-faceted Productivity to Maximise Every Moment
The Galaxy Note10 brings a powerful new capability to the re-designed, uni-body S Pen. Now, users can jot down notes, instantly convert their handwriting to digital text in Samsung Notes, and export it to a variety of different formats including Microsoft Word. They can also easily switch between their smartphone and a PC or Mac while working thanks to the Galaxy Note10’s Samsung DeX feature. With a simple, compatible USB connection, users can drag and drop files between devices, and use their favourite mobile apps with a mouse and a keyboard, while keeping their data secure on their phone through Samsung Knox,Samsung’s defence-grade security platform.
Pro-Grade Camera for Creators
With features such as Live Focus Video that adds depth-of-field adjustments, Zoom-In Mic that amplifies the audio in frame, and Super Steady that stabilises footage by reducing bumps and shakes, the Galaxy Note10 enables users to capture and edit pro-grade video without having to carry around any extra gear. With AR Doodle, users can also use the S Pen to personalise photos with dynamic drawings, effects, and animations that track to the image. And with Night Mode now available on the front camera, users can take beautiful selfies no matter how dim or dark the conditions. These features open up an entirely new medium for creators to capture stunning videos and photos every day.
Wireless PowerShare for Power Users
The Galaxy Note10 sits at the heart of the Galaxy ecosystem to help make users’ lives more streamlined and connected. Users can now wirelessly recharge their Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Buds, or another Qi-enabled device with their Galaxy Note10. They no longer need to worry about carrying around a charger for each device, and have more time to do more of what they love.
Local Pricing and Availability
The Galaxy Note10 in Aura Pink is now available at a recommended retail price of SGD1,398. It will be available at local telecommunication operators (M1, Singtel and StarHub), major consumer electronics & IT stores, authorised mobile retailers, Samsung Experience Stores, Lazada Singapore and Shopee Singapore.
Bouncefest Volume 3 “Bounce To The Future”
This year, Samsung also presents Bouncefest Volume 3 “Bounce To The Future” – a fun-filled day featuring trampoline workout experiences at the Art Science Museum from 12pm to 8pm on Saturday, 16 November, 2019. Perfect for all who love an active lifestyle, participants will be able to bounce through time with an era-themed playlist for every session and enjoy a specially curated Samsung immersive corner at the event.
Vivo, a young leading global smartphone brand debuted in Singapore with the launch of its flagship V7+ selfie-shooter, and the Y65. The V7+ represents Vivo’s mission of empoweringOn March 11, 2018 / By Nookmag
Vivo, a young leading global smartphone brand debuted in Singapore with the launch of its flagship V7+ selfie-shooter, and the Y65. The V7+ represents Vivo’s mission of empowering self-expression of the next generation and features the industry’s first 24MP front-facing camera, together with a FullView Display. It has the most advanced technologies, not only in the cameras but in all aspects, from photo shooting to display, helping savvy consumers capture and enjoy their meaningful memories.
Vivo’s smartphones sold locally, are equipped with at least two card slots for two SIM Cards, or one SIM Card and one microSD Card. Its operating system for the V7+ and Y65 is also built with user- friendly features such as App Clone which allows you to run two accounts on applications like WhatsApp and Instagram. Multi-tasking is easy with the Smart Split 3.0. If a text message comes in while you are watching a video, you can simply click to split the screen in two. Sliding three fingers down the screen allows other applications such as Facebook or YouTube to be run in split-screen mode without pausing your game or interrupting your WhatsApp chat.
Vivo’s smartphone camera represents one of its most important competitive advantages. The devices offer you a professional-grade photography solution, taking mobile photography to the level of an art form, witnessing and recording all of life’s beautiful moments.
Pioneering the use of Hi-Fi audio chips in smartphones, Vivo created the very first smartphone with a dedicated Hi-Fi chip, the X1. Since then Vivo has remained committed to providing the very best possible audio experience to customers. The Hi-Fi audio chip is also used in the V7+, taking mobile audio technology to new levels.
