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HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro and Huawei 12.12 Super Sale

Huawei fans and supporters in Singapore alert! I have two Huawei news for you, HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro and Huawei 12.12 Super Sale! Let me share with your more information on those two Huawei news with you folks below!

HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro

Huawei announced the arrival of their latest revolutionary flagship smartphone, the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro in Singapore, coming to you from 12th December 2020!

The HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro is powered by the Kirin 9000 flagship SoC, incorporating the world’s first and most sophisticated 5nm 5G SoC to date. It’s fully equipped for 5G and capable of multi-tasking. The HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro has the revolutionary Ultra Vision Cine Camera system co-engineered with Leica that is capable of taking high quality photos and videos easily. The camera module is housed in an all-new Space Ring Design on the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro which takes inspiration from the Event Horizon phenomena, making it recognizable from afar.

The HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro runs on the latest Android 10 and EMUI 11.0 operating system which offers an all-new user experience making multi-tasking, multi-screen collaboration and intelligent interaction simple and intuitive. The HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro is also pre-installed with Huawei’s official app distribution platform, AppGallery that offers a growing selection of mobile apps for users to enjoy.

Pricing and availability 

The exclusive HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro will be available in limited quantities in two colour variants: Mystic Silver and Black from 12 December at a retail price of S$1,598. Customers can get their hands on the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro at all Huawei Concept Stores, major telecommunication operators M1, Singtel, Starhub; consumer electronic stores (available online only) including Best Denki, Challenger & Hachi.tech, Courts, Harvey Norman, Sprint-Cass and Huawei official online stores in Lazada and Shopee.

Customers will also receive a HUAWEI SuperCharge Wireless Stand (40W) worth S$148 with every purchase, while stocks last.

Model

Configuration

Price

Colour

HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro

8 GB RAM +

256 GB ROM

S$1,598

  • Mystic Silver
  • Black

In addition, customers with the new HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro will also enjoy value-added services under with HUAWEI VIP Prestige Service* such as:

  • Two-year warranty
  • One year door-to-door repair pick-up and delivery service

Huawei 12.12 Super Sale!

December is a festive season month, it’s also 12.12 super sale time! Celebrate the festive holiday season with Huawei with exclusive 12.12 offerings from 1st to 12th December and festive deals from 5th to 31st December, while stocks last!

12.12 Super Sale (1 – 12 December 2020)

Enjoy savings of up to $500 on the flagship HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro and other selected devices from 1 – 12 December on Huawei’s official online stores in Lazada and Shopee:

Product

Price

Free Gift(s) with Purchase

HUAWEI WATCH FIT

$148

Worth $28:

  • Fluroelastomer Orange FIT Strap

(available only from 5 December onwards)

HUAWEI FreeBuds 3

$178

(U.P. $238)

Worth $38:

  • FreeBuds 3 Silicone case
HUAWEI FreeBuds 3i

$128

(U.P. $168)

HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro

$238

Worth $116:

  • FreeBuds Pro Silicone case
  • 27W Wireless Charger

(available only from 5 December onwards)

HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro

$798

(U.P. $1,298)

HUAWEI nova 5T

$468

(U.P. $498)

Customers looking to experience the latest Huawei audio and wearables can also enjoy 12.12 savings at all Huawei Concept Stores islandwide from 7 – 13 December on the following products:

Product

Usual Price

Promotional Price

HUAWEI FreeBuds 3

$178

$148

HUAWEI FreeBuds 3i

$128

$99

HUAWEI Watch GT 2e

$178

$148

Huawei Festive Deals (5 – 31 December 2020)

Huawei’s year-end offers will be available at all major electronic stores, Huawei Concept Stores and Huawei Flagship Store on Lazada and Shopee from 5 to 31 December. Spread the festive cheer to loved ones and start building your very own Huawei product ecosystem to usher in a more connected 2021.

Product

Price

Premiums

HUAWEI WATCH FIT

$148

Worth $28:

  • Fluroelastomer Orange FIT Strap (Worth $28)
HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro

$398

Worth $106:

  • Leather strap
  • 15W Wireless Charger
HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro

$238

Worth $38:

  • FreeBuds Pro Silicone case
HUAWEI P40 Pro+

$1698

(U.P. $1898)

Worth $126:

  • HUAWEI P40 Pro+ PU Case
  • 27W Wireless Charger
HUAWEI P40 Pro

$1298

(U.P. $1448)

HUAWI P40

$948

(U.P. $1048)

Worth $58:

  • HUAWEI P40 Flip Cover
HUAWEI Nova 7SE (5G)

$488

(U.P. $528)

Worth $48:

  • HUAWEI Nova 7SE Creative Case
HUAWEI Nova 7i

$348

(U.P. $388)

Worth $48:

  • HUAWEI Nova 7i Case
HUAWEI MatePad

$498

Worth $58:

  • Flip Cover
HUAWEI MatePad T 8

$198

HUAWEI MatePad Pro (Wifi-enabled)

$798

(U.P. $898)

HUAWEI MateBook X Pro

$2398

(U.P. $2698)

Worth $671:

  • HUAWEI Watch GT 2 (Elite Edition)
  • B/T Mouse (Black)
  • Backpack
  • 1 Year Extended warranty
HUAWEI MateBook 13

$1598

Worth $295:

  • B/T Mouse (Black)
  • Backpack
  • 1 Year Extended warranty
HUAWEI MateBook D 15

$898

(U.P. $998)

TraceTogether App Now Available in Huawei AppGallery

At this current juncture, we are still in the midst of a global pandemic, the whole world is fighting COVID-19 together. In Singapore, the TraceTogether app is part of the efforts to support the fight of COVID-19 spread in Singapore community-driven contact tracing. TraceTogether is now available in Huawei AppGallery for users to download.

