From mid-October onwards, you can get it without contract from Challenger, Gain City and abonlineshop.com for a recommended retail price of S$699.
The expected delivery date on the first batch of pre-orders are expected to be on 16th or 17th November 2015.
It is an increasing trend that people are getting their phones without contract. For example, both Apple and Xiaomi sells their phone directly on their website.
Phones sold in Singapore are always unlocked because by law, it is illegal to sell locked phones in here.
The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be launching on Friday, 25th September 2015 at 8am at Marina Bay Sands, Exhibition Hall D, Basement 2.
With regards to LTE networks in Singapore, for the iPhone 6s model we are getting the A1638 (GSM) and for the iPhone 6s Plus model, we are getting the A1687 (GSM).
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 4G+ was launched in Singapore last Thursday and it was available for sale 2 days later on last Saturday. Two colors will be available at launch, the Black Sapphire & Gold Platinum. The 32GB variant will retail for S$1,088 and the 64GB variant will retail for S$1,188.
Also introduced last Thursday was the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ 4G+. It will be available for sale starting today. Similar to the Note 5, two colors will be available at launch, the Black Sapphire & Gold Platinum. In terms of pricing, it will be S$100 more than the Note 5. The 32GB variant will retail for S$1,188 and the 64GB variant will retail for S$1,288.
The much anticipated OnePlus 2 which was announced last Tuesday, 28th July 2015, will be coming to Singapore in Q4 2015 and the local retail price is S$538 for the 64GB variant.
I played with the OnePlus 2 last Friday, 31st July 2015, at the OnePlus 2 media event in Singapore. I love the build of the OnePlus 2, it feels solid and have a premium touch to it. The phone comes with the Sandstone Black back cover which I totally love. If you don’t like it, you can swap it with four other back covers: Bamboo, Rosewood, Black Apricot, Kevlar, which are sold separately.
The LG G4 will be available in Singapore from Saturday, 30th May 2015, for a recommended retail price (RRP) of S$998 for the leather back cover and S$928 for the metallic finish back cover.
Registration of interest will start on 15th May 2015 till 24th May 2015 at participating telcos (M1 and StarHub). If you registered your interest, you are entitled to exclusive premiums worth up to S$292 when you buy the LG G4. These premiums are:
The HTC One M9 will be available in Singapore from this Saturday, 2nd May 2015, for a recommended retail price (RRP) of S$1,008.
It only comes in one variant which is 32GB and it available in two different colors:
Thanks to Letv for inviting me to Beijing, China, for the launch of their new mobile phones along with other Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and India media. This is the first time Letv is venturing into the smart phone market.
For the unaware, Letv was founded in 2004 by Jia Yueting (net worth US$3.7 billion) and is one of China’s biggest and fastest growing Internet companies. The company employs more than 5,000 people and is listed on the Growth Enterprise Market in China with a market capitalization of more than US$12 billion (Source: Wikipedia).
Many people come to know YotaPhone 2 as the phone with two screens. It is the world’s third phone with two screens as far as I know. The first is YotaPhone 1 which didn’t make it to Singapore and the second is NEC Medias W N-05e which is also not available in Singapore.