Microsoft Surface Pro 3 was announced last night in New York. Microsoft tout it as “the tablet that can replace your laptop”.
It comes with a large, 12″ ClearType HD color-calibrated display, a continuously adjustable kickstand, improvements to processing power, upgraded camera, and weighs only about 800g. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come with 4G/LTE option =(
Microsoft Surface 2 was launched last month and thanks to Ian, the media is able to purchase it at a media discount. The retail price of a Surface 2 is S$618 for 32GB and S$748 for 64GB. I bought the 32GB version.
Last month, Panasonic introduces the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1, a 7″ rugged Windows 8.1 Pro Tablet running on Intel Core i5 vPro processor. It is drop/shock resistant of height up to 150cm and has a rating of IP65 for water and dust resistant thanks to its fanless design.
The base model will start from S$2,600 in March 2014 and it can be customised to fit a range of accessories such as mini serial port, ethernet port, 2D barcode reader, GPS and NFC through its configuration port.
The only screen protector for Nexus 7 that MobyShop carries, is the Clasy Screen Protector. Clasy is a Korean brand and the screen protector itself is Made in Korea. It is pretty cheap, I only paid S$12 for it!
The packaging is extremely simple, it contains just the screen protector and the microfiber cloth!
Bought the 16GB Nexus 7 (2013) from Amazon for only US$199 during the Black Friday deals week! The 32GB was also on discount, going for US$239!
The item is eligible for FREE AmazonGlobal Saver which means it ships for free to Singapore! So you just have to pay US$199 which is about S$250. Do note that Asus Singapore is selling the exact same Nexus 7 (2013) in Singapore for S$379. The only difference is that it comes with 1 year warranty. For S$130 cheaper, I can forgo the warranty!
Both of my iPads are starting to show it’s age because it lags in everything it does. So it is time for an upgrade! I wanted to get the iPad Mini Retina but in the end I chose the iPad Air because of the bigger screen (easier for Li Xiang to do her sketching).
Sold my iPad 1 (16GB) (Wi-Fi + 3G) and iPad 2 (Black 32GB) (Wi-Fi + 3G) on Carousell in just one weekend for S$150 and S$310 respectively!
During Mother’s Day week last week, Barnes & Noble dropped their price for their Nook HD+ Tablet from US$269 (S$335) to US$179 (S$222.80) for their 16GB model. Of course I bought it since it is a OK price for that specification and I always wanted to play with an Android tablet.
Nook HD+ doesn’t come with camera, GPS or 3G capability. It uses microSD card as a storage expansion. It uses its own proprietary 30-pin charging cable and since Nook is not available in Singapore,it is advisable to get a spare charging cable in case you misplaced yours.