Sometimes, characters in shows and movies break the fourth wall, blurring the lines between fiction and reality to create a more engaging experience. But when you're on the go and not at the movies’, how can we re-create the immersive experience of theatres?By adopting the latest technology, that's how.

Creating an Immersive Experience

Technology has always been at the heart of the movie experience, with many innovations leading to present-day special effects where fantasy and reality are virtually indistinguishable from one another. At home, movie buffs invest in home entertainment systems to replicate the ambience of a larger theatre.

However, more consumers are shifting towards watching media on their mobile devices. With the latest smartphones equipped with high-resolution screens and great-quality speakers, coupled with 5G mobile data for seamless streaming, , watching content on one's phone has become far more convenient.

The Best Smartphones for Binging Shows

There’s no reason why you can’t enjoy a movie or TV show to its fullest on your handheld device. Here is a selection of smartphones for the best cinematic experience.

1. iPhone 12

With a wide OLED display, iPhone 12 offers one of the best screens on the market. With high-quality stereo speakers that deliver dynamic spatial audio, increasing the volume does not result in distortions to the sound. In addition, iPhone 12's battery lasts for 17 hours of video playback, meaning you can binge for longer. If iPhone 12 specs aren't enough, and you want to enjoy True 5G with a device that supports 5G, get the latest iPhone 13!

2. Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

From the Samsung Galaxy S21 series, the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G has proved popular , with the 6.2-inch dynamic AMOLED screen offering a top-of-the-line experience. Meanwhile, the phone’s superior 120Hz refresh rate ensures smooth scrolling. Although video playback is slightly shorter than iPhone 12, the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G will still keep you entertained with 20 hours of nonstop video playback. For a Samsung mobile device with comparable specifications and features to the Galaxy S21 5G, consider the Samsung Galaxy S20. With all-day battery life, its 6.2-inch Infinity-O display functions as a mini-cinema screen .

3. Oppo Reno4 5G

Oppo Reno4 5G is another stunning device perfect for spending your time watching blockbustersand shows. The 6.4-inch AMOLED full-screen display delivers remarkably crisp visuals, while the 2.5D design weighs only 183g, meaning gripping your device for long won't be an issue. In addition to a 4000 mAh battery and SuperVOOC 2.0 Fast Charge, binging Netflix can go on for hours.

4. Vivo V21 5G

The Vivo V21 5G takes it one step further from the Vivo V19. Its 6.44-inch AMOLED FHD+ screen has been awarded HDR 10+ certification and SGS display certification. Its 90Hz refresh rate is smooth and makes displays a feast for the eyes. With specifications such as 6,000,000 : 1 contrast and 2.5D screen curves, this Vivo phone is a great device to binge the night away on.

Add Accessories

While the latest smartphones make consuming content a breeze,you can further elevate this experience with high-quality accessories.

1. Noise-Cancelling Headphones

A pair of noise-cancelling headphones is one of the best ways to take your experience to the next level. Using microphones that neutralise low-frequency sounds, noise-cancelling headphones block outside noise to ensure total immersion in your show or film.

2. Kickstand Phone Case

Holding your smartphone in your hand can get tiring, but a phone case with a built-in kickstand means you can set it up and go hands-free. Perfect for watching movies during a long flight or at home at your desk, a kickstand phone case saves you from tired hands and the frustration of having to balance your phone against something sturdier.

Whether you’re looking for the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G 256GB model or the latest iPhone 13 5G with 512GB internal storage, M1 has a wide range of handsets and network solutions available online. Compare prices of your favourite mobile devices in Singapore and subscribe to our 5Go Access pack to enjoy True 5G today!