Lenovo isn’t exactly the first name that comes to people’s mind when it concerns flagship Android devices, but with the Vibe Z2 Pro, the company is trying to show the world that it is also capable of coming up with one. On paper, the Z2 Pro is definitely impressive, but is cramming a bunch of high-end hardware on a smartphone enough to make it a flagship device?
If you’re in Singapore, it’s worth noting that the Singaporean government has amended its Road Traffic Act that will be enforced from the 1st of February 2015. According to the updated Act, drivers who are holding their phone or tablet when the vehicle is moving will be fined up to SG$1,000 (approximately RM2,685) or jailed up to six months, or both.
Oppo Malaysia is apparently having an issue with counterfeit products in the country. The company has so far reported some 644 cases of knock-off phones appearing, most of which happened because the devices had failed and were shipped to Oppo service centres by unsuspecting consumers.
Meizu has announced the Lifekit system as it attempts to join the smart home arena. The company has unveiled a list of compatible gadgets including a smart bulb, digital scale, a smart air conditioner, an air purifier and a four-piece air quality control system as part of a partnership with Haier and Alibaba.
Gigabyte has announced three new Android smartphones, the GSmart Guru GX, GSmart Mika MX and the GSmart Roma RX. Mostly known for its graphic cards and motherboards, the company is still trying to make a mark in the smartphone industry by catering to all market segments from the start.