If you’re looking for an affordable phablet under RM1,000, you can now get the newer Redmi Note 4 in Malaysia. This isn’t the earlier version that came with a 10-core MediaTek Helio X20 processor. Instead, it runs a Snapdragon 625 processor that’s based on a smaller 14nm process.
Xiaomi has finally announced the Redmi Note 4 for international markets. It was first introduced for the Chinese market back in August 2016.
The new affordable phablet has more refinement with an all metal body along with the use of 2.5D glass in front. Powering the Chinese Redmi Note 4 is a 10-core MediaTek Helio X20 processor but now it’s getting a different processor for international markets.
If you’re looking for a mid-range device, the Huawei Nova Plus is now available in Malaysia. Announced at IFA 2016 last month, the Nova Plus is priced much lower here compared to the European market.
Huawei has seen tremendous growth in the high-end segment especially with its current Huawei Mate 8 and P9 series. Focusing on premium design and build quality has paid off for the Chinese brand and now they are bringing a new touch of premium to the mid-range segment with its new Nova series.
Qualcomm is starting the year with a fresh new lineup with the Snapdragon 820 being their latest flagship processor. Moving down the ladder, they have just announced 3 new processors that boasts better performance and battery life for the entry to mid-range segment.