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Neffos C7 Lite + Neffos X20 | X20 Pro Details Revealed!

Neffos C7 Lite + Neffos X20 | X20 Pro Details Revealed!

TP-Link just announced the Neffos C7 Lite smartphone that is based on Android GO! They also revealed details of the upcoming Neffos X20 and X20 Pro smartphones. Here are the full details!

 

The Neffos C7 Lite Android GO Smartphone

The Neffos C7 Lite is their latest Android GO-based smartphone after the C5 Plus and it comes loaded with many new features like:

  • 4G LTE baseband chip for fast wireless internet
  • Anti-electromagnetic interference design
  • High-standard antenna structure
  • 5.45 inch Full View Display
  • Tall 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Compact size for one-handed use
  • Contoured display glass and rounded sides allow for easier handling
  • Optimized earpiece speaker and mic for call quality
  • Opens apps 15% faster
  • Core apps with less space in the built-in storage
  • 16 GB memory
  • Memory-card slot that handles cards up to 128 GB of storage
  • 8 megapixel camera with autofocus on the back
  • 5 megapixel front-facing option for selfies
  • Beautification Mode for covering imperfections
  • Selfie Flash feature

The Neffos C7 Lite is scheduled to be launched in Malaysia by early May 2019.

 

Coming Up : Neffos X20 + X20 Pro

TP-Link also revealed that the new Neffos X20 and X20 Pro smartphones which they will launch in June 2019, will be the first smartphones to use their custom NFUI 9.0 operating system.

NFUI 9.0, which is based on Android 9.0 Pie, will offer new features such as:

  • Improved Bokeh Portrait (available on both rear and front cameras)
  • AI Beauty mode for better selfies
  • Scene Recognition (camera detects up to 17 different scenes and objects)

 

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Neffos X9 vs Huawei nova 2 lite – Which Is The Better Deal?

TP-Link just launched the new Neffos X9 smartphone, which is being targeted squarely at the Huawei nova 2 lite. Let’s compare them both and see which is the better deal!

 

Neffos X9 vs Huawei nova 2 lite

The Neffos X9 (Price Check) and Huawei nova 2 lite (Price Check) are both mid-range smartphones with 5.99-inch displays, and a dual-lens main camera. But are they really that similar? Let’s take a closer look…

Display : Neffos X9

Both the Neffos X9 (Price Check) and the Huawei nova 2 lite (Price Check) come with a 5.99-inch FullView IPS display, with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels, and a pixel density of 259 pixels per inch.

But the Neffos X9’s display has two additional advantages :

  • it can dim to just 2 nits, allowing you to read and watch movies with minimal glare in the dark.
  • it has an Eye Protection Mode that reduces blue light emission by up to 89%, reducing eyestrain in low light conditions.

Performance : Tie

The Neffos X9 (Price Check) runs on the MediaTek MT6750, while the Huawei nova 2 lite (Price Check) uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430.

They both have octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 processors of roughly the same performance.

Memory + Storage : Tie

Both the Neffos X9 (Price Check) and the Huawei nova 2 lite (Price Check) come with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. They also have the option of adding a microSD card for extra storage.

Front Camera : Tie

Both devices have an 8 MP front camera with flash support.

The Neffos X9 (Price Check) features a soft light flash, which prevents harsh lights and creates more natural-looking selfies.

The Huawei nova 2 lite (Price Check), on the other hand, has a flash that automatically adjusts the brightness level according to the ambient light.

Main Camera : Neffos X9

Both Neffos X9 and Huawei nova 2 lite feature a high-resolution camera with a depth sensor that allows for more accurate bokeh effects. But the Neffos X9’s main camera is superior in many aspects :

  • Its faster f/2.0 lens allows for better low-light performance
  • Its higher resolution 5 MP depth sensor is better at depth-sensing
  • Its dual-tone LED flash delivers more natural skin tones

Wireless Connectivity : Neffos X9

Both Neffos X9 (Price Check) and Huawei nova 2 lite (Price Check) support the WiFi-N standard. However, the Neffos X9 has a key advantage – it supports dual band connectivity on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. This is important for two reasons :

  • the 2.4 GHz has a longer range and better penetrates walls, but is prone to interference from nearby devices, like microwave machines, cordless phones and baby monitors.
  • The 5 GHz band has a shorter range, but offers much better transfer speeds.

Wireless performance is also greatly improved when data can be transferred over both bands, instead of just one band. So there is no doubt that the X9 is the clear winner in this aspect.

Price : Neffos X9

With its superior set of features, you may expect the Neffos X9 to be more expensive. Surprisingly, it is actually CHEAPER than the Huawei nova 2i lite.

The Neffos X9 (Price Check) is only priced at RM 599 / ~US$ 149, while the nova 2i lite costs RM 659 / ~US$ 165.

