ASUS Celebrates 30th Anniversary with New Zenbook Range

Leading Malaysian Creators, YouTube and Instagram stars; as well as what many have hailed as the most innovative laptops in decades, were all part of ASUS 30th Anniversary celebration and grand launch of its new ZenBook laptop series in Malaysia.

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Entitled “Wiser Together”, the event was held at the KLCC Grand Hyatt and featured the groundbreaking dual-display ZenBook Pro Duo and Duo, new ZenBooks with second-gen touchpad displays, and a special white leather-wrapped 30th Anniversary “Edition 30” ZenBook.

ASUS 30th Anniversary and Achievements

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Established in 1989, ASUS has grown to become the world’s no. 1 motherboard maker for two decades. In the first half of 2019, ASUS became the world’s no. 3 and Asia Pacific’s no. 1 consumer laptop brand.

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Contributing significantly to ASUS’ stellar APAC performance, Malaysia saw ASUS achieving dominant no. 1 positions within the same first half of 2019 in the consumer laptop market with a 31% country share, and also in gaming laptops where ASUS achieved 48% market share. This means almost one in three consumer laptops and one in two gaming laptops purchased in Malaysia in 2019 was from ASUS.

Star Studded Supporting Cast

Designed to entertain, educate and enthrall creative professionals and enthusiasts, the Wiser Together event centered on the groundbreaking ZenBook Pro Duo and ZenBook Duo.

These unique laptops have secondary displays which are ideal for multitasking and doing creative production work on-the-go. Supporting the event were leading Malaysian content creators, YouTube and Instagram stars including fashion & lifestyle blogger Jane Chuck, fashion designer Kittie Yiyi, video creator and DJ, Phei Yong; and acclaimed director and co-founder of production studios theGRIMFLIM, Jared Lee.

These creative celebrities shared insights into their work and techniques, and their experience using the new ASUS laptops.

Groundbreaking Dual Display Laptops: ScreenPad Plus

ZenBook Pro Duo and ZenBook Duo

First announced at COMPUTEX 2019, the ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo (UX581) with a 15.6-inch touch display, and the ZenBook Duo (UX481) with a 14-inch display, are groundbreaking ultraportable laptops featuring the new ASUS ScreenPad Plus – a revolutionary full-width secondary touchscreen that expands and enhances the interactive capabilities offered by the original ScreenPad.

ASUS ScreenPad™ Plus gives you on-the-go computing like you’ve never experienced before.

  • It’s a full-width 4K secondary touchscreen that works seamlessly with the main 15.6-inch 4K UHD OLED touchscreen, giving you endless ways to optimize and personalize your workflow. A series of handy built-in apps help boost your productivity.
  • Quick Key allows one-tap automation of complex keyboard sequences
  • Handwriting lets you input text intuitively.
  • There are also useful quick controls such as App Switcher, ViewMax and Task Swap for intuitive interactions between the main display and ScreenPad Plus.
  • Task Group lets you lock into work mode by opening multiple tasks with a single touch.
  • You can drag apps or in-app toolbars onto ScreenPad Plus to give you more room to work on the main display, wherever you are.

Ultrafast connectivity- First ZenBook Laptop with Wi-Fi 6

Both models also feature the latest Intel Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax) takes wireless speeds to the next level, for super smooth connections to the world. 802.11ax standard provides future-proof technologies, higher network efficiency, faster Wi-Fi speeds, greater coverage and improved battery life for connected devices, providing a significantly better networking experience for users.

ZenBook Pro Duo (UX581)

Features: Designed to be the ultimate laptop for creators and designers, the larger ZenBook Pro Duo (UX581) features a 15.6-inch 4K (3840 x 2160), Pantone validated, VESA Display HDR True Black 500 Certified OLED touch screen, and delivers extreme performance for effortless creativity with up to 9th Generation Intel Core processors, up to 32GB RAM, and an NVidia GeForce RTX 2060 graphics engine.
To find out more: https://www.asus.com/my/Laptops/ZenBook-Pro-Duo-UX581GV/

ZenBook Duo (UX481)

Feature: The more portable ZenBook Duo (UX481) is better suited for business multitasking and offers a 14-inch FHD (1980 x 1080) Pantone Validated IPS LCD (non-touch) display. It is among the world’s first laptops to feature a 10th Generation Intel Core i7 CPU, along with an NVIDIA MX250 graphics engine.

World’s Smallest Laptops: ZenBook Edition 30 / ZenBook 13 / 14 / 15

The event also introduced the new ZenBook series ranging in the following display sizes:
• The 13-inch ZenBook 13 (UX334)
• The 14-inch display ZenBook 14 (UX434)
• The 15-inch ZenBook 15 (UX534)
• A special 30th Anniversary Edition of the ZenBook 13 known as the “Edition 30”
These new ultralight and ultraportable ZenBook models boast the smallest footprints in for their respective display sizes, a feat made possible by the frameless NanoEdge displays that creates up to a 95% screen-to-body ratio that maximizes the screen area in the minimum physical space.

The Intelligent Touchpad, Evolved – ScreenPad™ 2.0

They also feature the ScreenPad™ 2.0 display touchpad that now has a larger 5.65-inch touchscreen which offers many new features and benefits. This interactive secondary touchscreen enhances productivity, allowing for more efficient workflow. It includes a collection of handy ASUS utilities to boost productivity: Quick Key enables one-tap automation of complex keyboard sequences, Handwriting for natural text input, and Number Key for rapid data entry. The revised smartphone-like interface is more intuitive for improved ease of use. Third party developers can also use the ASUS API to optimize their software and user experiences for ScreenPad 2.0. The hardware is now also more energy efficient than its predecessor, allowing for 2.5X longer battery life when ScreenPad 2.0 is in use.

Celebrating 30 Years of ASUS Innovation

ASUS ZenBook Edition 30 – Genuine Luxury, with Genuine Leather

To celebrate ASUS’ 30th Anniversary, a special version of the ZenBook 13 (UX334) known as the “Edition 30” version was also launched. This is a special, limited production run model features luxurious design accents including a genuine leather lid cover and an 18-karat rose gold plated logo; and exclusively equipped with a complete set of premium accessories. It also features the ScreenPad 2.0 touchpad display.

