With the recent announcement for the shutdown of Singapore’s 2Gnetwork, the dual SIM phones will slowly be phasing out. Nonetheless, here’s a selection of the most prominent smartphones in Singapore that offer dual SIM card capabilities. No matter what your budget is, there are always models ranging from low-end to high-end for you to choose from.
Huawei P10 Plus
Bearing a similar design to the iPhone 6, it is without a doubt that the Huawei P10 Plus heavily focuses on aesthetics. Nonetheless, the phone packs a punch with only a 5.5 inch screen. It has a 1440 x 2560 resolution which means that you end up seeing the same as the larger 5.9 inch screen. Similar to its predecessor, the Huawei P10 features an upgrade to the dual Leica rear camera setup where its focal point is the low-light shooting. Moreover, the 20-megapixel monochrome sensor allows to capture more light and detail, while the 12-megapixel RGB (colour) sensor with optical image stabilization helps to add the essential colours. On the other hand, it is powered by a Kirin 960 Octa-core processor that boasts a great CPU performance.
Samsung A9 Pro
One of the most important features of a smartphone is long battery life. Albeit being a slightly bulkier phone, it has a 5,000 mAh unit battery which is considerably the biggest battery on a Galaxy device. Additionally, the Samsung A9 Pro is great for multi-tasking with the 4GB of RAM where you can simply jump from one app to another at ease. Moreover, you are able to get one of the best camera experiences within this class. Compared to your average smartphone, the Samsung A9 Pro offers the f/1.9 aperture which allows more light in while the rear camera is 13-megapixel with the optical stabilization (OIS) feature.
Asus Zenfone 3 Max
Weighing just 148grams, the smaller 5.2-inch high-definition IPS display surely doesn’t disappoint. Even under the brightest light conditions, the powerful 400nits brightness provides ease of viewing and is particularly useful under the sunny skies of Singapore. The pivot of this phone is the long battery life it has with its high-capacity 4100mAh battery. Another feature of the dual SIM Asus Zenfone Max
is the hybrid slot, which means that you have the option to use as a dual SIM phone or a single SIM phone with expanded memory. Besides that, it will be a more convenient method of changing your phone’s SIM configuration.
With a powerful processor setup of Quad Core 1.4GHz Cortex A53 as well as the Quad Core 1.1GHz Cortex A53, the XiaomiRedmi 3S delivers an superior performance. In addition, the phone runs on a Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and with the 3GB RAM module, it give you smoother multitasking, faster web browsing, and an optimized OS user experience. The XiaomiRedmi 3S delivers a brilliant visual quality with the IPS panel on the 5inch LCD capacitive touchscreen of the phone. You also do not have to worry about accidentally dropping your phone as the metal frame house helps safeguard it. Moreover, the ergonomic built makes it comfortable to hold even after a long period of time.
Samsung J1 Mini Prime
One of the best entry-level phones available in the market, the Samsung J1 Mini Prime
has a generally good performance when used moderately. For a basic smartphone, it may exceed anybody’s expectations with the Quad-core performance as well as the improved RAM and ROM size that supports seamless multitasking. The slim phone is small enough to fit it any pocket and features smooth, rounded edges that is also favorable for single-handed use. Running on 6.1.1 Marshmallow, the UI is rather fluid with only a slight delay during the opening of apps.
Designed for modern users, the Lenovo A1000 is build with sleek features as well as functionality. The 4 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen produces sharp, vivid WVGA resolution images. Capture above par photos and videos with the phone’s VGA front camera and 5-megapixel fixed-focus camera. Carry out basic tasks such as web browsing and light gaming with the 1.3GHz quad-core Spreadtrum processor. At just $84.00, what more can you ask for?