News & Reviews: Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Last Updated: Dec 04, 2016
This weekly TechNave we've had quite a number of small but potent bits of news like Nokia smartphones coming in 2017, Huawei making a breakthrough in graphene-assisted heat resistant li-ion batteries and a well-known print magazine like Sports Illustrated actually using a smartphone for the image of its cover. Netflix now allows offline viewing and MediaTek announced new Helio X23 and X27 deca-core processors.
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2016
The Apple iPhone 7 Plus is one of the most expensive smartphones ever released in Malaysia, coming in at an RM3799 price tag for just the 32GB memory model. This alone already beats several other flagship phones in terms of price. Many critics are also calling it un-innovative, due to late-coming features which most phones already have and as well as minimal differences compared to its predecessor, the iPhone 6s Plus. If you happen to be a 6s Plus user and are having a dilemma deciding if you should switch, we're here to help.
Last Updated: Dec 02, 2016
Although it's been barely 3 months for the Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple has already started to reduce their orders from the suppliers, not because of the big sale in September or how boring the phone is, but rather because the interest from the market is slowly "fading", all thanks to the 10th Anniversary iPhone rumours flying around.
Last Updated: Nov 27, 2016
This week the biggest news has to be the Malaysia launch of the vivo V5, complete with Dato Siti Nurhaliza as the brand ambassador. Wiko launched their UFeel Prime smartphone for Malaysia and there was also a move to combat software pirates with online marketplaces while local events look to decrease as year-end approaches.
Last Updated: Nov 25, 2016
If you happen to be an avid Apple fan, chances are you already know about the rumours of Apple planning to release three iPhone variants next year, the first two are the standard 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch model with an LCD screen, while the newer one iPhone will feature an OLED screen. But first, let's start with the 3D photographing rumour.
Last Updated: Dec 03, 2016
Okay, so here we go. Looking to get the Apple iPhone 7 Plus, despite the hefty RM3799 (on apple.com.my) price tag for just the 32GB memory model, when there are other cheaper flagships like Samsung, Huawei and others? Not only that, it also looks more or less the same as the iPhone 6 / 6s series, with features that almost every other flagship Android phone already has like water-resistance and dual rear cameras?
But despite all these, it is still no doubt that the iPhone 7 Plus is still the best in its league from what Apple has to offer. But is it worth the price? Stay with me here, and we will go through all the pros and cons in our review of the iPhone 7 Plus.
Last Updated: Dec 05, 2016
Hey Celcom users, did you know that not only you can get both the Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus from Celcom, but the iPhone SE as well? Already starting from 28 October 2016 last month and ending on 31 January 2017 next year, all existing and new customers are welcome to join Celcom's iPhone SE Super Sales from as low as RM288!
Last Updated: Nov 16, 2016
Maxis recently announced that you can now get the Apple iPhone 7 via their Maxis Zerolution plan with zero upfront costs, no 24-months lock-in period and zero percent interest. You will have to sign up for a MaxisONE plan 128 and above but even then you can get the iPhone 7 from RM80 a month. There will also be an annual upgrade fee for RM20 a month and this Zerolution offer is only available for a limited time only.
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2016
Welcome aboard to another rumour mill of the another Apple iPhone 8 speculation, today we picked up something that could potentially end up on the 10th Anniversary device, it's not the glossy body glass, nor the bezel-less design, but wireless charging.
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2016
According to Barclays Research analysts Blayne Curtis, Christopher Hemmelgarn, Thomas O'Malley, and Jerry Zhang, Apple is likely to upgrade their Apple iPhone display size to 5-inch and 5.8-inch next year for the iPhone's 10th Anniversary, currently, Apple uses 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch for their iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.