New Neffos X series launched in Malaysia with the announcement of Neffos X1 and Neffos X1 Max. TP-Link revealed the new series at IFA in September 2016. Check specs and prices here.
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The Neffos X1 and X1 Max features a metallic body exterior. The dual-curved back gives a more ergonomic fit.
Neffos X1 is 5-inch HD screen and Neffos X1 Max is 5.5-inch Full HD screen. Both are full in-cell screen with 2.5D glass. The screen-to-body ratio is 76%.
Interestingly, Neffos X series has a Mute switch at the left side of the phone. It allows you quickly mute/unmute phone audio without unlocking the phone.
Photo gallery: Neffos X series
13MP Camera with PDAF
The Neffos X series’s back camera is 13-MegaPixel Sony IMX258 sensor, 5P F/2.0 lens and dual-tone flash.
It has PDAF (Phase-Detection Auto-Focus) technology for fast object focusing in 0.2 seconds.
The camera app includes unique shooting mode, such as live-shooting mode crosses over to the 5-megapixel front camera, real-time beautify mode, and perfect selfie.
0.2s Fingerprint Unlock
Neffos X series has a fingerprint sensor located on the back cover right beneath the camera.
â€œThe fingerprint sensor is placed in the perfect position where your forefinger naturally rests every time you hold the smartphoneâ€, according to Neffos.
The fingerprint sensor is capable of scanning and unlocking the phone in 0.2 seconds. With smart algorithms, the more you unlocks the phone using fingerprint sensor, the faster and more accurate it is.
Helio P10 octa-core processor
Both Neffos X1 and Neffos X1 Mas are powered by MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core processor with up to 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, which can be expanded with a microSD card up to 128GB.
For connectivity, Neffos X1 and X1 Max supports dual Nano SIM cards (Dual SIM Dual Standby) with both SIM slots supporting 4G LTE networks (Band 1/3/5/7/8/20). The phones also support dual-band WiFi (802.11a/b/g/n, 2.4GHz, 5GHz) and Bluetooth 4.1.
The smaller size Neffos X1 uses a 2,250 mAh battery while the X1 Max has a 3,000 mAh battery. X1 Max also supports fast charging with 50% charging in 30 minutes.
Compare: Neffos X1 vs. X1 Max
Here is the comparison table of Neffos X1 vs. Neffos X1 Max.
Neffos X1 Price in Malaysia
The Neffos X1 and X1 Mas are available in Cloudy Grey and Sunrise Gold. Below is the official retail prices in Malaysia:
Neffos X1 price
- 2GB RAM + 16GB storage â€“ RM 769
- 3GB RAM + 32GB storage â€“ RM 849
Neffos X1 Max price
- 3GB RAM + 32GB storage â€“ RM 999
- 4GB RAM + 64GB storage â€“ RM 1199
Neffos X1 is now available nationwide while Neffos X1 Max will start selling in March 2017.
â€œThe launch of the new Neffos X1 and X1 Max is not our only hurrah, as 2017 is going to be an exciting and challenging year for Neffos, and we have a lot in store which we can’t wait to unveil to this market.â€ said Hugo Cai, Director of TP-link Distribution Malaysia Sdn Bhd.