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This is the most affordable Xiaomi smartphone you’ll find in Malaysia

Xiaomi first carved a name for itself with its uber affordable Redmi smartphone. The little wonder became an instant hit, and Xiaomi quickly became a household name. Much has changed since then. The China upstart has moved up the ranks not only in terms of branding and global market share, but also in terms of product offerings. While it has somewhat succeeded in discarding its “cheap and cheerful” label with outstanding products like the Mi Mix 2 and Mi 6, it will always be the people’s champion with the Redmi. Continue Reading

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General Mobile GM5 Plus review: Android One for less

For those not in the know, Android One is a Google initiative to put stock Android into more consumer hands, especially those in developing markets. You may argue: What? Another derivative of Android? Isn’t it super fragmented already? Well, no and yes. Android One is the purest form of Android packaged into uber accessible devices, some as low as USD100. Yes, Android is fragmented, but Android One ensures users get the latest and most secure OS updates promptly. Continue Reading

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Pre-order the stunning Mi Mix 2 starting 11 November

The Authorised Mi Store at Suria KLCC officially opens its doors today, although it has been operating for a few weeks. This is the second Authorised Mi Store in Malaysia, after Penang. As part of its launch promo, it is offering customers a MYR113 cash rebate for purchase of any Xiaomi smartphone at the store. Mi Malaysia also announced the availability of the beautiful Mi Mix 2 and Redmi Note 5A Prime. Continue Reading

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LG G6 is coming to Malaysia in May, retailing at MYR2,999

For what I’d describe as a big name brand, LG is one elusive player, specifically in the Malaysian mobile market. While our next door neighbour Singapore usually gets some love from LG Mobile, we’re lucky to get metal flakes from last year’s devices. But hold your horses, there’s some good news. The flagship LG G6, is actually going to make an appearance officially – in the first week of May.

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