It’s easy to get caught up in the amazing new features modern-day flagship smartphones have to offer. Triple cameras, the latest processors, gorgeous displays and crazy-looking designs are all easy things to drool over, so I don’t blame you. I do that sometimes too.
Personally, I’ve grown far more interested in the mid-range segment of the market than I have with the RM3,000+ handsets that grab all the headlines. Although I do love myself a good flagship, it’s always a delight to find phones that can give you a very similar day-to-day experience for a fraction of the price.
And 2018 looks like the year for the affordable mid-range.
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As you should be aware by now, Malaysia’s GST rate will be reduced to 0% starting 1 June 2018. This means reduced prices for most goods including smartphones and tablets. If you’re eyeing for a new Galaxy S9+ or a Galaxy Note8, you can enjoy 6% off now with Senheng’s instant cashback promo.
Xiaomi Malaysia is having a one-day flash sale today and you can enjoy discounts for selected smartphones and accessories while stocks last. If you’re looking for a budget smartphone with decent specs, these offers are worth checking out.
With the upcoming 0% GST rate, many consumers would delay their smartphone purchases before the 1st of June. However, if you can’t wait to get a new device, honor doesn’t want you to wait any longer. In conjunction with the month of Ramadhan and Raya celebrations, they are offering price reductions for selected models.
After announcing the Mi MIX 2S flagship two months ago, Xiaomi is about to announce the successor of the Mi 6. For their next flagship, it won’t be called the Mi 7 and the launch is taking place next Thursday.
Huawei Malaysia has just announced the Nova 3e, its latest entry in the Nova selfie-centric series. Also known as the Huawei P20 Lite at selected markets, the Nova 3e is a mid-range smartphone that comes with a generous 128GB of onboard storage.
The honor 10 is finally here in Malaysia and it’s an affordable flagship that shares a lot of similarities with the more premium Huawei P20. What’s amazing is its official price tag as it’s more affordable than we originally thought.
Google Maps has added a new nifty feature which might make your drive just a little bit interesting. Since Waze was acquired by Google, it isn’t surprising that some of its features will find their way into Google Maps.
Samsung has just announced a new Galaxy smartphone in China. It was earlier speculated to be the Galaxy S8 Lite, but instead, it was given the name Galaxy S Light Luxury.