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HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 Pre-Order Details For Malaysia!

HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 Pre-Order Details For Malaysia!

HUAWEI just launched the Mate Xs 2 foldable smartphone in Malaysia! Here is what you need to know!

 

HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 Coming Soon To Malaysia!

The HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 was just launched in Malaysia, and will be here shortly! Here is what you need to know about HUAWEI’s latest flagship foldable smartphone!

Ultra-Thin, Ultra-Flat Foldable Device!

The HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 uses industry-first lightweight materials to achieve a lighter and thinner body that only weighs 255 g and just 5.4 mm thick.

Thanks to its New Falcon Wing Design, the HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 offers an ultra-flat form factor for a foldable smartphone. Using the industry’s first Double-rotating Falcon Wing Hinge, the hinge’s movement and screen are precisely synchronised through the fixed-length linkage control.

Tougher Foldable Smartphone!

The HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 employs their first 3D Fibreglass Design, giving it excellent strength and fracture toughness.

It also adopts the industry’s first Composite Screen, as well as unspecified high-performance materials, offering a shock absorption barrier that protects against drops, crushing or impact.

True-Chroma Camera System

The HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 features a new True-Chroma Camera System that comprises of :

  • a 50MP True-Chroma camera,
  • a 13 MP ultra-wide angle camera, and
  • an 8 MP telephoto camera.

Its cameras uses the HUAWEI XD Fusion Pro True-Chroma Image Engine to capture true-to-life colours in P3 full colour gamut, together with the 10-channel Multi-Spectrum Sensor.

Smart Multi-Window

The HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 offers an improved interactive experience, thanks to the new dynamic folding visual effect and upgraded Smart Multi-Window capability.

Its Split-screen Function lets you maximise its large display with multitasking capabilities, enabling collaboration and interaction between different apps.

You can use two apps in parallel, and it even comes with a Swipe Gesture for easier access and control of floating windows.

66W HUAWEI SuperCharge!

The HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 features the new 66W HUAWEI SuperCharge capability, letting you recharge its battery to 90% in just 30 minutes!

In addition to the higher power input, its battery has a parallel charging structure to allow for 15% faster charging speed for its slim 4600 mAh battery!

 

HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 Specifications In Malaysia

Specifications HUAWEI Mate Xs 2
Display OLED panel
– 6.5 inches folded, 1176 x 2480 pixels
– 7.8 inches unfolded, 2200 x 2480 pixels
– up to 120 Hz refresh rate
– up to 240 Hz touch sampling rate
– 1440 Hz PWM dimming
Protection NA
OS EMUI 12
Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 4G
CPU 1 x Kryo 680 Prime core (2.84 GHz)
3 x Kryo 680 Gold cores (2.42 GHz)
4 x Kryo 680 Silver cores (1.8 GHz)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 660
Memory + Storage 8 GB RAM + 512 GB
External Storage NM Card (up to 256 GB)
Front Camera 10.7 MP camera, f/2.2
Main Cameras 50 MP True-Chroma camera, f/1.8
13 MP ultra-wide camera, f/2.2
8 MP telephoto camera, f/2.4 OIS
Connectivity Wi-Fi : Up to Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth : BT 5.2
USB : USB 3.1Type C
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Under Display
Other Sensors Gravity, Infrared, Hall, Barometric,
Gyroscope, Compass, Ambient Light,
Proximity, Colour Temperature
GPS GPS, Beidou, Galileo, Glonass, QZSS
NFC Yes
Audio HUAWEI Histen
Battery 4,600 mAh Li-Po battery
Charging 66 watt wired charging
Folded
Dimensions
75.5 mm wide
156.5 mm tall
11 mm thick
Unfolded
Dimensions
139.3 mm wide
156.5 mm tall
5.4 mm to 11 mm thick
Weight 255 grams

 

HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 Colour + Pre-Order Details For Malaysia!

HUAWEI is offering the Mate Xs 2 in two colour options – Black, with crosshatch leather texture, and White, with a natural leather texture.

It will retail for RM 7,999 – about US$1,822 / £1,450 / A$2,570 / S$2,500.

Those who pre-order the HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 from 3 June to 23 June, 2022 will receive freebies worth RM1,400!

  • HUAWEI Watch GT 2 Pro smartwatch
  • Exclusive HUAWEI Mobile Services rewards

So make sure you grab one during the pre-order!

 

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HUAWEI nova 9 SE : Why You Should Not Miss Its Pre-Order!

Take a look at the new HUAWEI nova 9 SE smartphone, and find out why you should not miss its pre-order!

 

HUAWEI nova 9 SE : Why You Should Not Miss Its Pre-Order!

HUAWEI just launched the nova 9 SE – a phenomenal new mid-range smartphone with a 108MP camera!

Take a look at its key features, and find out why you should not miss its pre-order!

6.78-inch FullView Display

The HUAWEI nova 9 SE comes with a massive 6.78-inch FullView Display, with ultra-narrow bezels that are just 1.05 mm on each side!

This display has a FHD+ resolution of 1080 x 2388 pixels, with a 90 Hz refresh rate, and a 270 Hz touch sampling rate for a much smoother visual experience!

Sleek + Trendy Design!

The HUAWEI nova 9 SE features the Star Orbit Ring design with a 3D glass back, which is very slim at just 7.94 mm, and weighs only 191 grams.

HUAWEI is also offering it in a variety of nature-inspired colours – Crystal Blue, Pearl White and Midnight Black.

108 MP AI Quad-Camera System!

The HUAWEI nova 9 SE is targeted at those who enjoy photography, and features an upgraded AI-enhanced quad camera system that consists of :

  • a 108 MP High-Resolution Camera,
  • an 8 MP Ultra-Wide Angle Camera,
  • a 2 MP Depth Camera, and
  • a 2 macro camera

It is remarkable that such an affordable mid-range smartphone actually comes with a 108 MP high-resolution camera.

Not only can you capture super-high resolution 108 MP photos, it boasts a larger 1/1.52-inch sensor with Multi-Frame Fusion capability.

I cannot stress just how important that is – these technologies allow the nova 9 SE to deliver exceptional image quality even in low-light conditions.

And in super low-light conditions, it can even combine four pixels into one for shots that would not be possible on other smartphones.

16 MP Selfie Camera!

In the front, the HUAWEI nova 9 SE has a 16 MP wide-angle camera, offering the ability to capture more at high resolution.

This front camera supports 4-in-1 Pixel Binning technology that combines four pixels into one, for stunning selfies even in low-light conditions.

In addition, its Super Night Shot capability accurately recognises human faces, and optimises the background to give you well-balanced selfies at night.

Creative Blogging Features!

The HUAWEI nova 9 SE goes beyond just the camera hardware, and introduces two videography features to allow for greater creativity.

Its Continuous Front + Rear Recording capability lets you seamlessly switch between the front and rear cameras, while recording your video. You no longer have to stop recording to switch cameras, which may disrupt the recording process. It also saves you time and effort to stitch the videos together.

It also supports Dual-View Video Recording, letting you record from both the front and rear cameras at the same time. Best of all – you can continue to zoom in and out to wide-angle, for maximum creativity!

As you can see, these features not only allow you to create more unique videos, you can now literally insert yourself into, and be part of your videos!

66W SuperCharge!

The HUAWEI nova 9 SE comes with a large 4,000 mAh battery. But HUAWEI didn’t just stop there.

Its battery actually supports the 66W SuperCharge, the brand-new Low-Voltage Double Charging Pump, and Triple-Terminal Battery Charging technologies.

These battery technologies allow the nova 9 SE to charge up to 60% of its battery in just 15 minutes, with a full charge in just 36 minutes!

In case you are worried, its battery received the TÜV Rheinland Safe Fast Charge Certification, guaranteeing you a worry-free super-fast charging experience!

 

HUAWEI nova 9 SE : Specifications

Specifications HUAWEI nova 9 SE
Display 6.78-inch FullView Display
– 1080 x 2388 pixels, 387 ppi
– 90 Hz dynamic refresh rate
– 270 Hz touch sampling
OS EMUI 12
Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G
CPU 4 x Kryo 265 Gold cores (2.4 GHz)
4 x Kryo 265 Silver cores (1.9 GHz)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 610
Memory +
Storage
8 GB + 128 GB
External Storage microSDXC
Front Camera 16 MP camera, f/2.2
Main Cameras 108 MP main camera, f/1.9
8 MP ultra-wide camera, f/2.2
2 MP macro camera, f/2.4
2 MP depth camera, f/2.4
Connectivity Wi-Fi : Up to Wi-Fi 5
Bluetooth : BT 5.0
USB : USB 2.0 Type C
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Side-Mounted
Other Sensors Gravity, Compass, Ambient Light
GPS GPS, Beidou, Galileo, Glonass, QZSS
NFC Yes
Battery 4,000 mAh Li-Po battery
Charging 66 watt HUAWEI SuperCharge
Dimensions 75.5 mm wide
164.64 mm tall
7.94 mm thick
Weight 191 grams

 

HUAWEI nova 9 SE : Pre-Order Details!

You won’t believe how much the HUAWEI nova 9 SE costs – only RM1,099!

It is available for pre-order from 11 to 18 March 2022, in three colour options – Crystal Blue, Pearl White and Midnight Black.

You can pre-order your HUAWEI nova 9 SE at these online options in Malaysia :

You can also pre-order it at HUAWEI Experience Stores across Malaysia.

Every pre-order will come with these free gifts worth RM560 :

  • HUAWEI FreeLace worth RM379
  • HMS exclusive rewards worth RM181

 

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Samsung Galaxy S22 Hands-On Preview + First Impressions!

I just had the opportunity to get some hands-on time with the new Samsung Galaxy S22 smartphone, and here are my first impressions!

 

Samsung Galaxy S22 : Hands-On Experience!

The Samsung Galaxy S22 arguably offers the best bang for your buck in the new Galaxy S22 family!

Here is our hands-on experience of this compact flagship smartphone!

6.1-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display

The Samsung Galaxy S22 comes with a large 6.1-inch display, with a Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel.

Its wide colour gamut of 100% DCI-P3, a peak brightness of 1300 nits, and a contrast ratio of 2 million:1 will guarantee the best possible image quality, whether indoors or outdoors.

Gamers will love its high dynamic refresh rate of up to 120 Hz, with a touch sampling rate of up to 240 Hz.

The display is truly magnificent. In addition, it is super bright, so there’s no problem using it outdoors in bright sunlight!

4nm Flagship Mobile Platform

The Samsung Galaxy S22 is built around the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile SoC, which is fabricated on the latest 4nm Samsung process technology.

Together with a powerful Adreno 730 GPU, it has eight processor cores in a triple-tier architecture :

  • a Cortex-X2 prime core running at up to 3 GHz,
  • three sustained-performance Cortex-A710 cores running at up to 2.5 GHz, and
  • four energy-efficient Cortex-A510 cores running at 1.8 GHz.

So far, it has no problem handling everything I threw at it, but I will have proper benchmark numbers up for you shortly.

Memory + Storage Options

Samsung will be offering just two memory and storage options :

  • 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage
  • 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage

Unfortunately, it does NOT support any storage expansion through a microSD card.

Cameras Galore!

As a Samsung flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S22 comes with a smorgasbord of cameras!

In the front, it has a 10 MP camera, with a wide f/2.2 aperture.

In the back, it has a triple-camera system that consists of :

  • a 50 MP Dual Pixel camera, f/1.8 aperture,
  • a 12 MP ultra-wide angle camera, f/2.2 aperture, and
  • a 10 MP telephoto camera with 3X optical zoom, f/2.4 aperture

Built To Last

The Samsung Galaxy S22 has a tough Armor Aluminium frame, and is protected in the back and front by the latest Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+.

Thanks to its heft and Armor Aluminium frame, it feels really solid in my hand.

On top of that, it is IP68-rated against dust and water ingress. That means it can withstand immersion in up to 1.5 metres of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.

Battery + Charging

The Samsung Galaxy S22 comes with a 3,700 mAh battery, which supports wired charging at up to 25 watts, and wireless charging at up to 15 watts.

Despite having a relatively small battery, the Galaxy S22 appears to have a long battery life. I will have its battery test results up shortly.

It also supports Wireless PowerShare, allowing you to recharge other smartphones and wearables like the Galaxy Buds2.

 

Samsung Galaxy S22 : Specifications

Specifications Samsung Galaxy S22
Display 6.1-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display
– 120 Hz dynamic refresh rate
– 240 Hz touch sampling (Game Mode)
– 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut
– 1300 nits peak brightness
– 2 million:1 contrast ratio
Protection Armor Aluminium + Gorilla Glass Victus+
Water Resistance IP68
OS One UI 4.1 (Android 12)
Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
CPU 1 x Arm Cortex-X2 core (3.0 GHz)
3 x Arm Cortex-A710 cores (2.5 GHz)
4 x Arm Cortex-A510 cores (1.8 GHz)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 730
Memory +
Storage
8 GB RAM + 128 / 256 GB storage
External Storage NA
Front Camera 10 MP camera, f/2.2
Main Cameras 50 MP Dual Pixel camera, f/1.8
12 MP ultra-wide camera, f/2.2
10 MP 3x zoom camera, f/2.4
Connectivity Wi-Fi : Up to Wi-Fi 6E
Bluetooth : BT 5.2
USB : USB Type C
S Pen No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Under Display
Other Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyroscope,
Geomagnetic,
Hall, Light, Proximity
GPS GPS, Beidou, Galileo, Glonass, QZSS
NFC Yes
Battery 3,700 mAh Li-Po battery
Charging 25 watt wired charging
15 watt wireless charging
Wireless PowerShare
Dimensions 70.6 mm wide
146.0 mm tall
7.6 mm thick
Weight 168 grams

 

Samsung Galaxy S22 : Price + Availability

Samsung is offering the Galaxy S22 in four colour options – Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Green and Pink Gold.

