Samsung announced Olivia Ong and Desmond Tan as Celebrity Ambassadors for GALAXY Note 2 and GALAXY Camera

Recently, at the gala launch event at The Ritz-Carlton, Samsung announced their celebrity ambassadors for their for GALAXY Note II LTE and GALAXY Camera respectively.  It was an star-studded evening filled with both the gadgets and renown personalities as talented Singaporean singer-songwriter, Olivia Ong, was named the celebrity ambassador for Samsung GALAXY Note II LTE and MediaCorp artiste, Desmond Tan, was named the celebrity ambassador for Samsung GALAXY Camera.


Samsung encourages people to pursue their passion and excellence in music and entertainment and both celebrities has interest in music, songwriting and photography.  Olivia Ong announced that she will be participating in “The Wonderland” project, and embark on a creative journey to compose an original song “Wonderland” which will be made into a music video to capture the story behind the song.  Olivia will capture her inspirations and write her thoughts using the Samsung GALAXY Note II LTE, and you can join her in the creativity process by interacting and sharing ideas and catch behind-the-scenes videos of her creative journey!

MediaCorp artiste, Desmond Tan loves taking photos of special moments and sharing them with his friends, fans and family.  Desmond will be taking photos and sharing them directly from his Samsung GALAXY camera on his Instagram, @thedesmondtan.  Don’t forget to catch him in his upcoming lead role in a drama, “96 Café” where he will be taking on the role of a photographer!

Managing Director of Samsung Asia, Mr Harry Lee, kicked off the gala launch event with a keynote on how Samsung has come a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies.

Vice President of Sales, Samsung Asia, Mr Stanley Goh, did the product introduction for the highly anticipated Samsung GALAXY Note II LTE.  It is now equipped with a large 5.5″ HD SUPER AMOLED display, 4G LTE connectivity, higher capacity battery life, advanced S pen and 1.6GHz Quad-Core processor!

Be creative on your mobile phone with the photo clipping function in the photo editor all made possible with the advanced S pen.  Yes, the S pen now ergonomically designed for the perfect grip and provides a more precise, comfortable, and natural writing and drawing experience.

The Idea Sketch feature allows users to easily add illustrations by handwriting keywords on the S Note and automatically provides illustration images that match the handwritten keywords. It helps users to express, organize and visualize ideas in a more innovative and creative way, which users can add their own illustrations library.

Something new on the GALAXY Note 2 is the Samsung TecTiles™ which allow users to create their own personalized “smart stickers” that make everyday life more productive and exciting.  You can have a  TecTiles™ in your car and when you place any Smasung NFC enabled phones near it, the tags will program your phone to be set to your preferred settings.  TecTiles™ will be sold as an accessory across the Southeast Asia region and the Samsung TecTiles™ mobile application for Samsung NOTE II is now available for download on the SamsungApps store.

The Samsung GALAXY Note II LTE comes in Ceramic White or Titan Gray colour options and will be available at $998 (without contract) from 20th October 2012. It will also be available for sale from the three mobile operators.

On the pre-launch of Samsung GALAXY Note II LTE, more than a thousand people were already queuing outside Plaza Singapura to purchase it from Starhub.  Many curious onlookers were puzzled what was happening and what were these people queuing for.

It seems that these people had pre-registered for the Samsung GALAXY Note II LTE so they are entitled to purchase a day before the official launch.

The entrance of Plaza Singapura were totally crowded as the queue snaked from the atrium all the way till the bus stop outside the mall.  It was a phenomenon to see how tech-hungry we are as Singaporeans besides being food-hungry!

Vice President of Marketing, Samsung Asia, Irene Ng, did the product introduction of the Samsung GALAXY Camera which boast a 21x super long optical zoom lens and a super-bright 16 Megapixel 1/2.33” CMOS sensor .  Equipped with the latest Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean OS and wireless network technology, it is a perfect camera for you to take photos anywhere, edit it and upload it onto your favourite social media platforms such as Instagram.

This stunning Samsung GALAXY Camera spots a convenient ‘Auto Cloud Backup’ feature which will automatically save precious photos into the cloud via Samsung’s AllShare the instantly when a photo is taken.  You won’t have to worry not bringing your memory card out anymore or shortage of storage space!

The GALAXY Camera comes in 3G in Singapore. It will be available from November 2012 at all leading consumer electronics stores.


Samsung Executives having a group photo with Samsung product ambassadors

Samsung Executives giving a cheers to the success of the gala launch @ Ritz-Carlton

Samsung Executives spotted at the Starhub pre-launch of Samsung GALAXY Note 2 at Plaza Singapura 

Do visit Samsung Singapore website or Samsung Singapore Facebook page for more information and updates of their products!

* More photos of this event can be found on CalvinTimo.com Facebook page.

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