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”

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/

 

FITBIT Announced New Products: Versa Lite Edition, Inspire HR and Inspire

These new Wearables making Health and Fitness accessible and affordable to more consumers in Malaysia

(L-R) Nikhil Kharoo, WT Soh, Mabel Chu, Louis Lye

(L-R) Louis Lye, Haris Ismail, Joanna Soh, Jacq Ng (2)

Fitbit (NYSE: FIT), the leading global wearables brand, announced availability of new products:

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Fitbit Versa Lite Edition™

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Fitbit Inspire HR™

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Fitbit Inspire™

  • and soon to be launched, Fitbit Ace 2™

These wearables are designed to help make health and fitness accessible to more consumers across the globe. Consumers can choose the best device for their own journeys with leading health and fitness features at an affordable price.

Beyond devices, the Fitbit platform offers users engaging software features, access to their holistic data, and connection to one of the largest global health and fitness social networks which helps to drive positive behavior change.

Fitbit will also soon launch a major redesign to the Fitbit app so users can further personalize their dashboard, better understand their data, discover new content and more easily connect with others on Fitbit’s social community.

The wearables category continues to evolve and grow, with global shipments of wearable devices forecasted to reach 189 million units by 2022, up from 125 million units in 2018, according to IDC research.1 While growth is being driven by smartwatches, trackers are expected to remain an important part of the category overall.2

Fitbit believes this rapid growth provides a large opportunity to bring new consumers to the category by offering both smartwatch and tracker form factors that feel more accessible and are affordably priced.

Affordable, accessible products fit for everybody

Building on the success of the Fitbit Versa™ family of devices, Fitbit Versa Lite Edition™ is:

  • an everyday smartwatch with most of the core fitness and smart features Versa is known for, including automatic activity,
  • PurePulse® 24/7 heart rate and Sleep Stages tracking
  • 15+ goal-based exercise modes
  • connected GPS
  • smartphone notifications
  • 3 apps
  • 4+ day battery life4
  • relative SpO2 sensor, which has the potential to estimate changes in blood oxygen levels and help track new health indicators about health, such as sleep apnea.
  • features a simple one-button
  • lightweight
  • swimproof5 design in new bold color choices for the young at heart.
  • At RM 768, Versa Lite Edition is Fitbit’s most affordable smartwatch yet, for users who want an attractive, versatile, and easy-to-use device with core features, actionable insights and personal guidance to motivate them to improve their health
  • Versa Lite Edition will be available in white, lilac, mulberry, marina blue and charcoal.11
  • Versa Lite Edition accessories feature materials including stain-resistant, swim-ready and comfortable classic silicone bands in six new vibrant, fashion-forward colors: marina blue, mulberry, scarlet, sunshine, lilac and charcoal. Sport-inspired hybrid woven bands (coming soon) feature eye-catching bold stripes: navy and pink, navy and mulberry, navy and orange, and black and gray
  • All new Versa Lite Edition accessories are compatible with the Versa family of smartwatches, and existing Versa accessories are compatible with Versa Lite Edition. 

    Fitbit Inspire HR™ is:

  • the brand’s most affordable and stylish 24/7 heart rate tracking device at RM468
  • packs all-day automatic activity, exercise and Sleep Stages tracking, with 15+ goal-based exercise modes
  • connected GPS
  • Relax guided breathing in a stylish, slim design
  • Inspire HR will be available in black, lilac and two-tone black and white;

For consumers who are new to wearables and want an even lower-cost, easy-to-use tracker, Fitbit Inspire™ is available at RM348. It has the essential health and fitness features to help consumers stay motivated, including automatic activity, exercise and sleep tracking, goal celebrations, Reminders to Move and timer and stopwatch apps to help users stay on track. Both products have a new modern, comfortable and swimproof6 design with a touchscreen display, smartphone notifications,7 and up to 5 days of battery life8 for day to night wear. Inspire is available for RM 348 in black and sangria.

Inspire HR and Inspire accessories are available in classic stain-resistant silicone in black, lilac and white, classic elastomer sangria, and in printed lilac bloom and soft pink deco. Fashion- forward accessories also include premium Horween® leather including new double-wrapped saffiano bracelets,14 stainless steel metal mesh bracelets15 and a clip option available only for Inspire; ranging from RM 68 – RM 268.