Exclusive premium accessories
ZenBook Edition 30 is exclusively equipped with a complete set of premium accessories, including a Pearl White mouse, a leather-look box and mouse pad, and a genuine-leather sleeve. It’s a very special collection for your very special laptop.

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo (UX581)
Review & User Guide: https:bit.ly/ZenBookProDuoReviewUserGuide
High res product photos: http://channel.asus.com/ExternalFile.aspx?path=55557653e8694455b080f22d71208205
Product page: https://www.asus.com/my/Laptops/ZenBook-Pro-Duo-UX581GV/

ASUS ZenBook Duo (UX481)
Review & User Guide: https:bit.ly/ZenBookDuoReviewUserGuide
High res product photos: http://channel.asus.com/ExternalFile.aspx?path=55557653e8694455b080f22d71208205
Product page: https://www.asus.com/my/Laptops/ZenBook-Duo-UX481FL/

ASUS ZenBook Edition 30
Review & User Guide: https:bit.ly/ZenBookEdition30ReviewUserGuide
High res product photos: http://channel.asus.com/ExternalFile.aspx?path=a51dd8095a2e46bebbaebe565d65a950
Product page: https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ASUS-ZenBook-Edition-30-UX334FL/

ASUS ZenBook 15 (UX534)
Review & User Guide: https:bit.ly/ZenBook15ReviewUserGuide
High res product photos: http://channel.asus.com/ExternalFile.aspx?path=9041595b378346a28c01db50ca145dde
Product page: https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ASUS-ZenBook-15-UX534FT/

ASUS ZenBook 13/14 (UX334/434)
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Product page: https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ASUS-ZenBook-14-UX434FL/
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VIVOBOOK S14 and S15 Comes With Colour Blocking Designs

These ultraportable laptops featuring the FIVE unconventional color blocking finishes that add a dash of personality to mobile computing to appeal to a younger audience. The sleek metal chassis features unique design touches and includes the ErgoLift hinge design for comfortable typing.

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They also incorporate the new frameless four sided NanoEdge display design that gives them more compact dimensions, and an immersive viewing experience thanks to an up to 88% screen to body ratio. Powered by up to Intel® Core™ i7 processors and NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 discrete graphics, these laptops also feature up to a 1TB PCIe® SSD. These are also the first VivoBook models to feature an infrared (IR) camera, and Wi Fi 6 (802.11ax).

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Design that defies convention

VivoBook S15 have a metal chassis finished in Moss Green, Punk Pink, Cobalt Blue, Transparent Silver or Gun Metal and VivoBook S14 only have Gun Metal and Transparent Silver, with each color featuring complementing accents to give the laptops color blocking designs that really pop.

The nature inspired Moss Green is paired with Energetic Orange accents to showcase the spirit of exploring the great outdoors, while the street styled Punk Pink with Moss Green trim represents the rebellious streak of a younger generation that’s not afraid to stand up for their beliefs. To appeal to a younger market, these are the first in the VivoBook range to feature the VivoBook logo on the lid, and the lid also features a tactile textured finish to further highlight the series’ different approach to computing. There are also intricate design touches like twill inspired vents and speakers on the underside of the chassis.
The NanoEdge display design provides VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 with a more compact chassis footprint. Weighing just 1.4 kg and 1.8 kg respectively, they easily slip into a messenger bag or backpack, making them perfect for users who are constantly on the go.

User friendly features

The frameless four sided NanoEdge displays provide VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 with up to 5.2mm thin bezels and 88% screen to body ratios, giving more immersive visuals for work or play. The ErgoLift hinge tilts the keyboard by 3.5° to provide users with a more comfortable typing experience; its one piece construction also results in a much more durable hinge.

Intel-powered Wi¬ Fi 6 (802.11ax) delivers superfast networking speeds that are up to 3X faster than Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), with 4X the network capacity and 75%-lower latency to reduce large 4K video transfer times by up to 70%. The built in IR camera offers hands-free face login: advanced biometrics work seamlessly with Windows Hello, allowing users to wake their laptops and log in with a simple look. In addition, Harman Kardon certified audio provides high quality detailed sound that’s second to none.

Celebrating uniqueness

VivoBook S14 and S15 also include stickers featuring unique designs and phrases that go well with each of the five different VivoBook colors, allowing younger users to further personalize their VivoBook.

Product Website Link:

VivoBook 15: https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ASUS-VivoBook-S15-S531FA/Features/
VivoBook 14: https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ASUS-VivoBook-S14-S431FL/Features/

VivoBook S14/S15 Product video: https://youtu.be/-U8_ad2RhUw
VivoBook series introduction page: https://www.asus.com/Laptops/VivoBook-Series-Home/
VivoBook series introduction video: https://youtu.be/6osDnMG00_0

Specification -VivoBook S15 S531FL

  • Processor Intel® Core™ i5-8265U processor 1.6GHz quad core with Turbo Boost (up to 3.9GHz) and 6MB cache
  • Operating system Windows 10 Home
  • Display 15.6″ LED backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Frameless four sided NanoEdge display with 88% screen to body ratio
  • 178° wide view technology
  • Graphics NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Memory 4GB 2400MHz DDR4 on board + 1 empty memory slot (Maximum up to 12GB)
  • Storage 512GBPCIe SSD + 1 empty expansion slot
  • Wireless 802.11ac Intel® Wi Fi 5
  • Bluetooth® 4.2 Connectivity
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C™ (USB C™) Gen 1
  • 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Combo audio jack
  • 1 x Micro SD card reader
  • Keyboard and touchpad Full size keyboard with 1.4 mm key travel
  • Touchpad with palm rejection technology and precision Touchpad (PTP) technology with four finger smart gesture recognition
  • Audio ASUS Sonic Master with surround sound and smart amplifier technology
  • Array microphone with Cortana voice recognitionCertified by Harman Kardon
  • Software ASUS Splendid
  • ASUS Tru2Life Video
  • ASUS Audio Wizard
  • Battery Fast charge to 60% capacity in 49 min
  • 42Wh 3-cell lithium-prismatic battery
  • 90W power adapter
  • Colors Moss Green / Punk Pink / Cobalt Blue / Transparent Silver / Gun Metal
  • Size 180 x 357.2 x 230.3 mm
  • Weight 1.8 kg
  • Price RM3199

