Singapore Technical Information - In Short
- Singapore Voltage: 230 V
- Singapore Electrical Frequency: 50 Hz
- Singapore Plug: G
- Singapore DVD Region: 3
- Singapore Blu-ray Region: A
- Singapore GSM Frequency: GSM 900 / GSM 1800
Singapore Technical Information - In Details
230 V has an advantage over lower voltage such as the 110 V that it is cheaper to transmit. On the other hand, 230 V is more dangerous than lower voltages.
The electrical frequency in Singapore is 50 Hz.
Note that most household and electrical/electronic equipments nowadays support multiple frequencies, so generally, electrical frequency is not an issue compatibility wise.
Singapore uses the G plug.
Plugs/sockets are usually an issue when it comes to traveling, so always make sure you travel with a universal plug adapter.
Singapore uses DVD Region 3.
DVD Region 3 is used in East Asia and South East Asia, such as Hong Kong, the Philippines, and South Korea.
Note that a region 3 DVD cannot play on a DVD player supporting another region. There are, however, some region free DVD players available that can be used to overcome this.
Singapore uses Blu-ray Region A.
Blu-ray Region A is used in North/Central/South America, Japan, Taiwan, North Korea, South Korea, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia.
Theoretically, a region A Blu-ray disc should not play in Blu-ray disc players supporting another region. However, most Blu-ray discs are now region free (meaning they can work on any Blu-ray disc player), and most Blu-ray players are also region free. Hence, compatibility is rarely an issue (for now) when it comes to Blu-ray discs.
Singapore uses the following GSM frequencies: GSM 900 / GSM 1800.
When travelling, make sure that your phone supports the GSM frequency of the country you’re traveling to. Usually the supported GSM frequencies are printed on the box of your phone as well as its manual.
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