The flagship smartphone gave every Sony Mobile fan a shiver of excitement has finally landed on our shores and it only took them a couple of months. On paper, it has all the flagship-level specifications one would need to compete with the very best, which is a good thing.
But, is the Sony Xperia XZ Premium really worth RM100 more than what is arguably the best Android smartphone in the market right now? Well, I try to find out.
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When Sony introduced its new Xperia X series last year, we thought Sony had completely gone bonkers. It replaced its high-end Xperia Z line with products that are severely overpriced for what it was offering.
The Xperia X, for example, was doomed from the start. It’s a mid-range smartphone that went on sale for RM2,499 in Malaysia. It had a Snapdragon 650 processor, a 23MP camera that doesn’t shoot in 4K and it isn’t even water resistant. Nobody is going to pay flagship price for that. The RM1,999 Xperia X Compact didn’t fare much better either.
During its investor relations event, Sony appears to have learnt their lesson and they are abandoning this whole “premium standard” category altogether.
Sony Mobile has finally launched the Xperia XZ Premium in Malaysia. This shiny looking flagship is the world’s first smartphone with a 4K HDR display and it’s also the world’s first to feature a 960fps slow-mo camera using a memory stacked camera sensor.
Sony’s premium flagship, the Xperia XZ Premium is finally coming to Malaysia. Succeeding the Xperia Z5 Premium, this is the world’s first smartphone to feature a 4K HDR display and it’s capable of shooting slow-mo videos at 960fps.
It’s that time of the year again. Although a whole host of new smartphones have been launched, a lot of the conversation is about the smartphones at the top end of the market. “What about those on a tight budget?”, you must be wondering, “Do tech sites even care about those of us who can’t spend a month’s salary on a device?”, you’re probably thinking.
Well, we care. So, here are some of the best phones you can get for under RM1,200.
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Yep, we’re doing it. A massive camera comparison with every single high-end flagship smartphone we could get our hands on. Six handsets, seven different tests, and one table.
This is SoyaCincau’s epic flagship smartphone camera comparison. Want to know which flagship smartphone takes the best photos? Well, now you can see and decide for yourself.
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Every once in awhile, a phone or gadget or device will come along that will completely rewrite the rulebook. You probably remember a lot of them from the game-changing likes of Apple’s original iPhone to the big revolution of Samsung’s first Galaxy Note.
The Sony Xperia XZs, though, isn’t one of them.
Just only a month after its announcement at MWC 2017, Sony has finally introduced its new Xperia XZs and Xperia XA1 smartphones in Malaysia. These are the latest from Sony’s new Xperia X series which aims to take photography to the next level.
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It has been a while since Sony released a new budget smartphone. After a year of focusing solely on the X series, Sony has just announced the Xperia L1. This looks like an overdue successor of the original Xperia L from 2013.
Sony launched a whole bunch of smartphones at MWC17. However, not all of them will be arriving in Malaysia at the same time. During my interview with Sony, they revealed that only the Xperia XA1 and XZs will be part of the first wave.
Today, thanks to a reliable tipster, we may have the official Malaysian pricing for both these handsets.