Stuff Picks: Get more tech for less this week

'Tis the season for promos and an affordable mid-range spec phone!

Xiaomi Redmi 3S (RM599)

Known for making affordable phones a thing, Xiaomi has just released the Redmi 3S to join the ranks of its affordable army. Under the hood of the Redmi 3S is a Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor and either the 16GB model with 2GB of RAM or 32GB with 3GB of RAM (RM699). Powering this little gem is a massive 4100mAh battery which ensures you’ll be able to get everything done in a day… and then some. There’s also the usual fingerprint sensor, microSD car slot and a 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera.

Preorder of the Redmi 3S will be available from 17 September 2016 via Lazada

Samsung SMART TV-HyppTV Everywhere App promotion

With every purchase of Samsung SMART TV models, all existing TM and non-TM customers have the chance to enjoy unlimited access to 41 HD channels on HyppTV. Samsung and HyppTV collaborated and developed the HyppTV Everywhere App that runs on Samsung Tizen for all Samsung Smart TV users.

From 8 September 2016 to 31 October 2016, customers who purchase selected K5500 series SMART TV during this promotion are entitled to a 60 day free access voucher to HyppTV content by registering a promo code with the HyppTV Everywhere app.

For TM customers, purchase of selected K5500 series SMART TV ranging from RM2199 to RM 3099 will enjoy RM100 off the retail price at Samsung Brand Shops. For more information, hop on over here.

Asus game bundles

Now’s a good time to get a graphics card because Asus has two game bundles with every purchase of selected AMD graphics card this September.

Purchase an ASUS Radeon RX 480 graphics card to get a Battlefield 1 Early Enlister Deluxe Edition upgrade code. This bundle is available from 15 September to 18 October.

In addition, each purchase of an ASUS Radeon R9 390 or 390X graphics card will come with a free DOOM game code. This promotion is available from 15 September to 15 November. For more information, check out their Facebook page

Sony PS4 Slim pre-order (from RM1190)

Eager to get your game on? The PlayStation 4 Slim and PlayStation 4 Pro are coming to Malaysia soon and pre-orders are already available. The 500GB and 1TB PS4 Slim PS4 Slim are officially priced at RM1349 and RM1499 respectively on GEMFive and is expected to arrive in October.

The PS4 Pro is available for preorder on GEMFive as well and is expected to arrive in November. Just in time for holiday gaming around the Christmas tree.