TraceTogether is the latest addition to Huawei AppGallery, following other top Singapore apps such as UOB, DBS, POSB, ComfortDelGro, TADA and RYDE. Users can also download TraceTogether using Petal Search, Huawei’s search tool designed to connect users to more apps from and outside of AppGallery. Huawei smartphone users are encouraged to download, set up their profile and use the app to be part of a larger community committed to stopping the spread of COVID-19.

Do share this information with your loved ones, family, relatives and friends who are looking forward to the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro and who are also looking to get Huawei gadgets during Huawei 12.12 Super Sale.

* Information and pictures courtesy of Huawei Consumer BG and MSL Singapore *

Huawei announced launch of HUAWEI Y6p

Huawei Consumer Business Group recently announced the launch of HUAWEI Y6p, a smartphone that has powerful hardware performance and stylish design at a truly affordable price.

What are the features inside the HUAWEI Y6p that makes it attractive? 

Massive battery power with reverse charging

Packed with a large 5,000mAh battery, working in harmony with Huawei’s proprietary Power Saving mode to support even the most demanding power users with an extraordinary battery life. On a single charge, the HUAWEI Y6p can provide up to 32 hours of video playback. The HUAWEI Y6p also supports one-way reverse charging, that means your smartphone can be transformed into a high-capacity power bank to charge other devices, even when it is used as an external storage for another smartphone. 

An all-round camera phone

Armed with a triple rear camera system which includes a 13MP main camera with an f/1.8 aperture lens. This main camera offers improved low-light photography capabilities and helps users capture high resolution photos with less noise.

The second lens is a 5MP Wide Angle Camera that offers a 120-degree field of view, allowing users to capture more content in a single shot. The last lens is 2MP Depth Camera that provides 17 levels of aperture adjustments for various natural-looking blurry background effects. For the front facing camera, it is a 8MP camera embedded in the dewdrop area on the display.

Immersive viewing experience

The 6.3-inch HUAWEI Dewdrop Display makes browsing the internet and watching videos more immersive and fun. The bezels are made slimmer to make full use of the form factor and deliver the maximum display area with an 88.4% screen -to-body ratio.

The HUAWEI Y6p supports HUAWEI SuperSound, it can boost maximum volume output to 88db and HUAWEI Histen 6.0 to offer a 9.1 channel sound experience, providing great audio for your smartphone entertainment. There is also a 3.5mm headphone jack available on the HUAWEI Y6p, supporting a wide range of headphones for your listening pleasure.

Enjoy better productivity

Armed with a powerful octa-core processor providing all-round performance across productivity and entertainment usage on the smartphone. They have a 4GB RAM to support multi-tasking demands and 64GB of internal storage for your media and apps. There is also an optional extension slot that supports up to 512GB of additional storage via microSD (sold separately).

HUAWEI Y6p is pre-installed with AppGallery, Huawei’s official app distribution platform; where users can download an ever-growing selection of global and local apps, and enjoy a library of quality entertainment media on HUAWEI Video and HUAWEI Music.

Pricing and Availability

The HUAWEI Y6p is now available in Singapore at a retail price of SGD$218 at Huawei’s official online stores with Lazada and Shopee, as well as selected consumer electronic retailers **.

** Selected retailers include:

Each purchase will include a free HUAWEI Band 4 Pro worth S$88, while stocks last. Customers will also enjoy a free 2-month access to TVB dramas on HUAWEI Video; 2-year warranty and free additional 15GB Huawei mobile cloud storage for one year.

For more information on the HUAWEI Y6p, please visit https://consumer.huawei.com/sg/.

Do share this information on HUAWEI Y6p with your family, loved ones, relatives and friends who might be looking for an affordable smartphone with powerful hardware performance and stylish design.

* Information and picture courtesy of Huawei Consumer Business Group and MSL Singapore *

Huawei Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2020

Mother’s Day 2020 is just round the corner, a few days away from Sunday 10th May 2020. With huge and never-ending responsibilities at the workplace and home, the mother’s role and sacrifice is like none other. This Mother’s Day, give them a break and let them choose from a range of consumer technology gadgets for Moms to take on a sporting lifestyle, listening to music, smartphone photography and Mom on the go with Huawei Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2020!

For the fitspo: HUAWEI Watch GT 2e

Staying fit and healthy is important, with the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2e featuring upgraded health tracking function that allows her to track her blood oxygen saturation levels (SpO2) and assess her body condition anytime. Mom can stay fit, monitor her heart rate better, stress level and sleep quality in real time with the high-performance heart rate sensor.

For the smartphone photography enthusiasts: HUAWEI P40 Series and HUAWEI nova 5T

Smartphones are now an essential part of our social media and internet connected lifestyle, using the smartphone camera is an everyday part of our life, capturing Mom’s precious moments and memories.