VivoBook S14 (S431FA)

  • Processor Intel® Core™ i7-8565U 1.8GHz quad core with Turbo Boost (up to 4.6GHz) and 8MB cache
  • Operating system Windows 10 Home
  • Display 14″ LED backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Frameless four sided NanoEdge display with 86% screen to body ratio
  • 178° wide view technology
  • Graphics Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620
  • Memory 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 on board
  • Storage 512GB PCIe SSD
  • Intel® Optane™ memory H10 with Solid State Storage
  • Wireless 802.11ax Intel® Wi Fi 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax)
  • Bluetooth® 5.0
  • Connectivity 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C™ (USB C™) Gen 2 (Up to 10Gbps)
  • 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Combo audio jack
  • 1 x SD card reader
  • Keyboard and touchpad Full size keyboard with 1.4 mm key travel and optional backlight
  • Palm rejection technology
  • Precision Touchpad (PTP) technology with four finger smart gesture recognition
  • Audio ASUS Sonic Master with surround sound and smart amplifier technology
  • Array microphone with Cortana voice recognition
  • Certified by Harman Kardon
  • Software ASUS Splendid
  • ASUS Tru2Life Video
  • ASUS Audio Wizard
  • Battery Fast charge to 60% capacity in 49 min
  • 47Wh 2-cell lithium-polymer battery
  • 45W power adapter
  • Colors Transparent Silver / Gun Metal
  • Size 18.0 x 323.3 x 213.7 mm
  • Weight 1.4 kg
  • Price RM3899

 

CANON Introduces PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 Mark III

Canon’s flagship compact models continue with the series’ heritage, featuring a stellar combination of DSLR speed, quality and lightweight handling.

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The PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III boast:

  • a 20.1MP, 1-inch stacked CMOS sensor
  • a wide aperture of f/1.8- f/2.8 with a good optical zoom of 5X (PowerShot G5 X Mark II) and 4.2x (PowerShot G7 X Mark III)
  • Canon’s pioneering DIGIC 8 processor in their compact bodies to offer DSLR-like creative expression in both stills and uncropped 4K videos

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“Canon’s latest PowerShot G series offers upgraded features that improve cameras’ performance, to deliver on all levels so that users have the freedom to express themselves in any scenario.” said Albert Mah, Head of Imaging Communication Products Division, Canon Marketing Malaysia.

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  • Superb Image Quality in Any Situation

Powered by Canon’s DIGIC 8 Processor, the key highlight of the two cameras is its 1-inch stacked CMOS sensor, which is larger than sensors typically found in compact cameras. This enhances the cameras’ performance with faster autofocus to produce crisp, clear shots in almost any light.

With a newly designed f/1.8- 2.8 lens with 24-120mm focal range which provides a 5x zoom (the PowerShot G7 X Mark III has 24-100mm focal range, giving 4.2x zoom), the PowerShot G5 X Mark II is poised to handle anything from shooting portraits to macro close-ups of 0.47x magnification and is excellent for creating shallow depth of field effects.

  • Fast, Confident Shooting

One major challenge of shooting fast-moving subjects is capturing that one perfect frame when the subject is in focus and in the desired position. Now, you can shoot boldly with the PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III. Its pre-shoot setting will start shooting at 0.5 seconds before you even press the shutter release button. Hence, the moment will still be captured even if you press the shutter button a split second later. Photographs can be taken at a high speed of 30 shots per second in RAW burst mode (and 20fps in jpeg), making sure you miss nothing, especially if you are capturing jump shots or your child blowing out candles on a birthday cake.

Both cameras include a panoramic mode, activated by a simple push of a button. With horizontal or vertical panning, you can easily capture panoramic shots with amazing details in high quality.

  • Create Movies in Stunning Definition

Both PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III lets users capture 4K movies without crop, allowing you to take full advantage of your lenses to shoot landscape videos.

With 4K movies recorded in motion JPEG, frame grabs are possible, allowing users to review footage and at any given point, extract a moment from the video and save it as a high-quality 8MP JPEG on the camera.

With a tilting LCD on both cameras, you can shoot from different angles, from the ground up, or from high angles to create videos with a unique point of view.

  • Intuitive Features and Ergonomic Handling

With their highly pocket-friendly dimensions and ergonomic design, both the PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III can easily fit into a slip-pocket in your bag, which makes them ideal choice for lifestyle users looking for an all-in-one camera for everyday use.

The PowerShot G7 X Mark III comes in two colours- black and silver. Users familiar with Canon’s EOS cameras would appreciate both cameras’ operation and intuitive control features, which has been upgraded from the existing compact digital camera’s user interface.

  • Versatile Charging and Advanced Connectivity

Both the PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III are capable of USB charging which makes it more convenient for users on the go.

The PowerShot G5 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X Mark III are packed with connectivity features, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), to effortlessly connect with compatible smart devices with one single tap and switch seamlessly between Wi-Fi and BLE. Users can use the Canon Camera Connect app to perform network-related features.

Availability

  • The Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II is available in black colour and retailed at RM3,599
  • Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III is available in both black and silver colours and retailed at RM2,999

Both models are available at all Canon authorized dealers nationwide.

To see the new PowerShot G-Series cameras in action, check it out at #LiveYourStories #PowerShotG7XMarkIII, #CanonMalaysia

 

REALME 5 Series Equips With Quad Camera

The latest series: realme 5 and realme 5 Pro comes with FOUR or QUAD CAMERA!

realme global has recently introduced it’s latest quad camera smartphones series in India.

