There’s no denying that the Apple iPad sales hasn’t been doing very well lately, several financial reports indicates that the growth of its tablet segment has been slowing down, and it looks like Apple is working on several changes to help turn things the other way around. According to 9to5Mac, Apple is working on a dual-app viewing mode, 12” iPads codenamed “J98” and “J99”, as well as multi-user logins.
OnePlus hasn’t exactly revealed much about the One’s successor (which will probably be called the OnePlus Two), but it has been allegedly spotted in Geekbench, a benchmarking tool. From the benchmark, it seems like the Two will be powered by the rather controversial Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor that is paired with 3GB of RAM.
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Waiting for the next iPhone to be announced? According to Ming-Chi Kuo, a well-known analyst who has access to upcoming devices from Apple, the next generation iPhones will pack some pretty interesting things such as a new rose gold colour, 2GB of RAM, 12MP rear camera and more.
Hugo Barra during the launch of the Xiaomi Mi 4i
Xiaomi may have recently unveiled a new smartphone in India, the Xiaomi Mi 4i, but it looks like that’s not all for the year. According to a leaked product roadmap, it looks like the Chinese company has got four more devices to announce for the rest of the year, along with some basic specs.
Details about the specifications for two new Windows phones have begun floating around, and it looks like fans of the Windows platform are about to receive the kind of flagship device that they have been waiting for. It also looks like Microsoft is looking to make two similar devices, that are mainly differentiated by screen size.
There are still more than one week to go before the consumer launch of ASUS ZenFone 2 in Malaysia takes place but it turns out that we don’t have to wait till 9 May to know the price of the smartphone. According to a series of images that seems to be snapped during a closed door event for local dealers, the ZenFone 2 is apparently priced at as low as RM 599 and that is already inclusive of GST.
While Xiaomi is busy preparing for its biggest international event of the year so far in India, it looks like it is also actively working on introducing its latest devices here in Malaysia. Two new devices have appeared in the SIRIM database from Xiaomi, and one of them suspiciously looks like the flagship Mi Note – and a very surprising twist.
Huawei has announced two of their latest flagship devices – the Huawei P8 and the Huawei P8 Max. However, the company’s P8 series actually had a trio of devices, but it seems the Huawei P8 Lite version is missing from the list. The company did not announce the smaller 5-inch smartphone on-stage, despite it already having its own (now removed) product page.
We now know that OnePlus will finally be coming to Malaysia this month, where it will hold a fan gathering to introduce the OnePlus One smartphone to its Malaysian fans on 24 April. We also know that Maxis will be the exclusive telco partner to offer the device. One question that is in everybody’s minds is naturally: what about the retail price? How does RM1,299 sound?
Xiaomi will be announcing its next smartphone outside of China for the first time ever next week, and chances are it will be the rumoured “Ferrari” smartphone that popped up late last month. Interestingly, signs are pointing it to be the cheaper Mi 4 smartphone, which may be called the Mi 4i come launch day.