I had the opportunity to attend an exclusive Samsung preview event, to check out the colours for ourselves.

Note : Samsung only allowed us to use digital cameras, so the video is not stabilised as it would be with smartphones that I generally use.

Here in Malaysia, it is available starting 10 February 2022 in two variants, at these price points :

  • 8 GB + 128 GB : RM 3,499 (about US$836 / £617 / A$1,164 / S$1,122)
  • 8 GB + 256 GB : RM 3,699 (about US$884 / £652 / A$1,230 / S$1,186)

You can now pre-order the 8 GB + 256 GB model from now until 3 March 2022, to receive this offer!

Here are some online pre-order options : RM3,699 | RM3,699 | RM3,699 | RM3,699 | RM3,699

 

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How To Get 30% Off Samsung Care+ With Galaxy S22 Series!

In addition to the great Samsung Galaxy S22 pre-order deals, you can also get 30% off Samsung Care+ for 1 or 2 years!

 

How To Get 30% Off Samsung Care+ With Galaxy S22 Series!

From now until 3 March 2022, Samsung Malaysia is offering these pre-order deals for the new Galaxy S22 smartphone series!

In addition, you can now get 30% off Samsung Care+, which provides total protection against all accidental damage and breakdown for up to 2 years!

You can only purchase this PWP offer after you receive the device (because this is a pre-order) through :

  • Samsung Online Store
  • all Samsung Experience Stores (SES)
  • all Urban Republic Stores

But note that Samsung has a hard limit on this 30% off Samsung Care+ offer :

  • Samsung Care+ (1 Year) : the first 1,785 customers
  • Samsung Care+ (2 Years) : the first 765 customers
Samsung Care+ Before
Discount
After
30% Off
Limit
1 Year RM 330 RM 231 1,785 customers
2 Years RM 630 RM 441 765 customers

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Pre-Order Model : 12 GB + 256 GB
Pre-Order Price : RM 5,499
Pre-Order Free Gifts

Pre-Order PWP : 30% off Samsung Care+
Available Colours : Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Green, Burgundy

Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus

Pre-Order Model : 8 GB + 256 GB
Pre-Order Price : RM 4,299
Pre-Order Free Gift : Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Bluetooth (40mm) worth RM899
Pre-Order PWP : 30% off Samsung Care+
Available Colours : Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Green, Pink Gold

Samsung Galaxy S22

Pre-Order Model : 8 GB + 256 GB
Pre-Order Price : RM 3,699
Pre-Order Free Gift : Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Bluetooth (40mm) worth RM899
Pre-Order PWP : 30% off Samsung Care+
Available Colours : Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Green, Pink Gold

 

Samsung Galaxy S22 Series : Where To Get Pre-Order Deals?

Here are some online pre-order options in Malaysia :

In addition to those online options, these pre-order gifts and promotions are also available at :

  • all Samsung Experience Stores (SES)
  • selected Samsung authorised retailers
  • all Senheng, Grand Senheng and senQ stores
  • all Urban Republic stores
  • selected AEON stores (i.e. Taman Maluri, Ampang Utara2, Mid Valley, IOI Mall
  • all Best Denki stores
  • all Courts Malaysia stores
  • all Harvey Norman stores
  • all Bintang Maju stores

 

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Samsung Galaxy S22 / S22+ / S22 Ultra Pre-Order Deals!

Check out these great pre-order deals for the Samsung Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ and Galaxy S22 Ultra smartphones in Malaysia!

 

Samsung Galaxy S22 Series : Pre-Order Deals For Malaysia!

From 10 February until 3 March 2022, Samsung Malaysia is offering these pre-order deals for the new Galaxy S22 series!

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Pre-Order Model : 12 GB + 256 GB

Pre-Order Price : RM 5,499

Pre-Order Free Gifts

  • Samsung eVoucher worth RM800
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra Silicone Cover with Strap worth RM 169
  • Galaxy Lucky Box (with wide strap) worth RM 79
  • Galaxy X LAMY Safari Twin Pen worth RM 269

Available Colours : Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Green, Burgundy

Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus

Pre-Order Model : 8 GB + 256 GB

Pre-Order Price : RM 4,299

Pre-Order Free Gifts

  • Samsung eVoucher worth RM800
  • Galaxy S22 Plus Silicone Cover with Strap worth RM 169
  • Galaxy Lucky Box (with wide strap) worth RM 79
  • Camera Filter Mount worth RM 169

Available Colours : Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Green, Pink Gold

Samsung Galaxy S22

Pre-Order Model : 8 GB + 256 GB

Pre-Order Price : RM 3,699

Pre-Order Free Gifts

  • Samsung eVoucher worth RM800
  • Galaxy S22 Silicone Cover with Strap worth RM 169
  • Galaxy Lucky Box (with wide strap) worth RM 79
  • Camera Filter Mount worth RM 169

Available Colours : Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Green, Pink Gold

 

Samsung Galaxy S22 Series : Where To Get Pre-Order Deals?

Here are some online pre-order options in Malaysia :

 

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How To Get RM200 Off Samsung Galaxy S22 Pre-Order!

Samsung Malaysia is giving out a RM200 e-voucher, which you can use when you pre-order the Galaxy S22!

Here is what you need to do, to get that RM200 Samsung e-voucher!

 

Samsung Galaxy S22 : Launch + Pre-Order Coming Soon!

Samsung is about to launch the Galaxy S22, which they promise will “break the rules“, with some “Note-worthy” innovations.

Hint hint, wink wink – this will be the year when Samsung merges their Galaxy S and Galaxy Note families into one!

So, be sure to check out the 2022 Galaxy Unpacked event, which will kick off at 11 PM (Malaysia Time) on 9 February 2022!

 

How To Get RM200 Off Samsung Galaxy S22 Pre-Order!

To give Samsung fans the opportunity to own the upcoming Galaxy S22 at a great price, Samsung is giving everyone an exclusive RM200 e-voucher!

To get this exclusive RM200 Samsung e-voucher, all you have to do is register your interest to reserve the Galaxy S22!

That’s it! Not only will you be the first to learn about the next Galaxy smartphone, you will be entitled to the RM200 e-voucher when you pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S22!

Just make sure you register by 9 February 2022, and catch the Galaxy Unpacked 2022 event!

 

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HUAWEI nova 9 With RYYB Cameras For Content Creators!

The HUAWEI nova 9 features an RYYB Ultra Vision camera and a 32 MP selfie camera for those who enjoy taking photos and videos!

Find out if the nova 9 is the smartphone you have been waiting for!

 

HUAWEI nova 9 With RYYB Cameras For Content Creators!

The HUAWEI nova 9 smartphone is targeted at millennials who love taking photos and videos, and enjoy creating content and vlogging too!

To cater to photo + video enthusiasts, the nova 9 comes with a 50 MP RYYB Ultra Vision Camera and a 32 MP selfie camera with ultra slow-mo capability, and a slew of other cool features.

Here’s a quick round-up of its key features!

6.57-inch 120 Hz OLED Smooth Display

The first thing you will notice is the large, beautiful 6.57-inch OLED display, which boasts a P3 colour gamut with ΔE < 1 colour accuracy.

On top of that, it can refresh at up to 120 Hz, and has a touch sampling rate of 300 Hz – giving you silky smooth visuals with lightning quick touch response.

Powerful Mid-Range Platform!

The HUAWEI nova 9 is built around the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G mobile platform, which offers :

  • a Kryo 670 Prime (A78-based) core running at 2.4 GHz,
  • three Kryo 670 Gold (A78-based) cores running at 2.2 GHz,
  • four Kryo 670 Silver (A55-based) cores running at 1.8 GHz
  • Adreno 642L GPU running at 490 MHz

Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G is a new mid-range mobile SoC built on the 6 nm process, which offers preppy performance without the higher power consumption of flagship mobile SoC.

The nova 9 also uses Graphene and VC Liquid Cooling technology to keep the Snapdragon 778G cool, even in the most strenuous gaming session!

Flagship-Class Cameras In A Mid-Range Smartphone!

To cater to vloggers and content creators, HUAWEI introduced new camera technologies and a new RYYB sensor in the nova 9 smartphone.

In the front, it boasts a magnificent 32 MP selfie camera, with a large f/2.0 aperture and support for slow-motion 720p video recording at up to 240 fps!

At the back, it has a very high resolution 50 MP RYYB Ultra Vision camera, which features a larger sensor size of 1/1.56-inch and a wide aperture of f/1.9 . This camera not only records 4K video, it can record ultra slow-motion 720p video at up to 960 fps!

In addition, the 50 MP camera has an innovative RYYB colour filter array that lets it collect 40% more light, delivering superior low-light performance.

The nova 9 also sports an 8 MP ultra-wide camera, a 2 MP macro camera and a 2 MP depth sensor. But the camera hardware is just one part of the story.

Its XD Fusion Engine uses computational photography techniques to enhance the photos you take, while its Ultra Vision HDR Technology helps you shoot with ease in all kinds of environment.

Content creators will also love the new Dual-View video function, which gives you greater creativity for your videos and vlogs!

Stylish Ultra-Thin Design!

The HUAWEI nova 9 has a stylish ultra-thin design that is only 7.77 mm thick, and weighs just 175 grams.

Its chassis features a new advanced anti-glare Starry Flash AG Glass coating with a double-film and double-coated matte finish, with a star-inspired Star Orbit Ring on its rear camera.

It comes in two colour options – Pristine Black and the signature Starry Blue colour!

66W SuperFast Charging Battery!

The HUAWEI nova 9 comes with a large 4,300 mAh battery, that supports 66W HUAWEI SuperCharge.

You never need to worry about running out of battery, because a quick 38 minute charge gives you a full charge!

Full Suite Of Apps Through HUAWEI Mobile Services (HMS)

The HUAWEI nova 9 has access to a full suite of important apps through the HUAWEI AppGallery, for banking, social media, food & beverage, e-wallet, shopping and of course, games!

Best of all – you only need to use a single HUAWEI ID to access the HUAWEI AppGallery across your different HUAWEI devices. Parents can also enable parental control function to restrict access and limit how much time children can use their devices or browse the Internet.

Its built-in Email app lets you manage multiple email accounts – Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo; while Petal Search gives you access to an AI-powered mobile search engine for a better browsing experience. It can even look for apps in trusted third-party stores, giving you even more options outside of HUAWEI AppGallery.

 

HUAWEI nova 9 : How To Pre-Order One!

You can pre-order the HUAWEI nova 9 from 8 to 19 November 2021 for just RM1,999 at these online and offline stores in Malaysia :

Every pre-order will come with freebies worth up to RM829!

 

HUAWEI nova 9 : Contests!

To celebrate the launch of the nova 9, HUAWEI has arranged two contests for you to join :

Be A Nova Star Karaoke Battle!

From 5 November until 18 November 2021, you can join the #BeANovaStar Karaoke Battle for a chance to win THREE (3) brand new HUAWEI nova 9 smartphones!

  1. Visit https://bit.ly/BeAnovaStarKB
  2. Choose HUAWEI “nova 9 song” from the song list.
  3. Click “sing now” and record video of you singing or in your own creative ways with the “nova star” branded filter.
  4. Upload the video to the Karaoke Battle, set it as “Public” and hashtag #HUAWEInova9star #BeAnovaStar.

Be A Nova Star Dance Challenge!

From 7 November until 13 November 2021, you can join the #BeANovaStar TikTok Dance Challenge to win a HUAWEI band 6 smartwatch!

  1. Do the #BeAnovaStar TikTok Dance Challenge (“Dance”) with branded filter;
  2. Record and upload a video of yourself doing the movements of the Dance with the hashtag #BeAnovaStar #HUAWEInova9 on to your TikTok profile; and
  3. Make your TikTok profile public.

The winner will be announced on 18 November 2021!

 

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vivo X70 Gimbal Smartphones : What You Need To Know!

vivo just introduced the X70 Pro and X70 smartphones featuring ZEISS optics and a unique gimbal camera!

Find out if the new vivo X70 gimbal smartphones are what you have been waiting for!

 

vivo X70 Gimbal Smartphones : What You Need To Know!

vivo just launched their X70 series of professional photography flagship smartphones, with two models – the X70 and the X70 Pro.

Both models come with ZEISS optics for their cameras, and a unique Ultra-Sensing Gimbal Camera, to allow users to capture the best possible photos and videos, even in the most challenging conditions.

Here is what you need to know about the new vivo X70 series smartphones…

Large AMOLED Display

Both the vivo X70 and X70 Pro come with a large 6.56-inch AMOLED display, with a resolution of 1080 x 2376 pixels.

They both support a 120 Hz refresh rate and a 240 Hz response rate, as well as HDR10+ support and Hi-Rest certification.

There is a subtle difference between the two models though – the vivo X70 display has a 2.5D edge, while the Pro version has a 3D curved edge.

Performance

Both models are powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 – a 5G mobile SoC built on the 6 nm process, with eight processor cores that consists of :

  • a high-performance A78 core running at 3 GHz,
  • three sustained-performance cores running at 2.6 GHz, and
  • four high-efficiency A55 cores running at 2 GHz.

In addition to its 8 processor cores, it has a 9-core Arm Mali-G77 MC9 GPU, and a 6-core MediaTek APU 3.0 AI processor.

