Neffos, a relatively new brand in the smartphone arena, is getting ready to take the Malaysian market by storm. The brand, owned by networking experts TP-Link, is announcing the arrival of their latest offering, the Neffos X1 series.
The new Neffos X1 series was launched at IFA 2016 in Berlin. The X1 series is made of the Neffos X1 and the Neffos X1 Max. According to TP-Link, “the new Neffos X1 and X1 Max exhibits human-oriented philosophy and design approach with the aim to seamlessly connect people and technology”.
The Neffos X1 series has the hallmark specifications of a MediaTek Helio P10 and a Mali-T860MP2 graphics processor with a microSD card support for up to 128GB of additional storage. It will also be capable of Wi-Fi connectivity over 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz bands with support for 802.11 a/b/g/n standards. Bluetooth 4.1, 4G LTE and dual-SIM support are also hallmarks.The Neffos X1 series will also have 13-megapixel, f/2.0 main camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and a 5-megapixel front facing camera. Also included is a fingerprint sensor which is able to unlock the devices in 0.2 seconds.
Both Neffos X1 and will be available with 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage. However, the X1 will be available in a lower-capacity 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard storage while the X1 Max will have a higher specced 4GB RAM with 64GB variant.
The Neffos X1 Max will also feature fast charging capable of charging the 3,000mAh battery in an hour. The X1, on the other hand, will only have a 2,250mAh without fast charging capabilities. The X1 Max will feature a larger 5.5-inch display with Full HD 1080p resolution while the X1 will have a lower resolution HD 720p, 5.o-inch display. Both will feature a 76% screen to body ratio.
The Neffos X1 is already in the market retailing for RM769 for the lower specced 2GB/16GB configuration and RM849 for the 3GB/32GB configuration while the Neffos X1 Max will be retailing for RM99o for the 3GB/32GB configuration and RM1199 for the 4GB/64GB configuration beginning March 2017 at authorised Neffos partners and retailers. Both editions will be available in Sunrise Gold and Cloudy Grey.
The first fifty purchasers of the Neffos X1 (3GB/32GB) on the online marketplace, LAZADA, will be getting a Groovi Bluetooth speaker worth RM159, a phone case and a screen protector.