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Event Coverage

PC Show 2018 highlights

By Team HardwareZone - 3 Jun 2018

Mobile

Apple

Apple's latest 9.7-inch iPad replaces the old iPad Air 2 and comes with a brighter Retina Display and a more powerful A9 chipset. Pick one up from Nubox at the PC Show starting at S$498 and get a free case, stand and tempered glass screen protector worth S$188.

The iPhone X is Apple's most powerful smartphone and the only one with a bezel-less OLED display. It's also the only phone with Apple's powerful Face ID biometric security, which projects a grid of more than 30,000 infrared dots onto a user's face for secure and convenient unlocking and payments through Apple Pay. Sign up for a 2-year L plan with StarHub at S$108/month and pay for an iPhone 8 Plus at S$229 to get a free upgrade to the iPhone X 64GB (usual price: S$539).

Read our full review of the Apple iPhone X here.

 

ASUS

The ASUS ZenFone 5 is ASUS' newest flagship smartphone and boasts a metal and glass design, a 6.2-inch IPD LCD display with an 18.7:9 aspect ratio and a 2,246 x 1,080 pixels resolution (~402ppi), a dual rear camera setup with AI capabilities, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor. Get one at the PC Show for just S$488.

Read our full review of the ASUS ZenFone 5 here.

 

Honor

The newly-launched Honor 10 has a 5.84-inch LCD notched display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and 2,280 x 1,080 pixels resolution (~432ppi). It has an under-glass ultrasonic fingerprint scanner below the display, a 3.5mm headphone jack on the bottom of the phone and a dual rear camera on the back. The dual-camera system is similar to Huawei's P20, and pairs a 16-megapixel f/1.8 RGB sensor with a 24-megapixel f/1.8 monochrome sensor. On the front, there's a 24-megapixel selfie camera. The Honor 10 is powered by the same Kirin 970 processor that's inside Huawei's P20 and P20 Pro. Get one at the PC Show for just S$579.

 

Huawei

The Huawei P20 Pro is Huawei's latest flagship and boasts the first Leica co-engineered triple camera setup on a smartphone with a 40-megapixel f/1.8 RGB lens, a 20-megapixel f/1.6 monochrome lens, and an f/2.4 8-megapixel telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom. Get one from the PC Show for S$1,148 and get a free backpack worth S$79 and Xiaomi wireless speaker.

Read our full review of the Huawei P20 Pro here.

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a 6-inch phone has a FullView OLED HDR display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and Full HD+ 2,160 x 1,080 pixels resolution. Powering the Mate 10 Pro is a unique, proprietary chipset built by Huawei - the Kirin 970 with a Neural Processing Unit (NPU) that offloads all A.I.-related tasks to itself, taking the strain off the CPU and GPU. The phone also has a dual rear camera system engineered by German camera maestros Leica. Get one at the PC Show for just S$798 (usual price: S$1,098)

For more info on the Mate 10 Pro, read our full review here!

 

LG

The LG V30+ has practically everything you would want in a smartphone: a bezel-less design, a 6-inch OLED QHD display, a dual rear-camera setup, IP68 build, wireless charging, MicroSD expandable storage, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4G LTE Cat16 compatibility, and a headphone jack - and it's a good one too, thanks to a built-in audiophile-level Quad DAC. Get one at StarHub's booth at the PC Show for S$99 (usual price: S$199) when you sign up for a 2-year S plan at S$68/month and get a free Google Home Mini worth S$79.

Read our full review of the LGV30+ here.

 

OnePlus

OnePlus' latest flagship boasts a 6.28-inch, 2280 x 1080-pixel AMOLED display (19:9 aspect ratio) and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. On the rear there's a dual camera setup pairing a 16-megapixel f/1.7 lens with a 20-megapixel f/1.7 secondary lens which is used for Portrait Mode. Get one from the PC Show for S$899.

 

Oppo

The Oppo R15 Pro is Oppo's latest flagship and sports a 6.26-inch display with a 2,280 x 1,080 pixels resolution. On the rear, it has a 16-megapixel + 20-megapixel dual camera setup with a Sony IMX519 sensor. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor with 6GB RAM and has 128GB internal storage. Get one at the PC Show for S$899.

The Oppo R11s offers great value thanks to its 6.01-inch 18:9 aspect ratio AMOLED display, and dual rear camera setup that pairs a primary 16-megapixel f/1.7 lens and a secondary 20-megapixel f/2.6 telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom. Get one at at the PC Show for S$699.

Read our full review of the Oppo R11s here!

 

Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy S9+ boasts a new dual aperture rear camera that switches between f/1.5 and f/2.4 depending on your lighting conditions. For the first time on the S-series, the S9+ also has a secondary 12-megapixel, f/2.4 camera, letting you take gorgeous portrait photos with artistic background blurring bokeh. Grab one at the PC Show for S$1,218 for the 64GB model, S$1,398 for the 128GB model, or S$1,498 for the 256GB model and get a free LED Cover and 5,100mAh battery pack worth S$156.

Read our full review of the Samsung Galaxy S9+ here.

The Galaxy Note8 is Samsung's largest flagship smartphone, boasting an edge-to-edge 6.3-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display. Like the S9+ it also has a dual rear camera setup, pairing twin 12-megapixel sensors, one with a wide-angle lens and one with a telephoto lens, giving you 2x zoom. Pick one up at the PC Show for S$1,248 (usual price: S$1,398) and get a free 5,100mAh battery pack worth S$68.

Read our full review of the Samsung Galaxy Note8 here.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is a super slim metal and glass 9.7-inch tablet with a 2,048 x 1,536 Super AMOLED HDR display. For the first time on a Samsung tablet, it has four stereo speakers (two on the bottom and two on top) that have been tuned by AKG. Pick one up at the PC Show for S$698 (usual price: S$898) for the Wi-Fi model, or S$898 (usual price S$998) for the 4G LTE model and get a free 64GB MicroSD card and Book Cover (total worth S$147).

Read our hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 here.

 

Sony

The Sony Xperia XZ2 sports a 5.7-inch 18:9 aspect ratio Full HD+ 2,160 x 1,080 display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and 4GB RAM. On the rear, the phone has a 19-megapixel Motion Eye camera, that can shoot slow-motion footage at 960fps at Full HD resolution. it also has a unique Dynamic Vibration System, which uses the same hardware found inside Sony's PlayStation Dualshock 4 controller, which will make your phone rumble while you're watching videos or playing games. Get one at the PC Show for S$948 (usual price: S$998).

Read our full review of the Sony Xperia XZ2 here.

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium boasts an amazing 5.5-inch 4K HDR display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, an IP68 dust and water resistance build, and a 19-megapixel 1/2.3-inch f/2.0 rear camera. Pick one up at the PC Show for S$898 (usual price S$1,098) and get a free charging dock worth S$58.

Read our full review of the Sony Xperia XZ Premium here.