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Tech News – November 2021

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vivo Malaysia Debuts the vivo Y76 5G

vivo Malaysia unveiled the new vivo Y76 5G in Malaysia on 23 November 2021, debuting their new mid-range tier device that aims to deliver an immersive mobile experience for users. The new smartphone comes equipped with a large screen display, a sophisticated sleek design.

“Living in a digital age where most mobile users seek entertainment content and subscribe to a mobile gaming lifestyle, an undisrupted and immersive experience for them has become a must. We are excited to introduce the vivo Y76 5G in Malaysia as we believe that it would be a perfect mid-range device that suits these users’ everyday lifestyle. In line with our philosophy ‘Joy of Humanity’, it is also part of our endeavour to redefine our users’ daily content consumption experience.”

Mike Xu, Chief Executive Officer of vivo Malaysia

The newly-released That’s Y series device features a 6.58″ FHD+ Incell screen with FHD+ resolution (2408*1080) that supports high colour saturation and delivers a vivid visual experience without straining users’ eyes from blue light, thanks to its Eye Protection Mode.

The vivo Y76 5G reaffirms vivo’s craftsmanship by sporting an ultra-slender and sleek design, measuring 7.79mm thin (excluding camera) and weighing only 175g. The phone with its 2.8mm narrow frame to the 3D back cover, was carefully designed to offer an ultimate on-hand experience for mobile users.

The vivo Y76 5G features a sparkling AG frosted back cover surface that also prevents fingerprint smudges. The vivo Y76 5G is available in two eye-popping colours – Midnight Space and Cosmic Aurora. Midnight Space, a glitter-enhanced frosted surface, illustrates the twinkling stars in the mesmerising midnight sky to the vast space, while Cosmic Aurora portrays an aurora-illuminated horizon by perfectly blending shades of blue and orange together.

The vivo Y76 5G was designed to be a mid-range tier device for gaming, and comes with the upgraded Ultra Game Mode 2.0 and Multi-Turbo, which reduces lag. Users can instantly shift between multiple modes, including “Power Saving”, “Balanced”, and “Performance” with an optimised sidebar and dynamic dashboard that displays performance parameters.

The gaming experience is backed by 4D Game Vibration, which mimics the recoil sensation. With the Game Picture-in-Picture feature on standby, users can now play games while exchanging texts with friends and families. To push for a fuller experience, switch on Do Not Disturb to silence unwanted distractions by blocking notifications.

Switching between multiple apps without lags is made possible with vivo’s outstanding Extended RAM technology, which is now upgraded with version 2.0. It draws an extra 4GB from ROM to add to the generous 8GB of RAM, and by doing so vivo Y76 5G users can instantly enjoy a seamless 12GB RAM experience. It can now support more apps (keeping up to 25 apps) running in the background without compromising speed performance. To provide a seamless experience, the vivo Y76 5G is packed with a 7nm 5G chip and a CPU speed as high as 2.2GHz. Along with a 128GB memory, users can savour a smoother 5G experience with a faster connection and multiple app downloads.

The vivo Y76 5G comes equipped with a 50MP AI triple camera system, innovative sensor, and image processing system. The 50MP AI triple camera system consists of three lenses – 50MP main camera, 2MP bokeh camera and 2MP macro camera. The Bokeh camera can create artistic depth and quality effortlessly, while the macro camera can focus on objects as close as 4cm.

Complementing the imaging capabilities of the phone, a suite of vivo’s multi-modal photography and videography features – including 16MP AI Extreme Night Selfie, Super Night Mode, and Ultra Stable Video – are available on the vivo Y76 5G. The upgraded AI Extreme Night algorithms and Super Night Mode empower users to capture wonderful night selfies with more details, richer contrasts, and lesser noise. Its AI Face Beauty algorithm and Smart Softlight Band work to optimise night mode portraits.

The Ultra-Stable Video smartly senses phone motion and makes dynamic adjustments for clear and vivid images, and the camera also comes with Fun Shot features such as Double-View Video and Double exposure.

The vivo Y76 5G features 44W FlashCharge – a leading charging tech in the mid-range phones – which can power the 4,100 mAh (TYP) battery efficiently and quickly, while its VEG technology helps to preserve battery usage.

The vivo Y76 5G comes with a brand-new Funtouch OS 12, which sports a neat design and simple touch controls which was designed with a natural and eye-friendly layout.

The vivo Y76 5G has a pre-order price of RM1,299 and is now available at all vivo concept stores, authorized dealers, vivo Malaysia’s official E-store, and flagship store on Shopee and Lazada, until 26 November 2021. Free gifts worth RM587 upon pre-order include RM50 instant rebate, Y76 5G customised Vanzo Fragrance Gift Set worth RM138, 1 Year Extended Warranty and 1 Year Screen Crack Protection worth RM399.