Fitbit Ace 2™ :

  • helps kids ages 6+ learn healthy habits at an early age and encourages them to spend more active time with family and friends
  • has a new swimproof design9 with a bumper to protect the screen during kid-related activities all day long
  • available in fun and bold kid-friendly colors and accessories that include patterned designs
  • debuts new animated clock faces
  • 10 motivating challenges to keep kids moving
  • colorful avatars and cover photos to personalize their profiles within the Fitbit app
  • Additionally, parents must create a Fitbit family account in order to set up Ace 2 with their child’s account which helps them stay on top of their kids’ activities
  • Ace 2 will be available later in 2019 in watermelon with teal clasp or night sky with neon yellow clasp. Ace 2 accessories come in classic silicone bands in bold energetic and kid-friendly colors: grape, night sky and neon yellow, and watermelon and teal, as well as playful printed bands featuring motivational messages and active graphics designed for kids (black and white “go!” and two-toned teal “jazz”).

Innovative app update to motivate and inspire

The Fitbit app will soon receive a major redesign, giving users more ways to personalize their health journey on Fitbit. The new design will make it easier to view and understand their health and fitness stats, log data, discover new content, see their progress in Challenges, and better connect with Fitbit’s large global health and fitness social community. The update also adds Fitbit Focus, a new section found at the top of the dashboard that delivers relevant insights, messages and tips to keep users engaged, informed and motivated.

Additionally, the Fitbit Community Feed is expanding this month to more than 80 new markets in nine languages to users across Asia, Europe and Latin America. A friendly and welcoming social network that provides support, accountability and motivation from friends and other like-minded individuals, this global expansion of the Fitbit Community will enable more users to fully unlock the value of the Fitbit platform.

Pricing, accessories and availability

A wide range of sport and lifestyle accessories are available to add personal style to all four products for any activity or occasion.

Fitbit Versa Lite Edition, Inspire HR and Inspire devices will be available at

  • Harvey Norman
  • Timekeeper
  • Flash Gadget
  • All IT Hypermarket,
  • City Chain
  • Best Denki.

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Vivo V15Pro Unveils Cutting-Edge Tech to Rev Up the Mobile Experience

Vivo finally unveiled the all-new V15Pro smartphone in Malaysia.

3. L-R Vivo Brand Ambassador Janna Nick, Vivo Malaysia CEO Mike Xu and Vivo Brand Ambassador Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza launch the V15 Series smartphone

The V15Pro is Vivo’s first model after the NEX to incorporate the industry’s first Elevating Front Camera. It packs upgraded AI technology, bringing consumers a stunning full-screen smartphone with an intelligent personal assistant that understands and anticipates their needs.

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Vivo once again is breaking new ground by elevating the mobile experience with this latest affordable V series addition that packs in many high-end technologies that usually feature in only the most premium phones.

In addition to the Elevating Front Camera, the V15Pro includes cutting-edge technologies like its AI Triple Camera that takes pro-photography on the smartphone to another level, plus In-Display Fingerprint Scanning.

“Innovation is one of our core values. Aside from the industry’s first Elevating Front Camera which gave us the ultimate bezel-less display, we are always looking to bring other game-changing features, such as higher-quality cameras and smarter AI services that transport the mobile experience to a new dimension.” Said Mike Xu, Chief Executive Officer of Vivo Malaysia.

“The V15Pro is a clear example of our commitment to bringing advanced products to consumers from all around the world and from all walks of life.”

Elevating Front Camera Makes Possible Super AMOLED Ultra FullView™ Display

Taking inspiration from the groundbreaking NEX, V15Pro carries the same Elevating Front Camera, but better. V15Pro comes with a staggering 32MP Front Camera to capture even better selfies with unrivalled clarity. Vivo has further upgraded the mechanics of the Elevating Front Camera in V15Pro. Design enhancements also ensure the camera is sturdy enough to withstand daily wear-and-tear.

The innovative Elevating Front Camera which first debuted at MWC 2018 as a concept and was featured in the first NEX has effectively created the ideal full-screen display without compromising on photo quality or camera position. With the elimination of the notch, V15Pro now has a staggering 91.64% screen-to-body ratio, creating an unprecedented immersive viewing experience for gaming and video viewing. The Super AMOLED Ultra FullView™ Display on the V15Pro now has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and is 6.39 inches diagonally. Its side and top bezels have been reduced to a razor-thin 1.75mm and 2.2mm respectively.

Capture the Perfect Shot with a Stunning AI Triple Camera

V15Pro comes with AI-embedded solutions that take the mobile photography experience to the next level. With an AI Triple Camera, V15Pro allows consumers to take photos with stunning clarity and a wider perspective.