Both smartphones equipped with:

  • Qualcomm Technologies’ mobile platforms
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 and 712

realmes new product series shows a giant leap from dual camera to QUAD camera to cover variant demand and usage.

The new series consists of a QUAD camera function with features like:

  • high megapixel main camera
  • ultra wide angle lens
  • potrait lens
  • a macro lens

Want to fit everything in one photo?

Switch to ultra wide angle lens as the visual angle goes up to 119 degree and helps in capturing any breath-taking landscape photo or accommodate more people for a group photo.

Portrait photography is all about capturing the person’s attitude and personality. A portrait lens works with unique filtering system, software adjustment and exposure to redefinte users’ portrait experience.

The fourth lens, macro lens offers user a focal length of 4cm to let you explore a whole new world in just a small space. Moreover, the F2.4 aperture and bokeh effect let you take more outstanding and focused shots.

Lastly, the new product series with QUAD camera able to capture stunning photos in all situations no matter during day, night, recording portraits, landscape or macro level.

To find out more about our upcoming events and promotions, do follow us on our Facebook page as well as Instagram at @realmemalaysia.

 

VIVO S1 For Stylish Young People

Vivo Malaysia officially launched its newest product, the Vivo S1 for Malaysia.

(L-R) Lewis Zeng, CMO Vivo Malaysia, Mike Xu, CEO Vivo Malaysia and Vivo Star Priscilla Abby officially launching the new Vivo S1

The first unit of the S-Series carries the tagline “Unlock Your Style”, targetted at young consumers who are energetic, stylish, and always keep up with the latest trends.

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The Vivo S1 comes with a range of excellent features such as:

  • Screen Touch ID
  • a 32MP AI Selfie Camera
  • a 4500mAh big battery with Dual-Engine Fast Charging
  • AI Triple Rear Camera and a stylish design with a choice of Diamond Black and Skyline Blue colours.

Mike Xu, CEO of Vivo Malaysia said,

“As a consumer-based technology brand, Vivo wants to meet the increasingly varied needs of Malaysians. Our internal research shows the segmentation of young consumers who wants a stylish smartphone with features that suit their lifestyle. This is what we want to fulfill through the the S-Series.”

Screen Touch ID with Stylish Design

In terms of design, Vivo S1 comes with a Super Amoled Ultra All Screen screen with a screen size of 6.38 inch FHD+, a resolution of 1080 × 2340, an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, and a percentage of screen-to-body ratio of 90%.

The Vivo S1 provides a more fun visual experience when watching videos or interacting on social media. The Vivo S1 high resolution screen is also equipped with the Screen Touch ID feature which not only makes it easy to authenticate users, but also more attractive with the latest design visualisation from Vivo.

On the rear, the Vivo S1 uses a Nano-Ion coating technique to produce colour gradations with a stylish light reflection effect. The Vivo S1 is available in two colour choices, namely Diamond Black and Skyline Blue. Trendy colour choices that combine with the 2.5D design also make the Vivo S1 not only look attractive to accompany various activities, but also comfortable to be held.

Clear Photo Results with Smart Camera

The Vivo S1 comes with a 32MP AI Selfie Camera that is equipped with intelligent features such as AI Filter, AI Selfie Lighting, AR Stickers and AI Face Beauty, producing crystal clear images with high-resolution front camera. The Vivo S1 also provides more options for customising photos to be more optimal and expressive.

On the rear, the Vivo S1 carries an AI Triple Rear Camera with a 16MP main camera, 8MP AI Super-Wide Angle Camera for wider photos up to 120 degrees, and 2MP Depth Sensor Camera for smooth portrait or bokeh results. Smart features can also be maximised by users such as AI Portrait Framing, Portrait Mode, and Professional Mode.

Reliable Performance to Support Your Lifestyle

“The Vivo S1 carries the specifications that young consumers look for in choosing a smartphone, such as stylish design, smart cameras, clear visual experience with a wide screen and reliable performance. There also some popular features on the Vivo S1 such as the Ultra Game Mode and Screen Touch ID to make the mobile experience even more enjoyable,” added Mike Xu.

The Vivo S1 has 6GB of RAM and 128GB ROM which provides more memory space for storing videos, music and pictures.

To provide a powerful smartphone experience, the Vivo S1 has a 4,500mAh battery with Dual-Engine Fast Charging processor. A combination of processors that save power and high battery capacity makes the Vivo S1 perfect to actively support a variety of consumer activities for a longer time.

The Vivo S1 runs on the latest Funtouch OS 9 operating system based on Android 9.0 Pie, with Smart Button and AI Jovi features. The Vivo S1 also comes with Ultra Game Mode with Multi-Turbo and Competition Mode which helps the smartphone’s performance become smoother when playing games and whilst saving battery life.

Availability

The Vivo S1 is available for pre-orders from now till 26 July 2019 and available for sale on 27 July 2019 at all Vivo Concept Stores, collaboration partners, authorised dealers nationwide for RM1,099.

The public may pay RM50 and get RM100 instant rebate when they pre-order their Vivo S1 at the Vivo Concept Stores. Pre-order buyers will enjoy an exclusive gift of a Vshare K1-Bluetooth Speaker.

Online, the Vivo S1 is available for pre-order on Lazada, Shopee, Presto Mall and Vivo Store. Pre-order buyers who purchase online will also receive a mystery gift.

Key Specifications:
• Screen Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor
• 32MP Selfie Camera
• 4,500mAh high capacity battery
• Dual Engine Fast Charging
• 16MP+8MP+2MP AI Triple Camera
• 6.38 Full HD+ Super Amoled Ultra All Screen
• Mediatek Helio P65 Octa Core processor
• 6GB RAM & 128GB ROM
• Diamond Black and Skyline Blue Colours
• Funtouch OS 9 (based on Android 9.0 Pie)
For more information, head over to Vivo Malaysia’s website https://www.vivo.com/my and Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/VivoMalaysia.

