If you are looking for a mid-range unique (in Singapore) smartphones in Singapore, look no further. Two SHARP smartphones – Z2 (S$399) and MS1 (S$299) have landed in Singapore. Sporting a Deca-core (10-core) processor, Z2 might be the first smartphone in Singapore with it. And if you want another shade of Pink, MS1 might be for you. Check out the details below.
COMMTIVA ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH SHARP TO LAUNCH SHARP MOBILE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Debuts two new mid-tier SHARP Mobile smartphones in Singapore for the first time
SINGAPORE, 20 October, 2016 – Commtiva Technology, a leading distributor that specializes in wireless communications products, today announces its strategic partnership with SHARP, leader in technology and innovation for 100 years, to launch SHARP Mobile in Southeast Asia. The company is also introducing two new mid-tier smartphones – SHARP Z2 and SHARP MS1 – in Singapore for the first time.
“Southeast Asia has a large population with a high percentage of smartphone ownership. We discovered that there is a lot of diversity in user preference among smartphone users in the region, but interestingly, the needs of budget-conscious users have yet to be fully met,” said Kathleen Goy, Head of Marketing, Commtiva Technology. “Our partnership with SHARP is a natural alliance given our aligned visions towards catering to our customers’ individual needs. We want to provide this particular market with smartphones that showcase SHARP Mobile’s advanced flagship technology and unique features, yet packaged at a mid-tier price point.”
The Burgeoning Smartphone Market in Singapore
The total smartphone shipments in the Southeast Asian region are almost 28 million units in the second quarter of 20161. Among that, Singapore has the highest smartphone penetration in the world2, where 33% of the population play games and 42% watch videos on their smartphones3.
SHARP Z2 Redefines Work-Life Balance
The SHARP Z2 is Singapore’s first 2.3GHz deca-core smartphone, powered by MediaTek’s Helio X20 flagship processor with Tri-Cluster™ CPU architecture. This 5.5-inch powerhouse promises the highest performance, and up to 30% less power consumption for users to enjoy efficient and fuss-free toggling between work and games.
Its fast-charge technology allows the 3,000mAh battery to be recharged up to 50% in 30 minutes to maximize productivity.
Additionally, users can snap fast moving objects swiftly, capture the perfect moment with its 16-megapixel Phase Detection Auto Focus Single lens.
SHARP MS1 Transforms How We Snap Selfies
Express yourself with selfies using SHARP MS1’s high-resolution 13-megapixel front and rear camera. It comes with an in-built back illuminated sensor, which enables photos taken at night just as sharp as captured in normal lighting environment.
The SHARP MS1 is elegantly designed with Japan DNA, curved 3D Corning Gorilla glass, which shows great reflection of lights and shadows, ensuring the beauty from all sides.
SHARP Mobile Brand on Facebook and Instagram
To further connect with fans, Commtiva Technology will be launching its official SHARP Mobile Singapore Facebook page Facebook page and @sharpmobilesg Instagram account today.
The company will also be running a Facebook contest from 29 October, at 0900 HRS, to 5 November, 2359 HRS, where followers can stand a chance to win a SHARP MS1 smartphone.
More details about the contest will be available on the SHARP Mobile Singapore Facebook page.
Availability and Pricing
The SHARP Z2 comes in two colors – Gold and Silver, and retails at S$399 (inclusive of GST).
The SHARP MS1 is available in Hanayome White and Pure Pink, and retails at S$299 (inclusive of GST).
Both products will be available from 29 October 2016 at M1, M1 exclusive distributors, selected Challenger stores, and authorized resellers. Please visit www.sharpmobile.com.sg for a full stores listing.
About Commtiva Technology Pte Ltd
Commtiva Technology Pte Ltd, founded in 2007, is a leading distributor that specializes in wireless communications products in Greater China, Southeast Asia, Russia, and the United States.
Our team has extensive experience in the mobile phone industry and we work with major telcos, mobile phone brands and telecom distributors to provide a full suite of services including – sales management, marketing strategy, brand development, distribution channels, customer service and on-ground promotions etc.
For more information on Commtiva Technology, please visit http://www.commtiva.com/
1IDC Asia/Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker (Q2 2016)
2Deloitte Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications (2015). Global Mobile Consumer Survey – Southeast Asian edition
3Smart Insights (2016). Global Social Media Research Summary (2016)