From cameras to laptops, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping for electronics in Singapore. Here’s where to get your tech gadgets!
Are you a photographer hunting for a new DLSR camera? Or looking to invest in wireless headphones for your workouts? Singapore’s got your back. Aside from being a food haven and fashion central, we’ve got a decent selection of consumer electronics and gadgets as well. If you’re looking for your next tech purchase, these are the electronics stores in Singapore we keep going back to.
Where to find electronics stores in Singapore
If you can’t decide between Courts or Best Denki, don’t worry, ’cause you can check out both! While Funan has transformed itself into an all-encompassing lifestyle hub, it hasn’t forgotten its tech roots. With over 20 stores supplying electronics, there’s something for everyone – whether you’re looking for home appliances or a new phone. We especially love the futuristic vibe of the Razer store in the mall.
Funan, 107 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179105
Need some help figuring out what kind of headphones are a good gift for someone? Visit Techbay at Tangs. Not only are the staff super knowledgeable, but they’re also willing to go above and beyond to make sure you get a product that fits your needs. There’s no need to worry about hard and fast deals here. They’re happy to walk you through product specs and answer any questions.
Techbay, available online and at Level 3, Tangs at Tang Plaza, 310 Orchard Road, Singapore 238864
3. Sim Lim Square
On the hunt for the latest laptops and devices like hard disks, motherboards and graphics cards? You’ve come to the right place. The electronics stores here generally open daily from 12pm to 7pm, and most are willing to bargain. Insider tip: head up to the upper floors for more reliable retailers and look out for shops with the CaseTrust logo to avoid potential scams. If you have faulty devices, get them fixed at one of the repair stores. Psst: it’ll take you half the time (and price)!
Sim Lim Square, 1 Rochor Canal Road, Singapore 188504
4. Cathay Photo
Whether you’re a professional cameraman or a photography aficionado, Cathay Photo is one spot you should be familiar with. Founded in 1959, it stocks the best (and most affordable) equipment and services. Here, you can find digital SLRs, compact cameras, video cameras, lenses, filters, and other useful photography tools. What’s more, it’ll help sort out your gear and deal with warranty issues.
Cathay Photo, #01-04/08 to #01-11/14, Peninsula Plaza, 111 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179098
It’s important to own trusty headphones in Singapore to get you through the boring daily commute. We love slipping into do-not-disturb mode at our work desk or when we’re simply yearning for a guilty pleasure song. Stereo will fix you up with a pair of headphones whether you’re a raging basshead or looking for the best noise cancellation option. You’ll find everything catered to your needs, including a wide assortment of headphones and earphones by renowned names like Bose, Jabra and JBL.
Stereo, #04-06, Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Road, Singapore 238839
6. The Adelphi
Known as an audiophile’s haven, The Adelphi houses several electronic stores that provide the best equipment in Singapore. First, make your way to Jaben (#01-09) to get your hands on high-quality earphones or speakers from well-known brands like Klipsch and Bose. Looking for a full home theatre system for the surround sound experience? Anson Audio (#01-02) will fix you up. Lastly, take a trip down memory lane at… well, Memory Lane (#B1-17). This vintage collector’s wonderland houses an impressive trove of second-hand vinyl. Grab yourself some old school genres like 70s pop and 60s jazz.
The Adelphi, 1 Coleman Street, Singapore 179803
Printers, scanners, speakers, keyboards, mouses and even software – this household name has just about everything you need to give your computer devices a serious upgrade. It also provides expert assistance for IT emergencies at the PC Clinic. If you’re on a tight budget, Challenger’s in-house brand has the biggest variety of accessories, from phone cables to phone covers.
Challenger, multiple locations including Raffles City and Bugis
8. Harvey Norman
Tricking out your new digs? This electronics store in Singapore comes to mind. From standing fans to travel-friendly hair dryers to small rice cookers, it’s decked out with all small home electronics and appliances from various renowned brands such as Sony, Bosch, Philips and Dyson. Perfect for a tech-savvy, practical home.
Harvey Norman Singapore, multiple locations including Millenia Walk and Suntec City
9. Courts Megastore
Buying big-ticket electronics items can feel a little intimidating. But Court makes shopping for expensive gadgets and appliances a breeze with its flexi plans and instalment payment plan. Amazing deals are happening practically every week. Selected products have prices slashed or get bundled together for great value. It even has helpful buying guides with information for you to consider when buying big items like washing machines, fridges and mattresses.
Courts Megastore, multiple locations including Tampines and Orchard
10. Mustafa Centre
Really, there’s no place quite like it. This shopping behemoth has just about anything housed under one roof. It’s a paradise for bargain-hunters and hardened shopaholics alike. In the electronics department, it stocks big names like Casio, Canon, Swatch, HP and Apple amongst others. Plus, there’s an entire floor of appliances if you’re shopping for your home. Need help navigating this maze of a mall? Take a look at our handy guide to Mustafa Centre.
Mustafa Centre, 145 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207704
11. Bonus: IT shows, PC shows, Comex and Sitex
These mega IT fairs offer penny-saving bargains on cameras, computers, laptops and many other gadgets. They’re typically held at Singapore Expo or Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre over a couple of days. Brands and shops are known to draw buyers through practical freebies, so even if you don’t find what you’re looking for, you might score a cool souvenir. Just keep a lookout for when the next one comes to town.
There you have it: electronics stores in Singapore for just about anything!