 

Neffos X9 vs Huawei nova 2 lite Summarised

SpecificationsNeffos X9HUAWEI nova 2 lite
Display5.99-inch FullView IPS display
- 720 x 1440 pixels (269 ppi)`
5.99-inch FullView IPS display
- 720 x 1440 pixels (269 ppi)`
Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
System PlatformMediaTek MT6750Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)
Processor4 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (1.5 GHz)
4 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (1.0 GHz)
8 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (up to 1.4 GHz)
Graphics ProcessorARM Mali-T860MP2 (520 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 505
Memory3 GB RAM3 GB RAM
Storage32 GB internal storage
microSD card slot (up to 128 GB)
32 GB internal storage
microSD card slot (up to 256 GB)
Front Camera8 MP with soft light flash8 MP camera with toning flash
Rear CameraDual Lens Camera with f/2.0 lens
- 13 MP main camera
- 5 MP depth sensor
- dual-tone LED flash
Dual Lens Camera with f/2.2 lens
- 13 MP main camera
- 2 MP depth sensor
- single LED flash
Network4G : LTE Cat4 (150 Mbps / 50 Mbps)4G : LTE Cat6 (150 Mbps / 75 Mbps)
SIM CapabiltyDual SIM, Dual Standby
SIM1 and SIM2 : 2G / 3G / 4G
Dual SIM, Dual Standby
SIM1 and SIM2 : 2G / 3G / 4G
ConnectivityWiFi : 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz)
Bluetooth : BT 4.1
WiFi : 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz only)
Bluetooth : BT 4.1
Fingerprint SensorYes, Rear-MountedYes, Rear-Mounted
Other SensorsAccelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, ProximityAccelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, Proximity
Battery3,060 mAh lithium-ion3,000 mAh lithium-ion
Dimensions76.3 mm wide
159.4 mm tall
7.85 mm thick
76.7 mm wide
158.3 mm tall
7.8 mm thick
Weight168 g155 g
Availble ColoursSpace Black / Moonlight SilverBlack / Blue / Gold
PriceRM 599 / ~US$ 149RM 659 / ~US$ 165

 

Our Verdict : Neffos X9 Is The Obvious Choice

Both the Neffos X9 and the Huawei nova 2 lite are very compelling devices. They are highly-affordable, and yet, offer a ton of features with performance levels unheard of only a few years ago.

Yet, if you have to choose between the two, the Neffos X9 (Price Check) would be the obvious choice. Not only does it offer a superior set of features, it is actually cheaper. Hard to beat such a combination!

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Neffos X9, C9, C9A + C7A Smartphones by TP-Link Revealed!

On the 26th of July 2018, TP-Link revealed four highly-affordable smartphones – the Neffos X9, the Neffos C9, the Neffos C9A and the Neffos C7A. With a price range of just RM 359-799 (US$ 89-199), these new Neffos smartphones are sure to rumble the market. Check them out below!

 

Neffos X9, C9, C9A + C7A Smartphones by TP-Link

TP-Link is making a major push with these four Neffos smartphones. Targeting the low-end mass market, these new smartphones are only priced between RM 359-799 (US$ 89-199)! Yet they offer an impressive set of features at those price points.

The Neffos X9

The Neffos X9 boasts a dual-camera system and a large 5.99-inch FullView display. It offers both a fingerprint sensor and a Face Unlock feature using the front camera.

Neffos is offering the X9 in two variants – 3GB RAM with 32GB storage at just RM 599 / US$ 149, and a premium variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage (available at the end of August 2018) for just RM 799 / US$ 199.

The Neffos C9 + C9A

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Both the Neffos C9 and Neffos C9A come with a 13 MP rear camera, but the C9 has an 8 MP Softlight Camera in the front, while the C9A has a 5 MP Softlight Camera instead.

They also have different screen sizes and battery capacities. The C9 has a 5.99-inch display and a 3,840 mAh battery, while the C9A has a 5.45-inch display and a 3,020 mAh battery.

Both C9 and C9A will be available in two colours – Cloudy Grey and Moonlight Silver. The Neffos C9A is available with immediate effect at just RM 429 / US$ 107, while the Neffos C9 will be available at the end of August 2018, at just RM 479 / US$ 119.

The Neffos C7A

The Neffos C7A is an entry-level smartphone with a quad-core processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage. It boasts a 5-inch HD display, an 8 MP rear camera with f/2.2 lens and a 2 MP front camera with f/2.2 lens.

Available in Grey colour, it will start shipping at the end of August 2018, retailing at just RM 359 / US$ 89!

