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SITEX 2012 - Telco, Tablets, GPS & Mobile Accessories Buying Guide

By Team HardwareZone - 24 Nov 2012

Smartphones - ASUS, Nokia & Samsung


For those who do not like to be tied down by telco contracts and is in need of a phone urgently while still in contract, there are a few good options that you should check out at SITEX 2012.


ASUS (Hall 5, Booth 5A18, 5B10, 5B40, 5G20; Hall 6, Booth 6C01, 6C10, 6D30, 6E30)


ASUS Padfone 2


The ASUS PadFone 2 is one of the most versatile mobile device we've seen to-date, given its ability to "transform" into a fully functional 10.1-inch tablet when docked into the PadFone Station. Sporting the latest mobile processor, a 4.7-inch display with one of the best panel technologies, superb imaging performance and a solid design, the ASUS PadFone 2 is ready to fight with the big guys in the market.

  • SITEX Price: $1099 (32GB phone + station), $1239 (64GB phone + station)
  • Promotion: Free PadFone 2 Station Sleeve (worth S$68).
  • More Information: HWZ Review


Click here for ASUS brochures.


Nokia (Hall 5, Booth 5E41)


Nokia Asha 311

Looking for an affordable smartphone that's not Android or iOS or Windows Phone 8? Well, there you have it from Nokia. The Asha 311 powers on a 1GHz processor and features a 3-inch capacitive touchscreen display, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and utilizes the Nokia Browser 2.0.  

  • SITEX Price: $158
  • Usual Price: $198
  • Promotion: Free Bluetooth headset (worth $48) and free EA games downloads (up to 40 games)


Nokia Lumia 610

The Nokia Lumia 610 might be slightly last-gen but its affordability will bowl you over, especially if you are looking for a functional device within a tight budget. Operating on the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango platform, the smartphone allows for easy access to games via Xbox Live, and instant access to social networks. It also features a 3.7-inch display with pinch zoom and a 5-megapixel camera.

  • SITEX Price: $258
  • Usual Price: $398
  • Promotion: Free portable charger (worth $59) + free 2013 calendar
  • More Information: HWZ Review
Click here for Nokia brochures.


Samsung (Hall 6, Booth 6D20)


Samsung Galaxy S III LTE

Sporting a quad-core 1.4GHz Cortex-A9 processor, the 4.8-inch Galaxy S III LTE runs on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform and is loaded with features including the S Beam, AllShare Cast, and NFC connectivity. 

  • SITEX Price: $898
  • Usual Price: $998
  • Promotion: Free Cable and USB Flash Drive
  • More Information: HWZ Review


Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE

Driven by a 1.6GHz quad-core processor, the 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy Note II (16GB) runs on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform and comes preloaded with a suite of features including Quick Command, where users can quickly activate frequently used apps with the new longer and thicker S Pen, Multiple Windows, Popup Play and Smart Stay. On the other hand, a large 3100mAh battery capacity ensures that it attends to your every need throughout a busy day. In terms of software innovations.

  • SITEX Price: (16GB) - $998 (Without Contract)
  • More Information: HWZ Review


Click here for Samsung brochures.