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For further information, please contact:

Name: Biresh Vrajlal
Mobile: +6012 278 6225
Email: biresh@sneakyzombie.com
ABOUT VIVO

Vivo is a leading global technology company committed to creating trendsetting smart mobile products and services. Vivo is devoted to forming a vibrant mobile internet ecosystem, and currently owns and operates an extensive network of research operations, with R&D centers in San Diego, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Beijing, Hangzhou and Taipei. These centers focus on the development of cutting-edge consumer technologies including 5G, AI, mobile photography and next-generation smartphone design. Vivo has also set up 5 production bases around the world across China, South Asia and Southeast Asia.

Vivo has over two hundred million users enjoying its mobile products and services around the world. Vivo is present in 18 markets globally and features offline retail stores in over 1,000 cities worldwide.

DELL Technologies Unified Workspace Revolutionises New Way People Work

This new platform integrates software, services and hardware together to make the future of work a reality.

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As the future-of-work concept becomes a reality for organisations worldwide, employees demand the flexibility to work, collaborate and innovate anytime, anywhere and in any way they want.

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Businesses must provide this type of environment to attract new talent and keep their current employees engaged, productive and secure with devices personalised for their needs. Yet IT departments are often unable to focus on transformative initiatives for employee experience as they spend the majority of their time mired in run-the-business tasks like PC deployment, help desk requests, and monitoring and troubleshooting.

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Dell Technologies introduces Unified Workspace to help IT transform the end-user experience.

This visionary approach to end-user computing will give workers a frustration-free, ready-to-work experience, while enabling IT with automated, open and intelligent solutions for unified management. Dell Technologies Unified Workspace will revolutionise the way IT admins assist and enable their end users with device selection, deployment, security, management and support through flexible, scalable services and solutions that integrate with any customer environment, regardless of OS, device and cloud environment.

“IT departments today still struggle with basic tasks like PC deployment, help desk requests, and monitoring and troubleshooting, and are often unable to focus on transformative initiatives for employee experience. What they need is a solution that gives employees a frustration-free, ready-to-work experience, while enabling IT with automated, open and intelligent solutions for unified management. Dell Technologies Unified Workspace platform does just that – enabling IT admins to assist and enable their end-users with device selection, deployment, security, management and support in any customer environment, regardless of OS, device and cloud preference.”explained KT Ong, Country Manager – Malaysia, Dell Technologies.

Enabling IT to empower workers

Dell Technologies Unified Workspace helps make customers’ workforce transformation a reality by allowing IT to streamline time-consuming, complex, yet critical tasks with capabilities that provide visibility, insights and automation. The integrated platform allows customers to begin wherever they need the most help – whether it’s in the selection process or deployment or even security or management – and then move to the next priority until they have the full Unified Workspace experience to enable IT and empower workers.

Modernising PC deployment and management from the cloud

Traditional PC lifecycle management (PCLM) is high-touch, expensive and does not scale to increasingly mobile and remote workers. With VMware Workspace ONE as the backbone of Dell Technologies Unified Workspace, customers can utilise unified endpoint management technology to modernise how they deploy, manage and secure their Dell devices.

Once a device is deployed, unified endpoint management capabilities from Workspace ONE make it possible for customers to move beyond traditional PCLM with cloud policy management, streamlined application delivery, automated patching and improved device health monitoring and diagnostics. Workspace ONE delivers a unified, digital workspace experience as employees can seamlessly access any native, SaaS or internal application with single sign on from any device.

Through our integration with Microsoft, customers will benefit from Microsoft 365, Workspace ONE, and Dell Provisioning and Deployment Services seamlessly enabling world-class, modern IT deployment and end-user productivity.

Transforming selection and deployment with insightful data

Continue reading “DELL Technologies Unified Workspace Revolutionises New Way People Work”

The Highly Popular Mi 9 Family: Mi 9T Is Now in Malaysia

This highly popular flagship Mi 9 Family  is available at starting price of RM 1199, Mi 9T features the Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 730 Mobile Platform, AI 48MP triple camera, and a mesmerizing flame-inspired glass back

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Mi 9T will be available from 25th June 2019. The device sports the latest Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 730 Mobile Platform, a 6.39-inch Full Screen Display, a 20MP pop-up front camera and a rear 48MP triple camera setup.

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“We can say with confidence that Mi 9T has set a new benchmark for smartphones in its price range. Mi 9T addition to the Mi 9 series brings key features such as a massive 4000mAh battery, true full screen display and the best-in-class Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 730 mobile platform. We are demonstrating our philosophy of bringing innovation to every Malaysian consumer at honest prices.” said Allen An, Xiaomi Country Manager of Malaysia and Singapore.

He continues,

“We are also proud to announce that Malaysia is the very first market in Southeast Asia to introduce the Mi 9T. We are always thankful for the great support we have been getting from Malaysian Mi fans and customers. As a token of our appreciation, we want them to experience the Mi 9T first.”

Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 730 with an increasing CPU and GPU performance

Mi 9T features the best-in-class Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 730 mobile platform, offering an increase of 35 percent for CPU performance, and of 10 percent for GPU, as well as twice the AI performance, compared to its predecessor SnapdragonTM 710– all enabled an octa-core KryoTM 470 chip processor based on the 8nm process for extreme power efficiency, along with the 4th generation AI smart engine for delivering powerful AI performance.

The smartphone comes with the new Game Turbo 2.0 for an ultimate gaming experience by optimizing touch response, display, sound quality, network and in-game calls. Touch response rate goes up to 180Hz, while click and touch response times are reduced to about 70 milliseconds, the new Mi 9 family member is able to offer an esports-level gaming experience.

AMOLED Full Screen Display and unique curved glass back with flame design

Featuring a 6.39-inch AMOLED screen without a notch, the display of Mi 9T supports Reading and Sunlight mode 2.0, low-brightness color grayscale optimization, and 256-scale eye protection technology, delivering an incredible immersive viewing experience. It has also received low-blue-light eye protection certification by Germany’s VDE Testing and Certification Institute. By adopting an elegant pop-up selfie solution, Mi 9T is able to achieve a true full screen display.

