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Looking for a New Phone? Here are The Best Phones of 2018

12 October 2018 | Joel Vijay

The beauty of buying a smartphone for most of us is that we only do it once every few years. But when the time comes to change our phones, we are spoilt for choice. Too many phones, too many options. No worries! Let us narrow down your search with a compilation of 5 best phones of 2018 and their features.

Huawei P20 Pro

Best feature: Camera

We start off the list with Huawei’s latest flagship – Huawei P20 Pro. Released in March 2018, the Huawei P20 Pro features a 6.1-inch screen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Android 8.1 (Oreo), Hisilicon Kirin 970 chipset, an octa-core 4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and 6/8GB RAM options.

But the best part of the Huawei P20 Pro has got to be its camera! Its rear camera system is made up of 3 cameras. This triple camera combination deploys 40MP, 20MP, and 8MP cameras to create crystal clear images.

The P20 Pro camera also allows you to snap photos in total darkness. Leica optics along with wide lenses, telephoto, HDR, full HD video, and panorama features give this camera an added advantage over any other phone in the market.

Read more about about the Huawei P20 in this article.

The Huawei P20 Pro price in Malaysia starts at RM2,000.

Vivo V9

Best feature: Price and looks

Want an iPhone X but can’t afford one? Don’t worry! The Vivo V9 is your next choice. At only a fraction of the price, you get Vivo’s large-screen clone of the iPhone X. One look at it and you’ll find the similarities – the notch, the bezels, even the wallpaper. What’s better, it’s bigger than its Apple role model at 6.3 inches.

In summary, the Vivo V9 comes with glass-aluminium body and runs Android 8.1 Oreo with Funtouch OS 4.0. It is powered by an Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 and Adreno 506 GPU.

You get a rear dual 16MP and 5MP camera system with depth sensor, dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama settings and full HD video capabilities. The selfie camera is a 24MP shooter. You also get a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for easy access and security.

Vivo V9 price in Malaysia starts at RM800.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1

Best feature: Flagship Phone with budget price

What do you get when you put all the best features of a flagship phone with the low price of a budget phone? The answer: the Xiaomi Pocophone F1. Introduced in August this year, the Pocophone F1 is every phone lover’s wet dream.

The Pocophone’s best feature is firstly its powerful Snapdragon 845 chipset running Android 8.1 Oreo. You won’t get that in a budget phone. The Pocophone F1 is also liquid-cooled and has a dual-camera setup consisting of a 12MP Dual pixel PDAF and a 5MP depth sensor. You also get a 20MP front-facing camera.

Here’s the best part. The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 colours are Graphite Black, Steel Blue, Rosso Red, and best of all, the Armoured Edition with reinforced Kevlar. How cool is that?!

The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 price in Malaysia starts from RM1,250.

Nokia 7 Plus

Best feature: Stock Android and trendy looks

One of the first things you notice about the Nokia 7 Plus is its copper accent running between the frame. The premium feel of the Nokia 7 Plus comes with the combination of copper, glass, and a rear matte finish. Although the matte finish gives a plastic feel, it is useful for additional grip as the phone is fairly large for an average hand. Screen size comes in at 6 inches and the IPS LCD display is vibrant with deep blacks and bright colours.

Nokia 7 Plus runs stock Android 8.1 Android Oreo without the bloatware. This maximizes storage and speed. The 7 Plus gets 4 GB RAM, 64GB storage expandable with external microSD card up to 256GB. The rear camera features a dual-camera setup (12MP and 13MP) with Zeiss optics. Nokia 7 Plus comes with a rear fingerprint sensor for quick access and top security.

Better still, the Nokia 7 Plus price in Malaysia starts from RM1,280

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Best feature: High-speed wireless charging, Bluetooth S-Pen

Samsung makes an appearance on our list thanks to the Galaxy Note 9. The latest instalment in its inventory, Samsung Note 9 features a plethora of top-notch features. The most prominent features is its high-speed wireless charging for the 4000mAh battery.

Keeping up with today’s technology, the Note 9 is IP68 water-resistant, has 8GB of RAM (high spec), has a headphone jack, and stereo speakers.

For its slim size, Samsung was able to fit the latest S-Pen into its frame. The Note 9 S-Pen is doubles as a Bluetooth remote for taking photos. As impressive as it is, it is near invisible in the phone’s outer looks. Overall, the Samsung Note 9 is one phone you should consider, granted you have the budget for it.

The Samsung Note 9 price in Malaysia starts from RM3,000.

