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Prices for laptops in Singapore

Post by albertl » Tue, 12 Apr 2005 10:49 pm


I am moving to Singapore from Sweden this summer and I will be in great need of a laptop for my stay. Everyone tells me that the laptops are much cheaper in Singapore then in Sweden so I just wanted to check out what the prices are.

How much does a regular laptop cost in Singapore?

Kindly regards,

Albert Lindblom

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Post by Strong Eagle » Tue, 12 Apr 2005 11:09 pm

Hi Albert,

As a rule of thumb, electronics of all sorts are about 15 to 20 percent cheaper than in Europe.

I bought a fully loaded IBM T42 Thinkpad with 512 meg memory, 80 gig drive, built in wifi and ether, writable CD, and XP pro for about $2300 Sing which is about $1400 US. One of our other moderators is into Dell and I believe he found a similar Dell laptop for about $2000 Sing, $1200 US. You can get cheaper off brands, you can pay more for widescreen, enhanced video, etc. but I think these numbers are pretty good benchmarks for moderately high end machines.

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Post by albertl » Tue, 12 Apr 2005 11:38 pm

thanx for the reply. i'll keep that in mind.

does anyone know what kind of discount one can get by buying the laptop through NUS?

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Post by Sonus » Wed, 13 Apr 2005 8:19 pm

Hi Albert,

Check out the link below for some insights of the prices in Singapore. Cheers!


Post by Guest » Sun, 17 Apr 2005 11:46 am

if it's a cheap no-frills laptop you are after. Carrefoure have a range of budget latops, starting at around $1000 for a 1000mhz processor, 256mb ram, 20gig hd, ethernet/modem, cd rom. 14.1" screen, 12 month warranty.

you pay a bit more if you need things like wireless, or dvd burner etc....

G u e s t

Post by G u e s t » Wed, 20 Apr 2005 4:54 pm

NUS do have some promotion
for their staffs and students only
however , limited choices available
if you are keen in purchasing new laptop
below retail price, you may first find out the brand / model you're keen in
.. email my friend she is
joanna at



Post by Joseph » Wed, 18 May 2005 1:46 pm

Do leave me your email so that i can send you a price listing for cheap and affordable branded laptops (Compaq , IBM) ,ranging from PIII to P4 , dependant on your needs.Cheers!

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Post by torque » Wed, 18 May 2005 3:30 pm

Dell laptops are the cheapest I've seen so far. They usually distribute a catelogue with the Straits Times on Mondays.


laptops in singapore???

Post by Kunal » Wed, 18 May 2005 6:02 pm

Hi friends
I just wanted to get some advise from u people is it worth to purchase a laptop from singapore comparing to usa and india

Moreover i am told that it takes time to configure ur model
once u ask for it like if i want to buy dell 700m from singapore
dell singapore will take time to configure it for u...........

can i have u suggessions please
contact me

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