RAM + Storage

The vivo V70 comes with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage, while the Pro version comes with a whopping 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage.

Even though they both come with a lot of memory, they support Extended RAM 2.0 – giving them additional 4 GB of memory on call!

There is no option to upgrade storage through a microSD card, but they both come with more than enough storage for most users, and most importantly – it’s super fast UFS 3.1 flash storage!

Cameras Co-Engineered With ZEISS

Both models have a high-resolution 32 MP front camera, with a triple camera system for the X70 and a quad camera system for the X70 Pro.

Both camera systems were co-engineered with ZEISS and feature lenses with ZEISS T* coating to reduce unwanted light flares, ghosting, stray light and other image artifacts.

The pièce de résistance of both models is the unique Ultra-Sensing Gimbal Camera, which is coupled with the Gimbal Stabilisation 3.0 technology, to let you capture steady images and video even in the most challenging conditions.

They also support VIS 5-Axis Ultra Stable Video technology, which integrates enhanced optical image stabilisation (OIS) with electronic image stabilisation (EIS) to aggressively stabilise the X/Y-axis as well as Z-axis rotation for silky-smooth video.

Rounding that up is a slew of AI-enhanced photography and videography technologies, like Real-Time Extreme Night Vision, Super Night Video, Pure Night View, Pro Cinematic Mode and more.

Battery + Charging

The vivo X70 Pro and X70 come with large batteries – 4,450 mAh and 4,400 mAh capacities respectively, for a long battery life.

On top of that, they both come with a USB charger in-the-box, which supports 44W FlashCharge for extremely fast charging.

 

vivo X70 Gimbal Smartphones : Specifications

To make it easier for you to decide between the two models, we created this table to compare their key specifications :

Specifications X70 Pro X70
Display 6.56-inch AMOLED
– 1080 x 2376 pixels resolution
– 120 Hz refresh rate, 240 Hz response rate
– HDR10+, Hi-Res
Platform MediaTek Dimensity 1200
– 1 x Arm Cortex-A78 core @ 3 GHz
– 3 x Arm Cortex-A78 cores @ 2.6 GHz
– 4 x Arm Cortex-A55 @ 2 GHz
– Arm Mali-G77 MC9 GPU
– 6-core MediaTek APU 3.0
Operating System Funtouch OS 12 (Android 11)
Memory 12 GB LPDDR4X 8 GB LPDDR4X
Extended RAM 4 GB
Storage 256 GB, UFS 3.1 128 GB, UFS 2.1
Front Camera 32 MP, f/2.45
Rear Cameras 50 MP, f/1.75
12 MP, f/1.98
12 MP, f/2.2
8 MP, f/3.4
40 MP, f/1.75
12 MP f/1.89
12 MP, f/2.2
Connectivity WiFi : Up to Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth : BT 5.2
USB : USB 2.0 Type C
GPS GPS, Beidou, GLONASS, QZSS, A-GPS
OTG Yes
NFC Yes
Fingerprint Sensor In-Display
Other Sensors Accelerometer, Colour Temperature,
Ambient Light, Proximity, E-compass, Gyroscope
Linear Motor Yes
IR Emitter Yes
Battery 4450 mAh battery 4400 mAh battery
Charging 44 watt FlashCharge
Dimensions 73.21 mm wide
158.3 mm tall
7.99-8.08 mm thick
75.39 mm wide
160.1 mm tall
7.55 mm thick
Weight 183-184 g 181-182 g

 

vivo X70 Gimbal Smartphones : Price + Pre-Order Deals

The vivo X70 is priced at RM2,499 – approximately US$598 / £437 / A$822 / S$806.

Here are the freebies you will get if you pre-order one from now until 1 October 2021 :

  • Protection Plus : 1 year extended warranty + 1 year screen crack protection
  • Premium Gift Box : Bluetooth speaker + car charger + 1-month Viu subscription

The vivo X70 Pro is priced at RM3,299 – approximately US$789 / £577 / A$1,085 / S$1,064.

Here are the freebies you will get if you pre-order one from now until 1 October 2021 :

  • Protection Plus : 1 year extended warranty + 1 year screen crack protection
  • Premium Gift Box : Bluetooth sound bar + 1-month Viu subscription

 

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 Price + Pre-Order Deal In Malaysia!

You can soon pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 in Malaysia!

Find out how much it will cost in Malaysia, and what the pre-order deal is like!

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 : Price + Pre-Order Deal In Malaysia

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 has a starting price of US$999 – about £723 / A$1,361 / S$1,357 / RM 4,231.

Here in Malaysia, Samsung is offering two variants of Galaxy Z Flip 3 for sale :

  • 8 GB + 256 GB : RM3,999
  • 8 GB + 512 GB : RM4,199

Samsung is offering the Galaxy Z Flip 3 in four colour options (from left to right) : Green, CreamLavender and Phantom Black.

Samsung is also directly offering three more exclusive colours in their online store – Gray, Pink and White.

Read more : Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Price + Pre-Order Deal In Malaysia!
Read more : Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Price + Pre-Order Deal In Malaysia!

You will be able to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 in Malaysia, from 19 September to 21 September 2021, with these freebies :

  • RM600 e-voucher for Samsung Malaysia Online Store
  • Samsung Care+ protection (1 year), which covers accidental damage, including screen replacement, water damage and back cover replacement

You can pre-order your Galaxy Z Flip 3 here!

Read more : Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 : Unboxing + Hands-On Preview!

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 : Hands-On + Key Features!

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 boasts a large 6.7-inch Infinity Flex display, with a Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel that has a 120 Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 1080 x 2640 pixels.

In the front, it has a small 1.9-inch Cover Display with a Super AMOLED panel with a resolution of 260 x 512 pixels.

Its foldable display has a new protective film made from stretchable PET, and newly-optimised display panel layers that is 80% more durable than the Z Fold2 display. The foldable display is now verified to withstand folding at least 200,000 times!

Its chassis is made with Armor Aluminium, and the Cover Display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. Its Dual Pixel main camera is also protected by Gorilla Glass with DX.

The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is water-resistant in up to 1.5 metres of freshwater for up to 30 minutes, but is not dust-resistant due to its foldable display and folding mechanism. Hence, it is IPX8-rated.

To protect against dust and other particles, its Hideaway Hinge has enhanced Sweeper technology, with shorter bristles.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is built around the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G mobile platform, with 8 GB of memory, and either 128 GB or 256 GB of fast UFS 3.1 storage.

Its redesigned Cover Screen is now 4X larger, making it easier to view notifications and messages without opening the Z Flip 3.

You will be able to check your schedule, the weather, and your daily step count with the new Cover Screen widgets. You can even coordinate its wallpaper with the new Galaxy Watch4 or Galaxy Watch4 Classic!

In the front, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 has a 10 MP punch hole camera, with an f/2.4 aperture, in the front.

And at the back, it has a dual-camera system :

  • 12 MP main camera, with f/1.8 aperture
  • 12 MP ultra-wide camera, with f/2.2 aperture

Powering all that is a 3,300 mAh lithium-ion polymer battery, which supports 15 watt fast charging, and 10 watt wireless charging. It can even wireless recharge other devices, albeit at just 4.5 watts.

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 : Specifications In Malaysia

Specifications Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G
Model NA
Main Display 6.7-inch Infinity Flex Display
Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel
1080 x 2640 pixels, 425ppi
120 Hz refresh rate
900 nits (HBM), 1200 nits (peak)
Cover Display 1.9-inch Super AMOLED display
260 x 512 pixels, 302 ppi
935 nits (HBM)
Protection IPX8 Water Resistance
No Dust Resistance
OS Android 11 with One UI 3.1
Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G (SM8350)
CPU 1 x Kryo 680 Prime core (2.84 GHz )
3 x Kryo 680 Gold cores (2.42 GHz)
4 x Kryo 680 Silver cores (1.8 GHz)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 660
Memory 8 GB
Storage 128 GB / 256 GB UFS 3.1
Front Camera 10 MP camera (f/2.4)
Main Cameras 12 MP Dual Pixel camera, f/1.8
12 MP ultra-wide camera, f/2.2
Audio Stereo speakers tuned by AKG
Surround sound with Dolby Atmos
UHQ 32-bit and DSD64/128 support
Connectivity Network : 5G / 4G / 3G
Wi-Fi : 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e
Bluetooth : BT 5.2
USB : USB-C 3.2
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Side-Mounted
Other Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyroscope,
Geomagnetic, Hall, Proximity, Light
GPS GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BDS
NFC Yes
Battery 3,300 mAh Li-Po battery
Charging Wired : 15 watt
Wireless : 10 watt
Reverse wireless : 4.5 watt
Folded
Dimensions
72.2 mm wide
86.4 mm tall
15.9 mm to 17.1 mm thick
Unfolded
Dimensions
72.2 mm wide
166.0 mm tall
6.9 mm thick
Weight 183 grams

 

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Price + Pre-Order Deal In Malaysia!

You can soon pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 in Malaysia!

Find out how much it will cost in Malaysia, and what the pre-order deal is like!

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 : Price + Pre-Order Deal In Malaysia

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 has a starting price of US$1,799 – about £1,299 / A$2,449 / S$2,439 / RM 7,619.

Here in Malaysia, Samsung will offer two variants of Galaxy Z Fold 3 for sale :

  • 12 GB + 256 GB : RM6,999
  • 12 GB + 512 GB : RM7,099

Samsung will offer the Galaxy Z Fold 3 in three colour options (from left to right) : Phantom Green, Phantom Black and Phantom Silver.

Read more : Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 Price + Pre-Order Deal In Malaysia!
Read more : Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Price + Pre-Order Deal In Malaysia!

You will be able to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 in Malaysia, from 19 September to 21 September 2021, with these freebies :

  • RM850 e-voucher for Samsung Malaysia Online Store
  • Samsung Care+ protection (1 year), which covers accidental damage, including screen replacement, water damage and back cover replacement

Read more : Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 : Unboxing + Hands-On Preview!

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 : Hands-On + Key Features!

The new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 boasts a large 7.6-inch Infinity Flex display, with a Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel that has a 120 Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 1768 x 2208 pixels.

In the front, it has a 6.2-inch Cover Display with a Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel, that has a 120 Hz refresh rate and Gorilla Glass Victus protection.

In addition to the Gorilla Glass Victus protection for the Cover Display, its rear triple camera system is protected by Gorilla Glass with DX.

Its main display has a new protective film made from stretchable PET, and newly-optimised display panel layers that is 80% more durable than the Z Fold2 display. The display is now verified to withstand folding at least 200,000 times!

The Galaxy Z Fold 3 is water-resistant in up to 1.5 metres of freshwater for up to 30 minutes, but is not dust-resistant due to its foldable display and folding mechanism. Hence, it is IPX8-rated.

To protect against dust and other particles, its Hideaway Hinge has enhanced Sweeper technology, with shorter bristles.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is built around the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G mobile platform, with 12 GB of memory, and either 256 GB or 512 GB of fast UFS 3.1 storage.

There are two stylus options for the Z Fold 3 – the S Pen Fold Edition, and the S Pen Pro. They both feature a specially-engineered retractable Pro tip, with force limit technology to protect the foldable display.

Complementing its massive display are dual speakers tuned by AKG, but there is no 3.5 mm audio jack, in case you are wondering.

Just above its cover display, is a 10 MP camera, which you can use without unfolding the phone. When unfolded, you can use the 4 MP front camera, which is hidden under the display for a seamless look.

At the back, it has a triple camera system, that consists of :

  • 12 MP main camera, with f/1.8 aperture
  • 12 MP telephone camera, with 2X zoom and f/2.4 aperture
  • 12 MP ultra-wide camera, with f/2.2 aperture

Powering all that is a large 4,400 mAh lithium-ion polymer battery, and it supports 25 watt fast charging, and 11 watt wireless charging. It can even wireless recharge other devices, albeit at just 4.5 watts.

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 : Specifications In Malaysia

Specifications Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G
Model NA
Main Display 7.6-inch Infinity Flex Display
Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel
1768 x 2208 pixels, 374 ppi
120 Hz refresh rate
900 nits (HBM), 1200 nits (peak)
Cover Display 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display
816 x 2260 pixels, 387 ppi
120 Hz refresh rate
1000 nits (HBM), 1500 nits (peak)
Gorilla Glass Victus protection
Protection IPX8 Water Resistance
No Dust Resistance
OS Android 11 with One UI 3.1
Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G (SM8350)
CPU 1 x Kryo 680 Prime core (2.84 GHz )
3 x Kryo 680 Gold cores (2.42 GHz)
4 x Kryo 680 Silver cores (1.8 GHz)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 660
Memory 12 GB
Storage 256 GB / 512 GB UFS 3.1
Cover Camera 10 MP camera, f/2.2 aperture
Front Camera 4 MP under-display camera (f/1.8)
Main Cameras 12 MP Dual Pixel camera, f/1.8
12 MP 2X telephoto camera, f/2.4
12 MP ultrawide camera, f/2.2
Audio Stereo speakers tuned by AKG
Surround sound with Dolby Atmos
UHQ 32-bit and DSD64/128 support
Connectivity Network : 5G / 4G / 3G
Wi-Fi : 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e
Bluetooth : BT 5.2
USB : USB-C 3.2
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Side-Mounted
Other Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyroscope,
Geomagnetic, Hall, Proximity, Light
GPS GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BDS
NFC Yes
Battery 4,400 mAh Li-Po battery
Charging Wired : 25 watt
Wireless : 11 watt
Reverse wireless : 4.5 watt
Folded
Dimensions
67.1 mm wide
158.2 mm tall
14.4 mm to 16.0 mm thick
Unfolded
Dimensions
128.1 mm wide
158.2 mm tall
6.4 mm thick
Weight 271 grams

 

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Xiaomi Mi 11 : Price + Pre-Order Deal in Malaysia!

