U Mobile Unveils its iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus Plans, Accepts Trade-In & Flexi MicroCredit

by Huei Song · 19 hours ago · 1 Comment · 2.9k views

U Mobile iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

U Mobile has just unveiled its iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus plans. Just like the existing iPhone bundles, the telco will offer these latest iPhones with a postpaid and prepaid plan, and as expected, you can apply for MicroCredit with Flexi Instalments. U Mobile also has a trade-in offer to buy the new iPhones, offering rebates as much as RM1,900 for your old smartphone.

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iPhone 6s/6s Plus Using a TSMC Chip Offers Better Battery Life than Samsung’s Chip; Apple Says it’s Not True

by Huei Song · 23 hours ago · 6 Comments · 2.5k views

iphone 6s teardown 2Image via iFixIt

We’ve seen quite a lot of reports about Apple using two different manufacturers for the A9 chipset in its new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, (from Samsung and from TSMC) but do they really make a difference? According to several users, the processor offered by TSMC runs cooler and offers a better battery life, but of course, Apple denies it.

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BlackBerry CEO Refuses To Commit To New BB10 Devices

by Farhan · 24 hours ago · 3 Comments · 745 views


BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, believes that a new BB10 based smartphone will only appear based on “business choice.” Which is about as evasive as one can get when asked about the possibility of a new device within the next year or two.

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(Updated) These Are the Official Retail Prices of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in Malaysia

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 day ago · 44 Comments · 55.1k views


UPDATE 2: The official Apple Online Store prices are up, though in a hidden link. More below.

UPDATE: Maxis has announced its pre-order prices, and the RRP as quoted by the telco is cheaper than Digi’s. More below.

They are finally here. This time around, Malaysians did not have to wait too long for the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus to reach our shores. With all four major telcos’ pre-order campaigns going live, it is also time to answer the most important question: how much are the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in Malaysia?

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Maxis and Digi Unveils iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus Plans

by Huei Song · 1 day ago · 5 Comments · 3.8k views


As expected, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus preorders in Malaysia has already started. Starting from 12am, 9 October 2015, Maxis and Digi have already unveiled their iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s plans and pricing, and if you wish to get one for yourself, hit the break to see their plans.

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Sony Might Be Exiting the Smartphone Business After All

by Andrew Cheng · 2 days ago · 18 Comments · 5.3k views


Back when Sony was rumoured to be exiting the smartphone business, the CEO and president of Sony Mobile, Hiroki Totoki, made it very clear that the company “will never ever sell or exit from the current mobile business.” Now, however, that doesn’t seem to be the case anymore.

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Pressure-Sensitive Displays Could Be Coming to More Android Devices

by Andrew Cheng · 3 days ago · No Comments · 1.6k views

If You Can’t Wait, Here’s Where to Buy the New iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in Malaysia

Pressure-sensitive displays seem to be all the rage nowadays. First made available on the Huawei Mate S (mere days before the new iPhones with 3D Touch were unveiled), it’s currently the only Android smartphone that has the technology. However, thanks to Synaptics, more Android devices could be equipped with a pressure-sensitive screen next year.

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Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Spotted on SIRIM

by Andrew Cheng · 3 days ago · 5 Comments · 1.4k views

Sony Xperia Z5 Family

We have spotted very interesting products on SIRIM lately. Just yesterday the Motorola Moto X Play appeared in the database, and today, we’ve stumbled upon Sony’s latest smartphone, the Xperia Z5 Compact. Oddly enough, its other two siblings, the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Premium, are nowhere to be found.

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Microsoft Unveils Liquid-Cooled Lumia 950 and 950 XL Smartphones, Powered by Windows 10 Mobile

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 days ago · 10 Comments · 5.4k views


Microsoft has officially unveiled its much-rumoured new smartphones in the Lumia family, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. The two new flagship smartphones are powered by Windows 10 Mobile, and are powered by the latest hardware available.

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This Is a Smartphone from Sharp

by Andrew Cheng · 4 days ago · 7 Comments · 1.9k views

This is RoboHon, a smartphone in the shape of a robot from Sharp. Wait, scratch that; it’s actually more of a robot than it is a smartphone. Based on the teaser video above, it seems like RoboHan boasts several interesting features that can work really well in day-to-day usage.

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Hands On: ZTE Axon Elite

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 days ago · No Comments · 1.6k views


ZTE’s powerful new smartphone, the Axon Elite, will officially be available in Malaysia in mid-October. At its launch event recently, we spent some time with what is only the third smartphone in Malaysia that’s powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 810.

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Motorola Moto X Play Appears on SIRIM; Moto X Style to Follow Suit?

by Andrew Cheng · 4 days ago · 10 Comments · 1.6k views

Moto X Play

Motorola has been awfully quiet in Malaysia lately, but it seems like that’s about to change. We have just spotted the Moto X Play on SIRIM, which could mean that Motorola is preparing to launch the device in Malaysia soon.

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