Mi 9T applies a nano-holographic technology to produce a unique flame design on its four-sided curved glass back. The combination of 3D-glass and extremely narrow frame gives the phone an incredibly comfortable hand-feel.

The device is equipped with the 7th-generation in-screen fingerprint technology. The dual optimization of hardware and software significantly improves the fingerprint recognition rate and speed.

48MP triple camera and 20MP pop-up front camera

Offering an AI triple camera setup, Mi 9T features a main 48MP camera with a 1/2″ Sony flagship IMX 582 sensor that can produce ultra-high resolution photos. For night portraits, the camera sensor supports merging four pixels to form large 1.6μm pixels to capture more details in low-light conditions.

In addition to the 48MP main camera, the Mi 9T also features a 13MP ultra wide-angle lens with a 124.8 degree field of view, and an 8MP telephoto lens. The options offered by the combination of these three lenses can cover most settings, delivering an SLR-like photography experience.

Mi 9T sports a 20MP pop-up front-facing camera with a sapphire glass cover. When the front camera is raised, it will display lighting effects and is accompanied by one of six sound effects. The light ring on top acts as a notification light for incoming messages and charging status.
Group selfies taken with the panorama feature, which allows panning the 20MP selfie camera, will let you include all your friends in a single shot.

4000mAh large battery, NFC and Hi-Res Audio certification

Continue reading “The Highly Popular Mi 9 Family: Mi 9T Is Now in Malaysia”

realme 3 Pro & realme C2 Is Now in Malaysia

Realme Malaysia Unveils the Speed King, realme 3 Pro & Entry-level Value King, realme C2.

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“The products showcased raise the bar in style and performance. At realme, we are proud to provide high-quality experiences for young people. The smartphones enable Malaysians to enjoy the benefits of Power and Style with two cutting-edge, high-performance devices,” said Tiffany Teh, Brand Manager, realme Malaysia.

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“The world of consumer electronics is a very competitive space. As such, the onus is on brands to consistently rise above mediocrity through deep research as well as hardware and software development. At the crux of it all, brands need to listen to consumers feedback and understand their concerns to create a desirable product that answers those demands.

Ian Ho, Regional Managing Director, Shopee:

We commend Realme for being able to do just that despite being a young brand. Their aggressive and agile nature have also propelled them forward as a strong contender, especially in the affordable smartphone segment of the market. The all-new Realme C2 takes an even deeper dive into what this emerging brand can offer to the youth, and we expect the phone to sell very well on Shopee,” 

realme 3 Pro:

  • Speed Up To The Next Level

Realme’s latest flagship for the youth, realme 3 Pro offers exceptional performance in terms of battery life, screen clarity, imaging and design. Available online exclusively on Lazada Malaysia, it provides users with a flagship-level experience thanks to its innovative and leading-edge technology and quality design.

  • Powerful chipset plus high-capacity battery with VOOC 3.0

From day one, realme has met the core needs of young users through continuous technology development and innovation. The realme 3 Pro’s performance has been fully upgraded with its 10nm production process Snapdragon 710 processor and Kryo eight-core architecture, allowing realme 3 Pro to achieve a clock speed of up to 2.2GHz. The Adreno 616 GPU guarantees real visual sense and advanced 3D image rendering for a better gaming experience.

In terms of battery life, realme 3 Pro is equipped with a high-capacity 4045 mAh battery – enough to meet the needs of even heavy users, and a huge advantage in its price range. At the same time, its CABC (Content Adaptive Backlight Control) can increase total battery life by 5 to 10%.

The realme 3 Pro comes fully equipped with VOOC 3.0 flash charge technology. With its 20W (5V4A) charger, a dying battery can quickly be brought back to life. Compared to the realme 2 Pro, the VOOC 3.0 flash power of realme 3 Pro cuts charging time in half, going from 0 to 50% in just 30 minutes or fully charging in just 80 minutes.

Based on a testing at the realme lab, 10 minutes of charging time gives users 5 hours of talking time.

  • Super Nightscape modes

    In terms of imaging, realme 3 Pro uses a combination of IMX519 16 MP main camera + 5 MP secondary camera, with 1.22 um single pixel size, 1/2.6 inch sensor size, and f/1.7 large aperture, which is on par with imaging in the flagship segment.

The Super Nightscape has been further optimized based on the highly-acclaimed realme 3, which greatly enhances exposure in extreme low light conditions, enhancing phone usability under extreme dark conditions by adjusting highlights and shadows for more detail, as well as controlling photo noise to enhance the overall purity of the photo.

AI technologies with scenes in photos are recognized and optimized accordingly into a larger dynamic range, with more enriched details in highlighted parts and shadows creating a balanced exposure. Also, with the newly-configured Ultra HD mode uses multi-frame synthesis technology, allowing multiple pictures of 16 million pixels each to be synthesized into one ultra-HD picture with 64MP – a bigger size for more beautiful images in better quality.

realme C2: Mega Display Mega Battery

The next entry-level value king, the realme C2, which is available online exclusively on Shopee Malaysia, combines the best of design and performance in its price segment.

  • Shine Bright Like A Diamond
    Realme is proud to bring its classic diamond-cutting design for the realme C2, which now features a smudge-free design. The laser cutting technology used make the patterns and cuttings have different reflection effects. Beneath such stunning reflections are three layers of paintings and pearl articles. These efforts combine together make the realme C2 a more exquisite and shining diamond compared with previous generations.
  • Dewdrop Display For An Immersive Viewing Experience
    The realme C2 adopts an immersive 6.1-inch HD+ dewdrop screen with an 89.35% screen-to-body ratio. The phone uses curved lines at the dewdrop area, instead of straight lines and angles, making the screen more exquisite, beautiful and elegant.

With a massive 4000 mAh battery, multiple charges during the day is history. The high-capacity battery coupled with the Helio P22 processor, provides lasting battery endurance for the day.

