Press renders of HTC’s upcoming flagship smartphone has appeared online. Serial Twitter leaker @evleaks has appeared to not only confirm that the HTC One successor will be called the All New HTC One, but also that it will feature a gold colour option as standard instead of a limited edition colourway previously.
Oppo officially marked its first foray into the Malaysian market with not just one, but four smartphones aimed at every price point. Naturally, the focus is on the company’s flagship product, the N1. The company is placing great emphasis not just on the N1′s swivelling 13MP camera, but also on the other unique aspects of the smartphone, such as the O Touch panel at the back of the device and of course, the colorOS operating system.
To be frank, I personally can’t recall the last time Astro actually updated the interface of its decoders. Hence, it is indeed good to see that the satellite TV provider is finally going to update it very soon with a fresh and much more modern look. We then asked Astro: what’s next?
The answer is rather interesting, to say the least.
It looks like BlackBerry Malaysia has lowered the price of its BlackBerry 10 devices, once again. And unlike HTC’s recent price revision for its smartphones, BlackBerry’s price drop for the Z10, Q10, Q5 and Z30 is more of a price avalanche: effective immediately, the BlackBerry Z10 and Q5 is now retailing at only RM818 – RM1370 off its launch price last year, and RM981 less than its recent price drop to RM1799 five months ago.
As it turns out, the Xiaomi press conference from this morning also revealed the company’s vision with Malaysia. In an interview with HardwareZone Singapore, Xiaomi Global Vice President Hugo Barra has revealed that Malaysia has been selected as the next market in its global expansion, and will be expanding into the country “in the next two months”.
Now that we’ve seen and heard a lot about the upcoming flagship smartphone from HTC codenamed M8, when will the Taiwanese company officially take the curtains off its mysterious device? According to an invitation sent out by the company, 25 March 2014 is the date you should look forward to. The event will be held simultaneously in London and in New York, whereby HTC will launch its “primary flagship for 2014”.
Chinese smartphone makers Xiaomi, who recently set up operations in Singapore, held a press conference in the Lion City earlier this morning, sharing with members of the media its immediate plans for the country. In addition to announcing the release date for the very, very aggressively-priced Redmi smartphone, the company had more details to share.
The new Oppo N1 is now available in Malaysia, and Oppo is touting the prowess of its swiveling 13MP camera sensor as one of the best around. At the launch event held yesterday in Kuala Lumpur, we had a brief encounter with the company’s flagship smartphone to test out the low-light capabilities of the device. Check out some sample images after the jump!
A conversation with several Oppo staff after the launch of the Oppo N1 smartphone in Malaysia has revealed several huge plans for the company in Malaysia. The N1 may mark the coming of the Chinese giants in the country, but Oppo are already making plans several months down the pipeline – including that of its upcoming flagship device.
In addition to the N1, Chinese smartphone makers Oppo has also announced three other smartphones that will be making its way to the country: the Find 5 Mini, the R1 and the Oppo Neo. Together with the flagship N1, it appears Oppo are hitting the ground running with an attack on the Malaysian mobile scene on both the high- and low-end markets.
Oppo has officially announced its arrival in Malaysia today with the launch of its latest flagship device, the N1. Touted as the world’s first swivelling smartphone camera, the Oppo N1 will retail at RM1798. Update: the Oppo N1 will be available in Malaysia at its flagship retail store in Plaza Low Yat from the end of this month, before gradually hitting other markets.
The heat for MWC 2014 is definitely building up, very quickly. We’ve seen numerous rumors and leaks about upcoming flagship mobile devices from some of the bigger brands like Samsung, Sony and HTC, LG has already confirmed its LG G Pro 2 and L Series III, and now it’s Huawei’s turn. The Chinese manufacturer recently posted a rather interesting video that teases several devices including smartphone and tablets.