Samsung Pay will be available for use in Singapore from next Thursday, 16th June 2016 on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 4G+, S6 edge+ 4G+, S7 4G+ and S7 edge 4G+.
Singapore is the 5th country after Spain, China, US and South Korea to have Samsung Pay.
Bought the Samsung Series 5 55″ SUHD Smart LED TV (UA55JS7200) from Best Denki at VivoCity on 20th February 2016. Best Denki is having their Fortune Sale for Chinese New Year. This television is for my new house that will be ready in end April 2016.
When the television was launched in April 2015, the price was S$3,699 but now it dropped to S$2,949. For the fortune sale, there is a 8% discount (capped at S$200) and hence the final price of the television is S$2,749. It comes with a free Samsung 320W 2.1 Ch Soundbar (J551) worth S$549 and I paid extra S$50 for the wall mount.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 4G+ and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge 4G+ will be officially available in Singapore from Saturday, 12th March 2016.
In Singapore, both the S7 and S7 edge will come in only one size which is 32GB because it now comes with expandable memory slot via microSD (up to 200GB).
In a press release by Samsung entitled “Samsung Pay Continues Global Momentum in 2016“, Samsung announced that Samsung Pay will be available in Singapore later this year.
In 2016, Samsung Pay will start global expansion beginning with China in March, followed by Australia, Brazil, Singapore, Spain and the U.K. later in the year. Additionally, Canada will be added to the new launch roadmap. Samsung Pay is currently available on select Galaxy devices including S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, Note5 as well as premium and mid-range options such as the 2016 models of both Galaxy A5 and A7.
Amazon was having a 48% off their Samsung 850 EVO 250GB last month (I bought it on the 11th November 2015). The listed price is US$149.99 (S$213) and the discounted price is US$74.99 (S$106).
Another good news is that it qualifies for the free AmazonGlobal Saver Shipping to Singapore if your total qualifying purchases are more than US$125.
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 Samsung Galaxy S6 4G+ and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ will be officially available in Singapore from this Saturday, 11th April 2015.
For the Samsung Galaxy S6 4G+, it will come in three sizes, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. Three colors will be available at launch, White Pearl, Black Sapphire and Gold Platinum. The 4th color, Blue Topaz will be available at a later date.
Last month, Samsung announced the Samsung Universal Animal Edition Battery Pack featuring illustrations of four species of endangered animals as part of Samsung ‘Charge the Life’ campaign, which aims to raise awareness about endangered animals.
The endangered animals are selected from the IUCN Red List of threatened species. The list is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species.