Vivo’s flagship V7+ is the ultimate selfie shooter with an industry-leading 24MP front-facing camera and 18:9 aspect ratio FullView display with true-to-life color and contrast and a clear background. The V7+ is a selfie-centric smartphone which represents Vivo’s mission of empowering self-expression of the next generation. It features advanced technologies not only in the cameras but in all aspects, from photo shooting to display, helping media-savvy consumers to capture and enjoy their meaningful memories.
Equipped with a 64-bit Qualcomm octa-core CPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, 2 Nano SIM Card slots, and 1 microSD Card slot which supports up to 256GB, the smartphone provides a smooth and seamless user experience. Apart from the fingerprint sensor, the V7+ features Vivo’s Face Access technology, providing an easy and convenient way to unlock your phone. It quickly detects up more than 100 different facial identification points, allowing users to capture important moments anytime, anywhere.
The latest V7+ and Y65 smartphones is available through Singtel and M1 Limited (M1) retail stores
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduces the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, smartphones that rethink the way people communicate, share and experience the world. Made for an age whereOn March 1, 2018 / By Xavierlum
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduces the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, smartphones that rethink the way people communicate, share and experience the world.
Made for an age where consumers increasingly communicate and express themselves with images, videos and emojis, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ drive innovation with Samsung’s advanced camera.
Both models are equipped with a new Dual Aperture lens that powers an innovative low light camera, Super Slow-mo video capabilities and personalised AR Emoji, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ also ensure that users do not miss a moment, where their every day can be made epic.
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ deliver an enhanced entertainment experience with powerful stereo speakers tuned by AKG, immersive audio with Dolby Atmos® and a refined edge-to-edge Infinity Display1 – a key staple in Samsung’s design heritage. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ will also come with the new SmartThings app, which unites Samsung’s existing IoT services all into one single, smart experience.
Today’s cameras are for more than taking pictures for connecting and communicating. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ cameras are built with a SuperSpeed Dual Pixel sensor with dedicated processing power and memory to take amazing shots with high photo quality. The Galaxy S9 and S9+’s camera features include:
Capabilities in taking slow-motion video that captures 960 frames per second. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ also offer automatic Motion Detection, an intelligent feature that detects movement in the frame and automatically begins to record – all users have to do is set up the shot. After capturing the Super Slow-mo video, users can select background music from 35 different options or add a tune from their favourite playlist. Users can also quickly create, edit and share GIF files with a simple tap in three playful styles of looping to watch the action over and over again.
Low Light Camera
Samsung’s Dual Aperture2 (F1.5 / F2.4) automatically lets in more light enter the sensor when it’s dark and less light when it’s too bright, taking optimising the exposure based on the lighting condition.
Samsung lets users create an emoji that looks, sounds and acts like them. AR Emoji uses a data-based machine learning algorithm; it analyses a 2D image of the user and maps out more than 100 facial features to create a 3D model that reflects and imitates expressions, like winks and nods, for true personalisation. AR Emoji shares users’ real-life emotions not only in video but also with a range of stickers and uses a standard AGIF file format so that users can share their emojis across most third-party messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Telegram etc.
Samsung’s intelligence platform, integrated into the camera, uses augmented reality and deep learning technologies to provide helpful information about a user’s surroundings3. With real-time object detection and recognition, Bixby instantly generates data directly on top of the image that the camera is pointing. Users can translate foreign languages and currency in real time with Live Translation, learn about their surroundings, purchase products seen in the real world and track calories throughout the day4.
Smartphones are often our go-to choice for entertainment, which is why Samsung created a device that offers premium sound experiences with stereo speakers tuned by AKG. Sounds are crystal clear, crisp and rich in quality, whether users are watching their favourite movie or streaming their favourite artist’s latest album. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ also support Dolby Atmos, giving the effect of 360-degree sound.
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ audio experience complemented by Samsung’s revolutionary Infinity Display. First introduced on the Galaxy S8, the bold, bright Super AMOLED Infinity Display blends right into the phone with virtually no distracting notches. With adaptive contrast enhancement, users can use their device even in direct sunlight.
The Best Comes Standard with the Galaxy Foundation
Samsung sets the gold standard for smartphones with IP687 water and dust resistance and wireless charging and goes a step beyond with the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The devices now support the expandable memory of up to 400GB with a Micro SD Card and are equipped with the latest premium application processors offering dominant performance and sophisticated image processing.
