The display is the most looked at component on a smart phone, and Sony’s latest and greatest has broken all conventions with the new Xperia Z5 Premium. It packs a 4K display at the front which is basically 3840×2160 pixels crammed into a 5.5″ screen, giving an insane pixel density of 806 pixels per inch. If you can’t imagine how big a deal this is, it is like squeezing 4x Full HD displays into a single smart phone.
This a huge leap not only for Sony but also for the smart phone industry where most players are still reluctant to jump onto the Quad HD bandwagon due to power and cost practicality.
Barely months since the Xperia Z4/Z3+ made its official debut in Malaysia, the new Xperia Z5 series will be launched this week at IFA 2015. This time it will be released in 3 sizes – a Z5 Compact, a mid-sized Z5 and a larger Z5 Premium version. Thanks to a couple of sources, we now have a clearer look at the new Xperia flagships ahead of its official announcement.
Looking for a flagship level device without spending more than a thousand ringgit? You could consider this limited stock offer on 11street. The OPPO Find 7 is more than a year old now but it still remains their flagship device based on spec and features. It gets a 5.5″ Quad HD display, a 2.5GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM and a size-able 32GB of storage.
Officially partnering with each other since June, OPPO has seen the success and brand awareness that its competitors have attempted with other well-known footballing clubs, leading it to its first attempt at a branding collaboration. Posts on the Chinese company’s official Weibo account announces a special event that’s to be held on the 8th of September, possibly announcing the Barcelona R7 Plus.
Digi recently has jumped onto the free basic internet bandwagon with its new Smart Prepaid, putting an end to pay per use data charges. For those who prefer to make lots of phone calls including international IDD numbers, their Best Prepaid has been revamped with lower call rates. The new Best Prepaid starter pack cost RM8 and it comes with RM5 of preloaded credit.
Last week, we spoke about unofficial leaks of a purported HTC A9 (Aero) in the wild. Outed as the void-filler in between the One M9 and its yet to be released successor, it looks pretty much like an iPhone if viewed from the back. The official HTC Weibo post states that we will be able to take a look at the device on the 6th of September, leaving us to only 4 days before we’ll see the latest HTC smart phone.
Xiaomi’s compact 7.9″ Mi Pad is getting a RM100 price cut from its original RM799 pricing. If you’ve bought one recently, Xiaomi is giving a rebate in a form of a RM100 coupon to those that purchased between 25th August to 31st August. This RM100 coupon will be issued by 10th September and you have 7 days to use it to purchase anything from the Mi Store.
Chinese mobile communications company, Huawei, teased that in a day, you’ll be able to “feel the force of every touch”. Alarms are going off on the Interwebs as Huawei’s continuation of premium metal-clad design and evolution of mobile technology are to include a purported big hardware upgrade on the Huawei MateS.
Planned over 5 days, ASUS’ Zensation road show surely stirred up something during its long extravaganza of releasing products. Flash-forward to the last day, which allowed us to see the new Zenfone 2 Deluxe and the Zenfone 2 Laser.
Android Wear isn’t exclusive to just Android phones anymore. Google has just announced the availability of Android Wear for iOS, allowing iPhone users to pair with a wide variety of smart watches from Motorola, LG, Samsung, Huawei and ASUS.
To pair, just install the Android Wear app which is supported for iPhone 5 and above, running at least iOS 8.2. However at the moment, only the LG Watch Urbane is supported but Google promises that support for more models are on its way.