HTC Malaysia launches Butterfly 2 for RM 2,299

The HTC Butterfly 2 was available in Malaysia last week in HTC concept store. Today, HTC Malaysia has held an event to widen the release of Butterfly 2 in Malaysia.

Basically the Butterfly 2 is same as the One (M8), it sports a 5" 1080p Super LCD3 display with the pixel density of 441 ppi. Powering the device is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC with four 2.5 GHz CPUs. It has 2 GB of RAM and 16/32 GB internal storage with microSD card slot for further expansion.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha now available in Malaysia

Samsung Malaysia has released the Galaxy Alpha to Malaysian market today. The device is Samsung's first device that features metal frame.

Pricing at RM 1,899, the Galaxy Alpha has a 4.7" Super AMOLED display with 720p resolution. It is powered by an Exynos 5 Octa SoC with four Cortex-A15 CPU clocked at 1.8 GHz and four Cortex-A7 CPU clocked at 1.3 GHz. It comes with 2 GB of RAM for better multitasking and 32 GB non-expandable storage for the first time.

The device packs a 12 MP camera at the back that capable for 4K video recordings accompanied by a 2.1 MP front camera.

The Galaxy Alpha is running on Android 4.4.4 KitKat with TouchWiz UX. It is available in black and white colors, while blue and gold will be available in Malaysia soon.

Asus ZenFone 4 (A450CG) Review: Affordable Gets Better

The launch of Asus ZenFone series smartphones have increased the company revenue. Asus ZenFone 4, the hot selling model now in the markets pricing at only RM 299 with unexpected specifications. But, what if Asus came out another ZenFone 4 model with slightly upgraded specifications?

Asus ZenFone 4 (A450CG)

- Dimensions: 136.8 x 67.9 x 11.3 mm
- Weight: 145 g
- Display: 4.5" WVGA (480 x 800 pixels) IPS
- Processor: 1.2 GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2520
- RAM: 1 GB
- Memory: 8 GB, microSD card slot
- Camera: 8 MP Camera, 1080p video recording, VGA front
- Battery: 1,750 mAh
- OS: Android 4.4 KitKat

New Oppo N3 press render shows different design

Few days ago the Oppo N3 had leaked in a couple of press images. However, it seems that the Oppo N3 will be having a different design from what we've seen few days ago.

The image above is leaked by SoyaCincau, showing that the upcoming Oppo N3 will be having a different design.

It looks more squarish with a flat top end, which looks like the current N1. The camera is still rotatable and it will feature dual LED flash. We doubt that the phone will be having unibody design and it may be using metal plate for the back.

So far there's no word on the specs of the upcoming Oppo N3. We can only wait until its official announcement on October 29th.


Asus ZenFone 6 (A601CG) available in Malaysia for RM 699

If you're thinking to get a ZenFone 6 but it's pricing is a little bit high at RM 899, then you should look at this. The lower specs version Asus ZenFone 6 (A601CG) is now available in Malaysia with lower price tag at RM 699.

As the price tag goes down, there's no doubt that the specifications will be cut down. However, the only downgrade is the processor - 1.6 GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2560 SoC with Intel Hyper Threading Technology, which is same as current ZenFone 5 (non-LTE).

The rest of the specs are same - 6" HD IPS display, 13 MP PixelMaster camera, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB expandable storage and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with Asus ZenUI.

It's good to know that Asus is bringing more choices to consumers, the new ZenFone 5 with 16 GB storage is now priced at RM 519, while the ZenFone 5 LTE is priced at RM 709.

Oppo R1L with 4G LTE now available in Malaysia

Oppo Malaysia has brought another 4G LTE-enabled smartphone to Malaysian market. The Oppo R1L, which is the successor of R1, is now available in Malaysia for RM 1,198.

At just 7.1 mm thin, the R1L has a 5" IPS HD display and is powered by 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1 GB of RAM.

The 13 MP camera employs a built-in and dust-free design, which means it's protected from dust. It uses Sony imx2014 CMOS chip, which has a light-sensitive area of up to 1/3.2", 6P spherical lens and f/2.0 aperture. There's also a 5 MP front camera too.

The Oppo R1L packs 16 GB internal storage and a 2,410 mAh battery. It is running on latest ColorOS 1.2 based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.


Sony will be bringing a few devices to Malaysia starting from next month

Yesterday, Sony Mobile has held a regional event in Singapore and has announced that they will be bringing the devices that announced at IFA 2014 to Malaysia starting from next month.

The Xperia Z3 is the latest flagship device from Sony, it is almost same as Xperia Z2 though. It is powered by 2.5 GHz quad-core MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 processor with 3 GB of RAM.

It has a 5.2" IPS LCD display with 1080p resolution (no 2K). The display has improved which is able to reach 600 nits brightness.