This weel’s AXO N Chill is back with more exciting news. Quite a few smartphones that we have been waiting for have launched and announced.
Tech Highlights: Videos
Huawei WiFi AX3 Router
We got our hands on the Huawei WiFi AX3 router. Priced at RM 299, it is pretty reasonably priced to swap your original modem with this to boost your WiFi signal and speed. It is easy to install and provides NFC feature for your guest to connect to the WiFi without you having to tell them your password again and again.
Here’s a quick setup and review guide from us:
World’s First Smartphone With Gimbal Camera System
Yes, you might have heard of gimbals for smartphone and cameras, but have you come across the Vivo X50 Pro which already have the gimbal camera system that comes with the device.
We have tried it out, and the stabilization on this device is amazing.
Here’s out first look on the Vivo X50 Pro:
Tech Highlights: News
To Malaysian OnePlus Fans out there, not only One Plus has recently launch its One Plus Nord globally, it is confirmed that it will be officially sold in Malaysia. Although there’s no news if they will open up stores and services centers yet, you can buy their products now on their official online store.
Their budget range phone, OnePlus Nord was recently launched globally for a budget phone it looks quite promising. Though the price in Malaysia is yet to be confirmed, fans are guessing that it will be priced between the RM1,500 to RM2,000 range.
Here’s what we know so far:
One Plus NordPowering the device is a 4,115mAh battery that supports 30W Warp Charge 30T (5V/6A) via USB Type-C. Running on OxygenOS based on Android 10, the OnePlus Nord will also have an in-display fingerprint sensor onboard, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, as well as NFC.
Asus ROG Phone 3
Asus has finally announced the ROG Phone 3 and both the Asus ROG Phone 3 and ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition will be available from September 2020 in Malaysia.
For more details:
ROG Phone 3The ROG Phone 3 will sport a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, while the Strix Edition gets a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor. Other differences between the two variants include the RAM and memory configurations, where the ROG Phone 3 will sport up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage, while the Strix Edition will feature up to only 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
With the ROG Phone 3 announce, Lenovo joins the competition by announcing their own gaming phone. The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is the company’s first foray into the gaming smartphone portfolio.
Here’s what you need to know:
Lenovo Legion Phone DuelAvailable in two colours – Vengeance Red and Blazing Blue, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel will soon go on sale in China, with plans to bring it to other regions of the world (including Malaysia) by the end of the year.
Mi Smart Band 5 Officially In Malaysia
The Mi Smart Band 5 is now officially in stores for purchase and priced at RM 169.The Mi Smart Band 5 now features a 20% larger screen compared to the Mi Band 4, from a 0.95-inch screen to now a larger 1.1-inch dynamic colour screen. It now also features magnetic charging with the charging point right below the heart rate monitor. This means you don’t need to always disassemble the Mi dial from your Mi strap.
Mi Smart Band 5Fitness tracking wise, the Mi Smart Band 5 now has an upgraded professional sensor which lets you have more accurate health monitoring. Apart from that, it can track up to 11 sports modes, and there’s also a new female health model onboard too, which lets women track their menstrual cycles.
AXO N Chill: Games
Overcooked: All You Can Eat
Ghost Town Games is remastering both Overcooked games for consoles Playstation 5 and Xbox One. During the Summer Game Feast Stream, they also announced that Overcooked: All You Can Eat includes all DLC for both games.
Overcooked: All You Can EatApart from that, you can now play the original Overcooked game online with your friends and other players. It doesn’t matter which platform you have it own as the Overcooked: All You Can Eat is now Cross Platform enabled.
Rocket League Going Free-To-Play Soon
Developer Pysonix have recently announced that its well-known “Rocket League” game will be going free-to-play “later this summer.” This version will be launched on Epic Games Store.
Rocket League Yes, you read that right: it will be launched on the Epic Games Store as well. That being said, Pysonix did mentioned that cross-play will be supported despite the game becoming free-to-play—including between those playing on Steam and Epic Games Store. Additionally, ‘cross-platform progression’ will be introduced in upcoming updates to the game as well.