The Xiaomi Mi 11 – their latest flagship smartphone, boasting studio-grade cameras and top-of-the-line performance – is now available in Malaysia!

Here is what you need to know about the Xiaomi Mi 11, including its price and pre-order deal in Malaysia!

 

Xiaomi Mi 11 : Now Available In Malaysia

On 8 February 2021, Xiaomi launched the Mi 11 – their latest flagship smartphone, built around the latest Snapdragon 888 mobile platform. It was finally introduced to Malaysia on 25 February 2021.

Let’s start with their official launch presentation on the Mi 11 smartphone :

6.81-inch 120 Hz AMOLED Display

The Xiaomi Mi 11 has a large 6.81-inch AMOLED display, with a 120 Hz refresh rate and a 480 Hz sampling rate.

It has a resolution of 1440 x 3200 pixels, a maximum brightness of 1500 nits, and is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

The Mi 11 is the first Xiaomi smartphone to feature the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 mobile SoC, fabricated on the 5 nm process.

It boasts eight CPU cores with a triple-tier architecture, consisting of :

  • 1 x Kryo 680 Prime core (based on ARM Cortex-X1) at up to 2.84 GHz
  • 3 x Kryo 680 Gold cores (based on ARM Cortex-A78) at up to 2.42 GHz
  • 4 x Kryo 680 Silver cores (based on ARM Cortex-A55) at up to 1.8 GHz

It also comes with an Adreno 660 GPU, Hexagon 780 DSP, Spectra 580 ISP and a built-in X60 5G/LTE modem.

RAM + Storage Options

The Xiaomi Mi 11 comes with 8 GB of LPDDR5 SDRAM memory running at 3200 MHz.

Xiaomi will offer 128 GB and 256 GB storage options, with no external storage expansion through a microSD card.

Cameras

In the front, the Xiaomi Mi 11 has a 20 MP selfie camera, with an f/2.2 aperture. In the back, it has a triple-camera system that consists of :

  • 108 MP main camera, f/1.85 aperture
  • 13 MP ultra-wide camera, f/2.4 aperture
  • 5 MP macro camera, f/2.4 aperture

This triple-camera system is supported by a single LED flash.

 

Xiaomi Mi 11 : Specifications In Malaysia

Specifications Xiaomi Mi 11
Display 6.81-inch AMOLED display
– 1440 x 3200 pixels, 515 ppi
– 120 Hz refresh rate
– 480 Hz sampling rate
– HDR10+, DCI-P3 colour gamut
– 1500 nits max. brightness
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus (front)
Operating System MIUI 12.5 (Android 11)
Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Memory 8 GB LPDDR5-3200
Storage Options 128 GB / 256 GB (UFS 3.1)
External Storage None
Front Camera 20 MP selfie camera (f/2.2)
Rear
Cameras
108 MP Samsung HMX (f/1.85) main camera
13 MP (f/2.4) ultra-wide camera
5 MP (f/2.4) macro camera
Connectivity 5G / 4G / 3G / 2G
Wi-Fi : WiFi 6
Bluetooth : BT 5.2
USB : USB Type C
GPS Support GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFC Yes
IR Emitter Yes
Fingerprint Sensor In Display
Audio Dual speakers tuned by Harman Kardon
Battery 4,600 mAh
Charging 55 watt wired,
50 watt wireless
Width
Height
Thickness
74.6 mm
164.3 mm
8.06 mm
Weight 196 g

 

Xiaomi Mi 11 : Price + Pre-Order Deal In Malaysia

The Xiaomi Mi 11 will come in two variants, at these price points :

  • 8 GB + 128 GB : RM 2,799, approximately $691 / £494 / A$878 / S$915
  • 8 GB + 256 GB : RM 2,999, approximately $740 / £529 / A$940 / S$980

There will be two colour options – Horizon Blue (left) and Midnight Gray (right) initially, with a third Cloud White colour coming later.

The 8 GB + 256 GB model is available for pre-order from 25 February until 10 March 2021 at their official online store.

 

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Galaxy S21, S21+, S21 Ultra Malaysia Price + Pre-Order Deals

The new Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra smartphones are coming to Malaysia!

Check out the official price list and pre-order deals for all three Samsung flagship smartphones in Malaysia!

 

Galaxy S21, S21+, S21 Ultra in Malaysia : What’s The Difference?

With a 6.2-inch display, the Samsung Galaxy S21 is designed for those who want a light, compact flagship smartphone.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus, on the other hand, has a larger 6.7-inch display and a larger battery – great for marathon gamers and binge-watchers.

Meanwhile, the Galaxy S21 Ultra offers the ultimate productivity and creativity possibilities with its 6.8-inch display and support for the S Pen.

In Malaysia, all three Galaxy S21 models are powered by the same mobile SoC – Samsung Exynos 2100, and offer both Gorilla Glass Victus protection in the front, and IP68 dust and water-resistance.

To make it easier for you to decide, here is a comparison of their key specifications :

Specifications Galaxy S21 Galaxy S21+ Galaxy S21 Ultra
Model SM-G991 SM-G996 SM-G998
Display Size 6.2-inch Flat 6.7-inch Flat 6.8-inch Edge
Display Panel Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Display Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1440 x 3200 pixels
Pixel Density 421 ppi 394 ppi 515 ppi
Display Features 48~120 Hz refresh rate
1300 nits
10~120 Hz refresh rate
1500 nits
Protection IP68, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Operating System One UI 3.1 (Android 11)
Platform Samsung Exynos 2100
Memory 8 GB LPDDR5 12 GB / 16 GB LPDDR5
Storage Options 256 GB 256 GB / 512 GB
External Storage None
Front Camera 10 MP Dual Pixel (f/2.2) 40 MP (f/2.2)
Rear Main
Camera
12 MP Dual Pixel (f/1.8) 108 MP (f/1.8)
Rear Ultra-Wide
Camera
12 MP (f/2.2) 12 MP Dual Pixel (f/2.2)
Rear Telephoto
Camera #1
64 MP (f/2.0)
1.1X optical zoom,
3X hybrid zoom
10 MP Dual Pixel (f/2.4)
3X optical zoom
Rear Telephoto
Camera #2
10 MP Dual Pixel (f/4.9)
10X optical zoom
Other Rear
Camera Features
Laser Autofocus
Connectivity 5G / 4G / 3G / 2G
Wi-Fi : WiFi-AC
Bluetooth : BT 5.0
USB : USB 3.2 Type C
5G / 4G / 3G / 2G
Wi-Fi : WiFi-6E
Bluetooth : BT 5.0
USB : USB 3.2 Type C
GPS Support GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
Ultra Wideband No Yes
NFC / MST Yes
S Pen Support No Yes
Fingerprint Sensor In Display
Other Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro, Geomagnetic,
Hall sensor, Proximity, Ambient Light
Audio Dual stereo speakers tuned by AKG
Battery 4,000 mAh 4,800 mAh 5,000 mAh
Charging 25 watt wired, 18 watt wireless
Width
Height
Thickness
71.2 mm
161.7 mm
7.9 mm
75.6 mm
161.5 mm
7.8 mm
75.6 mm
165.1 mm
8.9 mm
Weight 169 g 200 g 227 g

 

Galaxy S21, S21+, S21 Ultra : Malaysia Price List 

The Samsung Galaxy S21 is available in four colour options in Malaysia, at the recommended retail price of RM 3,699.

  • Phantom Violet
  • Phantom Gray
  • Phantom White
  • Phantom Pink

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus is available in three colour options in Malaysia, at the recommended retail price of RM 4,299.

  • Phantom Violet
  • Phantom Black
  • Phantom Silver

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is available in two colour options in Malaysia :

  • Phantom Black
  • Phantom Silver

It will also come in two variants, with these recommended retail prices :

  • 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage : RM 5,299
  • 16 GB RAM + 512 GB storage : RM 5,899

 

Galaxy S21, S21+, S21 Ultra : Malaysia Pre-Order Deals!

From now until 28 January 2021, you can pre-order the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra smartphones and receive these freebies!

  • Galaxy S21 : FREE Galaxy Buds Live + Galaxy SmartTag + YouTube Premium
  • Galaxy S21+ : FREE Galaxy Buds Live + Galaxy SmartTag + YouTube Premium
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra : FREE Galaxy Buds Pro + Galaxy SmartTag + YouTube Premium

 

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G : Specifications, Price + Deals!

Samsung just revealed the Galaxy S20 FE 5G, which offers the leading features of the Galaxy S20 at a more affordable price point, and here are its specifications, price and deals!

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G : What’s Different?

The new Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G comes with the best features from the Galaxy S20 smartphone, in a streamlined premium design.

The Galaxy S20 FE 5G has a slightly larger 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display, with a much faster 120 Hz refresh rate.

It also comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 mobile platform with 8 GB of LPDDR5 memory, and up to 256 GB of storage capacity.

It now comes with a higher-resolution 32 MP front camera, but trades the 64 MP telephoto camera for an 8 MP telephoto camera. This telephoto camera has a 3X optical zoom, with 30X Space Zoom capability.

The Galaxy S20 FE 5G is slightly thicker and heavier than the Galaxy S20, but comes with a larger 4,500 mAh battery with 12.5% longer battery life.

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G : Specifications Comparison

Here is a specification comparison of Galaxy S20 FE 5G against the original Galaxy S20 :

Specifications Galaxy S20 FE 5G Galaxy S20
Model SM-G781 SM-G981
Display 6.5-inch Super AMOLED
– 1080 x 2400 pixels
120 Hz refresh
– HDR10 support
6.2-inch Super AMOLED
– 1440 x 3200 pixels
60 Hz refresh
– HDR10 support
IP Rating IP68 dust- and water-resistance
Operating System Android Q with One UI
System Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Samsung Exynos 990
RAM 8 GB LPDDR5
Storage 128 GB / 256 GB
External Storage microSD (hybrid, up to 1 TB)
Front Camera 32 MP, f/2.2 aperture 10 MP, f/2.2 aperture
Rear Cameras 12 MP main camera
12 MP ultra-wide camera
8 MP telephone camera (3X)
12 MP main camera
12 MP ultra-wide camera
64 MP telephone camera (3X)
Connectivity Wi-Fi : 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax (dual-band)
Bluetooth : BT 5.0
USB : USB 2.0 Type C
Fingerprint Sensor In Display Ultrasonic
Audio Dolby Atmos stereo speakers tuned by AKG
Battery 4,500 mAh battery 4,000 mAh battery
Charger 15 W fast charger
Dimensions 74.5 mm wide
159.8 mm tall
8.4 mm thick
69.1 mm wide
151.7 mm tall
7.9 mm thick
Weight 190 g 163 g

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G : Price + Availability

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G is available in these six colour options, from left to right : Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy, Cloud Lavender, Cloud Red, Cloud Orange and Cloud White.

Here are the Galaxy S20 FE’s official price list in various countries :

  • Malaysia : RM3,399 (about US$815 / £640 / A$1159 / S$1122)
  • United States : $699.99
  • United Kingdom : £699
  • Australia : A$999

Here are online purchase options :

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G : Pre-Order Deals

United States

Samsung US is giving $70 instant credit towards accessories with every pre-order.

United Kingdom

Samsung UK is giving 4 months of YouTube Premium with every pre-order, as well as one of these two options :

  • either a Galaxy Games Pack and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate,
  • or a Samsung Galaxy Fit 2 smartwatch

Australia

Samsung Australia is giving  a free pair of Galaxy Buds Live with every pre-order.

Malaysia

Pre-order kicks off from 10 AM on 24 September 2020 until 8 October 2020, with freebies worth RM586 :

  • UV Steriliser with Wireless Charging worth RM299
  • One-Time Screen Crack Protection worth RM168
  • Clear Standing Cover worth RM119

 

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 : Malaysia Price + Pre-Order Deal!

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 is coming to Malaysia, and here are its official price and pre-order deal!

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 : A Quick Primer!

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 is the successor to the Galaxy Fold – the first Samsung foldable smartphone.

They both have the same inward folding design, but the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 features a bevy of improvements inside and outside :

  • Much larger 6.2-inch Cover Screen
  • Slightly larger 7.6-inch Main Screen with Ultra Thin Glass protection
  • Replacement of the large display notch, with a tiny punch hole for the front camera
  • 120 Hz Dynamic Refresh Rate mode
  • New Hideaway Hinge with Sweeper technology
  • Cover Camera : 10 MP, f/2.2 aperture
  • Front Camera : 10 MP, f/2.2 aperture
  • Rear Camera (Main) : 12 MP Dual Pixel, f/1.8 aperture
  • Rear Camera (Ultra-Wide) : 12 MP, f/2.2
  • Rear Camera (Telephoto) : 12 MP, f/2.4
  • Multi-Active Window lets you open multiple files from the same app and view them side-by-side
  • Multi-Window Tray lets you open multiple apps at the same time, with drag and drop capabilities.
  • Split Screen Capture lets you capture the screen of one app, and transfer it into a different app.

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 : Malaysia Colour Options

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 will be available in two colour options – Mystic Black (left) and Mystic Bronze in Malaysia.

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 : Malaysia Price + Pre-Order Deal!