  • 13MP + 2MP AI Dual Camera
    The AI powered dual camera setup with Chroma Boost produces perfectly balanced pictures. It also comes with Bokeh Effect to help you take perfect portrait shots, and also supports 1080p video recording and Slo-Mo video. The phone also sports a 5million pixel front camera, to provide selfies with better definition and improves the HDR range in low light and backlight environments, making every detail clear in any kind of environment.

Collaboration With Youth Lifestyle Brands

At realme, youth means boundless possibilities and that the voice of young people should be heard by the world. The brand remains committed to its vision of letting the world see the power of young people, and is announcing today its partnership with two youth-oriented lifestyle brands, mmm stu6io and 2D Bubble Tea Cafe.

Availability and Price of realme 3 Pro and realme C2

Realme 3 Pro :

  • 4GB RAM+64GB ROM Carbon Grey, Nitro Blue, Lightning Purple RM 899
    1. First Online Sale Exclusively On Lazada: 15 May at 10 AM
    *With exclusive gift – portable fan. While stocks last.
  • 2. Offline Sale at over 1,500 realme Dealers On 18 May
  • 6GB RAM+128GB ROM Carbon Grey, Nitro Blue, Lightning Purple  RM 1099

Realme C2:

  • 2GB RAM+16GB ROM Diamond Blue RM 429 1. First Sale at over 1,500 realme Dealers on 18 May
    2. Online Sale Exclusively On Shopee: 21 May at 9 AM
    * With every purchase of the realme C2 (2GB + 16GB) on Shopee, stand a chance to win an exclusive gift – realme bottle and 32 SD cards. While stocks last.
  • 3GB RAM+32GB ROM Diamond Blue, Diamond Black RM 499

To find out more about the online sales, please visit the following links:

 

VIVO Introduced Limited Edition V15 Blossom Pink

Vivo has unveiled an additional stunning new colour to their best-selling smartphone series, the V15, in Blossom Pink.

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The limited edition smartphone will go on sale on 18 May 2019 onwards at a price of RM 1,299. Each purchase of the Vivo V15 Blossom Pink comes with an exclusive pink humidifier.

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Furthermore, to celebrate the launch of the V15 Blossom Pink limited edition colour, Vivo has teamed up with SimplySiti for a special offer to their fans.

The first 1000 purchasers of the Vivo V15 Blossom Pink at any Vivo Concept Stores will receive a SimplySiti RM50 voucher that can be used for any purchase for the new SimplySiti Red Collection.

The SimplySiti Red Collection was launched recently in conjunction with their Raya In Red Campaign. The premium range offers cosmetics products with anti-aging benefits for a more youthful look as it uses an innovative formula that combines Korean Technology with Korean Red Ginseng Extract for firmer-looking appearance and to smooth out early signs of aging.

“Our team at Vivo Malaysia is always very engaged with our fans and we try our best to deliver products that will satisfy the market’s demands. I am delighted that our V15 series has been very successful so far and we hope that we can continue to work closely with Dato Sri Siti Nurhaliza and her fans”, Vivo Malaysia CEO Mike Xu.

The Vivo V15 Blossom Pink shares the same specifications as the V15, which comes with the world’s first 32MP Elevating Front Camera that provides a better experience on selfies while its Ultra FullView Display brings you a wider view and perspective.

It is also equipped with the AI Triple Camera that comes with 24 million photosensitive units in the main camera, 8MP AI Super Wide-Angle Camera, 5MP Depth Camera which helps you to capture every single moment.

The V15 Blossom Pink comes with a 6GB RAM and 128GB storage while its 4,000mAh battery extends your usage span.

As the V15 series is known to be a selfie-friendly smartphone, Vivo Malaysia also reminds their fans that there is more than RM 100,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs in their “Vivo V15Pro Top Influencer – 32MP Perfect Selfie” contest.

Further information is available on http://www.facebook.com/VivoMalaysia

Another contest that is currently being organized by Vivo Malaysia is the PUBG Mobile Malaysia National Championship 2019 (PMNC 2019) with a total of RM114,000 in the prize pool to be won. Registration is now open and the Kuala Lumpur qualifying round will be on the 01 June 2019 at Sunway Velocity Mall.

For more details on the PUBG Mobile Malaysia National Championship head on over to http://www.pubgmobile.com/MY/PMNC2019/

 

The World’s First Leica Quad Camera HUAWEI P30 Series Landed in Malaysia

Just one week after its highly celebrated global launch in Paris, HUAWEI  launched the HUAWEI P30 Series in Malaysia.

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Evidently surging ahead as a tech leader and leading the smartphone industry with many “world’s firsts” in recent years, such as the World’s First Leica Dual Camera with the HUAWEI P9 Series, World’s First AI Processor Smartphone with the HUAWEI Mate 10 Series, World’s First Leica Triple Camera with the HUAWEI P20 Series and now, with the World’s First Leica Quad Camera crowned to the HUAWEI P30 Pro, HUAWEI is proving to be a record breaker in the smartphone industry.

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Featuring the innovative HUAWEI SuperSpectrum Sensor, an optical SuperZoom Lens, a new HUAWEI Time of Flight (ToF) Camera, and enhanced optical and AI image stabilisation technology, the HUAWEI P30 and HUAWEI P30 Pro can capture incredible photos and videos in every scenario, placing emphasis on the HUAWEI P Series’ DNA in design and photography.

“Last year, the HUAWEI P20 Series started a revolution in static photos and managed to retain the number one spot on the DxOMark leaderboard for a year. Today, the HUAWEI P30 Series will play a vital role in changing consumer’s expectations towards smartphone photography,” said Matthew Ng, Deputy Country Director, Consumer Business Group, HUAWEI Malaysia.

The new HUAWEI P30 Series comes fully equipped with:

  • a SuperZoom lens, fitted seamlessly into the ultra slim chassis
  • through a new periscope design, the HUAWEI P30 Series supports a high-fidelity magnification of 5X optical zoom, 10X hybrid zoom, and up to 50X zoom.
  • A prism element in the telephoto camera bends light at a 90-degree angle to maximise focal length while minimising camera height, allowing minimal disruption on the device design.

