15 August 2016

Singtel to take Samsung Galaxy Note7 pre-orders from 17 August

Source: Singtel website. The Galaxy Note7.
Source: Singtel website. The Galaxy Note7.
Singtel has announced that customers who have registered their interest with Singtel will be able to pre-order Samsung’s new Galaxy Note7 smartphone from 17 August. Pre-order delivery or collection begins on 19 August, a day before the island-wide launch.

The Galaxy Note7, a large-screen device, and its S Pen are both equipped with IP68*-certified water and dust resistant capabilities. Galaxy Note7 is equipped with new iris recognition** technology, a highly secure biometric authentication system. Coupled with Samsung Knox, a defence-grade*** security platform, the Galaxy Note7 provides a new level of security and convenience. The first smartphone that is high dynamic range**** (HDR) video streaming-ready, the Galaxy Note7 offers a cinema-like experience with brighter colours and a deeper black.


Customers can pre-order 64GB models of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in Gold Platinum, Black Onyx and Silver Titanium. Prices start at S$398 on Singtel’s Combo 3 mobile plan.

Customers who successfully purchase the phones during the pre-order phase will also receive a complimentary lens kit worth S$198 on a first-come-first-served basis. They will also get three months' free subscription when they sign up for 12 months of Singtel Music or Singtel Newsstand.

Pre-order customers can choose the delivery option or collect their Galaxy Note7 from 19 August, one day before its island-wide launch, at all Singtel Retail Shops and selected Singtel Exclusive Retailers. 

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*A dust- and water-resistant IP68 rating means that the device is protected against entry of solid foreign objects and harmful ingress of water at up to 1.5 m, for up to 30 minutes, under predefined test conditions. According to accredited test results; individual results may vary. The IP68 rating does not mean that the device is waterproof.

**The iris scanner may be unable to read an iris if the user is wearing certain types of glasses or coloured contact lenses.

***Samsung Knox received the most “Strong” ratings of any mobile security platform in the report Mobile Device Security: A Comparison of Platforms, from Gartner. The report, published on April 6, 2016, compared the core OS security features built into twelve mobile device platforms as well as enterprise management capabilities. 

****Dependent on video services available.