Featuring Ultra Vision Leica camera system with HUAWEI Golden Snap’s AI capabilities, the 5G-ready HUAWEI P40 Series allows your mom to express herself freely with a simple tap of her fingers that instantly removes passers-by in the background of the picture and even reflections! Your mom can even record high-quality videos in any light with the SuperSensing Cine Camera and Ultra Low-light Video feature.

With the HUAWEI nova 5T, your mom can be sure to ace the selfie game with its 32 MP selfie camera and AI capabilities to tailor beautification effects to individual facial features.

For the music lovers: HUAWEI FreeBuds 3

For the Moms who are music lovers, the wireless earphones, HUAWEI FreeBuds 3 open-fit design is ergonomically engineered for maximum comfort, letting your mom listen to her favourite songs all day long. Enjoy all the songs with no disruption and let the device deliver precise environment noise reduction that optimizes in real-time, capturing and cancelling background noise as it changes.

For the Mom on-the-go: HUAWEI MediaPad M5 Lite and HUAWEI MediaPad T5

A tablet for your Mom to do their work and leisure, the HUAWEI MediaPad M5 Lite and HUAWEI MediaPad T5 offer convenience and a moment of relaxation for the busy moms out there. Featuring stunning 1080p Full HD display and powerful speakers that delivers fine-tuned audio, the lightweight tablets let her work and play at the same time.

If you would like to get any of the Huawei gadgets as gifts for Mother’s Day 2020, you can visit Huawei online official stores on Lazada and Shopee to get them!

Wishing all mothers a Happy Mother’s Day 2020 in advance! Happy Mother’s Day shopping with Huawei Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2020!

* Information and pictures courtesy of Huawei Consumer Business Group and MSL Singapore *

Huawei launched P40 series – The Age of Visionary Photography

Huawei launched their iconic P40 series, marking the start of the age of visionary photography. Having reviewed the Huawei P9 and P10 smartphone cameras, the Huawei P40 series had strong foundations for smartphone photography. I had dedicated review articles that I did for the Huawei P9 smartphone photography and P10 smartphone photography. While I was watching the Huawei P40 series online global launch event, the smartphone cameras and technical specifications make the Huawei P40 series smartphones one of the best (if not the best) flagship smartphone models for mobile phone photography.

Let me share with you more information and details on the Huawei P40 series smartphones below:

Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer BG, “The HUAWEI P Series has always been about innovative aesthetics and democratising premium imaging hardware, representing the very best of industrial design and technology. With an outstanding sensor, optics from Leica, powerful chipset and HUAWEI XD Fusion Engine, the HUAWEI P40 Series exemplifies our focus and offers an all-day Super Definition experience to help consumers realise their creative vision.”

The HUAWEI P40 Series continues the series’ heritage of imaging excellence. The large 1/1.28-inch sensor has a binned pixel size of 2.44?m to massively boost light intake for enhanced low-light performance, while an improved periscope design realises 10x true optical zoom. The full line-up is powered by Kirin 990 5G and supports high-speed 5G and Wi-Fi 6 Plus. The advanced hardware is embedded in a beautiful and compact enclosure featuring the HUAWEI Quad-curve Overflow Display that delivers outstanding fluidity and responsiveness.

All-day Super Definition photography

Embedded in the HUAWEI P40 Series is the advanced Ultra Vision Leica camera system, available in triple-camera, quad-camera and penta-camera configurations. The HUAWEI P40 delivers outstanding photographic results with ultra wide-angle, wide-angle and telephoto lenses. The HUAWEI P40 Pro features an evolution of the Leica Quad Camera with a more powerful Ultra Wide Cine Camera and ToF Camera alongside 50x SuperSensing Zoom. The HUAWEI P40 Pro+ lets consumers see the unprecedented with the SuperZoom Array, which supports 10x true optical zoom and 100x maximum digital zoom.

The HUAWEI Ultra Vision Sensor included in the full HUAWEI P40 Series is Huawei’s largest CMOS sensor to date. Measuring 1/1.28 inches diagonally, it supports pixel binning to achieve a pixel size of 2.44?m and Full Pixel Octa PD AutoFocus for high-speed focus at any time of day, while the HUAWEI XD Fusion Engine integrates and processes data from multiple cameras to generate a comprehensive improvement in picture quality.

HUAWEI P40 Pro brings faraway subjects up close with 5x optical zoom, 10x hybrid zoom and 50x maximum digital zoom. For the first time ever, the 5x Optical Telephoto Camera in the HUAWEI P40 Pro includes a RYYB colour filter array to boost light intake and improve quality of zoomed shots. HUAWEI P40 Pro+ has a 100x SuperZoom Array with a new periscope design that reflects light five times, extending the light path by 178 percent to support 10x true optical zoom. The optically stabilised Ultra Vision Wide Camera and SuperZoom Array work in tandem with AI to realise Triple OIS+AIS for vastly improved photo and video stabilisation.

Skin tone and texture are faithfully reproduced by a new Multi-spectrum Colour Temperature Sensor and AI AWB algorithm that boost colour accuracy by 45 percent. Deep learning algorithms provide real-time portrait optimisations that enhance lighting and detail. HUAWEI P40 Pro and HUAWEI P40 Pro+ have a 32MP AF Camera and IR Depth Camera that support autofocus and Bokeh reproduction to deliver the same outstanding portrait effects that are signature to Huawei devices, as well as IR Face Unlock for device unlock even in low light conditions. HUAWEI P40 Series also introduces HUAWEI Golden Snap, which includes AI Best Moment, a new smart photography feature that chooses the best frames from a Moving Picture. AI Remove Passerby and AI Remove Reflection can do away with unwanted subjects and glare from the frame, allowing users to easily enhance their images after the fact.

