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Xiaomi to Enter Singapore Mobile Market with Sub-RM500 “Redmi”

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Xiaomi is another emerging mobile smartphone manufacturer from China, famed for its competitively priced devices and strong emphasis on user feedback. If you remember, its flagship Mi3 sold 100,000 units in a record 86 seconds back in October 2013. The Chinese brand is already fifth largest in China behind Samsung, Nokia, Apple and Huawei. As part of its expansion strategy outside of its home country, Xiaomi is set to enter Singapore on 21 February 2014.
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[Giveaway] Be the First to Own the All-New Acer Liquid Z3S

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As promised, we’re going to give away one unit of the just announced Acer Liquid Z3S– the tiny but mighty smartphone made for everyone. The new device isn’t even in the market yet, so winning one will mean you being one of the very first in Malaysia to own one. Storekini.com currently has a pre-order offer, but the phone won’t ship till early March. Read on for details.

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[First Impressions] Hands-on with the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8: The Tablet That Ashton Built

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In an interesting twist, Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher was announced a product engineer of Lenovo late October last year. Whether an elaborate marketing gimmick or otherwise, Kutcher appears as convincing as his portrayal of the late Steve Jobs in the Apple founder’s recent biopic. Kutcher was tasked to work with Lenovo’s engineering teams to develop and market the Yoga line of tablets. The first product of the partnership is the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8. Courtesy of Lenovo Malaysia, I was recently seeded a unit of the Yoga Tablet 8. Check out the unboxing pics if you haven’t already, and here are my first impressions of the device.
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[First Impressions] Acer Liquid Z3S: Acer’s Little Wonder

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Acer has been adept at packing value into its smartphone line, and today announces the Acer Liquid Z3S – the ultra-affordable dual-core smartphone for everyone. This compact, value-packed entry level smartphone runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and has some other nifty tricks up its sleeve. I’m fortunate to be one of the very first few to touch and use the device before it’s officially available in Malaysia. Here’s a quick hands-on first impression.
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