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MWC Barcelona called off due to coronavirus

The world’s biggest annual mobile and telecommunications show has been canned amid fears of the Novel Coronavirus (now officially known as Covid-19) that sparked an exodus of key participants. It’s the first time in the Mobile World Congress’ history that organisers, industry association the GSMA have cancelled the event. MWC Barcelona 2020 was scheduled to […]

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Pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+ start today, in-store from 16 March

Malaysian Samsung fans are a lucky lot. Just a few days after the new Galaxy S9 and S9+ were unpacked in Barcelona, Samsung Malaysia is opening pre-order books for the devices starting today. You could get your hands on the device as early as next Friday, 8 March 2018.

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The S9 is an iPhone X knock-off

There’s being “inspired by.” And then there’s blatant ripping off another’s hardwork. For Chinese phone maker Leagoo, it’s pretty clear where things are headed. At MWC 2018, the company unveiled its S9 smartphone, sporting a very iPhone X-like design. But priced at a fraction of the fruity brand’s cost, of course.

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Second-gen Nokia 6: Android One-powered, affordable luxury

At MWC 2018, Nokia (via HMD Global) fired at all cylinders with an impressive line-up of devices. While the classic 8110 reboot satisfies the non-smartphone segment, and the glorious flagship Nokia 8 Sirocco at the top end, Nokia also has a pair affordable mid-range Android phones to offer.

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Nokia 8 Sirocco: Beautiful curved glass special edition flagship with Pro Camera mode

HMD Global has been super busy. The Finnish phone maker, official home to Nokia devices, rolled out not one, not two but five phones at MWC 2018 in Barcelona. From the entry-level Nokia 1, the nostalgic reboot 8110 Reloaded, the all-new Nokia 6 and Nokia 7 Plus, all the way up to a special edition Nokia […]

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Surprise, the Galaxy S9’s new killer variable aperture camera isn’t new

Samsung has just taken the wraps of its latest flagship device—the Galaxy S9. The new device may be an incremental update to last year’s beautiful Galaxy S8, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have any fancy tech.

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Here’s the official pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ in Malaysia

Samsung has just unpacked its flagship Galaxy S9 and S9+ devices at MWC 2018 in Barcelona. The Korean smartphone giant is wasting no time bringing the duo to Malaysia, with pre-orders slated to run from 1-4 March, and general availability from 16 March onwards.

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Nokia 7 Plus: Big screen, two day battery life, Android One

HMD Global, home to Nokia, has demonstrated a strong showing at MWC 2018 in Barcelona. Kicking the keynote off with the throwback 8110 Reloaded banana slider, the Finnish phone maker moved on to bigger, better things including the new Nokia 6, Nokia 7 Plus and surprise Nokia 8 Scirocco.

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Nokia 1 is your starter smartphone with Android Go and Xpress-on covers

For the most part, “cheap and cheerful” doesn’t exist. Sure, there’s cheap. But there’s also mostly “cheap crap.” Well, Google has been working hard to make cheap Android devices “not crap” with Android One, and recently Android Oreo “Go Edition” or Android Go for low-end devices.

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Nokia 8110 Reloaded: The Matrix phone is back

At its MWC 2018 keynote today, Nokia again plays the retro trump card, this time with the Nokia 8110 Reloaded. Yes, the famous banana slider phone from The Matrix movie franchise, starring Keanu Reeves. Now with 4G LTE.