A powerful pocket-sized video camera

The 40MP Ultra Wide Cine Camera in HUAWEI P40 Pro and HUAWEI P40 Pro+ has a focal length that is equivalent to 18mm and a 1/1.54-inch sensor supporting the 3:2 aspect ratio. SedecimPixel Fusion Technology is built into this camera to support 16-in-1 pixel binning, producing super pixels that measure 4.48?m to boost light sensitivity up to ISO51200 and enable 7680fps Ultra Slow-Motion video capture.

HUAWEI P40 Series supports real-time Bokeh effects for videos. Similar to the results of a wide aperture lens, this feature adds progressive Bokeh to help highlight the main subject of the footage. The telephoto camera can capture high quality zoom footage as well as 4K time-lapse videos. Directional Audio Zoom, available on HUAWEI P40 Pro and HUAWEI P40 Pro+, allows users to zoom in on an audio source and amplify its sound at the same time.

An all-connected 5G powerhouse

The HUAWEI P40 Series is powered by Kirin 990 5G to deliver integrated 5G connectivity with the most comprehensive 5G band support, robust AI performance and power efficiency. Display responsiveness and gaming experience are taken to the next level by the upgraded graphics rendering engine making the most of the 90Hz panel on the HUAWEI P40 Pro and HUAWEI P40 Pro+. The 160MHz Wi-Fi 6 Plus technology featured in the full line-up offers high-speed connectivity with support for 2,400Mbps peak theoretical transmission speed. The industry-leading 40W Wireless HUAWEI SuperCharge is available on the HUAWEI P40 Pro+ for fast and convenient charging. The chipset is given the thermal headroom to deliver exceptional performance by the advanced cooling systems, including the bespoke 4-in-1 SuperCool system in the HUAWEI P40 Pro+.

The EMUI 10.1 operating system introduces a host of new features that enable a richer, more seamless AI life. HUAWEI MeeTime supports 1080p Full HD video call on Huawei smartphones, tablets and the HUAWEI Vision TV and delivers clear picture quality even in low light or weak signal conditions. Users can also share their phone screen with the other party during the video call and mark-up notes to quickly share thoughts.

Huawei Share facilitates high-speed file transfer between the smartphone and other devices such as tablets and PCs. With Huawei Share on the HUAWEI P40 Series, consumers can stream music to a smart speaker, initiate screen projection and connect to Wi-Fi by tapping the device they want to connect to with their phone. New functionality added to the Multi-screen Collaboration allows users to easily answer video or voice calls hands-free directly through the PC, and open files and hyperlinks on the smartphone with native PC applications for enhanced productivity.

Working in close collaboration with global developers, Huawei offers a wide range of global and local apps on AppGallery, Huawei’s official app marketplace. Users can also enjoy a rich library of quality entertainment media on HUAWEI Video, HUAWEI Music and HUAWEI Reader, with new additions from top content providers being added on a continuous basis.

Pricing and Availability

The HUAWEI P40 Series will be available for sale islandwide from 4 April 2020 at all Huawei Concept Stores, major telco outlets, selected consumer electronic stores; Huawei official online stores in Lazada and Shopee.

Pricing details are as follows:

Model

Colour

Configuration

Price (SGD)

HUAWEI P40 Pro

  • Silver Frost
  • Blush Gold
  • Deep Sea Blue

8GB RAM + 256GB ROM

$1,448

HUAWEI P40

8GB RAM + 128GB ROM

$1,048

Customers of the HUAWEI P40 Series will also enjoy Prestige Care services which includes:

  • One year door-to-door repair pick-up and delivery service
  • Two-year warranty coverage
  • Three months screen insurance, terms and conditions apply

Customers can now make a pre-order till 3 April 2020 through the official channels listed below and enjoy a free premium bundle worth up to S$562, while stocks last:

Telco operators

Singtel : https://www.singtel.com/personal/products-services/mobile/info/huawei-p40 

M1 : https://www.m1.com.sg/huawei-p40 

Starhub : https://www.starhub.com/personal/promotions/huawei-p40-series.html 

Consumer Electronic Stores

Best Denki : https://www.bestdenki.com.sg/new-huawei-p40

Challenger : https://www.hachi.tech/huawei-p40

COURTS : https://www.courts.com.sg/p40

Harvey Norman : https://www.harveynorman.com.sg/huawei-p40

Sprintcass: https://www.ishopchangi.com/brand/huawei#1

Huawei Official Online Stores

Lazada : https://www.lazada.sg/shop/huawei-flagship-store

Shopee : https://shopee.sg/huawei-p40-series

* Information and picture courtesy of Huawei CBG and MSL Singapore *

HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro Now Available in Singapore

The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro is now available in Singapore. For the Huawei users and supporters out here in Singapore, this would be the time to check out the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro! They have been in the news in recent months and getting a lot of attention around the world. Nevertheless, have a look at the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro technical specifications  and capabilities and how they would be operating without Google Mobile Services.

