If you want to go “Full View” or “Full Screen” without burning a hole in your wallet, Xiaomi’s latest Redmi 5 series could be hitting our shores very soon. Announced earlier this month, the Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus are one of the most value for money smartphones that come with a tall 18:9 display from as low as 799CNY (about RM497).
Sony is expected to launch its new smartphones at the upcoming MWC 2018 in Barcelona. Ahead of its big reveal, one of its new devices has just appeared on our Malaysian SIRIM database. The is the Xperia XA2 Ultra phablet and it replaces its current 6.0″ Xperia XA1 Ultra.
If you don’t like MediaTek processors, you’ll be happy to know that the next XA device will be getting a different chip.
The iPhone 8/8 Plus are now available in first wave countries including Singapore since last Friday. For us in Malaysia, it looks like the local launch is just right around the corner.
The latest Apple trio – the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, have just gotten the green light from Malaysia’s certification body, SIRIM.
GoPro was supposed to have a two-year model cycle for its action cameras. The current GoPro HERO5 and HERO5 Session were introduced in Malaysia late last year and now it appears that a new one is launching very soon.
If you’re planning on buying the latest and greatest GoPro, you might want to wait for this instead.
Recently, concerns have been raised about powerbanks and the shocking consequences one could face if these secondary battery banks had a short circuit. Needless to say, safety is a big issue so the government is stepping up efforts to regulate powerbanks by requiring that each powerbank sold in Malaysia undergo SIRIM certification first.
If you don’t want to pay a premium for the Mi Max 2, it could be coming to Malaysia officially very soon. A device with the model number MDE40 has just passed SIRIM certification and this is confirmed to be Xiaomi’s new affordable large-screen phablet.
OPPO has just unveiled its new photography-centric smartphone with its new R11. Barely a few weeks from its announcement in China, it appears that the R11 is heading for Malaysia soon as it just passed our local SIRIM certification with the model number CPH1707.
UPDATE: HTC 10 is officially priced at RM2,799 in Malaysia.
HTC’s greatest, the 10 appears to be coming to Malaysia very soon. The all metal flagship has just passed our local SIRIM certification and we hope it shouldn’t take too long for it to go on sale.
You can’t deny Xiaomi gives you the best spec smartphones at very competitive prices. Their latest Xiaomi Mi 5 offers a lot of phone for your money and it costs about half of what the mainstream players are selling.
The issue, of course, is availability and Xiaomi is struggling to keep up with demand even in their home ground in China. The Mi 5 flagship went on sale on 1st March and it would probably take months before they could start selling in Malaysia. If you can’t wait, you can get it now in Malaysia thanks to grey importer DirectD.
If you’re looking for a high-end flagship with bargain price, it looks like Xiaomi could be bringing its Mi 5 smartphone to Malaysia soon. After its global debut during MWC 2016, the flagship smartphone had gone on sale in China and the folks in India will be getting it sometime next month.
Now back in Malaysia a new Xiaomi device has just gotten the SIRIM greenlight carrying the model number 2015105 and it is newer than the Redmi Note 3. Could this be the Mi 5?