Here in Malaysia, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 has a recommended retail price of RM 7,999 (about US$1,918 / £1,476 / A$2,636 / S$2,622).

It will be available for retail purchase starting 25 September 2020, with pre-orders beginning on 11 September 2020 at :

Every pre-order of the Galaxy Z Fold 2, from now until 24 September 2020, will come with these freebies :

  • one FREE pair of Galaxy Buds Live (worth RM699)
  • one FREE Montblanc Card Holder (worth RM655)

In addition, every Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 comes with Galaxy Z Concierge, which gives you :

  • 24/7 one-on-one assistance from Samsung experts
  • One-time Inner Screen Crack Protection against accidental damage within one year of purchase.
    Note : The protection does not include the exterior screen.

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 : Specifications In Malaysia

Specifications Galaxy Z Fold 2
Main Display 7.6-inch Infinity Flex Display
Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel
1768 x 2208 pixels (373 ppi)
120 Hz refresh rate max.
Cover Display 6.2-inch Super AMOLED Display
HD+ (816 x 2260 pixels)
Operating System Android Q
System Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+
Processor 1 x Kryo 585 Gold (3.1 GHz)
3 x Kryo 585 Gold (2.4 GHz)
4 x Kryo 585 Silver (1.8 GHz)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 650
RAM + Storage 12 GB + 256 GB (UFS 3.1)
External Storage NA
Front Camera 10 MP, f/2.2 aperture
Cover Camera 10 MP, f/2.2 aperture
Rear Cameras Main : 12 MP, f/1.8, Dual Pixel
Ultra-Wide : 12 MP, f/2.2
Telephoto : 12 MP, f/2.4
Connectivity 5G : Sub6 / mmWave
4G : LTE
Wi-Fi : 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax (dual-band)
Ultra Wide Band (UWB)
Bluetooth : BT 5.0
USB : USB 2.0 Type C
Fingerprint Sensor Side Sensor
Other Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro,
Geomagnetic, Hall sensor,
Proximity sensor, Light sensor
Audio High dynamic dual speakers
Dolby Atmost support
Battery 4,500 mAh battery
Charger NA
Dimensions
(Folded)
68.0 mm wide
159.2 mm tall
16.8 mm thick
Dimensions
(Unfolded)
128.2 mm wide
159.2 mm tall
6.9 mm thick
Weight 282 g

 

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 : Malaysia Price + Pre-Order Deals!

Samsung just launched the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphones, and here are their official price list and pre-order deals for Malaysia!

 

Samsung Galaxy Note20 | Note20 Ultra : A Quick Primer!

The Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra are the next-generation phablets featuring an improved S Pen.

They are both powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ in the United States, and the Samsung Exynos 990 globally.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20

The Samsung Galaxy Note20 has a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED+ display, with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels.

It comes with 8 GB of RAM, up to 256 GB of storage, and a 4,300 mAh battery. Its triple camera system will support 8K video recording :

  • a 12 MP main camera,
  • a 12 MP ultra-wide camera, and
  • a 64 MP telephoto camera with 30X Space Zoom

Recommended : Samsung Galaxy Note 20 : Hands-On Preview!

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra has a 6.9-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display, with a resolution of 1440 x 3088 pixels.

It comes with 12 GB of RAM, up to 512 GB of storage, and a 4,500 mAh battery. Its triple camera system will come with laser focusing and support 8K video recording :

  • a 108 MP main camera,
  • a 12 MP ultra-wide camera, and
  • a 12 MP telephoto camera with 50X Space Zoom

Recommended : Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra : Hands-On Preview!

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 : Price List + Pre-Order Deal For Malaysia

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G will be available in three colour options – Mystic Bronze, Mystic Grey and Mystic Green.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 4G will be available in two colour options – Mystic Bronze, and Mystic Grey.

Recommended : Samsung Galaxy Note20 | Note20 Ultra : Colour Comparison!

In Malaysia and Singapore, Samsung will bring in these models with these specifications :

  • Samsung Galaxy Note20 4G (8 GB + 256 GB) : RM 3,899 | S$1,398 (about US$929 / £708 / A$1,295)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note20 5G (8 GB + 256 GB) : RM 4,299 | S$1,548 (about US$1,205 / £780 / A$1,427)

You will be able to pre-order starting 10 AM, 6 August until 20 August 2020, with these freebies :

  • Samsung Galaxy Buds+ (worth 599)
  • Samsung N3300 Wireless Charger (worth RM209)
  • Samsung UV Sanitiser (worth RM299)

Here are the direct online pre-order links :

 

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra : Price + Pre-Order Deal For Malaysia

In Malaysia, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will be available in three colour options – Mystic White, Mystic Bronze and Mystic Black.

Recommended : Samsung Galaxy Note20 | Note20 Ultra : Colour Comparison!

In Malaysia and Singapore, Samsung will only bring in one model with these specifications :

  • Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G (12 GB + 256 GB) : RM 5,199 (about US$1,240 / £944 / A$1,727 / S$1,696)

You will be able to pre-order starting 10 AM, 6 August until 20 August 2020, with these freebies :

  • Samsung Galaxy Buds Live (worth RM699)
  • Samsung N3300 Wireless Charger (worth RM209)
  • Samsung UV Sanitiser (worth RM299)

Here are the direct online pre-order links :

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 | Note 20 Ultra : Specifications For Malaysia

Specifications Galaxy Note 20 Galaxy Note20 Ultra
Display 6.7-inch Infinity-O Display
Super AMOLED+ Panel
6.9-inch Infinity-O Display
Dynamic AMOLED 2X Panel
Display Features HDR10+, 60 Hz HDR10+, 120 Hz, 1500 nits
Display Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1440 x 3088 pixels
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, IP68
Operating System One UI 2.0 (Android Q)
Platform Samsung Exynos 990
Processor 2 x Mongoose 5 cores (2.7 GHz)
2 x Cortex-A76 cores (2.5 GHz)
4 x Cortex-A55 cores (2.0 GHz)
GPU ARM Mali-G77 MP11
Memory 8 GB LPDDR5 12 GB LPDDR5
Internal Storage 256 GB 256 GB
External Storage Hybrid MicroSD Slot (up to 512 GB)
Front Camera 10 MP camera (f/2.2)
Main Cameras 12 MP main camera (f/1.8)
12 MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2)
64 MP 3X Hybrid Zoom camera (f/2.0)
108 MP main camera (f/1.8)
12 MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2)
12 MP 5X Optical Zoom camera (f/3.0)
Laser focus sensor
Connectivity Bluetooth 5.1
WiFi-AX
USB 2.0 Type C
S Pen 25 ms response time, 4096 levels
Lithium Titanate battery
9 ms response time, 4096 levels
Lithium Titanate battery
Fingerprint Sensor 3D Sonic Max
Battery 4,300 mAh 4,500 mAh
Charging 25 W 25 W
Dimensions 75.2 mm wide
161.6 mm tall
8.3 mm thick
77.2 mm wide
164.8 mm tall
8.1 mm thick
Weight 192 g 208 g

 

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Samsung Malaysia Throws In More Galaxy Note 20 Free Gifts!

Samsung Malaysia just announced that all pre-orders for the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will come with additional free gifts!

 

Samsung Malaysia Throws In More Galaxy Note 20 Free Gifts!

Surprise! Just hours after the Galaxy Note 20 | Galaxy Note 20 Ultra pre-order kicked off, Samsung Malaysia sweetened the pot with additional free gifts!

 

New Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Pre-Order Deals For Malaysia!

If you pre-order from 10 AM, 6 August until 20 August 2020, you will now receive these freebies worth RM1107 :

  • Samsung Galaxy Buds+ (worth 599)
  • Samsung N3300 Wireless Charger (worth RM209)
  • Samsung UV Sanitiser (worth RM299)

Here are the direct online pre-order links :

 

New Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Pre-Order Deals For Malaysia!

If you pre-order from 10 AM, 6 August until 20 August 2020, you will now receive these freebies worth RM1207 :

  • Samsung Galaxy Buds Live (worth RM699)
  • Samsung N3300 Wireless Charger (worth RM209)
  • Samsung UV Sanitiser (worth RM299)

Here are the direct online pre-order links :

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 | Note 20 Ultra : Specifications For Malaysia

Specifications Galaxy Note 20 Galaxy Note20 Ultra
Display 6.7-inch Infinity-O Display
Super AMOLED+ Panel
6.9-inch Infinity-O Display
Dynamic AMOLED 2X Panel
Display Features HDR10+, 60 Hz HDR10+, 120 Hz, 1500 nits
Display Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1440 x 3088 pixels
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, IP68
Operating System One UI 2.0 (Android Q)
Platform Samsung Exynos 990
Processor 2 x Mongoose 5 cores (2.7 GHz)
2 x Cortex-A76 cores (2.5 GHz)
4 x Cortex-A55 cores (2.0 GHz)
GPU ARM Mali-G77 MP11
Memory 8 GB LPDDR5 12 GB LPDDR5
Internal Storage 256 GB 256 GB
External Storage Hybrid MicroSD Slot (up to 512 GB)
Front Camera 10 MP camera (f/2.2)
Main Cameras 12 MP main camera (f/1.8)
12 MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2)
64 MP 3X Hybrid Zoom camera (f/2.0)
108 MP main camera (f/1.8)
12 MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2)
12 MP 5X Optical Zoom camera (f/3.0)
Laser focus sensor
Connectivity Bluetooth 5.1
WiFi-AX
USB 2.0 Type C
S Pen Yes, 9 ms response time, 4096 levels
Lithium Titanate battery (24 hours standby)
Fingerprint Sensor 3D Sonic Max
Battery 4,300 mAh 4,500 mAh
Charging 25 W 25 W
Dimensions 75.2 mm wide
161.6 mm tall
8.3 mm thick
77.2 mm wide
164.8 mm tall
8.1 mm thick
Weight 192 g 208 g

 

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 : Singapore Price + Pre-Order Deals!

Samsung just launched the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphones, and here are their official price list and pre-order deals for Singapore!

 

Samsung Galaxy Note20 | Note20 Ultra : A Quick Primer!

The Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra are the next-generation phablets featuring an improved S Pen.

They are both powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ in the United States, and the Samsung Exynos 990 globally.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20

The Samsung Galaxy Note20 has a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED+ display, with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels.

It comes with 8 GB of RAM, up to 256 GB of storage, and a 4,300 mAh battery. Its triple camera system will support 8K video recording :

  • a 12 MP main camera,
  • a 12 MP ultra-wide camera, and
  • a 64 MP telephoto camera with 30X Space Zoom

Recommended : Samsung Galaxy Note 20 : Hands-On Preview!

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra has a 6.9-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display, with a resolution of 1440 x 3088 pixels.

It comes with 12 GB of RAM, up to 512 GB of storage, and a 4,500 mAh battery. Its triple camera system will come with laser focusing and support 8K video recording :

  • a 108 MP main camera,
  • a 12 MP ultra-wide camera, and
  • a 12 MP telephoto camera with 50X Space Zoom

Recommended : Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra : Hands-On Preview!

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 : Price List + Pre-Order Deal For Singapore

In Singapore, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 will be available in three colour options – Mystic Bronze, Mystic Gray and Mystic Green.

Recommended : Samsung Galaxy Note20 | Note20 Ultra : Colour Comparison!

In Malaysia and Singapore, Samsung will bring in these models with these specifications :

  • Samsung Galaxy Note20 4G (8 GB + 256 GB) : RM 3,899 | S$1,398 (about US$929 / £708 / A$1,295)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note20 5G (8 GB + 256 GB) : RM 4,299 | S$1,548 (about US$1,205 / £780 / A$1,427)

You will be able to pre-order starting 10 AM, 6 August until 16 August 2020, with these freebies :

Here are the direct online pre-order links :

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra : Price + Pre-Order Deal For Singapore

In Singapore, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will be available in three colour options – Mystic White, Mystic Bronze and Mystic Black.

Recommended : Samsung Galaxy Note20 | Note20 Ultra : Colour Comparison!

In Malaysia and Singapore, Samsung will only bring in one model with these specifications :

  • Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G (12 GB + 256 GB) : RM 5,199 | S$1,898 (about US$1,240 / £944 / A$1,727)

You will be able to pre-order starting 10 AM, 6 August until 16 August 2020, with this freebie :

  • Retail : Free Samsung Galaxy Buds Live (worth S$288)
  • Online : Free Samsung Galaxy Buds Live voucher (worth S$288)

Here are the direct online pre-order links :

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 | Note 20 Ultra : Specifications For Singapore

Specifications Galaxy Note 20 Galaxy Note20 Ultra
Display 6.7-inch Infinity-O Display
Super AMOLED+ Panel
6.9-inch Infinity-O Display
Dynamic AMOLED 2X Panel
Display Features HDR10+, 60 Hz HDR10+, 120 Hz, 1500 nits
Display Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1440 x 3088 pixels
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, IP68
Operating System One UI 2.0 (Android Q)
Platform Samsung Exynos 990
Processor 2 x Mongoose 5 cores (2.7 GHz)
2 x Cortex-A76 cores (2.5 GHz)
4 x Cortex-A55 cores (2.0 GHz)
GPU ARM Mali-G77 MP11
Memory 8 GB LPDDR5 12 GB LPDDR5
Internal Storage 256 GB 256 GB
External Storage Hybrid MicroSD Slot (up to 512 GB)
Front Camera 10 MP camera (f/2.2)
Main Cameras 12 MP main camera (f/1.8)
12 MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2)
64 MP 3X Hybrid Zoom camera (f/2.0)
108 MP main camera (f/1.8)
12 MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2)
12 MP 5X Optical Zoom camera (f/3.0)
Laser focus sensor
Connectivity Bluetooth 5.1
WiFi-AX
USB 2.0 Type C
S Pen Yes, 9 ms response time, 4096 levels
Lithium Titanate battery (24 hours standby)
Fingerprint Sensor 3D Sonic Max
Battery 4,300 mAh 4,500 mAh
Charging 25 W 25 W
Dimensions 75.2 mm wide
161.6 mm tall
8.3 mm thick
77.2 mm wide
164.8 mm tall
8.1 mm thick
Weight 192 g 208 g

 

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HUAWEI MatePad Pro Price + Pre-Order Deal For Malaysia!