As a current HUAWEI P9 user and having reviewed the HUAWEI P9HUAWEI P10 Plus and as well as having a hands on with the HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Nova 5T during their launch, I have experiences in using Huawei smartphones. While they have their challenges facing them in this current climate, I hope that all these can be resolved down the road. On the smartphone capabilities, they have been very strong in the smartphone cameras since the launch of the HUAWEI P9 smartphone. I am thinking of upgrading from HUAWEI P9, maybe I can look at the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro or Nova 5T?

If you are keen on the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro, you can register your interest! Let me share with you more information on the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro in Singapore:

HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro is now available in Singapore for online registration of interest that will run from October 5 – 15, 2019. Demo displays are also available in selected Huawei Concept Stores* for those who are keen to experience the infinite possibilities of the phone including its 88-degree ultra-curved screen, interactive side-touch and the new SuperSensing Cine Camera system co-engineered with Leica.

Designed for the fearless and mavericks of our society, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro is the statement piece to have this year as it pushes the boundaries of mobile innovation and challenges users to rethink the possibilities of what a flagship device can accomplish.

An exclusive model with limited quantities available in the region, 200 successful registered users selected at random, will be invited to a private event held in late October to purchase their new device and receive an irresistible gift bundle worth $463 that includes:

  • DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Combo worth S$189
  • HUAWEI SuperCharge Wireless Car Charger (Max 27W) worth S$98
  • HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro PU Case worth S$48
  • HUAWEI SuperCharge 12,000 40W Power Bank worth S$128

These 200 customers will be contacted from October 16 onwards with an invitation to the exclusive event hosted by Huawei via phone and email. HUAWEI Mate 30 Series comes with HUAWEI EMUI 10, which uses different open source codes, including Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and Huawei’s self-developed coding. While the new HUAWEI Mate 30 Series will not come with Google Mobile Services, users will be able to download and enjoy the applications from the HUAWEI AppGallery preinstalled in the device. The event will include a product demonstration and hands-on for customers to experience the phones firsthand before making a purchase.

Additional Benefits

Customers who purchase the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro will enjoy premium services under the HICARE PRESTIGE package which includes:

  • One year door-to-door repair pick-up and delivery service
  • Two-year warranty
  • One-time complimentary screen replacement within first three months of purchase
  • Dedicated VIP Customer Service Hotline Support

How do I register my interest for the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro in Singapore?

STEP 1: Register your interest online here from 5 -15 October, 2019

STEP 2: You may receive a call or email between 16 – 24 October 2019 with an invitation to a private event (limited to 200 successful registrants, selected at random)

STEP 3:  Upon invitation, you may attend a private event to purchase the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro and receive an exclusive gift bundle worth $463

NOTE: Those who did not receive the invitation will be informed of the next opportunity to purchase the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro.

Pricing and Availability

HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro

Colours: Black and Space Silver

Storage and RAM: ROM-256GB / RAM-8GB

RRP (SGD): $1,298

*Selected Huawei Concept Stores for hands-on experience:

  • 313@Somerset, #B2-12/13
  • Westgate, #03-38/39
  • Paya Lebar Quarter, #B1-27
  • Bugis Junction, #01-54/54A
  • Jurong Point, #B1-31
  • Nex, #04-43
  • Tampines Mall,  #04-03

* Information and picture courtesy of Huawei Singapore *

Huawei Celebrates National Day with $54 Smartphone Deal!

This coming National Day 2019 in Singapore, there is a wonderful promotion by Huawei! Ladies and gentlemen, Huawei Celebrates National Day with $54 Smartphone Deal! This is indeed a great news and I would like to share more in details with everybody!

Huawei Consumer Business Group, Singapore, is celebrating National Day 2019 with an awesome sweet deal, for its popular casual smartphone series, the HUAWEI Y6 Pro 2019, at a mere $54 (original RRP of $198) for just three days, happening from 26th to 28th July 2019!

This offer is targeted for Singaporeans and Singapore permanent residents, to celebrate the generation that made great contributions towards the growth of Singapore and its national development, in appreciation and recognition, leading up towards Singapore’s 54th National Day. This promotion is open to those aged 50 and above and is available at all Huawei Concept Stores island-wide and selected retailers, while stocks last.*

The HUAWEI Y6 Pro 2019 boasts an impressive 6.09-inch Dewdrop High Definition+ display, which enhances one’s viewing experience of the stunning images captured with its 13 megapixel rear camera. The front-facing, 8 megapixel camera on the other hand, is equipped with an advanced selfie toning flash that makes true, natural and accurate self-portraits a reality, even in low light conditions. Alongside these features is an impressive 3,020 mAh power plant with intelligent battery optimization, which keeps the HUAWEI Y6 Pro 2019 charged and ready to use.

The Huawei Y6 Pro 2019 is available in two colour variants – Midnight Black and Amber Brown. What’s more, Amber Brown comes in an exclusive textured leather back for style-conscious shoppers.

Do share this wonderful $54 smartphone deal by Huawei, Pay It Forward and Pass It On, to your family, loved ones, relatives and friends!