This expertise in smartphone photography is proven with its recent achievement of a record-high overall DxOMark score of 112 for its HUAWEI P30 Pro smartphone. True to its achievement, the HUAWEI P30 Pro is equipped with a new Leica Quad Camera System, including a 40MP main camera with the HUAWEI SuperSpectrum Sensor, a 20MP ultra-wide angle camera, an 8MP telephoto camera, the HUAWEI ToF Camera and a 32MP front camera that takes selfies to a whole new level.

“In recent years, HUAWEI has been leading the trends with numerous breakthroughs. We aim to strengthen our footprint in surging ahead as a tech leader with our continuous research and investment in technological inventions and innovations. Innovations such as the HUAWEI SuperSpectrum Sensor and SuperZoom Lens allow us to push the envelope of both photography and videography – a frontier long overdue for disruption. The HUAWEI P30 Series will set the pace for the next generation of smartphones by empowering people to capture the true beauty of the world around them through a device that fits in the palm of their hands.” added Matthew.

During the launch event, HUAWEI addressed the need for an all-scenario intelligent ecosystem by announcing the availability of the HUAWEI MateBook 13. Equipped with the remarkable HUAWEI Share 3.0 with OneHop technology, HUAWEI has solved the challenge of transferring files between Windows and Android devices by changing the way users share pictures and videos between devices. This feature solves the pain point that conventional PC makers fail to address. With OneHop, tap and share documents, images, texts, and videos between your HUAWEI P30 Series smartphones and laptops in just a single tap.

To further enhance this ecosystem, HUAWEI also announced new additions to its HUAWEI WATCH GT line-up – the 46mm and 42mm Editions – industry leading fitness and wellness tracking capabilities in a premium classic watch design. While the HUAWEI WATCH GT supports a range of indoor and outdoor fitness activities, the new HUAWEI WATCH GT 46mm and 42mm Editions now feature a ‘Triathlon’ mode will be made available via an update, in addition to the HUAWEI TruSeen™ 3.0 heart rate monitoring and TruSleep™ 2.0 scientific sleep tracking features.

Pricing and Availabilities

The new HUAWEI P30 and HUAWEI P30 Pro will be made available in Malaysia beginning 6 April 2019 in the following pricings:

Model Available Colours Version Price (Inclusive of SST)

  • HUAWEI P30 Pro Breathing Crystal, Aurora, Black 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM RM3,799
  • 8GB RAM + 512GB ROM RM4,399
  • HUAWEI P30 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM RM2,699

Purchases of both the HUAWEI P30 Pro and HUAWEI P30 are also eligible for an extended warranty period of up to 18 months, an upgrade from the usual 12 months. Simply launch the HiCare App on your HUAWEI smartphones to activate the extension by 5 May 2019. This 6-month warranty extension – in line with HUAWEI Malaysia Warranty Policy – covers problems by various factors. Further information can be found here: https://consumer.huawei.com/my/support/warranty-policy/

For those who cannot wait to get their hands on these new devices, HUAWEI is happy to announce that pre-orders are now open!

Just log on to shop.huawei.com/my and be one of the first in Malaysia to own a device from the HUAWEI P30 Series.

Multiple Sales Locations for Fans to Get Their Hands on the Super Camera Smartphone
If you’re the kind of person who prefers to have a look and feel of a smartphone before making a purchase, fret not! This year, HUAWEI has expanded the sales locations for the HUAWEI P30 Series across its HUAWEI Experience Stores, authorised resellers, and major telco companies.

State Location

  • HUAWEI Experience Stores Kuala Lumpur Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuala Lumpur Mid Valley Megamall
  • Penang 1st Avenue
  • Kedah Aman Central
  • Perak AEON Kinta City
  • Johor AEON Bukit Indah
  • Melaka Mahkota Parade
  • Pahang Kuantan Highstreet
  • Kelantan AEON Kota Bharu
  • Sabah Imago Shopping Mall
  • Sarawak The Spring Shopping Mall
  • Celcom Blue Cubes Selangor Sunway Pyramid
  • Johor Johor Bahru
  • Digi Store Selangor Bangsar Shopping Centre
  • senQ Digital Stations Putrajaya Alamanda Shopping Centre
  • Negeri Sembilan AEON Mall Nilai
  • Penang Gurney Plaza
  • Johor Jusco Tebrau City
  • Sabah Suria Sabah
  • Sarawak AEON Mall Kuching
  • Harvey Norman Selangor IPC Mutiara DamansaraCourts Kuala Lumpur Courts Malaysia Setapak

And that’s not all.

To celebrate the arrival of the HUAWEI P30 Series in Malaysia, lucky Malaysians stand a chance to receive one of 6,000 units of the HUAWEI Backup nationwide, worth RM599 each! Missed the chance to get your hands on one of these? Don’t worry! Every purchase of the HUAWEI P30 Pro also comes together with a FREE HUAWEI Snorkeling Case worth RM428, while consumers who purchase the HUAWEI P30 will receive a FREE Wireless Charging Case worth RM268.

HUAWEI Kickstarts Annual Photography Celebration

Aiming to allow HUAWEI users to explore the possibilities of next-generation visual expressions and culture, HUAWEI also officially commenced its annual photography celebration – “HUAWEI Rewrites the Rules of Photography” – during the event. The month-long contest, in collaboration with selected media platforms, encourages participation by all Malaysians to take photos using their HUAWEI smartphones to capture the best moments in life, and be in the running to win a HUAWEI P30 Pro!

With these photos, participants can also submit their entries for the NEXT Image Awards to win a cash prize of USD20,000. Joining hands with outstanding visual communities, platforms, and media to redefine the “NEXT-IMAGE” visual language as the world’s new common photography catchphrases that will open exciting, new avenues of interaction, HUAWEI promises another exciting and thought-provoking year for the NEXT Image Awards. All submissions will receive a RM50 voucher from https://shop.huawei.com/my/events/huawei-next-image-2019.html

For more information, please visit https://consumer.huawei.com/my/ or HUAWEI’s official Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/HuaweiMobileMY