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HWZ Deal Alert: 13th August 2018

By Ng Chong Seng - 13 Aug 2018

HWZ Deal Alert: 13th August 2018

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It's Monday, which means we're back to work and another edition to HWZ Deal Alert. You should know the drill by now, so let's jump right in!


1.) Nintendo New 3DS XL SNES Edition

The Switch may be Nintendo’s latest console, but the 3DS still wipes the floor with it thanks to its huge library of retro and modern games. If you need another good reason to get a 3DS, well, know that the limited SNES edition of the New 3DS XL is now going for US$150 (~S$218) on Amazon, which is US$50 off the usual price. Versus the New 2DS XL, the New 3DS XL additionally supports face-tracking 3D (playing Ocarina of Time in 3D is a treat for any Zelda fan, by the way), and this particular SNES edition even includes a download code for Super Mario Kart. The only two gripes I’ve with it are that it doesn’t come with an AC adapter and you need to unscrew the battery cover just to get to the microSD card slot. For those wondering, yes, Amazon does ship this to Singapore for as little as US$7 extra.

Get the Nintendo New 3DS XL SNES Edition here.


2.) Oppo Find X

With a massive 6.4-inch AMOLED display that goes from edge to edge, the new Oppo Find X is quite a sight to behold. But where did the cameras go? Well, just launch the camera app and a “Stealth 3D camera” will slide up to expose the front and rear-facing cameras. The Find X isn’t all beauty though - under the hood you’ll also find a top-end Snapdragon 845 processor with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Normally retailing for S$1,199, Shopee now has the blue Find X going for S$1,099. All the standard free gifts - tempered glass screen protector, back case - are still there, along with 2 years of warranty by Oppo. To sweeten the deal, the shop is also throwing in a free 12,000mAh power bank.

Get the Oppo Find X (8GB RAM / 128GB storage) here.


3.) Samsung Galaxy Note9 Pre-Order Promos

Samsung’s latest and greatest phone - the Galaxy Note9 - is now available for pre-order and will ship August 22. To entice customers to pre-order the phone, Samsung is running this crazy promo that lets those who bought the 128GB Note9 to upgrade to the 512GB model for free. If you're buying the phone sans contract, this means you only need to pay S$1,398 for the S$1,728 model. This offer isn’t exclusive to the full-price Note9; it applies to sets you get from the telcos as well.

Read more about the Galaxy Note9 pre-order promos here.


Editor's note and disclaimer: The deals are not an endorsement or recommendation of the product from the editorial team. Instead, the listed items present themselves as a good deal based on the novelty factor and how much of a discount it is being offered from standard retail pricing at the time of publishing. Please note that we are not responsible in any way if you're unable to secure the listed offer due to errors on our part or should the offers expire by the time you've checked them.