Smartphones are a huge part of (almost) everyone’s life. From morning alarms to surfing the internet when you're tucked under your duvet; your phone is glued to you at all times. We choose our phones based on usage and how well the features suit our needs. Check out this list of smartphones and find one that's suitable for you.

1. Xiaomi Redmi 6 (32 GB)

Best smartphone under RM 500
Price from RM448.00
Shopee Malaysia RM448.00

The Xiaomi Redmi 6 is a reliable phone that won’t hurt your wallet. Weighing in at only 146 grams, it’s incredibly portable to carry around. This phone packs a dual rear camera that features the new and trendy Bokeh effects. It's also powered by the MediaTek chipset that will not take a toll on its battery life; compared to other Snapdragon chips in this price range.

3 people added this to their wishlist

2. Honor 9 Lite

Best smartphone with camera under RM 700
Price from RM749.00
Shopee Malaysia RM749.00

The Honor 9 Lite front camera features a dual camera at both the front and back. They consist of a 13-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor. Its smaller sensor provides in-depth information, giving you the crisp and sharp object in the foreground and a blurred out background. There's plenty of shooting modes available like ‘Filter’, ‘Time-Lapse’, ‘HDR’, ‘Night Shot’, ‘Panorama’ and more to help you get that money shot.

2 people added this to their wishlist

3. Huawei Honor 8X

Best smartphone with a headphone jack - under RM 1,000
Price from RM949.00
Lazada Malaysia RM949.00

The Huawei Honor 8X has an amazing 91% screen-to-body ratio. On the bottom of this metal and glass build beauty, you will also find the oh-so-elusive headphone jack. Additionally, the display and colours are very well-saturated and sharp, producing eye-catching images.

2 people added this to their wishlist

4. Xiaomi Pocophone F1

Best smartphone with Snapdragon 845 - under RM 1,500
Price from RM1,149.00
Lazada Malaysia RM1,149.00

The Snapdragon 845 is Qualcomm’s most powerful chipset that features a boost in GPU performance of 20 to 40 per cent above its predecessor. You don't have to worry about your battery life as this phone packs a heavy-duty 4000mAh battery capacity. Affordable price, fast performance and durable battery, this phone is worth every penny.

5 people added this to their wishlist

5. Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Best Android smartphone - under RM 2,000
Price from RM1,949.00
Lazada Malaysia RM1,949.00

Featuring a slick and modern design, the Huawei Mate 10 Pro hosts the latest Android 8. It has cutting-edge security features and picture-in-picture viewing. To top it all off, this phone shows off a stunning OLED panel with vibrant and sharp colours; one of the best displays you’re going to find in this price range.

1 people added this to their wishlist

6. Asus ROG Phone

Best gaming phone without a heating problem - suitable for PUBG mobile
Price from RM4,499.00
Shopee Malaysia RM4,499.00

The ASUS ROG employs a state-of-the-art vapour cooling technology for maximum cooling performance. If that’s not cool enough for you, this phone also comes with a fan dongle, named AeroActive cooler.

Something a lot of PUBG mobile fans can appreciate is the GameGenie icon that features an Air Triggers mode. It allows you to customise functions, turning your phone into a console-like device. Get ready for some “Winner Winner Chicken Dinner”.

1 people added this to their wishlist

7. Samsung Galaxy S9

Best smartphone with stereo speakers - suitable for music
Price from RM2,699.00
Lazada Malaysia RM2,699.00

Music lovers and audiophiles unite. The beautiful and contemporary looking Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with speakers that support Dolby Atmos. They have the ability to produce multi-dimensional sounds which are sure to fill out the entire room; it's 1.4-times louder than any phone speakers,

1 people added this to their wishlist

8. Samsung Galaxy A7

Best for Grab drivers
Price from RM938.00
Lazada Malaysia RM938.00

Samsung Galaxy A7 is a user-friendly device that is ideal for Grab drivers. If you’re going to be navigating around town, then a phone with consistent signal reception is much needed. Thanks to this device with a huge 6.0-inch Super AMOLED display screen, you can now focus on the road and need not stare at your phone for too long.

1 people added this to their wishlist

9. Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Best smartphone without notch - suitable for work
Price from RM2,478.00
Lazada Malaysia RM2,528.00 Shopee Malaysia RM2,478.00

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is the perfect choice for any aspiring entrepreneur who's constantly on their phone for work. This stunning, notch-free and spacious 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display provides ample space for you to write down notes and read documents with ease.

Additionally, it's powered by the robust Samsung Exynos 9810 processor. Plus, it also has a massive 4,000 mAh battery life that will allow your phone to survive the onslaught of a busy day.

Our Review

While the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 does what a standard smartphone can do, you’re getting a premium build and quality for its price. Looking to take better photos, do some drawing or just want an entertainment powerhouse? The Samsung Note 9 is a great choice.

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5 people added this to their wishlist

10. Google Pixel 3 XL

Best with large battery capacity - suitable for video playback and recording
Price from RM4,199.00
Lazada Malaysia RM4,199.00

This Google Pixel 3 XL has a stunning 6.3–inch and 3120 x 1440 resolution OLED display and dual front-facing speakers. It provides you with an immersive and theatre-like experience during your video watching sessions.

The huge battery capacity allows to sit back and binge-watch an entire season of your favourite Netflix show in just one sitting. You can shoot high-quality videos that are stable and easy on the eyes with the powerful front camera.

2 people added this to their wishlist

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