The OPPO F5 will be their first 18:9 smartphone which would go head-on with the Huawei Nova 2i. With the screen dominating most of the front, the fingerprint sensor is now moved towards the back. While the placement at the rear might be an inconvenience for some, OPPO believes it is a better idea to unlock your phone using your face.
It is pretty obvious that the latest iPhone 8 launch was much quieter than its predecessors. Queues are almost non-existent while telcos have scaled down on their launch events compared to previous years.
According to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) in the US, the iPhone 8 isn’t doing very well and surprisingly, its older models are outselling it by a huge margin.
Barely a week since it was announced globally, Huawei had started accepting pre-orders of its latest Mate 10 in Malaysia. In just 5 days, they have sold out its entire batch of 10,000 pre-order units which was made available at Huawei Experience Stores, Display Zones, dealers and partner telcos nationwide.
If you’re thinking of getting the Huawei Mate 10 on contract, Digi is offering the device from as low as RM999. As a pre-order promo, Digi is also offering free gifts which include a Huawei smart body scale and gift box worth RM999.
If you’ve been eyeing the Galaxy Note8, now is probably the best time to get it. Lazada Malaysia is offering a huge discount where you can get buy it online for under RM3,500. This is probably the lowest offer we’ve seen so far for Samsung’s latest flagship.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 is one of the best value for money smartphones that runs on stock Android. Retailing at RM1,099, it even comes with a dual-camera lens with 2X Optical Zoom. If you’re looking for a bargain, the official Mi Malaysia set is now going for RM200 less.
UPDATE: The Xperia XZ1 Compact is now available in Malaysia.
If you’re looking for an Android flagship that’s compact to hold, the Xperia XZ1 Compact is probably the best bet right now. Announced at IFA 2017, the Xperia XZ1 is the smallest Snapdragon 835 powered smartphone and it runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.
Before the year is out, there’s one more flagship smartphone from HTC that’s expected to be called the U11+. Like the name suggests, this is the bigger brother of its current HTC U11 flagship smartphone.
A few days ago, we’ve seen its leaked 3D render and now we have a clearer view through its certification listing on TENAA.
A few days ago, it was discovered that TM was offering its affordable UniFi Lite broadband plan for RM99/month. That’s a significant RM30 monthly discount from its usual price of RM129/month. If you were interested in this offer, unfortunately, TM has put it on hold until further notice.
Microsoft’s Surface Pro has pretty much been the gold standard for detachable 2-in-1 laptops. Its combination of performance, portability and premium good looks are hard to beat. But what if you wanted more. What if the top spec Surface Pro with an Intel Core i7, 16GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage is too pedestrian for you?
Fear not, young grasshopper, HP’s got you covered with the brand new ZBook x2. It’s bananas.