The HUAWEI MatePad Pro flagship table is available for pre-order in Malaysia starting today! Pre-order it to get RM 1,000 in freebies!

 

HUAWEI MatePad Pro : A Quick Primer

The HUAWEI MatePad Pro is a flagship tablet with a 10.8-inch display. It uses an LCD panel, with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 and a wide DCI-P3 colour gamut.

It is built around the HUAWEI Kirin 990, which is a flagship mobile platform, featuring fast CPU and GPU cores and neural processing cores.

All that is powered by a large 7,250 mAh battery, with a rated battery life of 12 hours!

Full Details : HUAWEI MatePad Pro : 10.8-inch Flagship Tablet Preview!

 

HUAWEI MatePad Pro : Price + Pre-Order Deal For Malaysia!

HUAWEI is offering the MatePad Pro at an awesome price of just RM 2,399 / ~US$551 / ~£445 / ~A$909 / ~S$790.

It is now available in either the Midnight Grey or Pearl White colour options, with freebies worth RM 1,000!

  • FREE HUAWEI MatePad Pro Keyboard
  • FREE HUAWEI M-Pen
  • 3-Month subscription to HUAWEI Video

You can order the HUAWEI MatePad Pro from the official online HUAWEI store :

The pre-order offer above is only valid from 3 to 10 April 2020, and deliveries will begin on 11 April 2020.

 

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HUAWEI P40 Price + Pre-Order Deals For Malaysia!

The HUAWEI P40 + P40 Pro smartphones are available for pre-order in Malaysia starting today! Here are their prices and pre-order deals!

 

HUAWEI P40 Models + Price List For Malaysia!

HUAWEI Malaysia is bringing into Malaysia these four colour options – Deep Sea Blue, Black, Blush Gold and Silver Frost for two P40 models :

  • HUAWEI P40 : RM 2,799 / ~US$642 / ~£518 / ~A$1,057 / ~S$919
  • HUAWEI P40 Pro : RM 3,899 / ~US$894 / ~£722 / ~A$1,473 / ~S$1,280

Here are the online purchase options in Malaysia :

HUAWEI P40 : A Quick Primer

The HUAWEI P40 has a 6.1-inch OLED display, and comes in 4G and 5G variants, powered by the Kirin 990 and Kirin 990 5G respectively.

HUAWEI will offer it with either 6 GB or 8 GB of memory, and either 128 GB or 256 GB of storage. Its marquee feature is its rear Leica triple-camera system.

Powering all that is a large 3,800 mAh battery, which supports 22.5 watt HUAWEI SuperCharge wired charging.

Full Details : HUAWEI P40 : Key Features, Price + Availability!

HUAWEI P40 Pro : A Quick Primer

The HUAWEI P40 Pro has a 6.58-inch OLED display, and comes only in 5G variants, powered by the Kirin 990 5G.

HUAWEI will offer it with 8 GB of memory, and storage options of 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB. Its marquee feature is its rear Leica quad-camera system.

Powering all that is a large 4,200 mAh battery, which supports 40 watt HUAWEI SuperCharge wired charging.

Full Details : HUAWEI P40 Pro : Key Features, Price + Availability!

 

HUAWEI P40 Pre-Order Deals For Malaysia!

HUAWEI Malaysia announced these great pre-order freebies worth RM 1,300 for both the P40 and P40 Pro, if you pre-order from 3 to 10 April 2020.

  • FREE pair of HUAWEI FreeBuds 3
  • 50 GB HUAWEI Cloud Storage
  • 1-Year Extended Warranty + 1 Month Screen Protection
  • 3-Month Subscription To HUAWEI Video
  • Wireless Charging Case (P40) / Wireless Car Super Charger (P40 Pro)

You can pre-order the P40 or P40 Pro in Malaysia through the official HUAWEI online store :

Deliveries will begin from 11 April 2020 onwards.

 

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Galaxy S20 | S20+ | S20 Ultra Malaysia Pre-Order + Deal!

The Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra has just been announced, and here are the available models, pre-order details and deals for Malaysia!

 

Galaxy S20 | S20+ | S20 Ultra : Available Models In Malaysia!

Samsung is offering a dizzying number of variants of those three main models, with 4G and 5G options, and different memory and storage configurations.

So let’s start by sharing with you what Samsung will be bringing into Malaysia, as confirmed by Luke Au, Head of IT and Mobile Product Marketing at Samsung Malaysia.

As Luke explained, Samsung Malaysia will only bring in 3 models :

 

Galaxy S20 | S20+ | S20 Ultra : Price List + Availability!

And here is the official Malaysia price list for the three smartphones, and the new Galaxy Buds+ true wireless earbuds!

 

Galaxy S20 | S20+ | S20 Ultra : Pre-Order Deal + Details!

The pre-order will kick off from 12 February until 26 February 2020, with delivery starting on 4 March 2020.

Every purchase of the Galaxy S20+ or Galaxy S20 Ultra will come with a FREE pair of Samsung Galaxy Buds+ worth RM 599!

You can pre-order any one of the three new Samsung Galaxy S20 smartphones at all Samsung Experience Stores and selected Authorised Partners nationwide.

Here are some online pre-order options :

Here are the pre-order steps :

Step 1 : Go to the Galaxy S20 pre-order link of choice

Step 2 : Select the Pre-Order Payment and Collection Method of choice

You may select to either :

  • Self collect your device at the selected Participating Outlets with a RM 500 deposit, or
  • Have your Galaxy S20 pre-order unit delivered (free of charge) to your doorstep with a full payment

Step 3 : Read and Agree to the Terms and Conditions

Step 4 : Fill In The Required Details, including preferred model, colour and collection outlet (if self-collecting) or address (if opting for delivery)

Step 5 : Order Confirmation

  • Please check your details once again, and proceed by selecting Place My Order.

Step 6 : Payment

  • You will be asked to pay RM 500 as deposit (if self-collecting), or pay in full (for free delivery option).

Step 7 : Collection

  • For self-collection, please bring the email and payment receipt to collect from your preferred outlet from 4 March 2020 to 4 April 2020.
  • If you choose to collect at the upcoming roadshow, you may be entitled to exclusive roadshow rewards on a first come, first served basis.
  • For free delivery, a Samsung partner will deliver your pre-ordered unit to your registered address from 4 March 2020 onwards.

 

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Samsung Galaxy A71 | A51 Price + Pre-Order Deal!

The Samsung Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51 are coming soon, and here are their specifications, price, availability and pre-order deal!

 

Samsung Galaxy A71 | A51

Samsung Malaysia will soon introduce the Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Note10 Lite smartphones.

High Resolution Cameras

Both the Samsung Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51 feature quad cameras at the back – a high-resolution main camera, an ultra-wide camera, a macro camera and a depth sensor.

The Samsung Galaxy A71 comes with a 64 MP main camera, while the Samsung Galaxy A51 comes with a 48 MP main camera.

Both cameras support Super Steady Video, which removes camera shake, giving you super smooth video even when you are walking!

Edge to Edge Infinity-O Displays

The Samsung Galaxy A71 features the same 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus display as the Galaxy S10 Lite.

The Samsung Galaxy A51, on the other hand, comes with a slightly smaller 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display.

Large, Fast Charging Batteries

The Samsung Galaxy A71 comes with the same 4,500 mAh battery as the Galaxy S10 Lite, and supports 25W fast charging.

The Samsung Galaxy A51, on the other hand, comes with a slightly smaller 4,000 mAh battery, and 15W fast charging support.

 

Samsung Galaxy A71 | A51 : Specifications

Specifications Samsung Galaxy A71 Samsung Galaxy A51
Display 6.7-inch Infinity-O display
– Super AMOLED Plus
– 1080 x 2400 pixels (~394 ppi)
6.5-inch Infinity-O display
– Super AMOLED
– 1080 x 2400 pixels (~394 ppi)
Operating System Android 10 Q
System Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 Samsung Exynos 9611
RAM 8 GB LPDDR4x 6 GB LPDDR4x
Storage 128 GB internal storage
microSD slot (512 GB)
Front Camera 32 MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture
Rear Cameras Quad Camera System
– 64 MP main camera (f/1.8)
– 12 MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2)
– 5 MP macro camera (f/2.4)
– 5 MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Quad Camera System
– 48 MP main camera (f/2.0)
– 12 MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2)
– 5 MP macro camera (f/2.4)
– 5 MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Connectivity 4G : LTE
Wi-Fi : 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth : BT5.0
USB : USB Type C 2.0
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, In-Display
Battery 4,500 mAh battery
25W fast charging
4,000 mAh battery
15W fast charging
Dimensions 76.0 mm wide
163.6 mm tall
7.7 mm thick
73.6 mm wide
158.5 mm tall
7.9 mm thick
Weight 179 g 172 g

 

Samsung Galaxy A71 | A51 : Price + Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A71 has a recommended retail price of RM 1,799, and available in the Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush Silver and Prism Crush Blue colours.

The Samsung Galaxy A51 is cheaper at just RM 1,299, with the colour options of Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White and Prism Crush Blue.

Both devices will be available for retail sale starting 7 February 2020.

Recommended : Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite | Note10 Lite Pre-Order Deal!

 

Samsung Galaxy A71 | A51 : Pre-Order Deal + Details!

If you pre-order either device from 3 to 5 February 2020, you will receive a FREE Samsung Protection Plus worth RM 369!

Device RRP Colour Options Pre-Order Rewards
Samsung Galaxy A71 RM 1,799 Prism Crush Black
Prism Crush Silver
Prism Crush Blue
FREE Protection Plus worth RM 185
– 1 Year Extended Protection
– 1 Time Screen Protection
Samsung Galaxy A51 RM 1,299 Prism Crush Black
Prism Crush White
Prism Crush Blue
FREE Protection Plus worth RM 119
– 1 Year Extended Protection
– 1 Time Screen Protection

Here are the pre-order steps :

Step 1 : Visit the online dealer of your choice (Samsung Official Store | Samsung Official Store).

Step 2 : Add the Galaxy S10 Lite or Galaxy Note10 Lite to your online shopping cart and check out.

Step 3 : Upon successful payment, your account will be updated with the order information and tracking number.

Step 4 : Your pre-ordered Galaxy S10 Lite or Galaxy Note10 Lite, as well as your Free Gift, will be delivered to you from 10 AM, 7 February (Friday) until 10 PM, 23 February (Sunday).

 

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite | Note10 Lite Pre-Order Deal!

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Note10 Lite are coming soon, and here are their specifications, price, availability and pre-order deal!

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite | Note10 Lite

Samsung Malaysia will soon introduce the Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Note10 Lite smartphones.

What’s New In Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite

  • larger 6.7-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display
  • 48 MP main camera with Super Steady OIS
  • 32 MP front camera
  • larger 4,500 mAh battery

What’s New In Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite

  • 6.7-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display
  • 12 MP telephoto + 12 MP ultra-wide cameras
  • 32 MP front camera
  • larger 4,500 mAh battery

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite | Note10 Lite : Specifications

Specifications Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite
Display 6.7-inch Infinity-O display
– Super AMOLED Plus
– 1080 x 2400 pixels (~394 ppi)
6.7-inch Infinity-O display
– Super AMOLED
– 1080 x 2400 pixels (~394 ppi)
Operating System Android 10 Q
System Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, or
Samsung Exynos 8920
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, or
Samsung Exynos 8910
RAM 8 GB LPDDR4x
Storage 128 GB internal storage
Front Camera 32 MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture
Rear Cameras Triple Camera System
– 48 MP main camera (f/2.0)
– 12 MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2)
– 5 MP macro camera (f/2.4)
Triple Camera System
– 12 MP main camera (f/1.7)
– 12 MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2)
– 12 MP telephoto camera (f/2.4)
Connectivity 4G : LTE
Wi-Fi : 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth : BT5.0
USB : USB Type C 2.0
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, In-Display
Battery 4,500 mAh LiPo battery
Dimensions 75.6 mm wide
162.5 mm tall
8.1 mm thick
76.1 mm wide
163.7 mm tall
8.7 mm thick
Weight 186 g 199 g

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite | Note10 Lite : Price + Availability

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite is positioned as a higher-end device, with a recommended retail price of RM 2,699, and available in the Prism Black, Prism White and Prism Blue colours.

The Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite will be cheaper at just RM 2,299, with the colour options of Auto Glow, Aura Black and Aura Red.

Both devices will be available for retail sale starting 7 February 2020.

Recommended : Samsung Galaxy A71 | A51 Price + Pre-Order Deal!

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite | Note10 Lite : Pre-Order Deal + Details!

If you pre-order either device from 3 to 5 February 2020, you will receive a FREE Samsung Galaxy Fit smartwatch worth RM 369!

