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Flash Plus 2 review: Is it THE smartphone to get under RM600?



“I want a new phone that’s good but cheap. What should I get?”

You have no idea how many times I get asked that question. Mostly from my sister, but there are plenty from other people as well. Normally, this would be an easy question to answer, what with how far budget smartphones have come.

But, we usually look at a smartphone’s value, not necessarily at its price. Take something like the Redmi Note 3 for example: It’s great value, but being priced closer to RM1,000 doesn’t exactly make it “cheap”.


What is cheap then? If that’s something closer to the RM500 mark, then the Flash Plus 2 could be a serious contender for your hard earned cash.

It’s got a potent cocktail of decent build, decent specs plus one or two extra creature comforts that you’d be hard pressed to find on any other smartphone at this price range.

That said, I won’t butter its biscuit because that would give you the wrong impression. This is a budget smartphone and it should be treated as nothing more or less than that.

Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, let’s proceed.