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

 

Realme 3, The Trendiest Smartphone With Gradient Unibody Design

The trendiest smartphone in the mid-range segment, featuring a Gradient Unibody design: define the “young creative aesthetic” of the mobile phone industry

Image 1 (from L to R) - Tiffany Teh, realme malaysia; Joee Cheong; Hunter Wang, ; Izzue Islam, Max Wong, Lazada Malaysia; and KC Har; realme malaysia

realme Malaysia, a smartphone brand that is Proud To Be Young and is dedicated to creating high-quality experiences for young people, released its realme 3 smartphone.

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Now  offering an exclusive discount for the realme 3 (3GB RAM + 32GB ROM) in conjunction with Lazada’s 7th Birthday Sale on 27th March 2019.

Image 2 - Models with the realme 3 smartphones

“The realme series has already sold more than 5 million units worldwide. As the latest product in the realme series, realme 3 leads the charge for the brand into 2019 and builds on the success of realme 2, realme 2 Pro and realme C1.

realme 3 represents how we continue to comprehensively upgrade performance and design, bringing new products and experiences to young consumers, and why we are their undisputed first choice in our price segment”, said Tiffany Teh, Brand Manager, realme Malaysia.

“We are happy that realme has chosen to continue their rapid growth in the Malaysian market by partnering with Lazada. Having realme onboard with us offering deals exclusive to Lazada’s 7th Birthday Sale allows us to provide our shoppers with trendy, accessible technology at great price points. It’s our birthday, but it really is your party,” said Sherry Tan, Chief Business Officer, Lazada Malaysia.

Gradient Unibody Design creates stunning looks and smoother, lighter body
realme 3 utilises Gradient Unibody Design, matched color to take the quality of whole phone to new heights, bringing the best tactile and visual experience to consumers in this segment.

The traditional “sandwich” format of screen-middle frame-back cover is abandoned, for an integrated injection moulded body, eliminating the need for a middle frame, to achieve a better grip. At the same time, it makes the whole phone look smoother and lighter, to fit perfectly in one’s hand.

In order to give young people the best visual experience, realme 3 uses gradient colour matching:

  • Dynamic Black-based on a two-tone black-blue scheme which goes through a three-round spraying process to achieve a natural gradient between black and blue.  And the blue part uses special painting which changes with the viewing angle, appearing to shift between blue and purple. The addition of pearl powder gives the back cover a more colorful look and greater depth.
  • Radiant Blue-color scheme offers another visual effect, combining a mirror effect produced with the NCVM process by vaporizing a silver reflective layer onto the back cover, then spraying over a translucent blue-green ink to create a graduated colour effect.

Ultra-high screen-to-body ratio, dewdrop screen provides stronger immersive experience
realme 3, based on realme 2, has upgraded its screen from a notch screen to a dewdrop screen that integrates the front camera, light sensor and distance sensor. The handset integrates the small “dewdrop” at the top of the screen, resulting in a screen ratio as high as 88.3%.

The new realme 3 means a wider field of view, greatly improved information display efficiency, and a stronger visual immersion when browsing images and videos.

Stronger processing power

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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

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(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.

HUAWEI nova 4 Released On Valentine’s Day

HUAWEI Celebrates the Love with one of the Best AI Entertainment  #nova4you

HUAWEI nova fans waiting for the balloon drop to win exciting prizes

After much anticipation, the HUAWEI nova 4 is now officially available for purchase in Malaysia. Enthusiastic HUAWEI supporters were seen lining up hours before the start of the sale, situated at the HUAWEI nova 4 roadshow in Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, to get their hands on a device that boasts cutting-edge premium-design and AI technology.

With features that include an improved photography experience and revolutionary AI technology, the new HUAWEI nova 4 were quickly snapped up throughout the sales event. The early bird definitely catches the worm as the first 50 customers got their hands on the devices grabbed up to RM600 in freebies that consisted of a FREE Bluetooth headset, and a special Valentine’s Day edition of the HUAWEI A2 Band.

Joining in the fun and excitement was HUAWEI nova Malaysia’s ambassador, Hannah Delisha, who mingled with fans and customers throughout the event.

“The HUAWEI nova 4 packs a punch with its AI-supported features such as the Triple AI Camera, AI Smart Video Editing, and AI Beautification. It is a device that embodies the millennial generation who are fond of participating in trendy lifestyles. It’s remarkable to see the support from our fans who have lined up to be the first in Malaysia to own the HUAWEI nova 4 – it definitely proves the devices’ popularity and timely availability.”

First in line to purchase the phone was Tan Xin Wei who started lining up at 7am. Mr Tan, who has always been a HUAWEI nova fan said:

“The HUAWEI nova Series has always been one that excites and intrigues me because the features help to complement my lifestyle. The AI-enhanced features also allow me to have fun especially when I am with family and friends as they are a definite conversation starter.”

Amazing nova Search winners

The Amazing nova Search commences

Adding to the buzz of the sales launch, consumers were also able to join the ‘Amazing nova Search’ – a test of agility and wit – to stand a chance to win one of eight HUAWEI nova 4s. More than 100 participants raced through the mall to search for four ‘HUAWEI nova Special Agents’ to collect cards that spelled the word ‘nova’. They then had to head back to the starting point before the cut off time to find out if they were one of the lucky eight winners.

According to Carlson Leong, Retail Director of HUAWEI Malaysia,:

“Being a phone that’s made for the youth, we wanted to do more than just a typical sales launch. We believe that providing opportunities for consumers and fans to have fun and interact with one another is vital as well. Activities such as the ‘Amazing nova Search’ allow us to do just that with some fun. Those who participated in the events that include a balloon drop later that night will also have a story to tell when showing off their new HUAWEI nova 4.”

Those who are still interested to participate in the Amazing nova Search can do so as it will continue at the following venues across Malaysia:

  1. IOI City Mall, Putrajaya 16th February 2019 ERA 11.00am 12noon
  2. Queensbay Mall, Penang 17th February 2019 ERA 11.00am 12noon
  3. AEON Kinta City, Perak 17th February 2019 ERA 2:00pm 3:00pm
  4. Plaza Angsana, Johor Bahru 23rd February 2019 ERA 10:00am 11:00am
  5. Mahkota Parade, Melaka 23rd February 2019 ERA 5:00pm 6:00pm
  6. AEON Kota Bahru, Kelantan 23rd February 2019 Gegar 11.00am 12noon
  7. Imago Mall, Kota Kinabalu 2nd March 2019 ERA 11.00am 12noon
  8. Mid Valley, Kuala Lumpur 2nd March 2019 Hitz & ERA 11.00am 12noon

Joining in the celebrations for the month of love

As a special treat in conjunction with Valentine’s Day, HUAWEI also organised a memorable balloon drop where lucky customers stood a chance to win more than 2,000 prizes and vouchers worth up to RM150,000, including one unit of the Huawei nova 4, Huawei vouchers, as well as vouchers from nova VIP partners, Zalora and HappyFresh. Those who joined in the fun included fascinated couples who had a fun time popping the heart shaped balloons that fell from above.

Retailing at a price of RM1,899, the HUAWEI nova 4 is made for the youth and embodies the millennial generation of today who are fond of participating in trendy lifestyles. Equipped with 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM and over-a-day 3,750mAh battery life, it is available in two fashionable colorways in Malaysia: Crush Blue evokes a sense of mystery with a tinge of romance; and the Black exudes understated class. The device can be purchased at all HUAWEI Experience Stores, display zones, authorized dealers and major telco companies.

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