Mdroid 2017 Valentine’s Day Gift for Him / Her
Oh no! Valentine’s Day is around the corner! If you are going to celebrate this special romantic day, a decent present shall not be disregarded!
Still thinking of what to buy? No worries! We have elaborately selected the 10 most suitable and perfect smartphones for the ladies and gentlemen.
All these selected smartphones definitely worth a recommendation, as each has its own uniqueness and features.
Firstly, the 5 most ultimate smartphones for ladies! We put much emphasis on the camera features, so that every lady can become a goddess!
5 most recommended smartphones for ladies:
Vivo V5 Plus
The Vivo V5 Plus has been officially released in Malaysia since two weeks ago. Best- known as the “Best Selfie Smartphone”, comes with dual front camera of 20MP + 8MP and a rear camera of 16MP.
It has been a new sensation in the market, as the use of dual front camera is few and far between. Such a high quality camera optimising would turn Lady Lala into Lady Gaga, believe it or not, try it yourself.
The Vivo V5 Plus comes with 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080P, powered by 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor with 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM, and 3300 mAh battery capacity. Your ladies will no longer worry about the storage, they can store as many images as they like!
At mid- range price, it is retailed at an affordable price tag of just RM1799.
If you have been following us for quite a while, you might be familiar with the Huawei Honor 8. We have talked about this Honor 8 for a number of times, genuinely because at this price range it is certainly an ultimate smartphone!
With 2.5D glass-made body, and 3D grating effect thru carefully polished15-layer craftsmanship, Honor 8 offers smooth, seamless design and a thorough feeling.
The Honor 8 is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Kirin 950 processor and it comes with 4GB RAM plus either 32GB ROM or 64GB ROM of internal storage. The phone can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.
Also, this Honor 8 comes with a 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080P at a PPI of 423 pixels per inch, which offers a fine and smooth graphics display. You can now upgrade the default EMUI 4.1 (Android 6.0) to EMUI 5 (Android 7.0)!
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Huawei Honor 8 packs a 12MP primary camera on the rear and an 8MP front shooter for selfies.
Featuring 1.25 um and 1.4 um large pixel sizes respectively, the lenses capture more lights, increase picture quality, bring bright colour and crisper details to your photos.
At the moment, the Honor 8 with 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM and with 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM are priced at RM1699 and RM1899 respectively.
Not surprised, OPPO R9s is in our list too! To catch up with the Valentine’s Day, OPPO Malaysia has brought in the red colour version of R9s, matching the symbols of love and luck.
This time, the OPPO R9s is positioned as having the high level of camera quality. Both the front and rear cameras are guaranteed to capture high quality images, you won’t believe that a newbie can be a professional photographer as well.
Not only that, OPPO has invited the well-known Korean artist- Lee Min Ho and the famous Taiwanese singer- Hebe Tian, to be the ambassadors of OPPO R9s.
It would be an honour for your ladies to use the same smartphone as their idols!
Besides, the main selling point of this mid-range smartphone is the camera features. 16MP for both of the front and rear cameras with auto- selfie filters.
Using the Sony IMX398 sensor and Dual Pixel auto focus technology with aperture F1.7, it can capture clear images even under the dim light!
The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080P, powered by 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor with 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM, and 3010 mAh battery capacity. This latest smartphone has a great improvement on its camera features, processor and speed, hence those selfie queens shall not miss it!
It is priced at RM1798 for all available colours, including the new red colour model!
Sony Xperia XZ
Next will be the Sony Xperia XZ. Even though the sales in the recent years are not convincing, but this does not stop Sony from developing new ultimate smartphones.
This flagship Xperia XZ comes with a 5.2-inch display, powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, backed by the Adreno 530 GPU and 3 GB of RAM. In terms of cameras, sporting a 23MP main shooter and front camera of 13MP. Like other Sony smartphones, it has NFC and water resistance capability.
The significance of Sony products is its camera module. Even Samsung and Apple are using camera module produced by Sony, and the supply of such camera module is monopolised by Sony. You would now know how great Sony is!
The price of Xperia XZ is RM2699!
Apple iPhone 7
Moving on, it will be the Apple iPhone 7! Reasons? Because it is an iPhone! It owns the greatest charm because it is a product of Apple.
Of course, the iPhone 7 can be considered as the most gorgeous iPhone in the decades, and there are a lot of improvements in its performance and features.
Apple has invested a lot on the iPhone 7, specifically the cameras and waterproofing capability.
The iPhone 7 has a rear camera of 12MP and a front camera of 7MP, also comes with new six-optic lens, OIS (optical image stabilisation) and a wider F1.8 aperture. All this leads to improved low-light performance. Although the pixel seems inferior, but the images captured by the iPhone 7 are comparable to those camera- featured smartphones!
Five colours are available, namely Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, and Rose Gold, with the storage options of 32GB, 128GB and 256GB. The price of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus starts from RM3199 and RM3799 respectively.