Device RRP Colour Options Pre-Order Rewards
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite RM 2,699 Prism Black
Prism White
Prism Blue
FREE Samsung Galaxy Fit worth RM 369
Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite RM 2,299 Aura Glow
Aura Black
Aura Red
FREE Samsung Galaxy Fit worth RM 369

Here are the pre-order steps :

Step 1 : Visit the online dealer of your choice (Samsung Official Store | Samsung Official Store).

Step 2 : Add the Galaxy S10 Lite or Galaxy Note10 Lite to your online shopping cart and check out.

Step 3 : Upon successful payment, your account will be updated with the order information and tracking number.

Step 4 : Your pre-ordered Galaxy S10 Lite or Galaxy Note10 Lite, as well as your Free Gift, will be delivered to you from 10 AM, 7 February (Friday) until 10 PM, 23 February (Sunday).

 

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realme X2 Pro Price + Deals In Malaysia!

The realme X2 Pro was just launched in Malaysia, offering a 64 MP camera, and the Snapdragon 855 Plus processor! Here are its official price and more importantly, pre-order + DirectD special sale deals!

 

realme X2 Pro Price + Deals In Malaysia!

The realme X2 Pro (MY) is available in two colour options – Neptune Blue and Polar White.

It will be offered in a single variant, with 12 GB RAM and 256 GB storage, with a recommended retail price of RM 2,399 / ~US$574 / ~£445 / ~A$846 / ~S$786.

Here is the official online pre-order / sale page in Malaysia :

  • Realme X2 Pro (12GB + 256GB) : RM 2,399

Chup Dulu Lazada Deal

If you pre-order the Realme X2 Pro at 12 AM on 5 December 2019, you will receive these freebies :

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  • realme Buds wireless earphones
  • realme Power Bank
  • realme Backpack

DirectD has also organising a special sale at 9:30 PM on 6 December 2019 at their PJ Mega Store, with these freebies :

  • 2 x realme Buds wireless earphones
  • realme Power Bank
  • realme Backpack

Finally, the online sale will kick off at 12 AM on 12 December 2019, but there’s no word on what freebies realme Malaysia will throw in.

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realme X2 Pro Malaysia Specifications

Specifications Realme X2 Pro
Display 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display
– 1080 x 2400 pixels (~402 ppi), 90 Hz refresh rate
– 1000 nits max brightness, 100% DCI-P3
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Operating System Android P with ColorOS 6.1
System Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+
CPU 1 x Qualcomm Kryo 485 Gold core (2.96 GHz)
3 x Qualcomm Kryo 485 Gold core (2.42 GHz)
4 x Qualcomm Kryo 485 Silver cores (1.8 GHz)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 640 (672 MHz)
RAM 12 GB LPDDR4x
Storage 256 GB UFS 3.0 storage
Front Camera 16 MP camera with f/2.0 lens
Rear Cameras 64 MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 main camera (f/1.72)
8 MP wide-angle camera (f/2.2)
13 MP telephoto camera (f/2.5)
2 MP portrait camera (f/2.4)
Connectivity 4G : LTE
Wi-Fi : 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth : BT5.0
USB : USB 2.0 Type C
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, In-Display
Other Sensors Light, Proximity, Magnetic induction, Gyro-meter, Acceleration
Battery 4,000 mAh
50 W SuperVOOC
flash charging
Dimensions 75.7 mm wide
161.0 mm tall
8.7 mm thick
Weight 199 g
Colour Options Neptune Blue / Lunar White

 

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Price + Pre-Order For Malaysia!

After launching the re-engineered Galaxy Fold foldable smartphone in several countries around the world, Samsung is now launching it here in Malaysia!

Here is everything you need to know about the improved Samsung Galaxy Fold, including its price and pre-order for Malaysia!

 

Samsung Galaxy Fold Price + Availability For Malaysia!

Samsung today officially announced these price and availability details for the Galaxy Fold in Malaysia :

  • Available colours : Cosmos Black and Space Silver
  • Recommended retail price : RM 8,388 / ~US$1,999 / ~£1,629 / ~A$2,959

 

Samsung Galaxy Fold Pre-Order Details For Malaysia!

Malaysian residents will be able to pre-order the Galaxy Fold starting 9 October 2019.

Step 1 : Walk into your preferred participating Samsung outlet

Step 2 : Make a RM 800 deposit (not refundable and not transferrable)

Step 3 : Collect your pre-ordered Samsung Galaxy Fold from Wednesday, 16 October 2019 until Thursday, 31 October 2019.

Every pre-ordered unit will come with a One-Time Screen Crack Replacement for 12 months, but to qualify, you must register for this benefit using the Samsung Members app.

 

Samsung Galaxy Fold Re-Engineered

Samsung spent the last 4.5 months re-engineering the Infinity Flex display, making it tough enough to handle not only the abuse of regular use, but also the natural follies of human nature.

The top protective layer of the Infinity Flex Display has been extended beyond the bezel, making it apparent that it is an integral part of the display structure and not meant to be removed.

Galaxy Fold features additional reinforcements to better protect the device from external particles while maintaining its signature foldable experience.

The top and bottom of the hinge area have been strengthened with newly added protection caps.

Additional metal layers underneath the Infinity Flex Display have been included to reinforce the protection of the display.

The space between the hinge and body of Galaxy Fold has been reduced.

Samsung has reintroduced the improved Galaxy Fold to South Korea, followed by the UK, France, Germany and Singapore… and now, Malaysia!

 

Samsung Galaxy Fold Premier Service

Samsung will also introduce a new Galaxy Fold Premier Service in Malaysia, which will give you exclusive access to specialised customer care :

  • one-to-one access to Samsung experts,
  • access to a 24/7 support hub online or over the phone
  • Express Repair Service with door-to-door delivery

We presume that the one-to-one session will be made somewhat mandatory, so that Samsung experts can teach users how to use and maintain the Infinity Flex display.

 

Samsung Galaxy Fold Specifications

SpecificationsSamsung Galaxy Fold
DisplayMain Display
- 7.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED Infinity Flex display
- 1536 x 2152 pixels (362 ppi)
Cover Display
-4.6-inch Super AMOLED display
- 720 x 1680 pixels (399 ppi)
Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 Pie
System PlatformQualcomm Snapdragon 855
Processor1 x Qualcomm Kryo 485 Gold (2.84 GHz)
3 x Qualcomm Kryo 485 Gold (2.42 GHz)
4 x Qualcomm Kryo 485 Silver (1.78 GHz)
Graphics ProcessorQualcomm Adreno 640
Memory12 GB LPDDR4X-4266
Storage512 GB (UFS 3.0)
Front CamerasDual Lens Camera
- 10 MP selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture
- 8 MP depth sensor with f/1.9 aperture
Rear CamerasTriple Camera System
- 12 MP Dual Aperture camera with f/1.5 and f/2.4 apertures
- 12 MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture
- 16 MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture
SIM CapabilityLTE : One eSIM + one nano SIM
5G : One nano SIM
NetworkLTE : 2x2 MIMO, 6CA, Cat18
- up to 1.2 Gbps DL, 150 Mbps UL
5G : Non-Standalone (NSA), Sub-6 GHz
ConnectivityWiFi : 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz)
Bluetooth : BT 5.0
USB : USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type C
BatteryLTE : 4,380 mAh dual battery
5G : 4,235 mAh dual battery
Fingerprint SensorYes, integrated into Power button
Other SensorsAccelerometer, Barometer, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, Proximity sensor, RGB Light sensor
NFC / Samsung PayYes / Yes
DimensionsFolded : 62.8 mm x 160.9 mm x 15.7 to 17.1 mm
Unfolded : 117.9 mm x 160.9 mm x 7.6 mm
Weight276 grams
Colour OptionsCosmos Black / Space Silver

 

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 | Note 10+ Deals Compared!

Samsung always rewards early adopters of their flagship devices. The newly launched Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ come with a slew of great deals, if you pre-order them.

Let’s take a look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ pre-order deals across the world, and see how they differ. Find out which country has the best pre-order deals!

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Models

Unlike last year’s Galaxy Note9, Samsung introduced three main models, with different storage capacities

Samsung Galaxy Note10 (SM-N970)

  • This will be the base model, with a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display and a 3,500 mAh battery.
  • It will be powered by the Exynos 9825 / Snapdragon 855 with 8 GB RAM.
  • It will have 256 GB of internal storage with NO microSD card slot.
  • It will have a single front camera, with a triple camera system in the back.

Samsung Galaxy Note10+ (SM-N975)

  • It will have a larger 6.8-inch Super AMOLED display and a 4,300 mAh battery.
  • It will be powered by the Exynos 9825 / Snapdragon 855 with 8 GB RAM.
  • It will have 256 GB or 512 GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot (up to 1TB).
  • It will have a single front camera, with a quad camera system in the back.

Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G (SM-N976)

  • It’s the Galaxy Note10+ with an additional 5G modem

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Colour Options

The Galaxy Note 10 is available in FIVE colours :

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  • Aura Glow
  • Aura Pink (exclusive)
  • Aura Red (exclusive)
  • Aura Black
  • Aura White

The Galaxy Note 10+ is available in these FOUR colours :

  • Aura Glow
  • Aura Blue (exclusive)
  • Aura Black
  • Aura White

To make it easier for you to choose a colour, we created this video comparison of the Aura Glow, Aura Pink, Aura Black and Aura White colour options!

For more details, and two additional colour comparison videos, please see Samsung Galaxy Note 10 | Note 10+ Colour Comparisons!

 

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pre-Order Deals Compared!

To make it easier to compare, we summarised the Galaxy Note 10 pre-order deals for eight countries, with their estimated value in US dollars :

Country Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Estimated Value In USD
United States Up to $100 in Samsung store credit
Spotify Premium trial (6 months)
$160
Canada Samsung Galaxy Buds
0% Instalment Plan (Up to 12 months)
$129.99
United Kingdom 0% Instalment Plan (Up to 24 months)
Australia AKG N700 Wireless ANC Headphones
0% Instalment Plan (Up to 24 months)
$337
India ₹5,001 Discount
Option to purchase Galaxy Watch Active for ₹9,999
0% Instalment Plan (Up to 9 months)
$130
Malaysia Samsung Galaxy Buds
Samsung Wireless Battery Pack
Samsung Protection Plus Extended Warranty
RM 50 off accessories
$252
Indonesia Samsung Galaxy Buds
1 Year Samsung Smartphone Insurance
$129.99
Singapore Samsung Galaxy Buds
Samsung Wireless Battery Pack
$242

The Australians have the best Galaxy Note 10 deal by value. The AKG N700 wireless ANC headphones is a sweet deal alright!

Malaysians have the next best Galaxy Note 10 deal, with a bunch of great freebies and extended warranty, followed by the Singaporeans.

Recommended : Samsung Note 10 PRE-ORDER Promo + Guide For Malaysia!

 

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ Pre-Order Deals Compared!

To make it easier to compare, we summarised the Galaxy Note 10 pre-order deals for eight countries, with their estimated value in US dollars :

Country Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ Estimated Value In USD
United States Up to $150 in Samsung store credit
Spotify Premium trial (6 months)
$210
Canada Samsung Galaxy Buds
0% Instalment Plan (Up to 12 months)
$129.99
United Kingdom 0% Instalment Plan (Up to 24 months)
Australia AKG N700 Wireless ANCHeadphones
0% Instalment Plan (Up to 24 months)
$337
India ₹5,001 Discount
Option to purchase Galaxy Watch Active for ₹9,999
0% Instalment Plan (Up to 9 months)
$130
Malaysia Upgrade to 512 GB storage
Samsung Wireless Battery Pack
Samsung Protection Plus Extended Warranty
RM 50 off accessories
$276
Indonesia Upgrade to 512 GB storage
1 Year Samsung Smartphone Insurance
$129.99
Singapore Upgrade to 512 GB storage
Samsung Wireless Battery Pack
$266

The Australians have the best Galaxy Note 10+ deal by value as well. The AKG N700 wireless ANC headphones put them ahead of everyone else.

Malaysians have the next best Galaxy Note 10+ deal, with a FREE upgrade to 512 GB, free wireless battery pack and extended warranty, followed by the Singaporeans.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Price + Promotion For Malaysia!

We now have the CONFIRMED Samsung Galaxy Note 10 price list and pre-order promotion for Malaysia!

Here is everything you need to now about what Galaxy Note 10 models are available in Malaysia, and how much they cost!

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Price List In Malaysia

Samsung will only introduce three Galaxy Note 10 models in Malaysia, at these retail prices :

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (256 GB) : RM 3,699 / ~US$879 / ~£719 / ~A$1,299
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (256 GB) : RM 4,199 / ~US$999 / ~£819 / ~A$1,469
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (512 GB) : RM 4,799 / ~US$1,139 / ~£939 / ~A$1,679

Here are some online preorder / purchase links for your convenience :

Recommended : Galaxy Note 10 PREORDER Promo + Details For Malaysia!

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Colour Options In Malaysia

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will be available in these colour options :

  • Aura Glow
  • Aura Black
  • Aura Pink

Online Sale In Malaysia  : Aura Glow | Aura Pink | Aura Black

We got our hands on all three colours, so we can compare them in real-life :

Recommended : Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970) Hands-On Preview!

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ Colour Options In Malaysia

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ will be available in these colour options :

  • Aura Glow
  • Aura Black
  • Aura White

Online Sale In Malaysia : Aura Glow | Aura White | Aura Black

We got our hands on all three colours, so we can compare them in real-life :

Recommended : Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus (SM-N975) Hands-On Preview!