Users can easily capture professional-grade photos with a snap, thanks to the 48 Million Quad Pixel Sensor , 8MP AI Super Wide-Angle Camera, and 5MP Depth Camera. The “four-in-one pixel” technology in the main rear camera combines four pixels into one large pixel to deliver high-quality 12MP photos even in the dark. The AI Super Wide-Angle Camera can expand up to 120 degrees , capturing more people and fuller landscape shots.

This powerful hardware is complemented with AI to make professional photo-taking a breeze. Borrowing from V11, V15Pro is equipped with AI photography features including AI Face Beauty and AI Portrait Framing. The all-new AI Super Night Mode makes shaky night shots a thing of the past, as consumers can now capture amazing night scenery without a tripod or a DSLR camera.

AI Super Night Mode can instantly take multiple photos at different exposures. It then brilliantly combines them to greatly improve brightness and clarity, meaning night scenes can now be captured with a high level of detail and stability.

With the all-new AI Body Shaping feature, users can now look naturally perfect by adjusting every aspect of the body such as the waist and legs – users will no longer need to use photo-editing applications to look their best.

In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology Brings Out the Best in Sleek Design

V15Pro also incorporates Vivo’s popular In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology, which is now in its 5th generation with higher fingerprint pixel density and more sophisticated algorithms allowing consumers to unlock their phones in a more secure and intuitive manner.

Without a physical fingerprint pad, the sleek back cover adopts a unique Spectrum Ripple Design in Topaz Blue or Coral Red, that reflect different shades at different angles, complementing the futuristic innovations housed within V15Pro.
AI-Powered Performance for a Smoother and more Intuitive Experience

Vivo’s AI has made another leap forward, with a more powerful Jovi, the personal assistant that understands your needs and desires better than ever.

The brand-new AI-powered Jovi Image Recognizer has access to almost 100 mainstream e-commerce platforms such as Shopee and Zalora, so it can easily search through databases of over half a billion products for you. With a simple scan, you can now directly locate the product you need and enjoy futuristic AI shopping.

Simply use the new Smart Button on the side of V15Pro to release the power of AI. One press activates the Google Assistant, while two calls the Jovi Image Recognizer into action. It’s easy, intuitive, and fast. V15Pro also has its own customised voice commands developed in partnership with Google to answer to your needs. Whether you want to activate AI Face Beauty, clean up phone memory, or search for food pictures in your album, just utter the command and V15Pro will do it for you immediately.
Avid gamers will love the upgraded Game Mode 5.0. It comes with the new Competition Mode that allocates system resources to prioritise game performance, and Dual-Turbo, which reduces frame-drop by 300% and increases smooth gameplay.

V15Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 675AIE Octa-core processor with 6GB RAM + 128 ROM, ensuring ultra-smooth performance. Consumers can also have peace of mind that their phone will be up and running at all times thanks to Vivo’s latest Dual-Engine Fast Charging technology, which tops the V15Pro up to about a quarter of power in just 15 minutes.

Availability

V15Pro in Topaz Blue and Coral Red will be available for pre-order, which comes with a complimentary gift box in Malaysia from 26 February to 1 March 2019 via its roadshows at select locations, Vivo Concept Stores, authorised dealers and collaboration partners.

Additionally, Vivo will also be holding a V15 Pro Superday Sale on 2 March 2019 at Sunway Pyramid (Blue Concourse) where early birds will received a complimentary DJI Spark selfie drone (on a first come first serve basis) and a Vivo gift box.

The public is also encouraged to take part in the exciting contest and giveaways that will be held on Vivo’s Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/VivoMalaysia).

Stay tuned for more information on Vivo V15Pro Superday Sale on 2nd March 2019.

PUBG MOBILE Tournament in 2019

PUBG MOBILE Malaysia National Championship 2018 was first introduced to facilitate the PUBG MOBILE community in Malaysia which plays a large part as the root of the esports ecosystem due to its overwhelming registered players’ growth. PMNC 2018 is a PUBG MOBILE national championship sponsored by Vivo in Malaysia.
PUBG MOBILE Malaysia National Championship (PMNC) 2018 finale, which was held early this year, was broadcasted in English and Bahasa Malaysia. It garnered up to 2.2 million views on its live streams. At the same time, estimated 2,000 fans and supporters came down to Sunway Velocity Mall to witness the event live.

Following the success of Vivo’s PUBG MOBILE Malaysia National Championship (PMNC) in 2018, Vivo’s PUBG Mobile Tournament will return at a larger scale and more attractive prizes! This year, Vivo will be collaborating with Tencent in the PUBG MOBILE e-sport tournament. The tournament sets to commence in March 2019.