Samsung’s latest defence-grade security platform supports three different biometric authentication options – iris, fingerprint, and facial recognition – so users can choose the way they want to protect their device and applications.
The devices feature Intelligent Scan, a new verification that intelligently uses the collective strength of iris scanning and facial recognition technology to quickly and conveniently unlock a user’s phone in various situations. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ also introduce Dedicated Fingerprint, giving users the option to use a different fingerprint to access Secure Folder than the one used to unlock the phone.
Where can you get one?
Pre Order and Registration
Pre-Order/ Registration of interest with telecommunication operators for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ will commence from today at 12pm.
Interested Consumers can visit the following URLs for more information:
Pre-Order at Samsung Store Online/ Samsung Experience Stores
Consumers can also pre-order their Galaxy S9 and S9+ (without contract) via the Samsung Store online (http://www.samsung.com/sg/smartphones/galaxy-s9/shop/) fromtoday, 12pm or visit the following Samsung Experience Stores during opening hours.
Pre-order at Major Consumer Electronics & IT Stores and Lazada Singapore
Pre-order for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ will also be available online from 1 March 2018, Thursday, 12pm at major consumer electronics & IT stores’ (Best Denki, Courts, Gain City, Hachi, Harvey Norman and Newstead) respective websites and Lazada Singapore. More information is available at the following URLs:
All consumers who purchase Galaxy S9 or S9+ will be entitled to a complimentary Samsung Concierge Care Pack worth $128 and exclusive trade-in value for their eligible device of up to SGD6102 via the Samsung Trade Up (SG) app, upon full payment during collection of their Galaxy S9 or S9+ from 10 March.
Local Pricing and Availability
|Model||Built-in Memory3||RRP (S$)|
|Galaxy S9||64 GB||$1,198.00|
|Galaxy S9+||64 GB||$1,348.00|
|Galaxy S9+||256 GB||$1,498.00|
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be available in Midnight Black, Coral Blue and Lilac Purple
If you own a Samsung phone, this article may be useful to you. The Samsung Member app developed by Samsung is here to monitor and solve your phoneOn February 13, 2018 / By Xavierlum
If you own a Samsung phone, this article may be useful to you. The Samsung Member app developed by Samsung is here to monitor and solve your phone issue thru the apps. Let me share with you.
You can find and download the Samsung Member App in the Google Play.
The Samsung Members app comes with the support features; you can get help from Samsung Customer service for selected products.
It allows you to send feedbacks, call, live chat with their support staffs or find the nearest Samsung support centres location.
Samsung periodically offers some events and deals in this section. So do keep a lookout for this section regularly.
So that you wouldn’t miss the latest happenings and recent news
I am saving the best for the last; the diagnostics section is the most critical section that every Samsung user should take note.
Samsung had done a great job to recreate hardware test mode into a clean and straightforward graphical interface.
Tapping FREE UP NOW to stop apps from running in the background and delete unwanted, unnecessary data such as cached, temporary and ad files.
Alongside with cleaning unwanted memory and storage, uninstall unused apps to free up internal storage space and improve your phone’s performance.
There is also an optimised settling to turn off unused functions to reduce battery consumption and speed up your phone.
In my opinion, I would recommend installing the Samsung Member apps, as it serves as an essential tool to upkeep your beloved Samsung phone’s performance.
The Samsung Electronics Singapore has debuted the latest upper mid-range smartphones in the A series – The Samsung Galaxy A8 and Samsung Galaxy A8+. The sleek, large infinityOn January 22, 2018 / By Xavierlum
The Samsung Electronics Singapore has debuted the latest upper mid-range smartphones in the A series – The Samsung Galaxy A8 and Samsung Galaxy A8+. The sleek, large infinity display screen and enhanced camera features offer consumers the ultimate smartphone user experience.
Both phones are almost identical except the Samsung Galaxy A8+ has a larger display, more storage, RAM capacity and bigger battery capacity compared to the Samsung Galaxy A8.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 and Samsung Galaxy A8+ feature a new 16MP + 8MP F1.9 Dual Front Camera and an impressive 16MP rear camera. As the front camera is made of two separate cameras, it allows the user to take normal selfies and super wide group selfies.
