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Smartphone news and updates as well as smartphone promotions and deals, brought to you in simple and easy to understand language.  Most updates revolve around Malaysian technology news, but new exciting launches or news from the smartphone world are also covered selectively.

PhoneSentral is a blog about smartphones, tablets, apps and the internet, wearables and its accessories based in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia – Borneo.  The site is updated almost daily with reviews of devices and accessories also released every week.  The site is privately owned by Cyril Dason and was started due to his love and interest in gadgets and technology.

Foldable Honor Magic V announced

Honor has just announced it's latest foldable smartphone, the Honor Magic V, which is the first ever foldable to be powered by the Snapdragon...

Samsung shuts Tizen Store permanently

Samsung has put the lid on their Tizen Store with users now not able to download or update apps from its store from 31...

Asus ROG Flow Z13 announced: A gaming 2-in-1 laptop

Asus has just announced their Asus ROG Flow Z13 which is a powerful a 2-in-1 convertible gaming laptop. The laptop which can convert itself into...

HUAWEI P50 series to launch in Malaysia on 12 January

The latest foldable smartphone by HUAWEI, the HUAWEI P50 pocket, will be launched alongside the HUAWEI P50 Pro this coming 12 January 2022. The specifications...

vivo Malaysia partners Sabah Tourism to release Visual Xplorer

vivo Malaysia has collaborated with Sabah Tourism Board to released a short film titled Visual Xplorer. The short film documents the people of Sabah, their...

vivo V23 5G Malaysia launch happening this 13 Jan

There will be a vivo V23 5G Malaysia launch happening this coming 13 January. It is expected that this smartphone is an upgraded version of...
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Xiaomi announces three new watch S1 and Buds 3

Besides announcing the MIUI 13 and Xiaomi 12 series smartphones this week, Xiaomi also announced three new wearable devices, namely the Xiaomi Watch S1,...

Xiaomi MIUI 13 announced, function expands to AIoT

Last week, Xiaomi not only introduced their latest Xiaomi 12 series smartphones but also announced the arrival of its latest Xiaomi MIUI 13. MIUI 13...

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE coming to Malaysia this 5 January

There has been plenty of rumours about the Malaysian launch date of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, but it seems it's arrival on Malaysian...

Xiaomi 12 series announced with three new smartphones

Xiaomi this week revealed their latest Xiaomi 12 series model which comprises of the budget friendly Xiaomi 12X, the standard or should I say...