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HP TouchPad pre-order in Singapore comes with prizes, packages, and easy monthly payments

by Derek Kessler Wed, 27 Jul 2011 1:19 pm EDT

HP continues to fulfill their promise to spread the TouchPad love around, and it looks like Singapore might be next on the list. While we don’t yet have a release date for Singapore (perhaps sometime around neighboring Australia’s August 15th release?), HP has at least put up the inaugural webOS tablet for pre-order there.

What you’ll see for pre-order in Singapore is different than what you saw here, however. The 16GB and 32GB TouchPad are available for SGD 699 and SGD 799, respectively ($80 and $60 higher than US conversion rates), but you’ll also be able to order the TouchPad on a monthly payment plan of SGD 30 for the 16GB and SGD 34 for the 32GB version. Both payment plans are interest free over a 24-month period. Your preorder in Singapore, however, also comes with freebies – the 16GB TouchPad comes with the HP case, and the 32GB throws in the case and the Bluetooth keyboard. There are also available bundles with HP ePrint printers and/or Beats headphones.

Additionally, if you’re one of the first 50 to pre-order a 32GB TouchPad (with or without any of the bundles) in Singapore, HP will throw in a “mystery gift” valued at SGD 342. Freebies, prizes, and easy monthly payments? That ought to help push the product, and we’re surprised HP didn’t do the same elsewhere – we Americans are suckers for saving even just a few dollars by buying a bundle (even if it includes things we weren’t planning on buying).

Source: HP Singapore; Thanks to whemix and JM8753 for the tips!