Users can easily create and adjust the depth-of-field (bokeh effect) before or after taking the picture on their smartphones.
Compared to the previous Galaxy A series phone, both smartphones come with 5.6-inch and 6.0-inch screen size options. With the Super OLED display, users can enjoy the rich colour quality experience when watching movies and playing games. The screen is supported with premium metal frame and curved back glass on the back and front.
Both devices equipped with IP68-certified water and dust resistant capabilities; same as the Galaxy S8 series and Note 8. Additionally, both smartphones have separate sim trays for two sim cards and support microSD cards up to 256GB, for users to fill their favourite memories till their heart’s content. Both the Samsung Galaxy A8 and Samsung Galaxy A8+ are also the first Galaxy A series to support the Samsung Gear VR. The Samsung Pay is available for the user to make safe and secure mobile payment without worrying about having their wallet in hand.
The users can opt for a hassle-free way to unlock their Samsung Galaxy A8, and Samsung Galaxy A8+ with the facial recognition features; with just a look. By simply registering your facial with the front camera and enabling the feature under the security settings, consumers are ready to unlock their phone in an effortless matter.
Both Samsung Galaxy A8 and Samsung Galaxy A8+ is available from now at the price of SGD648 and SGD798 respectively, available in black and gold. The smartphones are available at all local telecommunication operators, consumers electronic stores, authorised mobile retailers, Samsung Experience Stores and selected online marketplace.
Want to find out if OPPO’s cameras are as good as it claims to be? Head over to The Playground, an interactive pop-up store located outside the mainOn November 27, 2017 / By Nookmag
Want to find out if OPPO’s cameras are as good as it claims to be? Head over to The Playground, an interactive pop-up store located outside the main entrance of Wisma Atria on Orchard Road, where OPPO’s latest camera phones will be put to the test through curated photography studios.
You can test out these features at The Playground’s night-time photography studio to experience how the dual rear cameras perform, capture the ultimate ‘Gram in the beauty box to see how OPPO’s AI Beauty Recognition technology stacks up, and discover for themselves just how impressive images are when captured by the R11s and R11s Plus in the portrait studio.
New technology for the ultimate smartphone photography experience
The dual rear cameras on the R11s and R11s Plus have been re-engineered to capture the highest quality of portraits for both day and night conditions.
The 16MP and 20MP rear cameras function as primary cameras for different light conditions. The 16MP rear camera takes on the primary role of normal everyday shots in brightly lit environments, while the 20MP high definition camera becomes the main camera for low-light environments.
OPPO’s AI Beauty Recognition technology on the front camera scans for 254 facial recognition points in 3D for each subject, references them against a database of facial images, and analyses features based on gender, age, skin texture, skin colour, expression and environment scenarios before making enhancements that are customised for each subject. As a result, selfies are all the more visually stunning, without compromising the natural look of each selfie subject.
Together with the dual cameras and enhanced AI technology, the R11s and R11s Plus offers a higher sensitivity to light and large aperture to allow more light into the device, resulting in even clearer and brighter images than ever before.
Simple yet bold design
For an immersive camera phone experience, the OPPO R11s features a 6.01-inch full-screen display to bring images to life, and is available in black, champagne and red. The red model is a special variant, developed with a unique starry sky screen. On the other hand, the R11s Plus comes equipped with a 6.43-inch full-screen display, battery, and more RAM than the R11s, and is available in champagne and black.
The crescent arc design of both phones, which are the concave indentations at the bottom edges, holds the headphone jack, speaker and mini USB port. Sound projection is no longer muted by the user’s hands. At the same time, OPPO has enhanced the firm grip and aesthetics of the slim and sleeker body, which rests snugly in the palm.
Under the hood, the R11s and R11s Plus are powered by the Qualcomm SnapdragonTM 660 chipset that comes with exceptional battery life with the 3205mAh battery and the proprietary VOOC Flash charge technology.
Enhanced user experience with ColorOS 3.2
The R11s and R11s Plus run on ColorOS 3.2, which has an overall smoother performance, is faster and safer, and even enables users to multitask using the split screen mode. Facial unlock uses AI to recognise the user and can unlock the phones in just 0.08 seconds. Other unlocking functions such as a password and fingerprint scanner on the back of the phones have also been made available on the R11s and R11s Plus.
