ST DIGITAL'S GUIDE TO IT SHOW 2016

Latest gadgets, special deals

Mr Seetoh Leng (centre), a translator, trying to trade in his laptop at the Trade-In Programme at the last IT SHOW, At level 4 this year, you can trade in used laptops, tablets, smartphones and even TV sets (below 34 inches) for IT Show cash vouchers
Mr Seetoh Leng (centre), a translator, trying to trade in his laptop at the Trade-In Programme at the last IT SHOW, At level 4 this year, you can trade in used laptops, tablets, smartphones and even TV sets (below 34 inches) for IT Show cash vouchers. ST FILE PHOTO

The school holidays are coming. And so is the IT Show, Singapore's largest IT, mobile and consumer electronics exhibition.

Organised by Exhibits Inc, a Singapore Press Holdings subsidiary, the 15th edition of the IT Show starts today and goes on till to Sunday at levels 3, 4 and 6 of Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Get ready to be tempted by special deals and learn about the hottest products in this showcase of the latest technology.

At the Tech Showcase on level 4 (behind halls 405 and 406), you can get a feel of the latest gadgets by Asus, Lenovo and other well-known brands.

Try out Lenovo's Yoga Tab 3 Pro, which has an integrated projector. Or take Sony's newly launched action camera for a spin.

The smooth image stabilisation of Sony's HDR-AS50 lets thrill-seekers shoot smooth videos.

  • Date: March: 10-13 2016

    Venue: Suntec Singapore, Levels 3, 4 & 6

    Opening hours: 11am-9pm daily (Level 3)
    Noon-9pm daily (Levels 4 & 6)

    Admission: Free

Short of cash? At level 4, you can trade in used laptops, tablets, smartphones and even TV sets (below 34 inches) for IT Show cash vouchers.

If you have old Xbox, Playstation and other gaming consoles, they can be also be traded in for IT Show cash vouchers, but at level 6.

And what would the IT Show be without booth babes? You can catch them in action during the IT Show Babe Hour at 2pm and 6pm every day at the show.

Better still, snap we-fies with the IT Show babes (see IT Show 2016 Facebook page for clues), upload the pictures to the IT Show 2016 Facebook page and stand a chance to win a Sony A5100 mirrorless camera!

So, what are you waiting for?

Grab your smartphone, wear comfy shoes, stash your cash and credit cards in your pockets and head down to IT Show 2016.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 10, 2016, with the headline 'Latest gadgets, special deals'. Print Edition | Subscribe