Networking solutions provider, TP-Link, has announced a new Neffos smartphone in Malaysia and this time, they are calling it a flagship. The device was teased briefly during last year’s IFA and it looks very similar to the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus.
The Neffos N1 has a 5.5” Full HD display and underneath its full metal body is a MediaTek MT6757CD (Helio P25) Octa-core processor that’s mated to 4GB of RAM. The N1 has 64GB of onboard storage which is expandable via microSD up to 128GB.
For the first time on a Neffos smartphone, the N1 gets a pair of 12MP cameras (RGB + monochrome) at rear, while the front features an 8MP selfie camera. Powering the device is a 3,260mAh battery and it supports fast charging via a USB-C port. You can get a 50% charge in just 30 minutes. Out of the box, the Neffos N1 is running on NFUI 7.0 UI that’s based on Android 7.1.1.
According to TP-Link, Malaysia is the first global market to release the N1 and it will be on sale starting 16 March. The device is officially priced at RM1,099 and it comes only in Space Black. As an online exclusive promo, you can get additional freebies worth RM299 if you’re among the first 30 to place an order on Lazada Malaysia.
As TP-Link prides itself for its networking expertise, the device will support dual-band 2.4GHz/5GHz WiFi and there’s also a WiFi bridge feature which allows you to turn your smartphone into a WiFi repeater.
Apart from the N1, TP-Link has also introduced the Neffos C7 and C5A which are already on sale locally. The C7 is an affordable RM599 smartphone with a 5.5” HD 720p display that’s powered by a MediaTek MT6750 processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage. It has a 13MP main camera and an 8MP front camera. Juicing up the device is a 3,060mAh battery.
For the entry-level segment, the C5A is a 3G device priced at RM299. It has a 5.0” 854×480 resolution display and it runs on a MediaTek MT6580M processor with 1GB RAM. Onboard it has 8GB of storage which is expandable via microSD. It also packs a 5MP main + 2MP front camera and a 2,300mAh battery.
Neffos smartphones come with a 2 year warranty and they also offer one to one swap for the first 3 months.