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ICYMI #192: Asus ROG Phone II Malaysia, Google Pixel 4, Pixel Buds, & B40 petrol subsidies

Today’s episode of ICYMI covers a two exciting new launches: the Asus ROG Phone II in Malaysia, and the global unveiling of the Google Pixel 4. We’re also talking about Google’s new truly wireless headphones, the Pixel Buds, and you can find out if you’re eligible for RON95 petrol subsidies if you’re in Malaysia.

Asus ROG Phone II Malaysian launch

Asus’ much-awaited ROG Phone II has now been launched in Malaysia. Two variants will be available, with the base model having 512GB of storage and a second variant having 1TB of storage. At the moment, only the “smaller” storage option is available, with the 1TB variant coming in November.

For everything you need to know, click here.

Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL

Google has unveiled their latest smartphones: the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. Both now sport 90Hz displays, and they come with some interesting new features, including Motion Sense technology. For the first time, the new Pixel phones have a multiple-camera setup, with a telephoto lens added to both devices.

Click here for the breakdown.

Google Pixel Buds

Google also showed off their new Pixel Buds—their first pair of truly wireless headphones. They boast pretty decent battery life, and would appear to be Google’s contender to the Apple AirPods. For more details, read this article.

Petrol subsidies in Malaysia

During Budget 2020, it was announced that Malaysians in the B40 group will be eligible for petrol subsidies for RON95. These schemes are aimed at those who fall under the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) scheme. To find out if you are eligible, click here.