UPDATE: Samsung Galaxy Note Malaysia Launch details revealed. Price confirmed at RM2,299.
UPDATE 2: Celcom contract pricing revealed from RM1,368.
Live from the Samsung Galaxy Note Southeast Asia launch event, we have more details of the anticipated Galaxy Note availability in Malaysia. The telco tie up details have been revealed for Malaysia and the first 2 telcos to bundle the Note is DiGi and Celcom. With Celcom in the picture, we are expecting a firesale happening soon in Malaysia.
South East Asia is the first to get the Galaxy Note which signifies the importance of this region for Samsung. Two models will be available: Dark Blue (which is what we see as Black here) and White. However they didn’t mention whether both will be available during launch but the white version might be released much later, just like any other white smart phones out there.
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Head after the break for photos of the Samsung Galaxy Note White version.
Sony Ericsson today has announced 2 new feature phones to hit the Malaysian market, the Sony Ericsson txt and the Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman. The Sony Ericsson txt, a QWERTY Candybar feature phone is priced at RM369 while the music oriented Mix Walkman at RM439.
Few months back, we managed to get a hands-on with the Sony Ericsson txt in Singapore. It features a scratch-resistant 2.6″ TFT screen with 240×320 resolution.
The Mix Walkman is an entry level music oriented device and comes with features such as Zappin which lets you preview the chorus of the next track. There’s even a Karaoke mode which lowers the vocals of a song for you to sing along. Over at the front, it has a 3″ single touch capacitive screen with 400×240 resolution.
Both devices comes with 3.2MP camera, micro USB slot, Bluetooth, WiFi, 100MB internal storage, expandable microSD slot and a choice of 4 colours. Being a entry level device, both runs on EDGE connectivity without 3G support. If you’re interested, the txt and Mix Walkman is now available nationwide.
UPDATE: Samsung hints Galaxy Nexus coming in January 2012.
We are blogging live from the Samsung Galaxy Note regional event at Jakarta where they have just revealed some details of the Galaxy Nexus. For those that have been waiting out for the 4.65″ Galaxy Nexus in Malaysia, we got some good news for you as it is expected to be released by end of this year.
More details to come. For latest updates, please follow us on twitter at @soya_cincau.
UPDATE: Motorola RAZR offered on contract by Celcom from RM1,308.
The Motorola RAZR is finally launched in Malaysia with the price tag of RM1,999 outright. In terms of availability, the sexy 7.1mm slim device will be on sale beginning this Friday on 11.11.11 together with the Motorola Defy+.
Just a recap on the specs, it comes with a 4.3″ Super AMOLED Advanced display that supports qHD resolution of 960×540. Internally it runs on dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The battery is non-removable but packs a rather generous 1780mAh capacity. You can compare specs with other smart phone in our earlier comparison.
The Motorola RAZR in Malaysia also comes with a host of optional accessories such as the Lapdock 100, Lapdock 500, HD dock and HD Station. No telco tie ups have been announced so far but it is likely to happen much later. Stay tune for first impressions from the event.
Special thanks to keithwoo for covering the event!
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The Motorola Defy+ is a replacement of the original Defy which is a rugged Android smart phone that’s water, dust and scratch resistant. The device was announced today at the Motorola Razr event with the retail price of RM1,099. Availability is slated for this Friday, 11th November 2011.
The new Defy+ has more grunt with a 1GHz processor and 512MB of RAM. Internally there’s 1GB of storage which is expandable via microSD up to 32GB. Screen remains unchanged with a 3.7″ WVGA display that does 854×480 while the rear camera is still a 5MP shooter. Obviously Corning’s Gorilla Glass comes as standard.
Being a rugged device, it has a thickness of 13.4mm and weighs 118g. Despite having the same weight as the model it replaces, it has a larger 1700mAh battery. The Defy+ runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. For the full specs, head over to Motorola’s website.
Special thanks to keithwoo for covering the event!
Watch Defy+ product video and pics after the break.
At the pace smart phones are moving, devices with dual-core processor is becoming so passe. Now HTC is rumoured to be working on a quad-core Android smart phone, the HTC Edge which runs on Nvidia’s Tegra 3 running at 1.5GHz. The Tegra 3 is a quad core solution which is also used in the upcoming ASUS Transformer Prime tablet.
Over at the front, the HTC Edge has a large 4.7″ display which is expected to feature a 720p HD resolution. Internally, it is said to be running with 1GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. At the back, it has a backlit 8MP camera with a 28mm f/2.2 lens. Beats Audio enhancement is expected to be thrown in as well.
From the leak photo above, the presence of capacitive buttons indicates that it will be running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread during launch. However it is likely to be upgradable to the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich software.
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