Looking for some cool ways to wow your tech-savvy dads this coming Father’s Day? Smartphones make great gifts for tech-savvy dads and we believe your dad would be grateful to receive one! Many new smartphones have been launched in the first half of 2017, to ease your hassle, we have compiled a list of the latest smartphones in the market that you can choose from.
1. Samsung Galaxy S8+
Launched in early May this year, this new android smartphone from Samsung has made a wave in the market. Retail for RM3,699, the Samsung Galaxy S8+ comes with a 6.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels at a PPI of 529 pixels per inch. The phone is powered by 1.9GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor and equipped with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via an external card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S8+ packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
2. Sony Xperia XZ Premium
Newly launched in end May this year, the Xperia XZ Premium is an award-winning smartphone for the “Best New Smartphone at MWC 2017” by Global Mobile Awards (Glomo Awards) with retail price from RM3599. It’s the world’s first smartphone with a 4K HDR display, equipped with ground-breaking Motion Eye™ camera with the world’s first Super slow motion video in a smartphone and new Predictive Capture. Its super-fast up to 1Gbps download speeds allow you to get 4K movies in seconds.
3. Huawei P10 Plus
The new flagship smartphone from Huawei, P10 Plus was released in March this year at the price of RM3,099. The P10 Plus features a 5.5-inch 1440p IPS display, the very capable Kirin 960 processor, a microSD card slot, as well as a 3,750mAh battery. It is equipped with a Leica-branded dual-camera system on the back, which is made up of a 20MP monochrome sensor and a 12MP RGB sensor. It also has an f/1.8 aperture and optical image stabilisation.
4. HTC U11
The newly launched HTC U11 is the world’s first smartphone with the revolutionary squeeze interaction that adds a new and intuitive way of interacting with our personal smartphones, which is inspired by the power of touch and the Brilliant U. The phone offers the most advanced features ever in a smartphone, including:
- HTC Edge Sense, the next dimension in touch interaction with your smartphone.
- Liquid Surface, a stunning, unique design that reflects you.
- HTC USonic, our most advanced headset ever built for personal audio, now including Active Noise Cancellation
- Amazing cameras with the highest independent rating ever awarded to a smartphonecamera
- HTC Sense Companion, Google Assistant, for a smarter, more helpful smartphone
The HTC U11 is priced at RM3,099 with 6GB RAM/128GB storage and will be available in 3 colour variants – Amazing Silver, Sapphire Blue and Brilliant Black from late June 2017.
5. LG G6
Released in end April this year, this latest flagship G6 smartphone from LG features a bold new display format complemented by a cinematic viewing experience, exceptional screen to body ratio, wide angle camera and more. Designed in response to consumer feedback and user opinions, the LG G6 focuses on the features consumers want, most notably a big screen that comfortably fits in one hand. The phone comes with voice control and a personal assistant amongst other new features, offering unrivaled usability and convenience. Coming in astro black, ice platinum and mystic white colors, the smartphone is priced at RM2,999.
We hope you have decided which to pick from our list. Let’s go ahead and spoil your dad with a new smartphone this Father’s Day. He deserves it!
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