Want a new smartphone but can’t afford any of the above? We’ve got you covered. Here are some smartphones you may want to get:

Huawei Mate 20
RM 2,525.00 BROSHOP | 100% ORIGINAL SECONDHAND IPHONE | HARGA DEALER SUPPLY [Why buy from us?] - All of our product are guarantee is 100% original secondhand(trade in from owner before) - All of our product part are still original and in good condition (no repair before) - All of our price are dealer price, no matter you buy 1 unit or 10 unit. - Dropship & reseller are welcome also. - We will send the real product picture to confirm with you before we shipout your item. * Most of our product are ready stock, you also be advise to contact us for stock(colour)availability before you proceed your purchase & payment. * Please inform that if you do not contact us for stock(colour) inquire and you are placing you order & payment, random colour will be shipout. * 100% Original secondhand( not refurbish, not clone, no need use r-sim, turbo sim etc,not unlocked set) all orders before 1pm on a business days will be shipped out on the same day price above for phone set only,not include charger,cable,etc except the title was mention fullset * please use gdex shipping option for full insurance coverage, we will provide full insurance covered if you are using gdex [Return & Exchange Policy] * Please contact Broshop before you pos any product for warranty claim. Please be informed product that posted back to Broshop if you do not contact us before you make a postage, we apologize here because the warranty claim will not be entertained. * For warranty claims, please ensure that our warranty sticker is still in good condition, the warranty will be canceled once the warranty sticker has been removed, torn or lost. * For own software upload & flash will void warranty. * Warranty are not cover for human damage,water damage, LCD & Touchscreen. Please be inform that the product sent for warranty claim are not allowed to make a exchange to another product or refund, we only allow to claim on the same product. * Please be inform that the shipping cost for waranty claim on sending back to us are bear by buyer.
Huawei Honor 8X
RM 869.00 All 3 COLORS READY STOCK *****INSATALLMENT PLAN FROM RM900 AND ABOVE LAUNCHING PROMO BLACK/BLUE 21 GIFTS RM1039 1. CASE 2. SCREEN GUARD 3. OCTOPUS TRIPOD 4. IRING 5. INCAR USB CHARGER 6. USB LED 7. OTG TO MICRO CONVERTER 8. TOUCH PEN 9. CARD READER 10. GIFT BOX (MONOPOD, IRING, CABLE) 11. EXTRA USB CABLE 12. EXTRA HANDSFREE 13. PHOTOBOOK VOUCHER BY HONOR 14. 32GB SANDISK MEMORY CARD 80mbps (EXC RED) 15. PISEN OTG CABLE 16. EXTRA ANTI SHOCK CASE 17. EXTRA TEMPERED GLASS 18. HONOR RECYCLE BAG 19. DIGI / HOTLINK SIMCARD 20. HUAWEI WATER BOTTLE 21. HONOR RECYCLE BAG BLACK/BLUE 16 GIFTS RM969 1. CASE 2. SCREEN GUARD 3. OCTOPUS TRIPOD 4. IRING 5. INCAR USB CHARGER 6. USB LED 7. OTG TO MICRO CONVERTER 8. TOUCH PEN 9. CARD READER 10. GIFT BOX (MONOPOD, IRING, CABLE) 11. EXTRA USB CABLE 12. EXTRA HANDSFREE 13. 16GB SANDISK MEMORY CARD 80mbps (EXC RED) 14. EXTRA ANTI SHOCK CASE 15. EXTRA TEMPERED GLASS 16. HONOR RECYCLE BAG BLACK/BLUE 14 GIFTS RM949 1. CASE 2. SCREEN GUARD 3. OCTOPUS TRIPOD 4. IRING 5. INCAR USB CHARGER 6. USB LED 7. OTG TO MICRO CONVERTER 8. TOUCH PEN 9. CARD READER 10. GIFT BOX (MONOPOD, IRING, CABLE) 11. EXTRA USB CABLE 12. EXTRA HANDSFREE 13. 8GB KINGSTON MEMORY CARD ORIGINAL (EXC RED) 14. HONOR RECYCLE BAG PROMO 8 GIFTS RM900 1. CASE 2. NANO COATED SP 3. IRING 4. USB LED 5. INCAR CHARGER 6. OTG TO MICRO USB ADAPTER 7. PAPER BAG 8. EXTRA ANTI SHOCK CASE OR EXTRA TEMPERED GLASS PROMO SET A 6 GIFTS RM889 1. CASE 2. NANO COATED SP 3. EXTRA ANTI SHOCK CASE OR EXTRA TEMPERED GLASS 4. IRING 5. PAPER BAG PROMO SET BLACK 3 GIFTS 869 1. CASE 2. NANO SP 3. PAPER BAG NETWORK Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE BODY Dimensions 160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm (6.31 x 3.02 x 0.31 in) Weight 175 g (6.17 oz) SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Size 6.5 inches, 103.7 cm2 (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio) Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~396 ppi density) Multitouch Yes - EMUI 8.2 PLATFORM OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) Chipset Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm) CPU Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) GPU Mali-G51 MP4 MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 400 GB (dedicated slot) Internal 128 GB, 4 GB RAM MAIN CAMERA Dual 20 MP, f/1,8, PDAF 2 MP, depth sensor Features LED flash, panorama, HDR Video 1080p@30fps SELFIE CAMERA Single 16 MP, f/2.0 Features HDR Video 1080p@30fps SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Loudspeaker Yes 3.5mm jack Yes - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM Browser HTML5 - MP4/H.264 player - MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player - Document viewer - Photo/video editor - Charging 5V/2A 10W BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery

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