Stuff Picks: The dust and waterproof Samsung Galaxy A series

And after the jump, a 2-in-1 laptop along with more mid-range marvels

Samsung Galaxy A Series (2017) (from RM1699)

The Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) has landed in Malaysia and these mid-range stunners are the first of Samsung’s mid-range smartphones to have an IP68 dust and water resistance. Both come with 16MP front and rear cameras with Light+ Camera for those low light shots. The handy Floating Camera Button makes selfie taking much more convenient.

The Galaxy A5 and A7 boasts a 5.2in and 5.7in Full HD Super AMOLED screen, 3000mAh and 3600mAh batteries respectively, and expandable storage up to 256GB.

Pre-orders are available now until 15 January 2017 at Samsung, on Lazada at and 11street at and you get a free Level U Pro wireless headphones worth RM399. 

OPPO R9s (RM1798)

Another mid-ranger has hit the market in the form of OPPO’s R9s featuring a 16MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture and Dual PDAF for clear photo anytime and anywhere. The 16MP front camera has f/2.0 aperture along with Screen Flash technology for those night time selfies. Powered with a Qualcomm octa-core processor, 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM expandable up to 128GB, the R9s promises to keep your selfies safe and remain zippy while you multitask.

Read what we thought of it here.

The OPPO R9s is available for pre-order until 13 January 2017 here and at the dealers here in Rose Gold and Gold.