The OPPO R11s camera phone is available for purchase in Singapore from 2 December for SGD699. Pre-order starts from now at https://www.oppostore.com.sg/products/oppo-r11s. The OPPO R11s Plus will go on sale on 9 December and will be priced at SGD849.
The Playground pop-up store will be held outside of Wisma Atria’s main entrance on Orchard Road from now to 25 December from 12pm-10pm daily.
Google announced that the Google Assistant will be made available in Singaporean English. The Google Assistant is your helpful kaki that can answer questions and help get thingsOn November 3, 2017 / By Nookmag
Google announced that the Google Assistant will be made available in Singaporean English. The Google Assistant is your helpful kaki that can answer questions and help get things done in your world–from telling you about your day, to giving directions to the closest hawker center, or just setting a reminder to pick up groceries.
With this update, the Google Assistant will now be available for local Singaporean accent, improving voice recognition and providing locally relevant information to users. Pixel 2 XL users will have access to the Assistant in Singaporean English starting 15 November when the phone goes on sale. It’ll also come to Android phones 6.0+ (Marshmallow and above) over the next couple of weeks and to iPhone devices soon as well.
The Google Assistant lets you have a conversation with Google to help you get things done in your world. To try it out, just say “Ok Google” or touch and hold the Home button and your personal Google Assistant will be ready to help you throughout your day. Even when your hands are full, you can quickly send text messages, set reminders, or get directions with the Google Assistant.
Google has a unique blend of expertise in natural language understanding, deep learning, computer vision, and understanding user context. That’s how the Google Assistant is able to understand intent behind words to handle follow-up questions and complex, multi-step tasks. And it’ll get better over time–with your permission, it can learn your preferences, your likes and your dislikes – all done in a private, secure way that puts you in control.
Here are some examples of questions Singaporeans can now ask the Google Assistant:
Stephanie Davis, Country Director, Google Singapore said, “Singaporeans are avid smartphone users who are always on the go. With this latest update to the Google Assistant, we hope to help more Singaporeans get things done quickly on their phones – take a selfie, get directions from Google Maps, find your photos, get help with translation and more. With the Google Pixel 2 XL now available in Singapore, we hope to offer the best Google experience bringing our hardware, software and AI capabilities to more people here.”
With today’s update, the Google Assistant is now available in Singapore, the US, UK, Canada (English and French), Australia, Germany, France, Japan, Brazil, India (English, Hindi), Mexico, Spain, Korea, and Indonesia.
Apple announced the release of its most expensive phone to date, iPhone X. There are several things about its features which caught the attention of many ardent AppleOn October 29, 2017 / By Nookmag
Apple announced the release of its most expensive phone to date, iPhone X. There are several things about its features which caught the attention of many ardent Apple fans – durable all-glass body, augmented reality, and its resistance towards water and dust.
However, what caused quite a stir around the world is the price tag of Apple’s new phone. This premium handset starts at a shocking SGD999 in Singapore and has angered many fans with its exorbitant cost.
But Singapore isn’t the most affected by Apple’s worldwide price changes. According to a global price comparison study by CupoNation, consumers in Europe are paying a higher price for Apple phones – and the launch of iPhone X isn’t changing anything. In fact, Hungary is the most expensive country to purchase an iPhone X.
If you are a fan who is bent on getting your hands on this premium glass phone, US and Japan are the cheapest countries, where Apple Stores will charge iPhone X buyers the equivalent of £755 and £771 respectively.
Previously, the UK was a favourite destination for iPhone lovers, however, as the pound rate tumbled, US and Japan became fast new destinations for those planning their iPhone travels this year.
So, now may be a good time to check out flight tickets to Tokyo for a much-welcomed family holiday while bringing back a nice holiday treat of the brand new iPhone X for yourself!
With OPPO’s newest launch of its R11, competitors in the market might be facing their toughest match ever, and here’s why we think so. The OPPO R11 isOn September 12, 2017 / By Tian Tian
The OPPO R11 is created with its users in mind. First of all, the shell of OPPO R11 is designed with a purposeful arched back that allows a comfortable and snug hold, ensuring that your butterfingers will not get a chance to slip this piece of art out of your hold.
