We're sure you’ve come across this question from friends or family before: “Where is the best place to buy a new (insert tech gadget here)?” Or perhaps you’re wondering that same thing as well, as you compare prices from various sellers and try to figure out who’s the most legit.
Fret no more, as we’ve compiled a list of the best and most trusted places to buy new and used tech, categorised by what they do best.
Smartphones, Tablets and Mobile Gadgets
When it comes to getting a smartphone, Satu Gadget has some of the best deals. Just select the smartphone you’d like, add-on the accessories you prefer and make payment via bank transfer or through other online payment options. Satu Gadget ships to anywhere in Malaysia.
Satu Gadget also sells tablets and a limited range of smartwatches. Find their physical stores in Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru here.
DirectD stocks almost all the popular smartphone brands, with competitive deals and the best prices available compared to most other stores. Payment can be done via bank transfer or through credit card. There’s also a 0% instalment for Huawei, Oppo and Vivo models, but instalment options are only available to walk-in customers.
DirectD holds claim to the largest mobile phone store in the country, a huge outlet sitting alongside the federal highway. Visit their stores here if you want to try the phones before making your decision.
Looking for a cheap 2nd phone, or just feel nostalgic? Then check out Retrons, a site that deals primarily with used and refurbished smartphones and classic phones. Yes, you can even find the legendary Nokia 3310 here for RM99. They even offer a trade-in service and money back guarantee for all phones purchased.
For those who have qualms about shopping online (especially when it comes to refurbished phones), Retrons offers a dispatch service where you can see and check the product at your doorstep, before making payment. Their physical store is located in Bukit Tinggi, Klang.