The vivo Y76 5G will also be available for purchase on 27 November 2021 onwards (on the aforementioned channels) and comes with a customized Vanzo Fragrance Gift Set worth RM138, 1 Year Extended Warranty and 1 Year Screen Crack Protection worth RM399, a total of RM537 worth of free gifts upon purchasing the device.

vivo Y76 5G collaborates with Mobile Legends to offer customers a random limited Mobile Legends skin worth RM55 upon purchasing the Y76 5G smartphone. In addition, vivo will be hosting a “Super V Championship” Mobile Legends tournament at Central i-City on 27 and 28 November 2021, with a cash prize worth up to RM5,000.

OPPO Debuts the OPPO A95 Smartphone in Malaysia

OPPO recently launched its latest A series smartphone – OPPO A95 – in Malaysia. Continuing the characteristic features of the OPPO A series, the OPPO A95 features powerful hardware for a practical and long-lasting experience, finished with a stylish OPPO Glow design.

OPPO A95 comes equipped with a large 5000mAh battery and 33W Flash Charge to ensure longer battery life and usage time. It also features OPPO’s self-developed RAM Expansion technology, is 7.95 mm thin, and weighs only 175 grams.

“From work to play, OPPO A95 offers an all-round smartphone experience that allows you to take on each day with confidence,” said Garry Gong, Vice-President, OPPO Malaysia.

Powered by the Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 662 platform, OPPO A95 delivers a smooth and efficient user experience that is further enhanced by System Booster, a suit of system-level optimizations that ensure the phone runs seamlessly. The OPPO A95 also comes with a RAM 8GB+5GB and ROM 128GB configuration, and RAM Expansion technology, allowing it to convert unused ROM storage into RAM when manually enabled.

OPPO A95 helps solve users’ anxiety around battery life and capacity with its large 5000mAh battery and 33W Flash Charge, which can reach a full charge in 72 minutes. With a 5-minute charge, users can enjoy 1.8 hours of YouTube video viewing and 5.7 hours of voice calls. OPPO has also added a series of charging features to OPPO A95 that makes charging the device safer and more convenient: Battery Guard helps personalize overnight charging intelligently, tailored to fit personal user habits; Charging Heat Control monitors heat dissipation and controls the phone’s temperature while charging to alleviate any charging-related safety concerns; and Super Power Saving Mode and Super Nighttime Standby both maximize that last leg of battery life when it is most needed.

For photos and videos, OPPO A95 features triple camera setup on the back of the device, including a 48MP main camera, a 2MP depth sensor camera, and a 2MP macro lens, together with a series of AI-supported features to capture high quality images. These include 15 different image-enhancing filter presets; AI Scene Enhancement, which can intelligently recognize scenes such as food, flowers, sunsets and more, to optimize colors, saturation and brightness; and Night Mode, for taking bright and clear photos with rich details in the evenings or in low lighting settings. On the front of the OPPO A95 is a 16MP front camera with OPPO’s AI Beautification and Front Night Mode features. The OPPO A95 also is equipped with a series of features such as Steady Video, SLO-MO and SoLoop.

The entire phone is manufactured to be both dustproof and waterproof, with an IPX4 rating. It has also been tested for durability by being put through a series of rubbing tests against a range of common household materials designed to simulate everyday wear.

The OPPO A95 is available in two colours: Glowing Rainbow Silver and Glowing Starry Black. Both models feature OPPO’s exclusive OPPO Glow design, which gives the back cover of the phone a subtle shimmering appearance, creating a dual matte finish with glittery details. The phone’s cover feels ultra-fine and smooth to hold, and it is also fingerprint-resistant, scratch-resistant, wear-resistant, and fire-resistant.

OPPO A95 features a 6.43-inch display with a 90.8% ultra-high screen-to-body ratio and a high 2400×1080 resolution. The display is fitted with All-day AI Eye Care – a series of features comprising AI Smart Backlight and DC Dimming.

ColorOS 11.1 on OPPO A95 provides the foundation for an efficient and convenient user experience, helping to improve everyday productivity for all kinds of tasks. FlexDrop, for example, ensures smooth multi-task among different apps through resized windows. Meanwhile, saving private images, videos, audio, documents, and other files in the Private Safe can help prevent other people from accessing them. ColorOS 11.1 protects user safety and privacy with several customized features included as standard, such as All-scenarios SOS.

OPPO A95 includes a number of customized features for mobile gaming including OPPO’s patented Hyper Boost technology that privides a more stable gaming experience, with less power consumption and better temperature control. Additionally, features like Game Space, Game Assistant, Game Focus Mode and Bullet Notifications all contribute to creating a fully-immersive and interruption-free gaming experience.

The OPPO A95 is priced at RM1,099. Customers can purchase the device a My OPPO Space, OPPO Brand Stores, OPPO Official Online Store, OPPO Authorized Dealers, OPPO Authorised Online Store, Chain Store Partners and E-commerce partners such as including Shopee and Lazada.

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