The honor 7A priced at RM479 is no longer the most affordable smartphone from honor Malaysia. The online-centric smartphone brand is about to announce its new honor 7S and it appears to be lowest priced smartphone yet for less than RM400.
If you’re looking for a new phone with a decent sized display, the Huawei Y6 2017 is now available on contract. This is Huawei’s new entry-level smartphone that comes with a 5.7″ FullView display and it is offered for free exclusively on Celcom.
After releasing its teaser, Huawei has finally revealed its latest member of its nova series. It isn’t the flagship-class nova 2s that we hoped for. It’s the nova 2 Lite, a budget alternative to the nova 2i that’s powered by a Qualcomm processor instead of their in-house developed Kirin 659.
The FIFA World Cup 2018 is taking place in June this year. Since vivo is the official smartphone sponsor, they are currently running a selfie contest where they are giving away a FIFA World Cup ticket to a lucky winner. The interesting part of the announcement is the mention of their new vivo V9 which appears to be a 24MP Selfie smartphone.
Full Display or 18:9 smartphones are the latest trend right now and it offers a bigger screen experience in a smaller form factor. This type of display aspect ratio first appeared on 2017 flagship smartphones and now it’s making its way to more affordable segments. If you’re looking for a full display smartphone for the least amount of money, meet the Wiko Tommy3.
During a Taiwan 5G showcase event, a HTC smartphone was spotted with a thick case and has its forehead and chin covered. The device was used to showcase HTC’s gigabit LTE capabilities using Licensed-Assisted Access (LAA). This is a form of carrier aggregation that uses the unlicensed 5GHz spectrum that’s also being utilised by WiFi.
What’s interesting is the device is different from the current U11 and U11+, and serial leakster @evleaks has indicated that this is HTC’s upcoming flagship model.
If you’re looking for a selfie-centric smartphone with a tall 18:9 “Full Screen”, the OPPO F5 series is quite extensive. You have the affordable OPPO F5 Youth that’s priced at RM1,098, a standard OPPO F5 model at RM1,298 and the highest spec OPPO F5 with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage at RM1,698.
For those looking for something more affordable, the cheaper OPPO A83 is coming to Malaysia next week.
Almost every smartphone maker is releasing a smartphone with a “Full View” or 18:9 display. This makes it possible to fit a larger screen without increasing the width of the phone excessively.
When Xiaomi announced the Redmi 5, it is probably the most affordable 18:9 smartphone you can buy with price starting from 799 CNY (about RM492) for the base model. If you’re looking for an alternative, Meizu has just announced the M6s and it is powered by Samsung’s new mid-range Exynos processor.