* Terms and Conditions

  • Promotion is available at all Huawei Concept Stores and selected retailers
  • Valid for Singaporean and Permanent Resident customers fifty (50) years of age and above as of 31 December 2019. Simply present your NRIC/ Identity Card for verification during transaction to qualify.
  • Each eligible customer is limited to a purchase of two (2) units of HUAWEI Y6 Pro 2019 throughout 26 – 28 July 2019.
  • While stocks last.
  • Terms and conditions apply

Also available at:

Challenger
Bugis Flagship 200 Victoria Street #B1-26 Bugis Junction, Singapore 188021
JEWEL 78 Airport Blvd, Jewel, B2-214/215, Singapore 819666
Jurong Point Jurong West Central 3 #B1-94/95/96 Jurong Point Shopping Centre Singapore 648886
NEX 23 Serangoon Central #04-33/34 Nex Singapore 556083
Courts
Megastore 50 Tampines North Drive 2 Singapore 528766
Causeway Point 1 Woodlands Square, #04-19/20, Causeway Point, Singapore 738099
JEM 50 Jurong Gateway Road, #04-30/31/32 JEM, Singapore 608549
Funan 107 North Bridge Road, #03-01/07 Funan, Singapore 179105

** Information and picture courtesy of Huawei Consumer Business Group **

Huawei launched Huawei Mate 10 Series

Huawei recently launched the Huawei Mate 10 Series, a highly anticipated powerful smartphone that is going to make some waves in the smartphone market with its Artificial Intelligence (AI) features, newest Android 8.0, EMUI 8.0 and of course, the next biggest factor that got me into Huawei smartphones are the Leica powered lenses – New Leica Dual Camera with SUMMILUX-H lenses, with both featuring an aperture of f/1.6, and intelligent photography including AI-powered Real-Time Scene and Object Recognition and AI-powered Bokeh Effect.

My journey with Huawei smartphone began with the Huawei P9, a smartphone that blew me away with their Leica dual camera lenses, the quality, accuracy and capabilities of the Huawei P9. After my review (Huawei P9 tech review and Huawei P9 camera/photography review), I decided to add a second smartphone, the Huawei P9 to my setup, using the Huawei P9 as my business line smartphone.

Most recently, I got the opportunity to review the Huawei P10 Plus and I am even more impressed with the upgrades and updates of the Huawei smartphone technology. During my review of the Huawei P10 Plus, I had the experiences of running the EMUI version 5.0 and I really like the user interface and experience on the Huawei P10 Plus. From a photography perspective, the upgrades and improvements to the Leica Dual Lenses on the Huawei P10 Plus really make me impressed. Personally, I do hope to upgrade my Huawei P9 if the opportunity arises (to Huawei P10 Plus or maybe Huawei Mate 10 if I get to review it?)

With EMUI 8.0 inside Huawei Mate 10, I would be interested to see how the OS works out for the Huawei Mate 10 as well as my favourite smartphone camera, the Leica powered SUMMILUX-H lenses on the Huawei Mate 10 Series. If the opportunity arises to review the Huawei Mate 10, I would share my thoughts, views and of course the photographs shot with the Huawei Mate 10 Series.

Let me share with you more information and pictures on the Huawei Mate 10 Series from the press release information:

“As we enter the age of intelligence, AI is no longer a virtual concept but something that intertwines with our daily lives. AI can enhance user experience, provide valuable services and improve product performance,” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series introduces the first mobile AI-specific Neural-Network Processing Unit, launching a new era of intelligent phones.”

A New, Mobile AI Computing Architecture for Intelligent Mobile Experiences

The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro are the first devices powered by the new Kirin 970 processor, delivering AI enhancements for a faster, more customised mobile experience. The Kirin 970 is built using an advanced TSMC 10nm semiconductor manufacturing process, featuring an octa-coreARM Cortex CPU, a first-to-market Mali G72 12-core GPU and the first NPU designed specifically for a mobile device. The Kirin 970 also has a new dual ISP for AI-powered intelligent photography.

The specialised NPU, combined with Huawei’s innovative HiAI mobile computing platform, means the Kirin 970 delivers 25x better performance and 50x greater energy efficiency for AI-related tasks, compared to four Cortex-A73 cores. 1 The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series is also the world’s fastest smartphone supporting super-fast LTE connectivity and download speeds. The device comes with the world’s first dual 4G SIM support and dual VoLTE connections.

By combining individual and collective intelligence for on-device AI, the new HUAWEI Mate Series delivers real-time responses to users, including AI-powered Real-Time Scene and Object Recognition and an AI-Accelerated Translator. The Kirin 970 is an open, mobile AI computing platform for third parties to create new and imaginative AI applications, extending Huawei’s processing capabilities to the entire value chain.

The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will launch with Huawei’s all-new EMUI 8.0 powered by Android™ 8.0. Features include an AI Engine to fully leverage the capabilities of the Kirin 970, an AI-Accelerated Translator to deliver faster and more accurate interactive translation for a smoother communication experience, an easy projection feature to connect the new Huawei Mate Series to a larger screen and support for a full desktop experience – either mirroring or extending the smartphone display like a PC.

Design Qualities for New Levels of Sophistication and Comfort

With an all-new HUAWEI FullView Display, the HUAWEI Mate 10 features a stunning 5.9-inch screen with a 16:9 display, barely-there-bezel and HDR10 to support vivid colours. The 6-inch HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro features an 18:9 OLED display, high screen-to-body ratio and HDR10 for dynamic video viewing.

The iconic devices feature a 3D glass body, beautifully and symmetrically curved on all sides for an ergonomic hold.

The HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro is also IP67 Water and Dust Resistant.

