Malaysians woke up today with the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) applied to, well, basically almost everything. Despite that, there are still plenty of confusion among consumers: will this be more expensive after GST? Will that product’s price be the same after GST? Now that GST is finally upon us, we can finally lay to rest some of these concerns, especially with regards to the brands that are most relevant to you, our dear readers.
Xiaomi is making its fifth birthday celebrations its grandest one yet, and just like in 2014 it is making this a global celebration. For the Malaysian market, there are plenty of device offers and games, but consumers can also look forward to six new products coming to Malaysia which will be available from 8 April.
The opening of DirectD Gadget Mega Store in Petaling Jaya yesterday marked a new era for the well-known retailer which started its operations in the shoplots of SS15 Subang Jaya. One trait that made DirectD so well-known among gadget lovers in the country is its ability to fulfill the wishes of customers who want to be among the first users in the country to own a new device even though that device may not be officially available in Malaysia.
As promised, the famed gadget retailer DirectD has officially launched its brand new Gadget Mega Store which is claimed to be the largest mobile phone store in Malaysia. Looking at how big the store really during its launch this morning, we doubt anyone is going to counter that claim at this moment.
If you love gadgets, chances are that you might have heard of Directd that is located in SS15 of Subang Jaya. It is rather common to see their premises being filled with customers that are eager to get their hands on the latest gadgets in the market regardless of official Malaysian units or parallel imports that are flown into the country as soon as these device are made available at their home markets.
Soon, Directd customers will no longer find themselves cramped when browsing for new gadgets though as the company will be opening a bigger store in Petaling Jaya. In fact, the new store is so big that Directd claims that it is the largest mobile phone store in the country, covering 18,000 square feet.
If you have been considering to purchase Microsoft Surface Pro 3 but was turned off by the fact that you have to purchase its Type Cover 3 separately for RM 409, then this should be a good news for you. Microsoft Malaysia is now offering RM 330 worth of discount for each purchase of Surface Pro 3 and Type Cover 3 bundle.
After releasing three affordable Windows 8.1 tablet into the market over the past few months in the form of Joi 8, Joi 10 Flip and Joi 8i, one might thought that SNS Network is done with the series for now. Well, turns out that is not the case at all as the company has launch yet another model called Joi 7.
As you might be able to recall, the ASUS Transformer Book Chi series comes in three different model: the 13.3-inch T300 Chi, 10.1-inch T100 Chi, and 8.9-inch T90 Chi. However, only T300 Chi and T100 Chi have been confirmed for Malaysia so far. Where’s the T90 Chi then?
In addition to launching the new Transformer Book T300 Chi and ZenBook UX301 yesterday, ASUS Malaysia has also announced that there will be two more laptops coming into our market under the Transformer Book Chi and ZenBook series. Specifically, they are the smaller 10.1-inch Transformer Book T100 Chi and the more powerful 15.6-inch ZenBook Pro UX501.