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Last Updated: Dec 30, 2019
Recently, a patent by realme called SUPERDART which is a fast-charging technology was posted up on Twitter by Mukul Sharma. While not much is known in regards to the aforementioned technology, gsmarena hinted that this could be a direct response to Xiaomi’s 100W charging technology.
Last Updated: Dec 13, 2019
With the Shopee 12.12 Birthday Sale coming to an end, Shopee has announced that they have managed to sell more than 80 million items sold throughout the entire campaign. Furthermore, local goods saw up to 70% increase in orders this year as well which signifies an improvement in customer trust when it comes to purchasing stuff online.
vivo will be one of the first smartphone manufacturers to feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G chipsetLast Updated: Dec 13, 2019
vivo has recently announced, that they will be one of the first smartphone manufacturers to feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset in their upcoming smartphones. The aforementioned chipset also features the X55 5G Modem-RF System, which is capable of reaching speeds of up to 7.5 Gbps.
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019
Starting from 13 December until 24 December 2019, Samsung has announced that they will be hosting the 12-day Advent Calendar campaign, where you could get up to 50% off selected Samsung products such a curved screen monitor, smartphones and more. Other than the products listed on the website, there will also be discounts for various Samsung products from 10 December until 24 December 2019 as well.
Last Updated: Nov 12, 2019
Recently, Google, as well as Ipsos, conducted a study on how Malaysians determine their next smartphone purchase. The study has stated that Malaysians are quite cautious, and they would usually do some research before making their next smartphone purchase. Interestingly, the price usually isn’t the primary contributing factor when it comes to smartphones, instead what matters is the battery life, whether is it running on an Android or an iOS, and the internal tech specs of the said smartphone.
Last Updated: Nov 11, 2019
Based on a statement by MediaTek CEO Cai Lixiang, the MediaTek’s 5G chipset will most likely be launched in Q1 2020 and we can expect smartphones released around January and March 2020 to come equipped with it. But that’s not all, MediaTek has also announced that MediaTek will be launching a 5G-capable chipset for mid-range and low-end smartphones as well.
Last Updated: Nov 09, 2019
Based on a statement by gizmochina.com, Qualcomm will most likely unveil their latest Snapdragon 865 chipset during the Qualcomm Tech Summit, which is on the 3 to 5 December 2019. Just like its predecessor, the Snapdragon 855 chipset, the 865 will be Qualcomm’s top of the line high-performance chipset which will most likely be used in various flagship smartphones in the future.
Last Updated: Nov 05, 2019
In conjunction with the OPPO Service day which is happening on 6 November 2019, get your OPPO smartphone fixed within an hour along with various repair discounts and free labour charges at the OPPO Kuala Lumpur Service Center. But that’s not all, there will also be a bunch of OPPO smartphone workshops as well as free cleaning and maintenance service on the day itself. On another note, OPPO will be conducting a special Service Talk at the OPPO Service Center in Kota Bahru on the same day.
Last Updated: Oct 08, 2019
Based on a statement by xda-developers.com, Google will not approve Android-based smartphones that are running on Android Pie and below by 31 January 2020. However, this does not mean that Google will stop providing updates to Android Pie due to the fact that the roadmap states that it is expected to receive updates until the launch of Android 11 which will be around August 2020.
Last Updated: Oct 04, 2019
Earlier today, Digi has officially announced that they have more than 7000 Digi WiFi access points across Malaysia, which are currently located in various key areas. These areas include shopping malls, business centres, tourist spots as well as several educational sectors such as colleges and universities. By connecting to the aforementioned Digi WiFi, the user can have unlimited internet quota with speeds of up to 4Mbps starting from only RM1.