News & Reviews: honor 8
Last Updated: Sep 13, 2016
Since it’s launch globally (plus the local Malaysian launch recently), Honor has been blazing new grounds with their new Honor 8. New markets such as the US has helped Honor reach new heights – as of now, Honor has sold over 1.5 million units of their new flagship around the world.
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2016
Without a doubt, this week was the week where Apple rose to the occasion with their new jet black, waterproof, dual camera Apple iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 while the Samsung announced how to replace their recalled Galaxy Note 7 in full disclosure. You can now get the previous gen iPhone 6S Plus, 6S, SE and iPads cheaper than before and Apple also announced their waterproof 2nd-gen Apple Watch Series 2 along with their AirPods.
Last Updated: Sep 09, 2016
Dual cameras are the choice of feature to be included in flagship devices now, seeing that we have devices such as the LG V20, Apple iPhone 7 Plus and the Honor 8 in or coming to the market soon. We may see a manufacturer come with a multi camera setup, trumping the trend - TCL.
Last Updated: Sep 07, 2016
Just launched yesterday from RM1699, we managed to get some more hands-on time with the gold coloured Honor 8 and while our first impressions video is coming soon you can a closer look at this versions, see some more camera samples and check out the smart key function of the Honor 8.
Instead of having a separate smart key like on the Honor 7, the Honor 8 integrated it with the fingerprint sensor. The Honor 8 will be available tomorrow from VMALL.my and Lazada along with DirectD and SenHeng with a lot of freebies to go with it.
Last Updated: Sep 07, 2016
Apart from launching their latest flagship, the Honor 8, Honor Malaysia also announced that their Honor 5A will also be launched for Malaysia. Replacing the previous Honor 4A series, it will be available for RM599 in black and white and RM629 in gold at VMALL.my and other authorized retail outlets from 20 September 2016.
Metal and glass Honor 8 officially launched in Malaysia from RM1699 for 4GB RAM/32GB storage versionLast Updated: Sep 06, 2016
Honor Malaysia officially launched their latest flagship today with the Honor 8. Featuring a new 15-layer glass back and front with a slim and thin metal frame body, the smartphone takes a step upward past its entry-level to midrange beginnings while keeping very much in tune with its roots. Utilizing a dual rear camera setup with one colour and one monochrome sensor, the Honor 8 looks to offer better bokeh effects and vivid imagery than its previous dual rear camera offering, the Honor 6 Plus.
Available in black, gold, sapphire blue and white, the phone comes in two variants and pricing with the 4GB RAM / 32GB storage (black and white) version going for RM1699 and the 4GB RAM / 64GB storage (gold and sapphire blue) version going for RM1899. It should be available starting 8 September 2016 from VMALL.my and Lazada along with DirectD and SenHeng with a whole bunch of freebies. In addition, there will be a 12 months device exchange and 3 months screen protection policy.
Last Updated: Sep 05, 2016
The Honor 8 is coming to Malaysia tomorrow and we'll be there for its big reveal but we managed to snag some time with the phone and check out its shiny 15-layer glass backside. Featuring a massive leap in design compared to previous Honor smartphones, the Honor 8 has a rounded metal frame with glass front and back that reflect light in various different ways.
Coming in black, white, sapphire blue and gold there will be 2 variants for the phone, one with 32GB storage and another with 64GB. Our initial pricing estimates have the 32GB storage version at RM1699 while the 64GB may go for RM1799 to RM1899. You can get the Honor 8 on 8 September 2016 complete with some extra freebies.
Last Updated: Sep 04, 2016
Looks like the biggest news of the week came in at the last moment as Samsung officially recalled the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 over a faulty sometimes exploding battery. It wasn't the only one suspended as Google also stopped work on their Project Ara modular smartphone.
Last Updated: Sep 02, 2016
So here's some exciting news from Honor Malaysia, starting on 8 September 2016, the company will begin selling the Honor 8! That's right, the company just decided to go ahead and skip the pre-orders, the sale will be on VMall Malaysia, Senheng and Lazada Malaysia, as well as its official retail partner: DirectD just two days after its launch.
Last Updated: Aug 31, 2016
Moving forward from their previous plastic brushed metal backsides, the ASUS ZenFone 3 looks unlike any ZenFone you’ve seen before with its slim metal frame and glass front and back. Featuring 4GB of RAM, a 14nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and a new and improved 16MP rear camera that can record 4K video and more, have ASUS scaled new heights of Zen with this new ZenFone? We find out in our review of the ASUS ZenFone 3 ZE552KL below.