New Leica Dual Camera and AI-powered Battery Management for the Next Era of Smartphone Use

Huawei has again partnered with Leica to co-engineer the dual lens camera for the HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro. They combine 12-megapixel RGB + 20-megapixel monochrome sensors, Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS), dual lenses with the world’s largest aperture of f/1.6, AI-powered bokeh effect and AI-powered digital zoom. The new AI-powered Real-Time Scene and Object Recognition feature, which automatically chooses camera settings based on the object and scene, supports an advanced AI-powered digital zoom function with AI motion detection for clearer and sharper pictures.

The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro pack a 4000 mAh high-density battery featuring a smart battery management system that understands user behaviour and intelligently allocates resources to maximise battery life. It supports 4.5V / 5A low-voltage fast charging, powering the device from 1 per cent to 20 per cent in 10 minutes, and 1 per cent to 58 per cent in 30 minutes.2

Additionally, HUAWEI SuperCharge is the world’s first fast charging technology to receive the TÜV Fast-Charge Safety Certification, ensuring safe end-to-end charging.

HUAWEI Mate 10 Series Key Features:

  • Kirin 970, the world’s first AI processor for smartphones with a dedicated Neural-Network Processing Unit (NPU).
  • A 3D glass body featuring a barely-there-bezel, HUAWEI FullView Display and HDR10-supported technology for intensely vivid and bright colours.
  • HUAWEI SuperCharge, the world’s first fast charging technology to receive the TÜV Fast-Charge Safety Certification, and 4000 mAh battery with AI-powered battery management.
  • New Leica Dual Camera with SUMMILUX-H lenses, both featuring an aperture of f/1.6, for intelligent photography including AI-powered Real-Time Scene and Object Recognition and AI poweredbokeh effect.
  • An all-new, simplified EMUI 8.0 based on Android™ 8.0.

New Accessories

  • Huawei also launched three HUAWEI Mate 10 accessories: the EnVizion 360 Camera, SuperCharge™ Power Bank, and Smart Scale.
  • The EnVizion 360 Camera can shoot 5K photos and 360-degree 2K videos with multiple viewing modes for users to share across their social media channels.
  • Huawei’s SuperCharge™ Power Bank supports a 4.5V / 5A low-voltage fast charge.
  • The Smart Scale can monitor and analyse health information such as body fat percentage and Body Mass Index through a mobile app.

Singapore Pricing and Availability

The new HUAWEI Mate 10 will be available in two colours, Mocha Brown and Black, in late October in Singapore. The HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will also be available in two colours, Mocha Brown and Midnight Blue, in late-November. The exclusive PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 10 will be available in Diamond Black colour in early December.

Device

 

 

Memory Singapore Price (includes tax) Availability

 

HUAWEI Mate 10

 

64GB ROM +

4GB RAM

 

S$888 28 October 2017

 

HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro 128GB ROM +

6GB RAM

 

To be announced on

26 October 2017

 

To be announced on 26

October 2017

PORSCHE DESIGN

HUAWEI Mate 10

 

256GB ROM +

6GB RAM

 

To be announced on 26

October 2017

 

To be announced on

26 October 2017

Full details on Singapore pricing and availability will be made available on 26 October 2017.

Registration of Interest (ROI) and Preorder on Lazada and Huawei Concept Stores

ROI Duration

 

17 October 2017 onwards
Available Model Mate 10: (64GB ROM + 4GB RAM)

Mate 10 Pro: (128GB ROM + 6GB RAM)

PORSCHE DESIGN Mate 10: (256GB ROM + 6GB RAM)

 

Available Colours Mate 10: Black & Mocha Brown

Mate 10 Pro: Midnight Blue and Mocha Brown

PORSCHE DESIGN Mate 10: Diamond Black

 

ROI Website http://consumer.huawei.com/sg/

Preorder on Lazada & Huawei Concept Stores for Mate 10

Preorder Duration

 

17 October 2017 to 23 October 2017

 

Available Model Mate 10: (64GB ROM + 4GB RAM)

 

Available Colours Black & Mocha Brown
Retail Price S$888 SGD (Mate 10)

 

Promotion Free wireless keyboard & USB Type C to HDMI (First 500 customers only)

 

Website https://www.lazada.sg/huaweimate10

* Information and pictures courtesy of Huawei Consumer BG Singapore and Allison+Partners *

Double Rainbow spotted on 8th July 2017

A rainbow, a beautiful sight on Earth, one of the many wonders by our Mother Nature. I was able to spot rainbow a number of times over the years at different locations in Singapore, it’s always a blessing to be able to see a rainbow.

A double rainbow, is much harder to spot and I haven’t personally spot a double rainbow since the year 2012, check out my previous post here when I shared about my double rainbow story!

On 8th July 2017, I was at the Marina Bay area, on the Esplanade side, photographing National Day Parade (NDP) 2017 rehearsal, this was the National Education 2 (NE2) show. While photographing the pre-parade performances around the Marina Bay, a rainbow appeared above and behind the skyline of Marina Bay Sands! The sight was really gorgeous! A lot of the visitors present around Marina Bay were probably photographing away the view of the rainbow!

As the time quickly progressed, a faint second rainbow appeared at the side of the main rainbow! Finally, I managed to spot a double rainbow again! I quickly turned my attention to the double rainbow, photographing and capturing this wonderful image down on my cameras and my memories. This photograph, was a perfect theme for my number 5,000th post on Instagram, a personal milestone for me, a perfect fit with this double rainbow!

