Compared: Top Smart Phones you can get for under RM800

Posted:  May 21, 2015   By:    18 comments   

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The Mi 4i has finally launched for Malaysia and it packs quite a punch for just RM749. If you’re wondering what else you can get for the same price range, we’ve compared the Mi 4i with 5 other devices that come with 4G LTE.

Is the Mi 4i the best smart phone you can get for less than RM800? Read on to find out.

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Spotify isn’t just about music anymore. The streaming service now offers video too

Posted:  May 21, 2015   By:    No comments   

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Spotify is no longer just a music streaming service. In an event in New York, the company has unveiled a new version of Spotify that will offer new media content like videos, news and podcasts. That’s not all, the new Spotify will serve tailored playlists that will take into account what your music listening history as well as the activity that you’re doing at a point in time.

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Galaxy Note 5 to be announced in September. Here’s what you need to know

Posted:  May 21, 2015   By:    No comments   

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With Samsung’s big flagships already firmly cemented in the market it’s quite sensible to assume that the next big device they are working on is none other than the Samsung Galaxy Note 5.

Rumours for an earlier Note 5 launch in July were quashed by Samsung Mobile’s head honcho J.K. Shin. The brand is still targeting for launch during IFA 2015 which is happening in September later this year, following a tradition of launching their Note devices at the trade show in Berlin.

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The OnePlus Two might have just been spotted on Geekbench

Posted:  May 21, 2015   By:    No comments   

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The successor to the popular OnePlus One might have just been spotted on a Geekbench benchmark test. Expected to be named the OnePlus Two, a device with the model number A2001 running a 1.55GHz octa-core processor and Android 5.1 was spotted on the benchmarking site. The device might be labeled as the OnePlus One, that phone is instead running a quad-core 2.5GHz processor.

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Xiaomi did it again. Another cheap and good Mi phone available in Malaysia from 28 May

Posted:  May 21, 2015   By:    6 comments   

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Xiaomi’s Mi 4i is officially launched in Malaysia, offering “flagship” experience in an affordable and compact package. The Mi 4i was announced recently in India and it is Xiaomi’s first global phone, marking its seriousness of venturing beyond the Chinese market.

Priced at RM749, the Mi 4i will be available on the Malaysia Mi Store from 28th May 2015 starting 12pm. The local telcos will only be getting the phone in June.

It is currently one of the best smart phones you can get for under RM800 and it has dual-SIM with both slots supporting 4G LTE.

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The LG G4 is likely the easiest Android flagship to repair

Posted:  May 21, 2015   By:    No comments   

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It’s been just over a month since the LG G4 got launched and it has found itself taken apart. This time however it’s the guys over at MyDrivers who have done the deed instead of our usual suspects over at iFixit. Also you might want to note that the LG G4 is the only new flagship out there to have a microSD slot and a removable battery.

As it turns out, dismantling the phone is a piece of cake, with just the removal of the back panel, batteries and a few screws getting the phone to bear it’s innards.  The phone’s motherboard is laid out clearly and is a bundle of neatly stacked components with no excessively messy wiring, copper shielding or adhesive in the way.

So if your LG G4 gets damaged and needs a fix, it should be pretty easy to get it repaired and it shouldn’t cost as much just to peel the device open though the components could still cost quite a bit.

Also check out our first impressions on the LG G4 for more info on the phone itself.

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The R7 and R7 Plus are now official. Can OPPO make a thin phone with substance?

Posted:  May 20, 2015   By:    1 comment   

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With OPPO’s latest smartphone just launching today in China, the long awaited ultra-slim OPPO R7 phones have finally made a landing, just in time for their 10th anniversary. This is seen as a successor to its current OPPO R5 which stands as their thinnest smart phone offering at only 4.85mm.

Keeping to the tradition of being super slim, the OPPO R7 is not the thinnest of the lot but at 6.3mm it is still quite remarkable for what it is packing on the inside. Like most new devices launched recently, the OPPO R7 doesn’t just come in one but two sizes with the addition of its R7 Plus model.

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LG confirms plans to release a new flagship in the second half of 2015

Posted:  May 20, 2015   By:    No comments   

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Hot on the tail of launching the premium LG G4 smartphone and announcing the LG G4 Stylus and G4c, the brand has confirmed that it will be launching a new flagship device by the second half of this year.

According to sources, LG confirmed that a new flagship that “stands above the G series” is in the works, with predictions pointing towards the new device potentially being the successor to the LG G Pro 2 to compete with Samsung’s Galaxy Note line of devices. This is part of the brand’s “dual flagship strategy” which it kicked off last year with the launch of the G Pro 2.

However, the specs have yet to be finalized but LG says that the new phone will be pretty high-end. But the big question is how exactly is LG going to one up the LG G4?

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Huawei’s stylish TalkBand B2 is heading for Malaysia

Posted:  May 20, 2015   By:    1 comment   

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Huawei’s 2nd generation TalkBand has been spotted in SIRIM’s database, meaning that the wearable is on it’s way to Malaysia.

The smartwatch has been given a good upgrade over the original TalkBand in terms of looks and functionality, with the TalkBand B2 sporting a leather strap and a touchscreen on top of still retaining the pop out earpiece that sets the TalkBand wearables apart from their competitors.

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Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet is coming to Malaysia along with 2 new smart phones

Posted:  May 20, 2015   By:    No comments   

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Sony Mobile has teased 3 new devices on their home page and it is obvious that their latest Xperia Z4 Tablet will be heading for Malaysia. In the teaser image above, the ultra-thin tablet will be joined with 2 new smart phones that are likely to be the Xperia M4 Aqua and the newly announced selfie-centric Xperia C4.

The Xperia Z4 Tablet and M4 Aqua were announced at MWC 2015. Not only these are the first batch of Xperias to run on Android Lollipop out of the box, but they are also their first waterproof devices that comes with an exposed microUSB port for hassle free charging.

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