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ICYMI #217: Huawei Y9s, Honor 9X, Apple’s new iPhone case, & more!

On today’s episode, we’re going to talk about two new smartphones for the Malaysian market, and there’s a new accessory for the iPhone 11 series that brings added functionality to the phone. And we’re also going to take a look at the Immigration Department’s bust of an online scam syndicate in Cyberjaya.

Without further ado, here are the juice details.

Huawei Y9s coming to Malaysia

A new Huawei smartphone is expected to launch in Malaysia soon, and the good news is that it will have Google Mobile Services, and all of the apps that you’d hope for with an Android—including the Play Store. Here’s a breakdown of the Huawei Y9s.

Honor 9X launched in Malaysia

And the Honor 9X has been launched in Malaysia, and it has some uncanny resemblances to the Huawei Y9s. Pre-orders begin today, with special gifts and pre-order benefits available—including a free Honor Band 5 Sport.

Click here for the full details.

Immigration Department busts online scam syndicate in Cyberjaya

The Immigration Department of Malaysia has busted what appears to be the largest online scam syndicate operated by Chinese nationals in Malaysia, with nearly 1,000 people reportedly arrested.

Read the full story here.

Apple’s new Smart Battery Case

Ever wished you had a physical button to trigger the iPhone’s camera? The latest Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 11 comes with a shortcut, along with up to 50% of improved battery life.