It’s not easy at all to spot a double rainbow and this is a blessing for me, considering the difficult and tough times for my photography business. I am glad that I managed to capture this with the Huawei P10 Plus, a smartphone that I am reviewing currently!

This article titled “Journey with me along with Huawei P10 Plus“, is a prelude to my review articles and photographs that I would be sharing at the end of the Huawei P10 Plus review. For the next few weeks, walk with me, through my eyes, thoughts, views and journeys with the Huawei P10 Plus.

I am also taking this opportunity to constantly remind myself again and again, in this post that I wrote … it’s time to return back to creating quality content with my photographs and stories, through my own vision and direction.

Concentrating and focusing on this area, I can let the toxic and bad wolfs stay away from my brain, heart and soul. I must and I need to let go of the toxic and nasty people around me.

The Huawei P10 Plus smartphone review set is like a lucky star for me, spotting the double rainbow and re-igniting the photography and creative spark inside me again.

You’ll Never Walk Alone! Onward!

Huawei P9 Review

The Huawei P9 smartphone, recently launched in May 2016, garnered a lot of attention around the world with their dual camera lens system in collaboration with Leica. When I first read about the announcement about the Huawei P9 smartphone, I was excited with their dual lens system and their collaboration with Leica, a world famous camera brand.

Recently, I got an opportunity to review the Huawei P9 smartphone camera and I am thankful for the two weeks plus that I had with this smartphone. What happened was that my iPhone 6 had a very bad apps crash and it kind of damaged my rear facing camera and flashlight. Therefore, I wasn’t able to do any live updates with photographs and my Instagram became Latergram. The Huawei P9 provided me with the opportunity to do my mobile phone photography during that two weeks plus review period.

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For this review post, I would concentrate on the overall aspects of the Huawei P9 smartphone except for the smartphone camera review that will be in another separate article post.

The Huawei P9 model that I got for my review was the EVA-L19 model, the 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM with global dual sim slots. First and foremost, the white colour box was in the form of simplicity and minimalism. Upon opening the box and taking out the Huawei P9 smartphone, the feeling was great. It was premium, elegant and stylish, state-of-the-art industrial design. The feel of the Huawei P9 is really good, smooth finishing and solid smartphone body, thanks to Huawei’s superior-grade 2.5D glass and aerospace-class aluminium.

Huawei P9 is equipped with power and speed, powered by their new Kirin 955 2.5GHz 64 bit ARM-based processor along with a 5.2-inch 1080p display and the 3,000mAh high density battery. Running on Android version 6.0, the operating system is stable, the user interface is very similar to iOS. This resulted in a combination of the iOS user interface features running on an Android platform inside the Huawei P9. For an iPhone user like me who doesn’t have too much experiences with an Android smartphone (even though I own Android smartphones), the experience and transition to use Huawei P9 makes it really fast and smooth. Given the powerful specifications inside the Huawei P9, there were times

The dual sim card slots are most welcome for some of us here, who either have two mobile phone lines or we have to travel overseas for business trips. The first sim card slot is the main sim card slot, micro-sim that is 2G/3G/4G ready while the second sim card slot is nano sim card and it is only for 2G networks. This slot is also where I placed my MicroSD card to let me store my photographs, data and files that I need to work on. During my review period with the Huawei P9, I placed my MicroSD card inside sim card slot 2 and my photographs that were taken were stored directly into my MicroSD card and not on the phone memory.

Therefore, the sim card slot 2 is a combination of nano sim card and MicroSD card slot together. This might be an issue for users who travel overseas and they plan to buy another local sim card into slot 2 together with their main mobile line sim card in sim card slot 1 and their sim card slot 2 is taken up by their MicroSD card.

The power technical specifications and the built quality of the Huawei P9 smartphone are factors that make this smartphone strong. Collaborating with Leica, a world renowned and iconic camera brand, the rear facing dual cameras co-engineered with Leica makes the Huawei P9 smartphone highly desirable, for both work and smartphone photography. When they said the Huawei P9 is reinventing smartphone photography, and after reviewing it for two weeks plus, I agree with the messages that they are sending across. In my earlier sharing on the Huawei P9 press release article, you can read more in depth on their photography system co-engineered by Huawei and Leica packed inside the Huawei P9 smartphone.

For the Huawei P9 smartphone camera review, it is inside another review article dedicated to the photography system by Huawei and Leica, that is on my photography blog. I am very impressed by the smartphone camera capabilities and quality especially the monochrome mode photographs. That is also why I gave it a dedicated camera review. Check out the photographs shot with the Huawei P9 smartphone camera review unit on my Flickr collection.

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To me, as a photographer, a technology gadgets enthusiast, a person on the move handling marketing and social media, the Huawei P9 is an excellent smartphone choice that I am most likely going to own it down the road. While it would not replace my iPhone 6, it would most likely to co-exist with my iPhone when I decide to work with 2 mobile phone numbers, one for work and one for personal using a combination of one iOS smartphone and one Android smartphone, capturing the best of both worlds.

I would like to thank Huawei Singapore and Ogilvy Public Relations for giving me the opportunity to review the Huawei P9 smartphone camera.

*Note: The Huawei P9 camera review would be up in the next few days on my photography website*