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The NEX is vivo‘s latest flagship smartphone to hit Malaysian shores and in addition to a bunch of high end specs, this handset also features an in-screen fingerprint scanner and a motorised selfie camera that pops up. Want to know what’s in the box? We find out.
Recently, it was reported that AirAsia had issued a memo stating that the use of powerbanks are prohibited on all flights. It also mentions that you can’t carry a powerbank that exceeds 20,000mAh. The ruling was supposed to take effect beginning yesterday and all passengers are required to take additional steps including keeping the terminals in its original packaging and to separate each battery in a plastic bag or protective pouch.
If you’re flying with AirAsia very soon, you don’t have to worry for now. Passengers are still permitted to use powerbanks during flights.
It can be quite difficult for small-medium enterprises (SME) to handle incoming calls or customer interaction over the phone. Call centres require a significant investment and the alternative — giving people your personal phone number — isn’t exactly ideal.
This is where Omni comes in. In a nutshell, it allows businesses to set up a virtual call centre with just their smartphone and an app.
UPDATE: Mi A2 is now on sale at the official Mi Store on Lazada and Shopee.
Xiaomi Malaysia has finally revealed the pricing and availability for its Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite for our local market. These are Xiaomi’s latest Android One smartphones that offer a pure stock Android experience. The Mi A2 will be on sale starting this Friday, 3 August while the affordable Mi A2 Lite will be released later on 18 August.
The ASUS ZenFone 5z is the most affordable Snapdragon 845 powered smartphone you can buy in Malaysia that comes with an official local warranty. At RM1,899 with 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage, it’s quite a steal but here’s your chance to get it at RM200 off.
UPDATE: Fitbit’s PR team had reached out to us and they claimed that there was some miscommunication. They would like to clarify that Fitbit products are officially sold in Malaysia and they do offer warranty to all of their Malaysian customers as well as customers around the world.
When it comes to devices, it is always recommended to buy official Malaysian units for local support and warranty. However, when Channel News Asia correspondent, Sumisha Naidu, had recently reached out to Fitbit for assistance, it turns out there’s no official presence in Malaysia.
Following the launch of the OPPO Find X, the selfie-centric smartphone brand will introduce another mid-range smartphone to succeed the OPPO F7. Barely four months since the F7 was launched in Malaysia, OPPO Malaysia has just released a teaser for its upcoming OPPO F9.
ASUS is finally introducing their ZenFone 5z flagship smartphone in Malaysia. It will be announced officially this afternoon and they are expected to reveal an exclusive launch offer with Lazada Malaysia.
Looking for a large screen Samsung smartphone? The Galaxy A8 Star is now available in Malaysia. Compared to the current Galaxy A8 (2018), it offers a larger display, more storage and a significantly bigger battery.
Huawei’s new selfie-centric superstar, the Nova 3i is now available throughout Malaysia. This is their mid-range smartphone which succeeds the popular Nova 2i, To bring its photography capabilities up a notch, the latest Nova series also comes with 4 cameras that are now enhanced with AI features.