In addition to that, the OPPO R11 is built to ensure users get the best out of its charging experience. With just 20 minutes of charging time, the OPPO R11 has the ability to achieve about 50% of its battery life. The flash charge surpasses most of the smartphones in the market, which means you can bid carrying multiple chargers around goodbye.
Quite seemingly, the crux of OPPO R11 is in its camera functions. As of now, it is the most powerful camera phone OPPO has ever introduced. Packed with an astounding 20 megapixels for both its front and back cameras, you will never have to worry about blurry images taken with a zoomed-in function. To sweeten this, the back camera is complemented with an additional 16 megapixels. When used together, images can be taken exceptionally clear with an astonishing 36 megapixels, equivalent to that of professional cameras.
So what if you are an iPhone user who really liked what is mentioned above, but is afraid to take the leap to switch? Well, for iPhone users who are used to the iOS interfaces, the OPPO range of phones is known to have interfaces similar to that of iOS. So, if you ever feel like you might take a long time to get used to using Android phones, perhaps OPPO might just help you ease into that familiarity.
Available in gold, black and red, capture life’s greatest moments with the Oppo R11 now!
From now till 3 April (11am to 9pm), Samsung is hosting the Galaxy Studio consumer event at Civic Plaza, Ngee Ann City. Comprising of themed experiential zones, theOn March 23, 2016 / By Nookmag
From now till 3 April (11am to 9pm), Samsung is hosting the Galaxy Studio consumer event at Civic Plaza, Ngee Ann City. Comprising of themed experiential zones, the Galaxy Studio showcases the best of Samsung’s innovations, demonstrating how its range of devices and services integrate perfectly with consumers’ daily lives.
At this event, visitors can experience the all-round multimedia features of Samsung’s connected suite of devices and services in fun and interactive ways at each of the specially curated zones.
A Walkthrough of Samsung’s Brand Journey
In this exhibition, visitors can take a walk down memory lane, and check out the history and journey of Samsung’s foray in the mobile space. The curated showcase of 13 key Samsung devices over the years represents the key milestones and meaningful progress of the brand, such as Samsung’s first mobile phone, Samsung’s first smartwatch and the first Galaxy device to today’s Galaxy S7 4G+.
4D VR Experience
Visitors can embark on a 4D VR journey where they can take thrilling “Six Flags®” theme park rollercoaster rides, a Ski Jump through the stunning scenery of Canada, or even a road trip with Harley-Davidson® all via the Samsung Gear VR in movie theatre-style.
Connected Galaxy Experience
In this zone, consumers can challenge other gamers in Gunjack™, a visually stunning virtual reality (VR) arcade shooter on the Samsung Gear VR. Consumers will also be able to experience different ways of capturing memories in 360◦ with the Gear 360 which allows reliving them in vivid, immersive quality via the Gear VR.
Samsung Concierge Lounge
In this zone, visitors will be able to learn more about the recently launched Samsung Concierge programme, a first-of-its-kind premium smartphone service in Singapore. Customer service consultants will also be on-site to give technical advice and provide assistance on Smart Switch. The comprehensive product showcase area will also give visitors an opportunity to enjoy hands-on experience of the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S7 4G+ and S7 edge 4G+ as well as the Gear 360 and Gear S2.
Additionally, consumers visiting Galaxy Studio can take part in contests1 where they stand a chance to win Samsung devices every week.
Shoot & Compare Contest
Visitors can bring a friend and participate in the #ownthenightsg photo challenge and stand a chance to be one of three winners of the Galaxy S7 edge 4G+ (worth SGD1,098) every week.
Art of Time Design Contest
Visitors can design and submit their watch face designs for the Gear S2 for a chance to win one of three Gear S2 classic plated in 18k Rose Gold (worth SGD698) available every week.
