IT Show 2023 Preview: Deals to look out for

By Ken Wong - 12 Mar 2023

IT Show 2023 Preview: Deals to look out for

Note: This article was first published on 9 March 2023.

11 March 2023 update: We've included our editorial picks at the bottom for added convenience. Enjoy your shopping at IT Show 2023.

IT Show 2023 Preview: Deals to look out for

With the IT Show 2023 kicking off in a few days, here are some of the deals you can look forward to whether you visit the show in person at Suntec or one of the show partners’ physical stores. To recap, IT Show runs from 9 to 12 March across two floors at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Don’t forget to keep tabs on our Facebook and TikTok pages to see what top deals and interesting finds we come across during our walkabout on the show floor.  For more information on what to expect and the over-arching show promotions available, don't forget to check out our earlier article here

Lastly, check out some of the latest brochures for the IT Show 2023, which we've uploaded to our Tech Show portal!

Meanwhile, in this article, here are some of the top deals, in our opinion, to keep an eye on and why they are a great option. Note that these offers are based on early promotional material and may be revised at the IT Show.



Singapore's no.1 chain store retailer (according to HardwareZone's Readers' Choice voting), Challenger, can be found at booth 305 on level 3 of Suntec bringing with them more than 80 participating brands and over 10,000 deals. For the first time ever, members can earn rebates for their purchases at the IT Show and participate in member-only lucky draws. You can find out some of their offers in-store here.


Acer Nitro 5

The Acer AN515-58 is a gaming laptop that is equipped with an Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD for storage, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU that can handle most regular gaming needs.

Grab it at the show for S$1,498 (U.P. S$1,998).


Lenovo IdeaPad 3

Need a device with that “get up and go” attitude? Then the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 is what you need. Small and compact, its FHD IPS screen is powered by Intel Iris Xe graphics, Intel’s Core i7-1255U processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 512 GB SSD for storage.

Check it out at Challenger’s booth and buy it for S$1,099 (U.P. S$1,311).


Belkin BOOST↑CHARGE PRO with Mag-safe 15W

Looking for something simple to keep your iPhone charged? Well, take a look at Belkin’s BOOST↑CHARGE PRO with Mag-safe 15W and its unique form factor. This portable charging pad attaches with magnetic precision while a pop-up stand allows you to keep using your phone while it charges.

Buy it at the Challenger booth for S$89 (U.P. S$120).



The Creative booth can be found at level 4, booth 8601 of Suntec Singapore. Visit it to find some great audio deals like the following. Or you can check out more of what's in-store from their brochures.

Creative SXFI Carrier

Enjoy the audio experience that the Creative SXFI Carrier delivers. One of the smallest soundbars in the world to offer Dolby Atmos audio delivery, each of the seven drivers within the soundbar has its own DSP-controlled amplifier. Plus, it also has a powerful 10-inch wireless subwoofer that you can place anywhere in your living room.

Read our detailed review of it here, and watch our video review here on why it's a great purchase -- especially at the offer price.

Grab it at the show for S$999 (U.P. S$1,499).


Creative Outlier Pro

The Creative Outlier Pro comes with many features like Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation (ANC), Ambient Mode, customisable touch controls, IPX5-certified water resistance, Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity, wireless charging, and a battery life of up to 60 hours.

While all of these read like essential specs that make for great earbuds, does it actually deliver? Check out our full review to find how much value it offers.

Buy it at the IT Show 2023 for S$69 (U.P. S$119), which make it irresistible in our books.


Sound BlasterX Katana

It may be more than three years old, but as it is with good things, the Sound BlasterX Katana has aged like fine wine. It is definitely one of the sleeker-designed soundbars you're likely to find in the market. But its performance doesn't let it down either. Whether listening to music or a movie, you can be sure that this will put its best sound quality forward.

Find out what we thought about it in our detailed assessment.

Buy it at the IT Show for only S$249 (U.P. S$419).



Located on level 3 of Suntec Singapore at booth 307, Google’s booth has the company’s Pixel 7 smartphones, smart home equipment, and mesh networking equipment on offer. Turn up at the booth to take a look at what they have.


Pixel 7 Pro

Powered by the Google Tensor G2, the Google Pixel 7 Pro also comes with 12GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage. Its 6.7-inch AMOLED display has a 3,120 x 1,440 pixels resolution, and up to 120Hz refresh rate. Even better, it has 1,500-nits peak brightness.

Read our review of it here, and don't forget that it's also the Best High-end Smartphone winner at Tech Awards 2023.

Buy it at the IT Show for S$1,399 (U.P. $1,499). Plus, enjoy either a free pair of Google Pixel Buds A-series, or get S$200 off a pair of Google Pixel Buds Pro, and get a free Fitbit charge 5 (worth S$238).


Google Nest Wi-Fi bundle (router + point)

The Google Nest Wi-Fi Router is a dual-band AC2200-class router, while each Nest Wi-Fi Point is a dual-band AC1200-class networking device. With this bundle of one router and one point, you can cover an area of up to 210 square meters.

Buy this bundle at the IT Show for S$348 (U.P. S$428).



Look out for the MSI booth (8121) and snag yourself some great deals on gaming equipment. Whether you’re looking for a gaming monitor or a gaming PC, MSI has you covered.



Experience the viewing perfection that is Quantum Dot technology with the MSI Optix MPG321UR QD. This expansive 32-inch 4K gaming monitor has a 144Hz refresh rate, a 1ms response time, support for HDMI 2.1, and an adjustable stand to make all-in-one positioning simple.

Grab it now from the MSI booth for S$1,399 (U.P. S$4,569).


MSI MPG Trident AS 12

Set in stylish black, the MSI MPG Trident AS 12 compact gaming desktop is powered by 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700F processor and NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 3070 Ventus graphics card with 8GB of VRAM. There is also 16GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD for storage. Overall, it's a formidable compact gaming system and there aren't many of this type in the market. Check out more angles of this machine in our older report here.

Buy this from MSI at the IT Show for S$2,999 (U.P. S$3,599).


Philips and AOC  

Philips and AOC are bringing a series of gaming monitors to their booth (8121) so if you’re looking for something to help you frag your enemies faster, do drop by. Do note however that there are only a limited number of units available.


Philips 325M2CRZ

The Philips 325M2CRZ is a Curved QHD LCD gaming display that comes with 165Hz refresh rate, a 1ms response time, and AMD FreeSync Premium.

Grab it at the IT Show for S$579 (U.P. S$699).


AOC Agon Pro AG254FG

Be wowed by the silky smoothness that the AOC Agon Pro AG254FG delivers with a refresh rate of 360Hz and 1ms response time. With NVIDIA G-Sync support, HDR 400, and a virtually bezel-free design, means you can see more and shoot more.

Buy it for S$629 (U.P. S$1,299).


More deals you might like

If you're looking for specific upgrades or new gear for your smart home, commute, or hybrid work needs, you can also look at our editorial team's curated picks based on their visit to IT Show 2023.

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 novelty factor and how much of a discount it was offered from standard retail pricing at the time of publishing. Please note that we are not responsible in any way if you are unable to secure the listed offers due to errors on our part or should the offers expire by the time you check them.

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