Neffos X Series (X1 and X1 Max) in Malaysia

Neffos X1 (right) and Nefos X1 Max back view
Neffos X Series launch in Malaysia
Neffos X Series launch in Malaysia

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.

Premium Design

Neffos X1 (right) and Nefos X1 Max back view
Neffos X1 (right) and Neffos X1 Max back view

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%.

Neffos X series with a mute switch
Neffos X series with a mute switch

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.

“The fingerprint sensor is placed in the perfect position where your forefinger naturally rests every time you hold the smartphone”, 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 vs X1 Max
Table: Neffos X1 vs 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 X Series price
Neffos X Series price

Neffos X1 price

  • 2GB RAM + 16GB storage – RM 769
  • 3GB RAM + 32GB storage – RM 849

Neffos X1 Max price

  • 3GB RAM + 32GB storage – RM 999
  • 4GB RAM + 64GB storage – RM 1199

Neffos X1 is now available nationwide while Neffos X1 Max will start selling in March 2017.

“The 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.” said Hugo Cai, Director of TP-link Distribution Malaysia Sdn Bhd.

More information: Neffos Malaysia and Neffos Malaysia FB Page

Neffos C5 Max (Specs and Price) in Malaysia from TP-Link

Models pose with Neffos C5 Max
Models pose with Neffos C5 Max
Models pose with Neffos C5 Max

Neffos C5 Max has been launched in Malaysia on 28 June 2016. The more powerful smartphone is the latest addition to Neffos C5 series (Neffos C5 and C5L).

“TP-LINK entered the smartphone market in March this year with the launch of the Neffos C5 and C5L. These models were well-received by consumers since its debut in Malaysia and we saw the opportunity to further expand the Neffos C5 series with the Neffos C5 Max, to cater the ever-evolving needs of consumers and their varied lifestyles,” said Hugo Cai, Country Manager, TP-LINK Distribution Sdn. Bhd.

In case you do not know yet, Neffos is the smartphone brand of TP-LINK, the largest global provider of Wi-Fi networking products.

Neffos C5 Max specs and price

Neffos C5 Max
Neffos C5 Max

All Neffos C5 phones are 4G LTE smartphones with Dual SIM Dual Standby feature, plus dual noise reduction MIC for clear calls.

But, Neffos C5 Max is significantly higher specifications than the other two siblings.

Neffos C5 Max features a 5.5-inch FullHD (1980×1080 pixels) IPS display. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2. Too bad that it is not Corning Gorilla Glass 3, which is 40% more scratch-resistant than 2nd generation.

Neffos C5 Max
Neffos C5 Max

It is powered by MediaTek 8-core 1.3GHz processor (MT6753) with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage (support microSD memory card up to 32GB). The operating system is last year’s Android 5.1 Lollipop. The main camera is 13MP with F2.0 aperture and dual LED flash. The front camera is 5MP resolution. The rechargeable battery capacity is 3,045mAh.

Neffos C5 Max
Neffos C5 Max

Neffos C5 Max price in Malaysia is RM699. Available in two colours: Pearl White and Dark Grey.

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Buy first on 11street

TP-LINK is partnering exclusively with 11street in a 3-month long campaign starting from 28 June 2016. 11street is exclusively selling Neffos C5 Max first in Malaysia. The first 50 customers who purchase the Neffos C5 Max on will receive a Free TP-LINK Groovi Ripple portable Bluetooth speaker worth RM159. The offer is valid until 11 July while stock last.

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Wow! Didn’t know #TP-Link has Bluetooth speaker too! Thank you, #NeffosMY 😘

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