Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE Now Available In Singapore

Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE Now Available In Singapore
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The Samsung Galaxy Note II was announced about 2 months ago at IFA 2012. Now it is finally available in Singapore.

The Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE is now available in Singapore (as of Saturday, 20th October 2012) for a recommended retail price (RRP) of S$998 without contract. The price stated is inclusive of 7% GST.

Loop & Meet App

Loop & Meet App
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Loop & Meet (SingTel link) is an App by SingTel that allows you to manage RSVP to your events. It is different from Facebook Event because each of your guest will receive an SMS for your event and they can RSVP to the event by replying to the SMS with a #yes, #no or #maybe. Not everyone check Facebook often, but most do at least reply to SMSes.

It is free on the Apple App Store as well as Google Play.

SingTel & Samsung Pledge Support For Team Singapore For London 2012 Olympics

SingTel & Samsung Pledge Support For Team Singapore For London 2012 Olympics
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Both SingTel and Samsung has pledge supports for Team Singapore for the London 2012 Olympics. Samsung will sponsor 60 Samsung Galaxy SIII (White) while SingTel will provide complimentary airtime and data subscriptions to allow them to keep in touch with their family back in Singapore.

For those who wants more details, the press releases from the 2 company are pasted below.

SingTel New Flexi/iFlexi Plans For 3G & 4G Customers

SingTel New Flexi/iFlexi Plans For 3G & 4G Customers
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In short, this will affect new and re-contracting customers from 1st July 2012. SingTel decreases data bundle from 12GB to 2GB (2GB is for Flexi Lite, which most of us are on) and increases SMS quota from 550 to 800! Looks like we need to SMS more instead of Whatsapp.

I am pretty disappointed with this announcement actually. Instead of fixing the problem, they chose to cap everybody. Instead of fixing the overloaded base station, they chose to spend S$12 million to buy hungrygowhere.

SingTel Brings In 3G/WiFi PlayStation Vita To Singapore

SingTel Brings In 3G/WiFi PlayStation Vita To Singapore
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Interesting! SingTel is bringing in the 3G/WiFi PlayStation Vita to Singapore! It will be on sale from 14th April 2012. The RRP of it is S$469 and of course if you get it from SingTel, it will be subsidized (price plans located at the bottom of this post)

You can pre-order the PS Vita online at singtel.com/PSVita from today (28th March 2012). Pre-order customers will receive S$20 worth of Sony PlayStation Network credits to purchase games.

Galaxy Nexus (White)

Galaxy Nexus (White)
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Bought the Galaxy Nexus (White) from SingTel Shop at ComCenter on the 18th February 2012. Initally, the white color is only available online via SingTelShop.com. Since I am already at the physical store, so I thought no harm trying my luck to ask the Customer Service Officer (CSO) and to my surprise they have it in store at ComCenter! So those who wants white, take note of this!

I ported Li Xiang over from M1 to SingTel and she signed a 2-year 3G Flexi Lite contract which cost S$39 per month. After telecom subsidy, the phone cost S$488.

SingTel’s Broadband on Mobile Prestige 75

SingTel’s Broadband on Mobile Prestige 75
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On the 20th December 2011, SingTel launches the first LTE service in Singapore and it is available to both consumer and business users. The new LTE service will initially be available for USB dongle modems only. It will be enhanced to support LTE-enabled smartphones and tablets when they become more readily available in the market.

The new LTE Broadband on Mobile (BBOM) plan is called Mobile Prestige 75.