The battle of smartphones seems to be heating up after Xiaomi entered the Malaysian market with a few brands already offering discounts for their devices to boost sales.

The latest is Asus who reduced their newly launched Asus Fonepad 7 by RM150, to be now sold at RM429 for the 8GB version.

New price of the Asus Fonepad 7
New price of the Asus Fonepad 7

Coming with a 7-inch screen, the phablet which uses Android as its operating system comes complete with 3G telephony functionality and a range of colors to choose from.

It is powered by an Intel Atom Multi-Core Processor 1.2GHz with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology processor, 1GB of RAM, dual-sim slots, 2MP + 0.3MP cameras and supports faster 3G HSPA+ with speeds up to 42Mbps.