 

Neffos X9, C9, C9A + C7A Specifications

SpecificationsNeffos X9Neffos C9Neffos C9ANeffos C7A
Display5,99-inch FullView IPS display
- 720 x 1440 pixels (269 ppi)`
5,99-inch FullView IPS display
- 720 x 1440 pixels (269 ppi)`
5,45-inch FullView IPS display
- 720 x 1440 pixels (295 ppi)
5,0-inch IPS display
- 720 x 1280 pixels (269 ppi)`
Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
System PlatformMediaTek MT6750MediaTek MT6759WWMediaTek MT6739WWMediaTek MT6737
Processor4 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (1.5 GHz)
4 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (1.0 GHz)
4 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (1.5 GHz)4 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (1.5 GHz)4 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (1.25 GHz)
Graphics ProcessorARM Mali-T860MP2 (520 MHz)IMG8XE1PPC (570 MHz)IMG8XE1PPC (570 MHz)ARM Mali-T720MP1 (600 MHz)
Memory3 GB RAM2 GB RAM2 GB RAM2 GB RAM
Storage32 GB internal storage
microSD card slot (up to 128 GB)
16 GB internal storage
microSD card slot (up to 128 GB)
16 GB internal storage
microSD card slot (up to 128 GB)
16 GB internal storage
microSD card slot (up to 128 GB)
Front Camera8 MP with soft light flash8 MP with soft light flash5 MP with soft light flash2 MP camera with f/2.2 lens
Rear CameraDual Lens Camera
- 13 MP main camera
- 5 MP secondary camera
13 MP camera13 MP camera8 MP camera with f/2.2 lens
Network4G : LTE Cat4 (150 Mbps / 50 Mbps)4G : LTE Cat4 (150 Mbps / 50 Mbps)4G : LTE Cat4 (150 Mbps / 50 Mbps)4G : LTE Cat4 (150 Mbps / 50 Mbps)
SIM CapabiltyDual SIM, Dual Standby
SIM1 and SIM2 : 2G / 3G / 4G
Dual SIM, Dual Standby
SIM1 and SIM2 : 2G / 3G / 4G
Dual SIM, Dual Standby
SIM1 and SIM2 : 2G / 3G / 4G
Dual SIM, Dual Standby
SIM1 and SIM2 : 2G / 3G / 4G
ConnectivityWiFi : 802.11a/b/g/n (dual band)
Bluetooth : BT 4.1
WiFi : 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 ghz)
Bluetooth : BT 4.1
WiFi : 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 ghz)
Bluetooth : BT 4.1
WiFi : 802.11/b/g/n (2.4 ghz)
Bluetooth : BT 4.1
Fingerprint SensorYes, Rear-MountedYes, Rear-MountedYes, Rear-MountedNo
Other SensorsAccelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, ProximityAccelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, ProximityAccelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, ProximityAccelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, Proximity
Battery3,060 mAh lithium-ion3,840 mAh lithium-ion3,020 mAh lithium-ion2,330 mAh lithium-ion
Dimensions76.3 mm wide
159.4 mm tall
7.85 mm thick
76.6 mm wide
158.7 mm tall
8.45 mm thick
70.9 mm wide
146.5 mm tall
8.3 mm thick
72.9 mm wide
145.0 mm tall
9.45 mm thick
Weight168 g170 g145 g138 g
Availble ColoursSpace Black / Moonlight SilverCloudy Grey / Moonlight SilverCloudy Grey / Moonlight Silver8Grey

 

Neffos X9, C9, C9A + C7A Price + Availability

Here are their prices and availability summarised :

  • Neffos X9 (4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage) : RM 799 at the end of August 2018
  • Neffos X9 (3 GB RAM, 32 GB storage) : RM 599 starting 27 July 2018
  • Neffos C9 (2 GB RAM, 16 GB storage) : RM 479 at the end of August 2018
  • Neffos C9A (2 GB RAM, 16 GB storage) : RM 429 starting 27 July 2018
  • Neffos C7A (2 GB RAM, 16 GB storage) : RM 359 at the end of August 2018

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The Neffos X1 Lite Smartphone Debuts At Just RM 499!

Neffos just launched their latest smartphone – the Neffos X1 Lite – with Neffos ambassador, actress and singer Fazura gracing the launch event. Malaysia is actually the first country in the world to launch the X1 Lite. Find out what the X1 Lite offers, and check out Fazura’s live performances too!

 

The Neffos X1 Lite Smartphone Revealed!

Like the Neffos X1 Max and Neffos X1 smartphones, the Neffox X1 Lite boasts an octa-core processor and dual SIM, dual standby capability, as well as a 13 MP camera and a fast fingerprint sensor. In this video, TP-Link Marketing Manager Yovela Duan explains the key features of the new Neffos X1 Lite smartphone.

Then the Director of TP-Link Malaysia, Hugo Cai, revealed that the Neffos X1 Lite will only cost RM 499 / ~US$ 119. He also announced a special bundle promotion that is exclusive to Lazada.