Next will be the five most recommended smartphones for guys! The selection criteria are based on the performance and specifications. Whether he is using for work or gaming, these smartphones will be the best choice for him.
5 most recommended smartphones for men:
Blending superior hardware and software with Leica dual lenses, the Huawei P9 enables you to capture high quality pictures without compromising on the handset’s sleek and compact style.
The Huawei P9’s design is inspired by the modern architecture, where the use of metal on its body, improves the overall sense of fashion. The phone comes with a 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080P, and the body size is very much similar to the iPhone 6s. Comparatively, the P9 has a wider screen and 1.7mm wide ultra- narrow frame. The Huawei P9 is sculpted using aerospace-class unibody aluminum and a superior-grade 2.5D glass.
The device captures brilliant colour, striking black and white and the emotional appeal of Leica images. Shoot better in low light with the 1.25µm pixel size of the dual 12-megapixel cameras, and bring a professional quality to your photos in all conditions with the Huawei P9’s IMAGEsmart 5.0 technology.
The Huawei P9 is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 955 processor, it comes with 3GB RAM and 3000mAh non- removable battery. The price in Malaysia is RM2099.
The Moto Z has an ultra-thin and light design, with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display and a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels at a PPI of 535 pixels per inch. Go 24-hours with a 2600 mAh battery and get up to 8 hours of battery life in 15 minutes. It packs a 13MP primary camera on the rear and a 5MP on the front, 1.8GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and it comes with 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM storage. The storage can be extended up to 2TB via a microSD card.
Interestingly, you can add modular pieces on your Moto Z to further expand the features, such as cameras, projectors, audios, batteries etc., which price from RM59 onwards.
Being the flagship smartphone of Motorola, the Add- on functions make it more interesting. There is news that Google has stopped developing Project Ara, in other words only Moto Z supports Add- on modular.
The price is now at RM2699.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
As for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, it had won our best Regular Size Smartphone Editor Choice’s Award end of last year! In fact, at the beginning of last year, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge had also won GSMA (World Mobile Congress) best smartphone award.
The S7 edge comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display using Super AMOLED hyperboloid screen with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels at a PPI of 534 pixels per inch. It powered by Exynos 8890 processor with 4GB RAM +32 GB storage, and can be expanded up to 200GB via a microSD card. Also, it is waterproof and dustproof, also supports fast charging and wireless charging And Always-on Display (AOD) technology.
The S7 edge packs a 12MP primary camera on the rear and a 5MP front camera. It runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3600mAh non removable battery.
The brighter F1.7 lens and larger 1.4µm pixels on the image sensor capture so much more light that your images come out sharp and detailed. The professional-grade Dual Pixel Sensor can also focus as quickly and as accurately as you would with your own eyes.
In Malaysia, the S7 edge is priced at RM3099, and comes in black, gold, silver, pink gold and coral blue. (It is suitable for ladies as well!) There’s also a larger capacity model offering a whopping 128GB ROM that is priced at RM3399.
One Plus 3T
Next we will introduce the Flagship Killer, the One Plus 3T! It was launched at the end of last year.
The OnePlus 3T offers the same display, resolution and technology as the OnePlus 3, meaning that the phone casing and screen protector can be used exchangeably. It still uses Samsung’s 5.5-inch 1080P Optic AMOLED. This time, the OnePlus 3T focuses on the hardware configuration, such as a faster processor, a better front camera, and a larger battery capacity.
It packs with 16MP rear and front cameras with Sony IMX298 sensor and 2.0F aperture. With lightning-fast shutter speed and a snappy autofocus, you capture the perfect shot with ease.
As for the price, this upgraded version is priced at $439 (roughly RM1914) for 64GB and $479 (roughly RM2090) for 128GB.
Wait! Yes, it’s true, Xiaomi Mi5S in on our list! Powered by 2.15GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, the phone comes with a 5.15-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels.
With high-tech Sony IMX 378, the 12 MP camera sensor proved effective to work under low light. 4 MP front camera with aperture f / 2.0 and a wide 80 ° viewing angle encourages to hit amazing selfies and allows to make video calls in 1080p quality.
Mi 5s also nests a 1 / 2.3-inch sensor with 1.55μ pixel size. Due to the sensitive camera and a large aperture f / 2.0, detailed close-up photos retain their natural texture. Xiaomi proudly announced that in an experiment, participated by 159 professional photographers, 49% of them chose Xiaomi 5s!
The Mi 5s with 3GB RAM + 64GB ROM is priced at RM1499, while 4GB RAM + 128GB ROM is priced at RM1799.
Well, it has come to the end of the list. Which smartphone to be grabbed is now up to you to decide. Do comment at our comment section if you wish to share your thoughts!
Wish you all have an unforgettable Valentine’s Day! Merci (Thank you)!