Featuring A9 Chip, Advanced 12-Megapixel iSight Camera & Apple Pay CUPERTINO, California — Apple® today introduced iPhone® SE, the most powerful phone with a four-inch display, inOn March 22, 2016 / By Nookmag
Featuring A9 Chip, Advanced 12-Megapixel iSight Camera & Apple Pay
CUPERTINO, California — Apple® today introduced iPhone® SE, the most powerful phone with a four-inch display, in a beloved compact aluminum design that has been updated with matte-chamfered edges, a color-matched stainless steel Apple logo, and four gorgeous metallic finishes, including rose gold. iPhone SE offers exceptional performance with the same 64-bit A9 chip offered in iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus for blazing fast speeds, longer battery life, faster wireless, a 12-megapixel iSight® camera featuring Live Photos™ and 4K video, and Touch ID® with Apple Pay®.
“iPhone SE is an exciting new idea — we started with a beloved, iconic design and reinvented it from the inside out. The result is the most beautiful and powerful phone with a four-inch display in the world. [It] is packed with a stunning four-inch Retina display, advanced 64-bit A9 chip with M9 motion co-processor, longer battery life, 12-megapixel iSight camera with True Tone flash, Live Photos, 4K video, faster LTE and Wi-Fi, and Touch ID with Apple Pay. Everyone who wants a smaller phone is going to love iPhone SE.”
– Philip Schiller
Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing
The Most Powerful Phone with a Four-inch Display
Reinvented from the inside out, iPhone SE gives customers a powerful, full-featured iPhone no matter which model they choose. The 64-bit A9 chip, introduced in iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, offers iPhone SE customers two times faster CPU and three times faster GPU performance compared to iPhone 5s, all with gains in energy efficiency for improved battery life. M9, Apple’s next-generation motion coprocessor, is integrated into A9 allowing more features to run all the time at lower power, including “Hey Siri” without having to pick up your iPhone, and a range of fitness tracking capabilities like measuring your steps and distance. iPhone SE users can browse, download and stream content even faster with Wi-Fi up to three times and LTE up to 50 percent faster than iPhone 5s.* iPhone SE also includes more LTE bands for better worldwide roaming and supports Voice over LTE and Wi-Fi calling for high-quality wideband calls.
With an easy-to-use interface, amazing features, and security at its core, iOS 9 is the foundation of iPhone SE and brings powerful built-in apps like Messages, FaceTime®, Photos, Music and Maps to iPhone users. iOS 9 also brings more intelligence to iPhone SE with proactive assistance, powerful search, improved Siri® features, and a new Night Shift™ feature that uses your iPhone SE’s clock and geolocation to automatically adjust the colors in the display to the warmer end of the spectrum after dark and may even help you get a better night’s sleep.
All of these innovations are packed into a light and compact phone designed to fit comfortably in your hand, crafted from bead-blasted aluminum for a satin-like finish, refined matte-chamfered edges, a new color-matched stainless steel inset Apple logo and a brilliant four-inch Retina® display.
The World’s Most Popular Camera
iPhone SE has an advanced 12-megapixel iSight camera featuring Focus Pixel technology for fast focusing, an Apple-designed image signal processor, advanced noise reduction, third-generation local tone mapping and better face detection, all resulting in sharper, more detailed photos like the ones shot on iPhone 6s. With Live Photos on iPhone SE, customers can go beyond snapshots to capture moments in motion and relive unforgettable memories with sound. Live Photos are beautiful 12-megapixel photos that, with just a touch, reveal the moments immediately before and after the shot was taken, so users can enjoy a living memory rather than an instant frozen in time.
Additional camera advancements include:
Pricing & Availability
* Data plan required. LTE is available in select markets and through select carriers. Speeds vary based on site conditions and carrier. For details on LTE support, contact your carrier and visit Apple’s website here.
** Prices are rounded to nearest dollar and are based on 24 monthly installment payments. Qualified customers only with eligible credit card. Two-year loan required. First installment payment, full taxes and activation fees may be due at sale. Carrier terms and other terms and eligibility may apply.
*** Prices are rounded to nearest dollar and are based on 24 monthly installment payments. Requires trade-in of iPhone 5s in full working condition. Trade-in values and monthly pricing for devices will vary based on the condition and model of your smartphone trade-in. Trade Up with Installments is only available to qualified US customers with eligible credit card. Two-year loan required. First installment payment and full taxes due at sale. Full terms apply.
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