With every purchase of the Neffos X1 Lite on Lazada, you will receive exclusive limited edition merchandise of your choice – a Neffos Premium Gift Box, or a Fazbulous Warrior T-Shirt signed by Fazura! This promotion ends on 31 July 2017, or while stocks last.

 

Specifications Comparison

Here are the specifications of the X1 Lite smartphone, compared to the Neffos X1 Max and Neffos X1 smartphones.

SpecificationsNeffos X1 MaxNeffos X1Neffos X1 Lite
Display5.5" Full HD IPS display
- 1080 x 1920 pixels (403.4 ppi)
5" HD IPS display
- 720 x 1280 pixels (293.7 ppi)
5" HD IPS display
- 720 x 1280 pixels (293.7 ppi)
System PlatformMediaTek Helio P10MediaTek Helio P10MediaTek MT6750
Processor4 x ARM Cortex-A53 (2.0 GHz)
4 x ARM Cortex-A53 (1.2 GHz)
4 x ARM Cortex-A53 (2.0 GHz)
4 x ARM Cortex-A53 (1.2 GHz)
4 x ARM Cortex-A53 (1.5 GHz)
4 x ARM Cortex-A53 (1.0 GHz)
Graphics ProcessorARM Mali-T860MP2 (728 MHz)ARM Mali-T860MP2 (550 MHz)ARM Mali-T860MP2 (520 MHz)
Memory3 GB / 4 GB LPDDR3 (933 MHz)2 GB / 3 GB LPDDR3 (933 MHz)2 GB LPDDR3 (667 MHz)
Storage32 GB / 64 GB internal flash storage
microSD card slot (up to 128 GB)
16 GB / 32 GB internal flash storage
microSD card slot (up to 128 GB)
16 GB internal flash storage
microSD card slot (up to 128 GB)
Front Camera5 MP sensor5 MP sensor5 MP sensor
Rear Camera13 MP Sony IMX258 sensor
- f/2.0 lens, PDAF technology
13 MP Sony IMX258 sensor
- f/2.0 lens, PDAF technology
13 MP sensor
- PDAF technology
NetworkFDD-LTE / WCDMA / GSM
GSM : Band 2 / 3 / 5 / 8
WCDMA : Band 1 / 5 / 8
FDD-LTE : Band 1 / 3 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 20
FDD-LTE / WCDMA / GSM
GSM : Band 2 / 3 / 5 / 8
WCDMA : Band 1 / 5 / 8
FDD-LTE : Band 1 / 3 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 20
FDD-LTE / WCDMA / GSM
GSM : Band 2 / 3 / 5 / 8
WCDMA : Band 1 / 2 / 5 / 8
FDD-LTE : Band 1 / 3 / 7
SIM CapabilityDual nano SIM cards
Dual SIM, Dual standby capability
SIM1 : 2G / 3G / 4G
SIM2 : 2G / 3G / 4G
Dual nano SIM cards
Dual SIM, Dual standby capability
SIM1 : 2G / 3G / 4G
SIM2 : 2G / 3G / 4G
Dual nano SIM cards
Dual SIM, Dual standby capability
ConnectivityWiFi : 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4, 5 GHz)
Bluetooth 4.1
WiFi : 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4, 5 GHz)
Bluetooth 4.1
WiFi : 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4, 5 GHz)
Bluetooth 4.1
GPS SupportGPS / GLONASS / GALILEOGPS / GLONASS / GALILEOGPS / GLONASS
Fingerprint SensorFast Fingerprint Sensor (0.2 s detection)Fast Fingerprint Sensor (0.2 s detection)Fast Fingerprint Sensor (0.2 s detection)
Battery3,000 mAh lithium-ion battery (non-removable)
- supports Fast Charging
2,250 mAh lithium-ion battery (non-removable)
- supports Fast Charging
2,550 mAh lithium-ion battery (non-removable)
Dimensions76 mm wide x 152.8 mm tall x 7.85 mm thick71 mm wide x 142 mm tall x 7.95 mm thick71.2 mm wide x 142.6 mm tall x 8.5 mm thick
Available ColoursCloudy Grey / Sunrise GoldCloudy Grey / Sunrise GoldCloudy Grey / Sunrise Gold
Launch Prices3 GB + 32 GB : RM 999 / ~US$ 219
4 GB + 64 GB : RM 1,199 / ~US$ 259
2 GB + 16 GB : RM 769 / ~US$ 169
3 GB + 32 GB : RM 849 / ~US$ 189
RM 499 / ~US$ 119

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Fazura Sings “Bangun” & “Bisa Apa”

The highlight of the launch event was the live performance by Fazura who sang her latest single, “Bangun”, as well as “Bisa Apa” from the soundtrack of Hero Seorang Cinderella. Enjoy!

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