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Availability In Malaysia

Here is the availability schedule the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ in Malaysia :

Pre-Order Period : 8 August to 18 August, 2019
Pre-Order Collection : 22 August 2019
Retail Sale : Starts 22 August 2019

Recommended : Samsung Galaxy Note 10 – Everything You Need To Know!

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pre-Order Promotion In Malaysia

For those who pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (256 GB) smartphone, you will receive the following freebies :

  • One pair of Samsung Galaxy Buds
  • One Samsung wireless battery pack
  • One Year Extended Warranty (Samsung Protection Plus)

These freebies have a value of RM 1,058 / ~US$252 / ~£207 / ~A$374

Here are some online preorder / purchase links for your convenience :

Interestingly, only the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (256 GB) is available for pre-order, because you will receive these freebies :

  • FREE upgrade to Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (512 GB)!
  • One Samsung wireless battery pack
  • One Year Extended Warranty (Samsung Protection Plus)

These freebies have a total value of RM 1,159 / ~US$276 / ~£226 / ~A$409

This makes the pre-order for the Galaxy Note 10+ (256 GB) the best deal you can get!

Here are some online preorder / purchase links for your convenience :

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Malaysia Pre-Order Deals Revealed!

The Samsung Galaxy S10 has officially been launched, and as usual, Samsung prepared some sweet deals for early adopters. In this article, we will share with you the Samsung Galaxy S10 Malaysia pre-order deals!

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 Malaysia Price List

While Samsung launched six variants, only four variants will be available for purchase during the pre-order and initial sale period. They may, or may not, bring in the other variants at a later date.

  • Galaxy S10+ (8 GB + 512 GB) : RM 4,599
  • Galaxy S10+ (8 GB128 GB) : RM 3,699
  • Galaxy S10 (8 GB128 GB) : RM 3,299
  • Galaxy S10e (6 GB128 GB) : RM 2,699

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 Malaysia Pre-Order Deals

Samsung Galaxy S10e (128 GB)

If you pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S10e (128 GB), you will be entitled to free gifts worth RM 659 :

  • Samsung Galaxy Buds
  • Samsung Screen Protection

Samsung Galaxy S10 (128 GB)

If you pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S10 (128 GB), you will be entitled to free gifts worth RM 1,298 :

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A (7.0)
  • Samsung Galaxy Buds
  • Samsung Screen Protection

Samsung Galaxy S10+ (128 GB)

If you pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S10+ (128 GB), you will be entitled to free gifts worth RM 1,298 :

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A (7.0)
  • Samsung Galaxy Buds
  • Samsung Screen Protection

Samsung Galaxy S10+ (512 GB)

If you pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S10+ (128 GB), you will be entitled to free gifts worth RM 1,479 :

  • Samsung Galaxy Watch (42 mm)
  • Samsung Protection Plus

 

What Is Screen Protection / Protection Plus?

Screen Protection covers one-time cracked screen replacement as a result of accidental damage within standard warranty period. A service fee of RM100 will be charged for the screen replacement.

Protection Plus covers one-time cracked screen replacement as a result of accidental damage within standard warranty period and the one year extended warranty. A service fee of RM100 will be charged for the screen replacement.

 

Where To Pre-Order?

Samsung Malaysia has prepared a special Samsung Galaxy S10 Malaysia pre-order page. But you can also pre-order at these online stores :

And here are the direct pre-order or purchase links :

  • Samsung Galaxy S10 (128 GB, Prism Black) : RM 3,299
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 (128 GB, Prism White) : RM 3,299
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 (128 GB, Prism Green) : RM 3,299
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+ (128 GB, Prism Black) : RM 3,699
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+ (128 GB, Prism White) :RM 3,699
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+ (128 GB, Prism Green) :RM 3,699
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+ (512 GB, Ceramic Black) : RM 4,599
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+ (512 GB, Ceramic White) : RM 4,599

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 Malaysia Pre-Order Details

Pre-Order Period

Samsung will kick off the Galaxy S10 Malaysia pre-order at 10:00 AM sharp on Friday, 22 February 2019. The pre-order will end at 11:59 PM on Thursday, 28 February 2019.

Eligibility

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Malaysia pre-order is only open to Malaysian citizens who are 18 years or older. You must be able to produce your Malaysian identity card (MyKad).

However, Samsung employees and their immediate family members, Samsung-related agencies, retailers and dealers are NOT eligible.

Every qualified customer is only allowed to pre-order TWO (2) units of any Samsung Galaxy S10 model.

Payment

Each pre-order requires a deposit of RM 300, which is not refundable and not transferable. The balance will be paid upon collection.

Collection

Devices under the Samsung Galaxy S10 Malaysia pre-order programme will be available for collection between 10:00 AM on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 and 10:00 PM on Sunday, 17 March 2019.

Please make sure you collect your pre-ordered devices, or your pre-order cancelled and your deposit will be forfeited!

 

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Here Are The Samsung Galaxy Note9 Pre-Order Details!

Samsung just unveiled the new Samsung Galaxy Note9 smartphone, announcing that they will be available globally on 24 August 2018. They have also announced a Galaxy Note9 pre-order campaign with exclusive gifts! Get the full details below!

 

The Samsung Galaxy Note9 Pre-Order Period

The Samsung Galaxy Note9 pre-order will kick off at 12 PM sharp, on 10 August 2018, and end at midnight, 19 August 2018.

 

The Samsung Galaxy Note9 Pre-Order Offers

Samsung Malaysia will offer these LIMITED-TIME pre-order promotions :

Samsung Galaxy Note9 (512 GB)

FREE Gifts worth RM 1,531 : Gear Sport smartwatch + Gear Sport Strap + Wireless Charger Pad

Samsung Galaxy Note9 (128 GB)

FREE Gear Sport smartwatch worth RM 1,219

The Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch, Gear Sport Strap and Wireless Charger Pad will be offered only in the Black colour.

 

The Samsung Galaxy Note9 Collection

Samsung Galaxy Note9 pre-order customers will get to collect their devices two days prior to global availability, from 10 AM onwards on 22 August 2018.

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You don’t have to rush to collect from Galaxy Note9 devices t hough. You have until 2nd September 2018 to collect your pre-ordered devices.

You will have the option of :

  • self-collecting your pre-ordered Samsung Galaxy Note9 smartphone at selected Samsung Experience Stores, with a RM 300 deposit *, or
  • have your pre-order unit delivered (free of charge) to your doorstep with a full payment to their online store.

* Please note that the RM 300 deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.

To make your pre-order, just visit the special Samsung Galaxy Note9 Pre-Order page!

Hurry and get your pre-orders in, because there are only LIMITED UNITS available for this special Galaxy Note9 pre-order promotion!

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The Samsung Galaxy J7+ Price & Pre-Order Announced!

7 September 2017 – Samsung Malaysia Electronics is introducing its new and highly capable mid-segment smartphone, the Galaxy J7+, designed for the everyday person to make every moment desirable.

 

The New Samsung Galaxy J7+ Smartphone

With amateur photography on the rise, Samsung has built the ideal everyday mobile camera by popping in a second rear camera into the Galaxy J7+. The two rear cameras (13MP f1.7 + 5MP f1.9) allow for a higher level of smartphone photography; providing better focusing, a greater depth of field and sharper clarity.

Consumers can also try their hand at pseudo-professional photo taking through its ‘live focus’ photography mode. This feature allows users to adjust out-of- focus background (bokeh) effect even after the photo has been taken. Now, you too can snap high-quality social-worthy photos of your foodie trips!

Besides that, the device’s dual rear and front cameras also come with improved aperture 13MP f1.7 + 5MP f1.9 (rear), and 16MP f1.9 (front) lenses for capturing brighter and more aesthetically pleasing photos in low-light conditions. With this, the common folk can now indulge more easily in low-light photography, be it night-time sceneries or romantic candlelight dinners.

Following in the steps of Galaxy flagship devices, the Galaxy J7+ is fashioned with a smooth metal unibody and comes equipped with a powerful Octa-core processor (Quad-core 2.39GHz + Quad-core 1.69GHz). It also sports a noticeable 5.5” Full HD Super AMOLED Display, perfect for those who indulge themselves in their own world of entertainment, including mobile gaming and YouTube.

Samsung also introduced the Dual Messenger feature to the Galaxy J7+, allowing users to have two separate accounts for the same IM app on one device. Thanks to this, there is no more need for constant logins and logouts. Users can have their personal and professional WhatsApp conversations running simultaneously, without needing to own a second device.

Apart from that, the Galaxy J7+ is equipped with an expandable storage of up to 256GB, 4GB RAM, Enriched Selfie Camera functions, the Always-On Display, Secure Folder and Bixby Home & Reminder functions for added convenience. Additionally, Galaxy J7+ users can look forward to exclusive deals on the mySamsung app.

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The Samsung Galaxy J7+ Price & Availability

Available in two classic colours of Black and Gold, a fitting match to its smooth metal unibody design, the Galaxy J7+ will be available at a recommended retail price of RM1,599 / ~US$ 379,inclusive of GST.

From 12 – 17 September 2017, pre-order the Galaxy J7+ online and receive a free 64 GB memory card worth RM 190 / ~US$ 45 along with a Samsung Protection Plus warranty programme that consists of a one-time accidental screen crack and one year extended warranty worth RM 198 / ~US$ 47.

Collection for the Samsung Galaxy J7+ pre-orders will commence from 28 September – 4 October 2017.

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How To Get The $425 Samsung Galaxy Note8 Discount!

If you are aching to buy the new Samsung Galaxy Note8, you will be glad to know that Samsung will be offering trade-ins and/or pre-order offers. In fact, they announced at the Galaxy Note8 Unpacked event that former Galaxy Note7 owners will be offered a special $425 (~RM 1,785) Samsung Galaxy Note8 discount!

This discount will come in real handy, as the Samsung Galaxy Note8 is priced at $929 (unlocked) in the United States and £869 in the UK. That works out to about RM 3,900 here in Malaysia, just a tad more than the Samsung Galaxy S8+.

So let’s take a closer look into the details of this special offer. This is a work in progress, as details are still scant. We will also add details of other trade-in offers and pre-order offers, as they are revealed.

Updated @ 2017-09-02 : Added three important notes on the Samsung Galaxy Note8 discount programme.

Originally posted @ 2017-08-26


 

A Thank You To Galaxy Note7 Owners

At the Samsung Galaxy Note8 Unpacked 2017 event, Samsung Mobile Communications President, DJ Koh explicitly acknowledged the mistakes they made with the ill-fated Galaxy Note7 phablet. He also thanked the former Galaxy Note7 owners for sticking with Samsung through the Galaxy Note7 recall.

As a reward for their loyalty and feedback, Samsung announced that former Samsung Galaxy Note7 owners in the United States will be offered an upgrade discount of up to $425 (~RM 1,785).

 

The Samsung Galaxy Note8 Discount Details

There are only two requirements for this special Galaxy Note8 discount – proof of purchase, and a qualifying trade-in device.

1. Proof Of Purchase

This offer is only applicable to those who have formerly purchased the Galaxy Note7. US customers can visit the special Samsung Galaxy Note8 discount page to key in their email address for validation. If you cannot be validated through your email address, you will need to provide proof of purchase (e.g. receipt, credit card bill, etc.)

2. Qualifying Trade-In Device

You must also have a qualifying trade-in device. In the United States, Samsung will be accepting these devices for the $425 Galaxy Note8 discount programme :

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  • Samsung Galaxy S5, S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, S7, S7 edge and S7 active
  • Apple iPhone SE, iPhone 5 and above
  • LG V20, G4 and above
  • Google Pixel and Pixel XL

The device you trade in must be in “good condition”, which Samsung defines as :

  • Powers on and holds a charge,
  • Has a functioning display,
  • Has no breaks or cracks or other visible defects that go beyond normal wear and tear, and
  • Is not on a black list of any kind.

Finally, your device must also satisfy these additional requirements :

  • Has Reactivation Lock, Google Factory Reset Protection, or any other anti-theft locking software disabled, and
  • You must have performed a factory reset and removed all personal information from the device.

 

What About Other Countries?

At the moment, we can only confirm that this special Galaxy Note8 discount is only applicable to consumers in the US and Canada. There has been no official word on similar programmes in other countries, although we understand that Samsung is preparing similar offers in every country the Galaxy Note7 was sold in.

We reached out to Samsung Malaysia, and were told to “stay tuned” to their next Galaxy Note8 announcement on 5 September 2017. We think it is more than likely that there will be a similar special Galaxy Note8 trade-in offer for former Galaxy Note7 owners in Malaysia. The Samsung Galaxy Note7 was, after all, very popular and greatly missed by Samsung fans here in Malaysia.

 

Important Notes

There are a couple of important notes about this Galaxy Note8 discount programme :

Only With Samsung

This offer is only available exclusively with Samsung. You must apply directly with Samsung. Your telco, dealer, or local retail store may offer similar upgrade programmes, but they are unlikely to offer anything close to what Samsung is offering you.

Even if you purchased your qualifying device or the Galaxy Note7 from a telco, you can only get the Galaxy Note8 discount if you register with Samsung. In short – register with Samsung!

You May Not Get $425

Even though you own a qualifying device, you may not get all $425. Their discount you receive will vary from device to device. $425 is the maximum Samsung will offer for a qualifying device.

Fully Paid Up

The qualifying device you trade-in for the Galaxy Note8 discount must be fully paid for. If you are on an instalment plan, you must clear that instalment plan before you proceed. However, there may be situations where you may be permitted to continue paying your instalments, if it’s part of your telco plan, for example.

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