OPPO has finally unveiled its OPPO N3, the successor of its photography-centric N1. The rotatable camera on the OPPO N1 is rather unique, offering a 13MP shooter which can be rotated for both front and rear. On the OPPO N3, not only they have retained the rotatable camera but they have taken a step further by making it rotatable electronically.
This allows you to frame your camera shot in a single hand and you can tap and drag on the screen to adjust the angle of the camera. Apart from being an awesome selfie tool, the electronically controlled camera module also lets you take steady panaromic...
If you're looking for a smart watch that's round, the Moto 360 smart watch is heading to Malaysia. The Android Wear powered device has been spotted in our very own SIRIM database with Brightstar as its distributor.
In the US, it is priced at US$249.99 which is about RM817 if converted directly. So far there's no official release date for Malaysia yet but you probably be able to get one before the Christmas holidays.
Thanks @KevinNgTK for the tip!
Check out the Moto 360 promo videos after the break.
Most smart phone makers are getting into the fitness game with smart watches and built-in fitness apps like Samsung's S Heath. Recognising the trend of fitness, Google has released Google Fit, its one stop fitness tracking app that makes use of your device sensors. To make it more comprehensive, it works on all of your Android powered devices including on your phone, tablet smart watch and you can even view your progress on the web.
Honor, Huawei's online exclusive brand has introduced its new Honor 4X. Another new mid-tier smart phone with high-end aspirations. Priced at 1,299 CNY (about RM695), the Honor 4X packs a large 5.5" HD 720p IPS display and it is 64-bit ready thanks to a newer 1.2GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 410 processor that's mated to 2GB of RAM.
On-board it gets 8GB of storage which can be expanded via microSD. The Honor 4X slots right underneath its current Honor 6 smart phone that's currently priced at RM999 in Malaysia.
If there's one brand that smart phone brands are afraid of, it is Xiaomi. This year they have expanded rapidly outside of China and have disrupted the market with its dirt cheap value for money proposition. According to a market research report by IHS iSuppli, Xiaomi is currently the third largest smart phone brand, overtaking Lenovo and LG. This is quite a giant leap considering they managed to reach #5 position in the middle of this year.
For Q3 this year, Xiaomi is reported to be have sold 19 million units, which gives it a total of 45 million smart phones sold this year. At this pace,...
Just when you thought Chinese smart phone maker Gionee is going crazy thin with its 5mm smart phone, check out what Vivo is up to now. In a pursuit for absolute slimness, Vivo is reported to be making a super thin device that's slimmer than 4mm. That's like stacking 2 of the latest 50 sen coins together.
Apart from our 4 telcos in Malaysia, Yes, the 4G WiMAX operator is also offering the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on contract. The 5.7" phablet is priced at RM2,499 outright and it can be yours from as low as RM799.
Unlike the typical telco contracts, the package from Yes is a little different. The contract on offer is actually for its Yes Huddle XS MiFi which comes in either 8GB (RM128/month) or 10GB (RM158/month) monthly subscription. Unlike the usual 4G LTE telcos, Yes doesn't come with any SIM and you'll need to carry the Huddle XS device wherever you go for connectivity, which could be impractical...
If you've struggled to get a Xiaomi smart phone during flash sales, here's an easier option from DiGi. The Xiaomi Mi 3, Redmi Note and Redmi 1S are now offered without contract with DiGi Easy Prepaid. With its offered price of RM809, RM549 and RM459 respectively, it is RM40 more than the original retail price but you do get 12 months free internet of 250MB/month.
For those who plan to use DiGi in the long run, can consider taking up a postpaid contract where it is offered for Free with 24 months duration. The Mi 3 is offered for free on DG Smart Plan 148 while the Redmi Note is free on Smart...
The Redmi 1S has been discontinued from the Mi Store but if you're still interested to get this 4.7" dual-SIM smart phone, you can purchase it directly from Lazada tomorrow (29th October) at 12PM.
Priced at RM419, Lazada also offers more payment channels including Direct Debit and Cash on Delivery. Like its previous sale, those in the Klang Valley can receive their orders within 48 hours, while the rest in Peninsular Malaysia should be receiving them in 72 hours.
To recap on the specs, the Redmi 1S features a 4.7" HD 720p display and it runs on Qualcomm's 1.6GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon...
The affordable ASUS ZenFone series was recently updated to Android 4.4 KitKat. If you're wondering if ASUS will continue its software support, don't fret as the ZenFone series is said to be receiving its Lollipop update. However you would need to wait a while as it is scheduled for April 2015 release.
The roll out will cover the different variations including ZenFone 4（A400CG、A450CG), ZenFone 5（A500CG、A501CG）and ZenFone 6（A600CG、A601CG). Also part of its Lollipop roll out is the PadFone S scheduled for April and the PadFone Infinity (A86) that's targeted for June 2015.